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Bullied Boy Dies After Schoolyard Beating
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Baily O’Neill, a 12-year-old boy who was bullied and beaten at his Pennsylvania school, has died. He was taken off of life support on Sunday, March 3 – just days after his twelfth birthday. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, O’Neill …

The Pirate Bay Is Now Anchored In North Korea The Pirate Bay Is Now Anchored In North Korea
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UPDATE: The Pirate Bay announced this morning that the move to North Korea was a joke. More on that here. Last week, The Pirate Bay announced that it would be moving to Norway and Spain after some legal trouble in …

White House: “It’s Time to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking” White House: “It’s Time to Legalize Cell Phone Unlocking”
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Less than two weeks after a petition on the We The People site crossed the 100,000 signature threshold, the White House has issued on official response on making cellphone unlocking legal again. And they totally support it. In a statement …

Casey Anthony Mobbed by Media Circus

Casey Anthony, the woman acquitted of the murder of her daughter, Caylee Anthony, in 2011, today arrived at a federal courthouse in Florida to attend a bankruptcy hearing. As soon as she stepped from her car, she was swarmed by …

Google Creates TV White Space Map, Starts Public Spectrum Trial Google Creates TV White Space Map, Starts Public Spectrum Trial

There’s a lot of wireless spectrum out there, but mobile devices can’t take advantage of some of it as it goes towards other uses. There is a lot of unused spectrum though, and Google wants to free it up. Google.org, …

Microsoft’s ‘Scroogled’ Campaign Is On The Way Out [UPDATED] Microsoft’s ‘Scroogled’ Campaign Is On The Way Out [UPDATED]
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Bing’s “Scroogled” campaign, the one that not-so-subtly claims that you’re getting screwed by Google on a everyday basis (Bing says that it’s not Screw-gled, but Scrooge-led, like Ebenezer). is on the way out. According to KQED, the TV, newspaper, and …

Ann Romney Blames Media For Election Loss
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Though blaming the media and labeling it “liberal” is a common refrain for conservatives in the U.S., hearing the accusation come from a woman who could have been First Lady shows just how divisive political media in the country has …

Google Rapper Welcomes You to the Googleplex Google Rapper Welcomes You to the Googleplex
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25-year-old Baltimore native Andrew Fink works for Google at their offices in NYC. He is also an aspiring rapper. Given those two facts, it makes perfect sense that he would release a rap about Google. “Welcome to google, this is …

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Gets Debut Trailer
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Despite being one of the best genres in fiction, pirates are woefully underutilized in games. Last year’s Risen 2: Dark Waters was a fantastic, and somewhat broken, stab at pirate fiction, but we haven’t seen anything quite like Sid Meier’s …

Dwight Gooden Threats Lead to Restraining Order

TMZ is reporting that former MLB pitcher Dwight Gooden has had a restraining order filed against him by his estranged wife. Monique Gooden had called police on March 1, claiming Gooden had made “terroristic threats.” A temporary restraining order has …

Australian Miners Fired for Harlem Shake Video [REPORT]
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According to one Australian mining outfit, doing the Harlem Shake on the job is a fireable offense. ABC News is reporting that at least 15 miners at the Agnew Gold mine in Western Australia were canned after posting their own …

Apple’s ‘iWatch’ Could Be Out As Soon As This Year Apple’s ‘iWatch’ Could Be Out As Soon As This Year

Apple is known to launch several products throughout the year, but this year may be the first time that Apple will launch two iPhones in the same year. To compliment these devices, Apple may be launching its oft-rumored iWatch later …

Will the “Six Strikes” Copyright Alert System Hurt Consumers And Small Businesses? Will the “Six Strikes” Copyright Alert System Hurt Consumers And Small Businesses?
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Piracy is a problem that needs to be dealt with. I don’t think anybody is going to refute that. Where people are divided is how we actually deal with this problem. After years of reputation destroying legal battles against dead …

Catholic Deacon Arrested for Child Porn After Verizon Finds It on the Cloud Catholic Deacon Arrested for Child Porn After Verizon Finds It on the Cloud

A deacon at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fullerton, a suburb of Baltimore, has been arrested and charged with multiple child pornography counts after Verizon tipped authorities to materials stored on the company’s online cloud backup system. 67-year-old William …

Casey Anthony Bankruptcy Hearing Being Held Today
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Casey Anthony, the woman famously acquitted of the murder of her daughter, Caylee Anthony, is back in a Florida courtroom, this time to face a bankruptcy case. Anthony has been in hiding since the end of the trial, appearing only …

Game of Thrones Season 3 Extended Trailer Will Make You Even More Impatient
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March 31st, March 31st, March 31st. Only a few more weeks, only a few more weeks, only a few more weeks. Keep repeating that to yourself and maybe you’ll be able to make it through Monday after watching the awesome …

Job Listing Points To Microsoft Launching Next Windows Phone This Holiday Season Job Listing Points To Microsoft Launching Next Windows Phone This Holiday Season
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Windows Phone 8, Microsoft’s latest attempt to snag a chunk of the smartphone market, launched across the U.S. in November. That gave Windows Phone a boost during the holiday season that saw the Lumia 920 selling through a few million …

The Bible Miniseries Comes to the History Channel
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A new miniseries titled The Bible has begun airing on the History Channel. The show premiered on Sunday March 3, and subsequent episodes will air each Sunday in March, with the last episode coming on March 31, also known as …

Facebook Phishing Scam Poses as Message from Mark ‘Zurckerberg’ Facebook Phishing Scam Poses as Message from Mark ‘Zurckerberg’
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Facebook CEO Mark Zurckerberg is not sending out privacy notices, requesting that users verify their accounts. That’s because no such messages would ever come from the Facebook CEO. There’s also that pesky little detail that the CEO of Facebook is …

Insane Buzzer Beater Nets State Title for New York High School

On Sunday, New Rochelle high school beat Mount Vernon in the New York Section 1 Class AA championship. But that’s only half the story. What makes it extra special is the incredible way that it all went down. Good lord, …

Samsung Teases Galaxy S IV In New Video Samsung Teases Galaxy S IV In New Video

Samsung confirmed last week that the Galaxy S IV would be unveiled on March 14 at an event in Times Square. Now the company has a few weeks to build up the hype, and it’s doing so in a rather …

HIV Cured in U.S. Infant Through Early Treatment
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Doctors at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center are reporting a “functional cure” of an HIV-infected infant. The infant, known only to have been born in Mississippi, was given antiretroviral therapy (ART) within 30 hours after its birth. Doctors believe the …

Swiss Nurse Posts Corpse Photos on Facebook Swiss Nurse Posts Corpse Photos on Facebook
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Every week, it seems like somebody is making the news for forgetting that Facebook is a public forum and that people can actually see the things they post. A lot of the time, this lesson is learned in the form …

New iPhone Release Date Set For August 2013 [Rumor] New iPhone Release Date Set For August 2013 [Rumor]
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The new iPhone release date is one of the last pieces of the rumor puzzle that we have yet to put together. There’s been no clear indication when the new wonder device from Apple will launch, but a recent rumor …