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“No Black Nurses” Lawsuit Filed Against Hospital
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A Michigan woman has filed a lawsuit against the hospital she works for after an incident in October which she says was entirely based on discrimination. Tonya Battle says she was working in the neonatal intensive care unit last year …

Google Posts Multiscreen Brand Building Webinar Google Posts Multiscreen Brand Building Webinar

Google has released video from a recent webinar about brand building in a multiscreen world. The video is about a half hour long, and discusses ways to build brand awareness and influence consideration for your brand using YouTube, the Google …

Xbox LIVE Game Sale Begins Next Week

Microsoft today revealed that a huge sale on Xbox LIVE Games on Demand titles will take place next week. Over on his blog, Director of Programming for Xbox LIVE Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb revealed that the “Xobx Ultimate Game Sale” …

Chris Hardwick: YouTube Comments Are The ‘Taint Of Humanity’ Chris Hardwick: YouTube Comments Are The ‘Taint Of Humanity’

Chris Hardwick, who some may know from hosting MTV’s Singled Out or appearing in Rob Zombie’s House Of 1,000 Corpses, but is better known these days as the Nerdist guy, appeared on Conan O’Brien (which also featured Google Ass). He …

Watch Aquaman Feed Cyborg To A Shark In Injustice: Gods Among Us
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It’s Friday, and that means that the Injustice Battle Arena gets another two amazing match ups. The past few weeks have been incredibly exciting with match ups between the likes of Batman and Bane, and The Joker and Lex Luthor. …

“Survivor” Engagement News: Country Singer To Wed

“Survivor” contestant and country singer Whitney Duncan is all set to marry Keith Tollefson, whom she met on the show. Duncan was actually married when she appeared on the show, to KingBilly singer Donny Fallgatter; however, the two had allegedly …

Scroogled Petition Has 79K Signatures, Many Seem To Be Signing The Wrong Thing Scroogled Petition Has 79K Signatures, Many Seem To Be Signing The Wrong Thing
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Microsoft keeps on keeping on with this Scroogled thing. We’ve been alerted that there’s now an infographic to go along with it. The company says its Scroogled petition has reached 78,000 signatures (It’s actually at over 79K). It’s unclear how …

NASA Report Explains Satellite Launch Failure

NASA this week released an eight-page report detailing all its engineers have learned about a failed satellite launch that took place on March 4, 2011. The launch of a Taurus XL T9 rocket, designed by Orbital Science Corporation, was meant …

Facebook Rolling Out Fixes To Page Insights Reporting Facebook Rolling Out Fixes To Page Insights Reporting

Insights are a huge part of the Facebook developer’s life. As such, the social network has been consistently improving the product with new features and fixes. The latest fixes are coming after an extensive engineering audit. Facebook announced today that …

Check Out This Guy Playing Music With Fruit And Vegetables
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Here’s a guy playing music with fruits and vegetables. Okay, there are some keyboards and other gadgetry involved, but still… [via Make]

Next Xbox To Be Unveiled In April [Rumor]
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Sony kicked off the next generation wars this week when it kind of revealed the PlayStation 4. The company certainly beat Microsoft to the punch, but will Microsoft wait until E3 to show off the next Xbox? Recent rumors suggest …

Conan Unveils Google Ass (A Google Glass For Your Butt) Conan Unveils Google Ass (A Google Glass For Your Butt)
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Google Glass is in the news a lot this week, mostly thanks to Google’s #ifihadglass contest, which enables people to get the opportunity to buy one of the devices. Naturally, Conan O’Brien took notice, and aired this ad for “Google …

Russian Flash Mobs Are The Best Flash Mobs
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It’s something that’s gained notoriety on the web in the past several years; someone organizes a “flash mob” to meet up at a certain time and place and impress a crowd of onlookers with their random outburst of dancing and/or …

Google Glass Will Be Available To You This Year Google Glass Will Be Available To You This Year
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The Verge has confirmed with Google that a “fully-polished” version of Google Glass will be ready for consumers by the end of the year, that it will cost “less than $1,500,” and that it will be compatible with both Android …

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn PS3 Beta Sign-Ups Are Live

It takes quite a bit of work to reboot an MMO, but Square Enix is determined to make the business model work. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is slated to be released some time in the second quarter of …

Pistorius Granted Bail, Released Until Trial Begins

Oscar Pistorius, the South African Olympian and Paralympian who is accused of the pre-meditated murder of his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day, has been granted bail and released prior to the trial, which could take six to eight months to begin. …

Google Fiber Is Hiring Engineers In Canada Google Fiber Is Hiring Engineers In Canada
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UPDATE: Google told us that Google Fiber is only hiring engineers in Canada. There are no plans to expand. Headline was changed to reflect this. For the time being, Google Fiber is a strictly Kansas City affair. The company has …

Major UK Flowers Site Interflora Gets Slapped By Google Major UK Flowers Site Interflora Gets Slapped By Google
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Update: While Google hasn’t named Interflora, the company seems to have confirmed the situation with an out of the blue post about paid links on Google’s Webmaster Central blog today. There’s nothing new. It’s just Matt Cutts reminding everybody that …

Cleotha Staples Dies: Gospel Singer Was 78

Cleotha Staples, a member of The Staple Singers gospel group, has died after a decade-long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. She was 78 years old. Cleotha was considered the backbone of the group, preferring to take on the role of the …

DayZ Developer Diary Shows Game Creator Doing Motion Capture

The last month or so has been a bonanza for gamers following the DayZ standalone game project. The zombie survival game has received regular progress updates including a video presentation of several in-game systems. Today’s update isn’t a huge info-dump, …

Jimmy Fallon Plays Killzone: Shadow Fall On The PS4

Jimmy Fallon is in an enviable position. He’s gamer, and his show is popular among gamers. That means that he gets to play all the latest games and consoles before anybody else. In his latest gaming escapade, Fallon got his …

Limbaugh “Ashamed” of the U.S. Over Sequestration
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This week conservative radio show host Rush Limbaugh embarked on a tirade during his show and ended up admitting that he is “ashamed” of the U.S. The host blasted the issue of sequestration, calling it a repeat of other “crises” …

Lawmaker Wants Larry Page To Address Google Play Privacy Concerns Lawmaker Wants Larry Page To Address Google Play Privacy Concerns
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Google Play, and subsequently Google Wallet, were subjected to scrutiny last week for its privacy policy. A developer found that the service sends him a customer’s personal information at the time of purchase. Some see it as a massive invasion …

Chocolate Bar Resume: Guy Gets Creative For Job
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If you look around the web on any given day, you’ll probably find several instances of people being creative. Everyone wants to do something that hasn’t been done before; as an artist, I can attest that it isn’t always easy …