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Amazon Sellers Complain Amazon Sellers Complain
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Amazon is encouraging their retailers to comply with new 24/7 buyer communication requirements, and is getting complaints from sellers, who say new policies are forcing them to stay open for business 7 days a week. One seller told Tamebay, “basically, …

The Anti-SOPA System Administrator’s Todo List The Anti-SOPA System Administrator’s Todo List
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Todo lists are a great way to plan ahead for the day’s events. It gives an idea of how to divvy up your time. What, however, would such a list look like for a systems administrator who is firmly against …

Payroll Tax Cut Bill Comes With Spectrum Auction Funding

Today, Washington passed the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act, extending the Payroll Tax Cut and unemployment benefits. Part of this was the authorization of the FCC to auction off wireless spectrum, which was proposed in the National …

Civilization V Expansion Announced

Civilization V was one of the best games of the year when it was released in 2010. There was some noticeable omissions, however, that kept the game from being the best it could be. Now it’s 2012 and 2K has …

Yelp Sets Share Price For March IPO Yelp Sets Share Price For March IPO
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In November we reported that Yelp had filed for its IPO. The original filing stated that Yelp intended to raise $100 million. Yesterday Yelp filed paperwork with the SEC to set its share rpice and the date of its IPO. …

Leaked Super Bowl Ads Didn’t Do Companies Any Favors Leaked Super Bowl Ads Didn’t Do Companies Any Favors
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Before the Super Bowl, many companies were eager for consumers to feast their eyes on the much-anticipated commercials set to debut during the game. Some literally couldn’t wait and “leaked” their commercials a few days early. This was likely done …

Michael Jordan, Angry Birds, and Quinoa Michael Jordan, Angry Birds, and Quinoa

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 …

Siri For Android: Utter Is Another, More Impressive Clone Siri For Android: Utter Is Another, More Impressive Clone

We’ve covered some other Siri clones for Android. A new one called Utter does something different, as it taps into the various apps on your phone. “The difference being that it tends to use the default applications already installed on …

Jotform.com Is Back In The Hands Of Its Rightful Owner Jotform.com Is Back In The Hands Of Its Rightful Owner
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The Jotform.com domain was returned today. The only problem is that the feds still aren’t saying what caused the suspension in the first place. You may remember yesterday when we reported that Jotform.com was suspended by the federal government for …

The Mystery of Paul McCartney Solved The Mystery of Paul McCartney Solved
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Well, folks, you asked. At least the future brain surgeons and rocket scientists of America did. It’s a question that burned in our collective conscious as we staggered about, trying to figure who the hell that was performing with during …

CBS Will Charge Fans For March Madness Online Access CBS Will Charge Fans For March Madness Online Access
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March Madness is looming o’er the heads of college basketball fans so it’s time to begin strategerizing how to watch as much of the NCAA tournament as possible. At least in the beginning of the Madness, many games will be …

Netflix Now Offering DVD-Only Plan Netflix Now Offering DVD-Only Plan
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Netflix is now offering a DVD-only subscription plan, starting at $7.99 per month. Santosh Hegde, Director of DVD Engineering at Netflix, states that beginning today, subscribers can have access to roughly 100,000 DVD and Blu-Ray titles directly, separate from a …

New Windows Logo Strikes Minimalistic Chord New Windows Logo Strikes Minimalistic Chord
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For most of my life, the word “Windows” has only called up one mental image: the Windows 98 loading screen, chugging away on my basement computer, a Packard Bell. Interesting home computing choices aside, the image of Microsoft’s Windows, that …

Prince of Persia Versus The Real World
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How many of you have dreamed of living in a video game world? Or, perhaps taking aspects from your video game and converting it to real life? Considering the current popularity of Skyrim, if that happened now, there’d be a …

Angry Birds Space Announced For March 22

One of the world’s most popular games is getting its first proper sequel. Rovio announced via its Web site, Angry Birds Space. Not much is known about the game yet besides that it takes place in outer space and it’s …

App Store Approaches 25 Billion Downloads, Apple Announces Contest App Store Approaches 25 Billion Downloads, Apple Announces Contest
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Apple’s iOS App Store is approaching its 25 billionth app download, the company announced today. In celebration of the milestone, they’ve announced a contest. The person who downloads the 25 billionth app will win a $10,000 gift card to the …

Yahoo! Data Picks “War Horse” For Best Picture Academy Award Yahoo! Data Picks “War Horse” For Best Picture Academy Award
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Yahoo! thinks they’ve decoded the mysterious voting process for the Academy Awards and it’s all based on the strength of search trends related to nominees. The search data is a pretty good measure of what the public favors the most, …

Foxconn Raises Worker Pay By Up To 25% Foxconn Raises Worker Pay By Up To 25%
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Apple’s manufacturing arm in China is making a PR push, saying on Friday that they have raised the wages of their workers by 16-25% this month. “As a top manufacturing company in China, the basic salary of junior workers in …

American Women Hold Most of the Money American Women Hold Most of the Money
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A new infographic released by Marketing Zeus outlines some revealing details about how money is distributed among the sexes in America. According to a Virginia Tech study, 60% of all personal wealth and 51% of all stocks in America are …

The Pirate Bay: RIAA Is Kid Screaming For Candy The Pirate Bay: RIAA Is Kid Screaming For Candy
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The RIAA and The Pirate Bay are at it again. Both groups have fired at each other over blogs that paint each other in a negative light. Let’s watch the fireworks, shall we? Mitch Glazier, Senior Executive VP of the …

Sony Playstation Vita £199.99 on eBay Sony Playstation Vita £199.99 on eBay
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Sony is releasing it’s Playstation Vita in the U.S. and Canada on Febuary 22nd, and eBay is teaming up with Zavvi to offer a pre-order deal of £199.99. The Vita is region-free, so one can get it a little early …

Pat Buchanan Out: People Respond Online Pat Buchanan Out: People Respond Online
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After he served ten years as an analyst, MSNBC has shown Pat Buchanan the door. Protests have gone on for years about Buchanan’s statements and perceived racism. Buchanan maintains that this is all a conspiracy by the left to have …

Pat Buchanan Canned Over Book at MSNBC Pat Buchanan Canned Over Book at MSNBC
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After an uproar about his publication of a book in October called “Suicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025??”, MSNBC has finally bowed to the pressure from various groups and fired Pat Buchanan. Some have viewed Buchanan’s book …

KFI Radio Hosts John & Ken Suspended After Whitney Houston Remarks KFI Radio Hosts John & Ken Suspended After Whitney Houston Remarks
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The United States Constitution might guarantee freedom of speech, but it doesn’t protect people from the repercussions that result from acting like a jerk while you’re on the job. That second point is even more salient when you work in …