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Steve Ballmer May Be Bringing the NBA Back to Seattle Steve Ballmer May Be Bringing the NBA Back to Seattle

Is Steve Ballmer about to bring the Sonics back to Seattle? Yahoo Sports is reporting that a group led by Microsoft’s Ballmer and hedge-fund manager Chris Hansen is in the process of finalizing a deal with the Maloof family – …

Google Puts $200 Million Into Texas Wind Project Google Puts $200 Million Into Texas Wind Project

Google has been investing in clean energy for years, and today, the company announced that it has made a $200 million equity investment in a wind farm in west Texas, which the company says generates enough energy to power over …

CES 2013: Tactus Must Employ Wizards As Its New Touchscreen Tech Is Magical CES 2013: Tactus Must Employ Wizards As Its New Touchscreen Tech Is Magical

Chances are you use some kind of smartphone in your everyday life. Most smartphones are now just a touchscreen with maybe a physical home button. It works well for most tasks, but some apps, especially games, are still at a …

Rosie O’Donnell: Daughter Dakota Is Born
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Comedienne Rosie O’Donnell has a new reason to get healthy in the new year: a baby girl, born this past Saturday. O’Donnell and her wife, Michelle Rounds, welcomed baby Dakota through adoption and posted photos on Twitter, expressing their excitement …

Google Adds Features To New Compose Box Google Adds Features To New Compose Box

Google announced today in a brief Google+ post that Gmail users can now add labels and stars to messages from the new compose box. Gmail1 hour ago Add labels and stars in the new composeYou can now add labels and …

Etsy May Have Some Competition On Its Hands Etsy May Have Some Competition On Its Hands
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Etsy has been growing steadily, and launching features and apps that should only help that growth continue. In November, the company announced that it surpassed 20 million members, and blew the previous year’s sales out of the water. If Kitsy …

Microsoft’s IllumiRoom Takes Gaming Beyond the Edge of the TV Screen
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Microsoft Research, Microsoft’s department for experimental computer science projects, has unveiled the “IllumiRoom,” a projector system that extends the action in video games beyond the edge of the TV screen. What’s most impressive about it is that it doesn’t require …

Redbox Instant Will Open Up to Everyone By March Redbox Instant Will Open Up to Everyone By March

Redbox Instant will be available to everyone in the U.S. by the end of the first quarter, according to a statement from CEO Shawn Strickland today at CES. After a long wait, Redbox Instant by Verizon finally launched in beta …

The Walking Dead Midseason Premiere Gets A Poster

You can almost smell the walkers coming can’t you? Only one more month, and The Walking Dead will return to AMC after a long (but not too long) break. The network released a new poster for the show’s return today: …

Facebook Stock Tops $30 for First Time in Months Facebook Stock Tops $30 for First Time in Months
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Doesn’t adjust your monitors, Facebook stock is on the move. It’s been a long climb back, but Facebook shares currently sit at over $30, up around $1.40 as of now. That’s an increase of nearly 5%. Of course, “back” is …

Devil May Cry to Get Bloody Palace Mode
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Just days before the release of Devil May Cry (DmC) on January 15, Capcom has announced an new mode that will make a return appearance from previous games in the Devil May Cry franchise. The “Bloody Palace” mode will be …

CES 2013: MakerBot Replicator 2X Is A 3D Printer For The MacGyver In You CES 2013: MakerBot Replicator 2X Is A 3D Printer For The MacGyver In You
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In September of last year, MakerBot announced the MakerBot Replicator 2. It was a significant leap in performance over the original Replicator at a price that would appeal to hobbyists and industry professionals. Now MakerBot is back with a new …

A New Reason To Take Your iPad Into The Bathroom [CES 2013] A New Reason To Take Your iPad Into The Bathroom [CES 2013]

The Consumer Electronics Show is always full of wonderful inventions, and this year has been no different (well, I guess that depends on who you ask). This year, event-goers got to catch a glimpse of CTA Digital’s iPotty, a training …

iPhone 5 with Unlimited Service and No Contract Now Available via Walmart & Straight Talk Wireless iPhone 5 with Unlimited Service and No Contract Now Available via Walmart & Straight Talk Wireless
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Starting January 11th, you’ll be able to buy a new iPhone at Walmart with no contract, thanks to a deal with Straight Talk Wireless. In 2,000+ stores and online, Straight Talk and Walmart are offering the iPhone 5 for $649 …

Here’s That Giant Squid Everyone’s Talking About [Video]
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There have been a lot of reports out about a giant squid being videotaped for the first time. Not all of the coverage, however, has come accompanied with video footage, for some reason. Some news organizations have shared footage, however, …

5 Dead In Kentucky Blaze, Including Four Children
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In a tragic story out of rural Kentucky today, five family members perished in a deadly blaze when their home caught fire overnight. 5-year-old Dakota Lee, 4-year-old Tyler Lane, 2-year-old Cheyenne and 6-month old Emily all died, along with their …

Jon Stewart’s Plastic Gun Is Trending (Here’s The Video)
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On Tuesday, Jon Stewart pulled out a gun on The Daily Show, as Comedy Central aired a typical Daily Show-style montage of anti gun control advocates saying things. When the montage ended, Stewart had a gun in his hand. A …

Razzies Worst-Of List: “Twilight”, Sandler At Top
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The annual Razzie Awards–which are announced right around Oscar time–are sure to upset some fans of Edward and Bella this year, as “Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2″ topped the list with a resounding 11 nominations. Despite multiple good reviews from …

Cuoco Joins Shatner In New Priceline Ad [Video] Cuoco Joins Shatner In New Priceline Ad [Video]
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Priceline has put out a new ad in which The Big Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco joins longtime Priceline spokesman William Shatner as his daughter. The ad is titled: Priceline Shocker: The Negotiatior’s Secret Daughter Revealed”. The company uploaded it to …

Smoking, Even Moderately, is Associated With Sudden Death in Women, Shows Study

A study published recently in the journal Circulation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology has shown that even light-to-moderate female smokers were more likely than nonsmokers to sudden cardiac death. Long-term smokers are at even greater risk, though the risks subside over time …

Galaxy News Radio Host Three Dog Teases Fallout 4

If you spent any amount of time in the Capital Wasteland of Fallout 3, you’re no doubt familiar with Three Dog. The Galaxy News Radio host was sometimes your only friend as you traversed the wastes hoping that you don’t …

Twitter IPO Coming by Year’s End Says Analyst Twitter IPO Coming by Year’s End Says Analyst

Another analyst has weighed in the expected Twitter IPO, and he thinks that it’s going to come sooner than others have predicted. Sam Hamadeh, CEO of PrivCo, a New York-based private company research firm, says that we can expect Twitter …

You Have Until March 15 To Make Your Peace With Messenger And Move To Skype You Have Until March 15 To Make Your Peace With Messenger And Move To Skype
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Beginning late last year, Microsoft started to merge its legacy Messenger service into Skype. It didn’t make sense for Microsoft to have two communication platforms, and Skype is a better brand for the company to invest in. Still, Microsoft gave …

National Cathedral to Host Same-sex Weddings
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Very Rev. Gary Hall, the dean of Washington National Cathedral, announced today that same-sex weddings can now be performed at the cathedral. The cathedral has been designated by congress as the “National House of Prayer” and has been the venue …