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Google Patents Background Noise: No Privacy! Google Patents Background Noise: No Privacy!
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High-tech device users beware! Google has just patented the technology to filter sound, humidity, temperature, and various other factors from sensors on our devices to analyze and send us more relevant advertising. Google says it will respect our privacy with …

Android Development Interest Slips, HTML5 On The Rise Android Development Interest Slips, HTML5 On The Rise
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The Android platform is taking a few hits these days as it moves towards unification with Linux and further integration into Google with Google Play. There was the report of a developer leaving Android development due to lack of interest …

Russian Court Upholds Ban on Scientology Books
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A Moscow regional court has upheld a lower court decision to ban books regarding Scientology, after it was declared to be extremist literature. The ruling confirms that the publication and distribution of books written from Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard …

HP Announces Restructuring, Combines Printer And PC Groups HP Announces Restructuring, Combines Printer And PC Groups

Yesterday we reported on rumors that Hewlett-Packard was preparing a major reorganization that would combine its printer and PC businesses into one division. The Imaging and Printing Group (IPG) and the Personal Systems Group (PSG) will be combined to create …

Mega Millions Drawing In Record Numbers
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The popular lotto game Mega Millions has already been attracting a lot of attention recently with its huge jackpot, but when the drawing last night didn’t produce a winner, the annuity leaped to $290 million, which equals a record $205 …

Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome Trailer

We finally have some footage from the long awaited Battlestar Galactica prequel “Blood and Chrome.” The pilot was shot over a year ago and strangely, Syfy has never released it as a TV movie and they have yet to announce …

MIT Photon Camera Can See 3D Objects Around Corners MIT Photon Camera Can See 3D Objects Around Corners

Leave it to the MIT Media Lab to come up with crazy new stuff. Now they’ve made a camera that can see around corners. Well, kind of. It’s not gonna take a picture of you that your Mom would recognize, …

The Wolverine: Is This A Teaser Poster For The Film?

Next summer Hugh Jackman will be growing out his muttonchops again as he reprises his iconic role of “Wolverine” for the aptly titled “The Wolverine”. The film, which is being directed by James Mangold (3:10 to Yuma), sees Wolvie in …

Aziz Ansari Joins Louis C.K., Releases New Standup Online Aziz Ansari Joins Louis C.K., Releases New Standup Online

Comedian and actor (Parks & Recreation) Aziz Ansari is joining the ranks of high-profile comedians that are cutting out the middleman and releasing their work straight to the internet masses. On Tuesday, he released his new standup special, Dangerously Delicious …

Slytherin Bully is Thrown in Jail After Joining a London Riot

Vincent Crabbe, bully in the Harry Potter films played by Jamie Waylett has been jailed for his actions during the London riots last August. Waylett, 22, was convicted of violent disorder after he was caught on camera swigging from a …

Miami Beach Driver Causes Gas Pump Explosion

An explosion at a Miami Beach Chevron gas station occurred yesterday, after a driver rammed into a gas pump. The Chevron, located at 71st Street and Abbott Avenue, will likely be closed for a time, after its pump station became …

Yahoo!, CSI creator to create “Cyergeddon” movie Yahoo!, CSI creator to create “Cyergeddon” movie

Yahoo! and Anthony E. Zuiker, the creator of the CSI franchise, have teamed up to create a new movie currently titled “Cybergeddon.” In a push to try out a new content distribution model, the movie will not be released in …

Apple Fixes That Yelp/Siri Search Problem In iOS 5.1 Apple Fixes That Yelp/Siri Search Problem In iOS 5.1

When Siri arrived in the iPhone 4S last year, one of the supporting reasons that made it so useful was that Apple partnered with Yelp to provide local search results for restaurants and other businesses, replete with Yelp’s star ratings …

Yellow Submarine Restored Into 4K Resolution

The Beatles’ classic 1968 animated feature film, Yellow Submarine, has been digitally restored for DVD and Blu-ray release on May 28 (May 29 in North America). The film’s songtrack album will be reissued on CD on the same date. Currently …

Microsoft Forbids Mac, iPad Purchases By Sales And Marketing Employees Microsoft Forbids Mac, iPad Purchases By Sales And Marketing Employees
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Microsoft may have banned the use of company funds to purchase Macs and iPads, according to a purported internal memo. The memo, obtained by ZDNet, claims to be from Alan Crozier, chief financial officer of Microsoft’s Sales, Marketing, Services, IT, …

Katniss Everdeen is One Bad Chick
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Katniss Everdeen played by Jennifer Lawrence is the heroine of The Hunger Games book series and movies. The film will be released in theaters this Friday. The starlet went through considerable training to prepare her for taking on the role …

Brittney Griner Dunks In Women’s NCAA Tournament Game
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Becoming only the second woman to do so, would-be lottery pick of the Baylor Bears, Brittney Griner, dunked in during the women’s NCAA Tournament. The unexpected slam–Griner is only the seventh player to dunk in a women’s college basketball game–came …

Porn Star Accepts Prom Invite From Minnesota Teen

When 18-year old Minnesota high school student Michael Stone realized that just about every girl in his class had a prom date already, he decided to pursue other avenues to find an escort; he took to Twitter. But he wasn’t …

“Jesus Henry Christ” Trailer and Poster Released
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The first trailer and poster for the comedy/drama “Jesus Henry Christ” is now online. The film is the story of a child genius who is on a quest to find his biological father, who finds out that he was the …

Yandex Offers Search Refiners To Help Archive Search Goals Yandex Offers Search Refiners To Help Archive Search Goals

Yandex now offers search refiners to help web users achieve their search goals. The new functionality appears right below Yandex’s search bar in response to unspecified queries, helping users to instantly refine their searches. Those searching for “blueberry”, for instance, …

Online Dating: Does It Really Work? [Infographic] Online Dating: Does It Really Work? [Infographic]
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Are you looking for love in all the wrong places? None of your face to face relationships ever seem to go right? It could be you’re just hard to get along with or maybe you’re just not meeting the right …

Pirate Bay Founders in Three Separate Jails Pirate Bay Founders in Three Separate Jails
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With a new criminal investigation of the file-sharing site The Pirate Bay recently confirmed, its founders, who were convicted in 2009 of copyright infringement, have learned where they’ll be spending their sentences. Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij and Gottfrid Svartholm will …

PayPal Here: A Thousand Sign-Ups Per Hour PayPal Here: A Thousand Sign-Ups Per Hour

PayPal Here was announced last week as the competitor to Square, a mobile payment option for small businesses. It’s a new service that allows users to make secure transactions using a card reader that plugs into the coaxial jack on …

My Damn Channel CEO Rob Barnett Talks New YouTube Channel, Live Programming My Damn Channel CEO Rob Barnett Talks New YouTube Channel, Live Programming

My Damn Channels has launched a new YouTube channel as part of the new YouTube original content rollout, along with a new live show called My Damn Channel Live. My Damn Channel Founder and CEO Rob Barnett (pictured here with …