Moviefone 5: Best DreamWorks Animation Movies
This weekend, "The Croods," the latest animated marvel from DreamWorks Animation, invades movie theaters nationwide. Directed by Chris Sanders and Kirk DeMicco, the film follows a prehistoric family of Neanderthals who venture out after the only home they've known is destroyed. To mark the occasion we thought we would look back at the five most soaring triumphs in the DreamWorks Animation canon. From "Shrek" to "Antz," check out our picks below. ...
Lytro Names New CEO
Jason Rosenthal, who was an Operating Executive at global investment firm Silver Lake, will take on the new role beginning next month. Lytro, the innovative camera company, announced that it is bringing in Jason Rosenthal as the company's new CEO, effective April 15. The company said its founder and former CEO Ren Ng will remain as the company's executive chairman, focusing on product vision and technology. Ng stepped down from the CEO position in July 2012 to focus more on "product vision...
Microsoft, Nokia and others object to Google's domain-name 'land grab'
FairSearch, a group of companies including Microsoft, TripAdvisor, Expedia, Nokia and Oracle, has voiced concerns over Google's application to own hundreds of new web domains. In an open post on its website, Fairsearch reveals that it has formally filed objections to Google's requests, telling ICANN (that's the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) that granting Google control of the generic top level domains (gTLD) it wants will give Google an unfair advantage over other companie...
Macklemore -- I've Definitely SPANKED IT on Airplanes
Macklemore knows ... when you can't find a partner to get you into the Mile High Club, ya gotta take matters into your own hands. The "Thrift Shop" rapper was on his way to catch a flight at LAX last night when we asked if he'd ever thrown a…
Amazon Debuts Bulk Kindle Fire App Distribution For Schools And Enterprise Via Whispercast
Amazon introduced Whispercast for Kindle back in October of 2012, and now the service is getting an update that allows it to deploy not just books and documents, but also apps. that means organizations like schools and businesses can now widely deploy apps across a number of Kindle Fire devices quickly and easily. The service improves on the previous way of getting the same app onto a number of different Kindle Fire tablets owned by a single group, which actually required a manual install using ...
Chart Chasers #53
Hello and welcome once again to Chart Chasers! Coming up this week: songs from adverts, Taylor Swift confuses me with numbers, Nelly sings to a car and there’s even a song about aborigine hunting equipment! Here’s the SEVEN latest songs to hit the UK Top 40. The first track of the day comes from a man called Blake Lewis. I have no idea who this guy is but he’s clearly a sensual kind of guy seeing as though this track is called Your Touch. My fingers are crossed that he’ll be a brilliant new art...
Help Us Raise Money For Teach For America
The rumors are true: We will be taking part in Teach For America’s Challenge for Tomorrow’s Leaders campaign. The goal is a lofty $250,000 and we’re asking you to help recruit, train and support at least 50 Bay Area Teach For America corps members. And, as always, Team TechCrunch is going to kick everyone else’s butts. Teach For America places some of the best and brightest college grads in teaching positions within low-income schools. These young teachers have proven to...
Russian Orthodox Church wants you to give up social media for Lent
Never mind chocolate or booze, there are other things that you could give up for Lent according to the Russian Orthodox Church. Like, for example, Facebook and Twitter. In fact, just give up social media altogether.
Xbox Live spring sale kicks off March 26
Savings on XBLA games, Games on Demand, add-ons and movies. Microsoft will host a spring Xbox Live sale between March 26 and April 2. Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesTomb Raider DLC: Caves & Cliffs map pack launches with trailerMetro Last Light: 'Salvation' trailerResident Evil Revelations HD: new details and screensFinal Fantasy X HD to include FF X-2 HD on PS3Video: Bastion dev unveils 'Transistor'...
Google Drive launches API for realtime editing in third-party apps
Google Drive is a great little web app, but since there has never been an API for the service, third-party developers have never gotten the chance to integrate it into their own apps. However, Google has finally released what they call the “Realtime API” for Google Drive, allowing realtime editing of Google Drive docs inside of third-party apps. With the API in place, developers will be able to integrate Google Drive into their apps that way users can edit Google Drive text, spread...
Justin Timberlake releases new album, announces follow-up
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Justin Timberlake celebrated the release of his first album since 2006 with a lively show in Los Angeles, whetting fans' appetites by confirming media reports that he would release more new music soon. ...
LL Cool J Announces Kings Of The Mic Tour With Ice Cube: See The Dates
LL Cool J is hitting the road this summer to promote his forthcoming album Authentic. A few weeks after the LP’s April 30 release, LL will headline the Kings of the Mic tour. And it looks like nostalgia tours are no longer solely the domain of rockers, as he’s bringing along Ice Cube (you probably know him for his acting work), Public Enemy and De La Soul. The trek will hit a bunch of midsize arenas and outdoor amphitheaters for 26 US dates, starting May 23 in Tucson, AZ and finishin...
Dhawan ruled out due to injury, Raina in squad for fourth test
India's latest batting sensation Shikhar Dhawan was today ruled out of the fourth and final Test against Australia. The selection committee then picked Suresh Raina to join the team after Gautam Gambhir was also ruled out due to jaundice.
Byte Size Tips: How to Get the Latest Version of Your Kindle Books (Including Ours)
One of the best things about buying digital books is that they can be updated after the initial publishing, and it usually doesn’t require buying a new version to get the latest updates. Kindle books are updated all the time, but you might not know unless you check. You’ve probably bought a Kindle book from a famous author, and eventually received an email from Amazon letting you know that there’s a new version out there with updated content, even though half the time it’s just a bunch of fixes...
What Would We Do If The Internet Crashed?
There's no Plan B for what to do if the entire Net goes down. We should totally get on that. In a recent TED talk Danny Hillis, who just so happens to be the third person ever to register a domain name on the Internet and was around during its formative early days, pointed out something that may surprise you: If the Internet was taken out by a virus, an accident or a deliberate, concentrated attack, we have no "plan B." And because so many surprising services and systems rely on the Net to...
WordPress 3.6 Will Launch In April With New Features
WordPress is the best platform for blogging. It is a open source free blogging software. You don’t need to know any coding to install WordPress in Blog. To create a dynamic or a blog site, WordPress is the best platform.   On December 11, 2012 previous version WordPress 3.5 launched. Then on... For details visit my website www.techdesighn.com If you like this post, Follow us on Google+, Twitter & Facebook ...
R. Kelly Takes DEVASTATING Loss on Mansion Auction
This has gotta hurt ... R. Kelly's Illinois mansion was auctioned off Monday for $950,000 -- waaaay less than the $3.5-million-mortgage the singer took out to the build the place. Kelly built the 20,000-square-foot dream home back in 1997 -- but…
Canon's New, Much Smaller Entry-Level DSLR Gets Pictured And Detailed In New Leak
Canon is said to be working on a new smaller DSLR called the EOS-b (or Kiss X7 in Asia), according to a series of recent reports, including one today from Japanese blog Digicame-info (via Canon Rumors). The new much smaller entry-level body will also come with a new kit lens, a version of the EF-S 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 complete with STM, Canon’s new AF motor that’s designed to reduce or eliminate AF noise when shooting video, as well as produce smoother incremental zoom. The camera will ha...
T-Mobile 4G LTE launch event is Fixed on 26 March
The latest invitations to the T-Mobile event have been dispatched for the 26 March. We expect to get loads of information regarding the latest network. New York is the launch pad for the event and surely the Empire State Building and Big Apple will reap its benefits on their gadgets. We have event heard that [...]T-Mobile 4G LTE launch event is Fixed on 26 March is a post from: New Gadget ...
To Compete With Amazon, eBay Debuts Free Listings And Simpler Fee Structures For Sellers
eBay is debuting a brand new fee structure and incentives for sellers today in an effort to remain the most competitive commerce platform next to e-commerce marketplace Amazon. For the first time, eBay is launching free listings for both non-stores and stores on the platform, as well as simpler pricing. Non-stores previously had fixed price listings that charged $0.50 insertion fees, and then various “tranches,” or levels, of final value fees, depending on the amount of the item. Fix...