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Netflix Looks to Crown the Best PMS Drama, Best Bromance, and More with The Flixies Netflix Looks to Crown the Best PMS Drama, Best Bromance, and More with The Flixies
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Netflix is looking to “honor the ways you really watch Netflix” by giving out awards to films and TV shows in some untraditional award categories. The company has just launched The Flixies, just two days after the Academy Awards, and …

Wii Mini Coming to the U.K. on March 22

Sales of Nintendo‘s Wii U haven’t haven’t been quite as high as the company had been hoping. In January, fewer than 100,000 Wii U’s were sold worldwide and Nintendo recently revised down its quarterly sales estimates. So what’s Nintendo to …

New Jersey Gubernatorial Candidate Speaks Out Against The Six Strikes Program New Jersey Gubernatorial Candidate Speaks Out Against The Six Strikes Program
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It was widely reported that the Copyright Alert System was “turned on” yesterday. The CAS, or more widely known as six strikes, detects the illegal sharing of copyrighted materials over P2P networks and alerts users via their ISP. There are …

Google Appears To Be Busted With Its Own Paid Links AGAIN Google Appears To Be Busted With Its Own Paid Links AGAIN
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It appears that Google has been caught doing paid links again. We’re still waiting for Google to provide an explanation, but the evidence makes it look like this is the case. Our friend Aaron Wall at SEOBook has found some …

Google Subscription Music Service Coming In Third Quarter [Report] Google Subscription Music Service Coming In Third Quarter [Report]

Rumors persisted throughout this past weekend that Google is working on a subscription music service that would take on Spotify, Pandora and the like. Bloomberg has since put out a report, citing two people with knowledge of the situation, that …

Sofia Vergara: Illness Keeps Her Away From Oscars
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Sofia Vergara, one of the stars of “Modern Family”, was hit with a nasty bout of the flu over the weekend and had to skip all the Oscars excitement. The curvy star says she’s fine but is recovering at home …

Foursquare Partners with Visa, MasterCard for Amex-Like Offers Foursquare Partners with Visa, MasterCard for Amex-Like Offers

In early 2011, Foursquare and American Express launched a partnership that allowed card-owners to score discounts and cashback by using Foursquare to check-in and spend at certain participating businesses around the country. The program made a big splash on Small …

HP Releases Cyber Security Risk Report, Organizes Its Security Research HP Releases Cyber Security Risk Report, Organizes Its Security Research

Though the focus of the tech press this week will certainly be on the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, security researchers are having their own RSA conference this week in San Francisco. HP has managed to find itself at both …

Robin The Boy Wonder Killed: Last Of The Sidekick?
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Spoilers ahead! Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Robin the Boy Wonder is set to be killed off in an upcoming issue of “Batman Incorporated”, and some fans are wondering if this spells out the end of Batman’s sidekick for …

79-Year Old Shot Dead, Stray Bullet To Blame?
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A 79-year old man was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment on Sunday, and police are trying to figure out exactly what happened. James Jackson was found with a gunshot wound to the neck after his wife–who is blind and …

Etsy Launches New Kinds Of Coupon Codes Etsy Launches New Kinds Of Coupon Codes
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Etsy announced today that it is launching some new kinds of coupon codes. Merchants will now be able to offer fixed discounts on items and set price minimums for coupons. You could offer, for example, $10 off when the customer …

Meet the Internet Posting Removal Act, an Illinois Bill That’ll Make Your Head Spin Meet the Internet Posting Removal Act, an Illinois Bill That’ll Make Your Head Spin
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State lawmakers all across the country busy at work crafting ridiculous, head-spinning laws can take the day off. There is no way they can top this. A new bill proposed in the Illinois State Senate looks to completely wipe out …

Has Yahoo Improved Its Homepage? Many Think Not. Has Yahoo Improved Its Homepage? Many Think Not.
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Yahoo has been testing various redesigns of its homepage for months, but now it has announced the “new Yahoo experience”. Note: We’ve updated this article from its original form, and since it was first posted, the negative comments have flooded …

Three Sisters Killed: Children Raped In India, Bodies Dumped
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Three sisters were raped, killed, and dumped in a well in India on Valentine’s Day; their bodies were found two days after their grandfather reported that they hadn’t returned home from school. The girls, aged between five and eleven years …

Doctors “Freeze” Baby To Save His Life
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It’s the most tragic and heartbreaking thing a mother can imagine: learning there’s something wrong with her baby in utero. When Claire Ives was seven months pregnant, she got the terrible news that her son’s heartbeat was going at a …

Google Is Working On Making Your Actual Life Searchable Google Is Working On Making Your Actual Life Searchable
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Last summer, we took a look at how Google plans to see through your eyes (literally). This has a lot to do with Google Glass, but that’s not the only piece of the puzzle. Do you like the direction Google …

Google Shares Stats About Its Spam Messages Google Shares Stats About Its Spam Messages
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Google has released a new Webmaster Help video. This time, Matt Cutts shares some statistics about the messages it sends webmasters. The video is a response to this user-submitted question: You’ve been sending us various kinds of messages via WMT …

Is Gmail Privacy As Bad As Microsoft Says It Is? Is Gmail Privacy As Bad As Microsoft Says It Is?
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Last week, Microsoft launched a new “Scroogled” campaign. In case you don’t recall, the company launched a campaign under that name during the holiday season, calling out Google Shopping for its paid Google Shopping model (a move that has been …

Injustice: Gods Among Us Adds Sinestro And Hawkgirl To The Playable Roster

The next two match ups in the Injustice: Gods Among Us Battle Arena will go live on Friday. Before that, DC Comics announced two new characters for the game that will make their debut on Friday in the latest fights. …

“Cat Lady” Simulator Mew-Genics Announced by Team Meat

Last spring Team Meat, the developers behind indie hit Super Meat Boy, announced that Super Meat Boy would be coming to iOS. Unfortunately it seems that a mobile port of the fast-twitch platformer is proving harder than expected. Earlier this …

Secret Door Is An Interesting Google Street View Tour Guide Secret Door Is An Interesting Google Street View Tour Guide

Co.Exist put the spotlight on a new tool for browsing Google Street View imagery today. It’s called The Secret Door, and simply takes you to random spots around the world (inside and out) using Street View. Just click “Take me …

Janet Jackson Married, Not Engaged

Janet Jackson has confirmed that she and billionaire boyfriend Wissam Al Mana are married, and have been for months. The couple didn’t confirm or deny reports last year that they were engaged, with sources coming from every direction to report …

666 Stamped W-2 Leads To Employee Quitting His Job 666 Stamped W-2 Leads To Employee Quitting His Job
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A man in Clarksville, Tennessee has resigned from his job of two years because he received a W-2 form stamped with “666″, which is known in religious circles as the “mark of the beast”. 52-year old Walter Slonopas says he …

Facebook SDK 3.2 For iOS Now Available Facebook SDK 3.2 For iOS Now Available

It’s been quite a while since Facebook last updated its iOS SDK. The last update came out around the launch of the iPhone 5 to include support for iOS 6. The latest SDK update doesn’t have a major iOS update …