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John Kerr Dies: “Tea And Sympathy” Actor Was 81

John Kerr, the stage and film actor whose credits included “Tea And Sympathy” and “South Pacific”, has died of heart failure. He was 81 years old. Kerr was well-known for his role as Tom Robinson Lee, a student suspected of …

Autonomy’s Former Execs “Welcome” FRC Investigation Autonomy’s Former Execs “Welcome” FRC Investigation

Back in November 2012, HP announced its dismal quarterly results and blamed around $5 billion of its $8.8 billion impairment charge on “serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentations, and disclosure failures” at Autonomy prior to its purchase by HP in 2011. Autonomy …

Amazon Beats Apple in Corporate Reputation Poll Amazon Beats Apple in Corporate Reputation Poll

Today, Amazon beats Apple in a way that doesn’t specifically pertain to tablets, ebooks, digital music, streaming content, or any other area in which the two routinely do battle. Today’s victory is all about the consumers and their views on …

“Storage Wars” Star Dies Of Apparent Suicide
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“Storage Wars” star Mark Balelo was found dead in his home on Monday morning of an apparent suicide, and some think he was depressed over a recent arrest. Balelo was picked up for a drug-related offense on Saturday and expressed …

Matt Cutts Goes Back In Time To Tell Gmail User About Old Feature Matt Cutts Goes Back In Time To Tell Gmail User About Old Feature
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Google’s Matt Cutts has proven once again that no user-submitted question is too mundane to warrant an answer. In the latest “Webmaster Help” video, Cutts semi-mockingly responds to the question: It would be a really great feature to mark an …

NBA: Sleeved Uniforms Announced For the Warriors

Adidas and the Golden State Warriors this week unveiled a new uniform with “modern” short sleeves. The uniform is also the team’s lightest uniform ever – 26% lighter than current Warriors uniforms. “Players on every court like to have a …

AMC To Air Old Walking Dead Episodes In Black And White

AMC will begin airing episodes from the first two seasons of its hit zombie show The Walking Dead in black and white on Thursdays. The network suggests that viewing the episodes this way will mirror the format of Robert Kirkman’s …

BlueStacks Android Emulation Comes To Surface Pro BlueStacks Android Emulation Comes To Surface Pro

The Surface Pro came out over the weekend, and the device is already selling out across retailers. Those who were lucky enough to get one may be disappointed, however, by a lack of apps. That’s where BlueStacks comes in. BlueStacks, …

4 Killed On Carnival Float In Brazil Celebration
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Four people were killed earlier today when a parade float touched a power cable and caused a short circuit. The float, which belonged to a samba group called Sangue Jovem, was part of the Carnival celebration which is celebrated throughout …

The Walking Dead Social Game Gets Otis And Other Characters

AMC announced today that it has added some new characters to its Facebook game, The Walking Dead Social Game. In a post on the network’s blog, AMC says: Ever wish you could’ve hung out with Otis before Shane used him …

NASA Successfully Launches New Landsat Satellite

NASA this week successfully launched its Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM). An Atlas V rocket was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1:02 pm EST on Monday, February 11. The new satellite will be used, as previous Landsat satellites …

Twitter, Amex Partner to Let You Buy Stuff with Hashtags Twitter, Amex Partner to Let You Buy Stuff with Hashtags
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Twitter and American Express have just announced a new program that will allow users to make purchases inside of Twitter by simply tweeting out specific “Buy” hashtags. Here’s how the hashtag-buying works, after you sync your Amex card to Twitter …

Over 76 Million Xbox 360 Consoles Have Been Sold

The announcement of Sony’s next-generation PlayStation 4 console is less than two weeks away. Though the announcement of Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox isn’t expected until the E3 conference in June, the company this week released some numbers that show just where …

Hacker Warns Of Zombies On TV Emergency Alert

In what was either the best hack ever by a zombie enthusiast or the best covert television show plug ever by AMC, a warning concerning the dead rising from their graves appeared along the top of some Montana television screens …

Overly Attached Girlfriend Wants You to Be Her Valentine

It’s a great time of the year for Overly Attached Girlfriend (Laina Walker). Valentine’s Day means loads of attention from boyfriends and husbands. It’s that one special holiday where you’re forced to declare your intention to belong to someone. Be …

Netflix to Debut First Original Series for Kids in December Netflix to Debut First Original Series for Kids in December

Continuing the massive push into the original content game, Netflix has just announced a partnership with DreamWorks Animation SKG for the release of its first-ever original series for kids. It’s called Turbo: F.A.S.T. (Fast Action Stunt Team), and is based …

Canada’s Internet Surveillance Bill Is Officially Dead Canada’s Internet Surveillance Bill Is Officially Dead
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Almost a year ago, Canada’s Public Safety Minister Vic Toews introduced an Internet surveillance bill called C-30 that would require ISPs to collect all information on their customers. The bill was met with a massive retaliation at the hands of …

Aliens Sequel Video Game Out Today, Reviews Are Not Good

Last week, a new trailer for Aliens: Colonial Marines attempted to split the difference between the heavy action gaming that appeals to mainstream gamers and the fanservice that fans of the Alien and Predator series’ expect. Since the game is …

Lean Cuisine Recall: Glass Found In Ravioli
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If you’re a fan of Lean Cuisine meals, pay attention: there’s been a recall on the brand’s mushroom ravioli due to customer reports of glass in the food. No injuries have been reported. The Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli meal has been …

“I Never Chase Boys”: Taylor Swift Opens Up

Taylor Swift’s love life has been the topic of conversation longer than most of us would like to admit. But because she makes her relationships the center of her songwriting, it’s hard to ignore the digs she takes at her …

3D Printers Can Make Your Valentine’s Day A Little Sweeter 3D Printers Can Make Your Valentine’s Day A Little Sweeter

How do you show your undying love to your significant other on Valentine’s Day? Do you cook a nice meal to enjoy between the both of you? Or do you go out to see a movie? Perhaps you’ll make a …

Twitter Asks You to ‘Welcome Back’ Previously Inactive Users in Order to Promote Engagement Twitter Asks You to ‘Welcome Back’ Previously Inactive Users in Order to Promote Engagement

It looks like Twitter is making a small, non-intrusive push to promote more interaction between members of the service. Some users are seeing a new message appear atop their streams on Twitter.com. It notifies them that someone (a particular @person) …

‘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 …