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Pat Summitt To Step Down From Incredible Career

Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt announced in a statement today that she will be stepping down from her position after an incredible 38 years, which spawned a 1098-208 record and 8 national championships, as well as 18 Final Fours. …

Spotify Partners with Coca-Cola; iPad App on the Way! Spotify Partners with Coca-Cola; iPad App on the Way!
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Spotify held a special announcement event today and many fans of the streaming music service were speculating that it had to do with the much anticipated tablet version of the service for iPad. Sadly for many, this was not the …

The Science Of Counter Strike: GO “Heat Maps”

The amount of pure data that developers get when they do beta tests is massive to say the least. And every developer chooses to use this data in different ways. Some change maps to funnel the action in different directions …

Dick Clark Dies At 82 Years Old After Suffering Heart Attack
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Dick Clark, a legend in both radio and onscreen, has died of a massive heart attack at the age of 82. Clark has been a comforting face on our television screens for decades, starting with American Bandstand in 1956 and …

Record Store Day and Vinyl Keep Indie Music Stores Afloat in a Digital World

In an age where just about everything you could possible want can be purchased/downloaded from various websites across the internet, it’s kind of refreshing to hear that people are still buying vinyl records. In fact, according to Nielsen, roughly 61% …

FCC Wants Supreme Court To Hear Super Bowl Nip Slip Case

We were all there. That moment in the 2004 Super Bowl when Janet Jackson gave live television a look at what many a man dreams about at night. It was a national scandal. How dare they allow such a thing …

Google Lawyers Confound Oracle’s Ellison Google Lawyers Confound Oracle’s Ellison

Google’s trial against Oracle, who is suing over patent infringement regarding the use of Java in building the Android OS, finally commenced this week – 18 months after Oracle’s initial complaint. Today Oracle CEO Larry Ellison took the stand, and …

Florida’s Welfare Drug Test Program Costs the State Money
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The New York Times is reporting the recent Florida law requiring welfare applicants to submit to a drug test has actually cost the state $45,7870 since its inception in July, state documents are showing. The law was approved amidst the …

Coursera Offers a Free World-Class Education

Students across the world can now access online courses from five prestigious American universities (Stanford, Princeton, the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Michigan) thanks to an interactive platform called Coursera. The site …

BlackBerry Curve 9220 Comes To India BlackBerry Curve 9220 Comes To India
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Research In Motion has launched the BlackBerry Curve 9220 in India, the company announced today. The Cuvre 9220 is meant to be an affordable and easy-to-use option for Indian customers who want a BlackBerry. The Curve 9220 will hit stores …

GameFly Teams Up With 2K Games For Big Name PC Games

Love GameFly but wish that their PC catalog was a lot better than it actually is? Well now GameFly has annouced that it is expanding its partnership with 2K Games to deliver more PC games to GameFly via it’s Unlimited …

Facebook Testing “Trending Articles” in User News Feeds Facebook Testing “Trending Articles” in User News Feeds
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Mashable is reporting that Facebook has begun to test a “Trending Articles” feature in user news feeds. The feature inserts articles from Facebook social reader apps into a user’s news feed amongst status updates and likes. Social reader apps are …

Square: Valuation $4 billion; Mega-Funding Round Square: Valuation $4 billion; Mega-Funding Round

Business Insider is perpetuating the rumor that, mobile payment startup, Square and CEO Jack Dorsey are traveling around the country in order to find interested parties for a mega-round of institutional investment. Apparently Dorsey and COO Keith Rabois were spotted …

Arrested Development: New Season Coming To Netflix All At Once
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I’ve been waiting years and years for a new season of Arrested Development. So has everyone I know, of course, but when you love a show this much it becomes a personal thing. And now, it looks like all of …

Apple Does 17 Times Better Than the Average Retailer Apple Does 17 Times Better Than the Average Retailer

Retail industry analysts Retail Sails have complied some data which reveals that Apple Stores generally do roughly 17 times better performance-wise than the average retailer in a mall environment in the U.S. Here is some information on the top 20 …

AT&T Increases Data Caps For Prepaid Plans AT&T Increases Data Caps For Prepaid Plans
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AT&T has announced that they are raising the data caps on some of their data plans. Under the new caps, the same amount of money will get you twice the data. Now, before all you iPhone owners get your hopes …

Aguilera and Bieber Get Awkward on The Voice, Twitter Uproar Ensues
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Does anyone care that Christina Aguilera looked a tad irritated when Justin Bieber approached her for a little hug and kiss on last night’s episode of “The Voice”? Apparently a lot of people do. The Twitterverse was abuzz with activity …

AT&T, Verizon, T-mobile, and Sprint Scored on Speed AT&T, Verizon, T-mobile, and Sprint Scored on Speed
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Wireless carriers make all sorts of claims when trying to sell data plans to smartphone users. It can be hard to sort out which carriers advertise their 3G and 4G networks as the fastest, most reliable, and most widespread. To …

White House Openly Criticizes CISPA After Cybersecurity Briefing White House Openly Criticizes CISPA After Cybersecurity Briefing
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While the Internet has been increasing its opposition to CISPA over the past few weeks, the White House has been relatively quiet on the issue. The administration broke its silence last night when it announced its opposition to the controversial …

AOL’s iPad Site is Better Than Ever AOL’s iPad Site is Better Than Ever

AOL has enhanced its iPad site in response to user feedback. Searching on the site is easier than ever because it has decided to be more consisted and adopt the search field and icons used on the AOL.com desktop site. …

Acura Super Bowl Ad Draws Controversy Months After The Big Game
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No soup for you, dark-skinned African Americans. It’s been nearly three months since the Super Bowl, and with the NFL draft around the corner, people are already talking about the upcoming football season. But today, it’s the past that’s on …

What If Darth Vader Was A Good Father?
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Ever wish that George Lucas would go further into a what if scenario about Vader being a good father and not the deadbeat not there dad that he was? In his defense he didn’t really know that Luke and Leia …

NYU Robot-Control iPhone App; NSF Science Festival NYU Robot-Control iPhone App; NSF Science Festival
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For the second year in a row the National Science Foundation (NSF) has chosen to feature research and innovations from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department in its USA Science and Engineering Festival. …

Draw Something Receives Update, Gives You More Celebrities to Illustrate

Trying to bring celebrities to life in the insanely popular “Draw Something” is one of the hardest thing I’ve ever tried to accomplish in a video game. Never mind attempting to discover warp zones or achieving three stars in every …