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PayPal Agrees to Ban Books with Obscene Content PayPal Agrees to Ban Books with Obscene Content

PayPal is sparking some tension in the publishing world by requesting that e-book contributors ban books that contain ÔÇťobscene themes including rape, bestiality or incest.” PayPal notified Mark Coker, founder of e-book publisher and distributor of Smashwords, that it would …

New iPad May Be Getting 1GB Of RAM New iPad May Be Getting 1GB Of RAM

At yesterday’s media event Apple showed off quite a few of the new iPad‘s biggest and best features: the long-awaited retina display, 4G connectivity, the dual-core A5X processor with quad-core graphics, and more. Even more of the new tablet’s specs …

Toshiba Updates Satellite Laptops Toshiba Updates Satellite Laptops
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Toshiba has announced that it will be updating its Satellite P and L series in the coming months, as a part of a general revamping of its laptops, TV’s and peripherals. The company has yet to post pricing for the …

Buddy Media Welcomes New President Buddy Media Welcomes New President

Buddy Media, the social enterprise software solution provider of choice for many of the top global advertisers is welcoming a new edition to their staff today. Susan St. Ledger will be taking on the role of president at Buddy. She …

GDC Gives Special Awards to Gaming Pioneers GDC Gives Special Awards to Gaming Pioneers

The 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) awarded two Special Awards to living legends in the gaming industry at their ceremony last night. The Pioneer Award was handed out to Dave Thuerer, designer of classic games from the 80′s …

Ask.com Unveils Pollroll App for iPhone Ask.com Unveils Pollroll App for iPhone

Today, Ask.com revealed its new mobile app, Pollroll, combining the instant gratification of a poll with the answer depth and social context of a Q&A service. The app, which allows users to send polls to friends and those nearby, is …

New iPad TV Spot Focuses On Retina Display New iPad TV Spot Focuses On Retina Display

Well it’s no “1984″ but then again that was a sixty-second piece of advertising history that is considered by many in the advertising industry to be the greatest television commercial ever created for the greatest brand ever launched. It ran …

Music Unlimited Coming To Playstation Vita Music Unlimited Coming To Playstation Vita

Sony Entertainment Network today announced the debut of the Music Unlimited service on the PlayStation Vita. With a global library of 15 million licensed songs from all of the major labels, leading independent labels, and major publishers worldwide, the Music …

New iPad 4G Models’ Shipping Dates Already Delayed New iPad 4G Models’ Shipping Dates Already Delayed
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Less than 24 hours after the new iPad was unveiled and put up for pre-sale, some of its models have already been delayed. In terms of shipping dates, some 4G enabled models on AT&T’s network have been pushed back three …

Angry Birds Space to Launch: NASA, Rovio Partner Up Angry Birds Space to Launch: NASA, Rovio Partner Up

The three-year enmity between birds and pigs will soon be played out on a cosmic battleground. In cooperation with NASA, Finland-based Rovio Entertainment, creator of the Angry Birds franchise, formally announced its newest game, “Angry Birds Space,” on Thursday. NASA …

GDC 2012: Heavy Rain Creator Makes Bicentennial Man Look Cheap GDC 2012: Heavy Rain Creator Makes Bicentennial Man Look Cheap
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Quantic Dream, creator of crime thriller and Jason simulator Heavy Rain, has made a name for themselves by creating life-like characters in games that push the boundaries of interactive entertainment. At GDC, Quantic Dream showed off a tech demo for …

Funny Or Die Unveils “The Occasional” iPad Magazine Funny Or Die Unveils “The Occasional” iPad Magazine

Humor site Funny Or Die has launched a new digital magazine for the iPad. “The Occasional” is a bi-monthly magazine that will feature a variety of content including interviews, videos, games, and articles. Dick Glover, CEO of Funny Or Die, …

GM to Relaunch Marketing of Volt GM to Relaunch Marketing of Volt

According to GM CEO Dan Akerson, General Motors plans to relaunch an advertising campaign for its electric Volt in the next one to two months. Akerson made these comments at a press conference on Wednesday. GM recently halted production of …

What Rush Limbaugh Is Not Telling You About His Advertiser Losses What Rush Limbaugh Is Not Telling You About His Advertiser Losses
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The firestorm over Rush Limbaugh’s “slut” remarks aimed at Sandra Fluke has not died down. Daily tallies of fleeing advertisers are being kept. Yesterday, as Limbaugh’s program was just getting started, he took a few minutes to explain to his …

Street Fighter X Tekken: The Devil Within 8 Minute Film, Twitter Users are Impressed Street Fighter X Tekken: The Devil Within 8 Minute Film, Twitter Users are Impressed

The following Tekken short film, Street Fighter X Tekken: The Devil Within, is already being labeled as “epic.” There is a ton of action packed into this 8 minute movie and the costumes and hairstyles stay true to the videogame. …

FBI And Congress Get Ready For Cyberattacks FBI And Congress Get Ready For Cyberattacks

Robert S. Mueller III, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Congress yesterday that they better be on the offensive. He believes that a cyberattack on the United States has become an eminent threat. Mueller testified to this fact …

Google Chrome Hack Earns Student $60,000 At Pwnium Google Chrome Hack Earns Student $60,000 At Pwnium
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The Google Chrome Security Team made the offer to hackers the world over: come to CanSecWest security conference, have a crack at finding Chrome exploits, win $60,000 if you succeed. A part of the Chromium Security Rewards Program, the contest …

Nikon Uses Canon Footage to Demo Camera Nikon Uses Canon Footage to Demo Camera

It has been reported that Nikon recently used Canon 5D Mark II footage to demonstrate it’s new D800. This is a big deal in the realm of DSLR filmmaking, and it is still not clear what Nikon may have been …

New iPad Keeps Old Data Plan Prices New iPad Keeps Old Data Plan Prices
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Along with the retina display, the big news from Apple’s big media event yesterday was that the new iPad would be getting 4G LTE connectivity. The same two carriers who offered 3G data plans on the iPad 2 – Verizon …

Get A Job! Employers Prefer Practical Training [Survey] Get A Job! Employers Prefer Practical Training [Survey]

Hey, college kids and recent grads: you’ll probably want a job soon, right? A real job. A “grown-up” job. Something with a generous benefits package. Heck, something with any benefits package. Maybe even a job that’s–dare you ask so much?–relevant …

GDC 2012: Xbox Live Arcade Award Goes To Super T.I.M.E. Force GDC 2012: Xbox Live Arcade Award Goes To Super T.I.M.E. Force

One of the last awards given out last night at the IGF awards was the XBLA award. This award has Microsoft pick out one of the many indie games on display to be published on the Xbox 360 and other …

Disney’s Epic Mickey Creator Gets Lifetime Achievement Award Disney’s Epic Mickey Creator Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

Warren Spector, Deus Ex game director and producer and Disney Epic Mickey creator will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the art and science of gaming at the 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards. The Game Developers …

Google Doodle for International Women’s Day and Gender Wage Gap Google Doodle for International Women’s Day and Gender Wage Gap

The Youtube video below explains that International Women’s Day (IWD), originally called International Women’s Day, is marked on March 8th every year. The way in which the day is celebrated varies from region to region but everyone who participates focuses …

GDC 2012: Fez Takes Home Top Award At IGF GDC 2012: Fez Takes Home Top Award At IGF

While the main event of the Game Developers Conference is the Game Developers Choice Awards, the Independent Games Festival Awards are just as important. Indie games are the lifeblood of the industry and recognizing them for the work they accomplish …