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Google Introduces Ceres Solver To The Public Google Introduces Ceres Solver To The Public

My job requires me to know how to write. While I think I’m a pretty good writer, I’m never once going to pretend that I’m good with math. If you told me to solve a nonlinear least square problem, I …

Kentucky Fans Bake NCAA Trophy Cake For Coach Calipari

Thanks to the ever-growing trend of foodies and foody-related undertakings–like creating replica cakes, for instance–is at an all-time high in relation to popularity. The fact that shows like Cupcake Wars and Cake Boss are sustainable hits only furthers this point. …

Pentametron Retweets in Iambic Pentameter Pentametron Retweets in Iambic Pentameter

Normally bots are a bad thing. They are associated with spam, phishing fraud, and identity theft. Rarely do they give us something fun and exciting write about. Ranjit Bhatnagar is changing all that with a bot that retweets peoples tweets …

Jon Lovitz Defends His Remarks Regarding Obama
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Jon Lovitz doesn’t seem like the sort of individual who would ever back down from criticism. After receiving quite a bit of backlash for his comments regarding’s Obama’s desire to tax the rich, Lovitz did what Lovitz often does best: …

Dawnguard: Skyrim DLC Unveiled, Bethesda Promises More At E3

Earlier, we told you about how Bethesda was teasing some Skyrim DLC information for later today. Well, this appears to be it. Tweeted out and posted on the Bethesda blog, it looks like we’ll be experiencing Dawnguard sometime this summer …

The Pirate Bay Pulls No Punches Responding To Takedown Requests The Pirate Bay Pulls No Punches Responding To Takedown Requests

If you follow the Internet industry with any regularity, you’re already aware of the relationship the entertainment industry shares with The Pirate Bay. That is to say, it’s not a very good one. Truth be told, if Hollywood had its …

Sirius Exceeds Revenue Projections Sirius Exceeds Revenue Projections

Satellite broadcast service Sirius XM Radio Inc. has posted a Q1 revenue which exceeds Wall Street expectations, mainly driven by a boost in its subscriber base. Sirius has been in the news lately over the lawsuit Howard Stern had brought …

Apple Promises Developers Increased Revenues With iAd Rich Media Ads Apple Promises Developers Increased Revenues With iAd Rich Media Ads

In 2010 Apple launched the iAd platform to compete with Google’s AdMob for a chunk of the lucrative mobile advertising market. Unfortunately for Apple, however, their Midas-like ability to turn everything they touch to gold didn’t really take when it …

Twitter Improves Realtime Search While Google Lacks It Twitter Improves Realtime Search While Google Lacks It

Twitter announced some new improvements to its Discover tab today. It’s getting more personalized, and will begin surfacing content based on tweets that are popular among people you follow and who they follow. “The Discover tab’s new design shows who …

Jessica Simpson: Baby Born At A Healthy 9 Pounds

Singer and actress Jessica Simpson has been pregnant forever. At least, that’s what it must have felt like for the star, who went several days over her due date. Lucky for her, we’re not in the middle of a hot …

Facebook IPO Docs Ready for Approval this Week Facebook IPO Docs Ready for Approval this Week

As I reported last week, the Facebook IPO may be delayed a little from its original third week in May projected launch time. Some experts in the industry believe that CEO Mark Zuckerberg may be just too busy with acquisitions …

SEOmoz Raises $18 Million in VC Funding SEOmoz Raises $18 Million in VC Funding
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SEOmoz, a startup that develops Search Engine Optimization (SEO) software, today announced that the company has raised $18 million in venture capital funding. The announcement came on the company’s Daily SEO blog in a

Barbara Walters Really Does Struggle With The Word “Treat”

Last weekend, the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner went off without a hitch, as celebrities, politicians, and members of the mainstream media gathered to be roasted by the likes of Jimmy Kimmel and even President Obama himself. As always, after …

Future Cars of the Beijing Motor Show Future Cars of the Beijing Motor Show

If sheer size is any indication of a good auto show, this years Beijing International Auto Exhibition is the best. Although the recent Frankfurt Motor Show saw many exciting unveils, the auto show going on now in Beijing boasts the …

Modern Warfare Blackout Group Calls For DLC Boycott
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While the residual effects of the Modern Warfare 3 blackout seem to be minimal–that is, it did not cause Activision to relent and patch all the issues that were brought to light–that hasn’t stopped the HC4M ELITE crew to abandon …

Google Analyzes SPDY Speeds On Mobile Networks Google Analyzes SPDY Speeds On Mobile Networks

If you’ve been following Internet trends lately, then you should be aware of Google’s SPDY protocol. It’s a replacement for HTTP that can speed up the load times for Web pages. It’s been used extensively in browsers with Chrome first …

Olympic Swimmer Alexander Dale Oen Dead At 26
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One of the top contenders for a gold medal at this year’s London Olympics–Alexander Dale Oen–has died at the age of 26. Officials say the cause of death was cardiac arrest. Oen has been training with the Norwegian national team …

Groupon Board of Directors Gets Financially Savvy Groupon Board of Directors Gets Financially Savvy

Groupon, who has been having a lot of financial difficulty lately, added some new members to their board of directors yesterday. Daniel Henry, chief financial officer at American Express, and Robert Bass, vice chairman at Deloitte LLP. will both join …

Samsung Passes Apple, Is World’s Top Smartphone Maker Samsung Passes Apple, Is World’s Top Smartphone Maker

When Samsung released their quarterly earnings report last week, they declined (as usual) to list the actual number of smartphones they sold. That, as you might expect, led to a bit of speculation as to who was really the biggest …

Facebook Photos Could Derail Plaintiff’s Injury Claim Facebook Photos Could Derail Plaintiff’s Injury Claim
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Here’s another sticky legal question that wouldn’t have existed prior to 2004: a Canadian woman has been ordered by the Supreme Court of British Columbia to submit her personal photos from Facebook as evidence to be used in a damages …

Newt Gingrich Drops Out Via YouTube Video

Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee for President – everybody knows it. After sweeping five primaries last Tuesday, it’s pretty much a done deal. But Newt Gingrich is taking his time exiting the 2012 GOP Presidential Primary race. At …

Maria Menounos Grabs First Perfect Score Of The Season

“Dancing With The Stars” has seen it’s fair share of tears and drama this season, considering all the injuries the contestants have endured. Maria Menounos hasn’t been immune to the pressure that bears down on the dancers late in the …

VEVO and Ditto Music Team Up For Indie Music

(image) One of the biggest problems facing indie musicians has always been their ability to get their music out to the masses. Now VEVO and Ditto Music have teamed up to not only give indie artists a bigger platform, but …

Google Explains Its Responsive Webpage Design Google Explains Its Responsive Webpage Design
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Though Google realizes that multiple versions of a website can help tailor that site for display on a specific device, Google uses a different approach for displaying websites on a wide variety of devices. Instead of having separate websites for …