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Gmail’s Clean Out Your Inbox Week Is Underway Gmail’s Clean Out Your Inbox Week Is Underway
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For the 5th time, Google has begun its annual “Clean Out Your Inbox Week,” focusing of course on Gmail. They’ve asked a (rather personal and oftentimes embarrassing) question of email users: what’s your inbox number? Well, it’s officially 2012. And …

Minecraft Recreates Ocarina of Time In New Mod
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Confession time: I got bored of Minecraft really fast. It just wasn’t my cup of tea as I lack any kind of the imagination that made Minecraft such a hit among players in the first place. With that out of …

Professor Teaches Students How To Create Their Own Google Professor Teaches Students How To Create Their Own Google

Sebastian Thrun, an ex Stanford professor decided in January to give up his tenure at the school and reach out for larger audiences. Specializing in machine learning and robotics, Thrun is excited to leave the constraints of formal education and …

Rupert Murdoch: No Excuses For Phone Hacking Rupert Murdoch: No Excuses For Phone Hacking
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Rupert Murdoch has just been a fountain of conversation since joining Twitter recently. So far, we’ve seen him admit to ‘screwing up in every way possible” with MySpace, and get into a war of words with Google about piracy and …

TSA Denies Rand Paul Detention, Ron Paul Issues Statement Via Twitter TSA Denies Rand Paul Detention, Ron Paul Issues Statement Via Twitter
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Earlier this morning, the news broke via Twitter that U.S. Senator Rand Paul had been detained by the TSA in Nashville after refusing to consent to a full-body patdown after setting off a body scanner. Both his director of communications …

Foursquare Offers Unique Groundhog Day Badge Foursquare Offers Unique Groundhog Day Badge

Do you care enough about Groundhog Day to get a special badge from Foursquare? The Pennsylvania Tourism Office today announced an exclusive deal with Foursquare that will allow users to obtain the official “PA Groundhog Day 2012” badge on February …

Tom Curley Steps Down As AP President And CEO Tom Curley Steps Down As AP President And CEO
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Tom Curley, President and CEO of the Associated Press announced that he is stepping down today, and that the AP’s board has began the search for his replacement. “The challenge for anybody running a media company these days can be …

Pinterest Gets Competition from Juxtapost Pinterest Gets Competition from Juxtapost

Pinterest has cracked into the top ten list of social media sites. The “vision board” format has caught on and men and women alike are flocking to the site. However, Pinterest has some well-publicized issues, the main one being their …

Evi: Siri Competitor Comes To iOS And Android Evi: Siri Competitor Comes To iOS And Android
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Ever since the iPhone 4S launched last October, owners of other devices – including older iPhones – have been drooling over Siri, the 4S’s integrated voice-activated assistant. The iPhone’s “killer app” has prompted quite a bit of imitation and a …

YouTube Now Has Over 4 Billion Video Views A Day YouTube Now Has Over 4 Billion Video Views A Day
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Whatever you were just doing in the very second it took you to start reading this sentence, an entire hour of video was uploaded to YouTube. And yes, another hour of video was uploaded per each subsequent second after that …

Skyrim Ported To A Graphing Calculator
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When The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim debuted on November 11, 2011 it was an instant hit. The long-awaited drew near-universal acclaim from critics and gamers alike. In the first week it was available the game sold roughly 7 million copies …

Kyle Williams Twitter Death Threats Show The Perils For Athletes On Social Media Kyle Williams Twitter Death Threats Show The Perils For Athletes On Social Media
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San Francisco 49er WR Kyle Williams was on the wrong side of Lady Luck on Sunday when his costly overtime fumble led to the game-winning Field Goal for the NY Giants. Of course, it’s ridiculous to rest an entire game …

Sega Introduces Toylet: The Urinal Video Game
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Nintendo gave us the Wii and now Sega has brought us the Pii. Yes, that means about what you think it means: there is a video game that uses your pee. Urine. Number one. And if you’re a male in …

Google Is Using Logic to Fight Waste With Hotel Finder Google Is Using Logic to Fight Waste With Hotel Finder

‘Hotel Finder” by Google has refined its functionality to include ‘Hotels by Travel Time’. I like it! I have to ask why they never thought to have this before. So many times i’ve booked a hotel that the search said …

RIM’s New CEO May Be Willing To License BlackBerry OS RIM’s New CEO May Be Willing To License BlackBerry OS

Despite the competition between RIM and Apple, the two have always had one thing in common when it came to their smartphones. Both companies offered their phones as an integrated software/hardware platform. Unlike Google’s Android operating system, which is open …

Pinterest Invasion by Men Continues Unabated Pinterest Invasion by Men Continues Unabated
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Sorry, ladies. Pinterest was too much of a good idea to let you keep it to yourselves. Fortunately, there’s plenty of room for all of us. One example of the interest men are showing in Pinterest comes to us via …

Who Are Google’s Biggest Advertisers? Who Are Google’s Biggest Advertisers?

What’s popping up as we use our Google search? Business Insider ranked the top spenders by category. I’ll share the top five and we’ll see what’s been washed into our brains over the past year. Well not shocking for us …

Should Your Mobile Phone Activity Affect Your Credit Score? Should Your Mobile Phone Activity Affect Your Credit Score?

The Boston Globe ran a story a few days ago about a company called Cignifi who has developed a way to calculate a person’s credit report in the absence of any previous credit history. The claim is counter-intuitive to how …

Anonymous Creates MegaUpload Replacement Anonymous Creates MegaUpload Replacement
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After the MegaUpload shut down and every other file sharing service backing down, surely nobody would be trying to start up a new file hosting service, right? Anonymous couldn’t care less and threw caution to the wind by announcing Anonyupload …

When AdSense Goes Down When AdSense Goes Down

When AdSense goes down, publishers lose money. Google doesn’t really talk about the money part so much. AdSense had some issues on Friday, where ads were not loading. People took to Google’s AdSense Help Forum to complain. One thread began …

H.R. 1981 Is A Turd Wrapped In Cotton Candy
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Sometimes it feels like we’re all just playing a big game of electronic privacy whack-a-mole. And if we hold true to that analogy, the next mole that needs to be whacked might look cute on the outside – but it …

Wikipedia Is More Important Than You Think Wikipedia Is More Important Than You Think

Are you one of those people who freaked out over Wikipedia blacking out? Even if you weren’t and knew exactly what was going on, you most likely realize the impact Wikipedia has had on the Internet and society as a …

Apple Sells 350,000 Textbooks In Three Days Apple Sells 350,000 Textbooks In Three Days

Apple’s announcement on Thursday that they were entering into the textbook market was generally met with enthusiasm, despite controversy over the EULA for their new iBooks Author tool. The program promised to deliver textbooks as interactive ebooks for $14.99 or …

European Union Proposes New Data Privacy Laws European Union Proposes New Data Privacy Laws

If you could erase all your personal data on the Internet, would you? The BBC is reporting that a new law is going to be proposed to the EU on Wednesday. It would include the provision for a “right to …