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U.S. Federal Reserve Joins Twitter U.S. Federal Reserve Joins Twitter
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The U.S. Federal Reserve, the foundation of the world’s largest economy, recently joined Twitter, in hopes of improving its communication with the general public. The board of the central bank put the Twitter channel “@federalreserve” online, “with the aim of …

Mark Cuban Rants About Yahoo/Facebook Case Mark Cuban Rants About Yahoo/Facebook Case

In perhaps one of the greatest examples of a need for a sarcasm font, Mark Cuban rants in his blog about the ridiculousness of the U.S. Patent system. To put it mildly, Cuban is fed up. He rails a system …

Barbara Walters Thinks The Bachelor Degrades Women and is Offended by Ben’s Haircut

Barbara Walters dreaded the thought of having to go on the View The day after California winemaker Ben Flajnik, 29, proposed to bad girl model Courtney Robetson, 28 on The Bachelor. She said she had no interest in seeing another …

New Pirate Bay Criminal Investigation Confirmed New Pirate Bay Criminal Investigation Confirmed

Swedish web hosting company Binero confirmed that police have began a new investigation against the Pirate Bay today. Binero, a domain name registrar, was contacted by police regarding cusomer details concerning the piratebay.se site. Last week news leaked that Swedish …

McDonald’s New #Shamrocking Campaign Shows They Never Learn McDonald’s New #Shamrocking Campaign Shows They Never Learn

McDonald’s just can’t seem to learn their lesson after two botched Twitter campaigns. In recap, the restaurant launched a Twitter hashtag campaign in January called #McDStories that soon devolved into Twitter users bashing the fast food restaurant. They tried it …

Women Now Proud To Be Called Sluts [Viral Video]
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The reformed Whores are the New York City comedy team of Marie Cecile Anderson and Katy Frame. After Rush Limbaugh’s recent “slut” remarks about Sandra Fluke, the duo decided that the word must not mean what they always had thought …

Marvel Comics to Receive Free Digital Download Codes Marvel Comics to Receive Free Digital Download Codes

In a move that is very un-Disney like, Marvel has announced that, beginning June 2012, all Marvel super hero comics priced at $3.99 will include codes for free digital copies of those same issues on the Marvel Comics app for …

Nevada Courts Cracking Down On Copyright Lawsuits

The Nevada federal district court issued a judgement last week as part of an initiative that will make it harder for copyright holders to file lawsuits over excerpts of their material being used on the web. The judgement comes after …

Et Tu, Twittere? The Internet Bewares(?) The Ides of March
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I love mid-March. At least where I live, it’s finally warm enough to bike to work in a t-shirt, and this morning I woke up to the sound of birds chirping in the trees outside my window. Lengthening days and …

Microsoft Declares Quarterly Dividends Microsoft Declares Quarterly Dividends

Microsoft has declared its most recent quarter dividend on March 13th: “The board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share. The dividend is payable June 14, 2012 to shareholders of record on May 17, 2012. The ex-dividend …

Apple Stock Continues To Skyrocket, Touches $600 Per Share Apple Stock Continues To Skyrocket, Touches $600 Per Share
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Apple’s stock price has been in the news several times recently thanks to a dramatic surge in the past few weeks. Just two weeks ago Apple was trading at nearly $550 per share and hit a remarkable $500 million in …

Todd Talbot Will Auction $127,300 Arizona Home For A Penny

Todd Talbot’s recently foreclosed home in Glendale, Arizona was appraised for $127,300 in 2010. Those were the days. Today, people are selling their homes anyway they can and using the latest technology to do so. There are people selling their …

Rush Limbaugh Should Be Fired, Say Most Republicans
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Right about now, Rush Limbaugh may be wishing he had not called Sandra Fluke a slut. Even after an apology that few think he meant, advertisers have bailed on Limbaugh in record numbers. The flagship station for his show, WABC …

Google Flight Search Goes International Google Flight Search Goes International

In September, Google launched Flight Search, the fruit of its acquisition of ITA Software. It was a standalone service, but then Google integrated it right into search results in December. Until now, it has been U.S. only – meaning only …

Rush Limbaugh Gets A Twitter Serenade Rush Limbaugh Gets A Twitter Serenade
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Kevyn Smith and Jeremy Johnson’s “social experiment in music” involves taking some of their favorite tweets and putting them to music – as in they make a song out of them. The project is called We Sing Your Tweets and …

Experian Hitwise Launches AudienceView Experian Hitwise Launches AudienceView

Experian Hitwise, the online measurement service from Experian Marketing Services, has announced the launch of AudienceView, a new audience targeting service that provides retailers with a comprehensive view of demographic, psychographic, transactional and behavioral insights on their target consumers or …

Google Restores AIM Google Restores AIM

Google and AOL were able to restore the inoperability between their two instant messenger clients, over two weeks after a spam flood on AIM began to affected Gmail Chat and Google Talk. AOL initially thought that the repairs would be …

Google+ Discourages Innovation For Employees Google+ Discourages Innovation For Employees
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I don’t know what to think about this story, according to ex-Google engineer James Whittaker, Google+ was the nail in the coffin for the climate for innovation and creativity at the technology giant. Their competition with Facebook to be the …

Japanese Trailer For The Avengers Is More Revealing

May is going to be a busy month for geeks everywhere. First, the news of Diablo III’s launch date hits (May 15) and now there’s a “new” trailer for The Avengers movie out; this one, however, is aimed at Japanese …

Disney To Hire 1,000 Veterans In New Initiative Disney To Hire 1,000 Veterans In New Initiative

Today at The Walt Disney Company’s Annual Shareholder meeting in Kansas City, President and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger announced Heroes Work Here, a new company-wide initiative to hire, train and support returning veterans. The new program continues Disney’s …

Cisco to Acquire Israeli video service NDS Cisco to Acquire Israeli video service NDS

Cisco announced today that it plans to acquire NDS Group Ltd., a video software and content security provider. Cisco makes the acquisition to complement Videoscape, their platform that allows service providers to deliver next-gen videos. The company will shell out …

Virginia Tech Verdict Gives Peace To Families Of Slain

A verdict reached by a jury yesterday in a wrongful death case against Virginia Tech has awarded two victims’ families four million dollars each, but the money is not what matters, say the parents. Jurors sided with the Peterson and …

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 …