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Tumblr Invaded By Worm Affecting Thousands Of Blogs Tumblr Invaded By Worm Affecting Thousands Of Blogs
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Reports have been rampant today about a worm spreading on Tumblr, taking over thousands of accounts. Tumblr addressed the issue twice on Twitter: once to let everyone know they were aware of the issue, and a second time to say …

The Last of Us Trailer Teaser Released

Game trailers are teasers. They reveal a little about a game to get gamers interested in trying it out or pre-ordering it. So, what does it say that it’s becoming a trend for game companies to release a teaser trailer …

Facebook Opens Up Site Governance Vote on Voting Facebook Opens Up Site Governance Vote on Voting
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Starting today, you have a week to cast your vote in what will most likely be the last Facebook Site Governance vote ever. The company has announced the opening of the latest vote, which covers Facebook’s attempt to get rid …

Here’s What The Daily Is Telling Its Subscribers Here’s What The Daily Is Telling Its Subscribers
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As previously reported News Corp. is shutting down The Daily, its experimental news app, as a standalone publication. As part of a restructuring of its businesses, parts of The Daily (including some staff) will be rolled into The New York …

Rob Kardashian Split Due To Cheating?
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Rob Kardashian, who is perhaps the least famous of the infamous reality family, has reportedly split from girlfriend Rita Ora. Though speculation on the cause leans toward the fact that their schedules were too incompatible–she’s busy with a pop star …

Gmail For Android Gets Much Needed Improvements, Exclusive To Android 4.0 And Above Gmail For Android Gets Much Needed Improvements, Exclusive To Android 4.0 And Above

Gmail comes standard with almost every Android device, but it hasn’t seen much improvement for quite a while now. That all changes today with its latest update for Android 4.0-4.2 devices. The Gmail team announced a number of improvements today …

What To Expect When The Walking Dead Returns In February

Fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead have to wait a couple months before the show returns after Sunday’s mid-season finale. The network has uploaded a few new videos to its YouTube channels reflecting on the most recent episode and looking …

The Walking Dead Episode 308: Here’s What The Cast And Crew Have To Say About It
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AMC aired The Walking Dead episode 308 on Sunday. As you may know, it was the mid-season finale. The network has posted an inside look at the episode, including some interviews with cast and crew. It does contain spoilers, so …

DMX Singing Rudolph Is the Official Start of the Christmas Season

Nope, it wasn’t Black Friday. It wasn’t December 1st. It wasn’t even when they first aired It’s A Wonderful Life on TV. The Christmas season wasn’t truly in full swing until this happened. Back in September, rapper DMX stopped by …

Voyager Discovers New Region at the Edge of the Solar System
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Excited NASA researchers today announced that the Voyager 1 spacecraft has encountered a new, unexpected region on its way out of the solar system. The scientists believe that the region is the final hurdle before Voyager enters interstellar space. The …

Matt Cutts: Only 3% Of Those 700K Messages Were About Unnatural Links Matt Cutts: Only 3% Of Those 700K Messages Were About Unnatural Links
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Google has put out a new Webmaster Help video with Matt Cutts doing what he does best – busting myths about Google. Google sent out a lot of messages to webmasters this year, and a lot of them were about …

Zynga Shutting Down Mafia Wars 2 On December 30
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It’s common knowledge that Zynga isn’t doing so hot anymore. The company has already laid off over 100 employees in an attempt to cut costs, but now the social games maker is shutting down entire games that aren’t performing to …

Katt Williams Arrested, Once Again
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Comedian Katt Williams is building up a criminal record almost as impressive–and odd–as Lindsay Lohan’s. Williams was arrested on Sunday night after an incident at a Seattle bar turned ugly. Witnesses say he threatened the bar owner with a pool …

Game of Thrones Video Tips New Characters, Locations
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HBO has just uploaded a new production video to the Game of Thrones YouTube channel, and it shows a (small) glimpse into what we can expect in season three – locations, sets, costumes, characters and more. This is the first …

Google Honors Ukrainian Philosopher Hryhorii Skovoroda With Google Doodle Google Honors Ukrainian Philosopher Hryhorii Skovoroda With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle on its Ukraine homepage today. The doodle is in honor of the 290th birthday of “wandering philosopher” Hryhorii Skovoroda. Skovoroda was not only a philosopher, but a poet, teacher and composer. According to the Wikipedia …

Nick Lachey Kicked Out Of Chargers Stadium
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Nick Lachey, former singer for 98 Degrees and new father, tweeted over the weekend that he’d been kicked out of a football game…and couldn’t be happier. The one-time husband of Jessica Simpson is a huge Cincinnati Bengals fan and let …

Diabetes Drug Could Treat Ovarian Cancer, Shows Study
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A new study has shown that a common diabetes medication may be useful in the prevention or treatment of ovarian cancer. The study, published in the journal CANCER, showed that patients with ovarian cancer who took the drug metformin tended …

Google Launches Update For Google Maps Android API Google Launches Update For Google Maps Android API
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Google announced that it is launching an update to the Google Maps Android API to include some highly requested features. For one, there are “more dynamic and flexible” user interface designs for large Android devices, using Android Fragments, and adding …

Mozilla Social API Integrates Facebook Into Firefox Mozilla Social API Integrates Facebook Into Firefox
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Back in October, Mozilla released Firefox beta 17. This particular version of the eight-year-old browser brought with it the Social API – a new tool that would allow developers to integrate social networks right into the browser experience. Facebook was …

Kickstarter UK Sees 30 Successes in the First Month Kickstarter UK Sees 30 Successes in the First Month

On October 31st, Kickstarter finally made good on a promise to open up to UK-based projects. Today, the company is letting us know how the first month has gone. In a word, promising. in the first month, UK-based projects saw …

Functional Battle Mech Provides Preview of Future Warfare Functional Battle Mech Provides Preview of Future Warfare
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Proving once again that the Japanese will almost certainly be the engineers of humanity’s future enslavement by robots, a Japanese company has created a functional mech robot. The device, called Kuratas, runs on diesel fuel and opens to reveal a …

“The Ball” Author John Fox Talks @ Google

John Fox, anthropologist and author of The Ball, recently gave an @Google talk. Google posted the speech in its entirety to YouTube as part of its Authors@Google series. The Ball explores the history and cultures around sports and balls. Here’s …

Game Developers Met With Zuckerberg To Discuss The Future Of Facebook Gaming Game Developers Met With Zuckerberg To Discuss The Future Of Facebook Gaming
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Facebook gaming, and social gaming in general, is not the revenue behemoth it used to be. Most players are now moving to mobile, and that’s a problem that Facebook has to overcome. The social network recently invited some big names …

Americans Spent a Collective 230 Millennia on Social Media During One Month in 2012 Americans Spent a Collective 230 Millennia on Social Media During One Month in 2012
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As a country, we are obsessed with liking, sharing, tweeting, and pinning. Seriously obsessed. Nielsen has just published their Social Media Report for 2012 and the numbers are staggering. According to Nielsen, Americans spent a total of 121.1 billion minutes …