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Jimmy Kimmel’s Correspondents’ Dinner Speech Is Absolute Gold

On Saturday, distinguished members of the media, politicians, celebrities, and the first family gathered for one of the more interesting nights on the political calendar each year. The White House Correspondent’s Dinner has (traditionally) been held on the last Saturday …

New Prometheus Trailer Offers New Footage
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As you’re probably aware of by now, the summer movie lineup for 2012 looks incredibly strong with such offerings like The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, and the new Spider-Man movie. Among this group of highly-anticipated summer movies is Ridley …

National Honesty Day: The Truth, and Nothing But National Honesty Day: The Truth, and Nothing But

National Honesty Day is today (April 30th), which means that, in theory, you should be able to ask any question you want and get a straightforward answer that’s relatively free of fibs, lies, and falsehoods. Assuming, of course, that others …

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Joins Viddy Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Joins Viddy

It was recently reported that video sharing platform Viddy has revealed it’s going for $30 million in venture capitol during its series B funding, while developers are scrambling to optimize a sort of video version of the Instagram cash cow …

Halo 4 Getting Live Action Web Series

Do you remember those awesome live action trailers Microsoft created for the Halo ad campaign a few years ago? It turns out their making more of those for the impending fall release of Halo 4, but the videos are being …

Titanic II: Billionaire To Rebuild Doomed Ship

Just weeks after the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s tragic sinking–which took more than 1500 lives–an Australian billionaire has announced he is building a new version of the ocean liner, which will have the exact specifications of the original and …

Recover From Google Penguin Update: Get Better At Links Recover From Google Penguin Update: Get Better At Links
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Even before the Penguin update, a lot of webmasters had been getting messages from Google about questionable links. About a month ago, we talked about Google de-indexing paid blog/link networks, which led to some such messages. This appears to have …

Mobile Data Usage Doubles: Revenue at $300 Billion Mobile Data Usage Doubles: Revenue at $300 Billion

With half the US market now using smartphones, and mobile data usage ever increasing, it’s is no surprise that our devices, the way we stay informed and connected, have become such an important part of our culture. And as you …

Siri For Dummies Has The Low-Down On All Those Easter Eggs Siri For Dummies Has The Low-Down On All Those Easter Eggs

Like any woman, Siri’s heart is a vast and complex landscape that’s unable to be fully understood by a large portion of the population. But unlike a real woman’s heart, there is now a For Dummies guide to Siri. Yep, …

Microsoft Invests $300 Million in New Barnes & Noble Subsidiary Microsoft Invests $300 Million in New Barnes & Noble Subsidiary

With Barnes & Noble competitor Amazon taking off in the tablet market, it’s clear that Barnes & Noble needs to try something new, and that is exactly what it’s doing. Today Microsoft and Barnes & Noble announced the formation of …

Nintendo Introduces ‘Midnight Purple’ 3DS

3DS fans, rejoice! You can now add “midnight purple” to your color coded DS collection. The new DS color will be launching with Mario Tennis Open on May 20th. It will retail for $170. Photos like this one (above) were …

Will.I.Am Criticized for Tweeting During The Voice
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Here’s some sound advice for Will.I.Am: It’s probably best not to tweet while you’re at work. Unless, of course, you just enjoy being scolded by the masses. Viewers were a little cheesed off upon learning that The Voice UK mentor …

The Pirate Bay To Be Blocked In The UK The Pirate Bay To Be Blocked In The UK
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We reported a few months ago that there was a high court ruling currently pending on whether or not The Pirate Bay could be blocked by UK ISPs. It seems that those in the copyright industry got their wish as …

Demand Media Shares up 20% Demand Media Shares up 20%

Demand Media, Inc., the content and social media company that operates brands including eHow and Cracked, has just seen its stock rise roughly 20% to $8.68 per share, the highest price since August. Last summer the company saw another surge …

Apple Responds To Accusations Of Tax Dodging Apple Responds To Accusations Of Tax Dodging

Everybody knows that corporations – especially large corporations – do everything they can to minimize certain kinds of costs. They outsource manufacturing to a place where workers earn less pay and fewer benefits, and they take advantage of every loophole …

God Of War: Ascension Multiplayer Live Stream

On April 19th Sony officially announced the upcoming sequel to the highly successful “God of War” franchise. Already reports are coming in from the press day that Sony featured to show off it’s impressive new multi-player. The one thing that …

Bronx Zoo Crash Kills Seven People

Police are investigating a horrific car accident that killed all seven people involved, including three children; the crash was the second to occur in the same area of the Bronx River Parkway. 45-year old Maria Gonzalez was driving her family …

Julie Tristan Tries To Kill Local Reporting For Good
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The local news fluff piece has long been a staple of local news programming across the land. Whether its on-the-spot coverage of a new mascot for the local fire department, or the opening of the new Shoney’s by the WalMart …

Your Facebook Likes Might Get You Fired: Twitter Reacts Your Facebook Likes Might Get You Fired: Twitter Reacts

The next time you feel the overwhelming desire to express your thoughts and opinions through what you “like” on Facebook, keep in mind that others may not feel the same way. In fact, should you irritate the wrong person, you …

Self-Driving Cars: Young, City-Dwelling Males Lead The Market Self-Driving Cars: Young, City-Dwelling Males Lead The Market
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Google thinks that self-driving cars are inside a decade away, and the technology is so fluid that car owners could simply pay a few grand and have it installed in the time it takes to put in a new stereo. …

Friendster Reinvents Itself With Social Gaming Friendster Reinvents Itself With Social Gaming

The long thought dead social media site “Friendster” is trying to reinvent it self as a social gaming platform. The old “IT” social media platform before Facebook, and before Myspace has decided that after it was no longer a player …

Citi Sponsors LinkedIn Group For Professional Women Citi Sponsors LinkedIn Group For Professional Women
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Last week Citi and LinkedIn teamed up to launch a LinkedIn group called Connect: Professional Women’s Network, Powered by Citi. It has been designed to appeal to professional women, who control most of the household spending in the U.S. The …

Google Penguin Update: Petition Calls For Google To Kill It Google Penguin Update: Petition Calls For Google To Kill It
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Last week, Google gave frustrated webmasters a place to complain if they felt they were unjustly hit by the Penguin update. While I’m sure Google has received plenty of feedback through that, some are gravitating towards a petition to get …

Twitter, Facebook Should Be Embraced by Catholic Church, Says Bishop Twitter, Facebook Should Be Embraced by Catholic Church, Says Bishop
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The Catholic Church should be using social media services to spread the good word to the rest of the world, so a bishop speaking at the Australian Catholic Congress in Sydney, Australia today. Bishop David Walker explained how the Church …