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Ford Opening New Research Lab Ford Opening New Research Lab

Ford Motor Company is opening a research lab in Silicon Valley that will be about emerging technologies just as much as it is about cars. The company announced Friday morning that it will open its first dedicated research lab on …

Gorilla Glass 2 Coming To A TV New You Gorilla Glass 2 Coming To A TV New You

Corning has announced that they will be unveiling the next generation of their famed Gorilla Glass at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, which takes place at the end of January. The company announced that they would have a booth showcasing …

Facebook Timeline Violates FTC Settlement, Says One Privacy Group Facebook Timeline Violates FTC Settlement, Says One Privacy Group
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Does Facebook have some more FTC trouble on the horizon? If one privacy organization gets its way, Facebook’s shift the the Timeline will be anything other than frictionless. The Electronic Privacy Information Center, or EPIC (yeah, EPIC), has sent a …

NOAA To Start Using Google Apps For Government NOAA To Start Using Google Apps For Government

In what is a pretty significant endorsement of Google’s wares, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has switched over to Google Apps for Government and thus become the largest government agency in the United States to adopt cloud-based email service. …

This Bud’s For You: Adventures in USB Flash Drives This Bud’s For You: Adventures in USB Flash Drives
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This folks, is what’s known as “The Genuine Article.” Yes, what you are looking at is, in fact, a Budweiser beer-themed USB drive capable of holding a six-pack’s worth 4 gigabytes worth of data. As pointed out by Geek Alerts, …

Scientific Breakthrough: Mixed-Embryo Monkeys Scientific Breakthrough: Mixed-Embryo Monkeys
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The first mixed-embryo monkeys were born yesterday, and this is a major stepping stone in medical research. The monkeys were born in a lab in Western Oregon by the combining cells from six different embryos, BBC reports. What is significant …

Giant-Headed Supersoldier Ants Protect The Colony, Haunt My Nightmares Giant-Headed Supersoldier Ants Protect The Colony, Haunt My Nightmares
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I usually live by the 8-leg rule. If an animal has less than 8 legs, it’s fine – it doesn’t freak me out. Starting with spiders, my fear exponentially increases based on the number of legs. I don’t even want …

Steve Jobs Doll Can Be Sold After All Steve Jobs Doll Can Be Sold After All
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Apple fanatics can still buy that Steve Jobs doll if they have the fortune of living in a state that lacks image rights. The Steve Jobs doll being made by Chinese toy company In Icons was threatened by legal action …

AT&T 4G Network Available In 11 More Markets AT&T 4G Network Available In 11 More Markets
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Wireless carrier AT&T has announced their new 4G LTE data network is now available in 11 new markets, bringing the total to 26. Cities now with 4G access include New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Raleigh, and Orlando. Markets that …

Hi-Def, Smartphones, et al Rule Our Lives! Hi-Def, Smartphones, et al Rule Our Lives!

Lorraine Baines: Our first television set. Dad just picked it up today. Do you have a television? Marty McFly: Well, yeah! You know we have… two of them. Milton Baines: Wow! You must be rich! Stella Baines: Oh, honey, he’s …

iPhone 4S Users Consume Twice The Data of iPhone 4 Users iPhone 4S Users Consume Twice The Data of iPhone 4 Users
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The next time your wireless provider tries to up the cost of your data plan so that they can pay for more wireless spectrum, you literally have very few people you can blame for this. As it turns out, a …

iPad Survives 100,000 Foot Fall iPad Survives 100,000 Foot Fall
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G-Form makes a wide variety of impact protection gear. Though they mainly focus on sports – biking and skateboarding, particularly – they also make a variety of gadget cases, including cases for the Kindle Fire, the iPad, and laptops. Of …

Spotify’s Six-Month Anniversary Means Streaming Restrictions Spotify’s Six-Month Anniversary Means Streaming Restrictions
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If you have been hooked on streaming music service Spotify for the past six months and have now backed yourself into a corner where you can’t envision your day-to-day life without it, you better get ready to add a $5 …

Google Panda Update: Not In 2012 To Date [Exclusive] Google Panda Update: Not In 2012 To Date [Exclusive]
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Google was nice enough to let the world know in early December that there would be no Panda updates for the rest of 2011. Having faced backlash from webmasters over previous pre-holiday algorithm changes, namely the Florida update, Google has …

Would SOPA Be Better Without The RIAA’s Influence? Would SOPA Be Better Without The RIAA’s Influence?
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While much of the focus concerning the SOPA/PIPA bills points towards the government officials who are sponsoring these acts, are there other potential, perhaps obvious contributors that have escaped scrutiny? Or is everyone resigned to the fact the entertainment industry …

Apple TV, Google TV – Is 2012 the Year They Take Off? Apple TV, Google TV – Is 2012 the Year They Take Off?
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We’ve heard it before and nothing happened, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it won’t, right? I’m referring to the idea of Internet TV that has, up to this point, failed to really take off. But, is 2012 the year that this trend could change? There is a lot of speculation and rumors that indicate that it could.

iOS 5.1 Reveals Details About iPad 3, iPhone 6 iOS 5.1 Reveals Details About iPad 3, iPhone 6
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The latest beta release of iOS 5.1, the forthcoming update to the iOS operating system, has been found to contain some hints about what to expect from the next generation of iPhones and iPads. It seems that the software’s processing …

Amazon’s LoveFilm Strikes Streaming Deals With BBC And ITV Amazon’s LoveFilm Strikes Streaming Deals With BBC And ITV

Amazon announced some new TV streaming deals for its LoveFilm product. After owning 42% of the company, Amazon acquired the remaining shares of LoveFilm, a European Netflix-like company, last year. Since then, the company has been making deals to expand …

iCloud Helps Man Find Stolen iPad iCloud Helps Man Find Stolen iPad
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The iCloud detective agency is back for another round of solving thefts. The Times-Tribune is reporting that a New York man had left his briefcase containing an iPad under his seat on a plane in Dallas, Texas. After realizing he …

Data: People Don’t Actually Care That GoDaddy Supports SOPA Data: People Don’t Actually Care That GoDaddy Supports SOPA
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As if the news that the failure of MoveYourDomain Day wasn’t discouraging enough, here’s more terribleness: GoDaddy actually gained market shares last month while all the bad anti-SOPA sentiment was swarming them. According to WebHostingInfo, GoDaddy did see a very …

Can Facebook Predict Election Outcomes? Can Facebook Predict Election Outcomes?
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It’s a fun game to try to predict the outcome of a future event – football games, NCAA tournaments, coin tosses. I can predict the judges’ scores on “Dancing With the Stars” with 90%+ accuracy. After doing it for several …

WordPress.com Storage Limits Increase For No Additional Cost WordPress.com Storage Limits Increase For No Additional Cost
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WordPress announced that it is giving people with WordPress.com blogs more space for storing media – at no additional cost. The additional space can be used to store photos, documents, audio files etc. Here’s how the plans are changing: 5GB …

TV News Turns Blind Eye Towards SOPA Coverage TV News Turns Blind Eye Towards SOPA Coverage
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Here’s an interesting query: If you were a general manager of local CBS affiliate and you noticed a great deal of Internet traction concerning steps the US government is trying to take in its efforts to eliminate online piracy, how …

Warner Brothers Doubles Netflix DVD Window Warner Brothers Doubles Netflix DVD Window
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When it rains it pours for Netflix, apparently. Yesterday we brought you news that HBO would stop selling bulk DVDs of its programming to Netflix at a discount. Now, apparently, Warner Brothers has reached a new agreement with Netflix, Redbox, …