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Netflix Transitioning To Television Netflix Transitioning To Television
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More than half of all Netflix viewing is now television. The company known best for featuring feature films is becoming an Internet streaming service for television shows. For over a year, Netflix has been bulking up on old TV shows …

Police Break Down Wrong Door Hunting iPhone Police Break Down Wrong Door Hunting iPhone

A recent burglary victim near Sherwood, Nottingham attempted to track his stolen iPhone with Apple’s Find My iPhone app on his iPad, only to have police bust into the wrong apartment. Maybe Robin Hood took it. According to The Telegraph, …

Atari Wants You To Remake Pong

Pong is one of the greatest games ever made. Maybe not for its compelling gameplay, but for its simplicity that brought video games to millions of households. Atari has never really captured that kind of magic again, but they are …

Google Village: The Googleplex Goes To SXSW Google Village: The Googleplex Goes To SXSW

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that Google’s going to this year’s South by Southwest music festival. SXSW is cool, Google is cool (right?), so they play well together. What is surprising, however, is that Google decided it wasn’t enough to just …

Stan Lee Revealed As A Playable Character In New Spiderman Game

Stan Lee is Marvel, Marvel is Stan Lee. So it makes perfect sense that he has a cameo in nearly every single thing that Marvel makes right? But up until now he has never been a playable character in a …

MPAA Responds to “Bully” Petition MPAA Responds to “Bully” Petition
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A little while ago we brought you a story about a petition asking the MPAA to reconsider its R rating of the documentary Bully. The film, which explores the problem of bullying in American schools, narrowly missed receiving the PG-13 …

iPhone 5 Ugly? Twitter Thinks So. iPhone 5 Ugly? Twitter Thinks So.
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After concept designs for the iPhone 5 hit the Interwebs recently, reactions started rolling in. The design is based off Apple’s Magic Mouse, and is in no way an official Apple design, but people are freaking out, nonetheless. Whether the …

Reddit Hosting Sprint To Fix Their API At PyCon 2012 Reddit Hosting Sprint To Fix Their API At PyCon 2012

Reddit wants you to join them at PyCon 2012. What is PyCon? Read on to find out. Reddit, as defined by them in a blog post, is “a bit unique.” I would use other adjectives to describe the Web site, …

Mozilla Marketplace Now Open To Developers Mozilla Marketplace Now Open To Developers

Last week we brought you news that Mozilla would be opening their new Marketplace to developers at this week’s Mobile World Congress. Today, Mozilla announced that the Marketplace is now live and accepting app submissions. The Mozilla Marketplace is intended …

Jaleel White, Kid Rock, and the Daytona 500

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 …

Nightmare Busters: First New Super Nintendo Title in 15 years To Be Released In 2013
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Spotted on Reddit today, the boys over at Super Fighter Team are in the midst of making the first Super Nintendo game for release in the United States in more than 15 years. This Run’n’Gun title has a tentative ship …

Bing Tests New Results Pages Bing Tests New Results Pages

Bing is testing some new looks for its search results pages. Liveside’s Michael Gillett, crediting @ParasValecha for the tip, says they’ve been testing several different designs over the past few months, but that more people are now seeing one like …

Flickr Announces Justified View, A Seamless Display Of Contacts Flickr Announces Justified View, A Seamless Display Of Contacts

Flickr’s got a new way for users to view their contacts that, if you’re a regular user of Google’s image search, may appear a little familiar to you. The new viewing option announced by Flickr, called Justified, creates a mosaic …

FTC Calls Google’s New Privacy Policy Brutal FTC Calls Google’s New Privacy Policy Brutal
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Google’s new privacy policy goes into effect on March 1st, and watchdog groups like EPIC have been trying to prompt the Federal Trade Commission to take a deeper look into all the changes. Still, the FTC is allowing Google to …

Online Petition Asks MPAA To Change “Bully” Rating Online Petition Asks MPAA To Change “Bully” Rating
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When the MPAA gave director Lee Hirsch’s documentary Bully an R rating, Harvey Weinstein was angry. Weinstein is co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, which is distributing the film. Bully is a documentary dealing with, as you might guess from the …

Yelp Could Reach Value Of $840 Million With IPO Yelp Could Reach Value Of $840 Million With IPO

After three months of preparation Yelp has reached a consensus about a value for their stock and is almost ready to go public. Currently they report a target of $12- $14 per share and at that price, value of the …

New Application Statistics for Android Developers New Application Statistics for Android Developers

App Publishers on the Android Market are getting a revamped version of the Application Statistics tool to help them fine tune development and marketing. Application Statistics is a set of dashboards in the Android Developer Console that displays installation performance …

Skyrim PC Patch Fixes Mods, Adds Load Order Functionality
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It was a great boost to the modding community when Bethesda announced integration of the Steam Workshop for Skyrim mods. While it still has a ways to go before it can really compete on the same level with established communities …

Bing Webmaster Tools Gets Organic Keyword Research Tool, API Bing Webmaster Tools Gets Organic Keyword Research Tool, API
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At SMX West today, Microsoft’s Bing revealed some updates to Bing Webmaster Tools. There’s a new organic keyword research tool and an API. On the keyword research tool, Bing’s Duane Forrester explains, “This tool allows you to perform keyword research …

AT&T Proposes Charging Developers For Data Usage At The Expense Of Net Neutrality AT&T Proposes Charging Developers For Data Usage At The Expense Of Net Neutrality

AT&T may have found a solution to their ever growing problem of skyrocketing mobile data usage. At the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona, Spain, AT&T revealed that it has a possible pay plan in the works make the providers …

This Angry Birds USB Slingshot Is The Best Thing Since The Duck Hunt Gun
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Are you still in love with Angry Birds, but sick of that repetitive finger sliding motion necessary to launch the little guys? In what appears to be the most intriguing game-appropriate controller since the big orange gun in Duck Hunt, …

Bing, Nokia Unify Map Designs, Make Aesthetically Pleasing World Bing, Nokia Unify Map Designs, Make Aesthetically Pleasing World

Bing and Nokia conjunctively announced today that they’re unifying their respective map designs in order to provide a clearer, more visually appealing map for their users. The lovechild of the cartographic coupling will amplify the details of the mapping service …

Twitter Expands Promoted Accounts, Promoted Tweets In Timelines To Mobile Apps Twitter Expands Promoted Accounts, Promoted Tweets In Timelines To Mobile Apps

Twitter just announced the expansion of its Promoted products (also known as ads) across its mobile experience. While Promoted Trends and Tweets have been on Twitter’s mobile search for a while (and likewise for Promoted accounts and Promoted Tweets in …

Stratfor Email Leaks Reveal U.S. Plans To Indict Wikileaks Founder Stratfor Email Leaks Reveal U.S. Plans To Indict Wikileaks Founder

As you are all aware of by now, Wikileaks made a huge stink over the weekend by releasing 5GB of internal emails from Stratfor, a global intelligence company. Some of those emails concern Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange. The Sydney Morning …