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Facebook Talks Android Testing At Google Conference Facebook Talks Android Testing At Google Conference
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Google recently held its Test Automation Conference (GTAC), and Facebook was among the attending companies discussing developer strategies. Facebook’s Simon Stewart gave a 45-minute presentation on how Facebook tests Facebook for Android. He discussed how Facebook manages its code, its …

“Ponytail Stunt Death”: Man Dies On Zip Line

The “Ponytail Stunt Death”, as it’s being called, occurred over the weekend when a Guinness record holder attempted a dangerous stunt over the River Teesta in West Bengal, India. 48-year old Sailendra Nath Roy was performing his infamous stunt, which …

Netflix Shares Behind-The-Scenes Looks At Hemlock Grove

Netflix uploaded a trio of behind-the-scenes videos for its new show Hemlock Grove to YouTube. If you’re a fan of the show, check them out: Netflix said last week that Hemlock Grove attracted more debut weekend subscribers than even the …

Someone Stole a Credit Card and Used it to Bid on a Date with Tim Cook Someone Stole a Credit Card and Used it to Bid on a Date with Tim Cook
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Apparently, the idea of sitting down and grabbing a cup of coffee is so damn exciting that someone decided to use a stolen credit card to try and make it happen. I’m sure you’ve been following the escalation of a …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Ships With Over 7GB of Software Pre-Installed Samsung Galaxy S4 Ships With Over 7GB of Software Pre-Installed
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The U.S. launch of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is imminent and Android fans are clamoring to get their hands on the Korean manufacturer’s latest flagship Android device. Anyone hoping to use the phone to store pictures, audio, and video, however, …

Just So You Know, The Galaxy S4 Can’t Survive Being Shot Just So You Know, The Galaxy S4 Can’t Survive Being Shot
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Samsung’s latest flagship device – the Galaxy S4 – must have went through the same rigorous testing process that Samsung’s other devices go through. That being said, I’m pretty sure Samsung never tested to see if its lastest device was …

Google Talk Deals With Building The Virtual Brain Google Talk Deals With Building The Virtual Brain

Google Tech Talks always cover come interesting topics. This time, it’s the Virtual Brain – a project that involves the construction of a simulation of the human brain.

Diablo III For PS3 Goes Up For Preorder Today

At Sony’s PS4 event in February, Blizzard Entertainment announced that it was returning to console development after a long hiatus. It announced a Diablo III port for the PS3 and PS4 as its first project. Blizzard Entertainment announced today the …

Samsung Won’t Let Gangnam Style Rest in Peace
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Gangnam Style, as impressive as it was (in terms of sheer global reach), it pretty much over as a thing, a fad, and craze – whatever. As a culture, we’ve run it into the ground. Plus, Psy already has another …

If You’re Dumping A Ton Of Pages On The Web, Do It Gradually, Says Matt Cutts If You’re Dumping A Ton Of Pages On The Web, Do It Gradually, Says Matt Cutts
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Google posted a new Webmaster Help video today. This time, Matt Cutts addresses a question posed by fellow Googler John Mueller, who asks: A newspaper company wants to add an archive with 200,000 pages. Should they add it all at …

“Jersey Shore” Actor Hospitalized For Kidney Issues
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“Jersey Shore” star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has been admitted to an Orlando hospital with a painful kidney stone, his rep says. Ronnie was in Florida to promote his new alcoholic beverage line, Smush Cocktails, and started feeling pain during a convention. …

Matt Cutts On The SEO Mistakes You’re Making Matt Cutts On The SEO Mistakes You’re Making
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In the latest Webmaster Help video from Google, Matt Cutts discusses the biggest mistakes that a lot of webmasters are making when it comes to SEO. The top mistake, he says, is not making your site crawlable, which includes not …

How Page Load Speed Impacts SEO And User Experience How Page Load Speed Impacts SEO And User Experience
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Since Spring 2010 Google has used page load times as a factor in its search ranking algorithms. Google’s position is that faster-loading pages should be ranked higher because they provide a better experience for users. In Google’s own words, “Faster …

Herschel Telescope Runs Out of Coolant, Ends Mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) today announced that the Herschel space observatory has run out of liquid helium coolant. The coolant is necessary to cool the telescope’s instruments to near absolute zero. Herschel’s ground station in Western Australia this afternoon …

Facebook Removes ‘Posts by Friends’ Option on Pages Facebook Removes ‘Posts by Friends’ Option on Pages

Facebook has removed an option on pages that allowed users to filter recent posts to show only the ones made by friends. As of now, the “Posts by friends” filtering option located on the clickdown menu at the top of …

Missed Facebook At GDC? Watch These Videos Missed Facebook At GDC? Watch These Videos

Do you develop games for Facebook? Were you unable to attend the Game Developers Conference in March? If you answered yes to both, Facebook has quite a treat for you today. On its developer blog, Facebook posted a recap of …

J.C. Penney: $1.75B Loan Taken From Goldman Sachs
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In early April, J.C. Penny CEO Ron Johnson stepped down following over one year of dismal financial results at the company. Johnson had attempted to turn the department store business on its head, eschewing sales and coupons in favor of …

Check Out This Shining-Inspired Film Ink Ad

Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece The Shining continues to influence pop culture on a regular basis, and an ad from Australian film magazine Film Ink is the latest example. The hype around the documentary Room 237 has no doubt played a role …

MLB Expands Its Video Offerings on YouTube MLB Expands Its Video Offerings on YouTube

MLB.com’s YouTube channel is just got a lot better. Today, MLB Advance Media announced that they’re expanding the licensed content offerings on the channel. You can expect more highlight clips from every MLB game – available two days after the …

Wikimedia Launches Wikimedia Commons App For Android, iOS Wikimedia Launches Wikimedia Commons App For Android, iOS

The Wikimedia Foundation announced the launch of a new app for Android and iOS, which allows you to quickly upload photos to to Wikimedia Commons, its free image repository. The app enables you to upload multiple files and share uploads …

Here’s Microsoft’s Take On The Apple/Android Fanboy Wars Here’s Microsoft’s Take On The Apple/Android Fanboy Wars
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Android fans love to talk trash about Apple fans and vice versa. Unfortunately, we only ever see this conflict from those directly involved. Is there not an outside voice that can give us an unbiased look at just how silly …

14-Year Old Forced To Get Pregnant By Adoptive Mom
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A 14-year old girl was forced into pregnancy by her adoptive mom after the woman was told she couldn’t adopt any more children. The woman was desperate for another baby and hatched a plan to inseminate her daughter with syringes …

Denise Richards: Skinny Jeans Are Too Skinny

Denise Richards was spotted running errands recently looking decidedly thinner than usual, and rumors are now floating around online that she’s developed an eating disorder. Richards was snapped by photographers as she picked up her daughters from gymnastics in a …

Jelly Announces ‘Employee #1,’ Designer Austin Sarner Jelly Announces ‘Employee #1,’ Designer Austin Sarner

Here’s some more Jelly news for you, and no, it’s not any additional info on what the hell it is. It’s more team news. According to Jelly founder and CEO, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, the company has just hired employee …