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Joss Stone Murder Plot Suspects Convicted

In 2011 two men were arrested in England for plotting to rob and murder pop star Joss Stone. According to a report in The Telegraph, the men, Junior Bradshaw and Kevin Liverpool, have been convicted on conspiracy to to cause …

Roger Ebert Dies Following “Leave Of Presence” Announcement
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Roger Ebert, probably the most well known film critic there is, has died at the age of 70 after a long battle with cancer. The news comes just after Ebert announced that he would be taking “a leave of presence” …

Facebook Home Will Gets Ads, At Some Point Facebook Home Will Gets Ads, At Some Point

Today, Facebook announced Home, a deep integration of Facebook into Android that basically turns any phone that installs it into a Facebook Phone. Home, which will launch on April 12th, is a family of apps that when installed, turns your …

Facebook Home Has A Few Perks For Developers As Well Facebook Home Has A Few Perks For Developers As Well
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At its much hyped Android event today, Facebook unveiled Home, a custom set of apps that transform any ol’ Android phone into a Facebook phone. The event was mostly focused on what Home can do for users, but Facebook wants …

‘The Drunken Botanist’ Author Amy Stewart Gives Google Talk

Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist, recently gave a talk at Google. The company has now made the video available on its AtGoogleTalks YouTube channel for your enjoyment. So…enjoy. The talk is from March 26th. More recent @Google Talks …

Bill O’Reilly, Laura Ingraham Argue Over “Thump the Bible” Comment
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Last week, conservative Fox News star Bill O’Reilly seemed to defend the supporters of gay marriage, saying that they have a “compelling argument.” At the same time, the pundit criticized opponents of gay marriage, stating that they haven’t been able …

Oh Yeah, And Facebook Home Will Get Ads Too Oh Yeah, And Facebook Home Will Get Ads Too

Facebook, as you’ve probably heard by now, introduced Facebook Home today at a press event. This is essentially Facebook’s way of taking over your Android device. You can learn more about it here. The main feature of the offering is …

Steve Johnson Tweet Suggests North Korea Bomb Foxboro (“If y’all do bomb 1st”)
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On Wednesday, Buffalo Bills (and former Kentucky Wildcats) receiver Stevie Johnson tweeted this: Then this: As you might imagine, some people (particularly Patriots fans) did not take too kindly to this, and Johnson did not follow this guy’s advice: The …

Emma Watson Photo Shoot Meets ‘Pretty Woman’
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Emma Watson has denied rumors that she has been case in the role of Anastasia Steele in the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie adaptation, but that doesn’t mean she’s shying away from racy roles. This week, the star graces …

Facebook Home: Here’s A Commercial For It Facebook Home: Here’s A Commercial For It

UPDATE: Was This Facebook Home Ad Altered Because the Original Sounded Way Too Much Like an Eminem Song? Facebook has put out a new video/commercial for Facebook Home, its new Android-takeover experience. During a press event today, Facebook played a …

HTC First, the ‘Facebook Phone,’ Launches April 12th for $99 HTC First, the ‘Facebook Phone,’ Launches April 12th for $99
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Today, at their big Android event, Facebook unveiled Home, the company’s new foray into Android. Rather than building a new Facebook OS of sorts, Home is a family of apps that takes over your Android device and turns it into …

Google Compute Engine Available For Cloud Platform Gold Support Customers Google Compute Engine Available For Cloud Platform Gold Support Customers

Google announced today that Computer Engine is now available to Google CLoud Platform’s Gold Support customers. Product manager Navneet Joneja writes on the Google Enterprise Blog: Google Compute Engine gives developers everywhere access to Google’s computing infrastructure. Now you can …

Facebook Takes Over The Android Homescreen With Home Facebook Takes Over The Android Homescreen With Home

During a Facebook event today, the social network announced Home, a deep integration of Facebook into Android. The idea behind Home is a phone that’s built around people instead of apps. The main feature of Home is the Cover Feed. …

Remember Me’s Combat Looks To Be Pretty Brutal
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Remember Me, the memory altering action game that surprised everyone at last year’s E3, is ready to launch later in a few months. Now it’s up to Capcom to get people hyped for what’s looking like one of the best …

60-Inch Apple TV Rumored Yet Again 60-Inch Apple TV Rumored Yet Again
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Is it finally coming? Finally, really, in real life coming? Those are the questions that have been surrounding the rumored (at this point mythic) Apple HDTV. Yearly predictions about the manufacture and shipping of an Apple ‘iTV‘ have repeatedly been …

Bill Gates, Paul Allen Recreate Iconic Photo 30+ Years Later Bill Gates, Paul Allen Recreate Iconic Photo 30+ Years Later

Bill Gates and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen haven’t always been on the best of terms, but it looks the the relationship has been mended enough to recreate a classic photo at a recent event. Allen tweeted out the pic featuring …

Congress Doesn’t Want You Listening In On The CISPA Debate Congress Doesn’t Want You Listening In On The CISPA Debate

It was revealed in mid-February that CISPA would be back. The dreaded cybersecurity bill is now ready to make its way through Congress, but our elected representatives apparently think that the public doesn’t have the right to know what’s going …

Obama: 5% of Salary to Be Given to the U.S. Treasury
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The U.S. has been suffering from an economic lull for years now, and workers have been feeling the pinch. This year, congress delayed budget measures until the recent sequester resulted. That means that now even government employees will begin to …

Ocappi Brings the Home Try-On Model to Engagement Rings Ocappi Brings the Home Try-On Model to Engagement Rings

If you’re looking to propose to your significant other, you’re going to need a ring. And there are three basic ways that you can go about picking out that perfect diamond. First, you can do the searching yourself and pick …

Mike Rice Video (The Taiwanese Animation Version)

Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice was fired this week after a video of him kicking and shoving players (and using gay slurs) during practice was made public. And where there’s scandal, there’s Taiwanese animation studio Next Media Animation, which always …

Toki Tori 2 Is The Highlight Of This Week’s Nintendo Download

In 2001, relatively unknown developer Two Tribes published their first game on the Game Boy Color – Toki Tori. The puzzle game, starring a little yellow bird, became somewhat of a cult hit that never received much attention at the …

This May Or May Not Be Mark Zuckerberg’s Old Angelfire Site (But It’s Funny Either Way) This May Or May Not Be Mark Zuckerberg’s Old Angelfire Site (But It’s Funny Either Way)
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The authenticity of this doesn’t appear to have been confirmed by anyone so far, but a link to an old school Angelfire site was posted at Hacker News (via Gizmodo), and it was allegedly created by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg …

Hayden Panettiere Rumored to Have Gotten a Boob Job
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Sometimes, judging whether someone has had plastic surgery can be easy. Take, for example, Valeria Lukyanova, the Russian woman who has had her body warped into the shape of a Barbie doll and doesn’t resemble a human being any longer. …

Apple Adds New Ratings Box Inside App Store Details Apple Adds New Ratings Box Inside App Store Details

Apple has made a small change to its App Store app details pages that puts a new ratings box right at the top of the page, just under the app’s name and directly on top of the app’s rating. Of …