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Facebook’s “Explore London 2012″ Hub Offers Athletes, Teams, But No Ads Facebook’s “Explore London 2012″ Hub Offers Athletes, Teams, But No Ads

If you’re a big fan of the Olympics and want to enhance your experience beyond simply watching the games on the tube, Facebook and the IOC are trying to make it easier for you. While various social media outlets are …

Microsoft Tablets: Can Microsoft Trump The iPad? Microsoft Tablets: Can Microsoft Trump The iPad?
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Microsoft, as with most technology-oriented companies, likes to keep us on our toes. That’s why, when they announced on Thursday that they would reveal something big today, they knew the suspense would be fairly killing those who care about such …

Madonna Tour Demands Include Special Fabric, 20 International Phone Lines Madonna Tour Demands Include Special Fabric, 20 International Phone Lines
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Madonna’s tour demands have been leaked to the Intrawebs, revealing that the iconic pop star demands that her hotel room feel as close to home as humanly possible. The list of requests, which are referred to as “backstage riders”, are …

Why Facebook Isn’t a Bad Investment for Everyone Why Facebook Isn’t a Bad Investment for Everyone

Back on the 12th of June, Harvard Business Review (HBR) published an article explaining how so many investors were enticed by Facebook’s public offering and why it wasn’t a good idea, according to their principals of investment, to jump on …

Mozilla Junior Browser Coming To iPad Mozilla Junior Browser Coming To iPad

Mozilla has announced that they plan to enter the iOS browser market with Mozilla Junior. Mozilla’s Alex Limi said that with Junior, they set out to “reinvent the browser for a new form factor,” something that “everybody says they do… …

Google+ Office Hours: Tabletop Forge Gets A Kickstarter Google+ Office Hours: Tabletop Forge Gets A Kickstarter

You may recall a Google+ Office Hours from a few weeks ago that introduced us to the amazing Tabletop Forge app. It used Google+ Hangouts as a new way to host traditional tabletop role-playing games across any distance. It was …

Microsoft to Announce a Nook Tablet? Microsoft to Announce a Nook Tablet?

The speculation has been growing all weekend about what Microsoft will be announcing today. Last Thursday the company sent an email to press members requesting their presence in Los Angeles today. There was no word about what sort of product …

Vanilla Ice Dead According To Facebook Hoax Vanilla Ice Dead According To Facebook Hoax
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Get outta here. Word to your mother. The latest celeb to meet the icy hand of death on social media is 44-year-old Rob Van Winkle – you may know him as Vanilla Ice. According to the reports, the rapper, actor, …

Beijing Mushroom Cloud Leaves Residents Concerned Beijing Mushroom Cloud Leaves Residents Concerned
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Beijing mushroom cloud: What in the world is it? According to the AFP, the enormous cloud, which many describe as something you’re likely to witness following an atomic explosion, is the direct result of illegal straw burning. Although some have …

Disney: “Cars” Theme Park Has Big Expectations Disney: “Cars” Theme Park Has Big Expectations
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With the opening of Disney’s California Adventure Park–located right next door to Disneyland–came a certain amount of expectation. It’s rare for a company like Disney to fail at anything, but they’ve seen the Adventure Park underperform in just about every …

Google: Google Apps Can Cut Organizations’ Energy By 85% Google: Google Apps Can Cut Organizations’ Energy By 85%

Google claims that organizations can achieve energy savings of 65% to 85% by migrating to Google Apps. The company, citing numbers from a Carbon Disclosure Project study, says companies with over $1 billion in revenues could save $12.3 billion and …

Android Developers Now Have A Say On Google Play Android Developers Now Have A Say On Google Play
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User reviews are one of those necessary evils when it comes to the Internet. There are a lot of good people out there who want to praise the hard work you put into your product, but there’s always that one …

American Idiot Musical Cast Goes To Google American Idiot Musical Cast Goes To Google

Google hosted the touring cast of the Broadway musical American Idiot for a Q&A session. The musical is based on the hit 2004 Green Day album of the same title. Bradley Horowitz, the VP of Product Management for Google+, posted …

Facebook Settles Sponsored Stories Lawsuit With $10 Million To Charity Facebook Settles Sponsored Stories Lawsuit With $10 Million To Charity

A northern California district judge has said that “economic injury” could be proven by plaintiffs suing Facebook over Sponsored Stories, and Facebook has agreed to settle the lawsuit with a $10 million charity donation. The complaint at the heart of …

Weekend Box Office: That’s My Boy, Rock of Ages Fail to Perform Weekend Box Office: That’s My Boy, Rock of Ages Fail to Perform
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The weekend box office numbers proved that star power doesn’t automatically add up to solid ticket sales. Adam’s Sandler’s “That’s My Boy” and the Tom Cruise musical “Rock of Ages” stumbled out of the gate on Friday, giving Paramount’s “Madagascar …

Meryl Streep Wants Hollywood To Give Women A Chance Meryl Streep Wants Hollywood To Give Women A Chance
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With the huge-budgeted flop of “John Carter” on every movie exec’s mind, most are probably trying to think up ways to pack in audiences this summer, and Meryl Streep says she has the answer: women. The business of film, like …

Rodney King Dead: Famed Brutality Victim Was 47 Rodney King Dead: Famed Brutality Victim Was 47
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Rodney King, the man who was famously beaten by L.A. police officers after being pulled over in 1991, was found dead this morning. Early reports say that King’s fiancee found him at the bottom of a pool, and paramedics were …

Aerosmith Working Like A Well-Oiled Machine Aerosmith Working Like A Well-Oiled Machine
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Hopefully I didn’t give you any horrible visuals with that headline; at any rate, the band just kicked off a tour and will release a new album this summer, putting rumors of a breakup to rest. Of course, any band …

Father’s Day Google Doodle: User Reactions Father’s Day Google Doodle: User Reactions
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The Father’s Day Google Doodle this year is a charming little animated logo featuring a letter-based father receiving a robotic gift from his child. The design almost looks retro, like a ’50s version of what the future might look like, …

Google Doodle Celebrates Dads Everywhere Google Doodle Celebrates Dads Everywhere

Google is famous for creating funny, touching, beautiful, and innovative doodles on their homepage for various holidays and special occasions, and also to celebrate important milestones for people who have been integral to our history. Sometimes they employ famed artists …

AOL, Microsoft, & Facebook Close Billion-Dollar Deal AOL, Microsoft, & Facebook Close Billion-Dollar Deal

AOL has just closed on a deal with Microsoft that will garner over a billion dollars for a large chunk of their patent portfolio. The news comes at a time when AOL is desperately trying to make the most of …

Google’s New Local Ratings Costing Businesses Clicks? Google’s New Local Ratings Costing Businesses Clicks?
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It seems that Google’s decision to replace its star rating system with Zagat scores for local search results isn’t a huge hit with some businesses. Do you like Google’s new approach to local business ratings? Let us know in the …

Startup Act 2.0: Is Immigration Reform Vital in Moving Innovation Forward? Startup Act 2.0: Is Immigration Reform Vital in Moving Innovation Forward?
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With the economy weighing heavy on everyone’s mind this election season, legislators are hoping it will help them pass a new initiative. The bill is called Startup Act 2.0 and is designed to spark new businesses and jobs. What does …

Radiohead Accident: Twitter Users Reveal Victim’s Identity Radiohead Accident: Twitter Users Reveal Victim’s Identity
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Coming less than a year after a deadly stage collapse in Indiana at a Sugarland concert, another concert-related accident has claimed the life of one man and left several others injured. Just one hour before a Radiohead show in Toronto’s …