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Firefox Update Brings Big Improvements To HTML5 Games Firefox Update Brings Big Improvements To HTML5 Games

Mozilla, like Google, has been investing heavily in HTML5 development. One of the best ways to show off the latest improvements in HTML5 and WebGL development is through the creation of games. With the latest release of Firefox, the browser …

Google+ Is Getting A Lot Bigger In Brazil Google+ Is Getting A Lot Bigger In Brazil
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It wasn’t that long ago that Google ruled social media in Brazil with Orkut. Recently, Facebook overtook Orkut in the country, and dominated the landscape there like it does in most places. Don’t count Google out just yet, however. New …

Mitt Romney’s Best (and Worst) YouTube Moments, Remixed

With the Republican National Convention underway, What’s Trending thought it would be a good time to compile some of the most popular Mitt Romney-themed videos into one big supercut. “Mitt Romney accepts the Republican nomination for President at the GOP …

Amish Beard-Cutting Trial Begins Today

The trial of Sam Mullet Sr. and his followers begins today in Cleveland. Mullet and 15 of his entourage are standing trial for hate-crimes against fellow Amish after a series of bizarre attacks in which they clipped the beards and …

Google Makes It Easy To Stay Informed During This Election Year Google Makes It Easy To Stay Informed During This Election Year

The Internet played a pretty big role in the 2008 presidential election. That role is expanding even further during the 2012 election and major Internet players are helping you, the voter, to stay informed on the latest trends and announcements. …

The 2012 GOP Convention Has Already Generated More Tweets Than the 2008 Convention The 2012 GOP Convention Has Already Generated More Tweets Than the 2008 Convention

More evidence today that the 2012 election really is the first true social media election: Twitter has announced that this year’s Republican National convention has already generated more tweets than the entire 2008 Convention. And this year’s party hasn’t even …

Rachel Corrie Was Protecting Terrorists in a Warzone, Says Israeli Judge
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An Israeli court has ruled that Israel is not responsible for the death of Rachel Corrie, a 23-year-old activist who was killed while protesting the destruction of Palestinian homes in Rafah, a town in the Gaza Strip. According to an …

Facebook Looking at Navigation App Waze [Report] Facebook Looking at Navigation App Waze [Report]

Is Facebook looking to get into the crowdsourced traffic information game? According to Israeli business publication Globes, Facebook is eyeing navigation app Waze. According to Globes, the two companies have already had discussions – as Facebook execs apparently visited Waze …

Build Homes In Skyrim With Hearthfire On September 4
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The Dovahkiin has saved the land of Skyrim more than once now. He or she has stopped the world eater Alduin from destroying Sovngarde. The dragonborn has also put a stop to the machinations of the vampires with the help …

YouTube Just Got A Lot Better On Xbox YouTube Just Got A Lot Better On Xbox

Google just announced the launch of its new YouTube app for Xbox, which it says is five times faster. This complements the recently launched Playstation app. In addition to the speed improvement, the app also adds channels with official music …

Kindle Owners Really Love Their Exclusive Books Kindle Owners Really Love Their Exclusive Books
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Being a Kindle owner definitely has its perks. Amazon has an extensive collection of Kindle-exclusive books that you can’t read anywhere else. As it turns out, that exclusivity is a real money maker. Amazon announced today that the 180,000 books …

Dr. Phil’s Car Stolen From Repair Shop
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Who knew Dr. Phil was a car collector? The celebrity pop psychologist this week had his classic ’57 Chevy stolen from a car shop where it was being repaired. TMZ is reporting that the car was in the Burbank repair …

Terrell Owens a Free Agent Once Again
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Less than one month after being signed by the Seattle Seahawks, Terrell Owens has been released and is a free agent once again. The wide receiver announced his new free agency via his Twitter account: Even though they didn’t believe …

New Malware Comes Dressed as Facebook Photo Tag Email Notification New Malware Comes Dressed as Facebook Photo Tag Email Notification
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If you receive an email that looks like it’s from Facebook and says that you’ve been tagged in a photo, you may want to scour it for abnormalities. That’s because the latest malware on the loose involves a common Facebook …

Wall Street: Apple Stock Hits Another Record High, Following Patent Verdict Wall Street: Apple Stock Hits Another Record High, Following Patent Verdict
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On Friday, as you have probably heard, Apple was granted a big legal win over Samsung, though an appeal is expected. Nevertheless, the ruling has major implications for the mobile industry, and for Google’s Android operating system, which comes on …

Republican National Convention Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder] Republican National Convention Streaming Live on YouTube [Reminder]

After weather delays, the 2012 Republican National Convention will really get underway today with speeches from the likes of Chris Christie, Rick Santorum, and Ann Romney. This morning, YouTube is reminding us that we can watch all of the speeches …

Kim Dotcom Details The Return Of Megaupload Kim Dotcom Details The Return Of Megaupload
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The old Megaupload is dead. Even if Kim Dotcom wins every court case and has the site returned to him, it would be fairly useless. That’s why the Megaupload founder is planning on launching a new Megaupload later this year. …

New McAfee App Shields Your Facebook Photos from Prying Eyes New McAfee App Shields Your Facebook Photos from Prying Eyes
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For some Facebook users, I guess it’s a constant battle between wanting to share things like photos with the community and being a bit afraid of losing control of those photos to the web at large. If you’re looking for …

Stallone Half-Sister Dies of Lung Cancer

Despite the success of his latest movie, The Expendables 2, Sylvester Stallone has had quite a rocky couple of months. Back in July, Stallone’s son Sage was found dead at age 36. Meanwhile, his half-sister Toni-Ann Filiti has been battling …

Zuckerberg, Sandberg Host Oldest Facebook User at HQ Zuckerberg, Sandberg Host Oldest Facebook User at HQ

101-year-old Florence Detlor graduated Occidental College in 1932, likes books, and lives in Menlo Park, California. She has an interesting title, as well: Oldest registered Facebook user. Or so says Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. Detlor visited her and CEO Mark …

Google Puts A Big Display Ad Right In The Middle Of Its Homepage Google Puts A Big Display Ad Right In The Middle Of Its Homepage
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I went to Google.com this morning to check and see if there happened to be a doodle today. I quickly realized there was not, and closed the tab, but just as I was closing it, I noticed some animated graphic …

Telltale’s The Walking Dead Episode Three Hits PS3 Today, Xbox 360 Tomorrow
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Telltale promised that episode three of their hugely successful “The Walking Dead” game would hit in August. It looked like they weren’t going to be able to fulfill that promise at first, but they pulled through right at the very …

Google+ Makes #BoycottApple A Trend (And It’s Quite Visual) Google+ Makes #BoycottApple A Trend (And It’s Quite Visual)
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As you may know, a jury awarded $1.049 billion to Apple in the Apple vs. Samsung case, and Google has responded with: The court of appeals will review both infringement and the validity of the patent claims. Most of these …

Removal Requests Actually Down, Following Google Algorithm Change Removal Requests Actually Down, Following Google Algorithm Change
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On August 10, Google announced that it would be updating its algorithm the following week to include a new ranking signal for the number of “valid copyright removal notices” it receives for a given site. Do you think Google’s addition …