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Google Stock Split Ensures Continued Control Google Stock Split Ensures Continued Control
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Yesterday, at Google’s annual shareholders meeting, a decision to split stock and introduce a new class of non-voting stock was approved. The good news for the company’s co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, they maintain their majority 56 percent voting …

Lone Star Tick Linked to Sudden Outbreak of Meat Allergies Lone Star Tick Linked to Sudden Outbreak of Meat Allergies
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The lone star tick, an arachnid which gets its name from the single white dot on its creepy little back, has been linked to an recent outbreak of meat allergies that have recently plagued the East Coast and Bible Belt. …

Scientists Engineer Deadly Bird Flu (H5N1), Say It Could Cause a Global Pandemic Scientists Engineer Deadly Bird Flu (H5N1), Say It Could Cause a Global Pandemic
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The results of a controversial scientific study was published yesterday outlining the dangers of a potential H5N1 outbreak. The virus in its current form cannot easily be spread amongst humans in its current form because it cannot travel through the …

Apple TV LCDs Headed To Foxconn Next Quarter? Apple TV LCDs Headed To Foxconn Next Quarter?

Production of Apple’s long-rumored HDTV could begin as early as next quarter, according to recent reports. The television’s LCD displays are rumored to be headed to Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn from Sharp sometime during the third quarter of this year, …

New Smash Bros. Gets A Little Tekken In It New Smash Bros. Gets A Little Tekken In It
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None of us were really expecting any news on the new Super Smash Bros. game anytime soon. Since Sakurai’s studio, Sora, had just finished Kid Icarus Uprising, it was safe to assume that it would at least be six months …

Matt Sandusky: Adopted Son Says He Was Abused, Too Matt Sandusky: Adopted Son Says He Was Abused, Too
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Since the beginning of the case brought against Jerry Sandusky–the former Penn State coach accused of sexually abusing several boys during his term there–a lot of people, including myself, have wondered if any of his six adopted children would come …

$1.3 Million Utility Bill Sent to Texas Mom $1.3 Million Utility Bill Sent to Texas Mom
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A $1.3 million utility bill would instantly cause instant panic in yours truly. Since I run the air conditioning in my house during the summer like I’m trying to flash freeze processed meat, I live in constant fear of my …

Twitter On Outage: Not How We Wanted Today To Go Twitter On Outage: Not How We Wanted Today To Go

On Thursday, Twitter experienced a massive amount of downtime for all web users, and mobile users were experiencing some additional problems. Twitter had initially updated its status blog to say, “Users may be experiencing issues accessing Twitter. Our engineers are …

New Compete Data: Top Business And Tech Sites New Compete Data: Top Business And Tech Sites
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Compete has released its new analytics numbers for May. Following is a list of some of the web’s popular destinations for tech, business, search and social media news, and what Compete lists as their unique monthly visitors (US Only). This …

Pixar’s Brave – Every Hair is Numbered Pixar’s Brave – Every Hair is Numbered
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“Brave” opens to a worldwide audience tommorow, and like every Pixar film, not very many people will see it. Or, everyone and their brother will see it. It’s one of those two… We all know that 3D animation can be …

Jeff Bezos: Cuckoo Chimes Still A Go For The 10,000 Year Clock Jeff Bezos: Cuckoo Chimes Still A Go For The 10,000 Year Clock

Jeff Bezos has been getting some attention this week for some of the interesting investments he’s made, thanks to a Wall Street Journal article about them. The article discusses a patent Bezos’ name is on, for some kind of cell …

Who Falls For Nigerian Email Scams? The Gullible, of Course Who Falls For Nigerian Email Scams? The Gullible, of Course
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We’ve all gotten them. The emails from someone purporting to have a lot of money that needs help sailing through the tricky waters of international banking. The ones that need us (me!) to do the important work of banking for …

Catch Your Favorite TED Talks for The First Time Again in HD Catch Your Favorite TED Talks for The First Time Again in HD
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If you’ve been grumbling about the video quality of all those TED talks the past few years, you’re going to have to go find something new to complain about because those videos have finally been honey-basted with some hi-def eye-candy. …

BlackBerry 10 Won’t Have a Physical Keyboard BlackBerry 10 Won’t Have a Physical Keyboard
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While RIM’s newest version of the BlackBerry won’t be ready until sometime later this year, they have confirmed that BlackBerry 10 won’t actually have a physical keyboard. While versions of the BlackBerry 10 operating systems will be available on devices …

Liam Neeson, Lawn Darts, and a Twitter Crash Liam Neeson, Lawn Darts, and a Twitter Crash

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 …

Jim Carrey Bails On “Dumb & Dumber” Sequel Jim Carrey Bails On “Dumb & Dumber” Sequel

Jim Carrey has announced he won’t be doing the sequel to “Dumb And Dumber”, just weeks after director Peter Farelly announced he would be doing it. The flip-flopping has apparently come about because he’s unhappy with the way the studio …

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Confirmed On Google Play Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Confirmed On Google Play
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It’s starting to look like this is the week for major companies to let things slip by accident. Yesterday it was Apple, who may have let drawings of the new iPhone through in a patent. Today it’s Google, who apparently …

“Call Me Maybe” Tops 100 Million Views Mark On Youtube “Call Me Maybe” Tops 100 Million Views Mark On Youtube

A couple of weeks ago I did a post about the song by Carly Rae Jespen called “Call Me Maybe.” The pure mount of parody videos that it has spawned is amazing in itself. But when I posted the video …

Hughes The Force Mashes Up John Hughes, Star Wars Hughes The Force Mashes Up John Hughes, Star Wars

So what happens when you mix John Hughes, Star Wars with a touch of Kevin Smith? It might be something like Hughes the Force, a 35 minute movie that mixes one part Weird Science and one part Fanboys as some …

Facecrook Site Assists Police with Locating Wanted Criminals Facecrook Site Assists Police with Locating Wanted Criminals
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Facecrook, a new site utilized by the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, is designed to help locate wanted criminals by posting their names and photos in a database for all to see. When you click on a particular crook, his or …

Twitter Down Today: Here’s What Twitter (The Company) Has To Say About It Twitter Down Today: Here’s What Twitter (The Company) Has To Say About It
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Twitter has been down through various parts of the day, and a lot of people have been freaking out, or finding other things to do with their time. Initially, Twitter had said the following on its status blog: Users may …

Bing Researchers Set Phasers for “Amaze” at IEEE Conference Bing Researchers Set Phasers for “Amaze” at IEEE Conference

After a week of conferences and presentations, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’s annual Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition is wrapping up today. If that’s a little too advanced for your awareness, it’s the yearly …

Police Investigating Fight On California Freeway Police Investigating Fight On California Freeway
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Apparently it is fight night on the 5! Today a video is going viral about a fight that took place on an access road to interstate 5 in Los Angeles on June 12th. The video starts as the car pulls …

Sony Xperia S Gets Some Ice Cream Sandwich Love Today Sony Xperia S Gets Some Ice Cream Sandwich Love Today
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Is today Ice Cream Sandwich day or what? Sure, AT&T may have potentially flubbed its rollout of the operating system to Galaxy S II handsets, but not everybody is screwing it up. Sony gets it right, even if they pissed …