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Name Game: Is It An Android Phone, Or A Condom? Name Game: Is It An Android Phone, Or A Condom?
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Since Google launched its Android operating system back in 2008 the ongoing rivalry between Android and Apple’s iOS platform has often been compared to the age-old Mac-vs-Windows debate. In one respect, at least, the comparison is apt: while Apple makes …

Google Adds Google Play to its Homepage Google Adds Google Play to its Homepage
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Besides the doodles, changes to the Google homepage are rare. So, when Google makes changes to one of the most visited pages on the web, it’s a big deal. And when Google makes a change to its homepage that links …

Will The “Next Web” Belong To Yahoo? Will The “Next Web” Belong To Yahoo?

Yahoo Chief Product Officer, Blake Irving, spoke about “the next web” (not the technology blog) at the Adobe Digital Marketing Summit last week. Yahoo has posted a “concise version” of his opening remarks from he event, in which he talks …

Frank Martin To Move To South Carolina

Coach Frank Martin, who has spent five years with the Kansas State Wildcats, has confirmed to ESPN that he’s accepted a position as head coach at South Carolina. The news comes just days after Martin denied the rumors that have …

Angry Birds Creator Acquires Futuremark Games Angry Birds Creator Acquires Futuremark Games

Rovio is a busy little bird these days. First it’s wildly successful “Angry Birds” franchise gets its first real sequel in “Angry Birds Space.” Now we get news that they have aquired their second company. This time it is the …

EBay Blocks the Sale of Sugar Substitute EBay Blocks the Sale of Sugar Substitute

Internet auctioneer eBay blocked the global sale of Sorbitol yesterday, a sugar substitute that has been blamed for the death of a medical patient in Italy. As a subject in a food intolerance test being conducted in a private clinic …

How Not To Suck At Meetings [Infographic, Video]

Meetings suck. They really do. What’s that old adage? “The camel was a horse designed by committee?” Or something like that. By the way, does anybody have a better idea of how to being this article? If so, please dress …

Google Drive Launching In April [REPORT] Google Drive Launching In April [REPORT]

According to Om Malik at GigaOm’s sources, we should see the long-awaited Google cloud storage service, Google Drive, next month. He says that “sources familiar with the company’s plans” have marked the first week of April as the release period. …

Three New Kindle Fire Models Coming This Year? Three New Kindle Fire Models Coming This Year?
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With the Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet just past the ripe old age of four months, rumors are starting to swirl about what Amazon has coming next. Twice already this year we’ve seen reports about a 10-inch model being in the …

BrowserQuest: An HTML5 MMO From Mozilla BrowserQuest: An HTML5 MMO From Mozilla

Mozilla is one of the strongest proponents of Open Web standards including HTML5. There have already been demos created that show the power of HTML5, but Mozilla and Little Workshop have outdone themselves this time. The Mozilla Hacks page today …

Cafe4tune Virtual Social World Launches In Beta Cafe4tune Virtual Social World Launches In Beta

Cafe4tune, a new social network which allows individuals and organizations worldwide to interact in virtual, 2D and 3D web environments, launches today in Beta with companion iPhone, iPad or Android apps. Since Cafe4tune was first introduced in 2011, more than …

Jenna Talackova: Transgender Model Denied the Privilege to Compete
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On Friday, Jenna Talackova was denied the opportunity to compete in the Canadian beauty pageant contest. The 23 year old was born a male but received gender reassignment surgery at the age of 19 which makes her a woman. If …

XBOX Live Gold Members Get New Premium Services
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XBox Live Gold members will now have the ability to watch more on demand programming with the addition of three new services: xfinity TV, HBO go, and MLB.TV. Xfinity is an on-demand television service from Comcast, that brings your favorite …

Honda’s W.O.W Concept Car Wows Dog Owners Honda’s W.O.W Concept Car Wows Dog Owners
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Honda has the right idea with this new W.O.W (Wonderfully Open-Hearted Wagon) concept car. The idea was first revealed to the Japanese market, as consumers are starting to own more and more dogs, and demand pet-friendly convenience. This Honda features …

Sony Reorganizes Company Into  “One Sony” Sony Reorganizes Company Into “One Sony”

Sony has been broken for years, with gaming propping up everything else. Well now we get news that Sony is establishing a new management structure. The “Sony One” initiative is meant to reorganize a fractured company and that they will …

Paul Allen Nearly Had Identity Stolen By Incredibly Bold Dude Paul Allen Nearly Had Identity Stolen By Incredibly Bold Dude

Note: if you go AWOL from the U.S. Army, it’s probably in your best interest to keep a low profile. Volunteer at a pet rescue center, get a library card, start a garden – stick to the discreet activities, really. …

Nazi Art Theft Material Discovered

During World War ll, Adolf Hitler commanded agents to raid and loot European countries, looking for precious metals, currency, jewelry, and artwork. While most of the items were recovered by the Allies after the war ended, some of them were …

NASA’s ‘Perpetual Ocean’ Video is Hypnotic
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The Scientific Visualization Studio at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center is responsible for many fascinating and beautiful animations that bring to life the weather and other effects on a planetary scale. These animations take data from real research papers and …

MLB.TV App Comes To Xbox LIVE Today MLB.TV App Comes To Xbox LIVE Today

Microsoft and Major League Baseball have announced that the MLB.TV app is available today on Xbox LIVE. The app allows you to watch live HD broadcasts of every out-of-market regular season game, as well as archived games and highlights from …

Services Like Identified Use Game Elements to Encourage User Participation Services Like Identified Use Game Elements to Encourage User Participation
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Fast-growing startup Identified, a Facebook-based professional networking platform, is reaching out to members of the “Facebook generation” through “gamification” — the process of applying game-like elements (badges, scores, level-ups, invincibility — well, maybe not that last one) to non-game platforms …

TweetTV Receives $750K in Funding TweetTV Receives $750K in Funding

TweetTV, the social TV guide, has recently received $750K in funding from angel investor Joe Kalfa. TweetTV categorizes and enhances TV-based conversations happening on Twitter, and the company hopes to use the funds to develop mobile aps, hire engineers, update …

New Yelp Metrics Improve Its Use For Business New Yelp Metrics Improve Its Use For Business
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Yelp is one of the better social media services for small businesses that want to track how their brand is doing out in the real world. The site has introduced some new metrics that makes the site even more attractive …

Skimlinks Launches API Suite For Startups Skimlinks Launches API Suite For Startups

Skimlinks has released a comprehensive API suite to make it easy for up-and-coming companies to earn an immediate and seamless revenue stream, and gain valuable insights into their users’ shopping habits. Skimlinks APIs will allow developers to build on top …

LivingSocial Drops A Cleveland Steamer For Only $69
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I’m a 20-something male, so sometimes things that are said in a completely innocuous manner and setting can still make me chuckle like a fifth-grader. I’ll be the first to admit that my mind usually does a faceplant right in …