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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, …

Alex Rodriguez May Face Lifetime Ban

Major League Baseball’s battle with performance enhancing drugs has been widely documented, including here on WPN, but the latest string of players being persecuted for use is starting to show just how damage the fight can be to the sport. …

Lindsay Lohan Done With Rehab…With Conditions

Lindsay Lohan was released from rehab on Tuesday after a 90-day stay, but a judge has ruled that she must see a therapist at least three times a week until next year. “If these sessions are not required by the …

Curse of Chucky Red Band Trailer Released

Just like most of their antagonists, horror franchises never die. It’s an unwritten rule of some sort. So, the fact that a movie titled Curse of Chucky is on the way should come as now surprise to movie-goers. Though the …

NJ Restaurants Fined $500,000 For Liquor Violation

As reported here on WPN, a sting called “Operation Swill” recently raided 29 bars and restaurants, 13 of which were T.G.I. Fridays, on accusations that they were selling customers cut-rate alcohol and claiming it was top-shelf product. Today massive fines …

Hulu Plus Joins The Growing Number Of Services Coming To Chromecast Hulu Plus Joins The Growing Number Of Services Coming To Chromecast

Last week, Google surprised everyone with the announcement of Chromecast. It’s a little dongle that plugs into your TV via HDMI and delivers video content straight to your television with little to no hassle. The device launched with support for …

New Study: A Pricier Burger could mean a Living Wage New Study: A Pricier Burger could mean a Living Wage

The recent striking by fast food workers in many large cities has prompted an undergraduate student to publish a controversial study about McDonald’s food prices. The question has recently been repeatedly asked (particularly in the wake of a distressing financial …

PC Sales Could Pick Up Again, Say Analysts PC Sales Could Pick Up Again, Say Analysts

Following a disappointing holiday season, PC sales have been on the decline for the first half of 2013. Even the release of a new Windows operating system wasn’t enough to buoy sales of traditional PCs. The prevailing opinion is that …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Issue Does Gangbusters Sales. Because Controversy Sells. Duh. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Rolling Stone Issue Does Gangbusters Sales. Because Controversy Sells. Duh.

Any press is good press, right? Especially when the press is talking about the press itself. Two weeks ago, Rolling Stone magazine decided to put a giant image of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover. Not a …