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Sean Penn: Marriage Was A “Fraud”, He Says Sean Penn: Marriage Was A “Fraud”, He Says
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Sean Penn has opened up about his past relationships, and the result isn’t pretty. The actor says he doesn’t feel like love was reciprocated by anyone he cared for, and that includes ex-wives Madonna and Robin Wright. “There is no …

Samsung Ribs Apple for Australian Maps Fiasco with Hilarious Ad Installation Samsung Ribs Apple for Australian Maps Fiasco with Hilarious Ad Installation
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Earlier this week, it was pretty big news that Apple Maps was apparently leading Australian motorists into the middle of a national park instead of the cozy confines of Mildura. Sure, Apple Maps had seen plenty of bad press before, …

Assassin’s Creed 3 Sells 7 Million Copies, Breaks Ubisoft Record Assassin’s Creed 3 Sells 7 Million Copies, Breaks Ubisoft Record

Ubisoft today announced that Assassin’s Creed 3 has broken Ubisoft records to become the publisher’s fastest-selling title ever. The game sold 7 million copies in the month after its October 30 release date. “The reception for Assassin’s Creed 3 has …

Santa Will Be Bingin’ It This Year Santa Will Be Bingin’ It This Year
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Earlier this week, NORAD released a Windows 8 version of its popular Santa tracker app just in time for the holidays. Now it appears that Windows 8 won’t be the only contribution to NORAD’s annual tradition as Bing is now …

How to Send a Christmas Gift via Facebook How to Send a Christmas Gift via Facebook

After months in beta Facebook’s new ecommerce platform, Facebook Gifts, finally launched to all U.S. users this week. Facebook Gifts has a familiar ring to it – as a now-defunct program of the same name allowed users to send and …

Facebook Stock Down On NASDAQ 100 Debut Facebook Stock Down On NASDAQ 100 Debut

Facebook stock didn’t have a great day today, as the company debuted on the NASDAQ 100. The NASDAQ 100 includes 100 of the biggest domestic and international non-financial companies listed on the NASDAQ based on market capitalization. Computer hardware and …

Track Palin Divorces After A Year Of Marriage Track Palin Divorces After A Year Of Marriage
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Track Palin, Sarah Palin’s oldest child, is ending his marriage to wife Britta after a little over a year. The two have a 1-year old daughter together. The couple filed jointly, according to TMZ, which means they have reached a …

Chrome To Get Even More Search-Friendly Chrome To Get Even More Search-Friendly
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One of the best parts about Chrome has always been the omnibox, and the ease with which searching the web is compared to browsers that came before it (though some have caught up in this regard now). Google has made …

Web Series Shows Off New Crysis 3 Gameplay Web Series Shows Off New Crysis 3 Gameplay

Fans of ridiculously pretty games have one game in particular to look forward to early next year with Crysis 3. Starting up the hype early, EA and Crytek are producing a new Web series that introduces the story and gameplay …

2043 Census Prediction: U.S. Whites Not a Majority 2043 Census Prediction: U.S. Whites Not a Majority
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The U.S. Census Bureau today released predictions for the changing demographics of the country over then next 50 years. This is the first set of population projections issued by the bureau that are based on the 2010 Census. Perhaps the …

Like Apple, Google Accused of Map Misguidance in Australia Like Apple, Google Accused of Map Misguidance in Australia
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It appears that Apple isn’t the only maps provider that’s leading Australian motorist astray. According to police in Colac, a small city in the Western part of Victoria, Google maps are leading people down a dangerous path. Police say that …

Chris Christie: Weight A Concern For Presidency? Chris Christie: Weight A Concern For Presidency?
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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie acknowledges that he is overweight, but says he doesn’t see how that will affect his ability to do his job, and will certainly not have an affect on a run for presidency later in his …

Google Currents Changes News Scanning Experience Google Currents Changes News Scanning Experience

It was just over a year ago when Google launched its news reader app Currents for Android and iOS. It went international earlier this year, but we don’t see product announcements about it very often. Today, however, Google announced some …

Google Shopping Gets Some Year-End Lists Too Google Shopping Gets Some Year-End Lists Too

Google updated its Zeitgeist site today, showing the top search trends of the year in a variety of countries and across a variety of different categories. Google also put out some year-end lists for Google Shopping, looking at “some of …

Foursquare Puts Location Photos, Info Front and Center Foursquare Puts Location Photos, Info Front and Center

Foursquare has just released an update for their Android apps that they say will make both the experience of deciding where to go and deciding what to do when you arrive better. Location pages are now much more informative (and …

Britney Spears’ Earnings Top Forbes List Britney Spears’ Earnings Top Forbes List
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Britney Spears may be the last name you expect to see on a list of top earners, but her comeback has become official; Forbes says she is the top female earner in the music industry for 2012, just ahead of …

Gamers Can Now Sell And Buy In-Game Items On Steam Gamers Can Now Sell And Buy In-Game Items On Steam
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Blizzard sparked a bit of controversy earlier this year when it implemented a real money auction house within Diablo III. Now Valve is starting to enter the same murky waters by offering a real money “community market” on Steam. Valve …

Google On Reconsideration Requests: Tell Us About The Link Network Or The SEO Google On Reconsideration Requests: Tell Us About The Link Network Or The SEO
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Google put out a new Webmaster Help video today. This time Matt Cutts talks about what to include in a reconsideration request, which you may have to submit if Google has caught you violating its quality guidelines. “The goal of …

God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta Starts January 8 God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Beta Starts January 8

While multiplayer battle modes may not be what God of War fans are most looking forward to in God of War: Ascension, Sony is certainly touting them as a major feature of the title. Today, Sony announced that gamers will …

Ariel Winter Custody Trial: Judge Reaches Decision Ariel Winter Custody Trial: Judge Reaches Decision

The decision regarding where young actress Ariel Winter will live has been made, although it hasn’t been made public yet and nothing will be put into motion until the end of March. Until that time, Winter will continue to live …

AdWords Now Lets You Convert Flash Ads To HTML5 AdWords Now Lets You Convert Flash Ads To HTML5

Google recently launched a new feature in AdWords that lets advertisers convert Flash ads to HTML5, potentially saving time and money. “In this increasingly multi-screen world, it’s important for marketers to easily run ads that reach people on different devices,” …

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. …