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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. …

Suspects’ Aunt: Threats Received, “Picture Was Staged”

Now that the days-long nightmare following the Boston Marathon bombings is over, the U.S. is coming to terms with who the bombers were, and what that means for the nation. The FBI last wednesday revealed its suspects in the bombings, …

TV Anchor Suspended, Fired For On-Air Profanity
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A news anchor for a Bismarck television station announced he was fired today after making his premiere with a string of obscenities. A.J. Clemente was so excited for his first broadcast that he let loose some extreme words right as …

Facebook’s ‘Timeline’ Trademark Trial Delayed Facebook’s ‘Timeline’ Trademark Trial Delayed

With no explanation, a U.S. District Judge has delayed the trial that has Facebook on the defensive over its “Timeline” product. The case involves Chicago-based Timelines.com, a site that allows users to create interactive “timelines” based on historical events. Back …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Charged, Faces Possible Death Penalty
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Nineteen-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been officially charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in the Boston Marathon bombings on on April 15. He has been charged specifically with one count of using and conspiring to use a weapon of …

Zooey Deschanel Named As Suspect In Boston Bombing (In Captioning Error)

Actress/musician Zooey Deschanel was named as the 19-year old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing in an erroneous caption on FOX 4 in Dallas. Peter Ogburn noticed this, and tweeted the screencap: Oh come on, Fox twitter.com/peterogburn/st… — Peter Ogburn …

53 King Cobras In Car, Driver Arrested
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A man in Vietnam was arrested on Monday after officials discovered 53 King Cobra snakes in his car when he was stopped in Hanoi. The man says he was paid to transport them, but there are few details at this …

Google Enhanced Campaigns Get Social Annotations, Availability For Mobile App Advertisers Google Enhanced Campaigns Get Social Annotations, Availability For Mobile App Advertisers

Google announced social annotations and for enhanced campaigns and enhanced campaigns for mobile app advertisers today. Google announced enhanced campaigns earlier this year as the next evolutionary phase of AdWords. The move, which was designed to provide advertisers with the …