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Google Antitrust Situation Remains In Limbo, Pro-Google FTC Nominee Stays Out Of It Google Antitrust Situation Remains In Limbo, Pro-Google FTC Nominee Stays Out Of It

According to Reuters, EU competition chief Joaquin Almunia says EU antitrust regulators have not yet made a decision in their case against Google. Similarly, the company is still awaiting on a decision from the Federal Trade Commission in the U.S. …

Twitter Blames Instagram for Irksome Photo Issue Twitter Blames Instagram for Irksome Photo Issue

If you’ve noticed that Instagram photos in your Twitter steam look a little less-than-optimal (horrible and cropped), it’s not just you. Twitter users everywhere are experiencing the problem ans Twitter is well aware of it. But Twitter says they are …

Mariah And Jimmy Fallon Do Infamous Christmas Song

Mariah Carey took the Christmas song “All I Want For Christmas Is You” and made it her own in 1994, and since then it’s become a staple of holiday music every year. But if you’re like most people, Christmas music …

Facebook For BlackBerry Gets Expanded BBM Integration Facebook For BlackBerry Gets Expanded BBM Integration
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RIM is launching its new BlackBerry 10 handsets in January, but the company hasn’t forgotten its faithful customers that are using its older handsets. In recognition of their loyalty, RIM has updated its BlackBerry Facebook app. Facebook for BlackBerry has …

Ken Trickey Dies at 79, Former ORU Basketball Coach

Ken Trickey, former Oral Roberts University men’s basketball coach, has passed away at the age of 79. Trickey died on the morning of December 4 from complications of cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease. According to the obituary on his website, Trickey …

Taran Noah Smith: DUI Conviction Gets Him Probation

Taran Noah Smith, the adorable youngest Taylor boy on the popular ’90s sitcom “Home Improvement”, is all grown up. Smith received a conviction on DUI and drug possession after an arrest earlier this year, and was ordered to attend a …

Foursquare Improves Check-In Screen with iOS Update Foursquare Improves Check-In Screen with iOS Update
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Foursquare has just released v5.3.5 of their iOS app and it brings some changes to check-ins, among other minor tweaks. First off, the check-in screen is cleaner and has reduced some unnecessary clutter. Instead of displaying “check-in” up top, the …

Ken Trickey Dies: ORU Coach Was 79

Ken Trickey, who coached for Oral Roberts University in two stints during the ’70s and ’80s, has died. He was 79 years old. Trickey, who also coached at Oklahoma City University and Iowa State during his career, led ORU’s basketball …

SongPop Is The Number One Facebook Game Of 2012
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Facebook is at the Le Web technology conference in Paris this week. At the event, the social network announced the top 25 social games of the year. The number one game might not surprise you, but the placement of other …

Amazon Launches “Kindle FreeTime Unlimited” Kids Service Amazon Launches “Kindle FreeTime Unlimited” Kids Service
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Amazon announced the launch of Kindle FreeTime Unlimited, which the company describes as “the all-you-can-eat content sercvice built from the ground up just for kids”. “Kindle FreeTime Unlimited brings together for the first time all of the types of content …

Facebook Makes Weekly Movie Nights Easier with New Repeat Event Option Facebook Makes Weekly Movie Nights Easier with New Repeat Event Option

Facebook has just pushed an update to the site that makes creating repeat events easier by populating new events with all of the previously saved information and inviting all of the same guests for you. The new feature was announced …

Anne Hathaway’s Shame Over Body Image
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Anne Hathaway, who famously lost weight for both “The Dark Knight Rises” and “Les Miserables”, says she still battles with body image, something she thought she would have grown out of by now. “I still feel the stress over ‘Am …

John McAfee Announces Press Conference For Thursday John McAfee Announces Press Conference For Thursday

John McAfee has scheduled a press conference, after saying that he was planning one earlier this week. In the latest post on his blog, McAfee writes: On Thursday, 6th of December, I will host a press conference in Guatemala City …

Jack Brooks Dies: Texas Congressman Was 89

Jack Brooks, who spent 42 years in Congress during the days when Democrats took up the majority of Texas politics, has died after a short illness. He was 89 years old. Brooks worked closely with President John F. Kennedy–he was …

Dr. Phil’s Stolen Car Has Been Found
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The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has told the Los Angeles Times that Dr. Phil McGraw’s stolen car has been recovered. Dr. Phil, who is known for his Oprah spin-off pop-psychology TV show, had his ’57 Chevy stolen back at …

FedEx, Kate Middleton, and Meth Recipes

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Robots Now Have The Ability To Deceive Each Other Robots Now Have The Ability To Deceive Each Other
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For the longest time, robots have had one vital weakness – they couldn’t lie. You could ask a robot if it was going to kill you and it would have to truthfully answer. It would still kill you, but at …

YouTube iOS App Gets iPad And iPhone 5 Friendly YouTube iOS App Gets iPad And iPhone 5 Friendly
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YouTube has launched an update for its iOS app, which is designed for the iPad, and has some updates for the iPhone 5 and iPod Touch. “Just in time for the holidays, now you can download or update the YouTube …

Study: Nose Shows Lying By its Temperature
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A new study has identified a “Pinocchio effect” that can be used to tell if a person is lying. Though the nose of fibbers doesn’t actually grow, the temperature rises around the nose and the orbital muscle in the inner …

Verizon Will Give You A Coupon If You Let Them Sell Your Data To Advertisers Verizon Will Give You A Coupon If You Let Them Sell Your Data To Advertisers

Have you heard of Verizon Selects? It’s a new data collecting initiative from the carrier’s Precision Marketing portfolio that seeks to collect consumer info for targeted ads. It’s completely optional, but Verizon knows exactly what will make consumers give up …

$100 Million Shakira Lawsuit: Ex Is Fuming
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Columbian singer and hip-shaker Shakira is being sued by her ex-boyfriend of ten years, Antonio de la Rua, for what he says he is owed in exchange for building the “Shakira brand”. De la Rua–whose father Fernando became president of …

John McAfee Hasn’t Slept In 24 Hours, But He Does Have A Lawyer Now John McAfee Hasn’t Slept In 24 Hours, But He Does Have A Lawyer Now

Earlier, John McAfee wrote on his blog that he was in Guatemala, and that he had made it to safety. He has now posted again, saying that he has a new lawyer. “I have retained Telésforo Guerra, former Attorney General …

Google Launches Global Impact Awards Google Launches Global Impact Awards

Google announced the launch of the Global Impact Awards today. These are designed to support organizations “using technology and innovative approaches to tackle some of the toughest human challenges,” Google says. “From real-time sensors that monitor clean water to DNA …

Netflix Stock on the Rise Following Huge Disney Deal Netflix Stock on the Rise Following Huge Disney Deal
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Today, Netflix and the Walt Disney company made a pretty huge announcement. Starting in 2016, the company will be the exclusive streamers of the first-run of Disney’s huge theatrical catalog – meaning films from Pixar, Marvel, and Walt Disney Animation …