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No Hands-Free Devices For Drivers Idea Fails To Win Public Support No Hands-Free Devices For Drivers Idea Fails To Win Public Support

There are plenty of things that a driver can do to distract him/herself to a dangerous degree – texting, disciplining children, drinking beer, eating a meatball sub, etc. And while most people can agree that first thing on that list, …

Twitter and YouTube Celebrate Betty White’s 90th Twitter and YouTube Celebrate Betty White’s 90th

My wife is a Golden Girls fanatic. She has seen every episode multiple times, but still sets the DVR to record marathons. A friend of mine once tweeted that she hated Rose Nylund with a passion. That show stopped running …

Good To Know: Google Advertises Offline To Attract People Online Good To Know: Google Advertises Offline To Attract People Online

If it starts to look like the things you typically see online are starting to spill over into Real Life, you’re not imagining things. For one reason or another, Google has decided to launch an in-print and outdoor ad campaign …

YouTube Bolsters Lineup YouTube Bolsters Lineup

In an initiative to invest heavily in original programming YouTube launched two new channels this past monday. YouTube is said to be sponsoring as many as 100 new channels. The two new channels debut less than a day after Hulu, …

GOOG Doing Alright Ahead of Q4 Earnings Report GOOG Doing Alright Ahead of Q4 Earnings Report

Google will release its Q4 earnings report on Thursday, and provide a live webcast of the conference call discussing the results. At the time of this writing, Google stock is up 2.80. I guess “Search Plus Your World” isn’t too …

One Brave Developer Puts Android First One Brave Developer Puts Android First

It’s a tough market out there for social and mobile games, even tougher for Android-based games. One developer is aiming to bypass that and make Android development profitable. TechCrunch is reporting that Bionic Panda Games, a new Android-focused game developer, …

Audio Tech Company Audience Files For $75 Million IPO Audio Tech Company Audience Files For $75 Million IPO

Audience, the self described “leading provider of intelligent voice and audio solutions that improve voice quality and the user experience in mobile devices,” has filed its S-1 to raise $75 million in its IPO. Audience is backed by Microsoft cofounder …

Google: Here’s How To Get More Out Of Google+ Google: Here’s How To Get More Out Of Google+

In case you hadn’t noticed, Google is doing a lot to encourage people to use Google+. That includes TV ads (not something Google has done a lot historically) and new, deep integration into search results. They also recently launched a …

Online Privacy Debate Heats Up With FTC And Commerce Dept. Reports Coming Soon Online Privacy Debate Heats Up With FTC And Commerce Dept. Reports Coming Soon

To say online privacy is a controversial area is an understatement. It’s always been challenging but has gotten even more so with the rise of social networks, online shopping, and targeted advertising.

SOPA & PIPA: The Pirate Bay Worried About The Internet, Not Itself SOPA & PIPA: The Pirate Bay Worried About The Internet, Not Itself
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The Pirate Bay has long been the favored whipping boy of anti-piracy advocates everywhere. Attempts to block it have been made in many countries, and it is one of the sites that draws the most attention – and ire – …

Microsoft System Center 2012 At The Top Of Microsoft’s Private Cloud Strategy Microsoft System Center 2012 At The Top Of Microsoft’s Private Cloud Strategy

Satya Nadella, president of Microsoft’s Microsoft Server and Tools Business, spoke today about Microsoft’s private cloud solution and how it “will help businesses move faster, save money and better compete in 2012.” Specifically, he discussed how businesses can use Microsoft …

Google Readies For World IPv6 Launch In June Google Readies For World IPv6 Launch In June

It’s might not be an intuitive concept, but the real estate market of the Internet is running out of room. It’s been happening for some time now, so it’s not exactly a surprise but it’s something that has to be …

Da Vinci Code Litigation Da Vinci Code Litigation

The Catholic Church is once again facing the heat in another child abuse scandal, this time in Manchester, England. According to Richard Scorer, a child abuse specialist in a Manchester law firm, all diocese possess a hidden archive where secret …

Facebook Publicly Unmasks Koobface Hackers Facebook Publicly Unmasks Koobface Hackers
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The New York Times reported yesterday on a powerful “web gang” that have been pocketing millions of dollars from unsuspecting web surfers using a worm dubbed “Koobface” (an anagram of “Facebook”). Apparently, it is known who they are. It is …

iPad 3 Announcement Coming In Late February? iPad 3 Announcement Coming In Late February?
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Apple may be planning the iPad 3 announcement for late February in advance of an early March release, according to Japanese tech site MacOkatara. The Chinese New Year was earlier than usual this year, allowing for an earlier start to …

Coliloquy Brings Interactive Reading To Kindle Coliloquy Brings Interactive Reading To Kindle

Ever find yourself reading a book wherein you are disappointed with the decisions of the characters? Wish something had gone down a little differently? It’s frustrating, it’s rewarding, it’s depressing, it’s memorable, but one thing is universal – that’s just …

Bill Gates Is Better Than Batman Bill Gates Is Better Than Batman
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Frugal Dad brings us the daily infographic about the numerous lives that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has saved since he turned to charity work. It’s called “Redefining Action Hero: Bill Gates is Better than Batman.” Frugal Dad had this to …

Google To Protest SOPA, PIPA With Homepage Link Google To Protest SOPA, PIPA With Homepage Link
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Wednesday, January 18th is scheduled to be a internet-wide day of protest, as sites big and small are going dark for the day to express their disapproval of the SOPA / PIPA legislation. SOPA Blackout Day will see sites like …

Google+ Gets Hashtag Autocomplete Google+ Gets Hashtag Autocomplete

It’s a simple, but useful feature. Google just announced the addition of hashtag autocomplete to Google+. It’s pretty self-explanatory. When you start typing a hashtag, it will suggest options as you type. Here’s a quick clip demoing the functionality: Google’s …

Apple Ordering 7 Million iPad 3 Displays, Will Keep Making iPad 2 Apple Ordering 7 Million iPad 3 Displays, Will Keep Making iPad 2

Apple has ordered between 6 and 7 million display panels for the first quarter launch of the iPad 3, according to a DigiTimes report this morning. The orders of the iPad 3 panels will increase to 10 million by the …

December Online Video Rankings: Google Sites Reign Supreme December Online Video Rankings: Google Sites Reign Supreme

comScore has just released their December 2011 U.S. Online Video Rankings, and it comes as no surprise that Google sites, led primarily by YouTube, took the crown. U.S. internet denizens watched a lot of online video in December – 23.2 …

Disney Launches New Site For Parents Disney Launches New Site For Parents

Disney, not content in making you buy their products for every other facet of your life, now wants you to buy baby stuff from them. Disney announced today the launch of DisneyBaby.com, a new online destination and product showcase for …

Distant Contacts Responsible For Most Info Spread On Facebook Distant Contacts Responsible For Most Info Spread On Facebook

Facebook is sharing some new research by Facebook Data Scientist Eytan Bakshy that “suggests Facebook is more than just an echo chamber where only likeminded people share information with each other – instead, social networking technologies help to encourage the …

Max Payne 3 Finally Launching In May Max Payne 3 Finally Launching In May

After almost 10 years of no activity, Max Payne is back and ready for another round of cinematic action and too many bullets to even count. Rockstar Games announced today that Max Payne 3 is expected to launch on the …