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Google, Twitter Can’t “Act Like a Policeman,” Says British AG Google, Twitter Can’t “Act Like a Policeman,” Says British AG

The attorney general of England doesn’t believe that Google and Twitter should have to “act like a policeman” when it comes to what users of the websites post and share, according to The Guardian. You might recall that last month …

Anthony Hopkins in Full Hitchcock Make-Up, Twitter Reacts

I must admit that I wasn’t overly thrilled with the fact that Anthony Hopkins was cast to portray iconic director Alfred Hitchcock in “Anvil! The Story of Anvil” director Sacha Gervasi’s upcoming “Hitchcock”. It’s not that I have anything against …

SAW At Sea Cruise: Travel With “SAW Celebrities” To Canada
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How would you like to take a “Saw” cruise? Wait. What? Yes, that Saw. Check out the official description below. “Let’s play a game…onboard the beautiful and luxurious Carnival Glory! If you’re a Fan of the “SAW” movies, you don’t …

Tumblr Ads Soon To Be A Reality Tumblr Ads Soon To Be A Reality

Earlier this week, we talked about the reasons you should be using Tumblr for business. We didn’t really go into Tumblr advertising, but it’s not really been an option. They recently launched highlighted posts, where you can pay a dollar …

Inflatable Star Trek Captain’s Chair: Sadly, Not For Adults

If your the kind of guy that loves to debate on who is the better captain, Kirk or Picard, this is the home furnishing for you. (It’s Picard by the way). Introducing the Inflatable Captain’s Chair from ThinkGeek. You may …

God of War: Ascension For Playstation 3 Announced

Sony has officially announced the next title in the God of War franchise. God of War: Ascension will bring back Kratos, the Spartan-turned-demi-god whose vengeful rampage against the Greek Gods has spanned three major console titles and a host of …

Tango Takes Off With $40 Million Funding Round Tango Takes Off With $40 Million Funding Round

Tango, the company that provides mobile video and audio calling over data connections for mobile devices, has announced the close of a $40 million round of Series C funding. The funding, provided by Qualcomm Ventures and Access Industries, Inc., brings …

Russian National Arrested for Hacking Brokerage Accounts Russian National Arrested for Hacking Brokerage Accounts

In another instance of cyber fraud relating to Russia, a Russian national has just been charged in the U.S. for gaining illegal access brokerage accounts, and secretly making odd trades, to the benefit of the criminal ring he was working …

Greg Ham Found Dead: Men At Work Member Dies Mysteriously In Home

58-year old Greg Ham, best known for playing various instruments for the Aussie band Men At Work, was found dead in his home on Thursday after friends went to check on him, saying he hadn’t been heard from in a …

If You Steal Gas From A Cop Car And Post It On Facebook…
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Another Thursday morning, and another story of idiocy played out on the public. The most public of stages, of course: Facebook. It’s probably not a good idea to siphon gas from anyone’s car. Not only is it a crime, but …

Sony To Acquire EMI; EU Regulator Says Yes! Sony To Acquire EMI; EU Regulator Says Yes!

European competition regulators have given the green light to Sony/ATV, Sony’s music partner, who wants to buy up EMI’s publishing assets which are valued at over two billion dollars. The acquisition would give Sony over a quarter of the world’s …

Madonna’s Daughter Smoking? Say it Isn’t So!
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Madonna’s daughter is smoking, which, as you well know, is not a very good thing. We’ve all seen those incredibly uncomfortable anti-smoking ads during our favorite syndicated television programs, and nobody in their right mind wants to end up that …

Kinect For Windows Gets A Gesture Recognition SDK Kinect For Windows Gets A Gesture Recognition SDK
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It’s been said before and I’ll say it again – Kinect isn’t just for video games anymore. Ever since the release of the Kinect for Windows SDK last year and the official Kinect for Windows hardware this year, developers have …

Jack White To Live Stream Solo Concert Directed By Gary Oldman

Former White Stripes’ frontman Jack White always has so many projects going on, I can’t keep up. But when one of them involves actor Gary Oldman, I sit up straight and perk up my ears Scooby-Doo style. White, who has …

Spotify For Android Gets Big Update, But Users Want More Spotify For Android Gets Big Update, But Users Want More

Spotify for Android just got a big update. For now, it’s only available in preview mode for users with premium subscriptions (though premium subscriptions are available for 30-day trials). The update supports Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and comes with …

Sheree Whitfield Leaving Real Housewives Of Atlanta, Tweets Decision

“The Real Housewives Of Atlanta” is one of Bravo’s most popular shows, perhaps not so much because it gives a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the rich and pampered, but because there’s always drama to be found between the …

Nokia Reports $1.7 Billion First Quarter Loss Nokia Reports $1.7 Billion First Quarter Loss
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Nokia has released their first quarter earnings report and the news is, to say the least, not good. Despite posting net sales of €7.3 billion ($9.6 billion), the company suffered net losses of €1.34 billion ($1.7 billion). The company cited …

Catalog Spree to Plant One Tree for Each Downloaded App Catalog Spree to Plant One Tree for Each Downloaded App

Approximately 53 million trees are cut down annually to produce the 3.6 million tons of paper required for the 19 billion catalogs mailed in the U.S. each year. For consumers, tablets offer a way to enjoy sustainable and immediate access …

Google Wants You to Have a Faster Mobile Internet Google Wants You to Have a Faster Mobile Internet

Google Wants You to Have a Faster Mobile Internet So they’re throwing billions of dollars at the problem to make sure you get it. Setting: You’re sitting there waiting on your bus/waiting on your fajitas/waiting on your spouse to get …

Android App Developers Like Action Movies [Infographic] Android App Developers Like Action Movies [Infographic]
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Android development has had a rough time of it over the past few weeks. There’s been reports of developers jumping ship and just losing interest in the platform. All this information has come from surveys that looked into developer interest …

Are Facebook and Apple Really a Threat to the Open Net? Are Facebook and Apple Really a Threat to the Open Net?
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Google co-founder Sergey Brin recently made some mildly incendiary comments to The Guardian about how companies like Facebook and Apple are a threat to the openness of the internet. In the interview, Brin denounced the highly protected practices by the …

Halo 4 Tweets Foreshadowed Conan O’Brien & Andy Richter In-Game Voices

The tweets sent out yesterday by Halo 4 insiders about the “big” Halo 4 news to be revealed on Conan last night turned out to be slightly tongue-in-cheek. Though the big announcement that Halo 4 will launch on November 6th …

Biggest IT Security Hacks [Infographic] Biggest IT Security Hacks [Infographic]

The folks at Background Check have put together a chart describing some of the largest IT security breaches ever. Verizon has been tracking online security since 2004, and posted 174 million hacks in 2011, the second highest ever. The chart …

Fark’s Drew Curtis In TED Talk: Don’t Negotiate With Terrorists (Patent Trolls) Fark’s Drew Curtis In TED Talk: Don’t Negotiate With Terrorists (Patent Trolls)
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TED has posted a new video with Fark Founder Drew Curtis, which Fark, of course has shared with its audience. He talks about how Fark was sued, along with Yahoo, Reddit, MSN, AOL, TechCrunch and others by Gooseberry Natural Resources. …