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Pandora to Host “Pandora Discovery Den” at SXSW

Pandora has announced its first official presence at the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival (SXSW). The leading personalized radio service will host the Pandora Discovery Den at Antone’s in Austin, TX. Between kick-off on Tuesday, March 13 and …

Google Chrome To Be Used by U.S. State Department Google Chrome To Be Used by U.S. State Department

The employees of the U.S. State Department are apparently like employees anywhere. they hate using outdated browsers that don’t support newer protocols and features that websites are putting into their designs. So, when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held a …

iPhone Pic Documents Apocalypse
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Below is a picture taken by Hector Siliezar with his iPhone at the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza: (image) Very Alien vs. Predator. Still, Arizona State University’s Mars Space Flight Facility researcher Jonathon Hill had this to say about the …

FBI Director Talks Cyber Attacks FBI Director Talks Cyber Attacks

Terrorism is obviously still the most dangerous threat facing the United States. Cyber attacks and cyber terrorism may one day become the most dangerous threat, however, according to the FBI. The director of the FBI, Robert Mueller, recently spoke at …

iPad 3 Retina Display A Problem For 3G App Downloads iPad 3 Retina Display A Problem For 3G App Downloads
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Everybody who has an iPhone or a 3G-capable iPad knows the frustration: you’re out somewhere and you hear about an app you want. You go to the App Store, find the app, and start the download. You put in your …

ESPN Has Another Asian Athlete Headline Misstep

After the Jeremy Lin mess, you would think ESPN’s editorial staff would be on high alert in relation to headlines aimed at sports figures with Asian backgrounds. But no; here were are again, after what was (hopefully?) an honest mistake …

Universal, Redbox Make Deal To Maintain 28-Day DVD Window Universal, Redbox Make Deal To Maintain 28-Day DVD Window
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Looking to avoid winding up in a situation similar to the one between Warner Bros. and Redbox, Universal Studios Home Entertainment has inked out a new deal with Redbox that will have the rental company continue to sell its films …

Facebook, Twitter Influence Psychology Of Online Shopping Facebook, Twitter Influence Psychology Of Online Shopping
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If you’ve shopped on sites like Amazon or eBay in recent memory, you’ve likely noticed the appearance of Twitter or Facebook icons on the webpage encouraging you to share the product info with your online social networks. Given the presence …

Philadelphia Cell Phone Jammer Confronted
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NBC10 in Philadelphia has tracked down a man they caught jamming people’s cell phone transmission on the public bus commute.The Philadelphia cell phone jammer was first discovered by an employee of the news station who wishes to remain anonymous, but …

Facebook Timeline Only Goes Back to 1800 Facebook Timeline Only Goes Back to 1800
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We recently covered a story about Facebook’s Timeline change starting for brand pages earlier this week. Less than a week later, they are already encountering problems. Facebook’s current timeline settings only go back to 1800, a seemingly arbitrary limit to …

Rush Limbaugh Has A Bomb Scare
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Rush Limbaugh has always been a controversial figure. From his beginnings as a radio talk show host at KFBK 1530 in Sacramento, to the nationally syndicated show he has now, Limbaugh has been a conservative figurehead in the United States …

Mobile Ads Don’t Motivate Americans To Make Purchases Mobile Ads Don’t Motivate Americans To Make Purchases

According to the latest research from Nielsen, American consumers were least likely to make purchases online after viewing mobile ads. Only 20 percent of Americans owning smartphones made purchases on after seeing an ad. As a comparison, In German, 34 …

Facebook Campaign Launched Against James Hooker
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A Modesto, California school teacher has quit his job, left his wife and three daughters and moved into an apartment with an 18-year-old student, according to the Modesto Bee. James Hooker, 41, left Modesto County Schools on February 22nd, and …

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 …