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Google Doesn’t Care How Many Nofollow Links You Have Google Doesn’t Care How Many Nofollow Links You Have
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Adding the nofollow attribute to links prevents PageRank from being passed. This is something that Google wants webmasters to do for any links that have been purchased. To do otherwise is strictly against Google’s quality guidelines. Violating these guidelines can …

Gotye Dead? Nah, Just A Victim Of “Citizen Journalism” Gotye Dead? Nah, Just A Victim Of “Citizen Journalism”
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You can’t believe everything you see on the interwebs. That goes double for anything you see on a breaking news site that allows average Joes to post stories without the intervening hand of….well, anyone. So, despite what you may have …

Billy The Kid: Tombstone Vandalized By Thieves Billy The Kid: Tombstone Vandalized By Thieves

Billy The Kid is one of those rare figures in American history that remains a true mystery; because of the time period he lived in, when keeping detailed records wasn’t a high priority, and because of the many, many conflicting …

MobileMe Is Dead; Long Live iCloud MobileMe Is Dead; Long Live iCloud

We’ve been telling you for awhile now that Apple was making preparations for the final shutdown of MobileMe, the cloud service that preceded iCloud. When Apple first announced iCloud at last year’s WWDC keynote, they said that the older (and …

Apple Gets Galaxy Nexus Banned With New Injunction Apple Gets Galaxy Nexus Banned With New Injunction

Late last week we brought you news that Apple had won an injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 on the grounds that it infringed on some of Apple’s design patents. Now it seems that, as the old saying goes, it …

Google Inherits FTC Investigation with Motorola Acquisition Google Inherits FTC Investigation with Motorola Acquisition

With their recent acquisition of Motorola and their essential technology patents, Google Inc. has also received a civil investigative demand from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. If you remember, Motorola was locked in a battle with Microsoft and Apple regarding …

Windows Phone 8 May Be The Most Developer Friendly Phone On The Market Windows Phone 8 May Be The Most Developer Friendly Phone On The Market
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Apps are where it’s at in today’s economy. If you can make a great app, you are guaranteed a steady income and the benefit of working for yourself. Having an easy-to-use development ecosystem makes all the difference in attracting people …

Facebook Gives Same-Sex Couples New Marriage Icons Facebook Gives Same-Sex Couples New Marriage Icons
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For a while, Facebook has had mechanisms in place to recognize same-sex couples and their relationships. Early last year, you may recall that Facebook added two new relationship statuses to the available list – “In a civil union” and “In …

Apple Settles Proview Suit For $60 Million Apple Settles Proview Suit For $60 Million

Apple has reportedly agreed to pay $60 million to Chinese company Proview for the rights to use the “iPad” name in China. The settlement is significantly larger than the $16 million offer Apple had been rumored to make. Proview has …

Magic Mike, Ted Claim Top Spots at the Box Office Magic Mike, Ted Claim Top Spots at the Box Office
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“Magic Mike”, director Steven Soderbergh’s saucy male stripper comedy/drama, took off everything it could in order to dominate the box office over the weekend. Unfortunately for Mike, “Family Guy” mastermind Seth MacFarlane’s raunchy R-rated comedy “Ted”, starring Mark Wahlberg and …

Amelia Earhart: Anniversary Search Could Yield Answers Amelia Earhart: Anniversary Search Could Yield Answers
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Today, on the anniversary of pilot Amelia Earhart’s mysterious disappearance, a group of people who desperately want to know what happened to her are setting out to search once again for the wreckage of her plane. What makes this search …

The Robotic Uprising Begins At Google I/O The Robotic Uprising Begins At Google I/O

On top of all the great new hardware and software that Google showed off at I/O, there was another trend taking off – robots. Surprisingly enough, it seems that Android is pretty good at powering robots. We already saw a …

Alienware Thinks The Surface Won’t Be Much Of A Gaming PC Alienware Thinks The Surface Won’t Be Much Of A Gaming PC
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There’s still a lot of mystery surrounding Microsoft’s Surface tablet. We know the specs and the general look of the device, but we don’t know the launch date or its true capabilities. The Windows 8 Pro version of the Surface …

Yitzhak Shamir Dies: Former Israeli Prime Minister Was 96 Yitzhak Shamir Dies: Former Israeli Prime Minister Was 96
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Yitzhak Shamir, former Israeli prime minister, has died. He was 96 years old. A small man who did big things, Yitzhak Shamir was described as an “underground” leader who was distrustful of an Arab regime. He was noted as a …

Savannah Guthrie Replaces Ann Curry on “Today” Savannah Guthrie Replaces Ann Curry on “Today”
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Savannah Guthrie, who has been co-host for the “Today” show’s third hour, is movin’ on up to take Ann Curry’s spot opposite Matt Lauer. The show has seen a dramatic decline in ratings since Curry took over the job; NBC …

Troubled Game Publisher THQ Is Worth 21 Million Pounds Of Candy Corn Troubled Game Publisher THQ Is Worth 21 Million Pounds Of Candy Corn

It’s no secret that THQ is in a bit of trouble these days. The game publisher has had a string of misses and bad management that led to their current financial state. The company has been threatened with delisting from …

LEGO + Portal = Shut Up And Take My Money LEGO + Portal = Shut Up And Take My Money
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I love LEGO. I love Portal. What if there was a way to combine my love for two equally awesome things into a single property of epic proportions? Good thing LEGO Cuusoo exists to make my dreams a reality. If …

Joe Paterno: Cover Up May Have Been His Idea Joe Paterno: Cover Up May Have Been His Idea
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In the days and weeks since Joe Paterno’s death, he has been painted as a good, honest man whose main goal in life was bettering the lives of his players; he has been hailed as a kindly older gentleman with …

This Quantum Conundrum Game Show Could Have Been Nick Arcade (It’s Not) This Quantum Conundrum Game Show Could Have Been Nick Arcade (It’s Not)

I think I’m not the only one who yearns for a return of Nick Arcade. The early 90s game show featured kids answering trivia questions based around video games and then the winners attempting to navigate a virtual reality side-scrolling …

Google Wants Project Glass To Have A Role In Your Baby’s Life Google Wants Project Glass To Have A Role In Your Baby’s Life

I think we can all agree that Google showed off the potential of Project Glass during Google I/O in an extreme way. Unfortunately, not everybody is a skydiving, extreme biking, rappelling sports star. What can Project Glass do for the …

Facebook Is Still No Country For Sex Offenders, Says Indiana Judge Facebook Is Still No Country For Sex Offenders, Says Indiana Judge
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“Sex offenders are deplorable and allowing them access to our children via Facebook is criminal.” How about “it’s a universal human right, protected by the constitution, to be able to access these forms of communication as they amount to free …

Google Upsets Google+ Power User Wil Wheaton Again, What About You? Google Upsets Google+ Power User Wil Wheaton Again, What About You?
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Geek celebrity Wil Wheaton is what you might call a Google+ power user. He’s actively engaged on Google’s social network, and has amassed 1,373,118 followers to date. That’s a lot for Google+. Google, however, keeps doing things with Google+ that …

Bob Seger Robbed At Daughter’s House Party Bob Seger Robbed At Daughter’s House Party
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Besides being the only man not currently working on HGTV who would make my mom leave my dad, Bob Seger is apparently a pretty cool guy. His personal collection of awesome stuff includes a 1978 autographed Les Paul guitar and …

Penn State Cover-Up: Emails Show What Officials Knew Penn State Cover-Up: Emails Show What Officials Knew
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In emails obtained by CNN and other news outlets this week, former Penn State president Graham Spanier signed off on keeping the child-abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky a secret, calling it a “humane and reasonable way to proceed” rather than …