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Grounded Passengers Cope with Rousing Rendition of “I Believe I Can Fly”
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On an Allegiant flight scheduled from Las Vegas to Phoenix, some delayed passengers, “delirious from heat,” decided to make the best of a bad situation. What did they do? Well, join together and sing R. Kelly’s hit “I Believe I …

Megaman: Super Smash Bros. Adds The Blue Bomber As A Fighter
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Megaman – Super Smash Bros. fans have been clamoring for the Blue Bomber since he missed out on Super Smash Bros. Brawl. It was a delight then to see Nintendo highlight Megaman as the first third-party guest character for the …

E-Cigarettes to Get New Regulations in the U.K. E-Cigarettes to Get New Regulations in the U.K.
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The U.K.‘s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) this week clarified that nicotine-containing products (NCPs) such as electronic cigarettes will soon be regulated as medicines. The agency states that the move will help to make the products safer and …

PBS Layoffs: NewsHour to Make Some Cuts Amid Lost Corporate Revenue PBS Layoffs: NewsHour to Make Some Cuts Amid Lost Corporate Revenue
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PBS’s nearly four decade-old nightly newscast is about to face some serious cuts. The New York Times reports that an internal memo from PBS NewsHour’s executive producer Linda Winslow indicates that the show’s producer, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, will be closing two …

Here’s The Matt Cutts Discussion From SMX Advanced Here’s The Matt Cutts Discussion From SMX Advanced
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Matt Cutts participated in a Q&A session with Danny Sullivan at the SMX Advanced conference. SMX has now made the video available to all via its YouTube channel, so if you couldn’t make the conference, here you go: Cutts discusses …

Ashton Kutcher’s ‘Jobs’ Biopic Gets August 16th Release Date

After originally being slated for an April 19th release and being delayed, the Steve Jobs biopic Jobs, starring Ashton Kutcher in the title role, has finally received a new official release date. And you’ll be able to go see it …

Bollywood Arrest In Suicide Of Beautiful Actress
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An arrest has been made in connection with the death of a beautiful, popular Bollywood actress. Suraj Pancholi, the boyfriend of Jiah Khan, was taken into custody on Tuesday and is under suspicion of having aided Khan in killing herself. …

Sen. Jeff Merkley Wants To Make The NSA More Transparent Sen. Jeff Merkley Wants To Make The NSA More Transparent

The NSA has become the talk of the town in Washington after The Guardian leaked a number of documents revealing the extent of the agency’s spy programs. President Obama and a number of senators have voiced their support for the …

Patrick Ewing Signs on as Charlotte Bobcats Assistant Coach

The Charlotte Bobcats this week hired legendary NBA star Patrick Ewing as an assistant coach. According to the Charlotte Observer, the NBA team has hired Ewing to serve as “top” assistant to head coach Steve Clifford. His title will be …

Facebook’s Luleå, Sweden Data Center Goes Live Facebook’s Luleå, Sweden Data Center Goes Live

Facebook’s newest and most efficient and sustainable data center is now live. The data center in Luleå, Sweden has just begun to handle live traffic from around the world, according to Facebook. The Luleå data center is Facebook’s first center …

Jeep/Pool Experiment Goes Horribly Wrong

A viral video showing some Canadians trying to jump an above-ground swimming pool is getting some attention today, especially after the people who posted the video to YouTube said the Jeep still runs fine. Attempting an experiment wherein the Jeep …

Google Goes After ‘Payday Loans’ And Other Spam With New Algorithm Update Google Goes After ‘Payday Loans’ And Other Spam With New Algorithm Update
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Google’s Matt Cutts announced that Google has “started” a new ranking update to help clean up some spammy queries. It’s one of the changes that Cutts warned us about in that big video a while back. We just started a …

Microsoft: No Internet? Stick With Xbox 360.
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Following Microsoft’s big Xbox One reveal three weeks ago, company executives began putting out contradicting and worrying statements about the new console’s DRM and used game policies. Microsoft has since confirmed many of the worst parts of the rumors. The …

Biz Stone’s Jelly Taps Former iPhone and Twitter Engineer for Board Biz Stone’s Jelly Taps Former iPhone and Twitter Engineer for Board

We may not really know what it is yet, but Twitter co-founder Biz Stone’s new startup is accumulating talent at a pretty fast clip. Today, Stone announced that Loren Brichter, former Apple engineer who worked on the original iPhone and …

Netflix Will Reportedly Launch User Profiles This Summer Netflix Will Reportedly Launch User Profiles This Summer

Netflix is about to get user profiles so you and the rest of your family can have separate experiences with the service, with separate recommendations. Netflix is reportedly showing off the feature at E3, but it’s still in testing. The …

iOS 7 Reveal Gets The NMA Treatment iOS 7 Reveal Gets The NMA Treatment

On Monday, Apple unveiled its next generation mobile operating system – iOS 7. Apple billed it as the biggest change to iOS since the introduction of the original iPhone. That change was welcomed with open arms at WWDC, but some …

Facebook, Like Google, Urges Transparency for National Security Data Requests Facebook, Like Google, Urges Transparency for National Security Data Requests
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Like Google, Facebook was quick to deny any involvement in the so-called “PRISM” program, which leaks indicated involved high-profile tech companies providing the National Security Agency a “backdoor” to all of their user data. And like Google, Facebook is now …

VMEdu Looks To Fill IT Certification Gap With MyITstudy VMEdu Looks To Fill IT Certification Gap With MyITstudy

VMEdu announced that it is entering the IT certification training market with the launch of MyITstudy. The program offers training for ITIL, Microsoft and CompTIA currently, but they plan to add Cisco, RedHat, Citrix and ISC2 courses in the near …

E3 2013: The Dark Sorcerer Is The Funniest Thing You’ll See This Week

Comedy is hard. Comedy in games is even harder. That’s why it’s such a delight to see Sony diving headfirst into comedy with the a fantastic tech demo from Quantic Dream. David Cage, director and writer on titles like Indigo …

E3 2013: This Was The Year Of Final Fantasy

You could argue that the Final Fantasy brand is in tatters after the abysmal launch of Final Fantasy XIV and the lukewarm reception to Final Fantasy XIII. Square seems to have recognized this and is doing what it can to …

Big Tobacco To Join E-Cigarette Revolution
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If the giants of a particular industry adopts a new and up-and-coming item, does that bring legitimacy to the product? In the case of e-cigarettes, we’re about to find out. According to reports, companies that are immediately associated with Big …

Gay Pride Fines Law Passes Russian Parliament
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Gay pride is a dangerous thing to publicize in many parts of the world. Now those who want to do so in Russia will face heavy fines. Fox News reports that the lower house of Russian parliament has approved a …

The Big Bang Theory Wins Big At Critics Choice TV Awards
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The Big Bang Theory has proven to be very popular among TV watchers. It must be unsurprising then to see the TV critics agree. Reuters reports that The Big Bang Theory walked away with the best comedy award at the …

Krispy Kreme Sloppy Joe Isn’t Available In Stores
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Last week, a photo of a Krispy Kreme doughnut laden with Sloppy Joe filling made rounds across the web, enticing to some adventurous types and revolting to those who like to keep their glaze away from their ground beef. Today, …