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Best Buy CEO Resigns, Interim CEO Named Best Buy CEO Resigns, Interim CEO Named

Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn, seen above shaking hands with Black Friday shoppers, has resigned from his position. The Best Buy Co., Inc. board of directors announced today that Dunn would be stepping down, saying there were no disagreements between …

OnLive Adjusts Service To Meet Microsoft Licensing Rules OnLive Adjusts Service To Meet Microsoft Licensing Rules
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OnLive has changed its popular OnLive Desktop service to bring it into compliance with Microsoft’s licensing rules. OnLive Desktop is now powered by Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 instead of Windows 7. OnLive Desktop allows users to connect their iPad or …

Taiwanese Man Killed Wife’s Facebook Friend

Chou You-huang, a 34-year-old Taiwanese man, committed a crime of passion and killed a man after he found out his wife, Chen, was flirting with him on Facebook. Chen, in a Facebook status update, wrote, “I want to get McDonalds! …

Mega Millions Winners: Teachers Say They’ll Keep Working

The lotto game Mega Millions has seen a lot of press lately, mostly because of the outrageously high jackpots but partly because of the lack of winners to come forward. The idea that almost half a billion dollars was going …

Windows Vista Loses Mainstream Support Today Windows Vista Loses Mainstream Support Today
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Can you believe it’s been five years since Microsoft unleashed Windows Vista upon the general populace? Like with all operating systems released by Microsoft, it’s time for Vista to move on out to greener pastures. The greener pastures in this …

New Twitter-Bugs Tweet Less Often [Study] New Twitter-Bugs Tweet Less Often [Study]

A new study from aytm.com reveals that many new Twitter account holders aren’t taking advantage of the social media platform as much as they could. Their survey took into account 200 Twitter users and found that over one third of …

Kuwaiti Man’s Tweets Get 7-Year Sentence, $18,000 Fine Kuwaiti Man’s Tweets Get 7-Year Sentence, $18,000 Fine

If you’re a regular Twitter user, you’ve likely come across some inflammatory if not outright insulting tweets in your time. Some may be legitimate, some may be over the line – you may have even sent some of said tweets. …

Texting Helps People With Depression
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Text messaging often gets a bad rap for contributing to illiteracy and high-risk behavior such as reckless driving. But a social welfare professor at the University of California, Berkeley, has found an upside to texting, especially for people who feel …

Hasbro Signs Multi-Year Deal with Netflix Hasbro Signs Multi-Year Deal with Netflix
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It was announced today that toy maker Hasbro has signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to stream all of it’s huge 80′s hits such as Transformers and G.I. Joe. The monetary value of the deal was not immediately available, but …

Lost Planet 3 Announced, Trailer Released

A trailer for Lost Planet 3 is out and it promises a release for the game sometime next year. The Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 will both get releases, but there was no sign of a PC release in the …

Ozzie Guillen Suspended For 5 Games, Apologizes

Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen has incensed the Cuban community in Miami with comments he made to Time Magazine about his feelings toward dictator Fidel Castro, and today he’ll have to eat a little bit of crow. “I respect Fidel Castro,” …

Facebook Buys “The Hacker Company” Sign Facebook Buys “The Hacker Company” Sign
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Facebook has purchased an old sign reading “The Hacker Company,” and hung it at its 1 Hacker Way headquarters. Interestingly, the acquisition of the sign took longer than the buying of Instagram – the whole process took 7 months, which …

New Devil May Cry Trailer Released

Capcom and Ninja Theory give us this new trailer featuring a half naked Dante and fake Bill O’Reilly. The trailer starts with the Bill O’ Reilly-like character calling Dante a “terrorist” and a “sexual deviant”, warning him that the police …

Twitter Makes Its MySQL Work Open Source Twitter Makes Its MySQL Work Open Source

MySQL is one of, if not, the best database management systems. It’s even better because it’s open source which allows anybody to make changes to it as they see fit for their own needs. Major companies use it to power …

Google Chrome About To Get A Windows-Like Makeover? Google Chrome About To Get A Windows-Like Makeover?

Google’s Chrome OS may be getting makeover that will make it look more like, well, an OS. The latest developer version of the web-based operating system contains code for Aura, a redesigned user interface. Aura provides desktop and window management …

New Media and Internet Marketing Jobs [Infographic] New Media and Internet Marketing Jobs [Infographic]

The job market has gained some ground in the first quarter of 2012, but lets be honest, many people are stuck in jobs they are overqualified for and underpaid. Worse yet, many of us don’t have steady employment at all. …

AT&T Unlocking iPhones For Deployed Military Personnel AT&T Unlocking iPhones For Deployed Military Personnel
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Last week we learned that AT&T was going to start unlocking off-contract iPhones once the initial 2-year contracts customers’ sign up for expire. This is big news because you would be able to use the unlocked phone on any supporting …

Blinkx Misses Sales Predictions Blinkx Misses Sales Predictions
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Video index and advertising firm blinkx is rapidly expanding, though failed to meet analysts’ projections, according to their report. blinkx, based in San Francisco and London, reported a 12-month revenue of $114 million, less than the $121.5 million analysts had …

Ashley Judd Takes On Media In Strong Essay
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Actress Ashley Judd is known to speak her mind when she’s passionate about something, and considering she’s obviously well-read and informed about a wide spectrum of things, it’s worth taking a moment to listen. Or, in this case, to read. …

How to Make the Most of Your Pinterest Pins How to Make the Most of Your Pinterest Pins
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This infographic from not99 breaks down some interesting statistics about some of their social media campaigns on Pinterest. I assume that these stats will not hold exactly true for everyone, but it is a good template to follow for your …

Resident Evil 6 Leaked Trailer Moves Up Release Date

Though the Resident Evil website still lists a November 20th release date, a trailer leaked online has revealed an October 2nd release date for the title. According to Joystiq, the trailer comes from Capcom’s press event Captivate, held in Italy. …

Man Posting To Facebook While Running from Police
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Travis Nicolaysen has been running from the police since April 4. According to the Peninsula Daily News, Nicolaysen was sought by police for parole violations and for assaulting his girlfriend. He got away from police in two separate foot chases …

YouTube API Adds Watch History Support YouTube API Adds Watch History Support

The YouTube API supports a number of video feeds that users can draw from for their applications and whatnot. Another video feed has been added today that should be of great use for those who want to better target videos …

Carpool Facts: Who are these People? [Infographic]
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With the rising costs of gasoline and just about every other resource out there too, carpooling has to becoming a more attractive option for thousands of commuters, but who is actually doing it? There’s a variety of people doing it, …