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EFF Endorses FTC’s Final Privacy Report EFF Endorses FTC’s Final Privacy Report

The Electronic Frontier Foundation approved of the Federal Trade Commission’s final report on digital consumer privacy yesterday, although the privacy advocate did express some caution in giving the report its wholesale endorsement. The EFF supported the FTC’s recommendation of the …

Silent Hill: Book of Memories Delayed

What started with Joystiq pointing out a release date discrepancy has ballooned into a full-scale game delay for ‘Silent Hill: Book of Memories’. The game was set to be released for Sony’s Playstation Vita today, but the release date on …

Geek Dad Busts Teen Daughter’s Party Via Energy Monitoring App Geek Dad Busts Teen Daughter’s Party Via Energy Monitoring App

“Your sin will find out out.” Numbers 23:23, New American Standard Bible. More posts need epigraphs. Privacy is dead. Period. I mean, we may be able to slip unnoticed through the cracks every once in a while, or even get …

Google Street View: The Swiss Alps Via Train Google Street View: The Swiss Alps Via Train

This past week has really been a no-car moment for Google Maps and Street View. First they ditched the Street View car and fixed their trike to a dinghy in order to canvas the Amazon, then they hit the pavement …

Square Card Readers Now Reportedly Encrypted Square Card Readers Now Reportedly Encrypted
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Last April, Square announced that it would be launching an encrypted version of its card reader in the summer. Here we are nearly a year later, and the company is now reportedly shipping encrypted versions. VentureBeat reports that all Square …

Khloe Kardashian No Longer Wants to Associate with PETA
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Yesterday we reported that Kim Kardashian may press charges against the woman who threw flour on her while launching a new fragrance line. The entire scene left Khloe worried over her sister and now she is severing ties with PETA. …

Skype And Bing Team Up For Mutual Promotion Skype And Bing Team Up For Mutual Promotion

It’s not a secret anymore that Microsoft bought Skype to the tune of $8.5 billion last year. In the deal, Microsoft pledged to keep Skype available across all devices and retain it as the communication vehicle of choice for people …

NCAA March Madness Money [Infographic]

If you thought March Madness was only about college hoops, you were dead wrong. It’s all about the Benjamins. From TV networks to the NCAA itself, everyone is trying to get a piece of the pie this time of year. …

Hire or Contract Your Marketing? [Infographic] Hire or Contract Your Marketing? [Infographic]

Some critical decisions are easy to make, or at least they can be with the right information. Mavenlink.Com has provided us with a wonderful infographic on some things you should consider when making the decision to design your own marketing …

Starbucks Strawberry Frappuccinos Made With Insects
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Many of us can’t fathom a day without coffee making an appearance, but some of us crave something a little sweeter. Like a Strawberry Frappuccino, for instance. They’re pretty popular at Starbucks. So popular, in fact, that you may be …

Playstation Plus Previews It’s April Collection

The question has been asked about wether Playstation Plus was worth the $49.99 price tag. Well it’s becoming more and more clear that it is. This month we get the incredibly bloody and incredibly fun Shank 2 for free as …

Supreme Court Throws Out Patents on Human Genes Supreme Court Throws Out Patents on Human Genes
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The Associated Press is reporting that the Supreme Court overturned patents belonging to Myriad Genetics Inc. The patents were on mutated human genes the company had determined were linked to a risk of breast and ovarian cancer. The American Civil …

Yahoo Meme Going Offline on May 25th Yahoo Meme Going Offline on May 25th
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Yahoo Inc. has announced today that it will take Yahoo Meme offline on May 25th, due do a lack of familiarity and user adoption. Yahoo Meme, a Twitter-like service, was launched in 2009 in a Portuguese-language version, and its English-language …

Jamie-Lynn Sigler Dating Washington Nationals’ Cutter Dykstra
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Would Tony Soprano approve? Well, at least he’s a New Yorker. Sigler, who made her mark in television with her portrayal of Meadow Soprano on the hit HBO series, is reportedly now dating Cutter Dykstra of the Washington Nationals. Despite …

Survey Shows Most iPhone Users Satisfied With Siri Survey Shows Most iPhone Users Satisfied With Siri

When Tim Cook took to the stage in October 2011 to unveil the iPhone 4S, there was one feature that got most of the attention: Siri. While the iPhone 4S sports several improvements over its predecessor – upgrades to the …

Make Your Images Work For You On Pinterest Make Your Images Work For You On Pinterest
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Pinnable Business has put together a very handy infographic that can help you makes sure the images you upload to Pinterest do the work you intend them to. Lots of businesses are hopping on board Pinterest, one of the fastest-growing, …

Total Recall Teaser Trailer For A Full Trailer

Ok Hollywood, it’s starting to get out of control. Teaser trailers announcing when full trailers are going to be available. Don’t get me wrong, Total Recall is a perfect movie for doing something so ridiculous. The original sci-fi classic is …

Facebook EnemyGraph App Connects Users In Truly Sincere Ways Facebook EnemyGraph App Connects Users In Truly Sincere Ways
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Facebook loves to wrap itself up in the gold-foil idea that it is a veritable online Candyland of unlimited sharing and endless warm chats among friends. Yet, for years, people have been clamoring for a “Dislike” button to counter the …

NASA’s Twitter Account Receives Social Media Award NASA’s Twitter Account Receives Social Media Award

NASA’s activities in social media were recognized on Monday in New York when the agency’s official Twitter feed, @NASA, received a Shorty Award for the best government use of social media. The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media …

Jennifer Lawrence: Twitter Reactions to Premiere Style
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Jennifer Lawrence’s role as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games has made her a mega star. The movie has created considerable chatter in the office and has been one of the top trending topics for weeks. Last week we reported …

Weird Things To Write Off On Your Taxes [Infographic]

I love covering pseudo-holidays. Earlier this month we had Pie Day, Steak and a BJ Day (same day, actually — great day, actually), and the Ides of March. And, of course, April Fools’ Day is just over them thar hills. …

Google I/O Tickets Sell Out In 20 Minutes Google I/O Tickets Sell Out In 20 Minutes

Well, that was fast. We reported that registration was open for Google I/O this morning at 7 a.m. PDT. Last year, the tickets sold out in less than an hour. This year the tickets sold out in 20 minutes. Vic …

FTC Shifts Privacy Spotlight: New Best Practices FTC Shifts Privacy Spotlight: New Best Practices

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a new report that sets forth a series of “best practices” for advertisers and data brokers to follow which can allow them to flourish while still protecting American consumer’s personal data. The new …

Study Shows Email Still Bigger Than Social Study Shows Email Still Bigger Than Social

A strong majority (85%) of online-connected global citizens in 24 countries use the internet for emails while six in ten (62%) use it for social networking, finds a new poll by global research company Ipsos for Reuters News. One in …