Don Harrison, Google’s vice president of corporate development, confirmed today that the company had agreed to a billion-dollar price for the social mapping app Waze in a deal announced earlier this month. “We’re focused on the userShow More Summary
This year's E3 was amazing: dozens of terrific-looking games for fans, press and industry to demo and watch. Yet one really stood above the pack, even if it was a simple tech demo. Still, most demos don't let you dogfight in space through...Show More Summary
In an effort to build out its advertising business, GetGlue has tapped Evan Krauss, formerly of Shazam, to serve as the new president of the social TV company at its headquarters in New York City. The news follows the company’s appointment...Show More Summary
If you're feeling a little stressed today, don't worry — you probably just instinctively knew you had to celebrate International Panic Day Though today is a time to let your anxieties go, there are many forms of panic that can hit on...Show More Summary
A drowned dog Facebook photo has led to the arrest of the animals owner. The unnamed man tied his dog to a rock and then left him to drown in high-tide. A dog walker found the poor pooch’s body in the sand at low tide and quickly snapped a photo which they placed on their...
Justin Bieber won the race to become the first Twitter user to reach 40 million followers, but Rihanna just dethroned him on YouTube, claiming the most-viewed-artist title on Tuesday Rihanna's channel, which has existed since May 2009, has 3,784,030,789 views. Show More Summary
Of the many announcements Apple made last week, the news about iCloud Keychain seemed fairly minor. After all, senior vice president of of software engineering Craig Federighi spent just 1:20 on it at Apple's WWDC keynote. However, iCloud Keychain could end up having a big impact on consumer habits. Show More Summary
It’s so little known, it’s barely there. I’m not talking about Sofia Vergara’s pool attire (we’ll get to that), I mean WhoSay, which is basically a more celebrity-oriented social network mostly traveled by celebrity blogs like Perez Hilton and TMZ. For celebrities like Vergara, who at age 40 seems to defy gravity, it’s a quiet...
Reddit has the power to help change the world — It also has the power to make the term “put a cat on it” trend for almost no reason whatsoever. A mom in Indiana recently ordered a graduation cake for her daughter Laura and somewhere along the way her message was miscommunicated. Laura’s mom asked...
The National Security Administration's surveillance programs have helped foil more than 50 terrorist plots across the world, NSA Chief Gen. Keith Alexander said during a Tuesday congressional hearing. "In recent years these programs, together with other intelligence, have protected the U.S. Show More Summary
AT&T announced it will set up 25 solar-powered charging stations for mobile devices throughout New York City For this project, dubbed Street Charge, AT&T partnered with solar power company Goal Zero and Brooklyn-based Pensa Design, which...Show More Summary
Forget about birds, Portlandia fans — the new trend is to "put a cat on it." An Indiana mom wanted to spice up her daughter Laura's graduation cake, so she made the seemingly normal request for the bakery to "put a little cap on it." SEE...Show More Summary
E3 is crazy place where you can find everything from a building-sized working robot to real-life zombies trying to escape from behind a fence. Game publishers big and small go all out for the annual conference, making it a sight youShow More Summary
Greg Louganis is engaged to Johnny Chaillot and the American diving legend confirmed his good news on Twitter. PEOPLE Magazine first announced that Louganis was believed to be preparing for matrimony but a confirmation was not forthcoming. On Monday night the diver posted the following tweets: Yes! It is official we are getting married! I love...
Time for your Amanda Bynes update this Tuesday, June 18, Year of Our Lord 2013. Bynes was spotted in Atlantic City over the weekend, chilling randomly in a hot tub wearing her blonde wig, a big pair of sunglasses, and taking selfies among perfect strangers. According to TMZ, she did agree to pose for photos...
The most addictive smartphone game in recent memory may be making its way to Wall Street Midasplayer (more commonly referred to as King), the gaming company behind several popular titles including Bubble Witch Saga and the phenomenally successful Candy Crush Saga, is said to be taking steps towards an IPO. Show More Summary
With new technology often comes trepidation — people ask, do we really need this, and what's the worst case scenario? From the printing press to the radio and, of course, the Internet, skeptics find a way to spread tall tales of impending doom. Show More Summary
It’s happened to all of us. You’re planted in front of the television, laughing through another Seinfeld rerun, when the channel cuts to Sarah McLachlan’s ASPCA commercial and things get... rough You and your friends, chatty and giggling just a moment ago, quiet down and stare at the floor, trying to hide the tears welling up in your eyes. Show More Summary
To distance itself from allegations of collaborating with the secret surveillance program PRISM, Apple issued a statement on Sunday night that denies it granted the National Security Agency direct access to its servers. The company went one step further: Apple claimed it couldn't turn over certain data to the U.S. Show More Summary
Rounds has updated its mobile apps for iOS and Android, the platform now features a mobile video hangout feature that includes a co-browsing option. Using the new setup users can share the same web pages while they talk. According to Rounds marketing director Natasha Shine-Zirkel the iOS and Android pps are designed to connect friends, not strangers,...