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‘Walking Dead’ Sets Record With Midseason Premiere

The Walking Dead returned to television on Sunday night, and it just happened to beat its own record for ratings at the same time. The show, as you may know, returned from a midseason hiatus, hooking in users anxious for …

Mysterious Virus Spreads to a Second U.K. Patient
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The U.K.‘s Health Protection Agency (HPA) this week confirmed that a patient receiving intensive care treatment at a Manchester hospital has been diagnosed with a new type of coronavirus. The patient, who had recently travelled to the Middle East and …

Megan Fox’s Son Wins At Having A Cool Name
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Megan Fox’s son Noah, who was born in September but wasn’t announced until October, has been given the honor of having the best celebrity baby name of 2012. According to a poll of over 2,000 women, Noah ranked first on …

Don Johnson Gets $19 Million In Lawsuit For “Nash Bridges”
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Don Johnson may have won over a large fanbase in the ’80s with “Miami Vice”, but he went on to star in another hit show, and has been involved in an unfortunate battle with the producers since 2010 for what …

Groupon Acquires Britely Team To Help Build Local Commerce OS Groupon Acquires Britely Team To Help Build Local Commerce OS

Groupon has acquired MashLogic, the company behind Britely. Britely announced the news on its blog (as first spotted by PandoDaily). It appears that Groupon (which has not announced the acquisition itself) is simply acquiring the company for talent rather than …

More Web Site Building Tips From The Pros More Web Site Building Tips From The Pros

Over the weekend, the Google sponsored Edge Conference invited developers from all over the world to meet up and learn to build better Web sites. Of course, most developers can’t drop what they’re doing and convene on London for a …

Zuckerberg, Brin Among ‘Most Generous Donors’ of 2012 Zuckerberg, Brin Among ‘Most Generous Donors’ of 2012

In a recent list of America’s “Most Generous Donors,” tech comes out very well. The list comes to us from The Chronicle of Philanthropy, a magazine devoted to tracking to world of nonprofits. Mark Zuckerberg and his new wife Priscilla …

Child, 10, Killed In Random Shooting On Minnesota Road
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A 10-year old child was killed on Monday night in Oakdale, Minnesota when a gunman began spraying bullets into passing cars at random. The mother of the child was injured but is expected to survive; a woman in another car …

Google+ Update Aims To Help You ‘Find People’ Google+ Update Aims To Help You ‘Find People’

Google has made an adjustment to Google+ with the goal of making it easier for users to find friends and colleagues on Google+, which is ultimately Google’s biggest obstacle in growing user adoption of its social network. Most users seem …

Chrome OS Code Hints That Chromebook Pixel Is Real Chrome OS Code Hints That Chromebook Pixel Is Real

The Internet lit up last week as rumors of a new, more powerful Chromebook began to disseminate after a leaked video showed off a product called the Chromebook Pixel. It was touted as a super high resolution Chromebook that rivals …

Olympics Drops Wrestling From Its Core Sports Lineup
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced its 25 “core sports” for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Notably absent from the list was wrestling – a sport that has been part of the olympic games since the very first olympics …

Toni Braxton Retiring From Music, Wants To Play A Lesbian
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Toni Braxton says she doesn’t feel that old spark anymore when it comes to music, and she wants to retire from the biz to focus on her acting career. After a career spanning over twenty years, the songstress says she’s …

You Love Being in Love Because It’s Kind of Like Cocaine [The Science of Love]

On Valentine’s Day, as you settle in with your significant other for some food, wine, and probable sex, remember that all of those feelings you’re feeling can be easily explained by chemical reactions in your brain. OK, maybe not all …

The Shoe Project: Star Wars Fans And Vans Come Together For Good Cause

When art and fandom meet, it’s often a beautiful thing to behold; when they meet under the same roof to raise money for sick children, it’s a thousand times sweeter. While artists have been paying tribute to their favorite films, …

Kid Gives Proper Response to Hearing Bad Brains for the First Time

Meet Adeline. Adeline is already pretty cool. But she’s going to be really cool when she grows up. Here, watch this video and you’ll see why. Here’s Adeline hearing Bad Brains for the first time. You can’t teach this stuff. …

CD Projekt RED Talks Up The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

RPG fans everywhere thanked their respective deities when CD Projekt RED announced last week that it would be finishing up Geralt of Rivia’s story in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Now the developers are beginning to divulge details on what …

Dish Holds a Wake For TV Commercials, Launches the “Hopper” Nationwide Dish Holds a Wake For TV Commercials, Launches the “Hopper” Nationwide

Dish today announced that its “Hopper” DVR with Sling is now available for all customers in the U.S. While other DVRs allow TV watchers to fast-forward through annoying ads, the Hopper “autohop” feature allows Dish customers to skip entire commercial …

Apple CEO Tim Cook is Michelle Obama’s Guest at Tuesday’s State of the Union Apple CEO Tim Cook is Michelle Obama’s Guest at Tuesday’s State of the Union

It’s going to be another Apple-heavy FLOTUS box at Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. First Lady Michelle Obama will be welcoming Apple CEO Tim Cook as one of her guests at the SOTU. According to the White House, …

Slender: The Arrival Beta Begins, Pre-Orders Available

Last year a small indie game called Slender: The Eight Pages terrified gamers and inspired countless YouTube play-through videos. Since then, the developers of Slender have been working to expand upon the game and give it the attention it deserves. …

Report: Yandex Surpasses Bing In Search Queries Report: Yandex Surpasses Bing In Search Queries
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According to a report from Search Engine Watch, citing numbers from comScore, Yandex is now bigger than Bing in terms of worldwide monthly search queries. Search Engine Watch’s Michael Bonfils says Microsoft sites processed 4.477 billion queries while Yandex processed …

Go Daddy Acquires M.dot For “Mobile First” Website Creation Go Daddy Acquires M.dot For “Mobile First” Website Creation

Go Daddy announced today that it has acquired M.dot Inc., the makers of popular small business website creation/management app M.dot. Go Daddy says the move will bolster its “mobile first” strategy, as it will offer it to its 11 million …

Donald Byrd Dies: Jazz Great Was 80 Years Old
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Donald Byrd, who built a strong musical career on his ability to fuse jazz, funk, R&B and pop, has died of undisclosed causes after a hospitalization. He was 80 years old. Byrd, a trumpeter, was hailed as “one of the …

Ted Nugent Tweets He’ll Attend State of the Union
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Ted Nugent, who is neither dead or in jail, will be one of the guests present at Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. He’s attending as the guest of Steve Stockman, a Republican U.S. Representative from Texas’ 36th congressional …

Google On How To Figure Out Which Links To Remove Google On How To Figure Out Which Links To Remove
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For the past year or so, webmasters have been receiving a great deal of messages from Google about unnatural links pointing to their sites. You may know exactly which links Google doesn’t like, but there’s also a good chance you …