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LinkedIn Launches Highly Requested Ad API Program LinkedIn Launches Highly Requested Ad API Program
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LinkedIn is rolling out a new ads API program on the LinkedIn Ads platform. Early partners include Adobe, Bizo, and Unified. “API access will empower the tens of thousands of advertisers who use the LinkedIn Ads platform to achieve their …

Drunk Bohemian Rhapsody Singer Wears a Viking Helmet to Court, Promptly Convicted
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Do you remember that hero clearly intoxicated guy who belted out the entire 6+ minutes of Bohemian Rhapsody in the back of a cop car? Yeah, I know you do. The video hit viral paydirt earlier this year, after the …

Zig Ziglar Dies at 86, the “King of Motivation”
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U.S. motivational speaker Zig Ziglar died today at the age of 86. The Associated Press cites Zigler’s executive assistant as stating he succumbed pneumonia in a hospital in Plano, Texas, where his company was based. Zigler, the self-styled “King of …

Deathstroke Is The Latest Addition To Injustice: Gods Among Us
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Injustice: Gods Among Us is shaping up to be one of the most exciting fighting games of 2013. The DC Comics-based fighter has been slowly revealing its potentially large roster of characters over the last few months, and the newest …

Amazon Announces Redshift, A Petabyte-Scale Data Warehouse Service Amazon Announces Redshift, A Petabyte-Scale Data Warehouse Service
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Amazon announced a limited preview of Amazon Redshift today, a new product from Amazon Web Services described as a “fast and powerful, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud”. According to Amazon, it enables customers to “dramatically” increase …

Say, You’re Pretty Good with a Deck of Cards [VIDEO]

I can’t do this, therefore it interests me. Dexterity, concentration, and hand to eye coordination are on full display in this promo video for a speciality deck of “flourishing” cards. Three guys who have clearly mastered the art of card …

Google Acquires Incentive Targeting, As Both Companies Point Out Google Acquires Incentive Targeting, As Both Companies Point Out

Google has acquired Incentive Targeting, and no the source is not a bogus press release. This one appears legit. The news was even tweeted by Googler Mike Dudas (h/t: TechCrunch): Follow @mdudas Mike Dudas @mdudas Google acquires Incentive Targeting to …

Rainn Wilson Spoof: “The Office Is Filth”
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Rainn Wilson, who plays lovable sociopath Dwight on “The Office” (but will always be Bill from “House of 1,000 Corpses” to me), seized upon an opportunity to create a trending-topic spoof and promote his show at the same time recently …

Adam Levine Slams The Roxy, Venue Takes To Twitter

Adam Levine has apparently been harboring a grudge against iconic L.A. club The Roxy, and a performance on “The Voice” brought up so many bad memories that he went on an odd rant about it during the show. A cover …

“Two And A Half Men” Star Apologizes For Comments
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Angus T. Jones, the “half” in the highly successful sitcom “Two And A Half Men”, recently made a video wherein he plead with the show’s fans to stop watching, saying the writing was “filthy”. “If you watch Two and a …

William Shatner, Wil Wheaton Tout NASA Accomplishments

Though the budget for NASA has been declining since the early 90s, the discoveries and technological advances coming out of the agency continue to stimulate the economy and improve the lives of all Americans. This makes NASA arguably the best …

Windows Blue Is Microsoft’s Next OS, Will Move To Annual Release Cycle [Report] Windows Blue Is Microsoft’s Next OS, Will Move To Annual Release Cycle [Report]
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Windows has always been on its own extended release cycle. Microsoft releases a new version of the OS, and then develops the next version over the next couple of years. For instance, Windows 7 released three years ago in 2009, …

Bill O’Reilly Attempts to Explain Gangnam Style’s Popularity
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If you have been waiting patiently for Bill O’Reilly and his frequent guest Dr. Keith Ablow to focus their mind lasers on viral megahit “Gangnam Style,” today is your lucky day. Working off the news that the PSY song recently …

Inmates Go Gangnam Style To Relieve Stress
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A prison in Thailand held a dance contest last week to “relieve stress”, and the prisoners chose to break out “Gangnam Style”, the pop sensation by Korean star PSY. The performance came just before PSY’s Thailand debut; he’ll perform there …

Google Street View Goes To Taronga Zoo and Luna Park Google Street View Goes To Taronga Zoo and Luna Park

Google announced a couple of new Street View offerings in Australia today: Taronga Zoo and Luna Park. “We’ve used our Street View technology to bring you new 360-degree imagery of the animals, attractions and surrounds of Taronga Zoo and Luna …

Google Street View Travels To The Arctic Google Street View Travels To The Arctic

Back in July, Google Street View went to the Antarctic and took some amazing pictures of the original research settlement on the continent. In August, Google traveled to the far north to complete its quest of mapping the frigid corners …

Send That Facebook Douche to Defriendtion with New App Send That Facebook Douche to Defriendtion with New App

Jimmy Kimmel’s annual National Unfriend Day just occurred, so you may have already been giving your friend list a good once-over. But for those of you who think that unfriending is a little too drastic, no matter the offense, Defriendtion …

Dust Storm on Mars Now Dissipating

NASA this week announced that a dust storm on Mars appears to be dissipating, instead of growing into a global storm. The dust storm has been tracked since November 10 using the Mars Color Imager camera on the Mars Reconnaissance …

Disney Lays The Foundation For An Army Of Robot Clowns Disney Lays The Foundation For An Army Of Robot Clowns

What’s the scariest thing in the world today? Did a clown immediately pop into your head? Congratulations, you have a completely rational fear. That being said, a killer robot may have been your first choice. Even then, that’s also a …

Grapefruit Warning For Medications Expanded

A review published this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) warns that while the number of prescription drugs that have adverse effects from interactions with grapefruit are increasing, many doctors may be unaware of the effects. The review …

Facebook Glitch Brings Up the Ghosts of Groups Past Facebook Glitch Brings Up the Ghosts of Groups Past

If you woke up this morning, logged onto Facebook, and saw some long-forgotten remnants of the past – you’re not alone. Many users have complained that they are now seeing old groups on their accounts, and even receiving notifications from …

Bing Wants To Know How You’ve Been “Scroogled” Bing Wants To Know How You’ve Been “Scroogled”
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As you may know, Google recently transitioned to a paid inclusion model for shopping results. The results, tied to Google’s Product Listing Ads are collectively known as Google Shopping, which has replaced the Google Product Search of old. Bing, in …

Mozilla Invests In Everything.me For The Future Of Firefox OS Mozilla Invests In Everything.me For The Future Of Firefox OS
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The open Web is something that’s near and dear to the heart of Mozilla. The company has invested a lot of time and money into its own HTML5 development, but it’s also investing in other companies that align with its …

Jessica Simpson Is Pregnant Again, Twitter Explodes
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Yes, Jessica Simpson, who only recently debuted a slim new body after being slammed for months for the baby weight she put on with daughter Maxwell, is with child again. The singer/actress has used Weight Watchers to lose the more …