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Microsoft Reports Record Third-Quarter Revenue Microsoft Reports Record Third-Quarter Revenue

Microsoft has announced their quarterly revenue for the period ending March 31st. They generated $17.4 Billion, which is a 6% increase year over year and raised operating income 12% to $6.37 billion. Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer at Microsoft commented …

Levon Helm Dies After Extended Battle With Cancer
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Music legend Levon Helm, singer and drummer for The Band, has lost his 14-year battle with throat cancer, leaving behind a wife and daughter as well as a lasting legacy in the music world. Helm grew up on an Arkansas …

Apple Answers to Greenpeace Energy Rating Apple Answers to Greenpeace Energy Rating
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Back in 2011, environmental activist group Greenpeace had urged social network giant Facebook to stop using coal energy to power its servers – and as of late the global organization has been urging Apple Inc., amongst others, to also stay …

Laika Options ‘Goblins’ for 3D Stop-Animation Feature

The animation company behind Coraline and the upcoming ParaNorman, Laika Studios, has announced they have optioned a feature film adaptation of the book Goblins, by Philip Reeve. Animation director of The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Marc Gustafson, is set to direct …

G.I.Joe Retaliation Releases 8 Awesome Posters

Who is your favorite Joe? Roadblock? Duke? Snake Eyes? Well those guys are all here in these awesome new movie posters! This movie managed to land a couple of big stars for the seqel including the Rock and Bruce Willis. …

Olympic Hub Allows Fans to Connect with Athletes Olympic Hub Allows Fans to Connect with Athletes

If your a sports fan and you regularly tune into Olympics, your in for a real treat this year. With the Summer Olympics just months away in London, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced a new Olympic Athletes Hub. …

Twitter Now An Official Sponsor Of The Apache Foundation Twitter Now An Official Sponsor Of The Apache Foundation

Twitter has been on a roll recently. They are becoming one of the friendliest companies to developers, innovators and open source evangelists. Their latest move may just bump them up to god-like status. Twitter announced today that they are now …

DirecTV Turns on DRM and Legitimate Subscribers Lose HBO DirecTV Turns on DRM and Legitimate Subscribers Lose HBO
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DirecTV subscribers who enjoy watching Game of Thrones on their older HDTV set might find themselves blocked from doing so this week. Dave Zatz reported this week on his blog that DirecTV has implemented High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) digital …

Sprint Sued By New York For Tax Fraud Sprint Sued By New York For Tax Fraud

The New York attorney general has sued Sprint for $300 million for failure to pay sales tax for seven years. The company allegedly failed to collect sales tax on charges associated with its wireless accounts. The state of New York …

Viddy Becomes Top App: Launch on Timeline Credited for Making it a Success Viddy Becomes Top App: Launch on Timeline Credited for Making it a Success

Viddy is an app that allows users to make 15 second videos, enhance them with music, and post them in a snap. The company launched its timeline application two months ago and today it hit the #1 spot in the …

David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis Gets A Freaky Full Trailer

The previously-released teaser trailer for director David Cronenberg’s bizarre mind trip “Cosmopolis” showed viewers a side of “Twilight” heartthrob Robert Pattinson they’re probably not used to. The film, which also stars Jay Baruchel, Kevin Durand, Paul Giamatti, Samantha Morton, Sarah …

‘The Hobbit’ to be Released at 48 Frames Per Second ‘The Hobbit’ to be Released at 48 Frames Per Second
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Cinema’s are scrambling to get their equipment up to date ahead of The Hobbit’s December 14 release, The Hollywood Reporter notes. The film is supposed to be released in a high frame rate of 48 frames per second; most theaters …

Facebook Ads Reportedly Destroying Google Ads In CPCs Facebook Ads Reportedly Destroying Google Ads In CPCs
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Facebook and Google are competitors. Make no mistake. It’s easy to view one as a social network and one as a search engine, but it is much, much more complicated than that. Both companies make money from advertising, and that …

Donovan McNabb In The Hall Of Fame? Twitter Thinks Not
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Donovan McNabb likes to talk – always has. He also played some good football in his 13-year career, most of it spent with the Philadelphia Eagles. To be fair, he also played some not-so-good football – but who doesn’t, right? …

Bulletproof iPhone Case Will Protect You From A .50 Caliber Bullet Bulletproof iPhone Case Will Protect You From A .50 Caliber Bullet
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Most of us have heard stories about people whose lives were miraculously saved when a bullet that was aimed at them was stopped by something either on their person or in their pocket – a medallion or cross around the …

“Beware the Batman” Teaser Trailer Now Online

Cartoon Network has been airing a promo for their upcoming animated Batman series entitled “Beware the Batman“. The series is set to premiere sometime later this year, and will be the first Batman series to utilize full CGI visuals. Below …

What’s Eating Google [Infographic]

According to this next infographic from medicalsupplimentalinsurance.com, Google is going to great lengths to make sure their employees are well fed, informed, and healthy consumers of good food products. This graphic is loaded with interesting facts about how people choose …

The Avengers International Thor, Iron Man TV Spots

(image) Ok, the more of “The Avengers” that I see the more giddy I get! This time we get a couple of new international TV spots. They show a few new things but not a ton to put anything more …

World’s Most Popular Screen Resolution Now At 1366×768 World’s Most Popular Screen Resolution Now At 1366×768
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There’s something to be said about having a great screen resolution. I use a 16:10 monitor at 1680×1050 with my PC. Not exactly the enthusiast golden standard of 1920×1080 but it serves me well and looks great to boot. That’s …

Flower Retailers Lose Profit Over IT Downtime on Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day Flower Retailers Lose Profit Over IT Downtime on Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day
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A representative from Stratus, recently brought it to our attention that flower retailers tend to be unprepared for Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day: “Unfortunately, as history will tell us, we’re bound to see IT downtime on one of the busiest …

Google Launches Netflix-Style Recommendations For Its Google TV App Google Launches Netflix-Style Recommendations For Its Google TV App

Google has announced changes to the TV & Movies app that is an essential part of its Google TV devices. On a post at the Google TV blog, Greg Funk, a Google TV Product Manager, announced some new features that …

Doug Hutchison & Courtney Stodden Want To Be YouTube Reality Stars

Here’s the thing: I know that by showing you this video I’m giving in. I can make all of the snarky comments that I want but in the end, I’m still showing this video to people, which is exactly what …

G.I. Joe: Retaliation Cobra Commander Character Poster Impresses

Truth be told, I wasn’t a huge fan of the first “G.I. Joe” film. Director Stephen Sommers took one of my favorite childhood toys and turned them into a two-hour throbbing headache. If the so-called “performances” from Channing Tatum and …

Plants vs. Zombies HD For iPad Releases Major Update

PopCap Games has just released a massive update to Plants vs. Zombies HD for iPad. Headlining the update is Zen Garden. In the zen garden you water and fertilize and spray your plants for bugs and as they grow, you …