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Billboard’s Hot 100 Now Takes Into Account YouTube Views Billboard’s Hot 100 Now Takes Into Account YouTube Views

The Billboard Hot 100 chart, a longstanding signifier of what’s popular in pop music, has received a retooling for the modern age. Starting now, YouTube views are now an official metric in determining what songs hit the Hot 100 chart. …

PlayStation 4 Unveiled: The Next Generation of Gaming is Finally Here

Yesterday, at an incredibly hyped conference, Sony unveiled its next-generation video game console, the PlayStation 4. Not all of the details about the system were unveiled, but its announced system specs suggest it will be comparable to a capable gaming …

Ashley Judd Posing A Threat To Mitch McConnell
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Ashley Judd, who is more well known for her acting career and famous family than she is her political stance, is rumored to be considering running for Kentucky senate against heavyweight Mitch McConnell, who has been in the game a …

Here’s All The Games Coming To PS4 So Far

Last night, Sony unveiled the PS4 to the masses. Well, the company revealed the controller and the hardware specs, but not the actual machine itself. That wasn’t super important, however, as we got a good look at a number of …

Google Asks Warby Parker to Help Improve Google Glass’ Fashion Sense [REPORT] Google Asks Warby Parker to Help Improve Google Glass’ Fashion Sense [REPORT]

Google Glass is slowly working its way into the general public’s hands, as Google has begun the process of letting average people strap on the device for personal use. Googlers (especially Sergey Brin) can’t seem to find a time where …

Author George Saunders Talks At Google

Google shared another one of its @Google Talks today. This one features George Saunders, the New York Times bestselling writer of short stories, essays, novellas and children’s books. He appeared at Google to promote his collection of stories “Tenth of …

Get Ready for the Oscars with Every Best Picture Winner in Under 4 Minutes

85 years of the Academy Awards in under 4 minutes. In preparation for Sunday’s Oscar broadcast, relive all of the Best Picture winners – from Wings to The Artist. It’s a fun ride filled with some great films (and some …

Mars Rover Curiosity Shows Off Its First Drill Sample

Last week, Mars rover Curiosity, after months of meticulous planning, finally used its hammering drill to collect a sample of Martian rock dust. Today, NASA scientists have released images confirming that the first-ever sample of drilled rock dust is safely …

Couple Finds $11,000 On Bridge, Return It
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A California couple who were having a romantic Valentine’s date in San Francisco got more than they bargained for when a trip to the Golden Gate Bridge turned up a windfall. Carlos and Barbara Landeros said they found a camera …

WebGL Has Come A Long Way Since Last Year WebGL Has Come A Long Way Since Last Year

Last year, Mozilla released an impressive tech demo called BananaBread that showed how HTML5 and WebGL can handle 3D rendering in a game. It was very basic, but it showed a lot of promise, especially in Web-based texture compression. Now …

Google Drive Android App Gets Video Streaming Google Drive Android App Gets Video Streaming

Google has launched an update to the Google Drive app for Android. The biggest new feature is support for streaming video files. You must be using Honeycomb or greater to access the feature, but the ability to stream video files …

Blind MLB Pitcher Gets Rave Reviews At Training Camp

Juan Sandoval is one of the brightest talents to take the field at training camp for the Tampa Bay Rays, but his arm isn’t the only thing the other guys are curious about; behind the sunglasses he usually wears is …

Awesome Music Video Relies on Stock Footage, Photoshop

The award for best use of a bunch of stock footage goes to NYC indie band Darwin Deez and their frontman Darwin Smith, who has created a mini-masterpiece by implanting himself in various stock scenes. Darwin holding a horse with …

NASA’s Kepler Finds Extra-Solar Planets Smaller Than Earth
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Over the past year, NASA’s Kepler mission has found hundreds of possible planets outside of our solar system, and even a few candidates for Earth-like planets. This week, astronomers revealed that a new system has been found that contains planets …

FCC Votes To Free Up Spectrum For Wi-Fi Devices FCC Votes To Free Up Spectrum For Wi-Fi Devices

The spectrum freed up for Wi-Fi is a finite resource. Too many devices can congest the networks and slow down service for everybody. The FCC wants to prevent that from happening, and have taken steps to relieve congestion with its …

Why Porn Acts Like a Drug [VIDEO]
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First off, nobody is here to bash porn. Like plenty of drugs, everything in moderation, right? And that’s the simple fact about porn. It is a drug. Well, at least it acts like a drug on your brain. AsapSCIENCE‘s newest …

The Woz Laments That Apple May Be Losing Its Cool Factor The Woz Laments That Apple May Be Losing Its Cool Factor
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is still an evangelist for Apple products. But he thinks that Apple needs to keep its place on the cutting edge of tech in order to stay at the top of the food chain. In recent …

Jimmy Wales Can’t Shut Wikipedia Down At His Will, And He Thinks You’re Stupid For Asking Jimmy Wales Can’t Shut Wikipedia Down At His Will, And He Thinks You’re Stupid For Asking
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In case you’ve ever wondered just how much power Jimmy Wales has over Wikipedia, you can rest easy knowing that he can’t just pull the plug on his own. Someone on Quora was apparently wondering about this, and decided to …

Next Generation Kinect To Have Higher Resolution, Larger Viewing Field [Rumor]

Microsoft’s Kinect was a pretty revolutionary piece of technology. It’s unfortunate that many of the games released for it have turned out to be so bad. That may not change with the rumored next generation Kinect, but the technology is …

Adobe, HootSuite Talk About New Twitter Marketing Integrations Adobe, HootSuite Talk About New Twitter Marketing Integrations

As previously reported, Twitter has officially launched its Ads API. Initial partners include: Adobe, HootSuite, Salesforce, SHIFT and TBG Digital. Adobe shared some early results, as its Media Optimizer tool (which manages over $2 billion in annual ad spend) utilizes …

Zuckerberg, Brin Announce Annual $3 Million Prize for Medical Research

Today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, his wife Priscilla Chan, Google co-founder Sergey Brin, Biologist and businesswoman Anne Wojcicki (Brin’s wife), and investor Yuri Milner have announced a brand new yearly prize that rewards “excellence in research aimed at curing intractable …

PlayStation 4 Announcement Streaming Live Online; Here’s Where You Can Watch it
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[UPDATE] Sony’s announcement can also be seen via the PlayStation channel on TwitchTV, or live on this very page: Live video from your iPhone using Ustream Mere hours remain until Sony is expected to unveil its next-generation video game console …

Michelle Obama To Do a Healthy Eating Google+ Hangout on March 4th Michelle Obama To Do a Healthy Eating Google+ Hangout on March 4th
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First Lady Michelle Obama is bringing her healthy-eating and fitness message to Google+. Google has just announced that the FLOTUS will be the next member of the White House team to host a Google+ Hangout, cleverly dubbed as “Fireside Hangouts.” …

Twitter Officially Launches Twitter Ads API Twitter Officially Launches Twitter Ads API

Twitter has announced the official launch of the Twitter Ads API after testing it with partners since January. The first five partners include: Adobe, HootSuite, Salesforce, SHIFT and TBG Digital. “Since we launched Promoted Tweets in April 2010, marketers have …