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WHI Solutions Acquired By eBay [Breaking] WHI Solutions Acquired By eBay [Breaking]

eBay just announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire WHI Solutions, which provides software and digital catalog solutions for auto parts distributors and retailers. eBay’s Richard Brewer-Hay writes about the acquisition on the eBay Ink blog, which explains …

Skyrim Arrow In The Knee Shirt Brings Back Dead Horse Meme
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I used to think this joke was funny. Then, like most denizens of the interwebs, I saw it everywhere and it lost any semblance of humor. Then, I saw this shirt – and I’m pretty sure that I want it. …

Yahoo! Seeks to Avoid Lawsuit in India

Yahoo! filed to be removed from a mass lawsuit against various social networking sites reportedly accused of hosting offensive religious content. The lawsuit in question has stood, despite Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal recently denying that the Indian government supports …

Android Passes iOS In UK Market Share Android Passes iOS In UK Market Share
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A new study shows that Android has overtaken the iPhone as the most-used smartphone in the UK. Among smartphones in use by consumers on a daily basis – not just sales – Android has 36.9% of the market, compared to …

iPhone Loss Leaves Man Blind In Atlanta iPhone Loss Leaves Man Blind In Atlanta
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A Georgia Tech grad student found himself in a compromising position after he lost his smartphone. Vincent Martin is blind and his phone has special software that allows him to interact via voice recognition. Last friday he had to make …

Optimization Tips For AdSense Rolling Out To Publisher Accounts Optimization Tips For AdSense Rolling Out To Publisher Accounts
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Google just announced a new kind of optimization tips it will be rolling out for AdSense users. They’ll show publishers how to make changes to their AdSense for Content ad unit type or format setting right in the account. Google …

Microsoft Office iPad App On The Way? [UPDATED] Microsoft Office iPad App On The Way? [UPDATED]
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UPDATE: A Microsoft spokesperson has denied the upcoming launch, saying “The Daily story is based on inaccurate rumors and speculation. We have no further comment.” ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Back in November of 2011, rumors of an upcoming Microsoft Office app for …

Apple And Proview Enter Negotiations Over iPad Name Apple And Proview Enter Negotiations Over iPad Name

The hotly contested legal battle between Proview and Apple over the iPad name may soon start moving towards a conclusion. Proview today said that the company is moving towards talks with Apple over the iPad name dispute. I’m sure both …

FairSearch Coalition To Protest Google More Heavily In Europe FairSearch Coalition To Protest Google More Heavily In Europe

The FairSearch Coalition announced that it has expanded its presence into Europe, with the launch of a new site at FairSearchEuopre.org. The organization says that as its membership has grown, it has realized that the concerns it was founded on …

Nebraska Debates Ownership of Facebook, Twitter, and Email Accounts of the Deceased Nebraska Debates Ownership of Facebook, Twitter, and Email Accounts of the Deceased
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If you are the executor of someone’s will in the state of Nebraska, you might have some extra responsibilities given to you in the near future. State Senator John Wightman is the sponsor of a bill that would give the …

Weinsteins Team Up with Netflix for Film Deal Weinsteins Team Up with Netflix for Film Deal
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Netflix and The Weinstein Company announced an exclusive, multi-year licensing agreement that will make foreign, documentary and certain other films available for streaming for U.S. customers. This will prompt some movies to be released directly to Netflix, instead of traditional …

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Available For Download BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Available For Download
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In January we brought you news that Research In Motion was showing off the new BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES. Well, it looks like the day PlayBook owners have long been waiting for has finally arrived. RIM has announced …

Sony Google TV Root Makes Your Smart TV Smarter Sony Google TV Root Makes Your Smart TV Smarter
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Do you know what happens when you start to incorporate more sophisticated technologies into TVs? People start to hack them to enable more functionality than the manufacturer ever intended. The target today is the Sony Google TV with GTVHacker releasing …

Ex-Google Employees Unite To Innovate E-Mail Ex-Google Employees Unite To Innovate E-Mail
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Three young men from Australia are sick of the antiquated way we view our email and have left their bureaucratic and frustrating positions at Google to pursue a new way for users to interact with their email. Cameron Adams, Jochen …

Yandex Gets Twitter Access, Launches Social Features. Should Google Worry? Yandex Gets Twitter Access, Launches Social Features. Should Google Worry?

Yandex, the Russian search engine giant, announced a new social networking search program. The announcement doesn’t mention Twitter specifically, but Search Engine Land is reporting that the search engine has made a deal with Twitter to gain access to the …

Simpsons 500th Episode Sets Records, Creates Buzz Simpsons 500th Episode Sets Records, Creates Buzz
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Matt Groening’s cartoon creation and The Fox TV series “The Simpsons” has set another record with the running of it’s recent milestone 500th episode on Sunday, February 19th. “The Simpsons” is now one of the longest-running sitcoms in television history, …

U.S. Pirate Party Announces First Conference
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You may or may not be aware of the Pirate Party, the political group founded in Europe that fights for online freedoms and privacy rights, but they are a very real political party. They have not had much of a …

Barnes & Noble Posts Q3 2012 Results, Announces 8GB Nook Barnes & Noble Posts Q3 2012 Results, Announces 8GB Nook

The financial results for Barnes & Noble third quarter of the financial year have been released and, initially, all signs point in good directions for the bookseller. This might come as a surprise to some since speculation grew over the …

Mardi Gras 2012 Takes Over The Twitterverse Mardi Gras 2012 Takes Over The Twitterverse

For all of Mardi Gras’ religious implications, it always winds up being one of the best parties of the year. And not just Fat Tuesday, of course – that’s just when we stuff ourselves so full of food that we …

More iPad 3 Leaks Confirm Latest Rumors More iPad 3 Leaks Confirm Latest Rumors
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With Apple set to unveil the new iPad 3 in just two weeks (maybe), the rumors and leaks are coming fast and furious now. Several components of the device have leaked out in the last two weeks, giving us an …

Russia Urges UN Envoy to Syria on Twitter

Russia proposed that the UN send a special envoy to Syria on Twitter Tuesday, to help coordiniate security and humanitarian efforts. Russia’s foreign ministry has urged the U.N. Security council to prompt the U.N. Security General to set these efforts …

Anonymous Poses Threat To U.S. According To Official
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It appears that Anonymous may pose more of a threat to the U.S. government than initially thought. The Wall Street Journal is reporting General Keith Alexander, director of the NSA, has said that Anonymous may be capable of taking down …

Zimbabwe Canes Teenager For Facebook Slander
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In Aprile 2011, the U.S. state department released a report on human rights in Zimbabwe. In the report U.S. government officials outline many abuses of power and savage acts perpetrated by the Zimbabwe government and their security forces. Specific cases …

10-Inch Kindle Fire Set For Q2 2012? 10-Inch Kindle Fire Set For Q2 2012?

According to reports, Amazon has tapped Foxconn to manufacture a 10-inch version of their popular Kindle Fire tablet, and you could have your hands on one pretty soon. The reports comes from DigiTimes, who quote sources that say “Foxconn Electronics …