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Facebook and IPO Underwriters Sued by Investors Facebook and IPO Underwriters Sued by Investors
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If you thought Facebook was in the news a lot for their patent lawsuits, welcome to IPO litigation. Interested parties are crawling out of the woodwork to contest the bullshit events that surround Facebook’s IPO and everyone involved. As we …

Ray J Hospitalized With Fear Of Deadly Blood Clot

Singer Ray J was hospitalized in Vegas on Monday after an extended flight from China–32 hours, round trip–with the fear of a dangerous blood clot in his lungs. He was released on Tuesday after undergoing a series of tests. Ray …

Oracle Acquires Virtue, A Social Marketing Platform Oracle Acquires Virtue, A Social Marketing Platform

Oracle announced an agreement to acquire cloud-based social marketing platform Virtue. Virtue is designed to let marketers manages social marketing campaigns across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+ from one place. Oracle wrote in a blog post: The proliferation of social …

Donald Driver Wins Dancing With the Stars

Green Bay Packers receiver Donald Driver won the ABC Dance competition Dancing with the Stars Tuesday night. The victory came off the performance of a country-themed freestyle routine that wowed the audience and the judges alike. Only one point separated …

Have A Windows Phone? Better Upgrade To 7.5 Have A Windows Phone? Better Upgrade To 7.5

Regardless of the jokes that permeate the mobile industry, there are people who use and love Windows Phone 7. Even Siri thinks that the Nokia Lumia 900 is the best phone currently on the market until Apple ceased her insubordination. …

IBM Blocks Siri Over Security Concerns IBM Blocks Siri Over Security Concerns

The rise of the consumer smartphone has presented a host of difficulties for the business world. Quite apart from savaging the market share of the once-dominant BlackBerry, the iPhone and Android have presented problems for business owners whose employees don’t …

The Great Gatsby Trailer Is Here, And It’s Spectacular

While most of us read the book in high school, it’s likely that few remember much about it or even paid very close attention to it (too many good games on Playstation). But with the Baz Luhrmann film based on …

Google Earth Builder Smells As Sweet By Any Other Name Google Earth Builder Smells As Sweet By Any Other Name

Do you believe a map can make the world a better place? Google does. To demonstrate the Earth-bettering potential of cartography, it launched Google Earth Builder back in August 2011 in order to provide cloud services for those map-makers who …

Emanuela Orlandi: Priest Claims Girl Was Kidnapped for Vatican Sex Parties

Emanuela Orlandi, a 15 year-old Italian girl who went missing in Rome, Italy over 28 years ago, remains one of the country’s greatest mysteries. According to the Wikipedia page, Emanuela was supposed to be meeting up with a representative for …

Investor Sues Nasdaq Over Facebook IPO Investor Sues Nasdaq Over Facebook IPO
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Maryland Facebook investor Phillip Goldberg has just filed a complaint against Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. regarding “badly mishandled” trades upon the social network’s IPO. Goldberg aims to represent a group of investors who saw orders not processed correctly, which prompted …

Bob Moog Doodle Hits Google Homepage Bob Moog Doodle Hits Google Homepage
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Yesterday, the Bob Moog Google doodle hit Google’s home page in some parts of the world (where it was already May 23), but now it’s up for the rest of us. The doodle honors the birthday of Robert Arthur Moog, …

Facebook IPO Revised Revenue Report Scandal Facebook IPO Revised Revenue Report Scandal
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Probably not surprising to most of you, big banks, and underwriters of the Facebook IPO deal, had inside information on the company’s inevitably shrinking revenues before trading even began. As we reported yesterday, Morgan Stanley’s financial forecasters issued a revised …

Google Wants to Save Users From DNSChanger Malware Google Wants to Save Users From DNSChanger Malware

It has been widely reported that the FBI and Internet Systems Consortium have been keeping formerly rogue DNS servers running to ensure internet access for millions of computer users who have been infected with malware that changed their DNS server. …

Facebook Isn’t The Best When It Comes To Marriage Facebook Isn’t The Best When It Comes To Marriage
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Facebook is great for a lot of things – catching up with old friends, discussing topics with like-minded individuals and following your favorite celebrities. It’s not so great when it comes to marriage though. Back in January, a survey found …

Noisy Kid Hit at Theater During a Screening of Titanic 3D

Noisy kid hit at theater: That’s the sort of headline you don’t read everyday, though, truthfully, I’m sure a lot of people wish it happened a bit more frequently than it currently does. However, as much as we’d all love …

Bob Moog: Google Doodle Celebrates Inventor’s Influence Bob Moog: Google Doodle Celebrates Inventor’s Influence

Today’s Google Doodle, which went live yesterday in Australia, features a cool little playable synthesizer that harkens back to a Doodle from last year featuring a Les Paul guitar in honor of the legend’s birthday. And while a lot of …

SAP Acquires Ariba SAP Acquires Ariba

SAP, a German software company Oracle recently went after for an amended $777 million over copyright infringement, has just acquired information technology services company Ariba for $4.3 billion, to bolster its cloud service offerings. The merger is expected to be …

Facebook IPO: Morgan Stanley Subpoenaed In Massachusetts Facebook IPO: Morgan Stanley Subpoenaed In Massachusetts
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Yesterday morning we brought you news that Morgan Stanley had lowered Facebook’s revenue forecast in the days before the company’s IPO, but that the news was kept quiet during the IPO roadshow that led up to the IPO on last …

Facebook Settles In Sponsored Stories Lawsuit Facebook Settles In Sponsored Stories Lawsuit

Facebook has settled a lawsuit over their Sponsored Stories feature out of court today. The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed. A document filed yesterday (PDF) notified the court that the parties in the case had reached a …

Facebook Says “No” to Paper Stock Certificates Facebook Says “No” to Paper Stock Certificates
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Those collectors who were hoping to frame their paper stock certificate for their Facebook shares are out of luck. According to AllFacebook, Facebook has changed its mind and will not be offering paper stock certificates, even as a collectible. GiveAShare.com …

What Kind Of Geek Are You? [Infographic] What Kind Of Geek Are You? [Infographic]

Have you ever wondered what kind of geek you are? Have you ever wanted an easy guide on how to identify other geeks? Well the boys over at Bestcollegesonline.org have done exactly that. In infographic form, they have compiled an …

R.R. Donnelley Buys EDGAR Online R.R. Donnelley Buys EDGAR Online

Printing company R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. has announced that it will acquire financial data firm EDGAR Online for roughly $38.6 million, which would expand its digital product offering. Along with debt and a payment equal to the redemption price …

Anonymous Person Asks Patent Office to Throw Out Facebook Patents Anonymous Person Asks Patent Office to Throw Out Facebook Patents
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As TechCrunch has uncovered, someone has filed to have a Facebook patent declared invalid at the U.S. Patent Office. Everyone’s best guess as to who would do this seems simple: Yahoo. The patent war between them rages on, so the …

Mozilla Reveals its ‘Webmaker’ Education Initiative Mozilla Reveals its ‘Webmaker’ Education Initiative
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Today Mozilla launched a new program it is calling “Mozilla Webmaker” to promote more widespread knowledge about how the internet works and how to help create it. Mozilla’s stated goal is to “help millions of people move from using the …