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Last.fm Open Sources Moost, A C++ Library Last.fm Open Sources Moost, A C++ Library
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Last.fm may be well known for its Internet radio services, but the company is also breaking into the open source scene. It’s latest release is sure to pleas all the C++ coders out there. Last.fm’s Marcus Holland-Moritz announced today that …

California Shooting Spree Leaves Several Dead

Several people are dead today after a man went on a shooting spree on a California highway. Details are still coming in about the rampage, which began shortly after five a.m. this morning in Ladera Ranch. There, the unidentified man …

Here’s Eric Schmidt’s Solve For X Speech Here’s Eric Schmidt’s Solve For X Speech

Google has released the video for Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt’s recent speech from the company’s Solve For X event. “A lot of life is about luck, and our goal is to make more luck for ourselves, so that the little …

Sergey Brin Talks ‘Moonshots’ And Pizza Sergey Brin Talks ‘Moonshots’ And Pizza

I’m starting to think he really doesn’t take that Google Glass off. Google co-founder recently spoke at Google’s Solve For X event, and the company has made the speech available online. The event is about “moonshot” ideas, and he shares …

HTC One Smartphone Officially Announced HTC One Smartphone Officially Announced

Today HTC officially announced its new flagship Android smartphone, the HTC One. The device will feature a 4.7-inch screen with a 1080p resolution and 468 pixels per square inch. It has a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, 2GB of RAM, and …

Anonymous Hacks State Department, Leaks Database Anonymous Hacks State Department, Leaks Database

#OpLastResort continues as a branch of Anonymous continues its war against the U.S. government in response to the death of Aaron Swartz. The last major offensive saw Anonymous hacking the Fed and releasing banker records on the net. In its …

Martin Zweig Dies: Stock Market Forecaster Was 70 Martin Zweig Dies: Stock Market Forecaster Was 70
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Martin Zweig, who predicted the infamous stock market crash of 1987, has died of undisclosed causes. He was 70 years old. Zweig became famous for his predictions regarding a crash the financial world hadn’t seen since the beginning of the …

Far Cry 3 to Get New Difficulty Level, Outpost Reset

Though Far Cry 3 ended up on many 2012 best-of lists, it hasn’t seemed to be Ubisoft’s focus. Instead, the publisher has been touting its new Assassin’s Creed III alternate history DLC and appeasing upset Wii U Rayman fans. This …

3Doodler Shrinks A 3D Printer Into A Pen 3Doodler Shrinks A 3D Printer Into A Pen

3D printers are generally pretty large machines that require multiple components to create the lovely models and prototypes you often see. That being said, the technology required to build 3D printers is becoming smaller, and people are making truly innovative …

IMDb iOS App Adds Amazon Prime Instant Video Links IMDb iOS App Adds Amazon Prime Instant Video Links
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The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) has updated its iOS app to provide seamless functionality with Amazon’s Prime Instant Video app. With the new version, any TV show or movie that’s available to stream using Prime Instant Video will feature a …

Assassin’s Creed III “King Washington” DLC Gets a Proper Gameplay Trailer

Assassin’s Creed fans have been waiting nearly four months for some solid campaign DLC for Assassin’s Creed III. Today, as Ubisoft is working desperately to appease Wii U Rayman fans, the wait is over. The first in a three-part DLC …

J.K. Rowling’s Creation Gets Widespread Participation

J.K. Rowling probably didn’t know when she wrote the “Harry Potter” series that the game she invented for wizard-play would become so popular with real-life muggles. Fans of the books will know that Quidditch is the famous sport that Harry …

McCready Shot Dog Before Killing Herself
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Mindy McCready, the country singer who was found dead at her home on Sunday afternoon, apparently shot her boyfriend’s dog before turning the gun on herself. The two were found next to each other on the porch of her home. …

Ubisoft Will Release Rayman Legends’ Challenge Mode For Free In April To Wii U Gamers

After being an early proponent of the Wii U, Ubisoft had seemingly lost the support of the console’s fans after delaying the highly anticipated Rayman Legends until September. Despite the game being done, Ubisoft wanted to release the game across …

Microsofties Say It Would Be Hard For Yahoo To End The ‘Search Alliance’ [Report] Microsofties Say It Would Be Hard For Yahoo To End The ‘Search Alliance’ [Report]
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One thing seems clear. Yahoo is working on a turnaround in search. What is less clear is how big a role Microsoft will play in that. Last month, when Yahoo released its earnings report for Q4 and the full year …

Halo 4 Trailer Released For New Map Pack

Though it’s often baffling that the shooter genre has spawned the most successful console franchises, a little observations could reveal why. Game franchises such as Call of Duty and Borderlands are well-supported by their developers and new content is being …

Amazon Launches New Store with 350,000+ Verified Entertainment Collectibles Amazon Launches New Store with 350,000+ Verified Entertainment Collectibles

Amazon has just launched a new specialty store on its site for memorabilia from various entertainment industries – music, movies, and TV. It’s called the Amazon Entertainment Collectibles Store, and it features over 350,000 “unique and rare” collectibles – all …

Spears’ Grocery List Makes The News
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Britney Spears has made a pretty good comeback in the past year; after several ups and downs that included being given a conservator and a whirlwind relationship with her manager, the singer landed a highly-publicized gig on “The X-Factor”, announced …

‘Christian Mingle Rapist’ Used Dating Site to Find Victim, Say Police
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Police say that a 37-year-old former member of the Navy raped at least one woman after finding her on the religious-based dating site ChristianMingle.com. According to reports, Sean Patrick Banks was apprehended and charged with two counts of rape. He …

Grab Firefox 19 Early Before It Officially Launches Tomorrow Grab Firefox 19 Early Before It Officially Launches Tomorrow
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Mozilla has been hard at work the past six weeks readying Firefox 19 for official launch. That launch comes tomorrow, but you can grab it now if you want to start taking advantage of its incredibly helpful HTML5-based PDF viewer. …

Debbie Ford Dies: Self-Help Author Was 57
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Debbie Ford, who authored several books in the self-help genre, has died of complications from cancer. She was 57 years old. Ford began her writing career with “The Dark Side Of The Light Chasers”, which aimed to help heal people …

Russia Meteor Blast Being Assessed by the ESA

Last week, as astronomers around the world turned their attention toward the passing asteroid 2012 DA14, a meteorite entered Earth’s atmosphere and broke up over Chelyabinsk, Russia. The blast shattered windows and injured hundreds in the small town. The European …

Nicolaus Copernicus Google Doodle Comes To The Rest Of The World Nicolaus Copernicus Google Doodle Comes To The Rest Of The World
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As previously reported, Google was running a Google doodle on its home pages around the world as it became February 19th. Now it’s February 19th here in the U.S. and other countries on this side of the globe, and the …

Guys Give Terrible Valentine’s Day Gifts for Jimmy Kimmel Prank

Last week, Jimmy Kimmel issued another one of his YouTube challenges that asked viewers to prank one of their loved ones, capture it on video, and upload it for the world to see. But unlike previous challenges, this one was …