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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 …

Facebook IPO Kicks Zynga’s Stocks In The Teeth Facebook IPO Kicks Zynga’s Stocks In The Teeth

I may have spoken too soon. I speculated that we may see apps and Facebook developers being affected by the Facebook IPO soon, but not this soon. Business Insider reports that as trading began on Facebook, Zynga’s shares drove off …

Facebook’s IPO Deserves A “Thank You” Song Facebook’s IPO Deserves A “Thank You” Song

What better way to thank Mark Zuckerberg for all that he has brought us than with song, and a YouTube video to accompany it? Who cares about privacy issues when you can connect with people you might otherwise not connect …

Facebook Lets Users Buy Their Way Onto News Feeds Facebook Lets Users Buy Their Way Onto News Feeds
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As much as Facebook would love to still portray itself as a collection of care-free hackers working for its social network users, the company now has investors to answer to. Now that the company has gone public, it will have …

Facebook’s New Self-Serve Ad Tool: Too Little Too Late? Facebook’s New Self-Serve Ad Tool: Too Little Too Late?

While the world has its eyes and wallets trained on Facebook the Company for one reason or another, the people behind Facebook the Website aren’t getting a day off to eat cake. InsideFacebook reports that Facebook is testing a new …

Zuckerberg Vows to Write Code Every Day in 2012 Zuckerberg Vows to Write Code Every Day in 2012

While making his rounds before Facebook’s IPO today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg pointed out that optimization of the platform’s mobile app was the main priority of 2012. Perhaps Zuckerberg plans to work some of this out himself, as he’s also declared …

Mark Zuckerberg is Trending on Twitter Mark Zuckerberg is Trending on Twitter

What did you expect? Mark Zuckerberg is the toast of planet Earth right now, as his multi-billion dollar IPO, Facebook, officially hits NASDAQ. Most of it is updates on Mark Zuckerberg’s current wealth, which is growing by the minute as …

Facebook Didn’t Have The Showing Some Expected Facebook Didn’t Have The Showing Some Expected

It’s here and trading. The Facebook IPO is away! The market opened trading the stock at just over $42 per share, which is modest at about 10% more than the suggested $38 per shares negotiated price. While many expected the …

Facebook Begins Testing Notification Updates Facebook Begins Testing Notification Updates

With Facebook’s IPO now well underway, you might think the company’s employees might take some time off from other aspects of its business to bask in the fact that they’re all in the process of getting considerably more wealthy. You …