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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 …

Of Course Vine Is Full of Porn, and It’s Not Really a Problem Until You Consider Apple Of Course Vine Is Full of Porn, and It’s Not Really a Problem Until You Consider Apple
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Hey everyone, can you believe that people are using a new video-sharing app to share porn videos? An app that makes it easy to record quick clips and share them on Twitter? People? The internet? Porn? Crazy. Sarcasm aside, Twitter’s …

Ashton Kutcher: Diet Like Steve Jobs’ Put Me In Hospital Ashton Kutcher: Diet Like Steve Jobs’ Put Me In Hospital

Actor Ashton Kutcher, who plays the role of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in the film jOBS, told reporters after the film’s Sundance premiere, that he was hospitalized for two days before the movie started shooting. He reportedly said (via TV …

Short Skirts Risk Rape Comment Lands MP in Trouble

British Tory Member of Parliament for Gloucester Richard Graham has come under fire from women’s rights groups for suggeting that short skirts and high heels could make it difficult for women to run away from potential predators. Graham’s words, as …

iPad 5 To See Complete Redesign, Will Launch In October [Report] iPad 5 To See Complete Redesign, Will Launch In October [Report]

The iPhone 5 was the first major change to Apple’s iconic mobile device since the iPhone 4. The move to a 4-inch display was the most noticeable change, but there was a number of small adjustments that made it another …

SNL YOLO Video Receives Twitter’s Approval [Video]
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It seems that one of many recipes for viral success these days is to play off of an already viral phenomenon. Of course, it helps if you have the broadcasting power that comes with that of Saturday Night Live. This …

Stanley Karnow Dies: Vietnam Reporter Was 87

Stanley Karnow, a journalist most famous for covering the entirety of the Vietnam War, has died at the age of 87. According to an Associated Press report, Karnow died in his sleep on January 27 at his home in Potomac, …

#OpLastResort Is Anonymous’ Latest Fight Against U.S. Government #OpLastResort Is Anonymous’ Latest Fight Against U.S. Government
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Ever since the death of Aaron Swartz, hacktivist collective Anonymous has been on the warpath against those it blames for his death. MIT’s Web site was immediately taken offline and defaced in the wake of his death, but now Anonymous …

Beyonce’s National Anthem Gets a Bad Lip Reading

It doesn’t really matter whether or not Beyonce lip-synched the National Anthem at President Obama’s inauguration last week, or whether she sang over a backing track, or whether she wasn’t even the one singing – it was actually Joe Biden. …

Google Outlines What It’s Doing To Protect Your Data From The Government Google Outlines What It’s Doing To Protect Your Data From The Government
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With today being Data Privacy Day, Google took to several of its blogs to outline three initiatives it says it is focused on, related to privacy as it pertains to protection of consumers’ information and government requests. The company will …

Facebook’s ‘Ask Our CPO’ Privacy Dialogue Launches in the Wake of the Death of the User Vote Facebook’s ‘Ask Our CPO’ Privacy Dialogue Launches in the Wake of the Death of the User Vote

Prior to mid-December of last year, Facebook ran a program that asked users to vote on any prospective changes to the site’s policies, mainly the Statement of Right and Responsibilities and the Data Use policy. It was called the Site …