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NYPD Tell Its Cops to Stop Screwing Around on the Internet NYPD Tell Its Cops to Stop Screwing Around on the Internet

It seems like there’s a new story every day about some idiot criminal misusing social media in a way that gets them arrested. Recent examples include the guy who posted photos of money and booze, all while ducking out on …

Watch Bonnaroo And Outside Lands Live Online At Ustream

Ustream announced today that it will provide exclusive live video streaming for Bonnaroo and the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. This is the result of a partnership with Superfly Presents, Bulldog DM and Springboard Productions. While we’ve certainly seen …

Rob Kardashian Accused of Robbing Paparazzo

For some celebrities, the pressure of constant exposure in public can become almost overbearing. When combined with the Hollywood demand that celebrity bodies always look perfect, the mix can sometimes cause trouble. This week, reality TV star Rob Kardashian is …

Google May Soon Pay Publishers In Portugal Google May Soon Pay Publishers In Portugal
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Publishers in Portugal want Google to pay for the right to include links and snippets of articles in Google News. The story is always the same from country to country. In recent months, we’ve seen Google playing ball with publishers, …

Should The FBI Be Able To Monitor Online Communications In Real TIme? Should The FBI Be Able To Monitor Online Communications In Real TIme?
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As the current ECPA stands, law enforcement has the ability to obtain emails without a warrant. There are some laws currently making their way through Congress to change this, but law enforcement agencies obviously like things as they are. In …

Bing Adds Time Period Sorting To Search Results Bing Adds Time Period Sorting To Search Results

Bing has added a new way for users to sort their search results by time period. You can sort by “Past 24 hours” to see the top links that have surfaced during the last day, for example. You can also …

Gmail for Feature Phones Gets More Indic Language Support Gmail for Feature Phones Gets More Indic Language Support
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Google has just announced that they have rolled out support for 6 new Indic languages on Gmail for features phones. “Indian culture is diverse, with more than 100 languages and thousands of alphabets used every day. Depending on where you …

Beyoncé: Gay Marriage Support Shown on Social Media
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When even Bill O’Reilly is conceding that gay marriage supporters have a compelling argument, it’s clear that a tipping point on the issue has already been reached. Even so, prominent celebrities are lending their voices to the cause this week, …

Google Adds Knowledge Graph Info Into Movies You’re Watching Google Adds Knowledge Graph Info Into Movies You’re Watching
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Google has added a new feature to the Google Play Movies & TV app that lets you pause what you’re watching and figure out information about it without having to go search to find out what you’re looking for. Google …

Google Shopping Express Launches with Small Test in San Francisco Google Shopping Express Launches with Small Test in San Francisco
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After rumors that Google was planning on launching an Amazon Prime competitor that would offer same-day delivery on a wide range of products, Google has done just that – in a small pilot test. Google Shopping Express, as it’s called, …

BlackBerry Makes $2.7 Billion In Q4, Sells 1 Million BlackBerry Z10s BlackBerry Makes $2.7 Billion In Q4, Sells 1 Million BlackBerry Z10s
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BlackBerry 10 launched in late January as an attempt to keep BlackBerry relevant in a world dominated by Android and iOS. Did it succeed? It’s still a little too early to tell, but early results are promising. In its Q4 …

Google Webmaster Academy Launches In 20 New Languages Google Webmaster Academy Launches In 20 New Languages

Last May, Google introduced Webmaster Academy, a program designed to help would be webmasters learn what they need to know about getting a site up and running with Google. This includes information about how Google Search works, how to create …

Sue Gardner To Depart Wikimedia Foundation, ‘Uncomfortable’ With Where Internet Is Heading Sue Gardner To Depart Wikimedia Foundation, ‘Uncomfortable’ With Where Internet Is Heading
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Sue Gardner, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation (the organization that runs Wikipedia) announced today that she is stepping away from her position. She’s not leaving right way. She expects it to take at least six months to find her …

Kirsten Dunst: Brad Pitt Kiss Was “Disgusting”

A large portion of women around the world would do just about anything to lock lips with Brad Pitt, but to have the famous actor be their first kiss would be something almost too fanciful to imagine. So, when a …

Facebook’s Frank Gehry-Designed Second Campus Gets the Green Light Facebook’s Frank Gehry-Designed Second Campus Gets the Green Light

Facebook’s second campus expansion has officially been approved by the Menlo Park city council. The second campus will be located on the other side of the road from their current campus. The 22-acre West Campus will eventually sport a 433,555 …

Amazon Announces Original Comedy Series ‘Betas’ Amazon Announces Original Comedy Series ‘Betas’

Amazon Studios announced that it has greenlit a new original comedy series called Betas for Amazon Prime Instant Video. The company describes the show: Set in the land of Silicon Valley start-ups where the right algorithm can make you king, …

Nintendo Improves Wii U System Load Times In April Update

One of the major complaints of the Wii U is that the load times between menus takes far too long. This is most apparent when a player returns to the home menu. In its April firmware update, Nintendo is hoping …

Serial Killer: Head Newly Linked to Joel Rifkin

Many murders go unsolved, and many murderers are reluctant to reveal the extent of their crimes, even when they have no hope of being released from prison. This week, New York police have revealed that a severed head found in …

Google Street View Takes You to Abandoned Fukushima Town of Namie-machi Google Street View Takes You to Abandoned Fukushima Town of Namie-machi

Google is announcing another batch of fresh Street View imagery, this time coming from Japan. More specifically, Namie-machi, a small city in Fukushima Prefecture that’s in the Fukushima exclusion zone. That means that although years have passed since the nuclear …

Will Google Offer A ‘Brain Interface’ Within The Next Ten Years? Will Google Offer A ‘Brain Interface’ Within The Next Ten Years?
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Google put out a new Webmaster Help video today, though this one doesn’t really do much to help webmasters. It’s simply Matt Cutt responding to the question: Where do you see Google search 10 years down the road? An interesting …

Amazon Plans To Launch Kindle Phone In Q2 2013 [Rumor] Amazon Plans To Launch Kindle Phone In Q2 2013 [Rumor]

We can probably expect a new Kindle tablet or eReader this year, but we can’t be so sure about a Kindle Phone. A few rumors have pointed to the company working on such a device, but there’s been nothing concrete …

SAP Launches Set Of Of New ERP Rapid-Deployment Solutions SAP Launches Set Of Of New ERP Rapid-Deployment Solutions

SAP announced the launch of some new ERP rapid-deployment apps this week. These would be the SAP ERP for Finance and Controlling, SAP ERP for Manufacturing and SAP ERP for Trading solutions. The company says they will deliver speed and …

Facebook Trails Only Email and Web Browsing in New Mobile Use Survey Facebook Trails Only Email and Web Browsing in New Mobile Use Survey

A new IDC Research report, sponsored by Facebook, looks at the various ways in which people are using their mobile devices during a typical week. The study, which looked at the mobile habits of nearly 7,500 18-44-year-olds over the course …

Bill O’Reilly: Gay Marriage Supporters Have a “Compelling Argument”
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For the second day in a row, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments in a case involving gay marriage. While the issue has predictably come to the fore on social media, it has also become a big topic of …