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Online Poker Site DoylesRoom, Others Seized Online Poker Site DoylesRoom, Others Seized
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If you visit popular online poker site DoylesRoom.com, you will see a graphic not unlike the ones we saw on Black Friday, when PokerStars, Full Tilt, and Absolute Poker were taken down by the federal government. The site has been …

Laura Ingraham Accepts Ed Schultz’s Apology on Twitter Laura Ingraham Accepts Ed Schultz’s Apology on Twitter
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On his radio show Tuesday Ed Schultz, progressive commentator and host of MSNBC’s The Ed Show, attacked conservative radio host Laura Ingraham by calling her a “right wing slut.” “President Obama is going to be visiting Joplin, Mo., on Sunday …

Amazon Tries Lady Gaga Release Again Amazon Tries Lady Gaga Release Again

When Lady Gaga’s newest album Born This Way was released, Amazon offered the release in digital format for $0.99. Naturally, their web infrastructure almost collapsed. The special price was done in order to demonstrate Amazon’s cloud music service, and while …

Loopt Details Partnership with Groupon Loopt Details Partnership with Groupon

It looks like some users can access even more deals after Loopt and Groupon teamed up in an effort to help both merchants and consumers. Last week, the companies announced the integration of the daily deals service’s Groupon Now product into Loopt.

AOL Launches Huffington Post Canada and New AOL TV AOL Launches Huffington Post Canada and New AOL TV
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The AOL content factory continues to expand, as the company made a couple of big announcements today – the launch of Huffington Post Canada, and the relaunch of AOL TV. The Canadian version of the hugely popular Huffington Post, will …

Scotty McCreery Wins American Idol: Did Twitter Predict It? Scotty McCreery Wins American Idol: Did Twitter Predict It?
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The results of last night’s American Idol Finale may have been anti-climactic for some, as the Drudge Report reported hours before the show that his sources confirmed the country-crooner’s victory, by an almost 2 to 1 margin. But did Scotty …

Is Facebook Making Your Site Less Trustworthy? Is Facebook Making Your Site Less Trustworthy?
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It’s no secret that some people are uneasy with Facebook’s privacy practices, despite the company revising its policies repeatedly. Netpop has released an interesting study finding that 8 in 10 social media users feel “uneasy” or “ambivalent” about sharing personal …

Senator Franken Asks Google, Apple for Clear Privacy Policies Senator Franken Asks Google, Apple for Clear Privacy Policies
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While many have moved on from the “shocking” revelations concerning mobile phone privacy, thanks to the discovery of iPhone’s location tracking, some politicians are keeping the necessary fires burning. In fact, Senator Al Franken went even further, demanding the parent …

Modern Warfare 3 Faces British Backlash Modern Warfare 3 Faces British Backlash
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It’s shaping up to be a great fall season for gamers, if, for nothing else, than to watch Battlefield 3 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 fight it out for top first person shooter honors. It’s EA (BF3) versus …

Ashton Kutcher Invests in Airbnb Ashton Kutcher Invests in Airbnb
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Ashton Kutcher continues his expansion into all things internet, as it has just been announced that he has made a significant investment in travel startup Airbnb. Airbnb is an online company that provides travelers the opportunity to ditch the hotel …

mSpot Radio Spotter is mSpot Meets Pandora mSpot Radio Spotter is mSpot Meets Pandora

mSpot has just launched a new service that’s kind of like mSpot meets Pandora (without the ads). It’s called Radio Spotter (beta) and combines cloud music storage/streaming with streaming Internet radio. It will match the songs you play from your …

Scotty McCreery Wins American Idol Says Drudge Scotty McCreery Wins American Idol Says Drudge
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Update: Scotty McCreery did win American Idol as leaked by the Drudge Report earlier today. Feel free to give us your thoughts in the comment section below the article. The final results show isn’t until tonight, but the news about …

New Samsung Galaxy Tab Is On The Way New Samsung Galaxy Tab Is On The Way

Samsung’s response to the iPad — the Galaxy Tab — is getting an update, one that Samsung hopes will better compete with Apple’s ubiquitous tablet. While the hardware improvements are pretty impressive, it’s the introduction of the Android 3.1 operating …

Green Lantern New Trailer Released, Twitter Doesn’t Play Nice Green Lantern New Trailer Released, Twitter Doesn’t Play Nice
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The interwebs have not taken too kindly to the Green Lantern since its trailer hit last year. Many fans don’t particularly like Ryan Reynolds’ costume or Ryan Reynolds’ presence in the film for that matter. Many feel as though, in …

Sedalia Tornado: Twitter, the Internet Responds Sedalia Tornado: Twitter, the Internet Responds

Perhaps if federal relief could react as quickly as the Twitter and the rest of the Internet… Well, one thing’s for sure, the aftermath of Katrina wouldn’t stand out like a sore thumb. Meanwhile, the Internet has jumped on the …

Texas Pulls “Groping Bill” After TSA Threatens Flight Shutdowns Texas Pulls “Groping Bill” After TSA Threatens Flight Shutdowns
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Score one for the federal government, I guess. The Texas Senate was forced to abandon their plans to pass a bill referred to as the “Groping Bill” after the Transportation Security Administration played the federal trump card. According to Forbes, …

Facebook, Spotify Partnership Rumored Facebook, Spotify Partnership Rumored
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According to a new report from Forbes, Facebook and Spotify are partnershing on a music service that is already in testing, and it could launch within 2 weeks. According to Facebook and Spotify, there’s nothing going on…officially. Clearly, we’ll have …

Google Maps Visualizes The Path of the Joplin Tornado Google Maps Visualizes The Path of the Joplin Tornado
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It’s been an incredibly destructive tornado season in 2011, if you can pardon the understatement. Even after over 300 people were killed by tornado strikes in Alabama, the strike in Joplin, Missouri further emphasized just how devastating these storms can …

Saudi Arabian Woman Arrested for Driving a Car [Video] Saudi Arabian Woman Arrested for Driving a Car [Video]
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A 32-year-old Saudi Woman has been arrested for the simple act of driving a car around the city of Khobar. According to the AP Manal al-Sherif, an IT expert for an oil company, was arrested for “violating public order.” Saudi …

MacDefender, MacProtector, MacSecurity: How to Remove This Malware from Your Mac MacDefender, MacProtector, MacSecurity: How to Remove This Malware from Your Mac

MacDefender, MacProtector ,and MacSecurity are the names for a fraudulent “anti-virus software” that is the subject of recent phishing campaigns targeting Mac users. It affects users of Mac OS X 10.4, Mac OS X 10.6, and Mac OS X 10.5. …

Does Twitter Need Email? Does Twitter Need Email?

This week, Twitter began rolling out new email notifications. While Twitter has had notifications for things like direct messages, new followers, and Twitter updates in the past, the company tweeted that it was adding notifications for when someone you follow …

Amazon Kindle 3G with “Special Offers” Arrives Amazon Kindle 3G with “Special Offers” Arrives

As the price battles heat up in the world of e-readers, Amazon has announced that it is offering its Kindle with 3G at a lower price – if you can tolerate the advertising. The new Kindle 3G with Special Offers …

Twitter Makes TweetDeck Acquisition Official Twitter Makes TweetDeck Acquisition Official

It’s been reported all month that Twitter was acquiring TweetDeck. This week, CNN reported that the papers had been signed, but there was stilll no official word from Twitter or TweetDeck. Until now. In a post on the Twitter Blog, …

Google Correlate Launched – Google Trends in Reverse Google Correlate Launched – Google Trends in Reverse
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Google just launched a new Google Labs product called Google Correlate, which looks at search trends, and attempts to apply them to real-world situations. The official description for Google Correlate is as follows: Google Correlate is an experimental new tool …