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Should The Government Ban The Use Of Google Glass While Driving? Should The Government Ban The Use Of Google Glass While Driving?
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As previously reported, West Virginia is already looking to outlaw the use of devices like Google Glass while driving. Other states are likely to follow. Do you think Google Glass and similar devices will create new road hazards and lead …

Is A ‘Just Looking’ Fee A Smart Business Decision? Is A ‘Just Looking’ Fee A Smart Business Decision?
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Brick and mortar stores face a lot of challenges in competing with the Internet. We’re living in an age where you can get just about anything you want from somewhere on the web, and even better you can easily browse …

Authors Guild Calls Amazon/Goodreads Deal a ‘Devastating Act of Vertical Integration’ Authors Guild Calls Amazon/Goodreads Deal a ‘Devastating Act of Vertical Integration’

On Thursday Amazon announced its acquisition of Goodreads, the world’s largest site for readers and book recommendations. At its core, Goodreads functioned as a social network for ardent readers. With this acquisition, Amazon has snatched up an independent network that …

Is Facebook About to Reveal the Mythical Facebook Phone? Is Facebook About to Reveal the Mythical Facebook Phone?
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Facebook has just sent out press invites for an event at their Menlo Park HQ on Thursday, April 4th. The invites, in true Facebook fashion, are pretty vague. All they say is “Come See Our New Home on Android.” Is …

Room 237 Director Loses His Voice On Opening Weekend
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The much talked about Room 237 opens this weekend, and Rodney Ascher, who directed the documentary about Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining and the theories about hidden contexts within, has lost his voice. How’s that for timing? Ascher tweeted this afternoon: …

Robert Zildjian Dies; Cymbal Manufacturer Was 89
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Robert Zildjian, the founder of Sabian Cymbals, has died. He was 89. According to an Associated Press report, Zildjian died at his home in Brunswick, Main on Thursday. Zildjian had reportedly been battling cancer. Zildjian was born in to a …

Batman And Superman Will Face Off In The Injustice Battle Arena Finale

Batman and Superman – the two characters that pretty much define the DC Universe. The two have come to blows in the past, and they will again in the Injustice: Gods Among Us Battle Arena finale. Before we get to …

Want To Make Successful Android Games? Watch This Video Want To Make Successful Android Games? Watch This Video
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There’s money to be made in Android game development, but you have to be smart about it. There’s a lot of things to consider when developing a successful Android game. To help developers just starting out or those who have …

‘Lady At The O.K. Corral’ Author Ann Kirschner Speaks At Google

Ann Kirschner, author of the Josephine Marcus Earp biography, “The Lady at the O.K. Corral,” recently spoke at one of Google’s “Authors At Google” . Google has now made video available for all to enjoy. Here’s how the book is …

Facebook Tests Quick Status-Posting Button in Blue Bar Facebook Tests Quick Status-Posting Button in Blue Bar
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Facebook wants you to post more statuses and more photos/videos. Earlier this month, we told you about a test the company was running that pushed a notification to mobile devices asking users to “tell friends what’s on your mind” by …

J.Lo’s Demands Get Her Dropped From Cricket Gig
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Jennifer Lopez is a big draw for any event. So big, that she can demand the staff at events do just about anything to please her. Unfortunately, there comes a point at which demands become too big to fulfill. The …

Country Band ‘Ambushes’ Google Street View Car Country Band ‘Ambushes’ Google Street View Car
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Country music group Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys have a new video for their song “Could Be Me,” which looks like they hijacked Google’s Street View imagery by appearing in a set of photos. Oh, and the video is actually …

GDC 2013: Live Streaming API Coming To Games Courtesy Of YouTube GDC 2013: Live Streaming API Coming To Games Courtesy Of YouTube

Gamers love watching other people play games. It’s the only way to explain of popularity of Let’s Plays and live streams on YouTube, Twitch.tv and other sites. The only problem is that those who do live streams must have video …

Looks Like Google Is Showing Shopping Results Less These Days Looks Like Google Is Showing Shopping Results Less These Days

Searchmetrics has put out a white paper analyzing Google’s use of Universal Search results for its various vertical offerings, finding a “dramatic reduction” in the number and proportion of shopping integrations displayed in results during 2012. The reduction, according to …

Facebook’s Gay Marriage Support Map Looks Exactly How You’d Expect It to Look Facebook’s Gay Marriage Support Map Looks Exactly How You’d Expect It to Look
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As you may remember, Facebook was painted red on Tuesday as marriage equality supporters changed their profile pictures to a red and pink equals sign to show their support of the cause. The image was shared by the Human Rights …

Guthrie Flips Off Lauer on The Today Show
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Poor Matt Lauer. In-between dealing with the fallout from this week’s New York Magazine expose on the troubled firing of Ann Curry from the Today Show and apologizing to former interns over Twitter, the man just can’t seem to get …

GDC 2013: Unreal Engine 4 Will Make You A Believer In The Next Generation
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The next-generation of game consoles is quickly approaching, but there are some who claim that we don’t need new hardware. The argument usually focuses on how there’s still ways to squeeze more power out of the current generation of consoles, …

‘Raw Food For Dummies’ Authors School Google

Cherie Soria and Dan Ladermann of Living Light Culinary Institute and authors of “Raw Food For Dummies” recently participated in an Authors @ Google Talk. Google uploaded the video this week. More recent At Google talks here.

Vine Makes Videos Embeddable via Web and Mobile Vine Makes Videos Embeddable via Web and Mobile

Today, Vine has finally made their six-second videos embeddable across the web. They’ve also updated their iOS app to allow for embedding (as well as the ability to share other people’s Vines on Facebook and Twitter). “When we launched Vine, …

Kardashian Baby Names Discussed on Leno
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Reality TV actress and amateur porn star Kim Kardashian‘s pregnancy has been the subject of much speculation these past few weeks. In particular, the rumor that the baby’s father, R&B star Kanye West, might name the baby “North” has enthralled …

Is Native WebGL Support Coming To Internet Explorer 11? Is Native WebGL Support Coming To Internet Explorer 11?
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For all of its talk of supporting open Web standards, Internet Explorer 10 still lacked one important part of the open Web ecosystem – WebGL. Sure, you could add it with a plugin, but Microsoft refused to add native support …

Lohan Triangles Tattoo Meaning Revealed

As Lindsay Lohan strives to piece back together her career while avoiding further legal troubles, the tattoos on her body have become the subject of much internet speculation. Today, the New York Post is reporting that Lohan’s triangles tattoo has …

Khan Academy’s Advice For Scaling Your Startup To Millions Of Users Khan Academy’s Advice For Scaling Your Startup To Millions Of Users
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Google interviewed Ben Kamens, lead developer at Khan Academy, about scaling a startup to millions of users, which the popular online learning site has been able to do. Google uploaded the video to its Developer YouTube channel this week.

Google+ Engineers Tell You How To Get People To Your App Google+ Engineers Tell You How To Get People To Your App

Google developer programs engineers Silvano Luciani and Joanna Smith put out a video this week, discussing how to use interactive posts to “bring the people who care” to your apps. The two explore how to find the best audience when …