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Kim Jong-il Was An Internet Troll Kim Jong-il Was An Internet Troll

It’s no secret that North Korea veritable black hole when it comes to Internet access. It’s probably, at least partly, why the world didn’t find out until Monday that Kim Jong-il had suffered a heart attack and died the previous …

The AT&T/T-Mobile Fail’s Silver Lining (Possibly) The AT&T/T-Mobile Fail’s Silver Lining (Possibly)
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In light of the implosion of the AT&T/T-Mobile merger, everybody’s kinda standing around scratching their heads and deciding what to do next. According to Reuters, at least one entity involved in the wireless industry may benefit from the fallout: network …

Angry Birds: The Christmas Lights Version Angry Birds: The Christmas Lights Version

It’s the Holiday Season, and you know what that means, especially when you’re dealing with the Internet crowd. More and more, Christmas decorations are mimicking the things we see on the Internet on a day-to-day basis. Considering just how much …

Steve Jobs vs. Kim Jong-il: Ranking The Famous Deaths of 2011 Steve Jobs vs. Kim Jong-il: Ranking The Famous Deaths of 2011
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While most of us come and leave this world with little fanfare, there are those among us whose passing, especially if untimely, captures hearts and headlines around the world. The death of a celebrity, or prominent public figure, just does …

Android & iPhone Offer Time Square App For NYE Android & iPhone Offer Time Square App For NYE

Watching television can be really tough sometimes. Watching television can be especially tough on New Year’s Eve. You gotta open your eyes, look in a direction and continue looking in that direction as you wait for the Times Square ball …

Facebook Ads In The News Feed About To Be A Reality Facebook Ads In The News Feed About To Be A Reality
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Currently Facebook describes its sponsored stories to Facebook users in the following manner: Sponsored Stories are regular News Feed stories that have been promoted to the right column of Facebook, where you may be more likely to discover new things …

The Dark Knight Rises, Jon Bon Jovi, and Hot Pockets The Dark Knight Rises, Jon Bon Jovi, and Hot Pockets

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 …

The AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Fail: The Next Day The AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Fail: The Next Day

Now that AT&T has begun its walk of shame after failing to add T-Mobile as the latest notch in its belt, today is for people to reflect on what could have been and speculate on what will be. Henry Blodget, …

Vistaprint Buys Webs.com Vistaprint Buys Webs.com
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Small business marketing services provider Vistaprint announced today that it was acquiring Webs, a company that specializes in providing web-based marketing tools. With this acquisition, which cost $117.5 million, Vistaprint positions itself as a well-rounded provider of both print and …

(NSFW) Dan Bull’s Anti-SOPA Rap Is Dope, Timely (NSFW) Dan Bull’s Anti-SOPA Rap Is Dope, Timely

Ah, SOPA. My good friend. We just can’t quit each other. Of course, when masterful content continues to pour out, all in the sake of defying you, there’s really no reason to quit, now is there? While the protection act(s) …

Infographic: Massive Doctor Who Timeline Tells the Doctor’s Life Story Infographic: Massive Doctor Who Timeline Tells the Doctor’s Life Story
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Doctor Who has been a fixture of British television since the 1960s. Though the first episode aired to dismal ratings, that was because of its aired on November 23, 1963, the day after the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The …

Google Mozilla Deal Renewed To Keep Google Default Search In Firefox Google Mozilla Deal Renewed To Keep Google Default Search In Firefox
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The future of Google’s relationship with Mozilla was called into question earlier this month. It looked like the deal might not get renewed, which brought about some speculation that Microsoft could jump in and pick up some easy search market …

Epic Photo Thread From Quora Is, Well, Epic Epic Photo Thread From Quora Is, Well, Epic

There’s a thread on Quora right now that asks “What’s the most epic photo ever taken,” and some of the submissions are truly mind-blowing. Of course, in the many years of photography, people have captured an innumerable amount of iconic …

Top TV Ads of 2011 According to Nielsen Top TV Ads of 2011 According to Nielsen

Nielsen has released a few top ten lists for the top TV ads of the year. The top most-liked new ad was from Volkswagen, and its Passat ad featuring a little boy dressed as Darth Vader. Here’s a look at …

Is Google Hurting Free Market Competition? Is Google Hurting Free Market Competition?
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Senators Herb Kohl and Mike Lee have put together a letter calling for an FTC investigation of Google, with an emphasis on the company’s search results. Do you think Google is anticompetitive? Let us know in the comments. Here’s the …

New Online Shopping Record Set In U.S. New Online Shopping Record Set In U.S.
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Blame the apps, blame the mobs, blame the fact that by now people are sick of hearing the same twelve holiday tunes in every retailer in the world: online shopping is all the rage. Never has this been more apparent …

Apps for Water: App Sale Brings Clean Water To Developing Nations Apps for Water: App Sale Brings Clean Water To Developing Nations
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Water is something we in the US tend to take for granted. After all, we wash our dishes and fill our toilets with fresh, clean, drinkable water. In many developing countries, however, clean water is much harder to come by, …

NFL To Allow Super Bowl Streaming NFL To Allow Super Bowl Streaming

A report appeared in the Associated Press stating the NFL would stream the upcoming Super Bowl XLVI on both the NFL’s website and NBC’s. It’s the first time the NFL has taken such a bold move, but considering the success …

Dell And Baidu Bring New Smartphone to China Dell And Baidu Bring New Smartphone to China

At a press conference in China this morning Dell unveiled a new the Streak Pro 101DL. The smartphone is the result of a collaboration with Baidu, China’s top search engine, and will run the company’s Yi operating system. Yi is …

eBay’s Top Shopped List Reveals America’s Cultural Obsessions From 2011 eBay’s Top Shopped List Reveals America’s Cultural Obsessions From 2011
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You can tell a lot about someone by how they shop. In that same vein, can you also tell a lot about a country by how they shop? eBay has issued their 3rd-annual “Top Shopped” report, where they analyze all …

According To Bing, 46% Of Men Plan To Dress Like George Clooney For New Year’s According To Bing, 46% Of Men Plan To Dress Like George Clooney For New Year’s

Bing recently put out its list of top searches for 2011. Now, they’re sharing results from a survey about what people thought about 2011, as well as the year ahead. This is a survey of 1,000 U.S. adults. See if …

The Best Fails of 2011 The Best Fails of 2011

Earlier, Josh detailed the most-watched YouTube videos of 2011, and while that list is indeed eye-opening, especially in regards to the music tastes of YouTube viewers, it was missing something crucial: A video featuring the best fails of 2011. While …

2011 Is A Deadly Year For Journalists 2011 Is A Deadly Year For Journalists

In a world dominated by hi-def talking heads speaking from the climate-controlled comforts of high rise office studios, it’s important to remember those who actually risk their lives in order to secure the news. Sometimes the profession of journalism includes …

SWTOR: Star Wars The Old Republic Launches, Early Review SWTOR: Star Wars The Old Republic Launches, Early Review

There’s already one important birth celebrated in December, now we have two. Early this morning, at 12:01 A.M., the servers for Star Wars: The Old Republic went live. Thousands of gamers scrambled to their various PvE, PvP, and RP servers …