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BigQuery: Google’s Data Analysis Platform BigQuery: Google’s Data Analysis Platform

Let’s say you’re with a company that analyzes thousands of terabytes as part of its business. You can either build a giant data farm to sift all of the data, or you can, well, all you can really do is …

Gamestop Will No Longer Be Accepting Nintendo GameCubes

Well, from what we learned today ,and as you can see in the banner above, Gamestop will no longer accept Nintendo GameCubes The ability to trade in your Nintendo GameCube system, accessories, or games ends on April Second. My question …

iPhone 5 Getting 4G LTE, Coming In October [RUMOR] iPhone 5 Getting 4G LTE, Coming In October [RUMOR]

In the wake of the new iPad’s release a week ago it should come as no surprise that the rumor mill concerning the next major Apple release, the next iPhone, is starting to grind back into action. Yesterday we reported …

Santorum’s “Google Problem” Cleared Up? Santorum’s “Google Problem” Cleared Up?

The Daily Caller is reporting that presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s “Google-problem” might be a thing of the past. The candidate’s campaign website now outranks a blog designed to smear his good name. The blog was set up back in 2003, …

Trading On Twitter: How Trends May Predict Stock Market Values Trading On Twitter: How Trends May Predict Stock Market Values

Those trending topics on the left-hand sidebar of your Twitter account may be more than aggregations of crass sexual stereotypes or the latest false rumor of a celebrity death. According to a new study out of the University of California, …

Dave Chappelle Finally Gets a Twitter Account Dave Chappelle Finally Gets a Twitter Account
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Reclusive comedian Dave Chappelle finally has a real Twitter page. The “Chappelle Show” comedian’s page was created on Tuesday and already has about 150,000 followers. So far Chappelle has mostly made fun of Twitter itself; joking about the number of …

Tiny Puppy, “Beyonce”, Could Win Guinness’ Smallest Puppy Title

Beyonce–a tiny puppy who, at two-weeks old, can fit comfortably in the palm of a hand and has escaped death a whopping four times–is on her way to becoming the world’s smallest dog. At just four ounces, she has to …

Court Orders FDA To Evaluate Safety of Agricultural Antibiotics

A new court decision will send the U.S. Food and Drug Administration back in time to 1977. The decision, which was handed down Thursday by New York Magistrate Judge Theodore H. Katz, requires the FDA to follow through on hearings …

Google+ Hangouts Get Free Calls To U.S. & Canada Google+ Hangouts Get Free Calls To U.S. & Canada

Another feature has graduated the Hangouts with Extras class and is now a core part of the Google+ Hangouts experience. As of today, you can now place free calls anywhere in the U.S. and Canada right inside your Hangout box. …

“Angry Birds Space” Is Confirmed For Windows Phone 7

After an erroneous report on Bloomberg news that had Peter Vesterbacka, chief marketing officer of the game’s maker, Rovio Entertainment Oy saying that the irrationally popular Angry Birds Space wasn’t coming to the Windows phone 7, the truth comes out! …

Zuckerberg Had Difficulties Early As Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Had Difficulties Early As Facebook CEO

Ben Horowitz, co-founder of of venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, talked recently about Mark Zuckerberg’s early challenges as CEO of Facebook. Being founder of the company did not necessarily mean that Zuckerberg was automatically well-qualified to be a CEO right …

Miami Heat Pay Respect To Trayvon Martin Via Twitter

While he may take guff for every move he makes on the basketball court that doesn’t result in a championship ring, and even though he has a reputation as something of an attention-whore, LeBron James brought some much-needed positive attention …

Yahoo Hopes to Combat Activist Shareholder Third Point Yahoo Hopes to Combat Activist Shareholder Third Point

The leadership at Yahoo thinks it can ward off a challenge from activist shareholder Daniel Loeb of Third Point, by aggressively courting three new board members to replace the five that are leaving. The internet giant has already filled two …

Facebook: High Asking Price For Log-Out Ads Facebook: High Asking Price For Log-Out Ads
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Facebook has announced new log-out ads on their social platform that are sure to hit heavy with consumers as nearly 37 million users log-off the service daily in the US alone. No doubt these are highly sought-after advertising spaces, unfortunately …

Santorum Fires Gun, Woman Yells “Pretend It’s Obama!”
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It’s well known that Rick Santorum has a lot of fans in Louisiana, whose primary will be held on Saturday. But an incident involving a suggestion for Santorum to pretend he was shooting President Obama has people wondering about those …

Stella McCartney’s Union Jack Design for Olympic Sportswear

Athletes showed off Stella McCartney’s sportswear that she designed for the British Olympic team yesterday The models strutted their stuff on a catwalk at the Tower of London. McCartney is the daughter of Beatles singer Paul. She thinks the Union …

Megaupload Data May Still Be Deleted Megaupload Data May Still Be Deleted
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Carpathia Hosting, the hosting solutions company that was used to store the data on the former file-sharing site Megaupload, made a statement this week indicating it has been unable to figure out what to do with the Megaupload data on …

Glee’s Spring 2012 Teaser Promo Released
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For the FOX hit show Glee‘s current mid-season break, the producers and writers of the show introduced an element that the show has never experienced before… a cliffhanger. Glee has always been soft within its themes, making it friendly to …

Jason Smith Hip-Checks Blake Griffin As Audience Cheers
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New Orleans center Jason Smith is in sports news today after a foul involving body-checking the Clippers’ Blake Griffin so hard, Griffin was knocked to the floor. It happens sometimes in basketball, and is to be expected. But the difference …

Watch A Giant Paper Airplane Fly Over The Arizona Desert

Anyone who has ever built a flimsy paper airplane out of torn-out notebook paper and sailed it majestically across the classroom behind your unsuspecting all-knowing teacher’s back is sure to appreciate what the these guys just did. The PIMA Air …

TiVo Is Launching A Cheaper 500 GB Premiere Option TiVo Is Launching A Cheaper 500 GB Premiere Option

TiVo is having a big week. First they came to a resolution with Microsoft in a years long court battle. Now we learn news that TiVo is launching a cheaper 500 GB Premiere option! The new Premiere box has 65% …

The Most Lifelike Racing Game Competition to Date
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This is not your typical gaming competition. This isn’t even really a game, it’s a simulator used by professional drivers. This is a competition that is as real as it gets without actually being in a race car. I am …

Interview: SalesCrunch to Acquire Cisco’s WebEx for $1 Plus Equity? Interview: SalesCrunch to Acquire Cisco’s WebEx for $1 Plus Equity?

This week, online meeting platform SalesCrunch made an offer to buy WebEx from Cisco. What’s interesting about the offer is the fact that it offered Cisco $1 plus a 15 percent stake in the new company.

Google Street View Adds Thailand; Car Nearly Runs Over A Couple Google Street View Adds Thailand; Car Nearly Runs Over A Couple
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Turning a Google Street View car into a makeshift schooner to sail down the Amazon is one thing, but outright floods in places that cars are supposed to go is another obstacle altogether. However, one of the Thailand’s worst natural …