Verizon Cloud storage now available for Android
Verizon has rolled out the Android app version of its online storage solution called Verizon Cloud, which isn’t a terribly original name but gets the main point of the service across. With Verizon Cloud, customers can do the same thing they’ve likely been doing with Dropbox and similar services already – upload and store content in the cloud, ensuring that it is always there even if the smartphone ends up lost or needs to be wiped. Verizon says the service will be rolled out ...
Google Now launched on iOS
After months of speculation, Google has released Google Now for iOS. The contextual search assistant comes to Apple’s OS through an update to the Google Search app on the App St    ...
Intel CEO backs SoftBank's bid for Sprint over Dish's offer
(Reuters) - Intel Corp Chief Executive Paul Otellini said in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission that he supports SoftBank's bid for Sprint Nextel Corp, rather than Dish Network's counter offer. ...
Twitter for Glass app hinted at in tweet
Twitter user Jonathan Gottfried spotted a tweet using the #throughglass hashtag that has since been deleted, but that suggested Twitter has created a Glass app and that it is up and functioning on at least one pair of Google‘s frames. The tweet was sent out by Twitter user Shivster Muddler accompanied by a picture of some trees with the caption: “Just shared a photo #throughglass.” The discovery was first reported by the folks over at TechCrunch, which pointed out that hints...
Catherine Zeta-Jones seeks help again for bipolar disorder
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has sought help again for bipolar disorder, in what her publicist called a "pro-active" move to take care of her health. ...
Park Tag Wants To Make It Easier To Find Your Next Parking Space By Creating A Space-Swapping Community
Finding a parking space right next to your favourite café can seem like playing the lottery, but Park Tag wants to change all that. The startup, which is exhibiting at Disrupt NY’s Startup Alley, wants to make parking social so it’s easier to find your next space. The Park Tag iOS app lets users invite their neighbours and colleagues to form a community of drivers who can help each other out by posting a parking space they are using before they’re going to vacate it so that ano...
Gears of War film to be produced by Scott Stuber
Battleship, Ted and Safe House producer gets onboard. The storied Gears of War film adaptation has been given a new lease on life, with Ted's Scott Stuber confirmed as producer.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesDiablo 3 PS3 pre-order bonus is XP buffRespawn's new game is next-gen Xbox-exclusive, claims reportMicrosoft 'behind' in next-gen Xbox software development - reportMetro: Last Light 'Redemption' trailerCall of Duty: Ghosts teaser site goes live    ...
New database focuses on China's secretive aid to Africa
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Economic development researchers on Monday unveiled a database of China's aid to Africa in an effort to work around Beijing's secrecy about the numbers, as a debate rages over the intentions and impact of Chinese assistance. ...
NASA gets first ever look at hurricane on Saturn
A hurricane is an impressive display of the power of nature, an unfortunate reality that sometimes causes more than its fair share of damage and grief. While we’re all familiar with what a hurricane on our own planet looks like, hurricanes on other planets have been something of a mystery. That changed this month when NASA got the first-ever detailed look at a hurricane that took place on Saturn. As it turns out, a hurricane on Saturn looks remarkably similar. Said California Institute o...
AEG warns of "ugly stuff" in Michael Jackson wrongful death trial
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An attorney for the concert promotion company AEG Live warned jurors they would see a very different view of the charismatic Michael Jackson as the company seeks to prove it was not liable for the pop star's death. ...
Detector finds smuggled cellphones even without batteries or SIM cards
Turning off cellphones or even locking them in metal boxes won't be enough to keep them hidden with a new phone detector introduced on Monday.The Manta Ray, made by Berkeley Varitronics Systems, can find phones through walls and other barriers even if their batteries and SIM cards are removed. The materials that the handheld detector can penetrate include aluminum, brass, copper, concrete and plasterboard, according to the company. The device, available from the company's website for US$499, ...
Catherine Zeta-Jones -- Enters Treatment Center for Bipolar Disorder
Catherine Zeta-Jones has checked in to a treatment center to get more help for her Bipolar disorder ... TMZ has learned. We've learned ... the 43-year-old Academy Award winner checked in to the treatment center Monday ... and is expected to complete…
Turn on, tune in, retweet: How TV and the Internet melted into one world
GIFS, memes, and Reddit forums used to be part of an exclusive Internet-lovers-only club - but now mainstream media are in on the joke and building broadcasting around the sites and mechanisms that have viral potential.
Breaking a sports barrier, NBA's Jason Collins comes out as gay
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Veteran basketball player Jason Collins announced on Monday that he was gay, smashing through one of the final frontiers in U.S. sports with a frank personal statement and winning warm praise as a groundbreaker. ...
Sony Xperia SP smartphone rolls out in UK
We talked about Sony‘s Xperia SP smartphone back on March 18, which we reported was supposed to hit shelves in the second quarter of this year. It looks like that timeline was spot-on, with the Xperia SP going on sale in the UK via T-Mobile and Orange for a moderate £249.99 sans-contract. Such adds on to the other places it is already available, including India and Singapore. While the Sony Xperia SP’s display isn’t standing out among the best available, the rest of the specs...
Antawn Jamison -- Let's Be Realistic ... Not EVERYONE Will Accept Jason Collins
​Not everyone in the NBA is thrilled about having a gay dude in the league -- in fact, there are definitely some "closed-minded" haters who are gonna have a hard time with Jason Collins ... so says NBA star Antawn Jamison. The Los Angeles…
Twitter Is Testing Out Its Official Google Glass App In The Wild
It’s only a matter of time before Twitter releases its own Google Glass app, as Kleiner Perkins’ John Doerr dropped the hint that the company was looking into building one during this month’s Glass Collective announcement. A tweet from an official Twitter Glass app has been spotted, interestingly enough by the gentleman that brought you the first unofficial Twitter app, GlassTweet. The user that it came from had no information in their bio when I looked at the profile, but it h...
Boston marathon bomber’s deleted Instagram account may hold clues
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's deleted Instagram account might hold clues on what might have motivated the Boston marathon bombing.
Metro: Last Light 'Redemption' trailer
New footage ahead of May 14 release. A new trailer for Metro: Last Light has emerged, ahead of the game's May 14 release.Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesBioShock Infinite DLC may add new AI companionDiablo 3 PS3 pre-order bonus is XP buffRespawn's new game is next-gen Xbox-exclusive, claims reportMicrosoft 'behind' in next-gen Xbox software development - reportCall of Duty: Ghosts teaser site goes live    ...
Guatemala judge looks set to restart Rios Montt trial: lawyers
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A Guatemalan judge is likely to order the resumption of the genocide trial of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, sources at the attorney general's office and a human rights lawyer said on Monday. ...