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Is Twitter Censorship Being Pushed By A Saudi Prince? Is Twitter Censorship Being Pushed By A Saudi Prince?

Did a Saudi Prince’s investment in Twitter have anything to do with the recent Twitter censorship announcement? Most of Twitter’s users seems to think so. As we reported back in December, Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal purchased a stake in …

Ferris Bueller, Liam Neeson, and Wingdings Ferris Bueller, Liam Neeson, and Wingdings

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Apple’s Quarterly Earnings In Perspective Apple’s Quarterly Earnings In Perspective

Earlier this week Apple released their earnings report for the first quarter of FY2012. As we reported then, the company had its best quarter ever, bringing in $46.33 billion dollars in revenue, beating estimates by more than $8 billion. That’s …

Fake YouTube Video Leads to Multi-Million Dollar Soccer Transfer Fake YouTube Video Leads to Multi-Million Dollar Soccer Transfer
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What can a fake YouTube video do for you? Well, if you’re name is Stewart Downing, a moderately-talented soccer player for Liverpool, it can turn a decent paycheck into an absolute gold mine. The story, which was seen over at …

Pinterest On TV Pinterest On TV

WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee covered Pinterest very well in this TV news report. They interviewed a local photographer who uses Pinterest as an inspiration board, as well as Gavin Baker, Director of digital media at Moxley Carmichael, a media and …

China: An Efficient Manufacturer Of Pollution

In the 1970′s we started outsourcing production from the United Staes to overseas facilities that could meet production demands faster and cheaper. After over forty years of outsourcing, one thing is clear: Our air and waterways are a lot less …

Facebook: The Paper Edition, Vol. 1 Facebook: The Paper Edition, Vol. 1

Back in December, I wrote about a young man in Vienna who requested all the information that Facebook had collected on him over the year. To the surprise of many, his request yielded a delivery of a whopping 1,222 PDF …

Scary New Virus Will Make Your Computer Cry Scary New Virus Will Make Your Computer Cry
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It’s natural for viruses to mutate in nature and become stronger over time. The scary thing is that it’s now happening to computer viruses. Mutating viruses are nothing new, they are used to infect machines in a way that can’t …

Lingual Jailbreak Tweak Turns Siri Into A Translator Lingual Jailbreak Tweak Turns Siri Into A Translator

Last week we brought you news of the release of the long-awaited jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. Now it looks like jailbreak developers have wasted no time in preparing some amazing tweaks for the iPhone 4S’s most …

Relive 90s Pop With Awesome Melodica Megamix [VIDEO] Relive 90s Pop With Awesome Melodica Megamix [VIDEO]

Today’s viral smash sports a pretty simple premise. If you grew up in the 90s or were really into pop music as an adult during the 90s, this is going to be a very awesome experience for you. YouTube user …

Awesome User-Generated Content Gives Us Dark Knight Rises Credits Awesome User-Generated Content Gives Us Dark Knight Rises Credits

User-generated content is one of the many great things about the web. Whether it’s someone riffing on a particular trend or adding to the thousands upon thousands of gigabytes of fan-based material for whatever movie franchise you can think of, …

Search Engines Given Code Of Practice Search Engines Given Code Of Practice

It looks like the copyright police are at it again. This time they are in a secret meeting with search engine companies making demand of them. In a document obtained by TorrentFreak, it has come to light that copyright holders …

College Student Finds Cocaine In Used Textbook From Amazon College Student Finds Cocaine In Used Textbook From Amazon
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When you order a used book online, you probably wouldn’t be surprised if when it arrives, it contains an old bookmark or perhaps a couple of pages of notes inside. After all, it is “used.” But I’m sure you would …

Online Petition for Autistic Boy Put in Bag Exceeds 180K Signatures Online Petition for Autistic Boy Put in Bag Exceeds 180K Signatures
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Through special events, government protests, and other news, the world now recognizes the Internet as a valuable medium for getting important messages to the masses. The simplicity of sharing on the Web combined with its viral nature makes it very easy for stories to get really big, really fast.

Facebook IPO Documents May Be Filed Next Week [Report] Facebook IPO Documents May Be Filed Next Week [Report]

Facebook’s IPO has been expected to be coming in the first half of the year, for quite some time. Rumors have pegged the IPO for somewhere between April and June. More recently, it’s been rumored to be coming in May. …

Video: How To Use Pinterest (Tutorial) Video: How To Use Pinterest (Tutorial)
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Tristan Higbee, of Blogging Bookshelf, does a great job with a quick Pinterest 101. If you are late to the party, and don’t know what Pinterest is… don’t tell anyone. It’s the surest sign of bachelorhood this year. Pay attention …

Canadian Constable Uses Social Media Canadian Constable Uses Social Media

A Toronto police constable is using a popular social network to keep in touch with members in his community. Scott Mills is using the popular site Foursquare.com and he encourages other public servants to do the same. Scott feels social …

Cher, Jackie Chan, Justin Bieber, And Jim Carrey: All Not Dead! Cher, Jackie Chan, Justin Bieber, And Jim Carrey: All Not Dead!
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Just in case anyone is truly concerned that Cher was, “found dead in Malibu home”, she was not. Apparently she is just one in a long list of victims who have fallen prey to a fake deaths on Twitter. This …

Facebook Asks Journalists To Sign Non-Disclosures Facebook Asks Journalists To Sign Non-Disclosures
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Our old friend Facebook is being pretty uptight about their privacy. Reportedly, before a recent news conference, Facebook officials asked attending journalists to sign a non-disclosure agreement, which entailed protocol that they were to follow once they arrived at the …

EFF Petitions Copyright Office To Keep Jailbreaking Legal EFF Petitions Copyright Office To Keep Jailbreaking Legal

In 2010 the U.S. Copyright Office sided with users and developers when it issued a declaration exempting jailbreaking/rooting from the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The exemption meant that the jailbreak community could come out into the open without fear of …

Happy 2nd Birthday, iPad Happy 2nd Birthday, iPad
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Today marks the two year anniversary that techno-Buddha demigod Steve Jobs floated across a stage in San Francisco at Apple’s annual conference and told everybody, “Hey, you didn’t know you wanted something called an iPad, but you do – and …

Twitter Should Embrace Openness, Not Censorship Twitter Should Embrace Openness, Not Censorship

As we reported and as you all are most likely aware of by now, Twitter will begin censoring tweets. The idea of censoring tweets does raise a few concerns, especially among those who used it in revolutionary protests last year …

Voss Rejects Samsung’s Second 3G Patent Lawsuit Voss Rejects Samsung’s Second 3G Patent Lawsuit

Mannheim’s Regional Court’s Judge Andreas Voss dismissed the second 3G patent lawsuit against Apple by Samsung. Samsung has been seeking settlements from Apple on infringement claims regarding various 3G/ UMTS patents in various jurisdictions. These lawsuits merely add to a …

Google Music Gets Download Option Google Music Gets Download Option

Google has finally added a feature that Google Music users have been clamoring for since the service launched last year. Google Music users can now download music from from their library. The download option applies both to music that users …