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Gangnam Style/Ghostbusters Mashup Is Brilliant Gangnam Style/Ghostbusters Mashup Is Brilliant
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I have to admit, I didn’t get the whole “Gangnam Style” fascination when the video first went viral, but the more I’m exposed to it, the more it grows on me. I can’t deny anyone with a sense of humor …

Facebook Beefs Up Anti-Virus Marketplace with 7 New Partners Facebook Beefs Up Anti-Virus Marketplace with 7 New Partners

Earlier this year, Facebook debuted their Anti-Virus Marketplace which allows users to download free trials of various anti-virus software. The original partners included names like Microsoft, McAfee, Sophos, and Symantec. Today, Facebook is announcing an expansion of the Anti-Virus Marketplace …

Borderlands 2′s Pirate-Themed DLC Launches Today Borderlands 2′s Pirate-Themed DLC Launches Today
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Today marks the launch of the first downloadable content (DLC) for Borderlands 2. The DLC, titled Captain Scarlett and her Pirate’s Booty, is filled with pirate-themed madness but a distinct lack of water. As is customary for a Borderlands game, …

Online Advertisers Create Anti-”Do Not Track” Advocacy Group Online Advertisers Create Anti-”Do Not Track” Advocacy Group
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Online advertisers really hate Microsoft and their stance on “Do Not Track.” The conflict between the two came to a head last week when the advertisers said they were just going to simply ignore the DNT signal in Internet Explorer …

Birdman Buys Mansion/Former Drug Den Birdman Buys Mansion/Former Drug Den
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Birdman, rapper and record label exec, has parted with $14.5. million in order to buy Scott Storch’s former home in Miami Beach. Storch, a producer, lost the home in 2010 to foreclosure; he described it as a “drug den” and …

Xbox 360 Launches New Dashboard, Finally Offers Internet Explorer Xbox 360 Launches New Dashboard, Finally Offers Internet Explorer
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We’ve known it was coming for some time (and some users have already participated in the public beta period), but today we learn that Microsoft is finally beginning the global rollout of the all new Xbox 360 dashboard. The update …

Katie Holmes Is Done With Actors Katie Holmes Is Done With Actors
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Rumor has it that Katie Holmes is done with people in showbiz; a source told RadarOnline that because of her past failed relationships with actors, she’s ready to move on and find someone who isn’t necessarily in the spotlight. “Jeanne …

Europe Isn’t Satisfied With Google’s Privacy Policy Are You? Europe Isn’t Satisfied With Google’s Privacy Policy Are You?
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As expected, the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique (CNIL), France’s data protection authority announced today that it, along with numerous other European data protection agencies, finds Google’s privacy policy changes (made earlier this year) unsatisfactory. The authorities say that Google does …

Netflix Debuts in Denmark on “Day Two of Scandinavian Launch Tour” Netflix Debuts in Denmark on “Day Two of Scandinavian Launch Tour”

Just a day after breaking into the Scandinavian market, Netflix has added another country to its growing list (it’s over 50 now). Starting today, residents of Denmark can sign up for Netflix Instant. Yesterday, Netflix launched in Sweden, making it …

Diabetes, Heart Disease Risks Rise For Those Who Sit Diabetes, Heart Disease Risks Rise For Those Who Sit

A new study revealed this week that sitting for long periods of time can increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease, and death. The study, led by the Diabetes Research Group at the University of Leicester, looked at 18 different …

Paul Ryan Photo-Op Was Faked, Says Charity Paul Ryan Photo-Op Was Faked, Says Charity
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Paul Ryan, like any good politician, can’t resist a good photo-op when he sees one. The only problem is, he staged his without permission from the people in charge, and now they’ve outed him as a big fat phony. Brian …

Next Skyrim DLC Takes Players Back To Morrowind [Rumor] Next Skyrim DLC Takes Players Back To Morrowind [Rumor]
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The last bit of Skyrim DLC to be released was a little disappointing. Hearthfire was a cool concept, but building your own home can’t compare to new adventures in foreign lands. The new DLC for Skyrim looks to be a …

These Two Hires May Mean More Competition For Google These Two Hires May Mean More Competition For Google
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A couple of Google’s chief rivals have just made significant hires that may help them better compete with the Internet giant. Apple has hired William Strasior to run Siri, according to Kara Swisher at All Things D. Apple has already …

Scarlett Johansson Split: Most Eligible Woman Is Single Again Scarlett Johansson Split: Most Eligible Woman Is Single Again

Scarlett Johansson is now single again after breaking it off with beau Nate Taylor and is being touted as “one of the most eligible women in the world”. The 27-year old actress has been dating the ad exec since at …

Four-Star Planet Discovered by Planet Hunter Volunteers Four-Star Planet Discovered by Planet Hunter Volunteers

Volunteers for the Planet Hunter project have discovered a planet that is part of a four-star system. The planet, named PH1, orbits a pair of stars that is itself orbited by a more distant pair of stars. The Planet Hunter …

Microsoft Surface Price Leaked: $499 For Basic Model Microsoft Surface Price Leaked: $499 For Basic Model
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We got our first look at the ad campaign for the Microsoft Surface this morning. It was a fine ad, but it still didn’t answer the most pressing question that’s been around since the Surface was first announced – the …

Xbox Music Launches Today, Here Are The Basic Features Xbox Music Launches Today, Here Are The Basic Features
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As previously reported, Xbox Music is available as of October 16. Many consumers want to know more about the offering, and kinds of features it has. For one, every Windows 8 and windows RT tablet and PC will allow users …

Mars Rover Curiosity Takes a Third Scoop of Martian Soil Mars Rover Curiosity Takes a Third Scoop of Martian Soil

NASA has announced that Mars rover Curiosity will take its third scoop of Martian soil sometime today. While this may be the third scoop for the rover, it’s the first one that will be placed into its on-board equipment for …

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler Are Back Together Tina Fey, Amy Poehler Are Back Together

Comedic duo Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, whose on-screen chemistry did more for Saturday Night Live than most of the other recent cast members combined, are teaming up once again to host the Golden Globe Awards on January 13th. The …

HootSuite Announces Social Media Command Center Offerings HootSuite Announces Social Media Command Center Offerings
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HootSuite, the leading social media management platform used by companies to coordinate their marketing across multiple social networks, today announced it will now be offering Social Media Command Center services. According to HootSuite, the command centers are designed to centralize …

Google Adds Your Google Drive Files To SERPs Google Adds Your Google Drive Files To SERPs

In August, Google launched a feature that surfaces your email messages from Gmail on web search results pages when relevant. It has only been available in an opt-in field trial so far, but it seems likely that this will become …

Microsoft’s Surface Is Defined By Synchronized Dance Routines Microsoft’s Surface Is Defined By Synchronized Dance Routines

Much of Microsoft’s tablet is still a mystery. We still don’t have a price even though the tablet is set to debut in just a few weeks on October 26. At least Microsoft was nice enough to reveal the first …

Congressman To FTC: To Even Discuss Antitrust With Regards To Google “Defies All Logic” Congressman To FTC: To Even Discuss Antitrust With Regards To Google “Defies All Logic”
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Last week, reports came out indicating that four out of five FTC commissioners are supporting an antitrust suit against Google, and that a decision will come in late November or December. Also last week, Congressman Jared Polis (D-Colorado) sent a …

Rejected Debate Conditions, Your Mom, and Paranormal Activity Rejected Debate Conditions, Your Mom, and Paranormal Activity

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …