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Linux Professionals Most Valuable Tech Employees Linux Professionals Most Valuable Tech Employees
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The tech industry is relatively booming compared to the rest of the economy and they’re looking to hire – you’ll just want to learn Linux before you go job hunting. The Linux Foundation and Dice has partnered to compile the …

Life At Google: Photos And Videos Life At Google: Photos And Videos
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Ever wonder what life’s like at Google? If so, you may want to follow Google’s Life at Google Google+ Page and YouTube channel. They are posting numerous images and videos from inside Google’s various offices. This week, Google is sharing …

104th Annual American Toy Fair: Care Bears And Ninja Turtles Still Big 104th Annual American Toy Fair: Care Bears And Ninja Turtles Still Big

Technology was the big seller this past year. While physical toy sales fell by over two percent, iPad and other tablets sold like hot cakes at breakfast time. Toymakers have latched on to that trend and are hoping to turn …

Valentine’s Day Tip: Words With Friends Prowess Increases Your Chance Of A Hookup

If you’re a Words With Friends or Scramble With Friends player, you might have already seen a little push by Zynga to get you to play their (already widely popular) games. Beginning a couple of days ago, Zynga began pushing …

eBooks Are Beginning to Replace Textbooks in the Classroom eBooks Are Beginning to Replace Textbooks in the Classroom
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Technology has forced changes in the role of textbooks in education, and e-books have been gaining popularity, along with standard textbook rental. Companies like Chegg rent both standard textbooks and e-textbooks, and Amazon’s Kindle Store claims students can save up …

Twisted Metal Brings Car Combat To The PlayStation 3
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Sony has released the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift to PlayStation gamers everywhere – Twisted Metal. For those that need an introduction to Twisted Metal, it’s the car combat game that defined the PlayStation and was first unleashed upon the world …

iPad 3 Release Date Announcement – March 7th (Rumor) iPad 3 Release Date Announcement – March 7th (Rumor)
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Rumors of the iPad 3 continue to creep towards the precipice of reality. Today’s installment: iMore has “sources who have been reliable in the past” that say the iPad 3 will be be announced (not launched?) on Wednesday, March 7, …

Valentine’s Day Google Doodle Is Heartwarming, Controversial Valentine’s Day Google Doodle Is Heartwarming, Controversial
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Today’s animated Google Doodle is simple, heartwarming, and slightly controversial? Let’s start with the un-controversial part, which is basically 99% of the Doodle. A young lad sees the love of his young life playfully jumping rope, completely oblivious to his …

Google’s Motorola Mobility Acquisition Approved By Justice Department Google’s Motorola Mobility Acquisition Approved By Justice Department
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Earlier, we reported that Google had won approval from the European Commission for its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility. Now, the United States Department of Justice has granted its approval as well. Now things should start getting interesting. The …

Google On Search Quality And User Happiness Google On Search Quality And User Happiness
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Here’s a pair of interesting Google videos. The first one is a presentation from Google’s “Uber Tech Lead for Search Quality and User Happiness” Dan Russell. Here’s the abstract for it: How well DO people search on Google? Although popular …

Twitter Makes HTTPS Default Twitter Makes HTTPS Default

Twitter announced today that HTTPS will now be on by default for all users signing into Twitter.com. The setting became optional last year, but now it’s the norm. Twitter says on its official blog: This setting makes your Twitter experience …

Exclusive: More On Google’s New Health Search Results Exclusive: More On Google’s New Health Search Results

As previously reported, Google is rolling out a new search feature that adds a box of quick answer-type results for health-related queries. In the official announcement on the Inside Search blog, Roni Zeiger made a point to say, “The list …

NASA Faces The Biggest Budget Cuts In Four Years NASA Faces The Biggest Budget Cuts In Four Years

NASA will be forced to operate on a budget of just over $17 billion next year after being asked to reduce their spending. This is their biggest cut in four years and Bill Nye, CEO of space exploration group, The …

Dunkin’ Donuts Twitter Contest Promotes Bad Dates This Valentine’s Day Dunkin’ Donuts Twitter Contest Promotes Bad Dates This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow and at this point in our hyper-consumer age it’s no longer novel or ideal to decry how this is a prefab holiday devised by Hallmark and chocolate confectioners in order to sponge up money from all-to-eager …

Pinterest In UK Very Different [Infographic] Pinterest In UK Very Different [Infographic]

Pinterest is taking off like a scalded cat in the United States. The social site has attracted lots of attention in the past few months due to its out to linked retailers. But, a study of Pinterest‘s performance elsewhere has …

Whitney Houston: The Top Search Trends According To Yahoo Whitney Houston: The Top Search Trends According To Yahoo
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As you’ve probably heard by now, singer Whitney Houston died over the weekend. Yahoo emailed us a list of the top Whitney Houston-related search trends from the weekend. On the day of the Grammy’s, “Whitney Houston” was the top search …

Mobile Devices Influencing Consumer Purchases Mobile Devices Influencing Consumer Purchases
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According to the Google Mobile Ads Blog, in a 2011 study conducted in tandem with Ipsos, consumers are using mobile devices more and more, to help command the points of purchase while shopping online or in-store. During the holiday shopping …

A Valentine’s Day Rube Goldberg Device For Your Wining, Dining, And Sexy-Timing A Valentine’s Day Rube Goldberg Device For Your Wining, Dining, And Sexy-Timing

Tuesday, February 14th is Valentine’s Day and let’s face it: all of your posturing about “corporate holiday” this and “let’s be untraditional this year” that is probably not going to fly with your significant other. You’re going to have to …

Whitney Houston: Suicide Is Not The Cause? Whitney Houston: Suicide Is Not The Cause?
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Whitney Houston’s brother-in-law, Billy Watson told ABCNews.com today that: “Oh, no, this is accidental,” “She wouldn’t have left her daughter like that. She wouldn’t have done that to her daughter.” This comes after Houston was found unconscious in the bathtub …

Valentine’s Day Is Good For Online Businesses Valentine’s Day Is Good For Online Businesses

Ah, Valentine’s Day – the day where we spend money on those we love the most. It turns out that we’re spending more and more on the ones we love which translates into big bucks for the businesses that promote …

To The Blind, The Internet Isn’t Always So User-Friendly To The Blind, The Internet Isn’t Always So User-Friendly
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When people self-congratulate about the Internet, they usually laud either the speed of communication or the bulk of information that it provides to people. One very big detail that is undoubtedly taken for granted, though, is the fact that Internet …

LinkedIn Blows Other Social Networks Out Of The Water For Recruiting [Report] LinkedIn Blows Other Social Networks Out Of The Water For Recruiting [Report]
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Bullhorn Reach released a new “Social Recruiting Activity Report,” finding that LinkedIn rules the roost in terms of social networks most used by employers for recruiting purposes. Not a huge surprise, given the nature of LinkedIn. The firm measured LinkedIn, …

SXSW 2012 In Austin Coming Up Fast SXSW 2012 In Austin Coming Up Fast
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The famous South By Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas is coming up next month. The festival consists of three parts: Interactive, Film and Music. The Film and Music portions of the festival have their own followers and scene in …

Asus Under Fire For Transformer Prime GPS Issues
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It’s the iPhone 4 reception problem all over again – it’s just turning into a class action lawsuit this time. Colin Fraser is leading a class action lawsuit against Asustek for their Transformer Prime tablet. The lawsuit alleges that the …