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Online Auction Sells Babe Ruth Jersey for Record High

There is a new leader in the clubhouse for most expensive sports memorabilia ever. Babe Ruth’s 1920 New York Yankee road baseball jersey was sold for $4,415,658. The auction was held by LeLands.com. LeLands.com specializes in sports, American memorabilia vintage …

Facebook Stock Falls 13% Below $38 Offering Price Facebook Stock Falls 13% Below $38 Offering Price
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Uh Oh! Facebook still isn’t delivering on the demand the company and its underwriters were hoping for. In fact, It’s currently selling for more than 13% below its $38 per share target price. That’s right, you can own a piece …

Comcast Announces an Apple TV Clone Comcast Announces an Apple TV Clone

The Cable Show, a yearly trade show for the cable industry, is being held in Boston this week. There, cable companies showcase their latest technologies and developments. What’s the trend in cable technology for this year? Copying Apple, of course. …

Google, Motorola Deal Cleared By Chinese Regulators Google, Motorola Deal Cleared By Chinese Regulators
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Last week we brought you news that Google’s purchase of Motorola Mobility had hit a snag with China’s Ministry of Commerce. While regulatory approval for the purchase had been granted in every other country where it was required – including …

Jordin Sparks “Celebrates” Whitney Houston Duet
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“American Idol” alum Jordin Sparks was a guest on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show this morning, where she premiered the duet she did with Whitney Houston just before her death earlier this year. The song, “Celebrate”, is from the upcoming film …

Foxconn Opening New Chinese Plant Foxconn Opening New Chinese Plant

It was recently reported that Apple Inc. has teamed up with Foxconn, the Chinese supplier of iPhone and iPad devices, to improve the labor conditions in its manufacturing facilities. And now China Daily reports that Foxconn is investing $210 million …

Facebook International Ad Revenue Is Pretty Bad Facebook International Ad Revenue Is Pretty Bad
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The kicks just keep coming when it comes to Facebook’s advertising value. Today’s entrant: the company’s international ad revenue is the pits. Business Insider took a look at how Facebook’s advertising model is working beyond the borders of the United …

Arsenio Hall Bests Clay Aiken on Celebrity Apprentice: Twitter Reacts
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Arsenio Hall, the 56 year-old comedian and former 90′s talk show host, has beaten “American Idol” runner-up Clay Aiken on this season’s installment of “Celebrity Apprentice”. Aiken, who was hoping to cast off the annoying, ever-present “second best” title by …

Paralyzed Woman Drinks Coffee Using a Robotic Arm Paralyzed Woman Drinks Coffee Using a Robotic Arm

If you’ve watched the national news in the past few days, you’ve probably already heard this story. It is still amazing, every time we see it. In a breakthrough procedure, a woman has been given the ability to control a …

Google Suggests Closing Old Listings In Places When Changing Addresses Google Suggests Closing Old Listings In Places When Changing Addresses

SEO Barry Scwhartz blogged about moving to a new office, saying that Google suggested he close his listing and open a new one. However, in doing that, there’s no guarantee that he would retain any reviews that had ben posted. …

Kinect For Windows SDK 1.5 Released Kinect For Windows SDK 1.5 Released

Kinect for Windows has been one of the coolest projects that Microsoft is personally involved with. Windows applications being built using Kinect continually impress me more so than any games that use Kinect on the Xbox 360. It speaks to …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Redesigned iPhone Will Closely Resemble iPad iPhone 5 Rumor: Redesigned iPhone Will Closely Resemble iPad
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Last week we brought you all sorts of news about Apple’s upcoming iPhone. Reports were coming fast and furious from major news agencies that the iPhone 5 (or, more likely, “new iPhone”) would be getting a major redesign, the main …

Fracking: What Is It, And Why Is It So Controversial?
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There’s a lot of talk in the news lately about the practice of “fracking“…and before you ask, no, I’m not talking about an expletive from Battlestar Galactica. The process of fracking (which is short for hydraulic fracturing) involves unearthing shale …

The First ‘Games of Thrones’ Social Game Comes to Facebook

Boston based developer Disrupter Beam has announced Game of Thrones Ascent for Facebook. Set in Westeros, the players will be able to swear alliance to a particular house from the beginning. They then develop their lands and reputation, Forge alliances …

Teachers Pay Teachers Allows Educators to Sell Lesson Plans Online Teachers Pay Teachers Allows Educators to Sell Lesson Plans Online
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Having trouble coming up with a lesson plan for your Language Arts class this semester? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a website where you could purchase and download such materials at your leisure? Teachers Pay Teachers, a company …

Who’s Holding All The Facebook Shares? Who’s Holding All The Facebook Shares?

Interested in Facebook stock? You are not alone. Despite some technical difficulty and lower than expected trading on their IPO launch date, Facebook is still one the hottest stocks being traded on the Nasdaq today. As many could have guessed, …

Google Science Fair Finalists Announced – Prepare to Feel Humbled Google Science Fair Finalists Announced – Prepare to Feel Humbled

The pool of entrants to Google’s 2012 Science Fair has been winnowed down to 90 insanely brilliant finalists from different regions around the world. Winners from each of the three age divisions will compete for the Grand Prize of a …

You Should Use Pinterest, According to Bing You Should Use Pinterest, According to Bing
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Bing’s Duane Forrester, who for all intents and purposes, is the search engine’s counterpart to Google’s Matt Cutts (they sometimes speak together at conferences), posted to the Bing Blog over the weekend, to give some advice on recovering from Google’s …

Companies Align to Build CableWifi Network Companies Align to Build CableWifi Network

Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications and Time Warner Cable are teaming up to combine their wifi networks to create roughly 50,000 new wireless hotspots. The companies are calling the new partnered network “CableWiFi,” and was first installed in …

Samsung’s S-Voice Leaked Onto the Web Samsung’s S-Voice Leaked Onto the Web

When the new version of Flipboard was leaked from a preview version of the upcomming Samsung Galaxy S III, the members of the XDA Developers forums were excited, but wondered why Samsung’s exclusive S-Voice software hadn’t been leaked as well. …

Kristen Wiig Leaving SNL: Twitter Reacts
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Saturday Night Live and “Bridesmaids” star Kristen Wiig got quite a send-off this weekend as she said goodbye to her castmates after seven seasons. Wiig has been a driving force behind the sketch comedy show for several years now, creating …

Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer Sends Letter To New Campus’s Neighbors Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer Sends Letter To New Campus’s Neighbors
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People living near the area that will soon become Apple’s new campus have begun receiving information from the company about the “Campus 2″ project. The letter includes some pictures of the new campus, along with information about how it will …

DC Superheroes Promote Tourism With New Posters
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Ever wondered what your favorite super heroes do when they are in costume but not saving the world? Do they only hang out in the Hall of Justice? Seems king of weird to have a bunch of people in tights …

Several Thousand Pounds of Pot Confiscated Off the California Coast
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Although this story may sound like the plotline from an unproduced Cheech & Chong flick, it is apparently the real deal. According to MSNBC, authorities in California recently hauled in nearly 8,000 pounds of marijuana that was simply floating around …