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Sacramento Area Mother Finds Meteorite Worth $20,000

Brenda Salveson is just a regular mother. She like to bring her kids and dog to the park in Lotus, California almost every day for a walk. During her walk, she found a particular rock that caught her eye. Turns …

The Daily Gets An iPhone App, Cheaper Subscriptions The Daily Gets An iPhone App, Cheaper Subscriptions

Just over a year after its launch last February, news magazine app The Daily has finally made its way to the iPhone. The app went live in the iOS App Store today. The iPhone app has a separate, cheaper set …

Flickr Offers Larger Photo Options, Low Compression Flickr Offers Larger Photo Options, Low Compression

Flickr is still one of the best stops on the Web for beautiful photos. You can view photos in their original massive sizes for the utmost beauty, but you’ll usually want to use a smaller size so that it will …

LinkedIn Acquires Document Presentation Startup SlideShare LinkedIn Acquires Document Presentation Startup SlideShare
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LinkedIn, the popular professional networking social network, today announced that it will soon acquire SlideShare, a startup that hosts documents and presentations for sharing and display on the web. The company will be purchased for approximately $118.75 million, in a …

Beckhams Kiss-Cam: Super-Couple Snog On Camera

One of the world’s most famous couples, David and Victoria Beckham are usually quite reserved when it comes to their personal lives (largely because as soon as the media gets hold of the smallest thing about them, it’s blown up …

Facebook Sets Stock Prices for IPO: $28-$35/ Share Facebook Sets Stock Prices for IPO: $28-$35/ Share
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Facebook just released their pricing for the upcoming IPO. The shares will sell between $28 and $35 per share. Revealed today in their SEC regulatory filing, the company seeks to sell 337.4 billion shares, which could make the social networking …

Social Media Overtakes Search in Advertising Social Media Overtakes Search in Advertising
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Social media is on a trajectory to become the main focus of advertisers, according to a new survey conducted by Strata, a Comcast-owned media software firm. The quarterly report queried a broad pool of over 1,000 U.S. ad agencies processing …

LinkedIn Q1 2012 Financial Results Shred Analyst Expectations [UPDATED] LinkedIn Q1 2012 Financial Results Shred Analyst Expectations [UPDATED]

LinkedIn released its financial results its Q1 2012 results this afternoon and things are looking good for the premier network for professionals. The company’s financial weather vane looks to be pointing north, which was encouraging to LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner. …

Samsung Galaxy S III Gets An Emotional First Ad Samsung Galaxy S III Gets An Emotional First Ad
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Today, Samsung announced the newest addition to the Galaxy line – the Galaxy S III. The much-anticipated smartphone will hit Europe on May 29th and North America after that, on an undisclosed date during the summer. As part of that …

TV Isn’t Quite as Dead as You Think It Is TV Isn’t Quite as Dead as You Think It Is

Although the way we consume televised entertainment has been altered somewhat in the wake of new technology, people are still sticking their eyeballs all over their TV sets when they’re ready to be entertained. I doubt that will change anytime …

Windows Phone To Sponsor Kentucky Derby Favorite Windows Phone To Sponsor Kentucky Derby Favorite
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Microsoft wants to give two Kentucky Derby fans Nokia Lumia 900s as part of this year’s Run for the Roses. Ramon Dominguez, who will be in the Derby atop Hansen, the current favorite, will be wearing the Windows Phone logo …

Google Penguin Update: Google Has Read, Processed Almost All Spam Reports Google Penguin Update: Google Has Read, Processed Almost All Spam Reports
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Google’s Matt Cutts recently tweeted that people should fill out a form to report post-Penguin spam. “We’re reading feedback,” he said. @mattcuttsMatt CuttsTo report post-Penguin spam, fill out https://t.co/di4RpizN and add “penguin” in the details. We’re reading feedback. 5 days …

Michael Jackson, Pepsi To Partner Once Again Michael Jackson, Pepsi To Partner Once Again

Pop legend Michael Jackson is about to reach a posthumous milestone; his album “Bad” is turning 25 this year. In conjunction with the anniversary, Pepsi has announced they will be partnering with the singer’s estate to gain the rights to …

Star Fox 1993 Opening HD Redux is Winning
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We haven’t seen a new Star Fox console game since the Gamecube. This is a big problem. Fortunately Rickonami on YouTube has provided us with an awesome remake of the 1993 opening scene of Star Fox to tide us over …

House To Cut NASA Budget To 1950’s Levels House To Cut NASA Budget To 1950’s Levels

The Appropriations Committee of the United States House of Representatives is about to get together to work on an election year budget. One of the hot topics is funding for NASA, and what to do with some of the programs. …

Righthaven Copyrights (Including Porn Titles) Being Auctioned on eBay Righthaven Copyrights (Including Porn Titles) Being Auctioned on eBay

17 Righthaven copyrights are being auctioned off on eBay today. I’m not going to rehash the entire Righthaven saga here, but if you’re unfamiliar with the story, Righthaven with the business model of purchasing copyrights and suing people. They have …

Researchers Have Created Solar Cell Paint
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Researchers at the University of Southern California have created a stable, nanocrystal form of solar cells that can exist as a liquid ink. The cells could be used to paint or print onto a clear surface, turning it into a …

Discovery Channel Buys Revision3, Enters WebTV Fray Discovery Channel Buys Revision3, Enters WebTV Fray

After a couple of days when rumors began to circulate that the Discovery Channel was in talks to purchase Revision3, an internet-only television network and distributor of original content, the two media companies apparently shook hands today and finalized the …

eBay Releases App v2.0 for iPad eBay Releases App v2.0 for iPad

Internet auction giant eBay has just released it app for iPad version 2.0, presently available at the Apple iTunes store, allowing users to better sell, search, bid, buy, browse and pay in an interface built around the tablet. Below is …

EA And Nexon Discuss FIFA Online, Buyout Rumors Untrue

Remember when the Internet lost its collective minds last week when rumors began to swirl that Nexon, the South Korean publisher of free-to-play titles, offered to buy EA? Yeah, that’s not what happened. After a South Korean newspaper, translated by …

Amazon Kindle Fire Update Bolsters Parental Controls Amazon Kindle Fire Update Bolsters Parental Controls

Amazon has just announced a software update to their Kindle Fire tablet and among other things, it improves parental controls in the realm of purchasing and access to specific content. Version 6.3.1 now gives users the ability to password-protect their …

Apple Wants To Patent Haptic Touchscreen Technology Apple Wants To Patent Haptic Touchscreen Technology

If you paid much attention to the rumor mill prior to the launch of the new iPad, you may remember a last-second rumor that surfaced the morning before Apple’s announcement. The rumor went that Apple might be incorporating haptic feedback …

Google US News Gets Larger Pics and a Social Perspective Google US News Gets Larger Pics and a Social Perspective

Over the next week Google is going to be making some changes to the way US news searches appear on their pages. The first change is going to be larger images on their main page. They are also adding a …

Linda Evangelista: Supermodel Demanding Super Child Support

One of the original “supermodels” of the ’90s, Linda Evangelista once said that a good model “doesn’t wake up for less than $10,000 a day”; looks like she wants to pass that bit of wisdom on to her son. Evangelista …