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Eric Schmidt Ties Search Rankings To Verified Profiles In Upcoming Book Eric Schmidt Ties Search Rankings To Verified Profiles In Upcoming Book
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It’s become pretty obvious that Google is looking to put user identity at the forefront of a number of its products, and that includes search. Nothing new there. Eric Schmidt apparently talks about this in his upcoming book, and notes …

Cute Baby Cutely Awakens and Cutely Freaks out over Gangnam Style

Hey, it’s another video of a cute baby dancing cutely to Gangnam Style. Although the Gangnam Style craze has died down and we’re all hesitant to listen to the PSY hit (lest we get the wretched thing stuck in our …

Google Partners With Disney In New Chrome Experiment Google Partners With Disney In New Chrome Experiment

The last Google Chrome Experiment took us on a journey through the stars of our galaxy. Now Google is partnering with Disney to take users through the world of Sam Raimi’s upcoming film – Oz: The Great and Powerful. The …

Pingdom: Facebook Could Be Bigger Than Any Country On Earth By 2016 Pingdom: Facebook Could Be Bigger Than Any Country On Earth By 2016

Pingdom has put together some stats and charts today with the goal of proving that Facebook may be able to become the biggest “country” on the planet (in terms of population) by the year 2016. Noting that Facebook already overtook …

The Witcher 3 Will End the Witcher Series

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt was unveiled today via an exclusive look in the latest issue of Game Informer. Now, though, CD Projekt RED (CDPR) has released even more details on the upcoming sequel to its acclaimed series. First, the …

Facebook Launches Lookalike Audiences Targeting For Advertisers Facebook Launches Lookalike Audiences Targeting For Advertisers

Facebook is now offering advertisers a new feature called Lookalike Audiences, which enables direct marketers to target audience segments with similar customer profiles to those they have uploaded themselves with Facebook’s Custom Audience feature. “With Lookalike Audiences, advertisers can expand …

Guard Pregnant By Cop Killer, Faces Jail Time
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A guard who worked for the Metropolitan Detention Center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, was arrested this morning for having an inappropriate sexual relationship with an inmate while she was on duty. The woman, 29-year old Nancy Gonzalez, admitted to having …

NASA’s Cosmic Ray-Detecting Balloon Breaks Records

A NASA balloon has broken the record for longest flight. The balloon, which carries the Super Trans-Iron Galactic Element Recorder (Super-TIGER), spent 55 days, 1 hour, and 34 minutes circling the South Pole at 127,000 feet – over four times …

Pew: 1 In 4 Plan To Cut Back On Facebook Use In 2013 Pew: 1 In 4 Plan To Cut Back On Facebook Use In 2013

Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has released some findings from a survey about American Facebook users. The data comes from just over 1,000 adults in the continental U.S. via telephone interviews, so that’s roughly a millionth of …

White House Invites Developers To We The People 2.0 Hackathon White House Invites Developers To We The People 2.0 Hackathon

To its credit, the Obama administration has been far more tech savvy than any before it. One of its defining moments in this area was the building of the We The People Web site and making the software behind it …

Metacritic Scores 2012′s Best Game Publishers

Metacritic, the popular video game review aggregator, has released its third yearly breakdown of the best gaming publishers. The rankings come as an aggregate of the critic Metacritic scores of each publisher’s titles released in 2012. Sales and user reviews …

128GB iPad Is Now Available In $799 And $929 Models 128GB iPad Is Now Available In $799 And $929 Models

It seems like only last week that rumors were going around about a possible 128GB iPad. Actually, it was only last week. Apple quickly put the rumors to bed and made the announcement. Now, here we are a week later, …

Redbox Instant Coming (Exclusively) to Xbox 360 in the “Very Near Future” Redbox Instant Coming (Exclusively) to Xbox 360 in the “Very Near Future”

Microsoft has just announced that Redbox Instant, the company’s streaming video venture with Verizon, will be coming to the Xbox 360 as as console exclusive. “Today we’re happy to reveal that Redbox Instant by Verizon will be coming to Xbox …

Rep. Greg Walden To Introduce Internet Freedom Bill Rep. Greg Walden To Introduce Internet Freedom Bill
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The Internet came under attack far too many times in 2012, but the biggest threat came from the United Nations and its ITU branch. If the group had its way, the Internet would have come under control of the U.N. …

Matt Cutts Talks Referer Spam In Latest Video Matt Cutts Talks Referer Spam In Latest Video
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Google’s Matt Cutts is back online, and cranking out the Webmaster Help videos. He tweeted a link to the second of the latest series today, and this one is about referer spam coming from a YouTube video. The user-submitted question …

Kristen Wiig Confirmed For “Anchorman 2″ Appearance

Kristen Wiig is one of the funniest ladies in the business right now, and after her collaboration with Will Ferrell for a Golden Globes presentation, it’s not difficult to see why he’d want her on board for the sequel to …

Instagram Finally Has a True Web Presence, Minus Photo Uploads Instagram Finally Has a True Web Presence, Minus Photo Uploads

After taking baby steps for the past year, Instagram has finally realized its potential as a real website. The company has just launched web feeds for all users, which means that interacting with Instagram on the web produces nearly the …

Go Daddy ‘Nerd Sex Symbol’ Is No Stranger To The Ladies Go Daddy ‘Nerd Sex Symbol’ Is No Stranger To The Ladies
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Apparently the guy in that GoDaddy Super Bowl ad is now a “sex symbol“. I’m not sure exactly what qualifies one for that title, but I suppose making out with a supermodel in front of an audience of millions helps. …

Walt Sweeney Dies: Former Charger Was 71

Walt Sweeney, a former offensive lineman for the San Diego Chargers, has died of pancreatic cancer. He was 71 years old. Sweeney was known as a standout player in the ’60s and ’70s and had nine AFL All-Star Games and …

Check Out Borderlands 2 Running On Nvidia’s Project SHIELD

One of the stranger announcements at CES this year was Nvidia’s Project SHIELD. In essence, it’s a handheld gaming device powered by the company’s new Tegra 4 mobile processor. Nvidia has stated that it will play all the latest and …

Dead Space 3 DLC Announced, Background Mini Series Begins

Dead Space 3 was released in the U.S. today, and already extra content for the title is being announced. EA and Visceral Games today announced the “Awakened” DLC add-on will be available sometime in March. The announcement states that the …

Face Tattoo After First Date: Girl Has BF’s Name Inked
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Face tattoos are not as common in some parts of the world as others, but it’s probably safe to say that no matter where you live, you’re going to get a few stares when you walk down the street if …

You Should Be Drinking Your IPAs Out of This Glass

If you’re a beer-lover who thinks that it’s important to drink certain styles of beer in certain styles of glasses, this new product from two major American breweries may interest you. Purveyors of tasty brews Dogfish Head Brewery and Sierra …

Ouya Launches At Retailers Nationwide In June

Ouya – the little game console that could – is almost upon us. Those who helped make it the most successful gaming Kickstarter ever only have one more month before its delivered to them. What about those who didn’t preorder …