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Jaguars New Logo: Part Of A Franchise Revamp

The Jacksonville Jaguars are looking to ramp up their image in 2013 after seeing dismal turnouts to games last year and a loss in revenue, and they’re starting with the logo. The old one looked…well, a bit sad. The jaguar …

Dumb Facebook Hoax Suggests Site Downtime, Could Be Dumbest Hoax Ever Dumb Facebook Hoax Suggests Site Downtime, Could Be Dumbest Hoax Ever
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With Facebook comes stupid Facebook hoaxes – it’s inevitable. There are over 1 billion monthly active users on the social network, and a sample size that large is bound to include plenty of twits. No, you’re not going to win …

Google May Invest $50 Million In Vevo [Report] Google May Invest $50 Million In Vevo [Report]

Rumor has it that Google may invest as much as $50 in Vevo, the music video property founded by Universal and Sony. Bloomberg BusinessWeek is reporting that the company is in talks to do so, citing two people with knowledge …

Star Wars Spinoff Movies Are in the Works

Ever since The Walt Disney Company bought Lucasfilm late last year, Star Wars fans have been alternately worried and hopeful about the world’s most famous sci-fi brand returning to the big screen. The choice of J.J. Abrams to direct Star …

Google Acquires Channel Intelligence To Improve Shopping Experience Google Acquires Channel Intelligence To Improve Shopping Experience

Update: We’ve now received confirmation from Google that it has signed a deal to acquire CI. A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews, “We want to help consumers save time and money by improving the online shopping experience. We think Channel Intelligence …

Jelly Bean Continues To Grow, Gingerbread And ICS Hit With Small Declines Jelly Bean Continues To Grow, Gingerbread And ICS Hit With Small Declines

Back in January, we finally saw Gingerbread fall below 50 percent in Google’s Android distribution numbers for December. At the same time, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean both saw increases. Now only one Android version is seeing continued growth. …

Google Wins Six-Year Legal Battle Over Ads In Australia Google Wins Six-Year Legal Battle Over Ads In Australia

Google has won a legal battle against the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) after six years in court. The ACCC had alleged that Google enaged in “misleading and deceptive” practices, when displaying ads for a company called CarSales for …

Comet ISON Spotted by NASA’s Deep Impact

NASA‘s Deep Impact spacecraft has snapped several images of the comet ISON (C/2012 S1). The images were obtained over 36 hours on January 17 and 18, from a distance of 793 million km (493 million miles). The comet is expected …

Death Star Kickstarter Project Sees 500+ Pledges in Less Than Two Days
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If the government refuses to help us defend against impending threats, the people have no choice but to take up the project themselves. And since the White House has officially thrown water on the people’s demands to build our very …

Zynga Shutting Down CityVille 2, Other Titles To Cut Costs
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Zynga released its Q4 and year end earnings yesterday, and the results weren’t exactly peachy. The company was able to increase it’s year-over-year revenue, but everything else was relatively flat. Zynga has to start cutting costs somewhere to turn a …

Tiffani Thiessen Surprised By Lemur, Mr. Belding
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Tiffani Thiessen, who rose to fame in the ’80s as the hottest cheerleader ever, Kelly Kapowski, made an appearance on the “Today” show on Tuesday and got way more than she bargained for. She may have been there to promote …

Dead Island Has Sold Over Five Million Copies

Deep Silver, the publisher of Dead Island, announced today that its zombie island adventure has sold over five million copies worldwide. Though the game received only lukewarm reviews when it was released in 2011, the teaser trailer for the game …

Monopoly Asked, and You Guys Voted Out the Iron (and Replaced It with a Cat)

Back in January the classic board game and cause of everyone’s very first rage quit, Monopoly, decided that they were going to give one of the classic game pieces the boot (it’s not the boot). In order to do that, …

PETA Slams Beyonce For Super Bowl Outfit Choice
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PETA says they think Beyonce missed the mark when it came time to choose what she would wear to her Super Bowl halftime performance over the weekend. The animal-rights group was disappointed that Queen Bey went with leather and snakeskin …

Next Xbox To Have Always Online DRM [Rumor]

One of the very first rumors concerning the next Xbox was that the console would block used games. After the rumor hit the streets, many disregarded as it as just that – a rumor. It’s hard to believe Microsoft would …

Mary Leakey Doodle Hits The Rest Of The World

Yesterday, as the day had already changed in some parts of the world, Google began showing a doodle honoring the 100th birthday of archaeologist Mary Leakey. Now that it is February 6th in the rest of the world, other countries …

Jon Stewart Isn’t Surprised About Vine and Porn

Twitter’s six-second video-sharing app Vine launched with a bit of a porn problem. Vine scurried around and quickly turned the porn problem into a much lesser porn problem by banning many porn-related searches and hiding NSFW material behind warning screens. …

Vine’s Age Rating Jumps to 17+ with Update Vine’s Age Rating Jumps to 17+ with Update

Twitter’s six-second video app that used to (and kind of still does) have a porn problem has just seen its age rating jump from 12+ to 17+. Now, iOS users must be at least 17 years old to download the …

Twitter Reportedly Buying Social TV Analytics Company Bluefin Labs [Updated With Confirmation From Twitter] Twitter Reportedly Buying Social TV Analytics Company Bluefin Labs [Updated With Confirmation From Twitter]

Update: Twitter has now officially announced the acquisition. The company says in a blog post: We believe that Bluefin’s data science capabilities and social TV expertise will help us create innovative new ad products and consumer experiences in the exciting …

Facebook Co-Founder’s Husband Set to Run for Congress Facebook Co-Founder’s Husband Set to Run for Congress

Democratic activist and same-sex marriage proponent Sean Eldridge has just filed forms with the Federal Elections Commission announcing his intent to run for Congress. Eldridge, who will run for the House of Representatives as a Democrat, has a major Facebook …

Capcom is Polling Fans on Their Favorite Street Fighter Characters

Capcom is serious about its fighting games. Not a week goes by that minor changes and tweaks aren’t made to its games to make them more (or less, in some cases) balanced. So, when the publisher asks fighter fans for …

Chris Brown Lied? New Report Doubts Community Service Claims
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Chris Brown, who is now famously back in a relationship with ex-girlfriend Rihanna after a violent altercation between them left her beaten and bloody in 2009, may not have actually completed his court-ordered community service after his arrest for the …

Bing Launches Video Results In Windows 8 App Bing Launches Video Results In Windows 8 App

Bing announced today that it has released an update to its Windows 8 app that includes touch-friendly video results, in addition to web and image results. The update is available in 12 countries. The video results, of course, feature infinite …

Zynga Announces Q4 And Year End Results, Will Bring More Games To Mobile In 2013 Zynga Announces Q4 And Year End Results, Will Bring More Games To Mobile In 2013
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After the beating Zynga took in 2012, nobody was really looking forward to its year end results. It was assumed that everything would be doom and gloom for the troubled social game developer. The good news is that revenue and …