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Ustream Bringing Free Live Broadcasting To Facebook with BFF App Ustream Bringing Free Live Broadcasting To Facebook with BFF App
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Ustream, one of the web’s most high-powered streaming platforms, is about to launch an app that will allow users to set up their own live broadcasts on Facebook, for free. It’s called BFF – no, not Best Friends Forever, but …

Penelope Cruz Tackles Super Mario Brothers Role
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Penelope Cruz is a dark-eyed beauty, an exotic actress who seems to epitomize grace and charisma. So when rumors started flying that she was going to team up with Nintendo for a commercial about New Super Mario Brothers 2 for …

100 Million New People Can Now Use Google Voice Search 100 Million New People Can Now Use Google Voice Search

Google announced this morning that Voice Search for Android is now available in 13 new languages – Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, European Portuguese, Finnish, Galician, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak and Swedish. With the addition of these new languages, Google …

Lunch Lady Fined For Helping Needy Kids
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Angela Prattis is active in her Pennsylvania community; she’s a stay-at-home mom who fosters a child and runs a basketball program in the neighborhood. The long list of her good deeds should be enough to keep her on the good …

Torrent Sites Think Google Is Censoring Them Torrent Sites Think Google Is Censoring Them
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Google caused a lot of discussion last week when they announced that they were introducing a new ranking signal into their search algorithm. The new signal directly targets sites that receive a lot of DMCA takedown notices and downgrades them …

New Beyond: Two Souls Footage Shown at Gamescom

Beyond: Two Souls was one of the big hits from Sony’s big E3 press conference. The game is the latest title from Quantic Dream, the developer behind Indigo Prophecy and Heavy Rain. Quantic Dream and its founder, David Cage, have …

National Geographic Tweets @ Aliens

National Geographic’s Chasing UFOs sent about 20,000 tweets to space, in response to the “Wow! Signal”. It’s a crowdsourced project aimed at telling beings in outer space a bit about the human race. I’ll let Chasing UFOs explain: Tweets were …

Justice Department To Allow Verizon’s Spectrum Deal With Cable Companies Justice Department To Allow Verizon’s Spectrum Deal With Cable Companies
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The Justice Department announced today it will allow Verizon’s proposed acquisitions of spectrum from cable companies Comcast, Time Warner, Bright House Networks and Cox Communications (as well as T-Mobile’s contingent purchase of a significant portion of that spectrum) to go …

The Five Guys Review Guy Gets Songified [VIDEO]

Remember the Five Guys Burgers and Fries review guy? He’s a guy who stole our hearts from the front seat of his car and set the bar pretty high for all future fast food reviewers to follow. Oh my goodness, …

Powerball, Marijuana, and Jerry Sandusky

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Galaxy Note Tablet Launch Accompanied by Verizon Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Galaxy Note Tablet Launch Accompanied by Verizon Galaxy Tab 2 7.0
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Tomorrow will be the day that Android (or Samsung) fans can get their hands on the new Galaxy Note 10.1. The Note will launch in two versions: a $499 16GB model and a $549 32GB version. Both versions of the …

IBM To Acquire Solid State Storage Company TMS IBM To Acquire Solid State Storage Company TMS

IBM announced today that it plans to buy Texas Memory Systems (TMS), a Houston-based solid state storage company. TMS sells a family of shared rackmount systems and PICIe cards called RamSan, which are designed to help companies improve performance and …

Silversun Pickups Tell Romney To Back Up
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The Silversun Pickups were rightly surprised to find out their song “Panic Switch” has been used by Mitt Romney on his campaign trail, and immediately sent him a cease-and-desist letter about it. They also released a statement, which pretty much …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Will It Feature Fingerprint-Based Security? iPhone 5 Rumor: Will It Feature Fingerprint-Based Security?

Apple is expected to unveil its new iPhone in less than a month, and the rumors are running more rampant than ever. They’re also getting more interesting. Matt Brian at TheNextWeb has put together an in-depth, and compelling argument as …

Friendly Reminder: Watch Out for Geotagged Tweets Mentioning “Home” Friendly Reminder: Watch Out for Geotagged Tweets Mentioning “Home”

People give out a lot of personal information via social media, many would say too much information. Much of it is voluntary, and the user knows they’re putting themselves out there. Filling out your profile information, tagging yourself in a …

You May Soon Be Storing Books And Music In DNA
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It’s said that the printing press was one of the most influential inventions of all time. It made books cheaply available to everyone by reducing the printing process to a single machine instead of 10 monks sitting in a tower …

Kate Hudson, Sarah Jessica Parker Glee It Up

Kate Hudson is the newest star to strut her stuff on the hit Fox show “Glee”, and veterans of the show think she might be one of the best guest stars yet. “I’m so obsessed with her,” Lea Michele said. …

D.C. Shooting Suspect was Carrying Chick-fil-A Sandwiches
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In a bizarre twist to the story of the attempted shooting at the headquarters of a conservative religious lobbying group in Washington D.C. yesterday, the shooter was apparently carrying Chick-fil-A sandwiches in his backpack. According to an FBI affidavit, the …

Find Out If You Should Stay Until After the Credits with New Foursquare Connected App Find Out If You Should Stay Until After the Credits with New Foursquare Connected App

Well, isn’t this neat. Foursquare has just announced that the After Credits app has been added to their list of Connected Apps. What does that mean for you? Saving time. Sweet, sweet time. If you’re not up to speed on …

The Internet Was Kind Of Terrible In 2002 [Infographic] The Internet Was Kind Of Terrible In 2002 [Infographic]
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Looking back 10 years ago is kind of hard. It’s difficult to remember much of anything from when I was a snot-nosed brat. I was, however, already messing around with the Internet at that point, but it was mostly for …

Rand Fishkin Talks Twitter’s Impact On SEO Rand Fishkin Talks Twitter’s Impact On SEO
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As previously reported SEOmoz has acquired Twitter analytics company Followerwonk. CEO Rand Fishkin said in a blog post announcing the deal that the companies have actually been working together since June. Followerwonk is a tool designed to help users find, …

Google Apps Now Offers 30 TLDs (Including ccTLDs) Google Apps Now Offers 30 TLDs (Including ccTLDs)
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Google announced today that Google Apps now offers 30 top-level domain options, including 22 country code TLDs (ccTLDs). Google has partnered with domaindiscount24.com to offer them. “A country code top-level domain (ccTLD) such as .com.es or .jp helps companies build …

Ubisoft’s Uplay Becomes a Digital Distribution Platform

Gamescom 2012 has already featured some big announcements, some revealing more than at this year’s E3. Perhaps the biggest announcement of the show, though, has not been directly about a video game. Today Ubisoft announced that its Uplay digital rights …

Your Deleted Drunken Facebook Photos Are Now Truly Deleted in a Timely Fashion Your Deleted Drunken Facebook Photos Are Now Truly Deleted in a Timely Fashion

Have you ever woken up after a night of too many Irish car bombs, only to find that you may have played a little fast and loose with your iPhone camera and your Facebook app? Yes, embarrassing photos happen to …