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Google Translate Adds Input Tools Google Translate Adds Input Tools

Google announced that it has integrated new input tools into Google Translate. When you choose an input language, you should see the input tools icon at the bottom of the text area. Click on this to turn on the input …

Sally Jewell Chosen For Secretary of the Interior

U.S. President Barack Obama today announced his pick for a new Secretary of the Interior. Sally Jewell, the CEO of Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI), will be nominated by the president to head up the U.S. Department of the interior. If …

Microsoft Defends Surface Pro’s $900 Price Tag Microsoft Defends Surface Pro’s $900 Price Tag
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The Surface Pro will be launching on February 9 for $900. That’s only for the 64GB version as the 128GB model will go for $1,000. It costs even more when you throw in the touch or typepad, and other accessories. …

More Assassin’s Creed III “King Washington” DLC Coming in March, April

Last month Ubisoft confirmed that the first episode of Assassin’s Creed III‘s “The Tyranny of King Washington” DLC (titled “The Infamy”) will be released on February 19. Today the publisher finally filled in the details for the final two episodes …

AdWords Evolves For Enhanced Multi-Device Campaigns AdWords Evolves For Enhanced Multi-Device Campaigns

Google just announced the launch of enhanced campaigns for AdWords, which it says will help advertisers better manage their campaigns in a multi-device world. One key feature is bid adjustments to help advertisers manage bids across devices, locations, time of …

Sheryl Sandberg Passed on Opportunity to Be LinkedIn CEO in 2006, According to Her New Book Sheryl Sandberg Passed on Opportunity to Be LinkedIn CEO in 2006, According to Her New Book

Did you know that Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg could have been the CEO at another huge social networking company? Probably not. But apparently she reveals that story and more in her upcoming book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will …

Trying To Impregnate The Neighbor’s Horse Is Not How You Get Back At Your Girlfriend
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Half-human/half-animal creatures have always seemed strange to me. How exactly do these creatures come to be? Are they the result of some strange crossbreeding experiment gone wrong, or just good old fashioned magic? One Texas man decided he would try …

Paul Tanner Dies: Legendary Musician Was 95
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Paul Tanner, who was the last surviving member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra, has died of complications from pneumonia. He was 95 years old. Tanner played trombone for the popular jazz ensemble from 1938-1942 before moving on to play at …

BlackBerry Z10 Sales Break Company Records BlackBerry Z10 Sales Break Company Records

BlackBerry, the company formerly known as RIM, today announced that the BlackBerry Z10, the company’s first BlackBerry 10 device, is already breaking records. The device was only just released yesterday in Canada, and the hometown crowd seems to have backed …

Turns Out Anonymous Did Hack Into The Federal Reserve Turns Out Anonymous Did Hack Into The Federal Reserve
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On Sunday evening, Anonymous leaked over 4,000 banker profiles it claimed to have stolen from the federal reserve. The information contained names, addresses, IP addresses, hashed passwords and other sensitive information. Now the federal reserve has confirmed the hack, but …

Robin Sachs Dies: “Buffy” Actor Was 61
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Robin Sachs, who played the mortal enemy of Watcher Rupert Giles on “Buffy The Vampire Slayer”, has died of undisclosed causes. He was 61 years old. Sachs enjoyed a long career in the entertainment industry, which began in 1972 and …

Facebook Launches Developers Live, a New Hub for News, Tutorials, and Live Video Facebook Launches Developers Live, a New Hub for News, Tutorials, and Live Video
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Facebook has just announced Developers Live, a new destination (in the form of a Facebook app) that allows developers to keep up with all of the latest news. Facebook says that it will be “central place to learn about the …

Earth-Sized Planets May be Close by, Shows Study
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Astronomers this week published a new study that estimates six percent of red dwarf stars may have Earth-sized planets orbiting within their “habitable zone” – the area around a star in which liquid water can exist on the surface of …

Twitter App Update Streamlines Discovery and Search Twitter App Update Streamlines Discovery and Search
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Twitter has just announced some search and discovery updates to their iOS and Android apps as well as mobile.twitter.com that they say will help users “better find what’s most important to you when you’re on the go.” What they’ve done …

3 Killed In Denver Shooting, Including Two Children
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Police are saying that a tragic shooting in Denver today which left one adult and two children dead may have been a murder-suicide committed by a mother. While details are still coming in, it has been reported that the children …

Here’s Why Google Doesn’t Turn Off Toolbar PageRank Here’s Why Google Doesn’t Turn Off Toolbar PageRank
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Now that Google’s Matt Cutts is back online, he’s been steadily putting out new Webmaster Help videos on a daily basis. It will be interesting to see how long this continues. Today’s is particularly timely considering Google just pushed out …

Google Adds 38 Ski Resort Maps To Google Maps Google Adds 38 Ski Resort Maps To Google Maps
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Google announced today that it has added 38 run and lift maps for some of the most popular ski resorts in the U.S. and Canada to Google Maps. The maps show blue, green, and black runs as solid colored lines. …

God of War PS3 European Bundle Gets a Gold Controller

Sony has only two weeks left to sell PlayStation 3 consoles before it announces the PlayStation 4 on February 20. It also has only months to convince gamers that the final games of this generation are still worth buying. With …

Age Of Wonders 3 Brings Medieval Strategy To Your PC This Fall

The PC has seen a renaissance of late as certain franchises that haven’t seen any action for years are now getting sequels. The latest is Age of Wonders, which hasn’t seen a new game since 2003′s Shadow Magic. Triumph Studios, …

Let’s Not Forget The Fall Of SOPA And The Might Of A Unified Internet Let’s Not Forget The Fall Of SOPA And The Might Of A Unified Internet

The fall of SOPA was, by far, one of the most interesting events of 2012. It showed that the Internet can and will be an unstoppable force when faced with a threat that targets its very core. Now let’s relive …

Florida Man Convicted Over Facebook Threats to Kill Obama, “Watch the Life Disappear from His Eyes” Florida Man Convicted Over Facebook Threats to Kill Obama, “Watch the Life Disappear from His Eyes”
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You can say a lot of things and stand behind First Amendment protections. Saying that you’re going to kill the President on Facebook is not one of those things, according to a Florida jury. A Florida man has been convicted …

Skimpy Beckham Ad Stirs Up The Web
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David Beckham isn’t shy about showing us his body–a fact most of us are grateful for–and he’s got a new H&M ad out to prove it. Beckham, who has a knack for clothing design like his wife Victoria, partnered with …

Report Looks At Performance Of Location Targeting In Mobile Ads Report Looks At Performance Of Location Targeting In Mobile Ads

Verve Mobile recently released its annual State of the Market review, looking at location-powered mobile advertising (via MarketingCharts). According to the report, mobile campaigns leveraging location targeting outperformed non-location targeted campaigns by factor fo 2x. Of 2,500 mobile campaigns analyzed, …

Samsung Galaxy S IV Announcement Coming March 15 [RUMOR] Samsung Galaxy S IV Announcement Coming March 15 [RUMOR]
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Though Samsung‘s flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III, has been a huge success for the Korean manufacturer, the company isn’t about to let its dominance of the Android mobile market slip away. Rumors last year put the announcement of …