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Futuristic Neural Networks Get Closer Futuristic Neural Networks Get Closer

As computer scientists this year celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the mathematical genius Alan Turing, who set out the basis for digital computing in the 1930s to anticipate the electronic age, they still quest after a machine …

Mary J. Blige Burger King Commercial Pulled

Burger King recently unveiled their new menu–which is a lot like the one McDonald’s has had for a while now–in an attempt to up their sales after being outshined by rivals McD’s and Wendy’s. Part of the upgrade is what …

Sprint Unveils New LG Viper, Promises Unlimited 4G LTE Data Plans Sprint Unveils New LG Viper, Promises Unlimited 4G LTE Data Plans

Sprint has announced the latest addition to their small-but-growing lineup of 4G LTE capable smartphones. The LG Viper 4G LTE will be available for pre-order from Sprint’s website beginning Thursday, April 12th. The LG Viper is the second 4G LTE-capable …

NASA to Extend Kepler Mission to 2016? NASA to Extend Kepler Mission to 2016?

The Kepler mission may be extended for another two years after a report from NASA’s senior review board. The spacecraft was named in honor of the 17th-century German astronomer Johannes Kepler and was launched in March 2009. It was supposed …

Epic Mickey on the Nintendo 3DS This Fall

After the recent news that you will be able to paint with Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit in Epic Mickey 2, it has now been announced that another Epic Mickey title will launch alongside the sequel, this one …

UK Wildcat Fans Watch & Celebrate 8th National Championship [Exclusive Video]

It’s been two days since the University of Kentucky Wildcats won their 8th national championship, and it’s starting to sink in around the state. If you know any UK fans, most likely they’re already donning apparel in celebration of the …

Google Glasses, Flying Cars, and Walkmans

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 …

Google Expands: More Advertisers and Agencies in UK Google Expands: More Advertisers and Agencies in UK

After some extensive testing in the UK market, Google has announced plans to

Gmail Android App Getting New Developer Features Gmail Android App Getting New Developer Features

I thought the Gmail Android app was pretty fantastic, but it’s never good enough for Google. Developers now have new tools at their disposal to implement a public ContentProvider “that you can use to retrieve label data.” This tool provides …

Amazon No Longer Taxing Colorado Sales Amazon No Longer Taxing Colorado Sales

A 2010 Colorado law that forced online vendors like Amazon to charge state sales tax has been officially revoked by a federal court. The law had been temporarily blocked since last year, but now a ruling by U.S District Judge …

First “Alien Earth” To Be Found By 2014 First “Alien Earth” To Be Found By 2014

Scientists from NASA firmly believe that we will find an alien planet, and that we can say, “that planet can support life.” In the past few days we have gotten news that there are quite possibly billions of planets in …

Google AdWords Quality Score: What’s In The “Sauce” Google AdWords Quality Score: What’s In The “Sauce”
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Google calculates Quality Score every time a search is performed for one of your keywords. Google says the score can affect your ad auction eligibility, your keyword’s cost-per-click, your keyword’s first page bid estimate, your keyword’s top of page bid …

Ashton Kutcher Offends Country Music Community

Ashton Kutcher is well-known for his silly personality; as the lovable, sex-crazed goofball Michael Kelso on “That ’70s show“, he won his way into the hearts of millions. He kept his fan base young and interested as the host and …

MLB.TV Roku Channel Brings Free Games To Your TV MLB.TV Roku Channel Brings Free Games To Your TV
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With just one short day left until the official kickoff of the 2012 season of Major League Baseball, Roku has announced this year’s update to the MLB.TV channel on their popular set top streaming media boxes. While the MLB.TV channel …

Do Violent Video Games Really Cause Aggression?

There is a long-lasting and at times intense debate about the possible link between violent video games and aggressiveness. A group of researchers from the University of Gothenburg are now questioning the entire basis of the discussion. In a recently …

Emeli Sande Featured in New Myspace “One-Two-Watch” Emeli Sande Featured in New Myspace “One-Two-Watch”

If you thought Myspace was defunct as a social networking site, well, you were right. But Myspace is still trying to re-brand itself as a destination on the web for music and entertainment news. To that end, the website has …

Far Cry 3 Multiplayer Footage Released

We get our first look at Far Cry 3′s multiplayer today with a narrated 5 minute long video! The video focuses on a capture the flag type game and shows a bunch of cool things like the stabbing mechanisms(BF3) and …

Internet Addiction Infographic Raises Awareness

One study titled “Microstructure Abnormalities in Adolescents with Internet Addiction Disorder” from PLoS One concluded that adolescents with Internet Addiction Disorder: Had multiple structural changes in the brain. The gray matter atrophy and white matter FA changes of some brain …

Ashton Kutcher Wants An Oscar For The Steve Jobs Biopic
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I think that we can all agree on our initial reaction to the news that Ashton Kutcher was set to portray Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic. “What?” But after everyone settled down and it was confirmed that it wasn’t …

Smartphone Popularity Linked To Increase Of Identity Theft Smartphone Popularity Linked To Increase Of Identity Theft

Face it: the world has been changed by the omnipresent pocket bulge known as a smartphone. Once upon a time, people indexed phone numbers of their friends into nature’s smartphone, i.e., your brain, but seriously, can you actually recite a …

Give Your Stuff Away on the New Startup Givmo Give Your Stuff Away on the New Startup Givmo
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Like so many people, you are probably doing a little spring cleaning this time of year. And like so many, you are probably wondering what to do with all your old junk. That is where Givmo comes into play. Givmo …

Facebook Open Graph: These Apps Prove Its Worth Facebook Open Graph: These Apps Prove Its Worth

Open Graph is obviously important to Facebook and its partners. It allows brands to personally connect with its users on a level previously unheard of. While some people don’t like some of the features that came along with Open Graph …

Microsoft Holds Internal SEO Conference Microsoft Holds Internal SEO Conference

This photo is courtesy of Danny Sullivan who spoke at this week’s Microsoft SEO conference for employees at the firm. He and others presented at the event and posted the photo on Twitter afterwards. Only Microsoft employees were allowed at …

EA Voted “Worst Company in America”

Readers have voted Electronic Arts (EA) the “Worst Company in America” in The Consumerist’s 2012 poll. The videogame publisher won out against last year’s winner, Bank of America in the final round of The Consumerist’s yearly March-madness style tournament poll. …