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Teacher’s Aide Suspended: Yet Another Facebook Password Battle

Yet another former employee is fighting a legal battle against employers after being suspended for refusing to hand over access to her Facebook account. Teacher’s aide Kimberly Hester, of Cassopolis, Michigan, has taken unpaid leave and is collecting workman’s compensation …

Anti-Reflective Displays Coming To Apple’s iMac? Anti-Reflective Displays Coming To Apple’s iMac?

Apple’s iMac line of desktop computers may be getting anti-glare displays according to a recent report. MacBooks (before they were discontinued) and MacBook Pros have been offering anti-reflective displays for several years, but now Apple may be looking to put …

Dumb and Dumber 2 To Start Shooting In September
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(image) Dumb and Dumber was not only one of the funniest movies of all time, but it has had a near cult like following for almost 20 years. Well we are getting great news that they are going to start …

Yahoo’s New Web Shows Geared Towards Women

Yahoo! today launched the second season of its women’s slate of original programming on Yahoo! Screen. The second season includes three new shows: “Style Studio with Rebecca Minkoff” coming May 2012, “The Yo Show on Yahoo!,” featuring entertainment news reporter …

Google Executive’s Brother Accused of Brutalizing his Girlfriend

Women’s groups are reporting dramatic increases in domestic abuse across the country; the increase is thought to be correlated with the rise in economic stress. When money gets tight couples tend to argue as they feel more strain and fear …

Google+ helps Wounded Receive Treatment In Thailand Google+ helps Wounded Receive Treatment In Thailand

We ran across this really cool video on Thailand rural medical communication via Google+ Hangouts. Apparently some folks have taken advantage of the service to consult about wounds, sickness and other medical issues. In remote areas of Thailand, many people …

Investment Firm to Save GAME Group

The BBC is reporting that the investment group OpCapita will save GAME Group PLC by buying a large portion of the insolvent company. Last week GAME Group administration was taken over by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in order to get the company …

New Avengers Spot Helps Increase the Hype

May the Fourth is a little over a month away, and the hype train for The Avengers is building to a runaway pace. The latest footage is courtesy of a TV spot, and while it only gives us 32 seconds …

Internet Explorer Regaining Lost Market Share Ground Internet Explorer Regaining Lost Market Share Ground

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser may have halted its recent market share losses to Google’s Chrome browser. According to recent survey data, Internet Explorer’s share of the web browser market has been on the way up in recent months, climbing 0.99% …

Yahoo!’s Mojito Going Open Source Yahoo!’s Mojito Going Open Source

Open source is the lifeblood of the development community. It keeps innovation flowing and developers on top of their game. Google and Microsoft are both pushing heavily into the open source realm. Yahoo! today announced they’re throwing their hat in …

James Bond Now Sips Heineken Too James Bond Now Sips Heineken Too

In the upcoming James Bond film Skyfall, Daniel Craig will put down his traditional shaken martini, and drink a Heineken in at least one scene, according to Ad Age. Heineken USA is reportedly using the .007 franchise to market its …

The Rise and Fall of RIM [Infographic] The Rise and Fall of RIM [Infographic]

When Research In Motion, onetime king of the smartphone mountain, released its 2011 fourth quarter earnings report last week, things didn’t look good for the company. Along with the release of the earnings report came an announcement that the company …

David Lynch’s “Crazy Clown Time” Video Is A Big Ol’ Dose Of David Lynch
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If you’re familiar with the work of filmmaker David Lynch, the video you’re about to see shouldn’t be too jarring. If you haven’t seen a lot of David Lynch films, your response might be a resounding WTF. Even as someone …

Reports of Meteor Sightings in New Zealand
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Witnesses called in to New Zealand’s channel 3 news to report sightings of a fiery object that they observed between 6pm and 7pm on Monday. Kim called in and said that she saw an “object the size of a helicopter …

1940 Census: Search Your Ancestry Online For Free 1940 Census: Search Your Ancestry Online For Free
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Today is a huge day for American history, and for those of us who have questions about relatives who lived through the Great Depression. The United States Census for the 1940′s was released today, and while that’s news in itself–public …

Mad Men: The Real Rolling Stones Jingle

Business Insider raised an interesting point about last night’s episode of Mad Men. In the episode Don Draper tries to get The Rolling Stones to sing a jingle for Heinz Baked Beans titled “Heinz is on My Side.” This sounds …

Computer Science Training A Must For Teachers Computer Science Training A Must For Teachers

We reported last week that there’s a movement among adults to learn programming languages. It would seem that people from every profession was interesting in learning programming, because they’re not content in just knowing how to use computers. While it’s …

ACTA Is Still Alive and Kicking, Could Be Ratified Soon
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Folks, you might want to get those Guy Fawkes masks out, and start working on your next anti-ACTA sign, because there’s a very real chance the European Parliament is going to circumvent the European Court of Justice and ratify it …

Online Ads: Twitter Followers More Likely to Buy Online Ads: Twitter Followers More Likely to Buy

Exacttarget.com has released a new study which reveals the fickle behavior of online consumers. The report was an attempt to nail down United Kingdom shoppers buying behavior by demographic, but the results only reinforced a well known truth; consumers behavior …

LivingSocial Books 1 Millionth Hotel Reservation LivingSocial Books 1 Millionth Hotel Reservation

Today LivingSocial announced that its Escapes program has booked one million reservations since its inception in November, 2010. The rooms were booked in over 1,400 hotel, lodging and tour partners around the world. Escapes bookings can include anything from African …

Katie Couric, “Good Morning America” Go Up Against “Today”

Ever-perky Katie Couric, who has hosted numerous news shows–including a segment on “60 Minutes”–is guest hosting ABC’s “Good Morning America” this week in place of Robin Roberts. The guest spot comes just as “GMA” begins to close in on “Today” …

iOS 5.1 Jailbreak April Fool’s Day Prank Angers Some iOS 5.1 Jailbreak April Fool’s Day Prank Angers Some
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An April Fool’s Day gag drew the ire of a number of would-be iOS jailbreakers yesterday. A post on iJailbreak.com proclaimed that a new untethered iOS 5.1 jailbreak for A5 and A5X iOS devices (iPhone 4S, iPad 2, new iPad) …

Google’s Drug Money About To Get Divided Up Among Law Enforcement Google’s Drug Money About To Get Divided Up Among Law Enforcement

Last August, the United States Department of Justice announced that Google would forfeit $500 million for allowing Canadian pharmacies to place ads through AdWords, targeting consumers in the U.S. This was deemed “unlawful importation of controlled and non-controlled prescription drugs …

Facebook “Fueling The Fire” When It Comes To Eating Disorders Facebook “Fueling The Fire” When It Comes To Eating Disorders

Have you ever been browsing Facebook and come across a photo of yourself that made you think, “man I should probably hit the gym?” While that sort of incident might be harmless motivation, one study is suggesting that Facebook could …