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Five Year Old’s Take On Popular Brand Logos Five Year Old’s Take On Popular Brand Logos

Take a look at brand logos the next time you’re around them, and think about what they really look like. Adam Ladd, a graphic designer, took it upon himself to create a fun project where he showed his five year …

The Facebook Timeline Is Coming, And It Scares A Lot Of People The Facebook Timeline Is Coming, And It Scares A Lot Of People
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The new Facebook Timeline is not the most popular feature that Facebook has ever introduced. Granted, it’s well documented that Facebook users are often super-resistant to change, but for some the new Timeline goes beyond minor annoyances like crowded layouts …

Country Specific Blog URLs Country Specific Blog URLs

Recently Google has found an awesome way to defend blogs against local law. Say you’re in the UK reading a blog, normally the URL would read (blogname).blogspot.com, but now with this new trick the URL can read (blogname).blogspot.com.uk. Pretty cool, …

Gingrich Sued For Playing Eye Of The Tiger At Rallies Gingrich Sued For Playing Eye Of The Tiger At Rallies

Newt Gingrich has been sued for playing the Grammy-award winning Eye of the Tiger at his political rallies. Rude Music Inc, which is owned by Frank Sullivan, who co-wrote the song, filed suit against Gingrich, his campaign, Newt 2012 Inc, …

Mexicans Well Overcharged Billions In Phone Web Mexicans Well Overcharged Billions In Phone Web

Mexico is the second largest Latin American economy, but it seems the cost of phone and internet bills are holding it back. From the years of 2005-2009, consumers in mexico spent 13.4 billion dollars per year excess for phone and …

Video: Hacking An RFID Credit Card Video: Hacking An RFID Credit Card

Earlier, I posted a story about hacking RFID-enabled credit cards. Back in 2008, Boing Boing had done that very thing when RFID was first introduced to the credit card market. Watch.

Credit Card Hack Exposes Millions Credit Card Hack Exposes Millions
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In the race to sign up more and more customers, credit card companies have been promoting the idea that it is more convenient and less socially awkward to swipe a credit card than to pull out cash or write a …

Samsung Target Of European Antitrust Investigation Samsung Target Of European Antitrust Investigation
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The European Commission has announced it is launching a formal investigation into Samsung for anti-competitive business practices in Europe. The statement alleges that Samsung may have used its patent rights in a way that violated the European Union’s antitrust rules. …

Yelp Users Are Easy To Spot Yelp Users Are Easy To Spot

Yelp is an easy way to check in and review restaurants and other establishments in cities across the U.S. Its users, or are they yelpers, are the reason the service is so popular. It allows users to compare reviews for …

E-Books Or Real Books: What Book Lovers Think E-Books Or Real Books: What Book Lovers Think
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There is a lot of debate surrounding e-books in regard to if they will ever replace real books as the conventional way to digest writer’s works. One undeniable fact is that e-book readers are getting less expensive everyday and therefore …

Pets With Newt 2012: Gingrich Wants The Domesticated Animal Vote Pets With Newt 2012: Gingrich Wants The Domesticated Animal Vote
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Presidential candidates have been trying to find efficient, effective ways to incorporate the realm of social media into their campaigns ever since Barack Obama parlayed it into a four-year (at least) stay at the White House. Former Speaker of the …

Super Bowl Commercials: What Makes Them Effective? Super Bowl Commercials: What Makes Them Effective?
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What is it that makes a Super Bowl ad so great? Is it something funny, inspiring, unbelievable, or what? According to Ace Metrix CEO Peter Daboll, a likable ad doesn’t necessarily mean it’s an effective ad. As he explained, great ads are likable, but they have to do more in order to be effective.

75% Of Americans Use Their Phones On The Toilet [STUDY] 75% Of Americans Use Their Phones On The Toilet [STUDY]
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The bathroom is a sanctuary. Not only that, but it’s the best office that anyone could ever have. For years, I’ve made all my most important calls, sent my most important texts, and done my most ardent Facebooking from the …

EFF Wants To Help MegaUpload Users Get Their Stuff Back EFF Wants To Help MegaUpload Users Get Their Stuff Back
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The U.S. government shutdown of MegaUpload left lots of users in the lurch. Though many of MegaUpload’s users were no doubt guilty of the copyright infringement that brought the site down, many were not. Though there are no clear percentages, …

Andreessen Horowitz Raises $1.5 Billion For Fund III Andreessen Horowitz Raises $1.5 Billion For Fund III

VC firm Andreessen Horowitz announced that it has raised $1.5 billion for its Fund III. Co-founder and general partner Ben Horowitz explains, “Fund III is all about extending our capabilities to more disruptors and pioneers. We’re remaking the modern venture …

Twitter CEO: Don’t Worry About Censorship Twitter CEO: Don’t Worry About Censorship

Twitter users are pretty angry over the company’s new censorship policy. Twitter’s CEO thinks you worry too much. PC Mag is reporting that Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo spoke Monday evening at the “Dive Into Media” conference hosted by All Things …

Men More Likely To Share Info On Social Media Men More Likely To Share Info On Social Media

This might be news from the Department of Duh, but when it comes to social media it appears that women are more protective of their private information than men. Honestly, I don’t blame them – have you ever been to …

ASUS Set To Reveal New Padfone February 27th at MWC ASUS Set To Reveal New Padfone February 27th at MWC

Recently, ASUS revealed its new padfone, which is a smartphone and tablet combo. The combo was introduced at CES, but was put on the back burner to be officially unveiled at the MWC. February 27th is the big day, which …

Colbert Super PAC: $1 Million Raised, Stephen Regains Control

Last night, Stephen Colbert hijacked the end of The Daily Show and demanded that Jon Stewart return control of his Super PAC money. In 2011, Colbert created the Colbert Super PAC to raise money from fans, but more importantly as …

FBI Accessed MegaUpload’s Skype Conversations
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It seems that electronic surveillance may have played a big role in the government’s evidence. Among the documents filed by the U.S. attorney’s office as part of the proceedings against MegaUpload are reams of internal electronic documents apparently gathered from …

Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno and The Soup Nazi Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno and The Soup Nazi

Seinfeld and Leno have come together in an epic battle; gnashing of teeth, clawing of eyes…No? Well in any case the two have teamed together for a new Acura commercial that debuted online today In the commercial, Seinfeld sets out …

LinkedIn Better Than Facebook or Twitter! LinkedIn Better Than Facebook or Twitter!

Want to generate a lot of leads for your business and not spend a lot of money? In a survey-based study by HubSpot, business’s who used LinkedIn to showcase their services generated 3 times as many leads as when they …

Salesforce Launches Desk.com (Desktop And Mobile) Salesforce Launches Desk.com (Desktop And Mobile)

Salesforce announced the launch of a new “social help desk” called Desk.com in desktop and mobile versions. “Desk.com and Desk.com Mobile enable businesses to deliver personal customer service using a help desk that is social, mobile, and easy to use …

Foxconn Hiring, Thousands Clamor For Jobs Foxconn Hiring, Thousands Clamor For Jobs

Chinese manufacturer Foxconn is in the process of doubling their workforce in places like the city of Zhengzhou, and despite all of the recent controversy surrounding working conditions at Foxconn factories, tons of Chinese workers are rushing to grab a …