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Google Sued Over “Jewish” Autocomplete Suggestions Google Sued Over “Jewish” Autocomplete Suggestions
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If you’ve spent any time on humor sites, forums, or user-submitted content aggregators like reddit, you have probably seen Google’s autocomplete search feature used as a tool for discovering the sometimes fascinating, sometimes downright odd, and oftentimes frightening collective queries …

No Internet, No Problem – But Could You Pull the Plug? No Internet, No Problem – But Could You Pull the Plug?

Taking an indefinite but meaningful vacation from the online world today is, at best, difficult and, at the worst, contrived. The internet isn’t exactly at phase, at least in the microcosmic terms of evolution because now that it’s here it …

Google Panda Update: Tips To Stay On Its Good Side Google Panda Update: Tips To Stay On Its Good Side
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Martin Panayotov recently wrote a post for SEOmoz about how a site (MyMovingReviews.com) he works for managed to benefit from the Panda updates. It’s an interesting article because usually you see articles about people who have been hit by the …

Google Refuses Request For Galaxy Nexus Source Code Google Refuses Request For Galaxy Nexus Source Code
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Google has filed a motion opposing an Apple subpoena for the source code used on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone. The subpoena was filed in the second of Apple’s two current lawsuits against Samsung in the U.S. (not the one …

Gamestop Exec Doesn’t Believe That Next Gen Consoles Will Block Used Games
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One of the rumors to come out of the next gen console discussion that has the chance to completely change the way that consumers interact with their consoles is not an integration of motion controls or larger disk drives. It …

Unblock The Pirate Bay By Switching DNS Servers Unblock The Pirate Bay By Switching DNS Servers
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This is a note to our friends across the pond, friends who may be freaking out about the news of The Pirate Bay potentially being blocked in the United Kingdom. While the news may come as a shock, especially in …

Hideki Matsui Signs With Tampa Bay Rays: Twitter Reacts

Hideki Matsui has reportedly signed on with the Tampa Bay Rays in a minor league contract. The former Yankee has played nine seasons in the major leagues and has a .285 career average. Rays executive vice president Andrew Friedman said …

Google Details Web Workers Debug Tools Google Details Web Workers Debug Tools

If you develop for any Web browser, especially if you code in HTML5, you might be familiar with Web Workers. If so, you also might realize that it can be pretty challenging to debug. Google has now introduced new support …

Paul Silas Won’t Return as Bobcats Coach: Twitter Reacts

Paul Silas apparently won’t be back next season as the coach for Charlotte Bobcats. Given that he only won seven games last season, I seriously doubt anyone is going to complain much about his departure. However, I’m sure there are …

SiriusXM App For Android Updated With 5 Hour Replay SiriusXM App For Android Updated With 5 Hour Replay

Sirius XM Radio announced today that a free update to their SiriusXM Android app has been released. The company claims the new app, which can now be downloaded in the Google Play app marketplace, will give subscribers to their service …

LHC Physicists Explain the Higgs Boson Particle LHC Physicists Explain the Higgs Boson Particle
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The Large Hadron Collider is pretty interesting. New subatomic particles are being discovered with its utilization. Just last Friday a new particle was discovered – “neutral Xi_b^star baryon”. The new particle is made up of three quarks, and only exists …

Etsy’s Reseller Debacle: Handmade Site Features Questionable Goods Etsy’s Reseller Debacle: Handmade Site Features Questionable Goods
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Since 2005, Etsy has been the place to go for handmade crafts and vintage goodies; strictly an online destination, it’s home to about 800,000 sellers who offer up everything from jewelry to children’s clothing to furniture. Anyone with handmade items …

Wikipedia Editors Are Basically All Dudes – Should That Matter? Wikipedia Editors Are Basically All Dudes – Should That Matter?
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Wikipedia have released the results of their second editor survey and, much like the original one from April 2011, the vast majority of Wikipedia editors are still men. After concluding data collection in December 2011 from over 6,500 respondents, the …

Pluck Elaborates On Pinterest Integration Pluck Elaborates On Pinterest Integration

Demand Media released version 5.1 of its Pluck social media platform last Thursday, which features native Pinterest integration, and now a blog post from Pluck itself expands upon the “Pin It” button that was built into the platform’s photo and …

Groupon Now Milestone: 1.5 Million Deals Sold Groupon Now Milestone: 1.5 Million Deals Sold
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Groupon Now! just issued its 1.5 millionth groupon deal at CiCi’s Nails in Chicago, Illinois. The deal with features a $42 manicure and pedicure deal for $30 marks a huge milestone for a service only available for one year. Groupon …

Google Penguin Update: 12 Tips Directly From Google Google Penguin Update: 12 Tips Directly From Google
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In case you haven’t heard the news, the official name for the Webspam update Google launched this week, is reportedly the Penguin update. Google’s Matt Cutts even tweeted a picture of a stuffed Panda hanging out with a stuffed Penguin. …

Kellen Moore Joins Detroit Lions as Free Agent
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Kellen Moore, former Boise State quarterback, was hopeful that he would end up being signed during the recent NFL draft. Unfortunately, he watched as QB after QB were scarfed up by various teams, leaving him with feels of frustration once …

Amended CISPA Is A Direct Threat To Internet Privacy Amended CISPA Is A Direct Threat To Internet Privacy
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The bill we’ve grown to fear is much, much closer to being a reality in our lives with the passing of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), courtesy of the House of Representatives. The controversial bill passed with …

The Avengers Makes Almost $200 Million Overseas
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If you’re living in the U.S. and just can’t wait any longer to see The Avengers, there’s an alternative: you can always dust your passport off an head out to somewhere like France or Australia and catch it a few …

Meet KegDroid, Your Android-Powered Beer Dispenser Meet KegDroid, Your Android-Powered Beer Dispenser
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Paul Carff was bored with drinking beer (lolwut?), so he decided to take on a project to make the whole experience more enjoyable. What he came up with is KegDroid, which is pretty much what it sounds like: an Android-powered …

Gypsy Rose Lee: Portrait Of A Burlesque Mom

The general public might not know much about a lady named Gypsy Rose Lee, but ask any modern burlesque performer and they’ll likely give you an earful about the woman who earned her rightful place in history by being much …

Google Launches A Bunch Of Mobile Ad Improvements Google Launches A Bunch Of Mobile Ad Improvements

Google announced some new mobile search ad improvements today. These include: app promotion with a new Mobile App extension, richer info about mobile apps in ad units, the ability to track Android app downloads through AdWords and the addition of …

Ireland Uses Facebook App to Ensure Voter Registration Ireland Uses Facebook App to Ensure Voter Registration

Officials in Ireland are being creative when it comes to getting the word out about an upcoming referendum in Ireland. Silicon Republic is reporting that the Irish Referendum Commission will launch a Facebook app that will encourage and educate Facebook …

Recovering From Google’s Penguin Update Recovering From Google’s Penguin Update
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First, before you start your campaign for Penguin recovery, you should probably determine whether you were actually hit by the Penguin update, or by the Panda update (or even some other Google algorithm change). Shortly after the Penguin update rolled …