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Clicky From Groupon Lets You Spin Wheel For Deals Clicky From Groupon Lets You Spin Wheel For Deals

Groupon has launched a Wheel of Fortune-esque marketing gimmick that lets users log into Facebook and spin a virtual wheel for the chance to win deals with select Groupon merchants. It’s called Clicky the Clickable Value Wheel,” and it has …

Report: LinkedIn Members Ready for CES 2012 Innovations Report: LinkedIn Members Ready for CES 2012 Innovations
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With CES shaking up the tech world in Las Vegas this week, a new report from LinkedIn reveals that business professionals are more than willing to get their hands on all the new products and services. The network released its 2012 Consumer Electronics Report, in which it surveyed 1,602 U.S. adults, half of which are active LinkedIn members, and the other half who represented the general U.S. population.

CES 2012: Panasonic And MySpace Team Up For MySpace TV CES 2012: Panasonic And MySpace Team Up For MySpace TV
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Panasonic announced during its CES press conference yesterday that it will be teaming up with MySpace to bring a social media dimension to TV. The service, MySpace TV, will be part of the VIERA Connect platform on Panasonic’s HDTVs. Since …

Hostess, Maker Of Beloved Twinkies, Going Bankrupt: Twitter Reactions Hostess, Maker Of Beloved Twinkies, Going Bankrupt: Twitter Reactions
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Science – or urban mythology – has constantly told us that Twinkies last forever. They’re man’s best friend in the event of a toxic nuclear fallout because such mortal concerns as expiration dates do not concern Twinkies. Twinkies take the …

Google “Search, Plus Your World” Makes Google More Personal Than Ever Google “Search, Plus Your World” Makes Google More Personal Than Ever
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Google just announced some new elements it is bringing to Google Search: personal results, profiles in search, and people and pages. They’re billing the changes collectively as “Search, Plus Your World”. Should Google be getting more personalized? Let us know …

CES 2012 Already Has A Best In Show Contender CES 2012 Already Has A Best In Show Contender
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During CES, Chaotic Moon Labs announced their “Board of Awesomeness,” which may be the best product name of the show. While CES is always a joy to cover, the massive influx of everybody announcing new phones or TVs sometimes gets …

Stephen Hawking’s PC’s Are Personally Delivered By an Intel Engineer Stephen Hawking’s PC’s Are Personally Delivered By an Intel Engineer

The photo above is of Travis Bonifield, who works directly with Hawking, Rob Weatherly, who provides IT support for Hawking, and Sam Blackburn, Hawking’s grad assistant. And of course, Hawking himself. When you’ve defied the medical odds and lived 50 …

CES 2012: iPad 3 Spotted In The Wild CES 2012: iPad 3 Spotted In The Wild
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As the probable launch date for the iPad 3 nears, rumors have been heating up as to what the device will look like and what new features it will have. Of course, not all reports are reliable, but some are …

Lamar Smith Poster Is Funny, Accurate Lamar Smith Poster Is Funny, Accurate
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When commenting on the state of the SOPA/PIPA bills recently, lead-SOPA sponsor Lamar Smith, the representative from Texas, indicated those speaking out against these acts were a “vocal minority” and just because they were loud doesn’t mean they are worth …

CES 2012: Nvidia Talks Up Tablets, Android As The Future CES 2012: Nvidia Talks Up Tablets, Android As The Future
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Nvidia, makers of fine PC video cards, have found a new future in mobile processing. Nvidia used their CES keynote to push the Tegra 3 quad-core processor and Ice Cream Sandwich operating system as the future of tablets and smartphones. …

CES 2012: Panasonic Brings 3D Cameras To The Olympics CES 2012: Panasonic Brings 3D Cameras To The Olympics

Panasonic announced at their CES press conference that they were partnering with NBC Sports Group to bring the 2012 Olympics to American viewers in 3D. Many events in the London games will be filmed and produced in 3D by Olympic …

Google Politics Show People Are Interested In This Jon Huntsman Fellow

The good citizens of New Hampshire descend upon the voting booths today and, ahead of whatever today’s results may yield (i.e., Mitt Romney wins), Google Elections & Politics has some encouraging news for oft-neglected Republican candidate Jon Huntsman. As you …

The Web Reacts To Alabama Crushing LSU In BCS Championship The Web Reacts To Alabama Crushing LSU In BCS Championship

As Tim Tebow demonstrated, the sports world is always a great way to get the masses talking on Twitter, and while the LSU/Alabama BCS Championship Game didn’t break the records Tim Tebow’s overtime pass did, it’s still the talk of …

CES 2012: Gorilla Glass 2 Could Mean Thinner Smartphones CES 2012: Gorilla Glass 2 Could Mean Thinner Smartphones
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If there has been a theme to this year’s CES so far, it has been thinner gadgets and better TVs. And thinner TVs, for that matter. Corning, makers of the Gorilla Glass that you probably have in your smartphone screen, …

HTC Announces Titan II Smartphone At CES HTC Announces Titan II Smartphone At CES
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Windows-based phones get serious with the help of the HTC Titan II. HTC announced at CES their first Windows-based phone to run on a 4G LTE network and it is a beauty. The kicker, however, is that it comes with …

Curious How Much Money An Apple CEO Made Last Year? Here You Go Curious How Much Money An Apple CEO Made Last Year? Here You Go
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Apple, a company you have heard of around these parts, released its 2012 Proxy Report yesterday, revealing how much executives at Apple Inc. made in the past year. So in the post-Jobs era, how much more might the new CEO, …

CES 2012: Microsoft Announces Kinect For Windows
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Kinect is finally making the official move from Xbox 360 to Windows-based PCs. Last night at Microsoft’s final CES keynote, they announced that the Kinect hardware would be coming to Windows-based PCs on February 1 in 12 countries. The Kinect …

iPad 3 Set For March/April Launch (Rumor) iPad 3 Set For March/April Launch (Rumor)

Industry analysts are starting to weigh in on the release date for Apple’s next iPad. International Business Times cites two analysts with differing opinions on the matter. One expects a late March/early April release for the tablet. That time frame …

Somali Insurgents on Twitter Somali Insurgents on Twitter

Al-Shabaab, a Somali terrorist group, is using a Twitter account as a war strategy in their battle against the Kenyan Army. Below is the latest tweet from the HSM Press, the name the group uses in media accounts. @HSMPressHSM Press …

Comparing Apples to Apples Comparing Apples to Apples

When someone says the word apple, what’s the very first thing that comes to mind? Is it the fruit or the tech company? I bet plenty of people see an iPhone or Steve Jobs’ face in their mind’s eye when …

CES 2012: Belkin’s Thunderbolt Express Dock Coming in September CES 2012: Belkin’s Thunderbolt Express Dock Coming in September
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Belkin, a company that specializes in connectivity accessories, unveiled the new Thunderbolt Express dock at CES today. The dock is designed to allow users to take fuller advantage of the new Thunderbolt technology found on an increasing number of computers, …

ICANN Has U.N Concerned Over Possibility Of Cybersquatters ICANN Has U.N Concerned Over Possibility Of Cybersquatters
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Despite nobody really thinking that the decision by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to expand the variety of top-level domain addresses is a good idea, the plan seems to be chugging right along. Joining the chorus of …

CES 2012: DISH announces new Broadband and DVR services CES 2012: DISH announces new Broadband and DVR services
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Somebody is finally taking on the righteous task of bringing faster internet to those in rural areas and that somebody is DISH Network. DISH Network announced a partnership with ViaSat Inc. at CES today to bring next-generation satellite broadband to …

Tebow, 90′s Problems, and The Serial Comma Tebow, 90′s Problems, and The Serial Comma

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 …