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Nasdaq Scrutinized for Facebook IPO Investor Compensation Plan Nasdaq Scrutinized for Facebook IPO Investor Compensation Plan

Yesterday, Nasdaq announced it was finally making some reparations to investors who were effected by the mysterious computer glitch that plagued Facebook trading the morning of the IPO launch. You might recall, they set aside over $40 million in order …

Mars One To Put Man Permanently On Mars In 2023
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Mars One has a goal. That goal is to put 4 humans on a one way trip to Mars. Thats right, one way, as in no one is coming back home. The idea is from Holland, isn’t that weird? The …

Facebook Announces Some Improvements In Mobile Security Facebook Announces Some Improvements In Mobile Security
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Although Facebook probably didn’t plan it like this, this announcement is pretty timely considering what’s been going on over at LinkedIn and some other high-profile sites in the past couple of days. In order to keep your experience more safe, …

Google Teams Up With ClickZ To Learn About The State Of Mobile Marketing Google Teams Up With ClickZ To Learn About The State Of Mobile Marketing

Google has partnered up with ClickZ on a mobile marketing and apps survey. Google says it hopes to “provide a reference point for the state of mobile marketing in 2012.” They say it just takes three mintes to complete, and …

Developers Still Prefer Apple Over Android By A Large Margin Developers Still Prefer Apple Over Android By A Large Margin

We reported on a trend in the mobile development scene Wednesday – Android is on the rise. It’s true, but it’s not the whole story. While Android is on the rise, the behemoth that is Apple is still dominating the …

Timothy Poe Lies About Photo on America’s Got Talent
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Timothy Poe, the stuttering veteran who claims he developed the speech impediment after an RPG attack in Afghanistan, provided “America’s Got Talent” with a photograph to use during his segment. Here’s the problem: The picture in question isn’t Timothy Poe …

Office For iPad To Be Announced At SharePoint? Office For iPad To Be Announced At SharePoint?

There have been several rumors lately that Microsoft would be bringing Office to Apple’s iPad (and possibly to Android tablets as well). Two stories a week apart have each cited internal Microsoft sources claiming that Office for iOS would be …

IO Interactive Apologizes For Hitman/Nun Trailer

Stating a desire to capture the grindhouse theme made popular by the exploitation movies of the past, developers at IO Interactive have apologized for their Hitman: Absolution trailer, which leads this post. Given the apparent sexism contained within the trailer, …

A Few Best Practices for Managing Your Business Online A Few Best Practices for Managing Your Business Online

As the competitive landscape for small businesses continues to be challenging, it has become increasingly important for small business owners to regularly examine their marketing efforts to evaluate what is working and what is not. With the proliferation of marketing …

Zombies VS. Gladiators: A Clive Barker Joint
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It seems that the creator of Candyman and Hellraiser is taking on a new project called Zombies VS Gladiators. That is a winning title, right there. Amazon Studios (count me as one that had no idea Amazon had a film …

Bill Gates’ Old Porsche Sells for $80,000

According to Wolfgang Humer, a representative from Dorotheum auction house in Vienna, Bill Gates old Porsche 911 aroused quite a bit of interest when it went up for auction. Apparently there were bidders from all over the world, but it …

Square Enix Making Plans For Final Fantasy 14 Relaunch

One of the largest disasters in recent years in the world of video games was the launch of Final Fantasy 14. The game was the successor of the fairly successful Final Fantasy 11 and looked to be good but then …

Here’s What Facebook’s App Center Looks Like On iOS Here’s What Facebook’s App Center Looks Like On iOS
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The Facebook App Center is set to launch any time now, if recent reports are to be believed. The company announced the App Center early last month and said that it would become available in the “upcoming weeks.” Yesterday we …

NASA New Discovery: Microscopic Plants Found in Arctic Waters
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NASA new discovery: In case you were wondering, it’s not space-oriented. No, according to the folks at Space Ref, an expedition to the Arctic Ocean has uncovered an area saturated in microscopic marine plant life, one that’s richer than any …

Bing Adding Info from Encyclopedia Britannica Among Search Results Bing Adding Info from Encyclopedia Britannica Among Search Results

Are you one of the many bibliophilic polymaths overcome with lament since the Encyclopedia Britannica announced it will no longer produce print editions and instead go the way the rest of the print industry appears to be going and focus …

Disney Imposes 28-Day Delay On Netflix, RedBox Rentals Disney Imposes 28-Day Delay On Netflix, RedBox Rentals

Sometimes it seems that Netflix just can’t catch a break. While the movie industry has long had a love-hate relationship with the video rental industry, Netflix seems to get all the hate and none of the love. Ever since the …

MD5crypt Password Scrambler Not Safe, Says Creator MD5crypt Password Scrambler Not Safe, Says Creator
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One of the more interesting things revealed to the public during the LinkedIn password leak debacle is the fact that entire forums exist where black-hat hackers work together to crack hashes. The speed with which LinkedIn and eHarmony’s passwords were …

Disney May Adopt 28-Day Waiting Period For Redbox Disney May Adopt 28-Day Waiting Period For Redbox
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For those of you wonder where John Carter is on Redbox, you may be shocked to find out the the company who made the film, Disney, has gone the way of Universal and Fox to wait 28 days after the …

Sony Might Not Attend Gamescom This Year
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E3 has become the pinnacle of new and exciting video game events, but it is not the biggest. That title goes to Gamescom which takes place in Cologne Germany. Nintendo already decided that they were not going to the world’s …

E3 2012: Miyamoto Confirms That Zelda Wii U Is In Experimental Stage

Nintendo’s E3 press conference was pretty bad. Every blog and news site has beaten it to death and we can now move on with our lives until we get the next embarrassing string of information in regards to the Wii …

A Look at Google’s Location-Based Mobile Alerts Patent A Look at Google’s Location-Based Mobile Alerts Patent

As pointed out by Endgadet, Google owns the right to a patent that, according to its title, is a “Location-based mobile device alarm,” an idea that will surely please those of you who worry about the collection of location data …

Is It Google’s Fault You Got Hit By Penguin? Is It Google’s Fault You Got Hit By Penguin?
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Since Google unleashed the original Penguin update, there has been a lot of finger pointing at the search giant. That continues to this day, and will likely continue for the foreseeable future, not unlike we’ve seen with the Panda update. …

Amanda Bynes Asks Obama to Fire the Officer Who Arrested Her
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Amanda Bynes, star of such timeless cinematic gems as “She’s the Man” and “Sydney White”, was pulled over in April after clipping a police car while boldly attempting to pass it. To make matters worse, she tried to flee the …

“Cancer Bride” Had Help In Her Wedding Scam
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As someone who writes and reads about Facebook scams all the time, it’s not really a surprise to me when I hear a story about someone lying for personal gain, sometimes even keeping up several false identities at once to …