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Minecraft Creator Settles With Bethesda Over Scrolls Trademark
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One of the most interesting legal events to happen in gaming last year was when Bethesda, publisher of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, sued indie studio Mojang, creator of Minecraft, over their new game called Scrolls. The game was to …

Samsung Blasts iPad, Praises Galaxy Note 10.1 In Press Email Samsung Blasts iPad, Praises Galaxy Note 10.1 In Press Email
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Apple’s announcement of their latest iPad on Wednesday prompted a variety of reactions from members of the media, techies, consumers, and more. While most people seem to think Apple’s newest creation is pretty cool, some were a little disappointed. Some …

Kony 2012: The Anatomy Of A Viral Success Kony 2012: The Anatomy Of A Viral Success
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Funny thing about the internet: you can’t smell anything on it, but certain stories sure can cause a stink. Two days ago, we told you about the meteoric rise of the latest viral video, Kony 2012, that didn’t make the …

Harold Camping Sorry World Failed to End
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Harold Camping, 90, the California radio preacher and numerologist who twice-predicted the end of the world last year, has acknowledged that his prophecies were wrong and has apologized. In a letter written on his Family Radio website, Camping called his …

Brett Favre Twitter Account Hijacked Brett Favre Twitter Account Hijacked

Someone has been impersonating Brett Favre on Twitter. It’s not uncommon for people to impersonate celebrities on Twitter, but this particular count was verified, which is supposed to be Twitter’s seal of approval, and instill confidence that tweets are from …

Google Play Domain Issues Causing Headache For Google Google Play Domain Issues Causing Headache For Google
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Earlier this month, ahead of Google’s launch of Google Play (which is essentially a rebranding of Android Market, Google Music and the Google eBookstore) Google purchased 18 domain names related to the Google Play brand. At the time, there was …

Google+ Hangouts Made More Accessible For The Blind Google+ Hangouts Made More Accessible For The Blind

Mohamed Mansour, who’s actually a software engineer for RIM, has created a Chrome extension to make Google+ hangouts more accessible to blind people. It uses text to speech technology, reading content from the chat box to the user. “Today I …

MapQuest Vibe Gaming, Search Features Launch At SXSW MapQuest Vibe Gaming, Search Features Launch At SXSW

AOL’s MapQuest announced the launch of some new features for its MapQuest Vibe product (web and iPhone), bringing a gaming element to it. That includes check-ins, “neighborhood influence,” which lets users share votes, comments and check-ins across Facebook, Foursquare and …

Eyejot Launches SXSW Edition Of Video Business Card iPhone App Eyejot Launches SXSW Edition Of Video Business Card iPhone App

Eyejot launched a new version of its video business card iPhone app for SXSW. The app lets users create and send digital business cards, and send them via email with a QR code to the sender’s contact info along with …

What Your Business Can Learn From Online Shoppers [Infographic] What Your Business Can Learn From Online Shoppers [Infographic]
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Invesp has put out an interesting infographic providing analysis of online consumer behavior. The company says it should help businesses answer questions about online shopper demographics, why people buy online, common reasons why they don’t and various spending trends in …

Kinect Star Wars Demos, Interviews Hit YouTube

Demos of the new Star Wars game for Microsoft’s Kinect for Xbox 360 have been hitting YouTube, thanks to a spring showcase from the company. I’m not going to bore you with too much text, but will rather let you …

Vic Gundotra Talks Google+ At SXSW, Draws Some Criticism Vic Gundotra Talks Google+ At SXSW, Draws Some Criticism
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Vic Gundotra, Google’s Senior Vice President, Engineering, talked about Google+ at SXSW in a conversation with Guy Kawasaki, now immortalized in a hip hop song. Much of the conversation was a rehash of things we already knew about – Google’s …

Wikimedia Foundation Now Officially Off Of GoDaddy Wikimedia Foundation Now Officially Off Of GoDaddy
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The Wikimedia Foundation announced that all of its sites have been migrated away from GoDaddy to MarkMonitor. The transition was completed on Friday, and the foundation it was done so without interruption to services. Wikimedia began talking about leaving GoDaddy …

SXSW Day One Recap By Way Of Dope Rap SXSW Day One Recap By Way Of Dope Rap

You don’t hear raps about Guy Kawasaki and Google+ very often, but this one, which has a pretty hot beat, I might add, fills that void. It gives a nice, brief recap of day one of SXSWi in a way …

New iPad For Sprint Release May Be On The Way New iPad For Sprint Release May Be On The Way
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The new iPad may be coming to Sprint, so if you’ve been on Sprint and have been wanting the device since it was unveiled on Wednesday, I hope you haven’t already voided your contract. Engadget, citing an anonymous source, is …

Street Treats Puts The Homeless To Work At SXSW

Mobile Loaves & Fishes started an initiative for SXSW, which put homeless people to work selling ice cream to attendees. It’s called Street Treats, and the vendors, reportedly, get to keep all of the revenue. There was a brief mention …

WebGL Hangout For Chrome Developers WebGL Hangout For Chrome Developers

This appears to be becoming a regular thing – Google uploading developer hangouts (from Google+) to YouTube for all to watch and learn from. We recently looked at one about Chrome Developer Tools and one on developing for Chrome For …

Adobe Reveals Full Line-up for SXSW Adobe Reveals Full Line-up for SXSW

Adobe will host the following panel discussions at SXSW this week. If you are in Austin, check them out… The Future of Access to Digital Broadcast Video Friday, March 9, 2012, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Austin Convention Center Room 9 …

Penthouse.com CEO Could Run For Congress

Marc Bell is Chief Executive Officer of FriendshipFinder Networks Inc., the company that owns Penthouse and a variety of social networking sites. He’s also considering running for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives as a representative of Palm …

Experts Say Latest “Dance Moms” Episode Encourages Pedophiles
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“Dance Moms” is a reality series on Lifetime that follows little girls who are taking lessons at the Abby Lee Dance Company. The latest episode has been causing a lot of controversy because the girls are prancing around in showgirl …

Foursquare Gets Business Hours, Becomes An Alternative to Google Foursquare Gets Business Hours, Becomes An Alternative to Google

Foursquare announced today that it has added business hours to its apps for merchants who provide them. This includes specific times like happy hour, kitchen hours and free admission hours, if applicable. Businesses who wish to add their hours, have …

New Orleans And Google Partner For Entrepreneurship New Orleans And Google Partner For Entrepreneurship

Next week starts the fourth annual New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week (NOEW), which provides grants to educational entrepreneurs and hosts workshops for various self-starters. The group is led by Google New Orleans Outreach, which made huge strides in New Orleans in …

Kony: Ugandan Says He’s Already Dead
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The “Stop Kony” movement on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube has gotten a lot of traction lately. The Ugandan guerrilla leader, Joseph Kony, has become a household word since a viral video was released telling of his abuses and viciousness. John …

Coors Light Iced T: Tap The Teabags?
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I’m really not sure what to say about this, but here it is. The company responsible for Coors and Coors Light is attempting to branch out into the summer alcoholic beverage industry with an iced tea/beer mashup that sounds, well, …