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Screener Sentenced in Child Porn Case

Fox News in Boston reports that Andrew Cheever formerly of U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been sentenced to three years behind bars and two years of probation for the possession of child pornography. The 34 year old TSA screener …

Mega Millions, Carson Daly, and Warm Pillows

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 …

Italian Soccer Fans And Their Pacman Mosaic

During a Champions League match between AC Milan against Barcelona, the AC milan fans decided to have some fun. They put up this mosaic that has Pac Man chasing after a ghost wearing Barca colors. The words below say “Let’s …

RIM Earnings Released: Q4 Revenue Down 25%, Full-Year Down 7% RIM Earnings Released: Q4 Revenue Down 25%, Full-Year Down 7%

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) just released its fourth quarter and year-end of fiscal 2012 earnings. For Q4, the company reported a 19% drop in revenue from $5.2 billion in the third quarter to $4.2 billion. That’s also down …

Apple Makes More for Google Than Android Apple Makes More for Google Than Android
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According to legal documents for its impending hearing with Oracle, Google generates four times more revenue from iPhone than Android. Between 2008 and 2011, Android made less than $550 million for Google – Apple’s iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, which …

Cartoon Network Brings Back The Classics With Cartoon Planet
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Cartoon Network, where have you gone? Besides the launch of fantastic series like Adventure Time and Regular Show, you are largely off the mark. You have lost some of your best talent (i.e. Craig McCracken). You’re pushing subpar live-action content …

Carson Daly Offends Gay Community With JetBlue Joke
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Carson Daly, who has hosted numerous television and radio programs including MTV’s Total Request Live, is in hot water over comments he made on his L.A. radio show earlier today. The comments were in reference to the JetBlue pilot who …

Google Announces App Engine Research Awards Google Announces App Engine Research Awards

Google’s App Engine is used for a lot of different web applications. While it can be used for business applications, the more interesting uses come from the scientific and research fields. Google is now going to reward those who use …

Proposed EU Law Wants To Make Possession of Hacking Tools A Crime Proposed EU Law Wants To Make Possession of Hacking Tools A Crime
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The European Union is looking to update and standardize its anti-hacking legislation. Under a draft law backed by the EU Civil Liberties Committee on Tuesday, hacking IT systems, as well as the possession or distribution of hacking tools, would be …

California Man Attacked by a Lion, Saved By a Bear
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In one of those stories that’s too bizarre to be made up, a man from Paradise, California was attacked by a mountain lion, only to be saved by a bear. Robert Biggs, 69, was hiking around Whiskey Flats in California …

Nearly 1 Billion ‘Smart’ Devices Shipped Last Year Nearly 1 Billion ‘Smart’ Devices Shipped Last Year

The International Data Corporation (IDC) added up the numbers from its Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker, Mobile Phone Tracker, and Media Tablet Tracker this week and came up with the number of PC’s, tablets, and smartphones that shipped worldwide in 2011: …

Bioshock 2 Gets Released For Mac Today!

After what was supposed to be a January release date came and went, we were wondering if this game was ever going to come to MAC. Well, after a 3 month delay it is finally here! Feral Interactive released the …

Comedy Central Launches Political Humor App.

Get it for free from iTunes, It’s Comedy Central’s “Indecision’ Election Companion” app, an iOS optimized political satire and humor download for iPhone and iPad. It’s an opportunity for users to voice political opinions, criticize candidates, and gain insight on …

Skyrim Hoarders: You’re Not Going To Enchant That Necklace And You Might Have A Problem
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I have a friend. Yeah let’s go with that, a friend, who can’t leave a single weapon, shield, book, potion, or article of clothing in a chest or on a table. If he sees it, it’s going in his inventory. …

Google Maps Now Available In Bahasa Malaysia Google Maps Now Available In Bahasa Malaysia

Google’s had quite the crush on Malaysia recently. Last week, the company launched a Malaysia-specific domain for YouTube and now they’ve announced that Google Maps will have traffic and transit information for the western Pacific country. The traffic information, which …

Student Banned From Graduation Due To Facebook Photo
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There have been a lot of stories in the press lately relating to schools and social media incidents with their students, such as the high school student who was expelled for saying the “F” word. Now, a similar story has …

Danny Manning Climbs the Ladder and Becomes Head Coach for Tulsa

Danny Manning has agreed to leave the Jayhawks where he serves as an Assistant Coach under Bill Self. In a strange twist of fate, Manning will become head coach at Tulsa, where Self coached from 1998-2000. But Manning isn’t a …

To Reach Facebook Fans, Keep It Local To Reach Facebook Fans, Keep It Local
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A recent social media study by Hearsay Social suggests that fans of local pages are far more engaging than larger corporate fans. In a study of over 14 million social interactions from consumers they found that the typical post from …

Facebook Page Check-In Numbers Get Revised Facebook Page Check-In Numbers Get Revised

Facebook put out a post on its Facebook Studio blog, talking about giving “a clear view of how people are visiting your business.” The post gives a reminder about the Facebook Timeline deadline, and points to a case study about …

Google’s Nexus Tablet May Prompt Competitors to Cut Prices Google’s Nexus Tablet May Prompt Competitors to Cut Prices

With Google’s rumored $199 Nexus tablet possibly entering the market in 2012, other entry-level tablet vendors might be pressured to lower their prices. Google has reportedly paired up with Asus to manufacture a device that will go up against Amazon’s …

YouTube Has Official Minimum Embed Size YouTube Has Official Minimum Embed Size

I sure love embedding YouTube videos onto blogs, this Web site and pretty much everywhere else on the Web. The joy of embedding brings with it a decision though – what size should I make the embed? We have our …

Enormous Battlefield 3 PC Patch Is Live!
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The enormous Battlefield 3 patch that hit the PS3 earlier this week is now live for all PC players. The 1.6 GB update is available now and features updates that were included in the PS3 patch. They also go more …

DuckDuckGo Steadily Getting Well Over 1M Searches A Day Now DuckDuckGo Steadily Getting Well Over 1M Searches A Day Now
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So much for people cooling down on the whole internet privacy issue. After steadily gaining momentum into the end of last year, DuckDuckGo, the encrypted pro-privacy search engine alternative, blasted off like an angry shuttle of private internet search queries …

Rupert Murdoch Lashes Out at ‘Enemies’ on Twitter Rupert Murdoch Lashes Out at ‘Enemies’ on Twitter

Rupert Murdoch, that mogul who most epitomizes the conflict between the old guard of industry and the internet, lashed out at unnamed competitors who are “piling on with lies and libels.” Murdoch, the CEO and founder of News Corporation, used …