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GameFly Opens PC Game Storefront, Gives Away Mafia II
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For the past few years, GameFly has been the Netflix of gaming. Console gamers interested in trying out the latest games could simply add games to their queue and get them in the mail within a few days. Now GameFly …

Sprint to Unveil Its Unsubsidized Pricing Plan Sprint to Unveil Its Unsubsidized Pricing Plan

Back in July, T-Mobile introduced its “Jump!” pricing plan. The mobile provider’s new plan, instead of subsidizing the cost of new smartphones, allows customers to pay for their devices on a monthly basis. In addition, customers on the plan can …

Google Analytics Is About To Stop Supporting Your Outdated Browser Google Analytics Is About To Stop Supporting Your Outdated Browser

Google announced on Monday that Google Analytics will no longer support IE8 after the end of this year as it keeps its focus on modern browsers. In a post on the Google Analytics blog, the company said: To focus on …

Facebook Looks To Boost Your Click-Through Rates With Bigger Pictures Facebook Looks To Boost Your Click-Through Rates With Bigger Pictures
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Facebook quietly announced last week that it has rolled out larger images for link shares in a move that it says will help boost click-through rates. The company made the announcement on its Facebook + Journalists page: Post by Facebook …

Beyonce Grabbed By Overzealous Fan, Keeps Right On Singing

Beyonce was nearly pulled into the crowd during a show in Sao Paulo on Sunday night by an overzealous fan, but as soon as security stepped in and got her to safety, she was back on her feet and never …

Larry Summers Withdraws Name from Fed Chair Debate Larry Summers Withdraws Name from Fed Chair Debate

In somewhat surprising news Sunday, Larry Summers has withdrawn his name for the discussion of who will replace Ben Bernanke as Chair of the Federal Reserve when his term ends in January. All signs seemed to point to Summers as …

Elizabeth Hasselbeck Settles In At New Fox Gig
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Elizabeth Hasselbeck started her new job over at “Fox And Friends” this morning, and Twitter has been buzzing ever since. Hasselbeck, who left her controversial turn on “The View” for the Fox gig, said recently that being offered the job …

Justin Bieber to the Big Screen?
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On Friday, Justin Bieber posted a picture on Instagram that spread like wildfire, sparking the curiosity of millions around the country. Standing in a mirror holding up a manuscript for the upcoming Warner Brothers’ film “Batman vs. Superman,” Bieber captured a …

Navy Yard Shooting: President Obama Says Investigation Is Underway
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By now, you’re no doubt aware that a shooting took place at the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. this morning. Multiple people were injured, and the AP reports that there were at least six fatalities. Now President Obama has made …

Navy Yard Shooting: Russian Official Says Shooting Is Fault Of American Exceptionalism
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This morning, a shooting took place at the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. Details are still scarce, but people still have plenty to say about the event. One such person is Russian government official Alexei Pushkov. Pushkov, a member of …

FDA Orders Import Restrictions For Indian Plant

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued and “import alert” for drugs manufactured at a Ranbaxy Laboratories facility located in Mohali, India. Under the alert, U.S. customs officials can seize any of the products coming into the U.S. …

Google Just Bought Bump, Apps Will Continue On Google Just Bought Bump, Apps Will Continue On

Google has acquired Bump, the makers of the app of the same name that allows you to share information between phones by bumping them together. The news was announced on the Bump blog. Bump co-founder and CEO David Lieb said, …

Breaking News: Police Searching for other Navy Yard Shooting Suspects

At least four people were killed on Monday morning when at least one gunman opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard. Eight others have been confirmed injured so far, including two Washington D.C. police officers. Media reports on the situation …

Savannah Brinson Marries LeBron James In Super-Secret Ceremony

Savannah Brinson and LeBron James married over the weekend in a ceremony shrouded in secrecy and flanked by security guards, and that’s just how they wanted it. The couple were high school sweethearts and have two children together, but have …

Tumblr Gets More Ad-Friendly With DataSift Deal Tumblr Gets More Ad-Friendly With DataSift Deal
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Yahoo-owned Tumblr has a new deal in place with social analytics provider DataSift. The deal (the terms of which are unknown) sees DataSift get access to the Tumblr firehose, to offer users Tumblr data alongside that from Google, Twitter, Facebook, …

Haile Gebrselassie Gives Advice to Farah Before Race
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Haile Gebrselassie, the 40 year old former Olympic champion and 26 time world record holder, had some words of advice to Mo Farah, current champion of the 5,000 and 10,000 meter races at both the Olympics and World Championships, before …

2 Suspects “Down” At D.C. Navy Yard

Two suspected gunmen are “down” after a horrific shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. early this morning that left several dead, according to Ed Zeigler, director of Public Affairs for Naval District Washington. Zeigler was unable to confirm …

Nick Lachey and Wife Vanessa Celebrate Son’s First Birthday

  This time last year, pop singer Nick Lachey and his wife, Vanessa, embarked onto the road of parenthood with the birth of their son Camden. Now, fast forward 12 months, and it’s Camden’s first birthday. Time definitely flies! The …

12 Years A Slave Wins Toronto Film Festival Award

For weeks now, the Toronto International Film Festival has been previewing the large lineup of movies that would be shown during the festival. Everything from John Turturro’s racy Fading Gigolo to one of Cory Monteith’s last movie roles (McCanick). The …

Galaxy Gear Might Be Replaced By Newer Model Within A Year Galaxy Gear Might Be Replaced By Newer Model Within A Year

The consumer electronic market runs on an annual cycle. After a device has been on the market for a year, the company will then introduce a newer model. For Samsung’s smart watch, the wait for a new model may come …

Mayan Mass Grave Uncovered at Uxul
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LiveScience reported last week that an excavation of an ancient Mayan city has yielded a 1400-year-old mass grave with 24 skeletons inside. Nicolaus Seefield, the dig’s coordinator and archaeologist at the University of Bonn in Germany, found the site after …

Ultra HD TV Market to Improve Next Year Ultra HD TV Market to Improve Next Year

After the revolution of high-definition television, TV manufacturers began searching for the next big feature that will raise the TV market. 3D-enabled TVs have failed to catch on in a big way, held back by the annoying requirement of glasses …

George Stephanopoulos talks to President Obama

President Barack Obama went mano-a-mano with George Stephanopoulos on the ABC News segment “This Week” to talk about what will certainly be a defining moment for the Obama presidency: the handling of the Syrian chemical weapons quandary. Stephanopoulos spoke with …

Beyond: Two Souls’ TV Spot Will Make You Forget It’s A Game

Beyond: Two Souls is what director David Cage likes to call “interactive drama.” It’s like a movie where the audience gets to choose what the protagonist does next. It’s also why it gets a TV spot that feels like it’s …