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Brain-Like Computer Circuit On The Horizon Brain-Like Computer Circuit On The Horizon

A 37 year old theory is coming to reality for developers at Hewlett-Packard. A memory circuit capable of remembering past patterns of data and how they were collected is on the horizon. It will feature low energy usage and fast …

Mitt Romney To Win Florida If We Go By Site Traffic

At this point, political pundits seems to think that the Florida Primary race is too close to call. The common belief is that either Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich will come in first, with Paul and Santorum somewhere behind that. …

Hotmail Gets Deal Ads Instead Of Old School Display Ads Hotmail Gets Deal Ads Instead Of Old School Display Ads

The deals services of today are essentially glorified email marketing. Groupon gets credit for turning the concept in to a huge mainstream trend, and deals are certainly accessible in other ways, but all in all, it’s still email marketing. As …

Twitter Responds to Newt’s Robocalls Twitter Responds to Newt’s Robocalls

In some last-minute robocalls in Florida, Newt Gingrich accused Mitt Romney of de-funding kosher meals for Jewish senior citizen Holocaust survivors in rest homes. Twitter is ablaze with reactions: Just got my first positive Newt robocall of the day…..they are …

Implant Allows Woman to Hear After 29 Years Implant Allows Woman to Hear After 29 Years
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Sarah Churman of Texas has been severely hearing deficient since the day she was born. She couldn’t hear anything except maybe a chainsaw buzzing close to her ears. After 29 years of lip reading she was presented with another option. …

Fake Halo 4 Beta Earns Microsoft’s Ire
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Some things in life are just too good to be true. A Halo 4 beta is one of those things. There was a certain Web site going around that claims to offer access to the Halo 4 beta. Let’s just …

Florida Primary Election Tech: Gingrich Robocall Aimed At Jews Florida Primary Election Tech: Gingrich Robocall Aimed At Jews
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As the GOP primary race in Florida comes to a head today, Mitt Romney has a decisive lead in all polls. The Gingrich Campaign has sponsored robocalls to Florida’s Jewish senior citizens that are specifically aimed at turning the Jewish …

Flying People Weird Out New York City [VIDEO] Flying People Weird Out New York City [VIDEO]
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Admit it: if you saw what appeared to be people – as in, real human people – flying in the sky without the aid of jets or parachutes or any other assisting apparatus, you’d probably pass out into a puddle …

Google Offers Adds More Deals For Five Cities Google Offers Adds More Deals For Five Cities

Google announced today that Google Offers users will gain access to an expanded amount of daily deals in five markets. The expanded offerings are already available in New York and San Francisco. Now, Boston, Chicago, Long Beach, LA and Washington …

Florida Primary: Results, On The Ground Reporting Available From Google Politics & Elections
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As the results from Tuesday’s Florida GOP primary roll in, you can see how they break down county by county via Google’s Politics & Elections dashboard. Earlier this month, Google unveiled Politics & Elections as a way to group all …

Five Year Old’s Take On Popular Brand Logos Five Year Old’s Take On Popular Brand Logos

Take a look at brand logos the next time you’re around them, and think about what they really look like. Adam Ladd, a graphic designer, took it upon himself to create a fun project where he showed his five year …

The Facebook Timeline Is Coming, And It Scares A Lot Of People The Facebook Timeline Is Coming, And It Scares A Lot Of People
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The new Facebook Timeline is not the most popular feature that Facebook has ever introduced. Granted, it’s well documented that Facebook users are often super-resistant to change, but for some the new Timeline goes beyond minor annoyances like crowded layouts …

Country Specific Blog URLs Country Specific Blog URLs

Recently Google has found an awesome way to defend blogs against local law. Say you’re in the UK reading a blog, normally the URL would read (blogname).blogspot.com, but now with this new trick the URL can read (blogname).blogspot.com.uk. Pretty cool, …

Gingrich Sued For Playing Eye Of The Tiger At Rallies Gingrich Sued For Playing Eye Of The Tiger At Rallies

Newt Gingrich has been sued for playing the Grammy-award winning Eye of the Tiger at his political rallies. Rude Music Inc, which is owned by Frank Sullivan, who co-wrote the song, filed suit against Gingrich, his campaign, Newt 2012 Inc, …

Mexicans Well Overcharged Billions In Phone Web Mexicans Well Overcharged Billions In Phone Web

Mexico is the second largest Latin American economy, but it seems the cost of phone and internet bills are holding it back. From the years of 2005-2009, consumers in mexico spent 13.4 billion dollars per year excess for phone and …

Video: Hacking An RFID Credit Card Video: Hacking An RFID Credit Card

Earlier, I posted a story about hacking RFID-enabled credit cards. Back in 2008, Boing Boing had done that very thing when RFID was first introduced to the credit card market. Watch.

Credit Card Hack Exposes Millions Credit Card Hack Exposes Millions
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In the race to sign up more and more customers, credit card companies have been promoting the idea that it is more convenient and less socially awkward to swipe a credit card than to pull out cash or write a …

Samsung Target Of European Antitrust Investigation Samsung Target Of European Antitrust Investigation
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The European Commission has announced it is launching a formal investigation into Samsung for anti-competitive business practices in Europe. The statement alleges that Samsung may have used its patent rights in a way that violated the European Union’s antitrust rules. …

Yelp Users Are Easy To Spot Yelp Users Are Easy To Spot

Yelp is an easy way to check in and review restaurants and other establishments in cities across the U.S. Its users, or are they yelpers, are the reason the service is so popular. It allows users to compare reviews for …

E-Books Or Real Books: What Book Lovers Think E-Books Or Real Books: What Book Lovers Think
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There is a lot of debate surrounding e-books in regard to if they will ever replace real books as the conventional way to digest writer’s works. One undeniable fact is that e-book readers are getting less expensive everyday and therefore …

Pets With Newt 2012: Gingrich Wants The Domesticated Animal Vote Pets With Newt 2012: Gingrich Wants The Domesticated Animal Vote
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Presidential candidates have been trying to find efficient, effective ways to incorporate the realm of social media into their campaigns ever since Barack Obama parlayed it into a four-year (at least) stay at the White House. Former Speaker of the …

Super Bowl Commercials: What Makes Them Effective? Super Bowl Commercials: What Makes Them Effective?
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What is it that makes a Super Bowl ad so great? Is it something funny, inspiring, unbelievable, or what? According to Ace Metrix CEO Peter Daboll, a likable ad doesn’t necessarily mean it’s an effective ad. As he explained, great ads are likable, but they have to do more in order to be effective.

75% Of Americans Use Their Phones On The Toilet [STUDY] 75% Of Americans Use Their Phones On The Toilet [STUDY]
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The bathroom is a sanctuary. Not only that, but it’s the best office that anyone could ever have. For years, I’ve made all my most important calls, sent my most important texts, and done my most ardent Facebooking from the …

EFF Wants To Help MegaUpload Users Get Their Stuff Back EFF Wants To Help MegaUpload Users Get Their Stuff Back
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The U.S. government shutdown of MegaUpload left lots of users in the lurch. Though many of MegaUpload’s users were no doubt guilty of the copyright infringement that brought the site down, many were not. Though there are no clear percentages, …