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Learn More About Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag From Its Comic-Con Panel

After many felt disappointed by Assassin’s Creed III, many gamers are beginning to warm up to the next title in the franchise. It doesn’t hurt that the gameplay shown thus far is leagues above and beyond anything we ever saw …

LCD Panel Demand Weakening, Says Analyst LCD Panel Demand Weakening, Says Analyst

Tech manufacturers are now gearing up for production runs of fall and holiday product launches. Those plans, however, have not translated to high demand for large-sized LCD panels, defined as those 7-inches or larger. Analyst firm IHS is now estimating …

Netflix Users Aren’t Abandoning Traditional Television Netflix Users Aren’t Abandoning Traditional Television

A new study suggests that Netflix users aren’t turning to Netflix as a replacement for cable, but rather a supplement. In other words, people just love TV shows and movies and they will turn to any and all means necessary …

Francisco Garzon, Spanish Train Driver, Faces 79 Counts of Vehicular Homicide
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The driver of the train that crashed last Wednesday evening in Spain has been under arrest since it occurred, and just yesterday he was formally charged with 79 counts of homicide committed by ‘professional recklessness.’ Francisco Jose Garzon was granted …

Jennifer Aniston “Already Feels Married” To Justin Theroux

Jennifer Aniston is one celebrity whose relationships are constantly under a microscope; even as Hollywood stars go, her private life seems constantly scrutinized as the media and fans try to ascertain when she’s going to tie the knot. Perhaps it’s …

HPV Vaccine Adoption Stagnating, Says CDC

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Pediatrics have announced that HPV vaccination rates fell from 2011 to 2012. The data was taken from the 2012 National Immunization Survey – Teen (NIS-Teen) and …

Senate To Grill NSA Over Surveillance Programs This Week Senate To Grill NSA Over Surveillance Programs This Week
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It’s been almost two months since Edward Snowden revealed the existence of the NSA’s spy programs to the world. Any other issue would have been swept under the rug by now, but Congress is still pursuing changes to the agency. …

Malware Fools Man into Turning Himself in for Child Porn Malware Fools Man into Turning Himself in for Child Porn

A Virginia man has been arrested and held without bond after he turned himself in to police for viewing child porn. The story is a bit more complicated than it sounds, mainly due to the fact that it was a …

Amanda Berry Surprises Nelly Fans At Cleveland Show

Amanda Berry, one of three women who were kidnapped, tortured, and held captive for ten years by Ariel Castro, made a surprise visit to a Nelly concert in Cleveland on Saturday night and even walked up onstage. Berry was invited …

Robin Thicke, Vampire Weekend To Headline Free Festival

Robin Thicke is among several popular acts set to headline the 2013 Virgin Mobile Freefest this September. The concert, which takes place on the 21st at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, is free to enter but organizers accept donations …

BlackBerry, Nokia to Release Larger Smartphones [RUMOR] BlackBerry, Nokia to Release Larger Smartphones [RUMOR]

As Samsung proved with its Galaxy Note smartphones, there is a market for extra-large smartphones, sometimes dubbed “phablets.” Other smartphones manufacturers, including Motorola, LG, and HTC have jumped into the product category, releasing devices with screens larger that 5-inches. Now …

Amazon and Overstock.com Start New Battle in Book Price War Amazon and Overstock.com Start New Battle in Book Price War
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Amazon has slashed the prices on a bunch of hardcover books in what appears to be a response to a recent promotion from Overstock.com to undersell the online retail giant on hundreds of thousands of titles. Over the weekend, Amazon …

Hudson River: Body Of Best Man Found After Crash

The body of 30-year old Mark Lennon, the best man in a wedding party that was part of a horrific boat crash on the Hudson on Saturday, has been found in the water. The accident–which occurred when the group’s speedboat …

Saints Row IV Rejected by Australian Ratings Board, Again

Last month, the upcoming Saints Row IV was refused a rating by the Australian Classification board. The board stated that the game could not be given one of the country’s new R 18+ ratings due to “interactive, visual depictions of …

Xbox One Controller Will Cost You A Pretty Penny
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The PS3 and Xbox 360 normalized the idea of paying more than $50 for a controller. That trend will not just continue with the next generation of consoles, but they’re also going to become more expensive. Over the weekend, Microsoft …

Activist’s Twitter Rape Threats Lead to Arrest, May Result in New Abuse Reporting Mechanism Activist’s Twitter Rape Threats Lead to Arrest, May Result in New Abuse Reporting Mechanism
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Late last week, The Bank of England announced that the face of author Jane Austen would adorn the country’s new 10-pound notes – some time in 2017. Austen will replace Charles Darwin, who has been the face of the bill. …

This Robot Can Express Itself In Watercolor This Robot Can Express Itself In Watercolor

Over the years, robots have proven to be proficient in a number of activities. They can run, balance and even play baseball; but can they paint? That’s what one child prodigy set to find out. Sylvia Todd, a 12-year-old with …

Analyst: Tablet Shipments Will be Double Notebook Shipments Next Year Analyst: Tablet Shipments Will be Double Notebook Shipments Next Year

It’s clear that the traditional PC market is now in decline. Shipment numbers earlier this month showed yet another drop for the traditional PC, and though smaller notebooks such as Google’s Chromebooks are gaining traction, notebook sales are heavily declining …

Ilya Segalovich Dies: Yandex Co-Founder Was 48 Ilya Segalovich Dies: Yandex Co-Founder Was 48

On Saturday afternoon Ilya Segalovich, co-founder of the “Google of Russia”, Yandex, was taken off life support and passed away. That ended a battle with terminal metastatic gastric cancer that began nearly a year ago. Early reports indicated that Segalovich …

Zookeepers Check Out Some Animals With Google Glass Zookeepers Check Out Some Animals With Google Glass

The Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia has put out a video in which its staff members strap on Google Glass and give us an up close and personal look at some of the animals. “We had the opportunity to try …

Google Gets Street View Imagery Of Charminar Google Gets Street View Imagery Of Charminar
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Google has added Street View imagery of the Charminar in Hyderabad. The Google Maps team tweeted this morning that Street View made a “very brief stop off” to get the imagery, which you can find here. The Charminar was built …

Yahoo May Soon Acquire Lexity [Report] Yahoo May Soon Acquire Lexity [Report]
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Yahoo is reportedly close to acquiring e-commerce app platform company Lexity, which is currently run by long-time Yahoo employee, Amit Kumar. The news/rumor comes from All Things D, which has recently called other Yahoo acquisitions like Qwiki and Xobni before …

Amazon Goes On Hiring Spree For U.S. Fulfillment Centers, Creates 5,000 Jobs Amazon Goes On Hiring Spree For U.S. Fulfillment Centers, Creates 5,000 Jobs
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Amazon announced on Monday that it is creating over 5,000 new full-time jobs in the U.S. across its fulfillment network, and it is starting the hiring process now. According to the company, its median pay is 30% higher than that …

Michigan AG Backs Pensioners in Detroit Case

According to The Daily News, Michigan’s Attorney General has come out on the side of retirees in Detroit who stand to lose big time if the city goes ahead with its bankruptcy plans. Republican Bill Schuette said the state’s constitution …