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Zuckerberg Hoodie Debate Suggests Wall Street Has Nothing Better to Do Zuckerberg Hoodie Debate Suggests Wall Street Has Nothing Better to Do
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Zuckerberg’s hoodie and the arguments its spawned have amused me to no end. Now, I’m obviously not a Wall Street type of guy; one look at my bank account, not to mention my wardrobe (or lack thereof), suggests that I …

The Winklevii Are Looking For Programmers The Winklevii Are Looking For Programmers

Last week, we heard that the long-time Facebook litigators Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss had started their own venture capital company. In an interview on CNBC, the twins weren’t too forthcoming with the details, but did say that the company would …

Luxury Brands Have Highest Google+ Brand Engagement Luxury Brands Have Highest Google+ Brand Engagement
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Google+ users apparently have some champagne tastes. A new survey from Simply Measured, a social media analytics firm, reveals that luxury brands like Ferrari, GUCCI, and Burberry rank the among highest among the Interbrand Top 100 brands on Google+ when …

Etsy Announces Millions In Financing For Expansion Etsy Announces Millions In Financing For Expansion
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In an interesting move by DIY giant Etsy, the company announced today they will be raising cash via venture financing to the tune of $40 million. While this wouldn’t be considered huge news for most other companies, the fact that …

Browsing Kiddie Porn Now Legal in New York
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Considering the delicate nature of this subject and my propensity to use snark, this should be an interesting excursion. What we have is, thanks the New York Court of Appeals, the news that browsing for child pornography is no longer …

Facebook is Encouraging Users to Fill Out Their “Lists” Facebook is Encouraging Users to Fill Out Their “Lists”

It seems that Facebook wants users to use its “smart lists” feature a little more. Inside Facebook is reporting that some Facebook users are now seeing suggestions for people to add to their “close friends” list, right in their sidebar. …

‘Game of Thrones’ Draws Torrent Piracy ‘Game of Thrones’ Draws Torrent Piracy
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As Forbes’ Andy Greenberg is reporting, HBO’s Game of Thrones is a huge hit in the file-sharing community, and is on track to be the most downloaded show of 2012. Accorrding to BitTorrent-tracking and analysis firm Big Champagne, the second …

Facebook Now on 488 Million Mobile Devices Facebook Now on 488 Million Mobile Devices

Out of the 901 million Facebook users, 488 million of those log into the social network using a mobile device. A new infographic, courtesy of the kind folks at socialbakers has revealed some interesting demographic data regarding the word’s largest …

Rarest Gorilla Seen On Film For The First Time
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One of the most amazing things about life on our planet is the staggering diversity of its plants and animal species. The fact that there are tons of living organisms out there that most of us have never seen is …

‘Likejackers’ Settle Over Facebook Scam ‘Likejackers’ Settle Over Facebook Scam

**Note: A previous version of this article incorrectly spelled the company named in this settlement. This has been corrected. We apologize for the error. California-based online affiliate marketing company Adscend Media LLC has agreed to pay roughly $100K in court …

Google App Engine Gets Full Text Search Google App Engine Gets Full Text Search

Google claims that a feature that has been consistently requested for App Engine was the addition of full text search. Those requests have not gone unheeded as Google has announced the feature to now be available. Google and its newly …

Dancing With The Stars Honors American Bandstand

It was just a little over a month ago when the world lost the iconic entertainer of Dick Clark, who had suffered a heart attack on April 18th of 2012. Clark was well known for hosting the American Bandstand show …

Dentist Removes Ex-Boyfriend’s Teeth? Not Hardly
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Last week, yours truly penned a little article about a poor Polish chap who had all of his teeth surgically removed by his vengeful ex-girlfriend. The story proved to be quite popular, capturing the imagination of people all over the …

Google Search Results Pages May Soon Be Even More Cluttered Google Search Results Pages May Soon Be Even More Cluttered
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Google has been testing/experimenting with some richer search results pages for things like movies, actors, bands, books, people, etc. We wrote about it last month when a reddit user posted a screen cap, but from the sound of it, these …

Google Maps 6.7 for Android Gets Google Offers, Indoor Maps Directions Google Maps 6.7 for Android Gets Google Offers, Indoor Maps Directions
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It’s only been a couple of weeks since Google released Google Maps for Android 6.6, which followed up the big redesign of 6.5. However, ever the archetype of constant progress, Google Maps have announced the release of Google Maps 6.7 …

Google Introduces Analytics Easy Dashboard Library Google Introduces Analytics Easy Dashboard Library

Google Analytics is a really useful tool, especially for site administrators. The only potential problem is that you might not know a lot about code to really take advantage of the Analytics API. To fix this, Google has joined forces …

Origins Featurette Includes New Prometheus Footage

We are less than a month away from the release of Ridley Scott’s next great (hopefully) science fiction excursion, as he takes us back to the Alien universe he helped make so popular. Prometheus, the “don’t call me a prequel” …

Spider-Man Pre-Order Allows Playable, Super-Powered Stan Lee

Activision and Marvel today revealed two pre-order exclusives for the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man video game and one of them is – odd. Players who pre-order the game from Amazon will be able to play as Spider-Man creator Stan Lee. …

Half of Moms Friending Their Kids on Facebook Half of Moms Friending Their Kids on Facebook

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, which means that sons, daughters, grandsons, granddaughters, and husbands everywhere will spend at least a little while trying to figure out how to make mom happy. A new survey from Crowd Science suggests …

Sofia Vergara and Nick Loeb Call it Quits

Sofia Vergara is back on the market. Drooling, hyperventilating fans of the “Modern Family” actress should probably shower, shave, and invest in clothes that aren’t covered in Doritos stains before pursuing a relationship, however. We wouldn’t want you guys to …

Steve Jobs Plays FDR in Corporate Retreat Video
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In case you missed it, see Steve Jobs play FDR in a corporate retreat video for Apple employees in 1984. The Full 8 minute video can be seen HERE It is definitely worth a view. It reminds me of what …

AOL Looking To Sell TechCrunch, Engadget…Or Not [Report/Rumor/Update] AOL Looking To Sell TechCrunch, Engadget…Or Not [Report/Rumor/Update]

Update: According to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, the company is not looking to unload TechCrunch or Engadget. AdAge spoke with him, sharing the following quote: “We are planning to invest in those properties, not sell” them, Mr. Armstrong said in …

Redsn0w Jailbreak Tool To Support Downgrading iOS Redsn0w Jailbreak Tool To Support Downgrading iOS

When iOS 5.1 released last month, it didn’t really have a lot in terms of new features. Apart from a new (and, to be fair, much improved) camera shortcut and a few other little odds and ends, iOS 5.1 didn’t …

Avengers Director Joss Whedon’s Open Letter to Fans
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Coming off the astounding success of The Avengers, and, to a lesser extent, Cabin in the Woods, it’s clear that the summer movie blitz is starting off with something of a theme: Currently, it’s Joss Whedon’s world and us mere …