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Bing Adds People And Places To Middle Column Bing Adds People And Places To Middle Column

Bing announced today that it is adding a couple new types of information to the middle column of its three-column design: people and landmarks. Earlier this year, Bing launched the new design. The middle column (which Bing refers to as …

Twitter’s New Profile Goes Universal on Dec 12 Twitter’s New Profile Goes Universal on Dec 12

Back in September, Twitter unveiled a brand new look from user profiles across all platforms. The new profiles included a large header photo that mimicked Facebook’s giant Timeline photo, and housed the users’ profile pic inside it. Today, Twitter says …

Diabetes Patients Have Extreme Heart Risks, Shows Audit

The National Diabetes Audit by the U.K.’s National Health Service has just released some stark statistics on the effects of diabetes. One of the most dismal statistics shows that people with diabetes are 65% more likely to have heart failure …

“The Walking Dead” Infographic: Every Zombie Death

If you’re a fan of the show “The Walking Dead”–and let’s face it, if you aren’t, you probably should be–you’ll already know that keeping track of all the deaths on the show is near-impossible. When the crew goes on a …

Google’s Matt Cutts Talks About “Unique” Content Google’s Matt Cutts Talks About “Unique” Content
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Google has put out a new Webmaster Help video. This time, Matt Cutts answers a question about an ecommerce site that has about 1,000 product pages. The question, as Google translates it, essentially boils down to: How can I make …

Google Offers $99 Chromebooks To Classrooms For Christmas Google Offers $99 Chromebooks To Classrooms For Christmas

The holidays are all about giving and self-sacrifice. You wouldn’t know that by watching the relentless consumer culture line up outside Best Buys and beat up old ladies on their way to the latest gadgets on Black Friday. There is, …

Street Musician Makes Incredible Music With No Band
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There’s a street musician in Spokane who uses a loop pedal and an electric violin–which looks like something Giger designed–to make gorgeous, rich sounds all on his own. It’s incredible to watch–especially for someone like me, who has only the …

Asian Americans the Most Positive Toward Social Ads Asian Americans the Most Positive Toward Social Ads

According to a report from Nielsen, your susceptibility to and tolerance of social media advertising is tied to your ethnicity. Nielsen looked at interactions with social ads and found that Asian-American consumers are much more likely to react positively, all …

Check Out Google’s Pole. It’s A Festivus Miracle. Check Out Google’s Pole. It’s A Festivus Miracle.

If you weren’t a fan of the show Seinfeld, chances are this will mean nothing to you. Otherwise, you may enjoy that Google is showing the sitcom some love on its search results page for “Festivus”. The left-hand side of …

Assassin’s Creed III “The Tyranny of King Washington” Teaser Trailer Released
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Last week, Ubisoft released the first downloadable content (DLC) pack for Assassin’s Creed III. While the new content contained plenty of new side missions, weapons, and multiplayer extras, it wasn’t what gamers are really waiting for. Every since the teaser …

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Gets Plenty Of New Features In Title Update 7
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Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition is making bank for Microsoft, Mojang and everybody else involved. The game just recently surpassed 4.4 million copies sold with the game selling anywhere between 40,000 to 60,000 copies a week. That kind of support puts …

This Kid Doesn’t Have A Problem With Ndamukong Suh
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Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh has taken a lot of heat in the media lately. Okay, throughout his entire NFL career, but especially lately (and especially since his foot met Texans QB Matt Schaub’s groin on Thanksgiving Day). After that, …

Street Fighter X Mega Man is Real, Free to Download
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This year was the 25th anniversary of Street Fighter, and next year will be the 25th anniversary of Mega Man. Leave it up to Capcom to actually find a way to make a crossover title using both of these properties. …

Apple’s Trademark Applications Are Getting Kind Of Ridiculous Apple’s Trademark Applications Are Getting Kind Of Ridiculous

Apple is one of the most well known brands around the world. Its logo is recognized by millions of people. It’s understandable that Apple would want to protect its brand, but its latest trademark application is a little ridiculous, even …

Square Launches Gift Cards, Includes Passbook Integration Square Launches Gift Cards, Includes Passbook Integration
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Square announced the launch of Square Gift Cards, which can be redeemed with the company’s Square Wallet offering or Apple’s Passbook. Square Wallet is the company’s app that lets users pay for things. Passbook, if you’re unfamiliar, is a feature …

Girl, 9, Loses 66 Pounds After Being Bullied
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The issue of childhood obesity has become a strong talking point for many in recent years, with organizations set up to help introduce school-age children to better exercise and eating habits. With technology moving as quickly as it has in …

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 …