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Google Is Letting Anonymous Users Review Businesses Google Is Letting Anonymous Users Review Businesses
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Online reviews are a hot button issue right now, particularly as one case involving Yelp reviews has attracted some media attention. You can read about that here. Basically, a woman was sued for defaming remarks, as she claimed in reviews …

Cancer Sample Handling Changes Called For By Doctors
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In a column appearing this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), doctors have called on the medical community to change the way it handles cancer tissue samples. At issue is the rise of new gene sequencing …

Bar Refaeli Is The New Go Daddy Girl For The Super Bowl Bar Refaeli Is The New Go Daddy Girl For The Super Bowl
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It almost wouldn’t be the Super Bowl without Go Daddy advertising with scantily clad women. The company announced today that it has signed actress and model Bar Refaeli to star alongside longtime Go Daddy girl Danics Patrick in one of …

ESPN’s Jemele Hill Tweets the Racist Complaint Letter She Received ESPN’s Jemele Hill Tweets the Racist Complaint Letter She Received
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Today, ESPN reporter Jemele Hill took the time to tweet out a letter she received from a disgruntled ESPN radio listener, and boy is it a doozy. “I gotta say, this guy executed the hat trick of racial slurs,” she …

Windows 8 Will Soon Be Powering PCs At The Defense Department Windows 8 Will Soon Be Powering PCs At The Defense Department
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There’s some talk that Windows 8 may not be doing so well in the consumer market. Heck, there’s even talk that it’s not doing so well in the Enterprise market. Even so, Microsoft just snagged a potentially lucrative contract with …

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar To Depart Soon Hulu CEO Jason Kilar To Depart Soon

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar announced today that he will step down in Q1. He posted an email he sent to the Hulu team to the Hulu blog. CTO Rich Tom is also stepping down. Kilar says he is currently working …

Robots Perform Ace of Spades; Your Jokes Are Welcome
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I’m not going to make any metal jokes about Compressorhead, the all-robot band seen in the video below playing the Motorhead classic “Ace of Spades.” I’m not going to talk about how metal it is, literally. I’m not going to …

Letterman On Oprah: “A Low Threshold For Embarrassment”
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David Letterman sat down recently with Oprah Winfrey and opened up about various topics, despite the fact that the pair had a famous, longtime dislike for one another. The late-night host talked about the sex scandal that rocked his show …

Powerball Jackpot Up To $60 Million

So far, there have been no Powerball jackpot winners in 2013. The first drawing of the year was on Wednesday, 01/02, but there were no winners. There was, however, a $2 million Match 5 Power Play winner in Rhode Island. …

Repeal Obamacare Bill Introduced by Michelle Bachmann
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The 113th U.S. Congress were just sworn-in yesterday, and already House Republicans are reiterating their feelings about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as “Obamacare.” Republican Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann has introduced a bill that would repeal Obamacare …

Surface Pro Will Reportedly Launch In Late January Surface Pro Will Reportedly Launch In Late January
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In late November, Microsoft announced that the Surface Pro would cost $899 for the base model at launch. When exactly would the device launch? The company wouldn’t say, but reports from its retail outlets this week indicate that the device …

Foursquare Lets Non-Friends Like Your Check-ins Foursquare Lets Non-Friends Like Your Check-ins
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Foursquare is making a minor tweak to the service in the hopes to spur more engagement with every check-in you make. Now, people can like your check-ins, even if they aren’t friends with you on Foursquare. Let’s say you shared …

Victoria’s Secret Swim Cover Model Revealed

Many of us have gotten so used to seeing Kate Upton wherever swimsuits are mentioned that it may come as a shock to find a new model sporting a bikini. Victoria’s Secret Swim has revealed their cover model for 2013, …

Rex Ryan Tattoo Gets The Internet Talking (Obviously)

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan has graced the cover of New York’s Daily News, thanks to a shot taken by one of the publication’s photographers, showing him sunbathing. While that by itself may have been enough to make headlines …

Google Dispatches Street View Cars to Sandy-Ravaged Areas, Some Residents Incensed Google Dispatches Street View Cars to Sandy-Ravaged Areas, Some Residents Incensed
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Is Google simply doing its job, and providing accurate Street View maps to its millions of users around the world? Or are they being incredibly insensitive? Some residents in Stalen Island are incensed over Google’s attempt to document the damage …

Jobs Report Shows 155,000 New Jobs, Unemployment Holding Steady Jobs Report Shows 155,000 New Jobs, Unemployment Holding Steady

A new jobs report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today showed that 155,000 new U.S. jobs were added in December 2012. Though this is good news for thousands of Americans, the news was tempered somewhat by the …

#Mintthecoin Campaign Proposes Trillion Dollar Coin As A Solution To The Debt Ceiling
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#Mintthecoin is a simple Twitter hashtag campaign – it’s asking the government to mint a platinum coin worth $1 trillion. This coin would then be deposited at the Federal Reserve to avert the debt ceiling that now looms on the …

Chip Kelly May Find An NFL Home This Weekend

Oregon coach Chip Kelly has been interviewed for the currently vacant head coach position with the Cleveland Browns, and is also expected to meet with the Buffalo Bills and Philadelphia Eagles sometime this weekend. ESPN is reporting that both teams …

Naomi Campbell Mugged, Injured And In A Wheelchair
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Naomi Campbell, one of the most iconic supermodels in the world, was reportedly mugged in Paris just before Christmas while hailing a cab and sustained a painful leg injury. Campbell says she was actually already in the cab when two …

Google TV Will Have A Major Presence At CES 2013 Google TV Will Have A Major Presence At CES 2013
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For the longest time, it seemed like Google TV wasn’t really going anywhere despite all the money Google and its hardware partners were pouring into the platform. You could still argue that it’s not going anywhere, but Google apparently has …

Devil May Cry CG Trailer Released Online
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With less than two weeks to go before the U.S. release of Devil May Cry (DmC), Capcom has released a CG trailer that highlights the game’s departure from previous ones in the series. The spot has been playing in movie …

Jessica Alba Wows In Skimpy Bikini
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Jessica Alba still looks amazing despite having two young children, and she’s not afraid to flaunt her body. The 31-year old was snapped while vacationing in Cabo San Lucas over the holidays wearing a teeny bikini; she was accompanied by …

Mesmerizing Animation Drawn with Coffee, Ink, and White-Out

Well this is truly mesmerizing. Artist Jake Fried, a Boston-based animator tickles your brain with this elaborate hand-drawn animation done entirely with ink, coffe, and white-out. The animation is a result of layering image after image, and the effect is …

Facebook Pages Manager for Android Begins Soft Launch Facebook Pages Manager for Android Begins Soft Launch
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Good news today for Android users who operate Facebook Pages. Facebook has begun to roll out a version of its Pages Manager app for Android devices (it was previously only available for iOS). Like the iOS version, the Android app …