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Obama’s Cybersecurity Executive Order Is No CISPA, Contains Privacy Protections Obama’s Cybersecurity Executive Order Is No CISPA, Contains Privacy Protections
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Near the end of President Obama’s State of the Union address, he addressed the need for cybersecurity reform. He also confirmed the long standing rumor that he would indeed be signing an executive order into law that helps increase information …

Asteroid Worth $195B to Swing By Earth on February 15
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On February 15 an asteroid named 2012 DA14 will pass very close to the Earth. It will swing within just 17,200 miles of the planet’s surface, which is well within the orbit of the man-made geosynchronous satellites that orbit the …

Rick Huxley Dies: Dave Clark Five Bassist Was 72

Rick Huxley, one of the last surviving members of The Dave Clark Five, has died after a long battle with emphysema. He was 72 years old. Huxley played bass for the band, who saw several hits in the ’60s. They …

HBO GO Now Available on Apple TV Using AirPlay (No App…Yet) HBO GO Now Available on Apple TV Using AirPlay (No App…Yet)

As of right now, you should be able to stream HBO GO to your television through Apple TV. But you don’t have an actual app with which to do it…yet. What you can do is stream HBO GO to your …

Kate Baby Bump Photos Displease Palace

Kate Middleton has been under scrutiny for years now, but ever since word got out that she’s pregnant with a royal baby, the poor girl can’t catch a break from the photographers. Middleton found herself in the center of a …

Google Revenue From Mobile Estimated At $20 Billion In 2016 Google Revenue From Mobile Estimated At $20 Billion In 2016

Marin Software has released a new report looking at mobile search advertising around the world. The report cites data from Cowen and Company about Google’s estimated mobile revenues, which indicates that Google will make as much as $20 billion in …

SlideShare Introduces New Tracking Analytics Tool SlideShare Introduces New Tracking Analytics Tool

In May 2012, LinkedIn acquired document presentation startup SlideShare. Since that time, the company has been integrating itself into LinkedIn’s carefully managed (and profitable) corporate culture. Today, SlideShare announced a very LinkedIn-style feature for its service. The new feature, called …

Star Trek The Game Might Just Impress In April

Star Trek is more popular than ever thanks to J.J. Abrams’ reboot of the series in 2009′s Star Trek. Now the sequel – Into Darkness – is almost upon us, and you know what that means, right? Yep, another hastily …

Bieber Rips Carney On Twitter After Grammy Remark
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Justin Bieber has shot back at the drummer for The Black Keys, Patrick Carney, following a remark he made after the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. When asked about Bieber’s supposed “snub” at the awards show–which saw The Black Keys …

Mobile, Social Media Becoming Increasingly Important To Moviegoers Mobile, Social Media Becoming Increasingly Important To Moviegoers

Are you the kind of person who uses their mobile device during a movie? If so, shame on you. That being said, you’re not alone as new research has found that most moviegoers use some kind of mobile device to …

Carnaval Celebrated With Google Doodle in Brazil Carnaval Celebrated With Google Doodle in Brazil

Google has a doodle on its Brazil home page today, celebrating Carnaval (Carnival). Google regularly celebrates Carnaval from Feb 7-12. For the third year in a row, YouTube is streaming events. In a post on February 4, Google wrote: What …

SEO Factors To Consider When Choosing A Domain Name SEO Factors To Consider When Choosing A Domain Name
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The old saying “a stitch in time saves nine” couldn’t be more applicable than when it comes to launching a new website. It pays to take the time “make your list and check it twice.” Making the right choices before …

Middle East Freshwater Reserves Declining, Shows Study
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A new study has shown that much of the Middle East lost freshwater reserves over the past decade. The study, to be published this week in the journal Water Resources Research, was based on data from NASA‘s Gravity Recovery and …

Man Dies On Flight After Loud Bouts Of Snoring
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Passengers on a flight to Salt Lake City were stunned on Sunday when a man on the plane suddenly died. The man, believed to be in his 30′s, has not been publicly identified yet. Passengers say he was snoring loudly …

If You Buy Only One Notebook This Year, Make It This One

Tech reviews aren’t anything but shills for the latest hardware anymore. It’s just another advertising vehicle used by a publication’s corporate masters to sell you a product under the guise of objectivity. Whatever happened to the days of honest to …

Nielsen: Banner Ads 1.5X More Effective Than Text Messages Nielsen: Banner Ads 1.5X More Effective Than Text Messages

Nielsen has released findings from its Global Survey of New Product Purchase Sentiment. To come up with the data, they surveyed 29,000 people with Internet access from 58 countries. The findings indicate that a mix of media and word of …

Google Glass Project Explored In New Mini-Documentary Google Glass Project Explored In New Mini-Documentary
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Google Glass took everyone by surprise when it was revealed at last year’s Google I/O, and quickly became one of the most anticipated pieces of hardware in development. Since then, the company has been working on the hardware and software, …

Meet Florida Man, World’s Worst Superhero and Best New Parody Twitter Account

Today’s winner for parody Twitter account you need to be following comes to you from Everywhere, Florida. It’s Florida Man, which features “real-life headlines about the world’s worst superhero.” The account tweets out any and all headlines that involve a …

“The Walking Dead”: Infographic Gives Fans Inside Look At Show

With the return of “The Walking Dead” this past Sunday came a record-breaking viewership for the show, pulling in 12.3 million zombie-hungry watchers as the story picked up from a mid-season hiatus. While many fans came to the show fresh …

Bungie to Reveal Destiny on February 17

Ever since Halo Reach was released in 2010, fans of developer Bungie have been waiting patiently for the next major release from the company. Today, Bungie has finally begun to talk about its new project, Destiny. From the announcement at …

Yahoo Acquires Alike, Team To Join Yahoo Mobile Group Yahoo Acquires Alike, Team To Join Yahoo Mobile Group

Yahoo has acquired Alike, makers of an iPhone app, which helps users find nearby places of interest, for an undisclosed price. The Alike team will will join Yahoo’s mobile group. A Yahoo spokesperson gave us the following statement: “Yahoo! has …

John Kerr Dies: “Tea And Sympathy” Actor Was 81

John Kerr, the stage and film actor whose credits included “Tea And Sympathy” and “South Pacific”, has died of heart failure. He was 81 years old. Kerr was well-known for his role as Tom Robinson Lee, a student suspected of …

Autonomy’s Former Execs “Welcome” FRC Investigation Autonomy’s Former Execs “Welcome” FRC Investigation

Back in November 2012, HP announced its dismal quarterly results and blamed around $5 billion of its $8.8 billion impairment charge on “serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentations, and disclosure failures” at Autonomy prior to its purchase by HP in 2011. Autonomy …

Amazon Beats Apple in Corporate Reputation Poll Amazon Beats Apple in Corporate Reputation Poll

Today, Amazon beats Apple in a way that doesn’t specifically pertain to tablets, ebooks, digital music, streaming content, or any other area in which the two routinely do battle. Today’s victory is all about the consumers and their views on …