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Demand Media Shares up 20% Demand Media Shares up 20%

Demand Media, Inc., the content and social media company that operates brands including eHow and Cracked, has just seen its stock rise roughly 20% to $8.68 per share, the highest price since August. Last summer the company saw another surge …

Apple Responds To Accusations Of Tax Dodging Apple Responds To Accusations Of Tax Dodging

Everybody knows that corporations – especially large corporations – do everything they can to minimize certain kinds of costs. They outsource manufacturing to a place where workers earn less pay and fewer benefits, and they take advantage of every loophole …

God Of War: Ascension Multiplayer Live Stream

On April 19th Sony officially announced the upcoming sequel to the highly successful “God of War” franchise. Already reports are coming in from the press day that Sony featured to show off it’s impressive new multi-player. The one thing that …

Bronx Zoo Crash Kills Seven People

Police are investigating a horrific car accident that killed all seven people involved, including three children; the crash was the second to occur in the same area of the Bronx River Parkway. 45-year old Maria Gonzalez was driving her family …

Julie Tristan Tries To Kill Local Reporting For Good
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The local news fluff piece has long been a staple of local news programming across the land. Whether its on-the-spot coverage of a new mascot for the local fire department, or the opening of the new Shoney’s by the WalMart …

Your Facebook Likes Might Get You Fired: Twitter Reacts Your Facebook Likes Might Get You Fired: Twitter Reacts

The next time you feel the overwhelming desire to express your thoughts and opinions through what you “like” on Facebook, keep in mind that others may not feel the same way. In fact, should you irritate the wrong person, you …

Self-Driving Cars: Young, City-Dwelling Males Lead The Market Self-Driving Cars: Young, City-Dwelling Males Lead The Market
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Google thinks that self-driving cars are inside a decade away, and the technology is so fluid that car owners could simply pay a few grand and have it installed in the time it takes to put in a new stereo. …

Friendster Reinvents Itself With Social Gaming Friendster Reinvents Itself With Social Gaming

The long thought dead social media site “Friendster” is trying to reinvent it self as a social gaming platform. The old “IT” social media platform before Facebook, and before Myspace has decided that after it was no longer a player …

Citi Sponsors LinkedIn Group For Professional Women Citi Sponsors LinkedIn Group For Professional Women
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Last week Citi and LinkedIn teamed up to launch a LinkedIn group called Connect: Professional Women’s Network, Powered by Citi. It has been designed to appeal to professional women, who control most of the household spending in the U.S. The …

Google Penguin Update: Petition Calls For Google To Kill It Google Penguin Update: Petition Calls For Google To Kill It
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Last week, Google gave frustrated webmasters a place to complain if they felt they were unjustly hit by the Penguin update. While I’m sure Google has received plenty of feedback through that, some are gravitating towards a petition to get …

Twitter, Facebook Should Be Embraced by Catholic Church, Says Bishop Twitter, Facebook Should Be Embraced by Catholic Church, Says Bishop
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The Catholic Church should be using social media services to spread the good word to the rest of the world, so a bishop speaking at the Australian Catholic Congress in Sydney, Australia today. Bishop David Walker explained how the Church …

Angry Birds Space Is Now Fastest Growing Mobile Game
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Whether you love it or hate it, Angry Birds is here to stay. I think it’s going to stay that way for a while too after Rovio announced today that the latest game in the franchise, Angry Birds Space, has …

Yahoo Asks Judge to Invalidate Facebook Patents Yahoo Asks Judge to Invalidate Facebook Patents

Yahoo is claiming Facebook bought eight of the ten patents that it used to counter-sue in the continuing war between the two internet giants. In a filing to a federal court, Yahoo is asking the judge to throw out the …

The Success of Pinterest [Video Infographic] The Success of Pinterest [Video Infographic]

Those of you who are familiar with Pinterest will not be surprised to hear how popular the social media site has become. The ability to share information on virtual bulletin boards has proven to have great utility in the business …

Steve Wozniak Calls Windows Phone “More Beautiful” Than iPhone, Android Steve Wozniak Calls Windows Phone “More Beautiful” Than iPhone, Android
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has a habit of annoying some of the more die-hard (or “crazy,” depending on your nomenclature of choice) fans of Apple’s products. How does he do this, you ask? Well, it seems that on occasion Woz …

Santorum And Lohan: Twitter Reacts To Unlikely Buddies
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Rick Santorum was at a White House Correspondent’s Dinner over the weekend with President Obama and some influential people in the world of media and beyond; Greta Van Susteren, Jimmy Kimmel, and…Lindsay Lohan? While I’m still not quite sure how …

Alicia Silverstone: Mouth-Feeding Her Son is Natural

Would Cher, the main character from the Amy Heckerling’s 1995 comedy “Clueless”, support her real world counterpart’s peculiar method of feeding her son? As if! Last month, actress Alicia Silverstone posted a very odd video featuring her incredibly unusual approach …

Firefox 14 Features Hinted In Aurora 14 Release Firefox 14 Features Hinted In Aurora 14 Release

We reported yesterday on the changes coming to Firefox that you can see for yourself in the Firefox 13 beta. It’s the first major change to Firefox in a while that adds loads of improvements including the long awaited new …

ACTA Being Dissected In European Parliament ACTA Being Dissected In European Parliament

Although the treaty has been rejected by some prominent members and advisors of the European Parliament, the ratification process is underway. No, this doesn’t mean ACTA will be ratified by parliament members, but it does mean that, despite on-record rejections, …

Apple and Microsoft Scrutinized by Australian Officials Apple and Microsoft Scrutinized by Australian Officials

Australia’s minister for communications, Stephen Conroy, wants to know why people in his country are paying more for digital downloads from companies like Microsoft and Apple than consumers in overseas markets like the United States. The Sydney Harold Reports Australia’s …

Awesome Urban Hack Turns Spinning Ad Into Carousel
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Walking the tightrope between art and activism, Florian Riviere fashions himself an “urban hacktivist.” Inspired by the hacker culture, Riviere has filled his portfolio with projects across various urban landscapes, including a “don’t pay, play” campaign that saw him make …

LG Launching Cloud on May 1st LG Launching Cloud on May 1st

LG Corp., the second largest electronics manufacturer in South Korea behind Samsung, is launching its own cloud services, aptly called LG Cloud. The platform is a bit different than a more orthodox cloud environment, as it’s meant to merely share …

Google Knew About Street View Wi-Fi Spying Software After All Google Knew About Street View Wi-Fi Spying Software After All
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Nearly two weeks after the Federal Communications Commission released a heavily redacted report about Google’s sponging up of emails, passwords, and other personal data via unsecured wi-fi networks, the company has released a full version of the report that reveals …

Will Samsung Ditch Google and Android? Will Samsung Ditch Google and Android?
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With Samsung now the top phone maker in the world, Business Insider is speculating that the company might leave Google in the dust and continue to develop its own version of Android. While that might make sense for Samsung, it …