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Double Eagle Gets Oosthuizen In Masters Record Books

Louis Oosthuizen may have just missed a chance at the green jacket this weekend, but the sting of a loss was assuaged by a record-setting double eagle on the second hole, the first ever for the young South African golfer …

AOL Cuts Costs by Unplugging Servers AOL Cuts Costs by Unplugging Servers

AOL has been in competition to save energy and introduce more efficient IT solutions. Uptime Institute, the sponsor of the race, has announced that AOL the winner, followed by NBC Universal, in the contest. The point of the competition was …

AT&T Selling Yellow Pages to Cerberus for $950M AT&T Selling Yellow Pages to Cerberus for $950M
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AT&T Inc. announced on Monday that it would sell the majority of its ownership of the Yellow Pages business to the private-equity firm Cerberus Capital Management for $950 million. The sale is indicative of AT&T getting rid of shrinking aspects …

Internet Gambling and Substance Use Linked

With the click of a mouse or touch of a mobile phone screen gambling is now at our fingertips 24/7 with Internet play. With this increased access to gambling, are online gamblers more prone to risky behaviors than offline gamblers? …

Evolution In Action: Universal Studios’ Allows Movies on iCloud

Perhaps this finding should be given the red letter day treatment. I mean, it’s not often you get to see something evolve right before your eyes. Normally, evolution is a slow process, one that moves even slower when the entertainment …

The Republican Candidates’ Email Strategies Get A Breakdown [INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you been getting campaign emails from anyone this primary season? Or, to put it more bluntly, who here made the mistake of signing up for an email list? Okay, not all campaign emails are bad. If you are (or …

Chandler Bing Dances On Bing Logo Chandler Bing Dances On Bing Logo

If you use Tumblr, you’ve seen plenty of animated GIFs, no doubt. You’ve also seen plenty of Tumblrs dedicated to silly things. There is often overlap between these two scenarios, as is the case with the Chandler Dances On Things …

Anonymous Leaks Tunisia Prime Minister’s Emails Anonymous Leaks Tunisia Prime Minister’s Emails

In their ever expanding role of revealing corruption and injustice around the world, Anonymous has also set their sights on Tunisia. They are protesting the ruling Ennahda party over their perceived lack of action against conservative Salafi attacks. This recent …

GOP Candidates’ Official Websites Pretty Hackable GOP Candidates’ Official Websites Pretty Hackable

Now that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney appears to be (finally) pulling away from his tenacious opponents, it’s expected that election news will slowly pivot towards this fall’s general election. As the country moves into that leg of the race, …

Finally, A Better Way To Cool Computers Finally, A Better Way To Cool Computers
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A North Carolina State University researcher has developed a more efficient, less expensive way of cooling electronic devices – particularly devices that generate a lot of heat, such as lasers and power devices. The technique uses a “heat spreader” made …

Mac Virus: Keep Calm And Use Backup

Mac fans everywhere have felt the pain of Windows users recently with a lovely little virus–the Flashback botnet–which affects a vulnerability in Java. It’s the second hit in just a few months for Apple lovers, coming after the arrest of …

NBC News Fires Producer Over Edited 911 Trayvon Martin Call
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It was announced today that NBC news has fired the producer responsible for editing the 911 call that George Zimmerman made the night that Treyvon Martin died. The 911 call that was played on air on “Today” made it seem …

Medicaid Hack Impacts 181,000 People

Over 181,000 MEDICAID/CHIP enrollees have had their personal information stolen and 25,000 of those people had their Social Security numbers (SSNs) compromised after the Utah Department of Health was hacked. The hackers are believed to be residing in Eastern Europe …

America: Banking Bailout Bad, Auto Industry Good! America: Banking Bailout Bad, Auto Industry Good!

A new Harris Poll released today has found that America’s perceptions on the automotive industry bailout of 2009, and the bank and insurance bailout of 2008, have changed in the over three years since the events. Surprisingly, a majority of …

Google Plus Now Claims 100 Million Users Google Plus Now Claims 100 Million Users
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In a letter released publicly last week, Google co-founder Larry Page laid some news on us all about the state of Google Plus. Far contrary to the doomsday expectations that we have countered here before, Page highlighted some unexpected good …

The Modern Warfare 3 Blackout Is Still On
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Earlier this month, we discussed the upcoming Modern Warfare 3 blackout that’s scheduled for April 20th. The goal of the call to action is to get the game’s publishers (Activision and Infinity Ward) to address various user complaints about gameplay …

Twitter Spam Lawsuit Detailed in Court Filings Twitter Spam Lawsuit Detailed in Court Filings

Last week I reported on the lawsuit Twitter has filed against the companies responsible for making “Twitter marketing” software (i.e. spam software). It claimed in a blog post that taking down those companies would make it harder for spammers who …

Turn Your IPhone 4S into a GPS Bike Computer Turn Your IPhone 4S into a GPS Bike Computer
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Here is a cool new iPhone gadget for all you bikers out there. The Heart Rate Watch Company has released the iPhone 4S ultimate bike pack, turning your iPhone into a personal GPS bike computer. It gives you speed, distance, …

iPhone 5 Release Date: October, Says Foxconn HR Guy iPhone 5 Release Date: October, Says Foxconn HR Guy

Another day, another rumor about the upcoming iPhone. What’s particularly interesting about this one is where it comes from, as well as the fact that a similar source said something completely different just last week. Thus is the nature of …

Google Earnings This Week: Will Mobile Be A Problem? Google Earnings This Week: Will Mobile Be A Problem?

There is concern among investors that Google is generating too many mobile ad clicks, but not enough revenue from them. Google will release its earnings report this week, and it seems Wall Street isn’t sure how much improvement to expect …

Twitter Saves Carjacking Victim Twitter Saves Carjacking Victim

Twitter has played an integral part in the rescue of a man who was a victim of a carjacking in Johannesburg, South Africa over the weekend. The man was driving through Honeydew, a neighborhood in northwest Johannesburg, at about 9pm …

Anonymous Attacks UK Home Office Web Site Anonymous Attacks UK Home Office Web Site

Anonymous may be waging a war against China’s censorship of the Internet, but they are also fighting something a bit closer to home. That is, if you count the UK as being closer to home. The Anonymous UK Twitter account …

Grand Theft Auto V Release Date in October?

Grand Theft Auto V is being developed by Rockstar North studio located in Edinburgh, Scotland. According to his LinkedIn page Alex O’Dwyer is employed as a character animator at Rockstar North and stated that Grand Theft Auto V will launch …

Mike Wallace: The Man Behind The Interviews

Legendary journalist Mike Wallace, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 93, made a name for himself interviewing the famous and infamous; he wasn’t afraid to dig deep to find the answers he wanted, even if it meant …