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John McAfee: You Won’t Hear From Me For A Few Days John McAfee: You Won’t Hear From Me For A Few Days
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There have been a handful more posts made to John McAfee’s blog since we last checked in. One of them indicates that comments have been turned back on, after a previous post announced that they were being disabled. Also in …

Danica Patrick: Divorce Is “Amicable”
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NASCAR driver Danica Patrick has announced on her Facebook page that she is splitting from her husband of seven years, Paul Hospenthal, and that the divorce was a mutual, amicable decision. The 30-year old met Hospenthal–who is 17 years her …

Will Brands Shift Focus Away From Facebook? Will Brands Shift Focus Away From Facebook?
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Facebook is a public company. Perhaps you’ve heard. For years, the social network has been a tremendous way for businesses to promote themselves and their products and services to customers and prospects for free, by way of Facebook Pages. There …

Alexander Graham Bell, Home Alone, and Black Friday

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 …

John McAfee Shuts Down Blog Comments, Starts Posting Audio John McAfee Shuts Down Blog Comments, Starts Posting Audio
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John McAfee, creator of the famous antivirus software, has been hiding from the cops in Belize after his neighbor was found dead with a gunshot to the head. He has been hiding in plain sight (at least according to his …

Autonomy Founder Fires Back at HP Amid Accounting Fraud Claims

The founder of enterprise search and knowledge management service company Autonomy is firing back at HP amid allegations that his company used sketchy accounting practices to inflate its value prior to its sale to HP in August 2011. In an …

The Legend Of Zelda: Hyrule Historia Gets A Trailer

Nintendo is known for charting new territory in gaming. The Wii transformed the industry, and the Wii U may just do it again. Beyond game consoles, however, Nintendo is also changing the world of books by creating what may be …

More Consumers Will Avoid Black Friday By Shopping Online During Cyber Monday More Consumers Will Avoid Black Friday By Shopping Online During Cyber Monday

Are you planning on heading out for some Black Friday shopping this year? If so, you might to reconsider those plans. Cyber Monday is right around the corner, and it promises the same deals without the crowds. RadiumOne, a social …

New Far Cry 3 Trailer Shows Multiplayer Action

With its open, sandbox-style single player campaign, Far Cry 3 looks to provide an explosive experience for players come December. The multiplayer modes, on the other hand, look to provide players with a chance to rub their success into the …

Check Out This Incredible Stop-Motion Animated Film
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If you don’t know the name Molly Crabapple, you should. You might recognize her style from various projects she’s done, ranging from last year’s SXSW promo materials to pieces for The Nation, CNN, and The New Inquiry. She is a …

Foursquare Lets Users Explore Locations That Just Opened Foursquare Lets Users Explore Locations That Just Opened
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Foursquare has added a new category to their explore tab that allows users to sort the millions of location available on the service in a fun new way. Now, if you’re looking to try a new restaurant or bar, you …

Matt Cutts On Whether Or Not SEO Should Be Called Something Else Matt Cutts On Whether Or Not SEO Should Be Called Something Else
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Google put out a new Webmaster Help video today. This time, Matt talks about whether or not “search engine optimization” should be renamed. “A lot of the times when you hear SEO, people get this very narrow blinder on, and …

New York Was Home To A Huge Wii U Launch Party

The Nintendo World Store is located in New York City. It’s one of those stores that every Nintendo fan has to visit once in their life. The store also serves a second purpose as it turns into party central when …

Mars Rover Curiosity On the Move Again, With Rumors of a “Big” Discovery
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After spending weeks stationed at the “Rocknest” site scooping up soil samples, Mars rover Curiosity this past week got the chance to once again drive across the surface of Mars. NASA announced today that over the weekend the rover first …

The White House Enlists Facebook to Choose the 2012 National Thanksgiving Turkey
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Pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey – it’s as American as football, overeating, and familial bickering. Though some stories attribute the first Turkey pardon to President Lincoln, George H.W. Bush was the first to give one an “official” presidential pardon. This year, …

The Best Cover Of “I’m Sexy And I Know It” Ever

You probably didn’t think anyone would take LMFAO’s “I’m Sexy And I Know It” and arrange an acoustic guitar part to it, but someone did. And that someone has an incredible voice. Known only as Noah, this kid kills the …

Groupon Teams Up With SCORE On Small Business Resources Groupon Teams Up With SCORE On Small Business Resources

Groupon announced today that it has partnered with nonprofit SCORE, which has developed a series of online educational resources about customer acquisition, retention and marketing for small businesses. “Joining forces with SCORE is a great way for Groupon to help …

Twitter Study Says Twitter Exposure Drives Purchases Twitter Study Says Twitter Exposure Drives Purchases

Twitter has partnered with Compete for another study that shows that exposure on Twitter is good for business. This time, they looked at Twitter’s effect on online shopping by analyzing 7,600 users and their purchasing behavior as it pertains to …

Here’s What Eric Schmidt Had To Say About Privacy And Free Speech This Week Here’s What Eric Schmidt Had To Say About Privacy And Free Speech This Week
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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt spoke with Reuters West Coast Bureau Chief Jonathan Weber at the RAND Corp.’s Politics Aside conference in California on Monday. The conversation is about a half hour long, and goes into YouTube and Google’s policies …

Facebook Tests New Event Suggestions in the News Feed Facebook Tests New Event Suggestions in the News Feed
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Facebook may be looking to increase the reach of events across the site, as they’re reportedly testing a new feature inside users’ news feeds that suggests events that users may or may not have been invited too (or have ties …

Elmo Puppeteer Resigns: Is Elmo Done For?
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Kevin Clash, the voice behind Sesame Street’s most popular character, has now resigned from his post after a second accuser came forward with allegations of underage sex. The first round of claims came last week, when a 23-year old male …

NASA Study Finds Global Sea Level Rising Once Again

Though the world’s oceans have been steadily rising at a rate of 3.2 mm per year for decades now, NASA scientists reported last year that the global sea level had actually dropped sharply between early 2010 and summer 2011, by …

iHeartRadio Surpasses 135 Million Downloads iHeartRadio Surpasses 135 Million Downloads
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Clear Channel announced today that its iHeartRadio service has surpassed 135 million downloads and 20 million registered users. On top of that, the iHeartRadio network is now seeing 239 million monthly listeners and over 48 million monthly digital uniques. “Registered …

President Obama And New Zealand PM John Key Discuss Kim Dotcom President Obama And New Zealand PM John Key Discuss Kim Dotcom
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Kim Dotcom is currently fighting in New Zealand and US courts to have the charges against Megaupload and himself dropped. It’s not exactly getting much play in the mainstream news, but something new happens every week. It’s actually kind of …