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European Union: New Google Privacy Policy Isn’t Lawful Or Fair European Union: New Google Privacy Policy Isn’t Lawful Or Fair

Upon the eve of Google’s new and controversial Privacy Policy going into effect, the tech company received a resounding rebuke from the European Union yesterday as France’s regulator said that the new policy seems to violates the EU’s rules regarding …

Netflix Might Become Part of Cable Packages Netflix Might Become Part of Cable Packages

At the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in San Francisco Tuesday, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings stated that he envisions cable TV evolving into an on-demand internet platform, and that Netflix will become just another cable provider. “It’s not …

Lamar Smith Doesn’t Care About Personal Privacy on the Internet
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While SOPA is holding on to its dying breaths for dear life, Lamar Smith has apparently moved on to bigger and better things: Monitoring every aspect of your online behavior, details which would be available to any government agency without …

MacBook Pro Getting An Update In April? MacBook Pro Getting An Update In April?

With all the rumors and excitement zipping around about Apple’s newest iOS devices, one can almost forget sometimes that they actually make computers, too. Part of this, of course, is Apple’s fault. When was the last time you saw them …

Leap Year 2012: Famous & Infamous February 29th Birthdays
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You think your birthday is special? Pshh, think again. Your day has nothing on today (February 29th), as it only happens once every four years, which is more commonly known as a Leap Day, which takes place during a Leap …

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Now Available Windows 8 Consumer Preview Now Available
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Windows has announced the release of Windows 8 consumer preview. It’s available to download now for anyone interested in trying out the new operating system. Windows Experience blog is already posting tips on how to better navigate the system. According …

USAF Looks To Work Hand In Hand With Silicon Valley USAF Looks To Work Hand In Hand With Silicon Valley

In 1947, following World War 2, the United States Army Air Forces became the United States Air Force. They aso became one the preeminent research and development teams in the United States. But in the last 20 years that title …

Facebook May Be Misreporting What Games You Play Facebook May Be Misreporting What Games You Play

Facebook’s games tend to have a surprisingly polarizing effect on the social network’s users. Many, of course, love them. Some even spend hours on end playing them. On the other hand, those that don’t play them tend to find them …

A+E Networks And thePlatform Team Up For Mobile Video Content A+E Networks And thePlatform Team Up For Mobile Video Content

You might have never heard of thePlatform, but you’ve certainly heard of the A+E Networks family of channels including, of course, A&E but other channels like Lifetime and History. The two companies have teamed up to expand its programming to …

Restaurant Calls 1% Tip Story a Hoax

A Newport Beach, CA banker recently prompted public outrage after apparently leaving a 1% tip for a waitress named Breanna, adding a small note to the check reading “get a real job.” But according to the True Food Kitchen, the …

Rage Faces In Real Life

If you’re any kind of experienced Internet user, you’re probably awfully familiar with the rage face memes that permeate across a large number of platforms. While Reddit deserves a large amount of the credit for the growing the popularity surrounding …

SPAM Turns 75, Rolls Out New Advertising Campaign SPAM Turns 75, Rolls Out New Advertising Campaign

Everybody love SPAM, right? No, not the kind that you have email filters for, but the kind that comes in a can – SPiced hAM. Ok, not everybody loves SPAM. Hawaii really does though. Personally, it’s hard to say no …

Best Buy Return Policy Will Extend To 30 Days Best Buy Return Policy Will Extend To 30 Days
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Currently Best Buy gives purchasers 14 days to return desktops and notebook computers, tablets, monitors, projectors, camcorders, digital cameras, radar detectors, DJ equipment and lighting, pro audio and home recording equipment. Everything else they carry has a 30 day return …

After Five Years a Couple Finds Dream Baby by Networking on Facebook After Five Years a Couple Finds Dream Baby by Networking on Facebook
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Seth Edlavitch and Melissa Segal decided to explore less conventional methods in their desire to become parents after a devastating miscarriage. After five years of trying to bring new life into the world, the couple decided to post the following …

IBM Cuts Another 1,000 Jobs, Enjoys a 7% Increase in Profits IBM Cuts Another 1,000 Jobs, Enjoys a 7% Increase in Profits

Over 1,000 U.S. IBM employees were “let go” during the past week. This comes as no surprise. IBM has been decreasing American jobs for half a decade. IBM has reduced its American workforce by over 21,000 employees since 2007. It …

New Facebook Timeline for Brand Pages New Facebook Timeline for Brand Pages

As promised, Facebook has begun to “roll out” its new timeline for brand pages. This is the next step in a series Facebook has taken to phase in the new feature for all users. Soon the option will no longer …

European Virtual Console Gets 13 New Titles In March
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The virtual console was a great idea when Nintendo launched it alongside their Wii console in 2006. It’s unfortunate then that classic game releases have been slowing down over the past few years. It’s doubly true for our friends in …

iPad Trade-Ins on eBay Rising iPad Trade-Ins on eBay Rising

eBay has stated that customers are trading in their first and second generation iPads ten times more than they were last February, likely in anticipation of Apple’s release of its iPad 3. eBay said it received 125K tablet trade-in offers …

Wyoming Doomsday Bill: When Armageddon Visits The Equality State
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Lack of food rations. No electricity. Broken government. Money is meaningless. Lawlessness. Sounds like the end of the world, doesn’t it? To Wyoming it sure does, and accordingly the state government has drafted a bill to prepare for the consummate …

Modern Warfare 3 DLC Available Now For PS3

If you’re a member of Call of Duty Elite Premium, you can now download the maps for your PS3. The first two maps, Piazza takes place in Italy and offers close quarter combat, while Liberation is set in New York …

The New Avengers Trailer Debuts Today

At 12 pm EST (9 am PST), Marvel Comic’s movie-making entity will be releasing another full-length trailer for the upcoming, highly anticipated The Avengers movie. It’s an interesting world we live in, one that’s powered by anticipation and desire to …

SEO, Analytics, Financials, All In One Place SEO, Analytics, Financials, All In One Place

How’s business? It’s a question small business owners are asked a lot. But it’s one that is increasingly difficult to answer because of the complexities of running a modern business. WebControlRoom.com is a free tool that has been developed to …

Gioachino Rossini Honored With Leap Day Google Doodle Gioachino Rossini Honored With Leap Day Google Doodle
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Today is February 29th, leap day – so salary workers you’re working for free. It’s also the birthday of the Italian composer Gioachino Rossini, who many in his time dubbed “The Italian Mozart.” Rossini was born into a family of …

Mobile Devices Create Vulnerabilities For Businesses Mobile Devices Create Vulnerabilities For Businesses

Late last year we covered a study that showed that companies that allowed workers to use their own mobile devices – phones, tablets, laptops – instead of company-issued devices tended to have happier workers. According to that study, these “bring …