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Groupon iPad App Gets An Upgrade Groupon iPad App Gets An Upgrade

Groupon announced that it has updated its iPad app in the first major upgrade since April. “The biggest updates are much more sleek, easy to use, vibrant interface that encourages browsing (similar to our smartphone app) as well as the …

Liam Hemsworth: Fight Over Rock-Throwing
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Liam Hemsworth, who’s known for being dreamy and for being engaged to Miley Cyrus, was in a street-fight early Sunday morning, and it was caught on tape. Hemsworth is seen outside a Philadelphia club with an unknown man hanging on …

Death Star Petition Passes 25,000 Signatures, So You Know What That Means
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Your move, White House. Among the many pressing issues facing our great nation, the people have rallied together in support of the most pressing one of all: our reckless lack of functioning Death Stars. A petition asking the Obama administration …

NASA to Crash GRAIL Probes Into the Moon
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NASA this week detailed its plans to crash two lunar-orbiting probes into the moon next week. On Monday, December 17 at 5:28 p.m., the probes, named Ebb and Flow, are part the Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) project. They …

Magazines Are Now Available On Google Play In The UK Magazines Are Now Available On Google Play In The UK

One of the more prominent selling points of Google Play is its large magazine library. Google even includes free issues of popular magazines on new Nexus devices. Unfortunately, our friends in the UK weren’t graced with magazines or music at …

Apple Picks the Top Apps, Games, and More for 2012 Apple Picks the Top Apps, Games, and More for 2012
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Apple has just put out their version of a year-in review list, called iTunes Best of 2012. In it, Apple makes its editorial picks for the top apps, games, music and movies of the year. This year, Action Movie FX …

YouTube And Google+ Get More Integrated YouTube And Google+ Get More Integrated
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Google has added a feature to YouTube making it easier to share videos on Google+, continuing its mission to unify its products. Now, when you go to upload a new public video, you’ll see an option to share to Google+. …

Jesus Look-Alike Kicked Out Of Darts Tournament
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Looking like a celebrity can be a blessing or a curse, depending on whether you want to cash in on it. If the famous person has enemies, anyone who resembles them is subject to bear the brunt of ill-will from …

U.S. And Allies Refuse To Sign Internet Treaty, ITU Conference Likely A Bust U.S. And Allies Refuse To Sign Internet Treaty, ITU Conference Likely A Bust

We brought you word that the ITU talks in Dubai had become noticeably more worrisome in its two final days. The convention of delegates held a “non-vote vote” on whether or not the ITU would have any control over the …

Samsung Galaxy S III Finally Gets Jelly Bean on Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III Finally Gets Jelly Bean on Verizon

Verizon Wireless today announced that its customers with Samsung’s Galaxy S III smartphone will finally get an upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The update will be pushed out to subscribers starting on December 14. In additions to the testing …

Sound Search Gets An Android Widget Sound Search Gets An Android Widget

When Google unveiled Android Jelly Bean, it launched its sound search feature, which essentially replaces Shazam for all intents and purposes, when you’re trying to figure out what a song is as it’s playing. Google has now launched a widget …

Google And Publishers Are Getting Along…In Belgium Google And Publishers Are Getting Along…In Belgium
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Google has reached an agreement with news publishers in Belgium after six years of litigation. Publishers sued Google claiming they violated their copyright by displaying snippets in Google News and linking to cached copies of their pages in Google search. …

Twitter Adds Trend Matching, Negative Keyword Targeting to Promoted Tweets in Search Campaigns Twitter Adds Trend Matching, Negative Keyword Targeting to Promoted Tweets in Search Campaigns

Twitter has just unveiled some new options for advertisers who use Promoted Tweets inside search results which allow them to both manually and automatically improve their campaigns across the platform. First up, Twitter has added new manual features for negative …

Roommate Killed Over Pork Chop In Florida
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An argument over how a pork chop was cooked escalated to murder, Florida police say. 55-year old Thomas Hahn has been charged with second-degree murder after shooting his roommate, 35-year old Robert Eugene Gray, Jr., twice in the head with …

Minecraft Pocket Edition Sales Surpass 5 Million

Popular indie title Minecraft is available in three flavors – the original PC version, the Xbox 360 Edition and the Pocket Edition for mobile devices. It’s this last version, Pocket Edition, that gets the least amount of attention. Despite that, …

Radio-Emitting Jet Detected From Andromeda Black Hole

Astronomers revealed this week that they have detected an intense radio emission from a black hole’s radio-emitting jet. The emission was moving at more than 85% the speed of light, though it was also “quite variable.” The observations, published this …

Yahoo Adds Max Levchin To Board Of Directors Yahoo Adds Max Levchin To Board Of Directors

Yahoo announced today that it has added Max Levchin to its board of directors. David Kenny and Brad Smith have stepped down. There are now a total of 11 directors on the board. Levchin is perhaps best known as one …

Facebook for Android Finally Gets Much Needed Speed Boost Facebook for Android Finally Gets Much Needed Speed Boost

After launching Facebook for iOS v.5.0 back in August, the company received praise from users for building a much faster, much more reliable app. We can all admit that pre-version 5.0, Facebook for iOS was a turd. Android users, who …

FTC Reportedly Not Finding Antitrust Issues With Google’s Search Business FTC Reportedly Not Finding Antitrust Issues With Google’s Search Business
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If the latest reports are accurate, then Google may be getting away from this FTC antitrust investigation related to its search results, unscathed. The New York Post reports today that it has learned that regulators are expected to close their …

Lohan Storage Locker Could Be Auctioned Off
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Lindsay Lohan, whose 2012 has been full of drama, arrests, and bad press, might have her possessions auctioned off soon if she can’t find a way to pay the $16,000 bill on her storage locker. Lohan’s bank accounts were frozen …

Facebook Adds New Methods For Driving Traffic To Apps Facebook Adds New Methods For Driving Traffic To Apps

The past few weeks have been rather slow for Facebook’s Operation Developer Love updates. It almost seemed like the love was slowly fading away, but the social network came back in force last night with an update full of new …

Survey: Over 50% of Current Smartphone Shoppers Will Choose the iPhone 5 Survey: Over 50% of Current Smartphone Shoppers Will Choose the iPhone 5
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Well, this bodes well for Apple. A recent survey suggests that the majority of people looking to buy a smartphone in the next three months (read Christmas and beyond) plan on buying the iPhone 5. Plenty of respondents gave plans …

Bing Desktop Expands To More Windows Versions, Languages Bing Desktop Expands To More Windows Versions, Languages

Bing has launched an update to Bing Desktop, expanding support to all versions of Windows, XP and higher, and adding four languages. Bing Desktop v1.1 lets you go back through 9 days worth of Bing homepage images and set them …

Devil May Cry Announced For PC, Coming in January

Though all video games are developed using PCs, major titles are now being geared toward the console market where publishers can charge more for games, where games are harder to pirate, and where hardware configurations are constant. In recent years, …