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Marketers Agree Facebook Is Vital, Facebook Ads Not So Much Marketers Agree Facebook Is Vital, Facebook Ads Not So Much
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A few days before the big Facebook IPO back in May, the news broke that General Motors was yanking nearly $10 million worth of paid ads from the network, basically saying that they don’t work (that blow was later softened). …

Slyvester Stallone Wins The Expendables Lawsuit Slyvester Stallone Wins The Expendables Lawsuit

Sylvester Stallone isn’t messing around when it comes to his new cash cow “The Expendables”. With the sequel scheduled to make some serious cash at the box office late this summer, Stallone and company are looking to line their pockets …

55% of Adults Go Online Using Cellphones [Pew Study] 55% of Adults Go Online Using Cellphones [Pew Study]
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Pew Internet Research has been keeping track of how often people are using their cellphones to go online, and as of April 2012, 55% of adults who own cellphones are using them to go online. A majority of adults are …

Bill Gates Says The PC Is Still Best For Education Bill Gates Says The PC Is Still Best For Education
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Apple has really been pushing education for the past few years with the iPad. They even held a huge event earlier this year that was entirely focused on education and the arrival of interactive textbooks on the iPad. Schools are …

Howard Stern and Oprah are Headed For Google TV Howard Stern and Oprah are Headed For Google TV

Reuters is reporting today that Sirius XM and Google have teamed up to bring all of Sirius XM’s content to Google TV. Sirius XM is the satellite radio company that hosts content such as The Howard Stern Show, Oprah Radio, …

Zach Galifianakis Engaged To Ballerina Zach Galifianakis Engaged To Ballerina
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That’s a pretty random headline, I know, but if reports coming in are true, Galifianakis is indeed set to marry his girlfriend of several years, Mary Quinn Lundberg on August 11th. And yes, she’s a tall, blonde, beautiful ballerina. Supposedly, …

Could “Bad Ads” Destroy the Web’s Revenue Model? Could “Bad Ads” Destroy the Web’s Revenue Model?
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It’s no secret that most consumers aren’t exactly fond of online ads, especially pop-up ones. While there are some very “bad ads” that could result in serious damage to consumers, a lot of online advertisements are perfectly safe and actually …

Would You Trust Facebook With Your Money In The Real World? Would You Trust Facebook With Your Money In The Real World?
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These days, brick and mortar businesses displaying some kind of signage saying “Like us on Facebook,” are nearly as common as those displaying Visa and MasterCard logos. That’s worth considering, when you think about using Faceabook as a way to …

Nora Ephron, Filmmaker and Journalist, Dead at 71 Nora Ephron, Filmmaker and Journalist, Dead at 71

Nora Ephron, who is probably best known to movie-goers as the writer/director responsible for such motion pictures as “Sleepless in Seattle”, “Michael”, and “You’ve Got Mail”, passed away on Tuesday from pneumonia brought on by acute myeloid leukemia. She was …

Kenny Chesney Look-Alike Thrown Out Of Show Kenny Chesney Look-Alike Thrown Out Of Show
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They say everyone has a “twin” somewhere in the world; someone who looks, acts, or speaks like someone else. After all, no two snowflakes are just alike, but there must be some that are similar, right? If that’s the case, …

Microsoft’s Athens Office Attacked By Arsonists Microsoft’s Athens Office Attacked By Arsonists
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Microsoft’s Athens headquarters was attacked last night by gunmen who set fire to the building’s lobby. According to the Athens’s English-language news site Ekathimerini, three armed men crashed a stolen van into the front of the building and threatened the …

Waldo Canyon Fire Destroys Homes In Colorado Springs Waldo Canyon Fire Destroys Homes In Colorado Springs

A wildfire that began on Saturday in Colorado has defied attempts by firefighters to keep it contained and has begun to spread into nearby Colorado Springs. Smoke and ash have blanketed the city as the fire approached, and thousands have …

iPads To Make Tennessee DMV Visits Less Horrible iPads To Make Tennessee DMV Visits Less Horrible

There’s nothing more fun on a lovely summer afternoon than a trip to the DMV, right? Right? Okay, not so much. In fact, if you’ve ever had to visit the DMV to get your license or registration renewed, you know …

iTunes Store Goes Live In 12 New Countries iTunes Store Goes Live In 12 New Countries

Apple’s quest for global domination – at least when it comes to selling music and mobile apps – continues today with the launch of the iTunes Store in 12 new countries. Last week we brought you news that Apple had …

Apple Wins Samsung Galaxy Tab Injunction Apple Wins Samsung Galaxy Tab Injunction

Apple has succeeded in securing a ban on Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 in U.S. stores. Late yesterday afternoon Judge Lucy Koh granted Apple’s request for a preliminary injunction on Samsung’s tablet. She declared that Apple had offered enough evidence to …

Zuckerberg Gave Sandberg a Sexist Introduction During Her First Day At Facebook Zuckerberg Gave Sandberg a Sexist Introduction During Her First Day At Facebook
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According to Katherine Losse’s tell-all book about Facebook’s early years, Mark Zuckerberg gave a rather inappropriate and slightly sexist introduction to Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, on her first day at the company. According to Losse’s book, The Boy …

TSA Agent Desecrates Grandpa’s Remains, Laughs at the Victim TSA Agent Desecrates Grandpa’s Remains, Laughs at the Victim
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A man attempting to bring his grandfather’s remains home to Indianapolis, got quite a shock at a Florida airport when a TSA agent opened up the container holding the remains, sifted through them with her finger, and then spilled them …

After Years of Waiting, Apple Releases a Podcast App After Years of Waiting, Apple Releases a Podcast App

Podcast listeners are a relatively small, yet loyal group. While others spend their daily commute or house-cleaning time listening to music, podcast fans listen to people talk, constantly filling their heads with both valuable knowledge and worthless inanities. These fans …

George Zimmerman Passed Lie Detector Day After Incident George Zimmerman Passed Lie Detector Day After Incident
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Sometimes it seems that there are a lot of things that we still do not know about the whole George Zimmerman – Trayvon Martin incident that we should know by now. What we found out today goes further into explaining …

Katy Perry, Big Ben, and Squirrel Hitler Katy Perry, Big Ben, and Squirrel Hitler

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 …

People Hesitant To Kill Life-like Robots, May Not Care So Much About Siri [Research] People Hesitant To Kill Life-like Robots, May Not Care So Much About Siri [Research]

All robots are not treated equally by humans, researchers are finding. The more lifelike a robot is, the more likely humans are to feel some kind of emotional connection or attachment to it. This is what Christoph Bartneck at the …

Google Literally Spills The Beans On Android 4.1 Google Literally Spills The Beans On Android 4.1
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It’s pretty much accepted now that Android 4.1 is going to be called Jelly Bean. Google I/O starts tomorrow and the company has not made much of an effort to contain all the leaks confirming the next Android update. The …

Courtney Stodden Plays Tennis In Stripper Heels Courtney Stodden Plays Tennis In Stripper Heels
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While I can’t help but wonder exactly which devil she sold her soul to, or what, exactly, is the fascination with her, but for some reason, whenever she shows up, people notice. Sure, some people will say “boobs” or something …

NASA Releases New Photo From Apollo 17 NASA Releases New Photo From Apollo 17

In December of 1972, Apollo 17 left the moons surface and to this date no human has been back to step foot on the lunar surface. Moves have been made in the last few years to solve this problem with …