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Mitch McConnell On PIPA: Put It On Ice
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Wednesday’s internet-wide SOPA / PIPA protests, by many measures, were greatly successful. Google said that on that day alone, 4.5 million people signed their homepage petition against the legislation – and that number grew by millions on Thursday. The social …

Expedia Last Minute Deals : Give Away Your Work Expedia Last Minute Deals : Give Away Your Work

Planning a trip seams fun in theory but I just never seem to get around to doing it. Wouldn’t it be nice if someone else just took care of it? Yes, It’s called a travel agent and they’re too expensive …

Google: 90 Million Google+ Users, 11 BILLION Android Market Downloads Google: 90 Million Google+ Users, 11 BILLION Android Market Downloads
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It’s 2012 and at this point I’m certain we can retire the debate over whether social media is a good way for businesses to engage users on these sites. It just is and that’s that. In the midst of Google’s …

Exclusive: SOPA, From a Filmmaker’s Perspective

Jeff Day makes independent films. The budget for his 2010 production, “Unrequited” was just under $2 Million. Sure, those aren’t “Titanic” numbers. But, the producers got some star power bang for their buck. The movie featured Michael Welch from the …

Anonymous Downs RIAA & MPAA Sites Anonymous Downs RIAA & MPAA Sites
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Anonymous is continuing their takedown of sites in some way associated with the fact that the Department of Justice took down popular filesharing site MegaUpload earlier today. The latest victims? The Recording Industry Association of America and the Motion Picture …

Phillip Phillips: American Idol Season 11 Early Favorite [VIDEO] Phillip Phillips: American Idol Season 11 Early Favorite [VIDEO]
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American Idol just premiered it’s 11th season last night, but some have already declared Phillip Phillips the winner. No, that’s not a typo… that’s actually his name – Phillip Phillips. The Albany, GA native performed an over-the-top version of Stevie …

Apple’s Siri Patent Reveals Even Brighter Future Apple’s Siri Patent Reveals Even Brighter Future
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Very recently the United States Patent and Trademark Office published the patent from Apple’s Siri digital assistant service. The details of the patent reveal some interesting concepts about the design and theory of the interface. The information now has many …

Google Q4 2011 Earnings Report Released Google Q4 2011 Earnings Report Released

Google has released its earnings report for the fourth quarter of 2011. Google ended the fourth quarter of 2011 strong. Revenues were up 29% over the fourth quarter of last year. The company also passed the $10 billion mark for …

Intel Q4 Earnings Released Intel Q4 Earnings Released

Intel, makers of fine processors and other delicious computing goods, announced a record year at their quarterly financial report. The corporation reported full-year revenue of $54 billion, operating income of $17.5 billion, net income of $12.9 billion and EPS of …

Microsoft Releases Earnings For FY12 Q2 Microsoft Releases Earnings For FY12 Q2

Were you anxiously waiting for Microsoft to announce their earnings for the second quarter of 2012? Today’s your day, then. From the press release: Microsoft Corp. today announced quarterly revenue of $20.89 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, …

Anonymous Takes Down Universal Music Site Anonymous Takes Down Universal Music Site
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UPDATE: Anonymous has just taken down the RIAA and MPAA websites as well. Apparently, #OpPayback is a pretty huge operation for the group: @anonopsAnonOpshttp://t.co/c2YRxNux & http://t.co/5uGpqRH2 & http://t.co/pms5eodD TANGO DOWN #Megaupload Fight for Internet Freedom! 7 minutes ago via web · powered …

Department of Justice Site Down, Anonymous Takes Credit Department of Justice Site Down, Anonymous Takes Credit
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More analysis of the Department of Justice vs. Anonymous – Who’s Tricking Who? UPDATE 3: Down go the RIAA and the MPAA’s sites as well. The DOJ’s website (www.justice.gov) is currently down, and Anonymous (or at least some arm of …

Ron Paul Is Still President Of The United States Of Twitter Ron Paul Is Still President Of The United States Of Twitter
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Now that Rick Perry has awkwardly called it quits, there are only four remaining members in the Fellowship of the Ring of Republicans. There’s another primary coming up this weekend, this time in South Carolina, that will surely winnow the …

AT&T Raises Data Caps, Rates For Smartphone And Tablet Customers AT&T Raises Data Caps, Rates For Smartphone And Tablet Customers

AT&T has announced an adjustment to its data plans for smartphone and tablet customers. Under the current plans, mobile phone and tablet users can choose to pay $15 per month for 200MB of data and $25 for 2GB. Mobile phone …

SWTOR: BioWare Highlights Upcoming Developments In Video
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Following up their emergency patching of the SWTOR client earlier today, BioWare also has taken the time to let us know what they have in development for the future. They’ve released the video below, providing glimpses at features we can …

Each Kindle Fire Makes Amazon $136 In Its Lifetime Each Kindle Fire Makes Amazon $136 In Its Lifetime

Amazon’s reasonably-priced entry into the tablet market, the Kindle Fire, had a hot start selling an estimated 2 million units in its first two weeks. It later topped Amazon’s own lists of the top-selling devices during the holiday season. But …

MegaUpload Shut Down By Feds
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MegaUpload, one of the world’s most popular file sharing sites, has been shut down by the federal government. Washington has released a press release today saying that they have shut down MegaUpload and Vestor Limited. They have also charged seven …

iPad 3: Chinese Manufacturers Begin Producing Cases iPad 3: Chinese Manufacturers Begin Producing Cases

Chinee, a Chinese company specializing in cases and covers for gadgets of all kinds, has begun production of a case for the iPad 3. The Hypercover case, which Chinee touts as being compatible with the “iPad 2S”, is apparently designed …

Native Wikipedia App Arrives For Android Native Wikipedia App Arrives For Android

Remember when everybody was bemoaning the lack of Wikipedia due to the Mayan SOPA Blackout of 2012? I know, I barely do, too – that was so yesterday. Well, the next time that happens, when that happens again, Android users …

Rick Perry Out. Twitter Piles On. Rick Perry Out. Twitter Piles On.

“We’re not quitting on America. We’re not quitting on this race.” – Rick Perry, January 8 “There is no viable path forward for me in this 2012 campaign, therefore I am suspending my campaign and endorsing Newt Gingrich.” – Rick …

Is That Minecraft In Your Pocket?

If you still had any doubts as to whether Minecraft was a big deal, just look at the mobile version’s success. Daniel Kaplan of Mojang took to Twitter today to announce that Minecraft – Pocket Edition. The mini-sized version of …

Payday Loans Reform : ZestCash by Ex CIO Merrill Helps Americans Payday Loans Reform : ZestCash by Ex CIO Merrill Helps Americans

Did you know that high interest loans, like payday loans are typically doing more harm than good for American Borrowers? Many of these loans have annual percentage rates equivalent to 350% ! Low income families who don’t meet requirements for …

Volkswagen’s Super Bowl Ad: Dogs Bark The Imperial March, Look To Out-Viral Little Vader Volkswagen’s Super Bowl Ad: Dogs Bark The Imperial March, Look To Out-Viral Little Vader

Volkswagen is trying to use the never-ending popularity of both dogs and Star Wars to strike viral gold again, as they have released the teaser trailer for their upcoming Super Bowl advert. Check out a preview of “The Bark Side,” …

Italian Cruise Ship Captain Becomes Internet Meme Italian Cruise Ship Captain Becomes Internet Meme

By now you are probably familiar with the story of the Costa Concordia, the Italian cruise ship that sank off the coast of the Isola del Giglio in Italy on Friday. The boat struck the rocks near the island after …