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Cisco Rebrands Collaboration Apps: Introducing WebEx Social and WebEx Telepresence Cisco Rebrands Collaboration Apps: Introducing WebEx Social and WebEx Telepresence
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Cisco’s Quad app has been rebranded as WebEx Social. Refinements to the app include a new unified post function that makes creating a post as easy as writing an email. Users will now also be able to collaborate using any …

Susan Tyrell Dies: “Cry Baby” Actress Was 66 Susan Tyrell Dies: “Cry Baby” Actress Was 66

Susan Tyrell, known for her eccentric appearances in films such as “Cry Baby” and “Fat City”–which earned her an Oscar nomination–has died. She was 66 years old. Tyrell began her acting career as a teenager in the stage production of …

Battlefield 3 Conquest: Fan Films At Their Best Battlefield 3 Conquest: Fan Films At Their Best

No, this is not a case of someone simply posting actual footage from the Afganistan front line. Instead, it’s a live-action recreation of a game of Conquest from Battlefield 3, courtesy of YouTube user, ThereIsaCanal. It’s such a good recreation …

Xbox Live Summer Of Arcade Dates And Prices Announced Xbox Live Summer Of Arcade Dates And Prices Announced
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I’m going to be forthright with you, I’m a big Sony and Nintendo fan. I love the Xbox 360, but the red ring got me and I don’t really miss it… That was kind of a lie as I miss …

Former TSA Agent Charged With Battery After Enduring Improper Search Former TSA Agent Charged With Battery After Enduring Improper Search
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A woman on the way to her brother’s funeral says that she was groped by a female TSA agent during a security pat down. Now she is being charged with assault and battery for demonstrating how she was groped to …

Hebrew National Hot Dogs Lawsuit Claims the Product Isn’t Kosher Hebrew National Hot Dogs Lawsuit Claims the Product Isn’t Kosher

Hebrew National Hot Dogs are pretty darned tasty, in my opinion. Since my wife introduced me to the brand several years ago, I can’t go back to regular hot dogs. The texture is different, the taste is different, the quality …

GigaOm For Sale, According To Rumors GigaOm For Sale, According To Rumors

This is certainly only in rumor stage at this point, but Business Insider is reporting that popular tech blog network GigaOm may be for sale. Nicholas Carlson reports that a couple “insiders” have said GigaOm is “on the block,” with …

Katy Perry: New Video Explores Her Journey To Fame Katy Perry: New Video Explores Her Journey To Fame

Katy Perry is well-known for her candy-colored hair and bright, sparkly outfits that match her bubblegum pop songs perfectly. But her latest video–for the single “Wide Awake”–takes a bit of a darker turn as she explores the question “What if …

Google Responds To 3D Maps Privacy Concerns Google Responds To 3D Maps Privacy Concerns

A little while ago we brought you news that New York Senator Charles Schumer had sent a letter to Apple and Google expressing concern with the privacy implications of the two companies’ recently-announced 3D mapping updates. By the time the …

Facebook, AMEX Partner To Give Small Businesses A “Big Break” Facebook, AMEX Partner To Give Small Businesses A “Big Break”

For the second straight year, American Express and Facebook are teaming up for the “Big Break for Small Business” contest, which is “designed to transform the way small businesses connect and engage with customers online” – namely their social media …

Who Will Buy the Island of Lanai? The Founder of Oracle or the Founder of Microsoft? Who Will Buy the Island of Lanai? The Founder of Oracle or the Founder of Microsoft?

Los Angeles billionaire David Murdoc is trying to sell his private island of Lanai, and already has a potential buyer. The island is part of Hawaii (It’s the sixth largest Island in Hawaii to be more specific), but only 2% …

Motorola Solutions to Acquire Psion for $200 Million Motorola Solutions to Acquire Psion for $200 Million

Today, Motorola Solutions Inc. announced plans to acquire Psion Plc. for around $200 million in cash. The deal is expected to close by the end of the fiscal 2012 year. Under the current agreement, Motorola will offer Psion $1.36 per …

Visualizing A Pizza Delivery Driver’s Route in New York City Visualizing A Pizza Delivery Driver’s Route in New York City

One of the newer trends of the web concerns taking reams of data and adding some sort of visualization to it. We’ve seen it with Twitter use during the Japanese earthquakes and with 56 years worth of tornado data to …

Wikipedia Registers 11 New Domain Names Wikipedia Registers 11 New Domain Names
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Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit, has just registered 11 new domain names in the past day. Usually moves like this indicate upcoming projects, especially because Wikipedia does not have a history of regularly registering new domain names. …

New Payvment Product Aims To Ease Facebook Advertising Pain New Payvment Product Aims To Ease Facebook Advertising Pain
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Facebook ecommerce platform Payvment announced a new one-click Facebook ad buying service today, which essentially gives merchants a way to turn promotional Facebook posts into ads. The service automatically targets ads based on historical social shopping data. The company says …

Google Developers Live Is I/O All Year Round Google Developers Live Is I/O All Year Round

Wouldn’t it be awesome if Christmas came every day? Of course it wouldn’t because Santa would never get any sleep and I would be broke by the second day of buying presents. How about Google I/O coming around every day? …

HootSuite LinkedIn Beta Now Open, Company Pages Added HootSuite LinkedIn Beta Now Open, Company Pages Added

Today HootSuite, a social media management platform, announced that the beta version of its LinkedIn support has been opened to all of its users. The LinkedIn integration will also now support management of LinkedIn company pages. HootSuite claims that 79 …

Charlie Sheen Retiring After He Finishes Anger Management Charlie Sheen Retiring After He Finishes Anger Management
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Charlie Sheen is retiring, that is, after his stint on the upcoming FX comedy “Anger Management” has come to an end. However, that day might be down the proverbial a piece, as the television program will be picked up for …

V/H/S Gets An Incredibly Creepy Red Band Trailer V/H/S Gets An Incredibly Creepy Red Band Trailer

There is one indie horror film this summer that is getting some serious attention from fans of the genre. That film is V/H/S, which debuted this year at the Sundance Film Festival, becoming an official selection. According to the official …

Zombie Apocolypse: Cannibal’s Sanity Evaluated Zombie Apocolypse: Cannibal’s Sanity Evaluated

Alexander Kinyua, the Maryland man who allegedly ate his housemate’s heart and dismembered the body last month, is now in custody of a state hospital to have his sanity evaluated. Although he has been formally charged with first-degree murder and …

Windows Phone Map App Gets Expanded Traffic Coverage Windows Phone Map App Gets Expanded Traffic Coverage

Last month, Bing Maps announced that it would be providing better traffic coverage for users thanks to some backend support from Nokia. Senior Product Manager of the Windows Phone Map App Scott Burton recently offered an update on the traffic …

Hacker Releases Visa and Mastercard Information Stolen From Chase Bank Hacker Releases Visa and Mastercard Information Stolen From Chase Bank
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According to a hacker who calls himself Reckz, or Jeremy, he has gained access to Visa and Mastercard files through several large banks. He then released the information minus several critical aspects including card number, security code, and expiration date. …

Apple, Google Maps Raise Privacy Concerns With U.S. Senator Apple, Google Maps Raise Privacy Concerns With U.S. Senator

UPDATE: Google has responded with the following statement: We take privacy very seriously and appreciate the Senator’s concerns. We met with his office to demonstrate how the imagery used to develop our 3D models is similar to what’s already publicly …

Shia LaBeouf, Google Instant, and Tempur-Pedic Shia LaBeouf, Google Instant, and Tempur-Pedic

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …