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NY Mayor Bloomberg Sounds Off on Trans Fat Ban

Earlier today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed a new classification for trans fats that would essentially ban partially hydrogenated oils from being used in food. While the proposal has reignited a national debate government regulation and public …

Google Shopping & Google Trusted Stores Expand To More Of The World Google Shopping & Google Trusted Stores Expand To More Of The World
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In two separate announcements, Google revealed that it is expanding Google Shopping into 8 more countries and Google Trusted Stores into 3. Google launched Trusted Stores in the U.S. two years ago, but they have not gone international until now. …

Detroit Barbershop Shooting Leaves 3 Dead, 7 Injured

At 5:47 PM Wednesday, Detroit police responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting that shots had been fired at Al’s Place Barbershop. Two minutes later, at 5:49 PM, police arrived on the scene of “one of Detroit’s more violent incidents,” according …

Firefox For Android Will Come Preinstalled On Kobo Arc Tablets Firefox For Android Will Come Preinstalled On Kobo Arc Tablets

When you buy an Android smartphone today, you really only have one option of browser right out of the box – the vanilla Android browser. Sure, you can download other browsers off of Google Play, but why do that when …

Televised Presidential Debates Do Matter, Shows Study

Ever since John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon appeared in a televised debate in 1960, TV debates have been powerful moments in U.S. presidential campaigns. In recent years, however, the purpose and influence of presidential debates has come into question …

Here’s What’s Going To Be Available On Netflix In The Coming Days Here’s What’s Going To Be Available On Netflix In The Coming Days

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the coming days. Note: This is for the U.S. It’s been a pretty big news …

Twitter Stock Makes Co-Founder Jack Dorsey a Billionaire Twitter Stock Makes Co-Founder Jack Dorsey a Billionaire

Everyone knew that there was a lot of money to be made when Twitter went public, but what Twitter opened at on the New York Stock Exchange far exceeded the company’s expectations. So what does this mean for Twitter co-founder …

Dave Grohl Joins Zac Brown Band at CMAs

Dave Grohl started his meteoric rise to fame as the drummer in the grunge-rock group, Nirvana. After the loss of Kurt Cobain, Grohl fronted his own rock group, The Foo Fighters. Four of the seven albums that The Foo Fighters …

Paulina Gretzky Featured on Maxim Cover
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With the advent of Instagram came the ever-increasing popularity of the “selfie” – a niche art-form in which one is able to contort their body in the most awkward way possible in order to capture the perfect “glamour” shot, without …

Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2 Dev Diary Discusses Dracula’s Origins

Gamers increasingly want to know what’s going on behind the scenes of their favorite games. While the development diary may have once been on an extra disc for a special edition, publishers are now releasing them before the game comes …

European PC Market Still in Decline European PC Market Still in Decline

Though global declines in the PC market could have been worse during the third quarter, shipment numbers are still falling quickly. This is especially true in established markets, where tablets have eaten into PC sales for the past two years. …

Twitter Opens At $45.10, Up 73.5% Twitter Opens At $45.10, Up 73.5%

Twitter got off to a pretty big start as a public company, opening up at $45.10 (73.5% higher than its set price of $26). That price values Twitter just shy of $32 billion. Also, Patrick Stewart helped ring the opening …

Sony Details Knack’s Co-Op Mode, Social Features

Mark Cerny played a helping hand in designing some of the most respected and beloved platformers of the mid-90s, like Crash Bandicoot and Spyro the Dragon. Due to the limitations of those consoles, however, they couldn’t provide a co-op experience. …

‘LEGO Lord of the Rings’ Now on iPhone, iPad

For the past year or so, developers and publishers have been pushing more console-like experiences to the mobile realm. Square Enix recently released the ambitious Deus Ex: The Fall and Firaxis actually managed to put the entirety of XCOM: Enemy …

Miranda Lambert Debuts New Toned Body

Miranda Lambert took home her fourth straight Female Vocalist of the Year award at last night’s CMA‘s, but that’s not what have everyone gushing this morning. Lambert debuted a new, slimmed-down and toned body in a blue halter dress, then …

Actor Patrick Stewart Rings In Twitter IPO

Actor Patrick Stewart joined Twitter Chief Executive Dick Costolo and founder Jack Dorsey at the New York Stock Exchange this morning, to ring in the social media platform’s IPO. Twitter announced yesterday via tweet that the price per share of …

Netflix Is Getting Live Action Marvel Shows (Starting With Daredevil) Netflix Is Getting Live Action Marvel Shows (Starting With Daredevil)

Netflix and Disney just announced a new deal that will see the Marvel Universe making its way to the realm of the Netflix original series. There will be at least four different shows and a mini-series. Marvel will develop a …

New Trailer Gives Us A Second Look At RoboCop Remake
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So it looks like the original sequence that gave birth to Peter Weller’s RoboCop, the one that featured a vicious gang led by Kurtwood Smith executing Weller’s Officer Murphy with barrage of shotgun fire, didn’t make the cut. The results …

Square Eyeing 2014 IPO, According to Report Square Eyeing 2014 IPO, According to Report

Today, everyone is talking about the big Twitter IPO. Next year, we may be talking about Square putting forth an initial public offering. The common thread here is Jack Dorsey, of course. The Twitter co-founder is also the founder and …

Navy Bribery Scandal Implicates Three US Officers
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Three US Naval officers have been indicted in a bribery case concerning husbanding activities in Asian ports. Commander Jose Luis Sanchez, Commander Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz, and Naval Criminal Investigative Service Supervisory Special Agent John Beliveau II have all been …

Wii Sports Club Headlines This Week’s Nintendo Download

Back in September, Nintendo announced that it was bringing an HD version of its Wii Sports title to the Wii U as a digital download. If you’ve been hankering to get back into the world of Wii Sports since then, …

FDA: Trans Fats Unsafe, to be Banned in Foods FDA: Trans Fats Unsafe, to be Banned in Foods
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced its intention to classify trans fats known as partially hydrogenated oils as not “generally recognized as safe” for use in food. The classification is set to go into effect after 60 …

Blockbuster to Shutdown All Domestic Retail Operations Blockbuster to Shutdown All Domestic Retail Operations
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We all knew it would happen eventually. Blockbuster is finally closing its doors for good. Yesterday, DISH Network Corporation, issued a press release announcing that its subsidiary, Blockbuster, will be ending its domestic retail by closing the last remaining 300 …

Sony Unboxes PlayStation 4, Provides An Internal Look

As PlayStation 4s start showing up in store warehouses, it helps bring the idea the next generation consoles are upon into a tangible reality. In about about a week, the world as we know it will change forever when the …