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Instagram Knows It’s Spammy, Says It’s Working on It Instagram Knows It’s Spammy, Says It’s Working on It

If you are a frequent Instagram user, you’ve probably run into your fair share of spam. Any popular photo on the service is routinely inundated with spammy comments – something that is an annoyance to both the photo’s poster and …

Google Avoids Nearly $2 Billion In Worldwide Income Tax [Report] Google Avoids Nearly $2 Billion In Worldwide Income Tax [Report]
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Bloomberg is reporting, citing a recent filing by a subsidiary in the Netherlands, that Google avoided nearly $2 billion in worldwide income taxes last year by shifting $9.8 billion in revenues to a Bermuda shell company. The fact that Google …

Sheryl Sandberg Sells Nearly a Million Facebook Shares Sheryl Sandberg Sells Nearly a Million Facebook Shares

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has just sold nearly a million shares of Facebook stock, netting her just over $26 million. According to an SEC filing, Sandberg sold 946,588 shares, which came out to be $26.2 million. The shares were sold …

More BioShock Infinite Gameplay Revealed

It’s not clear when the Spike Video Game Awards became premiere night for early 2013 release titles, but this weekend’s award ceremonies were packed with exclusive looks at upcoming titles. 2K Games and Irrational Games were in on the action, …

Two Musical Collaborations You Need To See

Did you know that Rosie O’Donnell is a drummer? She is, and she recently joined Cyndi Lauper onstage for a rendition of “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, along with St. Vincent and Alexis Krauss from Sleigh Bells. The performance was …

Open Internet Scores A Win At ITU, China And Russia Withdraw Bids For Internet Control Open Internet Scores A Win At ITU, China And Russia Withdraw Bids For Internet Control
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The world has been watching and waiting for the past week as nations from around the world are meeting in Dubai to discuss the future of the ITU. The conference could have significant implications for the open Web as some …

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia Finally Comes To Netflix
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Netflix announced over the weekend that hit FX comedy show It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia is now available for streaming in the U.S. Members can now enjoy seasons 1-7 anytime they wish. Netflix content acquisition director Allie Goss writes ont …

Kardashian Kitten Dies: Mercy Succumbs To Virus
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When Kim Kardashian was given a fluffy white kitten by her beau Kanye West earlier this year, she was ecstatic…until she realized she was allergic. After agonizing for days, she finally decided to give the kitten to her sister Khloe’s …

Dark Souls II Announced, Teaser Trailer Released

Over the weekend, Namco Bandai used the Spike Video Game Awards as the venue for announcing the sequel to 2011′s most frustrating-yet-rewarding game, Dark Souls. Dark Souls II looks to have everything fans of the original game could want. The …

Worst Free Throw Ever Makes the Shaqtus Look Like a Sharpshooter
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The key to being a good free throw shooter is practice, practice, practice. If you shoot a couple hundred from the charity stripe on a daily basis, you’ll get better – it’s inevitable. But there’s something to be said for …

The Phantom Pain Trailer Gives Off Metal Gear Vibes

Over the weekend, Spike TV hosted its annual Video Game Awards. There were few surprises outside of an announcement for Dark Souls II, but one trailer in particular is still causing fierce discussion and speculation across the gaming world. On …

Google Now Just Might Be Coming To Chrome Google Now Just Might Be Coming To Chrome

Google Now may soon be part of the Chrome web browser. A note was discovered on the Chromium (the open source project on which Chrome is based) site, indicating that such an integration is being buit. CNET, which points to …

Jackson Fined For Tweet, Must Pay $25,000
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Stephen Jackson, a forward for the San Antonio Spurs, recently used Twitter as a means to vent about another player. But unfortunately for him, social media sites are often the cause of trouble for those in the spotlight, and once …

Instagram Photos Now Completely Gone From Twitter Instagram Photos Now Completely Gone From Twitter

Last week, Instagram took a shot at Twitter by cutting off Twitter cards support, which basically meant that Instagram photos posted to Twitter appeared less-than-optimal when expanded in users’ streams. It’s clear that Instagram wants Instagram users to use Instagram …

Patrick Moore Dies: Astronomer Was 89

Patrick Moore, astronomer, novelist, and BBC television host, passed away on Sunday at his home at the age of 89. The eccentric sky-lover had a great circle of friends and admirers, including Queen guitarist Brian May, who actually co-wrote “Bang! …

NORAD Releases Santa Tracker App For Windows 8 NORAD Releases Santa Tracker App For Windows 8

NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, plays a pretty big role during the holidays. The organization tracks Santa on Christmas Eve and delivers live updates to children around the world on where Santa is and where he’s heading next. …

The Last of Us: Release Date, Trailer, and Pre-Orders
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One of the most impressive games from Sony’s 2012 E3 presentation has finally gotten a release date. The Last of Us will be released for PlayStation 3 on May 7, 2013. The news was revealed at the Spike Video Game …

Here’s Video Of John McAfee’s Q&A With Press Here’s Video Of John McAfee’s Q&A With Press

John McAfee took to YouTube on Sunday to engage in a Q&A session with press to set the record straight about his situation in Guatemala, and the whole series of events that led up to his detention. The first video …

Twitter Photo Filters Coming Your Way by Christmas [REPORT] Twitter Photo Filters Coming Your Way by Christmas [REPORT]

Twitter wants your lo-fi photos of roast beast and your sepia-toned cans of Who hash. The holiday season is upon us, and Twitter knows that the amount of photos posted to any and all social networks will jump, significantly. And …

Adele Baby Fine: New Mom Has To Pay Up
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Adele, who had her baby boy in October, apparently never got around to registering the birth through the proper channels, and now she owes a hefty fine. In the U.K., births must be registered within 42 days; it has now …

Nook Video Now Available In The UK Nook Video Now Available In The UK

The Kindle Fire HD has been available in Europe since October 25. The device came with Amazon’s own LOVEFiLM which streams movies and TV shows directly to users’ devices. Nook, the ever present rival to Kindle, is now just catching …

Diabetes Drugs: Coffee Could Reduce Type 2 Risk
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A new report from the Institute for Scientific Information of Coffee (ISIC) shows that drinking three to four cups of coffee per day could lower a person’s chances of developing type 2 diabetes. During the 2012 World Congress on Prevention …

Jenni Rivera Dies In Mexican Plane Crash
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Singer Jenni Rivera, renowned for her Banda style, was killed in a plane crash over the weekend in Mexico. She was 43. Rivera was headed to Monterrey for a performance, which she’d posted about on Twitter on Friday. The plane …

Ada Lovelace Honored With Google Doodle Ada Lovelace Honored With Google Doodle
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Google is running a homepage doodle honoring Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (otherwise known as Ada Lovelace). Google doesn’t talk that much about all of its doodle subjects, but Ada Lovelace got a blog post on the Official Google …