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Interpol Sting Nets 25 Suspected Anonymous Hackers

In what appears to be a coordinated sing operation named “Operation Unmask” by International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL), 25 suspected members of the hacker group Anonymous were arrested yesterday. The operation, which netted suspects in more than a dozen cities …

The Pirate Bay Has Officially Switched To Magnet Links The Pirate Bay Has Officially Switched To Magnet Links
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The Pirate Bay has been planning on moving from torrent files to magnet files for a while now. The change is now official. Announcing the change on The Pirate Bay blog, the staff says that new files are simpler for …

Microsoft Drives Cloud Computing in Tourism Microsoft Drives Cloud Computing in Tourism
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Yesterday in Madrid, Microsoft announced that it became a strategic partner with the UN World Tourism Organization, in hopes to drive the implementation of new technologies, primarily cloud computing, in tourism. The new partnership would be beneficial to the 155 …

YouTube Adds More Caption Options YouTube Adds More Caption Options

YouTube began offering caption support in 2006. In 2012 over 135 million videos have enabled automatic captions. This is over triple the number from July of last year, when YouTube began offering speech recognition captions in Japanese. Automatic captions with …

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Gets First Major DLC March 20

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning made quite the splash early this month when it launched on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. It was the first game from 38 Studios, but had the backing of fantasy heavyweights like R.A. Salvatore and Todd …

Pandora Cuts Back On Interruptions In Honor Of Leap Day Pandora Cuts Back On Interruptions In Honor Of Leap Day

In honor of Leap Day, Pandora has announced that listeners today will hear fewer interruptions in their music, thanks to a deal with Lexus. Pandora’s first limited interruption experience spans all Pandora platforms – web, iOS, and Android. Listeners on …

Leap Year 2012: US Prepares for Leap Day (February 29th)
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Today is a strange day, as it’s February 29th – a Leap Day. A day which only happens once every four years. Why you ask? Well during a Leap Year a Leap Day is added, this is to keep our …

IBM Banks Heavily On Quantum Computing IBM Banks Heavily On Quantum Computing
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Scientific researchers at IBM Research in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. say they have come up with a quantum computing solution that harnesses the underlying quantum mechanics of Matter. The researchers say that they could deliver the technology within the next decade. …

Netflix Transitioning To Television Netflix Transitioning To Television
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More than half of all Netflix viewing is now television. The company known best for featuring feature films is becoming an Internet streaming service for television shows. For over a year, Netflix has been bulking up on old TV shows …

Police Break Down Wrong Door Hunting iPhone Police Break Down Wrong Door Hunting iPhone

A recent burglary victim near Sherwood, Nottingham attempted to track his stolen iPhone with Apple’s Find My iPhone app on his iPad, only to have police bust into the wrong apartment. Maybe Robin Hood took it. According to The Telegraph, …

Atari Wants You To Remake Pong

Pong is one of the greatest games ever made. Maybe not for its compelling gameplay, but for its simplicity that brought video games to millions of households. Atari has never really captured that kind of magic again, but they are …

Google Village: The Googleplex Goes To SXSW Google Village: The Googleplex Goes To SXSW

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that Google’s going to this year’s South by Southwest music festival. SXSW is cool, Google is cool (right?), so they play well together. What is surprising, however, is that Google decided it wasn’t enough to just …

Stan Lee Revealed As A Playable Character In New Spiderman Game

Stan Lee is Marvel, Marvel is Stan Lee. So it makes perfect sense that he has a cameo in nearly every single thing that Marvel makes right? But up until now he has never been a playable character in a …

MPAA Responds to “Bully” Petition MPAA Responds to “Bully” Petition
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A little while ago we brought you a story about a petition asking the MPAA to reconsider its R rating of the documentary Bully. The film, which explores the problem of bullying in American schools, narrowly missed receiving the PG-13 …

iPhone 5 Ugly? Twitter Thinks So. iPhone 5 Ugly? Twitter Thinks So.
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After concept designs for the iPhone 5 hit the Interwebs recently, reactions started rolling in. The design is based off Apple’s Magic Mouse, and is in no way an official Apple design, but people are freaking out, nonetheless. Whether the …

Reddit Hosting Sprint To Fix Their API At PyCon 2012 Reddit Hosting Sprint To Fix Their API At PyCon 2012

Reddit wants you to join them at PyCon 2012. What is PyCon? Read on to find out. Reddit, as defined by them in a blog post, is “a bit unique.” I would use other adjectives to describe the Web site, …

Mozilla Marketplace Now Open To Developers Mozilla Marketplace Now Open To Developers

Last week we brought you news that Mozilla would be opening their new Marketplace to developers at this week’s Mobile World Congress. Today, Mozilla announced that the Marketplace is now live and accepting app submissions. The Mozilla Marketplace is intended …

Jaleel White, Kid Rock, and the Daytona 500

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Nightmare Busters: First New Super Nintendo Title in 15 years To Be Released In 2013
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Spotted on Reddit today, the boys over at Super Fighter Team are in the midst of making the first Super Nintendo game for release in the United States in more than 15 years. This Run’n’Gun title has a tentative ship …

Bing Tests New Results Pages Bing Tests New Results Pages

Bing is testing some new looks for its search results pages. Liveside’s Michael Gillett, crediting @ParasValecha for the tip, says they’ve been testing several different designs over the past few months, but that more people are now seeing one like …

Flickr Announces Justified View, A Seamless Display Of Contacts Flickr Announces Justified View, A Seamless Display Of Contacts

Flickr’s got a new way for users to view their contacts that, if you’re a regular user of Google’s image search, may appear a little familiar to you. The new viewing option announced by Flickr, called Justified, creates a mosaic …

FTC Calls Google’s New Privacy Policy Brutal FTC Calls Google’s New Privacy Policy Brutal
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Google’s new privacy policy goes into effect on March 1st, and watchdog groups like EPIC have been trying to prompt the Federal Trade Commission to take a deeper look into all the changes. Still, the FTC is allowing Google to …

Online Petition Asks MPAA To Change “Bully” Rating Online Petition Asks MPAA To Change “Bully” Rating
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When the MPAA gave director Lee Hirsch’s documentary Bully an R rating, Harvey Weinstein was angry. Weinstein is co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, which is distributing the film. Bully is a documentary dealing with, as you might guess from the …

Yelp Could Reach Value Of $840 Million With IPO Yelp Could Reach Value Of $840 Million With IPO

After three months of preparation Yelp has reached a consensus about a value for their stock and is almost ready to go public. Currently they report a target of $12- $14 per share and at that price, value of the …