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China Begins Censoring Weibo Microblogging Service China Begins Censoring Weibo Microblogging Service

Weibo is China’s version of Twitter, and the microblogging service shares much in common with its Western counterpart. Weibo users anonymously report news and have been known to discuss topics often forbidden on the Chinese web. They even spread false …

Google Apps get ISO 27001 Certification Google Apps get ISO 27001 Certification
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Yesterday, Google announced that their technology, systems, and processes used at their data centers for servicing

U.S. Government Releases List Of Words They Look For Online U.S. Government Releases List Of Words They Look For Online
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It’s pretty obvious by now that the U.S. government wants to desperately spy on our online activities. Reports that the NSA is building a giant facility to intercept and record our communication are pretty bad, but groups like the NSA …

Zombie Robots Dancing to ‘Thriller’

Okay, so these aren’t zombie robots. Technically a thing has to be alive before it can die and come back to life as a zombie. But they are robots and they are dancing to thriller, which in itself is pretty …

Johnny Tapia Dead: Boxing Great Was 45
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Johnny Tapia, a boxer who made a name for himself in New Mexico, was found dead in his home on Sunday evening. Police have not released details as to the cause of death just yet. Tapia struggled for years to …

Ashley Judd Celebrates Husband Dario Franchitti’s Indy Win
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Ashley Judd’s husband Dario Franchitti won the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, making it the third time the talented driver has seen the checkered flag wave as he crossed the finish line. Of course, Judd, who is easily Franchitti’s biggest fan, …

Foxconn Begins Apple iTV Production Trials [RUMOR] Foxconn Begins Apple iTV Production Trials [RUMOR]

It was recently reported by China Daily that Foxconn is investing $210 million into building a new production line in Huai’an City, China. Foxconn plants, known for various questionable practices including employing underage workers, while underpaying and likewise overcharging employees …

Hayao Miyazaki’s Children’s Books
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Not too long ago we featured some of the work of etsy’s 84/5 Studio. Specifically, Minimalist Posters of Cult Classics. Now they have released this set of postcards that features minimalist art for each of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli’s …

Australian Spiderman Trailer Emerges With New Footage

Back in April we were given two international trailers, revealing some of the back story of this rendition of Spiderman. These trailers did not include much action, electing to concentrate on the story side. They revealed the darker tone and …

The Dark Knight Rises Gets a New TV Spot

Last week we showed you two new TV spots from the Dark Knight Rises. Well, over the weekend, we got another one: I like that each one of them shows different scenes, instead of mixing the existing ones up in …

Miami Man Shot After Eating the Face of a Homeless Man
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A Miami man was shot to death by police after they witnessed him eating the face off of a man on the MacArthur Causeway off ramp Saturday. The incident is being reported by the Miami Herald, who posted pictures of …

Google Accused of Stealing Info With Street View Cars Google Accused of Stealing Info With Street View Cars
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Independent British data protection watchdog Information Commissioner Office (ico.gov.uk) has launched an inquiry into accusations that Google is using Street View Cars to spy on residents of Great Britain. According to DailyMail, they are accused of downloading emails, text messages, …

Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time Hits PlayStation Vita With Debut Gameplay

One of the best announcements that came out of E3 last year was Sly Cooper getting a fourth game. At the time, it was announced as a PS3 exclusive. Considering that the PlayStation Vita is pretty much a tiny PS3, …

Portal 2 Makes Super Street Fighter II A Fighter For The Ages

I was one of those weird kids that didn’t like Street Fighter II that much when everybody else was playing it on the SNES. I much preferred Rare’s Killer Instinct, but that was probably just due to the far superior …

United Nations’ Proposal To Regulate Internet Going Before House This Week United Nations’ Proposal To Regulate Internet Going Before House This Week
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It seems that everybody wants a hand in the massive cookie jar known as the Internet. The latest group that wants some form of control over the Internet is the United Nations. I don’t need to tell you how bad …

Ice Cream Sandwich Not Coming To Xperia Play After All Ice Cream Sandwich Not Coming To Xperia Play After All
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We reported back in March that Sony was starting up a beta test program to see which Xperia phones could take on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). One of the hopes was that Sony’s flagship gaming phone, the Xperia Play, …

GameStop Now Selling Android Tablets GameStop Now Selling Android Tablets

GameStop, regardless of how you feel about them, was one of the last bastions of pure core gaming bliss. They served the core and we rewarded them with our hard earned money. Alas, the core does not have all the …

Are Google’s Results Better Today Than They Were 5 Years Ago? Are Google’s Results Better Today Than They Were 5 Years Ago?
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According to Google CEO Larry Page, you’d be astounded by how bad Google search was 5 years ago. Do you think Google is significantly better than it was five years ago? How about two years ago? One year ago? Let …

Matt Cutts: Here’s How To Expose Your Competitors’ Black Hat SEO Practices Matt Cutts: Here’s How To Expose Your Competitors’ Black Hat SEO Practices
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Google’s Matt Cutts put out a Webmaster Help video discussing how to alert Google when your competitors are engaging in webspam and black hat SEO techniques. The video was in response to the following user-submitted question: White hat search marketers …

Sneak A Peek Inside An iPhone Factory Sneak A Peek Inside An iPhone Factory

The iPhone is considered by many to be a magical device. It would almost seem like they’re made inside some kind of Willy Wonka-esque factory full of happiness and sunshine. We all know that is not the case as the …

Google Penguin Updated To Version 1.1 Google Penguin Updated To Version 1.1
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Google’s Penguin update has been somewhat divisive in the search industry. There have been Web sites that were negatively impacted by the update while Google says that Penguin was a success. One of the most persistent rumors, however, has been …

Absinthe 2.0: How to Jailbreak Your iPhone Absinthe 2.0: How to Jailbreak Your iPhone
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iPhone, iPad, and iPod users who want to use their devices more freely have always been in a race with Apple to keep ahead of updates. Because of that, the release this week of Absinthe 2.0 was exciting news for …

Cancelled Shows 2012: Several Network Programs Get the Axe
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Cancelled Shows 2012: As always, there are a lot of them, and I’m sure some of the choices won’t be popular with fans. Of course, that’s always the case around this time of year, when networks are trying to figure …

Brain Tapeworms: More Common Than You Might Think
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Brain tapeworms sound disgusting. Well, that’s because they are. In a recent article published by Discover Magazine, the parasites are discussed at-length, so much so that you may find yourself second-guessing every single piece of food that enters your mouth. …