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Kerry Trainor Leaving AOL Kerry Trainor Leaving AOL

Kerry Trainor is leaving AOL. It seems like a whole lot of the news related to AOL these days is about people leaving the company. We recently reported on some prominent departures from the company’s TechCrunch property (only the most …

Is Google Play The New Google Tablet? Is Google Play The New Google Tablet?
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A recent spate of domain name purchases appears to confirm that Google does have a new Google-branded tablet in the works. What’s more, the domain names may even tell us the name of the new tablet: Google Play. According to …

Anonymous Threatens Vic Toews Again
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The war between Vic Toews and Anonymous over Bill C-30 isn’t over just yet, even if the bill was put on hold for the time being. Anonymous posted a new video today calling attention to a report from CBC News …

President Obama Switches To Facebook Timeline President Obama Switches To Facebook Timeline
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The Obama campaign isn’t waiting for any mandatory push, as they have officially switched the President’s page to the new Timeline. And as you can see from the image above, the team is using to new design as a prominent …

Google Powers Flight Reservations For Cape Air Google Powers Flight Reservations For Cape Air

As you may know, Google acquired ITA Software last year after a round of regulatory scrutiny and a big stink raised by Google competitors (as they banded together with Google’s arch nemesis Microsoft on the FairSearch Coalition). Last fall, Google …

Ben Parr Launches “The Peep Project” Ben Parr Launches “The Peep Project”
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After being fired from Mashable as editor-at-large, Ben Parr is working on his own startup. The project is titled, “The Peep Project”. Parr comments on what he has in mind for the project: “We are building an intelligent information assistant …

The Lorax, Shamrock Shakes, and Snooki’s Pregnant

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 …

Canadian Anti-Privacy Bill Delayed After Public Outcry Canadian Anti-Privacy Bill Delayed After Public Outcry
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We reported a few weeks ago on Bill C-30, a Canadian bill introduced that would essentially allow the state to spy on Internet users. The EFF is reporting that the bill is now on pause after an enormous public outcry …

New Universal Logo Premieres With ‘The Lorax’ This Weekend New Universal Logo Premieres With ‘The Lorax’ This Weekend

Any movie-goers planning to take in the premiere of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax this weekend will also get to see the big-screen debut of Universal Picture’s new logo. The redesign of the animated logo comes in honor of the film …

Plex For Google TV About To Get An Update Plex For Google TV About To Get An Update

Users of Plex for Google TV can expect an update to the app soon, according to a recent post on Google TV’s official blog. The update brings a host of new features designed to make Plex far more friendly to …

MSN-Owned Site Allegedly Sells Pirated eBooks MSN-Owned Site Allegedly Sells Pirated eBooks
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The Sydney Morning Herald has reported that Microsoft-owned website Cudo, was selling a 4GB ebook reader this week for $99 (Australian) – The Chinese-made device came with a CD preloaded with 4,000 books, most of which were pirated. Some of …

Small CA Town Has Some Of The Fastest Internet In The U.S. Small CA Town Has Some Of The Fastest Internet In The U.S.

Sebastapol is a small Sonoma County town located just 52 miles north of San Francisco. Before now it was known as the home of O’Reilly Media, and the town that the band Primus is from. Now it has a much …

YouTube Channels Get New Look March 7th YouTube Channels Get New Look March 7th
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Time is ticking to update your new YouTube channel. YouTube unveiled its new channels look in December, but are trying to have everyone caught up by March 7th. The update includes new templates for channels and new features across the …

Can Police Search Your Cell Phone Without A Warrant?

It all began with a drug bust in Indiana. Police on the scene used several cell phones left at the scene to figure out who was involved and make the arrests. The Judges that initially presided over the case ruled …

Versus Invites People to Share Stance on the War on Drugs in Google+ Hangout Debate

Versus is a new debate series that’s using Google+ Hangouts to allow users to participate in global debates. Other Google+ hangouts have helped people connect under the sea with +World Oceans Summit and interview President Obama. Some people were able …

Zynga To Launch Dedicated Social Gaming Platform

If you’re tired of playing Zynga games on Facebook or smartphones, then the social game company has the perfect solution. Zynga announced today the launch of the creatively titled Zynga Platform, which will be a new social games portal for …

QR Code Condoms Let You ‘Check In’ To Your Sexual Playgrounds QR Code Condoms Let You ‘Check In’ To Your Sexual Playgrounds
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Remember the I Just Made Love mobile app that helped the horizontally-inclined iPhone and Android users of the world broadcast their sexual adventures to the world? That’s so 2011. This year’s model not only lets you announce your erotic exploits …

Square Comes To New York City Cabs Square Comes To New York City Cabs

According to various reports, and confirmed by CEO Jack Dorsey via Twitter, Square is coming to Taxi cabs in New York City. Lauren Goode at AllThingsD reports that the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission has approved a proposal to get …

Andrew Breitbart’s Death Unleashes Foul Torrent of Nastiness On Twitter Andrew Breitbart’s Death Unleashes Foul Torrent of Nastiness On Twitter
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Well, Rush Limbaugh thought highly of Andrew Breitbart. And, so did a considerable number of other people. These people, on the other hand, did not. And, they are taking the occasion of his passing to say so out loud. Now, …

Tumblr Updates No Self-Harm Blog Policy: You Can Discuss It, Just Don’t Promote It Tumblr Updates No Self-Harm Blog Policy: You Can Discuss It, Just Don’t Promote It
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Last week, Tumblr announced a new policy that drew some mixed responses, and now they’ve made some clarifications in the hopes of making things clearer to their millions of users. The new policy will ban so called “self-harm” blogs, defined …

Men Involved In Extra-Marital Sexual Affairs Likely To Suffer Heart Attack
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For those that have seen the movie Dave, do you remember the part of the movie’s plot where the President (who is cheating on his wife) suffers a coma after sex? Well, this kind of scenario is starting to become …

Baidu: Chinese People Can’t Spell Google Baidu: Chinese People Can’t Spell Google

Baidu is on a mission to take over the world, but seriously, who isn’t? There’s only a couple markets in the world where Google is present, but not dominant and they include China, South Korea, and Russia. Actually it should …

MegaUpload: Kim Dotcom Gives First TV Interview MegaUpload: Kim Dotcom Gives First TV Interview

After the crazy events of the last two months in the MegaUpload saga, Kim Dotcom is finally coming out to talk about it. New Zealand’s 3 News spoke to the MegaUpload founder recently on a program called Campbell Live. The …

Google Analytics Gets Some UI Tweaks Google Analytics Gets Some UI Tweaks
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Google announced the launch of an updated user interface for Google Analytics. The company says the tweaks were in response to user feedback (they do listen sometimes). “We are particularly proud of the attention to detail that our user experience …