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State of Decay Rejected by Australian Ratings Board

Earlier this week, the Australian Ratings Board announced it had rejected Saints Row IV over an “Alien Anal Probe” weapon in the game, as well as “alien narcotics” that give players super powers. Though the Saints Row series is known …

Heidi Klum Is Erasing Seal From Her Body
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Heidi Klum had a much-publicized split from hubby Seal last year, and since then she’s moved on, finding happiness with her bodyguard Martin Kristen and focusing on her kids and career. Now it looks like she’s ready to remove Seal …

Amazon Adds PBS Shows to Prime Instant Video: NOVA, Masterpiece, and a Handful of Kids Shows Amazon Adds PBS Shows to Prime Instant Video: NOVA, Masterpiece, and a Handful of Kids Shows

Amazon and PBS have just announced an expanded licensing agreement that will see a bunch of past episodes of popular PBS shows hit the Prime Instant Video catalog. On the adult side of things, the deal brings over NOVA, Masterpiece, …

Square Market Launches As Online Storefront for Small Businesses Square Market Launches As Online Storefront for Small Businesses
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Not content to simply exist as a mobile payments platform, Square is expanding into the world of ecommerce with a new online marketplace for local businesses to display their wares. It’s called Square Market, and it lets any Square-using small …

Marie Osmond Announces She’s Pregnant, Shocks Audience
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Marie Osmond was a guest co-host on “The Talk” on Monday, and the 53-year old entertainer made a huge announcement that brought shocked cheers from the audience. “I’m pregnant!” she said. After the applause died down, however, she added on, …

Society6 Not Being Integrated With Other Demand Media Properties (At Least For Now) Society6 Not Being Integrated With Other Demand Media Properties (At Least For Now)

Demand Media announced this week that it has acquired artist marketplace Society6 for $94 million. Users worried about changes under new corporate management don’t have much to be concerned about from the sound of it. At least not in the …

Saints Row IV Rejected Over “Alien Anal Probe” Weapon

Earlier this week it was announced that the Australian Classification Board that it had rejected Saints Row IV, which had been expected to receive one of Australia’s new R 18+ ratings. The board stated that the game was rejected due …

Edward Snowden Will Release NSA Documents If He’s Caught Edward Snowden Will Release NSA Documents If He’s Caught
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Over the past month, a number of NSA spy programs have been revealed thanks to some leaked documents that came from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. It appears that he’s not done leaking either, and things could get much interesting …

Casey Anthony: Defamation Suit Goes To Federal Court
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Casey Anthony is still locked in a battle with two people who are suing her over defamation of character, and now the suit is going to federal court. Anthony, who claims she is $800,000 in debt, was found to be …

Digg Reader Rollout Starts Today, iOS App Coming Tomorrow Digg Reader Rollout Starts Today, iOS App Coming Tomorrow
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As announced, today, June 26th, Digg is beginning to roll out their new Digg Reader in beta. The first invites have already gone out to their survey participants that gave them guidance on what kind of reader to build over …

Amazon Is Not Above Suggesting Users Watch A Netflix Original Amazon Is Not Above Suggesting Users Watch A Netflix Original
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Amazon and Netflix have become direct competitors in the online streaming video content space. Netflix is on a roll with its original shows, and Amazon is following suit (though it won’t be releasing entire seasons of shows all at once …

Paul McCartney’s Son’s “Awkward” Interview
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James McCartney, son of Sir Paul McCartney, is launching a new album and a U.S. tour. Following in his father’s footsteps, one might say. At age 35, he has Paul’s younger looks, and certainly could pick up the telephone and …

Zimmerman Trial Joke: Attorney Throws Himself on the Mercy of the Court
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Prosecutors and defense attorneys have delivered opening statements in the case against George Zimmerman. Neither statement went well. The prosecuting attorney charged with delivering the opening statement, John Guy, began with the following: “Good morning. ‘F***ing punks. These a******s all …

Asian Tiger Mosquitoes Expected To Swarm U.S.

Asian tiger mosquitoes, so named for the distinctive white stripes on their black bodies, are expected to invade the country this summer, which is worrisome to many who will be spending time outdoors. The breed isn’t new to the U.S.–having …

LAPD Shooting: Cops Ambushed Outside Station
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LAPD chief Charlie Beck describes a shooting this morning outside the department’s Wilshire division as “a blatant attempt to assassinate two of the people who protect this community”. Two Los Angeles police detectives were returning to the police station when …

Tsunami May Have Hit Jersey This Month
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According to the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, a weather event witnessed in New Jersey earlier this month may very well have been a tsunami. This would be a rare event for …

Sony Wants The PlayStation 4 To Save the PS Vita
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Aside from continuing the ongoing console wars, one of Sony’s primary goals for the upcoming PlayStation 4 is for the console to save the bacon of the PS Vita, Sony’s handheld gaming device. Despite having solid reviews from both consumers …

Singapore Hailstorm Probably Caused By Wildfires

Singapore has experienced a rare hailstorm today, and it’s thought to be the product of freezing rain mixed with tiny dust particles coming from the wildfire smoke that’s spread from Indonesia. No damage was reported from the hail, and it …

Killzone: Shadow Fall Gets A Touch Pad Gimmick

The PS3 introduced the world to a sixaxis motion controller that developers felt needed to be integrated into every PS3 game. It got pretty annoying, but the trend has mostly worn off. Now Sony is set to introduce another potentially …

New The Order: 1886 Details Revealed

One of the most intriguing new game reveals at Sony’s big E3 presentation was also the most cryptic. The teaser trailer for The Order: 1886 showed monster hunters in Victorian London fighting an unrevealed supernatural menace using high-tech weapons. That’s …

Google Launches Remarketing Lists For Search Ads Out Of Beta Google Launches Remarketing Lists For Search Ads Out Of Beta

Google announced today that it is making remarketing lists for search ads (RLSA) available to all advertisers using enhanced campaigns over the next few days. RLSA was announced back in July of last year, and has been in beta until …

FTC Updates Search Engine Ad Disclosure Guidelines FTC Updates Search Engine Ad Disclosure Guidelines

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has updated is guidance to the search engine industry regarding the need to distinguish between advertisements and search results. Search industry veteran Danny Sullivan wrote a letter to the FTC just over a year ago …

Weight Loss Doesn’t Lower Heart Risks For Diabetics, Shows Study

A long-term study of weight loss among Type 2 diabetics has just concluded, yielding interesting results that have been published in the most recent issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. The 11-year trial looked at more than 5,000 …

Miley Cyrus Sends Billy Ray A Threatening Tweet
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Miley Cyrus, much like fellow child actress Amanda Bynes, can’t seem to keep her personal life off of Twitter. Cyrus, whose on-again off-again relationship with Liam Hemsworth has been closely followed by her fans via social media, appears to have …