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RIM Giving Developers Next BlackBerry In May RIM Giving Developers Next BlackBerry In May

Poor RIM, they have been nothing but down lately. The company is hoping to make a turnaround in a big way with their new handset release. Developers will find out before anybody else if their new product could truly turn …

Jennifer Lawrence Prepares For Superstardom
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Jennifer Lawrence, the 21-year old actress starring in “The Hunger Games“–which officially opens tonight but had midnight showings all around the country last night–is about to go from relative anonymity to superstardom. Although Lawrence gained quite a bit of recognition …

Comedian Gallagher Retiring

Prop-comedy legend Gallagher says he’s finished performing live onstage, and is retiring after 32 years. The California-based comedian, whose full name is Leo Anthony Gallagher, told Marion, Ohio radio station WDCM on Thursday that his retirement plans include blogging for …

Groupon: We Don’t Want Employees’ Facebook Passwords Groupon: We Don’t Want Employees’ Facebook Passwords
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We’ve reported several times about the whole ordeal with employers asking the Facebook passwords of job candidates. It’s been a hot, controversial item this week. Facebook deemed the practice alarming. One senator declared that employers asking for Facebook passwords should …

Analyst Estimate Manufacturers To Ship 67 Million 4G LTE Phones In 2012 Analyst Estimate Manufacturers To Ship 67 Million 4G LTE Phones In 2012

Everybody is excited about the new 4G LTE networks that are available in an increasing number of areas, but how many of us have the technology to take advantage of them? While I can’t exactly answer that question I can …

Randi Zuckerberg Weighs In On the Future of Social Randi Zuckerberg Weighs In On the Future of Social

Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook’s Mark, and former Marketing Director of Facebook herself, struck out on her own last year to start her own social media business R To Z Studios. But, before that, Randi worked in corporate America. She …

Hemlock Grove From Eli Roth: Another Original Series For Netflix

Whatever damage Netflix did to its reputation last year is quickly fading, or at least the company is doing its best to make it do so, as it gets more into original, exclusive programming. So far, we’ve heard about plans …

Mad Men 8-bit Game Lets You Choose Your Own Adventure

On Sunday, Mad Men returns to AMC’s lineup after a very (extremely, painful, horrible, ridiculously) long hiatus. After the well publicized delay, we’re almost ready to see what happens to Don, Betty, Roger, Peggy, and Joan. My guess is dapper …

Jessica Biel Gets Psycho Role and Justin Timberlake

Jessica Biel will play Vera Miles in the film Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho. The movie is about Hitchcock’s directorial struggle to make the psychological thriller a masterpiece. The gorgeous brunette allegedly beat out several young starlets for …

Ubuntu 12.04 Beta: Canonical’s New Linux Desktop Ubuntu 12.04 Beta: Canonical’s New Linux Desktop
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At first, when Unity (Gnome’s replacement in Ubuntu 11x) came to fruition, I could not stand it. I had been used to Gnome being standard in all of the latest Ubuntu releases up until that time (even though in some …

China Unicom’s Profits Up 14% China Unicom’s Profits Up 14%

This week China Unicom executives reported that the company’s partnership with Apple has done better than expected, and added to a 14% rise in profits for 2011. Li Gang, Executive Director at China Unicom, described the partnership with Apple as …

The White House Says “We the People” Petitions Don’t Fall on Deaf Ears [Video]
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Some people bemoan the seeming superficiality rampant on the internet (I’m often one of these people, to tell you the truth). Others fight an ongoing struggle against bills like SOPA, ACTA, C-11, and others that attempt to wrest digital freedom …

Apple Stock Suffers Brief Plunge, Loses 50 Points In Seconds Apple Stock Suffers Brief Plunge, Loses 50 Points In Seconds
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Apple’s stock, which has been rising dramatically in recent weeks, took a major nosedive briefly this morning thanks to a single trade. The trade, which appears to have been some sort of mistake, caused a drop of 50 points and …

Facebook Premium Ads Demo Tool Now Available For You To Play With Facebook Premium Ads Demo Tool Now Available For You To Play With
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All Facebook noticed today that Facebook, in an effort to lure brands to sign on with the company’s Premium service, launched a demo tool to preview the layouts available with the Premium account. Essentially, after dressing up your sponsored stories …

Jenna-Louise Coleman To Serve Dr. Who Biggest Mystery Ever Seen On Show

Jenna-Louise Coleman, the 25-year old actress who will be joining the cast of BBC show Dr. Who during the annual Christmas episode, certainly has fans of the show talking. Coleman, who first shone in the spotlight in the soap drama …

Twitter Reacts to Facebook’s Trademark of “Book” Twitter Reacts to Facebook’s Trademark of “Book”
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In its revised “Statement of Rights and Responsibilities,” Facebook claims the word “book” as a trademark. This may seem both pedantic and silly, but Facebook has always been protective of its namesake. Jon Brodkin of Ars Technica clears things up …

Is Antitrust Enforcement as Regulation Harming American Companies? Is Antitrust Enforcement as Regulation Harming American Companies?

Antitrust is quickly becoming a buzzword in the technology space as companies such as Google, Apple, and others are being investigated. The Federal Trade Commission is currently looking at Google in regards to claims that it is using its search power to favor its own products in search results.

Borat’s Fake Kazakhstan National Anthem Played At International Sporting Event
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Kazakhstan’s national shooting team had been participating at a sporting event in Kuwait, where they saw one of their participants medal. When it was time for the medal ceremony, a comedic version of the Kazakhstan national anthem was played, specifically …

Raspberry Pi Developer Webinar Coming April 4 Raspberry Pi Developer Webinar Coming April 4
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The Raspberry Pi is a tiny $25 computer intended for children that sold out to adults wanting to play with it. It really is quite the amazing work of art as far as computers are concerned. It runs on Linux …

New Japanese Facial Recognition Software Is Powerful, Scary New Japanese Facial Recognition Software Is Powerful, Scary
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Big brother alert!!! For those of you who don’t like the idea of CCTV monitoring your every move, the details a recent software breakthrough by Hitachi Kokusai Electric will probably make you soil your undergarments, or at least never leave …

Facebook Privacy Woes Feel Real, Even In The Onion Facebook Privacy Woes Feel Real, Even In The Onion
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Sometimes in America, satire that takes us further than fact. We live in a world where comedians sometimes have a better reputation for news analysis than the talking heads in the media. The Onion is not to be mistaken for …

Samsung Galaxy S III Photo Leaked Samsung Galaxy S III Photo Leaked
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Press images of Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S III smartphone have apparently been leaked, according to recent reports. The phone, which is expected to release in April or May, is to be Samsung’s primary competitor for Apple’s upcoming iPhone. The image …

AT&T Slams Feds Using T-Mobile Layoffs AT&T Slams Feds Using T-Mobile Layoffs

In a statement from Jim Cicconi, AT&T Senior EVP of External and Legislative Affairs, posted on AT&T’s policy blog this morning, the company slams the FCC by seemingly mocking T-mobile, who is in the process of laying off 1900 call …

Americans Lost $30 Billion In Cell Phones Last Year Americans Lost $30 Billion In Cell Phones Last Year
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You read it right, Americans lost enough cell phones in 2011 to account for $30 billion. That’s outrageous and if you’ve ever lost your phone you know it is a completely aggravating experience. I’ll tell you, I lost my phone …