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Apple, Target Sued Over iPad Smart Cover Apple, Target Sued Over iPad Smart Cover
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Another day, another patent suit, it seems. Apple and Target have been sued by Jerald A. Bovino of Colorado for patent infringement. Bovino owns a patent for a ribbed computer case, and claims that Apple and Target are infringing on …

Here’s What Matt Cutts Says to Sites That Have Been Hacked Here’s What Matt Cutts Says to Sites That Have Been Hacked
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Google’s head of Webspam, Matt Cutts, has been in the news a lot this week, thanks to Google’s big webspam update, which has become officially known as the Penguin update. As Cutts says, Google has to deal with more types …

YouTube Google TV App Updated With New Features YouTube Google TV App Updated With New Features

Google has been working on improving and updating Google TV quite a bit lately. Just last week the TV & Movies app was updated to include a new recommendation service. This week, the YouTube app for Google TV has been …

Greg Allman Postpones Tour Due To Heart Condition

65-year old Greg Allman, one of the founding members of the hugely successful ’60s and ’70’s rock band The Allman Brothers, is postponing his book tour in order to have his heart checked out. “It’s just one of those make-sure …

NFL Draft: A Proposition for Mister Irrelevant
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For football fans, this weekend will be dominated by the NFL Draft, the yearly meat market where teams can stock up on “student-athletes” ready to get paid to crush each other on the field, making their owners even more money …

Foursquare Updates Its BlackBerry App, Adds NFC Communication Foursquare Updates Its BlackBerry App, Adds NFC Communication

All you ever hear about these days is iOS this or Android that. What about the good ol’ BlackBerry? I owned one for years and I still miss its amazing keyboard. Well, at least one company hasn’t forgotten the BlackBerry …

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Wants Nationwide Ban On Cellphone Use While Driving Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Wants Nationwide Ban On Cellphone Use While Driving
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In today’s installment of the “good luck with that” files, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood has come out in favor of an all-out ban of the use of cellphones while driving. This would prohibit anyone from using their device …

Viddy Seeks to Raise $30 Million Viddy Seeks to Raise $30 Million

Viddy, a sort of Instagram for video, has just revealed that it’s going for $30 million in venture capitol during its series B funding, with a valuation of $370 million – while likely banking on its 10 million users. This …

YouTube’s Google+ Creators Workshops in May YouTube’s Google+ Creators Workshops in May

YouTube and Google+ are putting together some great workshops for people who like to create and post videos on YouTube. The events will include technical stuff like dealing with importing and exporting and fun stuff like building a bigger audience …

Obama Web Ad Suggests Romney Wouldn’t Have Pursued Bin Laden
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The latest web advertisement for President Obama’s campaign makes the suggestion that Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney would not have ordered the strikes on Bin Laden. In order to drive the point home, the video uses previously-unreleased Bill Clinton interview …

Angry Birds Creators Start New Game Studio: Boomlagoon

Two key Angry Birds creators, Antti Sten, lead server architect and Thuosas Erikoinen, lead artist, have left Rovio to create a new studio called Boomlagoon, VentureBeat is reporting. Boomlagoon will also utilize the mobile platform for game development. From their …

A Planet Transformed by Humanity’s Rapid Spread

Welcome to the Anthropocene is an incredibly revealing short movie detailing humanity’s spread across the globe since the Industrial Revolution began. The video, created by Globaia.org, is essentially a visualization of man’s migratory patters in a post-industrial world, and after …

SNOPA Is One Internet Bill Worth Rooting For SNOPA Is One Internet Bill Worth Rooting For
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With the Internet exploding this morning at the news of CISPA passing the House, people may have put the bane of SOPA in the past. It turns out that SOPA was just the evil cousin of a much more benign …

SpaceX Preps Test For May 7th Space Flight SpaceX Preps Test For May 7th Space Flight
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On Monday April 30th, 2012, SpaceX will do a static launch test of their rocket propulsion system, called Falcon 9, in advance of their planned launch. The static launch, which is available for viewing here will start at 2:30pm EST …

Google’s Android Expectations: Hope vs. Reality Google’s Android Expectations: Hope vs. Reality

The court case between Google and Oracle has become a goldmine for those wanting a peek inside the world of Android as a business. The Verge has published a slide presentation for a quarterly review of Android that was entered …

Tommy Marth, Killers’ Sax Player, Commits Suicide
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33-year old Tommy Marth, who played saxophone for The Killers, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound this week. His body was discovered in his Las Vegas home on Monday. Very few details have been released about his suicide or the …

Sherlock Star Benedict Cumberbatch’s iPhone Audition Impressed J.J. Abrams

If you’re Scottish, you might not be able to make Siri understand a word you’re saying. If you’re an aspiring photographer, your Instagram app might not make you into the next Annie Leibovitz. But if you’re a fairly successful actor, …

Google Penguin Update Gets Fresh Losers List From Searchmetrics Google Penguin Update Gets Fresh Losers List From Searchmetrics
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Earlier this week, Searchmetrics put out lists of winners and losers from Google’s Penguin update (when it was still called the Webspam update). After the lists were released, Google’s Matt Cutts spoke out about them, saying that they were inaccurate, …

Intuit to Acquire Demandforce for $423.5 Million Intuit to Acquire Demandforce for $423.5 Million

Intuit Inc. announced a plan to acquire Demandforce, a company which helps small business automate marketing and other communications. With Demandforce comes their software as a service (SAAS) application which is already used by thousands of small business customers. The …

Lady Gaga Concert Protests: No One Under 18 Admitted
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Lady Gaga concert protests were underway this week in South Korea, where the controversial singer’s “Born This Way” tour is set to kick off. Conservative Christians aren’t very happy with Gaga’s scheduled appearance in Seoul, so much so that they’ve …

Facebook, Twitter Get Smacked Down In Geeky Rap

Geeky rap artist, self proclaimed logic promoter, skeptic, and advocate for politiccal change Dan Bull is back with a couple of social media-oriented raps that ask some interesting questions about Facebook and Twitter. For one, what the hell is wrong …

Telecomm Industry Fully Supports CISPA Passage Telecomm Industry Fully Supports CISPA Passage
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In Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith, there’s a quote fitting the Telecommunications Industry’s reaction to the House of Representatives passing CISPA, saying “So this is how liberty dies, with thunderous applause. ” While a little bombastic, considering …

Battlefield 3 Helps You Have A Perfect Loadout
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Grip, bipod, laser, flashlight, heavy barrel, silencer, flash suppressor. There are so many things that you can choose, that if you can find the perfect balance, you will have the opportunity to truly dominate in Battlefield 3. In the new …

Warren Buffett: Financial Genius [Infographic] Warren Buffett: Financial Genius [Infographic]

Ever wonder who the richest people in the world are? Carlos Smith is number one, coming in at a $69 billion net worth, followed by Bill Gates, who comes in at $61 billion worth, and then there’s Warren Buffett, who …