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Netflix Instant is Coming to Scandinavia by Year’s End Netflix Instant is Coming to Scandinavia by Year’s End

California-based Netflix, after expanding their streaming service to Canada in 2010, Latin America in 2011, and the UK & Ireland in 2012, have now decided to tap into another big market: Scandinavia. Today, the company announced that they will soon …

iPad Mini Details Leaked in Anticipation of Launch iPad Mini Details Leaked in Anticipation of Launch
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It looks as if the long-rumored iPad Mini might finally get a debut, and just in time for the holiday shopping season. The specifications of the device are all but announced at this point, but a few more minor details …

Julia Child: Google Doodle Celebrates Her 100th Birthday Julia Child: Google Doodle Celebrates Her 100th Birthday

Julia Child was born on this day in 1912, and although she passed in 2004 just two days shy of her 92nd birthday, her legacy lives on in the people she inspired. Today Google is celebrating that legacy with a …

Facebook Tests Promoted Posts in Your News Feed from Pages Way Outside Your Network Facebook Tests Promoted Posts in Your News Feed from Pages Way Outside Your Network
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Soon, you may begin to see promoted posts from pages that your don’t even like – or your friends don’t even like. You may see a post from a brand that you’ve never even heard of. That’s because Facebook is …

Pinterest Finally Gets Android, iOS Apps Pinterest Finally Gets Android, iOS Apps

Finally, after all the hype that has surrounded Pinterest, it actually has mobile apps for Android and iOS (iPhone and iPad versions). It’s pretty impressive that the social network has been able to gain so much traction without such apps, …

Google Gets Better At Not Having To Send Users To Other Sites Google Gets Better At Not Having To Send Users To Other Sites
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Google went longer than usual without sharing its normally monthly lists of algorithm changes and “search quality highlights,” but finally, at the end of last week, the company put up one giant list covering changes it made in June and …

Women-Only City Proposed For Saudi Arabia
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For the economic powerhouse that is Saudi Arabia, women are a conundrum. On one hand, the country’s conservative religion precludes women from showing their skin or even driving a car. On the other hand, the country’s leaders realize that women …

Google Gets Inspiring Street View Imagery Of New Orleans’ Rebuilding Google Gets Inspiring Street View Imagery Of New Orleans’ Rebuilding

Google has new Street View imagery for New Orleans, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu is so proud of the post-Katrina rebuilding of the city, he blogged about the imagery for Google, wanting to show off the hard work to the rest …

Penn State Could Lose Accreditation Over Sandusky Scandal
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Pennsylvania State University could be in danger of losing its accreditation in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education warned Penn State last week on August 8th that it does not …

Steve Jobs’ House Burglarized, $60K Worth of Property Stolen Steve Jobs’ House Burglarized, $60K Worth of Property Stolen
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The home of late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs was broken into on July 17th, according to the Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney. According to the technology crimes unit, more than $60,000 worth of computers and various “personal items” were …

Julian Assange Granted Asylum To Ecuador [Rumor] Julian Assange Granted Asylum To Ecuador [Rumor]
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The biggest political event this year isn’t the presidential race or that Mitt Romney chose Paul Ryan as his running mate. The biggest event that could have repercussions for years to come is the Julian Assange extradition case. If the …

YouTube Just Got A Lot Better On PlayStation 3 YouTube Just Got A Lot Better On PlayStation 3

Google announced the launch of a new YouTube app for PlayStation 3 today. “The app brings the full experience to PlayStation 3 for the first time, helping viewers find their favorite channels and videos on PS3, while giving YouTube creators …

Microsoft Surface Will Launch At The Magic Price Of $199 [Rumor] Microsoft Surface Will Launch At The Magic Price Of $199 [Rumor]
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Every industry has a magic price. It changes with the industry as fads come and go, but it usually stays around the same spot for most of the time. Until Amazon launched the Kindle Fire at $199, it was unheard …

Groupon, Chad Johnson, and Gambler’s Anonymous

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 …

Yelp Has A New Redesign, And Here’s What It Looks Like Yelp Has A New Redesign, And Here’s What It Looks Like
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Most of the time, when a popular site pushes out a major redesign, it gets a large amount of backlash from users who liked the way things were. Whether users like Yelp’s new design or not, I don’t think many …

Scotty McCreery Fall Spurs Twitter Laughter [Video]
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Scotty McCreery, last year’s winner of American Idol, is a real trooper. When he fell of the stage during a concert last week, the country singer jumped back up on stage and continued his show. Watch below as McCreery takes …

Tim Tebow Coverage Draws ESPN Viewers’ Ire On Twitter Tim Tebow Coverage Draws ESPN Viewers’ Ire On Twitter
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It’s likely that Mark Sanchez will remain the starting quarterback for the New York Jets for the foreseeable future, despite the fact that the team picked up QB Tim Tebow during the offseason, but if Twitter followers could enter the …

Chad Johnson Cut From Miami Dolphins After Domestic Violence Arrest

Chad Johnson is well-known for his role as wide receiver when he played for the Cincinnati Bengals from 2001 to 2010. Later on, he made a name for himself on Dancing with the Stars. He’s currently filming a new reality …

Google Takes Out Print Ad Saying How Awesome Advertising on Google Is Google Takes Out Print Ad Saying How Awesome Advertising on Google Is
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This is just a funny one. Ironic, maybe – but undoubtedly deliberate in its execution. Last week, the search giant took out a couple of ads in some Canadian newspapers touting the benefit of buying ads on Google. “You know …

Apple Conducted A Study To Find Out Why You Went With Android Apple Conducted A Study To Find Out Why You Went With Android
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A lot of interesting evidence is being brought to the public’s eye in the ongoing Apple vs. Samsung court case. Nothing is more interesting, however, than a study conducted in 2010 by Apple. It wanted to find out why people …

The Price is Right Begins Casting Male Models
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CBS today announced that The Price is Right, the daytime game show known for the phrase “a new car!” and games such as Plinko, will be getting a male model to join its cast of female beauties. A five-episode web …

Watch Olivia Munn Mysteriously Lose Her Boobs in This Incredible Short
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What if you woke up one morning and everything you ever loved was gone – vanished without a trace. That would suck. Now, imagine that everyone around you started telling you that the thing you loved the most never really …

Watch This New Google Video About URL Parameters Watch This New Google Video About URL Parameters
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Google has released a new video about configuring URL parameters in Webmaster Tools. It’s about 15-minutes long, and features Google Developer Programs Tech Lead Maile Ohye discussing the how to help Google crawl your site more efficiently, and manage a …

Mormon Church Rakes in Billions in Tithes
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An analysis of the finances of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, also known as the Mormon church, has revealed that the church brings in around $7 billion worth of tithes and donations annually. The analysis, was done …