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‘This Is The End’ Stars Sit Down For A Chat At Google

The folks at Google occasionally get the chance to sit down and have a chat with celebrities. When they do, Google makes sure to share the love with everybody via YouTube. During a Google Talk from last week, the cast …

Bikini Ban: Miss World Contestants to Wear Sarongs
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Though they’ve been a staple of beauty pageants for decades, bikinis are not welcome this year at the Miss World competition. According to an Associated Press report, the organizers of the Miss World beauty pageant have banned bikinis from being …

Google Adds New Business Owner Link On Local Results Google Adds New Business Owner Link On Local Results
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Google has added a new link to manage local business listings to search results pages on the right-hand side. Google’s Jade Wang made the announcement in a Google Groups thread, saying: Managing your business’s presence on Google is now easier …

Finally, Facebook May Finally Let You Edit Posts (Finally) Finally, Facebook May Finally Let You Edit Posts (Finally)
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Facebook is currently testing a feature that people have wanted since the first time Facebook ever let anyone post anything – the ability to edit your own posts. AllFacebook spotted a public update from Facebook’s Nick Schrock that contained a …

Eastbound & Down Cut From HBO’s Lineup
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“Eastbound & Down”, Danny McBride’s raunchy baseball comedy series, will air one last season on HBO before throwing in the towel. The show wrapped up its third season last year, and the fourth is currently being filmed in North Carolina …

Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2 Looks Ridiculous
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During Konami’s pre-E3 show, the publisher gave gamers a more in-depth look at the latest Castlevania title – Lords of Shadow 2. The developers at Mercury Steam say that Lords of Shadow 2 picks up right where the first game …

Flight Diverted After Hitting Birds

A plane flight that took off from White Plains, New York on Thursday morning was diverted after being struck by birds. Airline Jet Blue today announced that flight 1205 from White Plains to Fort Myers, Florida experienced a “bird strike” …

Facebook Updates Android App, Makes Facebook Home More Customizable Facebook Updates Android App, Makes Facebook Home More Customizable

Facebook maintain that it puts mobile first these days, and they appear to be putting their money where their mouth is. Well, okay, not really. Where’s Graph Search on mobile? Anyway, Facebook has launched a new update for its Android …

Justin Bieber Wants To Shoot Video In Outer Space

Justin Bieber has just booked a $250,000 flight to space aboard Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo, and he says he wants to take it a step further. Of course, it’s not going to happen anytime soon, and the flight isn’t …

Mister Rogers Wants to ‘Sing Along’ in New PBS Auto-tune Remix

About a year ago, PBS Digital Studios broke the internet with their auto-tuned remix of classic Mister Roger footage entitled “Garden of Your Mind.” It was the first in their “Icons Remixed” series, and PBS later put the autotuner on …

Microsoft Launches Bing Translator For Windows Microsoft Launches Bing Translator For Windows
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Microsoft has announced that the Bing Translator App for Windows is now available. “Designed specifically for Windows devices, the app places translation technology in your hand by instantly translating content in more than 40 languages,” a spokesperson for Microsoft tells …

Google Reader Is Dying Because News Consumption Is Changing Google Reader Is Dying Because News Consumption Is Changing
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Check your calendars, folks. The beheading of Google Reader is less than a month away. On July 1st, the popular (but not popular enough) RSS reader will close forever. If you weren’t aware of this, Google will remind you the …

Russian Navy To Have Permanent Presence Near Syria
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The Russian Navy has always had a presence in the Mediterranean, but now it has the go ahead to stick around permanently. Bloomberg reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin has endorsed his Navy’s plan to stick around the Mediterranean Sea. …

Marilyn Manson: Paris Jackson Welcome at Any Show
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Paris Jackson, the daughter of late pop star Michael Jackson, attempted suicide earlier this week. According to new details released today by TMZ, the teen reportedly tried to overdose on an unnamed medication and “took a meat cleaver to her …

Redbox Instant Will Soon Be On Roku Redbox Instant Will Soon Be On Roku
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Roku announced on Thursday that it will soon be getting Redbox Instant. Roku announced writes in a blog post: We’re always working to bring Roku customers the best range and quality in streaming entertainment, and today we’re excited to announce …

Kiefer Sutherland Will Be Snake In Metal Gear Solid V

Metal Gear Solid fans went a little nuts earlier this year when it was revealed that long time Snake voice actor David Hayter would not be reprising his role in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Soon after, speculation …

Google Launches Google Keyboard For Android Devices Google Launches Google Keyboard For Android Devices

Google announced late on Wednesday the launch of Google Keyboard, an app available in Google Play that gives Android devices the keyboard experience that is available on Google’s Nexus devices running stock Android. Google announced this in a Google+ post, …

Netflix Unveils New ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Trailer

Netflix’s next original series, Orange Is The New Black, has just received an extended trailer. The dramedy, starring Taylor Schilling, That 70′s Show‘s Laura Prepon and Jason Biggs, will drop (all 13 episodes at once, per usual) at 12:01 am …

Georgia Ambulance Crash Kills Everyone On Board

An ambulance trip took a fatal turn early this morning near Ocilla, Georgia when a semi truck got in its path and they crashed, killing both paramedics and the patient on board. The Coffee County ambulance was reportedly running both …

‘Paradise Guest House’ Author Ellen Sussman Speaks At Google

Bestselling Author Ellen Sussman recently participated in an “At Google” talk, which Google has now made available for everyone. She speaks about her book, The Paradise Guest House, which Google recommends for fans of Eat, Pray, Love and Alex Garland’s …

Drunk Governor: Deval Patrick Got Drunk After Boston Bombings
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Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick this week admitted to celebrating the capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects by getting drunk. According to a Boston Herald report, the governor was speaking to a Cambridge-area marketing company this week when he admitted …

Blekko Raises New Funding, Reduces Staff Blekko Raises New Funding, Reduces Staff

Blekko has both reduced its staff and raised new funding. According to a report from Greg Sterling at Search Engine Land, who had an email exchange with CEO Rich Skrenta, the company laid off eight people earlier this week as …

Want To Catch The Attention Of The Government? Use These Words On Social Media Want To Catch The Attention Of The Government? Use These Words On Social Media
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This morning has certainly been fun – we now know that the NSA has been, and will continue, collecting personal metadata of Verizon subscribers until July 19. If that wasn’t enough surveillance for you, the Department of Homeland Security would …

Yandex Launches Interactive Snippets Called ‘Islands’ Yandex Launches Interactive Snippets Called ‘Islands’

Russian search giant Yandex announced a newly redesigned search results page today, including new interactive snippets. The company calls these snippets “Islands”. Yandex says Islands will speed up the engagement with sites and services by allowing users to take action …