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Google Celebrates The Legacy Of The Manchester Baby Google Celebrates The Legacy Of The Manchester Baby

The computer, smartphone or tablet you’re reading this on owes its existence to one very special machine. Today, Google is celebrating the 65th anniversary of the Manchester Small Scale Experimental Machine – or the Manchester Baby as it’s become know. …

New Watchdogs Multiplayer Gameplay Revealed New Watchdogs Multiplayer Gameplay Revealed

Last week, Ubisoft revealed some details on the multiplayer features included in its upcoming open-world Grand Theft Auto-with-hacking game Watch Dogs. Instead of another multiplayer mode with arenas for players to shoot each other in, Watch Dogs will contain a …

Sprint Ups Clearwire Acquisition to $5 Per Share Sprint Ups Clearwire Acquisition to $5 Per Share

In December 2012, Sprint Nextel announced that it would acquire the 50% of Clearwire that it did not already own for $2.2 billion. Sprint would pay $2.97 per share of Cleawire, valuing the company at around $10 billion. The acquisition …

Ok, Instagram Video, 15 Seconds Feels Really, Really, Really Long Ok, Instagram Video, 15 Seconds Feels Really, Really, Really Long
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I’m an Instagram user. Not a heavy user or anything, just your average user who’ll snap a picture of a nice, rare steak or my dog – if he’s being particularly cute or something. I have about 100 followers and …

First Day of Winter 2013 Celebrated With Google (21 Days Late In Australia) First Day of Winter 2013 Celebrated With Google (21 Days Late In Australia)
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It’s the first day of winter in some parts of the world, and Google is showing a doodle where appropriate. Well, almost. Google is showing this doodle in Brazil, Australia, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Paraguay, New Zealand, Bolivia and Argentina. In …

Summer Solstice 2013 Celebrated With Google Doodle Summer Solstice 2013 Celebrated With Google Doodle
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Today is the Summer Solstice (or the official first day of summer) in many parts of the world, and Google is showing a doodle on its homepage in the appropriate countries to celebrate. The countries that are getting this doodle …

Watch Jimmy Fallon And Elijah Wood Play Call Of Duty: Ghosts Watch Jimmy Fallon And Elijah Wood Play Call Of Duty: Ghosts
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It’s Video Game Week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and he’s been having some of the biggest names in the industry to stop by. On Thursday night, Infinity Ward’s Mark Rubin came on the show with the E3 demo …

Giant Hogweed Plant: Beware, It Will Blind You Giant Hogweed Plant: Beware, It Will Blind You
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An invasive plant is taking over parts of Indiana, and the Department of Natural Resources is warning people to stay away from it as oil from the flowers can cause skin trauma and even blindness. Giant hogweed, or heracleum mantegazzianum, …

Carly Rae Jepsen: Media Is “Brutal” With Bieber Carly Rae Jepsen: Media Is “Brutal” With Bieber
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Carly Rae Jepsen sat down for an interview with Billboard recently, and along with talking about her new album, she dove a bit into the way the media treats her buddy Justin Bieber. Bieber had a hand in discovering Jepsen …

SentinelAgent Launches New Prime Program For VARs SentinelAgent Launches New Prime Program For VARs

Cloud-based Windows monitoring system SentinelAgent is now offering a PRIME partner and referral program for MSPs and VARs specializing in network managed services. SentinelAgent says it aims to transform how SaaS resellers and referral agents work with their vendor partners …

Nvidia Announces SHIELD Price Drop Nvidia Announces SHIELD Price Drop

While the video game world is primarily focusing on the upcoming iteration of the console wars–PS4!!! No!!! XBox One!!!!–some other companies that are making moves of their own, all in effort to bring PC/mobile gaming to additional outlets. One such …

Daft Punk Excited About Abrams-helmed Star Wars Film Daft Punk Excited About Abrams-helmed Star Wars Film

French electronic duo Daft Punk recently sat down with Los Angeles radio station KROQ for a rare interview. During the interview the pair talked about a wide variety of topics, but spent a lot of time discussing their optimism for …

Zimmerman Jury Selected: All-Female Jury To Decide Zimmerman’s Fate Zimmerman Jury Selected: All-Female Jury To Decide Zimmerman’s Fate

George Zimmerman’s jury has finally been seated after a lengthy selection process, according to Zimmerman’s attorney. The six jurors seated are all women, and nearly all (five of the six) are white. Of the four alternates, two are women and …

Edie Falco Talks About Love Affair With James Gandolfini Edie Falco Talks About Love Affair With James Gandolfini
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Edie Falco mourned the sudden passing of onscreen husband James Gandolfini today, and said that it was difficult to separate the love affair her character had with his from real life sometimes. “It was weird to sit down at a …

XCOM Hits iOS, Launch Trailer Released XCOM Hits iOS, Launch Trailer Released

As incredible as it sounds, the full experience of 2k’s and Firaxis’ XCOM: Enemy Unknown has now hit mobile platforms. The game is available today through Apple’s App Store for iPad and iPhone. XCOM was released last year for consoles …

Colin Stretch to Replace Ted Ullyot as Facebook General Counsel Colin Stretch to Replace Ted Ullyot as Facebook General Counsel
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Last month, Facebook announced that longtime General Counsel Ted Ullyot was on the way out. And today, the company has announced his replacement. Taking over for Ullyot will be Colin Stretch, a three-year veteran of the company. He will serve …

Miley Cyrus Wants To Erase Her Old Songs Miley Cyrus Wants To Erase Her Old Songs
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Miley Cyrus says she’s evolved from who she used to be as an artist, and she hates that she can’t magically make her older music disappear. “Right now, when people go to iTunes and listen to my old music, it’s …

Nintendo’s E3 Direct Gets The Abridged Treatment Nintendo’s E3 Direct Gets The Abridged Treatment

Nintendo didn’t hold a traditional E3 press conference this year. It instead opted to speak directly to fans via its Nintendo Direct video series. Now its Nintendo Direct has been condensed to 5 minutes from its original 45 minute running …

The NSA Can Use Incidental Data Under Certain Conditions The NSA Can Use Incidental Data Under Certain Conditions
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One of the scariest parts about the NSA’s spying program is its collection of incidental data – information that may or may not be about American citizens that just so happens to be picked up with information on non-U.S. targets. …

Cumulus Networks Emerges From Stealth With Cumulus Linux Cumulus Networks Emerges From Stealth With Cumulus Linux

Cumulus Networks has now launched after operating in stealth mode for about three years, and revealed Cumulus Linux for datacenter networking. In fact, the company calls it “the first true, full-featured Linux operating system for datacenter networking”. The company was …

Facebook Has Some Tips for Journos on How to Use Instagram’s New Video Capabilities Facebook Has Some Tips for Journos on How to Use Instagram’s New Video Capabilities
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As you may have heard, Facebook-owned Instagram just unveiled video-making capabilities. Like Twitter’s Vine, Instagram videos allow users to create short, edited videos and share them on multiple social media platforms. There are a few differences between Instagram Video and …

New Titanfall Game Preview Released New Titanfall Game Preview Released

Of all the next-generation titles previewed that this year’s E3, Titanfall was, perhaps, the most promising. Though it appears at first glance to be another multiplayer shooter and is being made by the same developers that crafted the modern military …

“Dumb And Dumber 2″: Jim Carrey Changes Mind “Dumb And Dumber 2″: Jim Carrey Changes Mind
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“Dumb And Dumber To”, the sequel to the enormously popular 1994 film starring Jeff Daniels and Jim Carrey, has reportedly found a new home with Red Granite and Universal Pictures. The movie has been in talks for a while now, …

Twitter’s Nicole Wong Is Your New U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer Twitter’s Nicole Wong Is Your New U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer
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Twitter’s Nicole Wong will be leaving her position at Twitter and joining the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer. According to the White House, Wong will we primarily focused on internet privacy and other technology issues. “Wong has tremendous …