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Does Your Internet Seem Slower Today? It Might Be Due To A Massive Cyberattack Does Your Internet Seem Slower Today? It Might Be Due To A Massive Cyberattack
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The most popular form of cyberattack anymore is the Distributed Denial of Service attack. These DDoS attacks rarely affect anyone outside of those attempting to access the attacked Web site, but a recent DDoS attack is proving to have widespread …

Gay Marriage Debate Forces Twitter Users to Draw Lines in the Sand Gay Marriage Debate Forces Twitter Users to Draw Lines in the Sand

It appears that gay rights and marriage equality are issues that compel people to speak their minds, no matter what the cost. It’s just one of those topics that people know will cause fervent debate, but it’s simply too important …

6 Videos Highlight Google’s ‘Full Value of Mobile’ 6 Videos Highlight Google’s ‘Full Value of Mobile’

This week, Google announced a new initiative to help marketers better understand the impact of mobile on their businesses both online and off. The campaign, called “Full Value of Mobile,” includes a Calculator tool as discussed here. Google has now …

Robin Roberts: ESPN to Award Her an ESPY For Courage

ESPN this week announced that the 2013 Arthur Ashe Courage award will go to news anchor Robin Roberts. Roberts, one of the hosts of ABC’s Good Morning America, has captivated morning show audiences this past year with her battle against …

Better Late Than Never: Temple Run Finally Comes To Windows Phone 8

One of the main obstacles facing Windows Phone is its lack of apps. The situation is getting better with high-profile apps like Pandora finally making the jump to Microsoft’s mobile platform, but it’s still lacking the high-profile mobile games that …

Netflix Lands New Wachowskis Sci-Fi Series ‘Sense8′ Netflix Lands New Wachowskis Sci-Fi Series ‘Sense8′

Netflix has just announced that they have gained the exclusive rights to the Wachowskis’ new sci-fi series Sense8. The 10-episode first season will debut on Netflix Instant in late 2014. This is the first TV series to come from the …

Bill Gates Condom Challenge Offers $100,000
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Bill Gates‘ philanthropy continues to press hard on issues that may seem odd, but are actually essential to propping up the developing world. Last year, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) selected a reinvention of the toilet that functions …

Amazon Instant Video Brings X-Ray To TV Shows On Kindle Fire Devices, Wii U

When the Kindle Fire HD was announced last year, Amazon introduced X-Ray for movies along with it. The software, powered by IMDb, brought up the names of all the actors currently onscreen along with each actor’s filmography. Now that same …

Kid Can’t Pronounce Dump Truck, Hilarity Ensues

Sometimes, kids have trouble saying certain words. And sometimes, it’s hilarious. In my opinion, this kid knew exactly what he was doing by the end of the video. Well played, kid, well played. You know where this is going… [aaronreynolds …

Red Equal Sign Gets Cake Treatment As Martha Stewart Shows Support For Marriage Equality Red Equal Sign Gets Cake Treatment As Martha Stewart Shows Support For Marriage Equality

If you’ve been on Facebook in the last day or two, you’ve probably seen a whole lot of red equal signs as people change their profile pictures to show their support fo marriage equality. ‘Equality’ was the top term buzzing …

Golfers Find 2 Bodies Near Tallahassee Golf Course
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Golf is generally regarded as a leisure activity, something to pass the time in the sun while on vacation or on the weekend. So, when something as grisly as a shooting intrudes on such a leisurely activity, it makes the …

Tumblr Tops 100 Million Blogs, Which House 44 Billion+ Posts Tumblr Tops 100 Million Blogs, Which House 44 Billion+ Posts

Tumblr has just hit a major milestone in its path to blog network domination. Today, Tumblr officially topped the 100 million blog mark. Tumblr currently has 100.1 million individual blogs, which are responsible for 44.6 billion posts. The Next Web …

Yahoo, CNBC Launch ‘Big Data Download’ Web Show Yahoo, CNBC Launch ‘Big Data Download’ Web Show

Yahoo and CNBC announced the launch of Big Data Download today. This is a new twice daily online program hosted by CNBC’s Courtney Reagan, and regularly featuring Yahoo Finance’s editor-in-chief Aaron Task, senior columnist Michael Santoli and co-host of “The …

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 …