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11th Annual No Pants Subway Ride Poised To Go Viral January 8th 11th Annual No Pants Subway Ride Poised To Go Viral January 8th

It’s almost that time of the year, folks. The time when people take to subways across the globe in the middle of winter sans trousers. But why? According to the stagers of the annual No Pants Subway Ride event, long-time …

What Steve Jobs Tribute Would You Like To See Next? What Steve Jobs Tribute Would You Like To See Next?

In the shadow of his death, more and more it’s looking like this is a Steve Jobs world – we just live in it. If you don’t believe me, just be alive and conscious in the past year (or even …

Todd Tweedy, CEO Of Audience Machine, Missing After Suicidal Facebook Post [updated] Todd Tweedy, CEO Of Audience Machine, Missing After Suicidal Facebook Post [updated]
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Update: Tweedy has reportedly been found alive. Todd Tweedy, CEO of Audience Machine and author of an upcoming Wiley book Facebook Marketing Secrets is missing. The last known communication from him is a status update on Facebook on Tuesday, which …

Apple and Google Come Out On Top In 2012 Predictions Apple and Google Come Out On Top In 2012 Predictions

With every new year comes predictions for what will come with it. Some may predict global politics or trends, while the fine people at Chetan Sharma Consulting conducted a survey with the movers and shakers of the mobile industry to …

The Republican Candidates, Hootie, and the iTunes User Agreement The Republican Candidates, Hootie, and the iTunes User Agreement

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 …

Quantum Levitation WipeOut, Emotion Mimicking Robot, and Turtle High Five Quantum Levitation WipeOut, Emotion Mimicking Robot, and Turtle High Five

A viral video is one that becomes popular though the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

New Facebook Mobile Features Discovered New Facebook Mobile Features Discovered
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Facebook has over 800 million users, so they say. 300 million of them are using Facebook on mobile devices, and that number will only continue to grow, as long as Facebook remains the kind of social networks. Brittany Darwell at …

Gatewood Galbraith: Kentucky Legend Death Sparks Twitter Remembrance
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If importance were measured by victories, one could say Gatewood Galbraith was simply a footnote in the history of the state of Kentucky. However, for those who followed Galbraith or met the man knows his legacy is bigger than the …

iPad Gets Canadian Man Through U.S. Customs iPad Gets Canadian Man Through U.S. Customs

The iPad has been used for all sorts of interesting and crazy things, but this one stretches credulity. According to the Winnipeg Free Press, Martin Reisch was driving into the US from Canada. About half an hour from the border, …

Roku Shrinks the World To a Keychain Roku Shrinks the World To a Keychain
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Roku announced today that they are packing everything they have done heretofore into a device the size of a pack of gum. Well, almost. The Roku Streaming Stick is about the size of a regular thumb drive. It will feature …

This Cat-Brushing Robot Won’t Make You Fear The Robot Apocalypse This Cat-Brushing Robot Won’t Make You Fear The Robot Apocalypse

Guys, they’ve done it. Somebody has created a robot that I don’t want to smash with a bat. The only thing this cute little guy has the chance to enslave is the cat he’s been trained to brush. Let’s back …

Online Sales Were Record-Breaking Throughout The Holidays Online Sales Were Record-Breaking Throughout The Holidays

comScore has a new report out indicating that retail e-commerce spending for November/December reached $37.2 billion. That’s a whopping 15% higher than the same period last year, and an all-time record. There were actually 10 separate days that surpassed $1 …

iPad To The Face: How Apple Revolutionizes Sibling Rivalry iPad To The Face: How Apple Revolutionizes Sibling Rivalry
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The iPad has revolutionized the way we do a lot of things: watch movies, read books, shop online, and more. Now it looks like we can add sibling rivalry to that list. In the video below, we see a two …

Torrent Files Traced Back to Canadian Parliament Torrent Files Traced Back to Canadian Parliament

So, it’s simple to catch Internet pirates, eh? You just grab their IP address when they download stuff from Torrent sites, trace it back to the source and click the cuffs on those thieves. Except when the breadcrumb trail leads …

Exclusive: Microsoft Discusses Comet Lawsuit Exclusive: Microsoft Discusses Comet Lawsuit
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This morning we reported that Microsoft had filed suit against British retailer Comet for illegally reproducing Windows software. Customers who purchase Windows-based computers at Comet are offered the opportunity to purchase recovery discs as well. The recovery discs are produced …

Unruly (Of Google’s Chrome Marketing Debacle Fame) Raises $25 Million Unruly (Of Google’s Chrome Marketing Debacle Fame) Raises $25 Million
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Unruly is the marketing firm behind Google’s Chrome paid link fiasco – the campaign by which Googlers are saying they are embarrassed. Still, Unruly announced today that it is has just raised $25 million in funding in a Series A …

NFL Blitz Is Back

After a successful relaunch of the much loved NBA Jam franchise, EA Sports is back with another Midway arcade sports franchise that hasn’t seen a game with its NFL branding since 2003. That’s right, NFL Blitz is back! While it’s …

Apple Store Robbed in Scottsdale: Three Arrested Apple Store Robbed in Scottsdale: Three Arrested

In Scottsdale, Arizona, an Apple store was broken into by a group of six suspects, all in their teens. A security officer called 911 at 2 AM on the 3rd of January, alarming authorities after discovering the smashed glass, stolen …

Mass Effect 3 Pre-Order Bonus Guns and Gear Mass Effect 3 Pre-Order Bonus Guns and Gear

For those who have been wrapped up in the Mass Effect saga, dating all the way back to 2007, the day for the “final” installment in the trilogy is nearly upon us. On March 6th, Commander Shepard will be going …

No SOPA Chrome Extension Notifies You When You Visit Sites That Hate The Internet No SOPA Chrome Extension Notifies You When You Visit Sites That Hate The Internet
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Worried that your average, everyday interweb browsing could be inadvertently supporting the Stop Online Piracy Act? Well, you’re in luck. Now there’s an extension for your Chrome browser that will notify you when you visit a website of any company …

Netflix Streamed Two Billion Hours Of Content in Q4 Netflix Streamed Two Billion Hours Of Content in Q4

Although Netflix continues to bleed subscribers (and projected back a couple of months ago that they would continue to do so), a bright spot appears for the company. Today, they announced that their 20 million streaming subscribers burned through more …

Roku To Carry Free Showtime Episodes Roku To Carry Free Showtime Episodes

Media streaming mammoth Roku will be featuring some free episodes of Showtime programs “Shameless” and “House of Lies”. In a cooperative venture between Roku, media cloud content provider Brightcove, and Showtime, select full episodes will be available as samples. Showtime’s …

SWTOR: Dancing Is A Crime

There’s a new exploit in Star Wars: The Old Republic, but that’s not the news. The news is just how ridiculous it is. As you are likely aware, users can dance in The Old Republic by typing in ‘/getdown.’ This …

Michele Bachmann Tastes Defeat, Declares She’s Full Now

The Republican presidential candidates brought their appetites to Iowa last night and the people’s diner served up some heaping morsels of democracy. While Rick Perry liked the taste of defeat and is going back for a Texas-sized scoop of seconds, …