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How to Be a Dad – Government Knows Best?

For those of you that enjoyed your Father’s day weekend, the federal government wants to remind you that being a father isn’t all presents and cookouts. The job is far from over, and the government wants to help you out …

15-Year Old Kid Invents Early Cancer Detection Tool
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In news that will probably make you feel like a worthless lump of a human being, a 15-year old high-school Freshman from Maryland has created a paper test strip for detecting cancer in its very early stages, and is being …

Will Yahoo Abandon Search? Will Yahoo Abandon Search?

Reports indicate that Yahoo is considering unloading its search business, and focusing on its stronger media business. Last month, we reported on rumors that Yahoo’s “Search Alliance” with Microsoft may not play out for its full ten years. Motivity Marketing …

Yahoo Fills Chief Revenue Officer Position with Ex-Google Executive Yahoo Fills Chief Revenue Officer Position with Ex-Google Executive

Yahoo is getting ready for some much needed changes and they have just hired ex-Google executive, Michael Barrett to be their executive vice president and chief revenue officer. He will report directly interim CEO Ross Levinsohn. Yahoo’s Interim chief executive …

Twitter Now Shows You Exactly How Many Retweets You Receive Twitter Now Shows You Exactly How Many Retweets You Receive

Are you incredibly popular on Twitter – so popular that it’s commonplace for you to receive over 50 retweets of one of your 140-character brain farts? If not, are you curious to see just how popular the Twitter elite really …

Audi Hybrid Vehicles Win Big at Le Mans Audi Hybrid Vehicles Win Big at Le Mans
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For the first time in history, a hybrid vehicle has won at Le Mans 24 Hours. Audi fielded a team of four of its Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid vehicles, and the cars have taken first, second, third, and fifth …

Apple Store Employees Get A Big Raise Apple Store Employees Get A Big Raise

It looks like today is going to be a very good day for employees of Apple’s retail stores. It seems that they – all of them – are about to get a $4-per-hour raise. The decision appears to be the …

Draw Something Show Headed to CBS: Twitter Reacts

A Draw Something show is currently in production over at CBS, with Ryan Seacrest and producer Michael “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” Davis backing the project. According to CNN, the program, which is based on the popular “Pictionary”-style app, …

Samsung Galaxy S III The First SAFE Phone In The U.S. Samsung Galaxy S III The First SAFE Phone In The U.S.

With our increasingly connected world, people have to make sure that data is safe. Data safety is especially important for businesses who don’t want corporate secrets making their way out through a misplaced data transfer on smart phones or other …

Crazy Fan Interrupts U.S. Open Winning Speech

Golf is officially turning into what Happy Gilmore envisioned it to be. After winning the the U.S. Open, pro golfer Webb Simpson did the customary post match interview with Bob Costas. But this one was interrupted by a man in …

Samsonite Scare: Tokyo Chic Handles Linked to Cancer
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Samonsite scare: A local consumer group in Hong Kong has claimed that the handles used in the company’s Tokyo Chic line of luggage contains high levels of a chemical that may cause cancer. As a result, Samsonite International has pulled …

Draw Something TV Show Coming to CBS

Draw Something was the mobile gaming phenomenon of spring 2012. The game surged in popularity this past March, with more than 50 million people playing the game at one point. The game became so popular that the biggest name in …

Groupon Gets an Upgrade by Morgan Stanley Analyst from Equal Weight to Overweight Groupon Gets an Upgrade by Morgan Stanley Analyst from Equal Weight to Overweight
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Groupon shares are on the rise this morning as after Morgan Stanley analyst, Scott Devitt, raised the company’s status from Equal Weight to Overweight. Despite closing just above $10 per share on Friday, early morning trading reached as high as …

iOS 6: Video Shows Siri For iPad In Action iOS 6: Video Shows Siri For iPad In Action

One of the big stories from last week’s WWDC 2012 Apple keynote was iOS 6. The newest version of Apple’s mobile operating system comes with a slew of new features, many of them requested by users over the last couple …

Is Microsoft’s Major Announcement The Xbox Surface? [Rumor] Is Microsoft’s Major Announcement The Xbox Surface? [Rumor]
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Microsoft is making a major announcement today in Los Angeles at 3:30 p.m. PST. Nobody has any idea what it is and Microsoft has been very secretive with the announcement. The major consensus at this point seems to be that …

Google Buys Mobile Transmit Diversity Patents From Magnolia Broadband Google Buys Mobile Transmit Diversity Patents From Magnolia Broadband

Google has acquired over 50 patents from Magnolia Broadband, according to an announcement from the latter. Specifically, Google has acquired Magnolia’s beam forming Mobile Transmit Diversity (MTD) patents. The patents cover methods for increasing spectrum utilization, expanding coverage, improving uplink …

Facebook’s “Explore London 2012″ Hub Offers Athletes, Teams, But No Ads Facebook’s “Explore London 2012″ Hub Offers Athletes, Teams, But No Ads

If you’re a big fan of the Olympics and want to enhance your experience beyond simply watching the games on the tube, Facebook and the IOC are trying to make it easier for you. While various social media outlets are …

Microsoft Tablets: Can Microsoft Trump The iPad? Microsoft Tablets: Can Microsoft Trump The iPad?
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Microsoft, as with most technology-oriented companies, likes to keep us on our toes. That’s why, when they announced on Thursday that they would reveal something big today, they knew the suspense would be fairly killing those who care about such …

Madonna Tour Demands Include Special Fabric, 20 International Phone Lines
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Madonna’s tour demands have been leaked to the Intrawebs, revealing that the iconic pop star demands that her hotel room feel as close to home as humanly possible. The list of requests, which are referred to as “backstage riders”, are …

Why Facebook Isn’t a Bad Investment for Everyone Why Facebook Isn’t a Bad Investment for Everyone

Back on the 12th of June, Harvard Business Review (HBR) published an article explaining how so many investors were enticed by Facebook’s public offering and why it wasn’t a good idea, according to their principals of investment, to jump on …

Mozilla Junior Browser Coming To iPad Mozilla Junior Browser Coming To iPad

Mozilla has announced that they plan to enter the iOS browser market with Mozilla Junior. Mozilla’s Alex Limi said that with Junior, they set out to “reinvent the browser for a new form factor,” something that “everybody says they do… …

Google+ Office Hours: Tabletop Forge Gets A Kickstarter Google+ Office Hours: Tabletop Forge Gets A Kickstarter

You may recall a Google+ Office Hours from a few weeks ago that introduced us to the amazing Tabletop Forge app. It used Google+ Hangouts as a new way to host traditional tabletop role-playing games across any distance. It was …

Microsoft to Announce a Nook Tablet? Microsoft to Announce a Nook Tablet?

The speculation has been growing all weekend about what Microsoft will be announcing today. Last Thursday the company sent an email to press members requesting their presence in Los Angeles today. There was no word about what sort of product …

Vanilla Ice Dead According To Facebook Hoax
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Get outta here. Word to your mother. The latest celeb to meet the icy hand of death on social media is 44-year-old Rob Van Winkle – you may know him as Vanilla Ice. According to the reports, the rapper, actor, …