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Cats & Hitler Hate SOPA, Projection Mapping, and Rated-R Rugrats Cats & Hitler Hate SOPA, Projection Mapping, and Rated-R Rugrats

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Protests In NYC, San Francisco Bring SOPA/PIPA Strike To First Life Protests In NYC, San Francisco Bring SOPA/PIPA Strike To First Life

We’re approaching the last leg of today’s SOPA/PIPA protest that delivered shocks throughout the Internet to Senators and lazy college students alike. Wikipedia suspended itself and Google made a pretty pointed statement. Still, while all of this heavy activity was …

SOPA: An Open Letter To Washington From Content Creators SOPA: An Open Letter To Washington From Content Creators
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In all the debate that has raged over SOPA/PIPA, one group has been decidedly under-represented: the creators of the content that the two bills are designed to protect. Those lobbying loudest in support of SOPA and PIPA have insisted that …

BitTorrent Testing Peer-To-Peer Video Streaming BitTorrent Testing Peer-To-Peer Video Streaming
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BitTorrent changed the way we shared information. Now they’re changing the way we stream information. BitTorrent in association with Dean Guitars will be live streaming NAMM Jam this Friday night from 6:45 p.m. to midnight. The live stream will be …

Apple Settles Lawsuit Over Stolen MacBook, iPod Touch
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Whenever we buy something new there’s always a little bit of paranoia about it. What if your new car gets totalled on the way home from the lot? What if one of those new earrings falls down your bathroom drain? …

NASA To Host ‘Tweetup’ With Astronaut Ron Garan NASA To Host ‘Tweetup’ With Astronaut Ron Garan
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You will probably never go to outer space, so the next best thing is to get to know somebody who has been to outer space. That’s essentially what NASA is offering Twitter users next month when it will host a …

Motherlode of Material On Romney Hits Web

A 200-page file on Mitt Romney has been released online. The file is comprehensive in its coverage of Romney’s political positions – as of 2008 anyway – on a wide variety of topics. It is rumored to be materials compiled …

Verizon Expanding 4G LTE Network To Five New Markets Verizon Expanding 4G LTE Network To Five New Markets
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Verizon announced today that they are expanding their 4G LTE network. The network will be activated in five new markets tomorrow and expanded in three others. Tomorrow’s launches bring the total number of markets with access to the 4G network …

Twitter Activity At Work Up 700% In Past 14 Months Twitter Activity At Work Up 700% In Past 14 Months

Take one guess what you’re coworker next to you is doing right now. If you guessed that they’re putzing around on Twitter, you’re probably right. New research conducted by Palo Alto Networks, the network security company, reveals tremendous growth in …

YouTube Taps Tony Hawk, Adds New Sports Channels YouTube Taps Tony Hawk, Adds New Sports Channels

YouTube, in their current quest to make the site more channel-oriented, has announced a new set of channels that deal with an already-popular topic on YouTube – action sports. The four new channels are Alli Sports, Network A, Red Bull …

NASA’s Code Laid Bare NASA’s Code Laid Bare

NASA’s code has now gone open source – cue homebrew rocket ships. Open source development is a great thing. With NASA opening a new open source software-dedicated Web site, it allows street coders to access and improve the source code …

Huffington Post Streaming Network On The Way Huffington Post Streaming Network On The Way
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In a news world placing a greater emphasis on “premium video content,” the Huffington Post is set to launch an online streaming news channel with the hope of competing with entities like CNN and MSNBC. According to Forbes, the new …

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Out Against SOPA / PIPA Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Out Against SOPA / PIPA
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a message about SOPA and PIPA on Facebook today. He said: The internet is the most powerful tool we have for creating a more open and connected world. We can’t let poorly thought out laws …

The Twitter Crowd Weighs in with Things Better Than SOPA The Twitter Crowd Weighs in with Things Better Than SOPA

Aside from the bouts of humor many Twitter users are providing, thanks, in large part to the @herpderpedia Twitter account’s work, it’s also becoming a water cooler of sorts, at least in relation to the anti-piracy act that’s ruling the …

General Electric and Apple General Electric and Apple
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General Electric is a company that has been around for 120 years and has a reputation synonomous with houshold appliances and lightbulbs. Executives at the company report that one of their largest challenges is convincing their workforce that they are …

Android Devices Projected To Surpass PC Sales Next Year Android Devices Projected To Surpass PC Sales Next Year

An analysis from Asymco suggests that, as soon as next year, the amount of Android-supported devices shipped will exceed the number of PC units. Horace Dediu, who compiled the data, asserts that given the quantity of respective units shipped today, …

Chegg Announces Web-Based eTextbook Reader Chegg Announces Web-Based eTextbook Reader
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Chegg, a website specializing in the sale and rental of textbooks, has announced a new way to study. Their new eTextbook Reader is a web-based e-reader allowing users to access their textbooks from any HTML5-compatible web browser. Chegg’s eTextbook Reader …

Apple- Only One Free Lunch Apple- Only One Free Lunch

When we think of Apple what usually comes to mind is cutting-edge products like the iPod, the iPad, the iPhone, Macbooks, and a slew of other well known artifacts. With the recent passing of Steve Jobs, we’ve also heard quite …

Find My iPhone Aids In Drug Bust Find My iPhone Aids In Drug Bust

I guess the moral of this story is if you’re going to steal a smartphone – wait, just don’t steal people’s phones. Because if you do, karma might bite you in the ass. Karma, in this case, comes in the …

SOPA Opera Shows Where Congress Members Stand On SOPA / PIPA SOPA Opera Shows Where Congress Members Stand On SOPA / PIPA

Journalist Dan Nguyen has produced a site that helps users identify where legislators stand on SOPA/PIPA and organize them in several different ways. SOPA Opera divides members of Congress broadly into supporters and opponents. From there they can be further …

SOPA: GoDaddy Kind of Blacks Out SOPA: GoDaddy Kind of Blacks Out
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GoDaddy used to be in support of SOPA, now they’re not. You wouldn’t think that if you went to their site today. GoDaddy, on and off again supporter of SOPA, joined the other sites participating in the blackout today. The …

eBay & Amazon Tussle Over Online Sales Tax – Again
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The 7th Annual State of the Net Conference commenced today featuring leading Internet policy gurus and discussion panels focusing on privacy/security issues, telecommunications regulation and similar topics. One episode of head-butting occurred between representatives of eBay and Amazon over the …

Google Has Given SOPA Author Lamar Smith $17K Since 2006 Google Has Given SOPA Author Lamar Smith $17K Since 2006
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Google is protesting SOPA, but apparently the company has given the bill’s author a total of $17,000 since 2006. Google site reliability engineer Liz Fong-Jones writes on Google+: “Surprising thing I noticed: Google’s NetPAC has given Rep. Lamar Smith (the …

Ron Paul May Have a Troll
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A video, supposedly about Jon Huntsman, has been making the rounds. Posted on YouTube by someone with the user name “NHLiberty4Paul” on January 4, 2012, the amateurish compilation of footage aims to paint Jon Huntsman as pro-Chinese, and thus untrustworthy …