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SXSW 2012 Darling App “Highlig.ht” Facebook-Only Login Is a Deal-Breaker SXSW 2012 Darling App “Highlig.ht” Facebook-Only Login Is a Deal-Breaker
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One of today’s hot topics at SXSW is “ambient social networking”. And the charge in that area is led by the new location-based social app Highlig.ht. Here is what Highlight tells us about their product: Highlight is a fun, simple …

iPad 3: iPad HD Name Looking More Likely iPad 3: iPad HD Name Looking More Likely
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Last week we started hearing rumors that the forthcoming iPad 3 would actually be called the iPad HD. An inventory list of iPad accessories from Griffin and usage statistics from a Romanian developer both referred to the iPad HD instead …

GDC 2012: Realm Of The Mad God Developer Talks Post Release Updates

Spry Fox Games took a huge undertaking last year by releasing Realm of the Mad God. Not only was it an MMO which is already hard to manage and constantly develop, it was also a bullet hell shooter which requires …

Facebook Moderators Earn $1/hr Facebook Moderators Earn $1/hr
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In a recent interview, 21-year-old Amine Derkaoui described spending spent three weeks working in Morocco for oDesk, an outsourcing company used by Facebook, to moderate content. Derkaoui’s job, which payed roughly $1 per hour, was to essentially implement Facebook’s strange …

LifeStrength Speaks Out about Balance Bracelets
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On a recent episode of Shark Tank, Mark Cuban, and some of the other sharks, spoke out against negative ion technology. When Ryan Naylor for Esso watches gave his demonstration, Mark Cuban had some harsh words: “I’m allergic to scams, …

Obama’s Reelection Directly Linked To Market Performance
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Many studies in the past have tried to find a link or commonality as to why a President is elected. A lot of them have tried to use three main things, economic growth, inflation, and unemployment. A recent study came …

Entrepreneurs Invest Virtual Cash To Win $50,000! Entrepreneurs Invest Virtual Cash To Win $50,000!

Yahoo! Finance has announced it will hold the first ever fantasy finance game set to run from March 5th to May 25th. Players will compete using their investment genius (or not) to amass the greatest wealth using an initial virtual …

New Orleans Saints Work Out Randy Moss, Twitter Erupts

Last night it was rumored that the New Orleans Saints were holding a workout for former All-Pro receiver Randy Moss. Moss, whose 153 touchdown receptions are tied with Terrell Owens for second all time, announced on his 35th birthday that …

Google Webmaster Tools Gets New Admin Feature Google Webmaster Tools Gets New Admin Feature
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Google announced the launch of a new Webmaster Tools feature, which lets verified site owners grant limited access to their site’s data and settings to other people. You can do this from the home page, by clicking “Manage Site” and …

TripAdvisor and Facebook Team Up to Help You Plan the Trip of Your Dreams TripAdvisor and Facebook Team Up to Help You Plan the Trip of Your Dreams

TripAdvisor has been teaming up with Facebook to help millions of travelers plan the best trip of their life by featuring recommendations from their FB friends. The decision was based off of a Nielsen research study,”U.S. Advertising Spend and Effectiveness,” …

iPad Screencasting Software Doceri at SXSW 2012 iPad Screencasting Software Doceri at SXSW 2012

SP Controls is readying the second generation of its popular Doceri iPad-based whiteboard and presentation software for release this spring and will unveil a sneak preview at this week’s South By Southwest (SXSW) LAUNCHedu event. The new Doceri software will …

Disney Kids’ Shows Start Popping Up on YouTube Disney Kids’ Shows Start Popping Up on YouTube

You probably haven’t noticed it, but Disney is in the process of adding a bunch of their full-length shows to YouTube. Over the last week or so, dozens of episodes from Disney original series have popped up on their channel. …

Samsung Galaxy Phones Get Norton Mobile Security Samsung Galaxy Phones Get Norton Mobile Security

Norton has announced that they are bringing a new suite of security software to Samsung’s Galaxy line of Android-based smartphones. The software provides a variety of tools to secure users’ phones against both theft and malware. Norton Mobile Security lets …

Wallit iPhone App Creates Virtual Wall Posts In Almost-Real Life Wallit iPhone App Creates Virtual Wall Posts In Almost-Real Life
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The old corkboard-and-paper community billboard gets injected with a dose of cyberspace today as a new app that socializes augmented reality experiences became available to the general public. The app, Wallit, is a free geo-social app that enables people to …

GDC 2012: Magicka Developer Working On New Game

Now that GDC 2012 is in its second day, we can expect to see the new game announcements begin to flow in. Today’s first announcement is going to make PC gamers very happy. Paradox Interactive, the PC game publisher who …

Businesses Harness Social With SocialChorus Businesses Harness Social With SocialChorus

SocialChorus is a company that matches brands with social influencers who can help them sell what they have to offer. “Social media has democratized the power of influence, and accelerated the growth of social influencers,” said Gregory Shove, SocialChorus Founder …

China To Deploy Moon Rover In 2013 China To Deploy Moon Rover In 2013

China is set to launch their third lunar probe next year. The probe will be called the chang’e-3 and it will be the first probe to have legs so that it can land safely on the moon’s irregular surface. A …

iPad 3: “Something Is Coming,” Teases Verizon iPad 3: “Something Is Coming,” Teases Verizon

With the iPad launch event just about twenty-four hours away, people are starting to get excited. Never one to let a good marketing opportunity pass, Verizon has put a teaser about the tablet at the top of verizonwireless.com. The tease, …

HTLM5 Apps Get Faster On Android Devices HTLM5 Apps Get Faster On Android Devices
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HTML5 is the future of the open Web and many people want to take advantage of building games with it on smart devices. While appMobi’s HTML5 acceleration technology has been on iOS devices since last year, it’s finally making the …

SXSW 2012 Using Spredfast SXSW 2012 Using Spredfast

Austin’s 2012 South By Southwest Interactive Festival has selected local startup Spredfast to manage all of its social media during the event taking place between March 9-13. With Spredfast, SXSW will be able to monitor, coordinate, engage and log social …

iPad 3 Launching With 4G LTE After All [Rumor] iPad 3 Launching With 4G LTE After All [Rumor]

We’re only a day away from the big iPad 3 (or is it iPad HD) event that Apple’s holding in San Francisco. Invites were sent out last week, saying that the Cupertino company has “something you really have to see…and …

Google Expands Encrypted Search Worldwide Google Expands Encrypted Search Worldwide

Last year, Google announced the launch of encrypted search by default for signed in users. http://www.google.com became https://www.google.com. Now, Google is expanding this throughout the world. Google software engineer posted a quick message to the company’s Inside Search blog: Several …

GDC 2012: Tweets From the Game Developers Conference

The highly attended Game Developers Conference opened today at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Here are some of the reactions to the opening day we have selected from Twitter: @YouTubeYouTubeHow many Post-it notes does it take to kick off …

IBM Upgrades The Louvre, Makes It Europe’s First ‘Smarter Museum’ IBM Upgrades The Louvre, Makes It Europe’s First ‘Smarter Museum’

Thanks to IBM, the Louvre received a major upgrade that will help the museum protect and preserve the countless pieces of art currently in its care. The Louvre, which is the Parisian home to some of the most famous art …