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WR Tweets HIV Results: STD Free and Proud of It

WR tweets HIV results to the world, and everyone wonders why, exactly, someone would want to share that sort of personal information with their followers. Unless someone in your friends list is a potential partner somewhere down the line, I …

Facebook Adds Open Graph User Restrictions Facebook Adds Open Graph User Restrictions

The past week has been big for Facebook what with the IPO, Zuckerberg’s marriage and the fallout following a reportedly botched IPO. Nothing can stop Facebook, however, as it marches towards whatever the future may hold. Thankfully, that future includes …

John Malkovich Stars In Two New iPhone 4S Commercials John Malkovich Stars In Two New iPhone 4S Commercials
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A little over a month ago, Apple took its advertising in a new direction by doing something they rarely do: using celebrities to sell Apple products. They released two Siri-centric ads for the iPhone 4S, one with Samuel L. Jackson …

Jessica Sanchez: Twitter Fans React To Upset
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16-year old Jessica Sanchez had plenty of supporters on hand for last night’s finale of “American Idol”, but it wasn’t enough to keep her from second place, and her fans are pretty upset about it. There’s been a lot of …

iPhone Rules The Smartphone Market By Wide Margin [STUDY] iPhone Rules The Smartphone Market By Wide Margin [STUDY]
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In the smartphone wars it’s often very hard to tell who’s winning and who’s losing. Often it depends very much on what metric you use. If you go by total market share, Android is the clear winner. If you go …

Yahoo! Axis Seeks to Redefine Search and Web Browsing Yahoo! Axis Seeks to Redefine Search and Web Browsing
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Yahoo! today announced the launch of Yahoo! Axis, its new mobile browser and desktop plug-in. The software hopes to redefine how users search and browse the web with “visual” search interaction and by syncing web browsing between multiple devices. Axis …

NATO Missile Defense Shield Is Up And Running

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has announced at its Chicago, Illinois conference that it’s long awaited missile defense shield is up and running for the first time. What it is being used for is the real question. The allies …

Jury Voted 9-3 in Favor of Google in Oracle Case Jury Voted 9-3 in Favor of Google in Oracle Case

It was recently reported that the jury in the Android/Java patent infringement case sided with Google, and Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that the 12 were split 9-3 in the search giant’s favor. Jury foreman Greg Thompson spent some …

Man Skydives Without a Parachute

You’ve probably seen videos of people skydiving or base jumping using a wingsuit. This allows extreme sports enthusiasts to gain some lift while in free fall, allowing them to fly past obstacles at terminal velocity. It’s amazing to watch. Typically …

Facebook Stock Closes at $32 on Wednesday Facebook Stock Closes at $32 on Wednesday
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Facebook stock is once again closing in the $30 price range at $31.99 as the Nasdaq market closed at 4PM today. It opened at $31.37, rose as high as $32.50, and dipped as low as $31.36. So not a lot …

HP Job Cuts: Company Announces 27,000 HP Job Cuts: Company Announces 27,000
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HP announced a massive restructuring today, which it says will generate annual savings of $3.0 to $3.5 billion (exiting fiscal year 2014). These savings will be reinvested back into the company, HP says. The restructuring comes at the cost of …

Bing Maps Nixes Streetside Feature in Germany Bing Maps Nixes Streetside Feature in Germany

Due to some concerns regarding how Bing Maps deals with requests to blur images on its Streetside feature in Germany, the company has decided to disable the street-level image feature in order to assess some of the complaints. Blurring out …

Samsung, Sony Barring Retailers from Discounting TVs Samsung, Sony Barring Retailers from Discounting TVs

Samsung and Sony have both commenced barring retailers from discounting television sets to protect profits, in an attempt to cut down on ‘showrooming.’ Showrooming is the practice of consumers going into a big box retailer and then likewise buying the …

Dear Twitter Analytics…You’re Late Dear Twitter Analytics…You’re Late
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We were first given a glimpse of what Twitter Analytics would look like in late 2010 and told that they would be released by the end of the year. Well, that time frame passed and still no native Twitter Analytics. …

Facebook Adding Unique User Tracking To Insights Facebook Adding Unique User Tracking To Insights

Last week, Facebook announced some changes coming to Insights in preparation for the App Center. It added a host of new statistics to follow like app rating and the number of negative feedback (people blocking an app, etc). To build …

Wolfram SystemModeler Takes on Large-Scale System Modeling Wolfram SystemModeler Takes on Large-Scale System Modeling
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The Wolfram Group today announced its new SystemModeler product, a high-fidelity modeling environment that creates computable, large-scale systems using symbols and a drag-and-drop interface. The software integrates the Wolfram technology platform to enable analysis and reporting, integrating the modeling and …

9,000-Year-Old Mask Up for Auction This June
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A 9,000-year-old mask from the Neolithic area is scheduled for auction this summer at Christie’s. The item, which is one of the oldest objects to ever see the sales floor at the prestigious auction house, is constructed of limestone, and …

Google Glasses: Google Lets Photographers Try Them Out Google Glasses: Google Lets Photographers Try Them Out

Photos are clearly an important part of Google’s larger strategy, and Google+ has been an impressive offering into the photography world. Google is working on what could be an even more impressive offering, however, with Project Glass (aka: Google Glass), …

Samsung Galaxy S III Sees Early Release, Just Not In U.S. Samsung Galaxy S III Sees Early Release, Just Not In U.S.

After reports of an insane amount of pre-orders, the Samsung Galaxy S III is now available in Dubai, a full week before its official release in Europe. According to Reuters, however, the reports of all those pre-orders are mostly from …

Bethesda Moves Alduin Wall To Its Office [Pictures]
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Bethesda is an awesome company. Not only do they make two of the greatest gaming franchises (Elder Scrolls, and Elder Scrolls Future Fallout) they have a great office. It is now even better with the addition of the commissioned Skyrim …

The Dark Knight Rises Gets New Character Posters
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(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) The Dark Knight Rises will see the return of Christian Bale as a gruffer-than-necessary voiced Batman. Tom Hardy (Black Hawk Down, Inception, Warrior) will come on board in the role of Bane. Anne Hathaway is …

Facebook Adding Office in Dubai Facebook Adding Office in Dubai

Facebook, which is currently being sued over an allegedly botched IPO, is set to open an office in the global city of Dubai next week, right near the nameless body of water featured on Google Maps, which Iran points out …

How Social Media Revolutionized Wine Marketing & Sales How Social Media Revolutionized Wine Marketing & Sales

Social media is taking over as the recognized way to spread the word about your brand and its products. Today it is essential to have an online component to your marketing efforts and sites like Facebook and Twitter are some …

Scumbag Steve Goes From Meme To Spokesperson
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While you know him better as Scumbag Steve, Blake Boston is a living example of how to exchange Internet fame (infamy?) into real world financial gain. After finding his Internet fame via the Reddit collective, Scumbag Steve is about to …