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Ultimate Taylor Swift ‘I Knew You Were Trouble’ Edition Is (Hopefully) the End of a Meme

It’s a strange a wonderful thing watching a meme work its way across the internet. It twists and turns and morphs in unpredictable ways. Sometimes, it even loops back around on itself, only to shoot off in another direction. From …

Mariah Carey: Wardrobe Malfunction Or Wishful Thinking?
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Mariah Carey showed up at a party to celebrate So So Def’s 20th anniversary last weekend, and now the web is buzzing about a possible nip-slip she suffered while presenting a cake to music mogul Jermaine Dupri. There’s a photo …

Foursquare for iOS Crams More Recommendations into Explore Tab Foursquare for iOS Crams More Recommendations into Explore Tab

Foursquare has just updated to version 5.5 of their iOS app and it brings an improved Explore tab that puts more recommendations on the screen for easier decisions on the go. “Whether your go-to brunch spot is too crowded, or …

Have Google’s Results Improved After Two Years Of Panda? Have Google’s Results Improved After Two Years Of Panda?
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It’s been two years since Google unleashed the Panda update. How the time flies. Do you think Google’s search results have improved significantly in that time? Let us know in the comments. As you probably know, the update was designed …

Just Disable Java Already: Plugin Hit With Third Zero-Day Exploit This Year Just Disable Java Already: Plugin Hit With Third Zero-Day Exploit This Year
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Oracle has had a busy 2013 so far as it has scrambled to fix dangerous zero-day exploits found in its Java browser plugin. The company will have no rest, however, as security researchers have found more exploits. Security research firm …

Lost Creator Damon Lindelof Goes on Epic Twitter Rant About Justin Bieber’s Spiky Yellow Hat
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Overnight, Lost co-creator Damon Linedelof discovered and then spent many hour tweeting about Justin Bieber’s spiky yellow hat (pictured both above and below, for maximum emphasis). Here is that epic rant, presented without further commentary. Dear Everyone Asking What I …

Ouya Consoles Begin Shipping on March 28
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The Ouya console has been quite the success story. The Google Android-powered game console began as a Kickstarter campaign asking for just under $1 million from people who would like to own a more open home video game console. The …

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Is Being Replaced Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Is Being Replaced

Groupon just announced that CEO Andrew Mason will no longer remain CEO of the company, which he founded. The company reported massively disappointing financial results on Wednesday, and the board has finally had enough. Groupon Executive Chairman Eric Lefkofsky and …

Facebook Officially Announces Atlas Acquisition Facebook Officially Announces Atlas Acquisition
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We’ve known for quite some time, at least based on rumor, that Facebook would acquire the Atlas ad platform from Microsoft. The rumors heated up this week, and today, the company has finally made the official announcement. “We’re focused on …

The Weather Channel Resorts to Dickish Behavior to Promote Its New Android App The Weather Channel Resorts to Dickish Behavior to Promote Its New Android App

The new Weather Channel app for Android lets you know exactly when weather events like rain or snow are supposed to start. Cool, right? What’s not cool is installing sprinklers inside a bus shelter and drenching everyone inside because they …

God Of War: Ascension Trailer Details A Powerful New Enemy
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Tomb Raider may be starting the most jam packed month of game releases we’ve seen in years, but God of War: Ascension will be following close behind for those of us who still aren’t satisfied after DmC and Metal Gear …

John Battelle Going Back To CEO Role At Federated Media John Battelle Going Back To CEO Role At Federated Media

Federated Media Publishing announced today that Deanna Brown is stepping down as CEO. Founder John Battelle ,who has been in an Executive Chairman role since handing over the CEO reins to Brown in early 2011, is reprising his role as …

Eve Online Hits Half a Million Subscribers

Today, Icelandic developer CCP Games announced that subscriptions for its Eve Online MMO have surpassed the 500,000 mark. Eve Online is the science fiction MMO that allows players to operate and own their own spaceships while participating in a player-created …

Butter or Margarine? Well, It Depends [VIDEO]

What is the difference between butter and margarine, and which one should I spread on my toast? Which one is healthier for me? Which one is better for sculpting giant busts of Paula Deen? Most of these questions, and more …

Court: Google Can’t Be Forced To Filter Every Uploaded Video Court: Google Can’t Be Forced To Filter Every Uploaded Video
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Back in 2006, a video was uploaded to YouTube featuring a group of school kids bullying an autistic child. Three Google executives – David Drummond, Peter Fleischer and George Reyes – were convicted in 2010 by a judge in Milan …

Barnes & Noble Took A Hit During The Holidays, Nook Suffered The Most Barnes & Noble Took A Hit During The Holidays, Nook Suffered The Most
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After the holidays, Barnes & Noble said that sales of its Nook hardware and eBook business were both starting to fall. In fact, Nook revenues reportedly dropped 12 percent in the time leading up to the holidays. Now the company’s …

Sketchers Controversy: “Daddy’$ Money” Design Offends
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Sketchers has come up with some new shoe designs aimed at teen girls, and parents aren’t happy with the way they’re being marketed. “Daddy’$ Money” is the name of the line, and the whole premise of the idea seems to …

Facebook Promotes Graph Search to the Less Than 0.1% of Users with Graph Search Facebook Promotes Graph Search to the Less Than 0.1% of Users with Graph Search
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Let’s just say that Facebook has 1 billion MAUs. Yes, they announced that milestone a little while back so they most definitely have a few more than that, but for the purposes of this calculation just indulge me. Ok, 1 …

Giant Planet Formation May Have Been Spotted
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Astronomers have found what could be the first-ever sighting of a planet forming while still in the midst of a dust cloud surrounding a star. The object, which orbits the star HD 100546, is only 335 light-years from Earth and …

CNIL: Google Will Be Called Upon In ‘Coming Weeks’ For Privacy Action CNIL: Google Will Be Called Upon In ‘Coming Weeks’ For Privacy Action

Earlier this month, French privacy watchdog CNIL was pressing Google on privacy changes again, putting out a statement saying it was determined to act and pursue investigations. At the time, Google shared the following statement (via TechCrunch): “Our privacy policy …

AOL’s MapQuest Launches Travel Blogging Feature AOL’s MapQuest Launches Travel Blogging Feature
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AOL has launched MapQuest Travel Blogs for the web and iOS (via a dedicated app). The feature lets users create blogs of their trips with photos, stories, reviews, etc. According to the company, the Travel Blogs will automatically map out …

“The Lion King” Inspires “American Idol” Contestant
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There are many factors that go into the success of a contestant on “American Idol”; not only does one have to find a way to let their personality shine amongst a sea of hopefuls, they also have to choose their …

Battlefield 3 End Game DLC Trailer Released

Back in December 2012, Dice and EA teased Battlefield 3 fans with a peek at the upcoming “End Game” DLC. That content still isn’t out, but its March release date is finally close. Today, EA released another trailer showing off …

YouTube For iOS Gets “Send To TV” Feature YouTube For iOS Gets “Send To TV” Feature

YouTube just pushed an update to its iOS app adding the “send to TV” feature, which lets users pair their mobile phones with connected TVs. The feature was launched on Android in November, and at CES, the company announced it …