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Google Opens Up Its Data Centers for the First Time [PHOTOS] Google Opens Up Its Data Centers for the First Time [PHOTOS]

If you ever wanted to look inside the guts of Google, its data centers, to see “where the internet lives,” here’s your chance. For the first time, Google is giving us a look inside their data hubs with some pretty …

Microsoft’s 32GB Surface Sells Out In Less Than A Day Microsoft’s 32GB Surface Sells Out In Less Than A Day

Microsoft finally revealed the price of the Surface yesterday. Folks can pick up the basic 32GB model without a touch cover for $499.00. I personally thought it was too expensive, but it seems that everybody else did not. If you …

Candy Crowley Takes Heat For Fact-Checking Candy Crowley Takes Heat For Fact-Checking
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Candy Crowley, the second female moderator in the presidential debates, is taking some fire for becoming “an active part of the debate”, as alleged by New Hampshire governor John Sununu. Her comment to Governor Romney during the tense back-and-forth over …

ASUS Announces the PadFone 2 Tablet/Smartphone Hybrid ASUS Announces the PadFone 2 Tablet/Smartphone Hybrid
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ASUS has always been a bit experimental with its products. The company had a prototype dock-able tablet/laptop hybrid long before Windows 8 was announced. Today ASUS announced the PadFone 2, an Android tablet that has a slot to dock a …

Second Presidential Debate Sees 7.2 Million Tweets Second Presidential Debate Sees 7.2 Million Tweets

Last night’s town hall debate saw the two Presidential candidates go at it for a little over an hour and a half on topics both foreign and domestic (mostly domestic). We’ve already told you how the Twittersphere reacted to one …

Blekko Launches New Suite Of SEO Tools Blekko Launches New Suite Of SEO Tools
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Blekko announced the launch of a new suite of premium SEO tools today. The suite features a re-designed user interface, and a number of new features. The suite includes page analysis, SEO report cards, inbound links organized by categories, Blekko …

Kate Gosselin Fired From CouponCabin Blog Job Kate Gosselin Fired From CouponCabin Blog Job
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Kate Gosselin has been officially terminated from her CouponCabin job, in which she blogged for the company for less than a year. In a somewhat brusque letter to users, CouponCabin CEO Scott Kluth announced the news with vague but curious …

Apple Acquired Justin Timberlake-Backed Particle Apple Acquired Justin Timberlake-Backed Particle
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Apple has acquired Particle, an HTML app company, which has received funding from superstar Justin Timberlake in the past. According to a report from CNET’s Josh Lowensohn, the acquisition happened last month, but nobody knew about it. The price is …

iPhone Could Finally be Coming to T-Mobile iPhone Could Finally be Coming to T-Mobile
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T-Mobile is now the only major U.S. wireless carrier that doesn’t carry the iPhone. It isn’t a coincidence that t’s also the only carrier that doesn’t have a nationwide 4G LTE network (its 4G is HSPA+) or that it is …

Binders Full of Women: The Comment That Launched a Thousand Social Media Pages Binders Full of Women: The Comment That Launched a Thousand Social Media Pages

Last night’s second Presidential debate saw the two candidates clash over mostly domestic issues, with a few foreign issues sprinkled in. The town hall format meant that audience members got to ask the questions, and one particular response from Mitt …

The Pirate Bay Moves To The Pirate Cloud The Pirate Bay Moves To The Pirate Cloud
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The Pirate Bay faithful were worried a few weeks ago when the torrent tracker went offline for two days. The folks running the show said it was a power outage that took longer than they had hoped to replace. The …

Lance Armstrong Parts Ways With LIVESTRONG Job, Nike Lance Armstrong Parts Ways With LIVESTRONG Job, Nike

Lance Armstrong shocked millions when it was announced he was involved in a doping scandal earlier this year; after becoming a symbol of strength and hope for so many, the news that he may have acquired his seven Tour de …

Amanda Bynes’ Former Co-star Wants To Help Her Amanda Bynes’ Former Co-star Wants To Help Her
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Amanda Bynes has been in the news quite a bit recently, owing to several auto-related incidents–hit-and-runs, alleged drunk driving, driving on a suspended license, and arrests–and a former co-star says she’s tried reaching out to the young actress to no …

Matt Cutts Finally Announces Link Disavow Tool For Google Webmaster Tools Matt Cutts Finally Announces Link Disavow Tool For Google Webmaster Tools
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After months of anticipation, Google’s Matt Cutts, at PubCon in Las Vegas today, finally announced a new tool in Webmaster Tools to disavow links. Cutts made comments at SMX Advanced back in July, indicating that a tool would be on …

Google’s Link Disavow: Google Answers Domain Related Questions Google’s Link Disavow: Google Answers Domain Related Questions
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Google launched its Link Disavow tool today. If you haven’t read about it yet, you can do so here. There are a few things Google mentions about it at the end of a blog post, I think are worth highlighting, …

Google’s Link Disavow Tool And Negative SEO Google’s Link Disavow Tool And Negative SEO
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In case you haven’t heard yet, Google finally released its long-awaited Link Disavow tool. You can get more details about it here. In a blog post about the tool, Google includes a Q&A section. One of the questions in that …

Foxconn Confirms it Hired Underage Workers Foxconn Confirms it Hired Underage Workers

Foxconn, the Chinese manufacturing company famous for building Apple products such as the iPhone 5, today admitted that some of the workers at its facilities were under China’s minimum working age of 16. The company told CNET in an email …

Google Link Disavow Tool Does Not Guarantee Google Will Ignore A Link Google Link Disavow Tool Does Not Guarantee Google Will Ignore A Link
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Google finally announced the launch of a Link Disavow tool for webmasters today, after months of anticipation. This is a tool that you can use to tell Google to ignore links if you feel they are hurting your search engine …

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 Launch Trailer Features Explosions, Guns And More Explosions Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 Launch Trailer Features Explosions, Guns And More Explosions
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The launch trailer is the most hallowed of all game trailers. This is the one last chance that a game developer or publsher has to sell you on their game before the scathing reviews come out. That’s probably not going …

Almond Butter, Beyonce, and Drinking Games Almond Butter, Beyonce, and Drinking Games

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 …

Too Many People Are Dropping Their iPhones Into Toilets Too Many People Are Dropping Their iPhones Into Toilets
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How many of you have broken an iPhone? The existence of repair services like iFixit seems to indicate that mobile devices break easily and frequently. A lot of us just aren’t careful when handling surprisingly fragile gadgetry. That’s not to …

Zumba Scandal: Several Names Released To Public Zumba Scandal: Several Names Released To Public
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In a scandal that has rocked the small town of Kennebunk, Maine, 29-year old Zumba instructor Alexis Wright is facing several charges of prostitution after it was discovered that men were frequenting the dance studio to pay for sex rather …

The Charlie Bit My Finger Kids Are Now Pitching Ragu The Charlie Bit My Finger Kids Are Now Pitching Ragu
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The last time you saw them they were a little bit younger. That epic YouTube hit has nearly 500 million views and is the 7th-most-viewed video of all time on the site (1st if you don’t count music videos). Yes, …

Jennifer Aniston Talks Engagement, Nipples Jennifer Aniston Talks Engagement, Nipples
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Jennifer Aniston stopped by Chelsea Handler’s show “Chelsea Lately” last night, where she talked about being newly engaged and was sufficiently humiliated by pal Chelsea about her overzealous nipples. “I’m very excited because you play a stripper in your new …