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NinjaVideo Founder Sentenced to 14 Months NinjaVideo Founder Sentenced to 14 Months
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The Department of Justice is on a roll – First MegaUpload, now NinjaVideo’s founder. Of course, as you may be aware, NinjaVideo was actually taken down by the DoJ in 2010 for hosting “high-quality copies of copyright-protected movies and television …

Amazon To Order 3 Million Fewer Kindle Fire Tablets Amazon To Order 3 Million Fewer Kindle Fire Tablets
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Amazon may be preparing for the launch of the iPad 3 in a very unique way. Reports have been circulating today that orders of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet are expected to be cut to roughly 3 million units in the …

Google Econ 101: How Much Is The Internet Worth? Google Econ 101: How Much Is The Internet Worth?

The obvious answer to the headline’s question is, “a lot,” given this week’s contentious activity between government and Internet culture. But the question was actually less existential and more economical. Through their European Public Policy Blog, Google has announced the …

8 Year Old Hardcore Girl > Rebecca Black 8 Year Old Hardcore Girl > Rebecca Black
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If Rebecca Black’s first video had this much effort, class, and style, it’s doubtful she’d be the laughing stock of the YouTube nation. Sure, Black took that attention, both the negative and positive, and capitalized off of it, but she’s …

Open Marriage, SOPA, and Obama Singing Al Green Open Marriage, SOPA, and Obama Singing Al Green

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 …

Facebook Expresses Relief At SOPA / PIPA Delay Facebook Expresses Relief At SOPA / PIPA Delay

Facebook has expressed their relief this afternoon at the House and Senate decisions to delay action on SOPA and PIPA for the time being. Here is the posting from the page for Facebook’s Washington, D.C. office: Facebook Washington DCWe are …

Is VEVO Heading To Facebook? Is VEVO Heading To Facebook?
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Facebook is in talks to take a very important partner away from Google. According to CNET’s sources, Facebook is looking to take music video service VEVO away from YouTube. This would mean that you would have to go to Facebook …

Today Is Resident Evil Friday, Apparently

While SOPA and PIPA, or the apparent defeat thereof, is dominating the current newscycle, someone forgot to tell us about the fact this weekend belongs to a property no one would’ve initially guessed. No, I’m not talking about the NFL …

Using Social Media Is Actually A Constructive Use Of Your Time Using Social Media Is Actually A Constructive Use Of Your Time

Social media is finally getting some respect for being more than just a utility for killing time at work and stalking your crushes. And while people are spending lots of time on social media sites, they’re actually doing things more …

Pinterest 101: How Can Geeks Use It? Pinterest 101: How Can Geeks Use It?
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Yesterday, we discussed Pinterest and how it’s not just for the ladies anymore. But, for those among us who have not had a lady around talking about Pinterest and sharing pictures of shoes with each other, let’s back up a …

SoulCalibur Comes To iOS

Namco has brought their popular fighting game SoulCalibur to iOS devices today. The game is available as a universal iOS app in the Apple App Store as of this morning. It currently sells for $11.99 thanks to a 20% off …

European Union’s Neelie Kroes Twitter’s Against SOPA Legislation European Union’s Neelie Kroes Twitter’s Against SOPA Legislation

Neelie Kroes, the EU’s Commissioner for the Digital Agenda, Tweeted some candid comments on Friday, speaking out against the oppressive pending U.S. SOPA legislation: “Glad tide is turning on SOPA: don’t need bad legislation when should be safeguarding benefits of …

What Happens to AT&T and T-Mobile Now? Congressman Boucher Weighs In
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Last month, AT&T withdrew its bid to purchase T-Mobile USA from Duetsche Telekom after a lot of criticism, especially from the Department of Justice and the FCC. The merger did receive a lot of support, but criticism proved to be louder.

Legendary Singer Etta James Has Died Legendary Singer Etta James Has Died

Legendary blues singer Etta James passed away today at the age of 73 following a long battle with chronic leukemia and hepatitis C. Twitter was full of reactions to the singer’s death and “Etta James” was even the top worldwide …

How Is Google’s Algorithm Update Determining “Ads Above The Fold”? How Is Google’s Algorithm Update Determining “Ads Above The Fold”?
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Less ads intruding on quality content, it’s a simple concept – right? When the majority of us visits a website, we’re visiting to get something we want. When an obstacle is in our way from the main goal, we tend …

iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Absinthe Jailbreak Finally Released iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Absinthe Jailbreak Finally Released
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The long-awaited jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, dubbed Absinthe, has finally been released today. Jailbreak developer Joshua Hill posted the following on his Twitter profile less than an hour ago: @p0sixninjaJoshua HillOSX version of A5 jailbreak posted …

SOPA: Twitter Weighs In On GOP Debate

As we reported earlier, all four candidates in last night’s GOP debate in South Carolina stated their opposition to SOPA. Ron Paul pointed out that he had always been against it and waiting for the others to catch up. Newt …

DOJ vs. Anonymous: Who’s Tricking Who? DOJ vs. Anonymous: Who’s Tricking Who?
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With Anonymous’ #OpMegaUpload in full swing, it’s time to ask ourselves an important question: Who actually has the upper hand in this “battle” – the U.S. Government or Anonymous? You’re probably aware that the DOJ delivered a blow on Thursday …

Apple Never Stops Expanding: New Products, New Markets! Apple Never Stops Expanding: New Products, New Markets!

Market capitalization is a term which speaks to the total value (dollar amount) of the tradable (number available) shares of a publicly traded company. Apple has experienced market caps as large as $400 billion. Right now that is bigger than …

Chris Dodd Talks SOPA/PIPA Shelving
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Everybody’s favorite former Senator and MPAA boss, Chris Dodd, must not be in a great mood these days after both SOPA and PIPA have been shelved for further debate. His update to the MPAA blog reflects that subdued anger: We …

Foobang! Is Instant Papa-Paparazzi For Your iPhone Foobang! Is Instant Papa-Paparazzi For Your iPhone

If keeping up with your favorite celebrities’ multiple social media accounts, latest news or rumors of what they happened to have eaten at Del Posto last night, guess what – say it with me – there’s an app for that …

Vancouver Newspapers Release Riot Photos To the Public Vancouver Newspapers Release Riot Photos To the Public

Remember those Vancouver riots from last summer? Remember how the police said they would make use of various social media platforms to track these ruffians down and punish them appropriately? Well, apparently, the social media sting didn’t net the kind …

iBooks Author Books Can Only Be Sold Through iBookstore iBooks Author Books Can Only Be Sold Through iBookstore
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Apple’s announcement yesterday of iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and iTunes U signaled the company’s desire to revolutionize both the textbook industry in particular and education in general. While reactions to the announcement have been largely positive, some controversy has sprung …

Anonymous: MegaUpload Take Down Could Be Trap Anonymous: MegaUpload Take Down Could Be Trap
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Did Anonymous play into the government’s hands? That’s the suggestion of Molly Wood at CNET who claims that the government planned the MegaUpload take down to happen right after the SOPA/PIPA protests on Wednesday. She claims that her sources told …