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Visualizing A Pizza Delivery Driver’s Route in New York City Visualizing A Pizza Delivery Driver’s Route in New York City

One of the newer trends of the web concerns taking reams of data and adding some sort of visualization to it. We’ve seen it with Twitter use during the Japanese earthquakes and with 56 years worth of tornado data to …

Wikipedia Registers 11 New Domain Names Wikipedia Registers 11 New Domain Names
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Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit, has just registered 11 new domain names in the past day. Usually moves like this indicate upcoming projects, especially because Wikipedia does not have a history of regularly registering new domain names. …

New Payvment Product Aims To Ease Facebook Advertising Pain New Payvment Product Aims To Ease Facebook Advertising Pain
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Facebook ecommerce platform Payvment announced a new one-click Facebook ad buying service today, which essentially gives merchants a way to turn promotional Facebook posts into ads. The service automatically targets ads based on historical social shopping data. The company says …

Google Developers Live Is I/O All Year Round Google Developers Live Is I/O All Year Round

Wouldn’t it be awesome if Christmas came every day? Of course it wouldn’t because Santa would never get any sleep and I would be broke by the second day of buying presents. How about Google I/O coming around every day? …

HootSuite LinkedIn Beta Now Open, Company Pages Added HootSuite LinkedIn Beta Now Open, Company Pages Added

Today HootSuite, a social media management platform, announced that the beta version of its LinkedIn support has been opened to all of its users. The LinkedIn integration will also now support management of LinkedIn company pages. HootSuite claims that 79 …

Charlie Sheen Retiring After He Finishes Anger Management
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Charlie Sheen is retiring, that is, after his stint on the upcoming FX comedy “Anger Management” has come to an end. However, that day might be down the proverbial a piece, as the television program will be picked up for …

V/H/S Gets An Incredibly Creepy Red Band Trailer

There is one indie horror film this summer that is getting some serious attention from fans of the genre. That film is V/H/S, which debuted this year at the Sundance Film Festival, becoming an official selection. According to the official …

Zombie Apocolypse: Cannibal’s Sanity Evaluated

Alexander Kinyua, the Maryland man who allegedly ate his housemate’s heart and dismembered the body last month, is now in custody of a state hospital to have his sanity evaluated. Although he has been formally charged with first-degree murder and …

Windows Phone Map App Gets Expanded Traffic Coverage Windows Phone Map App Gets Expanded Traffic Coverage

Last month, Bing Maps announced that it would be providing better traffic coverage for users thanks to some backend support from Nokia. Senior Product Manager of the Windows Phone Map App Scott Burton recently offered an update on the traffic …

Hacker Releases Visa and Mastercard Information Stolen From Chase Bank Hacker Releases Visa and Mastercard Information Stolen From Chase Bank
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According to a hacker who calls himself Reckz, or Jeremy, he has gained access to Visa and Mastercard files through several large banks. He then released the information minus several critical aspects including card number, security code, and expiration date. …

Apple, Google Maps Raise Privacy Concerns With U.S. Senator Apple, Google Maps Raise Privacy Concerns With U.S. Senator

UPDATE: Google has responded with the following statement: We take privacy very seriously and appreciate the Senator’s concerns. We met with his office to demonstrate how the imagery used to develop our 3D models is similar to what’s already publicly …

Shia LaBeouf, Google Instant, and Tempur-Pedic

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 …

Google Unveiling $200 Nexus Tablet At Google I/O [Rumor] Google Unveiling $200 Nexus Tablet At Google I/O [Rumor]

One of the more persistent rumors coming out of the tech world these days is that Google will be announcing its own foray into the tablet market during Google I/O. The all things Google conference will be taking place from …

Google: Google+ Will Never Have Ads [Update: Actually, Google+ May One Day Have Ads] Google: Google+ Will Never Have Ads [Update: Actually, Google+ May One Day Have Ads]
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Update: Apparently Scoble got it wrong when quoting Horowitz, and he did not actually say that Google+ will never have ads. Scoble said later in a comment on Google+: Also, sorry to +Bradley Horowitz for getting his quote wrong (apparently …

Google Discusses Its Safe Browsing Record Google Discusses Its Safe Browsing Record

No, this isn’t an advertisement for the benefits Google’s Chrome browser provides. Not even vicariously. Instead, the latest post over at the Google Security Blog is discussing the measures Google has taken to keep browsers safe through a number of …

Obesity and Coca-Cola Do Not Go Hand in Hand, CEO Claims Obesity and Coca-Cola Do Not Go Hand in Hand, CEO Claims
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Obesity in adults and children has been linked to a number of foods and beverages over the years. According to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, sugary drinks such as Coca-Cola are to blame, as well. So concerned is he …

Breaking Bad Gets a Requiem For a Dream Video Tribute

No other show matches Breaking Bad in grit and intensity, at least on cable television. Now the fifth and final season is upon us. To celebrate (and to prepare for next season), we present to you a video that matches …

Angelina Jolie As “Maleficent”: Scary Beautiful
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If you’ve ever seen Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty”, you probably remember just how terrifying–and awesome–Maleficent was. She was the epitome of evil, a woman who was almost part snake who could slither into your subconscious and cast a spell. She had …

Facebook May Not Be Struggling With Mobile Monetization After All Facebook May Not Be Struggling With Mobile Monetization After All
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“We do not currently directly generate any meaningful revenue from the use of Facebook mobile products, and our ability to do so successfully is unproven… and if we are unable to successfully implement monetization strategies for our mobile users, or …

Google Talks Dart Editor Before I/O Starts Google Talks Dart Editor Before I/O Starts

Can you believe that Google I/O is almost upon us? The gaming industry had their E3 and Apple had their WWDC, but now it’s Google’s time to shine. What are we going to see? More Google Glasses or maybe even …

Gmail Custom Themes Now A Reality Gmail Custom Themes Now A Reality

Google just announced that Gmail users can now create customized themes for their inboxes. Google has let users select from various themes for about 4 years, but until now, you couldn’t just use your own photos (or any from the …

Shackle Shoes: Adidas Pulls Latest Sneaker Following Controversy
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Shackle Shoes, which are also known on an official level as JS Roundhouse Mid, were designed by a guy named Jeremy Scott. Although he had intended this footwear to be fun, extravagant, and, perhaps, a little outrageous, the last thing …

Harry Potter Books Now Available Through the Amazon Lending Library

Amazon announced today that Amazon Prime members can borrow all seven Harry Potter books through the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. The Lending Library is Amazon’s service that allows Prime members to “borrow” an ebook once per month from a selection …

Nick Stahl Missing Again After Bolting From Rehab
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Nick Stahl is missing once again after exiting quietly from rehab, where he’s been recovering since a stint in May that left friends and family extremely worried about him. The 32-year old actor took off in May without telling his …