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Harry Potter Fans May Not Make Good Pet Owners

Hardcore Harry Potter fans will go to great extremes to show their devotion to their favorite characters–and to the world Harry and his friends live in–with everything from tattoos to costumes to…pet ownership? That’s exactly what’s causing some problems around …

Katy Perry: Wide Awake Video Makes Use of the Facebook Timeline
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Katy Perry, who debuted her latest single “Wide Awake” on the 2012 Billboard Music Awards show last Sunday, has released an animated clip for the song, one that’s structured to look just like the Facebook Timeline. Regardless of whether or …

Facebook Shares Hit Below $31 at 18% Decline Facebook Shares Hit Below $31 at 18% Decline

Today the market on Facebook shares opened at $32.91, even lower than yesterday’s $34 closing price, but as trading got underway, the trend still favored the downward spiral. As I write this article, Facebook is trading at almost 18% below …

iPhone 5 Rumor: 3.95-Inch Model One Of Several In Testing iPhone 5 Rumor: 3.95-Inch Model One Of Several In Testing

The torrent of iPhone 5 rumors continues today. Last week we brought you a series of reports that appeared to confirm that the next iPhone will have a 4-inch display. Yesterday came a report that the new iPhone will be …

Sen. Wyden Comes Out Against Cybersecurity Act of 2012 Sen. Wyden Comes Out Against Cybersecurity Act of 2012

The drama surrounding the various cybersecurity bills floating around Congress is never ending. CISPA passed the House, but what’s next? The controversial bill will head to the Senate, but they have their own cybersecurity bill to deal with – the …

Zynga Launches FarmVille Rewards Program with American Express Zynga Launches FarmVille Rewards Program with American Express

You like playing FarmVille, but are really not too keen on the idea of paying real money for virtual products, otherwise known as in-game purchases. It’s reasonable to balk at that, but Zynga, the makers of FarmVille, have announced another …

Machinima Closes $35 Million Financing Round Lead by Google Machinima Closes $35 Million Financing Round Lead by Google

Earlier this month we reported that Machinima, a popular video game news and pop culture YouTube channel, would raise 30$ million during a fundraising round led by Google. Those facts have now mostly been confirmed. Machinima actually managed to raise …

How Low Can Facebook Stock Go? How Low Can Facebook Stock Go?

Facebook stock closed at $34.03 per share yesterday, and some speculate that there truly is no limit on how low it can go. Several factors have likely contributed to the sensational IPO’s less than stellar performance. NASDAQ had allegedly suffered …

Bond Girl Marlohe Claims Latest Bond Flick is the Best One Yet

Bond girl Berenice Marlohe is certainly talking a good game. When asked about the latest James Bond film “Skyfall,” a motion picture in which she co-stars, Marlohe stated that it was “one of the better, if not the best” installment …

Facebook IPO: Underwriters Fail to Prop Up Demand Facebook IPO: Underwriters Fail to Prop Up Demand
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After Friday’s botched Facebook IPO, where trading prices barely exceeded the $38 per share target price, things looked even worse yesterday. The market closed at just over $34 per share for Facebook. Now many banks offering the stock say they …

Matt Cutts Shares Something You Should Know About Old Links Matt Cutts Shares Something You Should Know About Old Links
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Google’s Matt Cutts has put out a new Webmaster Help video discussing something that’s probably on a lot of webmasters’ minds these days: what if you linked to a good piece of content, but at some point, that content turned …

New Castlevania For 3DS, Lords of Shadow 2 Coming To Wii U [Rumor]

The Paul Gale Network is back at it again. After being right in the past and recently dropping the bombshell of a rumored Metroid-Star Fox crossover, the Web site now has the details on two new Castlevania games making their …

Google Driverless Car Bill Cruises Through the California Senate Google Driverless Car Bill Cruises Through the California Senate
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It seems that Google is continuing to impress lawmakers with its autonomous vehicle technology. The California Senate has unanimously passed (37-0) a bill regulating autonomous vehicles on the state’s roads. The bill will now head to the California State Assembly, …

Flesh Eating Disease: New Victim Emerges

In disconcerting news, a third victim has now come forward claiming to be suffering from the flesh-eating disease that has already claimed limbs and appendages from Georgia college student Aimee Copeland. 32-year old Robert Vaughn says he was working on …

I Like Turtlebot2:  Hobby Robotics Gives Your Laptop Legs I Like Turtlebot2: Hobby Robotics Gives Your Laptop Legs

This motion sensing robot from Willow Garage and Yujin Robot turns your laptop into a moving robot. So the next time you look for your laptop it may just be taking a stroll around your house. The real reason for …

Facebook Apologizes for Deleting Photos Facebook Apologizes for Deleting Photos

Facebook, presently under a scanning electron microscope as the smoke clears post-IPO, is now under fire for allegedly removing photos posted of a child with a congenital birth defect. Hundreds of users had been sharing photos of Grayson James Walker, …

Google Buys Motorola Mobility For $12.5 Billion Google Buys Motorola Mobility For $12.5 Billion
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Yesterday we brought you news that Google’s planned purchase of Motorola Mobility had cleared its final regulatory hurdle: approval by the Chinese Ministry of Commerce. After the ruling, Motorola filed a form with the SEC stating that they expected the …

Google Ads API Getting Java Client Library Rewrite Google Ads API Getting Java Client Library Rewrite

Java is really popular or so says Google. The Java Client library for Ads API is still used by a lot of developers despite the fact that it’s really old. Google tried to fix what was already there, but old …

Nasdaq’s Fallout from the Fubar Facebook IPO Nasdaq’s Fallout from the Fubar Facebook IPO

Given that everyone was so excited and looking to the future with Facebook’s initial public offering on Friday, there has been a surprising absence of good news to come out of the it since it happened. It’s not even that …

Facebook IPO: Big Bank’s Hidden Revenue Forecast Facebook IPO: Big Bank’s Hidden Revenue Forecast

It’s not really news to anyone at this point, but the much anticipated Facebook IPO has been a big letdown for almost everybody involved. Of course, we think it began with Nasdaq’s monumental big trading desk communication breakdown, but Reuters …

Ark: More Evidence That Facebook Is Interested In Search? Ark: More Evidence That Facebook Is Interested In Search?

Ark, a new people search service, launched at TechCrunch Disrupt. It claims to let users search over a billion people bsaed on over 30 filters (such as location, high school, college, employment, interests, etc.). It indexes over a billion profiles …

King Of The Nut Shots Wows “America’s Got Talent” Judges
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“America’s Got Talent” isn’t your average talent show. There are singers and dancers and everything in between, but sometimes a special sort of skill comes along on stage and the judges–a panel which includes Howard Stern this year–can’t help but …

POM Juice Lawsuit: Company’s Claims are Deceptive POM Juice Lawsuit: Company’s Claims are Deceptive
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POM juice lawsuit, which is aimed at beverage manufacturer POM Wonderful LLC, states that the company misled consumers by making unsubstantiated claims regarding their product’s usefulness in the treatment of cancer, heart disease, and erectile dysfunction. Although POM Wonderful feels …

Monmouthpedia Becomes the First Wikipedia Town Monmouthpedia Becomes the First Wikipedia Town

You can chalk this one up in the “worst ideas in the world” column. It seems the town of Monmouth Wales, has become the first “Wikipedia town”, according to PC Magazine. What this basically means, is that there will be …