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CEO Leadership: Choosing Gut Reaction Over the Research [Infographic] CEO Leadership: Choosing Gut Reaction Over the Research [Infographic]

Market research sometimes doesn’t add up to a hill of beans. After all, consumers are notoriously finicky; what they report and what they do are often very different. Sometimes things are just trendy, no matter what the research says. Other …

Square-Enix Going Old School For Next Final Fantasy

Oh Final Fantasy…..how you have changed over the years. A lot of people have fond feelings about the Final Fantasy series. My fond feeling comes from Final Fantasy 3 on the Super Nintendo, only to find out years later that …

Facebook’s “Message Seen” Feature Is Your Obsessive Girlfriend’s Dream Come True Facebook’s “Message Seen” Feature Is Your Obsessive Girlfriend’s Dream Come True
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Ok, before you say anything about the gender choice in the title, let me be clear – obsessive and paranoid boyfriends could become just as entrapped by Facebook’s new “Message Seen” feature as anyone. I’m a guy, so I chose …

Unreal Engine 4 Trailer Shown at E3

Though you might not be able to tell from the coverage of it, E3 is often more than just a show to debut games, gaming hardware, and accessories. It is also the place where companies market game development tools to …

WWDC 2012: Apple TV Getting Third-Party Apps? WWDC 2012: Apple TV Getting Third-Party Apps?

Last week we brought you news that Apple might be unveiling a new Apple TV operating system during the keynote at WWDC 2012 next week. The new OS would replace the version of iOS currently running on the Apple TV, …

Lauryn Hill Charged with Tax Evasion

Lauryn Hill, one of the founding members of the Fugees, was charged on Thursday with not filing or paying her taxes. According to reports, the musician now owes quite a bit of money on the $1.8 million she earned between …

ComScore: Tablet Owners Watch a Lot of Video ComScore: Tablet Owners Watch a Lot of Video

ComScore’s recent study of tablet computer owners revealed that one in four smartphone owners also use a tablet computer and that, those using tablets are three times more likely to use them for watching streaming video. Ten percent of those …

E3 2012 Gets The Media Coverage It Deserves

E3 2012 is over and I think I read over 100 articles about all the games, hardware and technology we can look forward to in the upcoming year. I didn’t watch any gameplay videos, however, because it’s hard to enjoy …

U.N. Considering Global Internet Tax for U.S.-Based Websites U.N. Considering Global Internet Tax for U.S.-Based Websites
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Should some of the largest online content providers have to pay up in order to continue to reach the global market? The United Nations thinks so, according to some leaked documents obtained by WCITLeaks.org, and such a tax will be …

I’ll Have Another: Triple Crown Contender Out Of Belmont

Triple Crown contender I’ll Have Another is officially out of the Belmont race, officials say, because of tendonitis. The news comes as a shock for those who follow horse racing, since I’ll Have Another was slated to be the first …

Gabrielle Douglas Squares Off Against the Vault This Weekend

Gabrielle Douglas, the 16 year-old Olympic hopeful and gymnastics gold medalist, will go up against the vault at this weekend’s Visa Championships in St. Louis, Missouri. The top 15 men and women from this event will move to the Olympic …

Google Improves Google+ Search Signals Google Improves Google+ Search Signals
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Google revealed a list of 39 changes it made in May, and one of them is about improving social search – particularly when Google chooses to show Google+ pages in the right-hand panel, often reserved for Knowledge Graph results. Google’s …

Chad Ochocinco: “Unemployed Black Guy”

In a firestorm of rumors that began swirling between Twitter, the New Englad Patriots, and ESPN on Thursday, Chad Ochocinco was released from his team. He then tweeted about it. Apparently the Patriots have been trying to trade Ochocinco unsuccessfully, …

Megaupload Lawyer Not Buying MPAA’s Sympathy

In a rather surprising turn of events, the MPAA submitted a document to the court yesterday saying that they would be fine with legitimate Megaupload users getting their data back. The organization had previously said they wanted the data to …

Apple Agrees to $2.25 Million Settlement Over Australian iPad Ads Apple Agrees to $2.25 Million Settlement Over Australian iPad Ads

When Apple launched the new iPad, it predictably advertised that the higher-priced version of the device was “4G capable.” It did this even in countries where the 4G capabilities of the device could not be used due to incompatible data …

Google Calls Upon Tom Waits And Otis Redding To Help With Your Site’s Titles Google Calls Upon Tom Waits And Otis Redding To Help With Your Site’s Titles

I’ve been digging through Google’s new list of algorithm changes it made during the month of May, and I couldn’t help but notice that Google launched a change with the codename “tomwaits”. It’s always interesting to see how Google names …

Mr. Rogers Autotuned: Twitter Reacts
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Mr. Rogers autotuned: If you’re one of the few unfortunate souls who has yet to hear “Garden of Your Mind”, an official collaboration between PBS Digital Studios and John D. Boswell, then you’re seriously missing out on one of the …

Reminder: Facebook’s Site Governance Vote Closes Soon Reminder: Facebook’s Site Governance Vote Closes Soon
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A week ago, Facebook opened up its second-ever Site Governance Vote, which lets users vote on proposed changes to two of their documents – the Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, and the Data Use Policy. The changes, as they stand, …

Chicago Judge Tosses Apple-Motorola Suit Chicago Judge Tosses Apple-Motorola Suit

Just days before one of Apple’s patent disputes with Google-owned Motorola Mobility was set for trial in Chicago, an exasperated judge issued a temporary order dismissing the case with prejudice (meaning it can’t be re-filed). Reports came in early yesterday …

Personal Finance Essentials [Infographic] Personal Finance Essentials [Infographic]
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While I believe truly healthy financial functioning is a myth for most people in this economy, there are certain things we can do to make our lives easier. While unplanned expenses like car repairs, medical bills, and other emergency costs …

Google Gets Better As A Sports Search Engine Google Gets Better As A Sports Search Engine

Google put out a big list of algorithm changes it made in May, and several of them are related to people searching sports-related queries. Specifically, the changes are related to Soccer, Basketball and Golf. The relevant changes: Unified Soccer feature. [project …

Google Latitude Continues to Hobble Along, Website Down Google Latitude Continues to Hobble Along, Website Down

Two days after initial reports started appearing in a help forum that Google Latitude was performing about as well as a rocking horse at the Belmont Stakes, it appears that the service is still buggy for several users. The problem …

Hybrid Cars: Silent But Potentially Deadly On the Road Hybrid Cars: Silent But Potentially Deadly On the Road
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Hybrid cars, as well as their electric brethren, make so little noise on the road that the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration is considering putting together guidelines for automobile manufactures that would require these vehicles to maintain a minimum …

WWDC 2012: Apple May Launch Entirely New MacBook Line WWDC 2012: Apple May Launch Entirely New MacBook Line
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We’ve been bringing you reports for several days now that Apple is planning to announce some major updates to most of its Mac lines at this years Worldwide Developers Conference. Rumors have pointed to retina display updates for the MacBook …