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American Idiot Musical Cast Goes To Google American Idiot Musical Cast Goes To Google

Google hosted the touring cast of the Broadway musical American Idiot for a Q&A session. The musical is based on the hit 2004 Green Day album of the same title. Bradley Horowitz, the VP of Product Management for Google+, posted …

Facebook Settles Sponsored Stories Lawsuit With $10 Million To Charity Facebook Settles Sponsored Stories Lawsuit With $10 Million To Charity

A northern California district judge has said that “economic injury” could be proven by plaintiffs suing Facebook over Sponsored Stories, and Facebook has agreed to settle the lawsuit with a $10 million charity donation. The complaint at the heart of …

Weekend Box Office: That’s My Boy, Rock of Ages Fail to Perform Weekend Box Office: That’s My Boy, Rock of Ages Fail to Perform
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The weekend box office numbers proved that star power doesn’t automatically add up to solid ticket sales. Adam’s Sandler’s “That’s My Boy” and the Tom Cruise musical “Rock of Ages” stumbled out of the gate on Friday, giving Paramount’s “Madagascar …

Meryl Streep Wants Hollywood To Give Women A Chance Meryl Streep Wants Hollywood To Give Women A Chance
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With the huge-budgeted flop of “John Carter” on every movie exec’s mind, most are probably trying to think up ways to pack in audiences this summer, and Meryl Streep says she has the answer: women. The business of film, like …

Rodney King Dead: Famed Brutality Victim Was 47 Rodney King Dead: Famed Brutality Victim Was 47
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Rodney King, the man who was famously beaten by L.A. police officers after being pulled over in 1991, was found dead this morning. Early reports say that King’s fiancee found him at the bottom of a pool, and paramedics were …

Aerosmith Working Like A Well-Oiled Machine Aerosmith Working Like A Well-Oiled Machine
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Hopefully I didn’t give you any horrible visuals with that headline; at any rate, the band just kicked off a tour and will release a new album this summer, putting rumors of a breakup to rest. Of course, any band …

Father’s Day Google Doodle: User Reactions Father’s Day Google Doodle: User Reactions
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The Father’s Day Google Doodle this year is a charming little animated logo featuring a letter-based father receiving a robotic gift from his child. The design almost looks retro, like a ’50s version of what the future might look like, …

Google Doodle Celebrates Dads Everywhere Google Doodle Celebrates Dads Everywhere

Google is famous for creating funny, touching, beautiful, and innovative doodles on their homepage for various holidays and special occasions, and also to celebrate important milestones for people who have been integral to our history. Sometimes they employ famed artists …

AOL, Microsoft, & Facebook Close Billion-Dollar Deal AOL, Microsoft, & Facebook Close Billion-Dollar Deal

AOL has just closed on a deal with Microsoft that will garner over a billion dollars for a large chunk of their patent portfolio. The news comes at a time when AOL is desperately trying to make the most of …

Google’s New Local Ratings Costing Businesses Clicks? Google’s New Local Ratings Costing Businesses Clicks?
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It seems that Google’s decision to replace its star rating system with Zagat scores for local search results isn’t a huge hit with some businesses. Do you like Google’s new approach to local business ratings? Let us know in the …

Startup Act 2.0: Is Immigration Reform Vital in Moving Innovation Forward? Startup Act 2.0: Is Immigration Reform Vital in Moving Innovation Forward?
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With the economy weighing heavy on everyone’s mind this election season, legislators are hoping it will help them pass a new initiative. The bill is called Startup Act 2.0 and is designed to spark new businesses and jobs. What does …

Radiohead Accident: Twitter Users Reveal Victim’s Identity Radiohead Accident: Twitter Users Reveal Victim’s Identity
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Coming less than a year after a deadly stage collapse in Indiana at a Sugarland concert, another concert-related accident has claimed the life of one man and left several others injured. Just one hour before a Radiohead show in Toronto’s …

Left 4 Dead Started With A Heist Left 4 Dead Started With A Heist

Valve’s Left 4 Dead franchise is one of the most popular in gaming and for good reason. It made the zombie genre fun again by pushing the focus on co-op survival (or betrayal) while complimenting the normal zombies with unique …

Blizzard Facing Investigations In France, Germany Over Diablo III Blizzard Facing Investigations In France, Germany Over Diablo III
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Diablo III was a huge success for Blizzard. It sold over one million units at retail in its first month in the U.S. alone. The last PC title to do that was, well, StarCraft II. The launch wasn’t free of …

G-20 Summit Will Meet In Los Cabos, Mexico To Discuss European Crisis G-20 Summit Will Meet In Los Cabos, Mexico To Discuss European Crisis
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To say that the eurozone crisis is, well, a crisis would be an understatement. Its collapse would put a halt on any economic progress that has been made over the past few years. With the election in Greece on Sunday …

UK ISP Comes Out Against The Pirate Bay Blockade UK ISP Comes Out Against The Pirate Bay Blockade
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It’s been a little over a month since the The Pirate Bay was blocked in the UK due to a court order. The block was meant to cut down on the amount of file-sharing happening across the Internet, but it …

Xbox 720 Document Leaked Online, Features New Kinect And Kinect Glasses Xbox 720 Document Leaked Online, Features New Kinect And Kinect Glasses
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There’s been rumors aplenty in regards to Microsoft’s new home console, codenamed “Durango.” Thanks to leak from NeoGAF, we now know everything. The leaked document came out in 2010 and details Microsoft’s plans for the Xbox 720. The main details …

Online Game Item Trading Banned In South Korea Online Game Item Trading Banned In South Korea

Those who play online games are aware of the massive economy surrounding in-game item trading. It has led to such activities like gold farming that many players frown upon but it still makes a lot of money every year. South …

Blogger Reality Steve Settles With ABC, Says Spoilers Will Continue Blogger Reality Steve Settles With ABC, Says Spoilers Will Continue
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Are you a fan of the hit ABC shows Bachelor, Bachelorette, or Bachelor Pad? If so, you’re more than likely aware of Steve Carbone, AKA Reality Steve, the popular blogger who provides exclusive details and spoilers about the shows and …

Apple 1 Computer Goes For $374,000 At Auction Apple 1 Computer Goes For $374,000 At Auction

I’m a Windows fan now, but that doesn’t mean that I hate Apple. In fact, I have a soft spot for the Apple II – my very first computer. I would love to get my hands on its predecessor, but …

These Marvel Posters Have Minimalist Appeal These Marvel Posters Have Minimalist Appeal

This set of posters features minimalist artwork for lots of your favorite Marvel Characters. The artist, Marco Manev, tries with each of them to capture the essence of the character with as few forms as possible. They are all available …

Pictogram Posters For Classic Films Pictogram Posters For Classic Films
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Viktor Hertz created this set of clever images that depict pictogram characters in movie settings. He takes the same images often seen on restrooms, roadways, and instruction manuals and crossbreeds them with classic cinema. Film is often considered one of …

iOS 6: Standalone Podcast App Coming At Launch? iOS 6: Standalone Podcast App Coming At Launch?

When Apple unveiled iOS 6 at Monday’s WWDC 2012 keynote they showed off some pretty cool new features. Thanks to Monday’s presentation we know that iOS 6 will be getting a brand new Maps app with 3D Flyover and turn-by-turn …

AOL Completes Billion Dollar Patent Sell-Off to Microsoft AOL Completes Billion Dollar Patent Sell-Off to Microsoft

Now that AOL can put the whole Starboard ordeal in the past, one of the bigger business transactions that was caught in the executive crossfire has inally reached its conclusion: the company announced today that it completed its sale of …