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Gmail Tap: LL Cool J Tells You Everywhere You Can Tap It Gmail Tap: LL Cool J Tells You Everywhere You Can Tap It
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“You can tap it in the morning, you can tap it in the kitchen, you can tap it at night, you can tap it in the bathroom, you can tap it, you know, on a seesaw.” Those are some of …

gTLD Applicants To Be Listed By ICANN At Month’s End gTLD Applicants To Be Listed By ICANN At Month’s End

ICANN plans to release a full list of applications for the new generic top-level domains on April 30. The list will specify who all applied for which domains. That should be interesting. “Our plan always has been to publish the …

Harper Lee: From “Mockingbird” To Trayvon Martin

“Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit ‘em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”–Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird Most of us have read the classic book To Kill A Mockingbird, if not for …

Tracy Morgan in 140 Characters or Less Tracy Morgan in 140 Characters or Less

Tracy Morgan invented Twitter in 1985 as a way to reach Ronald Reagan to let him know how he felt about him. The 30 Rock star explains his involvement with Twitter in this promo for the Shorty Awards. For those …

Texting-Only “E-Lane” Makes Light of Distracted Walkers

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has become the first city to initiate a groundbreaking program tackling the issue of distracted walking. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the E-Lane. “Philadelphia is the city of firsts. On April 1st 2012, the world again …

Lawyers Reportedly Looking For Groupon Complaints, Following Earnings Revisions Lawyers Reportedly Looking For Groupon Complaints, Following Earnings Revisions

On Friday, Groupon announced revisions to its Q4 and full-year 2011 earnings report, including a $14.3 million reduction in Q4 revenue. When Groupon first reported its earnings, it had reported a 194% increase at $506.5 million. With the revisions, operating …

Sony Hoping To Get “Orbis” Out Before “Durango” [Rumor]

The war is on! The rumors are picking up and going into over drive! The next consoles are on their way from both Microsoft and Sony. It has already been confirmed by both Sony and Microsoft that there will be …

Teacher’s Aide Suspended: Yet Another Facebook Password Battle

Yet another former employee is fighting a legal battle against employers after being suspended for refusing to hand over access to her Facebook account. Teacher’s aide Kimberly Hester, of Cassopolis, Michigan, has taken unpaid leave and is collecting workman’s compensation …

Anti-Reflective Displays Coming To Apple’s iMac? Anti-Reflective Displays Coming To Apple’s iMac?

Apple’s iMac line of desktop computers may be getting anti-glare displays according to a recent report. MacBooks (before they were discontinued) and MacBook Pros have been offering anti-reflective displays for several years, but now Apple may be looking to put …

Dumb and Dumber 2 To Start Shooting In September
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(image) Dumb and Dumber was not only one of the funniest movies of all time, but it has had a near cult like following for almost 20 years. Well we are getting great news that they are going to start …

Yahoo’s New Web Shows Geared Towards Women

Yahoo! today launched the second season of its women’s slate of original programming on Yahoo! Screen. The second season includes three new shows: “Style Studio with Rebecca Minkoff” coming May 2012, “The Yo Show on Yahoo!,” featuring entertainment news reporter …

Google Executive’s Brother Accused of Brutalizing his Girlfriend

Women’s groups are reporting dramatic increases in domestic abuse across the country; the increase is thought to be correlated with the rise in economic stress. When money gets tight couples tend to argue as they feel more strain and fear …

Google+ helps Wounded Receive Treatment In Thailand Google+ helps Wounded Receive Treatment In Thailand

We ran across this really cool video on Thailand rural medical communication via Google+ Hangouts. Apparently some folks have taken advantage of the service to consult about wounds, sickness and other medical issues. In remote areas of Thailand, many people …

Investment Firm to Save GAME Group

The BBC is reporting that the investment group OpCapita will save GAME Group PLC by buying a large portion of the insolvent company. Last week GAME Group administration was taken over by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in order to get the company …

New Avengers Spot Helps Increase the Hype

May the Fourth is a little over a month away, and the hype train for The Avengers is building to a runaway pace. The latest footage is courtesy of a TV spot, and while it only gives us 32 seconds …

Internet Explorer Regaining Lost Market Share Ground Internet Explorer Regaining Lost Market Share Ground

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser may have halted its recent market share losses to Google’s Chrome browser. According to recent survey data, Internet Explorer’s share of the web browser market has been on the way up in recent months, climbing 0.99% …

Yahoo!’s Mojito Going Open Source Yahoo!’s Mojito Going Open Source

Open source is the lifeblood of the development community. It keeps innovation flowing and developers on top of their game. Google and Microsoft are both pushing heavily into the open source realm. Yahoo! today announced they’re throwing their hat in …

James Bond Now Sips Heineken Too James Bond Now Sips Heineken Too

In the upcoming James Bond film Skyfall, Daniel Craig will put down his traditional shaken martini, and drink a Heineken in at least one scene, according to Ad Age. Heineken USA is reportedly using the .007 franchise to market its …

The Rise and Fall of RIM [Infographic] The Rise and Fall of RIM [Infographic]

When Research In Motion, onetime king of the smartphone mountain, released its 2011 fourth quarter earnings report last week, things didn’t look good for the company. Along with the release of the earnings report came an announcement that the company …

David Lynch’s “Crazy Clown Time” Video Is A Big Ol’ Dose Of David Lynch
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If you’re familiar with the work of filmmaker David Lynch, the video you’re about to see shouldn’t be too jarring. If you haven’t seen a lot of David Lynch films, your response might be a resounding WTF. Even as someone …

Reports of Meteor Sightings in New Zealand
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Witnesses called in to New Zealand’s channel 3 news to report sightings of a fiery object that they observed between 6pm and 7pm on Monday. Kim called in and said that she saw an “object the size of a helicopter …

1940 Census: Search Your Ancestry Online For Free 1940 Census: Search Your Ancestry Online For Free
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Today is a huge day for American history, and for those of us who have questions about relatives who lived through the Great Depression. The United States Census for the 1940′s was released today, and while that’s news in itself–public …

Mad Men: The Real Rolling Stones Jingle

Business Insider raised an interesting point about last night’s episode of Mad Men. In the episode Don Draper tries to get The Rolling Stones to sing a jingle for Heinz Baked Beans titled “Heinz is on My Side.” This sounds …

Computer Science Training A Must For Teachers Computer Science Training A Must For Teachers

We reported last week that there’s a movement among adults to learn programming languages. It would seem that people from every profession was interesting in learning programming, because they’re not content in just knowing how to use computers. While it’s …