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Facebook Celebrates Poke App with New Menlo Park Sign Facebook Celebrates Poke App with New Menlo Park Sign
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Out with the “like,” in with the “poke?” Facebook is promoting their brand new standalone app for ephemeral communications, Poke, by revamping their sign the sits in front of their Menlo Park headquarters. Facebook launched Poke last month, a rebranding …

Firefox 18 Now Available For Desktop And Android Firefox 18 Now Available For Desktop And Android

After a successful beta period, Firefox 18 is now available for download to all users of Mozilla’s Web browser. The latest iteration includes a number of enhancements that should make HTML5 performance much better across both desktop and mobile. The …

Why Wouldn’t James Franco Do A Justin Bieber Video?

Actor James Franco doesn’t seem to be the type to shy away from silly Internet videos. Even his commercials get plenty of Internet love. Today, we get Franco lip-syncing a Justin Bieber song in a full-length music video, which also …

Facebook Opens Up 2013 Hacker Cup Registration Facebook Opens Up 2013 Hacker Cup Registration
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It’s that time of the year again – Facebook has just opened up registration for its annual Hacker Cup, “an annual worldwide programming competition where hackers compete against each other for fame, fortune, glory and a shot at the title …

Man, 70, Marries 15-Year Old After Family Sells Her
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A 70-year old man who says a 15-year old girl’s family jilted him has married the teen in Saudi Arabia. The man claims the girl’s parents sold her to him for $20,000 but that she ran back to them after …

Ice May Float on Titan’s Seas, Finds New Study
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Scientists have published a new study that concludes Saturn’s moon Titan might have ice floating in its seas. The presence of hydrocarbon ice in Titan’s methane lakes and seas could explain the mixed readings NASA‘s Cassini probe has seen while …

The White House Just Uploaded This Stephen Hawking Video

The White House uploaded this brief video of Stephen Hawking to its official YouTube channel today. The clip comes from an August 2009 interview. “As a small boy, I used to take things apart,” says Hawking. “I wanted to find …

CES 2013: Razer Transforms The Awkward Fiona Into A Lovely Edge

CES 2012 had one standout tablet – Razer’s Project Fiona. The tablet was designed to appeal to core PC gamers and provide the kind of experience that you could normally only get on a gaming PC. Unfortunately, the tablet was …

Google Shares Chrome DevTools Tips For Building Maps Google Shares Chrome DevTools Tips For Building Maps
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Google has posted a new video to its Developers YouTube channel about using Chrome DevTools when building maps or visualizations. It’s actually an episode of Google’s Google Maps Garage, hosted by Brendan Kenny and Paul Saxman, who share “techniques for …

StumbleUpon Finally Updates Its Android App StumbleUpon Finally Updates Its Android App

Last year, StumbleUpon launched huge updates to its desktop site and its iOS app, but Android-using Stumblers have been waiting for an Android update for months. The company even launched a Windows 8 app with some of the new bells …

AP Posts Video Of Eric Schmidt In North Korea Computer Lab AP Posts Video Of Eric Schmidt In North Korea Computer Lab

The Associated Press has posted a video of Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt visiting a computer lab in North Korea: Schmidt’s and former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson’s trip has been a controversial one, with the U.S. State Department indicating …

Catmoji, a Pinterest for Cat Lovers, Launches in Beta Catmoji, a Pinterest for Cat Lovers, Launches in Beta
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Is your Pinterest feed sorely lacking in cat pics? Too many recipes, perhaps? Is your Facebook news feed heavily populated by babies, but no cute felines to match? Is reddit simply not enough cat-oriented for your tastes? If any or …

Smartphone Sales Hit a Record 10 Million at AT&T Smartphone Sales Hit a Record 10 Million at AT&T

AT&T announced today that it sold more than 10 million smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2012. The number tops AT&T’s company record of 9.4 million, which was set during the 2011 holiday season. The huge sales numbers include a …

Emma Watson Stopped At Airport, Mistaken For Child
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Emma Watson seems to have become a mature young woman almost overnight, at least to us Potter fans. For those of us who remember her being a frizzy-haired know-it-all, it’s jarring to find her modeling for the likes of Burberry …

3D Printing Gets Its Own Dedicated Convention In April 3D Printing Gets Its Own Dedicated Convention In April
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Plenty of people are excited about the future of 3D printing, but not many events are solely dedicated to the technology. Sure, there’s the Maker Faire and Euromold, but those events cover much more than just 3D printing. That’s all …

Kim, Kanye Buy Mansion To Renovate
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Kim and Kanye are now not only expecting a baby together, they’re buying property together, as well. The star couple announced during the holidays that they are excited to be the proud expectant parents of a child whose name will …

New Trailer Shows Remember Me Really is a Capcom Game
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Remember Me is still more than four months away from release, but the title has already been picked apart by science fiction fans since its debut at Gamescom last year. As one of the vanguard in a coming cyberpunk video …

Google Brings Free Wi-Fi To Chelsea Neighborhood In New York City Google Brings Free Wi-Fi To Chelsea Neighborhood In New York City

It was speculated this morning that Google would be bringing fiber Internet to residents of New York City due in large part to a job posting. That rumor turned out to be a bust as Google has instead announced that …

Freddy E, Rapper and YouTube Star, Live-Tweets His Suicide Freddy E, Rapper and YouTube Star, Live-Tweets His Suicide
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There’s not a whole lot you can say about this, except that it’s incredibly sad. Seattle-based rapper and YouTube star (JERKTV) Frederick Eugene Buhl, better known as Freddy E, has taken his own life. Not only that, but he broadcast …

Google Really Wants You To Be Signed In Google Really Wants You To Be Signed In
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So, you know how Google keeps “forcing” Google+ on all of its users? It comes along with being signed into Google. It’s the social part of your Google experience, which stems from your Google identity. Google+ is Google, and if …

Dolphin “Stampede” Caught on Video
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For most Americans, seeing dolphins is something that happens at Sea World or another aquatic-themed amusement park. Some are lucky enough to swim with a few dolphins on their honeymoon. Some tourists on a recent whale and dolphin sighting expedition …

Hulu Announces New Original Programming for 2013 Hulu Announces New Original Programming for 2013

Hulu, which just announced $695 million in 2012 revenue (a 65% increase year-over-over), is now outlining their plans for new original content in 2013. “It’s a thrill to share what we have planned in 2013,” said Andy Forssell, Hulu’s SVP …

Priceline Wins FTC Approval For Kayak Acquisition [Report] Priceline Wins FTC Approval For Kayak Acquisition [Report]

Priceline announced in November that it had signed an agreement to acquire Kayak in a deal valued at $1.8 billion ($40 per share of Kayak). Priceline would pay about $500 million in cash and $1.3 billion in equity and assumed …

Player Engaged Midcourt After Iowa State Win

An Iowa State Cyclones player got the ultimate surprise at the end of December when her boyfriend stepped onto the court after she’d just secured a win over Alabama State and asked her to marry him. He was rewarded with …