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Gigabyte’s 2.1 Pound X11 laptop Makes Debut Gigabyte’s 2.1 Pound X11 laptop Makes Debut
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The spy world has it right. Smaller is better, right? Taiwanese computer maker Gigabyte has taken it to a whole new level with their carbon fiber wrapped laptop titled the X11. Gigabyte is calling the laptop the “world’s first all-carbon-fiber …

Assassin’s Creed III Ubiworkship Edition On Sale
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Ubisoft has announced a special edition of the upcoming Assassin’s Creed III that it is calling the “Ubiworkshop Edition.” From the product description on Ubisoft’s order page: Knowledge is power. Content is king. You have enough gadgets on your shelf …

Google Panda Update: More Speculation From Webmasters About Another One Google Panda Update: More Speculation From Webmasters About Another One
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As usual, webmasters are speculating that there may have been a Panda update refresh. Once again, Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable is pointing to a WebmasterWorld thread where such discussion is taking place. Various people are reporting that they’re …

Zombies, Cricket Wireless, and John Edwards

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 …

Apple Wants To Patent Less Power-Hungry Bluetooth Apple Wants To Patent Less Power-Hungry Bluetooth

If you’ve ever owned an iPhone – particularly an iPhone 4S – you know some of the headaches that its poor battery life can cause. If you’re careful with your phone, a full battery charge can last a full day. …

Study: IPhone Users Hog All the Data Study: IPhone Users Hog All the Data
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The Huffington Post is reporting a study that finds iPhone users comprise 80 percent of the top 10% of data users. The report comes from consulting firm Analysys Mason, who revealed that among the smartphone users that fall in the …

Three European Parliament Committees Reject ACTA Three European Parliament Committees Reject ACTA

The momentum for ACTA appears to be dying as more and more European entities and officials reject that particular form of Internet regulation for the sake of protecting copyrights and intellectual properties. Recently, the Netherlands joined in on the anti-ACTA …

Zombie Apocalypse: More Weird Stories Pouring In
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If you’re easily scared, you should probably steer clear of this article. Because I, horror-movie-and-zombie-lover, am kinda starting to get freaked out by all the insane stories pouring in from around the country about people going totally bitchcakes and ripping …

Amazon Collecting Sales Tax in New Jersey Amazon Collecting Sales Tax in New Jersey

Amazon, who is planning to install two new distribution centers in New Jersey, which would create 1,500 new jobs, is now going to be charging sales tax in that state in July, 2013. Amazon has had issues with taxes in …

Hiring of Antitrust Litigator Doesn’t Signal Google Antitrust Suit, FTC Says Hiring of Antitrust Litigator Doesn’t Signal Google Antitrust Suit, FTC Says

In spite of the red sky Google might be seeing these mornings, the company doesn’t necessarily need to batten down the hatches of its ships just yet, according to Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz. That red sky Google’s been …

Facebook Boots Chrome, Adds Opera To Supported Browser Page Facebook Boots Chrome, Adds Opera To Supported Browser Page
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This is not as much of a big story as it is fuel to a previous rumor. According to a screencap courtesy FavBrowser, Facebook has ditched Chrome on its recommended browser landing page and opted to suggest users download the …

Google Penguin Update: More On That Recovery Story From WPMU Google Penguin Update: More On That Recovery Story From WPMU
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One site that got hit by Google’s Penguin update has managed to make a comeback, thanks to Google’s most recent data refresh of the algorithm update. WPMU’s story has been in the spotlight as an example of where a legitimate …

T. Boone Pickens Responds to Drake’s Money Boast: Twitter Reacts

The name T. Boone Pickens may not mean much to a lot of poor people out there, so let’s start things off by properly setting up the story. Pickens is the chairman of BP Capital Management, and he’s made quite …

LinkedIn CEO Talks Social Network Success and the Future LinkedIn CEO Talks Social Network Success and the Future

After warming up the crowd at D10 with a funny video making fun of modern brand marketing, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and LinkedIn Chairman Reid Hoffman sat down with All Things Digital’s Kara Swisher for an interview about where LinkedIn …

Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview Now Available Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview Now Available

Available for download in fourteen different languages, the much anticipated Windows 8 Release Preview is here. The pre-release includes Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10, new Windows 8 apps for connecting to Hotmail, SkyDrive, and Messenger. The developers say that they …

The HTC One X Can Also Be Used As A Hammer The HTC One X Can Also Be Used As A Hammer
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If you’ve been around the Internet for any amount of time, then you’re probably aware of the meme that says Nokia phones are tough as nails. A video came out not too long ago that wanted to prove that quite …

20-Year-Old Woman Sentenced to Death by Stoning in Sudan
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A 20-year-old woman in Sudan has been sentenced to death for adultery and is being held in Khartoum. Intisar Sharif Abdalla was sentenced by Ombada criminal court on April 22. Lawyers and activist groups are condemning the sentence, saying it …

Transformers: FOC Reveals Preorder Bonuses
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The Transformers hold a lore in the world that very few other toys can meet. So it was only fitting that a cartoon based on a toy would make a fantastic video game right? Apparently it took 26 years for …

Looking For A Job? Want To Keep Your Job? Clean Up Your Facebook Activity Looking For A Job? Want To Keep Your Job? Clean Up Your Facebook Activity

Want an incentive to refrain from posting that bellybutton tequila shot picture from Vegas on Facebook? How about the fact that nearly half of company execs think that they should be monitoring your social media profiles before even considering you …

Cleaning Fairy Breaks In, Cleans, Leaves Bill

In a bizarre story today out of Ohio, a family says a woman broke into their house, did some cleaning–washed dishes and took out the trash, among other things–and then left a bill on the kitchen table. The problem is, …

Google Submits Generic TLDs Google Submits Generic TLDs

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) system for submitting applications for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) just closed, after over 1900 applications were submitted. Google had submitted its own applications for new TLDs, falling into four categories: …

Robots on the Rise: An Infographic Guide Robots on the Rise: An Infographic Guide

Beware, there’s a robot trend on the rise. This wonderful new infographic from Onlineschools.com explains how robots are invading almost every aspect of our lives, but most importantly, education. It’s true, kids seem to be obsessed with robots and robotic …

Bing Maps V7 API Adds Two More Data Modules, Updates Others Bing Maps V7 API Adds Two More Data Modules, Updates Others

Bing Maps announced today that it’s added two new modules for the Bing Maps V7 API as well as some updates to a couple of existing modules. Till now, there were 15 different modules available for the Bing Maps V7 …

iPhone 5 Rumor: iOS 6 Beta Hints At Hardware Upgrades iPhone 5 Rumor: iOS 6 Beta Hints At Hardware Upgrades
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Rumors about the new iPhone have been coming fast and furious over the last two weeks, and the torrent doesn’t appear to be slowing. Yesterday we brought you a report of a schematic drawing that appeared to confirm earlier reports …