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Mu TestCloud Brings Cloud-Based Store For Testing Apps & Networks Security Mu TestCloud Brings Cloud-Based Store For Testing Apps & Networks Security

Mu Dynamics, maker of tests for app performance and network security, announced today that they’re launching a cloud-based content store that will offer customers access to their wide inventory of tools. The store, Mu TestCloud, hosts more than 3,000 ready-to-run …

Exclusive Interview: Self-Published Author Kerry Wilkinson Outsold Patterson, Stieg Larsson Exclusive Interview: Self-Published Author Kerry Wilkinson Outsold Patterson, Stieg Larsson
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Kerry Wilkinson was the best-selling ebook author on Amazon for the last quarter of 2011. And, Kerry Wilkinson does not have a publisher. Let’s take a moment to let that process. Kerry Wilkinson is a self-published author. And, in the …

YouTube Gets More Local With New Google Update YouTube Gets More Local With New Google Update
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As previously reported, Google announced its list of February algorithm/search quality changes. The list had forty changes. One of them was “more locally relevant predictions in YouTube’. The related part of the list says: More locally relevant predictions in YouTube. …

Mad Men Season 5 Poster: Don Draper And A Naked Mannequin Mad Men Season 5 Poster: Don Draper And A Naked Mannequin

Don Draper is back. Well, almost… as Mad Men returns with a two-hour premiere on March 25th. To make sure that you’ve got plenty to obsess and ponder over until then, AMC released the official season 5 poster today. The …

Freedom From FBI Tracking Devices Is Here
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If you’ve been persecuted or harassed by the FBI in the past, you have good reason to celebrate. The FBI can no longer utilize GPS tracking technology to monitor movement without a warrant to do so. The Supreme Court has …

Facebook Saves Digg Via Open Graph Facebook Saves Digg Via Open Graph

Facebook’s Timeline, Ticker, and Open Graph, a web that shows people and everything they care about (i.e. movies, pets, friends), have played a huge role in increasing Digg’s traffic by 35%. Digg page views in January were the highest that …

Mobile World Congress: Intel Increasing Its Smartphone Presence Mobile World Congress: Intel Increasing Its Smartphone Presence

Intel has added a number of smartphone makers to its list of customers, the company announced to day at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Deals with Lava International of India, ZTE of China, the UK’s Orange, and Visa. As …

LEGOs In Space: Astronaut Builds LEGO Model Of ISS While Aboard ISS LEGOs In Space: Astronaut Builds LEGO Model Of ISS While Aboard ISS

LEGO has carved out a pretty capacious corner for itself in the heart of nerd culture. There’s the endless selection of video games based on nerd-adored franchises like Batman and Star Wars. Recently, an engineer constructed a fully flexible prosthetic …

Former Employee Sued Over Twitter Former Employee Sued Over Twitter
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Noah Kravitz, was recently sued by his former employer PhoneDog, for keeping and renaming his Twitter account he’d kept for that company. Phonedog seeks $340,000 in damages – $2.50 per follower (Kravitz had amassed 17K during his time at Phonedog), …

Infographic Depicts LinkedIn’s Key Demographics Infographic Depicts LinkedIn’s Key Demographics

Business Insider published an interesting infographic today breaking down the demographics of LinkedIn‘s some 157 million users. They got their information from a recent report released by Zoomsphere, which provides statistics on the major social networks, and it breaks down …

Supreme Court To Decide If Tech Firms Can Be Responsible For Assisting In Human Rights Violations Supreme Court To Decide If Tech Firms Can Be Responsible For Assisting In Human Rights Violations

How do you feel about U.S. and European companies selling surveillance equipment to authoritarian regimes to better equip them in oppressing their people? Well, the Global Online Freedom Act that we reported on before would seek to combat this particular …

Consumers’ Financial Lives Becoming More Digital

Cha-ching! In the United States, half of all bill payments made (by households with access to the Internet) are being paid online. Nearly forty percent of mobile banking users have paid a bill using their phone and one out of …

Spotify and Artists Still Disagree Over Royalties Spotify and Artists Still Disagree Over Royalties

Spotify and artists are in the midst of a battle of sorts over royalties that each feel is deserved. The thing in question is, how much? How much is a digital stream worth? Some services pay more than others, some …

Google+ Sucks Despite All the Free Hippie Love Google+ Sucks Despite All the Free Hippie Love
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In the past, I’ve not been shy about hiding my dislike for some of Google’s practices. In fact, I’ve called them everything from an arrogant bully to an incestuous circle jerk, trapped in a filter bubble world . But recently …

iPad 3 About To Get A Price Hike? iPad 3 About To Get A Price Hike?
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Of all the rumors floating around about the iPad 3, most have focused on two things: specs and release date. Very little attention has been paid to the new tablet’s price, probably because most have assumed that the price points …

Chopper Goes Haywire: 4 Injured In Brazil

The Regional Service for the Investigation and Prevention of Aeronautical Accidents in Brazil had their hands full with the mystery of why a rescue helicopter literally shook itself to pieces on wednesday of last week. The chopper carried four passengers …

Dropbox Acquires Cove Dropbox Acquires Cove

Dropbox just bought online collaboration and communication tool Cove, for an undisclosed amount, according to Forbes. Also acquired in the deal were the engineering team that manages Cove, former Facebook executives Aditya Agarwal and TechFellow winner Ruchi Sanghvi, who will …

“Do Not Track” Button Really Doesn’t Keep Companies From Tracking You “Do Not Track” Button Really Doesn’t Keep Companies From Tracking You
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Remember how awesome it was last week when Google finally gave internet privacy a +1 and agreed to implement a “Do Not Track” button on Chrome? Remember how even awesomer it was when other companies like Yahoo! and AOL agreed …

Google Algorithm Updates Announced: Panda Gets More Sensitive Google Algorithm Updates Announced: Panda Gets More Sensitive
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I wasn’t expecting this to come until early March, since the month isn’t even over yet, but Google has gone ahead and released its monthly list of updates: 40 changes for February. While we’ll take a deeper look into the …

Google+ Announces Webinar For Businesses Google+ Announces Webinar For Businesses

Google+ is no Facebook yet, but it’s slowly becoming the social networking site that could. For that fact alone, businesses may want to hop on board to target the ever growing and diversified audience the site attracts. On the Inside …

Do You Know The Twitter Bird’s Name? Do You Know The Twitter Bird’s Name?

Until today, I never knew that I had been disrespecting Twitter’s logo by referring to it as “the Twitter bird.” Apparently, the bird has a name, and it’s Larry. Twitter’s API guy Ryan Sarver tweeted this just a little while …

Game of Thrones Season 2 Trailer: “Power and Grace” Game of Thrones Season 2 Trailer: “Power and Grace”

Brace yourself… season 2 of Game of Thrones is nearly upon us. From the way the first season ended, we pretty much know what to expect from season 2, and it can’t get her soon enough. To help build hype …

Opera Software Updates Mini And Mobile Opera Software Updates Mini And Mobile
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Opera has announced updated versions of their web browser software and it is ready for download now. Their smartphone browser is now in its 12th version and it is supposed to be faster and easier than ever. Not only that, …

Pinterest’s Copyright Policy Needs Revising Pinterest’s Copyright Policy Needs Revising

Attorney Connie J. Mableson, whose website dmcahandbook.com contains information about the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and other intellectual property issues, has some observations about Pinterest and the copyright questions surrounding it of late. Ms. Mabelson has represented internet and E-commerce …