Google Earth 7 Gets Tour Guide, New 3D Imagery

Google announced the launch of Google Earth 7, which brings the 3D imagery and tour guide features previously launched in Google Earth for Mobile to the desktop. It has tours of over 11,000 sites around the world. “The tour guide…

Your Google+ Stream Just Got Cozier with Google Drive

In more “Google+ is Google” news, the company has just announced that Google Drive users can now share things on Google+. That’s not new in and of itself, but exactly how that stuff is shared on Google+ is new, and…

Gosling Surprises Kids At Deaf School, Wins At Life

Ryan Gosling, as if he couldn’t get more perfect, showed up at the Texas School for the Deaf recently to surprise some kids–alongside his co-stars Michael Fassbender and Rooney Mara–and make some dreams come true. Gosling was in town filming…

Medicare Rule Could Increase Hospitalization, Shows Study

A new study shows that a medicare rule that blocks some nursing home residents from receiving simultaneous reimbursement for hospice and skilled nursing facility (SNF, a medicare-certified nursing home) care may be responsible for those residents receiving “more aggressive” treatment…

Samsung Brings The Galaxy Premier To The Ukraine

Samsung has been busy with the launch of the Galaxy Note II, and its continued support for the popular Galaxy S III. That doesn’t mean the company is done releasing new phones this year though. It was revealed that the…

Yahoo Finds Its Way Into Print Via Us Weekly And Rolling Stone

Yahoo announced a big deal today with Wenner Media, which will see editorial teams from both companies working together to produce new editorial franchises around entertainment topics. Us Weekly and Rolling Stone will have permanent branded pages on Yahoo’s omg!…

Check Out Bing’s Halloween Haunted House Homepage

Google isn’t the only search engine celebrating Halloween on its homepage. Check out the animated haunted house homepage Bing has going on: It’s cooler if you actually go to the page. Watch for the ghosts that appear in different parts…

Google Adds Amber Alerts to Mobile and Desktop Searches

Google is taking Amber alert information provided by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and working it into their search results, the company said today. Now, Amber Alerts will appear in users’ search results when they search for…

Matt Cutts As “Matt Romney” (And Years Worth Of Other Matt Cutts Halloween Costumes)

Google’s Matt Cutts shared his halloween costume with readers of his personal blog. Behold “Matt Romney”: “This was a fun, easy, comfortable costume,” he says (after outlining his five-point plan for a Mitt Romney costume). “I practiced a few of…

Facebook Simplifies Your Stream with New Timeline Layout Test

If you think that the Facebook Timeline is too busy, and focuses too much on open graph apps instead of posts, Facebook is testing a new layout that might make you happy. The new Timeline test removes the visible dividing…