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Miranda Lambert Wins Four ACM Awards For “Over You”

The 48th Academy of Country Music Awards were held this weekend in Las Vegas. While co-host of the ceremonies Luke Bryan walked away with the Entertainer of the Year award, singer Miranda Lambert won four different awards Sunday night, shutting …

Google Cracks Down On Short-Term Loan Ads Google Cracks Down On Short-Term Loan Ads
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Google has reportedly cracked down on payday loan services using AdWords, which are in violation of its policies and government regulations. TheDrum.com reports (via Search Engine Land) that Google has pulled all Moneysupermarket ads as part of the crackdown, which …

7 Die in Brewery Accident in Mexico City

Reuters is reporting that seven people have died in a brewery accident in Mexico City. Beer company Grupo Modelo stated that seven workers were killed in an accident involving a tank that was being cleaned and receiving maintenance. The details …

Roger Ebert’s Last Review Is Now Online

Just a few days after his death at the age of 70, the Chicago Sun Times has posted legendary film critic Roger Ebert’s final review. It’s now online and available at rogerebert.com. Ebert’s final review turns of to be To …

Les Blank Dies; Documentary Filmmaker Was 77

Documentary Filmmaker Les Blank has died at the age of 77. Blank’s son, Harrod, reported to the San Francisco Chronicle that his father died of bladder cancer on Sunday at his home in Berkeley, California. Harrod is also a documentary …

Google Posts Tech Talk About Saving Lives Google Posts Tech Talk About Saving Lives

Oxford University Fellow Toby Ord recently gave a Google Tech Talk called “How Many Lives Can You Save? — Taking Charity Seriously”. Google has now made the talk available for all to watch via YouTube. It’s about an hour long, …

John Cena Wins WWE Title at Wrestlemania 29
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John Cena has become the WWE Champion yet again. He won the title during this weekend’s Wrestlemania 29, where the wrestler faced off against The Rock. This is the 11th time Cena has held the WWE Championship belt. The main …

Facebook’s Paid Messages Test Continues to Expand Facebook’s Paid Messages Test Continues to Expand
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It appears that Facebook’s paid messaging test has crossed the pond, as users in the U.K. are reporting that they are being given the opportunity to pay upwards of £10 to send messages to some users’ inboxes. “The system of …

Margaret Thatcher Dies, Buckingham Palace Issues Statement

“Iron Lady” Margaret Thatcher has passed away at the age of 87. The news was announced by her daughter, Carol Thatcher, who said she died peacefully following a stroke on Monday morning. Buckingham Palace issued the following statement: “The Queen …

Condom Slingshot Gun Takes Applying Protection to the Extreme, Looks to Impress Bill Gates Condom Slingshot Gun Takes Applying Protection to the Extreme, Looks to Impress Bill Gates

Recently, the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation posted a $100,000 grant offering to anyone who can help build a better condom. Why do we need a better condom? Well, increasing condom use around the world is key in the fight …

Jenna Jameson Arrested on Battery Charges

Ex-Porn Star Jenna Jameson is back in the headlines, but not for her movies or book. According to a Los Angeles Times report, Jameson was arrested this weekend on charges of misdemeanor battery. According to police, Jameson is accused of …

Google Fiber Probably Getting Ready For Austin Launch Google Fiber Probably Getting Ready For Austin Launch

It looks like Google is getting ready to launch Google Fiber in Austin, Texas. The news was leaked prematurely, as reports came out that Google was readying what was thought to be a launch event. The invitations for the event …

Michael Arrington: Abuse Claims ‘Completely Untrue’ Michael Arrington: Abuse Claims ‘Completely Untrue’

TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has finally responded to recent accusations from a former girlfriend and former friends and acquaintances he was physically abusive on numerous occasions. Last week, former girlfriend Jenn Allen made the claims on her Facebook page, alleging …

Who Has It Right On Enhanced Campaigns: Google Or Bing? Who Has It Right On Enhanced Campaigns: Google Or Bing?
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In early February, Google introduced Enhanced Campaigns, which it described as an “evolution” of AdWords. While embraced by some advertisers, others do not like the direction Google has elected to take. Microsoft, Google’s competitor in the space and a frequent …

Is This The Future Of How We Use Facebook? Is This The Future Of How We Use Facebook?
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On Thursday, after weeks of building up to it (and years of Facebook phone rumors), Facebook unveiled the closest thing to a “Facebook Phone” that exists. This comes in the form of a new “family of apps” for Android, and …

Learn How To Use Google Drive’s New Features Learn How To Use Google Drive’s New Features
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On Thursday, Google launched two new ways for web apps to interact with Google Drive. The first – app data folders – stores critical app data in its own private folder to avoid accidental movement or deletion from users. The …

Missing Family Found in Florida’s Everglades

Covering thousands of square miles in Southern Florida with wetland sawgrass and trees, the Everglades are not a particularly welcoming environment to become lost in. One Ohio family found this out the hard way this week when they became lost …

Taser Aims To Create Robocop With Google Glass Taser Aims To Create Robocop With Google Glass
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Taser has been accepted into the Google Glass Explorer program, TheNextWeb reports, which could help it make devices for police officers that build on technology the company is already using. Check out this video for Taser’s AXON Flex: And this …

The Internet Of 1995 Wasn’t Just For Anti-Social Geeks, It Was For Getting Email From Steve Jobs The Internet Of 1995 Wasn’t Just For Anti-Social Geeks, It Was For Getting Email From Steve Jobs
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The history of the Internet is an area of study that’s woefully ignored by the modern generation. I was part of the generation that grew up just as the Internet was just getting started, and the generation before me can …

No Assembly Required: This “Smart Chair” Assembles Itself No Assembly Required: This “Smart Chair” Assembles Itself

Over the years, furniture hasn’t really evolved The tools we use to make furniture have evolved, but the furniture itself has remained largely the same. Well, that’s not the case anymore as Belgian designer and engineer Carl de Smet has …

Google Web Fonts Now Helps You Find Alternatives Google Web Fonts Now Helps You Find Alternatives
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Google doesn’t pretend to have every font you might want available in Google Web Fonts. Now, they’re pointing you to alternative sources when they don’t have what you’re looking for. In a brief post the the Web Font Blog, Google …

Halle Berry Pregnant, According to Rumors

The past few months have been big for celebrity pregnancies. Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton became the tabloids’ dream princess last December when it was revealed she is pregnant. Around the same time, reality TV actress and amateur porn star …

Google Posts New Android Developer Hangout Google Posts New Android Developer Hangout

Google put out a new Android Developers Office Hours hangout from this week. Watch it below if you have some hangout time. This one’s only about a half hour.

Microsoft Is A Bit Sour Over Facebook Home Microsoft Is A Bit Sour Over Facebook Home
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Yesterday, Facebook announced Home, a custom Android skin that replaces the default Android experience with one that’s entirely based around Facebook. As part of the presentation, Mark Zuckerberg lamented the current state of app-centric phones, and said that Home would …