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Here’s How Ubisoft’s Fighter Within Works… Kind Of

How do you make a fighter using Kinect as the only input method? Well, we still don’t really know, but Ubisoft’s latest trailer for Fighter Within at least attempts to explain. Claiming to give us an “Inside the game” look, …

PlayStation App Released For iOS, Android

With only days to go before the release of the PlayStation 4 on Friday, Sony today released its companion mobile app for its upcoming console. The PlayStation App is now available for free through both Apple’s App Store and Google …

Facebook Tried To Buy Snapchat For $3 Billion [Report] Facebook Tried To Buy Snapchat For $3 Billion [Report]
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Snapchat reportedly turned down a $3 billion (or more) acquisition by Facebook. The private messaging company must really think it’s on to something special. Facebook must think so too. That’s three times what it paid for Instagram. This piece of …

Smithsonian Opens Its Collection To 3D Printers Everywhere Smithsonian Opens Its Collection To 3D Printers Everywhere

The Smithsonian, like most museums, have a strict “Do Not Touch” policy. It goes without saying that many of the objects in the museum’s collection are very old and very fragile. Merely touching them could do immeasurable damage to the …

Isla Fisher Tried To Warn Julianne Hough About That Blackface

Isla Fisher reportedly tried to keep her friend Julianne Hough from making a big mistake on Halloween after she realized the “Dancing With The Stars” alum had shown up to a party in blackface, but either Hough didn’t listen or …

Isla Fisher Tried To Help Julianne Hough

Last month Julianne Hough sparked controversy after arriving at a Halloween party wearing blackface make-up. Hough’s friend and fellow actress, Isla Fisher, says she tried to warn Hough to wipe off the make-up before the paparazzi swarmed her. “Isla told …

Kevin Trudeau Found Guilty Of Contempt

It looks like “they” finally got the best of TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau. On Tuesday, Trudeau was found guilty of criminal contempt. Trudeau was accused of giving false information in many of his ads and best-selling diet books, most notably …

‘Breaking Bad’ Is Netflix’s Most Popular Show In The U.S. [Report] ‘Breaking Bad’ Is Netflix’s Most Popular Show In The U.S. [Report]
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CNET is reporting that Breaking Bad is the most popular show on Netflix in the U.S., citing data from SimilarWeb. The firm compiled a top 20 list exclusively for CNET, but there are some pretty big caveats, so this is …

Team17 To Begin Publishing Indie Games

Game developer Team17 today announced that it will soon make a move into third-party publishing of video games. Team17 is best known as the development studio behind the Worms series of games, which debuted just over 18 years ago. More …

Ben Affleck: Will His Costume Blow The Haters Away?
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Ben Affleck has taken a lot of crap lately about being cast as Batman in the upcoming “Batman Vs. Superman”, and while he’s trying to shrug off the backlash, his longtime friend (and noted comic connoisseur) Kevin Smith says fans …

Microsoft To Host Xbox One Launch Events All Over The World

On Thursday night, Sony will be hosting two PS4 launch parties with one taking place in New York City and the other in San Francisco. A week later, Microsoft will be holding its own launch parties, but its sights are …

“Fifty Shades Of Grey” To Get Valentine’s Day Release

“Fifty Shades Of Grey”–the film version–has seen a lot of changes this year, and it hasn’t even begun filming yet. The movie adaptation of the enormously successful books created a ton of buzz when it was first announced, as fans …

NASA Declares Commercial Space Program a Success
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Over one year on from the first successful commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA today declared its commercial space program a complete success. This comes as NASA is ending its Comercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) initiative, …

Zac Efron Falls and Breaks His Jaw
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Zac Efron has had a tough few months with completing rehab for alcohol and cocaine problems, and now the former teen heartthrob has broken his jaw. Not only did Efron need to have his jaw wired shut, he also needed …

Yelp Explains The Recommended Review Process Yelp Explains The Recommended Review Process
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Yelp is trying to educate users more about how its review recommendations work. As the company acknowledges, most people probably don’t really even think about it, but others certainly wonder how they come up the ones that they do. “Well, …

Kate Middleton On UK ‘Target Evaluation’ List
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The News of the World phone-hacking trial is still going on, and now a list of potential targets has been acquired by prosecutors. One well-known name on that list is Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. The list was written by …

Facebook’s New Iowa Data Center Will Be 100% Wind-Powered Facebook’s New Iowa Data Center Will Be 100% Wind-Powered
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When Facebook first announced their newest data center in Altoona, Iowa, they said that it would be among the “most advanced and energy efficient facilities of its kind.” Now, the company says that it will powered, in full, by a …

Oracle Ends Commercial Support For GlassFish Oracle Ends Commercial Support For GlassFish

As part of Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems, the company also acquired the GlassFish application server project. Since its launch, GlassFish users have enjoyed commercial support for the latest releases of Java Enterprise Edition, but that’s no longer the case. …

Pay-TV Subscriptions Reach 886 Million Worldwide Pay-TV Subscriptions Reach 886 Million Worldwide

Though many internet users in the U.S. and Europe are doing away with their traditional cable and satellite subscriptions in favor of streaming solutions such as Netflix and Hulu Plus, the worldwide base of pay-TV subscribers is still rising steadily. …

Google Tracks Consumers Through The Physical World To Give Data To Advertisers Google Tracks Consumers Through The Physical World To Give Data To Advertisers
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Google is using consumers’ smartphones to track their locations and physical world shopping activities so they can give that data to advertisers as evidence of conversions for online ads that led to in-store purchases. John McDermott recently reported in a …

Celine Dion Shoots To The Top Of The Charts With New Album

Celine Dion hasn’t put out an English-language album in six years, but according to critics–and fans–it was worth the wait. The French-Canadian singer’s latest collection of songs, “Loved Me Back To Life”, has already shot to number 2 on the …

Tina Turner Relinquishes Her American Citizenship

Singing legend Tina Turner has formally relinquished her American Citizenship. The singer, who has been living in Switzerland for over twenty years, has declared that she has no ties to the United States “except for family, and has no plans …

Lady Gaga Would Forfeit Glamour Cover To Malala Yousafzai

Lady Gaga is featured on the December cover of Glamour Magazine as one of their Women of the Year, looking impossibly thin and perfect like all celebrities do. But the singer says she takes issue with the way she is …

Andrew Wiggins Leads Kansas to Victory Over Duke

Last night was the night college basketball fans and NBA scouts had been waiting for since April. The Champions Classic, a three year agreement between Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, and Michigan State, featured the three most-touted college freshmen in America – …