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DOTA: A History Of The Game [Infographic]

There’s no denying that Defense of the Ancients may be one of the most popular, if not the most popular, mods ever made. Most people equate the game with Warcraft III when the sub-genre known as MOBA blew up in …

Nvidia Reveals The GeForce GTX 690
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Did you know that Nvidia holds a gaming festival in China? Even if you did, you probably ignored its existence until the company started to post cryptic images on their Facebook page. The company was teasing some big announcements to …

Bing Details URL Normalization In Webmaster Tools Bing Details URL Normalization In Webmaster Tools
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Even though Google is arguably on top in terms of Webmaster tools, you can’t discount Bing. It’s the second most popular search engine now and plenty of people use it. The good thing is that you can apply tips from …

Firefox 13 Beta Adds Some Long-Awaited Updates Firefox 13 Beta Adds Some Long-Awaited Updates
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We covered the recently released beta for Opera 12 last week and it was awesome. So many new upgrades and updates made it feel like an entirely new beast. Mozilla thought it time to give us a taste of Firefox …

“Girls Gone Wild” Case: Woman Awarded $5.8 Million
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The makers of the insanely popular “Girls Gone Wild” DVD series is unhappy this week after a woman who filed suit against them was awarded $5.8 million. The DVDs focus on real college-age girls who bare their bodies for the …

Howard Stern Judging “America’s Got Talent”
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Enormously popular talent show “America’s Got Talent”, hosted by Nick Cannon, is coming up on it’s seventh season, and what better way to inject a little life into a show than to get Howard Stern to judge it? That’s exactly …

“Bear In A Tree” Photographer To Sue School Over Pic
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As previously reported, the University of Colorado had a hairy visitor this week when a bear wandered onto campus and climbed a tree, where he stayed for two hours before officials tranquilized him in order to transport him safely away. …

Tumblr President John Maloney Stepping Down Tumblr President John Maloney Stepping Down
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After four years with the company, Tumblr president John Maloney has made the decision to step down from his post. In a blog post titled “Tempus Fugit”–Latin for “time flies”–Maloney said that while he won’t be running day-to-day operations anymore, …

T.G.I. Fridays: Pay For Your Meal With Your Smartphone T.G.I. Fridays: Pay For Your Meal With Your Smartphone

Ever had to wait forever for your server to bring the check on a busy Saturday night? She has a table full of drunken frat boys to contend with and a toddler’s dinner to clean up off the carpet, and …

Kaley Cuoco: Not Just For Nerds Anymore
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Hot blonde Kaley Cuoco, one of the stars of the smartly funny sitcom Big Bang Theory, has been making nerdy hearts thump a little harder since the show’s been on the air, but recently she’s been grabbing attention from everyone …

Pregnant With 9 Babies: Mexican Woman Lied To Make History
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In a staggering story out of Mexico, a woman has claimed to be carrying 9 babies–due just next month–and was busted shortly after for lying about it by the news outlets she was interviewed by. Karla Vanessa Perez, of Coahuila, …

Exclusive: Adobe on CS6, Creative Cloud, and New Focus Exclusive: Adobe on CS6, Creative Cloud, and New Focus

On Monday, Adobe made some big announcements including the next version of its professional design software suite and a new cloud service for syncing, sharing, and storing files. Although there is always excitement surrounding news from the leading company in digital experiences, this week’s announcements were especially intriguing since they included 14 new products and 4 new Creative Suite additions.

New Judd Apatow Movie Gets A Trailer

Judd Apatow has released some of the funniest movies in the last 8 years. From Anchorman in 2004 to Step Brothers in 2008 to last years Bridesmaids. His movies break comedy barriers and push the subject of what is funny …

Stay Active After You Die With DeadSocial Stay Active After You Die With DeadSocial
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If you’re the kind of person that cannot be torn away from your social media, no matter how hard you try, this new startup is probably for you. Now you don’t have to miss out on your posts, even if …

Sarah Michelle Gellar Expecting Second Child
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While the pregnancies of celebrities don’t usually interest me much (well, except for Snooki…it’s the same morbid curiosity that comes over me when I watch Jersey Shore or lift whatever heavy object I’ve just crushed a spider with to make …

Anonymous Announces Operation Defense Phase II In Response To CISPA Anonymous Announces Operation Defense Phase II In Response To CISPA
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I told a friend last night that it wouldn’t be long before Anonymous reacted to the news of CISPA passing the House. I was right with Anonymous uploading a new video today that announces Operation Defense Phase II. If you …

HP Windows 8 Tablet Possibly Shown in Leaked Slide HP Windows 8 Tablet Possibly Shown in Leaked Slide

Brad Sams over at Neowin is reporting that the above slide is a real leak from part of an HP slide presentation. It depicts a mock-up of the “HP Slate 8,” a 10.1-inch tablet running Windows 8′s Metro user interface. …

Samsung Disavows “Wake Up” Flash Mob Campaign Samsung Disavows “Wake Up” Flash Mob Campaign

You may recall that yesterday we ran a story about a flash mob that showed up outside an Apple Store in Australia. The group, dressed all in black, stood outside the store chanting “Wake Up,” holding black signs that said …

Howard Stern Appeals Ruling in Sirius Lawsuit Howard Stern Appeals Ruling in Sirius Lawsuit
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Howard Stern isn’t about to take the dismissal of his lawsuit against Sirius XM lying down. Judge Barbara Kapnick recently crushed Stern’s dream of a payout from his employer, a company he claims owes him millions of dollars from the …

FCC Vote Requires TV to Reveal Political Ad Funding FCC Vote Requires TV to Reveal Political Ad Funding

Though broadcast station owners have been lobbying heavily against the change, the FCC voted yesterday to make political advertisement funding sources available online. This mandatory new guideline supersedes the previous mandate to make them available at the station. This meant …

Google Play Adds Australian Movies Google Play Adds Australian Movies
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The Google Australia blog has announced that thousands of new Australian movies are now available for rental on Google Play and YouTube. Australia has fostered a rich cinematic history, producing films like Crocodile Dundee and Crocodile Dundee II. Also, some …

Plans For Apple’s Austin Headquarters “In Peril” Plans For Apple’s Austin Headquarters “In Peril”

A deal to bring Apple’s center of American operations to Austin, Texas is “in peril,” according to an official in Austin’s Chamber of Commerce. The project would bring 3,600 jobs to the city, but the county continues to try to …

Google Obviously Powers Ask.com’s Paid And Organic Search Results Google Obviously Powers Ask.com’s Paid And Organic Search Results
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Not that this will necessarily come as a surprise to you, but it seems pretty obvious that Google is powering Ask’s organic search results. Ask has an open partnership with Google for its sponsored search results, but will not come …

Go Right: An Ode To Side-Scrolling Video Games

With the proliferation of the next-gen console, coupled with the uber-power PC gaming provides, the side-scrolling video game is not something we see very often. True, there are those who kept their Super NES/Sega consoles intact and operational, but for …