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Amazon Offers $3 Credit to Patient Prime Members Amazon Offers $3 Credit to Patient Prime Members
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If you’re an Amazon Prime member and plan on doing a lot of holiday shopping on the site this year, you may want to get started early. That way, you can benefit from the expanded “No-Rush Delivery” option that Amazon …

John McAfee Is Now Tweeting In Addition To Blogging John McAfee Is Now Tweeting In Addition To Blogging
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Now that we’re back from the holiday break, it’s time to check in with John McAfee, who, as you may know, has been in hiding in Belize, as he’s wanted for questioning by authorities, in connection to the murder of …

Autonomy Founder Blames HP For Lost Billions Autonomy Founder Blames HP For Lost Billions

HP is seeing some massive blowback from its announcement that it has taken an $8.8 billion impairment charge, and that around $5 billion of it is due to ” serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentations, and disclosure failures” at Autonomy. HP purchased …

Minecraft Coming To Raspberry Pi, Will Be Free
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Minecraft is an absurdly popular video game, but it’s becoming much more than that. Teachers are beginning to use it in the classroom to teach basic STEM skills, and Mojang will soon use it to teach basic programming. Mojang announced …

Andrew W.K. Is Now An Ambassador Of Partying
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To some, Andrew W.K. is the crazy guy who smashed himself in the face with a brick to attain the bloody carnage pictured on the cover of his 2001 album “I Get Wet”. To others, he’s the crazy guy who …

The Walking Dead Episode 307: Here’s What The Cast And Crew Have To Say About It
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AMC aired The Walking Dead episode 307 on Sunday. If you haven’t had a chance to watch it yet, you may want to avoid this video, as it contains spoilers. If you’ve already watched it or simply don’t care about …

This Photo of an Elbow Is Too Hot for Facebook This Photo of an Elbow Is Too Hot for Facebook

In the past, we’ve been pretty critical of Facebook’s breast phobia (and its policies relating to nudity and content removal in general). As you may know, Facebook mostly outsources its policing of content. This, coupled with the sheer volume of …

Samsung Stress Tests Its Phones With Robot Butts Samsung Stress Tests Its Phones With Robot Butts
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Every new smartphone and tablet must go through a YouTube stress test. It’s somewhat of an unwritten rule of the Internet. The drop test is by far the most popular, but others put smartphones through some rather creative trials. Hammering …

Trouble With Googlebot Fetching Robots.txt? Use Fetch As Googlebot Tool Trouble With Googlebot Fetching Robots.txt? Use Fetch As Googlebot Tool

Google has released a new Webmaster Help video in response to a question from a user who has been having trouble getting Google to fetch their robots.txt file. Here’s what the user said: “I’m getting errors from Google Webmaster Tools …

Second Far Cry 3 Developer Walkthrough Released

Far Cry 3‘s European and Australian release date is only days away, and Ubisoft is still pumping out trailers on all of the details included in the game. The first developer walkthrough showed off the different dynamic systems present in …

Black Friday Saw Online Retail Traffic Jump 60% Year-Over-Year Black Friday Saw Online Retail Traffic Jump 60% Year-Over-Year
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As previously reported, this year’s Black Friday was a record one for e-commerce, having surpassed a billion dollars in spending, according to comScore. Experian Hitwise has also released some data, indicating that Black Friday online retail traffic in the U.S. …

Colts’ Bald Cheerleaders Raising Money
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Two cheerleaders for the Indianapolis Colts made a deal a while back with the team mascot, Blue: raise $10,000 for cancer research, and we’ll shave our heads in support of Coach Chuck Pagano. Blue held up his end of the …

Imagine Your Bros with Pet Personalities [VIDEO]

Sorry people of the internet, but cats are jerks. I know, I know, YOUR cat is affectionate – but in all honesty most cats don’t really need you and they don’t pretend otherwise.* Dogs, on the other hand, are terribly …

Apple Throws Tantrum, Adds More Samsung Products To Lawsuit Apple Throws Tantrum, Adds More Samsung Products To Lawsuit

Did you hear? Apple finally settled its patent disputes with HTC, and both companies can now move on. In fact, both companies signed a 10-year license agreement that allows the two to share any present and future patents between them. …

Following Huge Black Friday, Amazon Begins A Whole Week Of Cyber Monday Deals Following Huge Black Friday, Amazon Begins A Whole Week Of Cyber Monday Deals

Amazon was the top retail site on a record breaking Black Friday. Not exactly a surprise, but we can also expect similar results for Cyber Monday, which Amazon began participating in at midnight. That’s when Amazon opened its Cyber Monday …

McHale’s Daughter Dies At 23, Twitter Mourns
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Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale faced a devastating loss over the weekend when his daughter, Sasha, died under undisclosed circumstances. Sasha was just 23; McHale has been on leave from his team, citing a family issue, but the reason was …

Mars Rovers Detect Regional Dust Storm Effects

A recent regional Martian dust storm has grown large enough for both of the functioning NASA Mars rovers, Curiosity and Opportunity, to detect atmospheric changes on opposite sides of the red planet. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has been tracking the …

Cyber Monday Deals: What To Expect

Cyber Monday is expected to be even bigger this year than last, and despite a rather glum turnout on Black Friday (compared to expectations), analysts say retailers should keep their eyes on their sites. Online sales are expected to reach …

Gangnam Style Supplants Bieber’s Baby as YouTube King Gangnam Style Supplants Bieber’s Baby as YouTube King

For more than two long, hopeless years, Justin Bieber’s “Baby” wore the crown of most viewed video on YouTube. We knew that eventually a white knight would ride in and oust the boy tyrant, but we were unsure of just …

Samsung Takes Action On Labor Conditions in China Samsung Takes Action On Labor Conditions in China

As Samsung has increased its share of the mobile devices market and emerged as the main competitor to Apple, increased scrutiny has also been placed on the Korean company’s manufacturing processes. In August, human rights organization China Labor Watch published …

Self-Branded Google Chromebooks May Be In Our Future [Report] Self-Branded Google Chromebooks May Be In Our Future [Report]
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The Nexus line of hardware was a major turning point for Google. The search giant and software developer finally made a splash in hardware production. A new report from this morning indicates that Google may also be getting more involved …

Katt Williams Sued For Crappy Show
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Comedian Katt Williams is finding himself on the wrong side of the law quite a bit lately, and the latest news is that his recent performance in Oakland, California, was so bad the audience is taking him to court. Williams’ …

No, You Can’t Copyright Your Content with a Facebook Status No, You Can’t Copyright Your Content with a Facebook Status
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Users beware: a new viral status is making the rounds on Facebook, and it promises to protect your privacy by guaranteeing your right to copyright on all of the content you publish on the site. Sounds good, I guess – …

Black Friday Breaks Record: E-commerce Spending Surpasses $1 Billion For First Time Black Friday Breaks Record: E-commerce Spending Surpasses $1 Billion For First Time

Today may be Cyber Monday, but U.S. consumers were not waiting to start their online holiday shopping. Black Friday, which is known as the biggest shopping day of the year for brick and mortars, saw e-commerce spending surpass $1 billion …