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Spotify Launches Play Button Widget Spotify Launches Play Button Widget

Big news today for your favorite music streaming platform. No, not Pandora. Let’s start this again. Big news today for Spotify. The music streaming service is announcing that they are partnering with several high-profile sites to launch their new Spotify …

IBM Introduces PureSystems IT Soulution IBM Introduces PureSystems IT Soulution

IBM has invested millions in R&D and acquisitions in an effort to streamline and add value to IT solutions over the past decade or so. Today they have announced a new category of “expert integrated systems” which promises to revolutionize …

Principal Sues Over Facebook Hate Page Principal Sues Over Facebook Hate Page
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A former principal at a school in Australia is suing a former student and two parent, claiming they defamed her with a Facebook hate page, ABC Melbourne is reporting. Sue Burtenshaw was suspended indefinitely from Coober Pedy Area School in …

ACTA and The United States Government ACTA and The United States Government
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While the buzz surrounding the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), something of a global cousin to the SOPA/PIPA movement, may have died down, the issue itself is far from over. In Europe, the agreement is awaiting full ratification, and has faced …

New Android Tumblr App Now Available on Google Play New Android Tumblr App Now Available on Google Play

The new Tumblr app for Android has officially launched. The announcement was made in a blog post yesterday on the Tumblr staff blog, re-blogged from one of their mobile engineers. According to the post, the app sports a totally new …

Tsunami Warning For Indonesia Sparks Panic

A quake measuring around 8.6 on the richter scale struck Indonesia this morning, kicking off a round of tremors and causing officials to issue a tsunami warning. The strong quake–which lasted for more than a minute–was felt in Thailand and …

DOJ Could Sue Apple Over E-Book Pricing Today DOJ Could Sue Apple Over E-Book Pricing Today

The Department of Justice could be filing a lawsuit against Apple over allegations of e-book price fixing as early as today, according to a recent report. Settlements with several of the publishers that were also targeted in the investigation could …

Miley Cyrus Slams Gluten and Takes Pilates Classes
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There have been rumors that Miley Cyrus is anorexic but the star says that her slimmed down figure is the result of Pilates classes and adherence to a gluten-free diet. In a recent tweet she admitted that she missed fried …

Internet Explorer 9.0.6 Now Available, Fixes Security Flaws Internet Explorer 9.0.6 Now Available, Fixes Security Flaws
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I remember just a few years ago when Internet Explorer was the laughing stock of the browser community. It lacked the functionality that other browsers had while lacking even basic security functions. It’s what led to the impression that IE …

Consumers Trusting Web Ads More, Though Not as Much as TV and Print Consumers Trusting Web Ads More, Though Not as Much as TV and Print
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A new study by Neilsen called the Global Trust in Advertising Survey, Q3 2011, has shown that while people generally don’t trust online ads, especially those on their mobile devices, they are beginning to open up to this form of …

Google Favored More Than Apple, Facebook, & Twitter Google Favored More Than Apple, Facebook, & Twitter

This just in: nobody is really sure how exactly they feel about tech companies. Following last week’s LA Times/USC Dornsife poll found that most people don’t trust Google with their private information, another poll has revealed that, among tech companies, …

Scott Hall Arrest: Drugs, Alcohol Played Part In Domestic Violence
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Professional wrestler Scott Hall, who was known in the ’90s as the villainous character Razor Ramon, was arrested on Friday after police were called to his Florida home on a domestic dispute call. His girlfriend, Lisa Howell, said Scott had …

IRS Gets Tech Savvy at Tax Time with Twitter IRS Gets Tech Savvy at Tax Time with Twitter

Yes, unfortunately it’s that time of year again. Tax season is in full bloom. If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, you need to get on it this week. The deadline is the 17th of April, so that leaves you …

Groupon G-Pass Gets Wide Release For TicketMaster Events Groupon G-Pass Gets Wide Release For TicketMaster Events

Groupon announced the wide release of G-Pass, as part of Groupon Live, the joint venture between Groupon and Live Nation Entertainment for local events. The new feature lets users get ticketing, seating and barcode-scanning info on the voucher itself, so …

The Filtered Network: Instagram Invades The Facebook Story The Filtered Network: Instagram Invades The Facebook Story

Do you remember sitting in the theaters and seeing the preview for The Social Network for the first time? That super serious trailer with the creepy cover of Radiohead’s “Creep,” and the dark, foreboding David Fincher touch on what seemed …

Julian Assange Gets Movie Based On His Life
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Despite being confined to a house in the UK, Julian Assange gets around. He has started work on a TV series, starred on The Simpsons and is even running in politics. It seems that the Wikileaks founder is now going …

World Travel in 10 Days: Just What the Doctor Ordered!

Casey Neistat accomplished what many of the 99 percent will never get to experience, he traveled around the world in 10 days. Living life for the rest of people who have been chained to a desk since time immemorial, Casey …

One Facebook Visit Kills Your Ability To Stay Focused One Facebook Visit Kills Your Ability To Stay Focused

With 845 million active users visiting the site every month, I think it’s safe to say that Facebook is everybody’s favorite time-killer. However, checking in on the site might do more than just fill a few minutes if you’re pressed …

IAB Reveals New Video Ad Standards Update IAB Reveals New Video Ad Standards Update

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) made a couple of noteworthy announcements today. The first is release of an update to its in-stream video ad standards; the second, the kickoff of a “Rising Stars” video competition devoted to digital video. “The …

Chocolate Printer Now Available For Purchase Chocolate Printer Now Available For Purchase
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Although they just missed Easter, a UK company called Choc Edge is now selling the world’s only commercial chocolate printer. The idea behind the printer is similar to that of a MakerBot, but instead of plastics, the “Choc Creator Version …

RIM Exec Clarifies Claims About PlayBook Sideloading RIM Exec Clarifies Claims About PlayBook Sideloading

Last week on Twitter Alec Saunders, Vice President of Developer Relations for RIM, stirred up some controversy with statements about future support for sideloading in the next version of the BlackBerry PlayBook operating system. In case you’re not familiar, sideloading …

Infographic Compares App Store Figures Infographic Compares App Store Figures

Key Comparisons: iTunes is by far the most profitable platform in terms of apps sold. Google Play has nearly as many apps, but over 79% of them have been downloaded less than a hundred times. only 4.6% have been downloaded …

Google Apps Now Being Used By Governments In Canada Google Apps Now Being Used By Governments In Canada

Canada is known for a lot of things – hockey, moose and the ever so delicious Poutine. One thing it was not known for, however, was using Google Apps in its cities to connect government workers. Edmonton, Alberta is changing …

Computer Science Enrollments up 10% Computer Science Enrollments up 10%

A recent report shed some light on a movement calling primary school teachers to get a better handle on computer science in general, to better educate their students as the tech economy in the U.S becomes more vital – and …