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Twitter Spam Lawsuit Detailed in Court Filings Twitter Spam Lawsuit Detailed in Court Filings

Last week I reported on the lawsuit Twitter has filed against the companies responsible for making “Twitter marketing” software (i.e. spam software). It claimed in a blog post that taking down those companies would make it harder for spammers who …

Turn Your IPhone 4S into a GPS Bike Computer Turn Your IPhone 4S into a GPS Bike Computer
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Here is a cool new iPhone gadget for all you bikers out there. The Heart Rate Watch Company has released the iPhone 4S ultimate bike pack, turning your iPhone into a personal GPS bike computer. It gives you speed, distance, …

iPhone 5 Release Date: October, Says Foxconn HR Guy iPhone 5 Release Date: October, Says Foxconn HR Guy

Another day, another rumor about the upcoming iPhone. What’s particularly interesting about this one is where it comes from, as well as the fact that a similar source said something completely different just last week. Thus is the nature of …

Google Earnings This Week: Will Mobile Be A Problem? Google Earnings This Week: Will Mobile Be A Problem?

There is concern among investors that Google is generating too many mobile ad clicks, but not enough revenue from them. Google will release its earnings report this week, and it seems Wall Street isn’t sure how much improvement to expect …

Twitter Saves Carjacking Victim Twitter Saves Carjacking Victim

Twitter has played an integral part in the rescue of a man who was a victim of a carjacking in Johannesburg, South Africa over the weekend. The man was driving through Honeydew, a neighborhood in northwest Johannesburg, at about 9pm …

Anonymous Attacks UK Home Office Web Site Anonymous Attacks UK Home Office Web Site

Anonymous may be waging a war against China’s censorship of the Internet, but they are also fighting something a bit closer to home. That is, if you count the UK as being closer to home. The Anonymous UK Twitter account …

Grand Theft Auto V Release Date in October?

Grand Theft Auto V is being developed by Rockstar North studio located in Edinburgh, Scotland. According to his LinkedIn page Alex O’Dwyer is employed as a character animator at Rockstar North and stated that Grand Theft Auto V will launch …

Mike Wallace: The Man Behind The Interviews

Legendary journalist Mike Wallace, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 93, made a name for himself interviewing the famous and infamous; he wasn’t afraid to dig deep to find the answers he wanted, even if it meant …

Women In Science & Math: Where Are They?

Girls may be more precocious than boys when it comes to getting good marks in the classroom, but somehow that doesn’t lead to most of these girls pursuing careers in the fields of science and math in their adult life. …

Obama Criticizing Marine Faces Disciplinary Panel
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Sergent Gary Stein faced a disciplinary panel which by all accounts has suggested that he be discharged from the Marine Corps. with an “other than honorable” discharge. The findings of the 13-hour hearing and an hour of deliberation will be …

Titanic SUPER 3D Will Blow You Away [Literally]

You never hear a bunch of guys saying “Hey dude, Let’s go see Titanic 3D. The on-screen romance between Jack and Rose really shows me what eternal love is all about.” It doesn’t happen. Titanic will forever be a date …

World’s Largest Rube Goldberg Machine Pops Balloon In Just 300 Steps

I’m a big fan of Rube Goldberg machines. There’s just a level of excitement and conversely calm and comfort that comes over me when I watch one function successfully. I guess since so much of my life is punctuated by …

Man Murders Girlfriend He Met on Facebook
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In a situation somewhat akin to the Taiwanese man who’d killed his wife’s Facebook boyfriend, a Michigan man is suspected of stabbing, suffocating and dismembering his girlfriend, who he also had met on the social network. Suspect Matthew Puccio explained …

Top 25 CIOs Active in Social Media [Infographic] Top 25 CIOs Active in Social Media [Infographic]

Chief Information Officers can have a full plate, if they’re anything like the server-slaves that work in the org tree beneath them. Keeping up with changing technology, staying well-read on better ways to accomplish a company’s goals, and just generally …

AOL Sells Patents To Microsoft for $1.1 Billion [Update] AOL Sells Patents To Microsoft for $1.1 Billion [Update]

AOL has decided to sell over 800 patents to Microsoft in a $1.1 million deal. Part of the deal includes non-exclusive rights to over 300 other advertising and technology patents as well. There is no word on exactly why AOL …

Google To Get gTLDs, Report Says Google To Get gTLDs, Report Says

ICANN will release its full list of applications for the new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) at the end of the month. At that point, we will be able to see all the brands going this route. According to a report, …

Vegie Head: A Journey to Online Success

It’s no secret that the Internet has created countless opportunities for individuals. Not only has it become a destination hotspot, but it has also become a home for many people to share the passion and build it into a business.

Netflix Political Action Committee a Reality Netflix Political Action Committee a Reality
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Based on federal forms obtained by Politico, Netflix has formed a Political Action Committee (PAC). The PAC is named the Netflix, Inc. PAC and is abbreviated FLIXPAC. The Federal Election Commission papers forming the committee were signed last Tuesday by …

Corporations Supporting CISPA Include Facebook, Microsoft Corporations Supporting CISPA Include Facebook, Microsoft
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Is this how unwanted Internet regulation passes? When enough popular web-based/tech corporations support a bill that’s potentially as damaging as SOPA, causing their legion of followers to accept the inevitable? If so, there’s a really good chance the backlash SOPA …

Stephen Hawking Infographic Explains Why He is So Awesome

Stephen William Hawking has made many notable contributions to science as a physicist in the past year and to celebrate his achievements Onlinephd.org decided to make an infographic that highlights milestones in his life. The graphic revels to its audience …

President Obama’s Facebook Page Flooded By Egyptian Protesters President Obama’s Facebook Page Flooded By Egyptian Protesters
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In the past 24 hours, Egyptians have deluged U.S. President Barack Obama’s Facebook page with comments protesting a recent development in Egypt’s presidential elections. The outpouring of comments comes as a result of Egyptian presidential candidate Hazem Abu Ismail, who …

Google TV Gets First Ever Hackathon Google TV Gets First Ever Hackathon

Google technology thrives off of hacking. No, not that kind of hacking. The kind of hacking that unlocks the full capabilities of the device and explores new ways it can be used. The Google TV has seen a number of …

Bubba Watson Hits “Unbelieveable” Shot, Wins Masters
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33-year old Bubba Watson, arguably golf’s most promising new star, hit an extraordinary curved shot yesterday that led him to the coveted green jacket above Louis Oosthuizen. Oosthuizen started the game with a double eagle–only the 4th in Masters history–and …

Eating and Using Your Smartphone: Fun Facts

As technology evolves so do our routines and rituals. Many people are using their smartphones as part of their dining experience. Think about it: how often are you using your phone either after or before a meal? Do you use …