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Google Favored More Than Apple, Facebook, & Twitter Google Favored More Than Apple, Facebook, & Twitter

This just in: nobody is really sure how exactly they feel about tech companies. Following last week’s LA Times/USC Dornsife poll found that most people don’t trust Google with their private information, another poll has revealed that, among tech companies, …

Scott Hall Arrest: Drugs, Alcohol Played Part In Domestic Violence
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Professional wrestler Scott Hall, who was known in the ’90s as the villainous character Razor Ramon, was arrested on Friday after police were called to his Florida home on a domestic dispute call. His girlfriend, Lisa Howell, said Scott had …

IRS Gets Tech Savvy at Tax Time with Twitter IRS Gets Tech Savvy at Tax Time with Twitter

Yes, unfortunately it’s that time of year again. Tax season is in full bloom. If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, you need to get on it this week. The deadline is the 17th of April, so that leaves you …

Groupon G-Pass Gets Wide Release For TicketMaster Events Groupon G-Pass Gets Wide Release For TicketMaster Events

Groupon announced the wide release of G-Pass, as part of Groupon Live, the joint venture between Groupon and Live Nation Entertainment for local events. The new feature lets users get ticketing, seating and barcode-scanning info on the voucher itself, so …

The Filtered Network: Instagram Invades The Facebook Story The Filtered Network: Instagram Invades The Facebook Story

Do you remember sitting in the theaters and seeing the preview for The Social Network for the first time? That super serious trailer with the creepy cover of Radiohead’s “Creep,” and the dark, foreboding David Fincher touch on what seemed …

Julian Assange Gets Movie Based On His Life
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Despite being confined to a house in the UK, Julian Assange gets around. He has started work on a TV series, starred on The Simpsons and is even running in politics. It seems that the Wikileaks founder is now going …

World Travel in 10 Days: Just What the Doctor Ordered!

Casey Neistat accomplished what many of the 99 percent will never get to experience, he traveled around the world in 10 days. Living life for the rest of people who have been chained to a desk since time immemorial, Casey …

One Facebook Visit Kills Your Ability To Stay Focused One Facebook Visit Kills Your Ability To Stay Focused

With 845 million active users visiting the site every month, I think it’s safe to say that Facebook is everybody’s favorite time-killer. However, checking in on the site might do more than just fill a few minutes if you’re pressed …

IAB Reveals New Video Ad Standards Update IAB Reveals New Video Ad Standards Update

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) made a couple of noteworthy announcements today. The first is release of an update to its in-stream video ad standards; the second, the kickoff of a “Rising Stars” video competition devoted to digital video. “The …

Chocolate Printer Now Available For Purchase Chocolate Printer Now Available For Purchase
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Although they just missed Easter, a UK company called Choc Edge is now selling the world’s only commercial chocolate printer. The idea behind the printer is similar to that of a MakerBot, but instead of plastics, the “Choc Creator Version …

RIM Exec Clarifies Claims About PlayBook Sideloading RIM Exec Clarifies Claims About PlayBook Sideloading

Last week on Twitter Alec Saunders, Vice President of Developer Relations for RIM, stirred up some controversy with statements about future support for sideloading in the next version of the BlackBerry PlayBook operating system. In case you’re not familiar, sideloading …

Infographic Compares App Store Figures Infographic Compares App Store Figures

Key Comparisons: iTunes is by far the most profitable platform in terms of apps sold. Google Play has nearly as many apps, but over 79% of them have been downloaded less than a hundred times. only 4.6% have been downloaded …

Google Apps Now Being Used By Governments In Canada Google Apps Now Being Used By Governments In Canada

Canada is known for a lot of things – hockey, moose and the ever so delicious Poutine. One thing it was not known for, however, was using Google Apps in its cities to connect government workers. Edmonton, Alberta is changing …

Computer Science Enrollments up 10% Computer Science Enrollments up 10%

A recent report shed some light on a movement calling primary school teachers to get a better handle on computer science in general, to better educate their students as the tech economy in the U.S becomes more vital – and …

Skullgirls Highlights April 10th Playstation Store Update

The new update for the Playstation Store is now live! This weeks features include 2D fighting game “Skullgirls” and the super silly “World Gone Sour” where you star as a piece of candy whose goal it is to be eaten. …

Ford & Yahoo! “Plugged In” For New Reality Series Ford & Yahoo! “Plugged In” For New Reality Series

Today Yahoo! and Ford have announced a new reality series which will be featured on Yahoo’s Video Destination. “Plugged In” will showcase teams of contestants who compete to actually win a new Ford Focus Electric. Viewers will be urged to …

Bill 964 Protects Employees From Having Their Facebook Activities Monitored

Reports indicate that several Baltimore employers have been asking for passwords to their employees social networking sites in an attempt to monitor their employees’ background and activities more closely. Such practices created a public outcry and Baltimore has passed a …

With Internal Routing, Chips Could Function as Mini “Internets” With Internal Routing, Chips Could Function as Mini “Internets”

Computer chips have stopped getting faster. In order to keep increasing chips’ computational power at the rate to which we’ve grown accustomed, chipmakers are instead giving them additional “cores,” or processing units. Today, a typical chip might have six or …

Melissa Gilbert Tweets Her Condition After DWTS Injury
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The seasoned dancers on “Dancing With The Stars” make it all look so easy, doing complicated turns and flips in their sparkly costumes with grace. But dancing is hard work; it takes a toll on the bones and muscles in …

Google Finance Adds TPE, CNSX Realtime Quotes Google Finance Adds TPE, CNSX Realtime Quotes

Google announced the addition of realtime quotes from Canada and Taiwan to Google Finance today. “Here at Google, we get excited by bringing our users relevant information at blazing speeds. So, why would we want to make users wait 15 …

Rick Santorum, Zebras, and Gluten Allergies

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Mercedes-Benz Hits The Road With Google Maps API Mercedes-Benz Hits The Road With Google Maps API

Mercedes-Benz is steadily becoming what some might consider the iCar. First, the car company debuted its first smart car at CES 2012. Then, Mercedes-Benz announced that Apple’s Siri would be included in its A-Class line of vehicles, plus it has …

500px Offers New $20 Premium Plan 500px Offers New $20 Premium Plan

Toronto-based image hosting site 500px, which calls itself ‘the best photography site in the world,’ has just unveiled a new level in its pay plans, simply called called ‘Plus.’ At first glance, one might suspect that 500px is to Flickr …

Google’s Social Network (Orkut) Gets More Musical Google’s Social Network (Orkut) Gets More Musical

Google seems to be taking a page out of the Facebook playbook and giving its social network a more musical experience. Unfortunately for many of you, we’re not talking about Google+, but Google’s other social network, Orkut. “What could be …