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Facebook Assuages Photo-Posting Privacy Concerns, Talks EXIF Data Facebook Assuages Photo-Posting Privacy Concerns, Talks EXIF Data
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You may have seen a viral message sweeping around Facebook lately – one that claims that simply posting a photo on the network could open you up to info-snooping. Basically, the warning suggests that stored EXIF metadata in photos are …

New Mammal Species Discovered: The Olinguito

A new species of mammal has been discovered, and Smithsonian researchers say it’s hard to define, but is like a “cross between a teddy bear and a house cat.” Sign me up! Kristofer Helgen, the Curator of Mammals at the …

Google Just Eased Some Security Concerns About Cloud Storage Google Just Eased Some Security Concerns About Cloud Storage
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Google announced that Google Cloud Storage now encrypts all data before it’s written to disk. Better yet, this will cost you nothing extra. In fact, you don’t even have to do anything extra or change any settings. Data is simply …

AT&T Tops J.D. Power Purchase Experience Survey AT&T Tops J.D. Power Purchase Experience Survey
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Earlier this month, J.D. Power released the results of its “2013 U.S. Wireless Customer Care Full-Service Performance” study. The report showed that AT&T ranks number one among top U.S. mobile providers when it comes to customer service satisfaction. Today, J.D. …

Splinter Cell Blacklist Gets A Launch Trailer

It seems that the year end rush of AAA titles keeps on starting earlier and earlier. Just five years ago, games like Splinter Cell Blacklist would be released in October or November. Now these games are coming out in August …

Cat DNA Readings Help Solve U.K. Murder
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Cat DNA might seem like the most random way to solve a crime, but experts in Britain say that’s exactly what they used to pin a murder on a suspect. Now, they’ve created a database full of feline DNA with …

IBM To Launch Super Security Lab With Big Trusteer Acquisition IBM To Launch Super Security Lab With Big Trusteer Acquisition

IBM announced on Thursday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire security company Trusteer. With the news, IBM is launching a cybersecurity software lab in Israel, which it says will bring together over 200 Trusteer and IBM …

Irish Bog Body Older than King Tut Discovered

Recently, a worker that was milling peat for the Bord na Móna utility company discovered an ancient mummy in an Irish bog. It is not uncommon to find preserved mummies in bogs, but this one is unique; scientists believe that …

SpaceX’s Grasshopper Rocket Now Moves Sideways, and It’s Incredible [VIDEO] SpaceX’s Grasshopper Rocket Now Moves Sideways, and It’s Incredible [VIDEO]
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX is doing some incredible things with its Falcon 9 test rig, codenamed “Grasshopper.” Last month, we saw it launch 325m into the air, stall and seemingly float in midair, and then land back on its launch pad. …

Once Again, Google Fiber Is Forcing Incumbent ISPs To Actually Compete Once Again, Google Fiber Is Forcing Incumbent ISPs To Actually Compete
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Consumers must really hate Comcast. Back in May, the cable company was rated the worst ISP in the nation with a score of 62 out of 100. Its reputation probably won’t improve nationwide, but at least it’s now making an …

Aymara Man Is The Oldest Person In The World

An Aymara villager in Bolivia is reportedly the world’s oldest person, if the records of his birth are correct. 123-year old Carmelo Flores Laura’s birthday is written in Bolivian archives as July 16th, 1890, but he says his memory is …

Trailer For Cory Monteith Movie ‘McCanick’ Released

Back in July, Glee star Cory Monteith died after abusing heroin and alcohol. His death left his friends and co-stars grieving and saddened, but his acting career is destined to go on for a while longer. Monteith had recently starred …

People’s Court’s Judge Milian ‘Horrified’ By Business Owner’s Yelp Story People’s Court’s Judge Milian ‘Horrified’ By Business Owner’s Yelp Story
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Yelp is looking for increased user trust as it recently announced more consumer alerts aimed at letting users know about businesses who have been caught with fake reviews. Businesses, on the other hand, continue to voice their frustration with the …

‘Gates’ Proves Steve Jobs Isn’t the Only One Who Deserves a Blockbuster Biopic

Tomorrow brings the wide release of Jobs, the Ashton Kutcher-led Steve Jobs biopic. And some time next year, we’ll get another Steve Jobs biopic – one penned by Aaron Sorkin based on the bestselling biography by Walter Isaacson. But why …

Malmstrom Air Force Base Fails Security Test

No one wants to eat at a restaurant that has received a failing grade from the health inspector, or one that has received any lower than an A-, and that’s pushing it for some. Now, imagine that failed restaurant could …

Grand Theft Auto Online Launches October 1, Free With Every Copy Of GTAV

At the end of the first Grand Theft Auto V gameplay trailer, Rockstar teased us with a short look at the game’s multiplayer. At the time, most just assumed that it would be similar to Grand Theft Auto IV’s traditional …

Call of Duty: Ghosts Collector Editions Revealed
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Yesterday, Activision and Infinity Ward finally gave fans of the Call of Duty franchise what they’ve been waiting for – a look at the multiplayer action in the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts. Aside from the inclusion of female soldiers …

Order a Beer in 59 Languages with the Pivo App Order a Beer in 59 Languages with the Pivo App

Wherever your worldly travels take you, there’s a pretty good chance that they will lead you into a bar. If not, I don’t really know what kind of traveling you’re doing – but it’s not very fun. And next to …

Hyundai Issues Recall for 260,000 Vehicles
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If you are the proud owner of a Hyundai Sonata or Azera manufactured between 2005 and 2011, or a 2013 Sante Fe, then you should pay very close attention to this story. The company announced a massive recall for the …

Thanks to Big Pharma, Anyone can ‘Break Bad’

This one will hit close to home, Kentuckians: an investigative report has revealed that the most popular form of meth manufacture (derivation from pseudoephedrine, a common decongestant) known as shake-and-bake or ‘one pot’ has a friend in the form of …

Stratasys Shows Off Some Of Its New 3D Printing Materials Stratasys Shows Off Some Of Its New 3D Printing Materials

3D printers can use more than just boring ol’ plastic when creating objects. There are a variety of materials available to creators. Stratasys has one of the most impressive material portfolios with over 130 different types, and it’s creating more …

Kevin Spacey Defends House of Cards’ Emmy Noms on the Colbert Report

Kevin Spacey appeared on The Colbert Report last night, and the two spent most of the time talking about Spacey’s popular Netflix original series House of Cards. Colbert grilled Spacey on how the show could be up for an Emmy, …

IPTV Growing as Cable, Satellite Begin to Fade IPTV Growing as Cable, Satellite Begin to Fade

Last month it was revealed that the number of cable subscribers in the U.S. is dropping. In addition, the percentage of U.S. households that exclusively watch over-the-air TV programming is down to only 7%. These statistics suggest that the internet, …

Lisa Vanderpump Named In Gay Bar Lawsuit

Lisa Vanderpump and her husband, Ken Todd, have been named in a lawsuit filed by two would-be bar owners who say the “Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills” stars jumped in and took the venue they were going to use to …