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Harry Potter Books Now Available Through the Amazon Lending Library Harry Potter Books Now Available Through the Amazon Lending Library

Amazon announced today that Amazon Prime members can borrow all seven Harry Potter books through the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. The Lending Library is Amazon’s service that allows Prime members to “borrow” an ebook once per month from a selection …

Nick Stahl Missing Again After Bolting From Rehab Nick Stahl Missing Again After Bolting From Rehab
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Nick Stahl is missing once again after exiting quietly from rehab, where he’s been recovering since a stint in May that left friends and family extremely worried about him. The 32-year old actor took off in May without telling his …

Gieger Counter Gets $100K in KickStarter Funding in One Hour Gieger Counter Gets $100K in KickStarter Funding in One Hour
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An open source Geiger Counter designed by Andrew Huang has made over $100,000 in Kickstarter funding in an hour. The handheld device is designed to help Japan detect radiation after the nuclear disaster that rocked the country last year. Since …

Google Offers For iPhone Now Available Google Offers For iPhone Now Available

Google announced that it has launched the Google Offers App for the iPhone. “We have hundreds of offers you can purchase in advance and thousands of free offers that you can use instantly or save for later,” Google says. “Either …

Weather Channel’s Trip Planner Lets You Plan for the Sunny Skies Weather Channel’s Trip Planner Lets You Plan for the Sunny Skies

Nobody likes driving through inclement weather. It doesn’t matter what your name is, nobody enjoys driving through torrential downpours or windstorms that push so hard against the side of your vehicle you begin to feel like you’re not the one …

Oracle Reports Fiscal Q4 2012 Earnings Oracle Reports Fiscal Q4 2012 Earnings
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Yesterday, Oracle released their Q4 2012 fiscal results. The company has had a big year and overall, things are looking up. GAAP revenues for the quarter are up 1% to almost $11 billion. Non-GAAP total revenues were also up 1% …

iPhone 5: Apple Locks In Liquidmetal Exclusivity For Two More Years iPhone 5: Apple Locks In Liquidmetal Exclusivity For Two More Years

Liquidmetal Technologies has filed a document with the SEC to extend its exclusive licensing agreement with Apple for another two years. The original agreement, which was reached in 2010, was set to expire on February 5. Under the amended agreement, …

Meebo: Save Chat Logs before Final Curtain Call Meebo: Save Chat Logs before Final Curtain Call
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Meebo announced earlier this month that it would be shutting down in July due to its acquisition by Google. The Meebo team is now sending out email notifications to users who might not be in the know about the acquisition …

An Unexpected Dark Knight Rises Trailer An Unexpected Dark Knight Rises Trailer

When the second full-length trailer for The Dark Knight Rises hit, it was with the understanding that it was the last full-length trailer for the highly-anticipated third installment to Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight series. But now, thanks to an exclusive …

Microsoft Surface Keynote Address – In Living Color Microsoft Surface Keynote Address – In Living Color
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Did you miss Microsoft’s debut of its flashy new tablet, Surface? If you were on the east coast following the live-blogs, you could be forgiven for missing it since the conference nosed into dinner time. Or, maybe you missed it …

Klout Announces New Algorithm at LeWeb London 2012 Klout Announces New Algorithm at LeWeb London 2012
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In what was probably the most awkward interview of all time, Co-Founder and CEO of Klout, Joe Fernandez talked about some changes that are going to be made to Klout’s algorithm that will make it a better indicator of social …

Netflix Beats Cable for Customer Satisfaction Netflix Beats Cable for Customer Satisfaction

A new study has revealed that customers rate Netflix Watch Instantly higher in customer satisfaction than premium broadcast TV. The study, from market research and consulting firm Parks Associates, cites the low cost and high viewing flexibility of Netflix streaming …

Diablo III Trojan Pulls Off Impressive Movie-Inspired Hack Diablo III Trojan Pulls Off Impressive Movie-Inspired Hack
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Hollywood gets a lot of things wrong when it comes to technology. One of the most persistent errors that we see is the hacker character. They’re always portrayed as some kid who can perform all manner of technological magic that …

Arsenio Hall Returns to Late Night TV: Twitter Reacts Arsenio Hall Returns to Late Night TV: Twitter Reacts

Arsenio Hall, the Emmy award-winning talk show host and champion of this year’s incarnation of Donald Trump’s “Celebrity Apprentice”, is set to return to television airwaves next year. According to MTV News, Hall will debut his new late-night syndicated chat …

Barnes & Noble’s Fiscal 2012 Year-End Financial Results Barnes & Noble’s Fiscal 2012 Year-End Financial Results

Barnes & Noble, Inc. just released their fourth quarter financial results for the full fiscal year of 2012 ending on April 28th. They also announced that the NOOK operating segment will now feature a separate earnings report and the formerly …

Dolphin Engine Says It’s The Fastest Browser on Android Dolphin Engine Says It’s The Fastest Browser on Android

Do you have a browser preference when you’re mobile browsing the web? Do you use the default factory browsers that come preinstalled or do you personalize the experience with a third-party browser of your choice? If you’re the kind of …

Google+ For The Enterprise Coming Soon? Google+ For The Enterprise Coming Soon?

Google+ Vice President of Product Management, Bradley Horowitz, made several interesting announcements related to Google’s social network at the LeWeb London conference. For one, Google+ is coming to Flipboard. Perhaps even more interesting, he said that Google+ will never have …

MacBook Pro’s Retina Display Gets Its Own Teardown MacBook Pro’s Retina Display Gets Its Own Teardown

Last week we brought you news that iFixit, tore down the new retina display MacBook Pro to give us a look at what’s inside it. While the new MacBook Pro is unquestionably an amazing piece of technology, the teardown revealed …

Taliban And Polio: Vaccine Drive Halted Due To CIA Fears Taliban And Polio: Vaccine Drive Halted Due To CIA Fears
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The Taliban has halted the polio vaccination campaign that was scheduled to be distributed to over 161,000 children starting on Wednesday, citing worries that the U.S. drone strikes are indicative of a possible undercover CIA operation tied to the vaccine …

Facebook Delves Deep Into The Reporting Process Facebook Delves Deep Into The Reporting Process

With 900+ million people on the site, it’s inevitable that someone is going to post something that offends your sensibilities. And although Facebook has systems in place to weed out content that violates their terms of service, the company has …

Ronan Farrow Celebrates Father’s Day, Twitter-Style Ronan Farrow Celebrates Father’s Day, Twitter-Style
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Ronan Farrow, the human rights activist whose parents are Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, celebrated Father’s Day by issuing a tweet directed at his estranged father. For those of you who aren’t overly familiar with the story, here’s the short, …

Google Just Disrupted The Conference Business With Hangouts On Air Google Just Disrupted The Conference Business With Hangouts On Air

If you organize conferences and similar events, your future in terms of how you organize and price your events just got really interesting. If you’re a conference-goer, events that might be out of reach to you for reasons of distance …

Microsoft Surface Tablet Photos Revealed Microsoft Surface Tablet Photos Revealed
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Microsoft’s surprise announcement of its new Surface tablets was met with a mixed, but mostly positive, reaction. The new form factor brings Microsoft into direct hardware competition with Apple and other tablet manufacturers. The higher-end version of the tablet actually …

Google Map Maker Available for 8 More European Countries Google Map Maker Available for 8 More European Countries

Part of Google’s objective to make the perfect map of the Earth relies on the community of amateur map-makers around the world who are willing to take the time to create maps of their neck of the woods. As expansive …