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‘Girls Around Me’ Makers React to Stalking Claims ‘Girls Around Me’ Makers React to Stalking Claims

i-Free Innovations, the russian developer of an iPhone app named ‘Girls Around Me’, has responded to claims that the app could be used by stalkers to track women. In a statement to the Wall Street Journal, i-Free said: “We follow …

Car Rentals Via Smartphone: Hertz & Zipcar Compete Car Rentals Via Smartphone: Hertz & Zipcar Compete

If you live in a large city where public transportation is frequently available, you probably don’t need the added expense of owning and maintaining your own automobile. With the price of gas rising, and the cost of monthly parking space …

Do Not Track Supported By Yahoo Web Analytics Do Not Track Supported By Yahoo Web Analytics

Last week, Yahoo announced that it would be implementing a Do Not Track mechanism across its global network by early summertime. The company has also now made a special point of saying that Yahoo Web Analytics will support this as …

Facebook’s Play on China Facebook’s Play on China

With Facebook soon going public, and its founder Mark Zuckerberg in China once again, one might speculate how the social networking giant might traverse the largest internet market in the world, where its site is currently banned. William Moss at …

YouTube’s New Ad Model: Channel Sponsorships YouTube’s New Ad Model: Channel Sponsorships
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YouTube is rolling out a new ad model option for 96 YouTube Channels. Rather than selling television style ads to certain demographics, they will now sell full sponsorship for certain YouTube channels. The ads include display, overlay and pre-roll; so …

Ocean Robots Are More Cost Feasible Than Ships Ocean Robots Are More Cost Feasible Than Ships

NASA is developing robots that can navigate the sea for years. Bill Vass, CEO of Liquid Robotics, will present “Where The Cloud Meets the Ocean,” at 2 p.m. on April 3rd and discuss how “seven megatrends are converging to change …

Trailer for Aaron Sorkin’s New HBO Show “The Newsroom”

HBO has released a teaser for “The Newsroom”, which is from the mind of Aaron Sorkin, creator of “The West Wing” and screenwriter of “Moneyball” and “The Social Network”. If you’re unfamiliar with “The Newsroom”, the official synopsis is below: …

New iPad Tops Consumer Reports Tablet Rankings New iPad Tops Consumer Reports Tablet Rankings

There’s no doubt the new iPad is a hot item (literally, as well as figuratively). Despite problems with the temperature and controversy over the battery, the new iPad has proven immensely popular. Within days Apple had sold three million iPads, …

Aubrey O’Day Walks Off “Celebrity Apprentice”
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Her hair isn’t the only thing fiery about her. Aubrey O’Day, former Danity Kane singer and member of the “Celebrity Apprentice” group “Team Unanimous”, was so fed up with the way things went on last night’s 3-hour episode that she …

Facebook Fans Get Chance To See “The Avengers” Early Facebook Fans Get Chance To See “The Avengers” Early

It looks as though social media has really taken hold when a major studio has announced something like this! Disney’s Marvel Studios announced today that it will offer advance screenings around the world in cities where “The Avengers” has gained …

Kim Dotcom Granted Internet Use, Pool Access Kim Dotcom Granted Internet Use, Pool Access

Kim Dotcom, founder and operator of MegaUpload, hasn’t had much fun lately. He was arrested and denied bail twice. Things began to look up for Dotcom in February when he was finally granted bail. Today in court, Dotcom successfully petitioned …

The Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs Biopic is Happening

Last year, investor and Twitter elite Ashton Kutcher joined the cast of the hit show Two and a Half Men, replacing Charlie Sheen after Sheen had a well-publicized “episode” and disagreement with the show’s creator Chuck Lorre. He joined the …

Kentucky Fans Lose Their Collective Minds After Beating Louisville

Here’s a pop quiz for sports fans out there: What do you do after your team beats their rival in an important game? Do you: A. Celebrate with friends B. Sit back and reflect upon the hard-fought win while smiling …

Ice Cream Sandwich For Nexus S 4G Leaked Ice Cream Sandwich For Nexus S 4G Leaked
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A week ago we brought you news that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich had come to Samsung’s Galaxy S II Skyrocket thanks to a leak. The leak allowed Skyrocket owners to get their hands on the latest and greatest version …

Houston Cop a Little Too Taser Happy?
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Marty Anthony badge #5328419 of the Houston, TX Police Department was visibly stressed and angered after two black men were recording the outside of a Wal-Mart that he was guarding. According to the footage the men were not trying to …

Mount St. Mary’s Study: California Women in Business and Leadership Roles Mount St. Mary’s Study: California Women in Business and Leadership Roles

Mount st. Mary’s college in California has released the results of a first of its kind study on women and their status in modern society. It’s a comprehensive report on poverty, mental and physical health, incarceration, employment, the media, and …

“Ted” Red Band Trailer Now Online

The first trailer for Seth MacFarlane’s feature film debut “Ted” is finally here, in red-band format. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, the voice talent of Seth MacFarlane, Joel McHale, Patrick Warburton, and Giovanni Ribisi. If you’re unfamiliar with …

Xbox 720 To Require Always On Internet Connection [Rumor]

Ubisoft has done a lot in the past few years to really anger PC gamers with its always on Internet connection DRM. In essence, the DRM makes it so that the game has to be communicating with Ubisoft’s servers constantly …

Credit Card Processor Hack Update: 1.5 Million Cards Compromised Credit Card Processor Hack Update: 1.5 Million Cards Compromised
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Last week it was reported that a major U.S. credit card processor’a security had been breached and that millions of credit card numbers and data were stolen. The specific processor that was the victim of the security breach and the …

ACM Awards 2012: Carrie Underwood, Toby Keith, and…Carrot Top?

This year’s American Country Music Awards, which were hosted by Blake Shelton and Reba McEntire last night in party-city Las Vegas, mixed country with rock, pop, R&B and a little bit of what the? Country music’s finest were out in …

PayPal Accepted At Gas Pumps (Cumberland Farms) PayPal Accepted At Gas Pumps (Cumberland Farms)
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PayPal is moving into an important payments space – the gas pump. The company announced a new partnership with Cumberland Farms, one of the largest networks of convenience stores in the North East. Customers will be able to pay at …

EU May Step In to Solve Apple, Microsoft Patent Dispute Against Motorola EU May Step In to Solve Apple, Microsoft Patent Dispute Against Motorola

European antitrust authorities may investigate a resolution regarding patent disputes filed by Apple and Microsoft against Motorola, after both claimants have asked for help in concluding the matter, which might ultimately lead to hefty fines for Google. In February, Microsoft …

Avengers Contests Give Facebook Fans Advance Screenings

Some lucky moviegoers will have the chance to see The Avengers a little bit early, as Marvel is running a couple of contests via Facebook. The first contest comes to you from Marvel and Harley-Davidson, who are giving away two …

Apple Increases iAd Revenue For Developers Apple Increases iAd Revenue For Developers

Apple has seen limited success with their iAd program that gives developers a little bit more cash when their apps run ads from the program. Limited success isn’t good enough though so Apple is increasing the amount of revenue developers …