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Star Wars Meet Mad Men, and Herman Cain Sings a Pokemon Theme Star Wars Meet Mad Men, and Herman Cain Sings a Pokemon Theme

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Google Has Competition Beat On Punctuation Queries Google Has Competition Beat On Punctuation Queries

Google is apparently doing more punctuation indexing these days than it has in the past. Honestly, I can’t recall ever searching for just a “.” or just a “!” or other punctuation marks, but evidently Google historically has not provided …

iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak Gets A Million Downloads In 24 Hours iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak Gets A Million Downloads In 24 Hours
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Last week we brought you news that Absinthe, the long-awaited jailbreak for A5-powered iOS 5 devices – iPhone 4S and iPad 2 – was finally available from Greenpois0n. The rush to download the new jailbreak was so great, in fact, …

Will Anonymous Attack Facebook? Will Anonymous Attack Facebook?
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A video making the rounds this afternoon presents itself as a message from Anonymous, who are apparently on the verge of one of their most ambitious operations yet: The group says they will take down Facebook at midnight on January …

iGoogle Redesign Being Spotted In The Wild iGoogle Redesign Being Spotted In The Wild

Back in 2007, Google launched iGoogle, a new personalized Google homepage for signed in users to put whatever gadgets they want on their homepage, while still having easy access to Google search. There was a fair amount of enthusiasm for …

Politico Roast : See What Political Celebrities Have to Say Politico Roast : See What Political Celebrities Have to Say

Politico was launched in 2007 and monday marks five years in business for the organization. Last week Politico took New York City by storm as they gave out free copies of their publication to many prominent business leaders and added …

Sen. Chuck Grassley’s Twitter Account Hacked, Grammar Temporarily Improved
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Word’s spreading around the Twitterscape that U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa had his Twitter account hacked this afternoon. Politico is saying that the hacker is a supporter of Anonymous. Sen. Grassley, for those that might not know, is a …

YouTube Viral Videos: Unforced Genius YouTube Viral Videos: Unforced Genius
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Marketing agencies would kill to be able to predict what will make a video “go viral”. The mystery ingredient that catches the attention of the Internet can be imitated, but seldom reproduced. Many times it is the very fact that …

Gmail’s Clean Out Your Inbox Week Is Underway Gmail’s Clean Out Your Inbox Week Is Underway
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For the 5th time, Google has begun its annual “Clean Out Your Inbox Week,” focusing of course on Gmail. They’ve asked a (rather personal and oftentimes embarrassing) question of email users: what’s your inbox number? Well, it’s officially 2012. And …

Minecraft Recreates Ocarina of Time In New Mod
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Confession time: I got bored of Minecraft really fast. It just wasn’t my cup of tea as I lack any kind of the imagination that made Minecraft such a hit among players in the first place. With that out of …

Professor Teaches Students How To Create Their Own Google Professor Teaches Students How To Create Their Own Google

Sebastian Thrun, an ex Stanford professor decided in January to give up his tenure at the school and reach out for larger audiences. Specializing in machine learning and robotics, Thrun is excited to leave the constraints of formal education and …

Rupert Murdoch: No Excuses For Phone Hacking Rupert Murdoch: No Excuses For Phone Hacking
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Rupert Murdoch has just been a fountain of conversation since joining Twitter recently. So far, we’ve seen him admit to ‘screwing up in every way possible” with MySpace, and get into a war of words with Google about piracy and …

TSA Denies Rand Paul Detention, Ron Paul Issues Statement Via Twitter TSA Denies Rand Paul Detention, Ron Paul Issues Statement Via Twitter
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Earlier this morning, the news broke via Twitter that U.S. Senator Rand Paul had been detained by the TSA in Nashville after refusing to consent to a full-body patdown after setting off a body scanner. Both his director of communications …

Foursquare Offers Unique Groundhog Day Badge Foursquare Offers Unique Groundhog Day Badge

Do you care enough about Groundhog Day to get a special badge from Foursquare? The Pennsylvania Tourism Office today announced an exclusive deal with Foursquare that will allow users to obtain the official “PA Groundhog Day 2012” badge on February …

Tom Curley Steps Down As AP President And CEO Tom Curley Steps Down As AP President And CEO
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Tom Curley, President and CEO of the Associated Press announced that he is stepping down today, and that the AP’s board has began the search for his replacement. “The challenge for anybody running a media company these days can be …

Pinterest Gets Competition from Juxtapost Pinterest Gets Competition from Juxtapost

Pinterest has cracked into the top ten list of social media sites. The “vision board” format has caught on and men and women alike are flocking to the site. However, Pinterest has some well-publicized issues, the main one being their …

Evi: Siri Competitor Comes To iOS And Android Evi: Siri Competitor Comes To iOS And Android
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Ever since the iPhone 4S launched last October, owners of other devices – including older iPhones – have been drooling over Siri, the 4S’s integrated voice-activated assistant. The iPhone’s “killer app” has prompted quite a bit of imitation and a …

YouTube Now Has Over 4 Billion Video Views A Day YouTube Now Has Over 4 Billion Video Views A Day
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Whatever you were just doing in the very second it took you to start reading this sentence, an entire hour of video was uploaded to YouTube. And yes, another hour of video was uploaded per each subsequent second after that …

Skyrim Ported To A Graphing Calculator
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When The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim debuted on November 11, 2011 it was an instant hit. The long-awaited drew near-universal acclaim from critics and gamers alike. In the first week it was available the game sold roughly 7 million copies …

Kyle Williams Twitter Death Threats Show The Perils For Athletes On Social Media Kyle Williams Twitter Death Threats Show The Perils For Athletes On Social Media
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San Francisco 49er WR Kyle Williams was on the wrong side of Lady Luck on Sunday when his costly overtime fumble led to the game-winning Field Goal for the NY Giants. Of course, it’s ridiculous to rest an entire game …

Sega Introduces Toylet: The Urinal Video Game
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Nintendo gave us the Wii and now Sega has brought us the Pii. Yes, that means about what you think it means: there is a video game that uses your pee. Urine. Number one. And if you’re a male in …

Google Is Using Logic to Fight Waste With Hotel Finder Google Is Using Logic to Fight Waste With Hotel Finder

‘Hotel Finder” by Google has refined its functionality to include ‘Hotels by Travel Time’. I like it! I have to ask why they never thought to have this before. So many times i’ve booked a hotel that the search said …

RIM’s New CEO May Be Willing To License BlackBerry OS RIM’s New CEO May Be Willing To License BlackBerry OS

Despite the competition between RIM and Apple, the two have always had one thing in common when it came to their smartphones. Both companies offered their phones as an integrated software/hardware platform. Unlike Google’s Android operating system, which is open …

Pinterest Invasion by Men Continues Unabated Pinterest Invasion by Men Continues Unabated
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Sorry, ladies. Pinterest was too much of a good idea to let you keep it to yourselves. Fortunately, there’s plenty of room for all of us. One example of the interest men are showing in Pinterest comes to us via …