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The Solar System As Infographic (It’s Huge)

How big is our solar system? The short answer is it’s really, really big. The more technical answer is that it’s at least 50,000 Astronomical Units, or 7.4799 × 10^12 kilometers, or not quite a light-year to the Oort cloud …

TiVo Files New Round Of Patent Lawsuits TiVo Files New Round Of Patent Lawsuits

Just when we thought it was safe to return to the TiVo infested waters, all hell has broken loose again. This time it has TiVo launching a new volley of patent infringement lawsuits against Time Warner and Motorola Mobility. The …

Don Draper’s World vs. The World of 2012

Don Draper lives in a world where you could enjoy a smoke and scotch in your office. A world where a Cadillac Coupe DeVille and sharp fedora was the epitome of class. A world where men were men and women …

Frank Martin: New Coach for South Carolina?

Frank Martin is currently the head coach for Kansas State University’s basketball team, the Wildcats. The straight shooting coach says that he doesn’t play guys who don’t compete or follow his direction. Martin’s New Year’s resolution for 2012 is the …

Renee Graziano: “Mob Wives” Star Betrayed By Husband
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Renee Graziano, one of the stars of the VH1 show “Mob Wives”, is well known by friends, family, and fans of the show to be a drama queen. That’s why previews of the most recent episode didn’t shock many, despite …

Google Data Centers Getting More Energy Efficient Google Data Centers Getting More Energy Efficient

Google put out a blog post today discussing efficiency improvements the company has been making with its data centers, along with the company’s general philosophy around said efficiency. “In the same way that you might examine your electricity bill and …

Microsoft Excel Webinar Makes Data Simple Microsoft Excel Webinar Makes Data Simple
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Do you find yourself struggling while using Microsoft Excel? Is the program just too complicated? Perhaps you just want a refresher course on all the features Excel has to offer? If you find yourself in any of the above scenarios, …

Instant Gratification in America [INFOGRAPHIC]
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In this day and age, information is instantaneous. Any question you have can be answered in just a few short seconds courtesy of Google. Movies, television, and games can be instantly downloaded at your whim. This convenience has made our …

Bing Helps Promote New “Bully” Movie Bing Helps Promote New “Bully” Movie
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Bing will be joining forces with The Weinstein Company to promote the upcoming movie “Bully.” The movie, which premieres tonight in Los Angeles, is a documentary about the growing awareness around childhood bullying. Over at the Bing Community blog, Senior …

Google Street View Finds Japan In Cherry Blossom Season Google Street View Finds Japan In Cherry Blossom Season

Lately, as Google Maps has announced the inclusion of different parts of the world with Street View, the selection of these regions has seemed less and less random and a more deliberate effort by Google Maps to provide a new …

Pay With Square Replaces Square Card Case As PayPal Is Now “Here” Pay With Square Replaces Square Card Case As PayPal Is Now “Here”

Last May, Square unveiled an app called Card Case, which included a mobile tab system, where users could set up tabs at various places and order their purchases with automatic payments. Now, the app, available for iOS and Android, has …

“Zou Bisou Bisou” A Hit With Mad Men Fans

For those of us who don’t speak French, the song featured in last night’s premiere of “Mad Men” may have imparted a slight feeling of confusion…but I think we all got the message, anyway. The song, which translates loosely to …

‘Mistborn’ To Be Turned Into A Video Game

Today, developer Little Orbit announced that they will be bringing the famous fantasy novels Mistborn to a gaming console or PC near you late next year. The game is being developed for the PS3, Xbox 360, PC, and MAC. Mistborn …

Twitter Launches Advertising Platform For Small Business Twitter Launches Advertising Platform For Small Business

As you might remember, Twitter partnered with American Express last month to offer advertising space to select merchants. Now the partnership has released a promotional video on how to advertise on their platform and the ways it is going to …

Fandango Grabs 22% of Hunger Games Ticket Sales Fandango Grabs 22% of Hunger Games Ticket Sales

Fandango, the online ticket selling service, accounted for 22% of the $155 million opening weekend gross of The Hunger Games. Out of all the tickets the company sold over the weekend, 90% were for the post-apocalyptic action movie. Fandango, who …

Google+ Notifications In Gmail Now Let You Add To Circles Google+ Notifications In Gmail Now Let You Add To Circles

Email notifications walk a fine line between useful and annoying. I find that I like receiving them for some services (Twitter, especially when I get a new follower or get retweeted or mentioned) and I absolutely hate receiving them for …

Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul Celebrated her 70th Birthday with the Stars
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Aretha Franklin celebrated her 70th birthday on the 25th with friends Diane Sawyer, Willie Wilkerson, and Clive Davis among others. Wilkerson and Franklin were engaged for a brief period of time earlier this year but when she was aked if …

Dotcom Speaks Out Against Megaupload Indictment Dotcom Speaks Out Against Megaupload Indictment

Kim Dotcom is finally speaking out. In an interview with TorrentFreak, Dotcom outlines his eagerness to fight claims from the government that Megaupload was nothing more than a site designed to make others copyrighted material available to the masses. Dotcom …

James Cameron’s Mariana Trench Tweet: Dispatches From The Bottom Of The Ocean
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James Cameron, the Academy Award winning director of films like Titanic, Avatar, and The Abyss, doesn’t keep his drive for thrills and exploration contained to his filmmaking. And on Sunday, Cameron reached the deepest point in the ocean, The Challenger …

Ice Cream Sandwich For Galaxy S II Skyrocket Leaked Ice Cream Sandwich For Galaxy S II Skyrocket Leaked
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Two weeks ago Samsung began rolling out upgrades for the popular Galaxy S II smartphone. The updates brought Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the most recent version of Google’s smartphone/tablet operating system, to Samsung’s flagship phone. There was just one …

New iPad Gets About As Hot As Android Tablets New iPad Gets About As Hot As Android Tablets
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Last week we brought you news of a budding controversy over the new iPad’s tendency to generate more heat than its predecessor, the iPad 2. While initial reports showed the new iPad running about ten degrees hotter (around 92º F), …

Microsoft Releases Video of Scranton Botnet Raid [Video] Microsoft Releases Video of Scranton Botnet Raid [Video]
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WebProNews’s Drew Bowling reported earlier about a raid conducted by Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) on a botnet operation in Scranton, PA. Microsoft’s DCU, with a court order and aid from U.S. Marshals, raided command and control centers and seized …

YouTube Replaces Winter With The Ski Channel YouTube Replaces Winter With The Ski Channel
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I think we can all agree by this point that Winter 2012 forgot that it had some place to be this year in the western hemisphere, so let us welcome the timely arrival of Spring 2012. In case you’re still …

FCC Asked to Investigate Data Caps. FCC Asked to Investigate Data Caps.

Public Knowledge, a Washington D.C.-based non-profit promoting openness on the web, recently demanded that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) begin an investigation into how wireless companies have been capping data usage on wireless devices. Specifically, the group said wireless devices …