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Mark Cuban Admits He Lost Money on Facebook Mark Cuban Admits He Lost Money on Facebook

On the eve of Facebook’s big IPO, Mark Cuban predicted that the public offering could be the “most important” in history – but not for the reasons you might think. Cuban thought brand excitement would bring in retail investors who …

This Robot Runs Faster than Usain Bolt, Severs All Hope for Humanity This Robot Runs Faster than Usain Bolt, Severs All Hope for Humanity

Tonight, I will be chased by this galloping robot in my nightmares. Let me introduce you to the new and improved Cheetah robot, a four-legged machine that used to run a terrifying 18 mph. Now, it’s tacked on some extra …

ACTA Ratified In Japan, Citizens Plan Protests ACTA Ratified In Japan, Citizens Plan Protests

The key to a democratic government’s continued strength is that all its dealings are made in the open with input from its citizens. That has not been the case with ACTA. Citizens of the European Union force the discussion out …

Zuckerberg Pledge Helps Facebook Stock Zuckerberg Pledge Helps Facebook Stock
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Yesterday, news came out that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has pledged not to sell any Facebook shares for at least a year. In addition to that, Board members Marc Andreessen and Don Graham will not sell any shares, other than …

Sandra Fluke: Future Under Romney Humiliating To Women Sandra Fluke: Future Under Romney Humiliating To Women
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Sandra Fluke, the former Georgetown Law student who found herself in the national spotlight when Rush Limbaugh called her a “slut” for her stance on birth control coverage under health care laws, took the stage last night at the Democratic …

Google Expands Knowledge Graph Carousel Google Expands Knowledge Graph Carousel
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About a month ago, Google expanded the Knowledge Graph into all English-speaking countries, and introduced the Knowledge Graph Carousel placing more visual Knowledge Graph content directly underneath the search box: Today, Google announced that it is taking the initial steps …

Reddit Hit 3.4 Billion Pageviews in August Reddit Hit 3.4 Billion Pageviews in August
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If you need any more proof that reddit is not to be disregarded (and really, why would you), they’re happy to provide you cold, hard stats. The coldest and hardest of stats – pageview stats. Let’s not beat around the …

Facebook Improves Their Android SDK Facebook Improves Their Android SDK

Facebook has recently updated their iOS app and the iOS SDK to improve the performance of both. By all accounts, it seems to be working fine now. Now it’s time for Facebook to fix their Android app and that starts …

HootSuite Acquires Social Management Startup Seesmic HootSuite Acquires Social Management Startup Seesmic
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HootSuite announced today that it has acquired Seesmic, a competitor in the social marketing management software space. Both companies develop platforms that allow people and businesses to coordinate and monitor their marketing across multiple social network platforms. “We’ve always been …

Sonic And Shell Team Up For Tater Tots And Gasoline Sonic And Shell Team Up For Tater Tots And Gasoline

Sonic and Shell have teamed up to bring customers an easy way to save time: order your food while you’re pumping your gas. In a world where everyone is in a hurry and almost anything can be accessed at our …

Adobe Social Is Now Available, And Here’s What It Does Adobe Social Is Now Available, And Here’s What It Does
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Adobe has announced the general availability of Adobe Social, its social marketing solution, which utilizes the Adobe Digital Marketing Suite, and includes extensive analytics into social engagement, as well as ad and app creation, and engagementn and social listening tools …

Bill Clinton Impresses, But First Lady Still Tops in Twitter Buzz [DNC] Bill Clinton Impresses, But First Lady Still Tops in Twitter Buzz [DNC]
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At the bottom of the 10 o’clock hour last night, former president Bill Clinton began what was supposed to be around a half-hour speech. What he ended up giving was a 48 minute masterclass in politicking, a speech that was …

Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman To Follow Foo Fighters At DNC? Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman To Follow Foo Fighters At DNC?
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Despite a whole lot of people clamoring for Betty White to make an appearance at the Democratic National Convention, rumor has it that three very different actresses will be taking the job instead. According to CNN, Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, …

This German Guy Really Loves Breaking Bad This German Guy Really Loves Breaking Bad

There are so many reasons to love Breaking Bad, one of them being the simple fact that it can generate this much enthusiasm. Like this German guy explaining exactly why the show is so great. Or something like that. If …

Google AdWords Scripts Launch Worldwide Google AdWords Scripts Launch Worldwide
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Google announced that AdWords scripts are now to all advertisers around the world. Google has also added the ability to run more complex scripts, use real-time data to manage campaigns and automate scripts with scheduling. Google first announced AdWords scripts …

Fallout-Themed Proposal Leaves Vault Girl Speechless Fallout-Themed Proposal Leaves Vault Girl Speechless

It’s always great to see nerds in love. It’s not surprising that those passionate about the geeky things they love would be similarly passionate about the people they love. When it comes to marriage proposals, leave it up to the …

Microsoft Snubs Indie Developers By Opening Windows Phone 8 SDK To Select Few Microsoft Snubs Indie Developers By Opening Windows Phone 8 SDK To Select Few
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Microsoft showed off the latest and greatest innovations in the Windows Phone 8 space today with the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820. They showed off some early apps for Windows Phone 8 that look great, but now Microsoft needs your …

Club Sandwiches, Honey Boo Boo, and Bono Club Sandwiches, Honey Boo Boo, and Bono

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Google Buzz Is Still Part Of The Twitter Conversation Google Buzz Is Still Part Of The Twitter Conversation

I’m not going to lie. I kind of wanted an excuse to try out Twitter’s new embeddable timelines, but I couldn’t help but notice that there still seems to be an odd amount of mentions of Google Buzz going through …

Spotify For Android Gets NFC Support Spotify For Android Gets NFC Support

The Spotify app for Android was updated today, complete with new Near Field Communication (NFC) support for phones running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The announcement on the Spotify blog specifies that app users look for the option under the …

FarmVille 2 Now A Reality FarmVille 2 Now A Reality

Zynga as launched FarmVille 2, the sequel to one of the titles that helped make the company a household name. “FarmVille 2 is now live!” Zynga said in a status update. “Grow and harvest beautiful crops, raise adorable animals, and …

Drunk Guy Tweets YOLO Moments Before Fatal Car Wreck Drunk Guy Tweets YOLO Moments Before Fatal Car Wreck
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Words. Words sometimes fail you. In a twist of tragic irony, a 21-year-old Ontario, CA man was involved in a brutal car wreck just moments after tweeting the popular catchphrase YOLO. If you’re unfamiliar with YOLO, it’s that super annoying …

Honey Boo Boo Laughs At Your Measly 4 Grand Honey Boo Boo Laughs At Your Measly 4 Grand
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Honey Boo Boo, that precocious little blonde firecracker who’s taken the world by storm via TLC, has been the subject of some debate recently; her whole family has, in fact. Seems everyone wants to know what sort of money can …

Motorola Announces Three New Razrs For Verizon Motorola Announces Three New Razrs For Verizon
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They haven’t met with the same success as Samsung, but Motorola has created some of the best Android phones on the market. They’re poised to take on the market in an entirely new way thanks to their new owners at …