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AOL’s Tim Armstrong On: Project Devil, Patches’ Success & TechCrunch “Chaos” AOL’s Tim Armstrong On: Project Devil, Patches’ Success & TechCrunch “Chaos”

Following up with their company’s financial earnings being released this morning, Tim Armstrong, AOL CEO and Chairman, and Arte Minson, AOL CFO, took some time this morning to conduct a Q&A with the media about the implications of the Q4 …

Blogger Redirect Makes Censorship Easier For Google Blogger Redirect Makes Censorship Easier For Google

Much like Twitter’s recent announcement concerning country-specific censorship, Google is getting on the fun by redirecting Blogger blogs to country-specific URLs. This means if you are in India and you’re trying to navigate to a Blogger.com blog, you will, in …

Best Buy Super Bowl Ad To Ditch Celebs For Tech Inventors Best Buy Super Bowl Ad To Ditch Celebs For Tech Inventors
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Apparently, Best Buy thinks Silicon Valley inventors make the best spokespeople, and are willing to bank on that at this year’s Super Bowl. Best Buy’s Super Bowl advertisement, which will appear during the third commercial break of the 1st quarter …

14 Year-old Boy Beaten by Thug Schoolmates 14 Year-old Boy Beaten by Thug Schoolmates

Two teens are likely to face charges after recently, brutally beating one of their schoolmates. The teens videoed themselves horrifically beating the subject with their cellphone. The more disturbing thing is, when the teens posted the video to their Facebook, …

iTV: Apple Talking To Major Component Suppliers iTV: Apple Talking To Major Component Suppliers

Apple has apparently contacted at least one manufacturer of HDTV displays as it prepares its long-rumored iTV. Analyst Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray said in a note to investors yesterday that Apple had asked at least one “major TV component …

Don Cornelius, Soul Train Creator, Dead in Apparent Suicide Don Cornelius, Soul Train Creator, Dead in Apparent Suicide
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Don Cornelius, creator and host of TV’s “Soul Train” was found dead from an apparent suicide this morning. Cornelius’ “Soul Train” ran for 35 years in syndication and focused primarily on soul, R&B and hip hop music. Cornelius hosted 22 …

Facebook IPO May Be Slightly Delayed Facebook IPO May Be Slightly Delayed
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All you eager people waiting to cash in on Facebook’s IPO may have to wait one more day. The rumor being passed around by several sources is that Facebook won’t be filing its IPO until this afternoon according to All …

Facebook Offers Something New To Advertisers And Users Facebook Offers Something New To Advertisers And Users
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If you get sick of sifting through ads that don’t have any relevancy to your life and are products you’ll never buy, the answer is on the way. Facebook has found a way for advertisers to target consumers based on …

TED Announces TED2013 WorldWide Auditions TED Announces TED2013 WorldWide Auditions

In an effort to broaden the scope of content and presenters at their conference next year, TED (Technology Entertainment and Design) announced that they’ll be holding public auditions throughout the world in order to put together a their first crowd-sourced …

Device That Reads Minds May Become a Reality Device That Reads Minds May Become a Reality
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Have you ever wondered what or if a coma patient was thinking? Have you ever wanted to read someone’s mind or have your own mind read? Well, it seems your curiosity could be answered. A device that measures brain waves …

Principal Who Turned Blind Eye To Cinnamon Challenge Placed On Leave Principal Who Turned Blind Eye To Cinnamon Challenge Placed On Leave
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I wonder how much pain and embarrassment has been caused by the words “I bet you can’t do that?” I bet you can’t jump over that. I bet you can’t drink all that. I bet you can’t eat all of …

Pirate Bay Founders’ Appeal To Sweden Supreme Court Rejected Pirate Bay Founders’ Appeal To Sweden Supreme Court Rejected

After a long battle, it looks like The Pirate Bay faces its first major loss today. TorrentFreak is reporting that the Sweden Supreme Court rejected the appeal of the four founders of The Pirate Bay. The current prison sentences and …

Red Box To Defy Warner Brothers Rental Delay Red Box To Defy Warner Brothers Rental Delay

In what could be one of the more misguided business decisions since home entertainment became a much more viable thing, thanks in large part to consumers being allowed to rent movies. Specifically, new releases for the home entertainment market. Recently, …

First BlackBerry 10 Image Hits The Web First BlackBerry 10 Image Hits The Web

BlackBerry fans everywhere have been eagerly anticipating the new BlackBerry 10 smartphone since RIM announced the BlackBerry 10 operating system back in October. Now it looks like a photo of the phone may have been leaked. The above image was …

Millennium Falcon Found in Baltic Sea? Millennium Falcon Found in Baltic Sea?

There are perhaps tens of thousands of salvage items at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Treasure hunters frequent the area and recover many things. Peter Lindberg, a commercial diver who trawls for treasure in the Baltic, has mapped a …

AOL Releases Q4 2011 Earnings AOL Releases Q4 2011 Earnings

AOL released their financial earnings for the fourth quarter of the 2011 financial year this morning and initial reviews seem to be more positive than negative for the media company. It announced that their shares are up $0.23 and revenue …

Watchmen Prequel Comics Announced Watchmen Prequel Comics Announced
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Alan Moore is angry. Why is Alan Moore angry? DC announced new Watchmen comics today. DC Comics announced this morning that they are bringing 7 multi-issue series based on the back stories of the seminal Watchmen characters titled “Before Watchmen.” …

New Microsoft Ad Campaign: Google Doesn’t Put People First New Microsoft Ad Campaign: Google Doesn’t Put People First
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Microsoft is looking to capitalize on some anti-Google sentiment currently floating around out there with an ad campaign that suggests that they put people first, and Google doesn’t. Of course, Microsoft is doing this now in response to concerns raised …

Spark Capital Makes a Substantial Investment in Foursquare, Purchases $50 Million in Stock Spark Capital Makes a Substantial Investment in Foursquare, Purchases $50 Million in Stock

Spark Capital is providing its employees with more liquid assets by purchasing fifty million dollars worth of Foursquare’s company stock. Foursquare has 15 million registered users who have collectively checked in 1.5 billion times and has generated information about some …

Facebook IPO: Report Has It At $5 Billion With Room For Growth Facebook IPO: Report Has It At $5 Billion With Room For Growth
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Numerous reports have indicated that Facebook would file its IPO papers on Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal broke the news last week. Today, Reuters is reporting that Facebook will indeed file on Wednesday, and that Facebook is expected to raise …

Suicides at the LA Times Suicides at the LA Times
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An operations plant worker and a company truck driver committed suicide just recently after being laid off from the LA Times staff. The big layoff happened just before the Christmas holiday. Recently fired blogging pressman Ed Padgett had some interest …

BlackBerry RunTime Brings Android Apps To PlayBook OS 2.0 BlackBerry RunTime Brings Android Apps To PlayBook OS 2.0
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Research In Motion, the embattled makers of BlackBerry, made news at CES earlier this month when the announced new operating systems for their BlackBerry phones and PlayBook tablet. One new feature that hasn’t gotten much attention is RunTime. RunTime allows …

Pinterest Referrals Beat YouTube, Google+, & Reddit Combined Pinterest Referrals Beat YouTube, Google+, & Reddit Combined
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As we reported here before, referral traffic from Pinterest is rising fast. Today, Shareaholic released January 2012 referral traffic numbers that pin that number where it belongs. It turns out, in the month of January, Pinterest referral traffic was greater …

Kinect Star Wars: May The Force Be With Chris Pratt
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If you were a child of the 1980s, you had the pleasure of enjoying the Star Wars movies before they became polluted with George Lucas’ regressive revisions of special effects, the unnecessary addition of Greedo shooting first, those Happy Meal-promoting …