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Google Maps Adds Live Traffic Info To More Countries Google Maps Adds Live Traffic Info To More Countries

Google Maps has expanded its live road traffic feature into three more countries (one city each). These include: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Kuwait City, Kuwait and Guayaquil, Ecuador. “Now, the maps of these locations are much more useful, as drivers can …

Email Privacy Law Going Before Senate Committee Today Email Privacy Law Going Before Senate Committee Today
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A Senate committee is going to soon discuss whether or not you should be allowed to share your Netflix history on Facebook. Some people are for it, while others are against it. More importantly, Sen. Patrick Leahy has snuck an …

iPhone 5 Added to Samsung vs. Apple Lawsuit iPhone 5 Added to Samsung vs. Apple Lawsuit
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According to Foss Patents, Samsung this week filed a case management statement with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California stating that it believes the iPhone 5 will infringe on 8 of its patents “in the same …

Cindy Lee Garcia Wants YouTube To Take Down “Innocence Of Muslims” Cindy Lee Garcia Wants YouTube To Take Down “Innocence Of Muslims”
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Cindy Lee Garcia, an actress who appeared in the trailer for the controversial film “Innocence of Muslims”, says she had no idea that it was an anti-Muslim work and was led to believe she would be starring in an Egyptian …

DMX Isn’t Too Keen on the Google [VIDEO] DMX Isn’t Too Keen on the Google [VIDEO]
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Apparently, internet technology makes DMX lose his mind (up in here, up in here). Earlier this week, the Grammy-nominated rapper stopped by New York city’s Power 105.1 studios to discuss, among other things, Google. Not only is he not really …

Twitch Raises $15 Million in VC Funding Twitch Raises $15 Million in VC Funding

Twitch, the leading online platform for streaming games and eSports events, announced this week that it has received a $15 million investment from venture capital firms during its latest funding round. Venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners provided the bulk …

Jalen Rose Admits To Shocking On-Court Incident Jalen Rose Admits To Shocking On-Court Incident
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Jalen Rose sat down for an interview with Dave Jacoby of Grantland.com and admitted that he made a shocking decision during a 2000 playoffs game. Rose said he was having visible trouble keeping up with Kobe Bryant and felt tremendous …

What Does The New StumbleUpon Mean For Your Referrals? What Does The New StumbleUpon Mean For Your Referrals?
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This week, StumbleUpon launched a new iOS app with some big changes to the homepage and how users stumble through content, among other things (see our full review and interview with the company here). While the changes have only come …

Facebook Offers Gets Global Update Facebook Offers Gets Global Update

Facebook offers, the program that allows businesses to promote special offers to their Facebook fans, was first mentioned as a pilot program at fMC in February. A few months later, Facebook opened it up to more small businesses. You’re probably …

Senate Discussing Changes To VPPA Today Senate Discussing Changes To VPPA Today

Have you ever wondered why you can’t share what you’re watching on Netflix via Facebook? You can thank VPPA for that. The Video Privacy Protection Act was introduced in 1984 in response to a Supreme Court nominee’s video rental records …

Galaxy Note Chosen for American Airlines Flight Attendants Galaxy Note Chosen for American Airlines Flight Attendants

Apple may have won the fight for the cockpit, but Samsung has gotten its devices into the hands of flight attendants. American Airlines this week announced that their flight attendants will begin using the Samsung Galaxy Note later this year …

Drew Barrymore: Actress, Mom…Winemaker? Drew Barrymore: Actress, Mom…Winemaker?
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Drew Barrymore is expecting her first child with husband Will Kopelman soon, and she says that although she’s extremely excited to be a mother, she’s not going to slow down when it comes to doing the things she loves. The …

Facebook Tests “Like Page” Button on Desktop Facebook Tests “Like Page” Button on Desktop
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Facebook is always trying to come up with ways to promote pages, and they may be testing a feature that was recently added to mobile on desktop. Earlier this summer, Facebook added a giant “Like Page” button to some posts …

HP Announces New Windows 8 “Sleekbooks” HP Announces New Windows 8 “Sleekbooks”

While consumers and the tech press continue to debate whether Windows 8 is well-designed or not, Microsoft now has several manufacturers that are doubling down on its new operating system. Today, HP announced new ENVY computers and two new “sleekbook” …

Sex.com’s NFSW Pins Banned From Pinterest Sex.com’s NFSW Pins Banned From Pinterest
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Earlier this year, sex.com underwent a huge redesign and came out the other side looking like a Pinterest for porn. Sex.com, which was part of one of the most famous domain name legal battles ever, has seen many different looks …

Facebook Introduces New Shortcut For Mobile Payments Facebook Introduces New Shortcut For Mobile Payments

After a few disappointing weeks without much in the way of major updates, Facebook explodes onto the scene with a huge Operation Developer Love update. There are four major updates coming to the Facebook platform today that developers will want …

Monica Lewinsky Tell-All Could Earn Her Millions Monica Lewinsky Tell-All Could Earn Her Millions
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Monica Lewinsky became a household name when it was revealed that she had a torrid affair with Bill Clinton while he was in office, and although the world heard quite a bit more about the president’s sex life than we …

StumbleUpon Gets Another Big Makeover StumbleUpon Gets Another Big Makeover
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StumbleUpon has just launched a new app for iOS, which brings some features to the StumbleUpon experience still absent from the desktop and Android versions. But that’s not to say they won’t be coming. “We made the app a lot …

Tribal Tattoos, Lindsay Lohan, and Siri Tribal Tattoos, Lindsay Lohan, and Siri

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Microsoft Signs Former CBS Exec to Head Xbox Studio Microsoft Signs Former CBS Exec to Head Xbox Studio

Microsoft this week announced that it has hired Nancy Tellem, a former president of CBS Network Television Entertainment as their new Entertainment & Digital Media president. Tellem will oversee the launch of a production studio in Los Angeles that, according …

MakerBot Announces The Replicator 2 3D Printer MakerBot Announces The Replicator 2 3D Printer

MakerBot has been one of the biggest names in the hobbyist 3D printing movement for the past few years. The company’s Replicator made 3D printing affordable earlier this year with a single extruder model only costing $1,749. Now the company …

Vince Young: Broke, And Doesn’t Know Why Vince Young: Broke, And Doesn’t Know Why
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Vince Young, currently a quarterback without a country, is deeply mired in financial troubles. To be blunt, he’s broke, and no one can really pinpoint why. During a legal battle–which involves Pro Player Funding LLC, a company which allegedly loaned …

Mitt Romney’s Univision Hispanic Forum Streams Live Tonight on Facebook Mitt Romney’s Univision Hispanic Forum Streams Live Tonight on Facebook
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Last month, we told you that both Presidential candidates had signed up for their own “Meet the Candidates” event co-sponsored by Spanish language broadcaster Univision and Facebook. Today, it’s Mitt Romney’s turn to address the forum. The event will kick …

Cast Of Parks And Recreation Host Google Hangout Cast Of Parks And Recreation Host Google Hangout
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Google Plus Hangouts have shown tremendous promise over the years as a way for celebrities and other VIPs to connect with the common man. Today’s hangout is the ultimate fulfillment of that potential as four cast members from Parks and …