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Humble Bundle For Android 2 Launches Today
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Are you a fan of the indie game focused Humble Bundle? You might want to listen up since the newest one has just launched today that includes Android-powered games. This time, the Humble Bundle includes hits such as Avadon, Cogs, …

Kermit The Frog Talks Tech Troubles

Kermit The Frog answered a few poignent questions about technology and social media in a compelling interview with Talking your Tech on USA Today. In the interview, Kermit admits he is not the real person behind his Facebook and Twitter …

Zynga May Be Looking To Buy Maker Of “Draw Something

Zynga may be in negotiations to purchase OMGPOP, makers of the immensely popular Draw Something, a game for iOS and Android devices. Citing “a source with direct knowledge of the discussions,” TechCrunch is reporting this afternoon that Zynga and OMGPOP …

FAA Reviewing Rules Regarding E-Readers, Tablets On Planes FAA Reviewing Rules Regarding E-Readers, Tablets On Planes

Let it never be said that one disgruntled journalist’s airplane experience can’t yield some intriguing results. Having his own Howard Beale “I’m mad as hell” moment, The New York Times‘ Nick Bilton decided he’d unnecessarily purchased magazines from the airport …

Triple-Threat Protection From Identity Theft Triple-Threat Protection From Identity Theft

Having a triple-threat combination of protective software on your computer greatly reduces your chances of identity theft, according to a study led by a Michigan State University criminologist. In a survey of more than 600 people, the researchers found that …

Vimeo Taps Kerry Trainor For New CEO Vimeo Taps Kerry Trainor For New CEO

IAC, parent company of Vimeo, has announced that Kerry Trainor will take over as the new CEO of Vimeo. Trainor replace outgoing CEO Dae Mellencamp, who will remain with Vimeo as president. Trainor starts work at Vimeo on March 26th. …

Ads In Mobile Apps Could Pose Security Risk Ads In Mobile Apps Could Pose Security Risk

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found that including ads in mobile applications (apps) poses privacy and security risks. In a recent study of 100,000 apps in the official Google Play market, researchers noticed that more than half contained …

How the Encyclopaedia Britannica Stacks Up Against Wikipedia [Infographic] How the Encyclopaedia Britannica Stacks Up Against Wikipedia [Infographic]

I have to admit: when I wrote last week’s article about the Encyclopedia Britannica‘s going out of print, I jumped over to Wikipedia for a little bit of fact-checking. I’ve gone on record lamenting the demise of the multi-volume printed …

Google Maps Traffic Data Added For Norway, New Zealand, Hong Kong Google Maps Traffic Data Added For Norway, New Zealand, Hong Kong

Since it began tracking live traffic conditions in 2008, Google Maps has continuously added more and more locations to the service so that travelers can plan accordingly around hairy gridlocks and untimely commuting routes. Via the Lat Long blog today, …

New Google Changes: Really A Matter Of Mom And Pop? New Google Changes: Really A Matter Of Mom And Pop?
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In a recent webmaster Q&A session at SXSW, Google’s Matt Cutts briefly discussed some changes Google is making that will “level the playing field” between smaller, mom and pop sites and “overly optimized” sites, as bigger companies have a lot …

Man Killed By 20′ Foot Pile of Beans

A 56-year-old man was killed by a 20-foot pile of pinto beans in a Colorado warehouse last Thursday, according to police. (image) After extensive efforts to rescue him, Raymond Segura Jr. was pronounced dead at the Kelley Bean Company facility …

Bruce Springsteen Schools ‘Em At SXSW 2012

The man with the Number One album in America today, The Boss, took to the stage at SXSW to deliver the festival’s keynote address. Bruce Springsteen began by asking, “Why are we up so fucking early? I mean, uh, how …

Teen Texting Is On The Rise [STUDY] Teen Texting Is On The Rise [STUDY]

Texting by teens is on the rise, and has far outpaced voice calling, according to a recent study. Text messages have become the dominant form of communication between teens and nearly everyone – both friends and parents. According to Pew …

Sweden: Cash and Coins are Being Used and Accepted Less
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The prevalence of cash and coins in Sweden is diminishing. The shift to make cash money a thing of the past is a controversial move that has impacted its people tremendously. Limitations of a Cashless World Elderly individuals living in …

Puerto Rico Primary Names Romney Winner

Unofficial results show that Mitt Romney has taken Puerto Rico today in the primary in a sweep, garnering 83% of the total amount of votes. Rick Santorum was the distant second in the race, taking only 8% of the votes, …

America: Then And Now 1940-2010 [Infographic]

A lot has changed in America since 1940 when the United States Census was first taken. We had just began to recover from the great depression, we were about to enter World War II, and Franklin D. Roosevelt was the …

Fandango and Yahoo! Team Up to Sell Movie Tickets Fandango and Yahoo! Team Up to Sell Movie Tickets
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Fandango, one of the most prominent movie ticket sellers, announced today that it would be collaborating with Yahoo! ┬áThe new agreement makes Fandango the online and mobile movie ticketer for Yahoo! Movies. The Fandango logo can already be seen when …

Pinterest Falls Victim to Spam Attacks Pinterest Falls Victim to Spam Attacks

You cannot deny Pinterest‘s inclusion as a major social media player these days. The company cracked the top 30 in pageviews last week and now has over 100 million Monthly Active Users (MAU) in the U.S. alone. Unfortunately, the features …

What If Facebook Looked Like Your Email Spam Folder? [INFOGRAPHIC] What If Facebook Looked Like Your Email Spam Folder? [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Spam (the most often unwanted email correspondences, not the guilty pleasure meat product) it usually flagged by your email filter, and if it somehow gets by, it doesn’t take the most astute observer to recognize a claim that’s probably not …

Linux 3.3 Released, Merges With Android Linux 3.3 Released, Merges With Android
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As we reported on last month, Linux developers are becoming more important to businesses the world over. Their jobs are just about to get easier with the release of Linux version 3.3. The release notes for Linux 3.3 is pretty …

Facebook And Twitter Still Not Major Drivers For Online News Facebook And Twitter Still Not Major Drivers For Online News
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For quite some time now, social media has been an increasingly popular source of news – especially breaking news – for millions of people. The number of people who find out about breaking news on Twitter as opposed to more …

Rock N’ Roll Really Does Heal Your Soul!!

When I was younger I was obsessed with music and the people who created and performed it. I would read interviews from anybody who wanted to comment on how to perform and compose. I was fascinated by where the energy …

Peyton Manning Chooses Denver Broncos

News has broken today that Peyton Manning is in negotiations with the Denver Broncos to become their next quarterback, barring any complications that might arise while the contract is being completed. Adam Schefter reports that once the deal is official, …

Facebook, Twitter Changing How News is Shared Facebook, Twitter Changing How News is Shared

According to the 2011 report Navigating News Online, Facebook is becoming more important in regards to how news is shared – and Twitter, to a lesser extent, is likewise altering the way news material is spread, according to the Pew …