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Google Kills Chrome Frame, Its IE Chrome-ifying Tool Google Kills Chrome Frame, Its IE Chrome-ifying Tool
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Google announced today that it is retiring Chrome Frame, its way of “chrome-ifying Internet Explorer”. It was a way to let developers get around the not-modern-enough IE of 2009. The plug-in left beta in 2011. Apparently Google considers Microsoft’s browser …

Supreme Court: You Can’t Patent Human Genes

Can you patent genes? That very question was before the Supreme Court not too long ago, and now the highest court in the land has made its decision. In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court today ruled that human genes …

Bonnaroo 2013 Streaming Live via Ustream Starting Friday
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This week, thousands of music (and, uh, candy – don’t kid yourselves) fanatics have begun to descend upon Manchester, Tennessee for the annual Bonnaroo Music Festival. The music kicks off today, with Thursday’s acts including Purity Ring, Killer Mike, and …

Google Updates Google+ Notifications Google Updates Google+ Notifications

Google announced today that it is making some changes to Google+ notifications across desktop and mobile. Most notably, they will be better synced. “When you read a notification on one device, we’ll mark it as read on your other devices,” …

PS4 Interface Previewed in Leaked Video

Though Microsoft began promoting its Kinect-controlled user interface as soon as the Xbox One was announced three weeks ago, Sony has remained coy about what gamers will see when they turn on their PlayStation 4′s. Now, a new video has …

Facebook Is Killing Its Sponsored Search Results Facebook Is Killing Its Sponsored Search Results
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Facebook is getting rid of sponsored search results as it cuts down on the available number of ad units. Facebook has been giving news outlets the following statement: In keeping with the goal of streamlining our ad products, starting in …

The Windows Store Is Coming To A Best Buy Near You The Windows Store Is Coming To A Best Buy Near You

Do you like shopping at a store while at a store? Microsoft thinks you might with its latest announcement of a Windows Store coming to Best Buy. Microsoft announced today that a Windows Store experience will be coming to 500 …

Turkey Baster Rescue: Man Saves Baby’s Life With Thanksgiving Utensil

Turkey basters are usually kept in the kitchen, but when you’re faced with a tough decision that must be made in a split second, sometimes you have to get creative with how it’s used. Michigan man Bill Hogenson was working …

Dunkin’ Donuts Rant Causes Racial Stir
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[Warning:] NSFW language contained in this post Earlier this week, a woman named Taylor Chapman (pictured) recorded her trip to a Dunkin’ Donuts store. She was on a quest to procure free sweets, as she claims she was not given …

Google Adds 1,000 New Street View Destinations To Google Maps Google Adds 1,000 New Street View Destinations To Google Maps

Google announced a huge update to its Street View imagery today, with the addition of over 1,000 new locations around the world, including locations in Asia, Europe, Latin America, the U.S. and Canada. “Planning on stopping by Singapore this summer? …

Jennie Garth, Ex-Husband Have Joint Bank Account
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Jennie Garth has just finalized her divorce from “Twilight” star Peter Facinelli, but according to reports, they still share a joint bank account. The couple announced last year that they were separating and filed for divorce just a couple of …

Could Facebook Be Working on an RSS Reader? Could Facebook Be Working on an RSS Reader?

Developer Tom Waddington, who has a history of finding stuff buried in Facebook’s code, has found something there that makes him believe that Facebook may be looking to throw its hat in the Google Reader replacement ring. Is Facebook working …

Illinois: Concealed Carry OK’d by 2nd Prosecutor

Whether the Governor of Illinois decides to allow it or not, carriers of concealed weapons in two counties of the state will not face prosecution for hiding their guns, according to local prosecutors. Jeremy Walker, State Attorney for rural Randolph …

EagleMed Crash Kills 1, Prompts Questions
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A medical helicopter crash killed a patient and injured a medical worker on Tuesday near Tulsa, Oklahoma. According to Choctaw Nation Health Services, an investigation into the crash and the safety record of EagleMed, the company that owned the helicopter, …

Twitter Analytics Now Available To All Users Twitter Analytics Now Available To All Users
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Twitter Analytics is now available to any user, not just Twitter’s advertising partners. Christopher Penn discovered this, and wrote about it on his blog, and it has since been picked up by several tech news outlets. You should be able …

E3 2013: Star Wars Battlefront Is In Good Hands

It was revealed a few months ago that EA had secured the exclusive license to make Star Wars games on consoles going forward. The publisher said that it would be putting three of its best teams on said Star Wars …

Foursquare’s Time Machine Is an Awesome New Visualization that Tracks All Your Past Check-ins Foursquare’s Time Machine Is an Awesome New Visualization that Tracks All Your Past Check-ins

Foursquare has a history of thinking up some pretty stunning visualizations. With all of that check-in data (over 4 billion), it’s no wonder. In the past they’ve tracked the effect of Hurricane Sandy on New York City check-ins, shown what …

Lauren Conrad Is Done With Club Life
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Lauren Conrad, who famously went by “L.C.” on the drama-filled hit reality show “Laguna Beach” when it was in its heyday on MTV, says she’s changed from the partying girl she used to be. And after “destroying” her voice with …

‘Watch Dogs’, ‘Far Cry’ Movies on the Way

In 2011, Ubisoft created Ubisoft Motion Pictures to bring its game properties to the big screen. In the time since, movie projects for an Assassin’s Creed adaptation and Splinter Cell movie have been linked to big-name stars such as Tom …

E3 2013: Mirror’s Edge 2 Is Finally Happening
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EA had a pretty predictable E3. We saw Battlefield 4, this year’s stable of EA Sports titles and the previously leaked Xbox One exclusive Titanfall. In fact, EA really just had one big surprise – the return of Mirror’s Edge. …

Is The Facebook Hashtag A Game-Changer In Marketing? Is The Facebook Hashtag A Game-Changer In Marketing?
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There have been rumors that Facebook would launch functional hashtags for quite some time, but on Wednesday, these became a reality, as Facebook announced that hashtags will now be clickable. The feature is currently in the process of rolling out. …

Soledad O’Brien Signs on With Real Sports
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Former CNN Soledad O’Brien will now appear on the HBO series Real Sports. HBO announced this week that O’Brien will become part of the investigative sports reporting show. According to the Associated Press, O’Brien’s first on-air story will be about …

New York City Wants To Regulate 3D Printed Guns New York City Wants To Regulate 3D Printed Guns
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New York City has some of the toughest gun laws in the entire nation. It’s not surprising then to see lawmakers pushing for new laws regulating the creation of 3D printed firearms. The New York Daily News reports that New …

Two-Faced Kitten’s Mother Rejects Her
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A kitten born with a rare “double-face” has been rejected by her mother, so the owner is giving her extra love and feeding her through a syringe. Little Deucy was born at 6:11 a.m. on 6/11 in Amity, Oregon. She …