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People Actually Liked That Zooey Deschanel iPhone Ad People Actually Liked That Zooey Deschanel iPhone Ad
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A few months ago, Apple debuted a couple of new iPhone 4S ads that centered around the use of Siri and featured the high-powered celebrity presences of Samuel L. Jackson and Zooey Deschanel. Jackson used Siri to help prepare dinner, …

The Hobbit Gets Awesome Publicity Stills Via EW The Hobbit Gets Awesome Publicity Stills Via EW
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Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit will be unveiled in more detail at Comic-Con this month. But right now Entertainment Weekly has some great publicity stills and screenshots from the upcoming film. Here we see Gandalf, Bilbo, and dwarves Fill, Dill, Dori …

Judge Orders Twitter to Hand Over Protest Tweets Judge Orders Twitter to Hand Over Protest Tweets

A New York judge this week ordered Twitter to hand over months of tweets from an Occupy Wall St. protester. Malcolm Harris, the protester, was arrested while trying to cross the Brooklyn Bridge with hundreds of other protesters in October …

Katie Holmes Out On The Town, Sans Wedding Ring Katie Holmes Out On The Town, Sans Wedding Ring
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Katie Holmes isn’t wasting any time in getting back to some sort of normalcy; she was spotted on Monday afternoon at the Parsons New School For Design in New York–where she taped a guest spot for “Project Runway”–looking fresh and …

Alzheimer’s Could Be Linked to Brain Inflammation Alzheimer’s Could Be Linked to Brain Inflammation

Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia that affects memory, thinking, and behavior, has been linked to inflammation of the brain at an early age, according to a recent study. In order to investigate the theory, scientists caused brain inflammation in …

The Secret to ‘Monetizing Online Forums’ The Secret to ‘Monetizing Online Forums’
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With all the social media hype around Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, online forums are not usually at the top of the list. Ironically though, they are at the very root of social media. They may not get as much attention …

Retina Display iMac Coming Later This Year? Retina Display iMac Coming Later This Year?

You may recall that prior to Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote last month there were rumors that they would unveil a retina display iMac. That, of course, didn’t happen. In fact, Apple didn’t announce any updates to the iMac at all. …

Matt Cutts: Google Can’t Tell If It’s Crawling Databases, But Has Policies To Remove Private Info Matt Cutts: Google Can’t Tell If It’s Crawling Databases, But Has Policies To Remove Private Info
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Ryan Satterfield at Planet Zuda posted an article about Google exposing private info by indexing other sites’ databases, which he says includes social security numbers and credit card numbers. “If you’ve given a site your credit card number or social …

Twitter Account Highlights Stupidity By Retweeting People Who Post Photos Of Their Debit Cards Twitter Account Highlights Stupidity By Retweeting People Who Post Photos Of Their Debit Cards
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Why this has to exist is saddening, and it engenders hopeless feelings for the survival of the human race. But the fact that it does exist is pretty amazing. I’m talking about a new Twitter account called @NeedADebitCard, whose sole …

Andy Griffith, America’s Favorite Sheriff, Dies at 86 Andy Griffith, America’s Favorite Sheriff, Dies at 86
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Andy Griffith, the award-winning actor who will always be known as “American’s Favorite Sheriff” for his turn on “The Andy Griffith Show”, died today (June 3) after an ambulance was called to his home on Roanoke Island. His long-time friend, …

Deutsche Telekom Looks to Expand its Mobile Payment Reach Deutsche Telekom Looks to Expand its Mobile Payment Reach

Yesterday it was announced that Deutsche Telekom and MasterCard have partnered to begin bringing mobile phone payment methods to more Europeans over the next year. Today it has become clear that MasterCard is not the only company Deutsche Telekom is …

Exile Pitbull: Send Him to the Wal-Mart of Solitude Exile Pitbull: Send Him to the Wal-Mart of Solitude
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Pitbull may be visiting a remote Wal-mart in Alaska after a publicity stunt goes horribly wrong. The Miami rapper entered into a marketing deal that would send him to the store that got the most likes on its Facebook page. …

Yahoo Homes Partners with Zillow for Content Listing Yahoo Homes Partners with Zillow for Content Listing
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Zillow and Yahoo have had a partnership for awhile. Zillow has been handling their Homes for sale listings, but now the companies are expanding that relationship to include rental properties as well. This latest deal makes Zillow the exclusive provider …

You Will Be Able To Resell Your Steam Games… In Europe You Will Be Able To Resell Your Steam Games… In Europe
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One of the major problems I find myself in after a Steam sale is that I bought a lot of games that I just don’t really want. I partially blame myself, but some of those games have achievements which I …

Ass Kicking Presidential Portraits Get The Job Done Ass Kicking Presidential Portraits Get The Job Done
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(image) New Presidential Seal Everyone in the United States knows that one of the reasons we have become one of the most powerful nations to inhabit the earth in all of history is because we have fantastic presidential leaders. What …

Hotel Bible Kindle: Get in Touch with God. Digitally. Hotel Bible Kindle: Get in Touch with God. Digitally.
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Hotel Bibles are as commonplace as curious stains on bedsheets. Whenever I travel, I always take a peek in the drawers to see if one has been provided, should I decide to save my soul during my stay. Because I’ve …

Despite Protests, UK Will Feed Richard O’Dwyer to US Officials Anyways Despite Protests, UK Will Feed Richard O’Dwyer to US Officials Anyways
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In a paradigm switch of imperialism, the United Kingdom is apparently to now be considered the Far Eastern United States given the fate of TVShack webmaster Richard O’Dwyer. Despite having not committed any crime on U.S. soil and hosting no …

Malia Obama: Are Obama Kids Being Used For Votes? Malia Obama: Are Obama Kids Being Used For Votes?
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While President Obama and First Lady Michelle have famously said they prefer to keep their girls out of the public eye as much as possible–in an effort to give them as much normalcy as they can–the girls are now appearing …

Chris Hughes, Co-Founder of Facebook, Weds Boyfriend Chris Hughes, Co-Founder of Facebook, Weds Boyfriend
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Chris Hughes, one of the four guys credited with founding Facebook in a Harvard dorm room, married his longtime boyfriend Sean Eldridge in a ceremony attended by Mark Zuckerberg, Sean Parker, and a couple of U.S. Congresspeople including House Minority …

Blekko Gets New Crawl Technology, Adds Real Time SEO Updates Blekko Gets New Crawl Technology, Adds Real Time SEO Updates
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Alternative search engine blekko announced today that it has integrated new crawl technology to power its search index, and is now claiming to offer more comprehensive, real time updates to its SEO pages. This, a representative for the company tells …

Coming Off Proview, Apple Faces A New Lawsuit In China Coming Off Proview, Apple Faces A New Lawsuit In China
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After a lengthy legal battle, Apple and Proview finally settled over the rights to the iPad name for a cool $60 million. It was smart for Apple to settle because it looked like Proview wasn’t going to give up until …

VMware to Acquire DynamicOps, Inc. VMware to Acquire DynamicOps, Inc.

VMware out of PaloAlto, California just announced a definitive agreement to acquire DynamicOps, Inc., a provider of cloud automation solutions and management of IT services across diverse environments. While the terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed, the …

Stink Bug Crisis: Congress Sniffs Out a Solution Stink Bug Crisis: Congress Sniffs Out a Solution
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The stink bug crisis that’s ravaged orchards and vineyards has spread to 38 states, prompting the United States government to research ways to deal with the menace, according to the Washington Examiner. The brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) has …

Alan Poindexter Dies: Astronaut Killed In Tragic Accident Alan Poindexter Dies: Astronaut Killed In Tragic Accident
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Alan Poindexter, a former astronaut who worked with NASA, died on Sunday in a tragic accident on the water in Florida. He was 50-years old. Poindexter and his sons were riding water scooters near Pensacola Beach when suddenly Poindexter stopped …