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CISPA Might Not Be So Bad After All CISPA Might Not Be So Bad After All

What I’m about to say may shock you. So if you’re a sensitive user of the Internet, you may want to go back to Reddit and look at funny pictures to soothe your soul. Here it goes: I don’t think …

Highlights From Apple’s Second Quarter Earnings Call Highlights From Apple’s Second Quarter Earnings Call

Just a little while ago, though, Apple released their earnings report for the second quarter of the 2012 fiscal year, and the news was quite good. Apple generated $39.2 billion in revenue for the quarter and sold 35.1 million iPhones, …

Alleged Copyright Infringers Could Be Outted By ISPs, EU Court Rules Alleged Copyright Infringers Could Be Outted By ISPs, EU Court Rules

Earlier this month, a District Court in California ruled against a copyright holder who had wished to obtain the identity of a number of BitTorrent users by subpoenaing the ISP identified with the piracy. The copyright holder, Hard Drive Productions, …

Facebook Studio Launches the Facebook Demo Tool Facebook Studio Launches the Facebook Demo Tool

Facebook Studio, a Facebook website where brands and marketing agencies can hone their marketing on Facebook, this week released a new tool to help marketers visualize their campaigns on Facebook. The Facebook demo tool will allow marketers to preview how …

True Blood Season 5 Trailers Arrive Online
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I’m only about halfway through the first season of HBO’s sleazy smash “True Blood”, so I’m not going to bother watching the trailers you see embedded below. However, just because I’m a little slow on the uptake doesn’t mean that …

Facebook’s 30 Percent Revenue Share May Soon Not Apply To All Apps Facebook’s 30 Percent Revenue Share May Soon Not Apply To All Apps

It’s pretty much common knowledge now that Facebook gets a 30 percent cut whenever somebody buys Facebook credits to spend on in-game purchases. It’s the leading reason behind Facebook’s continued dependence on Zynga and other game developers who make up …

Beijing Regards ProView as Owner of iPad Name Beijing Regards ProView as Owner of iPad Name

Proview, the Shenzhen, China-based manufacturer of computer monitors and other devices, has long asserted that it owns the ‘iPad’ name in that country, and has sued Apple Inc. for roughly $2 billion in copyright infringement damages. Here is Proview’s basic …

Judge: Your Tweets Aren’t Yours, And Even Your Deleted Tweets Can Be Obtained Without A Warrant Judge: Your Tweets Aren’t Yours, And Even Your Deleted Tweets Can Be Obtained Without A Warrant

“While the Fourth Amendment provides protection for our physical homes, we do not have a physical “home” on the Internet.” That’s the crux of a decision from New York Criminal Court judge Matthew Sciarrino Jr. Not only that, but when …

Newsy Comes To Roku Today, Another Set-Top Box Later This Month Newsy Comes To Roku Today, Another Set-Top Box Later This Month

Newsy announced that it is making its way into living rooms via the Roku player today. It’s part of Roku’s news and weather category. “Connected TV is an important part of Newsy’s strategy – we will be announcing our app …

iOS Trounces Android In Web Traffic iOS Trounces Android In Web Traffic

Recent data suggests that Androids lead in smartphone market share may not be all it’s cracked up to be. According to analytics data published by Chitika Insights, Android’s share of actual mobile web traffic is far less than that of …

Mad Cow Found In California, Experts Say No Reason To Panic

A California dairy cow has been found to be the host of “mad cow” disease–otherwise known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy–and has been destroyed. Officials say there is no need to panic as a single case does not necessarily spell out …

Apple Releases Q2 Earnings Report: $39.2 Billion In Revenue Apple Releases Q2 Earnings Report: $39.2 Billion In Revenue

Apple has released their second quarter earnings results, and the results are pretty impressive. They reported a 94% year-over-year increase in net profits. Here are some of the highlights: Revenue: $39.2 billion (up from $24.7 billion one year ago) Net …

Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher Enjoy a Three-Day Getaway

Rumors have been circulating for a while regarding the relationship status of former “That 70′s Show” co-stars Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher. At present, nothing official has been confirmed regarding the pair’s off-screen romance, though that hasn’t stopped the world …

Syrian Activists Targets of Facebook Phishing Syrian Activists Targets of Facebook Phishing
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On the heals of recent reports of YouTube being hacked due to a phishing scam which tricked users into entering their information into fake fields on decoy Google sites, a new rash of Facebook-related attacks has targeted the Syrian rebellion. …

Firefox 12 Is Now Available To The Masses Firefox 12 Is Now Available To The Masses

Why does Mozilla always have to spring a new version of Firefox on me while I’m at work? Now I can’t wait to get home and try out the new Firefox features. Oh, excuse me, I’m getting a little ahead …

Facebook Launches Native Android App Discovery Facebook Launches Native Android App Discovery

Facebook just announced that it is bringing social app discovery channels to native Android apps with the latest version of the Facebook for Android app. “This update will help drive additional growth for Android apps by making it easier for …

Google Street View Visits Ukraine, Drives Fearlessly Google Street View Visits Ukraine, Drives Fearlessly
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Earlier this year, Google Maps expanded its Street View gallery to Poland in order to offer ground-level panoramic imagery of Warsaw and Cracow ahead of this summer’s 2012 European Football Championship. Now, Google Maps has added cities in Ukraine, which …

Carlton Leads Flash Mob in the ‘Carlton Dance’
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Alfonso Ribeiro of the Fresh Prince of Bel Air led a group of thousands in a flash mob rendition of the hipster beloved Carlton dance this past weekend. The flash mob was part of a viral marketing campaign by Body …

AT&T Q1 2012 Financials: Profits and Sales Up AT&T Q1 2012 Financials: Profits and Sales Up
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AT&T just announced their first quarter financial report for their mobile business and things are looking pretty good. They added 726,000 new subscribers during the last three months and broke a record for first quarter smartphone sales with over 5.5 …

Apple’s Q2 Revenues Top $39 Billion Apple’s Q2 Revenues Top $39 Billion

With just half an hour before Apple’s quarterly earnings call, The Loop’s Peter Cohen has posted that Apple will report profits of $11.6 billion and $39.2 billion in revenue. The revenue report tops recent Wall Street estimates. Cohen’s numbers, however, …

Google Analytics Gets New Site Speed Report, User Timings Google Analytics Gets New Site Speed Report, User Timings
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Google announced today that it has added a new site speed report to Google Analytics, called User Timings. The report lets users track custom timings, and shows the execution speed or load time of any hit, event or user interaction. …

Harvard to Offer Book Metadata for Search Harvard to Offer Book Metadata for Search

Harvard University is set to release the metadata of over 12 million books, audio recordings, manuscripts, videos, images, maps and other media that presently sit inside its 73 libraries. To clarify, only metadata will be disclosed, as the entire contents …

LinkedIn Open-Sources its iPhone Navigation Code LinkedIn Open-Sources its iPhone Navigation Code

LinkedIn, the popular business and career networking social network, announced that it would be releasing the navigation code from its simplified iPhone app as an open source library. Sudeep Yegnashankaran, a mobile software “imagineer” for LinkedIn, made the announcement in …

Heart Attack Grill May Have Claimed Second Victim
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Heart Attack Grill sounds like a very menacing place. When someone willingly ingests food from an establishment with such a dangerous-sounding name, it’s kind of pointless for them to complain about any problems they may suffer as a result of …