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Aaron Paul’s Xbox One Ad Is Inadvertently Turning on People’s Consoles Aaron Paul’s Xbox One Ad Is Inadvertently Turning on People’s Consoles

The thing about have voice control systems that are always on is, well, they’re always on. If they weren’t, then saying something like “Xbox on!” wouldn’t really do anything. Apparently, this handy feature is causing some issues for some Xbox …

Anna Kendrick Claims She Hasn’t Been Hit on in 5 Years

Anna Kendrick recently told Elle magazine that she hasn’t been hit on in five years. Difficult as it may be to believe, Kendrick said she “honest to God” hasn’t been hit on since 2009′s Up in the Air, the romantic …

Kendall Jenner: Next Stop, Playboy?

Kendall Jenner will reportedly be receiving an offer to pose nude in Playboy soon, according to sources who say the magazine is interested in the reality star/model since her topless photo shoot with Interview. The 18-year old hasn’t been shy …

Kim Jung Un Rebukes Meteorologists for Bad Forecasts

In 2010, North Korea was forced out of the World Cup in South Africa after giving up a staggering 12 goals in only three games. Upon returning home, the Korean soccer players were publicly shamed and scolded for their performance …

Russian Bombers Spotted Near California Coast

On Monday, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) reported visuals of Russian bomber planes off of the coasts of Alaska and California. The planes were first spotted at 4:30 pm PST. Four Russian Tu-95 Bear-H long-range bombers and a …

Should Yelp Be Worried About Amazon? Should Yelp Be Worried About Amazon?

This week, Reuters reported that Amazon is readying the launch of a new local services marketplace, which would not only compete with large chain stores, but also with local review sites like Yelp. Many businesses in a variety of spaces …

Amazon Gives Some Great Ideas on How to Abuse Mayday Amazon Gives Some Great Ideas on How to Abuse Mayday

Last year, Amazon launched their Mayday button – a 24/7/365 customer support hotline that allows Fire tablet users to contact a ‘tech advisor’ and speak to them, live. You know, like a real person. It’s a pretty novel idea, and …

Casey Kasem Doesn’t Have Long To Live, Says Daughter

Casey Kasem has been, for many of us, a familiar voice tied to our childhoods and teen years. As the man behind several beloved cartoon characters–including Shaggy from “Scooby-Doo”–and as a radio personality, Kasem has been a part of our …

Priceline Buys OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash Priceline Buys OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash

One booking and accommodations company has agreed to acquire another, as travel and hotel site Priceline is buying restaurant reservation purveyors OpenTable. The acquisition is for $103 per share, an all-cash purchase valued at $2.6 billion. “OpenTable is a great …

Depression Signs Could be Treated With Alzheimer’s Drug

Millions of Americans with depression function perfectly well using common treatments, but there are those whose disease shows resistance to most drugs. Researchers this week announced some hope for those people in new research that could eventually lead to a …

Netflix Gets A Site Redesign (Not Nearly As Drastic As The Last One) Netflix Gets A Site Redesign (Not Nearly As Drastic As The Last One)

If you visit the Netflix website today, you’ll probably notice that it looks quite a bit different. For one, they finally switched over to the new logo they’ve been using on some things lately. This includes a new favicon. Beyond …

Miranda Lambert Earns First Billboard 200 No. 1 with ‘Platinum’

Miranda Lambert earned her first Billboard 200 No. 1 with the debut of her most recent album Platinum. The album is Lambert’s fifth, and sold 180,000 copies in the week ending June 8. It released on June 3. That sales …

Glassholes Agreed to Be on The Daily Show, For Some Reason Glassholes Agreed to Be on The Daily Show, For Some Reason

They couldn’t have thought this was going to be anything but a masterful trolling, right? “Yes it seems, even in this day and age, you can still be treated differently just because of how you look – wearing a $1,500 face …

Google Launches New Version Of Payday Loan Algorithm Google Launches New Version Of Payday Loan Algorithm

Last month, Google rolled out two major updates to its algorithm around the same time – new versions of the famous Panda update and the “Payday Loans” update, which is one of its ways of fighting spam. A newer version …

Mila Kunis: “Stop Saying We’re Pregnant”

On Tuesday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Mila Kunis made an appearance, and took the opportunity to rant about men saying they’re pregnant. “My wife [Molly McNearney] and I are pregnant. We are having a baby very soon as well,” …

Tesla Opens Up All Its Patents, Which Elon Musk Calls ‘Landmines’ of Innovation Tesla Opens Up All Its Patents, Which Elon Musk Calls ‘Landmines’ of Innovation

On the heels of news that Tesla Motors would be opening up its Supercharger patents in order to help speed up the electric car revolution, the company’s CEO Elon Musk has apparently decided what the hell, let’s just release all …

City, Mayor Sued Over Arrest of Parody Tweeter City, Mayor Sued Over Arrest of Parody Tweeter

The ACLU has taken up the case of a Peoria, Illinois man who is suing the city and its Mayor for violation of his First and Fourth Amendment rights. 29-year-old Jon Daniel is suing Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis (shown above), …

Facebook Connects Mobile App Ads To Pages Facebook Connects Mobile App Ads To Pages

Facebook announced that it is aligning mobile app ads to other ad formats by connecting them to Facebook Pages and adding social context, such as indicating when a friend like a Page. It’s also adding like, comment, and share buttons. …

Starbucks’ Wireless Charging Initiative Sounds Cool, Will Likely Disappoint Many Starbucks’ Wireless Charging Initiative Sounds Cool, Will Likely Disappoint Many

Starbucks has just announced a new initiative to bring wireless charging stations to many of its stores. Awesome, right? The only problem is that not all wireless charging is the same, and Starbucks has gone with a technology that many …

Twitter Launches Website Tag For Remarketing Twitter Launches Website Tag For Remarketing

Twitter announced the launch of a new website tag for remarketing, which will enable advertisers to create tailored audiences from the Twitter Ads interface. Twitter launched tailored audiences retargeting globally in December. This lets advertisers retarget ads to people who …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including The Remake You’re Afraid To Watch) Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including The Remake You’re Afraid To Watch)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. There’s a …

Tracy Morgan Is Doing Better Following Crash

While Tracy Morgan remains in critical condition, after the six car pileup on June 7, his rep has revealed that he is “doing better.” On Thursday, June 12, Tracy’s rep issued a statement regarding his condition to Us Weekly. “Today …

Windows Phone Finally Gets Pinterest App Windows Phone Finally Gets Pinterest App

Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore announced that Pinterest has finally released an app for Windows Phone. You can find it in the Windows Phone Store. It looks like your pretty basic Pinterest app. WELCOME TO #WP, PINTEREST! Get it now! http://t.co/C7qsZP145J — …

Ruby Dee Dies At 91: Mourned By Celebrities

Legendary stage and screen actress, writer and activist Ruby Dee passed away at her home on Thursday evening. According to her family, she died of natural causes and her passing was peaceful. Dee won an Oscar nomination in 2008 for …