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Microsoft Argues Motorola’s Policy On Patents Microsoft Argues Motorola’s Policy On Patents

Microsoft has filed formal complaints with European Union’s competition regulator regarding the price Motorola is charging for the use of patented technology. Microsoft is claiming the the 2.25% they are charging for a video patent is well over what other …

Spam Levels Down, Mobile Malware On The Rise Spam Levels Down, Mobile Malware On The Rise

McAfee has released their quarterly threat report for the fourth quarter of 2011, and some of the results may surprise you. The report examines the biggest threats to online security for both the fourth quarter and all of 2011. The …

Google Australia Introduces Student Ambassadors Google Australia Introduces Student Ambassadors

Google Australia’s official blog introduced it’s newly appointed student ambassadors Tuesday, at the inaugural Google Student Ambassador Summit at it’s Sydney office. Google selected 52 students from 23 universities across Australia and New Zealand, who will learn about Google products …

Will Sacha Baron Cohen’s Dictator Crash The Oscars? Will Sacha Baron Cohen’s Dictator Crash The Oscars?

UPDATE: Has Sacha Baron Cohen been banned from the Oscars? ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Sacha Baron Cohen’s new film, The Dictator, is “the heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country …

CM Punk Feuding With Chris Brown Via Twitter CM Punk Feuding With Chris Brown Via Twitter
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On Sunday, April 1, CM Punk will take part in quite possibly the biggest match of his professional wrestling career. He’ll be going up against Chris Jericho at WrestleMania 28 to defend his WWE Championship. It appears as though Punk …

Borderlands 2 Gets Its Launch Date Trailer
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The hyperbole is coming hard and fast from Gearbox Software has they are prepping to release the sequel to their fun hit, Borderlands. While the rumblings about the sequel picked up speed in 2011, thanks in large part to the …

Facebook Lawyers Strike Back Against Ceglia Facebook Lawyers Strike Back Against Ceglia
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More bad news for Facebook scammer Paul Ceglia. Shortly after the judge ordered him to reimburse Facebook almost $76,000 for legal fees in the false contract scam, an updated court filing shows new evidence that he knowingly fabricated the case …

MegaUpload’s Kim Dotcom Granted Bail MegaUpload’s Kim Dotcom Granted Bail
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Kim Dotcom has scored a win in his extradition case to the U.S. where he and his company, MegaUpload, face multiple charges including racketeering and criminal copyright infringement. Reuters is reporting that Dotcom’s effort to win bail have finally been …

Netflix on Playstation Vita at Launch

Netflix has reported on their blog that it’s streaming video content will be available for the Playstation Vita as it launches today in the U.S. Netflix has been available to subscribers across a range of consoles, including Microsoft Xbox 360, …

Google Street View Comes To Russia, Captures Period Actors At Peterhof Google Street View Comes To Russia, Captures Period Actors At Peterhof
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Здравствуйте, Google Street View! Yesterday Google announced the addition of two Russian cities, St. Petersburg and Moscow, to the Street View experience via their Lat Long Blog. As vast as Russia is, it’s my hope that Street View will continue …

Adobe Outlines Future Of Flash Player And AIR Adobe Outlines Future Of Flash Player And AIR
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Adobe has been a leading player in creating tools for Web content creation for the past decade with Flash Player. With the emergence of HTML5 and other similar technologies, Adobe has to refocus their strategy on what Flash will mean …

Foxconn Hid Underage Workers, Improved Conditions To Pull Wool On FLA Inspectors [REPORT] Foxconn Hid Underage Workers, Improved Conditions To Pull Wool On FLA Inspectors [REPORT]

You remember those audits of Foxconn facilities that took place last week? According to one labor rights activist, we should really take the initial reviews with a grain of salt. Of course, many were already skeptical of any report that …

ACTA Referred To European Court of Justice

Is the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement treaty, otherwise known as ACTA, compatible with what is referred to as the EU’s “fundamental rights and freedoms?” Some EU officials are asking that very question, and to help determine the answer, EU trade chief …

Safari User Sues Google Over Tracking Debacle Safari User Sues Google Over Tracking Debacle

In a turn of events that should surprise no one, a Safari user has filed suit against Google over recent news that the search giant had circumvented privacy settings on Apple’s Safari browser. Matthew Soble of Illinois has filed suit …

Amazon: Simple Workflow Service Webinar March 13th Amazon: Simple Workflow Service Webinar March 13th

If you’re a web developer, Amazon has created an exciting new product for you. Simple Workflow (SWF) is a service for building scalable, resilient applications and it makes creating and managing them much easier than it has been in the …

Twitter Updates Mobile Apps for Android, iPhone Twitter Updates Mobile Apps for Android, iPhone

For those of you who use the official Twitter mobile app on either your iPhone or your Android smartphone, it’s update time. Both platforms are seeing and “new and improved” Twitter app, although, the changes are a bit cosmetic; at …

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz Google Doodle Gets Wavy Heinrich Rudolf Hertz Google Doodle Gets Wavy
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Today’s Google Doodle honors German Physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz who is probably best known for the unit of measurement that bears his name. Hertz’s experiments in electromagnetism paved the way for wireless communications, as he was the first scientist to …

Twitter Will Reach 500 Million Users In T-Minus 5 Hours Twitter Will Reach 500 Million Users In T-Minus 5 Hours
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In a little less than 6 hours, Twitter will officially have 500 million registered users. This estimate is only slightly off from the projections made last month; on January 13, Twopcharts calculated that Twitter would hit the watermark on Valentine’s …

Apple Begins Fight Over iPad Name In Shanghai Court Apple Begins Fight Over iPad Name In Shanghai Court

The legal drama between Apple and Proview hit new heights today as arguments from both sides were heard in a Shanghai court. As you’re all probably familiar with by now, Proview claims to own the iPad trademark in China. A …

Google Video Indexing Videos Google Video Indexing Videos
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Google Webmaster Central has released a few Youtube clips describing the best methods for indexing video content, to supplement their Webmaster Tools dialogue. Google states that when video content is marked up in the body of the page, search engines …

Twitter Fails At Satire, Bans Nicolas Sarkozy Parody Account Twitter Fails At Satire, Bans Nicolas Sarkozy Parody Account

Twitter’s giving itself all kinds of new powers in 2012. Aside from revising their privacy policy wherein they enabled themselves to censor tweets on a country-by-country basis, they’ve now assumed the power to arbitrate the definition of satire. First up: …

Video Markup Hits Schema.org (Google, Bing, Yahoo) Video Markup Hits Schema.org (Google, Bing, Yahoo)
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Last year, Google, Bing and Yahoo teamed up to announced schema.org, an initiative to supporta a common set of schemas for structured data markup on web pages. Schema.org got some rich snippet markup for music a couple months later, which …

Websites Let You Cash In Your iPad 2 Towards An iPad 3 Websites Let You Cash In Your iPad 2 Towards An iPad 3
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With the launch of the iPad 3 imminent, those who are planning to upgrade, are no doubt wondering how best to pay for latest iteration of Apple’s magical device. While there’s been little information on the iPad 3’s pricing, it …

You May Suffer From Nomophobia You May Suffer From Nomophobia
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Nomophobia or “no mobile phone phobia” is the fear of losing or being separated from your beloved electronic appendage and for 66% of people surveyed a common ailment and serious issue. According to a study conducted by SecureEnvoy, a security-authentication …