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Howard Kurtz Fired After Jason Collins Story
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Howard Kurtz, the writer whose piece on Jason Collins drew backlash earlier this week, has been fired from The Daily Beast. Kurtz alleged in his story that Collins, who has just come out as a gay man, didn’t come clean …

Is Google Getting Into Game Development?
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Google likes to dabble in a little bit of everything, but it has largely stayed out of game development. It helps developers make games for Android and Google+, but it doesn’t actually make games itself. That all may be changing …

Apple’s App Store Approaches 50 Billion Downloads Apple’s App Store Approaches 50 Billion Downloads
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Apple is about to hit another huge milestone, and once again they’re giving away a pretty sweet prize in celebration. This time, it’s 50 billion App Store downloads that’s fast approaching, and the person who puts them over the top …

LinkedIn Revenue Up 72%, Forecast Not So Great LinkedIn Revenue Up 72%, Forecast Not So Great
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LinkedIn just reported its earnings for Q1, with revenue of $324.7 million for the quarter, up 72% year-over-year. Net income was $22.6 million, up from $5 million in the year-ago quarter. CEO Jeff Weiner said, “Q1 was a strong quarter …

Tim Tebow: Dolphins Aren’t Interested
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Quarterback Tim Tebow gained notoriety for his skills on the field with the Denver Broncos, as well as for his outspoken Christian beliefs. Now, an injury and decreased playing time with the New York Jets has led to him being …

PBS Avengers Assemble to Watch the World Learn

There’s a lot of crap television out there, but I’m sure you know that. Hell, you probably watch some of it. I know I’m guilty. But there’s always room for the good stuff. The stuff that opens our eyes to …

Google Makes Changes To AdSense Reporting Google Makes Changes To AdSense Reporting
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Google announced today that it is making some changes to how reporting works in AdSense accounts. The company is updating the way certain data is shown. AdSense product manager Matt Goodridge explains on the Inside AdSense blog: As you may …

Time Warner CEO Says Standalone HBO GO Not Coming Anytime Soon Time Warner CEO Says Standalone HBO GO Not Coming Anytime Soon

Fans of HBO programming have called on the network to make a standalone streaming service for quite a while now. The initial response from the network said it was impossible, but a little hope came in March when the network’s …

Deftones Pay Tribute To Chris Kelly, Kris Kross

Deftones played a show at The Pageant in St. Louis last night, and after learning of Kris Kross rapper Chris Kelly’s death, paid a bit of a tribute, adding some lyrics from the smash hit “Jump” to their own song …

Billy The Exterminator: Drug Charge Gets Him Probation

Billy the Exterminator recently pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of synthetic marijuana and will be put on probation for one year. Billy, real name William Bretherton, and his wife Mary were arrested last year in Louisiana after police …

Pregnant Congresswoman Announces Via Facebook
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Jamie Herrera Beutler, the Republican congresswoman from Washington’s 3rd district, has announced that she is pregnant. The 34-year-old Beutler was elected to congress in 2010, making her the second youngest female in the current U.S. Congress. She is married to …

Warren Buffett Joins Twitter in the Best Way Possible

When you’re one of the most successful investors of all time with a net worth of well over $50 billion (one of the richest men in the world) – what’s there left to do? Join Twitter, of course, That’s what …

George Bluth Talks Arrested Development On Reddit [No Touching!]
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Jeffrey Tambor, who plays twin brothers George and Oscar Bluth on Arrested Development participated in a reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) today, discussing the show, among other things. Arrested Development, of course, is due to return as a Netflix-exclusive series …

Spies Vs. Mercs Multiplayer Mode Revealed For Splinter Cell: Blacklist
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Ever since Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory, the stealth franchise has been known for stellar multiplayer. There have been a few missteps in subsequent entries, but the latest entry in the franchise looks to bring some fresh ideas to multiplayer. In …

Teen Charged with Making Facebook Threats to Upstage the Boston Marathon Bombings Teen Charged with Making Facebook Threats to Upstage the Boston Marathon Bombings
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A Methuen, Massachusetts high school student has been arrested and charged with making terroristic threats after police were notified of posts made on his Facebook page. 18-year-old Cameron B. Dambrosio is being held on $1 million bond after making the …

Kanye West: Twitter Post Mysterious, Popular

Kanye West sure knows how to stand out in a sea of tweets. The hip-hop mogul recently deleted every post on his page save for one, which has gotten almost 27,000 re-tweets: “June Eighteen”. No one knows for sure what …

Amanda Bynes Topless Pics Tweeted
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Amanda Bynes has been having a tough year. Following her arrests last year in L.A., the actress’ representatives dropped her, claiming that she is now “uncontrollable.” Since that time, Bynes has moved to New York and has been acting as …

Travel To Coldharbour In Latest Elder Scrolls Online Trailer

With Skyrim officially wrapped up, players might find themselves yearning for more adventures in Tamriel sooner rather than later. The Elder Scrolls Online might just scratch that particular itch when it launches later this year. in the latest trailer for …

Dad Recreates Old Baby Photo With Grown-Up Son And A Bottle Of Beer
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One of the biggest hits on reddit today is titled “‘Before and after’ pic done right”. (image) It seems to be inspiring the community. The top comment from user euphwes says, “This is actually pretty clever. My daughter is on …

Google Keep Comes To Chrome Google Keep Comes To Chrome

Google recently launched Google Keep, a mobile to-do list app for Android, which lets you keep notes, lists, pictures and voice notes. Today, the company announced the launch of a new Chrome app. “The Google Keep Chrome app launches in …

Instagram Finally Gets People Tagging with ‘Photos of You’ Instagram Finally Gets People Tagging with ‘Photos of You’

Instagram is borrowing another feature from Facebook today, as they are rolling out true people tagging for both iOS and Android. With the updated apps, you’ll be able to add people to photos for the first time. All you have …

Secret NFL Child Abuse Arrest Came 3 Days After Team Cut

Former Giants linebacker Michael Boley reportedly turned himself in to Alabama police back in February after a child abuse investigation stemming from a 2011 incident. Boley’s 5-year old son was at the center of the investigation, which was allegedly due …

Tsarnaev: $100K in Benefits Going to Bomber’s Family
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Tamerlan Tsarnaev was gunned down during a shootout with police just hours after authorities released photos of him and his brother, Dzhokhar, as the main suspects of the Boston Marathon bombings. Now, in addition to more suspects being arrested, even …

MLV TV Worker Dies of Heart Attack in Atlanta
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The Washington Nationals, who are finishing a four-game series with the Atlanta Braves today, are reporting that MLB TV cameraman Reuben Porras has died. The 61-year-old Porras suffered a heart attack at Turner Field in Atlanta on Wednesday while setting …