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Twitter Pulls the Curtains Down on Summify Twitter Pulls the Curtains Down on Summify

Barely four months after Twitter acquired the company, Summify has announced that it will be closing up shop next month. This isn’t entirely surprising given recent developments in Twittervile. Summify’s purpose was generating personalized digests of users’ Twitter feeds, which …

Panasonic Japan Installing Wireless Charging Stations Panasonic Japan Installing Wireless Charging Stations

Panasonic Japan is installing 90 wireless charging stations in that country, beginning this month. Charging stations will follow the Wireless Power Consortium’s Qi standard, and will go in cafes, bars, nail salons, convenience stores and karaoke boxes. The Qi standard …

DICE Explains Destruction For Close Quarters DLC

One of the more frustrating things about the visual effects of Battlefield 3 is that the destruction that we saw in Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is almost non-existent. IN BFBC2 nearly every house, building, tree, and bush could be destroyed. …

Google May Debut a 7-Inch Nexus Tablet at Google I/O Google May Debut a 7-Inch Nexus Tablet at Google I/O

Tickets for the Google I/O Conference sold out in just 20 minutes. One of the reasons for the event’s huge popularity is Google’s propensity to make make paying for tickets worthwhile by handing out cutting-edge technology to developer attendees. With …

Harvard Apologizes for Unabomber Directory Entry

Harvard apologizes to everyone who was offended by Ted Kaczynski’s entry in the university’s alumni directory. According to Boston.com, a spokesperson for Harvard said that Ted Kaczynski, better know to the world at-large as the Unabomber, submitted the entry for …

Keira Knightly Engaged, Twitter Fans Devastated

Lovely British actress Keira Knightly is now engaged to her beau of one year, musician James Righton. The news comes as a heart-wrenching blow to her male fans, many of which have been loyal followers since her early days in …

Google PageRank Applied To Cancer Outcome Prediction Google PageRank Applied To Cancer Outcome Prediction
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While PageRank may still be a huge part of Google’s search algorithm, some feel the model is outdated, and are looking for new approaches to web search. That’s not stopping scientists from finding interesting applications for PageRank, however. Earlier this …

Conan Makes Bad Hockey Joke, LA Kings Call Him Out

Just a couple of hours ago, Conan made a sort of half-a**ed attempt at a joke about NHL team L.A. Kings. Follow @ConanOBrien (image) Conan O’Brien @ConanOBrien The @LAKings are playing the @PhoenixCoyotes? I wonder which city that shouldn’t have …

Anonymous Takes Down KKK Web Sites In #OpBlitzkrieg Anonymous Takes Down KKK Web Sites In #OpBlitzkrieg
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Anonymous has a plethora of Friday activities where the collective takes down a Web site associated with a particular group of people. They’ve been targeting the FBI and those associated with the agency for a while now. You may feel …

The Dark Knight With Just The Joker

If you’ve been on the Internet for a decent amount of time, you’ve probably come across a number of supercut mash-up videos. Whether it’s the “F*cking Short Version” of The Big Lebowski or any of the multitude that came out …

Is DuckDuckGo Gaining Ground on Google? Is DuckDuckGo Gaining Ground on Google?
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In recent years, the search industry has not changed a lot in terms of large players. Google has maintained the leader position with its ownership of nearly 70 percent of search market share. The #2 and #3 spots have changed slightly after the Microsoft-Yahoo Search Alliance in 2009. According to the most recent Experian-Hitwise statistics, Bing-powered search has risen to 30 percent.

SYTYCD Season 9 Dallas Auditions, Twitter Reacts

Yesterday (Thursday, May 24th, 2012) marked a big day in TV debuts. On the ABC network, the first season of Duets aired, and on the FOX network, the ninth season of So You Think You Can Dance aired as well. …

App Store Gets Free App Of The Week, Editor’s Choice App Store Gets Free App Of The Week, Editor’s Choice

Apple has taken some extra steps to promote new apps in the iOS and Mac App Stores. If you go to the Featured section of the App Store on your iOS device or your Mac, you’ll see a few apps …

Maven Research Crowd-Sources Consulting Work Maven Research Crowd-Sources Consulting Work
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When Wyatt Nordstrom launched Maven.co back in 2009, he had questions. Questions he could not find answers to. Maven Research was founded, three years ago this month, to use the web’s long reach to answer the unanswerable questions businesses have …

Yahoo: Forget Livestand, Use Axis Yahoo: Forget Livestand, Use Axis
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Yahoo thinks it can compete in the mobile browser space, and has apparently decided not to worry about competing in the tablet news reader space – at least not as directly. Actually, it would probably be more accurate to say …

Robotic Lifeguard Currently Being Tested in Los Angeles Robotic Lifeguard Currently Being Tested in Los Angeles

As a naturally morbid human being, I’ve always dreamed of being rescued by someone curvy and female should I find myself drowning in the middle of the ocean. And if my would-be rescuer is attempting to reach me while running …

Super Hero Kids Have Great Imaginations
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I’m pretty sure that every little kid since comics were invented has at one point in time dreamed of being his or her favorite super hero. From Batman to Superman to Wolverine, we have all ran through a field yelling …

Lolo Jones: Olympic Twitter Sensation

29-year old Lolo Jones, who is almost as famous for her virginity as she is for her athletic savvy, is seeing a jump in popularity on her Twitter account lately for her witty tweets and charming interaction with fans. The …

WordPress.com Gets New Notifications Tab, Toolbar Button WordPress.com Gets New Notifications Tab, Toolbar Button

WordPress announced a new tab on the WordPress.com home page and a new toolbar button for notifications. “The first thing you’ll notice is that there is no number,” explains Andy Skelton of WordPress. “We axed it out of compassion. It …

Does Microsoft Ignore Bing’s Results? Does Microsoft Ignore Bing’s Results?

Earlier this week, Google released their annual Transparency Report, which, among other things, focuses on the multitude of search engine result takedown requests they receive. Among the information contained within, there’s a list of the entities issuing these requests. The …

Starboard Claims AOL Loses $500 Million a Year on Display Ads Starboard Claims AOL Loses $500 Million a Year on Display Ads
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In comScore’s latest report regarding the top 50 internet properties in the U.S., AOL came in at #5, with over 110 million unique visitors during the month of April. It’s clear that AOL has maintained a steady audience regarding its …

Jay Leno Steals YouTube Video for His Show

We already know that Jay Leno will steal your TV show, just ask Letterman and Conan. With that kind of high profile larceny under his belt, this story should come as no surprise. It seems that Jay aired a clip …

Dell Completes Wyse Technology Acquisition Dell Completes Wyse Technology Acquisition

Back at the beginning of April we reported on Dell’s intention to acquire Wyse Technologies, a specialist in cloud client computing. Today, Dell announced that the acquisition is complete and they are ready to pass on their newly acquired technology …

Wii U Facebook Page Starts To Tease Console’s E3 Showing
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Earlier this week, Nintendo revealed its massive E3 campaign that would take advantage of every social media platform on the planet. One of the components of the campaign was that the company would use Facebook as a platform to stream …