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Pink Floyd Artist Dies; Storm Thorgerson Was 69

Storm Thorgerson, the artist behind many classic album covers, has died at the age of 69. According to an Associated Press report, Thorgerson died “surrounded by family and friends” and his death was peaceful. He had reportedly been suffering from …

Wikipedia and Other Wikimedia Sites See 500M+ Uniques a Month Wikipedia and Other Wikimedia Sites See 500M+ Uniques a Month

Wikimedia sites, which include Wikipedia, Wikionary, Wikibooks, Wikimedia Commons, Wikiquote, and nearly a dozen more, now see over 500 million unique visitors a month. The previous high was set in May of 2012, when Wikimedia Foundation sites saw 492 million …

eBay Seller Apologizes for Negative Feedback Suit, Called Out as Insincere eBay Seller Apologizes for Negative Feedback Suit, Called Out as Insincere
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We recently told you about a particularly odd lawsuit in which an eBay seller was suing a buyer for feedback left on their page. The seller, Med Express, was suing the buyer, Amy Nicholls, over her complaint on the eBay …

Amanda Knox ‘Paralyzed’ by Helplessness Sometimes

The strange tale of Amanda Knox was thrown another twist last month when an Italian court over turned Knox’ 2011 acquittal. Knox, who was a foreign exchange student in Italy, was convicted in 2009 of the murder of her roommate, …

Hemlock Grove Now Available On Netflix

Hemlock Grove is now available for streaming on Netflix. The wait is over. All thirteen episodes of the first season can be found here. It’s going to be interesting to see if it can match the success of House of …

Bethesda’s Mystery Game Is The Evil Within
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For the past week, Bethesda has been teasing a new game announcement on Twitter. Some fans speculated that it was Fallout 4, but their hopes were dashed when Bethesda said it was something else entirely. That something else has turned …

YouTube Beats Viacom For Second Time YouTube Beats Viacom For Second Time
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Viacom and Google (specifically YouTube) have been engaged in a legal battle for years, as Viacom accused the site of illegally hosting its property. Though Viacom has lost this battle in the past, the media giant refused to accept the …

Microsoft Reports $20.49 Billion in Revenue, CFO Leaves Microsoft Reports $20.49 Billion in Revenue, CFO Leaves
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Microsoft released its Q3 earnings, including $20.49 billion in revenue. Operating income was $7.61 billion. Net income was $6.06 billion. CEO Steve Ballmer said, “The bold bets we made on cloud services are paying off as people increasingly choose Microsoft …

Bathing Bad, Breaking Bad Inspired Bath Salts

How would you like to draw a nice bath and fill it up with some nice blue crystal? Lucky for you, you can. Introducing Bathing Bad, the Breaking Bad-themed bath salts. No, not those kinds of bath salts – the …

Watch Michael Biehn Talk About Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
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Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is a love letter to the 80s. The game features the neon lights, out of place ninja cyborgs and larger-than-life battles that made the action movies of the 80s so memorable. It’s only fitting then …

United States Postal Service Losing $25M a Day United States Postal Service Losing $25M a Day
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It’s no secret that the United States Postal Service (USPS) has been struggling for years. The company has seen its revenues fall in the face of email and the new internet economy. In February, the USPS announced that it would …

Why Do You Cry? (No, Not You Specifically)

No, the question is not why do you cry. The answer to that question is probably buried far beneath a bottle of bourbon, a whole pint of ice cream, or your lack of compassion for others. No, this is simply …

Google Reports $14 Billion In Q1 Revenue, Up 31% Google Reports $14 Billion In Q1 Revenue, Up 31%
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Google released its earnings report for the first quarter, posting $14 billion in revenue, up 31% year-over-year. “We are working hard and investing in our products that aim to improve billions of people’s lives all around the world,” says CEO …

Developers Can Get Their Hands On Firefox OS Dev Units Next Week Developers Can Get Their Hands On Firefox OS Dev Units Next Week

Until now, developers interested in getting their hands on actual Firefox OS hardware had to either attend a workshop or install the OS on their Sony android device. Now Geeksphone is finally ready to start shipping out Firefox OS dev …

Sleep Is The Subject Of This Google Tech Talk
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Google has shared a new Tech Talk (it actually took place on March 27) on YouTube called Sleep-posium 2013, in which a handful of doctors discuss sleep. Google is, apparently, “making a sleep a priority.”

Dick Van Dyke: Disorder Causes Cancellation

Actor Dick Van Dyke was once known for playing clumsy characters with poor accents, and now the 87-year-old actor may now be facing a challenge greater than chimney sweeping. Entertainment Tonight is reporting that Van Dyke has cancelled an appearance …

Astronaut Wrings Out Water Aboard the ISS, Proving That Even Mundane Tasks Are Awesome in Space
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Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Chris Hadfield is awesome, space is awesome, and everything he does in space is awesome. Proving once again that even the most mundane tasks are transformed into something incredible when performed in zero gravity, here’s Hadfield …

Bethesda Teases Mystery Game Again, It’s Still Not Fallout 4

Earlier this week, Bethesda teased its next game via Vine. Fans speculated it was Fallout 4 as work on Skyrim has now been completed. Bethesda says that’s not the case, and its latest Vine teaser seems to suggest they’re telling …

Tech Figures Are All Over TIME’s 100 Most Influential People List Tech Figures Are All Over TIME’s 100 Most Influential People List

Every year, Time Magazine puts out their TIME 100 list of the world’s most influential people. The list is always populated with a wide range of figures from a wide range of fields – politicians, religious icons, actors, musicians, and …

Byron Scott Fired as Cavs Head Coach

The Cleveland Cavaliers announced today that the organization has fired Head Coach Byron Scott. Scott took over as head coach of the Cavs in 2010, just before LeBron James left for the Miami Heat. Scott’s first season with the organization …

Roger Ebert’s Site Gets a Major Redesign, Will Continue to Feature Reviews from Contributors Roger Ebert’s Site Gets a Major Redesign, Will Continue to Feature Reviews from Contributors

If you’re like me, RogerEbert.com was a frequent stop on your internet browsing schedule. Every Friday morning (or Thursday night, occasionally), I would visit Ebert’s site to find out what he had to say about all the newly released films …

House Passes CISPA, Controversial Cybersecurity Bill Moves To Senate House Passes CISPA, Controversial Cybersecurity Bill Moves To Senate
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During a vote in the House today, a majority of representatives voted in favor of passing CISPA for the second year in a row. Now the bill heads to the Senate where it will either live or die. Free Internet …

Heathers Perform ‘Forget Me Knots’ At Google

One of the latest “At Google Talks” Google has shared on YouTube is actually a musical performance. Heathers, the twin sister duo out of Dublin, performed their song “Forget Me Knots” at Google Ireland. It actually took place bac, in …

LEGO City Undercover Prequel Headlines Nintendo Download This Week

It’s another week and that means another Nintendo Download update that brings new content to your Nintendo 3DS, DSi and Wii U. This week’s download is full of retail games and sales on some of the best eShop games the …