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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 …

Billboard’s Hot 100 Now Takes Into Account YouTube Views Billboard’s Hot 100 Now Takes Into Account YouTube Views

The Billboard Hot 100 chart, a longstanding signifier of what’s popular in pop music, has received a retooling for the modern age. Starting now, YouTube views are now an official metric in determining what songs hit the Hot 100 chart. …

PlayStation 4 Unveiled: The Next Generation of Gaming is Finally Here

Yesterday, at an incredibly hyped conference, Sony unveiled its next-generation video game console, the PlayStation 4. Not all of the details about the system were unveiled, but its announced system specs suggest it will be comparable to a capable gaming …

Ashley Judd Posing A Threat To Mitch McConnell
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Ashley Judd, who is more well known for her acting career and famous family than she is her political stance, is rumored to be considering running for Kentucky senate against heavyweight Mitch McConnell, who has been in the game a …

Here’s All The Games Coming To PS4 So Far

Last night, Sony unveiled the PS4 to the masses. Well, the company revealed the controller and the hardware specs, but not the actual machine itself. That wasn’t super important, however, as we got a good look at a number of …

Google Asks Warby Parker to Help Improve Google Glass’ Fashion Sense [REPORT] Google Asks Warby Parker to Help Improve Google Glass’ Fashion Sense [REPORT]

Google Glass is slowly working its way into the general public’s hands, as Google has begun the process of letting average people strap on the device for personal use. Googlers (especially Sergey Brin) can’t seem to find a time where …

Author George Saunders Talks At Google

Google shared another one of its @Google Talks today. This one features George Saunders, the New York Times bestselling writer of short stories, essays, novellas and children’s books. He appeared at Google to promote his collection of stories “Tenth of …

Get Ready for the Oscars with Every Best Picture Winner in Under 4 Minutes

85 years of the Academy Awards in under 4 minutes. In preparation for Sunday’s Oscar broadcast, relive all of the Best Picture winners – from Wings to The Artist. It’s a fun ride filled with some great films (and some …

Mars Rover Curiosity Shows Off Its First Drill Sample

Last week, Mars rover Curiosity, after months of meticulous planning, finally used its hammering drill to collect a sample of Martian rock dust. Today, NASA scientists have released images confirming that the first-ever sample of drilled rock dust is safely …

Couple Finds $11,000 On Bridge, Return It
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A California couple who were having a romantic Valentine’s date in San Francisco got more than they bargained for when a trip to the Golden Gate Bridge turned up a windfall. Carlos and Barbara Landeros said they found a camera …

WebGL Has Come A Long Way Since Last Year WebGL Has Come A Long Way Since Last Year

Last year, Mozilla released an impressive tech demo called BananaBread that showed how HTML5 and WebGL can handle 3D rendering in a game. It was very basic, but it showed a lot of promise, especially in Web-based texture compression. Now …

Google Drive Android App Gets Video Streaming Google Drive Android App Gets Video Streaming

Google has launched an update to the Google Drive app for Android. The biggest new feature is support for streaming video files. You must be using Honeycomb or greater to access the feature, but the ability to stream video files …

Blind MLB Pitcher Gets Rave Reviews At Training Camp

Juan Sandoval is one of the brightest talents to take the field at training camp for the Tampa Bay Rays, but his arm isn’t the only thing the other guys are curious about; behind the sunglasses he usually wears is …