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Google Launches Mobile Backend Starter Google Launches Mobile Backend Starter
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At Google I/O, Google showed off its new Mobile Backend Starter, which helps businesses get their mobile apps up and running on Google App Engine. Today, Google officially announced the tool. Mobile Backend Starter was shown in the session “From …

You Can Buy NYC Psychiatric Center’s Morgue Fridge on eBay, You Know, If That’s Your Thing
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If you have a giant garage and do a lot of wild game hunting, or if you want to throw a really cool party – this eBay listing may be right up your alley. It appears that the Manhattan Psychiatric …

Plants Vs. Zombies 2 Hits iOS In July
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PopCap, developers behind Bejeweled and other casual games, had never really created a game that could appeal to casual players as well as hardcore gamers. That all changed in 2009 with a simple tower defense title that pitted plants against …

Ben & Jerry’s to go 100% Non-GMO Ingredients in 2013

Ben & Jerry’s has always been a progressive company. In addition to, until recently, heavily limiting executive pay, and publicly supporting the gay marriage equality movement, the Burlington, Vermont ice cream company has a social mission statement that includes “initiating …

Jessica Chastain Talks Playing “Foxy” Hillary Clinton

Jessica Chastain is among a handful of talented young actresses whose names are being thrown around in connection with “Rodham”, a film about Hillary Clinton that focuses on her early days in politics, when she was working on the Nixon …

Google Updates Chrome For iOS To 27 Google Updates Chrome For iOS To 27

A couple weeks ago, Google updated Chrome for Android with some new features, and indicated that an iOS update would be on the way. Today, Google launched that update. Chrome 27 for iPhone and iPad comes with improved voice search, …

HTC One Is Finally Coming To Verizon Later This Summer HTC One Is Finally Coming To Verizon Later This Summer

By most accounts, the HTC One is the best Android smartphone to be released this year. It has proven itself with carriers and Google will even be offering a stock Android version of the device later this month. The only …

Charice Pempengco, “Glee” Actress, Comes Out

Coming out is a big, big deal for anyone in the LGBT community, but when you’re in the public eye, it can be made a thousand times more difficult. Now, following in the footsteps of fellow television actors Jim Parsons …

Browsing Your Own Facebook Page Makes You Happy and Dumb Browsing Your Own Facebook Page Makes You Happy and Dumb
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Could spending just a few minutes gazing lovingly at your own Facebook profile make you feel better about yourself, but in turn make you a little bit worse at performing a task afterward? That’s what findings from a University of …

Fire Kills 119 at Chinese Poultry Plant

A fire that occurred Monday at a Chinese poultry plant has resulted in the death of at least 119 people. According to a CNTV report, the fire trapped employees inside a slaughterhouse in the city of Dehui, located in China‘s …

Feedly, In Its Quest To Become Your Google Reader Replacement, Discusses Upcoming Features Feedly, In Its Quest To Become Your Google Reader Replacement, Discusses Upcoming Features

Google Reader users who haven’t moved on to alternatives will soon have to face reality. Google Reader will be no more in less than a month. Feedly, an early favorite (to some) to fill the void, provided users with an …

How Much Will The PS4, Xbox One Cost? One Analyst Has An Idea

The cost question is arguably the most important when it comes to next-generation game consoles. Even with all the best games in the world, too high of an asking price will ensure that nobody but the most hardcore of gamers …

Man’s ‘Exposing Easton Hoes’ Facebook Page Leads to Harassment Charges
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Beware what you post on Facebook, as harassment most certainly exists inside the social network’s big blue walls. 19-year-old Peter Murphy is learning that the hard way. He’s been hit with multiple harassment charges (misdemeanors) after creating a Facebook page …

Jason Kidd Retires From NBA Basketball

NBA star Jason Kidd today announced his retirement from basketball. “My time in professional basketball has been an incredible journey, but one that must come to an end after 19 years,” said Kidd. “As I reflect on my time with …

Justice Department Takes Apple To Court Today Over E-Book Price Fixing Allegations Justice Department Takes Apple To Court Today Over E-Book Price Fixing Allegations

Over a year ago, Apple and a bunch of publishers were sued by the Department of Justice on allegations of e-book price fixing. Every publisher since then has settled, but Apple has decided to fight it out in court. But …

Game of Thrones Red Wedding YouTube Reaction Compilation Shows You’re Not Alone in Your Misery

WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD On Sunday night’s episode of the HBO series Game of Thrones, well, stuff happened. Things happened and they were devastating. They were beautiful. They were shocking and violent. After it was all over, I was nearly positive …

Teen Missing After Being Swept Over Yosemite Waterfall
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A Sacramento, California teen is missing after being swept over a waterfall at Yosemite National Park. According to the U.S. National Park Service, 19-year-old Aleh Kalman was swimming above Nevada Fall (pictured) on Saturday after noon. At around 2:45, Kalman …

Police Dog Pays Respects At Fallen Officer’s Funeral
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A photo of a police dog who lost his partner is making rounds across the internet this week, after the animal paid his respects at the funeral. Officer Jason Ellis was laid to rest on Thursday seven years to the …

Google Analytics Gets More Collaborative Google Analytics Gets More Collaborative
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Google announced on Monday that Google Analytics users will soon be able to share and collaborate on dashboards. “Dashboards give an overview on how your properties are performing, and are even more powerful as you can create dashboards that you …

Mortal Kombat Invades The DC Universe In Latest Injustice DLC

In 2008, Midway released Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe on the PS3 and Xbox 360. The fighting game was a strange crossover that worked for some while not exactly winning the favor of others. NetherRealm redeemed itself earlier this year …

Jim Kelly to Have Surgery For Jaw Cancer

Hall of Fame NFL quarterback Jim Kelly is set to have surgery for jaw cancer. According to a statement from Kelly posted to the Buffalo Bills website, he was recently diagnosed with squamous-cell carcinoma. The cancer is isolated to his …

Taco Bell Employee Licks Taco Shells in Facebook Photo Posted to Official Page Taco Bell Employee Licks Taco Shells in Facebook Photo Posted to Official Page
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A photo of a Taco Bell employee licking a large stack of hard taco shells has gone viral, and Taco Bell has yet to respond. The odd thing about the photo, other than the guy licking the tacos, is that …

Johnny Cash Stamp To Be Released This Week

Johnny Cash still has a devoted fanbase ten years after his death, and now his legacy is being honored with a postage stamp designed to look like an album cover. “The committee selects individuals to be on stamps based on …

Microsoft Reveals Enterprise Enhancements Coming To Windows 8.1 Microsoft Reveals Enterprise Enhancements Coming To Windows 8.1
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So far, Microsoft has only unveiled the consumer features for its update to Windows 8. Now the company is starting to unveil what it will be doing to win back its bread and butter – the enterprise market – with …