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Yahoo Unfriends Facebook, Considers Lawsuit Over Patent Claim Yahoo Unfriends Facebook, Considers Lawsuit Over Patent Claim
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Yahoo’s had a rough go of it so far in 2012 and the company could certainly stand to take a more active role instead of reacting to how the tech world changes around them. So what better way to get …

Impending Bat Flu Hysteria Possible
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Scientists have recently confirmed finding genetic fragments of the flu virus in bats, according to the CDC. The research was posted online Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The flu is common in humans, birds …

FTC Approves Integrity Children’s Privacy Compliance Program Thanks to Aristotle FTC Approves Integrity Children’s Privacy Compliance Program Thanks to Aristotle

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved The Integrity Children’s Privacy Compliance Program, designed by Aristotle International, as a “safe harbor” program under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) on Friday. The COPPA rule grants websites that target viewers ages …

Lady Gaga Crashes Harvard And Brings Her Mother Lady Gaga Crashes Harvard And Brings Her Mother

On February 29th viewers should tune in to http://bornthiswayfoundation.org/live between 4:00-5:30pm EST to see Lady Gaga and her mom, Cynthia Germanotta present a live conference from Harvard University on the exploration of ways to reach youth and create a new …

iPad 3 Launching March 7 In San Francisco iPad 3 Launching March 7 In San Francisco
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A little while ago we brought you a report that the iPad 3 was launching on March 7th in New York City. Jim Dalrymple, who’s nearly always right on all things Apple, confirmed the date but not the place. Now …

Playstation Vita Exceeds Expectations With 1.2 Million Sold WorldWide

It looks as though Sony’s 50 million dollar marketing campaign is working. Despite a few launch problems, Sony announced that the sales figures were better than what they expected. With over 1.2 million units being sold worldwide and over 2 …

Jet Set Radio Is Official, Coming This Summer

There was a teaser last week that pointed to Jet Set Radio being the next HD Dreamcast classics release coming out. Turns out we were right! Sega announced today on their blog that an HD version of Jet Set Radio …

Popular Shopping App Now on IPad Popular Shopping App Now on IPad

Named the best of iPhone Utilities category in App Store Rewind 2011, the popular app ShopAdvisor is now available for the IPad. The goal of ShopAdvisor is to work naturally with the way people tend to shop, in which consumers …

Gmail Can Now Handle Mail Links In Chrome Gmail Can Now Handle Mail Links In Chrome
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Users who prefer web-mail services like Gmail over their computer’s native email client have often had a hard time with email links on web pages. Clicking those links usually opens up your email client, and using them with a web-based …

iPad 3 Release Date: CNBC Says Next Week, With A Quad-Core, In NYC iPad 3 Release Date: CNBC Says Next Week, With A Quad-Core, In NYC
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UPDATE 2: Invites for the official event have gone out, and it will be held on March 7th. More on that here. As it stands, the general thinking around Apple’s upcoming iPad 3 is that it will be announced on …

Fox And Warner Brothers SanDisk Your Western Digital Fox And Warner Brothers SanDisk Your Western Digital

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Warner Brothers Home Entertainment Group, SanDisk, and Western Digital announce today that they are teaming-up to provide a unique and enhanced user viewing experience with something they are tentatively calling “Project Phenix”. The project features …

Could Obama’s Privacy Plan Threaten the Internet?
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The ongoing debate over online privacy is in the spotlight once again. However, this time, it’s the White House that’s at the center of the controversy. Last week, the Obama Administration announced a privacy plan that would give consumers more …

Google+ Plugins Improved For Businesses And People Google+ Plugins Improved For Businesses And People
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Do you use Google+? If so, do you like to +1 Web sites and other awesome things you find on the Net? Well, it’s about to get easier to get your +1 on. The

Kinect Shopping Cart Takes Whole Foods Shoppers To Aisles Of The Future Kinect Shopping Cart Takes Whole Foods Shoppers To Aisles Of The Future

Checking your phone, pushing a shopping cart, reading the nutritional info on that new Cheerios variant, reining in your hyper-curious children – going to the grocery store can be an exhausting exercise in multitasking. If you choose to do your …

Mercedes Bringing Siri To Its A Class Mercedes Bringing Siri To Its A Class
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Mercedes Benz has always been at the fore front of automobile technology. 4 wheel independent suspension in 1931, crash test program in 1958, antilock brakes in 1978. Some of these were pioneered by Mercedes, most were standard in the S-Class …

HBO Go Launching On Xbox 360 April 1st, Just In Time For Game Of Thrones HBO Go Launching On Xbox 360 April 1st, Just In Time For Game Of Thrones

April Fools Day joke or legit? Apparently, HBO Go is coming to the Xbox 360 on April 1st. During an HBO event in San Francisco Monday night, HBO co-president Eric Kessler told Engadget that Microsoft’s console will finally be getting …

TechCrunch Loses Yet Another – This Time, It’s The Editor TechCrunch Loses Yet Another – This Time, It’s The Editor

The transition at AOL’s TechCrunch continues as editor Erick Schonfeld has stepped down. This is just the latest in a series of pre-AOL acquisition TechCrunchers leaving. Some have banded together at the site PandoDaily. More on all of that here. …

Audi A8: 2012 Connected Car of the Year Audi A8: 2012 Connected Car of the Year

Audi A8 recently was honored in the first annual Connected World Connected Car of the Year awards, which spotlights vehicles with technology that strikes the right balance between safety, convenience, and infotainment. Chosen by the editorial team at Connected World …

Illumishare: Microsoft’s Amazing Remote Interaction Technology Illumishare: Microsoft’s Amazing Remote Interaction Technology
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You may have heard it said that we’re living in the future. Thanks to the increasing pace of innovation, we have technology at our fingertips that was the stuff of science fiction just a few short years ago. Now, Microsoft …

Online Karaoke Company Doubles Database Using Relationship Marketing Online Karaoke Company Doubles Database Using Relationship Marketing
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An online Karaoke company has doubled the size of its e-mail database in the past year by utilizing Emailvision’s relationship marketing platform instead of generic e-mail marketing. Lucky Voice, the leading online Karaoke company in the United Kingdom, implemented Emailvision’s …

Sony Tablet Goes Two-Screen: Priced Less Than $400 Sony Tablet Goes Two-Screen: Priced Less Than $400

This thing looks awesome! On March 4th Sony will release its new tablet which will feature dual screens. If you sign up for a two-year data plan with AT&T, they sell it for $399.99. Not a bad deal if you …

Social Networking Drives TV Ratings Social Networking Drives TV Ratings

According to a TV Guide user study, social networking discussion about television shows drives tune-in, loyalty and live viewing ratings. Due to social network impressions, 17% of respondents polled said they became a fan of a particular show, and 31% …

Motorola Defy Device in Torture Chambers Motorola Defy Device in Torture Chambers

Motorola is letting people splash water on their phones at trade shows. The Motorola Defy is an Android smartphone with a touchscreen, large display and access to the thousands of apps in the Android marketplace. The device has a Corning …

Opera Payment Exchange Taking Mobile Payments Around The World Opera Payment Exchange Taking Mobile Payments Around The World

Everybody is getting into the mobile payment business these days. While Google Wallet has been one of the most talked about (and hacked) mobile payment options, Opera now offers their own alternative. Opera Software, developer of the Opera browser, announced …