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Bing Image Search Gets Faster And Prettier Bing Image Search Gets Faster And Prettier

Bing announced that it is rolling out some changes to Image Search, including speed improvements and a completely redesigned image viewer. “We ‘dimmed the lights’ around the photo, adding a darker look that makes it easier on the eyes and …

Facebook Is Planning News Feed Video Ads [REPORT] Facebook Is Planning News Feed Video Ads [REPORT]
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After the Facebook-owned Instagram pissed people off yesterday by altering their terms of service to allow users’ photos to be used in ads, Facebook is reportedly working on another way to piss people off: Video ads in the news feed. …

Arthur C. Clarke eBook Collection Released Arthur C. Clarke eBook Collection Released

Famed sci-fi author Authur C. Clarke is making the move to eBooks. RosettaBooks, an independent eBook publisher, announced today that many of the author’s influential works have been released in eBook formats. The books are now on sale for $9 …

Nutcracker Ballet Gets A Google Doodle (Not A Knowledge Graph Result) Nutcracker Ballet Gets A Google Doodle (Not A Knowledge Graph Result)

Google is running a doodle on its UK homepage today honoring the classic holiday ballet The Nutcracker. Interestingly, there is no Knowledge Graph result on display when you click over to Google’s search results. Perhaps ballet is on the list …

Spotify Is Now Available on TiVo, Joins Pandora & Rhapsody Spotify Is Now Available on TiVo, Joins Pandora & Rhapsody

Spotify is continuing to expand its availability across different devices, as the company has announced that it is now available on TiVo Premiere boxes in the U.S. All you have to do is sign-in directly on you TV with your …

Adam Levine Joins “Voice” Judges For Teary Tribute Adam Levine Joins “Voice” Judges For Teary Tribute
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Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, Cee-Lo, and Blake Shelton took to the stage at the beginning of their top 3 show to pay tribute to the young victims of the Newtown shootings on Monday night, leaving the audience teary-eyed as they …

Rage DLC “The Scorchers” Released Rage DLC “The Scorchers” Released

Bethesda and id Software today released the new downloadable content (DLC) add-on package for Rage. Titled “The Scorchers,” the content will take players to new areas and includes features fans have been eagerly waiting for. The content is now available …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Gets Its First Expansion Next Year Star Wars: The Old Republic Gets Its First Expansion Next Year
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Despite all the TORtanic jokes, the move to a hybrid free-to-play model was the right move for Star Wars: The Old Republic. The game keeps all of its loyal subscribers and is able to attract new players at the same …

Samuel L. Jackson Defends Movies In Gun Debate Samuel L. Jackson Defends Movies In Gun Debate
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In the past few days, debates over gun control have raged harder than ever as the nation grieves along with Newtown, Connecticut, and the question of whether or not violence in movies and video games is once again at the …

Game of Thrones Beer: Winter (Ale) Is Coming Game of Thrones Beer: Winter (Ale) Is Coming

A blonde ale, really. But the news is nevertheless exciting: you’re going to be able to enjoy a beer specifically designed for the hit HBO series on the night it returns to primetime. Awesome. That beer will be called Iron …

Most TVs To Be Internet-Connected by 2016, Predicts Analyst Most TVs To Be Internet-Connected by 2016, Predicts Analyst

The tech research firm Gartner is predicting that almost 85% of all flat-panel TVs made in 2016 will be internet-enabled “smart TVs.” Worldwide production of “smart” flat-panel TVs is also predicted rise to 198 million units in 2016, up 35% …

Kardashian Christmas Card: Who’s Missing? Kardashian Christmas Card: Who’s Missing?
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Every year, the Kardashian family gives us all the gift that keeps on giving: a perfectly posed, well-orchestrated photo of themselves designed to be a Christmas card for America. Although some were hoping for a Kanye-appearance with this year’s offering, …

That LinkedIn Endorsement Feature Is Pretty Popular That LinkedIn Endorsement Feature Is Pretty Popular

Back in September, LinkedIn launched Endorsements, a way for people to endorse others in their network for specific skills, making them more attractive candidates for various positions and/or projects. The company announced today that it has seen over 550 million …

Russell Brand Talks to Westboro Baptist Church [VIDEO] Russell Brand Talks to Westboro Baptist Church [VIDEO]
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The Westboro Baptist “Church” has been spewing garbage for years, using their constitutionally-protected free speech rights to sling ridiculous, hateful nonsense at everybody from the LGBT community to dead American soldiers. They really don’t discriminate in their hate and are …

Cisco Announces Yet Another Acquisition: BroadHop Cisco Announces Yet Another Acquisition: BroadHop

Cisco announced today that it intends to acquire BroadHop, a provider of policy control and service management technology for carrier networks. “With global IP traffic projected to increase threefold over the next five years – after having increased eightfold over …

Tumblr Android App Now Supports Tablets Tumblr Android App Now Supports Tablets

Social networks that sprung up and became popular before the mobile boom are now working to move onto mobile. One such service is tumblr and its mobile presence just got a little stronger on Android. Tumblr announced today that it …

NASA Looks Back on a Historic Year in Space [VIDEO] NASA Looks Back on a Historic Year in Space [VIDEO]

This year, as usual, was a historic year for NASA, spaceflight, astronomy, and space exploration. Though NASA’s share of the U.S. federal budget has been falling for years now, the agency has an uncanny knack for stretching its budget and …

Alison Brie And Danny Pudi Bust A Rhyme Alison Brie And Danny Pudi Bust A Rhyme

“Community” fans are having a hard time adjusting to this seemingly never-ending hiatus the show seems to be on, but the stars know how to keep us wanting more when it does return; Alison Brie has been especially visible lately, …

Google Launches Special Holiday Hangout Features Google Launches Special Holiday Hangout Features

Google is encouraging people to use Google+ Hangouts during the holidays, and has partnered with the creators of Wallace and Gromit to offer special invitations builders and a holiday effects app. If you go here, you can schedule a holiday …

IPHONE Launches In Brazil As An Android Device IPHONE Launches In Brazil As An Android Device
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The iPhone 5 just recently launched in Brazil last week as Apple’s flagship device made its way into 50 more countries around the world. At the same time, a local Brazilian electronics manufacturer is going to compete with the iPhone …

Twitter Hits 200M Monthly Active Users, or “Pulses of the Planet” Twitter Hits 200M Monthly Active Users, or “Pulses of the Planet”

Twitter has just announced a pretty significant milestone: 200 million monthly active users. Twitter has reached this milestone in less than seven years of existence. Back in March, Twitter officially turned six years old (it was the anniversary of the …

New Fuse Trailer Explains Character’s “Rules” New Fuse Trailer Explains Character’s “Rules”

EA and Insomniac Games today released the latest trailer for Fuse, a team-based sci-fi shooter set to launch sometime in March. The trailer is titled “Dalton Rules” and goes over one of the main character’s three tongue-in-cheek “rules” that he …

Apple Looking at Foursquare to Help with Apple Maps [REPORT] Apple Looking at Foursquare to Help with Apple Maps [REPORT]

Everyone is looking for a way to incorporate personalized, local results into their location services. The new Google Maps for iOS features ratings, price, location, hours, and photo information for hundreds of thousands of businesses. Facebook just launched a huge …

Dogs Sent To Newtown To Provide Comfort To Victims Dogs Sent To Newtown To Provide Comfort To Victims

In the aftermath of such a massive, tragic loss, the survivors of horrific events like the Newtown shooting must find a way to cope with their grief, whether it’s by talking to other survivors or spending time with friends and …