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Google Lends Out Its Street View Trekker Google Lends Out Its Street View Trekker

Google has launched a pilot program for third-party organizations to borrow its Street View Trekker camera backpack device, to enable them to contribute imgagery to Google Maps. One partner is the Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB), which has already …

Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Team Up Once Again
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Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger make a great team, as they’ve proven most recently with “The Expendables 2″; now, they’re at it again with a prison-break movie called “Escape Plan”. The plot follows Stallone’s Ray Breslin, a professional prison-breaker (?) …

Stop 3D Printed Guns Before They’re Even Made With This Software Stop 3D Printed Guns Before They’re Even Made With This Software
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Regulating 3D printed guns is going to be tricky. You can take down the files from one Web site, and hundreds more will pop up across the Web. You can bar people with a criminal record from buying a 3D …

BlackBerry: Q1 Loss, Falling Subscriber Numbers BlackBerry: Q1 Loss, Falling Subscriber Numbers

BlackBerry 10 was supposed to be the Canadian company’s big entrance into the touch smartphone market. The BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 smartphones were, essentially, a late play for the company to compete with Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 for third …

Rachel Jeantel Is Star Of Zimmerman Trial, For Good Or Bad
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Rachel Jeantel was the last person to speak to Trayvon Martin before he was shot and killed by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman. She was on the phone with him as Zimmerman followed him from a corner store, where he’d just …

Meet Max, Netflix’s New Recommendation Companion Meet Max, Netflix’s New Recommendation Companion

Netflix has been using its algorithms to suggests movies and TV shows that you may like for some time now. Sometimes those suggestions are good, and other times they are hilariously bad. It all has to do with what you …

BlackBerry PlayBook Will Not Get BlackBerry 10 BlackBerry PlayBook Will Not Get BlackBerry 10

Are you one of the few million people around the world to buy the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet? Were you hoping that BlackBerry would bring its latest operating system to the tablet? You might want to just give up hope now. …

Google Tests Authorship-Like Results For Brands Google Tests Authorship-Like Results For Brands
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Google is reportedly testing authorship-like search results for brands, where it shows company logos and Google+ circle information for the results, similar to how it shows author photos and Google+ circle information with authorship. With Authorship, it’s based on authorship …

Vine for Android: Now Making Selfies a Whole Lot Easier Vine for Android: Now Making Selfies a Whole Lot Easier

It took Vine about five months to finally launch on Android after launching on iOS at the beginning of this year. And when that Android app arrived, well, it was kind of barebones. It didn’t supports search, mentions, hashtags, Facebook …

Google Adds Gmail Contacts To Search Field Trial Google Adds Gmail Contacts To Search Field Trial

Last summer, Google launched the search field trial for users to opt into, and have Google return results from their Gmail accounts, when relevant, when performing regular web searches. This also included flight information, and Google eventually added data from …

Terminator Reboot Coming in Summer 2015

Though 2009’s Terminator Salvation was a welcome addition to the Terminator movie franchise after the confused and poorly received Terminator 3, it still didn’t reinvigorate the Terminator story for general audiences. Now, movie makers are wiping the slate clean with …

Beardless “Duck Dynasty” Brother To Join Cast In August
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“Duck Dynasty” has been a huge breakout hit for A&E as the Robertson brothers charm viewers, and now the show is about to add another from the clan: Alan, the only one of the brothers who doesn’t have a huge …

Google Is Making A Game Console [Report]
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Back in May, it was revealed that Google had hired legendary game designer Noah Falstein to head up what looked like a gaming division at the company. At the time, many thought Google was just getting into game development, but …

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 2 Already Confirmed By Netflix ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 2 Already Confirmed By Netflix

Netflix seems to think its show Orange is the New Black is already a hit, which is interesting, considering it hasn’t even been made available on Netflix yet. The show is scheduled to debut with 13 episodes on Netflix on …

Xbox 360 Is Getting a Time Warner App That Will Stream 300 Live Channels Xbox 360 Is Getting a Time Warner App That Will Stream 300 Live Channels

The amount of content that some Xbox 360 users are able to access is about to get a significant boost. Today, Microsoft and Time Warner Cable announced what they call a “landmark deal” which will put hundreds of live cable …

Laptop Shipments Fell Hard in Q1 2013 Laptop Shipments Fell Hard in Q1 2013

Though PC manufacturers are expecting to make up ground in the third quarter of 2013, it’s clear that they’ve taken a massive hit in the first half of the fiscal year. Market research firm IHS this week released a report …

Alyssa Milano Bares Skin, Talks “Who’s The Boss?”
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Alyssa Milano grew up alongside many of us; as Sam on “Who’s The Boss”, she was the pretty tomboy all the boys had a crush on and all the girls wanted to be like. As she made a transition into …

Ford F-150 Tremor Coming This Fall

Ford Motors that its new Ford F-150 Tremor truck will be coming to market sometime this fall. Ford is calling the Tremor the “world’s first EcoBoost-powered sport truck.” The truck will come with a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine and an electronic …

Odin Lloyd Murder: New Details Emerge

New details have emerged recently in the murder of Odin Lloyd. Aaron Hernandez, formerly of the New England Patriots, was arrested and charged with Lloyd’s murder yesterday afternoon. During Hernandez’s arraignment today in Boston, a text conversation between Lloyd and …

Massive Chalice Kickstarter Ends With Over $1.2M

Double Fine, the developer behind games such as Psychonauts and Brutal Legend, ended its second big Kickstarter campaign today. The Massive Chalice Kickstarter raised $1,229,015 – well over its goal of $725,000. Massive Chalice is being described as a tactical …

Walmart Drops Paula Deen: Embattled Chef Loses Another Brand
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Embattled TV chef Paula Deen has lost yet another corporate deal in the wake of revelations regarding her use of racial slurs. The retail giant announced today that it would not be ordering any more of Deen’s branded merchandise beyond …

New Drug Could Help Fight Type 1 Diabetes
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A clinical trial of a new vaccine may have found a new method to combat type 1 diabetes. A team of researchers at the Stanford University Medical Center conducted the trial, which found that the “DNA reverse vaccine” reduced levels …

China: Knife Attacks Kill 24 in Riots

As riots in western China continue, the violence of clashes between police and protesters is escalating. Recent rioting in northwest China has left 24 people dead this week. Official Chinese news agency Xinhua is reporting that 24 people were killed …

EA Wants To Grow Origin Beyond A Transaction Interface
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Too many PC gamers, Origin, EA’s digital storefront for PC game purchases, is a necessary evil, especially if you are one of those who wants to play Battlefield 3. That is, if gamers didn’t have to have Origin, they probably …