Quantcast
Facebook Goes to Trial with Timelines.com this April, Thinks Defeat Is Improbable Facebook Goes to Trial with Timelines.com this April, Thinks Defeat Is Improbable

Facebook will go to trial to defend their “Timeline” in April. Facebook’s Annual Report filing with the SEC revealed that the case, Timelines, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc., will go to trial on April 22nd of this year. In 2011, Timelines …

Black Dahlia Case: New Forensic Evidence Found?
· 37

The Black Dahlia Case–in which a woman’s horribly mutilated, bisected body was found in an L.A. park in 1947–has held the fascination of many over the decades. The mysterious woman who dreamed of being an actress suddenly went from being …

LEGO City Undercover Trailer Previews Wii U GamePad Integration

During the latest Nintendo Direct, Nintendo made a point to apologize to early Wii U adopters for the lack of new games coming out in February and March. However, one of the most promising “launch window” titles will be released …

Timberlake: Spears Insult Gets Backlash On Twitter

Timberlake/Spears isn’t a combination you hear much anymore. Since breaking up in 2002, the former dynamic duo strive to stay out of one another’s way and rarely speak about their relationship. But Justin has reportedly been talking about his ex, …

German Publishers Reportedly Won’t Go For A Google Deal Like Those In France German Publishers Reportedly Won’t Go For A Google Deal Like Those In France

Google and France President Francois Hollande, on Friday, announced a deal that the search giant has made with French publishers to who want to be paid for the content that Google links to. Google agreed to create a €60 million …

Aliens: Colonial Marines Multiplayer Trailer Released

One of the best unfulfilled promises when it comes to Aliens games is good multiplayer where some players can take on the role of the xenomorphs. 2010′s Aliens vs. Predator did an okay job with the concept, but it still …

Gain A New Appreciation For The Internet By Checking Out This Underwater Cable Map Gain A New Appreciation For The Internet By Checking Out This Underwater Cable Map

In today’s modern world, the Internet connects us all with each other. That used to be a much harder task before the advent of fiber optic cables in the 1980s. Now cables are being laid all over the world, including …

John McCain Jokes About Ahmadinejad, Monkeys, and Iran’s Space Program on Twitter, Tells Everyone to Lighten Up John McCain Jokes About Ahmadinejad, Monkeys, and Iran’s Space Program on Twitter, Tells Everyone to Lighten Up
· 2

Arizona Senator and former Republican candidate for President John McCain thinks Twitter needs to lighten up and take a joke. After reports emerged that Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is prepared to be the first human sent into space by Iranian …

Google Apparently Testing Product Counts In Search Results Google Apparently Testing Product Counts In Search Results

Matt Storms happened upon an interesting Google feature, presumably in testing. In a “site:” search for Macy’s, he found where the number of items for sale found on pages is showing up in search results as part of the snippet. …

Lino Oviedo Dies In Crash: Paraguayan Presidential Hopeful Was 69

Lino Oviedo, who was a candidate for the Paraguayan presidency, is dead after a tragic plane crash which also claimed the lives of his bodyguard and a pilot. Oviedo was reportedly on his way home from a political rally, but …

SimCity Will Have an In-Game Store
· 11

It’s been known for a while not that the upcoming SimCity will have always-on DRM, though it won’t force players to always play in multiplayer mode. That’s not ideal, and it will likely only end up frustrating users, the way …

New Metal Gear Rising Trailer Details Boss Weapons

When I was a wee lad, I had an epiphany while playing Mega Man 2 for the first time. Obtaining a boss enemy’s weapon after defeating it was the most perfect style of skill progression for a game of its …

State Dept. Fails to See the Problem with John Kerry Signing His Tweets “JK” State Dept. Fails to See the Problem with John Kerry Signing His Tweets “JK”

You know how the official Twitter accounts of top government officials and the First Family make a point to let us know when it’s really them sending out the tweet, instead of their staff? For instance, a tweet sent from …

Look At Craigslist’s New Visual Design Style Look At Craigslist’s New Visual Design Style

Craigslist is well known for its design, or lack thereof, so it’s interesting that the site now has a more visual listing style. Jeremy Zawodny tweeted about the changes over a week ago, but they’ve gone relatively undiscussed until TechCrunch …

IGN, AskMen Sold to j2 Global’s Ziff Davis IGN, AskMen Sold to j2 Global’s Ziff Davis

j2 Global, the parent company of publisher Ziff Davis, announced today that Ziff Davis has acquired IGN entertainment from News Corp. The publisher will take control of IGN, 1UP, AskMen, and other IGN web properties. Ziff Davis is known for …

Twitter May Be Getting More Serious About Two-Factor Authentication Twitter May Be Getting More Serious About Two-Factor Authentication

Is Twitter ramping up their efforts to implement two-factor authentication to make your accounts more secure? Two-factor authentication (2FA), generically, is any approach to authentication that has multiple layers. Around the web (like with Google for instance), it is usually …

Depp To Play Bulger In Barry Levinson’s New Project

Johnny Depp is all set to play Whitey Bulger, one of Boston’s most notorious criminals, in the upcoming film “Black Mass”. Bulger has been the object of fascination for many over the years, specifically since Scorsese’s much-loved film “The Departed” …

HP Enters Chromebook Market With The Pavilion 14 HP Enters Chromebook Market With The Pavilion 14

It may have taken a few years, but Google’s Chromebook is finally taking off as a valid alternative to the traditional Windows laptop and MacBook. That means more OEMs are starting to make them with HP being the latest to …

The Top Search Trends During The Super Bowl The Top Search Trends During The Super Bowl

Google revealed on Monday what the top trending searches were during the Super Bowl (US). The top five were: 1. M&M’s 2. Beyonce 3. Baltimore Ravens 4. San Francisco 49ers 5. Colin Kaepernick Very interesting that “power outage” didnt’t make …

Tebow Trade Rumors: Is His Career Over?
· 1

Tebow’s name is all over ESPN these days whether it’s warranted or not–I’m looking at you, Skip Bayless–so I imagine today will be especially Tebow-rific, as Adam Schefter is reporting that the Jets will hang on to him in an …

Controversial VW Ad Gets Plenty Of Views, Plenty Of Buzz Controversial VW Ad Gets Plenty Of Views, Plenty Of Buzz
· 9

A particular Volkswagen ad that aired during the Super Bowl brought a fair amount of controversy with it. The ad, called “Get in. Get Happy.” features a guy from Minnesota going around his office and talking with a Jamaican accent, …

Space Life Weakens Immune Systems, Shows Study

A new study performed aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has shown that being in space weakens astronauts’ immune systems. Researchers hope the findings can help prevent disease for those of us still on the planet. European Space Agency (ESA) …

Anonymous Leaks Banker Executive Info It Stole From The Federal Reserve Anonymous Leaks Banker Executive Info It Stole From The Federal Reserve

Last week, Anonymous began #OpLastResort in response to the suicide of Aaron Swartz. The hacktivist collective demanded cyber crime reform and threatened to unlock an encrypted file that may contain potentially classified information if their demands were not met. Long …

“So God Made A Farmer” Ad Gets Mixed Reviews
· 133

There were many Super Bowl ads this year that made a big impression on viewers, and not all of them in a good way. Among some of those which got the worst reception were the Go Daddy commercial which featured …