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JavaScript Is Encroaching On The C Family’s Turf JavaScript Is Encroaching On The C Family’s Turf

The C family of languages is incredibly popular if you go by the TIOBE Programming Community Index. That has not changed going into June 2013, but one language is creeping up fast. TIOBE Software reports that JavaScript has made its …

Jobs, Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Movie, Gets Its First Trailer
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The picture formerly known as jOBS (currently known at Jobs) has just received its first official trailer. Before today, the only real look we’ve had at the new film came in the form of a 90-second clip that was released …

Saving Endangered Animals Discussed At Google Saving Endangered Animals Discussed At Google

Peter Knights, Executive Director and co-founder of WildAid, recently participated in an “At Google” talk to discuss efforts to save endangered wildlife. Knights was interviewed by Diane Solinger, manager of GooglersGive, at the YouTube campus. Knight discusses how the organization …

Yelp Matches Users’ Photos With Their Reviews, Displays Them Together Yelp Matches Users’ Photos With Their Reviews, Displays Them Together
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Yelp announced today that it will now display user-uploaded photos in-line with review text on business reviews. This will put imagery more directly in users’ faces, obviously. Yelp simply matches photos and reviews contributed by the same Yelp user for …

UFO: Britain Opens Up X-Files About Stonehenge
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New documents released recently by Britain’s Ministry of Defense show that UFO sightings near Stonehenge and the Houses of Parliament went un-investigated because they didn’t have the resources to investigate all the reports they were getting. Part of the problem …

Siri Gets Serious About Suicidal Statements Siri Gets Serious About Suicidal Statements
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Siri has just received an update that aims to help those pondering suicide by directing them to a suicide prevention hotline. Tell Siri that you want to die or that you want to commit suicide, here’s what she’ll tell you: …

Watch Dogs Gets A Live Developer Walkthrough
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At E3 2013, Sony really pushed its partnership with Ubisoft. That led to a 33 minute developer walkthrough of the E3 demo for Watch Dogs. If you wanted to know more about Ubisoft’s near future open-world game, this is the …

5.1 Earthquake Shakes Northern Italy

Just two days after a small 4.6 magnitude earthquake gently shook Lima, Peru, a mid-sized 5.1 magnitude earthquake has now shaken northern Italy. The quake occurred at around 12:30 local time on Friday and was centered one mile from the …

Facebook Generates Random Graph Searches with New “Browse” Feature Facebook Generates Random Graph Searches with New “Browse” Feature

Facebook wants you to discover all of the cool things that you can search for using the new Graph Search – so much so that they’re testing a link that will generate a new, random Graph Search query every time …

Lil Snupe Dead: 18-Year Old Rapper Was Shot
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Lil Snupe, the 18-year old rapper discovered by Meek Mill last year, is reportedly dead after being shot, though details haven’t been released. Rumors began last week about the young artist’s death, but many were quick to pass it off …

Samsung Announces Interchangeable-Lens Camera With Android Samsung Announces Interchangeable-Lens Camera With Android

In November 2012, Samsung released its Galaxy Camera, a digital point-and-shoot camera running Android. Now, Samsung is taking the concept toward its logical conclusion. Samsung this week announced the Galaxy NX, an interchangeable-lens camera (ILC) that runs on Android. The …

First-Party PS4 Games Won’t See A Price Hike, Will Stay At $60
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There was some concern earlier this week that the price of games would go up in the next generation. Microsoft helped calm fears by saying its games would remain at $60, and now others are starting to confirm the same. …

This Reddit Story About Macklemore Will Probably Make You Cry

An 8th grade teacher from Ontario recently posted a thread on Reddit that’s getting some attention, because, as a gay man who has just come out, he was shocked–in a good way–at what some of his students did. Here’s what …

Google Tests ‘Google Mine’ App Internally [Report] Google Tests ‘Google Mine’ App Internally [Report]

Google is reportedly testing a new service called Google Mine internally at the company. It appears to be an app that lets you keep track of the things you have, and the things you want, and share them with friends. …

Robert Downey Jr. Is the New Face of HTC [REPORT] Robert Downey Jr. Is the New Face of HTC [REPORT]

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is looking to boost slumping sales by hiring some Hollywood firepower to pitch its products. Bloomberg reports that the struggling company has hired actor Robert Downey Jr. for a two-year marketing deal to promote the brand …

Terrifying Gameplay Footage of Outlast Released
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Last fall, on Halloween day, Red Barrels Games released a teaser trailer for Outlast, an indie survival horror game coming this year for the PC and PlayStation 4. The game is set in an asylum, which players will have to …

Five Minutes of John Goodman Losing It [VIDEO]

John Goodman is a national treasure – there’s no debating that. And many of his best moments on both the big and small screens involve him, well, kind of losing it. In the fine tradition of actors losing their sh*t …

Virgin Mobile Gets The iPhone 5 On June 28 Virgin Mobile Gets The iPhone 5 On June 28

The iPhone 5 is a mythical device that supposedly boosts the fortunes of any carrier lucky enough to offer it. T-Mobile was only just recently allowed to the carry the sacred device, and now Virgin Mobile is the latest to …

Even After Yahoo Defends Itself, Security Expert Still Calls Email Address Plan ‘Trash’ Even After Yahoo Defends Itself, Security Expert Still Calls Email Address Plan ‘Trash’
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Yahoo has raised a pretty good amount of concern regarding account security with a recently announced move to shut down inactive Yahoo IDs and email addresses and give them to other users that desire them. As previously reported, security experts …

Samsung Announces New Windows8/Android ATIV Tablets Samsung Announces New Windows8/Android ATIV Tablets
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Back in April, Samsung re-branded all of its laptops under the ATIV brand. The manufacturer’s ultrabooks, all-in-ones, and smart PCs now go by ATIV Books, ATIV Ones, and ATIV Tabs with different numerical monikers. In case that’s not confusing enough …

General Zod Is The Latest Injustice Combatant

Injustice: Gods Among Us continues its quest to add every major character from the DC Universe to its repertoire of fighters. The latest should be very familiar to those saw Man of Steel last week. General Zod – warlord from …

Twitter May Be Prepping Tighter Geo-Targeted Ads Twitter May Be Prepping Tighter Geo-Targeted Ads

Twitter currently allows marketers who send out promoted tweets to target users based on their interests, gender, device, and even keywords. Twitter also has some form of geo-targeting – but it’s not too specific. Twitter only lets promoted tweeters target …

Russell Brand Calls Out Unprepared MSNBC Anchors
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Russell Brand was interviewed on Monday by the people over at MSNBC, and it didn’t go over well. At all. Most people who are familiar with Brand–or who bother to do any sort of mild research into his comedy acts–know …

Here’s a Nice Map of NBA Finals Facebook Buzz Here’s a Nice Map of NBA Finals Facebook Buzz

According to Facebook, there were over 100 million interactions (posts, comments, likes) about the NBA Finals before Thursday night’s Game 7. And 70% of the buzz about individual players belonged to none other than LeBron James. In fact, James was …