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Medal of Honor Franchise Shelved by EA

EA‘s third quarter financial results were a disappointment for the game publisher. The company announced a net loss of $45 million on a reduced revenue of $921 million. During the EA earnings call, Medal of Honor: Warfighter was consistently blamed …

Coke Ad Called Racist By Arab-American Group
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A new Coke ad, which is set to air during the biggest money-making opportunity for the nation’s advertisers–the Super Bowl–is being described as racist by the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, who want to see it either changed or taken out of …

Senators Seek To Extend The Internet Tax Freedom Act Indefinitely Senators Seek To Extend The Internet Tax Freedom Act Indefinitely

Unless you’re buying something online, the Internet is a tax free service. That all might change in 2014, however, if a bill barring the government from taxing the Internet isn’t extended. Fortunately, two senators are already on the case with …

More Indication We’ll Soon Be Seeing Google Now In Chrome More Indication We’ll Soon Be Seeing Google Now In Chrome

It looks like we’re getting closer to having Google Now functionality in Chrome. Google released Google Now as part of Android last year when it launched the Jelly Bean version of the OS. Developer Fran├žois Beaufort points out rich templated …

Kristen Cavallari Doesn’t Want Son To Follow In Dad’s Footsteps

Kristen Cavallari, who is new mom to 5-month old Camden, says she isn’t sure she’ll let him play football when he’s older, despite the fact that his dad is Jay Cutler. Like any new mom, Cavallari is worried about her …

Watch Paul Rudd & Seth Rogen Talk Samsung’s ‘El Plato Supreme’ Ad Watch Paul Rudd & Seth Rogen Talk Samsung’s ‘El Plato Supreme’ Ad
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We know that Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen will star in Samsung’s Super Bowl ad, directed by Jon Favreau. It’s slated to run for a whole two minutes and is called “The Big Pitch.” Apparently, that ad will “show Rogen …

Facebook Tests Action-Based Statuses with Emoticons for ‘Feeling,’ ‘Drinking,’ ‘Watching,’ and More Facebook Tests Action-Based Statuses with Emoticons for ‘Feeling,’ ‘Drinking,’ ‘Watching,’ and More
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Facebook is testing a new layer to the status update that allows users to express what they’re doing with an emoticon or icon. The small test (only showing up for a minuscule percentage of users) adds a “What are you …

Acne Drug Pulled After Women Die

The National Agency for the Safety of Drugs and Health Products (ANSM) in France this week suspended sales of an acne drug linked to the deaths of several women. The drug, Diane-35, is a hormonal acne treatment, but was begin …

Amber Rose Has A Huge Belly But No Stretch Marks
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Model Amber Rose, who is about to pop any day now after nine long months of pregnancy, shared a photo of her belly on Twitter and proudly declared that she has no stretch marks. Rose and fiance Wiz Khalifa plan …

Facebook App Center Gets New Game Categories Facebook App Center Gets New Game Categories

Facebook’s App Center launched in May of last year, and has already proven successful in driving more installs than the old games dashboard. Now the social network is adding more discovery options so even more developers have a better chance …

Look At Google’s Beautiful New Grand Canyon Street View Imagery Look At Google’s Beautiful New Grand Canyon Street View Imagery
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Google continues to expand its Google Maps Street View coverage into more and more interesting places. While things like “The Gates of Hell” may not actually be real, Google has recently expanded imagery for Hawaii, the Arctic, Zoos, Tsunami-ravaged buildings, …

Jackie Robinson Google Doodle Celebrates Baseball’s Color Line-Breaker Jackie Robinson Google Doodle Celebrates Baseball’s Color Line-Breaker

Jackie Robinson was a great baseball player, ending his career with a .311 battling average, 1,518 hits and 137 home runs. For that alone he would have been remembered. But as we all know, Jackie Robinson had a much more …

Sharon Stone “Splits From Model” Rumors: True Or False?
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Sharon Stone has been battling rumors that she and 27-year old model Martin Mica are splitsville. It was reported recently that the couple–who share a 27-year age difference–broke up due to a lack of like interests, but they were photographed …

Zuckerberg: Facebook Is A Mobile Company Now Zuckerberg: Facebook Is A Mobile Company Now
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Facebook released its Q4 and full-year 2012 earnings Wednesday, beating analysts’ expectations. Revenue for the quarter was $1.585 billion, up 40% year-over-year. Revenue from advertising was $1.33 billion (84% of total revenue), up 41% year-over-year. GAAP income from operations was …

New BlackBerry 10 Phones Coming to All Major U.S. Carriers New BlackBerry 10 Phones Coming to All Major U.S. Carriers

Nearly every detail of BlackBerry’s (RIM has changed its name to just “BlackBerry”) new BlackBerry 10 operating system and smartphones were painstakingly covered in the company’s big launch event earlier today. The one very noticeable thing that wasn’t covered, however, …

Stratego, Everyone’s Favorite Capture-the-Flag Board Game, Makes Its iPad Debut
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I f-ing love Stratego. Let’s get that out of the way. When I think of Stratego, I remember childhood nights spent beating my grandfather in the classic game of capture the flag. HOW DID YOU NOT REMEMBER I HAD A …

Injustice: Gods Among Us Finally Explains Itself… Kind Of

Beyond a few hints, we still don’t really know why the DC Universe heroes are fighting each other in NetherRealm’s Injustice: Gods Among Us. The latest trailer doesn’t explain everything, but it gives us a few clues. The latest trailer …

Watch This Lovely, Charming Animated Short
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Every now and then, an animated short will come along that just charms the pants right off of you. “Paperman” has that quality, and it’s also got a lovely retro feel thanks to the black-and-white animation. The lighting is gorgeous, …

Harold Drake Dies: Famed Reporter Was 83

Harold Drake, who served as reporter for Pacific Stars And Stripes and also helped record the Vietnam War, has died of complications from cancer. He was 83 years old. Drake traveled the globe in his later years, interviewing different celebrities …

Mobile Game Development Is Easy And Profitable (If You’re Lucky) Mobile Game Development Is Easy And Profitable (If You’re Lucky)
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It seems that everybody is going into mobile game development these days. The traditional console market is shrinking as more and more gamers tire of the same 6-year-old hardware. They’re beginning to look for new experiences that they can’t get …

Late Planet-Forming Star Spotted by Herschel

NASA and the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Herschel Space Telescope has spotted a planet-forming star that wasn’t thought to be possible. The star, named TW Hydrae, is estimated to be 10 million years old – older than the age at …

Google Launches Big Google Earth Update Google Launches Big Google Earth Update

Google launched a major update to Google Earth this week for the desktop, iOS and Android. The update includes the addition over over 100,000 new tours and a million new photos in Tour Guide. “As you navigate in Earth, tour …

Twitter Lets You View Larger Photos Inside Profile Pages, Adds Videos to Media Galleries Twitter Lets You View Larger Photos Inside Profile Pages, Adds Videos to Media Galleries

Twitter has begun to roll out some nice changes to profile pages that have to deal with the media they contain. First off, Twitter is no longer making you leave the page to view photos when you click them from …

Google: Canadians Love Super Bowl More Than Stanley Cup (And Are Ravens Fans) Google: Canadians Love Super Bowl More Than Stanley Cup (And Are Ravens Fans)

Google says more people in Canada search for the “Super Bowl” than for the Stanley Cup, which is interesting, considering there are no NFL teams in Canada, while the NHL has a number of teams in the country. The company …