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Sex Offenders Win Right To Online Anonymity Sex Offenders Win Right To Online Anonymity
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A federal judge has blocked a California bill that would take away sex offenders’ ability to anonymously use email, social media, instant messaging and various other web sites and services. The bill, Proposition 35, was deemed by Judge Thelton Henderson, …

What Will Be Google’s Panda/Penguin For 2013? What Will Be Google’s Panda/Penguin For 2013?
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Well, here we are ten days into 2013, and Google has been rather quiet in the New Year, at least in terms of new changes to algorithms. Rest assured, however, Google will not slow down behind the scenes in working …

Would You Ever Pay To Link? Would You Ever Pay To Link?
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Money for links. What a concept. We’re not talking about paying someone to have them link to you. We all know Google’s stance on that. If you pay for a link that passes PageRank, and Google discovers it, you’ll find …

Shouldn’t Google Be Pushing Google+ On Its Users? Shouldn’t Google Be Pushing Google+ On Its Users?
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Google, who just officially came away from a major antitrust investigation unscathed, is now drawing some criticism in the press over its “requiring” of people to use Google+, or rather having a profile when they sign up for various services …

Awesome Timelapse Shows Construction of Backyard Ice Rink
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This is a timelapse video of a man constructing a giant backyard ice rink. So yeah, you want to watch it. Prepare to be jealous. “More than 28,000 individual photos combine to follow the construction of the ultimate backyard ice …

T-Mobile Nexus 7 Now Available On Google Play Store T-Mobile Nexus 7 Now Available On Google Play Store
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There was much rejoicing when Google finally offered a HSPA+ option for its popular Nexus 7 tablet. The only minor concern was that AT&T was the only carrier listed as the device came with an AT&T SIM card. There are …

iPad 5 to be “Significantly” Slimmer [RUMOR] iPad 5 to be “Significantly” Slimmer [RUMOR]

Apple news website Apple Insider reported today that the next version of the iPad – the fifth refresh of the device – will be thinner, lighter, and slimmer than the current version. Of course, that isn’t much of a rumor. …

eBay Earnings: Revenue Up 18% In Q4, 21% For The Year eBay Earnings: Revenue Up 18% In Q4, 21% For The Year

eBay just reported its earnings for Q4, with an 18% year-over-year increase in revenue, hitting $4 billion for the quarter. For the full year, eBay’s revenue increased 21% to $14.1 billion. CEO Joe Donahoe said, “We had a great finish …

Jenelle Evans Expecting? “Teen Mom’s” Curious Tweet

Troubled young mom Jenelle Evans shared a curious story on her Twitter page recently, leading to speculation that she’s expecting her second child. The “Teen Mom 2″ star has been on the outs with husband Courtland Rogers and there were …

Facebook Messenger Rolls Out Free VoIP Calling to U.S. Users Facebook Messenger Rolls Out Free VoIP Calling to U.S. Users
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U.S. Facebook Messenger users now have a brand new way to make free voice calls. Well, kind of free. Facebook has begun the U.S. rollout of VoIP calling in their Messenger app, after testing the feature for nearly two weeks …

TED Makes The Logical Jump To PBS In April TED Makes The Logical Jump To PBS In April

Since its introduction, TED talks have become one of the major forces for good on the Internet. The video series featuring lectures from well-known educators, inventors and innovators have gone on to accrue more than one billion views. Now the …

Fake Mars Mission Revealed Sleep Pattern Difficulties
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A little over one year ago, six fake astronauts returned to the real world after spending 520 days in isolation. They were part of the Mars500 experiment, created to simulate a manned mission to the planet Mars. During their stay …

Surgeon Left 16 Items In Body Of Cancer Patient
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A 74-year old man living with prostate cancer endured a painful surgery in 2009 only to be told he needed two more to remove the items the surgeons had left inside his body. Dirk Schroeder of Germany was initially given …

This 3D Printed Wind-Powered Mechanism Can Be Yours For $136 This 3D Printed Wind-Powered Mechanism Can Be Yours For $136

3D printers have the ability to create some complicated mechanisms. Objet has already shown off a few of its designs including a working Ferris Wheel. Now one designer is creating some truly remarkable 3D printed creations that look absolutely beautiful …

Twitter Plans New Office in Brazil Twitter Plans New Office in Brazil
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Twitter is planning a big move to the eighth largest city (by population) in the world. According to a report from Reuters, Twitter is planning on opening up an office in Brazil’s biggest city, Sao Paulo. “We believe our new …

Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and AT&T today announced that they have ironed out a long-term distribution agreement. Disney’s sports, news, and entertainment content will continue to be distributed on AT&T’s U-verse service. The deal includes programming from ESPN, ABC, and …

Xbox Live Account Regional Migration Now a Reality
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Good news, traveling Xbox LIVE members. Microsoft has just announced that Xbox LIVE region migration is now available to all users. Region migration lets users easily transfer their LIVE accounts with them if they happen to move. This means that …

FTC Strengthens Online Privacy Rules For Children FTC Strengthens Online Privacy Rules For Children
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As has been documented many times before, us adults on the Internet really have no privacy. Advertisers want to know what we’re doing to sell us products, and the government wants to know what we’re doing in case we’re terrorists. …

With Graph Search, We’ll See How Important Social Signals Are To Relevance With Graph Search, We’ll See How Important Social Signals Are To Relevance
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On Tuesday, Facebook unveiled Graph Search, an early version of a new kind of social search that will only grow as Facebook adds to it. With this, we should finally get to see just how helpful social signals are to …

Splinter Cell: Blacklist Delayed to August 20

Ubisoft today announced that Splinter Cell: Blacklist has joined the ranks of games with vague “early 2013″ release dates that have been delayed into the summer and beyond. The announcement, made through IGN, puts the definitive release date as August …

Mom Wrestles Son From Kidnapper: Man Arrested 103 Times
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Noticed this story on Yahoo and thought it would be interesting to share. It’s actually an old story but let us know what you think. This is another scary abduction story but this one has a happy ending. A woman …

Groupon Gives Merchants An ‘Impact Report’ Groupon Gives Merchants An ‘Impact Report’

Groupon announced a new tool for merchants on Wednesday, which the company says will help them measure the performance of their Groupon deal. It’s called the Merchant Impact Report. “Merchants now have the ability to access themselves analytics, customer insights …

Bing Starts Funding Matchmaking Startup LikeBright Bing Starts Funding Matchmaking Startup LikeBright
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Bing announced today that it has added LikeBright to the Bing Fund, its “angel investor with an incubator”. Bing Fund launched in July, and then unveiled its first startups the following month. These were Buddy and Pinion. LikeBright is the …

Bynes’ Cheek Piercing Pic Goes Viral
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Since becoming a favorite fixture in the celebrity tabloids last year, (retired?) actress Amanda Bynes has certainly made her share of headlines. Between the arrests, the alleged drunk-driving, the bizarre bathroom stories, and the reported naked-time at an L.A. tanning …