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Hunger Games Premiere Gets Big Twitter Reaction Hunger Games Premiere Gets Big Twitter Reaction

Hundreds of lucky fans who won tickets to Monday’s world premiere of “The Hunger Games” gushed about the film after the screening, saying it stayed true to the book while giving it a little extra emotion. (image)@mtgilchristTodd GilchristI’m getting in …

Zynga Planning Secondary Offering To Prevent Share Dumping Zynga Planning Secondary Offering To Prevent Share Dumping

Zynga went public last year with a $1 billion IPO that set the social games developer up for a year of rising profits and increased customer base. It seems its shareholders have other plans. Bloomberg heard from two separate sources …

PayPal Digital Wallet Unveiled At SXSW: Here’s 20 Minutes Of Demo PayPal Digital Wallet Unveiled At SXSW: Here’s 20 Minutes Of Demo
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PayPal introduced a new digital wallet today at SXSW. “This is the future of what PayPal is going to be looking like over the coming months,” PayPal VP, Global Product & Experience, Sam Shrauger declares. He actually discussed the offering …

Stephen Hawking, The Bachelor, and Homeless Hotspots Stephen Hawking, The Bachelor, and Homeless Hotspots

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 …

Facebook to Fight Back in Yahoo Suit Facebook to Fight Back in Yahoo Suit
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At Gigaom.com, Om Malik is preparing to get the inside scoop on the Yahoo v. Facebook suit. According to Malik, Facebook is getting ready to fight Yahoo back, citing “sources close to Facebook.” While the response isn’t fully formulated, the …

Facebook Hires Law Firm Specialized In Class Action Defense Facebook Hires Law Firm Specialized In Class Action Defense

As more voices join the chorus of detractors accusing Facebook of trampling over privacy laws, Facebook’s adding a couple of sirens of its own to answer those charges. All Facebook is reporting that Facebook has added some sizable muscle to …

Big Reversal On Erotica Policy By PayPal Big Reversal On Erotica Policy By PayPal
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Last month, PayPal notified a number of important e-book distributors and gave them a surprising mandate to remove certain erotica categories from their catalogs or else. The categories included any erotica that covered rape, incest and beastiality. The “or else” …

Anonymous Attacks Vatican For Third Time in One Week Anonymous Attacks Vatican For Third Time in One Week

It’s been a hard past week for the Vatican’s online presence. Since members of Anonymous declared war on religion last Monday, and as a part of the latest retaliatory cyber attacks following the indictment of several suspected hackers, Vatican servers …

Rush Limbaugh Cheers Obama’s Approval Drop Rush Limbaugh Cheers Obama’s Approval Drop
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Rush Limbaugh, rested from a charity golf outing and a day off from his own radio program yesterday, took to the golden EIB microphone to assure his listeners that he was still relevant, still here, and still their El Rushbo. …

Posterous Acquisition Drives WordPress Migration Surge Posterous Acquisition Drives WordPress Migration Surge

Yesterday we brought you news that Twitter had acquired mobile blogging platform Posterous for an undisclosed amount of money. The two companies announced the sale on their respective blogs yesterday. While no one from Twitter or Posterous is saying so, …

The Bachelor After Party: Ashley and J.P. Give Fans an Update on Relationship The Bachelor After Party: Ashley and J.P. Give Fans an Update on Relationship

It has been a year since J.P. Rosenbaum and Ashley Hebert got engaged on The Bachelorette and people are wondering when or if they will be exchanging vows. The couple updated everyone about the status of their relationship yesterday on …

Pinterest: Just How Big Can It Get? Pinterest: Just How Big Can It Get?

Pinterest, a website geared toward finding common interests with other users and then “pinning” photos of them on individual pages, is quickly becoming an addictive social media site–much like Facebook and Twitter is to most users. Once you set up …

U.K. Police ‘Facebook Car’ Used to Break Up Online Arguments U.K. Police ‘Facebook Car’ Used to Break Up Online Arguments
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A U.K. police inspector has recently claimed that his precinct uses a patrol car that is assigned to go from house to house to break up fights about things posted on Facebook. The senior inspector, who goes by the handle …

Mass Effect Getting Anime Adaptation This Fall Mass Effect Getting Anime Adaptation This Fall
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Have you ever wondered what Mass Effect would be like as a movie? Well, it’s not a movie, but Funimation is making an anime based on the series. Announced last year, nobody really had any idea of what an anime …

‘Honest Bachelor’ Spoofs The Bachelor Season Finale ‘Honest Bachelor’ Spoofs The Bachelor Season Finale

David Spade gives us the “Honest” Bachelor, a swear-laden rendition of “The Bachelor”. In this version, Ben Flajnik returns to another season of The Bachelor a little bitter and jaded from the events of the previous season. He then proceeds …

Turntable.fm Gets Deals With All Four Major Labels Turntable.fm Gets Deals With All Four Major Labels

Turntable.fm has secured licensing deals with all four of the major record labels (Universal, Sony, Warner and EMI), which will obviously go a long way in making the service more useful to the mainstream. Chairman Seth Goldstein announced the news …

Robo-Glove: The Real-Life Power Glove From Space Robo-Glove: The Real-Life Power Glove From Space

How many times have you helplessly pried at a jar lid and, regardless of your deadlift effort, failed to even so much as budge the lid a millimeter? You pass the jar around, giving others a go at twisting the …

Fab Melo To Miss NCAA Tournament: Experts Weigh In Via Twitter Fab Melo To Miss NCAA Tournament: Experts Weigh In Via Twitter

The Syracuse men’s basketball team got some devastating news today as their starting center Fab Melo was ruled ineligible and will not play in the NCAA basketball tournament. No further details have been announced about the matter, but the Syracuse …

Scientists Use Babies To Make Computers Smarter Scientists Use Babies To Make Computers Smarter

People often wonder if computers make children smarter. Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are asking the reverse question: Can children make computers smarter? And the answer appears to be ‘yes.’ UC Berkeley researchers are tapping the cognitive smarts …

Google Docs Now A Core Part Of Hangouts Google Docs Now A Core Part Of Hangouts

Google Docs have just gotten a promotion in the realm of Google+. Today, the Google+ team announced that Google Docs are now part of the core Hangout experience, and can be accessed with the click of a single button from …

Driver With Suspended License And No Insurance Kills Motorcyclist And Leaves Scene Driver With Suspended License And No Insurance Kills Motorcyclist And Leaves Scene
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I’d like to honor Mr. Robert Wilson, a sixty-four year old father who was driving his blue Suzuki motorcycle on the northbound Capital City Freeway near El Camino Avenue around 10 p.m. on October 24th and was needlessly killed by …

Shark Feeding Frenzy Caught on Video Shark Feeding Frenzy Caught on Video

Yanchep Beach in Western Australia was recently closed for a time after a school of about 50 sharks, some over 8 feet long, were spotted in a feeding frenzy less than half a mile from shore. Pilots from a Westpac …

Is Super Mario Secretly A Douchebag? Is Super Mario Secretly A Douchebag?

Appearing on the satirical website Cracked.com, a video appeared from their “After Hours” segment. In the segment they have a very ernest discussion about Mario and Bowser and about who truly is the bad guy. They bring up everything from …

Doctor Launches Collaborative Asthma Wiki Doctor Launches Collaborative Asthma Wiki
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Imagine that you have asthma, and rather than give you a set of instructions about what to do if you have an attack, your doctor invites you to help write them? Would that make patients feel more engaged and empowered …