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KFC Employee Fired After Mashed Potato-Licking Photos Hit Facebook
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A KFC employee has been canned after Facebook photos showed her licking a large heap of the fast food restaurant’s mashed potatoes. The photos in question were brought to the attention of WJHL in Johnson City, Tennessee. They posted the …

Vegas Strip Shooting Ends In Fiery Crash; 3 Dead

A shootout on the Vegas Strip turned deadly for a driver and two innocent people who were in the wrong place at the wrong time early Thursday morning. Vegas police say a suspect in a black Range Rover began shooting …

PlayStation 4 Announcement: Relive the Opening Moments

Sony’s PlayStation 4 unveiling was over two hours long, and if you stayed up for the entire thing you might have forgotten how it began. The meeting began right on time and opened with a video montage featuring fast-cuts Sony …

BioShock Infinite Gets Three DLC Packs, Available Via Season Pass

BioShock Infinite seems like it will be a complete experience when it launches. It’s hard to see what DLC can do to expand the world created by Irrational Games, but the ever alluring temptation of making money off DLC ensures …

Google Penguin Update Hasn’t Been Refreshed Since October [Report] Google Penguin Update Hasn’t Been Refreshed Since October [Report]
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Search Engine Roundtable reports that it has confirmed with Google that it has not launched a data refresh for the Penguin update since the last reported refresh in October. Barry Schwartz writes, “Google has told us that Penguin is rarely …

Petition to Make Unlocking Phones Legal Again Crosses Signature Threshold Petition to Make Unlocking Phones Legal Again Crosses Signature Threshold
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A petition to make unlocking cellphones legal again has crossed the signature threshold on the White House’s We The People petition site, meaning that it will receive an official response. Back in January, unlocking new cellphones became illegal via decision …

The Witcher 3 Announced as a PlayStation 4 Title

Now that Sony has finally unveiled its PlayStation 4 console, developers can finally reveal their next-generation projects. Many new games, including some new IPs, were revealed at the conference and some impressive claims were made. However, one developer that wasn’t …

Knife Fight Director Bill Guttentag Talks At Google

Bill Guttentag, director of the political comedy/drama “Knife Fight” recently participated in an “@Google Talk,” which the company has now uploaded for viewing. In addition to directing the Rob Lowe film, he has helmed a number of documentaries, including: Soundtrack …

Google Adds ‘Change History’ To Google Analytics Accounts Google Adds ‘Change History’ To Google Analytics Accounts
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Google has launched a new Change History feature in Google Analytics, aimed at helping users understand updates to their accounts. “Have you ever wanted to learn more about changes made to your Google Analytics account, wanted to refresh your memory …

Yahoo Japan Expands Partnership With BrightTag Yahoo Japan Expands Partnership With BrightTag

Yahoo Japan and BrightTag have expanded upon their strategic partnership , making Yahoo Japan the exclusive Japan market distributor of the BrightTag One platform. BrightTag says that through the partnership, Yahoo Japan’s dominant market position and its own patent-pending Server-Direct …

PlayStation 4 Unveiling Gets The NMA Treatment

The unveiling of the PlayStation 4 has the gaming community divided. Some think the presentation was fantastic, and showed just enough to whet the appetites of gamers. Others felt Sony held back too much information, and relied too much on …

PS4 Controller Unveiled With Touchpad, Share Button

Though Sony didn’t show off the look of its new console at last night’s big PlayStation 4 unveiling, the new controller for the console was heavily featured. The controller, named the “DualShock 4″ resembles Sony’s previous generation controllers, but with …

Edward Gorey Google Doodle Celebrates Eccentric Artist Edward Gorey Google Doodle Celebrates Eccentric Artist
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Edward Gorey, who enjoyed a wonderful career as the artist of several dark little characters–and cats–is being celebrated with a Google Doodle in honor of what would have been his 88th birthday. Having written/illustrated more than 100 books, Gorey found …

Bing Launches Sitemap Plugin (Beta) Bing Launches Sitemap Plugin (Beta)

Bing announced the launch of a public beta program for the Bing Sitemap Plugin, an open source server-side offering, which generates XML Sitemaps (compliant with sitemaps.org) for sites running on IIS and Apache. The plugin can generate both comprehensive sitemaps …

Facebook ‘Gold’ Hoax Returns with the Added Bonus of a Privacy Scare Facebook ‘Gold’ Hoax Returns with the Added Bonus of a Privacy Scare

A new Facebook hoax that’s circulating around the network suggests that users need to upgrade to a “Gold” level membership status in order to avoid having their private info leaked for all to see. Hoax-Slayer first spotted the hoax. Here’s …

Bing Adds Some ‘Ghosting’ To Autosuggest Bing Adds Some ‘Ghosting’ To Autosuggest

Bing announced that it has made a change to its Autosuggest feature, which it says makes the search experience faster by completing your query when they’re “confident” they “really know” what you’re looking for. Bing refers to its latest development …

These Developers Are Certainly Excited For The PS4

Sony revealed the PS4 last night at a two hour conference that focused much more on talking than showing. There were plenty of games shown, but the conference really was all about what the console means to developers and gamers. …

Google Drive Gets File Preview Feature Google Drive Gets File Preview Feature

Google Drive is getting a new file preview feature. It works with over 30 file types, and lets you quickly browse through previews visually. “You’ll see the new preview automatically if you open a photo, video, or PDF,” explains Google …

Shia LaBeouf Quits Play Because Of Alec Baldwin

Shia LaBeouf has certainly become vocal about what he wants in the past year, and has moved far past his Disney Channel roots into full-frontal nudity/acid trip/Baldwin feud territory. Since last summer, LaBeouf has been trying hard to make a …

Diablo 3 PS3, PS4 Releases on the Way

One of the most surprising moments of last night’s big PlayStation 4 unveiling was when Chris Metzen, SVP of story and franchise development at Blizzard Entertainment, took the stage. Though he wasn’t at the presentation to announce a new franchise, …

You Really Only Need to Know 39 Digits of Pi [VIDEO]

Pi has currently been calculated to over 10 trillion (10^13) digits. But really, 39 is all you need, as the following video demonstrates. “You only need 39 digits of pi to be able to measure the circumference of the observable …

Hotmail Replaced With Outlook.com: Smart Brand Decision? Hotmail Replaced With Outlook.com: Smart Brand Decision?
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Earlier this week, Microsoft launched Outlook.com to all users. This is a webmail offering that launched in in preview last year, but now all Hotmail users are being transitioned to the new experience. We took a closer look at the …

Facebook Adds Search Results Tab To App Insights Facebook Adds Search Results Tab To App Insights

Over the past few months, Facebook has added a number of metrics to App Insights. It’s invaluable data that allows developers to analyze where traffic is coming from, and where they can capitalize on said traffic. Now Facebook is adding …

Jessica Simpson: Baby Named Already

Jessica Simpson, who shocked many when she announced she was pregnant again when daughter Maxwell was just six months old, has reportedly already named the baby. Us Magazine is reporting that Simpson has chosen the name Ace, though nothing has …