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Yahoo Acquires Conference Call Company Rondee Yahoo Acquires Conference Call Company Rondee
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Yahoo has acquired conference call company Rondee, marking its second acquisition in a day’s time. As previously reported, Yahoo also acquired Ghostbird Software to roll into its Flickr property. Yahoo will be shutting down Rondee as it folds the team …

CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell Retires After 33 Years at the Agency

After 33 years of service and 3 years at his current title, CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell has decided to step down. The retirement will be official on August 9th. Morell says that it is now time for him to …

George Takei’s Facebook Adventure Now Includes An Apologizing Ghostwriter George Takei’s Facebook Adventure Now Includes An Apologizing Ghostwriter
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George Takei has had a successful post-Star Trek career, keeping himself in the public eye with appearances on Howard Stern’s XM/Sirius show, and many other places. Lately, however, the man who made Sulu famous has been really taken with social …

Mike Mussina Becomes High School Basketball Coach

Former Major League pitcher Mike Mussina has been named the head boys basketball coach at the high school from which he graduated. The Montoursville School Board voted unanimously on Tuesday to name Mussina the head coach at Montoursville Area High …

IBM Layoffs Having Dramatic Effects Across North America IBM Layoffs Having Dramatic Effects Across North America
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IBM has initiated another round of layoffs, and while the national story is concerned with the total number of employees dismissed–anywhere from 6000 to 8000 employees, according to some estimations–if you take a closer look at the towns and cities …

1984 Book Sales Spike Due To NSA Scandal
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Nearly everyone knows what the phrase “Big Brother” means in a political discussion – a government that keeps a close eye on its people’s comings and goings, a surveillance state. Surprisingly few people these days know that the phrase comes …

Terrell Owens Is Holding On To His NFL Dream
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Terrell Owens, who was last seen in the NFL wearing a Cincinnati Bengals jersey during the 2010 season, has not given up on making his return to the NFL, although teams have shown little to no interest in the wide …

Check Out Cube Slam, Google’s New Experimental Chrome Game

Google revealed its latest Chrome experiment today. It’s a two-player game call Chrome Slam, and lets two Chrome users with web cams play a type of 3D Pong/air hockey-like game against one another, while looking at each others’ faces on …

Amanda Bynes Gets Ugly With Miley Cyrus On Twitter
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Amanda Bynes has targeted a lot of people on Twitter lately–including her own father–and now she’s set her sights on Miley Cyrus. Bynes, who has dominated the media lately with her arrests, plastic surgery, topless selfies, erratic behavior, and general …

Yahoo Acquires GhostBird Software To Integrate With Flickr Yahoo Acquires GhostBird Software To Integrate With Flickr
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Yahoo just keeps on acquiring companies.This time it’s GhostBird Software, which the company will use to enhance the recently enhanced Flickr even further. GhostBird makes the photo apps KitCam and PhotoForge2. “We’ll integrate many of the mobile photography experiences from …

Mozilla Launches Petition Telling The NSA To Stop Watching Us Mozilla Launches Petition Telling The NSA To Stop Watching Us

Mozilla has always been a staunch proponent of privacy. Its position hasn’t won the non-profit a lot of corporate friends, and its next move won’t win it many friends in government either. A bunch of privacy loving Web companies, including …

E3 2013: Tom Clancy’s The Division Announced, Previewed [VIDEO]

While the most anticipated games from each E3 normally come from one of the big Sony, Microsoft, or Nintendo conferences, Ubisoft this year saved its big reveal for its own press conference. Continuing with its “scare the crap out of …

Delavan Turtle Dies After Being Beaten by a Golf Club
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[Graphic photos of animal cruelty below] A female snapping turtle found severely beaten in a sand bunker of a Delavan, Wisconsin golf course has died from her injuries. Authorities believe that the turtle was probably attempting to lay her eggs …

E3 2013: Here’s All The Battlefield 4 Footage You’ll Ever Need

E3 has once again become a showdown of sorts for the big shooters of the year. Battlefield and Call of Duty are vying for attention as usual, but they’ve been joined by two major competitors this year – Destiny and …

Illinois: Concealed Carry Bill Confuses State Gun Laws
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Late last year, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down an Illinois state ban on carrying concealed weapons. The Illinois state government was given 180 days to end the ban, sending the state legislature into a legislative session …

Maria Menounos Parties With Kardashians, Dishes Dirt On Nicholson

Maria Menounos is in headlines this week after celebrating her birthday with the Kardashians and then dishing some dirt on Jack Nicholson. Menounos threw herself a birthday fete at her home last week and invited the reality-show family as well …

New Myspace Launches Out Of Beta, Comes With iOS App New Myspace Launches Out Of Beta, Comes With iOS App

Myspace announced today that it is bringing its recently redesigned service out of beta, as well as launching a new mobile app for iOS. If you haven’t checked out the desktop redesign yet, you can see Josh Wolford’s extensive walkthrough …

Facebook Allows Mastectomy Photos Following Public Outcry, Petition Facebook Allows Mastectomy Photos Following Public Outcry, Petition
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Facebook has a breast phobia. Anyone who’s attempted to post art, breastfeeding photographs, and even photos that resemble breasts but are not actually breasts, only to have them removed, know this. We’ve covered Facebook’s wonky content-removal system plenty of times. …

Yahoo Is About To Give Away Inactive Email Addresses Yahoo Is About To Give Away Inactive Email Addresses
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Yahoo announced today that it is freeing up Yahoo IDs (and email addresses) that have been inactive for at least a year, and resetting them. What this means is that they are creating a new land rush for Yahoo email …

Google Analytics Gets New Admin User Experience Google Analytics Gets New Admin User Experience
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Google announced today that it is launching a new streamlined user experience for Google Analytics admin settings. When you hit the Admin tab, there’s a new landing page providing all major settings in a more accessible way. Here’s what it …

E3 2013: Battlefield 4 Multiplayer Gameplay Revealed
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As seen in Microsoft’s E3 presentation on Monday, Battlefield 4‘s graphics are truly ready to take advantage of next-generation consoles. It’s not the single player experience of running around a sinking aircraft carrier that sells Battlefield games, though. With this …

E3 2013: Sony’s Presser Gets The Abridged Treatment

The Xbox One press conference got torn to shreds yesterday as part of VideoGamer’s ongoing abridged series. Now flustered Xbox fans seeking vengeance have something to turn to – the abridged version of Sony’s press conference. Of course, Sony fans …

Dodgers Brawl: Pitches Hurt, But So Do Punches

What began as a wayward pitch that hit Dodger Yasiel Puig in the nose quickly escalated into an all-out “you got me so I’m gonna get you back” war between the team and the Arizona Diamondbacks during Tuesday night’s game. …

Cloistered Nun: 86 Years Of Monastery Living A World Record
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A cloistered nun with 86 years of service to her monastery has died. The AP reports that Sister Teresita Barajuen has died at the age of 105. She is believed to hold the world record for years of being cloistered …