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Pistorius Granted Bail, Released Until Trial Begins

Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympian and Paralympian who is accused of the pre-meditated murder of his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day, has been granted bail and released prior to the trial, which could take six to eight months to begin. …

Google Fiber Is Hiring Engineers In Canada Google Fiber Is Hiring Engineers In Canada
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UPDATE: Google told us that Google Fiber is only hiring engineers in Canada. There are no plans to expand. Headline was changed to reflect this. For the time being, Google Fiber is a strictly Kansas City affair. The company has …

Major UK Flowers Site Interflora Gets Slapped By Google Major UK Flowers Site Interflora Gets Slapped By Google
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Update: While Google hasn’t named Interflora, the company seems to have confirmed the situation with an out of the blue post about paid links on Google’s Webmaster Central blog today. There’s nothing new. It’s just Matt Cutts reminding everybody that …

Cleotha Staples Dies: Gospel Singer Was 78

Cleotha Staples, a member of The Staple Singers gospel group, has died after a decade-long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was 78 years old. Cleotha was considered the backbone of the group, preferring to take on the role of the …

DayZ Developer Diary Shows Game Creator Doing Motion Capture

The last month or so has been a bonanza for gamers following the DayZ standalone game project. The zombie survival game has received regular progress updates including a video presentation of several in-game systems. Today’s update isn’t a huge info-dump, …

Jimmy Fallon Plays Killzone: Shadow Fall On The PS4

Jimmy Fallon is in an enviable position. He’s gamer, and his show is popular among gamers. That means that he gets to play all the latest games and consoles before anybody else. In his latest gaming escapade, Fallon got his …

Limbaugh “Ashamed” of the U.S. Over Sequestration
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This week conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh embarked on a tirade during his show and ended up admitting that he is “ashamed” of the U.S. The host blasted the issue of sequestration, calling it a repeat of other “crises” …

Lawmaker Wants Larry Page To Address Google Play Privacy Concerns Lawmaker Wants Larry Page To Address Google Play Privacy Concerns
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Google Play, and subsequently Google Wallet, were subjected to scrutiny last week for its privacy policy. A developer found that the service sends him a customer’s personal information at the time of purchase. Some see it as a massive invasion …

Chocolate Bar Resume: Guy Gets Creative For Job
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If you look around the web on any given day, you’ll probably find several instances of people being creative. Everyone wants to do something that hasn’t been done before; as an artist, I can attest that it isn’t always easy …

NBC Falls to Fifth Place After Poor Sweeps Showing
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Deadline this week is reporting that NBC is projected to fall to fifth place among adults ages 18 to 49 after a dismal sweeps showing. While CBS raked in ratings for established shows such as The Big Bang Theory and …

“El Chapo” Killed? Chicago “Public Enemy” Reportedly Taken Down
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“El Chapo”, a.k.a. Joaquin Guzman, has reportedly been killed in a bloody shootout on the Guatemala border. Guzman was head of the infamous Sinaloa drug cartel in Mexico and was largely considered to be Chicago’s “Public Enemy Number 1″, as …

3D Printers Are Changing The Classroom 3D Printers Are Changing The Classroom

Last week, we took a look at how 3D printing will revolutionize manufacturing in the United States. Before it can do that, however, it needs people who know how to use the technology. That’s where education comes in. The folks …

The Latest In Google’s Plot Against Groupon The Latest In Google’s Plot Against Groupon

Google has released a new Offers format for AdWords ads. Larry Kim, CTO of Wordstream, who was an early Google partner on Enhanced Campaigns shared this screen cap with us: Kim calls it “Google’s plan to kill Groupon,” and says …

Jimmy Kimmel Has Some ‘Very Important Kardashian News’

In case you haven’t heard the latest “Kardashian news,” Jimmy Kimmel has you covered. He has an idea for a new Kardashian show that they’re “testing” in case Kim goes away.

Slayer Drummer Out Of Soundwave, Posts On Facebook
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Slayer fans were ecstatic to learn that 3 of the original band members would be performing together at the Soundwave Festival in Australia this year, but drummer Dave Lombardo had some bad news for them on Thursday: he’s been asked …

SimCity Creators Preview New Game, Talk Sims

When Will Wright designed the first SimCity all the way back in 1989, he founded an entire genre of games. Now that he’s out of the game design business (sort of), it would be interesting to see what the gaming …

Here’s Elon Musk’s Appearance On Jimmy Kimmel Here’s Elon Musk’s Appearance On Jimmy Kimmel

SpaceX/Tesla/Paypal founder Elon Musk appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live to talk to Jimmy for about ten minutes, and the show has uploaded the interview to its YouTube account for those intrigued by Musk’s story to enjoy. As an added bonus, …

Downton Abbey’s Maggie Smith Is ‘Queen Of The Double Take’

PBS has uploaded a new video featuring Downton Abbey’s Jim Carter (Carson) talking about Maggie Smith, who he had deemed “queen of the doubletake”. If you’ve already watched the season finale, don’t forget to check out this heartwrenching look back …

Anonymous Hacked By Rival Hacker Collective Anonymous Hacked By Rival Hacker Collective
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Over the past few days, a number of high profile brands and people have had their Twitter accounts hacked. Burger King was the first to fall victim to the hacks with Donald Trump’s personal account following a day later. Now …

Voice Recognition Comes To Chrome (Stable) Voice Recognition Comes To Chrome (Stable)
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Google launched Chrome 25 beta last month, which included support for voice commands via the Web Speech API. Now, voice recognition has come to the stable release. Developers can use the API to to integrate speech recognition capabilities into their …

Amber Rose: Baby Sebastian Is Here!
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Amber Rose has seemed very pregnant for a very long time to many of her fans, so it was with a huge welcome that she and fiance Wiz Khalifa announced on Twitter that their baby boy had come into the …

Edward Gorey’s Life Celebrated With Google Doodle Edward Gorey’s Life Celebrated With Google Doodle

Edward Gorey is one of the most influential artists and writers of our time. His birthday also happens to be today. His birthday was celebrated by Google Australia yesterday, but now those of us on the other side of the …

Sausage Recalled by Smithfield Packing

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that the Smithfield Packing Company is recalling around 38,000 pounds of pork sausage. In a statement, the FSIS said that the meat could contain “small pieces of …

Superman And Batman Come Together In New Comic Series

Superman and Batman have an interesting dynamic together that’s been explored numerous times in DC fiction over the years. One of the best examples was when Batman and Superman teamed up in World’s Finest to take down a partnership between …