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LinkedIn Password Leak Confirms That People Truly Suck At Choosing Passwords LinkedIn Password Leak Confirms That People Truly Suck At Choosing Passwords

Last week, you may have received an email or two from LinkedIn detailing the steps you needed to take following a massive leak that involved 6.4 million passwords. Although most of the passwords were encoded, some were able to be …

Leaked Images Show New MacBook Pro Components Leaked Images Show New MacBook Pro Components

With Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote just a couple hours away now, last minute information is starting to surface about what Apple will unveil. Photos of what is supposed to be the logic board with a new graphics chip of the …

Google Removes Parts Of Penalties If You Make Changes Google Removes Parts Of Penalties If You Make Changes
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Just as you can recover from a Google algorithm update like Penguin, you can bounce back from a penalty as well. In fact, you can even partially bounce back, even if you’re unable to bounce all the way back at …

The Pirate Bay Blocked By More European ISPs The Pirate Bay Blocked By More European ISPs
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The Pirate Bay can not catch a break these days. It seems like there’s a new case brought against the torrent tracker every day to have its IP blocked by various ISPs across Europe. The latest block comes from Finland. …

Stock Market: Spain Bailout May Only Bring Temporary Relief Stock Market: Spain Bailout May Only Bring Temporary Relief

Stock markets across Europe increased on news that Spain had accepted the equivalent of €100 billion ($125 billion) in bailout funds, though some seem to view this as only a temporary solution to much bigger problems on the continent. The …

Online Olympic Viewership May Be Lower than Expected Online Olympic Viewership May Be Lower than Expected

This London 2012 Olympiad has been touted by the International Olympic Committee as being the first fully digital Olympiad. While that may be true that people have the ability to watch the games like never before, it seems that not …

Google Finally Strikes Deal With France to Digitize Out-of-Print Books Google Finally Strikes Deal With France to Digitize Out-of-Print Books

Google has been trying to bring more material to their book scanning archives for years, but they have been met with a lot of resistance. Both in the United States and France, Google has sifted through countless lawsuits in attempt …

Robin Roberts Now Battling Bone Marrow Disease
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Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts has fought–and won–the battle against breast cancer, and now she’s having to face a much more painful foe: MDA, or myelodysplastic syndrome. She announced the news today via a letter to her fans and …

Avengers Shoes Will Kick Bad Guys’ Butts
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If you were a superhero like Captain America or Iron Man would you wear your own swag? Is it different if you are a superhero, or super douchey like if I wore a shirt with a picture of my face …

Lenovo Offers No-Contract Mobile Broadband Lenovo Offers No-Contract Mobile Broadband

Lenovo has announced Lenovo Mobile Access, a no-contract mobile broadband service that allows consumers to ditch MiFi subscriptions. All ThinkPad laptops that come with embedded mobile broadband connectivity will also come with Lenovo Mobile Access pre-installed. The service will be …

Search Industry Vet Calls Upon FTC To Scrutinize Google (And Other Search Engines) Search Industry Vet Calls Upon FTC To Scrutinize Google (And Other Search Engines)
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Veteran search industry journalist Danny Sullivan has written a letter to the Federal Trade Commission, calling on the organization to look into the disclosure of paid listings in Google, Yahoo, Bing, Ask, Nextag, Twenga, and TripAdvisor. Sullivan intros the letter, …

Instant Personalization and Public Search Come To Facebook Security Settings Instant Personalization and Public Search Come To Facebook Security Settings

For those always on the lookout for new ways to ramp up their privacy and security on the site, Facebook has just added two additional options for privacy control to their apps settings page – Instant Personalization and Public Search. …

WWDC 2012: Apple Store Goes Down Ahead Of Keynote WWDC 2012: Apple Store Goes Down Ahead Of Keynote
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Apple has taken the online Apple Store down just hours before today’s WWDC 2012 keynote. If you attempt to visit the Apple Store right now you’re greeted with the familiar “We’ll be back” message (the yellow sticky note it used …

Skyrim For Xbox 360 Gets Mounted Combat In Latest Update
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Bethesda has been more aggressive than usual in post-game support for Skyrim which has led to some amazing new features like archer and magic kill cams. One of the latest upgrades came in the form of mounted combat for the …

David Cameron, British Prime Minister, Leaves His Daughter at Pub
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David Cameron, also known as the British Prime Minister, accidentally left his young daughter behind at a local pub after enjoying a family lunch. The AFP reports that Nancy Cameron, 8, took a trip to the restroom while her parents …

Google, Apple’s Next Generation of 3D Maps Raise Privacy Concerns Google, Apple’s Next Generation of 3D Maps Raise Privacy Concerns

If the latest trend among big technology companies is any indication, using satellites to capture imagery for mapping services is a pretty passé way of going about business these days. Google revealed last week that it’s been using its own …

Facebook’s Dominance Makes For A Big, Blue World Facebook’s Dominance Makes For A Big, Blue World

Although Facebook’s foray into the public market has left many with quite the bitter taste in their mouth, the company can take comfort in the fact that at least for now, they are without question dominating the world’s social media …

Twitter Nascar TV Spot Promotes Hashtag Pages During the Pocono 400 Twitter Nascar TV Spot Promotes Hashtag Pages During the Pocono 400
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Yesterday, Twitter grabbed the attentions of Nascar fans when they released their new television ad featuring their corresponding Twitter.com/hashtag/nascar page. The ad ran during the Pocono 400 race and featured driver Brad Keselowski (who placed 24th in the race) snapping …

Motorola DROID RAZR HD Pictures Leaked Motorola DROID RAZR HD Pictures Leaked
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Now that Google owns Motorola, we can expect the next line of Android phones to be some of the best on the market. The latest leak seems to confirm those expectations in terms of aesthetics. Droid Life scored some images …

Lady Gaga Suffers Concussion During Show

Songstress Lady Gaga is no stranger to weirdness, as we all know by now; she wears dresses made of meat and totters around on odd, armadillo-shaped shoes. So fans at a recent show in New Zealand probably weren’t too shocked …

LinkedIn Defends Its Password Leak Response LinkedIn Defends Its Password Leak Response

Over 6.4 million LinkedIn member passwords were leaked to a hash-cracking forum last week, causing LinkedIn members to worry about the site’s security. As the week went on, the scope of the leak grew to encompass both eHarmony and Last.fm. …

Tommy Chong Reveals Struggle with Prostate Cancer
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Tommy Chong, the comedian best known for his “Cheech & Chong” movies and his recurring role on “That 70’s Show”, told CNN on Saturday that he’s currently living with stage one prostate cancer. The actor/musician/activist stated that he became aware …

Demand Media Applies For 26 gTLDs, Partners With Donuts For More Demand Media Applies For 26 gTLDs, Partners With Donuts For More

Demand Media announced this morning that it is pursuing some new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs). Specifically, the company says it has selected names in categories connected to ecommerce, personal & professional identity, education, entertainment, internet life, sports, small business …

Facebook Adopts Updated Policies After Minimal Voter Turnout Facebook Adopts Updated Policies After Minimal Voter Turnout

After a flood of comments orchestrated by a privacy group triggered a vote on Facebook’s proposed policy changes, the company opened up their second-ever Site Governance Vote with little fanfare on June 1st. The vote, which lasted only one week, …