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Startups.Com is Calling It Quits After One Year Startups.Com is Calling It Quits After One Year
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Startups.com regrets to inform you that their daily deals website is on the way out. According to founder Gonzo Arzuaga, “unfortunately we couldn’t make a go of it”. An email was sent out to mail list subscribers explaining his disappointment. …

MTV to Break the World Record for Most Live Concerts

The O Music Awards is the offbeat, outrageous, and online awards show that celebrates the best in digital music—from the top artist on Twitter to the most innovative music app. The O music awards celebrates everything digital in the music …

Facebook, Google India Censorship Trial Postponed (…Again) Facebook, Google India Censorship Trial Postponed (…Again)
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Remember when the Delhi High Court rolled that ball of court orders demanding at tech companies like Facebook and Google for refusing to regulate incendiary and allegedly offensive content? That ball, yet again, continues to roll even slower and slower. …

John Calipari And Staff Sign Extensions at UK

Winning the National Championship is good for your resume, isn’t that right, John Calipari? Especially when it comes to a town that’s been waiting for 14 years for another banner. Not only does it look good on your permanent record, …

Wal-Mart, eBay Try Out New Search Engines Wal-Mart, eBay Try Out New Search Engines
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Reuters is reporting today that both EBay and Wal-Mart are replacing their outdated search engines in order to compete with online retailers such as Amazon. The report states that eBay will soon implement a new search engine it is calling …

Junior Seau’s Brain to Be Examined for Injuries: Twitter Reacts

The family of football great Junior Seau, who died earlier this week from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, has requested that doctors study the legend’s brain for signs of trauma and injury. Repeated blows to the head can …

Google Updates Eclipse Plugin With More APIs Google Updates Eclipse Plugin With More APIs
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Eclipse is a great software development environment that’s heavily supported through the use of plugins. One of those plugins comes from Google that helps with the development of Cloud SQL and Google APIs. They’ve recently updated the plugin with two …

Texting While Driving Test Given To Young Drivers
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Even though most of us do not admit it, at one time or another, most of us have glanced at a text or replied to it while in transit. Even though some of us do it anyway, texting while driving …

No Internet Snooping for Claims, Says Social Security Office No Internet Snooping for Claims, Says Social Security Office
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A decree by the Social Security Administration has put the internet off-limits for disability-claims judges when ruling on cases. And by internet, Social Security means The Internet – all of it, most notably websites where people tend to share personal …

Wife Witnesses Deployed Husband Die Over Skype

An Army wife talking to her deployed husband over Skype is not that strange of an occurrence. Watching her deployed husband die while talking to him over Skype is. This is exactly what happened to the wife of Captain Bruce …

What Miss Travel Is and Isn’t What Miss Travel Is and Isn’t
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A new site called Miss Travel launched recently for “generous” and “attractive” people that focuses on both dating and travel. Miss Travel, which has already garnered nearly 50 thousand members, describes itself as the “only online dating website” where “we match Generous travelers who hate to travel alone with Attractive travelers who would love the opportunity to travel the world for free.”

Touchy Turns Users into a Human Camera

Artist Eric Siu has created a camera/headset that only lets you see when someone is physically touching you. The user puts “Touchy” on his head, and shutters close over his eyes until he makes human contact. Once human contact is …

iPad 2 Gets A Battery Boost From New Processor iPad 2 Gets A Battery Boost From New Processor

Last month we brought you a surprising story about the iPad 2. While most Apple products get a price reduction with the launch of their next-generation successor, one thing they don’t get is a hardware upgrade. It turned out, though, …

Google AdWords and the Advertising Display Network Google AdWords and the Advertising Display Network

Last week Google hosted a Hangout where they answered user’s questions about how to use their Display Network and what qualifies to be on it. During the Hangout Top Contributors from the AdWords community, and several of Google’s staff shared …

Adam Yauch, Beastie Boys Co-Founder, Dead at 47

Adam Yauch, MCA to those who followed the influential and ground-breaking hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, has passed away. Yauch had been battling cancer since 2009, which ultimately prevented the group from doing any sort of promotion for their last …

Kate Upton Cat Daddy Gifs Are Life-Affirming

The Kate Upton Cat Daddy dance is taking the Internet by storm, albeit with a delayed reaction. Upton’s provocative dance hit the web two days ago, and her momentum continues to build. Of course, YouTube’s pulling of the video played …

Foursquare Launches Check-In History Pages Foursquare Launches Check-In History Pages

Foursquare today launched a brand-new history page feature on its site. The feature lists user’s past check-ins and is fully searchable. In addition, check-ins can be filtered by month or year, by the type of venue, by neighborhood, by city, …

The Avengers Facebook Game Gets Movie Tie-In
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Social games are a driving force behind why Facebook has become the giant that it is. The amount of profit that they can make is enormous. Marvel decided to dip it’s toes into the business and try to make some …

NAB Backs Off on TV Broadband Objections NAB Backs Off on TV Broadband Objections
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Back in 2010, it was reported that the FCC and Google had been working with moving forward with white spaces, which are unused television bands that can be used for ultra-fast wifi connections. The National Association of Broadcasters had objected …

The Elder Scrolls Online Trailer Reminiscent Of Skyrim
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I’m just starting to get over the announcement of The Elder Scrolls Online yesterday and I’m beginning to accept it. While I still don’t think it’s a good idea to move an established single-player franchise into the MMO space, ZeniMax …

Don’t Check Your Email While Reading This – It Will Save Your Life Don’t Check Your Email While Reading This – It Will Save Your Life
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Are you one of those types that has a strict policy of not checking your work email when you’re not at work? If you are, good on you because you’re doing you and your heart a huge favor. In fact, …

Angry Birds Now Embedable Through Facebook
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Angry Birds aficionados can now challenge their friends anywhere on the web by embedding a level from the Angry Birds Facebook app. Pocket-lint writer Stuart Miles spotted this feature today, which allows a player to embed a single level on …

Prehistoric Artifact: Native American Pottery Donated to Goodwill
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Prehistoric artifact or interesting knick-knack? An anonymous donor dropped off a piece of pottery to Goodwill that some believe is, in fact, an artifact from a Native American tribe that once called Oklahoma their home. The pottery traveled through Goodwill’s …

Kentucky Derby on Twitter: Picks and Mint Juleps

The Kentucky Derby is anyone’s race. Unless you get a freak of nature horse like Secretariat, the race could be run over and over again with a different result every time. That doesn’t stop people from using every resource and …