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Sony’s Wes Anderson TV Spot Employs Robots Sony’s Wes Anderson TV Spot Employs Robots

Who doesn’t like tiny little stop-motion robots? They are probably the most neutral characters you can employ. They don’t have feelings, but somehow they’re cute. I am sure this is what Sony had in mind when they hired Wes Anderson …

Mitel Hits Facebook with Another Patent Lawsuit Mitel Hits Facebook with Another Patent Lawsuit

Mitel Networks, a Canadian communications company, has sued Facebook for patent infringement. This comes soon after Yahoo! Inc. filed its own patent lawsuit against the social networking giant. Mitel’s suit concerns Facebook’s infringement upon its proactive features for telephony, and …

Microsoft Demonstrates Low-Latency Touchscreen Microsoft Demonstrates Low-Latency Touchscreen

The Applied Sciences Group at Microsoft posted the video below earlier this month showing off a laboratory test system that has a touchscreen with only 1 millisecond of latency. Paul Dietz, the Assistant Director for Microsoft Applied Sciences, narrates the …

Facebook: Bug Fixes And Upcoming Changes Facebook: Bug Fixes And Upcoming Changes

Facebook loves developers, they even created a weekly feature out of it called, “Operation Developer Love.” While most of it is just a recap of the previous week’s developer features for Facebook, it does sometimes contain juicy nuggets of information …

XBLA “Arcade Next” Promo Starts April 18th

Microsoft has announced what it’s next promo is and when it will start. Today we learned that it is called “Arcade Next” and that it will launch April 18th. The promotion has 4 main pieces to it that it plans …

Rush Limbaugh Reassures Affiliates It’ll All Be OK
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After all the advertiser upheaval of late, Rush Limbaugh has taken a little time to send a message to his radio show affiliate stations. The recorded reading of a message refers to his calling Sandra Fluke a slut, talks about …

Microsoft adCenter: New Changes Live, More In Testing Microsoft adCenter: New Changes Live, More In Testing

Microsoft is discussing some changes it has rolled out to adCenter over the past few weeks. They should be improvements to the platform, as the company says they’re all based almost exclusively on customer feedback.The company runs down the list …

Dianna Agron’s Love Triangle

Rumor has it that Glee star, Dianna Agron, is in a love triangle with Tim Tebow, and actor Sebastian Stan. The 25-year-old blonde bombshell has been dating Stan off and on for a year but apparently she knows how to …

Facebook Photo Viewer Gets High-Res, Fullscreen Facebook Photo Viewer Gets High-Res, Fullscreen

Today, Facebook has announced a few changes to their photo viewer. Now, when you click on a photo it will automatically open up in the photo viewer in the highest resolution possible. This can be up to four times as …

Google Faces Class-Action Suit: Violation of Privacy Google Faces Class-Action Suit: Violation of Privacy
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Yes, more complaints over Google’s new privacy policy. This time they come from consumers in New York and California who claim the new policy directly violates the old policy which claims it will not share information from one service with …

Facebook Shrinks Ads To Cram More Ads Onto Your Page Facebook Shrinks Ads To Cram More Ads Onto Your Page
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As if it wasn’t enough for Facebook to start affixing ads in every nook possible, now it appears that the social networking site is changing the requirements for ads so as to push even more ads into the extant ad-laden …

New iPad Already Accounts For 6% Of All iPad Traffic New iPad Already Accounts For 6% Of All iPad Traffic

When Apple’s latest iPad hit stores last week we told you about a new tool from Chitika that would allow you to track the adoption of the iPad in the U.S. in real-time. At the time that article was written, …

White House Announces Nine Additional Committments to Green Button Initiative White House Announces Nine Additional Committments to Green Button Initiative

The White House announced today that nine major utilities and electricity suppliers will commit to the Green Button Initiative, a recent industry-led initiative that provides millions of households easy access to data about their energy use. Participants will be able …

Google Referrals To Get Even More Mysterious Google Referrals To Get Even More Mysterious

Last fall, Google launched encrypted search (via SSL) as the default setting for signed in users, expanding the feature to the worldwide level earlier this month. The amount of encrypted searches may soon go up . Webmasters, SEOs and marketers …

Billy Joel: “American Idol” Does Song Catalog
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Last night’s episode of “American Idol” had the top ten contestants doing a number of Billy Joel songs, from “She’s Got A Way” to “Moving Out”. While the choice of older music may have come as a bit of a …

Guy Calls 911 When Wife Wouldn’t Let Him Browse Facebook In Peace
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Doyle Hardwick just wanted to check out Facebook without the over-the-shoulder prying of his dear wife Julie. So he boozed her up in the hopes that she’d eventually just go to bed. When that didn’t work according to plan, he …

Google Announces Space Lab winners Google Announces Space Lab winners

Google today announced the winners of its YouTube Space Lab competition. The competition challenged high school students to design experiments that could be performed in space. The entries were voted on by the public and a panel of expert educators …

Apple TV, Google TV, Boxee, Roku: Which Is Best For Consumers? Apple TV, Google TV, Boxee, Roku: Which Is Best For Consumers?
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FixYa, a site that specializes in troubleshooting advice for consumer gadgets of all kinds – computers, smartphones, tablets, and more – has recently compiled a report comparing the four leading web TV devices based on the number and kind of …

Amanda Peet Wants to Prove that she is a Comedian

The bodacious Amanda Peet will be on television more often. She returned to primetime last night with “Bent,” a romantic comedy penned by Tad Quill. She plays the role of Alex Meyers, a recently divorced lawyer and mom who is …

Adobe Explains Shadow DOM And Web Components Adobe Explains Shadow DOM And Web Components

Building a Web site is hard unless you’ve spent a fair amount of time pouring over HTML, Javascript, CSS and recently, HTML5, to learn the basics. One of the major complaints levied against the complexity of building Web sites is …

Marine Sergeant Gary Stein Faces Discharge for Tea Party Facebook Page
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A military discharge case could lead to new legal precedents regarding servicemembers’ free speech rights and their use of social media. Marine Sergeant Gary Stein landed himself in legal and administrative hot water recently, a result of his creating the …

Netflix To Possibly Acquire ABC’s “The River” Netflix To Possibly Acquire ABC’s “The River”

Netflix, who has been in talks with 20th Century FOX regarding taking over its recently cancelled dinosaur drama Terra Nova, might also have its eye on ABC’s The River, which also faces cancellation. Reports state that Netflix has been in …

MPAA Wants Megaupload User Data Retained for Lawsuits MPAA Wants Megaupload User Data Retained for Lawsuits
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If you were a user of Megaupload’s services before they were shutdown by their copyright infringement lawsuit, you may be the subject of some controversy in the coming weeks. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is requesting that Carpathia, …

Minecraft Graphing Calculator Takes Time, Blows Minds

Minecraft players have used the platform to recreate Hyrule, map out King’s Landing from Game of Thrones, and build in-game Rube Goldberg devices to explain updates. All of these things fly way over my head in terms of not only …