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Grooveshark’s New Ad Engagement Not All That Bad Grooveshark’s New Ad Engagement Not All That Bad
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If you’re a regular Grooveshark user, you might have noticed this week a fairly significant change to the way ads are presented on the website. In fact, if you’re a free user, you’re not going to be able to get …

Interactive Starry Night App Comes To iPad Interactive Starry Night App Comes To iPad

Last month artist Petros Vrellis gained a bit of notoriety for his interactive animation of Vincent Van Gogh’s famous Starry Night painting. The painting could be manipulated by touch, allowing the user to change the flow of the painting’s animation …

Facebook Depression: 5 Warning Signs
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U.S. psychologist Dr. Leonard Sax believes teenage girls who spend a considerable amount of time on Facebook or have lower than average numbers of FB friends are at risk for depression. Sax explains that the risk is greater in girls …

“Twins Sequel” In The Works, Called “Triplets”

The governator is no longer in office and is now free to get back to doing what he has always done best. Give us movie after movie of tough guy funny that he can. It was announced today that a …

Michael Vick Speaks Out Against Dog Fighting
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I’m not sure if this is just irony or more rehabilitation activities, but what we have is NFL quarterback Michael Vick doing PSAs designed to combat the disgusting act of dog fighting. Now, as many of you know, an important …

Netflix Separates DVD and Streaming Customers Netflix Separates DVD and Streaming Customers

It looks like Netflix might be planning to split their online streaming service and their DVD mail order in two separate business entities after all. Current users will notice that content, including reviews and site searches, have been made completely …

Apple Targeted In Another Lawsuit Over Siri Apple Targeted In Another Lawsuit Over Siri
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Another suit has been filed against Apple over Siri, the voice-activated personal assistant software that was one of the key selling points of the iPhone 4S. The suit accuses Apple of falsely advertising Siri’s capabilities and functionality. The class action …

Anonymous Takes Down And Defaces Chinese Government Web Sites Anonymous Takes Down And Defaces Chinese Government Web Sites
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All has been relatively quiet on the Anonymous front as far as defacing Web sites are concerned. That has changed today as Anonymous China has attacked and defaced a number of Chinese government Web sites to protest the country’s censorship …

Viagra Strike to Create Penis Fails

Some Italians will have difficulty copulating if the government fails to appease hospital pharmacists. Professionals in the field are threatening to go on strike if Premier Mario Monti’s economic liberalization plan continues. The plan is viewed as unfair by the …

Zynga’s Engineering VP Resigns Zynga’s Engineering VP Resigns

Zynga’s Vice President of Engineering, Neil Roseman, has recently resigned after 15 months at the social media games company. Last month, Roseman had oversaw the the launch of Zynga’s social games platform, Project Z. This allows games to be played …

MAD Magazine Laughs Onto The iPad On April Fool’s

It’s not a joke, but it might be a prank. We’ll give them the benefit of the doubt, though, and tell you that Alfred E Neuman is about to land his goofy little face on your iPad. This year, MAD …

Credit Card Data Not Safe on Used Xbox Hard Drives [UPDATE]

[UPDATE]: Jim Alkove, a General Manager for Security in the Interactive Entertainment Business division at Microsoft has sent us a statement: “We are conducting a thorough investigation into the researchers’ claims. We have requested information that will allow us to …

Western Union; Emerging Markets and Digital Payments Western Union; Emerging Markets and Digital Payments

Most of us are familiar with Western Union, lord knows they advertise enough. Well they recently launched a new digital payment service called WU Pay. WU Pay allows online consumers to pay two ways. Once you receive an online billing …

James Justice Dunks His Way To A Trending Topic
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Dig, if you will, a picture. No, not you and I engaged in a kiss; instead, the picture in question features a 5-10 basketball player with such leaping ability–52-inch vertical–you’d think man is actually capable of flight. That’s the mental …

Big Business on Social Media [Infographic] Big Business on Social Media [Infographic]

Major brands have long recognized the ability of social media to bring in customers. Some are better than others, and some are good at one and lacking in another. Google tops the charts on Twitter, gaining over 4 million followers, …

Microsoft adCenter About To Have 10,000 Less Cities To Target Microsoft adCenter About To Have 10,000 Less Cities To Target

Microsoft announced some new location targeting changes that it’s getting ready to implement in adCenter, which provides the ads on not only Bing, but Yahoo in an increasing number of countries. The changes are only coming to the U.S. and …

YouTube Adds “Shows” Page For Korean TV Fans YouTube Adds “Shows” Page For Korean TV Fans

YouTube announced on its blog yesterday that it is adding a Shows page for Korean viewers. The page will organize the wide variety of Korean television shows made available on YouTube. Korean programming available on the new Shows page ranges …

Apple Patents 3D Camera Technology For iPhones Apple Patents 3D Camera Technology For iPhones

Apple has filed a patent application for 3D camera technology that would fit inside an iOS device. The patent application was filed in September and published by the US Patent & Trademark Office yesterday. The abstract refers to “three-dimensional image …

Nintendo Licenses Green Hills’ MULTI IDE For Wii U Developers Nintendo Licenses Green Hills’ MULTI IDE For Wii U Developers
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Nintendo has been acting characteristically un-Nintendo-ish the past few months. They have been focusing more on third-party developers and getting them the solutions they need to maximize gaming experiences on their platforms. Their latest license is further proof of their …

New PayPal President David Marcus Talks About Past, Present & Future New PayPal President David Marcus Talks About Past, Present & Future

In case you’d like to know a bit more about the new president of PayPal, eBay’s Richard Brewer-Hay posted an interview with David Marcus on the eBay Ink blog for that very reason. News of Marcus’ appointment to the President …

New Phantom v642 Super High-Speed Video Camera New Phantom v642 Super High-Speed Video Camera
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Vision Research has just released its Phantom v642 ultra high-speed video camera, which can capture footage at almost 6,000 frames per second, which equates to super slow motion. Check out the video below to get an idea of what processed …

YouTube Slam Now Lets You Create Your Own Battles YouTube Slam Now Lets You Create Your Own Battles

Back in December of 2011, YouTube launched YouTube Slam, a game/discovery mechanism where certain types of videos are pitted against each other in a one-on-one style battle. The videos are be in the same general category like “comedy slam” or …

Google Boosting Pennsylvania Businesses With Free Websites Google Boosting Pennsylvania Businesses With Free Websites

When Google comes to town, you can hedge your bets that people are gonna be getting online. Pennsylvania businesses are going to get a bite of that particular Google-y candy bar in April as Google will be arriving to the …

Awesomenauts To Get PSN Release On May 1st

Awesomenauts is finally coming to a console near you soon! Developer Ronimo has announced that it will be releasing on the Playstation Network in North America on May 1st, 2012. The game will then be released onto Xbox Live and …