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Leonid Gaidai Gets Google Doodle Tribute Leonid Gaidai Gets Google Doodle Tribute

Google is running a doodle on its home page in Russia, honoring comedy director Leonid Gaidai. “We (along with Thus, Balbes and Byvalyi) wish a happy 90th to Russian director #LeonidGaidi,” Google tweeted through its Doodles account. Gaidai directed 23 …

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Gets Twitch Streaming
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TwitchTV, the popular video gaming streaming website, today announced that players will soon be able to stream their Call of Duty: Black Ops II gameplay directly to their Twitch channel using the in-game streaming option. The feature is available today …

Google Adds New Measurement Features To AdWords For Video Google Adds New Measurement Features To AdWords For Video

Google announced the launch of several new measurement features for AdWords for Video designed to bring some consistency among video ad reporting and other forms of media. One of the features is Reach & Frequency reporting. AdWords For Video will …

Secret Stallone Tapes Destroyed After Abuse Allegations
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Sylvester Stallone had some secret taped discussions destroyed recently as part of a settlement agreement with his half-sister, Toni-Ann Filiti, who alleged in 1987 that he abused her. Filiti passed away last August. As part of the settlement, Stallone agreed …

Office Complex Shooting: Several Shot In Phoenix
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A shooting inside a Phoenix office complex today left several people wounded, although details surrounding the incident are sketchy at this time. Police say an altercation occurred inside the building before shots were fired, and they believe the suspect may …

Google Forms Gets Collaboration, Improved Editing Google Forms Gets Collaboration, Improved Editing

Google has launched a new version of its Forms Google Drive app. It now includes collaboration features, so you can edit forms with others in real time, not unlike features in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides. “If you need to …

Foursquare Uses 3B Check-ins, 10M Tips to Construct ‘Best of’ Lists for 30 U.S. Cities Foursquare Uses 3B Check-ins, 10M Tips to Construct ‘Best of’ Lists for 30 U.S. Cities

Foursquare has just launched a new “Best of” page that makes use of nearly 3 billion check-ins from over 30 million users worldwide. The Best of Foursquare page breaks down the top food, nightlife, and entertainment across 30 major American …

Get Up Close And Personal With The New BlackBerry 10 Handsets Get Up Close And Personal With The New BlackBerry 10 Handsets

BlackBerry, formerly known as RIM, announced its newest handsets that will run on the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. Both devices feature a little something for everybody, including those that demand a physical keyboard on their handsets. First up is …

Suda51 Studio Bought by GungHo Online Entertainment

GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE), a Japanese publisher, today announced that it has acquired the video game development studio Grasshopper Manufacture. GOE stated that Grasshopper Manufacture will continue to operate under that name, and that games currently under development will not …

BlackBerry Messenger Gets Video Chat And Screen Share In BlackBerry 10 BlackBerry Messenger Gets Video Chat And Screen Share In BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry 10 officially launched today to a chorus of BlackBerry fans extolling its praises. The new features, such as Hub and Flow, are sure to excite long time fans. The new BlackBerry Messenger app will probably do the same. The …

Minimalistic LEGO Posters Reference Film, Music, and More

The modern LEGO brick, as in the type of brick that will attach to any brick you buy in stores nowadays, was first patented 55 years ago this week. In celebration of this 55-year anniversary, design agency Brad has created …

Alicia Keys is BlackBerry’s New Global Creative Director Alicia Keys is BlackBerry’s New Global Creative Director

Today’s announcement by BlackBerry (which included changing its name from RIM to BlackBerry) was expected to be a simple announcement of its new phones and a rundown of all the features of the new BlackBerry 10 OS. It was all …

Google Commissions Studies On Economic Impact Of Geo Services Google Commissions Studies On Economic Impact Of Geo Services

Google commissioned studies from Boston Consulting Group and Oxera about the geo services industry and its economic impact on the world. The findings have been summarized in an infographic that Google shared on a couple of its blogs this morning. …

Vimeo Adds Content Ratings to Videos (Mature, All Audiences, Not Yet Rated) Vimeo Adds Content Ratings to Videos (Mature, All Audiences, Not Yet Rated)

Vimeo allows non-sexual nudity (anything expect explicit porn). Everybody knows that. It’s one of the things that sets it apart from other video streaming sites like YouTube. Vimeo says that it’s a testament to their “unflinching belief in the integrity …

Check Out All The New Features In BlackBerry 10 Check Out All The New Features In BlackBerry 10
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BlackBerry, the company formerly known as RIM, revealed its latest BlackBerry 10 handsets and operating system to the world today. The devices come with a number of new features that RIM BlackBerry thinks consumers and enterprise customers alike will love. …

Here’s The Latest Android Developer Hangout Here’s The Latest Android Developer Hangout

Google has uploaded a new Android developers hangout discussing various Android dev topics. They do note that the U.S. version of Office Hours has moved on to another format.

Ceija Stojka Dies: Death Camp Survivor Was 79

Though she was just a young child when the horrors of Nazi death camps were forced upon her and her family, Ceija Stojka once said she lived with those memories every day of her life. Stojka would grow up to …

The Game of Thrones & Downton Abbey Theme Songs Get the Mashup They Deserve

Since two of the best shows on TV (Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey) also have two of the best theme songs around, it only makes sense that someone would mash them up into one supersong. Today is that day, …

BlackBerry 10 App Store Has Over 70,000 Apps BlackBerry 10 App Store Has Over 70,000 Apps

While Apple and Google can brag of hundreds of thousands of apps in their respective app stores, BlackBerry (formerly known as RIM) is only just now launching its BlackBerry 10 app store. Along with the announcements of the first BlackBerry …

Google Discusses Google Drive SDK OAuth Changes Google Discusses Google Drive SDK OAuth Changes

Google recently added some new options for how OAuth requests are initiated for Google drive Apps. Google has posted a video discussing the changes, and sharing some tips and tricks.

Jim Nabors Marries Partner Of 38 Years
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Jim Nabors, who played lovable, naive Gomer Pyle on “The Andy Griffith Show” and, later, on a successful spin-off series, has decided to take one of the biggest steps in a LGBT individual’s life and come out. The news comes …

Nintendo Revises Sales Forecast, Lowers Expectations For Hardware And Software

Before the Wii U launched, Nintendo said it expected to sell 5.5 million units before the end of its fiscal year in March. It’s entirely possible, but some were skeptical. Now Nintendo doesn’t even think it can reach such a …

Facebook Kills Yandex’s Wonder App Facebook Kills Yandex’s Wonder App
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Last week, Yandex launched Wonder, a new social search app aimed at the U.S. I don’t know that it would have had a big impact on the search market, but it didn’t even get a chance because it no longer …

Mitt Romney Speaks! On Facebook, That Is Mitt Romney Speaks! On Facebook, That Is
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Former Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney hasn’t been very active on social media since his defeat in the November election. His last tweet was sent out on November 10th of 2012, and it thanked everyone for their support. On Facebook, …