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MPAA, RIAA and Anonymous All Stand Against Arizona’s New Internet Censorship Bill
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The Arizona state legislature just passed a bill that would criminalize any use of “obscene, lewd, or profane language” transmitted over “any electronic or digital device … with intent to … offend.” Pending approval by the Governor, the bill could …

“That 70′s Show” Actress Arrested On Felony Abuse Charge

Eric Foreman sure would have a lot to say about his longtime rival–and sister–being arrested. Lisa Robin Kelly, who played “Laurie Foreman” on Fox’s hit “That 70′s Show“, was arrested this weekend for spousal abuse against John Michas. The actress …

EU Investigates Motorola for Abusing Market Position EU Investigates Motorola for Abusing Market Position

Great news for Google, their newly purchased Motorola corporation is under investigation by European Union regulators on claims it abused its dominant market position by bringing infringement suits against Microsoft and Apple. The technology giant filed for injunctions hoping to …

Google Is Being More Careful With Your Password Google Is Being More Careful With Your Password
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Google put out its monthly list of algorithm changes today. There were 50 changes in all, though technically not every single one of them is related to the Google algorithm. There was an interesting changes listed related to users’ passwords. …

Google Algorithm Changes For March Finally Released Google Algorithm Changes For March Finally Released
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Google just posted its big monthly list of “search quality highlights” or in other words, changes to its algorithm. I was starting to wonder if Google forgot about this. For February, they put out the list before the month was …

Chris Brown, The Fray, and White Wine

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 …

US Navy Unveils New Recruitment Center For Robots US Navy Unveils New Recruitment Center For Robots
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The United States Navy has really picked up research on robotics in the last few years. Recently the Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research(LASR) unveiled a 50,000-square-foot complex on the campus of the Naval Research Laboratory. The lab is going to …

New Center For Copyright Info Set To Start Sinking Pirates Soon New Center For Copyright Info Set To Start Sinking Pirates Soon

Remember when Google defended itself from any culpability due to “safe-harbor” protection from hosting copyright-infringing material and, instead, argued that the responsibility of policing those infringements should rest with the copyright holders themselves? It appears as that several entertainment companies …

Bikini Rules Change For Volleyball At Olympics
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The bikini has been active in a lot of online news lately, especially with the incident at STC in the Philippines. Now, with the upcoming Olympic games in just a few months, the bikini has received some new attention as …

Google Favors Google+ Less In Search Results Google Favors Google+ Less In Search Results
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As you may know, Google released a huge list of algorithm changes it made in the month of March. We’ve already looked at what Google had to say about the Panda update, and Google’s increased focus on freshness. Another noteworthy …

This iPhone Case is a Condom Stash This iPhone Case is a Condom Stash
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I saw a lot of pictures of Kentucky college students holding up their phones, taking video of the burning couches and overturned cars this weekend. Here’s hoping they all had the new “Playa” iPhone case, as most of them don’t …

Arizona House Bill 2549 Looks To Combat Internet Trolling
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For those who have perused the internet for any considerable amount of time will tell you, it really does bring out the worst in people. The ‘invisible man‘ syndrome is on full display when you visit most sites that offer …

ComScore Releases Latest Smartphone User Trends ComScore Releases Latest Smartphone User Trends
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Some very interesting data coming out of ComScore today compliments of their MobiLens service. The numbers come from a survey of over 30,000 US mobile phone users in the three months leading up to February 2012. They provide a comparison …

Texas Tornadoes: Towns Incur Massive Damage, Thousands Without Power

A huge storm system ripped through Texas on Tuesday afternoon, spawning tornadoes which did massive damage to Dallas and Fort Worth. The area has been declared by the National Weather Service as under a “tornado emergency” as buildings were decimated …

New Google Algorithm Changes Continue To Focus On Freshness New Google Algorithm Changes Continue To Focus On Freshness
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Google has been all about some freshness lately. In November, the company launched its freshness update, which it said built upon the momentum of Caffeine, in getting fresher results in Google. It seems as though Google is trying to make …

Galaxy Nexus Tablet Image Leaked? Galaxy Nexus Tablet Image Leaked?
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An image has been making its way around the internet this afternoon that may or may not depict the (possibly) forthcoming Galaxy Nexus tablet from Google. The image shows what appears to be a roughly 7-inch tablet from several angles. …

Massive Battlefield 3 Patch Is Now Live On The Xbox 360
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The hugely massive patch for Battlefield 3 is now live! The huge patch features over 227 fixes including several things that weren’t previously advertised like the ability to quit between matches! You can see the huge amount of details here! …

Whitney Houston: Recent Auction Indicates the Star Might be More Collectible than Predicted
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Whitney Houston’s items were sold off as part of the Hollywood Legends auction held in Beverly Hills by Julien’s Auctions. The entire collection pulled in more than $82,000. The following dress is one that Houston wore at Clive Davis’s pre-Grammy …

Twitter Hands Out Big Ass Trophy to Employee Twitter Hands Out Big Ass Trophy to Employee

Charles Magnuson, Support Triage Captain, at Twitter was given the companies prestigious employee of the month trophy today. The trophy appears to be the hindquarters of a donkey, or an ass’ a**, if you will. The nameplate comes with an …

eBay to Inform Sellers of Protection from Buyers eBay to Inform Sellers of Protection from Buyers

eBay Inc. will commence informing sellers of proactive protection from buyers, beginning April 3rd, and every month thereafter, according to an official message from the eBay announcement board. eBay proactively protects sellers from unfair or undeserved feedback, as well as …

White House Still Opposes SOPA, PIPA White House Still Opposes SOPA, PIPA
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The White House appears to mean what it said in March when it told supporters that it’s not ignoring the We the People petitions. As if to affirm that pledge, the Obama Administration restated in the 2011 Annual Report on …

Google Panda Update: Google Mentions Dependence On Offline Processing Google Panda Update: Google Mentions Dependence On Offline Processing

Last month, Google launched a refresh of the Panda update. The company tweeted on March 23: @googleA GooglerPanda refresh rolling out now. Only ~1.6% of queries noticeably affected. Background on Panda: http://t.co/Z7dDS6qc 10 days ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto Today, …

Facebook Launches New Social Energy App Facebook Launches New Social Energy App

A new app from the National Resources Defense Council, OPOWER, and Facebook wants to make saving energy a social experience – a perhaps even a little bit of a competition. The app, OPOWER analyzes your energy use based on your …

Barista: Remains Of Kidnapped Girl Found In Lake Barista: Remains Of Kidnapped Girl Found In Lake

A body recovered from a lake in Anchorage, Alaska yesterday was confirmed to be that of 18-year old coffee shop barista Samantha Koenig, who was kidnapped at gunpoint on February 1st as she was leaving work. The kidnapping was caught …