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Amanda Bynes’ Week In Tweets Amanda Bynes’ Week In Tweets
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Amanda Bynes, as most of you will already know, was taken into psychiatric care earlier today after starting a fire in an elderly woman’s driveway somewhere around L.A. The involuntary move to the hospital might be the best thing for …

Google Introduces favicons to their text ads – Inside AdSense Google Introduces favicons to their text ads – Inside AdSense
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Google seems to always think of new ways to make their ad formats better for all users and the advertisers who appear on your pages. Google Adsense introduced favicons in text ads today. Google believe this will make searches faster …

Baby Einstein Recall: 61 Children Injured
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Baby Einstein products have long been a staple in children’s rooms, from the many books and DVDs aimed at teaching young ones about art and science to the learning toys made for several age groups. But one toy is being …

Google Glass Get Its “First-Ever” Porn Flick Google Glass Get Its “First-Ever” Porn Flick
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Google Glass porn is officially a thing now, thanks to James Deen. The actor/director is the first official porn company to produce a movie with Google Glass as the focus. The setup features the traditional office/sexy secretary setting, with Andy …

Google Hosts Another Neuroscience Talk, This Time With ‘High Price’ Author Carl Hart

Dr. Carl Hart, neuroscientist and author of High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs And Society, recently gave an “At Google” talk, which the company has now made available online. The book is …

New ‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Shows Off Open-World Caribbean Exploration

Recent videos for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag have focused on the game’s pirating gameplay, particularly sea battles between ships. However, one core aspect of pirating has been missing: the freedom of the wide-open sea. Today Ubisoft released a video …

Apple Brings In $35.3 Billion, Sold 31 Million iPhones In Q3 Apple Brings In $35.3 Billion, Sold 31 Million iPhones In Q3
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Apple’s third quarter was going to be interesting no matter how you look at it. The company hasn’t released any major hardware all year, and its year old iPhone 5 had to fight off competition coming from new devices like …

Foursquare Opens Up Ads to Thousands of Small Businesses Foursquare Opens Up Ads to Thousands of Small Businesses
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In their continuing attempt to monetize the platform, Foursquare has just expanded their “Explore”-based self-serve ads to a few thousand small businesses. Foursquare first launched Promoted Updates about a year ago, and up until June of this year the company …

Facebook Might Be Putting Mobile Game Ads Into Your Notifications Tab Facebook Might Be Putting Mobile Game Ads Into Your Notifications Tab
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Late last year, Facebook introduced a new type of ad called mobile app install ad. The ads, which would appear on your mobile news feed, would take users to the App Store or Google Play page for that app. Now …

Etsy Bans Items Made From These Animals Etsy Bans Items Made From These Animals
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Etsy updated its Prohibited Items policy this week to ban the listing of items made from certain animals, such as those designated as threatened or endangered. This includes (but is not limited to) fur, pelts, ivory, teeth, bones and taxidermied …

Ashton Kutcher (You Know, Steve Jobs) Reportedly Eyeing Lenovo Gig Ashton Kutcher (You Know, Steve Jobs) Reportedly Eyeing Lenovo Gig

Remember those “I’m a Mac and I’m a PC” ads? Well, replace both John Hodgman and Justin Long with Ashton Kutcher and insert the new line “I’m here to sell you a PC, and also a movie about the guy …

Sims 3 ‘Into the Future’ Expansion and ‘Movie Stuff’ Pack Announced

EA and Maxis today officially announced the next expansion for The Sims 3. Titled Into the Future, the expansion will include many elements from the genre of science fiction. The new content includes jetpacks, hoverboards, and robots. Players will be …

Twitter TV Ad Targeting Now Generally Available In The U.S. Twitter TV Ad Targeting Now Generally Available In The U.S.

Back in May, Twitter announced new TV ad targeting in beta. Now, the company has announced the general availability of the feature in the U.S. Twitter says the results of the beta test period have shown that using Twitter and …

Telltale Talks The Walking Dead At Comic-Con

The Walking Dead made a huge splash at Comic-Con with the unveiling of the first trailer for the fourth season of the hit TV series. In a separate, but equally exciting event for fans, the team at Telltale Games talked …

Royal Baby Sighting! Kate And Will Show Off Prince

At last, Duchess Kate and Prince Will have debuted the royal baby to the throngs of fans and members of the media. Kate went over her expected due date, leaving paparazzi in a frenzy to figure out when they would …

Norman Chan’s Massive Comic-Con Cosplay Gallery Is Something To Behold Norman Chan’s Massive Comic-Con Cosplay Gallery Is Something To Behold
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In case you aren’t aware, Norman Chad is a consumer electronic reporter for Tested.com, the site created by Mythbusters hosts, Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage. Needless to say, Comic-Con 2013 was something the Tested crew was not going to miss, …

Shirley Jones Gets X-Rated In Her New Tell-All

Shirley Jones is probably best known for her role as matriarch of the Partridge Family, the sweetly wholesome blonde who ran the family band on ’70s television and gave the Bradys a run for their money. But Jones has always …

Cities Safer Than Rural Areas, Shows Study
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Americans’ vision of the rural U.S. is often the idyllic Mayberry setting of The Andy Griffith Show. However, a new study has now shown that the rural U.S. can actually be more dangerous than U.S. cities. The study, to be …

Cisco Is Acquiring Sourcefire For $2.7 Billion Cisco Is Acquiring Sourcefire For $2.7 Billion
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Cisco announced today that it has entered an agreement to acquire security firm Sourcefire in a deal worth $2.7 billion. Cisco wil pay $76 per share in cash for all shares of Sourcefire, and will assume outstanding equity awards. Retention-based …

Verizon Gets Three New Droids From Motorola This Year Verizon Gets Three New Droids From Motorola This Year

The talk of the town regarding Motorola is its new Moto X smartphone that’s scheduled to be unveiled on August 1. Before they get to that, however, Motorola has unveiled the three new members of its Droid family for Verizon. …

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Generates More Search Buzz Than Netflix’s Emmy-Nominated ‘House of Cards,’ ‘Arrested Development’ ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Generates More Search Buzz Than Netflix’s Emmy-Nominated ‘House of Cards,’ ‘Arrested Development’
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Netflix’s latest hit Orange is the New Black appears to be taking the web by storm. The praises have been flowing since even before the show debuted on July 11th, but OITNB continues to draw great interest from web searchers …

FDA Considers Menthol Cigarette Regulation FDA Considers Menthol Cigarette Regulation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced that it is seeking feedback and proposals on regulating menthol in cigarettes. The agency stated that it is considering several regulatory options, including establishing product standards for menthol content in cigarettes. …

SS Gairsoppa: Shipwreck Gives Up Its Treasure SS Gairsoppa: Shipwreck Gives Up Its Treasure

In December 1940, the SS Gairsoppa raised anchor in India and left, fully-loaded with 240 tons of tea, silver, and iron for Liverpool, England. After breaking away from its convoy due to bad weather off the Irish coast, a German …

Google Proves To Be Inconsistent By Adding Grooveshark To Their Autosuggest Blacklist Google Proves To Be Inconsistent By Adding Grooveshark To Their Autosuggest Blacklist
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As Google’s march towards becoming the big brother who knows what’s best for their users, even if their users disagree, continues unabated, are we witnessing the company undo all the goodwill it built up over the years? Findings seem to …