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ESPN Shows Players’ Twitter Handles In-Game ESPN Shows Players’ Twitter Handles In-Game

A lot was going on when Kentucky played Georgia the other night on ESPN. First, ESPN was going full force with their Twitter push, something that was made quite obvious with their “#AskBilas” session, which, during the game, was one …

Amazon Moves Towards E-Book Non-Exclusivity Amazon Moves Towards E-Book Non-Exclusivity
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James Atlas will be selling a series of short (25,000-40,000 words long) biographies for Amazon called “Amazon Lives.” He will buy and edit at least 12 of them. Aside from the Kindle Store, these books will be sold through eTail …

Birthday Fail: Knocked Out Cold [Viral Video]
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Megan’s friends gathered around to wish her a happy birthday. They sang the song. She blew out the candles. Then…

1983: Public Not Ready For Internet On TV 1983: Public Not Ready For Internet On TV

The Viewtron system was launched commercially back in 1983 by the Viewdata Corporation, a company formed by a joint venture between Knight-Ridder and AT&T. Prior to the launch it had only 200 users. By 1984 it had 2,700 subscribers. The …

Facebook Creating Preferred Access Facebook Creating Preferred Access

During a panel at the Facebook Marketing Conference on Wednesday, the company revealed that it will soon give page owners new options in assigning page admins different levels of access. Watch live streaming video from fbmarketingtalks at livestream.com Product Manager …

Desk Job Death: How Your Workday Is Killing You Softly & Slowly Desk Job Death: How Your Workday Is Killing You Softly & Slowly

Did you ever hear the one about the brazen bull? As execution methods go, it’s one of the more gruesome methods you’re going to come across. The apparatus involved a hollow, bronze statue of a bull with a panel door …

The Horror Film Alphabet Is Awfully Handy

While it’s not exactly an infographic, Stephen Wildish has provided something similar, and it’s a pretty effective teaching tool, especially if you’re a fan of horror movies. The question is, how many can you name? If you’re going by Wildish’s …

Apple Supports 514,000 Jobs In the USA Apple Supports 514,000 Jobs In the USA

Forget about the jobs at Foxconn in China, there’s plenty of people to abuse right here in the United States. Just kidding. Today, Apple released its tally on how many jobs that they created or are supporting in the United …

iPad 3, iOS 6 Showing Up In Server Logs iPad 3, iOS 6 Showing Up In Server Logs

With the launch of the iPad 3 (iPad HD?) just days away, it stands to reason that there are a few prototypes floating around Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California. Maybe they’re using them for last minute testing. Maybe getting one …

Overstock.com Releases Fiscal Year And Q4 Earnings Report Overstock.com Releases Fiscal Year And Q4 Earnings Report

Overstock.com released its fiscal year and Q4 earnings report today. The company posted a 3% decrease in revenue year-over-year for 2011. For the fourth quarter, there was a 10% YoY decrease. FY 2011 revenue was $1,054 million vs. $1,090 million …

Rush Limbaugh ‘Slut’ Remark Sets Off Storm
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On his show, Rush Limbaugh called a female Georgetown law student a “slut” and a “prostitute”. Sandra Fluke had been slated to speak at a Congressional hearing about the mandated contraception coverage debate. Fluke was denied a time slot to …

Programming Languages Are Constantly Evolving Programming Languages Are Constantly Evolving
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I think that we all can agree that programming is awesome. It brings us everything from computer applications to video games. Anybody who claims that programming is not the bee’s knees has obviously never seen a computer beat people in …

Playstation Vita Hombrew Loader Launches In Japan
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In December, Sony’s worst nightmares came true when their vaunted new PS Vita was shown on a Youtube video running some real basic home made code(see video below). Now there is a homebrew software loader for the PS Vita that …

Yahoo’s Birthday Is Today Yahoo’s Birthday Is Today
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Yahoo turned 17 today. According to Barry Schwartz, the cupcakes pictured below are being given out at Yahoo today (Jennifer Davies posted the image to Flickr): Here’s some Twitter celebration: @YahooForGoodYahoo! For GoodHappy 17th Birthday Yahoo! @YahooInc 1 hour ago …

Assassin’s Creed 3 Screenshots Leaked

With Assassins Creed 3 slated to release this Fall, fans are getting anxious. So anxious that promotional material appears to be leaking daily. We can’t get enough: Revolutionary Setting Deer Hunter? Classic sneak attack Guerilla warfare It appears the main …

Galaxy S III Release Date In April [RUMOR] Galaxy S III Release Date In April [RUMOR]
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Could you be getting your hands on the new Samsung Galaxy S III as soon as next month? According to sources quoted by ZDNet Korea, Samsung plans to launch the new Galaxy S smartphone in April. Although the phone was …

Facebook Is A Virtual Vigilante! Facebook Is A Virtual Vigilante!
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What, Facebook is a virtual vigilante? What does that mean? I guess you may have heard of law enforcement officials utilizing Facebook posts and other information to arrest, track-down and even convict perpetrators. In fact, there’s new cases almost every …

NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Computers Were Seized By Hackers In November NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Computers Were Seized By Hackers In November
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According to a federal report released on Wednesday, NASA was the target of 47 different sophisticated cyberattacks in 2011, some of which were considered “advanced persistent threats.” During one attack in November, hackers seized control of computers belonging to NASA’s …

Tablet for Children Coming Soon from ARCHOS Tablet for Children Coming Soon from ARCHOS
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Children tablets are becoming more popular and ARCHOS has just announced its comparatively inexpensive ($129) Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet called the Child Pad. ARCHOS has won awards for mobilizing innovation in consumer electronics and its Founder and CEO, …

Windows 8 Consumer Preview For A Million, Alex Windows 8 Consumer Preview For A Million, Alex
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Even though we are living in an Apple world, even if you’re not an Apple girl person, the Windows name still has some cache, even it’s mere curiosity that’s driving the interest. The early reports concerning the amount of Windows …

Tornadoes Hit South, Twitter Reacts Tornadoes Hit South, Twitter Reacts

Severe weather has been occurring across the midwestern and southern U.S. today, with tornados so far touching down in Alabama and Tennessee. The weather Channel has stated that the greatest threat is in Kentucky and Tennessee. Below is a recent …

Walking Dead Spoiler Posted on AMC’s Online Store Walking Dead Spoiler Posted on AMC’s Online Store
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Fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead were treated with a MAJOR, yet predictable, spoiler yesterday. An ad was posted for the limited edition season 2 blu-ray disc, to the AMC website, which inadvertently revealed a major plot point for an …

Wilt Chamberlain’s 100 Point Game: 50 Years Later

Today celebrates one of the most mythical, unachievable feats in all of sports. 50 years ago on this day in 1962, Wilt Chamberlain, playing for the Philadelphia Warriors, dropped 100 points on the New York Knicks at the Hershey Sports …

Smartphones Continue To Grow In Popularity Smartphones Continue To Grow In Popularity

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise that smartphones continue to grow in popularity. A new study by Pew research reveals the ownership trends in different demographics. Overall American ownership of smartphones stands at 46%. Interestingly, this number is larger …