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LinkedIn App Gets Updated For BlackBerry Smartphones LinkedIn App Gets Updated For BlackBerry Smartphones

LinkedIn updated its mobile app last month with the ability to edit a profile from within the app. The update only applied to iOS and Android with a BlackBerry app update nowhere in sight. It’s now here a month later, …

You Can Now Embed Tweets From TweetDeck You Can Now Embed Tweets From TweetDeck

TweetDeck, which Twitter bought last year, announced today that users can now embed Tweets on their blogs and web pages right from TweetDeck on the web and Chrome. Twitter launched the ability to embed tweets about a year ago, but …

Cholesterol and Obesity in Kids Linked to Bedroom TV Viewing Cholesterol and Obesity in Kids Linked to Bedroom TV Viewing
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A new study has shown a correlation between kids who have TVs in their bedroom and childhood obesity. Previous studies have shown that poor TV viewing habits during childhood carry on into adulthood, leading to obesity and elevated total cholesterol. …

Dwolla Pound Lets You Pay By Tweeting Dwolla Pound Lets You Pay By Tweeting

Dwolla announced a new feature today called Dwolla Pound that lets you send payments to friends by simply tweeting. “This makes it easy to send money to friends, nonprofits or even merchants without having to login to the Dwolla mobile …

Kindle Fire Developers Can Now Send Push Notifications To Users Kindle Fire Developers Can Now Send Push Notifications To Users
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One of the benefits of building apps for Android and iOS is that developers can use push notifications as a way of keeping users engaged. A game can remind players of a special in-game event, or a dining app can …

Amy Adams Snubbed At SAG, Gets Vanguard Award Amy Adams Snubbed At SAG, Gets Vanguard Award
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Amy Adams is the talk of Twitter today as SAG Award nominees are announced, and not because she’s on the list; rather, most feel she was unfairly left off after her highly-touted turn in “The Master”. However, she has earned …

Google Gives Webmasters Alternative To Markup With Data Highlighter Google Gives Webmasters Alternative To Markup With Data Highlighter
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Google announced the launch of Data Highlighter in Webmaster Tools, a tool for event data (and soon other types of data) that gives them an alternative to having to markup their sites. It lets webmasters show Google pieces of data …

Cassini Spots “Mini Nile River” on Saturn’s Titan Cassini Spots “Mini Nile River” on Saturn’s Titan

The Cassini probe orbiting Saturn and its moons has photographed what the European Space Agency (ESA) is calling a “miniature extraterrestrial version of the Nile river” on Saturn’s moon Titan. The formation is a river valley on the the moon’s …

Facebook Privacy Changes: Here’s the Rundown Facebook Privacy Changes: Here’s the Rundown
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Facebook is announcing a handful of privacy-related changes today; a couple that make it simpler for users to access and change their personal settings and another that may make a small percentage of the user base upset (what’s new, right?). …

Brian Austin Green Gets Another Shot At Television Brian Austin Green Gets Another Shot At Television
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Brian Austin Green, who got his break in acting on the mega-successful ’90s hit “Beverly Hills, 90210″, has flown relatively low on the acting radar over the years. He’s getting a chance at a comeback, however, with the new show …

John McAfee: By The Way, I’m Harold M. John McAfee: By The Way, I’m Harold M.

John McAfee, as you may know, has been blogging a lot since evading authorities in Belize who want to bring him in for questioning in relation to the murder of his neighbor. Even once detained in Guatemala, he was still …

Internet Explorer Exploit Lets Hackers Track Your Mouse Movements Internet Explorer Exploit Lets Hackers Track Your Mouse Movements
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With Windows 8, Microsoft promises that Internet Explorer is good again. The latest release, IE10, is being promoted through a self-deprecating ad campaign that encourages good will through humor. It’s looking like Microsoft is starting to take its browser seriously, …

BlackBerry 10 Smartphone L-Series Leak Video Released BlackBerry 10 Smartphone L-Series Leak Video Released

More than a month out from RIM’s scheduled unveiling of its BlackBerry 10 lineup on January 30, the leaks are already coming. Today, a Vietnamese website known for its Apple leaks has released a video preview of an upcoming BlackBerry …

Google Adds Features To Google Takeout Google Adds Features To Google Takeout

Google announced the addition of a couple features to its Google Takeout offering, which allows users to get their data out of Google’s various products. Now, users can maintain their original folder hierarchy when exporting files from Google Drive. “Gone …

Nick Offerman Has The Sexiest Mustache Ever Nick Offerman Has The Sexiest Mustache Ever

Nick Offerman was recently named People Magazine‘s “Sexiest Man” in their “Mustache Edition”, and most of us will agree that his ‘stache sets him apart from everyone else on television right now. He recently sat down with Conan to talk …

The Dark Knight Rises Trailer in LEGO Is as Awesome as You’d Expect The Dark Knight Rises Trailer in LEGO Is as Awesome as You’d Expect

This one’s a no brainer, really. If you think that a LEGO remake of the official Dark Knight Rises trailer would be awesome, you’re correct. “After months of work,” this painstakingly created video is here for your consideration. I don’t …

This Robot Has Human-Like Muscles And Bones This Robot Has Human-Like Muscles And Bones
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IEEE Spectrum uploaded this little gem this week: This is Kenshiro, a new musculoskeletal robot from researchers at the University of Tokyo. They debuted it at the Humanoids Conference this month, and according to IEEE Spectrum, claim to have added …

Mozilla Announces The Game On Challenge Mozilla Announces The Game On Challenge
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Web-based games have come a long way since the early days of Shockwave. Mozilla has been one of the leaders in this area by creating games that push the boundaries of HTML5 and other Web-based technologies. Now the non-profit wants …

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Hits PSN, Rockstar Releases 20-Minute Prologue Video Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Hits PSN, Rockstar Releases 20-Minute Prologue Video

Considering Max Payne 3′s mild success and the fact that it doesn’t have a big holiday title out, Rockstar may not have had the most impressive year in 2012. However, next year’s Grand Theft Auto V is certain to be …

J.R. Ewing Funeral: “Dallas” Gives Proper Sendoff J.R. Ewing Funeral: “Dallas” Gives Proper Sendoff

J.R. Ewing has been an iconic television character since the ’80s, brought to life by actor Larry Hagman on what some called a “nighttime soap opera”. With the return of the show “Dallas” to the small screen this year came …

StumbleUpon Is Giving Away Prizes For Stumbling StumbleUpon Is Giving Away Prizes For Stumbling

StumbleUpon launched a sweepstakes this week, in which it is giving away prizes to users simply for stumbling. It started on Tuesday, but it is going on through Wednesday and Thursday. They’re giving away prizes like a $100 Amex Gift …

Mars Rover Curiosity to Drill Rocks in Yellowknife Bay Mars Rover Curiosity to Drill Rocks in Yellowknife Bay

NASA reported this week that Mars Rover Curiosity recently drove 19 meters (63 feet) toward an area called “Yellowknife Bay. The drive represents the rover’s fourth consecutive driving day since leaving an outcrop called “Point Lake.” Curiosity has now driven …

Death Star Petition Nears Signature Threshold on White House Site Death Star Petition Nears Signature Threshold on White House Site

UPDATE: The petition has crossed the 25,000 signature threshold. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: In the near future, it’s possible that the White House will actually have to respond to the people’s suggestion that the U.S. Government begin construction on our own Death …

Google Shopping Service Will No Longer Be Available In China Google Shopping Service Will No Longer Be Available In China

Google is shutting down its shopping search offering in China, effective today. The announcement came in a blog post from the company. Here’s the post (via TechCrunch) from Google vice president of product Sameer Samat (as translated by Google Translate): …