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AOL Sets Up Shop at First Digital Content NewsFronts AOL Sets Up Shop at First Digital Content NewsFronts

Back in February, AOL partnered with Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft, Hulu and Digitas to form “Digital Content NewsFronts,” a forum which allows members to gauge and present advance content offerings to potential investors. The DCNFs kicked off on April 19th, with …

Britney Spears’ Home Sells for a Cool $4.2 Million
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Britney Spears’ home has sold to the highest bidder, according to TMZ. When most people put their beloved house up for sale, they only hope to get what they’re asking for it. If they’re lucky, of course. Given the current …

Mia Love: Republican Party Nominee For Congress

Haven’t heard of Mia Love? You will. Love–a converted Mormon–is the mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah and is the Republican Party nominee for the state’s 4th congressional district. If she wins, she will be the first black female Republican ever …

Rendering Issues: Journey of the Email [Infographic] Rendering Issues: Journey of the Email [Infographic]

If you’ve ever wondered about what causes email to break, this next infographic from Litmus.Com is for you. Most oof us just attribute it to shoddy HTML and CSS support, but there could be many other factors at work. Litmus …

Adam Sandler Hits 30 Million Facebook Fans, Streams Live Chat With Andy Samberg Adam Sandler Hits 30 Million Facebook Fans, Streams Live Chat With Andy Samberg
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Despite what you might think about Adam Sandler’s recent direction in filmmaking, you can’t deny that he remains a popular pop culture figure. You don’t need to look any further than his Facebook page to see that. Sandler has just …

CISPA Might Not Be So Bad After All CISPA Might Not Be So Bad After All

What I’m about to say may shock you. So if you’re a sensitive user of the Internet, you may want to go back to Reddit and look at funny pictures to soothe your soul. Here it goes: I don’t think …

Highlights From Apple’s Second Quarter Earnings Call Highlights From Apple’s Second Quarter Earnings Call

Just a little while ago, though, Apple released their earnings report for the second quarter of the 2012 fiscal year, and the news was quite good. Apple generated $39.2 billion in revenue for the quarter and sold 35.1 million iPhones, …

Alleged Copyright Infringers Could Be Outted By ISPs, EU Court Rules Alleged Copyright Infringers Could Be Outted By ISPs, EU Court Rules

Earlier this month, a District Court in California ruled against a copyright holder who had wished to obtain the identity of a number of BitTorrent users by subpoenaing the ISP identified with the piracy. The copyright holder, Hard Drive Productions, …

Facebook Studio Launches the Facebook Demo Tool Facebook Studio Launches the Facebook Demo Tool

Facebook Studio, a Facebook website where brands and marketing agencies can hone their marketing on Facebook, this week released a new tool to help marketers visualize their campaigns on Facebook. The Facebook demo tool will allow marketers to preview how …

True Blood Season 5 Trailers Arrive Online
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I’m only about halfway through the first season of HBO’s sleazy smash “True Blood”, so I’m not going to bother watching the trailers you see embedded below. However, just because I’m a little slow on the uptake doesn’t mean that …

Facebook’s 30 Percent Revenue Share May Soon Not Apply To All Apps Facebook’s 30 Percent Revenue Share May Soon Not Apply To All Apps

It’s pretty much common knowledge now that Facebook gets a 30 percent cut whenever somebody buys Facebook credits to spend on in-game purchases. It’s the leading reason behind Facebook’s continued dependence on Zynga and other game developers who make up …

Beijing Regards ProView as Owner of iPad Name Beijing Regards ProView as Owner of iPad Name

Proview, the Shenzhen, China-based manufacturer of computer monitors and other devices, has long asserted that it owns the ‘iPad’ name in that country, and has sued Apple Inc. for roughly $2 billion in copyright infringement damages. Here is Proview’s basic …

Judge: Your Tweets Aren’t Yours, And Even Your Deleted Tweets Can Be Obtained Without A Warrant Judge: Your Tweets Aren’t Yours, And Even Your Deleted Tweets Can Be Obtained Without A Warrant

“While the Fourth Amendment provides protection for our physical homes, we do not have a physical “home” on the Internet.” That’s the crux of a decision from New York Criminal Court judge Matthew Sciarrino Jr. Not only that, but when …

Newsy Comes To Roku Today, Another Set-Top Box Later This Month Newsy Comes To Roku Today, Another Set-Top Box Later This Month

Newsy announced that it is making its way into living rooms via the Roku player today. It’s part of Roku’s news and weather category. “Connected TV is an important part of Newsy’s strategy – we will be announcing our app …

iOS Trounces Android In Web Traffic iOS Trounces Android In Web Traffic

Recent data suggests that Androids lead in smartphone market share may not be all it’s cracked up to be. According to analytics data published by Chitika Insights, Android’s share of actual mobile web traffic is far less than that of …

Mad Cow Found In California, Experts Say No Reason To Panic

A California dairy cow has been found to be the host of “mad cow” disease–otherwise known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy–and has been destroyed. Officials say there is no need to panic as a single case does not necessarily spell out …

Apple Releases Q2 Earnings Report: $39.2 Billion In Revenue Apple Releases Q2 Earnings Report: $39.2 Billion In Revenue

Apple has released their second quarter earnings results, and the results are pretty impressive. They reported a 94% year-over-year increase in net profits. Here are some of the highlights: Revenue: $39.2 billion (up from $24.7 billion one year ago) Net …

Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher Enjoy a Three-Day Getaway

Rumors have been circulating for a while regarding the relationship status of former “That 70’s Show” co-stars Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher. At present, nothing official has been confirmed regarding the pair’s off-screen romance, though that hasn’t stopped the world …

Syrian Activists Targets of Facebook Phishing Syrian Activists Targets of Facebook Phishing
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On the heals of recent reports of YouTube being hacked due to a phishing scam which tricked users into entering their information into fake fields on decoy Google sites, a new rash of Facebook-related attacks has targeted the Syrian rebellion. …

Firefox 12 Is Now Available To The Masses Firefox 12 Is Now Available To The Masses

Why does Mozilla always have to spring a new version of Firefox on me while I’m at work? Now I can’t wait to get home and try out the new Firefox features. Oh, excuse me, I’m getting a little ahead …

Facebook Launches Native Android App Discovery Facebook Launches Native Android App Discovery

Facebook just announced that it is bringing social app discovery channels to native Android apps with the latest version of the Facebook for Android app. “This update will help drive additional growth for Android apps by making it easier for …

Google Street View Visits Ukraine, Drives Fearlessly Google Street View Visits Ukraine, Drives Fearlessly
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Earlier this year, Google Maps expanded its Street View gallery to Poland in order to offer ground-level panoramic imagery of Warsaw and Cracow ahead of this summer’s 2012 European Football Championship. Now, Google Maps has added cities in Ukraine, which …

Carlton Leads Flash Mob in the ‘Carlton Dance’
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Alfonso Ribeiro of the Fresh Prince of Bel Air led a group of thousands in a flash mob rendition of the hipster beloved Carlton dance this past weekend. The flash mob was part of a viral marketing campaign by Body …

AT&T Q1 2012 Financials: Profits and Sales Up AT&T Q1 2012 Financials: Profits and Sales Up
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AT&T just announced their first quarter financial report for their mobile business and things are looking pretty good. They added 726,000 new subscribers during the last three months and broke a record for first quarter smartphone sales with over 5.5 …