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Security Vet: Yahoo’s Email ‘Scheme’ Was ‘Downright Reckless’ Security Vet: Yahoo’s Email ‘Scheme’ Was ‘Downright Reckless’
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Yahoo continues to come under fire over its recycling of old email addresses and user IDs. Back in June, the company announced its plans to give old, inactive IDs to current users who wanted better email addresses. Immediately, the plan …

Pamela Anderson Pledges To Help Haiti In Marathon

Pamela Anderson gave her career a superboost by running on a beach, and now she’s going to put her skills to use for a good cause: Haiti. Anderson says she hopes to raise at least $500,000 for the cause by …

Assassin’s Creed 4 Gets A New Trailer, Confirms Launch Days

With Ubisoft’s commitment to delivering a new Assassin’s Creed title every year, you can expect these kinds of updates for the foreseeable future. They usually start around the annual E3 and continue up until the holiday shopping season officially begins. …

Tina Fey’s Hilarious “Girls” Spoof Is Spot-On

Tina Fey was back on SNL over the weekend, and one of the sketches–a spoof of HBO’s Lena Dunham-led hit “Girls”–was so spot on in its portrayal of the main characters that Fey’s addition, Blerta, was just icing on an …

Rain Gets A Beautiful Launch Trailer

Sony Japan Studio captured the hearts of thousands earlier this month with the delightful Puppeteer. Now Sony’s Japan Studio is at it again with a title that may just be the most beautiful game of the year. Sony released the …

Report: New Surface Tablets Won’t Help Microsoft Report: New Surface Tablets Won’t Help Microsoft

One week ago, Microsoft announced its updated Windows tablet lineup, the Surface 2 and the Surface Pro 2. The announcement was greeted with little fanfare, but proved that Microsoft is pushing ahead with its tablet plans, despite the failure of …

Google Expands BufferBox Throughout San Francisco Google Expands BufferBox Throughout San Francisco

Google announced on Monday that it is expanding its BufferBox pilot in San Francisco. BufferBox is a locker service, which has already been available in Toronto. Google acquired it last November, and eventually started testing the service in the San …

Ford CEO Alan Mulally To Replace Steve Ballmer At Microsoft [Rumor] Ford CEO Alan Mulally To Replace Steve Ballmer At Microsoft [Rumor]

It was announced last month that Steve Ballmer would be stepping down as CEO of Microsoft after 33 years with the company and 13 years as its CEO. Since then, there’s been no word out of Microsoft’s board of directors …

Marcella Hazan, Iconic Italian Cook, Dies At 89

Marcella Hazan, who wrote the bestselling cookbooks that introduced Americans to real Italian food, died on Sunday at her home in Florida. She was 89 years old. Hazan once said that when she didn’t grow up with supermarkets in Italy …

Breaking Bad Finale Already Breaking Online Piracy Records Breaking Bad Finale Already Breaking Online Piracy Records

As the Internet went wild watching the final moments of Walter White’s existence in the land of television–an existence that will no doubt live on in streaming reruns–folks who didn’t have access to the episode made sure they didn’t have …

NMA Employee Quits in Amazing, Viral Fashion (with an Interpretive Dance Set to Kanye) NMA Employee Quits in Amazing, Viral Fashion (with an Interpretive Dance Set to Kanye)

Well, this is one way to quit your job. “I work for an awesome company that makes news videos. I have put my entire life into this job, but my boss only cares about quantity, how fast we write and …

Xbox One Tour Coming to NA and EU

The launch of the Xbox One is less than two months away, and Microsoft knows it has a large perception gap to close against Sony’s PlayStation 4. In order to educate people about its recent Xbox One policy reversals and …

‘Hemlock Grove’ Season 2 Full Of ‘Cool Surprises,’ Says Eli Roth [Netflix] ‘Hemlock Grove’ Season 2 Full Of ‘Cool Surprises,’ Says Eli Roth [Netflix]
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Hemlock Grove will be back on Netflix next year with a second season. We don’t know a whole lot in the way of details about where the story is going, but from the sound of it, we’re going to be …

Chicago Train Crash Leaves Dozens Injured

A morning collision between two Chicago trains left dozens of commuters injured during rush hour on Monday, authorities say. Two Chicago Transit Authority trains slammed into one another in Forest Park, Illinois–just outside of Chicago–between 7:30 and 8 a.m., crushing …

Do You Google Yourself? If So, You’re in the Majority Do You Google Yourself? If So, You’re in the Majority
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If you say that you never give in to temptation and Google yourself, well, there’s a pretty strong chance that you’re lying. According to new research from Pew, a majority of American adults admit to looking themselves up online – …

Battlefield 4 Will Have 10 Multiplayer Maps At Launch

Map variety is perhaps one of the most important aspects of any multiplayer shooter. Sure, gameplay still reigns supreme, but a limited selection of maps would ensure that things get boring very fast. That’s why it’s reassuring to learn that …

Check Out Google’s New Song Exploration Feature Check Out Google’s New Song Exploration Feature

Last week, Google made a handful of search-related announcements. In a blog post, it talked about improvements to Knowledge Graph, reminders in iOS and a new mobile design. At a press event, Google revealed that it had launched a new …

Sony Reportedly Optimistic About Smartphone Sales Sony Reportedly Optimistic About Smartphone Sales

A new DigiTimes report states that Sony’s mobile division is set to ship 65 million smartphones during its 2014 fiscal year. That would be a more than 50% increase from the 42 million smartphones it is expected to ship by …

Xbox Fitness Coming To Xbox One This Holiday Season

On November 1, Nintendo will jump back into the fitness gaming category it helped create with Wii Fit U. Later this year, Microsoft will be throwing its hat into the ring with a similar app for Xbox One. On Friday, …

Apple And Google Are Now Bigger Than Coke Apple And Google Are Now Bigger Than Coke

The big Best Global Brands report from Interbrand has been released, and for the first time, Coca-Cola is not the number one brand. It actually fell to number three, with Apple and Google holding the first and second spots respectively. …

‘Shadow of the Eternals’ Development Halted

Developer Precursor Games today announced that development on Shadow of the Eternals has been put on hold. Precursor had launched a Kickstarter campaign for the game back in May, but cancelled it after it became clear it would fail. A …

Yelp On Fake Reviews: Don’t Worry, We’ve Got This Yelp On Fake Reviews: Don’t Worry, We’ve Got This
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Last week, a study from Harvard Business School came out looking at Yelp review fraud, suggesting that about a fifth of Yelp restaurant reviews are fake. Do you trust reviews you read on Yelp? Let us know in the comments. …

Archaeologists Unearth Ancient Leopard Trap

LiveScience wrote earlier this week that archaeologists have discovered a 5000-year-old-leopard trap in the Negev Desert, a region in Israel. The study is to be published in the British archaeology journal Antiquity. Initially believed to be made earlier due to …

NSA Built Secret Social Network To Spy On Americans NSA Built Secret Social Network To Spy On Americans
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How many social networks do you use today? If you’re like most Internet users, you at least have a Facebook and Twitter account. After that, you might also hop onto Google+, Instagram, Vine or Pinterest. If you really want to …