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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 …

Dallas Police Succeed in Clearing the Streets of Rogue Fruit Dallas Police Succeed in Clearing the Streets of Rogue Fruit

It’s good advice for anyone to check their sharing settings on any app before they use it – unless people want every high score, game achievement, or check-in to appear on their connected Twitter and Facebook feeds. This advice is …

Seann William Scott Grabs Headlines Alongside ‘Dude, Where’s My Car?’ Co-Star Ashton Kutcher
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Ashton Kutcher is not the only “Dude, Where’s My Car?” star making headlines today (the actor portraying Steve Jobs in the upcoming “jOBS” talked about being hospitalized for two days because of a fruitarian diet and tweeted an intriguing split …

Gatorade Contains Flame Retardant No More: PepsiCo To Remove Controversial Ingredient

You may not know this, but certain citrus flavors of Gatorade contains an ingredient called brominated vegetable oil. The bromine chemical in the ingredient is somewhat controversial as it’s used in flame retardants. As such, it’s illegal to use as …

Google Adds Regions To Flight Search Google Adds Regions To Flight Search

Google has updated its Flight Search tool to let users search for regions. Now, you can search for places in addition to just airports. Google made the announcement on its ITA Software blog. ITA Software is, of course, what powers …

Ashton Kutcher (Made-up) Looks Just Like Older Steve Jobs Too

We’ve all seen Ashton Kutcher’s uncanny resemblance to a young Steve Jobs, with his tall frame, medium-length brown hair, and beard. Though we don’t know how all of the other parts of the performance will fall into place (we’ve only …

Migraine Triggers Called Into Question by New Study
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A new study has shown that “triggers” for migraine with aura may not be as strongly associated with migraines as is commonly thought. Such triggers, including flashing lights and exercise, are often avoided by patients who suffer frequent migraines. “People …

RIM Announces Large Selection Of Film, TV Shows And Music For BlackBerry 10 RIM Announces Large Selection Of Film, TV Shows And Music For BlackBerry 10

RIM will be launching BlackBerry 10 to the public later this week. It could very well succeed, but it must become more than an enterprise device if it’s going to do so. RIM’s latest move may very well just make …