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FCC Blocks Liberty Media From Sirius XM Control FCC Blocks Liberty Media From Sirius XM Control

On saturday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) blocked 40% Sirius XM shareholder, Liberty Media from taking control of the company’s operating licenses. Liberty took control of the shares in 2009 after investing over $500 million to help the company avoid …

Justin Bieber’s Boyfriend Video Destroys YouTube Records
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Justin Bieber’s latest video is a record-breaker. Imagine that. In order to help promote the ridiculously famous singer’s latest album, the slightly misshapen marketing wizards working behind-the-scenes posted the video for Bieber’s single “Boyfriend” on YouTube. You know, in hopes …

Mozilla Cares About Your Privacy, Even In Apps Mozilla Cares About Your Privacy, Even In Apps
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Mozilla has always been a friend of the Internet. The non-profit puts the user first and they made that even more clear when the corporation came out against CISPA last week. Now, it’s no secret that Mozilla is developing an …

“Life of Julia” Creepy and Disgusting Says Paul Ryan

(image) The Obama re-election campaign is in full gear and one of the newest things to show up is a feature on their website called “Life of Julia.” The Life of Julia feature is meant to show the kinds of …

How Google Handles Font Replacement How Google Handles Font Replacement
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Google’s Matt Cutts put up a new Webmaster Help video, discussing how Google handles font replacement. The video was created in response to a user-submitted question: How does Google view font replacement (ie. Cufan, SIFR, FLIR)? Are some methods better …

Rupert Murdoch’s Twitter Struggles Continue Rupert Murdoch’s Twitter Struggles Continue
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Rupert Murdoch might be having trouble finding people who want to engage in highly intellectual and insightful discourse on Twitter, but that’s not stopping him from using the micro-blogging site for one of its most revered purposes: complaining. As you …

Facebook: How Much Value Does it Offer Advertisers? Facebook: How Much Value Does it Offer Advertisers?

Perhaps some advertisers aren’t sure if promoting their brand on Facebook is worth the extremely high cost, but there’s a lot of evidence to suggest it is. Currently about 90% of businesses incorporate some type of social marketing into their …

Google Found Partially Guilty in Oracle Case Google Found Partially Guilty in Oracle Case

On Friday it appeared as if the jury in Oracle’s case against Google regarding copyright infringement was possibly deadlocked, due to a potential disagreement surrounding the concept of de minimis copying of protected content. Basically, this would mean the jury …

Woman Purchases an iPad, Gets a Box Full of Notepads

This story may sound like some sort of hilariously zany plotline you might find on a primetime television sitcom, but apparently it’s the real deal. And while I don’t think that notepads are as archaic as others might claim, I …

Kinect Projects Life Size Holograms Via Videoconferencing Pod Kinect Projects Life Size Holograms Via Videoconferencing Pod

Researchers at Canada’s Queens University are experimenting with Kinect to create a videoconferencing pod that allows the users to project 3D life-size images of themselves via TeleHuman. TeleHuman allows the user to stand in a pod surrounded by kinect sensors, …

Most Facebook Timeline Users Having Buyer’s Remorse Most Facebook Timeline Users Having Buyer’s Remorse
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If you’re one of the stalwart few who have held on to your non-Timeline Facebook page, here’s some news that might give you reason to wait as long as you can: apparently most of the people who gleefully jumped into …

Google Should Now Be Much Better At Handling Misspellings Google Should Now Be Much Better At Handling Misspellings
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Late on Friday, Google unveiled its monthly list of algorithm changes, for the month of April. As usual, there is plenty to take in, with over 50 changes. Here are some observations we’ve made so far: Google Algorithm Changes For …

Google Releases New Version Of The Doubleclick For Publishers API Google Releases New Version Of The Doubleclick For Publishers API
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It’s been a week since a new API release, and I was just starting to get bored without having any new announcements. Google is the cure to my boredom with the release of version 201204 of the Doubleclick for Publishers …

Company of Heroes 2 Officially Announced

THQ, the video game publisher behind titles such as the Saint’s Row and UFC Undisputed series’, officially announced today that a sequel to Company of Heroes is forthcoming. Company of Heroes 2 will be released for PC in early 2013. …

Kate Upton To Get Her Own Baseball Card
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While it’s not technically called a “baseball card” if the person in question doesn’t play baseball, we’ll call it that for the sake of this article since it’s made by Topps and will be included in the 2012 summer series …

Allen Iverson ‘We’re Talkin’ About Practice” Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

I can’t believe it, we’re sitting here talking about practice. Not the ‘game’ that Allen Iverson died for, and played every one like it was his last…10 years ago. Yes, take a moment to let that last bit sink in. …

‘The Dictator’ Salutes Dominique Strauss-Kahn

The Dictator congratulates Socialist leader Francois Hollande for his victory over Nicholas Sarkozy in France’s recent presidential election. Though, he says he doesn’t hold a candle to Dominique Strauss-Kahn, who “has some of the best rape excuses he has ever …

Microsoft, Yahoo Search Alliance Transition Complete in UK, Ireland, France Microsoft, Yahoo Search Alliance Transition Complete in UK, Ireland, France

In mid-April, Microsoft announced that the Microsoft-Yahoo Search Alliance was nearly final in the UK, Ireland and France, after announcing the expansion into these countries in February. The ad transition began on April 18. Today, Microsoft announced that the transition …

File-Sharing Church Weds Couple in Kopimist Cerimony
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The Church of Kopimism was officially recognized as Religion in January. At the Share Conference in Balgrade they performed their first wedding in what is probably the weirdest cerimony the world has ever seen. Followers of Kopimism believe that sharing …

RIM’s “Wake Up” Campaign Reaches A Stirring Anti-Climax RIM’s “Wake Up” Campaign Reaches A Stirring Anti-Climax

You may remember the peculiar “WAKE UP” marketing stunt pulled by BlackBerry maker Research In Motion about a week ago in Australia. If not, here’s a quick refresher: a big black bus emblazoned with the phrase “WAKE UP” on the …

Microsoft Confirms $99 Xbox 360 Rumors

Last week their were some rumors going around that Microsoft was going to be offering a way for you to get an XBox 360 for $99 out the door. The only catch was/is, is that the deal somes with a …

Apple Extends iCloud Storage Offer For MobileMe Subscribers Until September 30th Apple Extends iCloud Storage Offer For MobileMe Subscribers Until September 30th

Apple has extended an offer to give MobileMe subscribers an extra 20GB of iCloud storage for free when they switch over. The free storage was originally set to expire on June 30th, the same day that MobileMe shuts down. After …

BigCommerce Launches Pinterest Integration BigCommerce Launches Pinterest Integration

BigCommerce, the world’s fastest growing e-commerce platform, has announced the launch of its new Pinterest integration. The company, which presently hosts roughly 25,000 clients, was established in 2009 in Sydney, and currently has offices in Austin, TX. Merchants who use …

Facebook Dislikes It When You’re Not Making Positive Contributions Facebook Dislikes It When You’re Not Making Positive Contributions
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It’s no secret that Facebook is probably never going to implement a Dislike button despite the fact that people have been clamoring for one for years. The very premise is against Facebook’s general modus operandi of seeing the world through …