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It Looks Like John McAfee Is Getting Released It Looks Like John McAfee Is Getting Released

The public has watched this whole saga unfold, strangely, even as McAfee was in hiding, but after being detained in Guatemala, and being granted a stay as the country hoped to expel him back to Belize where he is wanted …

Secret Santa, The Hobbit, and Angry Birds

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Nurse Left Suicide Note After Middleton Prank
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Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who took her own life after she was the victim of a hospital prank regarding Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, left a suicide note, it was revealed today. Few details have emerged regarding the final hours …

LinkedIn Thought Leaders Present Big Ideas For 2013 LinkedIn Thought Leaders Present Big Ideas For 2013

Back in October, LinkedIn rolled out a feature that allowed users to follow “thought leaders,” who used their expertise to educate the public about everything from specific industries to U.S. politics. The program ended up being successful enough that in …

Matt Cutts Talks 301s vs. rel=”canonical” Matt Cutts Talks 301s vs. rel=”canonical”
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Google put out a new Webmaster Help video today. In this one, Matt Cutts responds to the following submitted question: In the 2009 rel=canonical video, you suggest using rel=canonical when we CAN’T use a 301 redirect. But 301s hurt performance; …

Microsoft Is Finally Expanding Surface RT Availability To Retailers Microsoft Is Finally Expanding Surface RT Availability To Retailers
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An analyst with Detwiler Fenton said last week that Microsoft’s Surface wasn’t doing so well. The analyst attributed the lack of success to two causes – limited distribution and a high price. Microsoft hasn’t fixed the price yet, but it …

Google To AdSense Publishers: Only One 300X600 Per Page Google To AdSense Publishers: Only One 300X600 Per Page
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Last month, Google introduced a new ad size for AdSense with the 300X600. The response to the new format seemed pretty good, but perhaps it was too good, because Google has made a change to its policy to ensure publishers …

Team GhostShell Ends 2012 With A Bang, Dumps 1.6 Million Public Agency Records Team GhostShell Ends 2012 With A Bang, Dumps 1.6 Million Public Agency Records
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Christmas is the season of giving, and infamous hacker collective Team GhostShell apparently wanted to celebrate by leaking over a million public agency records. It’s all a part of #ProjectWhiteFox, a movement to promote freedom of information on the Internet. …

Middleton Premiere: “Hobbit” Appearance Canceled

Kate Middleton was scheduled to attend tomorrow’s London premiere of “The Hobbit”, but won’t be able to attend due to the extreme morning sickness she’s experiencing while pregnant. The Duchess was famously hospitalized for the condition earlier this month, which …

Facebook Officially Kills the User Vote Facebook Officially Kills the User Vote

Yesterday the voting period ended on Facebook’s third and final Site Governance vote, and we told you that the results overwhelmingly supported keeping the current SSR and Data Use polices. Of course, we also told you that it didn’t matter …

Bon Iver, One Direction Top Aussie Facebook Trends in 2012 Bon Iver, One Direction Top Aussie Facebook Trends in 2012

Like tons of other internet properties, Facebook is joining to party and slowly releasing its year-end data. Earlier this month, we learned that the number one Facebook game of 2012 was SongPop. Today, Facebook has released the top 2012 trends …

Metro: Last Light Trailer Forsakes God

Metro 2033 was a dark game, and its predecessor, Metro: Last Light, is shaping up to be just as dark. Set in the same post-apocalyptic world, the sequel will provide survival horror fans with another trip to a rotten, broken-down …

Congressman Requests FTC Briefing In Relation To Google Case Congressman Requests FTC Briefing In Relation To Google Case
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The Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), has sent a letter to the FTC requesting the commission outline how it views its authority to regulate Google’s business practices with regards to competition. Google, as you may …

Mozilla Releases Firefox OS Simulator 1.0, Per-Window Private Browsing Mozilla Releases Firefox OS Simulator 1.0, Per-Window Private Browsing

Mozilla will be releasing its new mobile operating system, Firefox OS, into the wild early next year. The non-profit needs help from developers to make sure its launch goes smoothly, and so it released a simulator to help people get …

Serena Imitated By Wozniacki, Move Called Racist
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When Caroline Wozniacki stuffed her tennis togs to create big breasts and an ample behind at a recent match, she got several laughs from the crowd; some spectators snapped pictures to post on social media sites, saying it was an …

NASA Prototype Forecasts Storms For Transoceanic Flights
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A new NASA-funded system developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is now providing weather forecasts so that plane flights can avoid major storms over remote ocean regions. The prototype system provides eight-hour forecasts that are designed for …

Google Launches “Save To Drive” Chrome Extension Google Launches “Save To Drive” Chrome Extension
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Google has launched a new Chrome extension for saving files to Google Drive, appropriately called Save to Drive. Once installed, it places a Drive icon in the upper right-hand corner of your browser, and whenever you’re viewing a file, you …

New Twitter App (with Photo Filters) Finally Available on iOS New Twitter App (with Photo Filters) Finally Available on iOS
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Twitter announced its latest app update for both iOS and Android late Monday, which brings the highly-anticipated Aviary-powered native photo filters to the service. Android users were able to snag the update immediately – but an undisclosed issue led to …

Find My Phone for iOS Adds Driving Directions, Makes It Easier to Retrieve Lost Devices or Get Capped in the Process Find My Phone for iOS Adds Driving Directions, Makes It Easier to Retrieve Lost Devices or Get Capped in the Process
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Apple’s Find My Phone app that shows users the location of their misplaced devices has always lent itself to use in vigilante justice. That of course happens when “misplaced” actually means “stolen.” When you can look at a map and …

Angry Birds Movie Coming Summer 2016

While celebrating the third anniversary of the release of the original Angry Birds game, Rovio announced today that its popular franchise will soon become a motion picture. The movie is scheduled to hit theaters in the summer of 2016 and …

Most Desirable Woman: Kim K Gets Dropped

There are many factors to take into consideration when compiling a list of the most desirable women in Hollywood, and if one of them is overexposure, you can bet it won’t be in that person’s favor. An AskMen poll released …

Check Out The New Man Of Steel Trailer

Warner Bros. has posted a new trailer (#2) for the Man Of Steel, Zack Snyder’s upcoming Superman movie due out on June 14th. The film stars Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Russell Crowe as Jor-El, …

Storage Wars Lawsuit: Is The Show A Big Fake?
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Anyone who watches a fair amount of reality television will probably acknowledge that some shows–whether it’s small aspects or entire plot lines–have things charted out ahead of time; sometimes producers will ask the stars to repeat a line or do …

Google News Gets Some Tablet-Friendly Tweaks Google News Gets Some Tablet-Friendly Tweaks
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Google announced some improvements to Google News for tablets today. Users will start being able to swipe horizontally between sections, and tap “Explore in depth” to see multiple articles and other info related to a story. There is also more …