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Suh Saves Man In Pool (Man Happens To Be Comedian Louie Anderson)
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Ndamukong Suh, the famous (or infamous, if you prefer) defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions reportedly saved comedian Louie Anderson from drowning (along with help from famed diver Greg Louganis). You couldn’t make this up. Suh is to appear on …

Facebook for iOS Gets Voice Messaging, In-App Video Recording Facebook for iOS Gets Voice Messaging, In-App Video Recording

Facebook has just rolled out an update to its iOS app that brings features that previously launched on Facebook Messenger for both iOS and Android. Starting today, you can now send voice messages from within the Facebook app. Earlier this …

Vine Starts Censoring Porn-Related Tag Searches Vine Starts Censoring Porn-Related Tag Searches

In a move that’s hard to say wasn’t expected, Twitter’s new six-second video sharing app Vine has begun to filter out some porn-related searches. No longer can you search for the tags #porn, #boobs, #dick, #sex and many other NSFW …

Yahoo Earnings Better Than Expected With Some Help From Search Yahoo Earnings Better Than Expected With Some Help From Search
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Yahoo just released its earnings for the fourth quarter and full year 2012, beating analysts’ expectations, and perhaps more noteworthy, showing solid signs for Yahoo’s search business. GAAP revenue for the quarter was $1,346 million. For the year, it was …

BioShock Infinite Mockumentary Explores The Origins Of Columbia

I may not have been the biggest fan of the original BioShock, but I absolutely adored the world of Rapture. I was more concerned with finding the audio logs from its residents more than I was the central narrative because …

Payvment Shuts Down, Team Reportedly Acquired By Intuit Payvment Shuts Down, Team Reportedly Acquired By Intuit

Facebook ecommerce platform company Payvment announced that it is shutting down as its team joins a new, unspecified company. The platform will be shut down on February 28. The company in question is Inuit, according to TechCrunch, though it’s unclear …

Did Apple Reduce Vine’s Visibility in the App Store Following Porn Controversy? Did Apple Reduce Vine’s Visibility in the App Store Following Porn Controversy?
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It looks like Apple may have decided to back away from Twitter’s new Vine video-sharing app, just a little bit. It appears that Apple has stopped promoting the app as an “Editor’s Choice” selection. Vine isn’t even highlighted in the …

Self-Replicating 3D Printers Are Among Us Self-Replicating 3D Printers Are Among Us
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Self-replication has always been a pipe dream of futurists and technologists. Why should we have to waste time and resources making new parts for a broken down machine when the machine can just make the replacement parts itself? It’s not …

Katy Perry: In Drag With Moustache on Ellen
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Ellen Degeneres celebrated her 55th birthday last week, and Katy Perry was on-hand to liven up the Ellen show. Instead of singing for the president however, Perry covered her famous bosom with a vest as she dressed in drag. Perry …

128GB iPad Could Be In The Works 128GB iPad Could Be In The Works
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Some are speculating that Apple might release a 128GB iPad model this year. As previously reported, a complete redesign is expected to grace the iPad 5, which is expected to be launched in October. A report from iLounge claims to …

Calling All Hackers: Google Wants You To Break Chrome OS At Pwnium 3 Calling All Hackers: Google Wants You To Break Chrome OS At Pwnium 3

Pwnium is the annual hacker competition where Google invites coders from around the world to find security holes in Google Chrome. That changes this year as Google wants hackers to break both of its Chromium projects. Google announced today that …

Hefner’s Secretary Dies: Mary O’Connor Worked at the Playboy Mansion For Over 40 Years
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Mary O’Connor, the longtime secretary of Hugh Hefner, has died. Hefner is the publisher of the popular men’s magazine Playboy. O’Connor worked at the Playboy mansion for over 40 years. The specific cause of O’Connor’s death has not been released, …

Hip Implants Trial Against Johnson & Johnson Begins

The first of many lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson over the company’s 2010 recall of hip replacements has begun in Los Angeles. According to a Reuters report, 66-year-old Loren Kransky is alleging that Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy knew …

Apple Launches iOS 6.1, Increases LTE Support Apple Launches iOS 6.1, Increases LTE Support

Apple announced today that it has updated iOS to version 6.1, adding LTE capabilities to 36 more iPhone carriers and 23 more iPad carriers around the world. Now, more iPhone 5, iPad Mini and iPad with Retina Display users can …

Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Isn’t Too Keen on Chris Christie Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Isn’t Too Keen on Chris Christie

Last week, we heard that Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to hold his first-ever political fundraiser at his Palo Alto home. The lucky recipient of the funds? Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. But not everyone credited …

Mozilla Was Most Trusted Internet Company For Privacy In 2012 Mozilla Was Most Trusted Internet Company For Privacy In 2012

January 28 is Data Privacy Day. It’s a topic that has become increasingly more important in recent years as more of our information moves to the Internet. Consumers are largely untrusting when it comes to Internet companies, but one has …

Twitter Launches New Transparency Report Home, Releases Second Report Twitter Launches New Transparency Report Home, Releases Second Report
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Twitter announced today that it is launching a new Transparency Report home page at transparency.twitter.com. The announcement comes on Data Privacy Day, and the week following the latest release of Google’s Transparency Report. Twitter first released a Transparency Report of …

Old AdWords Impression Share Columns Almost Officially Gone Old AdWords Impression Share Columns Almost Officially Gone
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Google announced back in November that it was rolling out changes for AdWords Impression share reporting (the number of impressions received in a campaign or ad group divided by the estimated number of impressions you were eligible to receive). The …

Sugarfoot Bonner Dies: Ohio Players Frontman was 69
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Leroy “Sugarfoot” Bonner, the frontman for the Ohio Players, has died at the age of 69. The Ohio Players were a funk and R&B band popular in the 70s. The band is most famous for its number-one hits “Love Rollercoaster” …

Pentagon To Expand Its Cybersecurity Force To Over 4,000 People Pentagon To Expand Its Cybersecurity Force To Over 4,000 People

Cyber warfare has been a popular trope in books and film since the 80s, but it’s never really felt like a real thing until recently. Every day, there are new reports of hacking attacks made by individuals and countries against …

Early jOBS Reviews Are Mixed, Generally Approving of Ashton Kutcher’s Steve Jobs Portrayal

On Friday, the Ashton Kutcher-led Steve Jobs biopic jOBS had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. The film, which is directed by Joshua Michael Stern and co-stars Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak, will open to the public on …

Google Facing Legal Action In UK Over ‘Safari-Gate’ Google Facing Legal Action In UK Over ‘Safari-Gate’
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Google continues to deal with the fallout from “Safari-gate” privacy scandal that led to a record fine (for a single company) from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission last August. The company was fined $22.5 million. Now, iPhone users in the …

Shaun White Wins X Games Gold Again

Though Shaun White has garnered a reputation as heavy partier when he’s not on the slopes, he’s still most famous for dominating the snowboarding competition at the X Games. White achieved a perfect score in his final snowboard superpipe run …

U.S. Death Rate From Cancer is Dropping Fast
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Though cancer hasn’t been completely cured, it’s clear that treatments for the disease have improved over the past two decades. A yearly report from the American Cancer Society has shown that the death rate from cancer in the U.S. is …