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Twitter Hands Over User’s Data To Police Twitter Hands Over User’s Data To Police

Twitter cooperated with Boston police yesterday. The online social media giant handed over a subscriber’s information regarding a Twitter account tied to the Occupy Boston protest. Back in December, a subpoena was sent to Twitter requesting information on several Twitter …

Firefox Remains Android-Only, No Plans For iOS Firefox Remains Android-Only, No Plans For iOS
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Even though Google’s focus, in relation to smartphone web browsing anyway, is firmly on Google Chrome for the Android, that doesn’t mean Mozilla has any plans of branching out to other mobile phone platforms. Thanks to a report at Pocket-lint, …

Andrew Breitbart’s Final Conversation Andrew Breitbart’s Final Conversation
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According to an article in The Hollywood Reporter, a marketing executive who happened to meet Andrew Breitbart just before he died recounted a conversation he had with the blogger. The two apparently met in a bar at The Brentwood restaurant, …

Update AdSense Ad Unit Code Or Miss Out Update AdSense Ad Unit Code Or Miss Out
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Update your AdSense ad unit code if you don’t want to miss out on some key features. That’s the message Google is trying to get across with a new video it uploaded to its Inside AdSense Channel. If you’re not …

Justin Bieber’s Birthday Brings Out The Creepers On Conan Justin Bieber’s Birthday Brings Out The Creepers On Conan
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Whatever you think about Justin Bieber, his music, or his enthusiastic fans, you’ve gotta hand it to the guy – he’s pretty much won the internet. Sure, there is plenty of anti-Bieber sentiment out there, but you can’t deny the …

ArrivalStar’s Jones Patent Claim Endangers Online Shipment Tracking ArrivalStar’s Jones Patent Claim Endangers Online Shipment Tracking
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One of the great amenities of buying things online is that you can usually track the shipping progress of your purchase all the way from the vendor’s warehouse to your front porch. According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, that wonderful …

iPad 3 May Actually Be The iPad HD iPad 3 May Actually Be The iPad HD
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As the launch date for Apple’s next iPad draws near, it’s beginning to look like all the speculation may have been wrong on one key point: the name. The assumption has been all along that the tablet would be called …

iPad 3 Desired By Nearly One-Third Of Mobile Users iPad 3 Desired By Nearly One-Third Of Mobile Users
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We are less than a week from the expected launch of the iPad 3. Apple has sent out invitations to the event, and it’s set to take place at 10 am local time in San Francisco. Anyone who’s spent any …

Game of Thrones Minecraft Project Maps King’s Landing Game of Thrones Minecraft Project Maps King’s Landing
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Game of Throne fans, your favorite Minecraft project has arrived. A King’s Landing map picked up on reddit, generating a large enough buzz that it made its way to me. According to their website, there are 5-7 people working on …

Anonymous Tricked Into Downloading Trojan Anonymous Tricked Into Downloading Trojan
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Anonymous may be most known for their DDoS attacks on company and government Web sites. It turns out, however, that those DDoS attacks may not have been all that safe for the Anon members partcipating. The Symantec blog recently detailed …

Google Street View Image is a Real Pisser, Man Sues Google Street View Image is a Real Pisser, Man Sues

A Google Street View photo has made a man in France the joke of his village after he was caught urinating in his garden. While the picture was blurred, the man came from a very small town located in the …

Internet Down at Pentagon Internet Down at Pentagon

The US military’s Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) shut down internet access Thursday at the Pentagon, while work was being done to fix an unspecified issue. The blackout began at about 10 AM, and included a lot of military downrange …

Walmart, Target to Compete with Isis, Google Wallet Walmart, Target to Compete with Isis, Google Wallet

Isis and Google Wallet may have some new competition on their hands. Walmart, Target, and about two dozen other retailers are joining forces in the development of a mobile payment system to rival the two. The retailers are unhappy with …

Google’s Driverless Cars Inspire New California Legislation Google’s Driverless Cars Inspire New California Legislation
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Last summer, Nevada legalized autonomous cars, clearing the way for Google’s driverless cars program. Earlier this month, news came out that the state is developing some regulations for such cars, including new licensing procedures. California Senator Alex Padilla announced new …

NASA Partners with Optimus Prime For New Video NASA Partners with Optimus Prime For New Video

Not only is NASA going forward on some of the Mars exploration ideas–finding $30 million in the couch has a way of altering plans–they’ve also released some new promotional footage, just in case you thought NASA’s death knell might be …

Multitasking Myth Bad for Business Multitasking Myth Bad for Business

Lots of us get caught up in trying to multitask everyday. The term has become very commonplace. People even brag about their ability to multitask. But, many business leaders are starting to realize that our minds don’t really “multitask” the …

EFF Releases HTTPS Everywhere Extension For Firefox, Chrome EFF Releases HTTPS Everywhere Extension For Firefox, Chrome

Like it or not, the internet is changing. We who use the internet have passed into the era of uncertain privacy and questionable surveillance of our online activities. Rather than await the full implications of what the Googles and Facebooks …

Complaint About Siri In Britain Rejected Complaint About Siri In Britain Rejected
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Britain’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has struck down a complaint about Siri, the personal assistant software on the iPhone 4S. The frustrated iPhone owner complained that Siri was not able to direct him to businesses in his area, despite advertising …

AOL To Cut 50 Jobs AOL To Cut 50 Jobs

According to the Wall Street Journal, AOL plans to cut up to 50 jobs from it’s AIM unit. AIM is best known for its Instant Messanger service. Among those being cut is vice president of AIM products, Jason Shellen. The …

Racing Support For Social Media Savvy Driver Using Twitter Racing Support For Social Media Savvy Driver Using Twitter

Racing giant Roger Penske gave his endorsement and support to Brad Keselowski, the Social Media Savvy Driver who used Twitter during Monday’s Daytona 500. The NASCAR driver is setting the pace with his savvy use of social media. Last week, …

NASA Finds $30 Million For Mars Mission NASA Finds $30 Million For Mars Mission
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NASA is starting the planning process for its scaled-back robotic Mars exploration program immediately and will use 2012 funds previously earmarked for outer planets missions to shore up the effort. NASA will spend about $30 million in 2012 on its …

Yelp IPO Is Here: Trading At $22 Per Share Yelp IPO Is Here: Trading At $22 Per Share
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The Yelp IPO is here and trading at $22 per share! There’s 7.1 million shares being offered in an effort to raise over $106 million. Look for it under the ticker, “YELP” on the New York Stock Exchange. Originally priced …

Overweight 23-Year-Old Makes YouTube Video Asking For Help Overweight 23-Year-Old Makes YouTube Video Asking For Help
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“I’m making this video because I don’t know what else to do. I’ve tried losing weight on my own, I’ve tried doing everything possible – been on diets, been hospitalized. And I’ve always done what needed to be done at …

NEDA and Tumblr Partner to Combat Eating Disorders NEDA and Tumblr Partner to Combat Eating Disorders
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Tumblr has been applauded by the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) for taking a stand against the promotion of eating disorders on its site. Tumblr’s Media Watchdog program has been flagging pro-anorexia/bulimia websites and directing keyword searchers of this disorder …