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Starbucks Tip Jar The Subject Of New York High Court Case Starbucks Tip Jar The Subject Of New York High Court Case
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Who gets the money from the Starbucks tip jar? That’s the question currently up for debate in a New York courtroom this week. CBS News reports that New York’s labor laws are currently being tested in the Court of Appeals. …

Google Is Adding In-App Payments To Chrome Via Google Wallet Google Is Adding In-App Payments To Chrome Via Google Wallet

The latest Chrome build includes in-app payments for Chrome packaged apps in a move that brings Google Wallet integration right to the browser. Google’s François Beaufort said in a Google+ post (via TheNextWeb): Chrome is about to support In app …

Pattinson And Katy Perry Spotted At A Wedding Rehearsal
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Robert Pattinson, who famously split up with Kristen Stewart earlier this month and was seen moving himself and his dogs out of her home, was recently spotted with singer Katy Perry at a wedding rehearsal at San Ysidro Ranch in …

Rayman Legends Is Now Coming To The PS Vita As Well

Rayman Legends, the delightful Wii U platformer, was delayed to September so that Ubisoft could port t the title to the PS3 and Xbox 360 as well. Now the publisher is adding a fourth platform to the mix – Sony’s …

The Earth’s Many Faces Spotted On Google Maps The Earth’s Many Faces Spotted On Google Maps

Considering all the concern out there about privacy implications of facial recognition technology, it’s nice to see the technology being put to more creative, less troublesome uses. Design lab onformative has used its facial recognition algorithm to scan the Earth …

Violent O.C. Crash Kills 5 Teens on Memorial Day

Five Irvine, California teens were killed Monday evening after a violent crash that left a car in pieces. According to a Los Angeles Times report, three girls and two boys – apparently high school-aged teens – were killed in the …

Google Launches New Online Mapping Course Google Launches New Online Mapping Course
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Google wants you to teach yourself how to better utilize its various mapping products. Google has just launched registration on a brand new online mapping course that they say will allows interested parties to better “harness the world’s most comprehensive …

Mozilla, Foxconn Team Up On Firefox OS Tablet [Report] Mozilla, Foxconn Team Up On Firefox OS Tablet [Report]

Foxconn is best known as the manufacturer of the iPhone, iPad and other Apple devices that begin with a lowercase “i.” The massive manufacturer may be diversifying its portfolio this year, however, with mobile devices that run Mozilla’s new Firefox …

Fan Slaps Beyonce During Copenhagen Concert
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It’s a bold move to lay your hands on any celebrity, but throw in the fact that said celebrity is Beyonce–who, let’s face it, could buy and sell us all at this point or merely have anyone she doesn’t like …

Hulk Hogan Burns Hand, Posts Pics on Twitter
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[Warning: This post contains graphic images] Wrestler Hulk Hogan is back in the news this week, and it’s not for another twist in his quest to remove descriptions of his sex tape from the internet. On Sunday afternoon, Hogan posted …

Netflix to Stream The Killing Across the Pond One Day After It Airs Netflix to Stream The Killing Across the Pond One Day After It Airs

U.S. audiences will see the third season of The Killing air this Sunday, June 2nd, on AMC. And Netflix users across the pond, in the U.K. and Ireland won’t have to wait very long after that to stream it themselves. …

Google’s Competition Proposals Not Good Enough For EU Google’s Competition Proposals Not Good Enough For EU

Last month, the EU finally released a public document discussing Google’s proposal to end a lengthy antitrust investigation. With the document, the Commission began seeking feedback on the commitments Google offered to address concerns. Unsurprisingly, the feedback has included demands …

CNN, BuzzFeed Launch YouTube Collaboration CNN, BuzzFeed Launch YouTube Collaboration
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Viral trends webiste BuzzFeed today announced that it has partnered with CNN and YouTube to launch a new YouTube channel. According to BuzzFeed, a new channel will combine BuzzFeed’s entertainment content and CNN’s news to create new content that will …

Tiger Woods, Lindsey Vonn Spend Some Quality Time Jet Skiing

After his very public divorce in 2010, Tiger Woods started to go out with Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn early this year. Vonn, who had just recently come out of her own divorce, decided to spend some quality time with Woods …

Scrolls Open Beta Starts June 3, Will Cost $20

How could Notch and his team at Mojang possibly follow up the incredibly successful Minecraft? I’m not so sure myself, but Notch has a few ideas. One of those ideas is a trading card game called Scrolls and its open …

Nurse Admits to Murdering 11 in Sydney Nursing Home Fire

A 37-year-old Australian Man has admitted to setting a fire at a Quaker Hill nursing home that took the lives of 11 elderly patients and injured another 8. Roger Dean had been working as a nurse at the nursing home …

Should Facial Recognition Be Allowed On Google Glass? Should Facial Recognition Be Allowed On Google Glass?
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The “Terminator” films have been mentioned more than a handful of times in discussions about Google Glass, and this is not going to do anything to make the comparison less relevant. Facial recognition is reportedly coming to Google Glass, potentially …

Cop Killed in Kentucky Roadside Ambush

Over the weekend, Officer Jason Ellis of the Bardstown, Kentucky police department was gunned down while driving home from work. According to an Associated Press report, the 33-year-old Ellis was in his uniform and was driving his police cruiser on …

Rob Kardashian: Weight Loss Isn’t Done Yet
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Rob Kardashian recently showed off a slimmer physique, but he says that despite losing a mess of weight, he still has a way to go. “I still have to lose like 40 to 50 pounds believe it or not,” Kardashian …

No, Your Facebook Like Won’t Pay for ‘Mermaid Girl’ Surgery
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A new hoax making the rounds on Facebook claims that users must like, comment, and share in order to fund surgery for a little girl born with mermaid syndrome. Although this one is different from many we’ve seen recently because …

Mayim Bialik: ‘Big Bang Theory’ Actress’ Divorce is Final,
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Actress Mayim Bialik is officially single again. The Big Bang Theory actress filed for divorce back in November 2011, citing irreconcilable differences. She stated at the time that it is not a decision she and her former husband, Michael, took …

Germany, Australia Think The Xbox One Is An Orwellian Nightmare
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Much of the controversy surrounding the Xbox One thus far has been focused on its vague used game policy. Now another controversy may be brewing in countries with strong privacy laws. Gamasutra reports that both Germany and Australia have expressed …

Trump 2016: It Could Really Happen This Time

Donald Trump has reportedly spent $1 million researching a run for office in 2016, and, unlike 2012 when he hinted at a bid for the presidency but never ran, this time it could really happen. “The electoral research was commissioned. …

Keith Urban: New Album, No Word on American Idol

Australian country music star Keith Urban has officially announced the release date for his new album, Fuse. The music will be released on September 10, right in the middle of his U.S. “Light the Fuse” tour. The tour begins in …