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Foursquare “Reinvents Local Search” with New Homepage Foursquare “Reinvents Local Search” with New Homepage
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Earlier, we told you that Foursquare was planning a new homepage that would put the focus on search and open up their personalized recommendations to everyone – even if they aren’t a member of the Foursquare community. And now, the …

Windows 8 Viewed Negatively by Suppliers, Says Analyst Windows 8 Viewed Negatively by Suppliers, Says Analyst
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Though today’s commercial shows a fun and highly usable experience, much criticism has been hurled toward Microsoft’s upcoming operating system, Windows 8. As a tablet interface, the OS does look very well-designed. Add a mouse and keyboard, however, and the …

Hulk Hogan Suing Bubba The Love Sponge Over Sex Tape Hulk Hogan Suing Bubba The Love Sponge Over Sex Tape

When Gawker released a sex tape featuring former pro-wrestler Hulk Hogan and what appeared to be the wife of his best friend, it made waves in more ways than one. Not only did the Gawker community take to the footage …

The Walking Dead Season 3 Episode 1: Behind The Scenes The Walking Dead Season 3 Episode 1: Behind The Scenes
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If you’re here, you’re probably aware that The Walking Dead Season 3 is now underway. The first episode of the season premiered on Sunday. If you haven’t seen it yet, AMC is showing it on its website for a limited …

Emoticons Begin Popping Up on Facebook Comments Emoticons Begin Popping Up on Facebook Comments
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Winky face! Now you can show your true intentions to your Facebook pals by leaving them a cool emoticon as a comment on their posts. No longer will our comments be constricted to boring textual representations of emotions. In an …

Christina Aguilera: Pink Hair, Skintight Dress A “Flop” Christina Aguilera: Pink Hair, Skintight Dress A “Flop”
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Christina Aguilera hasn’t been shy lately about flaunting and talking about her newly curvy body, insisting that when she first came on the scene years ago she was pressured to be super-thin, and that the way she looks now is …

The Walking Dead Facebook Game Gets New Chapter, Features The Walking Dead Facebook Game Gets New Chapter, Features
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In August, AMC launched a Walking Dead Facebook game in beta. The beta status still applies, but now, a new chapter and some new features have been added. These include fullscreen mode and improved weapons. “Chapter 2 lets fans battle …

Call of Duty Elite Going Free For Black Ops II [w/ Trailer] Call of Duty Elite Going Free For Black Ops II [w/ Trailer]

Activision and Treyarch today announced that the Call of Duty Elite service will be free when Call of Duty: Black Ops II launches on November 13. “We’ve learned a lot in our first year of Call of Duty Elite, and …

Google Play Developer Console Now Available To Everyone Google Play Developer Console Now Available To Everyone
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Google Play is slowly, but surely, growing into a powerhouse distribution platform for Android apps. By that, I mean more and more developers are bringing their previously iOS-exclusive content to the platform. Some of that success can be attributed to …

Breaking Bad Fans “Save Walter White” to the Tune of $125,000 Breaking Bad Fans “Save Walter White” to the Tune of $125,000
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Although Walter White is probably beyond saving at this point, a site set up in his honor is pulling in real donations for real cancer patients. Remember back to season two of AMC’s hit show (and best show on television) …

Google Drive Gets New Compact Mode And Search Box Google Drive Gets New Compact Mode And Search Box

Google announced a couple of new features for Google documents today. One allows you to click a button to free up some more visual space, and the other lets you take quick actions from a search box. “Ever wanted more …

DoubleClick Search Gets Labeling For Campaigns, Ad Groups And Ads DoubleClick Search Gets Labeling For Campaigns, Ad Groups And Ads

Google announced today that it has added the ability to apply labels to campaigns, ad groups and ads, in addition to keywords, in DoubleClick Search. “You’re no longer restricted by these object’s locations; you can apply labels to any campaigns, …

SEMPO Urges FTC To Review Search Labeling Transparency SEMPO Urges FTC To Review Search Labeling Transparency

The SEMPO (Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization) Board of Directors has sent a letter to FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz regarding search labeling transparency. The theme of the letter is in line with the open letter written to the Commission by …

Google Maps For iOS Pictures Leaked Google Maps For iOS Pictures Leaked

Kicking Google Maps off of iOS 6 was a bad idea, and even Apple has admitted as much. The company was even warned by developers before the launch of the new OS, but ignored those warnings out of arrogance or …

PayPal Taps Jeff Goldblum for First Ever National Marketing Campaign PayPal Taps Jeff Goldblum for First Ever National Marketing Campaign
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PayPal is debuting their first ever national marketing campaign in order to highlight their “renewed focus and passion for creating beautiful and simple products.” And in order to get the point across, they’ve called in Jeff Goldblum. The point of …

Pumpkin Carving Embraces The Future With PunkinBot Pumpkin Carving Embraces The Future With PunkinBot
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I love carving pumpkins for halloween. There’s something timeless about carving a silly grin, or an awe-inspiring Predator face, into a pumpkin. The only problem is that its time consuming and rather messy for relatively little pay off. It’s about …

Borderlands 2 DLC Trailer Reveals Sand Pirates Borderlands 2 DLC Trailer Reveals Sand Pirates

Gearbox want to make sure gamers aren’t jumping off the Borderlands 2 bandwagon and playing any of the other fantastic games that are being released in the next few weeks. Already, the company challenged the launch of Dishonored by releasing …

Rutgers Named Top Torrenting University in the U.S. Rutgers Named Top Torrenting University in the U.S.

BitTorrent is popular among college students. That, of course, is as obvious as saying the sky is blue or freshman will gain at least 15 pounds of beer and pizza weight. Although many universities have made curbing torrenting a primary …

Mad Men Season 5 DVD, Blu-Ray Release Date Is 10/16 Mad Men Season 5 DVD, Blu-Ray Release Date Is 10/16

Mad Men Season 5 will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray, and for digital download on Tuesday, October 16. AMC says in a blog post, ” The AMC premiere of Season Five was the most watched Mad Men episode ever, …

PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Enters Open Beta This Week PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Enters Open Beta This Week

For the longest time, PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale has been in a closed beta. Now the developers at Superbot are ready to open the beta to everybody as they head into the last month of development. The open beta is …

Gay Students’ Outing Highlights Privacy Flaws in Facebook Groups Gay Students’ Outing Highlights Privacy Flaws in Facebook Groups
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If you’re under the impression that you can maintain social media accounts and still have true privacy, you’re probably going to have a bad time. Although there are ways to make sure only certain people can see your Facebook posts, …

Jeff Dunham Had Strict Pre-Wedding Diet, Lost 25 Lbs Jeff Dunham Had Strict Pre-Wedding Diet, Lost 25 Lbs

Jeff Dunham is best known for his ventriloquist/comedy act, in which he brings several characters which have become pop-culture figures to life, such as José Jalapeño on a Stick, Walter, Melvin the Superhero Guy, Peanut, and Achmed the Dead Terrorist. …

Amazon Could Buy Texas Instruments’ Mobile Chip Division Amazon Could Buy Texas Instruments’ Mobile Chip Division

Amazon in reportedly in talks with Texas Instruments to buy its OMAP (Open Multimedia Applications Platform) mobile chip manufacturing business. According to the Israeli website calcalist.co.il, Amazon is looking to compete with other chip manufacturers such as Qualcomm and Samsung. …

What Does Windows 8 Have To Do With Piñatas? What Does Windows 8 Have To Do With Piñatas?

If you recall, a leak from last week showed the world the first Windows 8 commercials, or so we thought. Turns out that those ads are not going to be the first as Microsoft has finally unveiled the real first …