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Facebook Friend Request Gets Jail Time Facebook Friend Request Gets Jail Time
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Jacob Jock was called up for jury duty. Defendant comes in to courtroom. Jacob Jock likes how she looks. Jacob Jock sends defendant friend request on Facebook. Judge jails juror Jacob Jock. It’s easy to understand how ill-advised the whole …

Syrian Government Blocks Crisis Video Syrian Government Blocks Crisis Video

Friday morning, Syrian government blocked live streaming video broadcasted by Bambuser, a startup that has become popular in emerging markets due to it’s ability to be used on 320 different mobile devices, in areas with poor connections. During the Arab …

iPads Should Be Pulled From Shops, Lower Chinese Court Says iPads Should Be Pulled From Shops, Lower Chinese Court Says

Apple’s legal battle with Proview over the iPad patent got a little more troubling for the company today as a lower Chinese court ruled that stores in China should stop selling iPads. While this ruling may only affect the Guangdong …

Chrome Password Generator Aims To Protect Your Accounts Chrome Password Generator Aims To Protect Your Accounts
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Passwords on the Internet are a necessary evil. They can help protect your accounts, but are easily stolen by various means. People, including myself, are also not very creative so we end up using the same passwords for every site …

Image Of iPad 3 A5X Processor Leaked Image Of iPad 3 A5X Processor Leaked
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An image of the motherboard in Apple’s next tablet, presumably to be called the iPad 3, has leaked. The image (see above) shows the tablet’s A5X central processor, as well as a pair of flash memory chips. Unfortunately, nothing in …

Presidents Day Gets Cool Theme From Bing Presidents Day Gets Cool Theme From Bing

Today the United States is celebrating Presidents Day, the holiday that celebrates our first president, George Washington, or George Washington & Abraham Lincoln, or all the leaders of our country – depending on who you ask. Presidents Day (or Presidents’ …

Man Trapped In Snow 2 Months- Twitter Responds Man Trapped In Snow 2 Months- Twitter Responds

Peter Skyllberg, age 44, of Sweden was found Friday trapped in his car in the snow. He was about a mile deep in the woods, and claims he had been stuck there since December 19! Details on how he became …

Google Home Page Gets The Share Box Google Home Page Gets The Share Box

A couple weeks ago, Google announced an update to its new Google Bar (the navigation bar that spans across Google products), and showed the Google+ share box appearing on Google’s home page. We’re not sure if this is 100% rolled …

Facebook Timeline For Brands: Marketing Game Changer Or Potential Spam Machine? Facebook Timeline For Brands: Marketing Game Changer Or Potential Spam Machine?
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It wasn’t that long ago that Facebook users were informed by Facebook that they would be getting the Timeline whether they like it or not. Indeed, some do not like it, particularly the way it highlights things from the past. …

Interview: What the FBI’s Social Media Monitoring Tool Could Look Like Interview: What the FBI’s Social Media Monitoring Tool Could Look Like
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In January, the FBI openly requested help from the tech community in the development of a social media application. The bureau is seeking a system that could help it sift through social networking sites for signs of potential terrorism, crime, or other matters of national security.

Academy Awards: Biggest Snubs of All Time Academy Awards: Biggest Snubs of All Time

It’s understandable, occasionally, that a great film might not win a Best Picture Oscar. Sometimes, there is something else that year that just outshines it. For example, Star Wars lost to Annie Hall. Fargo lost to The English Patient. And, …

#whyyoweave Funniest Twitter Trends #whyyoweave Funniest Twitter Trends
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It’s the latest version of “Yo Mama” jokes. You remember “Yo Mama” jokes, right? Yo mama so ugly that she looked out the window and got arrested for mooning. Yo mama so fat that when she wears a yellow raincoat, …

Foursquare Getting Competition From Google? Foursquare Getting Competition From Google?
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Google Latitude is popular among the Google faithful as a way to “check in” at locations on a map. Android phone users especially have ease-of-use for functions like this (see video below). But, now Google has quietly added another wrinkle …

Mary Kay Ash Pink Mansion For Sale Mary Kay Ash Pink Mansion For Sale
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Mary Kay Ash sold beauty products to millions of American women. And, she got a lot of them to sell the stuff for her. She drove a pink Cadillac, and she gave away more than a few of those to …

Whitney Houston Tribute By Chris Cornell Whitney Houston Tribute By Chris Cornell

Whitney Houston’s tragic death is still making a dark wave throughout the entertainment industry. Her funeral is still hot news. The whispered discussion of her fall from grace as America’s favorite entertainer is only starting to cool. Chris Cornell, lead …

“Mad Men” Promos- Don Is Back! “Mad Men” Promos- Don Is Back!

AMC is gearing up for the long-awaited return of their hit series “Mad Men” on Sunday, March 25. In anticipation of the return of Don Draper, et al, AMC is running a pair of video promos to whet the appetites …

Gordon Flips On Date of Earnhardt’s Death Gordon Flips On Date of Earnhardt’s Death

It always makes ‘em nervous when there’s a wreck in a NASCAR race. Jeff Gordon is a household name in racing, and his nasty slide and flip in the Budweiser Shootout was a big deal. Jeff made contact with Kyle …

Microsoft May Be Planning New Music Service Microsoft May Be Planning New Music Service
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Microsoft has never had much luck in the digital music space. Their Zune service was relatively ignored and I don’t know a single person who uses last.fm on their Xbox 360. The company may be planning to change that. CNET …

YouTube Ad Blitz Winners Announced YouTube Ad Blitz Winners Announced
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You may remember that YouTube was running the Ad Blitz again this year that allowed users to vote on the best Super Bowl ads from this year’s big game. YouTube compiled the results and released them on Friday letting us …

Facebook Hack Nets Eight Month Prison Sentence
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Facebook doesn’t take too kindly to being hacked. This was made rather apparent this week when a young man was sentenced to eight months in prison for hacking the social networking site. Reuters is reporting that Glenn Mangham, a 26-year-old …

Safari User Sues Google Over Privacy Snafu
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We previously reported that Google has hit a bit of rough spot due to allegations that the search giant exploited a loophole in Apple’s Safari browser to track users. It seems that Safari users want to get in on the …

Facebook Wins Lawsuit Against Power.com

What does the word power evoke? You probably don’t think of a defunct Web site that just lost their case against Facebook. The Next Web is reporting that Facebook has finally won its lawsuit against Power.com, a social networking hub …

Anti-Terror Plan In UK Seeks To Spy, Store Personal Data On Everyone

We live in a world full of terror. To protect its people from this terror, the UK wants to store all of its citizens personal data – phone calls, text messages, online browsing history – to combat whatever terror is …

New Windows 8 Logo Sparks Debate New Windows 8 Logo Sparks Debate
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We reported Friday on the aesthetic changes that Microsoft is making to the Windows 8 logo. Does anybody actually like it? PC Mag published a report that had technology journalists weighing in on the new design. The results are somewhat …