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Asthma Attack Kills Pulitzer Winner Asthma Attack Kills Pulitzer Winner
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Foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid has died in Syria. Mr. Shadid had won two Pulitzer Prizes for his coverage of the war in Iraq. His assignments had taken him into danger many times. Once he was shot in the shoulder. He …

HBO Go Comes To Samsung’s Smart TVs HBO Go Comes To Samsung’s Smart TVs
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Samsung’s line of Smart TVs are about to receive an influx of content, provided you are an HBO subscriber and your television is compatible with the HBO Go application. This means not only will applicable Samsung Smart TV owners be …

iPhone Losing Market Share In China iPhone Losing Market Share In China
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While Apple enjoys considerable success in the sale of its iPhone around the world, the Chinese market has proven a particularly tough nut to crack. Overall, Apple has had an amazing year: they sold more iOS devices in 2011 than …

Sony Ericsson Drops The Ericsson Sony Ericsson Drops The Ericsson
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Sony Ericsson has been an established name in the cellphone market for years. All of that changes now. Sony announced that the transaction to acquire Ericsson’s 50 percent stake in Sony Ericsson was completed on February 15. This now makes …

Google Drive Spotted, Logo Appears Rather Googley Google Drive Spotted, Logo Appears Rather Googley

Is Google preparing for an imminent launch of their rumored cloud storage service Google Drive? Last week, we reported that Google was prepping their launch of Google Drive, a cloud service that would compete with existing services like Dropbox and …

Twitter, Wikipedia ‘Squatter’ Sites Fined For Posing As Twitter, Wikipedia
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Typos happen. They’re inescapable if you use a computer. This is why keyboards come with a Delete key. Given then that typos are expected, it was inevitable that someone out in the internet would find a way to profit from …

Apple Sells More iOS Devices Than Macs Apple Sells More iOS Devices Than Macs
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Apple has been making Macintosh computers for the past 28 years. The company’s newer iOS devices, while only being on the market for a relatively short time, have already outpaced the Mac business. Speaking to Fortune Magazine, Apple CEO Tim …

John Cleese Answers YouTube Comments via YouTube Video John Cleese Answers YouTube Comments via YouTube Video
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One of the best aspects of social media is its world-shrinking capabilities. It, in many ways, allows regular folks to reach out and touch the people/entertainers they admire. Granted, you won’t always get a response to these contact attempts, but …

YouTube Aims To Help Nonprofit Orgs YouTube Aims To Help Nonprofit Orgs
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YouTube announced a big initiative on their blog today, structured to help nonprofits. Next Cause is aimed at using online video to help organizations involved in charitable projects around the world. From Youtube: We’re excited to share the latest addition …

Man Finds 26K in Safe Bought on eBay Man Finds 26K in Safe Bought on eBay
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Canoga Park, California eBay seller James Labrecque always states in his auctions that “WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET,” all-caps. Well, in one of his recent auctions, $26,000 was included in what the buyer got. A Bartlett, TN eBay …

Google’s New Privacy Policy: Danny Sullivan Provides Insight Google’s New Privacy Policy: Danny Sullivan Provides Insight
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In January, Google announced that it was overhauling its more than 60 privacy policies and replacing them with one. As Alma Whitten, Google’s Director of Privacy in Product and Engineering, wrote in the announcement, the idea is to create a “beautifully simple, intuitive user experience across Google.”

Google Loved By Both Men And Women, According To Desired Brands Survey Google Loved By Both Men And Women, According To Desired Brands Survey
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If you’re ever having a fight with your significant other, know that you can find common ground over your shared love of Google, Dove, and Southwest Airlines. Brand insight firm Buyology has just released the results of their 2012 Most …

Jeremy Lin Is HUGE On Twitter Jeremy Lin Is HUGE On Twitter
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The New York Knicks white-hot trending topic point guard, aside from being the talk of the sports world — move over, you Super Bowl-winning Giants, it’s Lin Time — he’s also one of the most popular topics on Twitter, especially …

Groupon VIP: Would You Pay $30 A Year For A Better Groupon Experience? Groupon VIP: Would You Pay $30 A Year For A Better Groupon Experience?

Groupon is launching a new premium service for its “best customers” called Groupon VIP. Basically it just gives users access to deals early and later after they’ve expired for everyone else. It costs $30 a year . BusinessInsider has a …

Modern Warfare 3 Free To Play This Weekend, On Sale
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Steam will occasionally offer up free weekends on PC games to allow interested gamers a chance to try out the game before buying it. This weekend’s game is a big one. Steam announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 …

‘Iron Sky’ Pits President Sarah Palin Against Nazi Invaders From Space [Updated] ‘Iron Sky’ Pits President Sarah Palin Against Nazi Invaders From Space [Updated]
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UPDATE: Per a comment from one of the co-producers with “Iron Sky,” it looks like American movie-goers will get to enjoy this flick after all. As Mark Overett stated in his comment, “Iron Sky is definitely coming to the USA! …

Social Network Use in the U.S. [Infographic] Social Network Use in the U.S. [Infographic]

The Statista infographic below rounds up some big pieces of info on social network use in the U.S. The most obvious thing to take away from the data right off the bat is that Facebook dwarfs everyone else. Surprise. A …

Second Life Creator Acquires LittleTextPeople
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Linden Lab, makers of Second Life, has been kind of quiet for a while. They broke that silence today with an acquisition and announcement of new products. Linden Lab announced their acquisition of LittleTextPeople, a game development studio that specializes …

Messages Only For OS X Mountain Lion After Beta Messages Only For OS X Mountain Lion After Beta

When Apple unexpectedly announced OS X Mountain Lion yesterday, they offered Mac users a taste of things to come in the form of a beta version of the new Messages app. The app works just like Messages for iOS, in …

Nevada Developing Driverless Car Regulations Nevada Developing Driverless Car Regulations

Nevada has resumed putting laws into place that will allow companies to begin testing self-driving vehicles. Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles Director Bruce Breslow says the DMV is now developing new licensing procedures, and the state’s legislative commission approved moving …

Google+ Brand Pages Grow 1400% Since December Google+ Brand Pages Grow 1400% Since December
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One way to judge the popularity of Google+ is with total user growth, and some estimates put the network at over 100 million users. Those projections indicate that Google+ could have 400+ million by the end of 2012. Another metric …

Facebook Content Standards: Arty Nudity Okay; ‘Moose Knuckles’ Not So Much Facebook Content Standards: Arty Nudity Okay; ‘Moose Knuckles’ Not So Much
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The next time you feel like photoshopping a blown-apart head of one of your enemies and then uploading it to Facebook, the site moderators are perfectly fine with that – just make sure that the picture doesn’t actually depict any …

Facebook Open Graph Apps: A Bunch Of New Ones Facebook Open Graph Apps: A Bunch Of New Ones

Facebook announced a new round of Open Graph apps that will help users populate their timelines by sharing the content they’re consuming. The new round includes apps from Buzzfeed, CBS Local (LA and NY), CMT, The Daily Show, GetGlue, Huffington …

Proview Seeks $2 Billion From Apple In U.S. Courts

The legal drama between Apple and Proview just got more interesting. As we previously reported, Proview, a small Chinese company that makes monitors, claims to own the iPad trademark in China. Apple claims to have bought the trademark a few …