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iOS 5.1.1 Jailbroken, But Don’t Update Just Yet iOS 5.1.1 Jailbroken, But Don’t Update Just Yet

Yesterday we brought you news that Apple had released iOS 5.1.1, a minor update that focused mainly on squashing a few bugs that had been discovered since the release of iOS 5.1 back in March. As usual, those whose iOS …

Jeremy Lin Probably Won’t Be Back for Game 5: Twitter Reacts
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Jeremy Lin, the Knicks point guard who quickly skyrocketed to fame this season, probably won’t return to the court for Game 5 against the Heat. According to The Associated Press, Lin hasn’t fully recovered from knee surgery, a procedure which …

NASA To Feed Jet Engine Crayons… For Science NASA To Feed Jet Engine Crayons… For Science

Recently NASA engineers at the Dryden Flight Research Center, feed crayons and cereal to a jet engine. No, the engine tests aren’t to see how well the Pratt & Whitney F117 turbofan engines hold up against a toddler. The tests …

Storms Move Boulders Weighing 78 Tons

As LiveScience is reporting, boulders on Ireland’s coast have been confounding scientists for years. You see, these boulders, some weighting in excess of 78 tons, have a tendency to get up and walk around. The rocks on the coastline of …

MasterCard Announces PayPass Wallet Services MasterCard Announces PayPass Wallet Services
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A recent survey conducted by MasterCard has shown that consumers demand more efficient and secure checkouts when making purchases. Now MasterCard’s payment platform will better integrate transactions spanning online, mobile and in-store shopping, with the introduction of PayPass Wallet Services. …

New Zealand ISP Offers Workaround For Geo-Blocked Content New Zealand ISP Offers Workaround For Geo-Blocked Content

Living in a country that is not the U.S., Canada or the UK can be a pain sometimes, especially when it comes to accessing online content. Many online services like Netflix geo-lock their Web site to only certain countries. People …

Human Flesh Capsules Seized in South Korea
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Human flesh capsules crafted from dead babies sounds like the premise for a particularly grisly horror-themed motion picture. Unfortunately, this unusual story has its roots in real life, which, I’ve found, is always a touch stranger than anything you’re likely …

Google, AT&T Spar Over Android Updates Google, AT&T Spar Over Android Updates

Last week AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson made an appearance at the Milken Institutes 2012 Global Conference in Los Angeles. During his talk he made several remarks about that have gotten quite a bit of attention in recent days. He spoke …

Obama’s ‘Life Of Julia’ Keeps Democrats At Social Media Forefront Obama’s ‘Life Of Julia’ Keeps Democrats At Social Media Forefront
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Last week the Republican party launched a Social Victory app to try to get a foothold onto what has been a one sided battle: The fight for social media dominance. This fight was utterly dominated by Barack Obama in the …

eBay Opens New Office in Bangalore eBay Opens New Office in Bangalore
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According to the PayPal official blog, eBay is set to open a Global Development Center in Bangalore, India, which is projected to bring roughly 1,000 new jobs to the area over the next three years. India, increasingly “touchy” in regards …

RIM Appoints New Operating and Marketing Leadership RIM Appoints New Operating and Marketing Leadership

Research In Motion (RIM) announced today that it has hired a new Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Kristian Tear will take over former COO Jim Roan’s position and Frank Boulben has been named the new CMO. …

Marketing with Social Media Makes Ten Kinds of Win Marketing with Social Media Makes Ten Kinds of Win
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Even though most people agree that social media has changed the world of marketing, many businesses still haven’t jumped onboard the social marketing strategy. Utilizing social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and even LinkedIn can increase your consumer base, …

Mozilla Details Firefox Release Channels Mozilla Details Firefox Release Channels

I’m sure many of you know about Firefox and you probably even used it at one point or another. You might even still be a huge fan of the browser, like me, and become invested in testing out new features …

Groupon’s Financial History [Infographic] Groupon’s Financial History [Infographic]

Yesterday I reported on a letter to shareholders from Groupon CEO, Andrew D. Mason. The main point of the letter was to express his vision for the future of the online coupon giant and to lay out the pieces of …

55-Year-Old Cheerleader Auditions for the Dallas Cowboys
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55-year-old cheerleader Sharon Simmons has always wanted to cheer on a professional level. Although she had hoped to follow her dreams back in her 20’s, life, it seemed, had other plans for her. Now, nearly three decades after she thought …

Business Wire Launches New SEO-Enhanced Platform Business Wire Launches New SEO-Enhanced Platform

Business Wire is doing something to help press releases and other news draw more attention and get audiences more engaged in the content. Their new platform called, Smart Marketing Page (SMP), features an SEO-enhanced, multimedia experience that promises to be …

Maurice Sendak, Groundbreaking Children’s Author, Dead at 83

Maurice Sendak, the author of such cherish children’s books as “Where the Wild Things Are”, “Higglety Pigglety Pop!”, and “In the Night Kitchen”, passed away on Tuesday due to complications from a recent stroke. He was 83. Sendak is widely …

Star Wars Art Perfect For Adult Nerds

Star Wars is pretty much in everyones heart and will be for a very long time thanks to George Lucas’ efforts at making it a part of our lives. The problem a lot of people have is: “How do i …

Google Webmaster Tools Gets Better Navigation, New Dashboard Google Webmaster Tools Gets Better Navigation, New Dashboard

Google is continually updating its Webmaster Tools to bring the best features to users. This week brings some pretty major changes in the form of an updated navigation, new dashboard, and a compact view for the home page site-list. The …

iPhone Coming To T-Mobile This Year? iPhone Coming To T-Mobile This Year?
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T-Mobile is preparing to make changes to their wireless network that will make it compatible with Apple’s iPhone, the company announced today. They have partnered with Nokia Siemens Networks and Ericsson to roll out a $4 billion network upgrade that …

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Defends Instagram Purchase Facebook’s Zuckerberg Defends Instagram Purchase

It’s common industry knowledge that Facebook acquired photo sharing application Instagram for a quick $1 billion recently, and with the social network’s projected $5 billion IPO pending, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained his reasoning behind the purchase at a …

Nevada Issues Google an Autonomous Vehicle License Nevada Issues Google an Autonomous Vehicle License
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The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has issued an autonomous vehicle license to Google. The license is the first of its kind, and will allow Google to test its self-driving cars on Nevada roadways. It was announced in February …

Twitter Could Be More Sustainable, Valuable Than Facebook Twitter Could Be More Sustainable, Valuable Than Facebook

There’s something to be said about keeping it simple, and that may be the keystone to the house of Twitter’s long-term sustainability. Rory Sutherland, the influential advertiser that helped mold Microsoft into the global tech giant it is today, expects …

Scott Thompson is Sorry About the Disruption Scott Thompson is Sorry About the Disruption
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I am sure by now you have heard that the proxy battle between the Yahoo board of directors and activist shareholder Dan Loeb and his firm Third Point has gotten a little ugly for the leadership over at Yahoo. Essentially …