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Twitter Responses To Anonymous Over Megaupload Shutdown Twitter Responses To Anonymous Over Megaupload Shutdown
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Yesterday, Zach Walton and Josh Wolford tag-teamed to follow the activities of Anomymous in real-time as soon as Megaupload went down. Their write-ups hit the Web within minutes of sites going down. As the news rolled out across the rest …

Anonymous: DDoS Trick “Reprehensible” Anonymous: DDoS Trick “Reprehensible”
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Anonymous doesn’t take too kindly to people messing with their image and they’re looking to find those responsible. If you remember earlier today, we wrote about a dirty tactic that would make hapless bystanders responsible for the DDoS attacks that …

The White House Joins Google+, Wants To Hangout With You The White House Joins Google+, Wants To Hangout With You

You now have one more way to follow the Obama administration’s day-to-day activities as The White House has officially joined Google+. According to their first post, you can expect to find news, behind the scenes photos, videos, and discussion topics …

iPad Textbook App For Algebra Boosts Student Math Scores 20% iPad Textbook App For Algebra Boosts Student Math Scores 20%

Apple may have re-invented the wheel this time, insofar you can consider the wheel as an algebra textbook. Over the past year, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, publisher of textbooks that you and me and everyone else we know have used since …

Samsung Takes A Dig At Apple Fans In New Ad Samsung Takes A Dig At Apple Fans In New Ad

Samsung has released a new ad making fun of iPhone fans. Entitled “Samsunged” the ad takes a subtle shot at the iPhone’s battery life issues, and picks on the iPhone’s lack of built-in turn-by-turn navigation. It shows a group of …

Minecraft May Speed Up Xbox 360 Title Updates
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There is a wait time between a patch’s completion and it hitting consumers at large. Minecraft on the Xbox 360 may change that. Microsoft may be speeding up the time it takes patches to hit games on the Xbox 360 …

Exclusive: Facebook “Bug” or “Hoax” – The Mystery Explained Exclusive: Facebook “Bug” or “Hoax” – The Mystery Explained

Last week, I wrote about a message on Facebook that was being shared around heavily. In my write-up, I walked through this character string, eliminated the extraneous characters, and posited a theory about what it might be. In short, this …

Megaupload To Department of Justice: We Will Fight This Megaupload To Department of Justice: We Will Fight This
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Downed cyberlocker site MegaUpload is pledging not to go gentle into that good night, as they say are trying to get up and running again. On Thursday, the Department of Justice shut down the site, accusing it of being an …

Google’s Ad Related Algorithm Update Analyzed By Experts Google’s Ad Related Algorithm Update Analyzed By Experts
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We’ve covered the topic of Google’s latest update, and tried to raise important questions regarding the implications of the update. What do the experts in the field of SEO have to say regarding this update? There’s one specific aspect of …

NinjaVideo Founder Sentenced to 14 Months NinjaVideo Founder Sentenced to 14 Months
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The Department of Justice is on a roll – First MegaUpload, now NinjaVideo’s founder. Of course, as you may be aware, NinjaVideo was actually taken down by the DoJ in 2010 for hosting “high-quality copies of copyright-protected movies and television …

Amazon To Order 3 Million Fewer Kindle Fire Tablets Amazon To Order 3 Million Fewer Kindle Fire Tablets
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Amazon may be preparing for the launch of the iPad 3 in a very unique way. Reports have been circulating today that orders of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet are expected to be cut to roughly 3 million units in the …

Google Econ 101: How Much Is The Internet Worth? Google Econ 101: How Much Is The Internet Worth?

The obvious answer to the headline’s question is, “a lot,” given this week’s contentious activity between government and Internet culture. But the question was actually less existential and more economical. Through their European Public Policy Blog, Google has announced the …

8 Year Old Hardcore Girl > Rebecca Black 8 Year Old Hardcore Girl > Rebecca Black
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If Rebecca Black’s first video had this much effort, class, and style, it’s doubtful she’d be the laughing stock of the YouTube nation. Sure, Black took that attention, both the negative and positive, and capitalized off of it, but she’s …

Open Marriage, SOPA, and Obama Singing Al Green Open Marriage, SOPA, and Obama Singing Al Green

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 …

Facebook Expresses Relief At SOPA / PIPA Delay Facebook Expresses Relief At SOPA / PIPA Delay

Facebook has expressed their relief this afternoon at the House and Senate decisions to delay action on SOPA and PIPA for the time being. Here is the posting from the page for Facebook’s Washington, D.C. office: Facebook Washington DCWe are …

Is VEVO Heading To Facebook? Is VEVO Heading To Facebook?
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Facebook is in talks to take a very important partner away from Google. According to CNET’s sources, Facebook is looking to take music video service VEVO away from YouTube. This would mean that you would have to go to Facebook …

Today Is Resident Evil Friday, Apparently

While SOPA and PIPA, or the apparent defeat thereof, is dominating the current newscycle, someone forgot to tell us about the fact this weekend belongs to a property no one would’ve initially guessed. No, I’m not talking about the NFL …

Using Social Media Is Actually A Constructive Use Of Your Time Using Social Media Is Actually A Constructive Use Of Your Time

Social media is finally getting some respect for being more than just a utility for killing time at work and stalking your crushes. And while people are spending lots of time on social media sites, they’re actually doing things more …

Pinterest 101: How Can Geeks Use It? Pinterest 101: How Can Geeks Use It?
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Yesterday, we discussed Pinterest and how it’s not just for the ladies anymore. But, for those among us who have not had a lady around talking about Pinterest and sharing pictures of shoes with each other, let’s back up a …

SoulCalibur Comes To iOS

Namco has brought their popular fighting game SoulCalibur to iOS devices today. The game is available as a universal iOS app in the Apple App Store as of this morning. It currently sells for $11.99 thanks to a 20% off …

European Union’s Neelie Kroes Twitter’s Against SOPA Legislation European Union’s Neelie Kroes Twitter’s Against SOPA Legislation

Neelie Kroes, the EU’s Commissioner for the Digital Agenda, Tweeted some candid comments on Friday, speaking out against the oppressive pending U.S. SOPA legislation: “Glad tide is turning on SOPA: don’t need bad legislation when should be safeguarding benefits of …

What Happens to AT&T and T-Mobile Now? Congressman Boucher Weighs In
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Last month, AT&T withdrew its bid to purchase T-Mobile USA from Duetsche Telekom after a lot of criticism, especially from the Department of Justice and the FCC. The merger did receive a lot of support, but criticism proved to be louder.

Legendary Singer Etta James Has Died Legendary Singer Etta James Has Died

Legendary blues singer Etta James passed away today at the age of 73 following a long battle with chronic leukemia and hepatitis C. Twitter was full of reactions to the singer’s death and “Etta James” was even the top worldwide …

How Is Google’s Algorithm Update Determining “Ads Above The Fold”? How Is Google’s Algorithm Update Determining “Ads Above The Fold”?
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Less ads intruding on quality content, it’s a simple concept – right? When the majority of us visits a website, we’re visiting to get something we want. When an obstacle is in our way from the main goal, we tend …