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New Microsoft IE9 Ad New Microsoft IE9 Ad
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Microsoft has released a new ad featuring Internet Explorer 9, and it would appear the company knows how to make fun of itself. Microsoft describes its browser as only being good for downloading other browsers: Interestingly, Internet Explorer still holds …

Chrome Comes Out Of The Penalty Box, Following Paid Link Fiasco Chrome Comes Out Of The Penalty Box, Following Paid Link Fiasco
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Remember when Google was involved in that controversy regarding paid links on blog posts about the company’s Chrome browser? As people had caught wind of what was going on, Google implemented a PageRank penalty on Chrome’s landing page, which knocked …

Google Chrome’s Pwnium Contest Makes The Web A Safer Place Google Chrome’s Pwnium Contest Makes The Web A Safer Place

Google began a competition called Pwnium last week that tasked hackers to find exploits on its Chrome Web browser. We reported how one Russian student had won $60,000 for his hack. The Google Chrome security team posted on

New iPad Available Today, Plenty In Stock At Apple Stores New iPad Available Today, Plenty In Stock At Apple Stores
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Apple’s newest iPad hit stores around the world this morning, drawing huge crowds to Apple’s retail stores. Unlike last time, however, Apple seems to have had plenty of stock to meet demand. As expected, Apple opened their retal stores an …

South Park: Scott Tenorman’s Revenge Trailer

The South Park crew are set to embark on a platform adventure for XBOX Live. They have just released the trailer for Scott Tenorman’s Revenge. The game is developed by Other Ocean Interactive, in collaboration with South Park Digital Studios …

The Avengers Get The “Sweded” Trailer Treatment

The term “Sweded” means the summarized recreation of popular pop-culture films/trailers using limited budgets and a camcorder. The process is called sweding. Upon completion the film/trailer has been Sweded. We first heard of “sweding” in Michel Gondry’s film BE KIND …

Mozilla Wants To Make Firefox More Socialable Mozilla Wants To Make Firefox More Socialable

Is Mozilla trying to turn Firefox into a social media browser? Not exactly, but the developers understand that if more social platform features were built into their browser, it would make their flagship product much more desirable to a generation …

Independent Workforce Update [Infographic] Independent Workforce Update [Infographic]
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Early in March we reported on on a new infographic from Mavenlin.Com, a professional meeting space and specialized referral service, to address the issue of the growing independent workforce. If you remember, the infographic gave us some facts and figures …

Google Earth Helps Reunite Indian Family After 24 Years
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I remember the first time I used Google Earth to look at satellite photos of my house. It was a little bit scary, but it was even more awesome. At the time I couldn’t imagine any practical application for the …

No New Xbox Announcement in 2012!

There is going to be no new Xbox announcement in 2012! according to unnamed sources. Since they are currently making a profit of $115 on every $300 Xbox sold, there is no real reason to rush out a new console …

Skyrim 1.5 Update Adds More Kill Cams
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I think we can all agree that Skyrim is a pretty fantastic game worthy of all the praise, including game of the year at GDC. Like with any good game, however, there are always ways to improve. Bethesda has taken …

Google on Safari-gate: “We didn’t anticipate this would happen.” Google on Safari-gate: “We didn’t anticipate this would happen.”
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Google’s unwavering mission to gather information about internet users may soon come with a hefty price tag attached, according to the Wall Street Journal. Last month, we reported how Google was bypassing privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser but also …

Russell Brand Arrested and Released
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Russel Brand turned himself in to the New Orleans Sheriff’s office yesterday afternoon, in response to the news that a warrant was out for his arrest. Brand was booked on two misdemeanor counts of simple damage to property, charges that …

StubHub Launched In The UK StubHub Launched In The UK

eBay launched StubHub, its secondary ticketing service, in the United Kingdom today. This marks the first international expansion for StubHub. The company is positioning it as an attept to “shake up the UK ticketing market”. The company will sell tickets …

Bolex D16 Kickstarter Project Hits $280K Bolex D16 Kickstarter Project Hits $280K
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Camera enthusiast Joe Rubinstein has sort of resurrected the Bolex name, that of a Swiss company known for the 16mm motion picture cameras it manufactured during the first half of the century. Rubinstein obtained a license to apply Bolex to …

TechWomen Empowers Women and Girls TechWomen Empowers Women and Girls
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TechWomen is an international exchange that uses technology to empower women and girls participating in North Africa and the Middle East. The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will expand to Sub-Saharan Africa at the beginning …

Doodle 4 Google Winner Announced In Ireland Doodle 4 Google Winner Announced In Ireland

Google has been providing young artists with the opportunity to see their creations featured online for several years with their “Doodle 4 Google” contest, which allows children from all over the country to submit original, hand-drawn designs based upon a …

Ratchet And Clank HD Collection Celebrates 10th Anniversary
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Insomniac Games, like Naughty Dog, has been a staunch supporter of the PlayStation platform since their major debut with Spyro the Dragon. They really got their start, however, with Ratchet and Clank on the PlayStation 2 in 2002. Sony has …

Britney Spears Sees Dave Morin and Path Britney Spears Sees Dave Morin and Path

Britney Spears was seen yesterday in the Silicon Valley, sitting at the boardroom table at the offices of Path, visiting with it’s founder Dave Morin. Spears is very familiar with social media and has over 14 million followers on Twitter. …

Kindle App For iPad Gets Retina Display Makeover Kindle App For iPad Gets Retina Display Makeover

Amazon has updated their popular Kindle app for iOS devices today, the company has announced. The new update brings several update that make the Kindle app more like the Kindle Fire tablet, and adds retina display support for the new …

YouTube Now Available in Chile!!!! YouTube Now Available in Chile!!!!

YouTube is now available in Chile through YouTube.cl. It is the fifth country in Latin America and joins Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. Over 40 countries now have a local version of YouTube. This great news for residents of Chile …

AOL Acquires Photo-Sharing App Hipster AOL Acquires Photo-Sharing App Hipster

AOL has just struck a deal with Hipster, a relatively new photo-sharing company, to acquire their local app. Hipster’s intimate five-person team will be working with the AOL mobile team out of Palo Alto. The year-old company raised considerable interest …

Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL Ad Deal Goes Into Effect Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL Ad Deal Goes Into Effect
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In November, Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL announced an ad partnership, which the trio said would benefit advertisers, agencies and publishers by providing “more efficient access to premium online ad inventory”. The agreements among the companies would enable the ad networks …

Casper Ware & Long Beach State Jerseys Impress Fans

#TheBeach is one of those Twitter trends that started out about something specific, and like these trends leads to everyone chiming in…even people who have no idea that Long Beach State exists. In the image above you can see that …