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Google+ Tops Twitter in Mobile App Popularity Google+ Tops Twitter in Mobile App Popularity
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A recent study from London-based GlobalWebIndex reveals that Google+ tops Twitter in terms of popularity with smartphone app users worldwide. The study places Google+ at number 4 behind Google Maps, Facebook, and YouTube. Twitter comes in at number 6, right …

Thousands of Heart Disease Deaths Preventable, Says CDC

With obesity and its accompanying medical issues now declared an epidemic in the U.S., researchers have been scrambling to stem the tide and help save lives. Today, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided data showing that …

‘The League’ Season 4 Hits Netflix ‘The League’ Season 4 Hits Netflix

The fourth season of FX’s comedy The League is now available on Netflix in the U.S. as of today. The addition couldn’t get here soon enough for fans of the show, as Season 5 debuts on FXX on Wednesday, and …

Yahoo Gets Former AOL Networks Chief Ned Brody As SVP Of The Americas Yahoo Gets Former AOL Networks Chief Ned Brody As SVP Of The Americas

Yahoo announced today that Ned Brody, the former CEO of AOL Networks, has joined the company to take on the role of SVP of the Americas. He will oversee the company’s advertising business in North and South America. COO Henrique …

The Next Android Will Be ‘KitKat,’ Not ‘Key Lime Pie’ The Next Android Will Be ‘KitKat,’ Not ‘Key Lime Pie’
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The next version of Android (4.4) will follow the operating system’s running tradition of being named after a sweet treat, but it’s not going to be Key Lime Pie, as many have expected for quite some time. In fact, The …

“Pieces Of 9-11″: Song Looks Outside N.Y. For Inspiration
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As we approach the 12th anniversary of one of the most deadly and tragic days in our history, a musician is gearing up for the release of his double-CD set, which pays tribute to those who lost their lives when …

Sony Announces Two More Indie Games At PAX

PAX Prime took place over the weekend and Sony held a small event showcasing some of the indie titles headed to its platforms. Most of the games shown at the event were already shown at E3 or Gamescom, but the …

Seth Rogen, Zac Efron Clash in ‘Neighbors’ Red Band Trailer

The comedy movies of 2013 have been mostly misses, but critics and theater-goers generally agreed that This is the End is a genuine hit. It’s unsurprising, then, that the new Red Band trailer for the upcoming Neighbors touts the flick …

IBM Completes Trusteer Acquisition IBM Completes Trusteer Acquisition

IBM has completed its acquisition of Trusteer, first announced last month. “The way organizations protect data is quickly evolving,” said Trusteer CEO Mickey Boodaei at the time. “As attacks become more sophisticated, traditional approaches to securing enterprise and mobile data …

Jada Pinkett Smith Isn’t Moving Out, Rep Says
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Rumors have been flying lately that Will and Jada Smith’s marriage is on the rocks, and when word got around the web that the couple put their Malibu mansion up for sale just two years after moving in, it seemed …

Amazon’s Kindle MatchBook Is AutoRip For Books Amazon’s Kindle MatchBook Is AutoRip For Books

Early this year, Amazon announced a new service called AutoRip that would give customers the mp3 version of any physical album bought through the retailer. It was only a matter of time before a similar initiative came to its book …

Spotify Connect Will Make Your Music-Listening Life Easier Spotify Connect Will Make Your Music-Listening Life Easier

Spotify announced a new feature called Spotify Connect that lets you control your music listening across devices without interruption. For example, if you’re listening on your phone, you can easily switch over to your living room speakers or your tablet …

Netflix Gets More Exclusive Comedy With Russell Peters Special, Documentary Series Netflix Gets More Exclusive Comedy With Russell Peters Special, Documentary Series

It appears that Netflix is really now going full-throttle with the expansion of its exclusive stand-up comedy offerings. Earlier this summer, Netflix exclusively put out a John Hodgman special, before telling investors that it was going to ramp up its …

Windows Phone Sales Rising in Europe Windows Phone Sales Rising in Europe

Though the announcement that Microsoft will be buying Nokia’s devices and services unit was not surprising, the move is now placing pressure on other smartphone manufacturers. It is expected that Windows Phone will become an exclusive Microsoft platform, changing little …

Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Gets A New Trailer

Harmonix proved to be one of the best Kinect developers around with its excellent Dance Central series. It’s unknown at this point if the series will continue on the Xbox One, but the team is hard at work crafting its …

Netflix Now Putting Out Regional ISP Speed Index Reports Netflix Now Putting Out Regional ISP Speed Index Reports

Over the weekend, Netflix put out its first Regional ISP Speed Index Snapshot looking at the greater Boston area. We’ll be seeing more of these regional reports to come. The most significant finding from this particular index is that no …

Xbox One To Lack Support For External Storage At Launch

The Xbox 360 launched with memory cards, but soon ditched those in favor of standardized external memory. Unfortunately, the Xbox One won’t have support for the latter at launch. During a PAX podcast, Major Nelson revealed that the Xbox One …

Yoda, Qui-Gon Coming to ‘Angry Birds Star Wars 2′

Angry Birds developer Rovio today announced yet another set of characters for the upcoming Angry Birds Star Wars 2. Last week, everyone from Mace Windu to Jar Jar Binks was announced as a playable character for the game. This week’s …

Laura Prepon Petitioned Not To Leave Netflix’s ‘Orange Is The New Black’
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Laura Prepon is most likely leaving Netflix’s Orange is the New Black. While she is one of the most popular cast members, reports came out last month that she is returning only for a limited number of episodes in the …

LG’s 8.3-Inch G Pad Tablet Announced LG’s 8.3-Inch G Pad Tablet Announced

As the mini-tablet market begins to take sales from the full-sized tablet segment, those same tablets, like smartphones, are beginning to creep up in size. A number of new tablets in the 8-inch size category have already been predicted for …

Microsoft Explains The Rationale Behind Its Nokia Purchase Microsoft Explains The Rationale Behind Its Nokia Purchase

By now, it’s no secret that Microsoft is purchasing Nokia’s Devices and Services business. With the purchase, Microsoft will integrate Nokia’s hardware business into its own to help push Windows Phone 8 forward. The market isn’t being too kind on …

Yelp Will Help Your Business, According To This Study Yelp Will Help Your Business, According To This Study
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There’s been a lot of controversy surrounding Yelp and the impact the online review service can have on small businesses. This has included everything from fake reviews to alleged extortion, with numerous businesses speaking out on the Internet, in the …

Windows Phone Could Become a Closed Platform [RUMOR] Windows Phone Could Become a Closed Platform [RUMOR]

Microsoft decided not to take the long holiday weekend off, ironing out a deal to buy Nokia’s devices and services division for upwards of $5 billion. The acquisition makes sense due to the tight relationship the two companies have had …

Microsoft’s Nokia Purchase Is Causing Another Organizational Shuffle Microsoft’s Nokia Purchase Is Causing Another Organizational Shuffle
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Early this morning, Microsoft announced its intention to purchase Nokia’s Devices and Services business for $5 billion. It also paid $2.18 billion to license Nokia’s patents. It’s a deal that many are surprised didn’t come sooner, but Microsoft may have …