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eBay Earnings: Revenue Up 18% In Q4, 21% For The Year eBay Earnings: Revenue Up 18% In Q4, 21% For The Year

eBay just reported its earnings for Q4, with an 18% year-over-year increase in revenue, hitting $4 billion for the quarter. For the full year, eBay’s revenue increased 21% to $14.1 billion. CEO Joe Donahoe said, “We had a great finish …

Jenelle Evans Expecting? “Teen Mom’s” Curious Tweet

Troubled young mom Jenelle Evans shared a curious story on her Twitter page recently, leading to speculation that she’s expecting her second child. The “Teen Mom 2″ star has been on the outs with husband Courtland Rogers and there were …

Facebook Messenger Rolls Out Free VoIP Calling to U.S. Users Facebook Messenger Rolls Out Free VoIP Calling to U.S. Users
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U.S. Facebook Messenger users now have a brand new way to make free voice calls. Well, kind of free. Facebook has begun the U.S. rollout of VoIP calling in their Messenger app, after testing the feature for nearly two weeks …

TED Makes The Logical Jump To PBS In April TED Makes The Logical Jump To PBS In April

Since its introduction, TED talks have become one of the major forces for good on the Internet. The video series featuring lectures from well-known educators, inventors and innovators have gone on to accrue more than one billion views. Now the …

Fake Mars Mission Revealed Sleep Pattern Difficulties
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A little over one year ago, six fake astronauts returned to the real world after spending 520 days in isolation. They were part of the Mars500 experiment, created to simulate a manned mission to the planet Mars. During their stay …

Surgeon Left 16 Items In Body Of Cancer Patient
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A 74-year old man living with prostate cancer endured a painful surgery in 2009 only to be told he needed two more to remove the items the surgeons had left inside his body. Dirk Schroeder of Germany was initially given …

This 3D Printed Wind-Powered Mechanism Can Be Yours For $136 This 3D Printed Wind-Powered Mechanism Can Be Yours For $136

3D printers have the ability to create some complicated mechanisms. Objet has already shown off a few of its designs including a working Ferris Wheel. Now one designer is creating some truly remarkable 3D printed creations that look absolutely beautiful …

Twitter Plans New Office in Brazil Twitter Plans New Office in Brazil
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Twitter is planning a big move to the eighth largest city (by population) in the world. According to a report from Reuters, Twitter is planning on opening up an office in Brazil’s biggest city, Sao Paulo. “We believe our new …

Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and AT&T today announced that they have ironed out a long-term distribution agreement. Disney’s sports, news, and entertainment content will continue to be distributed on AT&T’s U-verse service. The deal includes programming from ESPN, ABC, and …

Xbox Live Account Regional Migration Now a Reality
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Good news, traveling Xbox LIVE members. Microsoft has just announced that Xbox LIVE region migration is now available to all users. Region migration lets users easily transfer their LIVE accounts with them if they happen to move. This means that …

FTC Strengthens Online Privacy Rules For Children FTC Strengthens Online Privacy Rules For Children
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As has been documented many times before, us adults on the Internet really have no privacy. Advertisers want to know what we’re doing to sell us products, and the government wants to know what we’re doing in case we’re terrorists. …

With Graph Search, We’ll See How Important Social Signals Are To Relevance With Graph Search, We’ll See How Important Social Signals Are To Relevance
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On Tuesday, Facebook unveiled Graph Search, an early version of a new kind of social search that will only grow as Facebook adds to it. With this, we should finally get to see just how helpful social signals are to …

Splinter Cell: Blacklist Delayed to August 20

Ubisoft today announced that Splinter Cell: Blacklist has joined the ranks of games with vague “early 2013″ release dates that have been delayed into the summer and beyond. The announcement, made through IGN, puts the definitive release date as August …

Mom Wrestles Son From Kidnapper: Man Arrested 103 Times
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Noticed this story on Yahoo and thought it would be interesting to share. It’s actually an old story but let us know what you think. This is another scary abduction story but this one has a happy ending. A woman …

Groupon Gives Merchants An ‘Impact Report’ Groupon Gives Merchants An ‘Impact Report’

Groupon announced a new tool for merchants on Wednesday, which the company says will help them measure the performance of their Groupon deal. It’s called the Merchant Impact Report. “Merchants now have the ability to access themselves analytics, customer insights …

Bing Starts Funding Matchmaking Startup LikeBright Bing Starts Funding Matchmaking Startup LikeBright
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Bing announced today that it has added LikeBright to the Bing Fund, its “angel investor with an incubator”. Bing Fund launched in July, and then unveiled its first startups the following month. These were Buddy and Pinion. LikeBright is the …

Bynes’ Cheek Piercing Pic Goes Viral
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Since becoming a favorite fixture in the celebrity tabloids last year, (retired?) actress Amanda Bynes has certainly made her share of headlines. Between the arrests, the alleged drunk-driving, the bizarre bathroom stories, and the reported naked-time at an L.A. tanning …

Conrad Bain Dies: “Diff’rent Strokes” Actor Was 89

Conrad Bain, who played the loving, wealthy adoptive father of Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges on the enormously popular ’70s sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes”, has died of natural causes. He was 89 years old. Bain held a long career in acting, …

Wikimedia Foundation Launches Wikivoyage Travel Guide Wikimedia Foundation Launches Wikivoyage Travel Guide
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The Wikimedia Foundation has launched Wikivoyage, which brings a Wikipedia-like element to travel. It’s a free travel guide, which is freely editable, and was built by volunteers. Naturally, it has a very Wikipedia-like look and feel: While it is a …

Report: Dell Participating In Buyout Talks Report: Dell Participating In Buyout Talks

Dell may be looking to go private, as the company has been participating in buyout talks with Silver Lake Partners, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The publication, citing a person familiar with the matter, reports that …

Twitter Now Highlights Links While You’re Composing Your Tweets Twitter Now Highlights Links While You’re Composing Your Tweets

Twitter has made a minor tweak to its dekstop site that should help users better understand what they’re about to tweet out to their followers. Now, when you’re composing a tweet, links (anything that’s clickable on the site) will appear …

Migraines With Aura Linked to Heart Attack, Stroke Risks in Women
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A new study has shown that women who have migraines with aura could be more likely to have heart problems. In addition, those on “newer” contraceptives could be at a higher risk for blood clots. Aura are described as visual …

Pandora’s Tower Announced For North America, Coming This Spring

Last year proved that the fans do have a say in the business decisions of large companies. After refusing to bring over RPG titles like Xenoblade Chronicles and The Last Story, a fan movement called Operation Rainfall formed to bring …

Hoarder Pinned Under Piles Of Trash For Days Rescued

A 76-year old man in Burnaby, British Columbia had to be cut out of a pile of junk with a chainsaw on Monday after it was discovered that he’d been trapped there for several days. Authorities checked on the man …