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Dr. Phil’s Car Stolen From Repair Shop Dr. Phil’s Car Stolen From Repair Shop
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Who knew Dr. Phil was a car collector? The celebrity pop psychologist this week had his classic ’57 Chevy stolen from a car shop where it was being repaired. TMZ is reporting that the car was in the Burbank repair …

Terrell Owens a Free Agent Once Again Terrell Owens a Free Agent Once Again
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Less than one month after being signed by the Seattle Seahawks, Terrell Owens has been released and is a free agent once again. The wide receiver announced his new free agency via his Twitter account: I’m no longer a Seahawk. …

New Malware Comes Dressed as Facebook Photo Tag Email Notification New Malware Comes Dressed as Facebook Photo Tag Email Notification
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If you receive an email that looks like it’s from Facebook and says that you’ve been tagged in a photo, you may want to scour it for abnormalities. That’s because the latest malware on the loose involves a common Facebook …

Wall Street: Apple Stock Hits Another Record High, Following Patent Verdict Wall Street: Apple Stock Hits Another Record High, Following Patent Verdict
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On Friday, as you have probably heard, Apple was granted a big legal win over Samsung, though an appeal is expected. Nevertheless, the ruling has major implications for the mobile industry, and for Google’s Android operating system, which comes on …

Republican National Convention Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder] Republican National Convention Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder]

After weather delays, the 2012 Republican National Convention will really get underway today with speeches from the likes of Chris Christie, Rick Santorum, and Ann Romney. This morning, YouTube is reminding us that we can watch all of the speeches …

Kim Dotcom Details The Return Of Megaupload Kim Dotcom Details The Return Of Megaupload
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The old Megaupload is dead. Even if Kim Dotcom wins every court case and has the site returned to him, it would be fairly useless. That’s why the Megaupload founder is planning on launching a new Megaupload later this year. …

New McAfee App Shields Your Facebook Photos from Prying Eyes New McAfee App Shields Your Facebook Photos from Prying Eyes
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For some Facebook users, I guess it’s a constant battle between wanting to share things like photos with the community and being a bit afraid of losing control of those photos to the web at large. If you’re looking for …

Stallone Half-Sister Dies of Lung Cancer Stallone Half-Sister Dies of Lung Cancer

Despite the success of his latest movie, The Expendables 2, Sylvester Stallone has had quite a rocky couple of months. Back in July, Stallone’s son Sage was found dead at age 36. Meanwhile, his half-sister Toni-Ann Filiti has been battling …

Zuckerberg, Sandberg Host Oldest Facebook User at HQ Zuckerberg, Sandberg Host Oldest Facebook User at HQ

101-year-old Florence Detlor graduated Occidental College in 1932, likes books, and lives in Menlo Park, California. She has an interesting title, as well: Oldest registered Facebook user. Or so says Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Detlor visited her and CEO Mark …

Google Puts A Big Display Ad Right In The Middle Of Its Homepage Google Puts A Big Display Ad Right In The Middle Of Its Homepage
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I went to Google.com this morning to check and see if there happened to be a doodle today. I quickly realized there was not, and closed the tab, but just as I was closing it, I noticed some animated graphic …

Telltale’s The Walking Dead Episode Three Hits PS3 Today, Xbox 360 Tomorrow Telltale’s The Walking Dead Episode Three Hits PS3 Today, Xbox 360 Tomorrow
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Telltale promised that episode three of their hugely successful “The Walking Dead” game would hit in August. It looked like they weren’t going to be able to fulfill that promise at first, but they pulled through right at the very …

Google+ Makes #BoycottApple A Trend (And It’s Quite Visual) Google+ Makes #BoycottApple A Trend (And It’s Quite Visual)
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As you may know, a jury awarded $1.049 billion to Apple in the Apple vs. Samsung case, and Google has responded with: The court of appeals will review both infringement and the validity of the patent claims. Most of these …

Removal Requests Actually Down, Following Google Algorithm Change Removal Requests Actually Down, Following Google Algorithm Change
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On August 10, Google announced that it would be updating its algorithm the following week to include a new ranking signal for the number of “valid copyright removal notices” it receives for a given site. Do you think Google’s addition …

Snooki, GOP Convention, and Breaking Bad Snooki, GOP Convention, and Breaking Bad

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Twitter Appeals Occupy Wall Street Tweet Ruling Twitter Appeals Occupy Wall Street Tweet Ruling

When a New York judge ruled that Malcolm Harris did not have fourth amendment protections for his tweets because they are not physical property, Twitter had every reason to just give up and let the courts have the tweets. Instead, …

Reddit Just Got More Charitable Thanks To These New Fundraising Options Reddit Just Got More Charitable Thanks To These New Fundraising Options

Reddit announced a pair of new tools for reddit-related fundraising today. One of the tools has already seen a bit of action, and the other is totally new. “For a while now, we’ve been trying to help encourage some additional …

Java Gets Hit With A Zero-Day Exploit Java Gets Hit With A Zero-Day Exploit
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Java is in everything. It’s in your browser at this very moment. The Java plug-in that is powering a lot of the Web also features one nasty exploit. The latest zero-day exploit should remain a topic of concern. The folks …

This Dog’s Game of Thrones Rendition Is the Best of All Time (Yo Cat, I’ma Let You Finish) This Dog’s Game of Thrones Rendition Is the Best of All Time (Yo Cat, I’ma Let You Finish)

Consider the Game of Thrones-pet-cover-gauntlet officially thrown down. Last week, we brought you Arya the cat meowing her way through the theme song to the popular HBO drama. Today, it’s the dog’s turn. It’s the Game of Bones (get it?), …

Apple Requests Samsung Product Bans Following Verdict Apple Requests Samsung Product Bans Following Verdict
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Apple is wasting no time taking advantage of its big court victory against Samsung last week. Having read through the verdict, Apple has now released a list of 8 Samsung devices it says it wants banned from being sold in …

New Django Unchained Trailer Hits YouTube New Django Unchained Trailer Hits YouTube

Sony Pictures Latino America has uploaded a new international trailer for the highly anticipated Quentin Tarantino film Django Unchained. Suffice it to say, it’s awesome. Take a peek: Here are some previously released trailers for the film: In case you’re …

Why in the Hell is Jerry Jones Rapping about Papa John’s? Why in the Hell is Jerry Jones Rapping about Papa John’s?

You didn’t need to do this, Jerry. Nobody needed to do this. There’s a new ad for Papa John’s pizza featuring Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, and it’s really really bad. Not so bad that it’s good, just really really …

Hisense Finds A Pulse In Google TV Hisense Finds A Pulse In Google TV

Google TV is really picking up steam as we head into fall and the holiday shopping season. The launch of the Vizio Co-Star brought an affordable option to would be Google TV owners across the U.S. by launching at $99. …

Mars Hoax Day Lives On In The Year Of Curiosity Mars Hoax Day Lives On In The Year Of Curiosity
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Today, August 27, has come to be known in some circles as Mars Hoax Day, and with the Mars Curiosity rover in action, there’s plenty of room for hoax. The hoax, however, comes from well before Curiosity’s time. It originated …

Macaulay Culkin’s Birthday: Celebrate With “Home Alone” Trivia Macaulay Culkin’s Birthday: Celebrate With “Home Alone” Trivia
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Macaulay Culkin has been something of an enigma to us all in recent years; after seeing him mainly as the adorable, funny kid from “Uncle Buck” and “Home Alone”, it’s hard to get used to the fact that he’s a …