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Netflix Is Now More Popular Than HBO in the U.S. Netflix Is Now More Popular Than HBO in the U.S.

On Monday, Netflix released their Q1 2013 earnings report and in it they boasted gains of 2.03 million domestic subscribers. This is important for two reasons. First, it boosts their total domestic subscriber base to 29.17 million, continuing a steady …

Richie Havens Dies: Woodstock Singer Was 72

Richie Havens, who was well-known as the first performer at Woodstock, has died of a heart attack. He was 72 years old. A folk singer with a love for guitar playing, Havens was first-billed at the enormous music festival after …

Pizza Hut’s Xbox App Is Here to Keep You Firmly Planted on the Couch
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What would have once seemed ridiculous now sounds completely logical – and better yet, smart. Pizza Hut and Microsoft have partnered up to put a Pizza Hut app on the Xbox 360. According to Polygon, the new app will become …

Assassin’s Creed III ‘King Washington’ Episode III DLC Out Today

If you’re not sure whether the new Star Trek video game released today will be right for you, there’s still the Assassin’s Creed franchise to fall back on. While waiting for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, fans of Assassin’s Creed …

Netflix to Offer ‘Family’ Plan with 4 Simultaneous Streams for $12 Netflix to Offer ‘Family’ Plan with 4 Simultaneous Streams for $12
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Netflix will unveil a new tier to their subscription plans in the U.S., allowing large families to stream more content at the same time. The company will soon give the option for subscribers to pay $11.99 a month in order …

Google Launches Biggest-Ever Update To Street View Google Launches Biggest-Ever Update To Street View
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Google announced today that it has added its 50th country to Street View with the addition of imagery from Hungary and Lesotho. In addition to the two new countries, Google is expanding its Street View imagery in Poland and Romania, …

Chaz Bono: 60 Lb. Weight Loss Due To Change In Diet
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Chaz Bono has dropped sixty pounds with the help of a doctor and says he had to make a conscious effort to change the way he was eating. Bono, who was born Chastity to Cher and Sonny Bono, has undergone …

Should Your Startup Use Open Source Software? Should Your Startup Use Open Source Software?
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Open source software is awesome, and it’s free. What more do you need to know? In all actuality, there’s a lot to consider when thinking about what software to use in your startup. Do you go with open source or …

Check Out Splinter Cell: Blacklist In Action On The Wii U
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Ubisoft recently revealed that it’s bringing this year’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist to the Wii U. The console is definitely hurting for content, and a new Splinter Cell is just the kind of AAA content that the console needs. Of course, …

Homeworld Franchise Bought by Gearbox
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The bankruptcy and break-up of THQ is still having wide-ranging implications for the gaming industry. While many of the publishers who bought nearly-finished games in the auction are polishing up the titles for release, the future of some of the …

Netflix: Very Few Gamed Free Trials to Watch House of Cards Netflix: Very Few Gamed Free Trials to Watch House of Cards

Netflix just posted their Q1 2013 earnings – $1.02 billion total revenue, slightly beating expectations. They also added 3 million streaming customers, bringing the total to 36 million. Inside the letter to investors, CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells …

Gorilla Glass 3 Ensures That The Galaxy S4 Is Nigh Scratch Proof Gorilla Glass 3 Ensures That The Galaxy S4 Is Nigh Scratch Proof

The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes out in just a few days, or a few weeks, depending on your carrier. While you wait to get your hands on the Samsung’s latest smartphone, you might be curious as to how the screen …

Google Street View Goes Inside Bizarre Corporate Costume Party Google Street View Goes Inside Bizarre Corporate Costume Party
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I continue to be amazed by some of the things Google captures in Street View imagery for Google Maps. We’ve seen everything from dead bodies to people having sex on the side of the road, and of course some stunning …

Apple Adds ‘Download Later’ Option to iTunes Purchases Apple Adds ‘Download Later’ Option to iTunes Purchases

Apple has made a small update to its downloading options for iTunes purchases – small but potentially helpful. Starting now, users will be given an option to download purchased content later. When you purchase something, let’s say a TV season, …

Check Out This Awesome Disney Animation Layered Over Live-Action Scenes
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Ever wonder how Disney used to get character movements so lifelike before today’s computer technology existed? Well, this is how: they filmed actual scenes from animated movies with real actors so they could mimic the poses and actions on paper. …

Boston Bomber Suspected in 2011 Murders
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As new details surrounding last week’s Boston Marathon bombings begin to emerge, revelations concerning the life of the two suspected bombers are also popping up. Now, authorities in Middlesex County, Massachusetts say they are investigating one of the bombers in …

YouTube Tests New Auto-Generated Playlist of 50 Related Videos YouTube Tests New Auto-Generated Playlist of 50 Related Videos
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YouTube is currently testing a new feature called “YouTube Mix,” which is an auto-generated playlist of up to 50 related videos located in the right-hand suggested videos section. Once clicked, the YouTube mix continuously plays 50 videos that YouTube’s algorithms …

Carl’s Jr. Pop-Tart Ice Cream Sandwich Is Now A Reality

Carl’s Jr. has a Pop-Tart ice cream sandwich. Yep. At least one restaurant in Newport Beach, California has them, though it is not on the Carls. Jr. website menu. A sign for the product has made its way onto Instagram. …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Complaint Describes Carjacking Episode

As previously reported, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been officially charged with one count of using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction (an improvised explosive device) against persons and property within the United States resulting …

Tara Reid Outburst Was Over Lack Of Clothing Discount
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Tara Reid, who has become more famous for her partying ways in recent years than for her acting, is in headlines once again after an alleged outburst in an All Saints store. The “American Pie” star was reportedly shopping for …

Diet, Exercise Best When Started Together, Shows Study
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Though it is generally well-known that diet and exercise are the most fool-proof ways to stay healthy, many people looking to get healthy will start with either one or the other. Easing into a healthy lifestyle can be easier than …

Google Glass For Consumers Is About A Year Away Google Glass For Consumers Is About A Year Away
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Google Glass is finally shipping out to developers who signed up for the Explorers program at last year’s Google I/O. While they have fun with what could potentially become the next big thing, consumers just have to sit patiently and …

Google Talks Keeping “No Results” Pages Out Of Index Google Talks Keeping “No Results” Pages Out Of Index
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Google’s Matt Cutts takes on an interesting question in today’s Webmaster Help video: What is being done to detect and remove results from larger sites when they don’t have unique content that is relevant to a query (e.g. yelp.com results …

Reddit Apologizes for ‘Dangerous Speculation’ in Wake of Boston Bombings Reddit Apologizes for ‘Dangerous Speculation’ in Wake of Boston Bombings

Reddit’s General Manager Erik Martin has posted a formal and heartfelt apology on behalf of the site and its many users for the part they played in the spreading of false information in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. …