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Women Who Tech TeleSummit Makes the Case for More Women In Tech Leadership Women Who Tech TeleSummit Makes the Case for More Women In Tech Leadership

The technology world has a well documented problem of having very few (if any) women leading the industry although women are solidly the majority of consumers in the tech world. Women comprise the majority of bloggers and blog readers and …

Patricia Medina Dies: Hollywood Legend Was 92
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Patricia Medina was often called “the most beautiful face in England” during her early days in film, a title that was certainly well-deserved. She has passed away at the age of 92 in Los Angeles after a brief illness. Born …

Indie Game The Unfinished Swan is Coming to PSN
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Over three years ago, Ian Dallas released a nifty tech demo. The demo showed what appeared to be a solid white screen, but when black paint was thrown around, the structure and geometry of a maze was revealed. Dallas is …

Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Pre-Order Bonuses Announced
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Well, that didn’t take long. The first trailer for Black Ops II hit the airwaves yesterday and we already have the retailer specific pre-order bonuses lined up for gamers who can’t wait to get their hands on the latest Call …

$99 Xbox 360 / Kinect Bundle On The Way (With Contract)
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Apparently, Microsoft is about to make a giant push to get their console into more hands. According to The Verge, sources say that a cheap Xbox 360 / Kinect bundle is coming our way as soon as next week. The …

Google Penguin Update Recovery: Hidden Text And Links Google Penguin Update Recovery: Hidden Text And Links
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There’s been a lot of discussion about Google’s Penguin update since it was launched. The update, if you haven’t been following, is about decreasing the rankings of sites that are violating Google’s quality guidelines. With that in mind, it seems …

David Barton Gets Called Out By Jon Stewart
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David Barton is a “historical reclamationist”, which means he takes things from our nation’s history and “reclaims” them; in other words, changes them around to his liking. He recently wrote a book called The Jefferson Lies: Exposing The Myths You’ve …

Nokia Sues RIM, HTC, And Viewsonic For Patent Infringement Nokia Sues RIM, HTC, And Viewsonic For Patent Infringement

Another day, another patent suit. This one, shockingly, does not involve any of the companies whose patent infringement woes you’re probably used to hearing about – Apple, Samsung, Motorola, Microsoft. Nope, this time it’s Nokia. The company announced today that …

Global Payments Security Breach Investigation Continues Global Payments Security Breach Investigation Continues

The debacle over U.S. Credit Card processing company Global Payments security breach and stolen credit numbers continued yesterday with a press release from the company answering questions. Global Payments made news in late March when Krebs on Security reported as …

SEALReady App Lets You Test Your Meddle

(image) This image is courtesy of the United States Navy SEALs Have you ever wanted to see if you could make the grade and join the world famous Navy SEALS? Well now there is an app for that. A former …

Did Someone Delete The Avengers Movie?

Yes, as a matter of fact, they did. Not only that, but the projectionist who deleted it ruined it for everyone else because that was the only digital copy Marvel had. OK, none of that second sentence is true, but …

Foursquare Users Can Now Instantly Verify Businesses Foursquare Users Can Now Instantly Verify Businesses

Geolocation platform foursquare offers its merchant users all sorts of perks, and now businesses can instantly verify themselves for a flat $10 fee. The snail mail process of verification can sometimes take up to a month, and now merchants can …

Mobile Emails are Becoming the New Standard Mobile Emails are Becoming the New Standard
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From March 2001 to March 2012, the number of people who use their mobile devices to view their email has grown over 82%. So far iOS devices dominate this trend at 85%, but as we know, Android devices are growing …

Teens Organize Parties in Abandoned Mansions with Twitter, Facebook

If you’ve got an abandoned mansion sitting around in an area that’s teeming with teenagers looking for a place to party, chances are you’re going to come home to find your spacious abode in shambles. Whatever happened to just hanging …

The 2012 Presidential Election, As Told By Google Autocomplete The 2012 Presidential Election, As Told By Google Autocomplete
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With Newt Gingrich dropping out of the GOP primary race today, the inevitable has happened. Mitt Romney will be your Republican candidate for President in 2012. The Romney/Obama battle has already begun with hard hard-hitting attacks about each candidate’s dealings …

Google Places API Discussed In Latest Office Hours Google Places API Discussed In Latest Office Hours

It’s a new week which means it’s time for another Google Office Hours via Hangout. This week we have Paul Saxman and Marcello Camello of the Google Maps API team talking in length about the Google Places API and the …

Google Penguin Update Recovery: Getting Better At Keywords Google Penguin Update Recovery: Getting Better At Keywords
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Last week, Google unleashed its Penguin update upon webmasters. The update, as you may know, was designed to decrease the rankings of sites engaging in black hat SEO tactics and webspam. One of the classic black hat tactics is keywords …

Apple Rejects Apps That Use Dropbox Apple Rejects Apps That Use Dropbox

Apple’s App Store has quite a storied history when it comes to which apps get rejected and which get accepted. For the first few years of the App Store’s existence, there often appeared to be no apparent rhyme or reason …

U.S. Department of the Interior Chooses Google Apps U.S. Department of the Interior Chooses Google Apps
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The U.S. Department of the Interior announced yesterday that it has awarded a contract to Onix Networking for department-wide cloud email and collaboration services using Google Apps for Government. The contract is part of the Department of the Interior’s “IT …

Warren Sapp To Be A Daytime TV Judge?

Yeah, it’s exactly what the headline sounds like. Apparently rumors are flying that former NFL player Warren Sapp is filming Judge Sapp for daytime television, where he will join such icons as Judge Wapner and Judge Judy. This would explain …

Amazon Appstore Introduces Receipt Verification Service Amazon Appstore Introduces Receipt Verification Service

For app sellers on the Amazon Appstore, you can already view purchase information through communication between your app and the Amazon Appstore. Amazon feels that you might want a better way of confirming this information so they have introduced the …

Spotify Launches App for iPad Spotify Launches App for iPad

Music streaming service Spotify has just launched a long-awaited app for iPad for use by Premium service members, though trial subscribers can test it out as well. Premium Spotify users pay a monthly fee, and the content is streamed directly …

Proxy War Against Yahoo Board by Third Point & Loeb Proxy War Against Yahoo Board by Third Point & Loeb
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Managing partner of Third Point hedge fund, Dan Loeb is waging a proxy war against Yahoo’s board of directors. Business Insider reports Loeb has had enough of Yahoo’s poor decision making and weak additions to the board. Earlier this year …

Kobe Bryant Puts His Mask on eBay For Charity

During the NBA’s All Star game, Kobe Bryant’s nose was broken by a Dwyane Wade when the Heat guard hit him with an unnecessarily hard foul, especially for a meaningless exhibition game. Wade’s foul was so hard, it also gave …