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Taco Bell’s Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos Coming March 7th, Announced with a Vine Taco Bell’s Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos Coming March 7th, Announced with a Vine

Taco Bell, one of the best companies around in terms of social media presence, has just announced the official launch date of their new Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos on Twitter, with a Vine video. We already knew that the …

StumbleUpon Makes Email Notification Changes StumbleUpon Makes Email Notification Changes
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Update: There are reports of some phishing scam emails going around based on the email described in this article, though I currently have an email in my inbox, which appears legit. I’m reaching out to StumbleUpon for additional info. Either …

Young Black Hole May Have Been Formed in Rare Supernova
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Astronomers have found evidence that suggests the youngest black hole in the Milky Way galaxy may reside in the remnants of a rare supernova. The remnant, named W49B, is only around 1,000 years old and only 26,000 light-years from Earth. …

Watch The Walking Dead Midseason Premiere For Free On Android, iPhone, iPad And Kindle Fire

AMC announced this week that it will be streaming the midseason premiere of The Walking Dead online for free until March 10. Today, the network also announced that the episode is now available for a limited time (presumably the same …

Still Can’t Find A Surface Pro? Check Back Again Later This Week Still Can’t Find A Surface Pro? Check Back Again Later This Week
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The Surface Pro is selling out pretty much everywhere. Consumers hoping to grab Microsoft’s latest tablet/laptop hybrids have been met with disappointment after stores across the nation sold out almost immediately. Now Microsoft is working to get more stock into …

If Sim City Were More Like ‘Sin City’ [Video]

[via Kotaku]

Volkswagen’s New (Better Than The Super Bowl) Ad Taps Trololo

For the Super Bowl, Volkswagen chose to run a fairly innocuous ad that for some reason generated a bunch of controversy. It featured a while guy from Minnesota going around his office speaking in a Jamaican accent, who eventually gets …

Radcliffe “Out” Cover Has Fans Talking
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Daniel Radcliffe has made great efforts in recent years to move away from his “Harry Potter” persona, taking a highly talked-about role in the stage production of “Eqqus” in 2007–in which he appeared nude–and a controversial role in the upcoming …

Google Adds Enhanced Campaigns Support To DoubleClick Search Google Adds Enhanced Campaigns Support To DoubleClick Search

Last week, Google unveiled “Enhanced Campaigns” sending ripples of both worry and elation throughout the marketing world. Google describes it as an evolution of AdWords, but critics are worried about the control they’re forced to give up, among other things. …

Google Updates Spam Detection For Reviews, Warns SEOs Google Updates Spam Detection For Reviews, Warns SEOs
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Google announced that it has made some improvements to its spam detection algorithms that increased the number of reviews that appear on some Google+ Local pages. Do you think things have gotten better? Let us know in the comments. Google’s …

The Last Guardian Update Posted by Shadow of the Colossus Director
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Fans of Ico and Shadow of the Colossus have been waiting nearly a decade now for The Last Guardian. It’s been almost four years since the game’s teaser trailer was released at E3 2009. This week, fans finally got a …

New Nintendo Direct Scheduled For Valentine’s Day

Despite some rather important launch titles being delayed further into the year, the Wii U still loves you. That’s at least what Nintendo may be trying to get across tomorrow with a special Valentine’s Day Nintendo Direct. Nintendo announced that …

Bing’s Real-Time Reactions To The State Of The Union Address [Infographic] Bing’s Real-Time Reactions To The State Of The Union Address [Infographic]
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Bing launched a new Politics site with “Bing Pulse” ahead of the State of the Union address, and is now sharing some insights from the endeavor. “Last night, millions of Americans tuned into President Obama‚Äôs State of the Union address …

NYC Tourist Raped After Exiting Cab
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An Australian woman says that after getting out of a cab in New York early Sunday morning, a man came up behind her and dragged her into an alley, where he raped her. The 20-year old woman was on her …

Jimmy Kimmel’s Latest YouTube Challenge Is Borderline Insane (Hint: It Messes with Girls on Valentine’s Day)

In the past, Jimmy Kimmel has asked people to prank their friends and family around certain holidays, upload the video to YouTube, and let all of us enjoy the lulz. He’s done this for Halloween, by asking parents to tell …

Amazon Cloud Player Comes To Ford SYNC Smart Cars Amazon Cloud Player Comes To Ford SYNC Smart Cars

The smart car is the next big revenue driver for app developers. These cars may not be everywhere just yet, but app developers would be smart to jump on in its early stages before it takes off. Amazon is doing …

George Ferris Gets A Google Doodle For Valentine’s Day George Ferris Gets A Google Doodle For Valentine’s Day
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Google has begun showing a doodle on its home page in parts of the world where it’s already February 14th. The doodle honors George Ferris, an American engineer famous for creating the original Ferris Wheel for the 1893 Chicago World’s …

O.J. Simpson Party Had Inmates Fighting For Invites
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O.J. Simpson, who is serving a 33-year prison sentence for kidnapping and armed robbery, is apparently living it up while he’s behind bars. The 65-year old former football star bought himself a television from the “inmate store” and is one …

“National Breakup Day” is Today, Declares Virgin Mobile
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With just one day left before Valentine’s Day, Virgin Mobile USA (yes, the mobile carrier) is letting everyone off the hook by declaring today, February 13, “National Breakup Day.” Evidently, a survey by Virgin found that 59% of survey-takers, if …

Amazon, CBS Expand Content Deal to Bring More Shows to Prime Instant Video Amazon, CBS Expand Content Deal to Bring More Shows to Prime Instant Video
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Amazon and CBS have just announced an expanded content agreement that will see even more of the network’s programming become available on Amazon’s Prime Instant Video service (Amazon and CBS already have a deal for some of the network’s catalog). …

“Ape Woman” Buried After 150 Years Was A Circus Display
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Julia Pastrana, who was labeled as “Ape Woman” and described as “the ugliest woman in the world” during her time, has finally been shipped home and laid to rest after over 150 years of being on display to the public. …

Apple Is Working On Its Own Smart Watch [Report] Apple Is Working On Its Own Smart Watch [Report]

The smart watch is a good idea that has yet to hit the mainstream. It seems that consumers just don’t really see the need for a watch that syncs with their smartphones just yet. That may all change if Apple …

Mobile Phone Sales Declined Slightly in 2012, Shows Report Mobile Phone Sales Declined Slightly in 2012, Shows Report

Business analyst Gartner today released its 2012 mobile phone sales estimates, reporting a 1.7% decline in overall mobile phone sales from 2011. Even with the decline, though, customers bought 1.75 billion phones last year and smartphone sales in particular were …

State of the Union: Obama’s Minimum Wage Bit Sees Biggest Twitter Spike State of the Union: Obama’s Minimum Wage Bit Sees Biggest Twitter Spike
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Tuesday night’s State of the Union address contained 6,419 words and took just about an hour to deliver. 101 different lines in the speech were followed by applause, and President Obama mentioned defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney a total of …