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Twitter Launches A Redesign For TweetDeck Twitter Launches A Redesign For TweetDeck
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Twitter announced the launch of a new redesign to popular Twitter client TweetDeck, which it bought last year. The update applies to the TweetDeck app across all supported platforms, which include: web, Chrome, Mac and Windows. The background is now …

A Visual Tour Of Facebook’s One Billion Users A Visual Tour Of Facebook’s One Billion Users

Mark Zuckerberg took over my Facebook feed last week to announce that the social network had reached one billion users. It was a long time coming, but one in seven people on this planet are now connected via a single …

Britney Spears Ad: Star Takes On Duel Roles Britney Spears Ad: Star Takes On Duel Roles
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Britney Spears may have a solid gig on “X Factor”, but that doesn’t mean she’s content to just have the one job. She’s still creating scents, and her latest, “Fantasy Twist”, has a glamorous new ad that just dropped and …

Etsy Makes It Easier To Find Stuff Etsy Makes It Easier To Find Stuff
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Etsy has launched a new browsing experience for it shoppers with the addition of new “browse pages”. Etsy’s Hebo explains in a company blog post: A few months ago, we released a new way to browse items for Weddings. It’s …

Hormone Therapy Reduces Heart Risks, Study Finds Hormone Therapy Reduces Heart Risks, Study Finds

A new study has found that women who take hormone replacement therapy for 10 years following menopause have “significantly” reduced risk of heart failure, heart attack, and dying. In addition, those same women are not at any increased risk of …

Online Advertisers Are Just Going To Ignore Microsoft’s ‘Do Not Track’ Signal Online Advertisers Are Just Going To Ignore Microsoft’s ‘Do Not Track’ Signal

Microsoft became one of the good guys earlier this year when they said that Internet Explorer 10 would have the “Do Not Track” option set to on by default. In a perfect world, it would tell online advertisers that a …

Kickstarter Finally Opens Up to UK-Based Projects Kickstarter Finally Opens Up to UK-Based Projects

Today, crowdfunding site Kickstarter announced that they will finally open up to folks in the UK. Although we knew that this was coming since July, today’s announcement provides details and a specific date for project-creators to shoot for. On October …

Google Takes mod_pagespeed Out Of Beta For A Faster Web Google Takes mod_pagespeed Out Of Beta For A Faster Web

Nearly two years ago, Google unveiled mod_pagespeed, an open source Apache module tool for developers to help make the web faster. Today, Google announced that it has left beta status. It has gone through eighteen different releases to get here. …

Google Maps Hot-Button Political Search Terms Across the U.S. Google Maps Hot-Button Political Search Terms Across the U.S.
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If you weren’t aware, Google has info on our searches just sitting around. Since we, as a nation, make millions and millions of searches every week, you’d expect that Google has quite a bit of that information. Today, they’ve put …

Lindsay Lohan: Fight With Mom Dina Gets Serious Lindsay Lohan: Fight With Mom Dina Gets Serious
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Lindsay Lohan just can’t stay away from drama. TMZ reported this morning that Lindsay and her mom Dina were partying at a club in New York well into the early hours this morning, and when they left in Lindsay’s limo, …

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini Coming Tomorrow Samsung Galaxy S III Mini Coming Tomorrow
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It turns out the rumors (as they so often are when it comes to the smartphone market) were true: Samsung will release a smaller version of its flagship Galaxy Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III. The device will be announced …

Jennifer Love Hewitt: Injury Has Fans Worried Jennifer Love Hewitt: Injury Has Fans Worried
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Jennifer Love Hewitt, whose Lifetime show “The Client List” garnered good reviews in its first season, broke her wrist over the weekend while boxing. If it seems like an odd pastime for the petite star, keep in mind she was …

Prostate Cancer Blood Test Developed by Scientists Prostate Cancer Blood Test Developed by Scientists

This week, scientists announced a study that demonstrates a blood test that can detect advanced-stage prostate cancer. The study, from researchers at the Spanish National Cancer research Centre (CNIO), Institute for Cancer Research, and the Royal marsden NHS Foundation Trust, …

Does Anybody Even Care About He-Man Anymore? Does Anybody Even Care About He-Man Anymore?

I was an on-and-off again He-Man fan growing up. I was born after the original series stopped airing, but reruns on Cartoon Network ensured that I was up to date on all the adventures. The show was definitely fun to …

Scientists Dash Jurassic Park Hopes with DNA Half-Life Study Scientists Dash Jurassic Park Hopes with DNA Half-Life Study

Dinosaurs bit the dust around 65 million years ago, but pop-science has held that maybe, just maybe, some sort of DNA recovery could lead to a Jurassic Park-like scenario where dinos could once again roam the Earth. Whether or not …

Samantha Geimer Writing Tell-All About Polanski Samantha Geimer Writing Tell-All About Polanski

Samantha Geimer was only 13 years old when director Roman Polanski sexually assaulted her during a private photo shoot, and now she says that being labeled as “sex victim girl” after coming out publicly with the story has affected her …

Leaked Windows 8 Ads Focus On Tablets And Apps Leaked Windows 8 Ads Focus On Tablets And Apps

The countdown to Windows 8 continues as the Microsoft faithful wait for the release of the new operating system on October 26. Microsoft has been playing it rather low key in the few weeks leading up to launch, but there …

eBay Launches Pinterest-Like Site Redesign to Accompany That New Logo eBay Launches Pinterest-Like Site Redesign to Accompany That New Logo
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According to eBay, the online marketplace logged over 4 million new users in the first half over 2012. We also know that eBay’s mobile apps just hit the 100 million download milestone. And as of today, eBay has over 350 …

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Docks With the International Space Station SpaceX Dragon Capsule Docks With the International Space Station

The Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) this morning. The docking represents another as-planned step in what is NASA’s first privatized cargo and resupply mission under its Commercial Resupply Services contract, after …

Amber Tamblyn: Dress Gets More Attention Than Wedding Amber Tamblyn: Dress Gets More Attention Than Wedding

When Amber Tamblyn walked down the “aisle” to marry David Cross, she did it her own way, in a bright, curve-hugging dress that matched the fall foliage behind her perfectly. Now, she’s getting some attention for her choice in wedding …

Jaime Garcia Off The Active List For A While Jaime Garcia Off The Active List For A While

Jaime Garcia, a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals, has sustained an injury to his shoulder and was taken out of the game just two innings in on Monday. Garcia has been taken off the active roster for the team …

Twitter For BlackBerry Updated To Version 3.2 Twitter For BlackBerry Updated To Version 3.2
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RIM is betting their future on the success of BlackBerry 10 early next year. Such a focus on the future might leave a company’s current customers on the back burner. RIM doesn’t see it that way, however, as they continue …

Halo 4 Launch Trailer Debuts October 18, Produced by David Fincher Halo 4 Launch Trailer Debuts October 18, Produced by David Fincher
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If there were any doubt that Halo is one of the biggest franchises in gaming history, those doubts can now be laid to rest. Today Microsoft and 343 Industries announced details about Halo 4‘s upcoming launch trailer. That’s right. The …

Foursquare Updates Android App to Put Points Back on Check-in Pages Foursquare Updates Android App to Put Points Back on Check-in Pages

Android users are happy this morning as Foursquare has once again updated their app to bring back a once-popular features. This time, Foursquare has put points back on check-in pages. That’s not the only new feature to ship with this …