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Christina Aguilera Disapproves of Tony Lucca’s 99 Problems Cover
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Christina Aguilera is being mean to someone? Will wonders ever cease? Apparently the singer’s winning personality has spilled over onto “The Voice”, a singing competition that’s currently airing on NBC. Lots of people are apparently watching the program each and …

Miami Zoo Orangatans Use iPads to Communicate

I’m not sure if this is testament to the brainpower of our evolutionary cousins or a slam against iPad users, but it seems they have taught Orangutans at the Miami Zoo to use iPads. The Miami Jungle Island park is …

Terrell Owens Faces His Baby Mamas on Dr. Phil
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Terrell Owens is an extremely busy man. Not only has the NFL star made — and spent — an insane amount of cash during his time playing professional football, he’s also managed to craft four babies from four different women. …

You’re Going To Take Awesome Pictures With Google’s Project Glass You’re Going To Take Awesome Pictures With Google’s Project Glass

Although Google’s Project Glass (or Google Glasses) continues to take a pounding on the interwebs, it’s ridiculous to try and remain unexcited by the possibilities of this new technology. Sure, people wearing Google Glasses could get distracted and walk into …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Down 400,000 Subscribers
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Electronic Arts’ (EA) fourth quarter fiscal year results were released yesterday, and they contained some disappointing news for EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic. The massively multiplayer online (MMO) game now has 1.3 million subscribers, a significant drop. During EA’s …

Google Penguin Update: Google Granted Another Possibly Related Patent Google Penguin Update: Google Granted Another Possibly Related Patent
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Google released the Penguin update a couple weeks ago, in an effort to rid its search engine results of webspam. The update targeted the kinds of things Google has always tried to rid its results of, but the update is …

Stacy Robinson Dies: Twitter Mourns Former Giant
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Coming on the heels of the tragic death of former NFL great Junior Seau, former New York Giant Stacy Robinson died yesterday. He had been in hospice care since May 3rd after suffering a form of blood cancer since 2009. …

Demand Media: Everything Looking Good For eHow After Deleting 600K Articles Demand Media: Everything Looking Good For eHow After Deleting 600K Articles

As previously reported, Demand Media released its Q1 earnings report today, beating estimates. During the company’s last earnings call, the company indicated that eHow had not been impacted by a Google algorithm change since July. It would appear that this …

Search Engines Owed Same Free Speech Protections As CNN, Claims Google Report Search Engines Owed Same Free Speech Protections As CNN, Claims Google Report
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In a new report commissioned by Google that examines the scope of free speech that should be permitted to search engines, UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh, who authored the report, says that search engines should be regarded as media companies, …

Michael Phelps: 2012 Summer Olympics Will Be His Last
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Michael Phelps, winner of 16 Olympic gold medals, is apparently ready and willing to stay out of the water. According to the acclaimed swimmer, he won’t return to compete after the games in London this summer. Although he claims he’ll …

SoundCloud Gets an Overhaul and New Beta SoundCloud Gets an Overhaul and New Beta

SoundCloud, the fast-growing social audio sharing platform, today announced that a new design for its apps is incoming. The redesign is now available through private beta invites, but it will be rolled out in phases over the next few months. …

Words With Friends Loses 2 Million Players
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AppData, the company that monitors mobile apps for trends and provides metrics, is showing a huge decline in the number of people playing Words With Friends, the popular Scrabble-like board game app. Though the app started the month of April …

Twitter Updates Its Mobile Website Twitter Updates Its Mobile Website
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Twitter announced today that it is updating its mobile website. The updates are to make the website more consistent across various mobile phones and browsers. The changes to Twitter brought about last December will now be available to those using …

Post – Google Penguin Update Content Tips Endorsed By Matt Cutts Post – Google Penguin Update Content Tips Endorsed By Matt Cutts
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Marc Ensign published a good blog post about staying on good terms with Google, in the post-Penguin world. There are plenty of posts out there on this topic. I’ve seen a fair amount of pretty good ones, but this one …

Battlefield Friends Accurately Portrays Playing With Noobs
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The thing about the Battlefield series that is so great is that it really unlike most every first person shooter that has ever been invented. Because of this, the game can have a steep learning curve. The boys over at …

The State Of The Internet [InfoGraphic] The State Of The Internet [InfoGraphic]
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Every quarter, Akamai takes a look at global internet connection speeds, attack traffic, network connectivity and more. They take the data from the latest State of the Internet reportand visualized it in infographic form. The info obtained from this quarters …

Google Patent Lets Bar Patrons Kill Bad Songs Google Patent Lets Bar Patrons Kill Bad Songs

You know what it’s like: you’re sitting in the establishment of your choice, consuming your adult beverage and enjoying the music coming from the jukebox, when somebody comes along, shoves a few coins – or, these days, probably a debit …

Facebook Announces The App Center Facebook Announces The App Center
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Facebook has been really proactive lately in how they approach social apps that use Facebook. The recent developer spotlights should be evidence enough that Facebook really likes it when people use Facebook to sign into their favorite mobile apps. To …

Google Allows Businesses to Create “Offers” For Free Google Allows Businesses to Create “Offers” For Free
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It was announced today that the updated version of Google Maps now contains Google Offers that can be redeemed by customers at the retail locations they search for. What was not made totally clear at the time is that Google …

E-Commerce Spending Up 17% E-Commerce Spending Up 17%
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Internet marketing research company comScore released its first quarter, 2012 U.S. internet retail sales estimates today, recording a 17% sales increase over last year, totaling roughly $44.3 billion. The latest numbers mark the tenth instance where quarter-over-quarter sales have risen. …

McNamara Breaks Surfing World Record

Extreme surfer Garret McNamara has just grabbed the Guinness World Record for the largest wave ever surfed, after riding a 78-foot swell near Nazare, Portugal last November. Here’s a clip of the surfing feat: Experts representing the annual Billabong XXL …

Facebook’s IPO Follows Other Tech Companies’ IPO Facebook’s IPO Follows Other Tech Companies’ IPO

With Facebook’s IPO maaayy finally happen next week, buzz abounds that this will most likely be the tech industry’s biggest IPO to date. Still, by no means is it the first and it’s likely Facebook wouldn’t be projected to rocket …

Dark Knight Rises T-Shirt Contest Announces Winner
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Way back on March 20th it was announced that there was going to be a contest to see who could design the best t-shirt inspired by the upcoming summer blockbuster “The Dark Knight Rises”. The kicker? Christopher Nolan, the director …

Kwame Kilpatrick, Former Detroit Mayor, Charged with Federal Crimes Kwame Kilpatrick, Former Detroit Mayor, Charged with Federal Crimes

Kwame Kilpatrick, former Detroit Mayor, as well as former city Treasurer Jeffrey Beasley and MayfieldGentry Realty Advisors LLC, have been charged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission with crimes linked to the mishandling of pension funds. Also included in …