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Google Earth Builder Smells As Sweet By Any Other Name Google Earth Builder Smells As Sweet By Any Other Name

Do you believe a map can make the world a better place? Google does. To demonstrate the Earth-bettering potential of cartography, it launched Google Earth Builder back in August 2011 in order to provide cloud services for those map-makers who …

Emanuela Orlandi: Priest Claims Girl Was Kidnapped for Vatican Sex Parties

Emanuela Orlandi, a 15 year-old Italian girl who went missing in Rome, Italy over 28 years ago, remains one of the country’s greatest mysteries. According to the Wikipedia page, Emanuela was supposed to be meeting up with a representative for …

Investor Sues Nasdaq Over Facebook IPO Investor Sues Nasdaq Over Facebook IPO
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Maryland Facebook investor Phillip Goldberg has just filed a complaint against Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. regarding “badly mishandled” trades upon the social network’s IPO. Goldberg aims to represent a group of investors who saw orders not processed correctly, which prompted …

Bob Moog Doodle Hits Google Homepage Bob Moog Doodle Hits Google Homepage
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Yesterday, the Bob Moog Google doodle hit Google’s home page in some parts of the world (where it was already May 23), but now it’s up for the rest of us. The doodle honors the birthday of Robert Arthur Moog, …

Facebook IPO Revised Revenue Report Scandal Facebook IPO Revised Revenue Report Scandal
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Probably not surprising to most of you, big banks, and underwriters of the Facebook IPO deal, had inside information on the company’s inevitably shrinking revenues before trading even began. As we reported yesterday, Morgan Stanley’s financial forecasters issued a revised …

Google Wants to Save Users From DNSChanger Malware Google Wants to Save Users From DNSChanger Malware

It has been widely reported that the FBI and Internet Systems Consortium have been keeping formerly rogue DNS servers running to ensure internet access for millions of computer users who have been infected with malware that changed their DNS server. …

Facebook Isn’t The Best When It Comes To Marriage Facebook Isn’t The Best When It Comes To Marriage
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Facebook is great for a lot of things – catching up with old friends, discussing topics with like-minded individuals and following your favorite celebrities. It’s not so great when it comes to marriage though. Back in January, a survey found …

Noisy Kid Hit at Theater During a Screening of Titanic 3D

Noisy kid hit at theater: That’s the sort of headline you don’t read everyday, though, truthfully, I’m sure a lot of people wish it happened a bit more frequently than it currently does. However, as much as we’d all love …

Bob Moog: Google Doodle Celebrates Inventor’s Influence Bob Moog: Google Doodle Celebrates Inventor’s Influence

Today’s Google Doodle, which went live yesterday in Australia, features a cool little playable synthesizer that harkens back to a Doodle from last year featuring a Les Paul guitar in honor of the legend’s birthday. And while a lot of …

SAP Acquires Ariba SAP Acquires Ariba

SAP, a German software company Oracle recently went after for an amended $777 million over copyright infringement, has just acquired information technology services company Ariba for $4.3 billion, to bolster its cloud service offerings. The merger is expected to be …

Facebook IPO: Morgan Stanley Subpoenaed In Massachusetts Facebook IPO: Morgan Stanley Subpoenaed In Massachusetts
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Yesterday morning we brought you news that Morgan Stanley had lowered Facebook’s revenue forecast in the days before the company’s IPO, but that the news was kept quiet during the IPO roadshow that led up to the IPO on last …

Facebook Settles In Sponsored Stories Lawsuit Facebook Settles In Sponsored Stories Lawsuit

Facebook has settled a lawsuit over their Sponsored Stories feature out of court today. The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed. A document filed yesterday (PDF) notified the court that the parties in the case had reached a …

Facebook Says “No” to Paper Stock Certificates Facebook Says “No” to Paper Stock Certificates
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Those collectors who were hoping to frame their paper stock certificate for their Facebook shares are out of luck. According to AllFacebook, Facebook has changed its mind and will not be offering paper stock certificates, even as a collectible. GiveAShare.com …

What Kind Of Geek Are You? [Infographic] What Kind Of Geek Are You? [Infographic]

Have you ever wondered what kind of geek you are? Have you ever wanted an easy guide on how to identify other geeks? Well the boys over at Bestcollegesonline.org have done exactly that. In infographic form, they have compiled an …

R.R. Donnelley Buys EDGAR Online R.R. Donnelley Buys EDGAR Online

Printing company R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. has announced that it will acquire financial data firm EDGAR Online for roughly $38.6 million, which would expand its digital product offering. Along with debt and a payment equal to the redemption price …

Anonymous Person Asks Patent Office to Throw Out Facebook Patents Anonymous Person Asks Patent Office to Throw Out Facebook Patents
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As TechCrunch has uncovered, someone has filed to have a Facebook patent declared invalid at the U.S. Patent Office. Everyone’s best guess as to who would do this seems simple: Yahoo. The patent war between them rages on, so the …

Mozilla Reveals its ‘Webmaker’ Education Initiative Mozilla Reveals its ‘Webmaker’ Education Initiative
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Today Mozilla launched a new program it is calling “Mozilla Webmaker” to promote more widespread knowledge about how the internet works and how to help create it. Mozilla’s stated goal is to “help millions of people move from using the …

Google Details The Power Of Share Intent Google Details The Power Of Share Intent

Earlier today, Oovoo revealed their new app that essentially adds Google+-style Hangouts to Facebook. Google already fired a preemptive shot without even knowing it with Android’s share intent feature. It allows users to share content with others directly from an …

ZooGue Promotes Free iPhone Case By Freezing An iPad ZooGue Promotes Free iPhone Case By Freezing An iPad

While it’s generally advisable to put your iPad in a case of some kind, it’s not always strictly necessary. After all, Apple designs the things to be pretty tough, what with that aluminum back and all (we’ll ignore the rear …

Bob Moog Google Doodle Plays The Synthesizer Bob Moog Google Doodle Plays The Synthesizer
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There’s a new Google Doodle honoring Robert “Bob” Moog getting ready to go live tomorrow. However, if you visit the Google Australia homepage, you can enjoy it now, seeing how it’s already tomorrow down under. The same applies with Google …

NASA Updates Iphone App To Version 2.0 NASA Updates Iphone App To Version 2.0

NASA is pretty much at the forefront of technology when it comes to a lot of things. SO it is no surprise that they have launched a version 2.0 for their iPhone app. What is surprising is that the app …

Gooey Search: Kickstarter Project Claims To Be Google On Steroids (With Privacy) Gooey Search: Kickstarter Project Claims To Be Google On Steroids (With Privacy)

There’s an interesting Kickstarter project called Gooey Search, which bills itself as “Google on Steroids with Privacy”. It was developed by a small software company called Visual Purple. The tool comes in the form of an iPad app, as well …

Vial That Once Held Ronald Reagan’s Blood Up for Auction

Owning a piece of a former president has never been easier. If you have roughly $14,500 just lying around your home collecting dust, then you may be interested in owning a vial that once contained United States President Ronald Reagan’s …

Facebook Closes at $31.12; SEC Examines IPO Issues Facebook Closes at $31.12; SEC Examines IPO Issues
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Today Facebook shares suffered another day of less than stellar trading. Prices reached a high of $35.59 and dipped to $30.94 at their lowest. The Nasdaq concluded regular trading with the shares at $31.12 and after hours activity reflects a …