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Facebook Power Users Will Own the Future Facebook Power Users Will Own the Future
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Back in February, Pew Research published a study that there are some Facebook juggernauts out there doling out “likes,” comments, messages, pokes, and tagging people at a rate that outpaces the average Facebooker. These particularly vigorous Facebook users, otherwise known …

Phillip Phillips Puts American Idol Before Kidney Surgery
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“American Idol” semi-finalist Phillip Phillips isn’t as concerned about his kidney issues as his doctor, who told the 21-year old last week that he must undergo surgery as soon as possible. Phillips says it can wait until the finale of …

Google Touts Its Diversity Credentials Google Touts Its Diversity Credentials

Google tries its best to not be evil, to exist as a gentle giant in a land of cutthroat corporations. Sometimes it fails, but never for lack of trying. The company claims, for example, that it has gone to great …

Can Negative Parameters Tell You If You Were Hit By Google’s Penguin Update? Can Negative Parameters Tell You If You Were Hit By Google’s Penguin Update?
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Barry Scwhartz posted this week about a Google query hack, which may or may not enable you to confirm that your site was hit by Google’s Penguin update. Schwartz credits WebmasterWorld member Martin Ice Web with the find. The user …

Apple Stops Censoring “Jailbreak” From iTunes And The App Store Apple Stops Censoring “Jailbreak” From iTunes And The App Store

Yesterday we brought you news that Apple had suddenly begun censoring the word “jailbreak” in its various stores. Visitors to the App Store or the iTunes Store who searched for “jailbreak” saw it replaced with “j*******k.” That, as you may …

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Set To Launch Dragon Into Space SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Set To Launch Dragon Into Space

After a successful test firing of the Falcon 9 boosters, and what seems like 300 delays, the crew at SpaceX are finally set to launch their rocket into space. The Falcon 9 will attempt to deliver its payload, the Dragon …

Why Facebook Didn’t Perform As Expected Why Facebook Didn’t Perform As Expected
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Despite having the largest retail demand of any IPO in history, this morning’s much anticipated Facebook IPO debuted with less than stellar performance. While some experts expected stock prices to shoot over $70 per share, it only enjoyed a short …

FBI Is Hoping To Wiretap Internet Services – Should It Be Allowed? FBI Is Hoping To Wiretap Internet Services – Should It Be Allowed?
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As technologies have advanced, they have dramatically changed the way that we live and interact. We, as consumers, have become accustomed to the convenience, capabilities, and even the entertainment that they provide. But, should these same advantages be applied to …

Venus To Travel Across The Sun In June

A phenomenon known as Venus’ transit will occur this June, one in a series of awesome space-events we’ll get to watch this year. We’ve already been treated to a meteor shower, a giant, gorgeous “super moon”, and this weekend the …

VKontakte Loses Appeal Over Allegations Of Copyright Infringement VKontakte Loses Appeal Over Allegations Of Copyright Infringement

Are you aware of VKontakte? It’s essentially the Facebook of Russia that was founded by Pavel Durov. You may remember Durov as the guy who gave Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales $1 million on stage in January during the DLD conference. …

Facebook IPO Makes Zuckerberg 29th Richest Person Facebook IPO Makes Zuckerberg 29th Richest Person

Today, social networking giant Facebook made it’s initial public offering (IPO) valued at $16 billion. In doing so, Mark Zuckerberg became the 29th richest person in the entire world and the 16th richest American according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index …

Instagram Worth $1.2 Billion After Facebook IPO Instagram Worth $1.2 Billion After Facebook IPO

It’s common industry knowledge that Facebook recently acquired photo sharing platfrom Instagram for a quick billion, and it’s common general knowledge that Facebook today filed its IPO. Now it’s been reported that said IPO has added about $243 million in …

Matt Cutts Has Some Financial Advice for Facebook (Updated) Matt Cutts Has Some Financial Advice for Facebook (Updated)

While there’s no doubt Johnny Kemp’s “Just Got Paid” is blasting through the speakers of just about every Facebook employee on the planet–especially Eduardo Saverin (are co-founders who make an absolute ton of cash from the Facebook IPO considered employees?)–some …

Canadian Pays Off Entire Student Loan in Cash
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Stop me if you’ve had this dream before: Armed with pockets stuffed to overflowing with cash, you stroll into the bank that handled your student loan, slap those sweaty wads of paper currency on the proverbial barrelhead, and walk away …

Facebook Experimenting With Timeline Profile Changes Facebook Experimenting With Timeline Profile Changes

With all of the commotion surrounding the Facebook IPO, it’s easy to forget that the website is still about connecting people and letting others know about you and your life. Facebook’s big day prompted an all-night hackathon celebration for the …

Facebook IPO: Timeline of Acquisitions Facebook IPO: Timeline of Acquisitions

The Facebook IPO is great. Mark Zuckerberg and company have finally made it. But it wasn’t by accident. Facebook has made some key updates as well as crucial business partners and acquisitions over the years that got them were they …

British Man Arrested for Possessing Roasted Fetuses in Thailand

Police in Bangkok, Thailand have arrested 28 year-old Chow Hok Kuen, a Hong Kong-born British citizen, after finding a small collection of dead, roasted babies in his hotel room. The six fetuses, which were wrapped in gold leaf and tucked …

Video Game Characters And Their Realistic Portraits
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What if your favorite video game character was real? I know this sounds weird, but when you put video game sensibility into real life, the majority of time it is an epic fail. The best example is the Super Mario …

Cheeky Letter From Reagan Turns Up On Twitter Cheeky Letter From Reagan Turns Up On Twitter

A funny letter, supposedly written by former president Ronald Reagan in 1984 to a teenage boy, is working its way around the web today after being tweeted by Shaun Usher. The letter was written in response to then 13-year old …

Yahoo Lost a Considerable Amount of Viewers in April Yahoo Lost a Considerable Amount of Viewers in April

comScore released the online video rankings for April today and in what is Jack’s complete lack of surprise, Google reigns for yet another month. The most significant change in the rankings for April, though, is the dip in total unique …

Amazon’s Next Kindle Fire May Be Coming In A 10.1-Inch Model Amazon’s Next Kindle Fire May Be Coming In A 10.1-Inch Model
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With all the news and rumors zipping around about new Apple products, Samsung’s next phone, and other tech-related goodies, there hasn’t been a lot of attention paid lately to the top Android tablet on the market: Amazon’s Kindle Fire. With …

The Great Diablo III Error 37 & Review Debate – Who’s Right & Who’s Wrong?
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Let me preface this article by stating, I haven’t played Diablo III, beyond the beta events Blizzard offered to players before its release date. I came away rather unimpressed during these events; but more on that later. Therefore, I can …

Facebook Responds To $15 Billion Tracking Lawsuit Facebook Responds To $15 Billion Tracking Lawsuit

A little while ago we brought you news that Facebook was facing a lawsuit that could cost the company as much as $15 billion. The suit alleges that Facebook continued to track users’ internet activities even after they logged out …

Facebook Has Highest Small Investor Demand Ever Facebook Has Highest Small Investor Demand Ever

Just before trading kicked off this morning, CNBC was reporting that Facebook’s IPO has generated the largest small investor interest in history. Now, it’s too early to say how those sentiments are figuring into who actually grabbed a piece of …