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New Research Once Again Confirms That Pirates Are The Best Customers New Research Once Again Confirms That Pirates Are The Best Customers
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The media industry really hates pirates. The companies that produce music, movies and everything else constantly berate pirates and tell the world that these people are destroying their business. These companies used to sue alleged file sharers, but now they’re …

Blockbuster U.K. to Close 160 Stores, More Closings Possible Blockbuster U.K. to Close 160 Stores, More Closings Possible
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Last week Blockbuster U.K. announced that it would be entering administration and begin looking for a buyer for its 528 stores across the U.K. Today, the real process of closing up shop has started and store closings have been announced. …

Bieber Moons Camera For Instagram Pic
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Justin Bieber got a little randy over the weekend, and luckily there was a camera around to document it. The “Boyfriend” singer, who recently broke up with longtime girlfriend Selena Gomez, peeked over his shoulder as he mooned the camera; …

Running with Friends Is Zynga’s New Temple Run-Like Social Game

Zynga has just released a new entry into their “with friends” game series, and it’s the first time that they’ve ventured into the world of true action games. This one is called Running with Friends, and it puts you right …

Wikipedia Moves To Ashburn, Virginia Wikipedia Moves To Ashburn, Virginia

The Wikimedia Foundation announced today that it is transitioning its main technical operations from a data center in Tampa to one in Ashburn, Virginia, in move it says will improve the technical performance and reliability for all its sites, including …

Mars Lake May Once Have Filled Martian Crater

While Mars Rover Curiosity is busy drilling rocks, NASA‘s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has provided new evidence of a possibly wet underground environment on Mars. The new evidence comes from Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) data of a …

Man Who Burgled Steve Jobs’ House Gets 7 Years Man Who Burgled Steve Jobs’ House Gets 7 Years

35-year-old Kariem McFarlin, the guy who entered the late Steve Jobs’ Palo Alto home and stole thousands of dollars worth of Apple products and other items last year, is going to spend at least a few years in the slammer. …

Selena Gomez: The New Taylor Swift?
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Selena Gomez had a very public relationship–and breakup–with Justin Bieber, but through it all, the couple tried their best to keep the private details of their lives from making the covers of the tabloids. However, Gomez says that now she’s …

Atari’s U.S. Branch Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Atari is one of the most well known brands in the gaming industry. That being said, the company now known as Atari hasn’t been associated with a hit for a long time. The modern gaming industry has not been kind …

Kardashians’ Fake 911 Call Sends Cops Swarming
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Apparently the new fad around Hollywood is to prank call the police and send them to the homes of celebrities, and the Kardashians are just the latest victims in a string of fake emergency calls. The practice is called “swatting” …

Sergey Brin Refuses to Go Anywhere Without Google Glass Sergey Brin Refuses to Go Anywhere Without Google Glass
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If you just quickly glanced at this, you may wonder why we are highlighting a photo of a middle-aged hipster on the subway. But if you look a bit closer you’ll realize that this dude is wearing some pretty slick …

Here’s A “Deep Review” Of Bing Webmaster Tools Here’s A “Deep Review” Of Bing Webmaster Tools
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Bing has released a webinar video featuring a “deep review” of Bing Webmaster Tools, so if you haven’t gotten familiar with it, this is probably a good place to start. It’s an hour long, and chock-full of info. Video: Bing …

Google Shares Behind-The-Scenes Look At Santa Tracker App Google Shares Behind-The-Scenes Look At Santa Tracker App

As NORAD went with Bing in 2012 as its provider of choice for tracking Santa, Google put together its on Santa Tracker app for Android. Over the weekend, the company posted a video of the app’s developers discussing its making. …

Mega Already Has Over 1 Million Users, Dotcom Teases Future Projects Mega Already Has Over 1 Million Users, Dotcom Teases Future Projects

On Sunday, Kim Dotcom’s Mega.co.nz finally launched after a year of preparation and rebuilding since the original Megaupload was shut down in early 2012. Dotcom held a massive media event in New Zealand to celebrate the launch, and provided more …

Beyonce: “Disinvite” Petition Removed By White House
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Beyonce has seemingly done her part in the movement to get kids active and healthy, partnering with Michelle Obama to create a music video for the “Let’s Move!” campaign in 2011; however, some aren’t happy that she’s also partnered with …

Obama’s Inauguration Streaming Live on YouTube, WhiteHouse.gov

If you’re unable to be in our nation’s capital today to watch the historic inauguration ceremony for the now two-term President Barack Obama, or find yourself away from the television – have no fear. You can still watch the President’s …

Google’s Schmidt Talks North Korea Trip On Google+ Google’s Schmidt Talks North Korea Trip On Google+
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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt took to Google+ over the weekend to discuss his recent, controversial trip to North Korea. He shared an edited version of his comments from when his group (former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson’s delegation) returned …

Cancer Treatment Could Come From Link to Childhood Leukemia

A new study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital could lead to a new treatment of certain types of childhood leukemia. The study, published in the journal Nature Genetics, has found a genetic basis for two leukemia subtypes seen …

Holly, The Cat Who Traveled 200 Miles To Get Home
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Holly seemed to be an average housecat; her owners, Jacob and Bonnie Richter, say she had an easy temperament and took to traveling well when they decided to include her on family R.V. excursions. But one day, something spooked her, …

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrated with Google Doodle Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrated with Google Doodle
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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr., American activist, pastor, and influential leader of the civil rights movement, King is one of the most-celebrated public figures in American history. Starting out as a Baptist minister, King threw himself onto …

Facebook Graph Search, Your Privacy, and What You Can Do Facebook Graph Search, Your Privacy, and What You Can Do
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Facebook just launched something new. That’s all you have to say, really. That in and of itself is enough to get people riled up about their privacy, or how Facebook is screwing with it. Of course, simply being a member …

Is The Future Of Marketing In Genetics? Is The Future Of Marketing In Genetics?
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At risk of sounding like a total nutjob, I want to explore some interesting technologies that are developing that could one day have an impact on how marketers target their audiences, and how consumers are fed information by those who …

Pandora Users Listened To 13 Billion Hours Of Music In 2012 Pandora Users Listened To 13 Billion Hours Of Music In 2012
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Here we are over halfway through January already. Hard to believe. Pandora is still celebrating the New Year, however. In a blog post, the company released a few stats about its users. For one, users listened to over a million …

Elder Scrolls MMO Trailer Dives Deep Into Lore
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There’s quite a bit of trepidation surrounding The Elder Scrolls Online, the upcoming MMO set in the world of the Elder Scrolls series. Though co-op gameplay was an frequently requested feature for Skyrim and Oblivion, throwing thousands of players together …