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YouTube Is Looking To Fund New Video Projects YouTube Is Looking To Fund New Video Projects

There’s a lot of popular channels on YouTube. The personalities that populate said channels occasionally combine their talents to create collaborations. YouTube is now looking for those kind of people to help kickstart its next contest. YouTube is bringing back …

Major Media Outlets Targeted In Patent Suits Major Media Outlets Targeted In Patent Suits
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Major media outlets have been named in a series of patent infringement suits related to mobile phone apps and websites. Clouding IP is claiming such media giants as CNN, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Fox News, Time, and …

Facebook Confirms That College Kids Don’t Want to Friend Their Parents Facebook Confirms That College Kids Don’t Want to Friend Their Parents
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Drunken photos, vulgar status updates, check-ins at places they’re not supposed to be – any and all of these things likely deter millions of college and post-college aged kids from choosing to friend their parents on Facebook. Sure, you could …

Demi Moore’s Wild Night Out In Miami
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Demi Moore, who has caught headlines lately because of her erratic behavior after a split from Ashton Kutcher, was recently spotted partying it up in Miami at a Chanel event. Dressed in a silvery-gray one-piece and donning black nerd glasses …

If You Have to Break Up, Doing It with a Song Is Pretty Cool
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Jonathan and Ivory are ending their 5-year relationship. Very, very publicly. In fact, they are ending it with an original song posted on YouTube. The video was posted by YouTube user Jonathan Mann, who is no stranger to posting music …

John McAfee Hospitalized After “Possible” Heart Attack John McAfee Hospitalized After “Possible” Heart Attack
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Update: McAfee’s blog has now been updated, but still not much info: Several news agencies are reporting that John McAfee has been taken to a Guatemala City hospital after suffering a possible heart attack. We have no news on his …

Nvidia’s GeForce Experience Enters Closed Beta
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PC gaming has come a long way since the DOS and command line era where gamers had to input commands to even get a game to run. If you have a capable system these days, most games just work. There …

Enormous Galaxy Cluster Spotted by NASA’s WISE
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Galaxy clusters, the rarest of galaxy groupings, can be difficult for astronomers to find. NASA‘s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) space telescope, however, has just found a gigantic galaxy cluster, and is expected to uncover thousands more. The new findings …

Google Drive Gets Thousands Of New Stock Photos Google Drive Gets Thousands Of New Stock Photos
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Remember back in August, when Google was calling on Google Drive users to select the ThinkStock images they liked best, so they could expand their selection of stock images? Well, Google has now added the selected photos, and there are …

JWoww, Snooki To Host MTV’s New Year’s Bash
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On the one night a year it’s totally acceptable to get toilet-hugging wasted and kiss strangers (hopefully not in that order), it’s only fitting that MTV would tap members of the Jersey Shore crew to host a bangin’ party. JWoww …

Pinterest Begins Site-Wide Spammer Purge Pinterest Begins Site-Wide Spammer Purge
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Pinterest is saying goodbye to spam with a site-wide purge of what they called “suspicious, fake or spammy accounts.” The social network says that their spam team has been hard at work identifying the sources of spam on the site, …

Amazon Now Provides Free A/B Testing To Mobile App Developers Amazon Now Provides Free A/B Testing To Mobile App Developers
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The Amazon Appstore is booming, and Kindle Fires are an even bigger hit this holiday season. Developers will want to jump on board to get some of the sweet revenue from the still growing Kindle market. Not to mention, Amazon …

Gmail Labs Features Graduate To Actual Features Gmail Labs Features Graduate To Actual Features

Gmail has some new official features, as in experimental “Labs” features, which have graduated into actual features. Google announced as much in a Google+ post: Gmail1 hour ago Send and archive, Quote selected text and Default reply to all graduate …

Galaxy S IV Could Have “Unbreakable” Screen Galaxy S IV Could Have “Unbreakable” Screen

A Reuters report is fueling rumors that the next Galaxy phone from Samsung could have an “unbreakable” display. Rumors already predict the Galaxy S IV will have a larger display than the Galaxy S III, as well as a quad-core …

Google Releases HTML Meta Tag Verification Video Google Releases HTML Meta Tag Verification Video
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The latest Webmaster Help video from Google does not come from Matt Cutts, but Maile Ohye. It’s about HTML meta tag verification in Webmaster Tools. “Verifying ownership of your site in Webmaster Tools provides you and Google a secure channel …

Spotify Adds New Follow & Discovery Features, Now Rocks Metallica Spotify Adds New Follow & Discovery Features, Now Rocks Metallica
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Spotify has just announced a significant update to the service, one that focuses on music discovery. It’s all based on the theory that Spotify users complain about not knowing what to listen to, “and artists say they want to connect …

Senator Al Franken Is Trying To Protect Your Privacy Again Senator Al Franken Is Trying To Protect Your Privacy Again
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2012 was a big year for privacy. From CISPA to ECPA, lawmakers are tackling the ever present issue of how to handle privacy in the digital age. There’s not been a lot of progress on the front, but Sen. Al …

Google Maps Updated In 10 European Countries Google Maps Updated In 10 European Countries
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Google has released Maps updates in 10 European countries: Andorra, Bulgaria, Estonia, Gibraltar, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. The update, the company says, is part of a project called Ground Truth, which started back in 2008. Google explains, …

John McAfee Wants You To Email The President Of Guatemala John McAfee Wants You To Email The President Of Guatemala
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Earlier, we reported that John McAfee was in jail in Guatemala, and that the government wants to expel him back to Belize. His lawyer brought a judge to the jail who issued a stay order until a higher judge could …

Ellen DeGeneres Ad Offends One Million Moms
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One Million Moms, a Christian organization created by the American Family Association which focuses on the “exploitation of children” by the media, has taken offense to a new holiday ad from JC Penny that features openly gay talk-show host Ellen …

Rubio: Age of the Earth is 4.5 Billion Years

When the shift in U.S. demographics became a major story after this year’s presidential election, Florida Senator Marco Rubio‘s name began to pop up as a possible Republican candidate for president in 2016. Rubio’s Cuban American background was highlighted as …

Reports: Facebook May Soon Buy Atlas From Microsoft Reports: Facebook May Soon Buy Atlas From Microsoft

Reports are coming out that Facebook and Microsoft are in talks for the former to buy the Atlas ad platform from Microsoft, which picked it up in its acquisition of aQuantive in 2007. Sources of these stories appear to all …

Spotify Gained Two Million Paid Subscriptions This Year Spotify Gained Two Million Paid Subscriptions This Year
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Music streaming service Spotify has just announced its current user stats, and they show that the company has increased its paid user base by two million this year alone. According to Spotify, it can now boast 5 million paid subscriptions …

Van Allen Probes Probe Earth’s Radiation Belts

NASA this week revealed that the early findings from its Van Allen Probes, which are uncovering the mysteries of Earth’s radiation belts, are already helping researcher’s determine just how much influence the sun has over Earth’s magnetosphere. The probes, launched …