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Twitter Launches Card Analytics Dashboard Twitter Launches Card Analytics Dashboard
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Twitter announced the launch of a new analytics offering for Twitter Cards today, aimed at helping publishers, marketers and developers understand how certain types of cards they’re using are performing. That includes tweets with pictures, videos, content previews, deep links …

Civil Liberties Board Says NSA Spying Is Illegal Civil Liberties Board Says NSA Spying Is Illegal
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Last week, President Obama announced a number of reforms to how the NSA conducts its business. Chief among those reforms was changing how the agency collects bulk cellphone metadata. Some felt that the program should be ended immediately though, and …

Netflix Defends Content Release Strategy Netflix Defends Content Release Strategy
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Since Netflix has been offering its customers original shows, it has been offering them full seasons at a time, catering to the well-known binge-watching phenomenon. Netflix’s competitors have often criticized this approach, and when the company changed the strategy up …

‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Extinction DLC Previewed

The launch of the first DLC expansion for Call of Duty: Ghosts is less than a week away and Activision is now revealing just how it has spent the marketing budget for the game. Today’s latest trailer delves into the …

Hunter Moore, Revenge Porn King, Indicted for Email Hacking Scheme Hunter Moore, Revenge Porn King, Indicted for Email Hacking Scheme
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Hunter Moore, the man who owes every bit of notoriety to peddling revenge porn, has now been arrested and charged for the methods in which he obtained it. A Grand Jury in California has indicted Moore for, among other things, …

Netflix Talks More About Its Original Theatrical Movie Aspirations Netflix Talks More About Its Original Theatrical Movie Aspirations

You may recall last fall when Netflix expressed interest in making original movies – big ones that would come out on Netflix the same day they hit theaters. Content chief Ted Sarandos spoke at a Film Independent event, where was …

Danica Patrick Gets Buff for Super Bowl Ad
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In a GoDaddy commercial that would make The Situation and GTL fans everywhere scream with joy, Danica Patrick sports a big muscle body suit and races against buff-bodied men to the nearest spray tan palace. GoDaddy is going against their …

Angela Lansbury To Act On Same Stage As Her Mother

Angela Lansbury may not see a “Murder She Wrote” remake happen, but she’s got bigger things going on; namely, taking the same stage her mother acted on in 1918. The 88-year old actress will be reprising her role as Madame …

Lufthansa Heist: 5 Mobsters Arrested For Crime

Today a man alleged to have been involved in the 1978 Lufthansa heist at John F. Kennedy airport, New York,  is among 5 men taken into custody by the authorities for the crime. Federal agents have carried out a series of raids …

Awards Season Has Led To Big Spikes In Viewership for Netflix Originals Awards Season Has Led To Big Spikes In Viewership for Netflix Originals

We’ve been covering most of the awards recognition that Netflix’s original content has been getting over the past few months, and as it turns out, all of those awards and nominations are having a substantial boost on viewership. Netflix content …

Powerball Increases To $152 Million
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There was no winner in the January 22nd Powerball drawing and so the amount at stake for the next jackpot drawing has gone up. The annuity value of the January 25th drawing has climbed to $152 million. The one-time payout …

HIV Viral Load Higher in Youth, Shows Study
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Advances in HIV research in the past two decades have enabled those with the disease to live more normal lives, keeping the virus in check and down to minimum levels within their bodies. This does note mean, however, that everyone …

Tuition In $1 Bills: Student Protests Rising Tuition Costs
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University Of Utah Student Luq Mughal paid his tuition in $1 Bills – 2,000 of them to be exact. Mughal says he did this as a silent protest against the rising cost of college. Luq Mughal brought a metal case …

Original Content To Be An Increasingly Big Part Of Netflix’s Content Spending Pie Original Content To Be An Increasingly Big Part Of Netflix’s Content Spending Pie

Netflix is going full throttle with its original content, and things aren’t going to be slowing down anytime soon. New seasons of most of last year’s originals are coming out this year, and first seasons of a handful of completely …

Pinterest, Now with 100% More GIFs Pinterest, Now with 100% More GIFs
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Earlier this week we told you that Pinterest was currently experimenting with GIFs, running a small test with a handful of users. It looks like that test went well, because the social site is now rolling out GIF functionality to …

Facebook Updates App Insights To Be Cleaner, More Reliable Facebook Updates App Insights To Be Cleaner, More Reliable

For the past few years, Facebook app developers have relied on App Insights to learn how consumers use their app. While it’s certainly already a good tool, Facebook thinks it can improve it to make it even better for developers. …

Justin Bieber Smiles in Mugshot After DUI Arrest

When a celebrity gets arrested, it’s only a matter of time before someone digs up the police report with all of the relevant information. The Miami Beach Police Department decided not to keep anyone interested in singer Justin Bieber’s arrest …

Percentage of Uninsured Americans is Dropping

Much debate has surrounded the Affordable Care Act (AKA “Obamacare”) since the legislation’s health insurance markets went live late last year. Since that time some encouraging numbers have shown that the program is working, at least a little. In December …

Percy Harvin Returns To Seahawks Practice, Expected To Play In Super Bowl

Since acquiring Percy Harvin from the Minnesota Vikings, the Seattle Seahawks have had the unfortunate situation of having him injured for the majority of the season. Harvin came back once earlier in the season, and then when returning again recently, …

New iPhones Will Sport Larger Screens [REPORT] New iPhones Will Sport Larger Screens [REPORT]

Exactly one year ago today, Apple CEO Tim Cook said this during an earnings call: “The iPhone 5 offers as you know a new 4-inch Retina display, which is the most advanced display in the industry and no one comes …

Netflix: Ads Are Not Something We’re Contemplating Netflix: Ads Are Not Something We’re Contemplating

Netflix says it has no intentions of including ads in or around its content. The company released its quarterly earnings report on Wednesday. Shortly afterwards, the company held a Google+ Hangout with company execs and analysts. One analyst suggested that …

Arnold Schwarzenegger Plays Prankster At Gold’s Gym

What would you do if Arnold Schwarzenegger was watching you workout at the gym? If he was wearing a disguise would you recognize him? Schwarzenegger tried to pull a prank on members of Gold’s gym in Venice, California, by putting on …

Selena Gomez Talks Dating, Fallout With Demi Lovato

Selena Gomez has been a rising star in recent years thanks to her Disney Channel success; the actress/singer has moved to film and also stars in ad campaigns, including for her own brand of perfume. But all that success–and her …

LG To Unveil G Pro 2 At MWC 2014 [Report] LG To Unveil G Pro 2 At MWC 2014 [Report]

In 2013, LG released two flagship mobile devices – the G2 and Nexus 5. While we’re not likely to see a G2 or new Nexus 5 anytime soon, the company will reportedly be unveiling a new high-end smartphone at next …