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Google Launches Cloud Platform Partner Program, And Here Are The Partners Google Launches Cloud Platform Partner Program, And Here Are The Partners
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Google just announced the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program, which the company says provides partners with tools, training and resources they need to address their business’ IT needs. The program allows for two different types of partners: service partners and …

Muppets Dump Chick-Fil-A in Support of Gay Marriage
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Muppets dump Chick-Fil-A in support of gay marriage? Apparently that’s the case. The Henson Company once supplied the controversial chicken slinging restaurant with toys for their children’s meals, items which featured numerous characters created by the late, great Jim Henson. …

“Text From Dog” Gets A Book Deal “Text From Dog” Gets A Book Deal
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In the same way that a popular book is almost assuredly going to find its way into the hands of a screenwriter, a popular blog will oftentimes find itself amid a publishing deal. Sometimes, you have the trifecta, as in …

Check Out These Changes To Content Experiments In Google Analytics Check Out These Changes To Content Experiments In Google Analytics
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At the beginning of June, Google announced the launch of Content Experiments in Google Analytics, which would effectively replace Google’s Website Optimizer tool (the tool goes away on August 1). Since the initial announcement, Google says it has been collecting …

Emma Watson to Star in Fifty Shades of Grey?
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Emma Watson, the actress who stole many a geek’s heart with her turn as Hermione Granger in the “Harry Potter” franchise, is apparently looking to shed her nice girl image by taking the lead role in “Fifty Shades of Grey”. …

Apple Apparently Thinks People Still Buy iPod Touches Apple Apparently Thinks People Still Buy iPod Touches
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Apple is very successful at what they do. They are able to single-handedly convince people to hand over large amounts of money for iPhones and iPads. The company thinks that this tactic also works for their other products like the …

Amelia Earhart, The Olympics, and Tang

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Mitt Romney-Lucille Bluth Mashup Is Awesome

If you know anything about Mitt Romney, you know he’s pretty good at putting his foot in his mouth. Even if you are a supporter of his, you have to admit, he says some things that–when taken out of context …

Goat Man is Apparently Just a Hunter with Questionable Fashion Sense
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Goat Man quickly gained some Internet fame over the past 48 hours, sending imaginations into overdrive as a result. His rise to international fame began when photographer Coty Creighton spotted the guy during a hike through the Utah mountains. He …

Groupon Reimagines Its GrouponWorks Site, But Does Groupon Really Work? Groupon Reimagines Its GrouponWorks Site, But Does Groupon Really Work?
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Groupon announced today that it has revamped its GrouponWorks.com site for merchants. The company says it has been redesigned to better showcase merchant successes, as well as Groupon’s toolkit of marketing products and services. It features cases studies and video …

Watch Conan O’Brien Stumble His Way Through Minecraft
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As far as late night show hosts go, Jimmy Fallon is the biggest gamer of the bunch. His show is host to a plethora of exclusive game demos from some of the biggest names in the industry. The only problem …

James Holmes: “Joker” Will Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation
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James Holmes, the 24-year old man who entered a Colorado theater early Friday morning and opened fire–killing 12 and wounding 60–will undergo extensive psychiatric testing over the next several months to determine whether or not he’s competent to stand trial. …

Colorado Shooting: Copycat Fears Cause Panic at Theaters
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The shooting which took place at a midnight screening of Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises” in Colorado last week was front and center in my mind during my recent screening. Although the movie itself has done nothing wrong, it’s …

Young Beatles Fan Brings The Cute To Sgt. Pepper’s

It’s always nice to see the younger generation develop a respect for some of the best music ever made, and that’s why we must reward any brave kid who decides to tackle the legendary beginning to one of the greatest …

Redbox Instant Streaming Service Coming Your Way…Eventually Redbox Instant Streaming Service Coming Your Way…Eventually
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If you’re looking for another way to stream video other than the already available options like Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, and the like – another service is one step closer to becoming a reality. Back in February, Redbox parent company …

Patent Troll Goes After Netflix And Others Over Autocomplete Patent Troll Goes After Netflix And Others Over Autocomplete
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Autocomplete is pretty ubiquitous in the tech space by now. If a site has search, you can bet that they have an autocomplete feature of some sort powering the front end. That feature just got a dozen or so companies …

Look At All These Things Facebook Is Doing For Your Page Look At All These Things Facebook Is Doing For Your Page
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Now that Facebook is a public company, it’s more focused on businesses than ever before. Facebook has been a tremendous tool for businesses for years (some businesses more than others), but the company is doing more with Facebook ads and …

Mariah Carey: “American Idol” Has Their Own Diva
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I was in middle school when Mariah Carey broke onto the music scene, so I grew up with her music. If you’re of a certain age, Mariah was part of your youth in a way that makes you sing along …

Fred Willard Tweets Humorous Review of Porn Flick
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Fred Willard is the man. I don’t care what anyone says — the guy is one of the funniest actors currently working today. Watch “Best in Show” and tell me he isn’t. And if PBS doesn’t want a masturbator hosting …

What If Android Powered The PlayStation Vita? It Would Look A Little Like This
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If the Ouya has proven anything, it’s that people are excited about an affordable game console running on Android. Google’s open source operating system can be put on just about anything and companies are definitely taking advantage of that. A …

iPhone 5 and iPad Mini Should Be Available This September iPhone 5 and iPad Mini Should Be Available This September
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iPhone 5 and iPad nerds, get your wallets and bank accounts ready. According to Plugged-in KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, an individual who is no stranger to Apple rumors, both the iPhone 5 and the smaller incarnation of the iPad should …

Steve Jobs To Be Immortalized In The Tech Capital Of Russia Steve Jobs To Be Immortalized In The Tech Capital Of Russia
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Regardless of what you think of the Apple co-founder, a lot of people have mountains of respect for Steve Jobs. When he passed away last year, people showed their respect in a variety of ways. Budapest went the strange route …

Online Petition To Allow YouTube to MP3 Conversion Tops 1 Million Signatures Online Petition To Allow YouTube to MP3 Conversion Tops 1 Million Signatures
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An online petition demanding YouTube to allow access for third party recording tools has topped 1.1 million signatures, and shows no signs of stopping. The petition, created by 21-year-old Philip Matesanz, asks Google to “break their silence and participate in …

Snooki: Mets Game Cheer Gets Her Booed
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Snooki–a.k.a. Nicole Polizzi–seems to have non-fans everywhere she goes these days. I’m not sure exactly why people hate on her so much or so often, but whatever the reason, she’s not letting it get to her. When she appeared at …