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Amazon Shares Elevator Pitches For Original Movie Projects ‘Orange Curtain’ And ‘Her F’ing Sisters’ Amazon Shares Elevator Pitches For Original Movie Projects ‘Orange Curtain’ And ‘Her F’ing Sisters’

Amazon Studios, Amazon’s original video content creation arm, has released a couple of “elevator pitch” videos for projects it has on its movie development slate. The first one is for a movie called Orange Curtain, which takes place in ’92 …

Ninja Turtles Video Game Coming to Xbox, Wii This Fall

Though the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie was heavily promoted at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, there are now at least two different Ninja Turtles video games coming out this year. Activision during Comic-Con announced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, …

Borderlands 2 Is Getting More DLC Later This Year

It looked like Gearbox officially wrapped up Borderlands 2 in June with the release of Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep. After all, it was the last DLC update that was included as part of the season pass. As it …

Google To Pay $8.5 Million To Settle Referrer Suit Google To Pay $8.5 Million To Settle Referrer Suit

Google is paying $8.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging that the company was sharing search queries with third parties without the searchers knowing about it or giving them permission to do so. The case stems from a …

Apparently, Larry Page Didn’t Give a Damn About Google Reader, So It Died Apparently, Larry Page Didn’t Give a Damn About Google Reader, So It Died
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When we talk about the story of Google Reader’s tragic demise, there’s the corporate excuse, the speculation, and the additional speculation. But here’s another possible reason: Google Reader died because Larry Page and the higher ups simply didn’t care enough …

Asus Expects Tablet Shipment Boost From New Nexus 7 Asus Expects Tablet Shipment Boost From New Nexus 7

Details about the upcoming refresh of Google’s Nexus 7 are now being leaked at a fast pace. Photos of the device even surfaced earlier this week. The new Nexus 7 is expected to have a 1920×1200 resolution display, a 1.5GHz …

Is The New Gmail Better For Users Or Marketers? Is The New Gmail Better For Users Or Marketers?
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Google has rolled out its big Gmail redesign, originally announced in May. The new interface is getting mixed reactions from users, with some loving it, some hating it, and of course many who are either on the fence or just …

Photos Still King on Facebook, Make Up 93% of the Most Engaging Posts Photos Still King on Facebook, Make Up 93% of the Most Engaging Posts

If you’re a brand hoping to get the maximum amount of follower engagement from your Facebook posts, it’s best to think visually. That’s because in terms of user engagement, photos are king. And it’s not even close. The latest numbers …

Selena Gomez Makes Birthday Video For Fans

Selena Gomez just turned 21, and she wanted to share her big day with her fans by giving them a video of her dancing around and living it up since they couldn’t be there with her. “I wanted to celebrate …

Average Global Internet Speeds Are Still Increasing Average Global Internet Speeds Are Still Increasing
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Most of us in the U.S. love to rag on our ISPs and blame them for what we perceive as painfully slow Internet speeds. Our ISPs certainly do deserve their fair share of criticism, but we should also celebrate when …

Angela Deskins, Cleveland Murder Victim, Missing Since June

Angela Deskins, the first victim to be identified in the Cleveland murders, was missing since June and her family had been frantically searching for her. Deskins was found–along with two other women in different locations–wrapped in plastic and abandoned in …

Facebook Chef Josef Desimone Dies in Motorcycle Accident Facebook Chef Josef Desimone Dies in Motorcycle Accident

Facebook’s executive chef, Josef Desimone, died in a tragic motorcycle accident on Monday. CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared the sad news on Facebook Monday night, saying that Desimone was crucial in defining Facebook’s culture in the early years, and that the …

New ‘The Bureau: XCOM Declassified’ Trailer Stars Dominic Monaghan

Back in April, 2K Games announced The Bureau: XCOM Declassified using a strange live-action trailer titled “The Burn Room.” The trailer showed clips of an alien invasion in a 60s-era American suburb, and the process by which XCOM agents could …

Tuna Capsizes Boat, Nearly Kills Fisherman

When most people think of Hawaii, they think of luaus, volcanoes, gorgeous sunsets over calm waters. Paradise, in other words. Those who go fishing in those waters know that the surf can be rough–especially during their “winter” months–but these aren’t …

LinkedIn Launches Sponsored Updates in Your Feed LinkedIn Launches Sponsored Updates in Your Feed

LinkedIn is finally following the path of other social sites like Facebook and Twitter as the professional network has just launched Sponsored Updates for your activity feed. LinkedIn has been testing Sponsored Updates for about six months nows, but today …

Motorola’s Moto X Leaked Ahead Of August Reveal Motorola’s Moto X Leaked Ahead Of August Reveal

Motorola is working on something big with Google. The phone – called the Moto X – represents the first major device launch since the company was bought by Google. The device has been shrouded in mystery for some time, but …

Google Invests in Wearable Display Company Himax Display Google Invests in Wearable Display Company Himax Display

Himax Display (HDI) this week announced that Google has agreed to purchase a portion of its company. HDI is a Taiwanese manufacturer of micro-display (liquid crystal on silicon) technology. Under the terms of the agreement, Google will acquire 6.3% of …

Subway Employees Instagram Penis on Bread, Frozen Pee in a Bottle Subway Employees Instagram Penis on Bread, Frozen Pee in a Bottle
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Two Subway employees who posted incredibly gross photos of themselves on Instagram have been terminated. One photo shows an employee holding a bottle of frozen urine alongside the caption “Today at work I froze my pee.” And the other photo …

Kirk Cameron Gets Trailer Back On Facebook After Spam Fight
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Kirk Cameron, former star of “Growing Pains”, has made quite a change in his lifestyle since he played Mike Seaver. He hasn’t acted in several years, and when he made his return to the screen after several television movies, it …

House Wants To Take The NSA Down A Peg With Defense Spending Amendments House Wants To Take The NSA Down A Peg With Defense Spending Amendments

Ever since it was revealed that the NSA was spying on Americans in early June, some members of Congress have proposed laws to strip the agency of its power. Those proposed laws probably won’t go anywhere anytime soon though. That’s …

Nokia Announces Larger Lumia 625 Windows Phone Nokia Announces Larger Lumia 625 Windows Phone

Just two weeks ago, Nokia announced its new flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the Lumia 1020. That device’s big feature is a 41MP camera and the software to take advantage of it. Now, Nokia has announced a mid-priced Windows Phone …

Google Takes Street View Trekker Up Mt. Fuji Google Takes Street View Trekker Up Mt. Fuji

Google announced today that it has taken its Street View Trekker camera device (you know, the backpack) up Mt. Fuji to gather some new imagery. The 360-degree panoramic shots cover the Yoshida trail that takes hikers up the mountain, as …

Dwyane Wade Divorce Settlement Finalized
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Just a little over a month after winning his second straight NBA championship with the Miami Heat, guard Dwyane Wade’s divorce settlement has been finalized. After six years of a very public and messy divorce, a judge ruled that Wade …

Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Call Off Divorce

After filing for divorce a second time, Billy Ray and Tish Cyrus have decided to give their marriage another try. In a statement the couple released to People magazine, “We both woke up and realized we love each other and …