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Edie Falco Talks About Love Affair With James Gandolfini
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Edie Falco mourned the sudden passing of onscreen husband James Gandolfini today, and said that it was difficult to separate the love affair her character had with his from real life sometimes. “It was weird to sit down at a …

XCOM Hits iOS, Launch Trailer Released

As incredible as it sounds, the full experience of 2k’s and Firaxis’ XCOM: Enemy Unknown has now hit mobile platforms. The game is available today through Apple’s App Store for iPad and iPhone. XCOM was released last year for consoles …

Colin Stretch to Replace Ted Ullyot as Facebook General Counsel Colin Stretch to Replace Ted Ullyot as Facebook General Counsel
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Last month, Facebook announced that longtime General Counsel Ted Ullyot was on the way out. And today, the company has announced his replacement. Taking over for Ullyot will be Colin Stretch, a three-year veteran of the company. He will serve …

Miley Cyrus Wants To Erase Her Old Songs
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Miley Cyrus says she’s evolved from who she used to be as an artist, and she hates that she can’t magically make her older music disappear. “Right now, when people go to iTunes and listen to my old music, it’s …

Nintendo’s E3 Direct Gets The Abridged Treatment

Nintendo didn’t hold a traditional E3 press conference this year. It instead opted to speak directly to fans via its Nintendo Direct video series. Now its Nintendo Direct has been condensed to 5 minutes from its original 45 minute running …

The NSA Can Use Incidental Data Under Certain Conditions The NSA Can Use Incidental Data Under Certain Conditions
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One of the scariest parts about the NSA’s spying program is its collection of incidental data – information that may or may not be about American citizens that just so happens to be picked up with information on non-U.S. targets. …

Cumulus Networks Emerges From Stealth With Cumulus Linux Cumulus Networks Emerges From Stealth With Cumulus Linux

Cumulus Networks has now launched after operating in stealth mode for about three years, and revealed Cumulus Linux for datacenter networking. In fact, the company calls it “the first true, full-featured Linux operating system for datacenter networking”. The company was …

Facebook Has Some Tips for Journos on How to Use Instagram’s New Video Capabilities Facebook Has Some Tips for Journos on How to Use Instagram’s New Video Capabilities
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As you may have heard, Facebook-owned Instagram just unveiled video-making capabilities. Like Twitter’s Vine, Instagram videos allow users to create short, edited videos and share them on multiple social media platforms. There are a few differences between Instagram Video and …

New Titanfall Game Preview Released

Of all the next-generation titles previewed that this year’s E3, Titanfall was, perhaps, the most promising. Though it appears at first glance to be another multiplayer shooter and is being made by the same developers that crafted the modern military …

“Dumb And Dumber 2″: Jim Carrey Changes Mind
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“Dumb And Dumber To”, the sequel to the enormously popular 1994 film starring Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey, has reportedly found a new home with Red Granite and Universal Pictures. The movie has been in talks for a while now, …

Twitter’s Nicole Wong Is Your New U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer Twitter’s Nicole Wong Is Your New U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer
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Twitter’s Nicole Wong will be leaving her position at Twitter and joining the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer. According to the White House, Wong will we primarily focused on internet privacy and other technology issues. “Wong has tremendous …

Candy Crush Saga Publisher Preparing For IPO Candy Crush Saga Publisher Preparing For IPO
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In the two months since its release on Facebook, Candy Crush Saga has quickly become the most-played game on the social network. With tens of millions of users, the game is raking in money through micro-transactions on Facebook and mobile …

Kate Upton Burns Justin Verlander On Twitter

Kate Upton, the Sports Illustrated swimsuit model who’s had quite a successful year, has been linked to Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander in the past, but if the two were ever together, it appears she’s not a fan of his …

FCC Chairman Nominee Supports Cell Phone Unlocking FCC Chairman Nominee Supports Cell Phone Unlocking
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Tom Wheeler, the man President Obama has nominated to be the next FCC chairman, has something in common with a lot of Americans. He believes that they have the right to unlock their cell phones after a two-year contract is …

Sesame Street Pays Tribute To The Late James Gandolfini

On Wednesday, many were shocked to find out that actor James Gandolfini has passed away at the age of 51 from a heart attack. Throughout the evening and today, people and online publications have continued to discuss and pay tribute …

Dunkin’ Donuts Doesn’t Want To Be A Donut Company Anymore Dunkin’ Donuts Doesn’t Want To Be A Donut Company Anymore
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Dunkin’ Donuts saw a meteoric rise in the ’80s with a series of commercials featuring Fred the Baker, whose slogan “Time to make the donuts” became as well-known as the Wendy’s lady and her “Where’s the beef?” query. But the …

Billion-Pixel Panorama of Mars Released by NASA Billion-Pixel Panorama of Mars Released by NASA

During its 10 months on the red planet, Mars rover Curiosity has taken hundreds of high-quality photographs of the Martian landscape. Now, NASA has released a photo of Mars sporting over 1 billion pixels. The panorama is pieced together from …

Bing Launches ‘Bing Boards’ Search Experiment Bing Launches ‘Bing Boards’ Search Experiment

Bing announced a new search experiment today called Bing Boards, which it describes as a way for people to create “highly specialized” content specifically for search. Bing notes that it doesn’t usually announce its experimental features, but felt it should …

Gandolfini Reactions Hit Twitter, Co-stars Mourn
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The death of James Gandolfini on Wednesday in Italy hit home hard; as soon as news broke, it was dispatched around the web as social media sites blew up with everything from shocked reactions to disbelief. Many fans were hoping …

Instagram Video Is Already Being Used By Brands Instagram Video Is Already Being Used By Brands

Instagram just got finished showing off its new video features at the big “Facebook event,” and brands are already using it for marketing purposes. Sam Biddle at Gawker’s Valleywag writes, Instagram creator Kevin Systrom is unveiling video for Instagram literally …

Instagram Launches Video: 15 Second Limit, 13 Custom Filters Instagram Launches Video: 15 Second Limit, 13 Custom Filters
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At today’s Facebook event in Menlo Park, the company focused on a new feature for Instagram: Videos. “It’s the same Instagram we know and love, but it moves,” said Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom. Systrom says that they focused on three …

John Hodgman’s Netflix-Exclusive ‘RAGNAROK’ Now Available

Netflix just released its latest exclusive content with the instant availability of the new John Hodgman stand-up special RAGNAROK. Here’s the trailer Netflix released earlier this month: If you’re unfamiliar with the name John Hodgman, you may recognize him from …

Xbox One’s DRM Reversal Gets The NMA Treatment

Microsoft made the biggest about face in gaming history yesterday when it announced that it would be removing the previously announced restrictive DRM from the Xbox One. The Internet had plenty to say about the Xbox One supporting used games …

Company of Heroes 2 Multiplayer Previewed in New Dev Diary

Company of Heroes 2 will be released for PC next week, but that almost wasn’t the case. The game was caught in the turmoil of the THQ bankruptcy late last year, being delayed along with other THQ games such as …