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Copyright Troll Righthaven Put In Their Place Copyright Troll Righthaven Put In Their Place
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The court system is sick and tired of organizations building businesses around petty copyright infringement cases. Righthaven is an LLC that has formed just for that reason. Essentially, once a copyright has been infringed upon, online newspapers sell the rights …

Netflix “Just For Kids” Offers Safe Programming On PS3

Netflix has made quite a name for itself–despite some rocky patches, as an easy, convenient way to watch television shows and movies from home, and in the past few years they have made attempts at being even more user-friendly with …

Former Call of Duty Devs Lose Fraud Claim Against Activision

One of the big stories of 2010 was when the two head executives of Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward were fired. The two men, Jason West and Vincent Zampella, sued Activision for not paying them the royalties owed to …

Rush Limbaugh’s Advertiser Troubles Via SNL
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Rush Limbaugh’s recent remarks about University of Georgetown student Sandra Fluke, calling her a “slut” and a “prostitute”, have continued to come back to haunt him. He blogged a Saturday apology, then explained to his listeners on Monday that he …

New Bond Movie: SKYFALL’s Villain Played By Javier Bardem – Images Inside New Bond Movie: SKYFALL’s Villain Played By Javier Bardem – Images Inside
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The next installment of the James Bond franchise, SKYFALL, is slated to open in theaters on November 9th. Up to this point we’ve only seen a few glimpses of 007 himself, but nothing of the new Bond villain. Well, that …

Google, Asus Releasing A 7-Inch Tablet In May [RUMOR] Google, Asus Releasing A 7-Inch Tablet In May [RUMOR]
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It looks like Asus may be the manufacturing partner for the upcoming Google-branded tablet. Recent rumors suggest that the 7-inch tablet will be released in May, and will be priced around $199. At that size and price point, the device …

Facebook Bans Indian Pages That Feature C-word Facebook Bans Indian Pages That Feature C-word
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The All Assam Chutia Students’ Union in India questioned Facebook yesterday for for taking thousands of accounts in the Chutia community offline. The Union thinks that Facebook likely believes all the account deleted were spam or fake, because the word …

Amendments to Canadian Copyright Law on Table Amendments to Canadian Copyright Law on Table

I have some potential bad news for our filesharing neighbors up North. New amendments to the Copyright Act of Canada could soon affect the future of online filesharing in that country and elsewhere. Today a special House of Commons committee …

Game Change, Sarah Palin Campaign Biopic Receives Rave Reviews Game Change, Sarah Palin Campaign Biopic Receives Rave Reviews
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If you pay for HBO, then you were able to take in one of the most controversial movies released so far in 2012 – “Game Change“. The movie starring Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin looks back to 2008, during the …

Khan Academy Increases Access to a World-Class Education with Free iPad App Khan Academy Increases Access to a World-Class Education with Free iPad App

The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit organization with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere. The founder of the organization, Salman Khan, was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. …

Newt Gingrich Turns To Social Media For Donations Newt Gingrich Turns To Social Media For Donations

One of the hardest things for a presidential candidate in the United States is the amount of money needed to compete. It was the downfall of Bachmann, Huntsman, and Perry. Those candidates had enough money to stay in the first …

Scammers Continue to Post Fake Facebook Videos Scammers Continue to Post Fake Facebook Videos
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It should be old news by now that if you see a questionable video on Facebook you probably should not click on it, and definitely don’t give any information or fill out a survey. But with the shear number of …

New Onimusha Game In The Works
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Capcom announced a new Onimusha game last week and fans are probably not going to like it very much. Onimusha was a series of games made by Capcom in the early 2000s that took Resident Evil gameplay and put it …

Facebook In School: Social Media Scrutinized Facebook In School: Social Media Scrutinized
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Facebook is often at the center of controversy, especially when it comes to pre-teens and their involvement of the social media tool in school. As reported recently, teachers and students alike find themselves in hot water as a result of …

Facebook Officially Shutters Gowalla Facebook Officially Shutters Gowalla

In December we brought you news that Facebook had acquired social check-in service (and Foursquare competitor) Gowalla. Though there were rumors at the time that Facebook would be getting Gowalla users’ data in the sale, those were quickly quashed as …

Google May Have Dropped Another Twitter Feature Google May Have Dropped Another Twitter Feature
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The relationship between Google and Twitter has been somewhat rocky lately. Last year, the two companies were unable to reach an agreement that would continue to give Google access to the Twitter firehose to better its search results. For that …

Twitter Photo Costs NBA Player $25,000 Twitter Photo Costs NBA Player $25,000

J.R. Smith, New York Knicks guard definitely regrets posting a sexy photo of woman on his Twitter account Thursday. The semi-nude photograph caught the attention of a large number of his Twitter followers and eventually the National Basketball Association. By …

Symantec Confirms Norton Antivirus Source Code Leak Symantec Confirms Norton Antivirus Source Code Leak

Symantec has confirmed the authenticity of a segment of Norton AntiVirus 2006 source code leaked to the internet last week. The stolen code was leaked to The Pirate Bay as a part of retaliatory attacks by hackers affiliated with the …

The Ultimate Marvel Marathon, The Avengers Will Premiere At Midnight The Ultimate Marvel Marathon, The Avengers Will Premiere At Midnight
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In anticipation for The Avengers, AMC Theaters have just announced they’ll be holding an all-day Ultimate Marvel Maraton on May 3 in select cities. The event starts at 11;30 AM, and plans to screen all five previous released Marvel Studios …

Netflix Updates Support Site Netflix Updates Support Site
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Netflix has recently added a new support site, as a primary resource regarding frequently asked questions and service error resolutions, according to Mike D. Kail, Vice President of IT Operations, per the Netflix official blog. An example given describes what …

Halo Fan Film Gives Gamers A History Lesson

Halo has always been an obvious choice for a film adaptation due to its massive popularity and mainstream appeal outside of the gaming population. It’s just had the unfortunate luck of no studio wanting to actually fund it. Good thing …

Prototype 2 Announces Additional Preorder Bonuses

Radical Entertainment confirmed today the existence of two additional pre-order incentives for the highly anticipated open-world action game Prototype 2 from Radical Entertainment and Activision Publishing, Inc. Set to launch on April 24, 2012 on the Xbox 360 and the …

National Taxpayers Union Says Americans Oppose Search Engine Regulation National Taxpayers Union Says Americans Oppose Search Engine Regulation
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The debate surrounding search engines and regulation only seems to be increasing with recent developments. Various privacy and consumer groups have encouraged the government to intervene claiming that consumers need to be protected. Although some investigations are pending, the feds have not stepped in with any action yet.

Gloria Allred Wants Rush Limbaugh Prosecuted For Name Calling Gloria Allred Wants Rush Limbaugh Prosecuted For Name Calling
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A lawyer is seeking the prosecution of Rush Limbaugh for the controversial remarks he recently made (and has since apologized for) regarding Sandra Fluke, who he called a “slut” and a “prostitute”. You probably know the basic story by now. …