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EU’s Privacy Laws Will Affect U.S. Companies Too EU’s Privacy Laws Will Affect U.S. Companies Too

Justice Commissioner, Vivian Reding has made the statement, “It is… important to empower EU citizens, particularly teenagers, to be in control of their own identity online”. She goes on to say,“If an individual no longer wants his personal data to …

Facebook: You Can Get the Old Look Back Facebook: You Can Get the Old Look Back
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Do the newfangled bells and whistles on on Facebook seem like just too much? Were you just getting used to things the way they were? Just got adept at reading through your friends’ stuff, and now you’re lost? Would you …

Xbox 720 To Feature Anti-Used Game System
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Rumors can be strange and wonderful things, but rarely ever both. The new Xbox 720 rumors fall under both categories. Kotaku is reporting that their sources have told them that the next Xbox, dubbed the 720 for obvious reasons, is …

What Impact Does Facebook, Twitter Have On Court Juries? What Impact Does Facebook, Twitter Have On Court Juries?

To answer the question above; no, a majority of court cases aren’t tainted by the use of social media. According to a survey (PDF) which asked 508 judges various questions regarding juries and their use of social media services. It …

Fleshlight iPad Case Is Real And In Development Fleshlight iPad Case Is Real And In Development
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Earlier this week, we told you about a somewhat creepy yet undeniably intriguing concept that was sure to take forever alone to a whole new level. A concept design called the FLESHLiPad Holder generated a lot of buzz around the …

Twitter Imposters Twitter Imposters

Law & Order: SVU actress Stephanie March is not on Twitter. But, you wouldn’t know if from the past several days. On January 21, someone started a Twitter account @stephaniecmarch. Today, March’s husband, celebrity chef Bobbly Flay @bflay, confirmed that …

Bill Gates calls for “Green Revolution” Bill Gates calls for “Green Revolution”
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While The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation has been focused on the eradication of Polio, Gates’ annual letter outlines his realization of a need for a “Green Revolution”. Bill’s realization stems from the sad state of affairs we see in …

McDonald’s Replaces #McDStories With New Hashtag Campaign McDonald’s Replaces #McDStories With New Hashtag Campaign

Remember last weekend when McDonald’s social media campaign #McDStories backfired on them? Well, the fast food giant is at it again. McDonald’s started a new social media campaign today called #LittleThings. The hope is that they can avoid the terrible …

Julia Nunes Looks To Be Latest YouTube Sensation Turned Success Story Julia Nunes Looks To Be Latest YouTube Sensation Turned Success Story
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A ukelele, a webcam and mic, all coupled with a YouTube account; these are the tools utilized by Julia Nunes. They’ve helped her reach nearly 50 million views on YouTube, with 209,777 subscribers. When you generate this kind of buzz, …

Social Media: Who Are the Most Powerful Influencers? Social Media: Who Are the Most Powerful Influencers?
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Forbes Magazine, they of the lists, has released a list of the “Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers“. The list is comprised of social writers whose networks are most active and identifiable. This is not the same as having millions …

The Super Bowl XLVI Social Hub Wants To Help You Find Parking The Super Bowl XLVI Social Hub Wants To Help You Find Parking
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Even if it takes a mile of ethernet cable and twenty people working rotating shift fifteen hours a day, the Super Bowl command center is going to find you a parking space, by God. Rowdy NY Giants fans and overly …

Apple Fighting For Largest Company In The World Status Apple Fighting For Largest Company In The World Status

Apple’s huge earnings yesterday has just shot them through the roof as they battle for the status of largest company in the world with Exxon Mobil. Apple’s stock rose nearly six percent in midday trading according to the Mercury News. …

pcAnywhere Compromised: Disable Immediately! pcAnywhere Compromised: Disable Immediately!
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On January 4, Anonymous tweeted that an Indian hacker group had posted Symantec source code to Pastebin. Symantec Norton Antivirus source code published by indian hackers pastebin.com/ciExRzr3“ — Anonymous (@YourAnonNews) January 4, 2012 In response to this warning, Symantec has …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Foxconn Says It’s Go Time iPhone 5 Rumor: Foxconn Says It’s Go Time
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We already know that the iPhone 5 is the most anticipated gadget of 2012, and we’re pretty sure that we’re actually going to get an iPhone 5 this year, so all that remains are the details. Luckily, we’ve got just …

Angry Birds On Facebook Launching Valentines Day
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Angry Birds is huge so it comes as a surprise that it isn’t on Facebook yet. That’s all going to change on Valentine’s Day. Speaking to Penn Olson today, Rovio revealed that they are bringing their hit Angry Birds to …

Kindle Fire doesn’t even dent Apple’s sales Kindle Fire doesn’t even dent Apple’s sales

There is no doubt tablet ownership is on the rise. In fact, just this past holiday tablet ownership nearly doubled. Leading the trend most certainly is Apple with the iPad. But consumers may wonder, with products like the Kindle Fire …

Puppy Bowl VIII Starting Line-Up Revealed, Cue the Ahhhhs Puppy Bowl VIII Starting Line-Up Revealed, Cue the Ahhhhs
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February 5th marks Superbowl XLVI, where everyone across America will be tuning in to watch the game or will be waiting for the commercials. However, there’s one event which has grown to become an American tradition – the Puppy Bowl. …

President Obama Doesn’t Support SOPA, But Signs ACTA?
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Move over SOPA, tell ACTA the news? Or is this more of a case of “move over SOPA, it’s ACTA time?” Or does, “Stop! ACTA time!” work? For me, it’s “just when you thought it was safe to go back …

Facebook Does Not Make Students Get Bad Grades Facebook Does Not Make Students Get Bad Grades
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I remember my professors telling me that I shouldn’t be on Facebook during class because it would hurt my grades. It turns out there was no such danger. That’s a bit too broad of a statement, but as this handy …

Twitter In Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, and Urdu Coming Soon Twitter In Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, and Urdu Coming Soon

Twitter has added four new languages to their Translation Center, and in a few months users should be able to participate in the conversation in some right-to-left reading languages. The new languages are Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, and Urdu and users …

AMD is Ultra-Thin and Ready to Compete AMD is Ultra-Thin and Ready to Compete

AMD makes processors for computers, they don’t make computers in any capacity however; many are speculating on who will engage AMD to supply processors for a leaner competitor to Intel equipped Ultrabooks‘. So I think the buzz surrounding AMD revolves …

SOTU: 760,000 Tweets During the Address SOTU: 760,000 Tweets During the Address

Twitter reports today that the traffic specifically about the State of the Union address last night – DURING the address, not counting follow-up remarks – was over 760,000. The hashtag #education alone saw 35,972 tweets. Other hashtags promoted by Twitter …

Apple’s iCloud Service Is Really Popular Apple’s iCloud Service Is Really Popular

Apple posted big profits yesterday and their iCloud service was one of the biggest winners. AppleInsider is reporting that iCloud usage has jumped to 85 million subscribers. Sign-ups for the service have far out outpaced device sales. During the conference …

Anderson Cooper Plugging Google+ A Good Sign For Google Anderson Cooper Plugging Google+ A Good Sign For Google
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Anderson Cooper is plugging Google+. Does this mean that there’s a “big three” now? Will Google+ join Twitter and Facebook as social entities that companies feel compelled to plug? If you watch enough TV, you’ve probably heard this on cable …