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Facebook Urges Congress To Work On Fan Engagement Facebook Urges Congress To Work On Fan Engagement

Let’s face it; not everyone in Congress is adept at operating their social media accounts. Although some House and Senate members have jumped on the bandwagon and found that sites like Facebook are just another way to interact with their …

Google Works to Settle EU Antitrust Probe, and Schmidt Says Larry Page is Fine Google Works to Settle EU Antitrust Probe, and Schmidt Says Larry Page is Fine
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You might recall, Google was accused of discriminating against their competitors in search results by European regulators. The European Commission confirmed today, Google has in fact responded to the antitrust concerns. Google sent a proposal to European regulators addressing four …

Tour De France 2012: Cavendish Wins Stage Two Tour De France 2012: Cavendish Wins Stage Two

Mark Cavendish won the second leg of the Tour de France, according to AP, which is mostly a flat race across Belgium. The 27 year old received little help from his team. Sky team are concentrating on helping Wiggins become …

Nokia Is Suing Google Over Patents (Again) Nokia Is Suing Google Over Patents (Again)
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The Galaxy Nexus is a super sleek Android phone that many people couldn’t wait to get a hold of. Then came Apple (again) suing Google and claiming that the Galaxy Nexus infringed upon their patents. All that bad news led …

Charlie Sheen’s Assistant Found Dead in Los Angeles Charlie Sheen’s Assistant Found Dead in Los Angeles
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Charlie Sheen has lost his best friend and former personal assistant, according to the boys and girls over at TMZ. Rick Calamaro was found dead at his Los Angeles apartment on Sunday. Reports have stated that authorities believe the could …

Women Use Facebook To Be Callous and Vindictive To Each Other, Sky Also Found To Be Blue Women Use Facebook To Be Callous and Vindictive To Each Other, Sky Also Found To Be Blue
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“Boys f*ck things up. Girls are f*cked up.” – Louis C.K. Girls can be really mean. And no, I don’t mean that girls are mean to guys – because guys are also really mean to girls, so that’s a wash. …

Google Drops Some Knowledge (Graph) On Search By Image Feature Google Drops Some Knowledge (Graph) On Search By Image Feature

Update: Just to be clear, Google does not include Knowledge Graph results on Google Goggles results at this time, as a Google spokesperson confirmed for us. A little over a year ago, Google came out with Search By Image for …

Google Maps API Luminaries Serve Some Golden Eggs of Developer Help Google Maps API Luminaries Serve Some Golden Eggs of Developer Help

Since the Google Maps API became available for developers with a cartographical itch, digital cartographers have been putting their imaginations to impressive use with the designs they’ve come up with. One of the most prominent themes during the Google I/O …

D’Angelo’s First Televised Performance In 12 Years Blows Up Around The Web D’Angelo’s First Televised Performance In 12 Years Blows Up Around The Web

After taking the world by storm in the mid-to-late 90s/early 2000s, the artist known as D’Angelo essentially disappeared from sight, choosing a reclusive lifestyle that featured brushes with addiction and a brush with the law. At the 2012 BET Music …

Anderson Cooper: Gay, Proud, and Loved Anderson Cooper: Gay, Proud, and Loved
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There’s been speculation for years on Anderson Cooper’s personal life, but he chose not to talk much about it until recently, when he responded to a Daily Beast writer’s email asking for opinions on the way people in the public …

LIMBO Special Edition Comes With 3D Glasses LIMBO Special Edition Comes With 3D Glasses

Everyone’s favorite high-contrast indie game just got a new special edition with tons of goodies. Playdead, the independent Danish development studio behind the award-winning LIMBO, announced today that LIMBO: Special Edition is now available for order in online game stores. …

DARPA To Fortify Military’s Phones And Tablets DARPA To Fortify Military’s Phones And Tablets

Security in the military is getting harder and harder to maintain in this day and age with the advent of smart phones and tablets that can go just about anywhere and do just about anything. With the Chinese cyber security …

Andrew Garfield Stares at Spiders, Drools Over Ryan Gosling Andrew Garfield Stares at Spiders, Drools Over Ryan Gosling
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Andew Garfield is a brave man. Not only does he have an entire franchise resting on his shoulders with the upcoming release of Marc Webb’s “The Amazing Spider-Man” — which requires a certain amount of strength in its own right …

What Is Google Doing To Its Search Results In Europe? What Is Google Doing To Its Search Results In Europe?

A month ago, it was reported that Joaquin Almunia, the European Commission’s head of competition, had given Google a deadline of July 2 to come up with changes to its search results, which would address four main concerns. Now, Google …

Higgs-Boson: What Is The “God Particle”, And Why Is It So Important? Higgs-Boson: What Is The “God Particle”, And Why Is It So Important?
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Particle physicists think they have discovered a key element to a question we have never been able to answer: where did we come from? While it’s long been thought in the scientific world that life on Earth was created by …

Maria Sharapova, No. 1 seed, Knocked Out in the Fourth Round of Wimbledon Maria Sharapova, No. 1 seed, Knocked Out in the Fourth Round of Wimbledon

Maria Sharapova has been knocked out of Wimbledon in the fourth round by 15 seed Sabine Lisicki. This unforseen and devestating loss could cost the Russian her rank as the number 1 women’s tennis player. Sharapova lost in two sets …

Aimee Copeland Released from Hospital, Begins Physical Therapy Aimee Copeland Released from Hospital, Begins Physical Therapy
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Aimee Copeland, the 24 year-old college student who contracted necrotizing fasciitis following an accident on a homemade zip line, has finally been released from the hospital after months of treatment. However, according to her father, Copeland isn’t headed for home …

iWork.com Shuts Down on July 31, Time To Clear Out iWork.com Shuts Down on July 31, Time To Clear Out

It seems that now is not a good time to be using one of Apple’s older cloud services. This morning we brought you news that Apple had, as promised, pulled the plug on MobileMe over the weekend, giving users one …

New Teaser Trailer For Django Unchained Hits With an Appearance From Samuel L. Jackson New Teaser Trailer For Django Unchained Hits With an Appearance From Samuel L. Jackson

While we’re right smack dab in the middle of the summer movie season–one tent-pole release down (The Avengers) and two to go, (The Amazing Spider-Man and The Dark Knight Rises). Nevertheless, with the second release of an albeit shorter trailer …

Bing Social Search Doesn’t Want to Assume That Your Friends Are Experts Bing Social Search Doesn’t Want to Assume That Your Friends Are Experts
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Bing’s new three-column search interface has been kicking around the innernets for about a month now, integrating people’s Facebook and Twitter networks into queries so as to provide a social feature to search results. While it’s been interesting seeing what …

Nokia Has A Plan In Case Windows Phone 8 Goes Splat Nokia Has A Plan In Case Windows Phone 8 Goes Splat
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In business, as in war, chess, and first dates, it’s always good to have an exit strategy, a backup plan to disentangle yourself if things go south. This backup plan is infinitely more important if you’re struggling. And Nokia is …

Anderson Cooper, Gymnastics, and BBQ Sauce Anderson Cooper, Gymnastics, and BBQ Sauce

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 …

IBM’s New Augmented Reality App Will Track Your Grocery Shopping IBM’s New Augmented Reality App Will Track Your Grocery Shopping

If you simply can’t get enough targeted advertising into your life, IBM’s new augmented reality mobile shopping app is probably for you. IBM research scientists today announced the app, which will allow customers to scan store shelves with their smartphone …

Nielsen Acquires Vizu Brand Metrics Measurement Platform Nielsen Acquires Vizu Brand Metrics Measurement Platform

Today, Nielsen, the ratings and research people, announced they have definitive plans to acquire, Vizu, an online advertising performance meter and optimizer. This acquisition is part of Nielsen’s recent commitment to cross-platform advertising measurement. Vizu’s unique solutions will be integrated …