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4G LTE Smartphones Hit Sweden First! 4G LTE Smartphones Hit Sweden First!

Telia Sonera in Sweden was the first to add a 4G LTE network and that was in December 2009 so, it wasn’t a recent occurrence. Most people are connected to the network via USB modems, but today, they are happy …

Facebook Offers New Tools For Game Development Facebook Offers New Tools For Game Development

If you thought that games were just a way for Facebook to make some easy money, think again. The company is serious about it and are offering tools for developers to add even more options for achievements and high score …

Feed Toby the Dog with a Simple Tweet Feed Toby the Dog with a Simple Tweet

It’s a sad fact of life that not every job allows for canine companionship. It would be wonderful if everyone could spend more time with their dogs, but since most people have to work for a living, it’s impossible to …

Zynga Stock Downgraded By JP Morgan Zynga Stock Downgraded By JP Morgan

On the heels of Zynga’s announcement that they were in the beta stage of the “Zynga Platform,” the Wall Street Journal is reporting that JP Morgan is downgrading their rating to neutral due to an “increased investor focus on social …

USAF Signs $9 Million Deal For iPads USAF Signs $9 Million Deal For iPads

Need to fly an F-22? Theres an app for that. That is what the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command may be saying in the near future because they have plans for a large purchase by the branch’s Air Mobility …

Google Talks Gaming Efforts, Presence At GDC 2012
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Google is at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), and Google+ Engineering Director David Glazer is talking about the company’s efforts in gaming on the Google Developers Blog. Google is working closely with all browser vendors to “improve the web’s capabilities …

Gingers Experience Pain Differently Than Others
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People with fair skin and red hair get their distinctive looks from a mutation in the gene that codes for the protein melanocortin 1 receptor (MC1R). This protein aides in the synthesis of melanin, the pigment that gives us all …

Delta Adds Pay to Download Content Delta Adds Pay to Download Content

Delta Airlines is adding pay-to-download content to their ever-growing selection of a la carte services. Passengers can access the airline’s wifi to get TV shows for 99 cents, and movies for $3.99. This content can be ordered without having to …

Over A Billion In Ad Revenue For Amazon Over A Billion In Ad Revenue For Amazon
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Amazon is already doing more than $1 Billion in ad revenues and quietly threatening Google’s core search business. As long as consumers continue to start their product searches at Google, there is no worry for the Goliath search engine monster. …

Pennsylvania Anti-Texting Law Begins March 8 Pennsylvania Anti-Texting Law Begins March 8

Texting drivers, take note: in the very near future, your haphazard multitasking of texting while driving will land you a $50 fine should you get caught doing it in Pennsylvania. A new law prohibiting text-based communication while driving in the …

Google Plus Promotes Open Education Resources Google Plus Promotes Open Education Resources

Open Education Resources (OER) “are teaching and learning resources that anyone can share, reuse and remix” and it is predicted that they will play a huge role in helping students gain the skills they will need in the 21st century. …

QWOP Creator Encourages Self-Publishing Of Flash Games At GDC 2012
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Flash games were the progenitors of the indie movement that has now expanded beyond its simple roots into something that rivals the major titles. The Flash game is not down and out though and many people are still making a …

Online Labor Demand Rises By Almost 40,000! Online Labor Demand Rises By Almost 40,000!

Great news for the economy, especially if you are a tech savvy online worker, almost 40,000 vacancies were reported for online positions since January. Yes, that’s right, if you’ve got some skills with technology and navigating online software there could …

Facebook Paid Developers Over $1.4 Billion Last Year Facebook Paid Developers Over $1.4 Billion Last Year

By now most people know that a huge chunk of Facebook’s revenue comes from the apps – primarily games – that the social network’s users can add to their accounts. Facebook has dramatically increased the amount of money and personnel …

Rush Limbaugh Continues To Lose Advertisers
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Earlier today, AOL announced that they were among the several companies that would no longer advertise on Rush Limbaugh’s syndicated radio show. The exodus comes on the tails of Limbaugh’s comments last week that Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke was …

Halo 4 Footage Revealed, Coming Holiday 2012
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When Bungie announced they were leaving the Halo franchise, many fans were concerned what the new team, 343 Industries, was going to do with the franchise. After this first look with footage of Halo 4, it seems that the franchise …

USA Today Releases New iPhone App USA Today Releases New iPhone App

USA Today has released new app for iPhone and iPod touch. The new USA Today App includes a new user experience including simplified navigation with easier and faster access to readers’ favorite features. The USA Today App now features new …

Mobile Devices Keep IT Departments Racing Mobile Devices Keep IT Departments Racing

As mobile devices and applications extend the boundaries of the workplace, information technology (IT) departments must create new policies and procedures to keep the mobile enterprise accessible, available and secure, according to research released today by IT industry association CompTIA. …

My Virtual Neighbor Releases Two New Apps My Virtual Neighbor Releases Two New Apps

My Virtual Neighbor is a website where you can communicate with your real-world neighbors, even if you rarely see each other in person. It was started in response to a neighborhood robbery. The site’s About Us page tells its purpose: …

BlogWorld & New Media Expo Buys Travel Blog Exchange BlogWorld & New Media Expo Buys Travel Blog Exchange
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BlogWorld & New Media Expo announced that it purchased another blogging event series: TBEX (Travel Blog Exchange), which BlogWorld says is the world’s largest travel blogger event. BlogWorld will take over production and operations of the event, though TBEX’s founder …

Anonymous Declares War On Religion, Attacks Church Sites Anonymous Declares War On Religion, Attacks Church Sites
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Anonymous attacks a lot of things that they find wrong with the world: corporations, governments and other groups that they feel threaten the freedom of the people. On Friday, they attacked what may be their most controversial target yet – …

Pinterest Copyright Policy vs Pinterest Terms Pinterest Copyright Policy vs Pinterest Terms
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While Pinterest is a great inspiration source for artists, and generally a great place for finding designs and recipes (my wife made a pineapple upside-down cake from a Pinterest recipe just yesterday), the debate over how Pinterest handles its copyright …

Software That Senses Human Emotions Software That Senses Human Emotions
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Emotion-sensing computer software that models and responds to students’ cognitive and emotional states – including frustration and boredom – has been developed by University of Notre Dame Assistant Professor of Psychology Sidney D’Mello and colleagues from the University of Memphis …

Asteroid 2012 DA14 Will Not Seek & Destroy Earth In February 2013 Asteroid 2012 DA14 Will Not Seek & Destroy Earth In February 2013
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In case you’re having a lovely Monday morning, here’s some news that will positively change that for you: an asteroid will smash into our planet in precisely eleven months and we earthlings no longer have enough time to prepare our …