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Gas Up, Car Sales Down: Consumers Choose Differently Gas Up, Car Sales Down: Consumers Choose Differently

Here’s some not so surprising news from the publishers of Kelly Blue Book, the authority on resale auto values, consumers have changed their minds about what vehicle they wish to purchase based on the rising costs of fuel. About 66% …

Dick Clark Dies, Fans Pay Tribute On Twitter
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Legendary television and radio personality Dick Clark passed away yesterday at the age of 82 after suffering a massive heart attack, but he will always be remembered for his contribution to broadcasting and to American pop culture. He was a …

Facebook Might File IPO on May 17th Facebook Might File IPO on May 17th
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It has been assumed that Facebook plans to file its IPO sometime in May, and now has reportedly set the 17th of next month as the date, after months of speculation regarding the matter in general. Sources who have access …

China’s Computer Market is Still # 1 China’s Computer Market is Still # 1

China is the leading manufacturer and consumer of PCs. According to iSuppli, “China has become the most important PC market worldwide, representing 22 percent of global demand and contributing more than 90 percent of total production. As a result of …

Google, Twitter Can’t “Act Like a Policeman,” Says British AG Google, Twitter Can’t “Act Like a Policeman,” Says British AG

The attorney general of England doesn’t believe that Google and Twitter should have to “act like a policeman” when it comes to what users of the websites post and share, according to The Guardian. You might recall that last month …

Anthony Hopkins in Full Hitchcock Make-Up, Twitter Reacts

I must admit that I wasn’t overly thrilled with the fact that Anthony Hopkins was cast to portray iconic director Alfred Hitchcock in “Anvil! The Story of Anvil” director Sacha Gervasi’s upcoming “Hitchcock”. It’s not that I have anything against …

SAW At Sea Cruise: Travel With “SAW Celebrities” To Canada
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How would you like to take a “Saw” cruise? Wait. What? Yes, that Saw. Check out the official description below. “Let’s play a game…onboard the beautiful and luxurious Carnival Glory! If you’re a Fan of the “SAW” movies, you don’t …

Tumblr Ads Soon To Be A Reality Tumblr Ads Soon To Be A Reality

Earlier this week, we talked about the reasons you should be using Tumblr for business. We didn’t really go into Tumblr advertising, but it’s not really been an option. They recently launched highlighted posts, where you can pay a dollar …

Inflatable Star Trek Captain’s Chair: Sadly, Not For Adults

If your the kind of guy that loves to debate on who is the better captain, Kirk or Picard, this is the home furnishing for you. (It’s Picard by the way). Introducing the Inflatable Captain’s Chair from ThinkGeek. You may …

God of War: Ascension For Playstation 3 Announced

Sony has officially announced the next title in the God of War franchise. God of War: Ascension will bring back Kratos, the Spartan-turned-demi-god whose vengeful rampage against the Greek Gods has spanned three major console titles and a host of …

Tango Takes Off With $40 Million Funding Round Tango Takes Off With $40 Million Funding Round

Tango, the company that provides mobile video and audio calling over data connections for mobile devices, has announced the close of a $40 million round of Series C funding. The funding, provided by Qualcomm Ventures and Access Industries, Inc., brings …

Russian National Arrested for Hacking Brokerage Accounts Russian National Arrested for Hacking Brokerage Accounts

In another instance of cyber fraud relating to Russia, a Russian national has just been charged in the U.S. for gaining illegal access brokerage accounts, and secretly making odd trades, to the benefit of the criminal ring he was working …

Greg Ham Found Dead: Men At Work Member Dies Mysteriously In Home

58-year old Greg Ham, best known for playing various instruments for the Aussie band Men At Work, was found dead in his home on Thursday after friends went to check on him, saying he hadn’t been heard from in a …

If You Steal Gas From A Cop Car And Post It On Facebook…
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Another Thursday morning, and another story of idiocy played out on the public. The most public of stages, of course: Facebook. It’s probably not a good idea to siphon gas from anyone’s car. Not only is it a crime, but …

Sony To Acquire EMI; EU Regulator Says Yes! Sony To Acquire EMI; EU Regulator Says Yes!

European competition regulators have given the green light to Sony/ATV, Sony’s music partner, who wants to buy up EMI’s publishing assets which are valued at over two billion dollars. The acquisition would give Sony over a quarter of the world’s …

Madonna’s Daughter Smoking? Say it Isn’t So!
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Madonna’s daughter is smoking, which, as you well know, is not a very good thing. We’ve all seen those incredibly uncomfortable anti-smoking ads during our favorite syndicated television programs, and nobody in their right mind wants to end up that …

Kinect For Windows Gets A Gesture Recognition SDK Kinect For Windows Gets A Gesture Recognition SDK
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It’s been said before and I’ll say it again – Kinect isn’t just for video games anymore. Ever since the release of the Kinect for Windows SDK last year and the official Kinect for Windows hardware this year, developers have …

Jack White To Live Stream Solo Concert Directed By Gary Oldman

Former White Stripes’ frontman Jack White always has so many projects going on, I can’t keep up. But when one of them involves actor Gary Oldman, I sit up straight and perk up my ears Scooby-Doo style. White, who has …

Spotify For Android Gets Big Update, But Users Want More Spotify For Android Gets Big Update, But Users Want More

Spotify for Android just got a big update. For now, it’s only available in preview mode for users with premium subscriptions (though premium subscriptions are available for 30-day trials). The update supports Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and comes with …

Sheree Whitfield Leaving Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Tweets Decision

“The Real Housewives Of Atlanta” is one of Bravo’s most popular shows, perhaps not so much because it gives a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the rich and pampered, but because there’s always drama to be found between the …

Nokia Reports $1.7 Billion First Quarter Loss Nokia Reports $1.7 Billion First Quarter Loss
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Nokia has released their first quarter earnings report and the news is, to say the least, not good. Despite posting net sales of €7.3 billion ($9.6 billion), the company suffered net losses of €1.34 billion ($1.7 billion). The company cited …

Catalog Spree to Plant One Tree for Each Downloaded App Catalog Spree to Plant One Tree for Each Downloaded App

Approximately 53 million trees are cut down annually to produce the 3.6 million tons of paper required for the 19 billion catalogs mailed in the U.S. each year. For consumers, tablets offer a way to enjoy sustainable and immediate access …

Google Wants You to Have a Faster Mobile Internet Google Wants You to Have a Faster Mobile Internet

Google Wants You to Have a Faster Mobile Internet So they’re throwing billions of dollars at the problem to make sure you get it. Setting: You’re sitting there waiting on your bus/waiting on your fajitas/waiting on your spouse to get …

Android App Developers Like Action Movies [Infographic] Android App Developers Like Action Movies [Infographic]
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Android development has had a rough time of it over the past few weeks. There’s been reports of developers jumping ship and just losing interest in the platform. All this information has come from surveys that looked into developer interest …