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Biggest IT Security Hacks [Infographic] Biggest IT Security Hacks [Infographic]

The folks at Background Check have put together a chart describing some of the largest IT security breaches ever. Verizon has been tracking online security since 2004, and posted 174 million hacks in 2011, the second highest ever. The chart …

Fark’s Drew Curtis In TED Talk: Don’t Negotiate With Terrorists (Patent Trolls) Fark’s Drew Curtis In TED Talk: Don’t Negotiate With Terrorists (Patent Trolls)
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TED has posted a new video with Fark Founder Drew Curtis, which Fark, of course has shared with its audience. He talks about how Fark was sued, along with Yahoo, Reddit, MSN, AOL, TechCrunch and others by Gooseberry Natural Resources. …

Nickelback, Dick Clark, and CNN’s News Ticker

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 …

New iPad Adoption Heaviest In Coastal States New iPad Adoption Heaviest In Coastal States
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When the new iPad debuted last month analytics firm Chitika Insights developed a tool to that tracked its adoption in realtime. Since then, Chitika’s iPad tracker has provided some interesting insights about the new iPad’s popularity. For example, after a …

eBay’s First Quarter Forecasts Continuation of Year Over Year Profits eBay’s First Quarter Forecasts Continuation of Year Over Year Profits
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eBay Inc. was pleased to report today that revenue for Q1FY12 increased 29% to $3.3 billion, compared to the same period of 2011. They recorded Q1 net income on a GAAP basis of $570 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, …

Google Isn’t as Privacy-Friendly as it Once Was Google Isn’t as Privacy-Friendly as it Once Was
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When Google was first incorporated, their unofficial motto was “Don’t be evil”. And, for the most part, they stayed true to this philosophy. During the search engine’s leaner years, I used to sing its praises to anyone who would listen. …

Metal Gear’s Cut-Scenes By The Numbers [Infographic]

When exactly did Metal Gear Solid become more about the story and less about the gameplay? I remember playing part 2 on my PS2 and there were cutscenes thrown in there, but I cannot remember it ever being as bad …

Google’s Larry Page Evasive with Oracle Attorney Google’s Larry Page Evasive with Oracle Attorney

It was recently reported that Oracle CEO Larry Ellison seemed a bit confused while answering questions from Google’s legal team, while on the stand during the Oracle/Java, Google/Android trial that commenced this week – and when it was Google CEO …

Warren Buffet Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

Berkshire Hathaway Inc issued a press release to shareholder yesterday explaining that Warren Buffett has been diagnosed with stage 1 prostate cancer. The financial legend reports that he feels great and that the cancer hasn’t been found elsewhere in his …

Lickable Wallpaper Mimics Willy Wonka’s Idea

Do the snozzberries taste like snozzberries? In things that fall under the category of “most awesome idea ever”, a British chef and a public relations company–Mischief PR–have joined forces to create lickable wallpaper that tastes just like Jaffa Cakes, a …

Facebook Introduces Preferred Marketing Developer Program Facebook Introduces Preferred Marketing Developer Program
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Facebook has offered two programs – the Preferred Developer Consultant and the Marketing API Program – over the past three years that have helped brands work with developers on Facebook specific campaigns. It appears to have been a wildly successful …

Beer: How to Drink for Maximum Enjoyment

This infographic from Frugal Dad tells you the best way to enjoy your favorite beverage. The number one rule: Don’t drink it cold; drink it coldish. Certain aromatics do not disperse at really cold temperatures, leaving certain flavors untasted below …

“The Avengers” Posters By Mondo Are Amazing

“The Avengers” comes to theaters on May 4th. Is it going to be a huge movie? Um, I’d venture to say that this movie is going to be the biggest movie in years and has a real chance to knock …

iPhone 5 May Be Getting A Liquidmetal Body iPhone 5 May Be Getting A Liquidmetal Body
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Apple may be exploring the possibility of using a liquidmetal rear panel for the next iPhone in place of the glass panel that has been present in the past two models, the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S. Instead, Apple may …

Is Social Really A Great Indicator Of Search Relevancy? Is Social Really A Great Indicator Of Search Relevancy?
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It’s clear that titles matter to search. You’re less likely to rank well in search engines for key phrases if those phrases are not in the title of your content. It’s also clear that search engines are putting a great …

Google Cloud Print Now Available for FedEx Locations and Ice Cream Sandwich Google Cloud Print Now Available for FedEx Locations and Ice Cream Sandwich
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Google announced today over at the Google Chrome Blog that the Google Cloud Print service has been expanded. Paolo Ferraris, a Software Engineer at Google, announced that, as of today, the service can be used to print to any FedEx …

Pat Summitt To Step Down From Incredible Career

Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt announced in a statement today that she will be stepping down from her position after an incredible 38 years, which spawned a 1098-208 record and 8 national championships, as well as 18 Final Fours. …

Spotify Partners with Coca-Cola; iPad App on the Way! Spotify Partners with Coca-Cola; iPad App on the Way!
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Spotify held a special announcement event today and many fans of the streaming music service were speculating that it had to do with the much anticipated tablet version of the service for iPad. Sadly for many, this was not the …

The Science Of Counter Strike: GO “Heat Maps”

The amount of pure data that developers get when they do beta tests is massive to say the least. And every developer chooses to use this data in different ways. Some change maps to funnel the action in different directions …

Dick Clark Dies At 82 Years Old After Suffering Heart Attack
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Dick Clark, a legend in both radio and onscreen, has died of a massive heart attack at the age of 82. Clark has been a comforting face on our television screens for decades, starting with American Bandstand in 1956 and …

Record Store Day and Vinyl Keep Indie Music Stores Afloat in a Digital World

In an age where just about everything you could possible want can be purchased/downloaded from various websites across the internet, it’s kind of refreshing to hear that people are still buying vinyl records. In fact, according to Nielsen, roughly 61% …

FCC Wants Supreme Court To Hear Super Bowl Nip Slip Case

We were all there. That moment in the 2004 Super Bowl when Janet Jackson gave live television a look at what many a man dreams about at night. It was a national scandal. How dare they allow such a thing …

Google Lawyers Confound Oracle’s Ellison Google Lawyers Confound Oracle’s Ellison

Google’s trial against Oracle, who is suing over patent infringement regarding the use of Java in building the Android OS, finally commenced this week – 18 months after Oracle’s initial complaint. Today Oracle CEO Larry Ellison took the stand, and …

Florida’s Welfare Drug Test Program Costs the State Money
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The New York Times is reporting the recent Florida law requiring welfare applicants to submit to a drug test has actually cost the state $45,7870 since its inception in July, state documents are showing. The law was approved amidst the …