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Lost Interview Tapes Shed Light On Steve Jobs’s Time Away From Apple Lost Interview Tapes Shed Light On Steve Jobs’s Time Away From Apple

In 1985 Steve Jobs left Apple, just six years after Apple was created, Steve Jobs was kicked out. He would spend the next eleven years away from the company he helped found, working on a variety of projects – most …

Google Reveals its Open Source Networking Google Reveals its Open Source Networking
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Google announced this week that it has overhauled its internal networking infrastructure to reduce costs and increase efficiency. To do this, Google is using a software-defined, open source networking system called OpenFlow. The OpenFlow protocol allows network packets to be …

Sergey Brin Clarifies Comments from Guardian Article Sergey Brin Clarifies Comments from Guardian Article
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Whenever a person talks to the press, there is always a risk that sometimes words will get misconstrued or taken out of context. Mostly, this isn’t done maliciously – well, it isn’t unless you speak to one of the many …

Employers Are Still Patrolling Facebook, And Your Drunk Stripper Photos Are Why You’re Not Hired Employers Are Still Patrolling Facebook, And Your Drunk Stripper Photos Are Why You’re Not Hired

Before you post that picture of you and your friends hanging out with those strippers in Vegas, remember that your future employer might be watching. Since the advent of Facebook, people have had to worry about how the new culture …

2012 Olympics Will Be Streamed in Its Entirety 2012 Olympics Will Be Streamed in Its Entirety

If, like most people on the planet, you won’t be able to attend the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, you now have a suitable alternative. According to the New York Times, NBC will stream the games in their entirety courtesy …

Sopatrack: When Does Congress Vote With The Money? Sopatrack: When Does Congress Vote With The Money?

Telling people that the men and women in Congress sometimes vote with special interests in mind is like telling people that pro wrestling is staged. We all know it happens but it’s just an inevitable part of the process. While …

Johnny Depp Sued Over Iggy Pop Concert Brawl
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Johnny Depp has been a fan of Iggy Pop’s for years; in fact, Pop was an early idol for the actor/musician. Depp had the opportunity to play an opening set for the punk legend as a teenager, and when he …

Drinking at Work: Some Companies Use Liquor as an Incentive Drinking at Work: Some Companies Use Liquor as an Incentive
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Are there benefits to sipping on a martini while at work? Some employees think that drinking at work on a daily basis makes them happier and more creative. In New York, J. Walter Thompson has in its offices a 50-foot-long …

IBM Submits Q1 Report IBM Submits Q1 Report

IBM just announced its first quarter earnings report for 2012, with a net income of $3.1 billion, up 7% from $2.9 billion from Q1, 2011. Total revenue was $24.7 billion, up only 1% from last year. Diluted earnings were up …

The State of IT Security [Infographic] The State of IT Security [Infographic]

We all know about threats to the valuable data we store everyday, we hear about them all the time. There’s always some anonymous hacker shutting down a website, or publishing someones private data. It’s just something that has become part …

Roku Finally Available In Canada Roku Finally Available In Canada
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Roku’s set-top media streaming boxes are finally available in Canada, the company announced in a blog post today. Canadians wanting to cut the cord – or just get Netflix on their TVs – can pre-order two Roku models today from …

What If “The Avengers” Were Dinosaurs?
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If you are anything like me, you have been asking your self one question these past few days. What if the Avengers were all dinosaurs? Well my friend, the wait is over! The artists name is Teryll Whitlatch. He had …

The Secret Service, Kim Kardashian, and Egg Salad Sandwiches
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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 …

Peter Wragg, BBC Visual Effects Designer, Dead at 65
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As a fan of the well-known British sci-fi comedy shows Red Dwarf and Doctor Who, I am saddened to learn about the death of one of the most creative minds behind these shows, Peter Wragg, who died this past weekend …

The Backlash on Sergey Brin’s Comments Begins The Backlash on Sergey Brin’s Comments Begins
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You didn’t really think that Sergey Brin was going to get away scot-free for those Guardian comments about how Apple and Facebook were guilty of obstructing open development of technology while Google was the true bastion of creativity and liberty …

NASA’s Social Media Team Wins Outreach Award NASA’s Social Media Team Wins Outreach Award

Every year an organization or team is presented with the Space Foundation’s Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award, which recognizes distinguished contributions to public awareness and understanding of current space programs. The award, presented on Monday in Colorado Springs, was …

EFF Starts #CongressTMI Campaign To Raise CISPA Awareness EFF Starts #CongressTMI Campaign To Raise CISPA Awareness

Twitter trends are sometimes the most intellectually bankrupt form of communication on the Web. It’s truly disheartening at the worst of times, but sometimes there comes along such a fantastic trend that it just restores my faith in humanity just …

QAMA Calculator Reveals Answer After You’ve Made an Educated Guess QAMA Calculator Reveals Answer After You’ve Made an Educated Guess
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For someone who is genuinely awful at all sorts of mathematics and calculations, the intellectually-stimulating QAMA calculator is a little intimidating. When I sit down with one of these devices, I need answers, and I need them now. Unfortunately for …

CBS Interactive Gets Into the eSports Game

CBS Interactive (CBSi), the online information and entertainment division of CBS, announced today that it will be jumping into live gaming and eSports through two new partnerships with Major League Gaming (MLG) and TwitchTV. MLG is the largest competitive eSports …

Finally, An Easy to Use Zombie Survival Guide
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Everyone knows about the Zombie Survival Guide, the how to manual by zombie expert Max Brooks. The man has released three books on the topic of zombie survival and history. But you may say “I am way too lazy to …

Bake Sale/Car Wash To Raise Funding, Awareness For NASA

You’ve probably seen that bumper sticker that says something along the lines of, “It will be great when schools have all the funding they need and the Navy has to have a bake sale to buy a battleship” (another variation …

Blackmagic Design Unveils Cinema Camera Blackmagic Design Unveils Cinema Camera

Blackmagic Design, manufacturer of creative video technology, has changed things up a bit by unveiling its new Cinema Camera at the NAB show this week – which at first glance looks to be a competitor of the Bolex D16 that …

Kurt Cobain Was Recording Solo Album When He Committed Suicide

Before Kurt Cobain fatally shot himself at his Seattle home on April 5, 1994, he was in the midst of preparing songs for a solo album, according to former Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson. During an interview with Fuse TV, Erlandson …

Vanessa Williams Pens Tell-All, Says She Was Molested As A Child

The stunning former Miss America–the first African American woman ever to be given the title–calls her new book You Have No Idea and is not shy about opening up to readers about her childhood and teen years, when she says …