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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
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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
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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

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

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
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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. …

Dwolla Pound Lets You Pay By Tweeting Dwolla Pound Lets You Pay By Tweeting

Dwolla announced a new feature today called Dwolla Pound that lets you send payments to friends by simply tweeting. “This makes it easy to send money to friends, nonprofits or even merchants without having to login to the Dwolla mobile …

Kindle Fire Developers Can Now Send Push Notifications To Users Kindle Fire Developers Can Now Send Push Notifications To Users
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One of the benefits of building apps for Android and iOS is that developers can use push notifications as a way of keeping users engaged. A game can remind players of a special in-game event, or a dining app can …

Amy Adams Snubbed At SAG, Gets Vanguard Award
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Amy Adams is the talk of Twitter today as SAG Award nominees are announced, and not because she’s on the list; rather, most feel she was unfairly left off after her highly-touted turn in “The Master”. However, she has earned …

Google Gives Webmasters Alternative To Markup With Data Highlighter Google Gives Webmasters Alternative To Markup With Data Highlighter
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Google announced the launch of Data Highlighter in Webmaster Tools, a tool for event data (and soon other types of data) that gives them an alternative to having to markup their sites. It lets webmasters show Google pieces of data …

Cassini Spots “Mini Nile River” on Saturn’s Titan

The Cassini probe orbiting Saturn and its moons has photographed what the European Space Agency (ESA) is calling a “miniature extraterrestrial version of the Nile river” on Saturn’s moon Titan. The formation is a river valley on the the moon’s …

Facebook Privacy Changes: Here’s the Rundown Facebook Privacy Changes: Here’s the Rundown
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Facebook is announcing a handful of privacy-related changes today; a couple that make it simpler for users to access and change their personal settings and another that may make a small percentage of the user base upset (what’s new, right?). …

Brian Austin Green Gets Another Shot At Television
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Brian Austin Green, who got his break in acting on the mega-successful ’90s hit “Beverly Hills, 90210″, has flown relatively low on the acting radar over the years. He’s getting a chance at a comeback, however, with the new show …

John McAfee: By The Way, I’m Harold M. John McAfee: By The Way, I’m Harold M.

John McAfee, as you may know, has been blogging a lot since evading authorities in Belize who want to bring him in for questioning in relation to the murder of his neighbor. Even once detained in Guatemala, he was still …

Internet Explorer Exploit Lets Hackers Track Your Mouse Movements Internet Explorer Exploit Lets Hackers Track Your Mouse Movements
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With Windows 8, Microsoft promises that Internet Explorer is good again. The latest release, IE10, is being promoted through a self-deprecating ad campaign that encourages good will through humor. It’s looking like Microsoft is starting to take its browser seriously, …

BlackBerry 10 Smartphone L-Series Leak Video Released BlackBerry 10 Smartphone L-Series Leak Video Released

More than a month out from RIM’s scheduled unveiling of its BlackBerry 10 lineup on January 30, the leaks are already coming. Today, a Vietnamese website known for its Apple leaks has released a video preview of an upcoming BlackBerry …

Google Adds Features To Google Takeout Google Adds Features To Google Takeout

Google announced the addition of a couple features to its Google Takeout offering, which allows users to get their data out of Google’s various products. Now, users can maintain their original folder hierarchy when exporting files from Google Drive. “Gone …

Nick Offerman Has The Sexiest Mustache Ever

Nick Offerman was recently named People Magazine‘s “Sexiest Man” in their “Mustache Edition”, and most of us will agree that his ‘stache sets him apart from everyone else on television right now. He recently sat down with Conan to talk …

The Dark Knight Rises Trailer in LEGO Is as Awesome as You’d Expect

This one’s a no brainer, really. If you think that a LEGO remake of the official Dark Knight Rises trailer would be awesome, you’re correct. “After months of work,” this painstakingly created video is here for your consideration. I don’t …

This Robot Has Human-Like Muscles And Bones This Robot Has Human-Like Muscles And Bones
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IEEE Spectrum uploaded this little gem this week: This is Kenshiro, a new musculoskeletal robot from researchers at the University of Tokyo. They debuted it at the Humanoids Conference this month, and according to IEEE Spectrum, claim to have added …