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Instagram Is Now At 80 Million Users (Who Have Shared 4 Billion Photos) Instagram Is Now At 80 Million Users (Who Have Shared 4 Billion Photos)

Facebook released its first earnings report as a public company today. In that, the company provided its latest user count – 955 million active users. As you may recall, Facebook announced that it would acquire Instagram earlier this year, and …

What Channels Will You Get With Google Fiber TV? What Channels Will You Get With Google Fiber TV?
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The big surprise out of today’s Google Fiber announcement was Google Fiber TV. This is a major step for Google as they enter into the world of not only ISP, but TV provider as well. Kansas City residents can sign …

This Robot Trashcan Will Catch Your Inaccurately-Tossed Empty Beer Can This Robot Trashcan Will Catch Your Inaccurately-Tossed Empty Beer Can

Is it necessary? No. Wildly inventive? Yes. Do you wish that you had one? Absolutely. That Q&A session is indicative of many products we see that are created in the minds of the Japanese. And now, those crazy innovators have …

Amazon Earnings: Q2 Sales Up 29% (But Not Good Enough) Amazon Earnings: Q2 Sales Up 29% (But Not Good Enough)
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Amazon has released its Q2 financial results, missing analysts’ expectations. The report includes net sales of $12.83 Billion, a 29% increase year-over-year. At the same time, net income decreased by 96% to $7 million. The quarter included a net loss of …

Ford Recall: 485,000 Escape SUVs Could Have Throttle Issues Ford Recall: 485,000 Escape SUVs Could Have Throttle Issues
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Ford recall: Nearly 485,000 Escapes (2001-2004), which are referred to as Mavericks overseas, are being recalled by the car manufacturer over sticking gas pedals that could, in theory, lead to deadly crashes. The Associated Press reports that the recall is …

Facebook Officially Has 955 Million Active Users (552 Million Daily) Facebook Officially Has 955 Million Active Users (552 Million Daily)
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Facebook just released its first-ever earnings report as a public company. Aside from the financials, the company revealed its latest user stats. Facebook says it has 955 million active users, 552 million of which are using Facebook daily. 543 million …

Facebook’s First Post-IPO Earnings Report Shows $1.18 Billion in Revenue Facebook’s First Post-IPO Earnings Report Shows $1.18 Billion in Revenue

Facebook has just announced their Q2 earnings, their first since the company went public in May. Q2 total revenue was $1.184 billion, up from $895 million in Q2 2011. They also posted a non-GAAP profit of $0.12 a share. The …

Google Fiber, Pandora, and Arthur Balcony

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 …

It Looks Like Google+ Growth Is Doing Pretty Well Globally Too It Looks Like Google+ Growth Is Doing Pretty Well Globally Too
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Earlier this week, we reported on Compete’s numbers for Google+’s unique audience growth in the U.S., as pointed out by Kontxt communication consultant Morten Myrstad in a post on Google+ itself. For a ghost town, as many seem to consider …

Miss The Google Fiber Announcement? Watch It Now Miss The Google Fiber Announcement? Watch It Now
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We reported earlier today on Google’s bombshell announcement of cheap 1Gbps fiber internet for the folks of Kansas City, KS and MO. It was a pretty huge deal because Google is not only getting into the ISP business, but they’re …

Katie Couric Wants Sarah Palin on Her New Talk Show
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Katie Couric, veteran journalist and former anchor of the “CBS Evening News”, revealed to attendees of the Television Critics Association summer tour in Beverly Hills that she hopes to land polarizing political figure Sarah Palin as a guest on her …

Mary Tamm, Doctor Who’s “Romana”, Dies at 62

If you are familiar with the old/classic Doctor Who series with Tom Baker (Fourth Doctor), I am pretty sure you will remember Mary Tamm, the actress who portrayed Romana (first generation). This was the role that Mary Tamm was mostly …

Netflix Stock Continues Downward Spiral Netflix Stock Continues Downward Spiral
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Netflix stock has been taking a beating today, following the company’s earnings release on Tuesday. The following graph (via Google Finance) will give you an idea of today’s performance: And this follows Wednesday, when Netflix stock plunged by as much …

New Mac Malware Listens In On Your Skype Conversations New Mac Malware Listens In On Your Skype Conversations
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The one thing I’ve always envied about Mac OS X is that it’s pretty immune to malware and viruses. It’s unfortunate then that the malware that does hit OS X tend to be bigger and badder than your usual malware …

Justin Bieber: Paparazzo Faces Charges from July Car Chase
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Justin Bieber was pulled over towards the beginning of July for driving in excess of 80 MPH down the 101 Freeway in Los Angeles, California. According to authorities, the pop icon was attempting to elude a freelance photographer who was …

Science Finally Proves That Justin Bieber Sucks (really, pop music in general)
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Radiohead’s Thom Yorke famously said that “the reason that people pirate, is they want access to good music. And they don’t get it because the radio is so shit.” Well, the blame may not rest entirely on the radio stations …

Google Fiber Is More Than Just Fast Internet Google Fiber Is More Than Just Fast Internet
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Google announced earlier this week that they would be talking more about Google Fiber today. If you recall, Google Fiber was Google’s plan to launch Fiber Internet in Kansas City. The promised speeds will be around 1Gbps which is way …

Adobe May Have Dropped Flash Support For Android, But You Don’t Have To Adobe May Have Dropped Flash Support For Android, But You Don’t Have To
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You may remember last month when Adobe announced that Jelly Bean was not going to get Flash. Ice Cream Sandwich was going to be the last version of Android to have official support for Flash and the software was only …

Carly Rae Jepsen’s Sex Tape is Fake, Nude Photos Could Be Real
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Carly Rae Jepsen is having an exceptionally good year. Her single “Call Me, Maybe” has been covered, parodied, mashed, lampooned, and lip-synced so many times that I honestly can’t say for sure if I’ve actually seen the original video. The …

Susanne Lothar, German Actress, Dies at 51
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The German entertainment world mourns the loss of a great actress, Susanne Lothar. Lothar was a well-known German actress, known for roles in the famous German movies The Piano Teacher and The White Ribbon. During Lothar’s youth, she was Drama …

A Good Assassin Always Has More Than One Escape Route
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We’ve been covering Dishonored for a while now and for good reason – it looks amazing. The first person stealth action game from Arkane Studios offers everything that I’ve ever wanted out of the genre. With new trailers hitting all …

Facebook Unveils Recommendations Bar For Sites, Says It’ll Drive 3x the Traffic Facebook Unveils Recommendations Bar For Sites, Says It’ll Drive 3x the Traffic
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Today, Facebook is launching a new social plug-in that they say will significantly drive up clicks on other articles in your network. It’s called the Recommendations Bar, and it mimics some fo the recommended articles pop-ups that sites have employed …

Penis Stolen: Chinese Man Loses an Organ While He Sleeps
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A penis has been stolen in China, so if you’re in the area, be sure to keep an eye out for any disembodied reproductive organs in your general vicinity. Poor Fei Lin, a 41 year-old resident of Niqiao village in …

Now You Can Google By Handwriting Now You Can Google By Handwriting
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Google announced a new feature for mobile search, called Handwrite, which lets you search Google from your smartphone or tablet by simply writing your query with your finger, rather than having to type it out with the keyboard (or use …