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More Proof That Good Ideas Transcend Time And Media More Proof That Good Ideas Transcend Time And Media

I can’t get over this wonderful project Google is doing called, Project Re: Brief. In it, the folks at Google take great advertising from the past and have the original creatives re-look at the big idea and how they might …

Rush Limbaugh Website Deletes Fluke Remarks
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Politico reported today that something is amiss at Rush Limbaugh’s website. The Limbaugh site has an archive. That archive has a search function. So, in theory, one should be able to go to Limbaugh’s site, search the archive for “sllut”, …

Oklahoma Man Arrested For Sexually Violating A Pig
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I know that it’s hard to contain yourself around a prized show pig, but there are lines you just don’t cross. A man in Murray County, Oklahoma crossed that line. KFOR in Oklahoma City is reporting that 77-year-old Jimmy “Hawkeye” …

Bing Gains US Market Share, But So Does Google Bing Gains US Market Share, But So Does Google
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It’s always been an uphill battle for Bing, trying to gain search market share, but it doesn’t help when search giant Google’s market share grows too. And for as much fuss that has been made in the media about Google’s …

Google Launches Program For Women Entrepreneurs Google Launches Program For Women Entrepreneurs
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Google can now add a launching pad for female entrepreneurs to their long list of accomplishments. As reported today on their blog, they recently began a program called Women Entrepreneurs On The Web, or WEOW. The program was created specifically …

Jeremy Lin Gets a Strain of Weed Named After Him

My favorite rapper, Rick Ross, instagrammed a photo of new “Linsanity OG” weed that he found while shopping a pot stops in L.A. today. The new and ample strain of weed is rumoured to be named after Jeremy Shu-How Lin. …

U.S. Army Warns Soldiers About Geotagging U.S. Army Warns Soldiers About Geotagging
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Location tagging poses plenty of problems for civilians. Let’s say you told your boss that you were sick, but instead had plans to catch a Yankees game. In that case, you probably don’t want your next post popping up on …

Apple Antitrust Suit May Predict Coming Market Decline [Study] Apple Antitrust Suit May Predict Coming Market Decline [Study]
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The antitrust suit that the Justice Department threatened Apple with on March 7 may bear a wider significance for overall market trends. According to one recent study, U.S. government attacks on highly successful corporations historically correlate to stock market peaks. …

More Relevant Review Service Launches At SXSW More Relevant Review Service Launches At SXSW
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Are you sick of recommendations from people who don’t know you and don’t seem to suggest anything that suits you? So is LOCALFAVE. Today, they announced their official launch at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. The utility …

Facebook Gets $8 Billion Line of Credit Facebook Gets $8 Billion Line of Credit
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As part of some strategic moves Facebook is making ahead of their IPO, the company has received financing to the tune of $8 billion. The loans include a $5 billion revolving line of credit and a $3 billion 364-day bridge …

Korean Subcontractors Arrested for Selling Data Korean Subcontractors Arrested for Selling Data
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Five men working as subcontractors for South Korea’s two largest mobile providers have been arrested for illegally acquiring and selling personal information and location data from likely hundreds of thousands mobile users. The men, who were doing online field tracking …

Glomper Adds You To The SXSW Party Glomper Adds You To The SXSW Party
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Today marks the launch of a new free mobile app by Glomper Events created just for people who want all their social activities in one place. The app, which was unveiled at SXSW, allows users to create as well as …

VEVO Makes Music Videos More Social VEVO Makes Music Videos More Social
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Do you like watching music videos? I sure do, but I’ve always felt something was missing. VEVO tells me that Facebook integration is the missing component in my music video obsessed life. Writing on the VEVO blog, Jim Macnie says …

Al-Jazeera, Social Media, & The Next Generation Of News Al-Jazeera, Social Media, & The Next Generation Of News

Al-Jazeera’s seen how social media is changing the way the wind blows, so the news organization shifted its sails accordingly and now finds itself on the front lines of the next generation of news reporting. Twitter, Facebook, Skype, YouTube, Google+, …

Google On How It Censors Content (Ahead Of World Day Against Cyber-Censorship) Google On How It Censors Content (Ahead Of World Day Against Cyber-Censorship)
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World Day Against Cyber-Censorship is this coming Monday – March 12. Here’s the official description for that: World Day Against Cyber-Censorship (on 12 March 2011) is intended to rally everyone in support of a single Internet without restrictions and accessible …

Toilet Texting and You [Infographic]

How many of you take your smartphone with you when you go to the bathroom? How many of you text while relieving yourself? Don’t lie, because if the upcoming infographic is true, a lot more of you do than don’t. …

HP Planning Amazon Web Service Competitor HP Planning Amazon Web Service Competitor
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Hewlett-Packard is preparing to launch a cloud computing platform that will compete directly with Amazon Web Services. The project, which which will be more business-oriented than AWS, is expected to launch by May, according to the HP executive in charge …

South by Southwest Evolution Through The Ages South by Southwest Evolution Through The Ages

If you’re like a lot people you’re probably wondering how the South By Southwest (SXSW) Festival got to be such a big deal and who attends the event. The following infographic from Rocksauce answers that exact questions and gives us …

American Idol and Pinterest Combo for Randy Jackson American Idol and Pinterest Combo for Randy Jackson
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Though wardrobe-famous Jennifer Lopez and the ever-flamboyant Steven Tyler were sharing a judge’s table with him, it was American Idol judge Randy Jackson that stirred up some attention with a sparkly pin he wore on the popular talent show this …

Space Settlement Will Be Funded by Corporations and Private Individuals, Not NASA! Space Settlement Will Be Funded by Corporations and Private Individuals, Not NASA!
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Head of NASA Ames Research Center, Dr. S. Pete Worden, has said that he expects any colonization of Mars, the Moon, or asteroids to be done by private companies. Dr. Worden has been very valuable to NASA: “In the past …

Google Contest Seeks Young Artists Google Contest Seeks Young Artists

Users of Google know that their signature “doodle”, visible on the search engine’s home page, is both creative and informative. Sometimes the artwork is evocative of a particular artist to celebrate his/her birthday; other times, the word “Google” can only …

Mark Cuban Asks Twitter: Am I A Homophobe? Mark Cuban Asks Twitter: Am I A Homophobe?
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At last weekend’s MIT Sloan Sports Analytic Conference, Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur Mark Cuban sat down with sports columnist and Grantland.com’s Bill Simmons. During their discussion, which was part of Simmons’ B.S. Report podcast, Cuban made a joke that …

Facebook And Twitter Users Asked To Help FBI Facebook And Twitter Users Asked To Help FBI
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Kenneth John Konias Jr. is wanted by the FBI and they are using social media to track him down. Korias is a 22-year old Pennsylvania man who is wanted for the murder of an armored car employee, 31-year old Michael …

Anonymous Releases Symantec Code From 2006, Deface Web Sites Anonymous Releases Symantec Code From 2006, Deface Web Sites

Anonymous continues its promise of attacking a new Web site every Friday as part of its “Fuck FBI Friday” campaign. The victims this week are New York City Ironworks, Symantec, which should be familiar to anyone who follows the exploits …