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Yelp Reports Q2 Earnings, Revenue Up 69% Yelp Reports Q2 Earnings, Revenue Up 69%
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Yelp released its earnings report for the second quarter on Wednesday with revenue up 69% year-over-year at $55 million, beating Wall Street expectations. The company also announced that cumulative reviews were up 41% year-over-year at over 42.5 million, average monthly …

Mars Rover Curiosity’s First Year in First-Person

Next week will mark the one-year (Earth year) anniversary of Mars rover Curiosity’s Mars landing. The rover has performed admirably, and all of its instruments have been successfully tested on the surface of the red planet. It has also, in …

Jason Voorhees Illustrates Why Netflix Profiles Are Long Overdue Jason Voorhees Illustrates Why Netflix Profiles Are Long Overdue

Netflix, as you may know by now, announced the launch of user profiles today. The feature will be available in all countries where Netflix itself is available over the course of the next few days as it rolls out. Those …

Disney Infinity Continues To Impress In Latest Trailer

Disney Infinity’s Toy Box mode looks awesome. It’s basically Minecraft with Disney characters, and it lets you build just about anything you can think of. Of course, you can do more than just build things. Players will be able to …

Amanda Bynes Gets Show Of Support From Nick Cannon

Amanda Bynes has been on a lot of people’s minds lately–for better or worse–after a rough year filled with arrests and bizarre behavior that ultimately ended in an involuntary stay in a mental health facility. Now, she’s receiving support from …

Study: Money Doesn’t Protect People From Toxicants, Just Changes Them

It’s a simple assumption that those with greater means will be able to live cleaner, healthier lives away from pollution with access to better foods. A new study, however, shows that even the rich are not immune to toxicants that …

Firefox OS Is Now Available In South America Firefox OS Is Now Available In South America

Last month, Europeans were the first to get a taste of Firefox OS. Now two South American countries will get to see for themselves if Mozilla has something that can finally take on iOS and Android. Mozilla and Telefonica announced …

Netflix Profiles Are Not Limited To The U.S. Netflix Profiles Are Not Limited To The U.S.

Netflix announced the launch of its new user profiles this morning. While some may be wondering if the feature is coming to their country, it appears that the answer is yes, regardless of where it is that you live (provided …

TV Is About to Lose Its Crown to Digital Media for the First Time Ever TV Is About to Lose Its Crown to Digital Media for the First Time Ever

For the first time ever, television is about to be less popular than digital media among U.S. adults. At least that’s the word from eMarketer, who say that in 2013, Americans will spend an average of 5 hours and 9 …

Ripkin Abduction: Suspect Still Sought 1 Year Later

The man who kidnapped Vi Ripken–mother of baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr.–last summer is still being sought by police, who have released surveillance video in the hopes of finding anyone who might have information. The suspect took Ripken …

Randy Travis Released From Hospital After Heart Attack, Stroke
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Randy Travis has been released from a Texas hospital after congestive heart failure caused a heart attack in early July. The country star suffers from viral cardiomyopathy, a disease that weakens the heart, and also suffered a stroke while in …

Google Analytics Real Time API Launches In Beta Google Analytics Real Time API Launches In Beta
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Google has just extended an invitation to developers and marketers to take part in the beta for the Real Time Reporting API for Google Analytics. Google first launched real time analytics back in 2011. Since then, it’s been a must-use …

Lost Planet 3 Trailer Explains The Science Behind Freezing To Death

You could say that I prefer the cold Winter months to the hot and humid Summer months. I never once questioned that preference until now. In the newest trailer for Lost Planet 3, we get two-and-a-half minutes of the science …

InFAMOUS Second Son Dev Diary Looks At Special Effects

Back in May, Sony released a long video featuring developers from Sucker Punch. The studio had been working on the upcoming inFAMOUS Second Son for a while at that point, and the video teased all the cool graphical and gameplay …

Riley Cooper’s N-Bomb Gets the Taiwanese Animation Treatment

You knew this would be making an appearance sooner or later–actually, “later” is a bad term in relation to the folks at NMA–and these creations seem to mark the closing moments for the popularity of whatever story they are covering. …

Google Tests Design Change To Sitelinks In Search Results Google Tests Design Change To Sitelinks In Search Results

Google appears to be testing a design change to its sitelinks feature on search results pages, which makes the experience a bit more interactive for users, and lets sites offer deeper pages within the feature. Moz and Hyperlinkx Medai CEO …

Sony Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of Rain

Last year, Sony announced two new original titles from its Japanese development studios. The first was Puppeteer – a platformer featuring a small boy that has been turned into a puppet. The other was rain – an interesting puzzle/platformer game …

Edward Snowden Offered a Job at Russian Social Network VK Edward Snowden Offered a Job at Russian Social Network VK

Today, we got news that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden had been granted temporary asylum in Russia. That meant that he could leave the airport that he’d been holed up in since whole thing began (which he did, promptly). He’ll be …

Streaming Music Subscribers to Reach 29 Million This Year Streaming Music Subscribers to Reach 29 Million This Year

Though they had a rough beginning and much opposition from big music labels, streaming music platforms are now finally taking off in a big way. Analyst firm ABI Research today estimated that worldwide subscriptions for on-demand music streaming will reach …

Senate Wants Somebody To Argue For Your Privacy In The FISA Court Senate Wants Somebody To Argue For Your Privacy In The FISA Court

The NSA can spy on just about everything you do. The agency is able to do this thanks to the FISA Court – a secretive judicial system that approves or denies government requests to collect data. The only problem is …

Olivia Nuzzi Turns Barbara Morgan’s Words Into Twitter Bio Olivia Nuzzi Turns Barbara Morgan’s Words Into Twitter Bio
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Olivia Nuzzi, the now-infamous intern for Anthony Weiner who was blasted earlier this week by his communications director, Barbara Morgan, has turned some nasty words around in a cheeky bio for her Twitter page. Nuzzi was slammed by Morgan on …

50,000 lbs Of Beef Recalled Due To E. Coli Fears

The National Beef Packing Co. has recalled around 50,000 pounds of ground beef over fears that it may be contaminated with the dread E. Coli bacteria. The Kansas company’s products are shipped all around the country, so the recall is …

DuckDuckGo Had Over 100 Million Searches In July DuckDuckGo Had Over 100 Million Searches In July

As terms like “NSA” and “PRISM” start to embody the modern-day bogey man for many who take ideas like privacy seriously, a small, but increasing amount of web users alter their behavior accordingly. This means leaving popular services like Google, …

Why Netflix User Profiles Aren’t Yet Available For Android Why Netflix User Profiles Aren’t Yet Available For Android

As previously reported, Netflix has finally announced the launch of user profiles. The feature appears to be launching in every market that Netflix currently operates in, and is rolling out over the next few days for the website, iPad, iPhone, …