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Microsoft: Gmail Users Prefer Outlook.com Microsoft: Gmail Users Prefer Outlook.com

There’s no cool blind taste test site or video with some guy walking up to random people and shoving such an offering in their faces, but Microsoft is once again saying that most users prefer its product to Google’s. This …

Blood-Red Beach Freaks Out Australians

Sydney’s Bondi Beach startled many swimmers earlier today when the water turned bright, arterial red, making it look like something from a “Jaws” movie. The frightening color change may look like a hard-fought battle has just taken place, but it’s …

YouTube Presents Hosts First Ever Chinese-Speaking Band, Mayday
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YouTube Presents, the site’s exclusive concert series, has been around for just under a year and half. In that time, they’ve hosted performances from Taylor Swift, Florence + The Machine, Common, The Shins, Justin bieber, and Blondie. Today, YouTube is …

Autonomy Founder Issues Open Letter to HP, HP Responds Autonomy Founder Issues Open Letter to HP, HP Responds

Ever since HP’s announcement that it will take an $8.8 billion impairment charge, mostly due to what it calls “serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentations, and disclosure failures” at Autonomy prior to its 2011 acquisition by HP, Autonomy founder Mike Lynch has …

Powerball Jackpot Up To $500 Million
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The Powerball Jackpot is now up to $500 million, which is the largest it has ever been. The next drawing is scheduled for Wednesday night. As you may know, drawings are held each Wednesday and Saturday. Last Saturday’s winning numbers …

“Girl Meets World”: Topanga Promises It Won’t Suck
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Yes, BMW fans, “Girl Meets World” is really happening, and Cory and Topanga have signed on to play adult versions of themselves. Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel have confirmed on Twitter that they will be returning to the roles that …

Rep. Darrell Issa Seeks Input On New Bill From Reddit Rep. Darrell Issa Seeks Input On New Bill From Reddit

Rep. Darell Issa has been one of the few guys in government that Internet freedom fighters actually like. He’s been very outspoken in regards to SOPA, and co-sponsored its alternative – the OPEN Act. He now has a new bill …

Lisa Robin Kelly Arrested For Assaulting 61-Year Old
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Lisa Robin Kelly, the actress perhaps best known for her role as Eric’s sister on “That ’70s Show”, has had a rocky couple of years when it comes to run-ins with the law. Her latest arrest comes after an alleged …

Would The Walking Dead Be Better With Lightsabers?

You can take my word for it. The answer is no. The Walking Dead would not be better with lightsabers. What’s wrong with you? Or, if you need proof, go ahead and watch the video: See? Pretty stupid. If you …

Twitter Fiction Festival Selects Participants, Starts Tomorrow Twitter Fiction Festival Selects Participants, Starts Tomorrow
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Twitter has just announced its official selections for the first ever Twitter Fiction Festival, the social media site’s foray into the world of experimental fiction. Earlier this month, they selected a panel of judges to review submissions which included authors, …

New Far Cry 3 Trailer Previews Co-op Campaign

It’s another day, and another Far Cry 3 trailer has been released. The release of the game in Europe and Australia is only two days away, and Ubisoft is determined to have released a trailer covering every aspect of the …

Google Explains Basics Of Paid Links In New Video Google Explains Basics Of Paid Links In New Video
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Google put out a new Webmaster Help video today about paid links. There’s no new information, and most of our readers can probably skip this one, but essentially, Cutts is just explaining to the uninitiated the difference between a paid …

Facebook Warning Hoax Addressed By Facebook’s “Fact Check” Section Facebook Warning Hoax Addressed By Facebook’s “Fact Check” Section
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As previously reported, there has been a viral status going around on Facebook promising to protect your privacy by guaranteeing your right to copyright what you publish on the site. In case it was not obvious enough, Facebook has officially …

Apple Reportedly Fires The Guy Responsible For Maps Apple Reportedly Fires The Guy Responsible For Maps

Remember when Apple released iOS 6 and the iPhone 5, and everybody was complaining about the maps? Bloomberg is now reporting that the manager responsible for the software has been fired by the company. Bloomberg’s Adam Satariano cites “people familiar …

Marvin Miller Dies; Baseball Union Leader Was 95

Even if you have never heard of Marvin Miller, you probably know all about the things he fought for over most of his career. He was a union leader for baseball players during a time when salaries were on the …

Two Shot At Funeral For Alleged Gang Member
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Residents of a Chicago neighborhood are shocked and grieving today after shots rang out during a funeral for a young man who allegedly had ties to a gang. James Holman, 32, was shot and killed last week during what police …

If You Posted That Stupid Facebook Copyright Status, You Deserve This Sarcastic Remonstration

By now, you’re probably aware that you can’t copyright your content with a Facebook status and you probably think that everyone who thinks so is the dumbest person you’ve ever known. But if you happen to have a friend who …

New SimCity Trailer Shows Creativity and Consequences

The new SimCity is on the way, and multiplayer or not, the game promises to capture the old-school feeling of creating a city and fending off natural disasters. Mix that with the quirky style Maxis has developed over years of …

Google Improves Google Drive Integration In Gmail Google Improves Google Drive Integration In Gmail

Google announced a new integration of Google Drive into Gmail today, enabling users to easily add files from Google Drive to email messages. From the compose box, you will find a button with a Google Drive icon, which will enable …

Objet Announces Its Largest 3D Printer Yet Objet Announces Its Largest 3D Printer Yet

Objet, maker of fine 3D printers, is at Euromold 2012 this week to show off its latest innovations in 3D printing. The company started off big with the announcement of the Objet1000, it’s largest 3D printer yet. The Objet1000‘s name …

Fox News Ends Interview After Benghazi Criticism
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning author is upset after his interview on Fox News was cut short following his criticism of the network, and says producers knew what his talking points would be ahead of time…yet his segment was abruptly cut in …

Etsy Sellers Had Their Biggest Day Ever on Cyber Monday Etsy Sellers Had Their Biggest Day Ever on Cyber Monday
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By all reports, Black Friday and Cyber Monday produced record sales figures in the ecommerce world. Companies like Amazon are already touting a blockbuster weekend, as they claim the best few days of Kindle sales in the history of the …

Apple’s New 21.5-Inch iMac Available On Friday Apple’s New 21.5-Inch iMac Available On Friday

Apple unveiled its new super thin iMacs last month, when it revealed the iPad Mini and fourth-generation iPad. Today, the company announced that the 21.5-inch will be available on Friday, November 30. The 21.5-inch version will be available through the …

Airport Dynamite Joke Blows Up in Man’s Face
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According to an Associated Press report, 63-year-old Alejandro Hurtado’s off-hand remark at an airport this week caused the partial evacuation of a concourse at Miami International Airport. According to the report, Hurtado, a doctor from Guatemala, joked, “dynamite” when asked …