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Grey Poupon’s Gay Pride Support Prompts Predictable Facebook Flame War Grey Poupon’s Gay Pride Support Prompts Predictable Facebook Flame War

Pardon me, would you have any completely predictable anti-gay flame wars? But of course… Grey Poupon is the latest brand to find Facebook controversy with a pro-gay post. On Monday, the company posted a photo with the caption “June is …

Tropical Storm Cosme Gaining Strength

Tropical storm Cosme is reportedly gaining strength in the Pacific, where it is being declared a hurricane. The storm is expected to show its full force today and weaken a bit each day throughout the week. Heavy winds could reach …

European Court Says Google Does Not Have To Remove Search Results European Court Says Google Does Not Have To Remove Search Results
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Often, when people find undesirable search results about themselves, they want Google to remove them. On the surface, this is understandable. You found it on Google, so Google should remove it right? Actually, no. Wrong. As Google has explained many …

The Latest Borderlands 2 DLC Gets A Launch Trailer

The fourth (and possibly final) DLC for Borderlands 2 – Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep – launches today on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. The expansion invites players into a deranged Dungeons and Dragons-like campaign where Tiny Tina is …

70% of American Facebook Users Have a Gay Friend 70% of American Facebook Users Have a Gay Friend

If you’re an American Facebook user, there’s much more than a good chance that you have a gay friend on the service. In fact, 70% of you have a Facebook friend that identifies as either gay, lesbian, or bisexual. Facebook’s …

New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 DLC Trailer Features The Replacers

The next Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 map pack DLC is out next month, and Activision has followed through with yet another live-action “Replacers” trailer for the content. Actors Peter Stormare (nihilist Karl Hungus from The Big Lebowski) and …

FairSearch On Google’s Proposals In Europe: It Would Be Better To Do Nothing FairSearch On Google’s Proposals In Europe: It Would Be Better To Do Nothing

This week, Google wrote a post on its Europe Policy blog defending the proposals it recently submitted to the European Commission, which has been investigating antitrust complaints against the company. Google submitted proposals back in April, but more recently, Commissioner …

YouTube Explains Copyright In The Best Way Possible YouTube Explains Copyright In The Best Way Possible

Copyright law is confusing. Even lawyers have trouble grasping copyright law, so it stands to reason that regular ol’ content producers on YouTube would have trouble as well. Don’t worry – YouTube and its puppet pals are here to help. …

Netflix Readies Another Exclusive With ‘H2O: Just Add Water’ Spin-Off ‘Mako Mermaids’ Netflix Readies Another Exclusive With ‘H2O: Just Add Water’ Spin-Off ‘Mako Mermaids’
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Orange is the New Black isn’t the only Netflix exclusive show debuting in July. The company will also launch Mako Mermaids, a spin-off of popular Australian teen snow “H2O: Just Add Water“. The show will reportedly debut on July 26th. …

Sprint Shareholders Vote to Approve SoftBank Merger Sprint Shareholders Vote to Approve SoftBank Merger

Sprint Nextel shareholders today voted overwhelmingly to approve the proposed merger of Sprint and SoftBank during a special shareholders meeting. Almost 98% of the votes cast in the meeting, which represent around 80% of Sprint’s common stock, were in favor …

Foursquare Now Lets You Check-In Your Friends Foursquare Now Lets You Check-In Your Friends
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I guess Foursquare just made a lot of users happy. That is if what they say is correct, and this really was the most-requested feature. Anyway, Foursquare has just announced that users will not only be able to mention their …

Brandi Glanville Shows She’s Over Eddie Cibrian
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Brandi Glanville, who is both a “Real Housewives” star and the ex-wife of actor Eddie Cibrian, showed off in a bikini in Malibu over the weekend, and whether it was to flaunt her toned body or to prove just how …

Firefox 22 Adds WebRTC, 3D Gaming Standards Firefox 22 Adds WebRTC, 3D Gaming Standards

The past few releases of Firefox have been pretty solid as far as new features go, but its latest release is an even bigger step forward. Firefox 22 launches today, and with it comes WebRTC support alongside new tools that …

Google Adds Data on Unsafe Websites to Transparency Report Google Adds Data on Unsafe Websites to Transparency Report
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Google is adding a new section to its online Transparency Report, which currently documents data requests from the government, content removal requests, and just recently, National Security Letter information. Starting now, Google will show information on malware and phishing attacks …

NASA Has Now Found 10,000 Near-Earth Objects

NASA this week announced that it has now discovered more than 10,000 near-Earth objects – asteroids that could pass close to Earth in the future. The agency also bragged that 98% of all near-Earth objects have been uncovered by NASA …

Google Gets Around Having To Pay German Publishers By Making Google News Opt-In Google Gets Around Having To Pay German Publishers By Making Google News Opt-In

A law was passed in Germany several weeks ago that would require search engines like Google to pay publishers to license content to include links and snippets in aggregation services like Google News. Google has been vocally opposing this law …

Routine Is That Spooky Moon Base Simulator You’ve Always Wanted

The horror genre has seen somewhat of a resurgence in recent years thanks to the efforts of indie developers around the world. One of the more interesting games to come out of this renaissance is Routine. For those just joining …

Imgur CEO Talks New Mobile App, Relationship With Reddit Imgur CEO Talks New Mobile App, Relationship With Reddit

On Monday, image sharing service Imgur finally released its first mobile app, launching on Android first. It turns out it’s not that they just wanted to start with Android, however. They’ve run into some issues with Apple, but the iOS …

Michael Jackson: Son Will Testify During Lawsuit

Michael Jackson has been gone for four years, and the legal battles involving his estate and his family are just beginning. Jackson’s children–along with his mother Katherine–are suing concert promoter AEG Live for negligently hiring Dr. Conrad Murray to oversee …

Google SafeSearch Changes Finally Hit Germany, France, and Other Non-English Speaking Countries Google SafeSearch Changes Finally Hit Germany, France, and Other Non-English Speaking Countries

Back in December, Google made some subtle changes to their Image search. To make a long story short, Google made it so that users in the U.S. could no longer disable SafeSearch altogether. At first glance, it appeared as though …

Records Set For Hadoukens, Blowing Into Nintendo Cartridges

Last week was game week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The host got the chance to play PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Wii U games. However, the host also managed to set a few video game-related world records while …

Senators Ask The NSA To Start Telling The Truth Senators Ask The NSA To Start Telling The Truth
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The NSA has been on the defensive ever since Edward Snowden revealed its massive spying programs in a series of leaks earlier this month. The agency has been called into Congress for multiple hearings to defend the programs and to …

Netflix Really Wants ‘House Of Cards’ To Win Some Emmys Netflix Really Wants ‘House Of Cards’ To Win Some Emmys

Netflix has been campaigning hard to win its original shows (especially House of Cards) some Emmy awards. Last week, reports came out that Netflix was having a Freddy’s BBQ truck delivering free lunch to influential players. Freddy’s BBQ is a …

‘Multi-Week’ Google Update Happening Now, Says Cutts ‘Multi-Week’ Google Update Happening Now, Says Cutts
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Google is currently running a “multi-week” rollout of an update that will continue until the week after July 4th. Matt Cutts mentioned the update in response to some questions about “car insurance” spam on Twitter. The fact that this is …