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Telecomm Industry Fully Supports CISPA Passage Telecomm Industry Fully Supports CISPA Passage
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In Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith, there’s a quote fitting the Telecommunications Industry’s reaction to the House of Representatives passing CISPA, saying “So this is how liberty dies, with thunderous applause. ” While a little bombastic, considering …

Battlefield 3 Helps You Have A Perfect Loadout
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Grip, bipod, laser, flashlight, heavy barrel, silencer, flash suppressor. There are so many things that you can choose, that if you can find the perfect balance, you will have the opportunity to truly dominate in Battlefield 3. In the new …

Warren Buffett: Financial Genius [Infographic] Warren Buffett: Financial Genius [Infographic]

Ever wonder who the richest people in the world are? Carlos Smith is number one, coming in at a $69 billion net worth, followed by Bill Gates, who comes in at $61 billion worth, and then there’s Warren Buffett, who …

Gabourey Sidibe: Joan Cusack Told Me to Quit Showbusiness
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Gabourey Sidibe is an incredible actress. If you haven’t seen “Precious”, you might want to give that one a whirl sometime soon. I don’t recommend watching the flick when you’re in a great mood, as it’s only going to bring …

Nokia Made More From iPhone Sales Than Lumia Sales Nokia Made More From iPhone Sales Than Lumia Sales
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Last last week we brought you news of Nokia’s first-quarter earnings report. Despite additions to its Lumia line of smartphones, the company reported a $1.7 billion loss for the quarter. Interestingly, although the iPhone is almost certainly one of the …

Apple’s Q2 Revenue in Easy-to-Read Infographic Form Apple’s Q2 Revenue in Easy-to-Read Infographic Form

Apple’s Q2 earnings report was very impressive. With a 94% year-over-year increase in profits, the largest tech company in the world is still growing. The increase in profits come from impressive new iPad and iPhone sales. The iPhone 4’s drop …

Panasonic Developing 145″ 8K Plasma TV Panasonic Developing 145″ 8K Plasma TV

Panasonic Japan has just announced that it’s developing a new “Super Hi-Vision” (as it’s called in that country) plasma screen that supports 8K resolution at 120 frames per second. The joint project with NHK Science and Research Laboratories will push …

KFC Settlement: Chicken Contamination Leads To $8M Payout
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In a horrifying turn of events, a 7-year old girl ate at a Sydney, Australia Kentucky Fried Chicken with her family in 2005 and ended up paralyzed with severe brain damage. Apparently, the chicken Twister wrap Monika Samaan ate was …

Josh Gad To Play Steve Wozniak In Jobs Biopic?

Broadway star Josh Gad may be about to take on the role of Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in Jobs, the indie biopic about the life of Steve Jobs. Slated to begin shooting next month, the film will follow Jobs’s life …

Parents, Pre-Teens, and the Facebook Minefield Parents, Pre-Teens, and the Facebook Minefield
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Do you remember the first thought that popped into your head when your pre-teen cousin sent you a friend request on Facebook? If you don’t I’ll attempt to jog your memory. It probably went something like this: “What the hell? …

Nielsen’s Latest U.S. Media Trends Nielsen’s Latest U.S. Media Trends

Nielsen has just submitted the second part of its State of the Media: Advertising & Audiences Report, which sheds light on DVR usage, as well as viewership of streaming content platforms like Hulu, YouTube and Netflix, who appears to making …

Pluck 5.1 Goes Live, Adds Pinterest Integration Pluck 5.1 Goes Live, Adds Pinterest Integration

If you run a business or a successful brand, chances are you use social media to get the word out about newest products and offers. There are multiple services out there that help brands get the most out of social …

Twitter: 80 Year-Old Woman Wants 80,000 Followers

You think your grandmother is the coolest old lady on the planet? Think again, pal. Apparently you haven’t met @J_DIMPS (aka Josephine Lamberti), the 80 year-old Staten Island resident who is on a mission to accrue 80,000 followers on Twitter. …

Facebook Value: Estimates Less than $100 Billion Facebook Value: Estimates Less than $100 Billion
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As we sit and wait for the Facebook IPO to actually happen, some investors are beginning to question the value of investing in Facebook, and more specifically, if there will be enough growth to make their investments worth while. If …

Brittany Killgore Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Louis Ray Perez, who has been named a person of interest in the murder of 22-year old Brittany Killgore, pled not guilty at his arraignment yesterday in the midst of worrisome finds, such as the young woman’s blood and an …

Astronomers Find Habitable Planet 22 Light Years Away
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Astronomers have found a super earth located just 22 light years away from us. This follows a discovery that there is a distinct possibility that there are close to 1 billion habitable planets in our galaxy and close to 100 …

Nutella to Settle Ad Lawsuit For $3 Million
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A Califronia mom, Athena Hohenberg, sued Ferrero Roche last February for claiming their chocolate-hazelnut spread was healthy, when in fact it is probably one of the least healthy things you can eat. Hohenberg claimed she was taken in by ads …

Kevin Allison: Comedian Talks Podcasting And Social Media Kevin Allison: Comedian Talks Podcasting And Social Media

We always like to look at stories about how the web has changed (and continues to change) the media landscape, whether that be journalism, entertainment or anything else. When I was growing up, one of my favorite shows was MTV’s …

Samsung Passes Nokia To Become Top Cellphone Maker In The World Samsung Passes Nokia To Become Top Cellphone Maker In The World

Samsung has released their earnings report for the first quarter of 2012, and it seems that for the first time the Korean company has overtaken Finnish rival Nokia to become the top mobile handset maker in the world. Samsung reported …

Monkeypox Scare May Have Been Caused by Bed Bugs

Monkeypox? On an airplane? Sounds like the beginning of a really bad SyFy original movie. Had the rash been on someone like Eric Roberts or Carmen Electra, this whole thing would have been insanely hilarious. Then again, all of that …

Lauren Tannehill is the Trend Winner of the NFL Draft
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While NFL teams were working diligently to replenish their rosters via the NFL Draft, something perhaps unexpected caught the collective masses’ eye: the fiancee of then-Texas A&M quarterback, Ryan Tannehill. When the signal-caller was selected by the Miami Dolphins at …

Chernobyl: Disaster Site Gets Shelter 26 Years Later
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For those old enough to remember the worst man-made disaster in history, yesterday was a time to honor the thousands of victims of the Chernobyl explosion as it marked the 26th anniversary. On April 26th, 1986, a power surge at …

Privat Equity’s 10% Hulu Stake for $200 Million Privat Equity’s 10% Hulu Stake for $200 Million

Providence Equity Partners Inc. bought up a ten percent stake in Hulu, an online streaming video service, in 2007 for about $100 million. Now, the private equity investment firm is ready to part ways with that stake in the company, …

Wolfram|Alpha Brings its Mobile Apps to PC Wolfram|Alpha Brings its Mobile Apps to PC

Wolfram|Alpha announced this week that their line of mobile apps will be made available on PC’s. The apps will be sold in Intel’s app marketplace, AppUp. The Wolfram|Alpha app is already available in AppUp for the price of $2.99. Other …