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European Court Rules on Microsoft’s EU Fines European Court Rules on Microsoft’s EU Fines

Back in 2004 European regulators ordered Microsoft to provide market competitors with information critical to fair competition. Microsoft didn’t submit to the request and on March in 2004 they issued a fine for non-compliance. The fine broke a new record …

$114,000 Debt Paid in Cash: Mystery Student Steps Forward
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A $114,000 debt paid in cash has left a lot of people stumped. Who would do such a thing? they wondered. More importantly, why would someone go through the hassle of paying off their student loan in cash? Was this …

Etan Patz Suspect In Custody, Details To Be Released

A man who says he was involved in the 1979 disappearance of 6-year old Etan Patz has been taken into custody today, and it is expected that he will be able to provide details about the case that have eluded …

Catholic Students To Receive Microsoft Office 365 Catholic Students To Receive Microsoft Office 365

The Catholic International Education Office (OIEC) announced today that they, in partnership with Microsoft, will bring Office 365 and other resources to more than 200,000 Catholic schools all over the world with the potential to reach 43 million students. Microsoft …

Sen. Wyden Wants To Blow TPP Wide Open Sen. Wyden Wants To Blow TPP Wide Open

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is by far one of the more dangerous treaties being tossed around world governments because we know nothing about it. Despite a minor leak of an old version last year, we’re still none the wiser as …

VEVO Sees Increase in Facebook Traffic VEVO Sees Increase in Facebook Traffic

Music video distribution service VEVO had said it planned to expand in 2012 back in March, and launched in 6 new countries, and also unveiled a redesign. And the new look and functionality has worked, as the platform has seen …

Sega and Double Fine Announce “The Cave”

Sega and Double Fine have teamed up to create a fun-looking puzzle-platforming game called The Cave. The companies officially announced the game today, and have released a launch trailer which demonstrates the game’s quirky aesthetic. The game combines elements of …

Jim Parsons: Gay Star Of “Big Bang Theory” Comes Out
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Usually when a celebrity comes out, they either do it in a big way–like going on a talk show to announce it–or they do it amid a swirl of rumors. It’s rare these days for a star to be open …

Bigfoot Hair Samples to Undergo New DNA Analysis
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Bigfoot hair samples are being gathered, collected, and processed as part of a new study that will help determine if such a creature actually exists. So if you or anyone you know has random Yeti hairs just lying around the …

Microsoft Office Coming To iPad, Android In November? Microsoft Office Coming To iPad, Android In November?

Microsoft Office may finally be making its way to the tablet world in November, according to recent reports. It seems that Microsoft has working versions of the apps and is preparing them to launch for the iPad and for Android …

Yahoo Axis For Chrome: It’s No Yahoo Axis For iPad Yahoo Axis For Chrome: It’s No Yahoo Axis For iPad
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Yahoo has launched a new web browser called Axis. You can download it for iPhone or iPad as a full browser. The desktop version, however, comes as a browser add-on. There were some issues with the Chrome launch, but that …

Shadow of the Colossus to be Directed by Chronicle‘s Josh Trank

Chronicle director Josh Trank has officially been hired by Sony Pictures to develop a live-action adaptation of the Sony Game, Shadow of the Colossus. For those that are unfamiliar with this game (and how could you be), the story follows …

Google APIs Explorer Gets Updated Look Google APIs Explorer Gets Updated Look

One of the best things Google has done for developers over the last year was the Google APIs explorer. It allowed developers to try out the various APIs that Google offers while giving them tips on how to best take …

Yahoo Axis: How It Works With iOS Yahoo Axis: How It Works With iOS

Yahoo revealed its new browser called Axis today. Well, it’s a browser for mobile, at least. On the desktop, it’s more of a browser extension. While it’s noteworthy that Yahoo would even put out a browser, it’s also noteworthy that …

Facebook Might Switch to NYSE after Nasdaq Failure Facebook Might Switch to NYSE after Nasdaq Failure

Facebook stock closed at $31.99 per share yesterday, and some speculate that there truly is no limit on how low it can go. One of several factors that might’ve contributed to the sensational IPO’s less than stellar performance was an …

Janet Carroll, Risky Business Actress, Dead at 71

Janet Carroll, who was best known for her role as Tom Cruise’s mother in the 1983 comedy “Risky Business”, passed away in New York after a long illness. She was 71. Although her name may not be instantly recognizable to …

Facebook Wants You to Buy Premium Ads Via Power Editor, API Facebook Wants You to Buy Premium Ads Via Power Editor, API

Can you recall back to February when Facebook was still a private company but was planning to flip into the public realm in a few months? Remember back then at the company’s marketing conference when COO Sheryl Sandberg and friends …

Tornadoes Photo-Bomb Wedding Pictures

Usually when we hear the words “photo-bomb”, we think of drunken frat boys or a douchey guy in a bar who thinks he’s a thousand times more hilarious than he really is. Rarely do we think of a force of …

Yahoo Axis Private Certificate Key Leaked at Launch Yahoo Axis Private Certificate Key Leaked at Launch
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Though the security issue has been resolved, Yahoo slightly botched the launch of Axis, its new mobile browser and desktop extension, by leaking its private certificate file in the source code of the Chrome extension. The private certificate was used …

GI Joe Retaliation Delayed 9 Months

The Rock is everywhere these days. He made his triumphant return to the WWE at Wrestlemania, he has become an integral part of the Fast and the Furious franchise, and he was cast as Roadblock for this summers GI Joe …

Oracle Likely Spent Millions Suing Google Oracle Likely Spent Millions Suing Google

It was reported yesterday that in Google’s trial regarding Oracle’s accusations that the search giant infringed upon Java API patents in the development of its Android operating system, the jury has just found that no copyrights were violated. And apparently, …

WR Tweets HIV Results: STD Free and Proud of It

WR tweets HIV results to the world, and everyone wonders why, exactly, someone would want to share that sort of personal information with their followers. Unless someone in your friends list is a potential partner somewhere down the line, I …

Facebook Adds Open Graph User Restrictions Facebook Adds Open Graph User Restrictions

The past week has been big for Facebook what with the IPO, Zuckerberg’s marriage and the fallout following a reportedly botched IPO. Nothing can stop Facebook, however, as it marches towards whatever the future may hold. Thankfully, that future includes …

John Malkovich Stars In Two New iPhone 4S Commercials John Malkovich Stars In Two New iPhone 4S Commercials
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A little over a month ago, Apple took its advertising in a new direction by doing something they rarely do: using celebrities to sell Apple products. They released two Siri-centric ads for the iPhone 4S, one with Samuel L. Jackson …