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Ironically, FairSearch Company Expedia Accused Of Breaking Antitrust Laws Ironically, FairSearch Company Expedia Accused Of Breaking Antitrust Laws

Expedia, along with a number of other companies, including Orbitz, Travelocity, Sabre Holdings Corp., Marriott International, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, and Hilton Worldwide, have been named in a federal lawsuit in California for conspiring to fix hotel room prices, …

Opera And Google To Remain BFFs Until 2014 Opera And Google To Remain BFFs Until 2014
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Most major browsers currently available on the market use Google as their default search provider. Mozilla continues to utilize the search engine in Firefox after announcing an agreement in December that will extend their partnership for at least three more …

Apple Stores Claim Over 300 Million Visitors This Year Apple Stores Claim Over 300 Million Visitors This Year

It’s undeniable that Apple is still steamrolling the tech industry with its success. Not only has the company recently become the most valuable company in history, it has also managed to create a retail success on top of its must-have …

Facebook Improves Messages with Side-by-Side View, Multiple Photo Functionality Facebook Improves Messages with Side-by-Side View, Multiple Photo Functionality
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With the old Facebook Messages layout, all of your messages were laid out in descending order (most recent at the top). When you clicked on a particular thread, you were taken to a different page where the message thread was …

Bing Webmaster Tools Changes Site Activity Calculations Bing Webmaster Tools Changes Site Activity Calculations
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Bing announced a new change to its Webmaster Tools, related to how it calculates Change in the Site Activity widget. Vincent Wehren explains on Bing’s Webmaster Center blog, “For the metrics Clicks from search, Appeared in search, Pages crawled, and …

Facebook Makes Campaign 2012 More Social with New “I’m Voting” App Facebook Makes Campaign 2012 More Social with New “I’m Voting” App
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Let’s say you’re someone who has strong feelings about politics and all aspects of the 2012 Presidential race. Good, it’s nice to care deeply about things. Let’s also say that you like to make your policial leanings well known to …

Windows 8 Kills The 30 Day Activation Period Windows 8 Kills The 30 Day Activation Period
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I recently nuked my hard drive and had to reinstall Windows 7 on my machine. Unfortunately, I had lost my previous Windows 7 activation key and had to get a new one. The wonderful thing is that I could still …

Black Isle Studios Resurrected by Interplay Black Isle Studios Resurrected by Interplay

The website of the defunct video game developer Black Isle Studios was re-activated today, and it appears as if Interplay has resurrected the studio to create RPGs. As seen in the screenshot of the website above, a message on the …

Google+ Starts Relying More On Email For Engagement Google+ Starts Relying More On Email For Engagement
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Google announced some new features for Google+ to give users more control over what they see from which of their Circles. There are three main changes, and two of them just may increase the amount of email you get from …

Justin Gatlin: Illness Forces Him To End Season Justin Gatlin: Illness Forces Him To End Season

Justin Gatlin, a U.S. sprinter, will be forced to end his season early after being admitted to the hospital with a fever and stomach pains. Gatlin took home the bronze medal at the London Olympics this year for his 100-meter …

Facebook’s Sponsored Search Results Go Live Facebook’s Sponsored Search Results Go Live
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Last month, Facebook began testing a new feature for advertisers. “Sponsored Results” allow marketers to purchase ads that appear within search results in Facebook’s search bar when a user types a certain keyword. Now, according to TechCrunch, Facebook is telling …

PlayStation 4 Rumored to Support 4K Resolutions PlayStation 4 Rumored to Support 4K Resolutions
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Boy Genius Report (BGR) is reporting that Sony’s next video game console will come with support for 4K resolution. BGR cites an unnamed source as saying the as-yet unannounced PlayStation 4 console will be on the front line of hardware …

Your Brain Benefits From Even A Little Music Education Your Brain Benefits From Even A Little Music Education
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Music is extremely important to the development of young children. Research has proven again and again that music education helps young children succeed. Parents take this as an excuse to shove their children into music classes for the next 10 …

Bing Has A Special Place For Quora In Search Results Bing Has A Special Place For Quora In Search Results
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Bing announced today that it is adding Quora content to the social sidebar, which it introduced earlier this year. Users will see top Quora contributors related to query topics in the “People Who Know” section. Users can hover over the …

“Best Butt” Discount Yields Surprising Receipt “Best Butt” Discount Yields Surprising Receipt
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A customer at a burger joint called the Twisted Root Burger Company found something rather interesting when she checked out her itemized receipt recently: a discount for having a delicious booty. The customer posted the receipt on Reddit, where it …

Nina Bawden Dies at 87, British Children’s Author Nina Bawden Dies at 87, British Children’s Author

If you have ever read the 1993 Phoenix Award-winning book Carrie’s War or The Peppermint Pig, you have read the works of the wonderfully talented Nina Bawden, a Children’s author from the UK who unfortunately died today (August 22nd, 2012) …

Google Panda Update: Data Refresh Launched Monday Google Panda Update: Data Refresh Launched Monday
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Google tweeted today that it launched a data refresh for the Panda update on Monday. According to the company, about 1% of queries were noticeably affected. Follow @google A Googler @google Panda data refresh this past Monday. ~1% of queries …

New Dishonored Screenshots Show a Decaying Empire New Dishonored Screenshots Show a Decaying Empire

In addition to the gameplay trailers Bethesda has been releasing to show off the various powers gamers will control in Dishonored, there have also been a steady stream of screenshots showing off the game’s setting. The city of Dunwall so …

Redditors Photoshop the Hell out of Paul Ryan’s Wikipedia Photo Redditors Photoshop the Hell out of Paul Ryan’s Wikipedia Photo

Redditor SiliconC noticed that presumptive Republican VP nominee Paul Ryan’s Wikipedia page features a photo with an “absurdly high resolution” (2,046 × 2,557 pixels). They suggested that shop-happy redditors have a bit of fun with it. And boy, did they. …

T-Mobile Announces Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data Plan T-Mobile Announces Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data Plan
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Unlimited data plans are a thing of the past. AT&T and Verizon still have a few users here and there on grandfathered plans, but they use every trick in the book to get them onto one of their tiered plans. …

Dinosaur Prints at NASA From a “Large, Armored Dinosaur” Dinosaur Prints at NASA From a “Large, Armored Dinosaur”
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NASA this week revealed that a dinosaur footprint has been found at the Goddard Space Flight Center campus in Maryland. Ray Stanford, a well-known amateur dinosaur footprint-hunter in the Maryland area found the footprint and reported it to Goddard’s facility …

Cosplay Facebook Accounts Are Apparently Disappearing Left and Right Cosplay Facebook Accounts Are Apparently Disappearing Left and Right
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If you run a personal Facebook page with the word “cosplay” in it, there’s a good chance your account has been suspended or may be suspended in the near future. Cosplayers who operate Facebook accounts under their given cosplay name …

Facebook Studio Edge Launched To Educate Agencies On Facebook Marketing Facebook Studio Edge Launched To Educate Agencies On Facebook Marketing
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Facebook announced today that it is rolling out Facebook Studio Edge to agencies worldwide. Facebook Studio Edge is a set of learning courses designed to teach you how to get more out of your Facebook marketing. The company revealed the …

Spielberg’s “Lincoln” Poster Debuts Spielberg’s “Lincoln” Poster Debuts

Daniel Day-Lewis has always been a master of transforming into the character he plays, melding his physical appearance with that of our expectations in some magical Gary Oldman way that not many can pull off. He’s done it again in …