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Bane, The Dark Knight Rises Villian’s Voice Gets a Twitter Account Bane, The Dark Knight Rises Villian’s Voice Gets a Twitter Account
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Christopher Nolan’s Batman movie franchise has been a tentpole for Warner Brothers these past six years, and nothing looks to stop the third in the series, The Dark Knight Rises. However, one element of the Dark Knight Rises prologue sneak …

How to Effectively Live Stream Video How to Effectively Live Stream Video
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In the online video world, the hottest new trend is live streaming. It’s a fascinating concept, but one that not a lot of people and companies have mastered. Brian Gramo, the founder of theStream.tv, however, is one of the exceptions. He began streaming several years ago out of his bedroom back before Justin.tv, Stickam, and other streaming networks were around.

EXCLUSIVE: Craig Newmark Gives Update On #perfectgift Campaign EXCLUSIVE: Craig Newmark Gives Update On #perfectgift Campaign

Earlier this month, we did a story about a campaign launched by Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist, to raise money for the American Red Cross. To recap: for every post on Twitter and Facebook describing the perfect gift (using the …

How Can Google Help Your Website in 2012? How Can Google Help Your Website in 2012?
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Google uses Google+ probably more than anyone else out there (except for maybe Robert Scoble), and regardless of whether or not you have added it to your daily social networking routine, it continues to provide a great channel for getting …

Facebook’s Top Games of 2011 Facebook’s Top Games of 2011

Facebook has just released their top 10 list for games, and it contains some surprises as well as some expected results. Most striking is the absence of social gaming powerhouse Zynga from the top two spots on the list. Zynga …

BillSafe Acquired By eBay BillSafe Acquired By eBay
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eBay announced that it has acquired BillSafe, a purchase-on-invoice technology provider. eBay will combine the technology with PayPal in Germany. eBay has owned a minority stake in BillSafe since October 2010. Now it owns the whole thing. eBay says BillSafe …

Video Contest Lets Students Vent About Costs of College Video Contest Lets Students Vent About Costs of College
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The idyllic college experience: meeting new people with shared eccentricities and fun hair, figuring out how to work a pick-up line at the School of Americas protest, making yourself shower at least four times a week, developing strategic ways to …

Following Apple’s Lead, Microsoft Abandons CES Following Apple’s Lead, Microsoft Abandons CES

For well over a decade Microsoft has been a major fixture at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, which takes place every January. Microsoft has been involved with the show and its parent organization, the Consumer Electronics Association, for twenty years. …

AOL’s Content Strategy Blasted By One Of Its Largest Shareholders AOL’s Content Strategy Blasted By One Of Its Largest Shareholders

It’s just great PR after great PR for AOL these days. Last week, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington wrote a scathing post about AOL’s approach to TechCrunch, and getting rid of Heather Harde. He basically implied that everything is falling apart …

Winter Solstice, Bruce Wayne, and Vanilla Ice Winter Solstice, Bruce Wayne, and Vanilla Ice

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 …

EA’s Christmas Carol is Odd, Frightening EA’s Christmas Carol is Odd, Frightening
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While people still buy their games like their hotcakes, when it comes to public opinion, EA’s reputation isn’t the best or the brightest. As long as that doesn’t disrupt their bottom line, all’s well that ends well, I suppose. This …

You Could Be Incepted Soon You Could Be Incepted Soon

We’ve already said that it’s only a matter of time before we’re just uploading knowledge into our noggins in order to learn everything from origami to piano so the next logical step in humanity’s quest to be “just like in …

Intel Unveils First Forays Into the Smartphone and Tablet Market Intel Unveils First Forays Into the Smartphone and Tablet Market

Intel has unveiled a set of reference designs for smartphones and tablets centered around their latest generation of chips. The devices run the Android operating system and sport the latest and greatest Intel chipsets, which have been specifically optimized to …

Skyrim Christmas Light Show, Other Amazing Holiday Displays Skyrim Christmas Light Show, Other Amazing Holiday Displays
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In terms of Christmas light decorating, no one is going to compare to Clark Griswold who completely shut down a grid when lighting his house up for Christmas. However, these Christmas light displays are incredible and are deserving of your …

Yahoo Sales And CEOs: What They’re Saying Yahoo Sales And CEOs: What They’re Saying

It’s time for another round of what they’re saying about Yahoo. It seems like an eternity ago that Yahoo ousted CEO Carol Bartz. In Internet time, it may as well have been that long, though it was really only September. …

Apple Rumor Roundup: Big Things Coming In 2012 Apple Rumor Roundup: Big Things Coming In 2012
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The iPhone rumor mill appears to be rumbling to life once again. It’s gotten a bit of a late start this year, likely due to the later-than-usual release of the current iPhone – fall, as opposed to mid-summer. But now …

A Future Of Video Game Addicts A Future Of Video Game Addicts

We’re going back to the future with this piece because, as was commonly predicted in the 1980s when the first NES system wrapped its tendril-like remote control wires around the lives of many a youth, at least one group is …

Modern Warfare 3 DLC Launches January 24th For Elite Subscribers Modern Warfare 3 DLC Launches January 24th For Elite Subscribers

Hey Modern Warfare 3 fanatics? Are you already getting sick of getting spawn-semtex killed in Dome and sniped from across the map on Bakaara? Are you sick of all the exploding barrels and cars in Fallen and just plain fed …

Blekko Gets Search Index Update, Redesign Blekko Gets Search Index Update, Redesign

Blekko announced an update to the search index, a site re-design and the addition of automated slashtags to over 500 categories. “That means users will get the benefit of curated search results (i.e. no spam!) for over 500 search categories, …

RIAA Responds to IP Address Conundrum RIAA Responds to IP Address Conundrum

Recently, it was reported that, via the YouHaveDownloaded.com tracking tool, IP addresses assigned to the RIAA were responsible for downloading copyrighted content, the very act the entity opposes. While this could come across as an “egg on your face” scenario, …

Video Game Thieves Butt-Dial 911, Discuss Crime For An Hour Video Game Thieves Butt-Dial 911, Discuss Crime For An Hour
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If you know anything about me, you know that I love stupid criminals. Sometimes, people are such perfect idiots that the stories write themselves. There’s really no need to embellish or play up the crime in question – it’s just …

Free Apps Bring The Gold In 2011 Free Apps Bring The Gold In 2011

Every time I play a move on Words With Friends or tag a song with Shazam, I’m forever confronted with an ad somewhere in the process. I see an add, it gets tallied, and somewhere somebody earns a few more …

Firefox Infographic Has over 200,000 Hours of Cuteness Firefox Infographic Has over 200,000 Hours of Cuteness

In terms of browsers, 2011 may be best known as the year Chrome overtook Firefox as the browser of choice, er, the second-place browser of choice, Mozilla is not going to allow us to forget their accomplishments. Seeing how the …

Facebook To Change Data Retention Policies Facebook To Change Data Retention Policies
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As you may recall, late last month, Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission announced that they had reached a settlement with regards to Facebook privacy. I won’t get into all of the details about that again, but it required Facebook …