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Amazon Web Services Announces a New Tech Conference, AWS re:Invent Amazon Web Services Announces a New Tech Conference, AWS re:Invent
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Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s cloud services division, has announced it is sponsoring a new technology conference surrounding AWS technologies and solutions. The conference will take place in Las Vegas on Novermber 27-29 of this year. The conference will educate …

New Jersey Town To Ticket Texters For Distracted Walking New Jersey Town To Ticket Texters For Distracted Walking
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While some states have already cracked down on texting while driving, and the NTSB and the Dept. of Transportation are looking to impose nationwide bans on cellphone use while driving, one small town is looking to tackle pedestrians as well …

Vietnam Tries To Censor Bloggers Vietnam Tries To Censor Bloggers

The battle is starting to rage on in Vietnam between the communist government and internet bloggers. The only way for a “Communist Government” to keep control over it’s people is to regulate how information is transfered between the people. Well …

Proview Rejected Apple’s $16M Offer, Wanted $400M Proview Rejected Apple’s $16M Offer, Wanted $400M

Yesterday we brought you news that a U.S. District Court judge had rejected Proview’s attempt to bring its trademark infringement battle with Apple to American shores. Now it appears that Apple has made attempts to settle the case and been …

Facebook ‘Earned’ Impressions Give Candidates Thousands’ Worth of Free Ads Facebook ‘Earned’ Impressions Give Candidates Thousands’ Worth of Free Ads
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Social media sites might not be able to predict election results, but there’s no denying that outlets like Facebook are valuable means for political campaigns to gain exposure. Based on the results its report, “The Digital Politico: 5 Ways Digital …

Darksiders II Trailer Gives Us An Inside Look At Death

The original Darksiders was one of the most unique titles released in 2010. It brought gamers a new take on tired Apocalypse cliches by spinning a unique tale on top of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse story. The first …

Order the Newly Released ‘Pinterest’ from 1992 Order the Newly Released ‘Pinterest’ from 1992

We have been covering squirrel-monkey’s videos for a while now. I guess we just have a taste for nostalgia. Either that or we love to feel really old. Their latest video shows us what Pinterest would have looked like in …

John Travolta: Flight Records Suggest He Wasn’t in Los Angeles
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John Travolta wasn’t in Los Angeles on the day he allegedly did some pretty unspeakable things to a masseur. According to TMZ, the “White Man’s Burden” star was in New York City, which completely contradicts the times indicated in the …

Sheryl Crow Forgets Her Own Lyrics

It happens to the best of musicians: no matter how many times you sing the same song over the course of a career filled with stage appearances, sometimes you just forget the lyrics. If you’re Ozzy Osborne, you can usually …

Motorola Creates Innovative Optical Node Motorola Creates Innovative Optical Node

Motorola is getting ready to unveil their new VSN200 1 GHz 2X2 Optical Node at the 2012 Cable Show. It is the latest innovation in their 1 GHz BAN product portfolio. The concept that was driving the design and engineering …

Mobile is Bad for Facebook’s Business Mobile is Bad for Facebook’s Business
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It was recently reported that 54% of Facebook users access the social network via mobile devices, and now as the company readies its IPO, the issue of how its ad business is affected by mobile use was mentioned in its …

Nokia’s “Rack City” Parody “Dev City” Is…Well…WTF? Nokia’s “Rack City” Parody “Dev City” Is…Well…WTF?

UPDATE: All of that bad press might have prompted Nokia to take action. The video was set to private just a few moments ago. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Nokia says that they are “bringing cool to coding” for their Ready.Set () {Code} …

Groupon’s Rewards Program Now Available Nationwide Groupon’s Rewards Program Now Available Nationwide

Groupon today announced that its Rewards program, which it began testing in September 2011, has now launched nationwide to the U.S. Groupon Rewards is a loyalty program that uses credit cards to track spending at retailers who use Groupon. The …

Carl Beane Dies Of Heart Attack While Driving

In another saddening news day for the sports world, Red Sox announcer Carl Beane has died of a heart attack. He was just 59. Beane, who had been the voice of Fenway Park for ten years, was driving when the …

Android Getting Its Own Version Of Game Center Android Getting Its Own Version Of Game Center

Google is working on a social gaming network to mirror iOS’s Game Center, according to a recent report. Game Center, in case you’re not familiar with it, is Apple’s social platform for mobile gaming. It allows users to connect to …

Minecraft Xbox 360 Edition Profitable Within An Hour
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, which is quite possible for Minecraft players, you are no doubt aware of the Xbox 360 version of the seminal indie game that launched this week. The $20 Xbox Live Arcade game sought …

Jon Hamm Advice: Mad Men Star Helps Teenage Girls

Jon Hamm, “Mad Men” star and freakishly cool human being, recorded a clip for Rookiemag.com’s “Ask a Grown Man” advice column. The video, which features a scruffy Hamm in a Cardinals World Series t-shirt, finds the talented actor answering questions …

Barcelona is Gorgeous from the Sky

The Eixample district in Barcelona features a unique combination of city planning and architecture that lays out the city in a perfect square grid. The design allows for ease of traffic and lots of shared green space in an otherwise …

Apple Improving Foxconn Plants Apple Improving Foxconn Plants

Apple Inc. has teamed up with Foxconn, the Chinese supplier of iPhone and iPad devices, to improve the labor conditions in its manufacturing facilities. Both companies are contributing funds, though its not clear if they are splitting the bill 50/50. …

Facebook Search Engine Could Nab 22% of the Market if Launched Today Facebook Search Engine Could Nab 22% of the Market if Launched Today
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A new study conducted by Greenlight, a digital marketing agency, suggests that Google+ could be more successful than had been previously expected and that Facebook, should it actually launch a search engine, would capture nearly a fourth of the global …

Tetris Theme On The Laser Harp Impresses Simon Cowell

There’s a good chance you haven’t heard of a guy named “Theremin Hero“, but after watching the videos below, you’re most likely never going to forget him. On the latest episode of Britain’s Got Talent, a contestent named Greig Stewart …

Flesh-Eating Disease Claims Girl’s Leg After Zip Line Accident
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It sounds like something out of a horror movie, but flesh-eating disease is a very real–and dangerous–thing. The scariest thing about it is that it can happen with the simplest injury involving broken skin, a fact most people aren’t aware …

The Avengers Motion Controlled Game Announcement
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Today Ubisoft and Marvel have announced a joint venture to make a motion controlled “The Avengers” game based on this summer’s extremely popular movie. The game, which will be released on the WiiU and the Kinect, will be titled “Marvel …

T-Mobile First Quarter 2012 Earnings Report Is Here T-Mobile First Quarter 2012 Earnings Report Is Here

T-Mobile just announced their first quarter 2012 results and the highlight is a strong adjusted OBIDA increase at 7.2% year-over-year to $1.3 billion. OBIDA margins increased 3 percentage points. They added 187,000 customers in this quarter as opposed to almost …