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Conrad Murray Sentenced to 4 Years Conrad Murray Sentenced to 4 Years
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Weeks after a jury found Dr. Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter, in the death of Michael Jackson, he was sentenced to 4 years. During the sentencing you could tell Judge Michael Pastor knew he was on live television, as …

AT&T Still Vying for T-Mobile AT&T Still Vying for T-Mobile

Despite setbacks dealt from the Department of Justice and injunction requests from competitors to halt the merger, AT&T hasn’t given up on its mission to acquire T-Mobile. Although AT&T announced last week that it was withdrawing the merger application, The …

Mobile Device Shopping Increases During Thanksgiving Sales Mobile Device Shopping Increases During Thanksgiving Sales

Now that we’ve entered the holiday shopping season, having just finished with the Thanksgiving rushes of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the early results are starting to trickle in, and the reports are good, especially for online retailers. According to …

Meet The Little Printer Meet The Little Printer
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Coming sometime in 2012, the Little Printer essentially prints mini-newspapers you set up via subscriptions from your smartphone. Gathering news, puzzles, daily pics, to-do lists and gossip from friends and putting them together in a personalized packaged, and printed at …

Google Candy Bars From Cadbury Google Candy Bars From Cadbury
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On its UK Google+ page, candy maker Cadbury shared a photo of a couple of custom candy bars it created in honor of Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Why? Why not? Cadbury says, “Remember our 1kg Dairy Milk+ …

Tethering App Sneaks into the Apple App Store Tethering App Sneaks into the Apple App Store

UPDATE: The app has now been pulled from the App Store. See here for more details. The App Store approval process is notoriously finicky. Though improvements to the process have been made in the last year, it remains common for …

IT Company To Ban Employees From Using Email IT Company To Ban Employees From Using Email

Has email become the new fax machine? Thierry Breton, Atos Origin CEO and Chairman, would have you believe so. Following through with a promise made earlier this year to eliminate email use among company employees, Breton plans to move beyond …

British Library Makes 300 Years of Newspapers Searchable Online British Library Makes 300 Years of Newspapers Searchable Online

The British Library and BrightSolid Online Publishing have teamed up to digitize up to 40 million newspaper pages from the British Library’s collection over the next 10 years. There is also a searchable online newspaper archive that consists of three …

A Google Alternative? YaCy May Offer a Challenge A Google Alternative? YaCy May Offer a Challenge
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Google has long held near-undisputed hegemony in the lucrative arena of web search. Repeated challenges from Yahoo!, Bing, and others have met with limited success at best. So successful has Google been, in fact, that they have broadened the scope …

Obama Campaign Recruits Volunteers With Two New Ads Obama Campaign Recruits Volunteers With Two New Ads

In what campaign officials are calling a “tiny” ad buy, President Barack Obama is launching the first television ads of his reelection bid. The ads are a test to see if television is a good way to find volunteers for …

Why Is Your Website Lagging? Why Is Your Website Lagging?
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How fast does your site load when visitors access it? Does it make users — and potential customers — wait or does it pop right up? If so, are simply blaming the hosting service, and/or the ISP and ignoring the …

iPhone 5 Rumor: iPhone 5,1 Spotted In iOS 5.1 Beta iPhone 5 Rumor: iPhone 5,1 Spotted In iOS 5.1 Beta
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As iOS 5.1 beta is being seeded to developers, everyone has already carefully picked through it in order to find the tiny hints that signal upcoming Apple devices. And iOS 5.1 beta is full of those indicators – the most …

Kindle Fire Is Amazon’s Best-Selling Product Kindle Fire Is Amazon’s Best-Selling Product

Amazon is sending around emails marketing its recently launched Kindle Fire tablet. According to the subject line of that email, the Kindle Fire is already the company’s bestselling item on Amazon.com. When it launched, it was almost guaranteed to be …

Bing’s New Holiday Marketing Campaign, Now With More Rudolph Bing’s New Holiday Marketing Campaign, Now With More Rudolph

Recently Bing announced a new holiday marketing campaign for its Bing search engine. The new campaign finds Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and his friends, taking center stage in four separate advertisements for Bing. Each advertisement was done in the same …

QR Codes: Do You Care Anymore? QR Codes: Do You Care Anymore?
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Say you’re walking down the street and you see the unmistakable black and white pattern of a Quick Response code, what is your immediate reaction? Do you have the uncontrollable urge to find out what kind of secrets are contained …

iHeartRadio Ads Not Coming Until April iHeartRadio Ads Not Coming Until April

Clear Channel Radio announced that it is extending its commercial-free programming on iHeartRadio’s Custom Stations through April 1, 2012, after initially planning on stopping this at the year’s end. They must want to keep their momentum in competing with Pandora …

Mozilla Renews Call Against SOPA/PIPA Mozilla Renews Call Against SOPA/PIPA
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As tech companies continue to distance themselves from the Senate’s attempts to govern the Internet with the SOPA debacle, Mozilla offers us a reminder that the Stop Online Piracy Act is not the only piece of legislation that’s currently threatening …

Original Apple Contract to be Auctioned at Sotheby’s Original Apple Contract to be Auctioned at Sotheby’s
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In 1976 Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne signed a contract to create Apple Computer Co. Next month, that three-page document goes on sale at Sotheby’s as part of their fine books and manuscripts auction. After its signing, the …

comScore Releases U.S. Online Video Rankings for October 2011 comScore Releases U.S. Online Video Rankings for October 2011

Data from the comScore Video Matrix were released today, showing that 184 million U.S. Internet users watched online video content in October for an average of 21.1 hours per viewer. The research company announced that the total U.S. Internet audience …

WordAds, New Ad Option Offered By WordPress Looks to Rival Adsense WordAds, New Ad Option Offered By WordPress Looks to Rival Adsense
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During the early hours of the morning, Jon Burke, of Automattic made an announcement which looks to help certain WordPress users monetize from their blogs. The program is called WordAds, and is being implemented through a partnership with Federated Media. …

Twitter’s Fail Whale Makes An Unceremonious Return Twitter’s Fail Whale Makes An Unceremonious Return

For those of you making you way to work or school this morning, you might be greeted with an old friend while checking your Twitter stream: The Fail Whale. What could be the most loathed mascot on the Internet, Twitter’s …

Facebook IPO Date Could Be April – June Facebook IPO Date Could Be April – June

A couple of weeks ago, rumors were circulating that Facebook was getting very close to filing for its IPO. A rumor reportedly going around among Facebook employees suggested that Facebook’s S1 filing could come as soon as December. According to …

iPhone Suddenly Smokes, Glows Devilishly Red On Australian Flight iPhone Suddenly Smokes, Glows Devilishly Red On Australian Flight
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After all these years of people telling us that planes are going to start dropping from the sky like dead birds if we don’t turn off our smartphones during takeoff, it looks like the real threat might actually be the …

British Woman Arrested After Racist Tirade British Woman Arrested After Racist Tirade
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A British woman has been arrested after a nearly two-and-a-half minute video in which she delivers a profanity-laden racist tirade on a British train car gathered nearly 125,000 views and well over 40,000 comments in less than a day on …