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President Obama And New Zealand PM John Key Discuss Kim Dotcom President Obama And New Zealand PM John Key Discuss Kim Dotcom
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Kim Dotcom is currently fighting in New Zealand and US courts to have the charges against Megaupload and himself dropped. It’s not exactly getting much play in the mainstream news, but something new happens every week. It’s actually kind of …

No, You Don’t Have a New Facebook Profile; It’s a Scam No, You Don’t Have a New Facebook Profile; It’s a Scam
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Another day, another email scam that uses Facebook to trick unsuspecting users into visiting a shady pharmaceutical site. If the word “another” is confusing you, let’s just say that this style of scam isn’t making its first lap around the …

Lohan Probation Revoked, Criminal Charges Up Next Lohan Probation Revoked, Criminal Charges Up Next
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Lindsay Lohan is in a world of trouble after lying to police about whether or not she was driving on the day her Porsche rear-ended an 18-wheeler, and after all the other messes she’s gotten herself into this year, it’s …

Amazon Launches Pages And Posts For Brands Amazon Launches Pages And Posts For Brands
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Amazon has “Pages” for brands now. These come with custom URLs, the ability to post messages across Amazon and Facebook, and their own analytics. TechCrunch’s Ingrid Lunden reports that the company is quietly pushing these out, though the analytics are …

ZombiU’s Live-Action Found Footage Trailers Are Quite Disturbing ZombiU’s Live-Action Found Footage Trailers Are Quite Disturbing

Ubisoft has decided to fully back Nintendo’s Wii U, releasing several games within the console’s extended launch window. And though Nintendo’s games and Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition has taken the best-reviewed launch title spots, Ubisoft’s ZombiU has been garnering …

Forget Black Friday, Cyber Monday Is the Real Holiday Shopping Blitz Forget Black Friday, Cyber Monday Is the Real Holiday Shopping Blitz

As online shopping becomes a bigger part of consumers’ holiday buying strategy, retailers are forced to offer new types of deals that go beyond the traditional Black Friday earlybird specials. Take a look at last year, for instance. U.S. shoppers …

Kansas City Has A 22 Story Pong Display Set Up For Plaza Lights Kansas City Has A 22 Story Pong Display Set Up For Plaza Lights

Every year, Kansas City hold Plaza Lights to ring in the holidays. The event draws people from all over the state to check out the lighting of the, well, lights. It’s always a sight to behold, but this year’s event …

Zachary Quinto Rumors: Actor Takes To Twitter Zachary Quinto Rumors: Actor Takes To Twitter
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Zachary Quinto, who took on the role of Spock for the “Star Trek” revival films, inadvertently started some rumors that he’s done with the franchise after the next film comes out, and took to Twitter recently to clear them up…sort …

American Horror Story On Netflix Now A Reality American Horror Story On Netflix Now A Reality
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Netflix announced today that American Horror Story is now available for streaming in the U.S. That would be the first season, of course. “It’s Thanksgiving week, so what’s a blog post without giving thanks for certain things in your life?” …

Multiple Sclerosis ‘Immune Exchange’ Discovered Multiple Sclerosis ‘Immune Exchange’ Discovered
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A new study has identified and “immune exchange” that allows disease-causing cells in patients with multiple sclerosis to move in and out of the brain. Researchers state that this exchange may be the key to better treatments and diagnostics in …

Borderlands 2 ‘Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage’ DLC, Trailer Released Borderlands 2 ‘Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage’ DLC, Trailer Released

The talk of the gaming world may be Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Halo 4, and the Wii U, but Gearbox is still pumping out new content for Borderlands 2 at what appears to be a monthly pace. The …

About 60% of Hurricane Sandy Tweets Were “Informative” About 60% of Hurricane Sandy Tweets Were “Informative”

Although we’ve seen that social media users can easily fall victim to hoax photos and hoax news stories, I’m pretty sure that we can all agree that Twitter is an important firehose for real-time information during times of crisis. Whether …

Zoe Saldana To Play Nina Simone, Fans Outraged Zoe Saldana To Play Nina Simone, Fans Outraged
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Legendary songstress Nina Simone often sang about the heartache that comes with looking different, with having only a shallow pool of self esteem to draw from, and with living for years with a complex about one’s appearance. She often spoke …

Color Lawsuit Confirms Sale to Apple Color Lawsuit Confirms Sale to Apple

Details about Color Labs‘ sale to Apple have emerged in a lawsuit brought by a former employee of Color. The lawsuit shows that Color’s technology team and some Color intellectual property were acquired by Apple last month. The Color website …

NYC Serial Killer Has Police Stumped NYC Serial Killer Has Police Stumped
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New York has had to bounce back from a lot of tragedy, including the recent devastation that Hurricane Sandy left behind. But when news gets out that the city has an unknown killer lurking in their midst, it’s difficult for …

Amazon Adds Unity Plugins To Its Game Development Tools Amazon Adds Unity Plugins To Its Game Development Tools

Mark my words – Unity is going to be the next big game engine that everybody uses. Unreal Engine is still going to be the go to development suite for big budget console and PC games, but more and more …

Epic Meal Time Cooks Epic Meal for Soup Kitchen Epic Meal Time Cooks Epic Meal for Soup Kitchen

Some of our favorite extreme eaters, the folks at Epic Meal Time, have just posted a new video and it details their latest calorie-dense cooking event – a giant meal for the needy. They cooked the epic meal for Someone …

Google Reportedly Working On “Open” Airplay Competitor Google Reportedly Working On “Open” Airplay Competitor
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Last week, Google announced an update for YouTube on Android that lets users pair devices with Google TV. This was followed by a bigger Google TV announcement that included this functionality and some other new bells and whistles. Apparently, that …

Google Snags a New Self-Driving Car Safety Chief Google Snags a New Self-Driving Car Safety Chief
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Google, who has been working very hard to get their self-driving cars on the road, has just made another leap forward for the initiative. Just a couple months after having driverless cars legalized in California, Google has made a significant …

Google Panda Update Refresh Coming In A Week Or So [Report] Google Panda Update Refresh Coming In A Week Or So [Report]
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Earlier this month, Google announced that it rolled out a data refresh for the Panda update. It sounds like they’re getting ready to launch another one in about a week (or maybe a bit longer). Barry Schwartz at Search Engine …

Android 4.2 Deletes December, Other Bugs Reported Android 4.2 Deletes December, Other Bugs Reported
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Android 4.2 is the latest release of Google’s mobile OS, but the company is still calling it Jelly Bean. It’s not widely available just yet as people are still upgrading to the previous incarnation of Jelly Bean – Android 4.1. …

HP Logs $8.8 Billion Impairment Charge For Possibly Fraudulent Accounting by Autonomy HP Logs $8.8 Billion Impairment Charge For Possibly Fraudulent Accounting by Autonomy

Just over one year ago, HP bought Autonomy, an enterprise search and knowledge management service company for $10.2 billion. Today, HP announced it would be taking an $8.8 billion impairment charge due to what it calls “serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentations, …

Fieri Skit SNL Didn’t Air Takes On NY Times Review Fieri Skit SNL Didn’t Air Takes On NY Times Review
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If you watch the Food Network–either obsessively, like me, or randomly, like normal people–you’ve probably seen Guy Fieri at least once. He’s the one with the throwback spiky hair and the wardrobe that dates back to 1995 Hot Topic. He …

Apple’s “Insane” Sell-Off Over, Stock Back On The Rise [AAPL] Apple’s “Insane” Sell-Off Over, Stock Back On The Rise [AAPL]
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Apple shares jumped over 7% on Monday as an eight-week sell-off has ended. The Associated Press cites one analyst, Brian White from Topeka Capital, as calling the sell-off “insanely insane”. Shares reached their highest point when the iPhone 5 was …