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Angry Birds Maker Announces Next Game

Today on Finnish morning talk show “Yle’s breakfast television,” Rovio’s CEO Mikael Hed dropped the news that they will be releasing a new game that has neither the word “Angry” or the word “Birds” in the main title. The new …

Mobile Privacy: Who’s Responsible for the Concerns? Mobile Privacy: Who’s Responsible for the Concerns?

As smartphones become more prevalent, mobile privacy issues also become much more of a concern. The root of the issue is with the user data that the apps collect. Consumers obviously want a great user experience, but they also want their data – personal information- respected, which makes for a challenging situation.

The Rise of Geosocial-Based Internet Services [Pew Research] The Rise of Geosocial-Based Internet Services [Pew Research]

It seems like everyday there’s another location-based service popping up to offer us an incentive to either broadcast our location of cash in on some exclusive deal. Sites like Foursquare and Gowalla were the focus of Pew Internet Research’s latest …

USPS Will Not Deliver iPads, Other Electronics Overseas After May 16th USPS Will Not Deliver iPads, Other Electronics Overseas After May 16th

New regulations set to take effect on May 16th mean that the United States Postal Service will stop shipping iPads, Kindles, and any other devices that runs on Lithium batteries overseas, due to the risks those batteries pose to the …

Glitch in Google Reviews for Places Glitch in Google Reviews for Places
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Hamish McKenzie over at PandoDaily recently noticed an interesting “glitch” regarding how Google lists its reviews of various places in search. For example, when searching for Fior d’Italia Restaurant in San Francisco, Google initially presents 145 reviews. Though, when actually …

MapQuest’s Going to Trust You Know How to Get Out of Your Neighborhood MapQuest’s Going to Trust You Know How to Get Out of Your Neighborhood

Whenever you look up directions with a map service – it doesn’t matter which one you fancy, be it Google Maps, Bing Maps, MapQuest, or whatever – if you enter your address as the starting point, the directions will invariably …

Yahoo! Sinks as Google and Bing Rise Yahoo! Sinks as Google and Bing Rise
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The comScore search engine data for April isn’t out until tomorrow, but Search Engine Land has an unnamed source that has given them a rundown of the numbers. The story they tell is one we saw unfolding as far back …

True Blood Character Posters Get Us Ready For Season 5

We’re a little under a month before HBO begins season five of its fan-favorite vampire story that follows the adventures of one Sookie Stackhouse. I am, of course, talking about the return of True Blood, which stakes its way back …

Facebook Posts Get CA Police Chief In Hot Water Facebook Posts Get CA Police Chief In Hot Water

Facebook has the strong ability to get people in trouble for posting stuff that they shouldn’t or principals making fake accounts to spy on their students. Most people get in trouble for the stuff that they have posted that disparages …

Louis Vuitton Wants To Demolish Hundreds of Websites Louis Vuitton Wants To Demolish Hundreds of Websites

Louis Vuitton, the manufacturer of expensive handbags carried by thousands of people who usually cannot afford to do so, is asking a Florida court to put the hurt on hundreds of websites that sell knock-off Vitton products. Their targets: louiszvuitton.com, …

Facebook Stock Demand Outweighs Availability Facebook Stock Demand Outweighs Availability

Despite harsh criticism of Mark Zuckerberg’s less-than-professional fashion preferences and investors opinion that Facebook is way overvalued, demand for the stock already has investors lining up to get a piece of the social network. According to Yahoo news, a source …

Verizon Follows Twitter’s Example And Joins Friends Of The Internet Club Verizon Follows Twitter’s Example And Joins Friends Of The Internet Club
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Twitter impressed all of us this week when they laid the legal smackdown on the state of New York over their attempt to subpoena Tweets from a member of the Occupy movement. It showed that some companies in the tech …

Mark Consuelos Used To Be A Stripper

Kelly Ripa, the spunky, chirpy host of “Live! With Kelly”, is so unfailingly perky and sweet, it’s hard to imagine her harboring a dark secret. And in a way, she doesn’t…but her husband does. Mark Consuelos, the hunky Spanish/Italian actor …

iOS 5.1 Jailbreak “Weeks Away,” But Getting Closer iOS 5.1 Jailbreak “Weeks Away,” But Getting Closer

Yesterday we brought you news that iOS hacker pod2g had gotten an untethered jailbreak of iOS 5.1 working on his third generation iPad. In his tweet yesterday, he said that after a little more work, he would test it on …

Xbox 360 Is King For 16th Straight Month, Sells 236,000 In April Xbox 360 Is King For 16th Straight Month, Sells 236,000 In April
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Microsoft now has a couple of things to be excited about as we close out the work week. On Thursday, they unveiled a huge overhaul of their Bing engine that will debut a three-column format and heavily integrate Facebook (and …

USDA to Improve Regulations For Internet Pet Sales USDA to Improve Regulations For Internet Pet Sales

The USDA is proposing changes to current laws that bring internet puppy sellers into the Animal Welfare Act. Before now, dog breeders who sell their animals online were able to get around the 1966 law, which stipulates that a retail …

Moms Online: 75% on Facebook, 4.9M on Pinterest, and 1 in 3 Blog Moms Online: 75% on Facebook, 4.9M on Pinterest, and 1 in 3 Blog

Whether its by blog or by Pinterest, by now it’s a recognized fact that women are the driving force behind much of the internet. Ahead of this Sunday’s annual observance of the difficult and often under-appreciated labor women endure to …

Google’s Sergey Brin is Searching for a Cure to Parkinson’s Google’s Sergey Brin is Searching for a Cure to Parkinson’s

Aside from trying to get Google+ on track and dealing with Penguin updates, Google’s Sergey Brin is working on a project that’s a little more personal to him, as well as those who suffer from Parkinson’s disease, a a degenerative …

Apple iTV Confirmed by Foxconn CEO Apple iTV Confirmed by Foxconn CEO

It turns out the rumors are (finally) true: Apple will be selling a television set in the near future. Terry Gou, Foxconn’s chairman and president, gave an interview with China Daily in which he confirmed that the company, which manufactures …

Facebook Value Continues to Diminish In Investors Eye’s Facebook Value Continues to Diminish In Investors Eye’s

This morning Bloomberg published an article featuring a harsh criticism of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s less-than-traditional business apparel. Apparently his signature hoodie is an insult to some crusty investors over on Wall Street who like all their monkey men to …

Blake Griffin and Chris Paul Expected to Play in Game 6
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Blake Griffin and Chris Paul, two Los Angeles Clippers players who were both suffering from injuries, are expected to play in the Game 6 showdown against the Memphis Grizzlies. Griffin sprained his left knee during Wednesday night’s game. However, Thursday’s …

Rare Twin Water Tornados Spotted In Louisiana

Mother Nature sure is a creative beast. As someone who has been fascinated by tornados my entire life, I love finding new pictures of twisters in rare form, and this one definitely falls under that category. A scientist snapped a …

Droplr Undercuts Cloud Storage Competition Droplr Undercuts Cloud Storage Competition
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For a limited time, cloud storage service Droplr is offering a Pro upgrade of 100 GB of storage for $3 a month, or $30 a year, in a bid to compete with the host of other pay cloud services that …

Google Talks Content API For Shopping Testing Google Talks Content API For Shopping Testing

Only a few days after Google pushed the Hangout for the Content API for Shopping, they’re back again with another Hangout from just last week. This week’s Hangout focuses on a slew of new questions for the Content API team. …