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George Takei Talks Facebook, Die-Hard Google+ Users, and the Unifying Power of Social Media [EXCLUSIVE] George Takei Talks Facebook, Die-Hard Google+ Users, and the Unifying Power of Social Media [EXCLUSIVE]
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“If we can all laugh together, so many things are possible,” George Takei tells me. Indeed, amidst all of the varied uses of social media – the real-time sharing of information, connecting with strangers, stalking your ex – one seems …

The U.N.’s War on the Internet: Could the Web Lose? The U.N.’s War on the Internet: Could the Web Lose?
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A lot of speculation has been floating around about a proposal from the United Nations that could impose a global Internet tax on the world’s largest content providers. Based on leaked documents from the European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association (ETNO) …

Steve Wozniak And Kim Dotcom Cement Their BFF Status Steve Wozniak And Kim Dotcom Cement Their BFF Status

We brought you news last week that Kim Dotcom has been on a Twitter/Instagram binge. He loves posting pictures of himself, his kids and all the crazy hijinks he and his friends get into. It was just this past weekend …

New Louisiana Law Gives Sex Offenders A Scarlet Letter On Facebook New Louisiana Law Gives Sex Offenders A Scarlet Letter On Facebook
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When it comes to registered sex offenders being allowed on social media sites like Facebook, maybe it’s more about open information and less about outright bans. Unsure of the constitutionality of an outright ban on sex offenders using social networks, …

Louis C.K. Figures Out The True Purpose Of Twitter Louis C.K. Figures Out The True Purpose Of Twitter

In the past, comedian Louis C.K. has been fairly up front concerning his opinions of Twitter – he doesn’t really care for it. He once said that he “kinda hates” social media, in fact he “thinks it’s awful.” He has …

Fandango Takes Over MSN Movie Ticketing Fandango Takes Over MSN Movie Ticketing

Fandango, the online and mobile movie ticketing platform, announced today a new deal with MSN to become the official online and mobile ticketer for MSN Movies and MSN Entertainment. Fandango is already the official ticketer for Yahoo. “This strategic relationship …

Reese Witherspoon Discusses Her Pregnancy at Chicago Event Reese Witherspoon Discusses Her Pregnancy at Chicago Event
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Reese Witherspoon, who, in my mind, will always be Vanessa Lutz from writer/director Matthew Bright’s demented 1996 comedy “Freeway”, hasn’t been too forthcoming about her pregnancy. Since US Weekly broke the story last March, the “Just Like Heaven” star has …

Stonhenge Function May Have Been Discovered Stonhenge Function May Have Been Discovered
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The mysteries surrounding Stonehenge have baffled scientists for a very long time. Who built them? Why were they built? How did they even manage to get the stones to the spot? Aliens? Druid priests? All of these questions have been …

The Guy Who Made Korn And Slipknot Encourages Music Theft On Twitter The Guy Who Made Korn And Slipknot Encourages Music Theft On Twitter
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Record producer Ross Robinson, who is known for producing albums from bands like Korn, Slipknot, The Deftones, The Cure, At The Drive-In, and even Vanilla Ice, weighed in on the everlasting music piracy discussion over the weekend. I call Robinson …

Laurie Metcalf Takes Broadway Stage Again Laurie Metcalf Takes Broadway Stage Again
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Actress Laurie Metcalf, perhaps best known for her portrayal of Jackie on the hit ’90s sitcom “Roseanne”, will be hitting the bright lights of Broadway once again in a production of “The Other Place”. She has won awards for her …

Here’s What You’ll Look Like Wearing The World’s Dumbest Pants Here’s What You’ll Look Like Wearing The World’s Dumbest Pants

If you’ve ever bemoaned the fact that you have to dig down in your skinny jeans pocket to retrieve your smartphone, or, if you’re a virgin and strongly wish to remain that way, it appears that your fall wardrobe has …

Amazon Announces Best Books of 2012 Amazon Announces Best Books of 2012
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Today, Amazon.com released their list of the best books of 2012. By no means complete the list reflects publications released between January 2012 and June 2012. There are twenty books on the list overall, but the release is dominated by …

Daytime Emmys: General Hospital Has a Prescription For Success Daytime Emmys: General Hospital Has a Prescription For Success

The Daytime Emmys took place last Saturday, with long-running soap “General Hospital” taking home a quite a few statuettes in a number of different categories. The show, which began its run in 1963, has enjoyed 49 seasons to the tune …

Look At This Creepy Gene Simmons Bug Look At This Creepy Gene Simmons Bug
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You too can rock n’ roll all night and party ev-er-y day with this incredibly F-ed up Gene Simmons inspired classic VW. That is, if you live or can travel to Denver, Colorado. That’s where the the car is listed …

Journey Travels To Retail With Some Friends Journey Travels To Retail With Some Friends

Journey is one of the most compelling and wonderful experiences you can have on the PlayStation 3. It was the culmination of all the ideas thatgamecompany has tinkered with on prior projects like flOw and Flower. It set all kinds …

Skype Now Warming 70 Million Android Devices Skype Now Warming 70 Million Android Devices

If you’re a user of an Android device and you regularly see faces talking to you from your smartphone or tablet, you’re far from being the only person with this condition. Well, for clarity’s sake, hopefully you see those faces …

Apple App Store Search Gets A Boost From Chomp Apple App Store Search Gets A Boost From Chomp

Back in February we brought you news that Apple had acquired Chomp. Chomp was a search engine focused specifically on apps for the iOS and Android platforms. By the time news of the purchase broke, however, several of Chomp’s most …

200 Google I/0 Speakers To Follow On Google+ 200 Google I/0 Speakers To Follow On Google+

Google’s annual developers conference, Google I/O, starts on Wednesday. Unfortunately, many will not be able to attend the sold event taking place in San Francisco. That doesn’t mean, however, that you can’t follow along. Google will be livestreaming the keynotes, …

Sony Finally Brings Google TV to the UK Sony Finally Brings Google TV to the UK

Google announced over the weekend that Google TV is finally coming to the U.K. Those who have been waiting for a Google TV device can now pre-order a Sony Internet Player with Google TV from Sony’s web store. The players …

Snooki Was Terrified to Reveal Her Pregnancy to Her Father Snooki Was Terrified to Reveal Her Pregnancy to Her Father
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Snooki, also known in less dubious circles as Nicole Polizzi, is certainly no stranger to controversy. Since appearing in the MTV reality show “Jersey Shore”, Polizzi has seen her name in the tabloids on a fairly regular basis. Generally speaking, …

Yahoo Ready to Find Replacement CEO Yahoo Ready to Find Replacement CEO

Yahoo is ready to start searching for a new CEO. As you may recall, Scott Thompson resigned after a rather lengthy proxy battle with activist investor Dan Loeb a his investment firm, Third Point. The surprising climax of that battle …

Opportunistic Burglars Live and Die by the Facebook Sword Opportunistic Burglars Live and Die by the Facebook Sword

I have to admit, I’m guilty of one of the most common faux pas in the world of social media. In the same way that you smoke even though you know it can kill you or you go on that …

Dylan McDermott’s Mother Murdered By A Gangster Dylan McDermott’s Mother Murdered By A Gangster
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Actor Dylan McDermott plays a troubled and haunted man on the FX show “American Horror Story”, and his early life isn’t all that different. In 1967, when he was just five years old, his mother was murdered, although back then …

Here’s What Google’s Matt Cutts Says About Affiliate Links And Nofollow Here’s What Google’s Matt Cutts Says About Affiliate Links And Nofollow
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Google’s Matt Cutts participated in a keynote discussion at SMX Advanced earlier this month. Among various other topics, Cutts talked briefly about affiliate links with moderator Danny Sullivan. SMX just uploaded the relevant clip of the discussion to its YouTube …