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8thBridge CEO on New Tool for Social Shopping 8thBridge CEO on New Tool for Social Shopping
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Back in 2009, 8thBridge was the first company to enable “f-commerce” through the launch of the 1-800-Flowers Facebook store. There was a lot of excitement as many other brands came on board with their own Facebook storefront, but, unfortunately, the concept has yet to really take off.

Ancestry.Com Pays Archives.Com $100 Million Ancestry.Com Pays Archives.Com $100 Million

Ancestry.com has announced they plan to acquire Archives.com, and the desalt is going to cost them $100 million. Archives is owned by public record aggregator and data mining firm, Inflection. Since their launch in 2010, Archives has amassed over 375,000 …

Walmart’s New “Pay With Cash” Feature Lets You Shop Online Without Plastic Walmart’s New “Pay With Cash” Feature Lets You Shop Online Without Plastic

Walmart is looking to expand the reach of its online store by offering customers the chance to pay for their orders with cash. Of course, this new feature will allow shoppers without plastic to take advantage of the many items …

Google Ideas Backs Anti-Extremist Group with New Website Google Ideas Backs Anti-Extremist Group with New Website

In June 2011, Google Ideas hosted the Summit Against Violent Extremism that brought together a group of over 80 people who were former survivors and perpetrators of radical extremism ranging from gang members, right-wing extremists, 9/11 victims, and jihadists in …

Can Apple Survive In The Post-Jobs Era? Can Apple Survive In The Post-Jobs Era?

By pretty much any standard you care to use, Steve Jobs was absolutely crucial to Apple’s success in recent years. Products like the iPhone and iPad – which together account for a majority of Apple’s revenue – were created in …

Salton Sea: Plan To Transfer Water Could Cause Environmental Problems

A new plan proposed by the San Diego Water Authority to transfer water from California’s Salton Sea–the state’s largest lake–to San Diego county is facing harsh criticism by environmentalists, who say that such an enormous change would drain the lake …

Microtransaction Limitations for Minors Headed to Japan

I few years ago, I got hooked on a game called MapleStory, an oddly enjoyable multi-player side-scrolling platformer that involved fighting adorable cartoon monsters using equally-adorable cartoon avatars. As my addiction to the game began to grow, I started noticing …

Shinji Mikami, Creator Of Resident Evil, Announces New Title

Shinji Mikami is one of those people in the gaming industry that you just have to follow. After creating Resident Evil, he went on to make some of the most well-known, and not so well-known titles, of our generation. While …

Cat and Mouse Make Amends: Hug it Out

In a final resolution to the age old struggle between cats and mice. A mouse has recently cuddled up to a sleeping cat in an attempt to make amends for his existence. The cat, perhaps worn-out physically and emotionally from …

Angry Birds Space Drops 10 New Levels For Free!

Today, Angry Birds Developer, Rovio, has announced the release of 10 new levels for the increadibly popular “Angry Birds Space” in an expansion pack titled “Fry Me To The Moon.” The levels feature many pigs not only on the planets, …

Yahoo’s NewFront Event Reveals New Projects Yahoo’s NewFront Event Reveals New Projects

Yesterday Yahoo! held their Digital NewFront event to showcase new and original video content for upcoming series and presentations to their large and growing global audience. The event was attended by Hollywood favorites like Tom Hanks and industry leaders like …

Dubstep Tebow: All He Does Is Drop The Bass Dubstep Tebow: All He Does Is Drop The Bass

I just downloaded the “#1 rated Tebow app in the App Store,” and after playing around with it for a bit I’ve determined that you should too. Despite cringing upon hearing that there could be an entire category called “Tebow …

Prometheus: New Making-Of Video Arrives Online

Clamoring for more footage from director Ridley Scott’s upcoming sci-fi blockbuster “Prometheus”? If so, then the recently-released making-of featurette is probably something you’ll want to watch this morning. In addition to interviews with the acclaimed filmmaker and his impressive cast, …

Bobby Brown Plea: No Contest Means No More Jail Time

Singer and recent widower Bobby Brown, who was arrested on a D.U.I charge in March after the death of his wife Whitney Houston, pled no contest yesterday in exchange for 36 months of probation and time spent in an alcohol …

Link To The Amazon Appstore From Within Your App Link To The Amazon Appstore From Within Your App
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It was found that the Amazon Appstore is much better at generating revenue than Google Play. It’s not surprising when you consider the amount of people who own Kindle Fires, but the Amazon Appstore’s centralized platform plays a role as …

Prototype Camera Describes a Picture’s Content

Imagine a camera that doesn’t take a picture; it gives you a description of the scene you are viewing. Doesn’t sound too appealing, you say. But a picture is worth a thousand words, you say. Well, imagine a camera taking …

Gaikai CEO: Why Cloud Gaming Works on Facebook
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It looks like FarmVille and FrontierVille have some competition on their hands after Gaikai announced a beta app for its Facebook gaming service. The cloud gaming service recently launched its app in an effort to bring console quality games to Facebook. The app will deliver a high-end gaming experience to users directly within the social network.

German Court Rules Phishing Victim at Fault German Court Rules Phishing Victim at Fault

It would appear that German courts have little rational tolerance for various sorts of internet idiocy as of late, recently ruling that Youtube is responsible for its users when they upload copyrighted songs – and now a German Federal court …

LinkedIn Blog Attacked by Syrian Hackers LinkedIn Blog Attacked by Syrian Hackers

[UPDATE] The blog is back up. [ORIGINAL] On the same day that LinkedIn has launched its new iPad app, the announcement of the app on the LinkedIn blog is unavailable. In fact, the entire blog is unavailable due to an …

Facebook Kill List Prompts School Expulsion, ACLU Lawsuit Facebook Kill List Prompts School Expulsion, ACLU Lawsuit
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The hyper-vigilance against bullying continues to produce situations where it is difficult to discern between legitimate threats or intimidation and dark but innocent adolescent humor. The latest entry into the pool: three eighth-graders in northwest Indiana have been expelled due …

Google Panda Update: Data Refresh Hit Last Week Google Panda Update: Data Refresh Hit Last Week
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On the 17th, we wrote about some webmasters who were suspecting a major update from Google. Google’s Matt Cutts has now come out and said that there was a Panda refresh around the 19th. They just didn’t say anything about …

Hulk Hogan Wants Sex Tape Pics Removed from Internet: Twitter Reacts
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When you take a second out of your busy day to ponder celebrity sex tapes, the last name that should pop into your head is Hulk Hogan. I don’t care if you’re gay, straight, or deeply confused about life in …

iPhone 4S, iPad Activations Surge As Enterprise Users Driving Tablet Adoptions iPhone 4S, iPad Activations Surge As Enterprise Users Driving Tablet Adoptions

Apple’s iOS devices are moving into the business world in a big way, according to a recent study. While many companies are beginning to transition toward the iOS platform (and away from BlackBerry, which once ruled the business mobile market), …

Django Unchained: First Look at Leonardo DiCaprio, Jamie Foxx, and Christoph Waltz Characters
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Nowadays there are so few films that I truly look forward to seeing in the theatre. It’s truly quite sad. I can literally count on one hand how many films I want to see during the remainder of 2012. They …