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Play Portal on Your Graphing Calculator, Because Why Not

I have fond memories of pretending to perform algebraic equations while instead playing awesome calculator games on my couple hundred-dollar TI-83. Anyone who took a semi-advanced math class in high school or college probably shares some of these same memories. …

Jelly Bean Adoption Slowly Growing, Gingerbread Still On Top Jelly Bean Adoption Slowly Growing, Gingerbread Still On Top
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Back in early November, the October Android distribution numbers revealed that Ice Cream Sandwich was now on a quarter of all Android devices. It was a good sign even if Gingerbread was still on over half of all Android devices. …

Witherspoon’s Daughter Is 13 And Looks Just Like Her

Reese Witherspoon, who has widely been regarded as America’s Sweetheart for years, is a devoted mom to three–Ava and Deacon are her children with actor Ryan Phillipe, and Tennessee is her newborn with husband Jim Toth–and takes her job as …

Top LinkedIn Buzzwords Reveal Users’ ‘Creativity’ Top LinkedIn Buzzwords Reveal Users’ ‘Creativity’

When it comes to filling out an online resume, the summary section of a LinkedIn profile is the perfect place to show off writing skills and highlight abilities that don’t fit into other profile sections. Unfortunately, the section is most …

Everyone Is Voting Against Facebook’s Policy Changes and It Doesn’t Matter in the Slightest Everyone Is Voting Against Facebook’s Policy Changes and It Doesn’t Matter in the Slightest
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You probably know that Facebook just opened up its third-ever Site Governance Vote, allowing users to vote on proposed changes to the company’s SSR and Data Use policies. Or maybe you have no idea. Maybe you don’t care. That’s fine, …

John McAfee Says He Is Safe In Guatemala, Plans Press Conference John McAfee Says He Is Safe In Guatemala, Plans Press Conference

John McAfee says he has made it safely to Guatemala, and will be meeting with officials in that country. He plans on doing a press conference. In the latest post on his blog, McAfee writes: I apologize for all of …

Detroit Dad Gets Life In Prison For Baby’s Murder

D’Andre Lane, the Detroit father who was recently accused of beating his 2-year old daughter to death over bed-wetting, has been sentenced to life in prison. Lane was visibly angry in court and had to be escorted from the room …

Zynga Games Coming To Internet/TV Bundles Next Year Zynga Games Coming To Internet/TV Bundles Next Year

The almighty cable and Internet bundle is a large source of revenue for many telecoms. Some people, however, feel that the bundle doesn’t deliver on the value that it promises. That may change next year as numerous telecoms will begin …

Hilary Duff Weight Loss: Back In Skinny Jeans
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Hilary Duff, who gave birth to her first son in March, says she’s back in her skinny jeans and couldn’t be happier. The 25-year old actress has been working with a trainer–doing everything from boxing to jumping rope–to get back …

Autonomy Founder Starts Website to Combat Fraud Allegations Autonomy Founder Starts Website to Combat Fraud Allegations

Autonomy founder Mike Lynch has been outspoken since HP leveled accounting fraud allegations against his former company. The executive, who left Autonomy earlier this year, has denied any wrongdoing and has shot back at HP, stating that mismanagement and infighting …

Olsens’ $55,000 Handbags: Croc Skin And Pills
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Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen have never exactly shied away from the limelight; at 26, they’ve achieved more than many of their peers put together. As child actresses, they dominated the television landscape with roles on the highly popular sitcom …

Ashton Kutcher Nails the Steve Jobs Look, Film to Show at Sundance Ashton Kutcher Nails the Steve Jobs Look, Film to Show at Sundance
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When we heard the news that Ashton Kutcher was set to star as Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in a 2013 biopic, I think some of us thought it was a joke. I mean, the news did hit around April Fool’s …

Google Adds Features To DoubleClick For Publishers Google Adds Features To DoubleClick For Publishers
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Google announced that it is launching internal redirects to DoubleClick for Advertisers, custom creatives and mobile data transfer features to DoubleClick for Publishers. Publishers can use internal redirects when delivering a DFA campaign from DFP, “reducing impression loss, improving ad …

You Can Now Sign Up For Facebook Messenger With Just A Phone Number You Can Now Sign Up For Facebook Messenger With Just A Phone Number
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Do you have a limited texting plan? Do you distrust Facebook enough to not the use the social network or its mobile messenger application? If so, Facebook has introduced an easier sign-up method that may change your mind. Facebook announced …

Cancer Research Identifies New Potential Breast Cancer Driver

A new study has moved forward with a drug that could target a newly-identified breast cancer driver. Breast cancers are defined and treated according to their hormonal drivers, of which the most common are estrogen, progesterone, and HER2. Androgen receptors …

Google Creates Embeddable Typhoon Pablo Crisis Response Map Google Creates Embeddable Typhoon Pablo Crisis Response Map
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Google has been pretty good about getting out crisis response maps for major storms and other natural disasters, and Typhoon Pablo is no different. Google announced the map on its Google Maps blog, and encouraged people to share it or …

Facebook’s Sponsored Stories Lawsuit Is in Its Penultimate Hour Facebook’s Sponsored Stories Lawsuit Is in Its Penultimate Hour

A couple of weeks ago, we told you that Facebook’s long-running Sponsored Stories lawsuit was likely on its way to coming to a close. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg, upon reviewing a new settlement proposal from the social network, was …

Disney Loses $319 Million Appeal In Game Show Suit

In a shocking ruling, the court has decided to uphold the verdict handed down in a suit between Disney and U.K.-based Celador–an entertainment company–in which Disney lost $319 million on the grounds that they improperly deducted several different fees and …

56 More Countries Get iTunes Store 56 More Countries Get iTunes Store

Apple announced today that it has launched the iTunes Store in 56 new countries, including Russia, Turkey, India, and South Africa. It is now available in a total of 119 countries. “The iTunes Store features local artists including Elka in …

Nintendo UK Sold 40,000 Wii U Units In Its Opening Weekend
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The Wii U launched in Europe and Australia on Friday, December 30. It’s been three days now, and analysts are already picking apart whatever data they can get a hold of. The latest numbers from the UK show the Wii …

Google Launches Some Text Ad Tweaks Google Launches Some Text Ad Tweaks
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Google announced some new enhancements for text ads on the Google Display Network today. “Text ads have proven to be a great way to help advertisers extend their Google search campaigns to sites in the Google Display Network, enabling publishers …

Eric Schmidt Has A Book Coming Out In April, Google Is More Powerful Than Most People Realize Eric Schmidt Has A Book Coming Out In April, Google Is More Powerful Than Most People Realize

Knopf Doubleday Publishing announced today that it will release a book called The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business, co-authored by Google Executive Chairman and Google Ideas Director Jared Cohen, on April 23rd. “Schmidt and …

Duck Hunt, Kid Rock, and the Pope

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Mars Rover Curiosity Has Fully Analyzed Martian Soil

Mars Rover Curiosity has now used each of its on-board instruments to analyze Martian soil. Though researchers have found a complex chemistry in the soil on Mars, they haven’t found what would be considered a major discovery: carbon-based organic compounds …