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New York Times Lets Starbucks Customers Inside the Paywall New York Times Lets Starbucks Customers Inside the Paywall
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In what sounds like a completely sensible partnership, The New York Times has announced that readers will have free access to content that’s normally behind the paywall, as long as they’re reading it at Starbucks. Starbucks customers who are logged …

Remember Me Release Date Set For June 4

After teasing gamers with previews of the game for months, Capcom today finally announced a release date for Remember Me. The game will launch in North America on June 4 and in Europe on June 7. It will be released …

Kim Kardashian “Mommy Blog” Gets First Post
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Kim Kardashian is, as we all know, about to become a first-time mom, and has decided to document the pregnancy along the way with a “mommy blog“. The first post was put up on Monday and has been well-received by …

Virus Bulletin Backs Gmail Security Claims, Says Yahoo, Outlook.com Have Problems Virus Bulletin Backs Gmail Security Claims, Says Yahoo, Outlook.com Have Problems
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Virus Bulletin has put out a report saying that its own data supports recent security claims made by Google about Gmail. Last week, Google put out a blog post claiming to have substantially reduced the amount of compromised accounts. The …

Samsung Won’t Be Backing Firefox OS Samsung Won’t Be Backing Firefox OS

At this week’s Mobile World Congress, Mozilla announced that it had secured four hardware partners for its first run of Firefox OS handsets. Those four partners – Alcatel, LG, ZTE and Huawei – represent a pretty diverse chunk of OEMs. …

PayPal-Powered Coinstar Kiosks Coming to More Locations PayPal-Powered Coinstar Kiosks Coming to More Locations

Back in May of 2012, PayPal and Coinstar partnered for a small test of some new types of kiosks. The initial test took place in the Dallas metropolitan area. Today, PayPal is announcing that the PayPal-powered Coinstar kiosks are coming …

Tina Fey: “No Way” Is She Hosting Next Oscars

Tina Fey may seem like the perfect choice to host the 2014 Academy Awards after her much-talked about and adored stint at the Golden Globes (with partner in crime Amy Poehler), but she says it’s just not going to happen. …

Google Makes Your Phone/Tablet The Controller In New Chrome Game

Google announced the launch of a new game under the Chrome Experiments label. It’s called Chrome Super Sync Sports, and lets up to four people compete in running, swimming and cycling on a shared computer screen, using their smartphones or …

New Tomb Raider Trailer Recites Lara’s Qualities

It’s less than one week before the release of Tomb Raider, and Square Enix is acting supremely confident of its classic franchise reboot. The publisher has released the embargo on reviews of the game a week before the game ships, …

Rackspace Acquires MongoDB DBaaS Provider ObjectRocket Rackspace Acquires MongoDB DBaaS Provider ObjectRocket

Rackspace announced today that it has entered an agrement to acquire Object Rocket, a MongoDB DBaaS provider. A Rackspace spokesperson tells WebProNews, “Every web application requires a database to store customer behavior and other critical data. With this open source-based …

Amazon Cloud Player Updated And Optimized For iPad Amazon Cloud Player Updated And Optimized For iPad

Just because somebody owns an iPad doesn’t mean they use iTunes. There’s a wealth of options available to the iPad owner looking for an app to store their music collection. Amazon’s Cloud Player could be a strong competitor, but the …

Titanic II Interior Design Revealed [Video]
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In case you haven’t heard, they’re making a Titanic II. Not a sequel to the James Cameron movie, but a sequel to the actual ship. The project was announced last April by Australian tycoon Clive Palmer, as the flagship of …

Tineesha Lashun Howard: Connection To Vegas Shooting
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Tineesha Lashun Howard, a 22-year old Florida woman, is being sought in connection to the deadly Vegas Strip shooting that left 3 people dead last week. Police say Howard was likely in the black Range Rover that suspect Ammar Harris …

‘Game of Thrones’ Director: Piracy Doesn’t Hurt ‘Game of Thrones’ Director: Piracy Doesn’t Hurt

UPDATE: He seems to have backtracked on these pro-piracy remarks. How pissed off is television director David Petrarca that many of the shows that he directs are pirated by millions? Not that much, really. In fact, Petrarca thinks that downloading …

The Future Of Efficient Automobiles May Lie In 3D Printing The Future Of Efficient Automobiles May Lie In 3D Printing
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3D printers and the auto industry have a pretty good relationship. Major auto manufacturers use the technology to rapidly prototype new parts, and enthusiasts, like Jay Leno, use 3D printers to recreate auto parts that are no longer made. That’s …

SimCity Creator Will Wright Plays the New SimCity

Last week, EA released a video in which SimCity creator Will Wright sat down with Ocean Quigley, creative director of the new SimCity, to speak about the design decisions made on the new iteration. Wright, who is not directly involved …

Mike Krzyzewski Done With Team USA, Twitter Reacts

It appears that after seven years of coaching the Team USA basketball team, Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski (otherwise known as Coach K) will not be coaching it any longer. Krzyzewski said on ESPN’s Mike & Mike in the Morning, “I’ve …

Guy Builds Cool Oreo Separator. Twist? It’s to Get Rid of the Creme Altogether
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I get that you built a super-complicated machine to separate the Oreo cookies from the Oreo creme. Seriously, I get it. It’s so you can harvest all the creme and make one mega creme-filled cookie, right? No? It’s because you …

Timberlake, Mumford, And The Coen Brothers

Justin Timberlake isn’t the first person one thinks of when the Coen brothers are mentioned; the iconic, eclectic directors have a similar thread running through the music that sets the scenes in their films, and it just doesn’t include the …

Jolie, Coen Brothers Team Up on WWII POW Biopic

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Ethan and Joel Coen (the Coen brothers, most known for movies such as Fargo, No Country for Old Men, and The Big Lebowski) will be teaming up with Angelina Jolie on a screen adaptation …

Google Is Struggling With Long Queries Google Is Struggling With Long Queries
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Google is currently unable to process search queries past a certain length. If you reach that threshold, you’ll be greeted by a 414 error, with the message, “The requested URL/… is too large to process. That’s all we know.” Search …

Apple, Facebook, Google and Other Tech Companies Join to Back Same-Sex Marriage Apple, Facebook, Google and Other Tech Companies Join to Back Same-Sex Marriage

On March 26th, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Hollingsworth v. Perry, in which the respondents will broadly argue that state laws banning same-sex marriage (like California’s Prop 8 ) are unconstitutional under the Equal Protection Clause of …

Green Day Singer: Rehab Was Manager-Ordered

Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong sat down for a Rolling Stone interview recently in which he spoke openly about his drug use and what finally made him seek treatment in rehab. 41-year old Armstrong says he was in one …

Now Samsung Has Its Own Wallet App Now Samsung Has Its Own Wallet App

Samsung has unveiled a new digital wallet app in beta. Everyone is calling the App “Apple’s Passbook on Android”. Google, of course, already has some Passbook-like features in Google Now, not to mention Google Wallet. Samsung says, “Samsung Wallet is …