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Zuckerberg Gives $500M in Facebook Stock to Charity Zuckerberg Gives $500M in Facebook Stock to Charity

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is apparently in the Christmas spirit. A few hours ago, he announced the he was donating a hefty amount to a local charity. That donation is coming in the form of Facebook stock – a boatload …

New Crew Lifts Off to the International Space Station [VIDEO]
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The next crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has left the Earth. The Expedition 34 crew today lifted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 7:12 am EST. The crew consists of NASA astronaut Tom Marshburn, Russian Federal Space …

Google Announces Flight Explorer, Other New Flight Search Features Google Announces Flight Explorer, Other New Flight Search Features

Last week, Google Flight Explorer was spotted in the wild. It’s a tool that lets you browse flights by trip length, number of stops, airline, duration, outbound times and return times. Google was reported to have called it an “experimental …

Ramses III: Throat Slit As Part Of Conspiracy?
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When researchers ran CT scans recently on the mummified remains of Ramses III, they found shocking evidence as to the cause of his death that had never been noticed before: a deep, wide gash in his throat consistent with being …

Pirate Bay Proxy Taken Down By UK Pirate Party Pirate Bay Proxy Taken Down By UK Pirate Party
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If you recall, the BPI requested that the UK Pirate Party take down its Pirate Bay proxy late last month. At the time, the head of UK’s Pirate Party said that he received a notice, but had not made any …

ABC News 24 Will Stream Broadcasts Live On YouTube ABC News 24 Will Stream Broadcasts Live On YouTube

Google announced that Australian television news program ABC News 24 wil is now streaming its broadcasts live on YouTube, which is a first for news and TV broadcasting in Australia. Users will not only ge able to watch the broadcast …

Instagram Is Not, Nor Were They Ever Going to Sell Your Photos Instagram Is Not, Nor Were They Ever Going to Sell Your Photos
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Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom finally made a move to stop the bleeding with a blog post directed at users who feel betrayed by the company’s new privacy policy. “To be clear: it is not our intention to sell your photos. …

Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself

NORAD may have went the Bing/Windows route this year with its Santa Tracker, but Google isn’t going to let Microsoft have all of the fun. “While we’ve been tracking Santa since 2004 with Google Earth, this year a team of …

Google May Not Get This FTC Thing Resolved Until 2013 Google May Not Get This FTC Thing Resolved Until 2013
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It was expected that the Federal Trade Commission would announce its decision on whether or not to pursue an antitrust suit against Google by the end of the year, but now, it’s looking like that won’t happen. Bloomberg is reporting, …

Instagram Is About to Make Pretty Little Ads Out of Your Photos Instagram Is About to Make Pretty Little Ads Out of Your Photos
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Instagram just updated its privacy policy to fall in line with Facebook’s updated data use policy allowing the transfer of user information back and forth across both services (or affiliates, as they call each other). That move was expected after …

Google Play Music Gets Music Matching In U.S. Google Play Music Gets Music Matching In U.S.

Google announced via a Google+ post today that Google Play Music now has music matching in the U.S. The feature was launched in Europe last month, but now the iTunes Match-like feature, which scans your music collection and “rebuilds” it …

House Approves VPPA: Americans Might Soon Be Able To Share Netflix Viewing Data On Facebook House Approves VPPA: Americans Might Soon Be Able To Share Netflix Viewing Data On Facebook
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In the last few weeks of the current congress, members seem to going into overdrive as they introduce some last minute bills. The latest bill to reach approval in the House is of particular significance as its an update to …

NRA Back on Facebook, Gives Statement on Newtown Shooting NRA Back on Facebook, Gives Statement on Newtown Shooting
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Shortly after the tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut that left 26 innocents dead, the nation’s largest and most powerful gun lobby decided that a social media blackout was the way to go. The National Rifle Association stopped tweeting, and they …

Epic Opens an Online Store Just in Time For Christmas

Epic Games, the creators of the Gears of War series and the Unreal game engine, today launched an online store to sell merchandise related to its games and brands. The items being sold in the Epic store are exclusive, and …

Facebook Powerball Hoax Guy Says It Was Just a Social Experiment, No Harm No Foul Facebook Powerball Hoax Guy Says It Was Just a Social Experiment, No Harm No Foul
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The guy that shopped a Powerball ticket earlier this month and duped millions of people into thinking he would split his winnings is finally speaking about the hoax. Nolan Daniels, a software developer, says that he never shared or liked …

Quadriplegic Woman Ushers In Cyborg Revolution By Feeding Herself Chocolate

All too often do we forget to celebrate the little things in life – like having the ability to freely move our bodies. For some, that’s not an option as they’re confined to a bed or wheelchair for the rest …

Everyone Should Probably Just Put a Dick on All Their Instagram Photos Now Everyone Should Probably Just Put a Dick on All Their Instagram Photos Now

UPDATE: Instagram Is Not, Nor Were They Ever Going to Sell Your Photos ORIGINAL ARTICLE: [Possibly NSFW drawing below] I know you’re mad about Instagram Facebook deciding that they wanted to make money from your favorite app. I know the …

EU Has “Substantially Reduced” Its Differences With Google EU Has “Substantially Reduced” Its Differences With Google

The FTC’s investigation into Google’s search business is expected to wind down very soon, and from the sound of it, the investigation in Europe won’t be too far behind. Bloomberg BusinessWeek is reporting that EU antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia said …

Minecraft: The Story Of Mojang Breaks Out On December 23
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Did you know that 2PlayerProductions was making a Minecraft documentary? You would if you were one of the 3,500 plus people who backed a Kickstarter last year. After a year and a half of hard work, a documentary on the …

Vimeo Launches New Xbox 360 App for LIVE Gold Members Vimeo Launches New Xbox 360 App for LIVE Gold Members
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Vimeo is now on your Xbox 360. The company has just announced an all new Vimeo app for Xbox LIVE that you can download and enjoy today, considering you have an Xbox LIVE Gold account. The video screen on the …

Trials Evolution DLC “Riders of Doom” Launch Trailer Released

While big-budget titles such as Skyrim, Resident Evil 6, Dishonored, and Rage are getting holiday downloadable content (DLC) to keep gamers interested, smaller titles are also getting upgrades. The dedicated Trials fan base is getting a present this holiday season …

Google Health Is Almost Officially Dead Google Health Is Almost Officially Dead
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Google launched Google Health in 2008. It was an ambitious project that perhaps got more up close and personal with users’ identities than any other Google service to date. Unsurprisingly, there weren’t a ton of people who wanted to manage …

Honey Boo Boo Holiday Photo: Get In The Spirit

Every year, fans of the Kardashian family anxiously await the arrival of the clan’s perfectly-posed Christmas photo until it goes viral online, and this year was no different. The family dressed all in white and included Kim’s ill-fated kitten, Mercy, …

Facebook Introduces New Features For Mobile App Install Ads Facebook Introduces New Features For Mobile App Install Ads

Mobile app install ads are one of the better avenues developers can use to reach users on Facebook. As more and more people are using the Facebook mobile app, these ads can drive those same users to a developer’s app …