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Twitter Talks Experimentation, Tweet Design Tweaks Twitter Talks Experimentation, Tweet Design Tweaks
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Twitter discussed some recent design tweaks to tweets today, under the banner of “innovation through experimentation”. The company put up a blog post discussing how it experiments and tests variations with numerous new features (not unlike Google or many other …

Miyamoto Gives Vita His Two Cents: Make More Games!

Legendary Nintendo producer Shigeru Miyamoto had both criticism and praise to offer Playstation for the Vita portable console. He says the technical specs of the system are very impressive, the selection of games, however, not so much. Speaking to Edge, …

Microsoft Subpoenaing Emails In ZeuS Botnet Case Microsoft Subpoenaing Emails In ZeuS Botnet Case

Surely you’re aware of the ZeuS botnet case now in which a group of hackers from around the world are running a botnet ring that has infected thousands, if not millions, of computers. Microsoft has taken a proactive approach to …

Google May Face $10 Million Fine Over Safari Cookie Hack Google May Face $10 Million Fine Over Safari Cookie Hack
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It’s been out of the news for awhile now, but you may remember that back in February Google got caught with their hand in the cookie jar, so to speak, regarding the privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser. Google designed …

Kuwait Prepares to Limit Social Media Kuwait Prepares to Limit Social Media

Kuwait, which just sentenced a man to seven years in prison for an inflammatory tweet, is gearing up to restrict the use of social media in the country. Sheikh Mohammad al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Kuwait’s Information Minister, last week declared that Kuwait …

Celebrate Star Wars Day With Clone Trooper Mash Ups

I should say AWESOME clone trooper mash ups, because thanks to the sterling work of two Deviant Art aces, we have even more Star Wars content for you to celebrate with, even if you don’t need anymore. Not only do …

Delta Airlines Employees Busted for Drug Trafficking

Sometimes it’s hard to imagine that drug runners are intelligent individuals. Now, that statement is a gross generalization on my part, as I’m sure there are some guys and gals out there who are Ivy League-style traffickers, utilizing all sorts …

YouTube to Promote Auto-Generated Channels More YouTube to Promote Auto-Generated Channels More
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In order to help users find topics, channels, and videos they will enjoy, YouTube today announced that it will be promoting auto-generated channels in more places around the site. These channels will be popping up in the “Recommended for You” …

Bing Details How To Control BingBot Crawling Behavior Bing Details How To Control BingBot Crawling Behavior
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BingBot is the cute name that Microsoft gives the bot that crawls the Web indexing the content is returned to users who use its search function. BingBot might start to index unwarranted content or it might index enough content sometimes. …

Apple, Samsung Take 99% Of Mobile Phone Profits Apple, Samsung Take 99% Of Mobile Phone Profits
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There’s been a lot of discussion lately of who the top smartphone maker is. In the previous quarter Samsung became both the top smartphone maker and the top mobile phone maker overall in the previous quarter, all three of the …

Disgraced Newspaper Magnate Conrad Black Released from Prison

Conrad Moffat Black, Baron Black of Crossharbour, the Canadian-born member of the British House of Lords, was released from the minimum security Federal Correctional Institution in Miami, where he was serving out a sentence for fraud obstruction of justice. He …

Startups.Com is Calling It Quits After One Year Startups.Com is Calling It Quits After One Year
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Startups.com regrets to inform you that their daily deals website is on the way out. According to founder Gonzo Arzuaga, “unfortunately we couldn’t make a go of it”. An email was sent out to mail list subscribers explaining his disappointment. …

MTV to Break the World Record for Most Live Concerts

The O Music Awards is the offbeat, outrageous, and online awards show that celebrates the best in digital music—from the top artist on Twitter to the most innovative music app. The O music awards celebrates everything digital in the music …

Facebook, Google India Censorship Trial Postponed (…Again) Facebook, Google India Censorship Trial Postponed (…Again)
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Remember when the Delhi High Court rolled that ball of court orders demanding at tech companies like Facebook and Google for refusing to regulate incendiary and allegedly offensive content? That ball, yet again, continues to roll even slower and slower. …

John Calipari And Staff Sign Extensions at UK

Winning the National Championship is good for your resume, isn’t that right, John Calipari? Especially when it comes to a town that’s been waiting for 14 years for another banner. Not only does it look good on your permanent record, …

Wal-Mart, eBay Try Out New Search Engines Wal-Mart, eBay Try Out New Search Engines
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Reuters is reporting today that both EBay and Wal-Mart are replacing their outdated search engines in order to compete with online retailers such as Amazon. The report states that eBay will soon implement a new search engine it is calling …

Junior Seau’s Brain to Be Examined for Injuries: Twitter Reacts

The family of football great Junior Seau, who died earlier this week from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, has requested that doctors study the legend’s brain for signs of trauma and injury. Repeated blows to the head can …

Google Updates Eclipse Plugin With More APIs Google Updates Eclipse Plugin With More APIs
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Eclipse is a great software development environment that’s heavily supported through the use of plugins. One of those plugins comes from Google that helps with the development of Cloud SQL and Google APIs. They’ve recently updated the plugin with two …

Texting While Driving Test Given To Young Drivers
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Even though most of us do not admit it, at one time or another, most of us have glanced at a text or replied to it while in transit. Even though some of us do it anyway, texting while driving …

No Internet Snooping for Claims, Says Social Security Office No Internet Snooping for Claims, Says Social Security Office
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A decree by the Social Security Administration has put the internet off-limits for disability-claims judges when ruling on cases. And by internet, Social Security means The Internet – all of it, most notably websites where people tend to share personal …

Wife Witnesses Deployed Husband Die Over Skype

An Army wife talking to her deployed husband over Skype is not that strange of an occurrence. Watching her deployed husband die while talking to him over Skype is. This is exactly what happened to the wife of Captain Bruce …

What Miss Travel Is and Isn’t What Miss Travel Is and Isn’t
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A new site called Miss Travel launched recently for “generous” and “attractive” people that focuses on both dating and travel. Miss Travel, which has already garnered nearly 50 thousand members, describes itself as the “only online dating website” where “we match Generous travelers who hate to travel alone with Attractive travelers who would love the opportunity to travel the world for free.”

Touchy Turns Users into a Human Camera

Artist Eric Siu has created a camera/headset that only lets you see when someone is physically touching you. The user puts “Touchy” on his head, and shutters close over his eyes until he makes human contact. Once human contact is …

iPad 2 Gets A Battery Boost From New Processor iPad 2 Gets A Battery Boost From New Processor

Last month we brought you a surprising story about the iPad 2. While most Apple products get a price reduction with the launch of their next-generation successor, one thing they don’t get is a hardware upgrade. It turned out, though, …