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Amazon Appstore Celebrates Halloween With A Sale On 22 Apps

Halloween has always seemed like one of the lesser holidays compared to the likes of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Sure, it’s a fun time, but it just doesn’t really feel all that special. Apparently I’m in the minority as the Amazon …

Penn State to Pay $59.7 Million in Abuse Settlement

Nearly two years after news of the Penn State child molestation scandal broke, the university has agreed to pay a settlement of almost $60 million to 26 victims that were sexually assaulted by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Thirty …

True Detective Gets Another Great Trailer – HBO Drama to Premiere in January

In January, HBO will premiere a new series called True Detective. It stars Matthews McConaughey and Woody Harrelson as Louisiana detectives Rust Cohle and Martin Hart (yep, Rust Cohle), who through flashbacks convey the story of a bizarre, ritualistic murder …

LADEE’s Laser Sets Space Download Record

NASA has revealed that its Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration (LLCD) set a record for transmitting data from the moon to Earth. The record was set on October 18, when the device transmitted data to Earth at 622 Mbps – six …

Christina Ricci Marries Her Longtime Boyfriend

Christina Ricci, an actress who jumped into the spotlight as some tend to do at an early age, has just wed her longtime boyfriend, James Heerdegen. A representative of Ricci’s revealed the couple’s engagement in February after rumors had started …

The Zuckerberg Files: Archiving Every Single Thing Mark Zuckerberg Has Ever Said The Zuckerberg Files: Archiving Every Single Thing Mark Zuckerberg Has Ever Said

Mark Zuckerberg has made a lot of money convincing people that they should contribute to a public, permanent record of everything they’ve ever said or done. Now, in a project that can only be described as the most poetic of …

Jerry Sandusky Victims Reach Settlement Agreement

Jerry Sandusky, who is serving 30-60 years in prison for sexually abusing several boys at Penn State University while he was employed there, is back in the news this week after the school reportedly reached settlements with 26 of his …

White House Suggests More NSA Reforms In Wake Of Recent Leaks White House Suggests More NSA Reforms In Wake Of Recent Leaks
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Last week, The Guardian reported that the NSA was eavesdropping on 35 world leaders, including US allies. As you can imagine, this didn’t sit well with those being spied on, while reports emerged that the spying programs were stopped after …

Matt Cutts On Creating More Content For Better Google Rankings Matt Cutts On Creating More Content For Better Google Rankings
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You may think that having more webpages increases your chances of getting better Google rankings. Well, you might be right. Kind of. This is the topic of the latest Google Webmaster Help video from Matt Cutts. “I wouldn’t assume that …

Call of Duty: Ghosts “Extinction” Mode Revealed in New Trailer

With only one week to go before the launch of Call of Duty: Ghosts on PC and current-generation consoles, Activision has officially revealed a new game mode called “Extinction.” The mode seems to be Infinity Ward’s answer to the popular …

Attica Prison: Attorney Gen. Wants Documents Unsealed
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Attica prison riots: three words that made history in 1971, when half of the prison’s 2,200 inmates rebelled against their poor living conditions and took several guards hostage for four days. As police and the National Guard stormed in to …

Maggie Siff, “SOA” Actress, Expecting First Child

Maggie Siff and the “SOA” crew just wrapped up shooting for the 6th season, which will give her a bit of a break during her pregnancy, but fans are eager to know how the baby will affect the future of …

Netflix Scores Entire ‘Dexter’ Series With New CBS/Showtime Deal, Release Date Is Halloween Netflix Scores Entire ‘Dexter’ Series With New CBS/Showtime Deal, Release Date Is Halloween
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Netflix announced today that it has entered a new content licensing agreement with CBS, which will bring all eight seasons of the hit serial killer drama Dexter to Netflix’s streaming service. The first four seasons will become available on Halloween, …

BCS Standings: Florida State Drops to #3
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The updated BCS standings were released last night, and while there weren’t a lot of major changes from last week, the poll did see Florida State and Oregon switch places. Florida State dropped from the #2 spot to #3, which …

Ohio State Marching Band: You Have To See This (Video)

The Ohio State marching band has obviously been very busy in recent weeks, honing their skills on the field to create some jaw-dropping images for a recent halftime show. If you’ve ever seen a coordinated effort by a marching band, …

Mariel Hemingway Talks About Family’s Grim Tradition

Mariel Hemingway likely could have relied on her very famous last name for some limelight, at least when she was younger; as the granddaughter of writer Ernest, she was part of a family which was well respected and well known. …

‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Trial to Launch With Xbox One

Despite a new Kinect being packed-in with every launch Xbox One, there will be no Kinect launch title from Microsoft itself. The device can, of course, be used to navigate the console with voice commands, but that won’t exactly justify …

Here’s Some New Super Mario 3D World Gameplay Footage

Last week, Nintendo made us a believer in Mario again with the latest trailer for Super Mario 3D World. After some initial skepticism regarding Mario’s first 3D adventure on the Wii U, most are now convinced that Nintendo has hit …

“Catching Fire” Final Trailer Airs During World Series

When we last left Katniss Everdeen (played by Jennifer Lawrence) on the big screen, she was pondering life after her victory in The Hunger Games. When asked by Peeta (played by Josh Hutcherson) what is going to happen when they …

How To Get The Media To Notice You How To Get The Media To Notice You

Today, I would argue PR is more important than ever before. In addition to helping companies increase profiles and attract new clients, PR can be considered the secret weapon for SEO. Unfortunately, despite the increasing importance of PR, it is …

Foxconn Opens $25 Million Research Center Foxconn Opens $25 Million Research Center

According to Taiwanese publication DigiTimes, Foxconn Electronics this week officially opened a new research and development facility in Nanning, China. Foxconn reportedly sunk $24.6 million into the facility. The report states that the center will be used for research and …

Hugh Hefner Throws Halloween Party, Dresses as Robin Thicke
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It seems everyone is enjoying the spirit of Halloween, and Hugh Hefner is no exception. The famed founder of Playboy Enterprises must have felt some kind of way about Miley Cyrus’ memorable performance for the MTV Video Music Awards. He …

BBM Searches Are ‘Off The Charts,’ Especially For iPhone BBM Searches Are ‘Off The Charts,’ Especially For iPhone

A week ago, BlackBerry announced that Blackberry Messenger (BBM) had rolled out to Android and iPhone users as a free app, and since then, there has been a great deal of interest in it. A spokesperson for Yahoo tells WebProNews …

Galaxy Tab 3 Kids Will Annoy You With Its Color Scheme On November 10 Galaxy Tab 3 Kids Will Annoy You With Its Color Scheme On November 10

Color is one of the most important aspects of any consumer technology. After all, color makes up a consumer’s first impression of any device, and that’s why most companies play it safe with black or white. It seems that all …