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Google Autocomplete Feature Draws Ire In Japan [Updated] Google Autocomplete Feature Draws Ire In Japan [Updated]

Update: A Google spokesperson gave WebProNews the following statement: “A Japanese court issued a provisional order requesting Google to delete specific terms from Autocomplete. The judge did not require Google to completely suspend the Autocomplete function. Google is currently reviewing …

Google Maps API Introduces Store Locator Utility Library Google Maps API Introduces Store Locator Utility Library
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Google Maps is one of the cooler services the search giant has to offer. While I usually use the service to get a street view of the Amazon, some people actually use it for business. Some business Web sites implement …

Pottermore eBookstore is Online Pottermore eBookstore is Online

The Pottermore e-bookstore has opened earlier than anticipated, and all Harry Potter e-books and digital audiobooks are available as of today. Pottermore has been in development since last year – the interactive community segment of the site is still in …

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: 126th Birthday Celebrated with Google Doodle Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: 126th Birthday Celebrated with Google Doodle
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German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (commonly called Mies) is connected to the phrase “less is more.” One of the truly influential figures in modern architecture, Mies called his simplistic but elegant designs “skin and bones” architecture. Today’s Google …

Mega Millions Reaches 3rd Largest Jackpot; Numbers Drawn Tonight

When times are tough and gas prices soar, many people begin dreaming big by trying their luck at the lottery. Whether it’s a scratch-off or a numbers game, the lotto draws people in with an amazing prize…and sometimes the prize …

BioShock Infinite: The Siren Raises The Dead

The team at Irrational Games has consistently wowed gamers over the past three weeks with the reveals of the “totally not Big Daddy” Heavy Hitters in BioShock Infinite. To recap, first was the reveal of the Motorized Patriot, a robotic …

Casey Anthony Civil Trial
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Attorneys for Casey Anthony will be back in a courtroom today where a judge will ascertain whether the Zenaida Gonzalez civil defamation suit has the legal standing to proceed. Gonzales is trying to make a case that her reputation was …

Limbaugh Advertiser Says Ad Boycott Is “Terrorism” Limbaugh Advertiser Says Ad Boycott Is “Terrorism”
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Mark Stevens advertises on Rush Limbaugh’s show, even after the latest Limbaugh scandal. He remains unbowed by the current advertiser boycott that is decimating Limbaugh’s advertiser base. Yesterday, Mark Stevens was on the Fox Business Network show Varney and Co. …

Scientist Create A Pint Sized Particle Accelerator To Kill Tumors Scientist Create A Pint Sized Particle Accelerator To Kill Tumors

For years now, doctors have been using proton beams to trat cancer, these proton beams work in a similar way to radiation treatment. Now they want to use a proton therapy that is more precise and causes less damage to …

Having A Big Brain Could Help You Keep Friends [Study]

A new study by researchers in the United Kingdom has found a link between the number of friends you have and the size of a particular region of your brain. If you have a relatively large orbital prefrontal cortex, you’re …

Camille Grammer: Most Hated Housewife Calls it Quits
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Camille Grammer has decided that she wants to keep her personal life private and is going to give up her reality television lifestyle. Besides, Camille has already proved that she can be successful as a dancer, model, actress, and producer …

Facebook Comes Full Circle With Groups For Schools Facebook Comes Full Circle With Groups For Schools
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Once upon a time, many years ago, those who wanted to join Facebook had to be students. You could only get a Facebook profile if you had an active email address issued by a college or university. Eventually they expanded …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Reboot Gets “Edgy”, Changes Title
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Michael Bay, who is well known by now for taking the “Transformers” toy franchise and spinning it into big-screen gold, is working on a new film based on ’80s toys, and it’s already garnering a lot of negative attention by …

Kobe Bryant Buys a New Ferrari Italia
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As if you needed another example of how your life sucks compared to professional athletes, who get paid millions doing exactly what they love. According to TMZ, Kobe (pictured right, in his wind resistant driving mask… i kid) has purchased …

Minecraft Developer Mojang Takes in $80 Million

Mojang, the Swedish indie-game developer, has taken in $80 million in the 15 months since Minecraft launched. Tim Bradshaw on the tech blog for the Financial Times reports that the company stands to make over $13 Million after taxes. Mojang …

FTC Backs ‘Do Not Track’ Feature In Final Privacy Report FTC Backs ‘Do Not Track’ Feature In Final Privacy Report

The Federal Trade Commission today issued its final report for how companies need to handle consumer privacy, including the much-discussed ‘Do Not Track’ feature that was brought up after the White House introduced the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights earlier …

Apple CEO Visits Beijing [Twitter Reaction] Apple CEO Visits Beijing [Twitter Reaction]

Believe it or not, Beijing has one of the best selling Apple outlets in the world. Also, most of Apple’s products are manufactured in China so, it should come as no surprise that Apple CEO, Tim Cook decided to take …

Miley Cyrus Twitter: Engaged and Calls Paparazzi Murderers
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Miley Cyrus is busy stirring up celebrity dust with some intriguing tweets on Twitter over the weekend. She posted a picture of her “obsession with @jennahipp nail foundations” that included what looks like a HUGE diamond engagement ring. The ring …

Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Now Available Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Now Available
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A recent study pegged developer interest in Windows Phone as rising. It’s still not at the level of iOS or Android, but the interest is there. Microsoft is keeping the flame alive with constant updates like today’s that adds in …

“Bully” Documentary Releasing Unrated on March 30th

Just a couple of weeks after the MPAA reiterated their decision to keep the upcoming documentary Bully rated R, The Weinstein Company has decided to release the film as unrated by the MPAA on March 30th. The film, which chronicles …

Back To The Future: A Time Travel Outline [Infographic]
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As a fan of many time-travel-based movies, the well-known Back To The Future trilogy would have be my favorite. The movie does a great job at portraying society and technology in all of the times that Marty McFly and Doc …

OMGPOP’s Founder Almost Gets Ran Over OMGPOP’s Founder Almost Gets Ran Over

OMGPOP founder Charles Forman was almost hit by a car after walking into traffic, while in a daze over excitement at his recent sale to Zynga, the social network game developer. OMGPOP, makers of the popular game “Draw Something,” was …

Vogue Mom Forces 7-Year Old Daughter To Lose 16 Pounds

In a time when childhood obesity is rampant–due mostly to a reliance on fast food and digital devices rather than vegetables and exercise–it’s not uncommon to hear of a parent who takes a doctor’s advice to heart and puts their …

24% Of Young Techies Will Buy the New iPad [STUDY] 24% Of Young Techies Will Buy the New iPad [STUDY]

Apple’s new iPad hot off to a hot start, selling three million units in its first four days on the market. As of last Friday, the new tablet is now available in 35 countries around the world. And according to …