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Google Maps for iPhone Sees 10 Million+ Downloads in the First Two Days Google Maps for iPhone Sees 10 Million+ Downloads in the First Two Days
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Everyone knew that people were going to rush toward Google Maps when the company finally released their native app for iOS. There have been plenty of disappointed iOS users since Apple unveiled the Google Map-less iOS 6, and most of …

Twitter And Nielsen Team Up On TV Ratings Metric Twitter And Nielsen Team Up On TV Ratings Metric

Twitter and Nielsen have joined forces on a new industry-standard metric called Nielsen Twitter TV Rating. It’s based completely on Twitter data. The multi-year agreement enables Twitter and Nielsen to offer the new metric for commercial availability starting next fall. …

Street Fighter X Mega Man Out Now For Free Street Fighter X Mega Man Out Now For Free

Street Fighter X Mega Man, the crossover 8-bit 2-D platformer, has officially been released. A free copy of the game for PC can be downloaded via Capcom’s Mega Man group page. The game is DRM-free and intended to promote the …

Cards Against Humanity Gives $70,000 of Holiday Pack Profit to Wikipedia Cards Against Humanity Gives $70,000 of Holiday Pack Profit to Wikipedia

There are plenty of reasons to love the guys behind the popular party game Cards Against Humanity. First, the game itself is awesome and probably one of the most-fun party games to come out in recent memory. It’s like playing …

Ballmer Could Be Out Of A Job If Windows 8 Fails Ballmer Could Be Out Of A Job If Windows 8 Fails
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Is Windows 8 a bust? It’s far too early to tell, but some analysts are already predicting some pretty major changes at Microsoft if the company can’t turn its latest operating system into a hit. In fact, the company’s CEO …

Richard Engel Missing: Twitter Reacts To NBC Blackout Richard Engel Missing: Twitter Reacts To NBC Blackout
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NBC News foreign correspondent Richard Engel has gone missing while on assignment in Syria, along with a Turkish journalist who was working with him, and NBC has reportedly issued a media blackout regarding coverage of the news. However, several media …

YouTube Capture App Launches For iPhone YouTube Capture App Launches For iPhone

YouTube launched a new app called YouTube Capture today for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It uploads video in the background when you stop recording, so it’s “ready to share sooner”. “YouTube Capture was designed for speed and convenience, so …

First Tomb Raider “Survival Guide” Released First Tomb Raider “Survival Guide” Released
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Now that a proper trailer for the upcoming Tomb Raider reboot has been released, Square Enix is diving in and revealing all sorts of details about the game. Today, the first in a series of “Guide to Survival” videos was …

Douglas’ Son Beaten By Mobsters In Prison? Douglas’ Son Beaten By Mobsters In Prison?

The son of actor Michael Douglas has endured a painful beating while in prison, and Douglas is furious about the care his son is getting while behind bars. 34-year old Cameron Douglas is serving nine years for dealing drugs and …

Hulu Posts Record Revenues In 2012, Hits 3 Million Subscribers Hulu Posts Record Revenues In 2012, Hits 3 Million Subscribers

2012 is looking to be a stellar year for pretty much everybody who makes their livelihood on the Internet. The year has been especially kind to the folks at Hulu. The streaming service grew exponentially this year, and it looks …

Foursquare Improves iOS App with Better Location Pages Foursquare Improves iOS App with Better Location Pages
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Last week, Foursquare released an update for their Android app that modified location pages to include more relevant information – putting large photos and pertinent places facts front and center. Today, they’ve released an iOS update that pretty much does …

WWE Announces Partnership With Hire Heroes USA WWE Announces Partnership With Hire Heroes USA
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WWE announced today that it will be partnering with Hire Heroes USA, an organization dedicated to customized job search training and assistants for U.S. military veterans. WWE will be making a donation to the organization and using its media presence …

Facebook Turns Nearby Feature into an Actual Location Recommendation Tool Facebook Turns Nearby Feature into an Actual Location Recommendation Tool
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Facebook has just announced a huge revamp of their Nearby feature inside the mobile app that turns it from a not-too-remarkable tracker of friends’ check-ins to an actual attempt at a personalized local recommendation engine. Now when you open up …

Amazon Smartphone to Launch in 2013 (Rumor) Amazon Smartphone to Launch in 2013 (Rumor)

Back in July there were hushed rumors that Amazon would enter the smartphone market with a device that would compliment its existing Kindle tablet lineup. Today it appears that those rumors have been corroborated and the “Kindle Phone” may be …

Google Fiber Comes To 5 More Neighborhoods Early Next Year Google Fiber Comes To 5 More Neighborhoods Early Next Year

Google Fiber has been moving slowly throughout Kansas City as installations have only come to two neighborhoods. Google is going to speed things up next year though, and five more neighborhoods can expect to see Fiber in their homes by …

Matt Cutts Is Surprised People Are Still Being Duped By “Dog Fart Jr.” Matt Cutts Is Surprised People Are Still Being Duped By “Dog Fart Jr.”
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Google has put out a new Webmaster Help video. This time, Matt Cutts shares his biggest surprise of the year for the web spam team. “I would probably say the sheer number of people who continued to be snookered by …

Kat Von D Engaged, Accepts Twitter Proposal Kat Von D Engaged, Accepts Twitter Proposal
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Kat Von D and on-again off-again boyfriend Deadmau5 are engaged to be married after the famous DJ proposed on Twitter. The couple have endured a rocky couple of months, breaking up at least once (which was also announced via Twitter) …

Weight Loss Through Aerobics More Effective Than Resistance Training, Shows Study Weight Loss Through Aerobics More Effective Than Resistance Training, Shows Study
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A new study shows that aerobic exercises are more effective at burning fat than resistance training or a combination of resistance and aerobic training. The study, published in the Journal of Applied Physiology, analyzed the body composition of overweight or …

Google Maps App Hasn’t Really Made People Flock to iOS 6 Google Maps App Hasn’t Really Made People Flock to iOS 6

Last week, Google finally launched their native maps app for iOS and users rejoiced. Apple Maps, the map product the company introduced with the launch of iOS 6, has been plagued with a variety of issues – most recently being …

Resident Evil 6 Coming To PC March 2013 Resident Evil 6 Coming To PC March 2013

Resident Evil 6 was a divisive game for many this year. Some felt it was a complete betrayal of the series’ roots while others enjoyed the more action-packed scenarios. Either way, PC gamers were left out of the fun until …

Winona, Tim Burton Team Up Once More Winona, Tim Burton Team Up Once More

Tim Burton lives to inject a bit of creepy into everything he does, and that includes music videos. When he was tapped to helm the latest Killers project, he turned to one of his go-to stars–Winona Ryder–to flesh out the …

Blekko Makes “Donation” Of Search Data To Common Crawl Blekko Makes “Donation” Of Search Data To Common Crawl

Alternative search engine blekko announced today that it is “donating” 22 billion pages’ metadata to Common Crawl, a non-profit foundation, which maintains an open crawl of the web for access and analysis by anyone who cares. “The holiday season is …

Etsy Updates iPad App With Seller Tools, New Languages Etsy Updates iPad App With Seller Tools, New Languages

Etsy launched its iPad app a few weeks ago, and today, the company has launched an update with a few new bells and whistles. These include more holiday shopping options and the full suite of mobile seller tools. “Mobile shoppers …

Morgan Freeman Hoax: Newtown Comments Fake, He Says Morgan Freeman Hoax: Newtown Comments Fake, He Says

Morgan Freeman has long been the unwilling subject of internet hoaxes, ranging from false quotes to death rumors, and now that the media is being targeted for the way the Newtown, Connecticut shootings were handled, he is now the talk …