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Twitter Revs Up for GOP Debate in FL Twitter Revs Up for GOP Debate in FL

Tonight at 8:00 PM on CNN, the remaining Republican presidential primary candidates go at it. Again. The debates and speeches get live-tweeted, and there’s a lot of fun to be had from that. But, some folks are hitting the Tweet …

Google: SPDY Gaining Adoption Google: SPDY Gaining Adoption

In 2009, Google announced the SPDY application-layer protocol. You know, “Speedy”. As Google explained at the time, it’s for transporting content over the web, and is designed for minimizing latency through features such as multiplexed streams, request prioritization and HTTP …

Internet Dating: Who’s Really Out There? Internet Dating: Who’s Really Out There?
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We see the commercials all the time, I found my mate on Match.com or E-harmony, or whatever services their advertising these days. Everybody is so happy and their significant other is everything they aways wanted. It all starts with your …

Kentucky’s Rand Paul Is Calm During Patdown

Recently, Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul was held by the TSA for refusing a full body pat-down and becoming irate with airport staff, but recent video seen here says otherwise. In the video Sen. Paul is seen acting very normal …

Nuke Comments Chrome Extension Lets You Rid Yourself Of Google+ Annoyances Nuke Comments Chrome Extension Lets You Rid Yourself Of Google+ Annoyances

Are you a prolific Google+ user who often invites unsavory comments from unsavory people on your posts? If so, a new Chrome extension will allow you to get rid of your problem in two clicks. It’s called Nuke Comments and …

Macworld iWorld: Video Camera App Lets You Record, Edit And Share Macworld iWorld: Video Camera App Lets You Record, Edit And Share
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You could create a movie on the iPhone before, but you could never really make a movie. i4software wants to remedy that. At Macworld iWorld today, the company announced their new cleverly titled Video Camera app. It aims to simplify …

Facebook Accounts For 80% Social Media Traffic World-wide Facebook Accounts For 80% Social Media Traffic World-wide
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What type of social media site dominates a culture can say a lot about the people who use that site. Or the people. Or both. Without extrapolating any big conclusions from their data, Palo Alto Networks has taken a look …

Google To Android Developers: Stop Using Menu Button Google To Android Developers: Stop Using Menu Button
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Google is instructing Android developers to migrate the designs of their apps away from using the menu button, and toward using the action bar. This will become increasingly important as more devices get Ice Cream Sandwich, the company says. The …

Viral Video: Overnight Sensation, Literally Viral Video: Overnight Sensation, Literally
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Kentucky dad Adam Brown has fraternal twins that are barely 2 months old. One is a placid, easy-going boy. The other is a girl who is fussy with colic. So, like many dads, Brown makes noises at her. Baby girl …

MacWorld iWorld: Elements CRM for iPad Announced MacWorld iWorld: Elements CRM for iPad Announced

At MacWorld iWorld today, Ntractive announced the launch of Elements CRM for iPad. The company, which has a popular version for Mac, has taken the same look and feel, and applied it to iPad app form. “With Elements CRM for …

Yahoo Seeks To Shed Foreign Assets To Offset Losses Yahoo Seeks To Shed Foreign Assets To Offset Losses

Yahoo Inc. is searching for a way to sell or trade-off its’ stake in Tokyo-based Yahoo Japan Corporation. Yahoo Inc. owns about 35% of the Company which specializes in mobile and internet service. After a slow year in internet advertising, …

Facebook Single Sign-On Pro-Tips Facebook Single Sign-On Pro-Tips
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Today, Facebook released a list of best practices for developers of iOS and Android apps that implement the Single Sign-On (SSO) features that Facebook debuted a year ago. Using SSO, developers are able to save their users time and frustration …

MacWorld iWorld:  Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery v5 Announced MacWorld iWorld: Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery v5 Announced
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At MacWorld iWorld today, Stellar Data Recovery announced Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery v5, aimed at helping Mac users recover lost, missing or accidentally deleted files. This apparently applies even if you have emptied your trash, formatted the drive, or …

Bill Gates Donates $750 Million To Combat AIDS, TB, and Malaria Bill Gates Donates $750 Million To Combat AIDS, TB, and Malaria

Good Guy Gates has just done something else awesome, injecting a sizable amount of money into the struggling Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria. Today, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Gates announced a contribution of …

BestCigarPrices.com Rallying Cigar Enthusiasts To Oppose New Restrictions On Cigars
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After one branch of the U.S. government nearly declared pizza sauce a vegetable, another branch is issuing new tobacco regulations that are vexing the cigar industry. Not that tobacco- and pizza-related issues should be even slightly similar but the comparison …

MacWorld: App Lets Users Track Rocket Launches MacWorld: App Lets Users Track Rocket Launches

Vito Technology announced today at Macworld the ability to track rockets into space with their Solar Walk and Star Walk apps. The apps have been out on the market for a while and have recently added satellite tracking to their …

SOPA/PIPA: The Aftermath of Web Blackout, ACTA, & What’s Next SOPA/PIPA: The Aftermath of Web Blackout, ACTA, & What’s Next
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Even though the SOPA and PIPA bills are essentially dead, they are still getting a lot of attention. Last week, the U.S. witnessed a powerful expression from both brands and consumers that demonstrated their strong opposition to the anti-piracy bills.

MacWorld iWorld: Mindwrap Shows Off FiledRight Document Management System MacWorld iWorld: Mindwrap Shows Off FiledRight Document Management System

MacWorld iWorld is going on in San Francisco, and various companies are showing some Apple operating system-related goodies. Mindwrap has a new document management system for OS X called FiledRight, designed for Mac-using small businesses. It works with the open …

Twitter Is Helping Africa Get Connected Twitter Is Helping Africa Get Connected

Africa has found a new way to communicate and stay connected with others on their continent. In an area where news travels slow, and the accuracy of the stories is barely half reliable, Twitter user’s are finding the social networking …

Google Earth (New): No More Patchy Blocks, Plus Image Sharing! Google Earth (New): No More Patchy Blocks, Plus Image Sharing!
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Google announced today that they are upgrading Google Earth. Gone are the mosaic-looking pieces that comprised the old graphics. A much more seamless look is now in place. From the official Google Blog: The Google Earth globe is made from …

Illinois Legislation Asks Dating Websites To Post Background Check Information
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Online dating has always been a risky business; you never know if you could be talking to Mr./Ms. Right or the Zodiac Killer. According to an article in the Chicago Tribune, Legislation in Springfield, Illinois, if passed, could require any …

Audi Super Bowl Ad Kills Some Vampires Audi Super Bowl Ad Kills Some Vampires
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Audi has officially thrown its hat into the ring to compete for this year’s best Super Bowl ad, releasing “Vampire Party” to the YouTube masses more than a week before the big game. The ad is now available because Facebook …

ACTA: French MEP Resigns Over “Charade” In Parliament
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ACTA has taken a blow already today with the resignation of the French MEP (Member of European Parliament) who was in charge of investigating the bill. On his Web site, Kader Arif posted a statement titled, “ACTA: A masquerade I …

Google+ Safety Enhancements For Teens Announced Google+ Safety Enhancements For Teens Announced
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Google’s Bradley Horowitz, VP Product on Google+, announced on Google+ that the company is launching some enhancements designed to keep teens safe on Google+. Given the company’s new privacy policy consolidation, I guess that means keeping teens safe using Google …