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Topless Scene Regretted by ‘Downton Abbey’ Star

As Seth MacFarlane so tactfully pointed out at this year’s Oscars, Hollywood has a bit of a fascination with seeing actresses’ boobs. It’s not a particularly radical concept for mature adults (or Europeans), but sometimes the push for a breast …

Redbox Hits 1M Rentals in Canada in Just 10 Months Redbox Hits 1M Rentals in Canada in Just 10 Months

Redbox has just hit a major milestone in Canada. In only 10 months after launching the first kiosks outside of Vancouver (and eventually spreading across Western Canada), the company has hit 1 million total rentals. To celebrate this milestone, Redbox …

Flipboard Gets A Big Overhaul On iOS With 2.0 Flipboard Gets A Big Overhaul On iOS With 2.0

Flipboard has launched a big overhaul with version 2.0, which transforms the reading experience to something of a creation/curation experience. Now, in addition to reading news in a magazine-like format, you can create your own magazine-like experiences based on your …

Battlefield 4 Revealed With 17 Minute Gameplay Trailer

Battlefield, the only franchise that can compete head-to-head with Call of Duty, will be getting a new installment this year. Unsurprisingly, the game will be called Battlefield 4 and feature more of the same excellent multiplayer that fans have come …

‘Equality’ Is Facebook’s Top Term Surrounding Same-Sex Marriage Debate ‘Equality’ Is Facebook’s Top Term Surrounding Same-Sex Marriage Debate

Yesterday you may have noticed that your Facebook news feed was very red, and that there were a bunch of equals signs everywhere. This was the result of the Supreme Court beginning to hear arguments on California’s Prop 8 same-sex …

Another Star Wars Petition Hits White House Site, This Time Calling for National R2-D2 Day
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Over the half year or so that the White House has been operating their We The People online petition site, we’ve seen that it can be used in a variety of ways. There are the ridiculous petitions – the ones …

Microsoft’s Latest Internet Explorer 10 Ads Drop The Humor Microsoft’s Latest Internet Explorer 10 Ads Drop The Humor

In the past, Microsoft has been rather witty with its Internet Explorer 10 ads as it continued its self-deprecating “The Browser You Loved To Hate” ad campaign. It didn’t really sell people on the browser, but hey, the ads made …

Google PageRank-Inspired Cancer Research Published Google PageRank-Inspired Cancer Research Published

Google’s PageRank algorithm is the inspiration for a new lung cancer study published in the journal Cancer Research. Researchers fron the University of Southern California (USC), Scripps Clinic, The Scripps Research Institute, University of California, San Diego Moores Cancer Center …

Duggars: Adoption Being Considered
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Michelle Duggar may be one of the toughest women in the U.S. Having given birth to 19 children in 21 years, her body has no doubt seen more than its fair share of miles. Now, it appears that it could …

Google Maps Project Maps Amazon Funds Google Maps Project Maps Amazon Funds

Google has been working with Brazilian nonprofit organization, Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), and the two have now announced the Bolsa Floresta Platform, an online tool that lets you explore social, environmental and economical datasets for areas in the Amazon. “One …

Don’t Expect The Next Windows To Actually Be Called Blue Don’t Expect The Next Windows To Actually Be Called Blue

For the past few months, it’s been rumored that the next operating system from Microsoft would be called WIndows Blue. It sounds like a code name, and Microsoft suggests that will remain the case. In an update on the Official …

Google’s Cutts Talks About Blocking JavaScript Google’s Cutts Talks About Blocking JavaScript

For the second day in a row, Matt Cutts answers a question from a fellow Googler in a Webmaster Help video. This one comes from Webmaster Trends analyst John Mueller: “Googlebot keeps crawling my JavaScript and thinking that text in …

View Instagram Photos on Twitter with This Chrome Extension View Instagram Photos on Twitter with This Chrome Extension

As you may remember, Instagram had a little spat with Twitter that resulted in Instagram disabling all photo integration with Twitter. What that means for Twitter users is that they are no longer able to view Instagram photos when they …

Spell Check Improvements Come To Chrome Stable Spell Check Improvements Come To Chrome Stable

A month ago, Google announced Chrome 26 Beta with improved spell check capabilities as it refreshed the dictionaries the browser’s default spell check uses, and started supporting proper nouns. It also started supporting Korean, Tamil and Albanian. Google announced the …

Kanye West ‘I Am God’ Rumor Not True, Says Report
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Kanye West certainly has a way with titles and names, or at least with attracting rumors about them. Last week West and his girlfriend, reality TV actress and amateur porn star Kim Kardashian, made headlines over a tabloid report that …

Bonanza Just Registered Its Millionth User Bonanza Just Registered Its Millionth User

Online marketplace Bonanza announced today that it celebrated its one millionth registered user this week. To celebrate, sellers organized a give-away contest to promote their stores, with over a hudred sellers offering gifts for the one millionth member. The company, …

GDC 2013: See Through The Eyes Of The City In Watch Dogs

Up until now, trailers for Watch Dogs have focused on Aiden Pearce and his ability to hack into the city of Chicago to control its surveillance, gather intel on its citizens, and more or less become a high-tech anti-hero. What …

Google Analytics Gets New Social Reports Google Analytics Gets New Social Reports
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Google announced today that it has redesigned Google Analytics social reports, adding two new ones for Data Hub Activity and Trackbacks. Activity in social reports comes from Google’s Social Data Hub partners. “The activity stream was previously available via drill …

Let’s Be Honest About Les Miserables [VIDEO]
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“Universal Pictures proudly presents the film you realized had absolutely no dialogue whatsoever only after you bought your ticket.” Yeah, that sums up my experience rather perfectly. Please don’t tell my wife, but this honest trailer for Les Miserables is …

GDC 2013: Facebook Unveils Games Developer Center GDC 2013: Facebook Unveils Games Developer Center

Facebook games are currently in the middle of a transition from Web to mobile. Both are still very viable markets, however, and Facebook wants to make sure game developers have all the tools they need to succeed on both platforms. …

Cruise Ship Death: FBI Now Investigating

Though it seems an unthinkable tragedy, the high number of people who take cruises every year means that some deaths are likely to occur. This week, the FBI has begun investigating one such death that happened aboard a Royal Caribbean …

Facebook Brings Real-Time, Cookie-Based FBX Ads to Your News Feed Facebook Brings Real-Time, Cookie-Based FBX Ads to Your News Feed

Facebook is bringing its relatively new Exchange ads to your desktop news feed in an alpha test that will expand the scope of the re-targeted ads that Facebook launched out of beta last September. Facebook Exchange, or FBX, lets advertisers …

T-Mobile Turns On 4G LTE In Seven Markets, 200 Million To Have LTE By Year’s End T-Mobile Turns On 4G LTE In Seven Markets, 200 Million To Have LTE By Year’s End

At this morning’s UnCarrier event, T-Mobile has already announced that its ditching contracts in favor of a simpler plan, and that it plans to offer the iPhone 5 starting early next month. It’s a great start for the beleaguered wireless …

Kordell Stewart Divorce Papers Filed in Atlanta
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It seems that Kordell Stewart’s official retirement from the NFL hasn’t been a boon for his love life. TMZ is reporting that Stewart filed for divorce from wife Porsha Stewart in Atlanta on March 22. Porsha is a cast member …