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Obamacare Could Cause People to Stop Working, Say Economists Obamacare Could Cause People to Stop Working, Say Economists
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Major portions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as “Obamacare,” are set to go into effect starting next year. The effects of the legislation will be felt throughout the U.S. healthcare industry for years to come, …

Electrocuted By iPhone? Woman’s Family Says So Electrocuted By iPhone? Woman’s Family Says So
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The family of a woman in China who died while reportedly answering her iPhone say her body showed signs of electrocution, and they want answers. Ma Ailun was charging her phone–which she bought at an official Apple store in China–last …

HBO Asks Google To Remove VLC Player Link In DMCA Filing HBO Asks Google To Remove VLC Player Link In DMCA Filing
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In what appears to be a case of either mistaken identity or guilt by association, in one of their recent DMCA filings, HBO included a takedown request link pointing to the VLC media player. For those who are not aware, …

Consumers’ Brand Perception Of Yahoo Is Down, But On The Rebound Consumers’ Brand Perception Of Yahoo Is Down, But On The Rebound

YouGov, which measures consumers’ perception of various brands, is reporting that brand perception of Yahoo is down considerably over the past year, and particularly since the whole NSA PRISM scandal broke. “One year after Marissa Mayer assumed the CEO title …

Martian Manhunter Is Finally Coming To Injustice: Gods Among Us

Ever since he was teased in the Scorpion reveal, fans of Injustice: Gods Among Us have been clamoring for the addition of Martian Manhunter to the game. They were disappointed when General Zod was announced instead as the next character …

Here Are Google’s Top 20 PLA Advertisers Here Are Google’s Top 20 PLA Advertisers
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AdGooroo has released a list of the top 20 advertisers (by impression) using Google product listing ads (PLAs). “Walmart tops the list with 408 million PLA impressions representing 129,381 unique products with 262,588 unique product listing ads,” a spokesperson for …

Carly Rae Jepsen Throws Out Awkward Pitch
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Carly Rae Jepsen should probably stick to her day job. The 27-year old Canadian singer took to the mound at a recent Tampa Bay Rays game to throw out the first pitch and failed miserably, hitting a cameraman and knocking …

Ultra Street Fighter IV Announced, New Characters Revealed

The Evolution Championship Series was held this weekend, and in addition to some of the largest fighting game tournaments in the world, the event was host to big news for the fighting game genre. One of the biggest announcements of …

Motorola’s Moto X Leaked In Promo Video Motorola’s Moto X Leaked In Promo Video

It’s no secret that Motorola, which is now owned by Google, is working on a new Android phone. We also know that it will be made in the U.S. and that Google may be spending close to $500 million to …

Here’s A Webinar About Using Google’s New Databoard Tool Here’s A Webinar About Using Google’s New Databoard Tool

Last week, Google launched its new Databoard for Research Insights tool, which lets you tap into various data points from Google’s research efforts. One of the coolest parts about it is the infographic creation feature, which lets you grab data …

WWE 2K14 Pre-Orders to Feature Ultimate Warrior

Pre-orders for last year’s “Attitude Era”-focused WWE ’13 came with heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson as a playable character. Though this year’s WWE 2K14 has The Rock as its cover wrestler, wrestling fans who pre-order the game will get a …

DoubleClick Search Gets Reporting By Device Type DoubleClick Search Gets Reporting By Device Type

Google announced today that it has added reporting by device type to DoubleClick Search. It’s available to all advertisers. The feature will show you how your campaigns, ad groups, ads or keywords perform by device type, and let you compare …

These Are The 3D Printers You Can Use For Free At The Chicago Library These Are The 3D Printers You Can Use For Free At The Chicago Library
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The Chicago Public Library revealed in June that it was opening a maker space at its Harold Washington Library Center. The space officially opened on July 8, but we now only just got a good look at the kind of …

KTVU Apologizes For Bogus Asiana Flight Names
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KTVU, a San Francisco Bay station, has formally apologized for reading false names on-air that allegedly belonged to the crew members of Asiana Flight 214. The names were displayed on the screen as anchor Tori Campbell read them aloud and …

New iPad Mini Delayed to 2014 [RUMOR] New iPad Mini Delayed to 2014 [RUMOR]

Apple’s iPad mini was released last November, and not one week went by before rumors about Apple’s refresh of the product began to circulate. Though the rumors quickly subsided, most of them centered around the device getting an upgraded “Retina” …

Google Finance Gets Five New Stock Exchanges Google Finance Gets Five New Stock Exchanges

Google announced that it has added five new stock exchanges to Google Finance, further bolstering its international market offerings. Google has now added the BM&F Bovespa (Brazil), Borsa Istanbul (Turkey), The Stock Exchange of Thailand, SIX Swiss Exchange and Wiener …

Microsoft Cuts Surface RT’s Price To $349 Microsoft Cuts Surface RT’s Price To $349
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Many, including yours truly, thought that Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet was a bit too expensive at $500. That price may have even been the reason why it’s not doing so well. Microsoft is hoping to rectify that with a worldwide …

New Mad Max Trailer Shows First Gameplay Snippets

During Sony’s big E3 press conference, a cut-scene teaser trailer was shown for an upcoming video game based on the Mad Max movie franchise. Though the teaser was overshadowed by other, more complete next-gen games and the crazy hype surrounding …

White House, IAB, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft & AOL Launch Best Practices To Fight Piracy White House, IAB, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft & AOL Launch Best Practices To Fight Piracy
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The White House’s Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC), the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL announced new best practices guidelines for ad networks to address piracy and counterfeiting. The guidelines are designed to …

“Glee” Star’s Death Prompts Memorial

“Glee” hasn’t been without its share of drama over the years, but fans of the show were certainly not expecting to receive news of a cast member’s death over the weekend. Cory Monteith was found dead in his hotel room …

Angry Birds Star Wars II Launches September 19

Are you one of the millions of players that enjoyed Angry Birds Star Wars? Do you have an affinity for the Star Wars prequels? If so, you’re in for a treat this September. Rovio and Lucasfilm announced today that Angry …

Lionfish Moving into the Atlantic Coast, Caribbean

A deep-sea expedition last month found that Atlantic Ocean lionfish are moving into the Atlantic coast in large numbers. Even more disturbing for researchers was the fact that the lionfish found during the expedition were large, meaning they can more …

Jenny McCarthy Dating A New Kid On The Block

Jenny McCarthy is reportedly dating actor–and former New Kid–Donnie Wahlberg. The couple met when Wahlberg appeared on her talk show back in March, and anyone watching could have seen that they hit it off immediately. McCarthy’s eyes nearly popped out …

Google Warns Sites About Browser History Spam Google Warns Sites About Browser History Spam
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Google took to its Webmaster Central blog on Friday to warn webmasters that if they engage in a particular type of deceptive behavior, it “may” take action on guilty sites. First off, I’m pretty sure that Google absolutely will take …