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$338 Million Powerball Ticket Winner To Be Announced

Saturday night’s Powerball drawing saw a ticket sold in New Jersey win the $338 Million jackpot. The winner is supposed to be announced on Monday. The winning numbers were: 17, 29, 31, 52, 53, Powerball: 31. The last jackpot winner …

Digg’s Google Reader Replacement Will Be Fast, Simple, and Play Well With Social Media Digg’s Google Reader Replacement Will Be Fast, Simple, and Play Well With Social Media

Just hours after Google made the unsurprisingly unpopular decision to kill off Google Reader on July 1st, Digg announced their plans to build their own RSS reader – one that will serve as a replacement both in functionality and in …

Exclusive Video Is Coming To Spotify [Report] Exclusive Video Is Coming To Spotify [Report]

Spotify has become to the go-to source of music entertainment for many people on the Internet, and soon, users may also be watching shows with the service. Business Insider cites “two sources briefed on the company’s plans” as saying the …

Rare Giraffe Born at Connecticut Zoo [VIDEO]
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The LEO Zoological Conservation Center (LEOZCC) in Greenwich, Connecticut, has announced the birth of a rare giraffe. A six-year-old Rothschild giraffe named Petal gave birth to a female calf on Friday, March 22. The center has stated that Petal “has …

Telltale’s The Walking Dead Is Coming To The Vita Later This Year

After the disappointment that was The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, series fans will have to place their hopes on the second season of Telltale’s excellent adventure series. While fans wait, Telltale will be bringing the first season to a new …

Google Kills Blocked Sites Feature Google Kills Blocked Sites Feature

About two years ago, when Google was in the early stages of the Panda update, it launched another means of helping users get more quality results in front of them. This one, unlike the Panda update, left it more up …

Pauley Perrette Ex-Husband Faces Jail Time For Restraining Order Violation
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Network TV star Pauley Perrette was officially divorced from her first husband in 2006, but her marital troubles have only seemed to continue. TMZ is reporting that Perrette’s ex-husband, Coyote Shivers, has violated his restraining order. The musician has been …

A Funny Look at Getting Verified on Twitter [VIDEO] A Funny Look at Getting Verified on Twitter [VIDEO]
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For those of you who love Twitter and wish to have influence on the network, the sad fact is that you’ll probably never be verified. No matter how hard you try, Twitter isn’t likely to contact you directly, expressing their …

In-App Purchasing Coming Soon To Nook HD Devices In-App Purchasing Coming Soon To Nook HD Devices

Despite having a less than stellar holiday season, Nook is still soldiering on in its attempts to combat Amazon’s Kindle dynasty. It’s latest move may just help bring more developers to its side. Nook announced today that in-app purchasing will …

Father Kills Son, Self in Pennsylvania Murder-Suicide

As Lamar Odom can attest, child custody arrangements are often contentious and exhausting. The stress involved is enough to engender harsh feelings, but one Pennsylvania man has taken his hatred much further. The Altoona Mirror is reporting that Kenneth Ayers …

‘Zombieland’ Pilot Gets Official Nod from Amazon ‘Zombieland’ Pilot Gets Official Nod from Amazon

We’ve known this was coming since reports emerged that Amazon had snatched up the rights back in January, but today the company officially announced that the new Zombieland TV series will land on Prime Instant Video. Zombieland is the 7th …

Yahoo Acquires Summly To Integrate Into Its Own Mobile Offerings Yahoo Acquires Summly To Integrate Into Its Own Mobile Offerings

Update: According to All Things D ,the price was $30 million in cash (90 percent in cash and 10 percent in stock). Kara Swisher says several sources confirmed this. Yahoo announced on Monday that it is acquiring mobile product company …

This Robot Snake Will Wrap Around Your Neck With A Deathlike Grip This Robot Snake Will Wrap Around Your Neck With A Deathlike Grip

Snakes, and their total absence of limbs, make them some of the most terrifying creatures on the planet. Not to mention the variety of ways snakes can kill us. Why then must science create a robotic version of Satan’s avatar? …

You Can Get Keyword Data From Facebook Graph Search in Google Analytics You Can Get Keyword Data From Facebook Graph Search in Google Analytics
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Will Facebook’s Graph Search become a major piece of successful online marketing strategies? It’s still in its infancy, and does only a small fraction of what it promises to do at this point, but just given the fact that it’s …

Google Glass While Driving Ban Already Being Considered in One State Google Glass While Driving Ban Already Being Considered in One State
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When you think about upcoming Google technologies that state legislatures may be looking to regulate on their roadways, the first thing that pops into your head is likely self-driving cars. But it’s another upcoming Google product that you may want …

Zuckerberg Leads Push to Form New Super PAC [REPORT] Zuckerberg Leads Push to Form New Super PAC [REPORT]
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Some Silicon Valley leaders, led by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, are looking to form their own SuperPAC to tackle a variety of issues in Washington. According to sources quotes by the San Francisco Chronicle, Zuckerberg has already pledged as much …

Ted Danson’s Daughter To Appear On ‘CSI’
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Last week, CBS Entertainment announced that actor Ted Danson has signed on for two more years on the network TV show CSI. His character, D.B. Russel, will continue to be on the crime mystery show during season 14, along with …

Windows Blue Leak Reveals New Customization Options, Internet Explorer 11 Windows Blue Leak Reveals New Customization Options, Internet Explorer 11
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After numerous leaks, it’s pretty much a given that Microsoft’s next OS will be Windows Blue. What we don’t know is when it will be released. A leak of an early build over the weekend suggests that we may be …

Angel Tompkins Nude Pic Shows Up In Google Knowledge Graph Angel Tompkins Nude Pic Shows Up In Google Knowledge Graph
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Update: Google has removed the image from the Knowledge Panel. Rather than replacing it with a non-nude image, they went with no image at all. The image in question is also gone from the image search results (though it’s still …

Facebook Picks a NCAA Tourney Winner Based on Team Buzz Facebook Picks a NCAA Tourney Winner Based on Team Buzz
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There’s no telling who’s going to be left standing in a couple weeks when the NCAA tournament comes to a close. This season has been a showcase of true parity, with a bunch of good teams but no standout dominating …

Are There Any Winners In The War On Ads? Are There Any Winners In The War On Ads?
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Advertising is a key component of the Web economy as it keeps many of the Web sites and services you use free. Facebook, Twitter, and even the very words you’re reading right now are all free because of advertising. For …

What The Industry Thinks About Google Reader’s Demise What The Industry Thinks About Google Reader’s Demise
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Google recently dropped the bombshell that it is closing down Google Reader, much to the chagrin of its loyal user base. I’ve done my share of ranting about it, and discussed why some businesses may want to be more strongly …

Nilofer Merchant Talks At Google Nilofer Merchant Talks At Google

Nilofer Merchant, author of the bestselling 11 Rules for Creating Value in the #SocialEra (published by Harvard Business Review Press), recently did an @Google Talk, and the company posted the video today. Google explains, “In this talk, Merchant argues that …

Malcolm-Jamal Warner Splits With Regina King

Celebrity break-up rumors are a dime a dozen, and a dime is more than they are usually worth. Just last week country music power couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert joked about rumors that their marriage was falling apart. This …