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Facebook Closes at $31.12; SEC Examines IPO Issues Facebook Closes at $31.12; SEC Examines IPO Issues
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Today Facebook shares suffered another day of less than stellar trading. Prices reached a high of $35.59 and dipped to $30.94 at their lowest. The Nasdaq concluded regular trading with the shares at $31.12 and after hours activity reflects a …

Debrahlee Lorenzana Warns Gloria Allred’s New Client
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Debrahlee Lorenzana, a former Citibank employee who claimed in 2010 that she was fired for being “too hot”, says she feels sorry for Lauren Odes, a woman who recently claimed the same thing about her employer and has hired famed …

Google Bought $10 Million Worth of TeraHop Patents Google Bought $10 Million Worth of TeraHop Patents

Google Inc., noted patent hawker, which finally acquired Motorola for $12.5 billion today, also paid about $10 million for another set of patents owned by a now-bankrupt portable network device company called TeraHop. For a bit of backstory, TeraHop, based …

Mark Zuckerberg Marriage Gets Over 1 Million Likes Mark Zuckerberg Marriage Gets Over 1 Million Likes
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It’s no secret now that Mark Zuckerberg got married on Saturday after a lackluster day on Wall Street. Like the responsible Facebook CEO that he is, he updated his Facebook Timeline to indicate that he had indeed been married. When …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Part Leak Confirms Taller Screen iPhone 5 Rumor: Part Leak Confirms Taller Screen

This morning we brought you the latest in a string of rumors about the screen size of the upcoming iPhone 5 (or, as it will probably be called, “the new iPhone”). According to the report, the next iPhone would be …

Lego Batman 2 Trailer Shows Off Open-World Gameplay

A new trailer for Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes has been released, and it showcases the title’s open-world gameplay and voice acting. According to the trailer, which was uploaded to YouTube by user OfficialGaminGuys, Lego Batman 2 open world …

Facebook Loses Legal Battle with Adult Social Site Faceporn Facebook Loses Legal Battle with Adult Social Site Faceporn
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Facebook has been on a rampage as of late, attempting to squash any and all social networking websites that uses either “face” or “book” in its title. For example, Teachbook, a website oriented towards educations, and Shagbook, a site dedicated …

Chris Dodd Hints That Piracy Isn’t Theft, Still Wants SOPA Chris Dodd Hints That Piracy Isn’t Theft, Still Wants SOPA
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Chris Dodd has all the makings of an effective politician, if, for nothing else, his ability to talk out of both sides of his mouth. Take, for instance, his current stance on both SOPA and piracy. In an interview with …

Scotty Beams Up To Space By SpaceX

So SpaceX just successfully launched their Falcon 9 rocket into space. Apparently the rocket had some stowaways on it in the name of ashes of some of our dearly departed. One of the celebrities is the world famous James “Scotty” …

Magician Turns an iPad into an Endless Beer Keg

German Magician and performance artist Simon Pierro has stumbled onto the most exciting use for an iPad yet: an endless supply of beer. Watch as he wows pub goers at the renown Hofbraeuhaus in Munich with this awesome party trick. …

How Beauty Chain Sephora Is Taking Retail Digital How Beauty Chain Sephora Is Taking Retail Digital

Cosmetics retailer Sephora is known for the very hands-on, but pressure-free experience it offers to consumers in its physical stores. The company, however, is also making a name for itself in the online world as it ramps up its digital …

Mark Zuckerberg Opts for $1 Salary Mark Zuckerberg Opts for $1 Salary
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Facebook CEO and newlywed Mark Zuckerberg will take a $1 salary in 2013, and likewise forgo cash and stock bonuses, as well the use of Facebook services, including aircraft and financial and estate planning for his personal use – all …

Do You Trust Your SEO Service Not To Do Paid Links? Do You Trust Your SEO Service Not To Do Paid Links?
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Josh Davis at LLsocial.com put together a pretty in depth report on what appeared to be a Fortune 1000 company purchasing links, violating Google’s Webaster Guidelines. It turned out, as he shared in an update, that the company purchasing the …

Startup Act 2.0 Legislation Will Help Create Jobs Startup Act 2.0 Legislation Will Help Create Jobs
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The government is at least trying to do something about the abysmal job situation in the United States. In December US Senator Mark R. Warner introduced the Startups Act to help facilitate job creation and it received backing from many …

Larry Page Takes a Facebook Search Engine Seriously Larry Page Takes a Facebook Search Engine Seriously
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Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page appeared on Charlie Rose’s talk show Monday night to to talk about goings-on in the internet lands. Inevitably, Rose asked Page about the delicate co-existence that Google maintains with Facebook. Google and Facebook have …

Eugene Polley, Inventor of the Wireless Remote Control, Dead at 96 Eugene Polley, Inventor of the Wireless Remote Control, Dead at 96

The name Eugene Polley might not be one that you’re overly familiar with, but I’m almost positive that you’ve used his invention several times over the course of your life. Polley, a Zenith employee for nearly 47 years, is credited …

ICANN Finally Accepting gTLDs Applications Again ICANN Finally Accepting gTLDs Applications Again

It’s been a long and arduous road for ICANN since last month when their application system for new generic top-level domains went down due to a software glitch. The glitch allowed applicants to see each other’s usernames and file names. …

Matthew Stafford: Lions QB Gives Generous Gift

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is receiving quite a bit of praise this week over a surprise gift he gave to a little boy over the weekend. Stafford attended a Mott Children’s Hospital fundraiser this weekend with his girlfriend Kelly, …

A Look Inside Facebook Headquarters A Look Inside Facebook Headquarters
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Kenshoo’s Geoffrey Shenk, who previously worked at Google, visited Facebook offices and took a bunch of pictures. They are now posted on Google +. We have taken the cream of the crop and posted them here for you to enjoy. …

Are Google Chrome’s Stats Inflated? Are Google Chrome’s Stats Inflated?
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Earlier this week, it was announced that Google Chrome had overtaken Internet Explorer as the number one browser in use, and the world rejoiced. However, thanks to the grey area surrounding prerendered web pages, these results may be somewhat dubious. …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Developer Announces Layoffs

Layoffs, redundancies, or restructuring. Call it what you will, the studio responsible for Electronic Arts’ (EA) flagship MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic, has announced it has fired some of its staff. The announcement came on the official forums for …

SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket…..Finally SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket…..Finally

Today at 3:44AM SapceX finally launched their highly touted oft delayed Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Center. The Launch, which was originally slated for yesterday, was aborted due to a failed valve on engine #5 caused an unsafe …

Google: There Was No Penguin Update Google: There Was No Penguin Update
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You know that Penguin update we’ve been talking about for the past month (and to some extent even longer)? Well, that doesn’t exist. That is, according to one Googler. Danny Sullivan at Search Engine Land shares an amusing story about …

Pawn Stars, Glenn Danzig, and Falafel

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 …