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Call Of Duty: Ghosts Will Have Dedicated Servers On All Platforms

A game like Call of Duty doesn’t just need dedicated servers – it requires them. Unfortunately, dedicated server support has been spotty over the past few games, with the console versions of Modern Warfare 3 not supporting them. Infinity Ward’s …

Marital Satisfaction Linked to Gene in New Study
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As humans we would like to think that we’re in control of our emotions. That disagreements with loved ones are settled completely on our terms. It turns out, however, that we may be heavily influenced by genetics when it comes …

Attleboro School: Lockdown In Place During Search For Gunman

A middle school in Attleboro, Massachusetts was put on lockdown earlier today while police searched the area for a gunman allegedly spotted by students. Attleboro Police Department issued an announcement on their Twitter feed this afternoon about the lockdown at …

Obama: Negotiations Don’t Require Threats

President Obama spoke in a news conference from the White House today and urged the Republicans to end the threats and “get down to work”. While House Speaker John Boehner has urged Obama to negotiate on a spending plan, the …

‘Carrie’ Prank: Viral Marketing Done Right Terrifies Coffee Shop Patrons ‘Carrie’ Prank: Viral Marketing Done Right Terrifies Coffee Shop Patrons
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A great viral ad is one that you have no idea is a viral ad until the people behind the viral ad are forced to make it clear exactly what the ad is hawking. A new viral campaign for the …

Tom Hanks “Graduates” to Type 2 Diabetes

During his Monday night guest spot on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” actor Tom Hanks revealed that he’s been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes – and that weight fluctuations for on-screen roles may have been a contributing factor. Hanks …

Facebook Reworks Ad Buying/Reporting To Focus On Specific Objectives Facebook Reworks Ad Buying/Reporting To Focus On Specific Objectives

Facebook announced on Tuesday that it has redesigned its ad buying and reporting tools to reflect a more objective-based buying and reporting approach. Essentially, the goal is to let advertisers state their objectives, and deliver on that accordingly, rather than …

The Nexus 5 Will Retail For $299 Off Contract [Rumor] The Nexus 5 Will Retail For $299 Off Contract [Rumor]

Google’s Nexus line has always been a great place for the cost-conscious shopper to find the latest and greatest hardware at super affordable prices. It’s all thanks to Google subsidizing the hardware themselves in the hopes that it increases the …

Talisman Energy Stocks Climb with Icahn Tweet Talisman Energy Stocks Climb with Icahn Tweet

The Canadian global oil and gas production company, Talisman Energy, has seen its value slide over the past several years due to poor business planning. However, stocks of Talisman Energy grew over 10% Tuesday morning following this Tweet by Carl …

Amazon Upgrades Whispersync For Voice For Kindle Books, Expands Available Titles Amazon Upgrades Whispersync For Voice For Kindle Books, Expands Available Titles
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Amazon announced today that it has launched some upgrades to its Whispersync for Voice technology to make it easier for people reading Kindle books to switch between reading and listening to the Audible audiobook version on a smartphone or tablet. …

Indiana Jones Runs For His Life in Central Park

Last week Improv Everywhere (the “no pants subway ride” troupe) released the first of its “Movies in Real Life” series. The first event had an actor dressed as Rocky Balboa run through the streets of Philadelphia, re-creating the famous workout …

Mad Catz’ M.O.J.O. Enters The Micro-Console Market In December

Mad Catz is a name that many old-school gamers will associate with subpar third-party accessories while modern fighting game fans love the company for its high-quality fight sticks. Both probably never thought the company would be getting into the console …

‘Star Wars Rebels’ Teased in New Trailer

Earlier this year, Disney and Lucasfilm announced a new animated Star Wars series titled Star Wars Rebels. The series is set to air in the fall of 2014 on the Disney XD channel. The show will be set between Star …

Trucker Rally Headed to D.C. to Protect Constitution
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Trucker culture here in the United States is perhaps one of the more unique phenomena in the world. Our entire economic success depends upon a group of individuals who are willing to drive an exhausting amount of hours across a …

Twitter Typos Rarely Get Worse than This One from Obama’s Communication Advisor Twitter Typos Rarely Get Worse than This One from Obama’s Communication Advisor

Twitter typos can happen to anyone – and they frequently do. Seriously, I can’t even count the times that I’ve tweeted about just how ducking mad I am about something. I blame my fat thumbs. In a similar thumb screwup …

Will Small Businesses Suffer If Forced To Collect Online Sales Tax? Will Small Businesses Suffer If Forced To Collect Online Sales Tax?
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The Marketplace Fairness Act is one of the most controversial bills currently making its way through the House. Those who support the bill claim it will help brick-and-mortar stores compete with online businesses whereas those who oppose it claim it …

‘Login And Pay With Amazon’ Now Available To Ecommerce Sites ‘Login And Pay With Amazon’ Now Available To Ecommerce Sites

Amazon revealed a new payments product today called Login And Pay With Amazon, which lets websites allow people to do exactly what you would think (use their Amazon accounts to make purchases). This is a product that many have been …

Over 2 Million Electric Cars to Hit Roads in 2020 Over 2 Million Electric Cars to Hit Roads in 2020

Hybrid vehicles are becoming the norm in the U.S. and Europe, but fully electric plug-in vehicles are still slowly gaining traction. The reasons for this slow adoption are many, including a low install base of public charging stations and battery …

Beats Music Is Coming ‘Within the Next Few Months’ Beats Music Is Coming ‘Within the Next Few Months’

Beats may be known for their headphones, but soon they want you to know them for their music streaming platform, Beats Music. President Luke Wood recently told The Next Web that he plans on launching the much-anticipated service “within the …

Tom Hanks Reveals He Has Type 2 Diabetes

Tom Hanks sat down with David Letterman recently for an interview and to promote “Captain Phillips”, and revealed that he’s currently battling Type 2 diabetes. The actor/director says he’s lost some weight, but he’s still not where his doctor would …

African Billionaires Numbered at 55 African Billionaires Numbered at 55
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In a recent study conducted by Ventures magazine, a Nigerian business magazine which champions capitalist developments in Africa, has identified at least 55 billionaires on the continent of Africa. While this number is a conservative estimate, according to founder Chi-Chi …

Cadillac Escalade Unveiled in NYC Cadillac Escalade Unveiled in NYC

Since the Cadillac Escalade hit the automarket in 1999, it has been the iconic large SUV. The Escalade quickly found a niche in several different communities, mainly of the professional athlete and urban, rap variety. As the market and consumers …

“Simpsons” Halloween Episode Gets Amazing Treatment

Every year, the creators of “The Simpsons” give us a little treat come Halloween-time: a “Treehouse of Horror” episode which features different spooky segments. They’ve lampooned everything from Poe’s “The Raven” to Harry Potter, and for fans of the show …

‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ DLC Announced, Previewed

There are still weeks to go before the release of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, but Ubisoft today began detailing its DLC plans for the title. The first DLC for the game will be titled Freedom Cry! and tells the …