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HP ElitePad Chosen to Fly on Emirates Airlines HP ElitePad Chosen to Fly on Emirates Airlines

HP and Emirates Airlines announced today that HP’s new Windows 8 tablet, the ElitePad 900, has been chosed at the “primary interface” for the airline’s flight crews. As part of Emirates’ new Knowledge-driven Inflight Service (KIS), the tablets will be …

Gmail Launches In Cherokee (GWY) Gmail Launches In Cherokee (GWY)
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Today, Google announced the launch of Gmail in its 57th language. In March of last year, Google added Cherokee to the list of languages for search, and now the language, also known as GWY, is available for Gmail. Both include …

Wii U Owner Accidentally Gains Access To Miiverse Debug Page

The Wii U launched yesterday, and there’s already reports of problems. A large day one update has been bricking some consoles after the system was turned off during the update. Those kind of problems are commonplace, but the Wii U …

Girl Slept For 64 Days, Missed Christmas
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Many of us use the phrase “I could sleep for days” when we’re exhausted, but for one Pennsylvania girl, it’s not just a saying; it’s reality. 17-year old Nicole Delien has a rare disorder called Kleine-Levine Syndrome, commonly referred to …

Facebook’s Sponsored Stories Lawsuit May Be Coming to a Close Facebook’s Sponsored Stories Lawsuit May Be Coming to a Close
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Facebook may finally be able to close the books on a long-running lawsuit that saw the company accused of major privacy violations corresponding to their Sponsored Stories initiative. Reuters reports that U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg was “much less critical” …

Reporters Argue About Whether Or Not Facebook And Yahoo Will Team Up On Search Reporters Argue About Whether Or Not Facebook And Yahoo Will Team Up On Search
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Over the weekend, a report came out indicating that Yahoo and Facebook have been talking about collaborating on search. Katherine Rushton at The Telegraph writes: Sources have told The Sunday Telegraph that Marissa Mayer, chief executive of Yahoo!, has held …

Heart Disease Risks Increased For Those Who See Relatives Die of Heart Trouble

A new study published in the European Heart Journal shows that the relatives of young people who die suddenly from heart-related causes are at increased risk for developing heart disease. Researchers looked at 470 victims of sudden cardiac death (SCD) …

GetGlue Acquired by Viggle to form “Clear Leader” in Social TV GetGlue Acquired by Viggle to form “Clear Leader” in Social TV

Today, social TV loyalty service Viggle has announced a merger with popular TV check-in app GetGlue. According to a release, Viggle will acquire GetGlue for $25 million in cash and 48.3 million shares of stock. With the merger, GetGlue will …

MC Hammer: AMAs Revive Old Hit Thanks To PSY
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The star-studded American Music Awards are always a feast for the eyes and ears, with all the hottest young performers grabbing up awards and hitting the stage to delight their fans. But this year’s show had something else going for …

Keep Your iPhone 5 Warm For The Holidays With A 3D Printed Sweater Case Keep Your iPhone 5 Warm For The Holidays With A 3D Printed Sweater Case
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We’re halfway through November, and it’s only going to get colder from here on out. It’s time to bust out the itchy sweaters from holiday seasons past. This year, with the help of 3D printers, you can make your iPhone …

iPhone 5 Successor to Launch in Mid-2013 [RUMOR] iPhone 5 Successor to Launch in Mid-2013 [RUMOR]
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DigiTimes, the Tiawanese publication that closely covers the Apple supply chain reported today that Apple’s suppliers are expected to post “strong” first quarter 2013 financials. This is unsurprising, as the iPhone 5′s success has meant even greater demand on manufacturers …

John McAfee Blogs (Frequently) While Still Hiding From Police, Offers Reward For Capture Of Killer John McAfee Blogs (Frequently) While Still Hiding From Police, Offers Reward For Capture Of Killer
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Update (11/26): McAfee has posted an apology to Jeff Wise: I have erroneously accused Jeff Wise of improper behavior on a reporting trip that he did to my flying ranch in New Mexico. I finally received the photos from that …

Samsung Brutalizes Puppy-Computers in Strange New Ad [UPDATED] Samsung Brutalizes Puppy-Computers in Strange New Ad [UPDATED]
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Last week, in order to advertise their Solid States Drives, Samsung tapped Laina Walker, the wide-eyed girl better known as the inspiration behind the Overly Attached Girlfriend meme. In that ad, Samsung suggested that your computer could easily give up …

Public Nudity Ban: Nudity A “Caricature”, Says Wiener

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener says that citizens walking around nude on Castro Street is not what the city is about, and he’s looking to change the laws regarding bare bodies in public. Until now, the laws have been relatively …

Don’t Turn Off Your Wii U During The Day One Update Don’t Turn Off Your Wii U During The Day One Update
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The Wii U is a fun machine with a lot of promise. I’ve only been able to play around with it for a day now, but the potential is there. Unfortunately, the launch was marred by a sizable day one …

T-Mobile Hires New Chief Marketing Officer T-Mobile Hires New Chief Marketing Officer
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T-Mobile announced this weekend that it has appointed Michael Sievert as the company’s new chief marketing officer. Sievert began his new position today. Sievert has 20 years of marketing experience with companies such as Clearwire, AT&T Wireless, Microsoft, IBM, and …

Def Leppard Divorce: Couple Splits After 25 Years
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Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has filed for divorce from his wife Julie after 25 years of marriage, and is asking the judge not to make him pay spousal support, citing irreconcilable differences. They have two children together. Campbell, an …

Meet Biblio-Mat, the Used Book Vending Machine of the Future Meet Biblio-Mat, the Used Book Vending Machine of the Future
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If you’re an avid reader looking to discover something new, you can walk up to a used book bin, close your eyes, and extract a random tome. Or, you can put two dollars in an awesome-looking book vending machine and …

Space Station Astronauts Safely Return To Earth

Three members of the International Space Station’s (ISS) Expedition 33 crew safely touched down on the surface of Earth this weekend. They landed just north of Arkalyk, Kazakhstan, in the first pre-dawn landing in darkness for an ISS crew since …

Rep. Zoe Lofgren Wants Reddit’s Help In Crafting New Bill Rep. Zoe Lofgren Wants Reddit’s Help In Crafting New Bill

Reddit is something of an unstoppable force on the Internet. The site has attracted the attention of those big and small, and even the President dropped by for an AMA. It’s an incredibly influential site, and one lawmaker wants to …

Gingrich Calls Romney “Nuts” Over Obama Comments
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Newt Gingrich sat down for a political roundtable discussion over the weekend, and one of the topics was a highly controversial comment Mitt Romney made about President Obama and his campaign during a conference call with donors. “What the president’s …

Answer Random People’s Twitter Questions with “You Asked It” Tool Answer Random People’s Twitter Questions with “You Asked It” Tool
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When my anti-Twitter friend finally joined the service, I expected that it would only take a few days for him to see why we love it. But after a week, he’d already deleted his account, saying it simply wasn’t for …

Cisco To Acquire Cloud Networking Company Meraki For $1.2 Billion Cisco To Acquire Cloud Networking Company Meraki For $1.2 Billion

Cisco continues its acquisition, as the company announced that it intends to acquire Meraki (yet another cloud company). Cisco will pay about $1.2 billion in cash and retention-based incentives. Meraki is a privately held cloud networking company based in San …

Intel President And CEO Paul Otellini To Retire In May Intel President And CEO Paul Otellini To Retire In May
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Intel president and CEO Paul Otellini will retire from the company at its annual shareholders’ meeting in May, Intel announced today. He has been with the company for nearly 40 years. The board of directors will conduct a process of …