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Kate Winslet Divorce, Marriage Discussed in New Interview
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Kate Winslet graces the cover of the newest issue of Harper’s Bazaar, and the Daily Mail has the scoop on the magazine’s interview with the Oscar winner. According to the report, Winslet speaks about her divorce, her recent marriage, and …

Once Again, Facebook Denies ‘Bait-and-Switch’ with Promoted Posts. Do You Believe Them? Once Again, Facebook Denies ‘Bait-and-Switch’ with Promoted Posts. Do You Believe Them?
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In May of 2012, Facebook unveiled a brand new feature for page owners. It was called “Promoted Posts,” and it allowed admins to pay a small to medium fee (depending on the follower base) in order to hoist their posts …

Facebook: More People See Your Posts Than You Think Facebook: More People See Your Posts Than You Think
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The question of how Facebook decides how many people see the content that you post has been a pretty volatile topic over the last few months. Basically, Facebook has been accused to limiting the reach of people and page’s normal …

Samsung Pulls Its Windows RT Tablet Out Of Europe Due To Weak Demand [Report] Samsung Pulls Its Windows RT Tablet Out Of Europe Due To Weak Demand [Report]
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By all accounts, the Windows 8 Pro Surface is selling like hotcakes. The Windows RT Surface, and other Windows RT tablets, not so much. That’s why Samsung decided against selling its Windows RT tablet in the U.S., and now the …

Nightmare Bacteria Becoming a Larger Problem, Warns CDC

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week warned that carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) are becoming more common. The bacteria can cause potentially deadly infections, but are also highly resistant to antibiotics, making the infections difficult to treat. …

EU Hits Microsoft With $731 Million Antitrust Fine EU Hits Microsoft With $731 Million Antitrust Fine

In July of last year, Microsoft was found to be in violation of an agreement it had made with EU regulators over a Web browser choice screen that was to be installed on every Windows PC sold in the region. …

Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show, One of 12 Pilots Currently in the Works Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show, One of 12 Pilots Currently in the Works

Amazon today announced a new kids show in development from Amazon Studios. Prime Instant Video has greenlit the pilot for interactive math-based puzzle show Sara Solves It. Here’s Amazon’s official synopsis of the show: Viewers follow brother and sister duo …

Bodies Found on Iditarod Route in Crashed Airplane
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It’s no secret that the Iditarod race can be dangerous. However, dog sledders are generally more prepared for disaster than others who may find themselves stranded in the harsh conditions along the race’s route. The Associated Press is reporting that …

Google Play Turns One, Celebrates with Free Stuff Google Play Turns One, Celebrates with Free Stuff

It’s been exactly one year since Google merged the Android Market, Google Music, and the Google eBookstore into a singular product called Google Play. So, happy first birthday, Google Play! And for a week, Google is offering some free gifts …

Facebook’s New News Feed Will Sport Content-Specific Feeds (Photos & Music), Bigger Images and Ads [REPORT] Facebook’s New News Feed Will Sport Content-Specific Feeds (Photos & Music), Bigger Images and Ads [REPORT]
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On Thursday, Facebook will hold a big event to unveil a “new look for the news feed.” Facebook’s news feed, the core part of the site’s experience, last received a major change in 2011. According to a report at TechCrunch, …

Humans Yelling Like Goats Yelling Like Humans. Yeah.

No, the internet couldn’t just leave it alone. Two minutes of goats yelling like humans wasn’t enough. Inserting a screaming goat into that one Taylor Swift song, and subsequently every other song under the sun also wasn’t enough. Now, we …

Drone Over Brooklyn Almost Hits Commercial Airliner
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Are unmanned drones now flying over brooklyn? That’s the story of at least one commercial airliner crew. CNN reports that the crew of Alitalia Flight 608 reported seeing a drone over Brooklyn on Monday. The unmanned drone came within 200 …

Sistine Chapel Closes Ahead of Papal Conclave
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In order to prepare for the upcoming Papal Conclave, the Vatican today closed the Sistine Chapel to visitors. As of 1 pm today, the chapel, famous for its renaissance frescoes, will be closed to the public until the process of …

New Facebook Lawsuit, Same Old Facebook IPO Gripe New Facebook Lawsuit, Same Old Facebook IPO Gripe
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A new lawsuit filed by a Facebook shareholder claims that the company knew about downward trends in revenue tied to increased user defection to mobile from desktop use. Gaye Jones says that such information was shared with key investors. “The …

Feeling Old And Depressed? Video Games Might Help

All we ever hear anymore is how video games are corrupting our youth, and must be burned. That’s why it’s nice then to see some real science looking into the benefits that playing video games provides to not only young …

Kissinger Hospitalized After Fall at Home
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The Associated Press is reporting that former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has been hospitalized after suffering a fall at his home in New York. The New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has stated that Kissinger is expected to be …

Jelly Bean, ICS Combine Their Powers To Take Down Gingerbread In February Jelly Bean, ICS Combine Their Powers To Take Down Gingerbread In February

Last month’s Android distribution numbers showed that Gingerbread was on the way out. Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean still had a bit to go, however, before they were finally able to eclipse the outdated mobile OS. Turns out the …

Carly Rae Jepsen Boy Scouts Appearance Cancelled Over Gay Rights

Singer Carly Rae Jepsen, known for her 2012 hit song “Call Me Maybe,” has announced that she is canceling her appearance at the national Boy Scouts of America (BSA) jamboree over the organizations exclusion of openly gay members. The national …

Google Now Includes National Security Requests in Its Transparency Report, But It’s Really Unspecific Google Now Includes National Security Requests in Its Transparency Report, But It’s Really Unspecific

Google has added another metric to its Transparency Report so users can identify one more manner in which the government is requesting their information. Starting today, Google is now including data about National Security Letters on its U.S. Transparency Report. …

Smartphone Unlocking Bill To Be Introduced In The Senate Smartphone Unlocking Bill To Be Introduced In The Senate

In a statement released yesterday, The White House said that it sides with the 100,000 plus people who signed a petition asking that they able to unlock their smartphones. Having the support of The White House is great, but not …

Give This Nine Inch Nails/Call Me Maybe Mashup a Chance. No, I’m Serious.

Peanut butter & jelly, on a burger. Calling your ex-girlfriend at 3am “just to talk.” Mashing up Nine Inch Nails’ “Head Like a Hole” and Carly Rae Jespen’s “Call Me Maybe.” One of these three things is a bad idea, …

1,000 Flights Canceled as Snow Blankets Chicago

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that over 1,000 Chicago-area flights have been cancelled. More than 850 flights out of Chicago O’Hare International have been cancelled and Midway Airport has cancelled at least 230 flights. The cancellations come as a winter …

Facebook Suggests Gifts for Your Baby-Having Friends, Even Inside Statuses That Aren’t Baby-Related Facebook Suggests Gifts for Your Baby-Having Friends, Even Inside Statuses That Aren’t Baby-Related

We’re learning more and more about how Facebook plans to promote their new Gifts program. Last week, we saw that Facebook was beginning to suggest that you give gifts when friends post celebratory statuses. Facebook has been suggesting that you …

iPhone 5S Launches In August, New iPads Due Next Month [Rumor] iPhone 5S Launches In August, New iPads Due Next Month [Rumor]
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Following yesterday’s rumor of an August 2013 release for the iPhone 5S, iMore reports that another source has confirmed the information. That’s now two reports saying that we should expect the iPhone in August. All of this could turn out …