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Laser Scanner Foils Terrorists, Lets Travelers Enjoy Bottled Drinks On Planes Laser Scanner Foils Terrorists, Lets Travelers Enjoy Bottled Drinks On Planes

If you’re a light traveler, you’ve no doubt dealt the vexing fluid restriction that comes with traveling via airplane. It’s always a devil’s gambit of whether or not the particular TSA agent you’re dealing with will permit you to hold …

Google Enhanced Ad Sitelinks Launched For AdWords Google Enhanced Ad Sitelinks Launched For AdWords
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Google announced the launch of enhanced ad sitelinks, which the company calls its “strongest performing experiments.” Google says that on average, clickthrough rates are 30% higher for ads with sitelinks, compared to ads without. On the Inside AdWords blog, Google …

Spray-On Antennas Unveiled at Google’s Solve For X Event Spray-On Antennas Unveiled at Google’s Solve For X Event
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At Google’s Solve for X fest, Chamtech Operations unvelied thier new nanotech-based spray-on antenna kit, for use on existing antennas, as well as relatively antenna-shaped, upright builds. The science is basically nano-capacitors in a can, that can be sprayed onto …

UK Shuts Down Popular Music Blog
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RnBXclusive.com was one of the most popular blogs dedicated to R&B/hip-hop music. It even had over 250,000 fans on Facebook. The site is now dead thanks to the Serious Organised Crime Agency. TorrentFreak is reporting that SOCA not only took …

Computer Programs That Think Like Humans Computer Programs That Think Like Humans

In the 1800s, “intelligence” meant that you were good at memorizing things. Today “intelligence” is measured through IQ tests where the average score for humans is 100. Researchers at the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science at the …

Viral Videos: V-Day…Ugh, Puppy Flava Flav, & Puppet Requiem For A Dream Viral Videos: V-Day…Ugh, Puppy Flava Flav, & Puppet Requiem For A Dream

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Zynga Earnings: Revenue Up 91% in 2011 Zynga Earnings: Revenue Up 91% in 2011

Zynga just released its Q4 and full-year earnings report. Revenue was up 91% year-over-year to $1.14 billion in 2011. Online game revenue was $1.07 billion, an increase of 85% year-over-year. Ad revenue was $74.5 million, an increase of 226% year-over-year. …

Canadian Anti-Privacy Bill Is Just Like H.R. 1981
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Canadian Conservatives are trying to push through a new network monitoring bill and anybody who opposes such a blatant attack on privacy are said to be supporters of child pornography. The Globe and Mail reports that Public Safety Minister Vic …

Kate Upton, Valentine’s Day, and Candy Heart Rejects Kate Upton, Valentine’s Day, and Candy Heart Rejects

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Google PageRank Applied To The Molecular World Google PageRank Applied To The Molecular World

Washington State University chemistry professor Aurora Clark claims to have adapted Google’s PageRank algorithm for use in moleculaRnetworks, which is designed to enable scientists to determine molecular shapes and chemical reactions “without the expense, logistics and occasional danger of lab …

George Lucas: Lack Of Talent Insults Glenn Beck George Lucas: Lack Of Talent Insults Glenn Beck
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I’m not familiar with who Glenn Beck is or what angles he takes, but apparently the re-released 3D version of Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace really pissed him off. In fact, it sounds like he really doesn’t …

Microsoft’s Latest Jab: Google Docs Is A Cupcake Without The Icing Microsoft’s Latest Jab: Google Docs Is A Cupcake Without The Icing
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Microsoft’s been laying down some heat on Google lately. First there was that barbed volley the two companies traded regarding the true nature of Google’s updated Privacy Policy. Today’s round features a video released on the Why Microsoft blog that …

FairSearch: Google Is Lying [Updated] FairSearch: Google Is Lying [Updated]

Update 2: Politico says it didn’t pull any ads (via Danny Sullivan). The FairSearch Coalition put up a blog post today saying Google lied about a FairSearch ad campaign. The post references a recent Public Policy Blog post from Google’s …

Google: Valentine’s Day Searches On The Rise Google: Valentine’s Day Searches On The Rise

What are you going to do for Valentine’s Day? If you don’t know yet, Google has a few tips for you. On the Google blog today, Jim Lecinski, VP of U.S. Sales for Google, posted some interesting facts about Valentine’s …

Indian Government Won’t Censor Social Media Indian Government Won’t Censor Social Media
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According to Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal, no Indian government will ever crack down on social media, to try to calm fears of China-like censorship of sites like Google and Facebook. Still, a Delhi trial court recently forced 21 websites …

Whitney Houston Funeral Closed To Public Whitney Houston Funeral Closed To Public

Whitney Houston will be honored friday at noon in a funeral service at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey. Houston was found dead in her Beverly Hills hotel room Saturday afternoon. Officials are still waiting on toxicology …

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Digital Editions: Kate Upton, Zoomed Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Digital Editions: Kate Upton, Zoomed
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People, it’s that time of the year again. Winter might be bearing down for one last push, but you can use your tablet to warm things up. That’s because the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue has dropped. And unlike your …

TED Quotes Launched Today, Will Soon Grace Status Updates Near You

Go log in to any of one of the social networking sites you belong to and undoubtedly you will see an update from that one friend of yours who only speaks in quotes. You may even have more than one …

German Scientists Make Iron Transparent German Scientists Make Iron Transparent

Scientists at DESY have made iron transparent. Well, let’s back up a moment. DESY is the Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron, or “German Electron Synchrotron”, the biggest German research center for particle physics. What they have been working on there is making …

“Goodnight iPad” Is A Bedtime Story For The Tech Age “Goodnight iPad” Is A Bedtime Story For The Tech Age

Have you ever wanted a children’s book that speaks to the current tech obsessed generation? You’re in luck then. Ann Droyd brings us a parody of “Goodnight Moon” called “Goodnight iPad.” The book is billed as “A parody for the …

Google+ iOS App Gets Instant Upload Google+ iOS App Gets Instant Upload

Today, the Google+ iOS app is getting an upgrade to include a feature that’s been the most demanded by users – instant upload. Instant upload automatically puts every photo and video that you take using your smartphone into a private …

Hotmail’s Spam Protection Amongst Best in Business Hotmail’s Spam Protection Amongst Best in Business
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According to this Gadgetwise column in the New York Times, Microsoft’s Hotmail offers the best spam protection in the business. SITI, or spam in the inbox, rates have been reduced to record lows, with the advancement of Hotmail’s Smartscreen technology. …

Bonnaroo Lineup Announced Via Spotify Bonnaroo Lineup Announced Via Spotify

The 11th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival wil be held June 7-10, 2012 in Manchester, Tennessee. Usually, folks flock to the Bonnarroo webpage to see what the lineup will be for the festival. Then, they’re off to iTunes, YouTube, …

Google Public DNS Handles Over 70 Billion Requests Per Day Google Public DNS Handles Over 70 Billion Requests Per Day

Back in late 2009, Google announced the launch of Google Public DNS, its free global domain name system resolution service, which allows people to use it as an alternative to their current DNS providers. It’s now the biggest such service …