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Bradley Cooper Rumors: Is He Playing Lance?

Since the news broke that beloved American cyclist Lance Armstrong was actually hiding a big doping secret for years, filmmakers have been clamoring to get the rights to tell his story, and along with that comes rumors that different big-name …

Microsoft Office 15 and Office 365 Now Available For Windows 8 Microsoft Office 15 and Office 365 Now Available For Windows 8
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Microsoft has often touted Windows 8 as an operating system for consumers. It has been arguably successful thus far, but Microsoft hasn’t forgotten its bread and butter – the enterprise and productivity markets. For those consumers, Microsoft is finally launching …

Google Makes AdWords API Usage Free Google Makes AdWords API Usage Free

Google announced that it is going to start making AdWords API usage free starting March 1. They’re doing away with the preferred pricing model. There will be two levels of API access once the changes take effect: basic and standard. …

Chanting “Jesus” Scared Intruder With A Gun
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A group of Florida women say they had the power of prayer on their side when a man broke into the home where they were holding a jewelry party and brandished a gun, threatening to shoot someone. Jacquie Hagler was …

New SimCity Trailer Shows Off European Landmarks

EA and Maxis today released the latest trailer for SimCity, featuring the “European City Sets” that come with the Digital Deluxe Edition of the game. Famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and Brandenburg Gate can be placed …

Crashlytics Becomes Part Of Twitter Crashlytics Becomes Part Of Twitter

Twitter has acquired Crashlytics, a reporting tool for mobile app crashes. Twitter confirmed this via Twitter, and Crashlytics took to its blog to announce the news. Co-founders Jeff Seibert and Wayne Chang write: We started Crashlytics a little over a …

Foodspotting Joins OpenTable in $10M Deal, Will Continue to Operate on Standalone Basis Foodspotting Joins OpenTable in $10M Deal, Will Continue to Operate on Standalone Basis

Restaurant reservation powerhouse OpenTable have just announced their intent to acquire food photography-based recommendation app Foodspotting. According to a release, the deal will be for $10 million OpenTable and Foodspotting have been partners for some time already – OpenTable reservations …

Google Launches Updated Maps For North Korea Google Launches Updated Maps For North Korea

Just a couple weeks after executive chairman Eric Schmidt returned from North Korea, Google has published more detailed maps of the country. “The goal of Google Maps is to provide people with the most comprehensive, accurate, and easy-to-use modern map …

Montag & Pratt: “I Feel Like A Cartoon Character”
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Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt, who first found fame on the MTV “reality” show “The Hills”, admit they have become the go-to guys when a television show needs a villain or two. The couple’s most recent foray into reality television …

NuoDB Officially Launches Its Cloud-Based Database NuoDB Officially Launches Its Cloud-Based Database

Developers need scalable databases more than ever for their apps. Of course, this presents a problem for those apps that become really popular and need more room to grow. It might prove too costly for some developers to traditionally scale …

Pinterest Tests New Design with Better Navigation, More Informative Pins Pinterest Tests New Design with Better Navigation, More Informative Pins
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Pinterest, which hasn’t seen a significant redesign in quite some time, has announced that they will be testing a fresh look in the coming weeks. Pinterest says that the changes stem from user feedback. First up, Pinterest wants to makes …

Mars Rover Curiosity Braces For Drilling

For over one month now, Mars rover Curiosity has been preparing to use its hammering drill for the first time. It now appears that the rover’s first drill test is now imminent. Researchers announced that they have placed the drill …

Doctor Killed In Office, Gunman In Custody
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A doctor in Newport Beach was fatally shot on Monday in his office by a 70-year old assailant, who is now in custody. The doctor, whose identity hasn’t been released, had an office at Orange Coast Urology. It’s unclear at …

44 Years, No Sick Days Makes Retirement Sweeter
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An employee of the Detroit Postal Service retired recently after 44 years on the job, an incredible feat in itself. What impressed her bosses the most, however, was her perfect attendance over all that time. Deborah Ford says she took …

Apple Actually Announces 128GB iPad Apple Actually Announces 128GB iPad
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Rumor was going around that Apple was working on a 128GB version of its iPad. Some were skeptical. In an interesting turn of events, Apple actually came out and announced the device without a big event talking about how amazing …

Windows 8 Adoption Is Slow Going, Windows Phone Cracks 1 Percent Windows 8 Adoption Is Slow Going, Windows Phone Cracks 1 Percent
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According to Microsoft, the company has officially sold 60 million Windows 8 licenses. The number accounts for upgrades, individual purchase and the bulk purchases made by OEMs. It seems many of the latter licenses haven’t been put in use yet …

Stroke Recovery Aided by Stem Cells, Study Shows

A new study has shown that stem cells may aid recovery in rats that have suffered a stroke. The study, published in the journal Stem Cell Research & Therapy, found that stem cell treatments improved the amount of brain and …

Barnes & Noble Closing Hundreds Of Stores Soon Barnes & Noble Closing Hundreds Of Stores Soon
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With the digital market being what it is, brick-and-mortar stores are finding it harder and harder to keep up with the competition offered by e-readers and tablets and smartphones. Barnes & Noble is no exception, despite being one of the …

Vine Says Bye to Porn with Full Block of NSFW Tags, Removal of the “All Videos” Browsing Option Vine Says Bye to Porn with Full Block of NSFW Tags, Removal of the “All Videos” Browsing Option

Vine, Twitter’s hot new 6-second video app with a porn problem, no longer really has a porn problem. Yesterday afternoon, Vine began to block certain porn-related tag searches. Trying to search for #porn? Sorry, you’re out of luck. What about …

Etsy Had A Really Good Year In 2012 Etsy Had A Really Good Year In 2012

2012 was a good year for Etsy, to say the least. CEO Chad Dickerson took to the company blog this morning to share some stats about the year as Etsy’s growth continues to accelerate. “Growth of highly-personal shopping categories like …

Google SafeSearch Changes Hit the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, and More [CONFIRMED] Google SafeSearch Changes Hit the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, and More [CONFIRMED]
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It’s official: Google’s fragmented, less-useful Image search has spread from the U.S. and is now affecting English-speaking countries all over the world. Google has confirmed that the previous SafeSearch changes that made it impossible for U.S. users to fully disable …

Internet Explorer 10 Adoption Slow Going, Still Strong Overall Internet Explorer 10 Adoption Slow Going, Still Strong Overall
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In a perfect world, everybody who uses Internet Explorer would be on the latest version so all the problems affecting IE8 wouldn’t be happening. Unfortunately, or fortunately depending on who you ask, IE10 is only available on Windows 8. That …

Tina Fey: Mean Girls Musical May Happen

Though Tina Fey is, perhaps, most well-known for hosting the Weekend Update segment of Saturday Night Live and playing Liz Lemon on 30 Rock, one turning point in her career can be traced to the movie Mean Girls. Mean Girls …

Suh Saves Man In Pool (Man Happens To Be Comedian Louie Anderson)
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Ndamukong Suh, the famous (or infamous, if you prefer) defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions reportedly saved comedian Louie Anderson from drowning (along with help from famed diver Greg Louganis). You couldn’t make this up. Suh is to appear on …