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Google Giving Away A Million Dollars For Finding Chrome Exploits Google Giving Away A Million Dollars For Finding Chrome Exploits
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Google announced that it will be sponsoring rewards for those who find Chrome exploits. This will be part of the CanSecWest security conference taking place March 7-9. Earlier this month, Google announced the expansion of the Chromium Security Rewards program, …

HarperCollins Pisses Off Teen Girls HarperCollins Pisses Off Teen Girls
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Teen-girl creative writing website Inkpop, owned by HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. announced on its blog yesterday that it is “merging” with Figment, a competitor, effective tomorrow. What that really means is that HarperCollins is selling Inkpop. From their blog: We’re excited …

Ed Lover Joins vzillion Ed Lover Joins vzillion

On Monday, vzillion, the social utility, added former Yo! MTV Raps co-host Ed Lover (born James Roberts) to their Relationship Design Team, according to PR Newswire. Lover, well-known for his catch-phrase “c’mon, son!,” began a career in entertainment over 20 …

Facebook Disaster Message Board Being Tested In Japan Facebook Disaster Message Board Being Tested In Japan
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It’s been close to a year since a monstrous 9.0-magnitude earthquake nearly disappeared Japan off the map. While the country has recovered some over the past year, the haunting reminders of the earthquake’s wrath are still evident along the eastern …

Brightcove Announces Update To App Cloud At Mobile World Congress Brightcove Announces Update To App Cloud At Mobile World Congress

Brightcove has announced an update to their App Cloud development platform at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today. The update adds cloud services, push messaging, and content-level analytics that should make it easier for app owners to engage their …

Mobile Carriers’ CEOs Pissed About Bad ROI Mobile Carriers’ CEOs Pissed About Bad ROI

This weeks Mobile World Congress was plagued by reports of bad return on investment (ROI) for mobile data by heavy hitters mobile industry. Their primary complaint is that they generate too little revenue in return for offering data from providers …

Exclusive: How Universal Does Social Commerce, And Why Your Business Should Do It Too Exclusive: How Universal Does Social Commerce, And Why Your Business Should Do It Too

Universal Pictures is using Facebook to create buzz and drive ticket sales for a number of its new films, including Big Miracle, Safe House, and The Lorax, and is utilizing social media management platform Friend2Friend for some social commerce efforts. …

Millions Unprepared For Retirement Millions Unprepared For Retirement
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Millions of business owners are unprepared for retirement. So what are they waiting for? According to the latest research from The American College, the majority of small business owners are concerned but not planning for retirement yet. The American College …

Xbox 360 and Kinect Now Come In White

Have you been on the fence about getting an Xbox 360 with Kinect or did you just not like the color scheme? Well, Microsoft has a deal fo you. Major Nelson announced today on his blog that a special edition …

HTTPS Everywhere Updated To Detect Security Holes HTTPS Everywhere Updated To Detect Security Holes
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The Electronic Frontier Foundation has announced an update to their HTTPS Everywhere Firefox extension. The update adds a “Decentralized SSL Observatory” feature that looks for weaknesses in the encryption of sites that users are visiting. When it detects a security …

Jeremy Lin’s Boxers Up For Grabs On eBay

I’m just as tired of all the Linsanity jokes as I’m sure you are, in fact, I’m more tired of the Jeremy Lin jokes than I am of the hype that surrounds him. I don’t care that ESPN spends the …

Yahoo Unfriends Facebook, Considers Lawsuit Over Patent Claim Yahoo Unfriends Facebook, Considers Lawsuit Over Patent Claim
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Yahoo’s had a rough go of it so far in 2012 and the company could certainly stand to take a more active role instead of reacting to how the tech world changes around them. So what better way to get …

Impending Bat Flu Hysteria Possible
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Scientists have recently confirmed finding genetic fragments of the flu virus in bats, according to the CDC. The research was posted online Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The flu is common in humans, birds …

FTC Approves Integrity Children’s Privacy Compliance Program Thanks to Aristotle FTC Approves Integrity Children’s Privacy Compliance Program Thanks to Aristotle

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved The Integrity Children’s Privacy Compliance Program, designed by Aristotle International, as a “safe harbor” program under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) on Friday. The COPPA rule grants websites that target viewers ages …

Lady Gaga Crashes Harvard And Brings Her Mother Lady Gaga Crashes Harvard And Brings Her Mother

On February 29th viewers should tune in to http://bornthiswayfoundation.org/live between 4:00-5:30pm EST to see Lady Gaga and her mom, Cynthia Germanotta present a live conference from Harvard University on the exploration of ways to reach youth and create a new …

iPad 3 Launching March 7 In San Francisco iPad 3 Launching March 7 In San Francisco
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A little while ago we brought you a report that the iPad 3 was launching on March 7th in New York City. Jim Dalrymple, who’s nearly always right on all things Apple, confirmed the date but not the place. Now …

Playstation Vita Exceeds Expectations With 1.2 Million Sold WorldWide

It looks as though Sony’s 50 million dollar marketing campaign is working. Despite a few launch problems, Sony announced that the sales figures were better than what they expected. With over 1.2 million units being sold worldwide and over 2 …

Jet Set Radio Is Official, Coming This Summer

There was a teaser last week that pointed to Jet Set Radio being the next HD Dreamcast classics release coming out. Turns out we were right! Sega announced today on their blog that an HD version of Jet Set Radio …

Popular Shopping App Now on IPad Popular Shopping App Now on IPad

Named the best of iPhone Utilities category in App Store Rewind 2011, the popular app ShopAdvisor is now available for the IPad. The goal of ShopAdvisor is to work naturally with the way people tend to shop, in which consumers …

Gmail Can Now Handle Mail Links In Chrome Gmail Can Now Handle Mail Links In Chrome
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Users who prefer web-mail services like Gmail over their computer’s native email client have often had a hard time with email links on web pages. Clicking those links usually opens up your email client, and using them with a web-based …

iPad 3 Release Date: CNBC Says Next Week, With A Quad-Core, In NYC iPad 3 Release Date: CNBC Says Next Week, With A Quad-Core, In NYC
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UPDATE 2: Invites for the official event have gone out, and it will be held on March 7th. More on that here. As it stands, the general thinking around Apple’s upcoming iPad 3 is that it will be announced on …

Fox And Warner Brothers SanDisk Your Western Digital Fox And Warner Brothers SanDisk Your Western Digital

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Warner Brothers Home Entertainment Group, SanDisk, and Western Digital announce today that they are teaming-up to provide a unique and enhanced user viewing experience with something they are tentatively calling “Project Phenix”. The project features …

Could Obama’s Privacy Plan Threaten the Internet?
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The ongoing debate over online privacy is in the spotlight once again. However, this time, it’s the White House that’s at the center of the controversy. Last week, the Obama Administration announced a privacy plan that would give consumers more …

Google+ Plugins Improved For Businesses And People Google+ Plugins Improved For Businesses And People
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Do you use Google+? If so, do you like to +1 Web sites and other awesome things you find on the Net? Well, it’s about to get easier to get your +1 on. The