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Mars Rover Curiosity Begins Months-Long Journey
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One month ago, Mars rover Curiosity began preparing for a 5-mile drive by shifting into a distance-driving mode. Today, NASA announced that the first small steps in that long journey have begun. The rover finished investigating an outcrop named “Shaler” …

‘App Store’ Drama Is Finally Over as Apple, Amazon Stop Fighting Over It ‘App Store’ Drama Is Finally Over as Apple, Amazon Stop Fighting Over It

In mommy and daddy have stopped fighting news, Apple and Amazon have both requested that a lawsuit over the use of the term “app store” be dismissed. More specifically, Apple has agreed not to sue Amazon over their use of …

Google Just Gave The +1 More Meaning Google Just Gave The +1 More Meaning
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Google launched the +1 button before it even launched Google+. It’s always been a way to send social signals to Google, and help it determine what content people like. This helps the personalized search experience for one thing. But while …

Yelp’s New Focus on ‘Transactions’ Starts with Food Delivery Yelp’s New Focus on ‘Transactions’ Starts with Food Delivery

Yelp, one of the leading places online to find both quick information and reviews for a variety of business types, wants you to be able to do more without leaving its cozy confines. To that end the company has just …

The Last of Us Has Sold 3.4 Million Copies

The Last of Us debuted in June to near-universal positive reviews. The game’s stealth-action gameplay and dark, mature story resonated with game reviewers in a way few games have in the recent past. Now, it seems that these same qualities …

Beyond: Two Souls Gets A Making Of Feature

Are you interested in the creative process behind David Cage’s new movie/game Beyond: Two Souls? If so, you’re in luck as the team at Quantic Dream has created a four part Making Of series that goes into the creative process …

Paula Abdul Hits “So You Think You Can Dance”
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Paula Abdul, some might be surprised to know, was one of the biggest choreographers of the day in the ’80s and early ’90s. As a Laker girl, she strutted her stuff courtside before helping big-name stars like Janet Jackson figure …

Linking Practices That Annoy Matt Cutts, But Don’t Make A Difference To Google Linking Practices That Annoy Matt Cutts, But Don’t Make A Difference To Google
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Google posted an interesting Webmaster Help video today about linking. It’s basically about whether it’s better to link to an original source somewhere at the top of a post, or at the bottom. The answer is essentially that it makes …

Netflix CEO/CFO To Do Live Video Discussion With Moderators In Lieu Of Regular Earnings Call Netflix CEO/CFO To Do Live Video Discussion With Moderators In Lieu Of Regular Earnings Call

Netflix announced on Tuesday that it will post its second-quarter 2013 financial results and business outlook on Monday, July 22nd at about 1:05 PM Pacific Time. Investors will no doubt be eager to hear of the company’s performance in relation …

Pat Robertson Wants a ‘Vomit’ Button for Gay Facebook Pics
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Listen up, Mark Zuckerberg. Pat Robertson has an idea about implementing a different sort of “dislike button.” If Robertson had his way, he’d put a “vomit” button right next to the “like” button – just so he could show gay …

Amazon To Launch Three New Kindle Fires This Year [Rumor] Amazon To Launch Three New Kindle Fires This Year [Rumor]

It’s another year and that means another Kindle Fire. It doesn’t look like Amazon will be introducing any new models this year, but it will be substantially upgrading all three of its current models though. BGR reports that it has …

Obamacare: Smokers To Get Reprieve Under Glitch
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An error in the computer system may be of temporary relief to smokers who would ordinarily have to pay high premiums under Obamacare, the administration says. According to the Obamacare plan, insurance companies will be allowed to charge smokers up …

Sprint’s Clearwire Acquisition is Complete Sprint’s Clearwire Acquisition is Complete

Last December, Sprint Nextel announced that it intended to pay $2.2 billion to fully acquire the portion of telecom company Clearwire that it did not already own. Today, Sprint announced that the transaction is finally complete. Clearwire shareholders approved the …

Square’s POS Solution Square Stand Is Now Available at Apple Stores, Best Buy, and Online Square’s POS Solution Square Stand Is Now Available at Apple Stores, Best Buy, and Online
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Square has just announced that its point of sale system Square Stand, first announced back in May, is now available to purchase. It’s not only available online, but you can also buy it at both Best Buy and Apple Retail …

Amazon Launches Jet City Comics, Will Reprint George R. R. Martin’s Comics Amazon Launches Jet City Comics, Will Reprint George R. R. Martin’s Comics

You’re never spoiled for choice when it comes to comic publishers, but it is pretty hard to compete on the level of DC and Marvel. Amazon thinks it has what it takes, however, with its new imprint. Amazon Publishing announced …

Google’s New Databoard Lets You Create Custom Infographics Google’s New Databoard Lets You Create Custom Infographics
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Google has just unveiled a nice little data sharing tool for businesses that aims to keep up with the latest data available from studies Google chooses to include. It lets you easily get right to the data points you’re looking …

Galaxy Note III to Have Full HD Screen [RUMOR] Galaxy Note III to Have Full HD Screen [RUMOR]

With the success of its Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note II products, Samsung proved that there are consumers hungering for ever-bigger screens. With the announcement of the Galaxy Note III expected soon, rumors about the device’s hardware have been flying …

Amanda Bynes Shows Up To Court In Another Wig

Amanda Bynes is continuing on her Journey to Web Infamy this week, tweeting about broken noses and how ugly the Obamas are and showing up to court in another wig. At least this time around the wig was brushed out. …

Facebook Threats to Kill Schoolchildren Land Self-Described Troll in Jail Facebook Threats to Kill Schoolchildren Land Self-Described Troll in Jail
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Less than three months after admitting to making threats to shoot over 200 schoolchildren, a 24-year-old British man has been sentenced to 28 months in jail. Back in April, Reece Elliot admitting to making the following comments on Facebook. They …

GameStop Has Sold Out Of PS4 Preorders
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In mid-June, Sony’s Andrew House said that PS4 demand “may well outstrip supply.” It only took about a month for that to become reality at one of the largest game retailers. Game Informer reports that GameStop has stopped taking PS4 …

Astronomers Find Extra-Galactic Radio Bursts

Astronomers this week announced that the first confirmed radio bursts from outside our Milky Way galaxy have been detected. A team of astronomers using the Parkes Observatory in Australia have detected four bursts, each originating from billions of light-years from …

Stacy Keibler And George Clooney Are Dunzo
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Stacy Keibler and George Clooney are reportedly calling it quits after years of constant speculation and rumors. The couple spent July fourth apart–he in Italy, she in L.A.–and haven’t been seen publicly together since March, when they spent time in …

Jelly Bean Is Finally On More Android Devices Than Gingerbread Jelly Bean Is Finally On More Android Devices Than Gingerbread

Over the last year, we’ve seen Android 2.3, or Gingerbread, slowly lose its majority share of Android distribution. Android 4.0, or Ice Cream Sandwich, helped start the decline of Gingerbread, but it was Android 4.1/4.2, or Jelly Bean, that really …

Grand Theft Auto V Gameplay Trailer Released

Since the big reveal of Grand Theft Auto V last fall, each new revelation and trailer has been a huge event for gamers. The trio of trailers released back in April sparked rumors about how the game will play with …