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Glenn Beck Boycott: American Airlines In The Hotseat
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Glenn Beck isn’t known for keeping his opinions to himself, so when he’s unhappy with a service, the people in charge are going to know about it. Beck says he was treated rudely on an American Airlines flight recently just …

Michelle Obama’s Speech Nearly Doubles Mitt Romney’s in Terms of Twitter Buzz Michelle Obama’s Speech Nearly Doubles Mitt Romney’s in Terms of Twitter Buzz

Ever since the kickoff of the Republican National Convention last week, Twitter’s @Gov team has been hard at work monitoring tweet buzz – mostly in the form of total tweets and spikes in tweets per minute. For instance, last week …

Samsung Labor Practices Under Fire Once Again Samsung Labor Practices Under Fire Once Again

Over the past two years, Samsung has achieved its goal of rivaling Apple in the smartphone space. According to the latest ComScore numbers, Samsung now sells a full quarter of the mobile handsets sold in the U.S. Samsung is now …

Bob Barker is “Ashamed” of “The Price Is Right”
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Bob Barker says the producers of “The Price Is Right” ignored him when it came time to put together a 40th anniversary show, but he’s taking it rather well. Barker, who hosted the insanely popular television game show for 35 …

FBI Claims They Never Had The Leaked Apple Device IDs FBI Claims They Never Had The Leaked Apple Device IDs

Anonymous’ AntiSec branch is back with a vengeance. The group leaked a million Apple device IDs on Monday. They claim to have an additional 11 million IDs just waiting to be leaked. One of the leaked IDs even belonged to …

DNC Livestream on YouTube Blocked, Marked Private [UPDATED] DNC Livestream on YouTube Blocked, Marked Private [UPDATED]

UPDATE: Videos from the convention are appearing on the DNC’s official channel. YouTube says that there was no copyright violation and that it was simply an incorrect error message that users saw on Tuesday night. Here’s their statement: “After Tuesday’s …

Adele: Baby Bump Has Fans Anxious For A Due Date
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Adele was spotted out-and-about in London yesterday with a growing belly, and fans are eager to know when she’ll give birth. Although the Grammy-winning singer only recently announced she was pregnant, rumors have been flying that she and boyfriend Simon …

What Google’s Synonym Treatment Means For Businesses What Google’s Synonym Treatment Means For Businesses
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Google is getting better at understanding synonyms, and that is part of the search engine’s decreasing dependence on keywords for returning results. What does this mean for businesses trying get in front of Google searchers? That’s a question that could …

President Obama’s iPad Among The Million Apple IDs Leaked President Obama’s iPad Among The Million Apple IDs Leaked
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The big ticket news item this morning came from one of Anonymous’ biggest stunts in months. The group claimed to have gained access to 12 million unique device IDs that are used across all of Apple’s iOS products including the …

If I Could Be Like Mike Ehrmantraut [VIDEO]

SPOILER ALERT: Do not watch if you’re not caught up with Breaking Bad. Now, that’s out of the way. Breaking Bad fans, do you love Mike Ehrmantraut? Yeah, I thought so. And apparently, someone out there finds TV’s best grandpa …

Wii U Leak Shows November 11 Launch Date and $250 Starting Price

Details about Nintendo’s Wii U and its games have been abundant, but Nintendo has stayed tight-lipped on confirmation of when the console will be released and how much it will cost. As always, though, it’s hard to keep these sorts …

Walking Dead Season 3 Promos Hit TV (And The Web)

Have you seen the latest promos for The Walking Dead Season 3? The TV spots were reportedly first shown on Sunday night during Breaking Bad. According to The Walking Dead show runner Glen Mazzara, the humans in season 3 might …

Oracle Reportedly Ordered To Pay Google $1 Million Oracle Reportedly Ordered To Pay Google $1 Million

Last time we checked in with the ongoing legal dispute between Google and Oracle, Google was providing the court with a list of people it has paid, who have shared comments about the case (though, Google says it has never …

Slapping Fish, Leftover Cake, and Other Things More Interesting Than the Original Twilight Dialogue
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Bad Lip Reading, you just continue to one-up yourselves. The prolific dubbers of funny but fake dialogue are back with one of their best creations yet – and it involves teenie vampire megahit Twilight. In this episode, Edward and Bella …

Google Changes How AdWords Rating Extensions Work Google Changes How AdWords Rating Extensions Work
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Google has made a change to how the rating extensions for AdWords ads work. Google says the change will keep them fresher and more relevant. “Previously, we would show seller rating extensions only for advertisers that have at least 30 …

Organic Foods Are No Better For Your Health
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Growing up as a sloven computer nerd, I cared not for my health. It turns out that my health is actually pretty important. That’s why I make a conscious effort to eat healthier. This means that I spend more on …

Jillian Michaels Coming Back To “Biggest Loser”

Jillian Michaels, best known for being the tough-as-nails trainer on “The Biggest Loser”, is coming back to the show after a two-season hiatus. This time around, she’ll be working with overweight kids. Michaels has been absent while starting a family …

Chrome for iOS Gets Second Update, Fixes Bugs Chrome for iOS Gets Second Update, Fixes Bugs
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Today, Google has announced their second update to their Chrome for iOS app (on both iPhone and iPad). Version 21 / 21.0.1180.80 fixes a few user-reported issues that have been a problem since the launch of the app back in …

iOS, Android Continue to Dominate Smartphone Market iOS, Android Continue to Dominate Smartphone Market
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ComScore, a leading digital metrics company, today released its metrics for July of this year, comparing its numbers to those from April of this year. As expected, Google and Apple continue to dominate the smartphone market with their iOS and …

Skrillex, Snapple, and Nicki Minaj

Follow @BenjySarlin (image) Benjy Sarlin @BenjySarlin Are people still flipping out over that Nicki Minaj line? If rap quotes were serious than NWA actually killed 20,000 people.  Reply  ·  Retweet  ·  Favorite5 hours ago via TweetDeck · powered by @socialditto Follow @RobinMcCauley …

Kickstart This Android-Inspired Remote Controlled Robot Kickstart This Android-Inspired Remote Controlled Robot

I absolutely adore the Android mascot. You may call him Andy, Bug Droid, or anything else; but he’ll always be the cute little green guy to me. It’s already been established that Google employees get all the good Android gear …

Watch This Incredible “Making Of” Video For “ParaNorman”

I’ve always loved stop-motion animation. Over the years, animation has evolved into something so insanely detailed–with the help of computers, of course–that the artistry which goes into it can’t be overlooked in any given frame. That can be said with …

A Visual Evolution Of Google’s Chrome A Visual Evolution Of Google’s Chrome

Google is celebrating Chrome’s 4th birthday with the launch of the Chrome Time Machine, an interactive site that takes you through the browser’s evolution from launch to today. In retrospect, it’s gone through quite a bit in that short time. …

Yosemite Virus Still a Danger For Campers
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Two weeks ago it was announced that an outbreak of a rare disease had been linked to a campsite at Yosemite National Park. At the time, one man had died and a woman was gravely ill from hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, …