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Interview: More Than 50% of Site Traffic May Be Hackers or Spammers Interview: More Than 50% of Site Traffic May Be Hackers or Spammers
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How secure is your website? It’s a scary thought when you think about it, especially given all the attacks that have risen up in recent years. Last year, well-known websites such as Sony, Epsilon, and even government sites were hacked.

iPhone 4S Does Not Infringe Samsung Patents, Dutch Court Rules iPhone 4S Does Not Infringe Samsung Patents, Dutch Court Rules
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Apple’s iPhone 4S does not violate Samsung’s patents due to Samsung’s persistent refusal to licence them to Apple under Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) terms, according to a ruling by a court in The Hague, Netherlands today. Samsung had accused …

Politico Asks: Are Voters Stupid?

Yesterday Politico hosted their live-stream election show and featured a story about how some voters might be confusing opinion for facts, rendering their decision making abilities somewhat anemic or as they put it “stupid”. Essentially the article titled, ‘Are Voters …

Rush Limbaugh’s Rights Defended By Window Cleaner
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A residential window cleaning company in Knoxville, Tennessee has bought its first radio ad in over ten years of business. In it they talked very little about their service and spent most of the ad defending what they saw as …

Police Tweet That Missing Girl Is Safe Before Telling Mom

Everybody and their grandma is using social media these days; it seems most of us can’t go a full hour without checking our Facebook pages or our Twitter accounts, and with the popularity of smart phones, we can do it …

Facebook Events Getting New Features Facebook Events Getting New Features

Do you use Facebook Events to plan your birthday party or that ill advised sweater party from last year that nobody came to even though you invited everybody on your friends list? If so, there are some changes coming that …

Pi Day, The Encyclopedia Britannica, and Steak & BJs

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Google Offers Adds Eleven New Partners Google Offers Adds Eleven New Partners
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Google has added eleven new retail partners to their Google Offers service, according to an announcement today. They also expanded the availability of deals in four of their current cities. According to today’s announcement, Google Offers users will now start …

Bruce Springsteen Debuts At Number One With “Wrecking Ball”

They say when you’re on top, there’s no where else to go but down. It must be kind of like that for the Boss. I mean Bruce Springsteen’s latest, “Wrecking Ball” debuts on the charts at number one. Same deal …

TSA Screeners To Be Booted Out of US Airport
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In November 2010, the federal Transportation Security Administration put a freeze on airports opting to use privatized security services instead of the agency’s own employees, but a provision in a Senate bill passed last month has opened the door for …

YouTube Gets Google+ Synchronization YouTube Gets Google+ Synchronization

The Google consolidation era is continuing with full force as their latest announcement sees a marriage of Google+ accounts with YouTube. While it’s not quite a synchronization process–this feature appears to be voluntary–the goal is the same. Like it or …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Gets Free Weekend

We found out yesterday that Star Wars: The Old Republic is going to be having a free to play weekend from March 15th to March 19th, 2012! Players will be able to experience the opening adventures of each of the …

Twitter Blows Up with Greg Smith Jokes Twitter Blows Up with Greg Smith Jokes
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Since Goldman Sachs executive Greg Smith published his resignation letter in the New York Times, comments and criticism have been blowing up twitter all day. In case you haven’t read the Op-ed piece, do your self a favor. It is …

Apple Issuing Gift Cards for iPad 2′s Apple Issuing Gift Cards for iPad 2′s
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Apple has updated its Reuse and Recycling program to accomodate iPad 2 trade-ins. The program issues Apple Store gift cards in exchange for your old iPhones, iPads and Macs. The maximum value for an Apple iPad 2 64GB WiFi + …

Madonna’s Truth or Dare Shoe Line is Sexy
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Soon you can buy Madonna’s Truth or Dare shoe line from a range of stores at your local mall. These dance inspired shoes will range in price from an affordable $89 all the way up to $349. The line will …

Iran Linked To Cyberattack on BBC Iran Linked To Cyberattack on BBC

Iran’s government has gone to some considerable lengths lately to muzzle the internet within the country’s borders. Not content with only blocking Google sites and encrypted search merely once in February, the government blocked SSL connections as well as many …

Moroccan Rape Victim Commits Suicide After Marrying Her Attacker

Moroccan news reports say that a 16 year-old girl, Amina Filali, has committed suicide after being forced to marry her attacker by a judge’s ruling. The teenager reportedly swallowed rat poison in protest to the marriage. In Moroccan culture, it …

Smart Cars Eliminate Waiting At Traffic Lights Smart Cars Eliminate Waiting At Traffic Lights
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Have you ever sat at a four-way intersection and wondered if you could zip in and out of oncoming traffic to get across? If you have, you’re a dangerous person and I never want to be in a car with …

Google: Get Ready For More Advertising Google: Get Ready For More Advertising
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If you’re completely fed up with advertising and a constant bombardment of lame commercials and pop-up ads, it’s about to get worse. Ever notice that almost everything has changed about the telephone except the procedure? I’ll tell you what I …

Lindsay Lohan: Hit & Run Allegations “A Complete Lie”
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Early this morning, it was reported that actress and long-time friend of the paparazzi Lindsay Lohan had struck a man while driving away from a club – and that she had driven away. Now, she has taken to Twitter to …

Hog Manure Causing Mysterious Methane Explosions

Researchers are at a loss for what might be causing hog manure to suddenly become explosive. Six hog farms have exploded since 2009. University of Minnesota’s Agricultural Engineer Charles Clanton says, “This has all started in the last four or …

Social Media Posts May Predict Rises In Unemployment Social Media Posts May Predict Rises In Unemployment

Social media use has become a major feature of our culture in recent years. We share virtually everything – often more than we should – with our friends, followers, and whoever else will listen out there on the internet. Trends …

Syrian Leader Assad’s Private Emails Leaked Syrian Leader Assad’s Private Emails Leaked

Syria has been in shambles these past few months as violence has rocked the Middle Eastern nation. A lot of the blame has been placed on its leader, Bashar al-Assad, for allowing the bloodshed and countless civilian deaths to continue. …

Computer Scientists Developing Sign Language Translator Computer Scientists Developing Sign Language Translator

Computer scientists in Scotland are developing technology that can translate sign language into text through a simple webcam. The technology, which has the potential to run on variety of camera-enabled digital devices, could be a big help to speech-impaired users …