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What is a Tweet Worth? [INFOGRAPHIC] What is a Tweet Worth? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Tweets, wall posts, check-ins, pins, pokes, etc. are all content of value to the social media companies that host them. And now Backupify, a cloud data backup service, put together a chart representing their study on what these actual values …

Free Mass Effect 3 DLC Available Tomorrow
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With the amount of post-launch updates Bioware is coming out with, it almost seems like they forgot to finish making the game before release. They already have plans to release an extended version of the much maligned ending and a …

Netflix Update For Xbox 360 Brings Better Navigation, Color Contrast Netflix Update For Xbox 360 Brings Better Navigation, Color Contrast

Good news for Xbox 360 owners who use their device to watch Netflix – your app just received an update. Next time you sing in to Xbox LIVE and open up the app, it’ll automatically install. Today’s update brings some …

Apple, RIM, & Android: App Facts [Infographic] Apple, RIM, & Android: App Facts [Infographic]

Welcome to the wonderful and mysterious world of apps. These little guys can be pretty tempting. After all, as the now almost cliche saying goes; there’s an app for that. Although, it is true, not all apps are created equal. …

Project Glass: Another Parody Video (This Time With The F Word) Project Glass: Another Parody Video (This Time With The F Word)
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The Project Glass parody videos continue to make their way to YouTube. This is the first one I’ve seen, which could be rated R for language, which is used to bring yet another take on the humor, setting it apart …

Sushi Making Robot Devalues Artform?
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The SushiBot can make 400 rolls an hour. In the following YouTube video you can see how quickly it molds the rice base that will later present pieces of fresh seafood. The machine is on display at the World Food …

American Reunion Fails To Win Box Office Battle

For the third week in a row, the post apocalyptic film “The Hunger Games” is the king of the box office. This is in spite of the “American Reunion” crew putting up a strong showing. “The Hunger Games” pulled in …

What Would Project Glass for Windows Look Like? What Would Project Glass for Windows Look Like?

As Chris indicated, the parodies for Google Glasses are a current hit around the Internet as people rush to give you their view of the project in question. We’ve seen the project take on the Terminator HUD, and now, we’ve …

Beyonce Posts First Tweet, Launches New Website
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Beyonce Knowles, front runner of the late-90′s R&B band Destiny’s Child has always been in the public eye, especially since most of the band’s popular songs (Say My Name, Survivor, and many others) still receive a lot of radio play. …

Borderlands 2 Adds New Mechromancer Class

A little while back, we told you about the new characters coming to Borderlands 2. Each one is similar to the original four characters as class abilities go, but with some new variations. But we also told you to stay …

Facebook Buying Instagram for $1 Billion Facebook Buying Instagram for $1 Billion
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today that his company is buying Instagram, the popular photo-sharing app. Zuckerberg posted on his timeline: I’m excited to share the news that we’ve agreed to acquire Instagram and that their talented team will be …

FCC Pushes for Web Disclosure of Political Ads

Local television stations make big bank during election seasons running political ads. Used to be, you could count on ads from the opponents themselves. Nowadays, in a world where money equals protected free speech, many other concerns have an axe …

Google Art Project Hopes To Add Mona Lisa, The Louvre With Next Phase Google Art Project Hopes To Add Mona Lisa, The Louvre With Next Phase

Make no mistake, Google Art Project has partnered with some amazing museums and cultural centers around the world in order to bring people greater access to some of the world’s most important and valuable works of art. Not only has …

Iran Blocks Access To London 2012 Olympics Site
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In a move that is not that rare or at all unheard of, the theocratic government in charge of the Republic of Iran has blocked access to the official site for the 2012 Olympics in London, England for all of …

MPAA Versus Google, Facebook Concerning Repeat Infringer Case MPAA Versus Google, Facebook Concerning Repeat Infringer Case
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There’s an important copyright case being heard at the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals concerning DMCA and repeat infringers. Simply put, if a site owner responds to DMCA complaints and removes infringing content but does not ban the users who …

Wii U Parts Priced At $180, Won’t Sell For Under $300 [Rumor]

Brand new consoles usually contain components that cost far more than the actual price of the console. Microsoft and Sony were both selling their respective current generation consoles at a loss for years while making up for it with game …

Growing Up With Mobile Technology Dampens Your Emotional Radar Growing Up With Mobile Technology Dampens Your Emotional Radar
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Right now is one of those peculiar moments in human development where generations can be divided into a before-and-after category with regard to a significant development in technology. Immediately, all people alive these days will fall into one of two …

OMGPOP CEO Helps Laid-Off Employees Cash in on ‘Draw Something’ OMGPOP CEO Helps Laid-Off Employees Cash in on ‘Draw Something’

Just a few months ago, “Draw Something” developer OMGPOP was about to tank, soon before Zynga stepped in to acquire the startup for roughly $210 million. At this time, OMGPOP’s Facebook games weren’t doing well, and CEO Dan Porter was …

CNN And The “N” Word: When Do Quotes Cross The Line?
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CNN and reporter Drew Griffin came into a negative spotlight last month when Griffin, while reading a quote on-air during a report about a federal hate-crime, said n**ger but censored himself on the word f**king. “At the end of this, …

New iPad Wi-Fi Problems Could Be Software Related New iPad Wi-Fi Problems Could Be Software Related

I reported last week that Apple was now replacing new iPads that had issues with wireless reception. In a leaked memo it was made clear that Apple wanted the devices back so that it could investigate the cause of the …

Google Update Suspected By Webmasters Losing Traffic Google Update Suspected By Webmasters Losing Traffic
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While unconfirmed, it is possible that Google rolled out a semi-major update over the past weekend, as Webmasters have taken to the forums to complain about loss in traffic. Barry Schwartz points to one WebmasterWorld thread in particular, in which …

Twitter Launches Branded Pages in Japan Twitter Launches Branded Pages in Japan

You got it, brand pages from Twitter advertising are now available in Japan, and DoCoMo (page pictured above) is one of the first to take advantage of the the space. DoCoMo is Japan’s largest mobile operator. So far the US …

Quantum Computing Makes Another Leap Forward Quantum Computing Makes Another Leap Forward

Scientists have overcome a major hurdle facing quantum computing: how to protect quantum information from degradation by the environment while simultaneously performing computation in a solid-state quantum system. The research was reported in the April 5 issue of Nature. A …

Joe Biden Joins Twitter, Again, With Semi-Personal Account Joe Biden Joins Twitter, Again, With Semi-Personal Account

Today, Vice President Joe Biden joined Twitter. He was actually already on Twitter, on a more official capacity. The Veep’s new Twitter account has been launched as a “reboot,” to give voters a look at what Biden’s doing on a …