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Obiwan Kenobi Arrested For Felony Hit And Run
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If you’re going to legally change your name to that of a fictional Star Wars character for a radio station contest, you should probably make your fifteen minutes of fame really, really boss. Like, saving a child from a burning …

Skyrim Kinect Support Now Available, DLC Info On The Way
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UPDATE: Oh look – DLC alert! Hey Skyrim players: have you been working on your shouts? That Kinect support that Bethesda promised in early April has officially arrived. Now, when you yell at your TV, something might actually happen. The …

Instagram Surpasses 50 Million Users Instagram Surpasses 50 Million Users

Looks like the debacle over people wanting to get rid of Instagram after the Facebook acquisition turned out to be just talk. Either that, or Insagram doesn’t really need the people that quit, because they now have over 50 million …

RIM Admits Responsibility For “WAKE UP” Campaign RIM Admits Responsibility For “WAKE UP” Campaign

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has admitted that they were behind the “WAKE UP” protest outside a Sydney, Australia Apple Store last week. Initial reports linked the campaign to Samsung, which will be unveiling their Galaxy S III smartphone at …

Bullied Dolphin Takes Shelter in Huntington Beach: Twitter Reacts
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Bullied dolphin: Just saying those two words aloud fills me with some sort of bizarre, misplaced sadness. And, no, this isn’t some sort of publicity stunt for a new animated film from Dreamworks. The next time someone is giving you …

Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray in July

CBS this week announced the release date for the Blu-ray edition of the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. A six-disc Blu-ray set will be released on July 24. The show has been remastered from original film elements …

This Custom Action Figure Ain’t Got Time To Bleed

For any long time fan of the original Predator movie; they’ll tell you that while it is remembered mostly for Ah-nold’s performance, many would argue Jesse Ventura’s turn as the XM214 Automatic Gun wielding Blaine was just as memorable. Which …

Should You Be Concerned With CISPA? Should You Be Concerned With CISPA?
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By now, if your awareness level concerning Internet regulation bills like CISPA and its SOPA/PIPA predecessors hasn’t increased, you’re doing yourself a disservice. It could be the fact that after SOPA was defeated, people thought the fight was over. Or …

Google Street View “Rogue” Engineer Identified in Spying Scandal Google Street View “Rogue” Engineer Identified in Spying Scandal

When basically anything you want to know about the world is out there on the internet and all you need in order to find it is some gumption and know-how, is anybody surprised that the concealed identity of the engineer …

Washington Post Hires Digg Tech Team Washington Post Hires Digg Tech Team

Some thought it was going to be an acquisition, others thought it would just be talent acquisition, but it turns out, the Washington Post is just hiring some members of Digg’s technology team. The Next Web initially reported that the …

Facebook Bikini Pics Wind Up On Porn Sites…Again Facebook Bikini Pics Wind Up On Porn Sites…Again
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It appears that Facebook photos keep making unwilling porn stars out of people, as a Singapore mom is incensed after pictures she uploaded to the site wound up on pop-up ads advertising various porn and dating sites. One of the …

Kathy Bates As Charlie Sheen’s Ghost: Twitter Reacts
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I’ve never understood the popularity of Two And A Half Men. There. I said it. I’ve never actually watched an entire episode, either, but that’s largely because the three minutes I’ve seen of the show was enough for me to …

Retirement Fund Sues Google Over Stock Retirement Fund Sues Google Over Stock

Google CEO Larry Page has been mentioned in various lawsuits of late, recently taking the stand in the search giant’s copyright infringement trial with Oracle, where his demeanor was described as being evasive – and now Bloomberg reports that Page …

Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Web Site Opens In The UK
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We reported on Sunday that the next Call of Duty game would be called Black Ops II thanks to some leaked preorder cards. Thanks to the UK Web site for the game going live prematurely, we can confirm that this …

Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Sarsgaard Welcome Second Child

Maggie Gyllenhaal is a mom! Again! It’s still kind of hard for me to picture “Donnie Darko” and “Secretary” co-star as a mother. Not because I think she’d make a bad one, mind you, but because, in my head, she …

Google’s Fresh Results: Irrelevancy In Action Google’s Fresh Results: Irrelevancy In Action
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Google continues to place a certain emphasis on the freshness of search results. Even with its latest monthly list of algorithm changes (which reminds me, another one should be coming out any day now), Google had five different changes related …

Google Talks About Getting Your Images Removed From Google Images Google Talks About Getting Your Images Removed From Google Images

Last week, Google’s Matt Cutts posted a video talking about why Google, in most cases, won’t remove pages about you from its index. Today, Google has uploaded a similar video about removal of images from Google Images. Instead of Matt …

Will The New Call of Duty Cause a Bro Breakdown?

I mean, who here can really argue with good graphics, especially in a Call of Duty game? While the upcoming comic strip was clearly done in jest, tomorrow, when the CoD: Black Ops 2 official announcement hits on May 1st …

More Details Leaked on the Microsoft, Barnes & Noble Deal More Details Leaked on the Microsoft, Barnes & Noble Deal
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Earlier today it was announced that Microsoft would be paying $300 million for a share in a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary. Now, TechCrunch has found an 8-K form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by Barnes & …

Google Wave Closes Today, Move Out While You Still Can Google Wave Closes Today, Move Out While You Still Can
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Remember Google Wave, the company’s first attempt at social networking? It was really ambitious and the idea is still really awesome, but the majority of users really didn’t think so. While the company has learned from their mistakes to create …

Wind Farms Are Contributing To Warming Temps
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The environmental scientists are still not on board when it comes to global warming. Even after climategate showed that global warming was a huge conspiracy. Now their beloved wind farms are shown to have an enviornmental impact on the areas …

Ugly Meter iPhone App Tells You How Hideous You Are Ugly Meter iPhone App Tells You How Hideous You Are
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Decades ago, Snow White’s evil stepmother gazed into a magic mirror and said words you no doubt know by heart: “Mirror mirror, on the wall, who’s the fairst of them all?” Now, imagine that instead of a magic mirror, the …

Titanic II, Sleep Numbers, and Paula Deen

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 …

Google Leads CustomMade.Com $ 4M Funding Round Google Leads CustomMade.Com $ 4M Funding Round

CustomMade, a site dedicated to bringing custom craftsmen and discriminating customers together, has just announced the close of a $4 million funding round. The round was dominated by Google Ventures and Schooner Capital. Launch Capital, Nextview Ventures, Andrew McCollum, and …