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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 …

Google Play May Begin Offering Movies Google Play May Begin Offering Movies

Customers in the new Google Play market may be able to purchase movies in the not-so-distant future, according to recent reports. While Google Play currently offers a variety of options for purchasing and renting content – including movie rentals – …

U.S. Congress Launches Inquiry Into iOS Apps’ Privacy Lapse U.S. Congress Launches Inquiry Into iOS Apps’ Privacy Lapse

Members of Congress are done waiting around on Apple to take up the casual offer from Sen. Charles Schumer to discuss the recently reported loophole in iPhone apps that gives developers access to users’ contact list and private photos. Henry …

Vint Cerf Believes Google Could be Toppled Vint Cerf Believes Google Could be Toppled

No, this is not an alarmist reaction to Google+ or anything like that. Instead, it’s an incredibly innovative person who understands there are future generations who could very well create something that succeeds Google’s position in the Internet industry. What …

The App Builder: Bringing App Creation To The Masses The App Builder: Bringing App Creation To The Masses

Have you ever wanted to make an app, but lacked the technical knowhow to perform such a feat? Well, now there’s a company claiming that you can make an app for mobile devices without having any form of experience or …

Employee Facebook Passwords: Another Complication Employee Facebook Passwords: Another Complication

The scandal about employers asking for employee and interviewee Facebook passwords is growing fast. We talked about a few examples of this disturbing trend here before, including a discussion of the potential legal issues that could result. While the debate …

Pat Robertson Puts a Heavenly Bounty on Manning: Twitter Reacts
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Pat Robertson has said some crazy things in his day. So it’s keeping with tradition that the 700 Club host should say even more crazy things, maybe even take those crazy things into the world of sports talk. He could, …

Bloomberg’s Social Media Headache: Too Much Criticism Bloomberg’s Social Media Headache: Too Much Criticism

Michael Bloomberg, the mayor of New York traveled to Singapore to accept the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prizaward for outstanding leadership and achievement in sustainable policy. It’s an international award given out biennially that celebrates sustainable urban policies that …

Tumblr Policies: Specific Changes Announced Tumblr Policies: Specific Changes Announced

Earlier this month, Tumblr announced that it was working on revamping its privacy policy, terms of service and community guidelines. They posted previews for each, to open them for review and feedback. Today, the company says it has addressed all …

Facebook Gaining Traction in Japan Facebook Gaining Traction in Japan
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Since Facebook debuted in Japan in 2008, the social networking giant faced a few cultural obstacles in its bid for popularity, in a country where people are historically reluctant to share any sort of personal information on the internet. Still, …

“Sex And The City” Prequel: Violet Beauregarde Is The New Carrie Bradshaw

The wildly successful HBO series “Sex And The City”–which ended in 2004 and spawned two subsequent films–is now expecting a reboot on The CW that will feature Carrie Bradshaw as a teenager in the ’80s: “The Carrie Diaries”. Sarah Jessica …