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Eric Schmidt Speaks at Mobile World Congress 2012 Eric Schmidt Speaks at Mobile World Congress 2012

Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt spoke at the Mobile World Congress yesterday and he had some provoking things to say about where he sees the World going and the role he sees technology playing. His presentation began by introducing …

Michael Arrington: Arianna Huffington Is A Touchy Psychopath Michael Arrington: Arianna Huffington Is A Touchy Psychopath
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TechCrunch has been leaking writers for some time now, and yesterday the leak moved up the food chain as the site’s Editor in Chief Erick Schonfeld stepped down. He’s been replaced by Eric Eldon, who says that his plan is …

Microsoft Flight Available Now, Free To Play
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Microsoft Flight Simulator is one of the most venerated simulation franchises in gaming. The newest game, Microsoft Flight, was announced as a free-to-play game to be released this Spring. Microsoft apparently thinks the end of February is close enough to …

Davy Jones of The Monkees Dead at 66 Davy Jones of The Monkees Dead at 66
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And then there were three. Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith, Peter Tork, and Micky Dolenz – The Monkees were a made-for-television pop band that held a great fan base long after their TV show ended. Today, those fans received the sad …

Pew Surveys Perceptions of How Always-On Technology Will Impact Generation Y Pew Surveys Perceptions of How Always-On Technology Will Impact Generation Y

The Pew Research Center designed a survey to assess how tech insiders, critics, and students perceive how always-on technology (AOT) will impact teens and twenty-somethings of the Y Generation. The survey was administered online from August 28 to October 31, …

Google’s Susan Wojcicki Gives Keynote At SMX West Google’s Susan Wojcicki Gives Keynote At SMX West

Susan Wojcicki, Google’s Senior Vice President for Advertising, gave the keynote address today at the annual Search Marketing Expo (SMX) West in San Jose, California. During the address, which was moderated by Danny Sullivan of Search Engine Land, Wojcicki discussed …

Toshiba Excite Out March 6th Toshiba Excite Out March 6th

Toshiba will launch its Excite 10 LE Tablet on March 6th, a day before the Apple iPad 3 event in San Francisco. First unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, the Android-based Excite claims the status as the thinnest …

Apple Appeals to High Court in China over IPad Trademark Apple Appeals to High Court in China over IPad Trademark

The Higher People’s Court of Guangzhou heard the latest appeal from Apple today, after a lower court ruled in favor of Chinese tech company Proview, which says it owns the trademark “IPad” in China. A Lawyer for Apple told the …

Apple Rejects eBook Because It Links To Amazon Apple Rejects eBook Because It Links To Amazon
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Any good and successful company knows that it probably shouldn’t go out of its way to promote its competition. I mean, you don’t see Microsoft putting out ads that talk about how awesome Google Docs is. But in the realm …

Cloud Technology Is Embraced By UK Mainstream Cloud Technology Is Embraced By UK Mainstream

Intellect, the IT trade association of the UK has announced their release of a series of reports that suggest cloud technology has become a staple in business to business environments despite previous unpopularity when first introduced. A prominent case study …

DVR Usage Increasing Among Television Viewers DVR Usage Increasing Among Television Viewers
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As television and devices that take advantage of our screen time continue to evolve, so does our utter obsession with using TV grow. Nielsen posted on its blog a study the group recently conducted that looked at what Americans have …

The Second Avengers Trailer Is Online, and It’s Awesome

This morning, we joined in the tease for the second full-length trailer for The Avengers, and now that it’s live, the anticipation meter is now getting close to an “off the charts” level, at least for this writer. The biggest …

European Union: New Google Privacy Policy Isn’t Lawful Or Fair European Union: New Google Privacy Policy Isn’t Lawful Or Fair

Upon the eve of Google’s new and controversial Privacy Policy going into effect, the tech company received a resounding rebuke from the European Union yesterday as France’s regulator said that the new policy seems to violates the EU’s rules regarding …

Netflix Might Become Part of Cable Packages Netflix Might Become Part of Cable Packages

At the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference in San Francisco Tuesday, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings stated that he envisions cable TV evolving into an on-demand internet platform, and that Netflix will become just another cable provider. “It’s not …

Lamar Smith Doesn’t Care About Personal Privacy on the Internet
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While SOPA is holding on to its dying breaths for dear life, Lamar Smith has apparently moved on to bigger and better things: Monitoring every aspect of your online behavior, details which would be available to any government agency without …

MacBook Pro Getting An Update In April? MacBook Pro Getting An Update In April?

With all the rumors and excitement zipping around about Apple’s newest iOS devices, one can almost forget sometimes that they actually make computers, too. Part of this, of course, is Apple’s fault. When was the last time you saw them …

Leap Year 2012: Famous & Infamous February 29th Birthdays
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You think your birthday is special? Pshh, think again. Your day has nothing on today (February 29th), as it only happens once every four years, which is more commonly known as a Leap Day, which takes place during a Leap …

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Now Available Windows 8 Consumer Preview Now Available
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Windows has announced the release of Windows 8 consumer preview. It’s available to download now for anyone interested in trying out the new operating system. Windows Experience blog is already posting tips on how to better navigate the system. According …

USAF Looks To Work Hand In Hand With Silicon Valley USAF Looks To Work Hand In Hand With Silicon Valley

In 1947, following World War 2, the United States Army Air Forces became the United States Air Force. They aso became one the preeminent research and development teams in the United States. But in the last 20 years that title …

Facebook May Be Misreporting What Games You Play Facebook May Be Misreporting What Games You Play

Facebook’s games tend to have a surprisingly polarizing effect on the social network’s users. Many, of course, love them. Some even spend hours on end playing them. On the other hand, those that don’t play them tend to find them …

A+E Networks And thePlatform Team Up For Mobile Video Content A+E Networks And thePlatform Team Up For Mobile Video Content

You might have never heard of thePlatform, but you’ve certainly heard of the A+E Networks family of channels including, of course, A&E but other channels like Lifetime and History. The two companies have teamed up to expand its programming to …

Restaurant Calls 1% Tip Story a Hoax

A Newport Beach, CA banker recently prompted public outrage after apparently leaving a 1% tip for a waitress named Breanna, adding a small note to the check reading “get a real job.” But according to the True Food Kitchen, the …

Rage Faces In Real Life

If you’re any kind of experienced Internet user, you’re probably awfully familiar with the rage face memes that permeate across a large number of platforms. While Reddit deserves a large amount of the credit for the growing the popularity surrounding …

SPAM Turns 75, Rolls Out New Advertising Campaign SPAM Turns 75, Rolls Out New Advertising Campaign

Everybody love SPAM, right? No, not the kind that you have email filters for, but the kind that comes in a can – SPiced hAM. Ok, not everybody loves SPAM. Hawaii really does though. Personally, it’s hard to say no …