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Google Declares That It Does Not Hate Albania Google Declares That It Does Not Hate Albania
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Today’s Webmaster Help video from Google is an interesting one. It’s essentially Matt Cutts saying that Google does not hate Albania, after a user asks if this is the case. More specifically, the question asked why Google doesn’t support Albania …

Google Launches AdSense Publisher Scorecard Google Launches AdSense Publisher Scorecard

Google announced the launch of a new benchmarking feature for AdSense today called the Publisher Scorecard. This can be found in the Home tab of your AdWords account, and will provide you with a summary of how well your content, …

Giving Luigi His Own Game Makes Quite The Difference Giving Luigi His Own Game Makes Quite The Difference

Nintendo announced earlier this year that it would be releasing DLC for New Super Mario Bros. U in the form of New Super Luigi U. The add-on pack completely transforms every level from the original game into a hardcore platforming …

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Gameplay Trailer Released, DLC Announced The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Gameplay Trailer Released, DLC Announced

Less than two months ago, 2K Games announced The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, a third-person shooter that reveals the origins of XCOM organization featured in last year’s XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The game’s August release date is still two months away, but …

Men’s Wearhouse: Zimmer, CEO, Is Fired Men’s Wearhouse: Zimmer, CEO, Is Fired
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Men’s Wearhouse announced today that the founder of the company, George Zimmer, has been fired, but did not say why. The announcement comes on the same day the company was to have its annual shareholder’s meeting, which has now been …

Feedly Launches Web Version, Announces All Users Now On Feedly Cloud Feedly Launches Web Version, Announces All Users Now On Feedly Cloud
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Earlier this week, Feedly began pointing users to a message about its migration to the Feedly Cloud, as it stops depending on Google Reader. Users were advised to make sure they have the most up-to-date versions. More on all of …

AOL Is The Latest To Publish Data Request Numbers AOL Is The Latest To Publish Data Request Numbers

Earlier this week, Facebook, Yahoo and others came forward some ballpark figures on the amount of data requests it receives from the government. Now one more of the tech companies listed in the leaked PRISM documents has come forward with …

Ivanka Trump Talks About Being A Strict Parent Ivanka Trump Talks About Being A Strict Parent

One wouldn’t expect the daughter of Donald Trump to be easygoing, even with a young child, and Ivanka Trump says she won’t be when it comes to certain lessons her 23-month old daughter needs to learn. “The one thing I …

Want A Hemlock Grove Season 2? These Words From Netflix Are A Pretty Good Sign Want A Hemlock Grove Season 2? These Words From Netflix Are A Pretty Good Sign
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Update: It’s happening. Netflix has made it official. It’s looking more and more like Netflix will renew the show Hemlock Grove for a second season. To be clear, this is still unconfirmed, but pretty much all the signs indicate a …

Hotline Miami 2 Officially Announced, Teaser Trailer Released Hotline Miami 2 Officially Announced, Teaser Trailer Released

Last year, an indie game called Hotline Miami took the gaming world by storm. The game ended up on many best-of 2012 lists for its fast-paced ultra-violent gameplay and its mesmerizing 80s soundtrack. At E3 last week, while Sony and …

TripAdvisor Acquires Flight Info App GateGuru TripAdvisor Acquires Flight Info App GateGuru

TripAdvisor announced today that it has acquired mobile flight info resource GateGuru for an undisclosed price. GateGuru, which has apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone, includes information about flights, detailed itineraries, airport info, amenity information, maps, airport tips, rental …

New Sesame Street Character’s Father is in Jail New Sesame Street Character’s Father is in Jail

Among other things, the children’s TV show Sesame Street is famous for addressing sensitive topics that touch many children’s lives, but that may not be addressed well by the adults in their lives. Topics such as death, AIDS, and nutrition …

Anchorman 2 May Actually Be A Good Comedy Sequel Anchorman 2 May Actually Be A Good Comedy Sequel
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Comedy sequels are rarely ever good. For every Clerks II, there’s 10 more Evan Almightys. That’s why it was a little concerning to see Anchorman was getting a sequel, but our fears may have been overblown. On Tuesday, Paramount released …

Apple TV Gets HBO Go And WatchESPN Apple TV Gets HBO Go And WatchESPN

Apple announced today that HBO Go and WatchESPN are now available for Apple TV. “HBO GO and WatchESPN are some of the most popular iOS apps and are sure to be huge hits on Apple TV,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s …

Fox In Jar Gets Help From Passerby Fox In Jar Gets Help From Passerby

A fox who found himself in a quandary recently got a little help from two men who happened to be nearby. The kit had his head stuck inside a glass jar and was lucky enough to find some helpers with …

Sony Pulls Latest PS3 4.45 Firmware Update Sony Pulls Latest PS3 4.45 Firmware Update
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You might have noticed your PS3 telling you to update to system software version 4.45 last night. If you downloaded it, you also might have noticed that your PS3 is nothing more than a brick now. Sony confirmed last night …

Josh Duggar Hired by Conservative Christian Lobbying Group Josh Duggar Hired by Conservative Christian Lobbying Group
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Last week, Josh and Anna Duggar announced the birth of their third child, Marcus Anthony Duggar. Josh is the oldest child of Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, the heads of the massive family depicted in the TLC reality show 19 …

Netflix Will Be Available In The Netherlands This Year Netflix Will Be Available In The Netherlands This Year

Netflix announced on Wednesday that it will launch in the Netherlands in late 2013. This will mark the 41st country where the service is available. It’s hard to say just what all content will be available, but Netflix does say, …

Netflix Is Getting Some New Features In Canada Netflix Is Getting Some New Features In Canada

Last week at E3, Netflix was showing off upcoming user profiles. Yahoo News spoke with a company exec, who demoed the feature, and indicated it would be available by the end of August in the U.S. A few days later, …

Nap Nanny: If You Have An Infant, You Should Read This Nap Nanny: If You Have An Infant, You Should Read This
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A massive recall is in the news this morning after the company that makes an infant recliner called Nap Nanny says their product has caused infant deaths. The Nap Nanny is a soft, reclining surface for babies to sleep on …

Google Kills ‘Links’ In Its Ranking Message To Webmasters Google Kills ‘Links’ In Its Ranking Message To Webmasters
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Google has a help center article in Webmaster Tools specifically about “ranking”. It’s not incredibly informative, and certainly doesn’t walk you through Google’s over 200 signals. It’s just a few sentences of advice, including links to Google’s Webmaster Academy and …

Lima, Peru Shaken by Small Earthquake Lima, Peru Shaken by Small Earthquake

The capital of Peru was shaken Tuesday night by a relatively small earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake at a mild magnitude of 4.6. The epicenter of the quake was around 22 miles (35km) off the coast of …

Facebook Has One Million Active Advertisers Facebook Has One Million Active Advertisers

Facebook has revealed that it now has over a million active advertisers. It’s unclear exactly when the company hit this milestone, but it dropped the stat in an update in its newsroom, titled, ‘One million Thank Yous“. “Over the past …

Bagram Air Base Attack Leaves Four Dead Bagram Air Base Attack Leaves Four Dead
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Four U.S. troops died in an attack on Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on Tuesday. According to an Associated Press report, the soldiers were killed by “indirect fire,” such as a mortar or rocket. The report cites anonymous officials who …