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Joe Lansdale Considering E-Book Only For New Novel [Updated] Joe Lansdale Considering E-Book Only For New Novel [Updated]

Update: It looks like there has been a change of plans. Since this post was written, Lansdale has posted a couple more updates about his Hap and Leonard book plans, and it looks like print will be an option for …

NASA Announces Multiplayer Facebook Game

NASA has announced a launch of a different kind today. The space agency’s first online multiplayer game, Space Race Blast Off, is available on Facebook today. The game tests players knowledge of science, technology, space-related pop culture, NASA’s history, and …

Football Fans Prefer To Watch The Super Bowl On TV Instead Of Live Football Fans Prefer To Watch The Super Bowl On TV Instead Of Live

It’s been said that experiencing the real thing is much better than something fabricated, but in the case of this years Super Bowl, it seems the real thing is just not going to cut it. TechBargains.com released a survey recently …

Sunday Crash Leaves Ten Dead In Florida Sunday Crash Leaves Ten Dead In Florida

Early Sunday morning visibly on the Interstate 75 outside Gainesville, Florida was reduced to zero due to a brushfire and already foggy conditions. The result was at least ten deaths and over 18 more hospitalized with various injuries. Around 4 …

Barnes & Noble Preparing New Nook Barnes & Noble Preparing New Nook

In its bid to stay competitive with Amazon, Barnes and Noble appears to be preparing a new addition to their line of Nook readers and tablets. According to a recent report, the company’s engineers are preparing the new device for …

Facebook Viral Legend Circulates Facebook Viral Legend Circulates
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Recently, a story began circulating on Facebook about an incident on a Brazilian airline. The story, accompanied by a nondescript picture of an airline stewardess, soon went viral. Here is the text of the story: This happened on TAM airlines. …

Despite 5 Awful Years, Windows Vista Still #3 Most Used OS In The World Despite 5 Awful Years, Windows Vista Still #3 Most Used OS In The World
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Today marks exactly five years since Microsoft cast the cruciatus curse of operating systems onto PCs everywhere: Windows Vista. The reviews have never been… kind, to put it gently. You’d be lucky to find anyone these days who could convincingly …

Facebook IPO: What Will Change? Facebook IPO: What Will Change?
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Facebook is being valued between $75 billion and $100 billion and is planning to go public sometime in the next six months. In 2011 Facebook’s revenue grew to $3.8 billion. That means between 2009 and 2011 they grew 127% per …

Yandex Gets New Map Content From NAVTEQ Yandex Gets New Map Content From NAVTEQ

Russia’s most popular search engine, Yandex, announced today that it has purchased a license for digital maps from NAVTEQ, which will be used in the development of a “detailed world map” for Yandex.Maps. Yandex is using maps from NAVTEQ from …

Viral Video: Joy of Books Viral Video: Joy of Books

In a world of iPads, Kindles, Nooks and laptops, the classic book is slipping. But, a pair of book aficionados in Toronto were willing to recruit friends and put in tireless nights of stop motion photography work to fan the …

Madden Super Bowl Simulation Has The New York Giants Winning
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The New York Giants and the New England Patriots hook up this Sunday in Super Bowl 46, and to pass the time until Sunday, there are many pre-Super Bowl activities one can enjoy. Whether it getting your prop bets together …

Game of Thrones Season 2 Trailer “Shadow” Is Unsurprisingly Epic Game of Thrones Season 2 Trailer “Shadow” Is Unsurprisingly Epic

Winter is coming. Not only that, but so are quite a few nerdgasms as HBO’s hit series Game of Thrones is almost back for its second season. HBO has just released the newest teaser trailer for the season, and it …

Romney Has Drudge Report In “Back Pocket”, Says Thompson Romney Has Drudge Report In “Back Pocket”, Says Thompson

Former Senator Fred Thompson, an also-ran in the 2008 GOP presidential race, has made his support of Newt Gingrich well-known. On NBC’s “Meet the Press” Sunday, Fred Thompson and Senator John McCain, who endorses Mitt Romney, sat side-by-side. Each extolled …

Cyber Criminals Are Selling Web Traffic Cyber Criminals Are Selling Web Traffic
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Have you ever wanted to buy traffic to your Web site? Well, now you can through the help of Russian cyber criminals. SC Magazine is reporting that cyber criminals have opened an online store selling Web traffic by hijacking other …

Verizon Boosts Wi-Fi Service, 4G LTE In Indianapolis For Super Bowl Fans Verizon Boosts Wi-Fi Service, 4G LTE In Indianapolis For Super Bowl Fans

Indianapolis, you are about to have the best wireless service in the world and it’s all thanks to your dubious distinction as host to Super Bowl XLVI. AT&T has already upped their service in anticipation of the 150,000 Super Bowl …

Pro Bowl 2012: Twitter Reacts Pro Bowl 2012: Twitter Reacts

For all you football fans out there, the Pro Bowl was this past weekend and it was a showdown. Both the AFC and the NFC showed up ready to play and from the first snap it was a game for …

DMARC: Major Web Players Join Forces On Antiphishing Standards DMARC: Major Web Players Join Forces On Antiphishing Standards
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Fifteen major companies have joined forces on a “technical working group” called DMARC to develop new standards to help reduce the threat of spam and phishing emails. DMARC stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance. The companies involved include: …

Just Say “NO to ACTA”

By now, especially in light of the SOPA/PIPA fallout, you’ve probably heard about the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, which is also lovingly known as ACTA. The international treaty, once ratified, is currently making its rounds through various European governments, even as …

Wisconsin School Buys iPads With Microsoft’s Money Wisconsin School Buys iPads With Microsoft’s Money

Two weeks ago Apple announced its new textbook initiative. Thanks to an update to the iBooks software for iPad, and agreements with the three largest textbook publishers, the company would start bringing interactive electronic textbooks to students everywhere. Schools in …

SAG Awards: Twitter Reacts SAG Awards: Twitter Reacts

The Screen Actors Guild awards were the trending topic this weekend with hits such as Boardwalk Empire taking home TV’s best drama, Jessica Lange taking home best actress in a TV drama for her role in American Horror Story and …

Two Dutch ISPs Refuse To Block Web Sites Two Dutch ISPs Refuse To Block Web Sites

Dutch ISPs are fighting the good fight for net freedom by keeping access to Web sites like the The Pirate Bay open. Torrent Freak is reporting that two large ISPs in the Netherlands, T-Mobile and KPN, are refusing to block …

Twitter Documentary “Twittamentary” Set To Begin Open Screening [Exclusive] Twitter Documentary “Twittamentary” Set To Begin Open Screening [Exclusive]
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The making of a Twitter documentary was announced over two years ago. It’s called Twittamentary (fittingly), and now it’s set to begin screening in communities around the world. The film’s director Siok Siok Tan tells WebProNews, “We have lots of …

Anti-Google Graffiti In NYC Isn’t Your Normal Google Doodle Anti-Google Graffiti In NYC Isn’t Your Normal Google Doodle
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Google gets quite a bit of notoriety for their Google Doodles, but this is one particular Doodle that they will likely not be so proud of. According to Jeff Roberts of paidContent, graffiti of Google’s logo has been showing up …

Lance Armstrong Invests In Mobli Lance Armstrong Invests In Mobli
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Mobli, a social networking startup focusing on sharing photo and video, just got some star power in the form of a new investor. Lance Armstrong, professional cyclist and seven time winner of the Tour de France, has invested an undisclosed …