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LinkedIn Challenges Government Secrecy in Court LinkedIn Challenges Government Secrecy in Court

With the recent revelations surrounding the U.S. National Security Agency’s (NSA) widespread surveillance of the internet, online privacy concerns have become more widespread in recent months. This is especially true for social media, as the open nature of websites such …

iOS 7 Download Errors Are Infuriating iPhone Users iOS 7 Download Errors Are Infuriating iPhone Users
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Apple released the long-awaited iOS 7 update for the iPhone (4 and later), iPad (2 and later), iPad Mini and iPod Touch (fifth generation) today. The problem is that some users have been getting errors trying to download it. Obviously …

Aaron Alexis’ Mother Releases Statement On Shootings

Aaron Alexis, the man accused of opening fire at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. on Monday morning, died as police came onto the scene and exchanged fire; now, we may never know what his motive was, and twelve people …

Crocodile Under Bed: Nightmare Comes True For Man
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A crocodile found a nice warm spot to curl up in recently after getting out of the chilly rain; unfortunately for Guy Whitall, that nice warm spot was beneath his bed. 40-year old Whitall–a director at the Humani lodge in …

The MPAA, RIAA Target Google Again The MPAA, RIAA Target Google Again
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By now, it’s pretty clear the governing bodies behind the entertainment industry will not be happy unless Google turns over their search engine index over to the RIAA and the MPAA, allowing them to remove whatever infringing content they see …

Pokemon X/Y Gets A Live Action TV Spot

Nintendo wants you to know that Pokemon X and Y for the 3DS changes everything. Gone are the 2D sprites and stilted battle animations. They’ve been replaced with full 3D models and battles that look more like what we saw …

Danica Patrick Teaming Up With Trace Adkins

Danica Patrick is teaming up with country star Trace Adkins to host the American Country Awards in December, picking up where Kristin Chenoweth left off last year. The show will be streamed live from Mandalay Bay in Vegas on December …

Early ‘Angry Birds Star Wars 2′ Release Teased by Rovio
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For over two months now, Angry Birds Star Wars 2 has been set to release on September 19. Today, just one day away from the official release date, developer Rovio is now teasing Angry Birds fans with the prospect of …

Green River Killer Offers To Help Police Find Bodies

Gary Ridgway, the “Green River Killer” who was convicted in 2003 of the murder of 49 women around Washington state, said this week that his victim count may be closer to 80 and that he’d like to take a trip …

StumbleUpon Now Profitable, Shares First Revenue Numbers StumbleUpon Now Profitable, Shares First Revenue Numbers
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StumbleUpon has revealed some revenue numbers for the first time via a report from Bloomberg. One major piece of news from the the quiet social content giant is that it is now profitable. It also expects to grow revenue to …

Battlefield 4 Might Support Kinect on Xbox One
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On the Xbox 360, Microsoft encouraged developers to integrate Kinect into traditional games where it made little sense. Sure, the voice commands in Mass Effect 3 might have seemed cool, but the motion controls in Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter were …

USB 3.0 Adoption Still Slow Going in 2013 USB 3.0 Adoption Still Slow Going in 2013

For years now, computers and motherboards have been shipping with USB 3.0 ports. Though the capabilities are built out, the total market for USB 3.0 products remains slow. Market research firm TrendForce today revealed new USB 3.0 data, specifically highlighting …

GTA V Launch Day Isn’t Without Shenanigans, Violence

As gamers across the world tuck into their latest serving of Rockstar’s critical and commercial masterpiece, Grand Theft Auto V, which officially hit the stores yesterday. By many accounts, the highly anticipated launch went smoothly enough; although, there were a …

911 Call in Jonathan Ferrell Murder Released
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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police department has released the audio recording of Saturday morning’s 911 call that led to the fatal shooting of Jonathan Ferrell. The bizarre series of events that sparked the infamous 911 call has caused a nationwide outrage. Ferrell …

Internet Explorer 11 Release Preview Now Available On Windows 7 Internet Explorer 11 Release Preview Now Available On Windows 7

For the past few months, Windows 8.1 Release Preview users have been able to test drive the latest Internet Explorer – IE11. Now Windows 7 users are getting that same opportunity. Microsoft announced today that the Internet Explorer 11 Release …

French Senate Votes to Ban Child Beauty Pageants

The BBC reported this morning that the French Parliament has voted on a bill that would make beauty pageantry illegal for participants under the age of 16. The vote passed the French Senate 196-146, and the ban will be headed …

U.S. Employment to Hit Pre-Recession Levels in Many States U.S. Employment to Hit Pre-Recession Levels in Many States

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Labor released figures showing that around 169,000 jobs had been added in the U.S. in August. Though employment numbers have been rising slowly now for months, unemployment across the U.S. remains at just …

Quora Utilizes iOS 7 For Brand New App, Puts Focus On Mobile Quora Utilizes iOS 7 For Brand New App, Puts Focus On Mobile
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Quora announced the launch of an updated iOS app to coincide with the release of iOS 7. The app (version 3.0) has been redesigned from the ground up. We spoke with, Marc Bodnick, who leads Quroa’s business and community teams, …

YouTube To Soon Add Offline Video Viewing To Mobile Devices YouTube To Soon Add Offline Video Viewing To Mobile Devices

Have you ever found yourself without Internet, but wanting to watch YouTube? Well, there are a few unofficial ways to download YouTube videos, but Google will soon offer an option of its own. The YouTube team announced today that it …

Asus Announces Updated PadFone Infinity Asus Announces Updated PadFone Infinity

Asus has been on a run the past few weeks, unveiling devices ranging from a new extra-small Fonepad tablet to a new Chromebook laptop. Now, the Taiwanese company has unveiled another of its strange PadFone devices. The PadFone is essentially …

iOS 7 Update Hits iPhones, iPads & iPods Today iOS 7 Update Hits iPhones, iPads & iPods Today
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Update: A lot of people are having trouble downloading the update. The long-anticipated iOS 7 update comes to various iDevices today. The new operating system was first unveiled earlier this year at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, and the release date …

Darth Vader, Sith Anakin Revealed For ‘Angry Birds Star Wars 2′

Only one more day until the official release of Angry Birds Star Wars 2. Developer Rovio has spent the last two weeks teasing both well-known and bit-part Star Wars characters from the original movies and the prequels. Today Rovio release …

Nintendo To Release Wii Fit U, Wii Sports Club In November

Nintendo generally announces any future Nintendo Directs a few days before they air, but it sometimes surprises with an unannounced Nintendo Direct. That happened to be the case this morning as Nintendo shared a Nintendo Direct that focused entirely on …

Bodies Found In Lake Could Solve 2 Decades-Old Mysteries

The skeletal remains of six people were found submerged in two cars at the bottom of Foss Lake in Oklahoma on Tuesday afternoon, and authorities believe they may be a group of teenagers who disappeared in the early ’70s. The …