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Google Spends $14.5 Million To Fight Human Trafficking Google Spends $14.5 Million To Fight Human Trafficking

Google announced today that it is contributing $3 million to Polaris Project, Liberty Asia, and La Strada International as a “Global Impact Award” for fighting human trafficking. This amounts to a total of $14.5 million from the company for this …

Accidental Racist: Twitter And YouTube React To Brad Paisley, LL Cool J Song
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Brad Paisley, as you probably know by now, has a new song called “Accidental Racist,” which features LL Cool J. It’s getting a lot of media attention, and generating a lot of discussion in social media. Good luck trying to …

Flash Player 11.7, AIR 3.7 Introduce New Features And Tools Flash Player 11.7, AIR 3.7 Introduce New Features And Tools
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Adobe continues its tireless march of improving its software with new updates being released for both Flash Player and AIR today. First, Flash Player is now up to version 11.7. The latest version introduces better security “through sandboxing enhancements.” The …

Rihanna, Chris Brown Break Up, Again
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It appears that R&B stars Rihanna‘s and Chris Brown‘s on again, off again relationship is off. Again. According to an E! news report, Rihanna has moved on from the relationship to pursue her career intrests. According to TMZ, Chris Brown …

The Pirate Bay Moves Its Domain To Greenland The Pirate Bay Moves Its Domain To Greenland
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In early 2012, The Pirate Bay moved from its traditional .org domain to a .se domain to avoid the fate that befell Megaupload. For over a year now, The Pirate Bay has not moved from this domain, even when it …

What Is Bitcoin? Well, Watch This Great Video and Find Out What Is Bitcoin? Well, Watch This Great Video and Find Out
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Have you been hearing a lot about Bitcoin lately? Do you have absolutely no idea what the hell people are talking about? Are you in the least bit troubled by your lack of understanding? Here, watch this video. It’s an …

AOL Announces Marketplace by AdTech AOL Announces Marketplace by AdTech

AOL announced the launch of a new sell-side platform called Marketplace by AdTech today. With the offering, premium publishers can leverage AdTech’s technology and AOL Networks’ cross-platform ad serving platform, mange blocks and transparency settings at an inventory level, and …

2 Navy Divers Drowned in Aberdeen “Super Pond”

It’s a given that joining the military can mean putting one’s life in danger. However, that danger isn’t generally assumed to be great while training on home soil. Two U.S. Navy divers recently proved that even training is dangerous, and …

AdWords Enhanced Campaigns Get Ad Group Mobile Bid Adjustments AdWords Enhanced Campaigns Get Ad Group Mobile Bid Adjustments

Soon, AdWords advertisers will be able to set a mobile bid adjustment at the ad group level in enhanced campaigns. This functionality will become available sometime in the middle of next month. “We think this may be useful if you’ve …

AT&T: We’re Planning 1Gbps Fiber in Austin Too AT&T: We’re Planning 1Gbps Fiber in Austin Too

To say that AT&T is stealing Google’s thunder isn’t really the right way to put it, but Ma Bell is using the buzz surrounding Google Fiber’s big launch into Austin as a way to springboard its own plans for a …

Homosexual Necrophilia Is Apparently A Thing In Ducks

What do you do when you see a male duck attempting to have sex with a dead male duck? Most would probably be a little weirded out and walk away. One biologist, however, saw a rare occurrence in nature, and …

Trump Booed Off Stage at WWE Hall of Fame Induction
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Donald Trump may have the power to fire celebrities and the money to erect buildings, but all the money in the world can’t buy respect from wrestling fans. This week, Trump was booed off stage while accepting his induction into …

Tearaway Could Be Just What The Vita Needs

It’s no secret that the Vita is performing poorly in the West. The expensive handheld from Sony is a wonderful machine, but its hist cost of entry and lack of software make it an unattractive option for gamers looking for …

Google Fiber Coming to Austin, Texas by Mid-2014 (Really, Officially, Definitely) Google Fiber Coming to Austin, Texas by Mid-2014 (Really, Officially, Definitely)

Google, after a few days of speculation, has officially announced that Austin, Texas will join Kansas City, KS, and Kansas City, MO as the next Google Fiber-connected city. “Today, we’re pleased to announce with Mayor Lee Leffingwell that Austin, Texas …

Jane Fonda: Not Afraid of Dying and Still Into Sex
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Actress Jane Fonda’s career has spanned four decades and has had plenty of ups and downs. Fonda’s acting career exploded as she took the role of 60s sex symbol Barbarella, and she quickly became famous for her anti-war activism, her …

Aspiring Authors Looking To Self-Publish Have A New Option In Nook Press Aspiring Authors Looking To Self-Publish Have A New Option In Nook Press
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Self-publishing is increasingly becoming the norm, instead of the exception, in today’s digital world. Services like Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing and Apple’s Breakout Books make it easy for new authors to publish their books and get plenty of exposure. Now …

Bill Clinton Sends His First Tweet at Stephen Colbert’s Behest

President Clinton may understand the social media is and will continue to make the difference in today’s grassroots politics, but that doesn’t mean he participates in all of it. Although you may have seen plenty of Bill Clinton-themed Twitter accounts …

Author (And Dean) Peter Blair Henry Talks At Google Author (And Dean) Peter Blair Henry Talks At Google

Peter Blair Henry, Dean of the NYU Business School and author of “Turnaround: Third World Lessons For First World Growth,” recently participated in an Authors At Google talk. Google has now made video of the talk available for all to …

Google Play Gets A Design Refresh Google Play Gets A Design Refresh

Google announced a new redesign for Google Play on Android smartphones and tablets. It starts rolling out today. Google says the design is “simple, clean and – most importantly – helps you find great entertainment, fast.” “The new design focuses …

Game of Thrones-Themed Craigslist Sex Ad Wants ‘A Stark in the Streets, But a Wildling in the Sheets’
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Are you a fan of the epic HBO series Game of Thrones? Do you somewhat resemble Robb Stark? Do you live near New Orleans? Are you into kinky fantasy lovemaking? If you answered yes to any or all of those …

Joel Osteen: Hoax Hasn’t Upset Him, “Nothing Has Changed”

Earlier this week, a late April Fool’s hoax made its debut, alleging that popular U.S. pastor Joel Osteen had renounced Christianity. Osteen is the pastor of a mega-church in Houston, Texas, and has a worldwide broadcast ministry that has made …

Xbox Special Event Planned For May 21 [Report]
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After Sony revealed the PlayStation 4 in February, everybody turned to Microsoft expecting a reveal of the next Xbox. Previous rumors suggested an April showing, but a new report says that we won’t be seeing anything about the new console …

Windows XP Users Only Have A Year Of Official Support Left Windows XP Users Only Have A Year Of Official Support Left

Windows XP remains one of the most popular operating systems on the planet, especially for businesses that don’t feel like upgrading to Windows 7 or 8. That popularity will surely continue for years to come, but Microsoft won’t be along …

Kanye West Sued Over ‘Gold Digger’ Sample
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As Kanye West prepares to become a parent and expends his mental energy on crafting joke names for his progeny, he certainly doesn’t have time to go to court over one of his biggest hit songs. TMZ is reporting that …