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LinkedIn Reaches Three Million Australian Users LinkedIn Reaches Three Million Australian Users

LinkedIn, the world’s social network for finding business professionals is constantly growing with new members (especially for recruiting). Basically, the service is becoming a Facebook for the business world, making it easier for business professionals to network with one another …

Smartphone Owners Want Larger Screens Smartphone Owners Want Larger Screens
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Remember back in the good old days when everybody was wanting to make all of our cellphones smaller? People want them to get bigger again, or says a new survey. The fine people at Strategy Analytics just published a report …

Fact: UK Internet Users Actually Pronounce “Search” As “Google” Fact: UK Internet Users Actually Pronounce “Search” As “Google”

Experian Hitwise pointed out yesterday that UK internet users’ visits to search engines is sustaining a massive growth rate. Year-on-year, there was an 8.7% increase in visits to search engines when comparing February 2012 and February 2011 and the trend …

Sarkozy Wants Google, Facebook to Pay Tax in France Sarkozy Wants Google, Facebook to Pay Tax in France

French President Nicolas Sarkozy declared Wednesday that “Internet Giants” should pay taxes in France, shortly before a meeting with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey. Sarkozy stated that “it is unacceptable that they have a turnover of several billion euros in France …

Head Of The RIAA Says ISPs To Implement Anti-Piracy Measures By July 12 Head Of The RIAA Says ISPs To Implement Anti-Piracy Measures By July 12

Internet service providers are set to start clamping down on illegal file sharing this summer, according to the head of the RIAA. Speaking at the annual meating of the Association of American Publishers, RIAA CEO Cary Sherman said that ISPs …

Navy’s New Firefighting Robot Is Terminator-esque Navy’s New Firefighting Robot Is Terminator-esque

To help further improve future shipboard firefighting capability, scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory have formed an interdisciplinary team to develop a humanoid robot that could fight fires on the next generation of combatants. A humanoid-type robot was chosen because …

Will Google Rank New TLDs Better Than .com Domains? Will Google Rank New TLDs Better Than .com Domains?
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Google’s head of web spam, Matt Cutts, took to Google+ to bust yet another myth (there’s been a lot of Matt Cutts myth busting lately, it seems). He points to an article from Adrian Kinderis, CEO of ARI Registry Services …

Clint Eastwood’s Wife is Getting Her Own Show on E!

A new show called “Mrs. Eastwood and Company” is scheduled to air on the E! Network and follows the life of Clint’s wife Dina and their two daughters Francesca, 18, and Morgan, 15. Dirty Harry will be in the first …

Dallas Seavey Is Youngest Iditarod Winner

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is the most popular event in Alaska. It is an annual long-distance sled dog race run from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska in early March. The Iditarod began in 1973 as an event to test …

Command & Conquer Tiberium Alliances Is Free-To-Play

Phenomic, the EA studio dedicated to developing best-in-class free-to-play games, today announced that Command & Conquer Tiberium Alliances is now in open beta. The latest entry in EA’s Play4Free portfolio of games, Command & Conquer Tiberium Alliances is a massively …

Diablo III Gets A Release Date

May 15, 2012. On that date, you can go to hell all over again, because that’s the day the highly-anticipated Diablo III will be available to consumers. With that in mind, you and the rest of your raiding party should …

Philadelphia Bans Outdoor Feeding of Homeless
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Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has just announced enacted a ban on the feeding of homeless people around the Benjamin Franklin Parkway area. This includes Love Park, where outreach groups commonly offer free food to large numbers of the indigent. Nutter …

Electric Vehicles: Three From The Big Three Electric Vehicles: Three From The Big Three

With the price of gasoline on the rise almost daily many consumers have decided to fork over the extra cash and upgrade to an electric vehicle. There is a lot of buzz around electrics today, but my angle has always …

Computer Simulations Further HIV Research

A new research report appearing in the March 2012 issue of the journal Genetics shows why the development of a cure and new treatments for HIV has been so difficult. In the report, an Australian scientist explains how he used …

Anonymous Operating System: Real or Fake? Anonymous Operating System: Real or Fake?
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Active Anonymous twitter accounts are now tweeting that the Anonymous Operating System is a fake. @anonopsAnonOpsThe Anon OS is fake it is wrapped in trojans. RT 12 hours ago via TweetDeck ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto The ubuntu based OS has already been …

Amazon Appstore Turns One, Launches Week Of App Deals Amazon Appstore Turns One, Launches Week Of App Deals

Amazon’s Appstore is turning 1 this week, and their celebration involves a week of staggered app deals. Some of the apps that Amazon will discount this week include Tetris, Monopoly, Fruit Ninja, and Jamie Oliver’s 20 Minute Meals. Like I …

Game Of Thrones RPG Gameplay Trailer Surfaces

It was announced last year that Atlus would be publishing an RPG based on the wildly popular book and TV series, Game of Thrones. While the announcement was met with excitement, there was some disappointment that the game would focus …

Nike Black And Tan Sneaker Gets A New Name Nike Black And Tan Sneaker Gets A New Name
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To some, the term “Black and Tan” simply refers to a drink, the result of mixing a pale beer and a dark one. To others, it has a more negative connotation; it’s also the name of a British paramilitary force …

EA’s Origin Is Now Offering SEGA Games

Electronic Arts (EA) Inc. announced yesterday that it has added SEGA to its list of publishing partners offering their games on Origin, EA’s direct-to-consumer online store. And now Total War Shogun 2: Fall of the Samurai is available for pre-order …

Royal Oak: Elderly Woman’s Brutal Slaughter in Home Leads to No Knock List

After the brutal murder of 80 year old Nancy Daily, the City of Royal Oak may generate a no knock list to keep solicitors from approaching residences. Nancy was allegedly murdered on November 20th by two parolees, Tonia Watson (40) …

New iPad: No FaceTime Over 4G LTE New iPad: No FaceTime Over 4G LTE
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The ever-expanding 4G LTE networks run by Verizon and AT&T offer enormous advantages to those whose devices are 4G-capable. On a good day, a 4G connection is comparable to your home wi-fi network in terms of speed. To the delight …

Message Beamed Through Solid Rock Using Neutrinos

Especially when used with the new light technology we reported on here recently, this could be a huge sea change for communications. A group of scientists led by researchers from the University of Rochester and North Carolina State University have …

SXSW’s Homeless Hotspots Draw Jon Stewart’s Ire SXSW’s Homeless Hotspots Draw Jon Stewart’s Ire
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You might have heard about a recent “experiment” that took place at this year’s SXSW festival, as it sparked quite the controversy earlier this week. A marketing company called BBH Labs launched what they called a “charitable innovation experiment,” that …

Modern Warfare 3 DLC Gets PS3 Release Date

A very astute viewer of Roll Call on Elite TV noticed that during episode 11, near the end of the video announcing the DLC expansion pack Overwatch for the Xbox 360, there was text at the bottom of the screen …