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Next Xbox Is Powered By AMD Jaguar CPU, Ditches Backwards Compatibility [Report]

During the PS4 reveal in February, Sony revealed that the console would be using AMD’s new Jaguar x86 system-on-a-chip architecture that combines a CPU and a GPU onto a single chip. There were rumors that Microsoft would be doing the …

4-Year-Old Shoots 6-Year-Old in New Jersey
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As the debate over gun rights ramps up in the U.S., reports of accidental shootings that would have remained local tragedies have been rising to the forefront of national news coverage. This week, a six-year-old in New Jersey died after …

Facebook Launches ‘Partner Categories’ Ad Targeting Facebook Launches ‘Partner Categories’ Ad Targeting

Facebook announced the launch of a new self-serve targeting ad targeting feature for partner categories. The categories use data from select third parties like Acxiom, Datalogix and Epsilon. “For example, a local car dealership can now show ads to people …

Playboy Bunny House Up For Sale: $11 Million

Looking to live in the Playboy Mansion? You can’t. However, a piece of L.A. real estate just went up for sale that could offer Playboy fans a chance to run into Hugh Hefner while getting their mail. Though it’s not …

Burner, the Popular iOS Disposable Number App, Launches on Android Burner, the Popular iOS Disposable Number App, Launches on Android
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Sometimes you just need to contact and be contacted with a temporary number. And the iOS app that has popularized that practice since last August has just launched on Android. You can grab Burner at the Google Play Store today. …

Will Google Help Competitors To Appease Regulators? Will Google Help Competitors To Appease Regulators?
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As you may know, the European Commission has been investigating Google’s search business for about two years. This is expected to reach a conclusion soon, as Google recently submitted a proposal for settling concerns. The Financial Times is now reporting …

Learn How To Use The Application Data Folder In The Google Drive SDK Learn How To Use The Application Data Folder In The Google Drive SDK

The Google Drive SDK has received a lot of love over the past few weeks, especially with the launch of the Realtime API. Google has also been releasing more tutorial videos to help developers get the most out of the …

Jay-Z to Sell Nets to Expand Sports Rep Business
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Rapper/producer Jay-Z owns a portion of the Brooklyn Nets. However, Jay-Z this year launched a new sports representation venture called Roc Nation Sports. This could become a conflict of intrest if the rapper were to ever represent NBA players. Yahoo …

iPhones Are Not Losing Popularity Among Teens iPhones Are Not Losing Popularity Among Teens
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If this is the look of waining popularity, I’m sure Apple is quite content to let it continue. Piper Jaffray’s 25th bi-annual teens and devices survey just came out. And in continuing what has been a trend over the last …

Nintendo Says The Wii U Has Plenty Of Third-Party Support
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One of the perceived weaknesses of the Wii U is that it doesn’t have any third-party support. A survey of GDC attendees suggested as much as only 4.6 percent of respondents claimed to be working on Wii U games. Well, …

Google Tweaks The Blogger Template HTML Editor Google Tweaks The Blogger Template HTML Editor
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Google announced that it has made some adjustments to the template HTML editor for Blogger. It now supports line numbering, syntax highlighting, auto-indentation and code folding. In a post on the Blogger Buzz blog, Google software engineers Samantha Schaffer and …

Google Play Music Hits Five New Countries Google Play Music Hits Five New Countries
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Google announced this morning that Google Play Music is launching in five new European countries: Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg and Portugal. “Music first launched on Google Play in Europe in November 2012, and the fast rollout to more countries today …

‘Breastaurant’ Trademark Registered by Texas Sports Bar

Restaurants in which the waitresses wear skimpy outfits have been the norm in the U.S. for decades. Now, one Texas sports bar has taken the moniker “breastaurant” and made it its own. Doug Guller, the founder and CEO of Bikinis …

Facebook & GM Revive Advertising Relationship After Last Year’s Pre-IPO Breakup Facebook & GM Revive Advertising Relationship After Last Year’s Pre-IPO Breakup

After a highly publicized split nearly a year ago, it looks like Facebook and General Motors are getting back together. GM has confirmed to Ad Age that they have decided to once again throw some advertising dollars into Facebook. “Chevrolet …

Google Introduces ‘x-default hreflang’ Annotation For Webmasters Google Introduces ‘x-default hreflang’ Annotation For Webmasters

Google introduced a new rel-alternate-hreflang annotation for webmasters to specify international landing pages. It’s called “x-default hreflang,” and it signals to Google’s algorithms that a page doesn’t target a specific language or location. “The homepages of multinational and multilingual websites …

The iPhone 5S May Come In Multiple Sizes [Report] The iPhone 5S May Come In Multiple Sizes [Report]

One of the most prevalent rumors surrounding the next iPhone is that Apple is working on a larger phone. Some suggest that the larger display won’t come into play until next year’s iPhone 6, but others are now suggesting that …

Clive Barker Shares Rare Set Pics From Nightbreed On Facebook

Author/artist/director Clive Barker, who wrote and directed the cult classic Nightbreed (based on his own book, Cabal), has been sharing some rare behind-the-scenes photos from the set of the film on his Facebook Page. Others have posted them, and he …

Watch Coachella Live on YouTube for the Third Year in a Row

Holographic Tupac or not, Coachella looks like it will be a blast this year. And if you’re going to be unable to make it this year, and sadly most of us fall into this category, YouTube is offering a small …

Obama BB Gun Suspect Arrested in Bloomfield, CT
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Pulling out a gun, even a fake one, within sight of the president of the United States is a sure-fire way to get arrested, and a probable way to ensure an even worse outcome. Luckily for one man who pulled …

Check Out The New Zombie Mode In Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2

During the reveal of the new Uprising map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Treyarch revealed a new zombie mode called Mob of the Dead. The new scenario takes place in Alcatraz as zombies take over the infamous …

Facebook Wasn’t Lying About How Slow They Would Roll Out the New News Feed Facebook Wasn’t Lying About How Slow They Would Roll Out the New News Feed
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When Facebook first announced the new look for the news feed back in early March, the social network made a point to let everyone know (a few times) that they would be rolling it out very, very slowly. That shouldn’t …

Matt Cutts On Web Hosts That Host Spam Matt Cutts On Web Hosts That Host Spam
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In the latest Google Webmaster Help video, Matt Cutts discusses whether or not a site that is hosted by a hosting service that also hosts spam, has to worry about a negative impact on rankings. The answer is pretty much …

Here’s The Science Behind Google Glass [Infographic] Here’s The Science Behind Google Glass [Infographic]

Have you ever wondered how Google Glass works? Sure, we all know it’s a wearable computer that displays information on a small glass panel over the eye, but do you really know how it works? Do you know the science …

Google Spends $14.5 Million To Fight Human Trafficking Google Spends $14.5 Million To Fight Human Trafficking

Google announced today that it is contributing $3 million to Polaris Project, Liberty Asia, and La Strada International as a “Global Impact Award” for fighting human trafficking. This amounts to a total of $14.5 million from the company for this …