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European Commission VP Pleads For an Open Web European Commission VP Pleads For an Open Web
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Neelie Kroes, the Vice President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda for Europe, gave a speech at the World Wide Web Conference 2012 in Lyon, France. In the speech she called on both governments and people to …

Anontune: How Anonymous Hopes To Change Music On The Internet Anontune: How Anonymous Hopes To Change Music On The Internet
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Music has changed. That’s the message from Anonymous in their latest video announcing the creation of Anontune, a social music platform that puts discovery and innovation at the forefront. It’s being built in such a way to avoid any potential …

iPad Shipping Estimates Now At 5-7 Days iPad Shipping Estimates Now At 5-7 Days
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Supply finally seems to be catching up with demand in Apple’s online store. Shipping times for the new iPad have dropped from 1-2 weeks down to 5-7 days. It’s still not overnight shipping, but it’s a much more bearable window …

AdWords Gets Advanced Sign-in Security AdWords Gets Advanced Sign-in Security
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Anyone who has ever lost control of their online accounts can truly appreciate this latest step taken by Google and AdWords to double protect the security of your accounts with them. Google points out that using the same password on …

Battlefield 3 Quality Assurance Tester Explains Job
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A new post in DICE’s continuing “Inside DICE” series where developers, programmers and QA people go in depth to explain things like why there is a certain weapon in a game, or what it is exactly that they do at …

Marvel Vs. Capcom 2 Coming to iPhones

Capcom announced today that it would be releasing a Marvel vs. Capcom 2 App for mobile devices running Apple’s iOS. The game will feature all 56 characters from the original Marvel vs. Capcom 2 and will maintain all of its …

Nick Offerman Reads Inane Tweets, Does Yard Work

By all accounts, Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman doesn’t just play a man’s man on Television, but is truly a man’s man in real life. His on-screen role, Ron Swanson, one of the best characters on TV, is a …

Suge Knight Thinks Tupac Is Still Alive
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Maybe Marion “Suge” Knight is enjoying 420 day a little too much, or maybe he mistook the Tupac hologram for the real thing, but whatever the case, the once-CEO of Death Row Records thinks the return-to-trend-status rapper is still alive. …

Gabrielle Union Heckles Dwyane Wade, Gets Banned from Courtside Seats
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Gabrielle Union may look innocent and sweet, but beneath those incredible looks and charming smile beats the heart of a true heckler. Her professional basketball-playing boyfriend, Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, is frequently the target of her zingers, though she …

This High School Red Band Trailer Is Perfect For 4/20

Since you’ve probably already watched the stoner parody of Beyonce’s Countdown, Snoop Dogg’s special message, and the movie Pineapple Express at least three times, how about a trailer for a new film coming out this summer to satisfy your 4/20 …

US Navy Starts Search For 6th Generation Fighter

(image) Days after the DoD released their 30 year aviation plan, the United States Navy has started the exploratory process to find a 6th generation fighter to replace the F/A18-E/F and EA-18G. This was mentioned in the aviation plan as …

Phil Spector Files Lawsuit from His Prison Cell
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What a fantastic world we live in. Unhappy that a government construction project has caused damage to his sprawling estate, music producer-turned-convicted murderer Phil Spector filed a lawsuit from the cozy confines of his prison cell. The suit, which is …

Willie Nelson Monument Unveiled On 4/20
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Willie Nelson has been a country music icon for many years, his red braids and bandanna instantly recognizable to anyone with even a little knowledge of the genre. Countless musicians have been influenced by his slow, gentle style, and today …

Infographic: Why Gaming is Good and Good For You

From now on, if you need an excuse to justify your gaming habit, just look to this infographic for some quick stats about how you are in the right and the person you are arguing with is a noob. Gaming …

The Wolverine Starts Shooting In Australia In August
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(image) We got news today that “The Wolverine will begin filming in August in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The $80 million production will create more than 720 jobs for NSW-based cast and crew, along with opportunities for as many …

Google Maps Updates Imagery for a Bevy of Locales Google Maps Updates Imagery for a Bevy of Locales

Google’s Lat Long Blog announced that it’s published updated imagery with higher resolution for an enormous host of locations around the globe in both Google Maps and Google Earth. The full list is at the bottom of this article, but …

Verizon Q1, 2012 Report: Good News for Investors Verizon Q1, 2012 Report: Good News for Investors

Yesterday, Verizon released their Q1 2012 earnings and revenue financial report and it looks like good news for the technology provider. $0.59 earnings per diluted share, which is an increase $0.08 or almost 16% when compared to last year. Cash …

Blazers Owner Paul Allen Wages Twitter War with Sports Columnist

In an article on OreganLive, sportswriter John Canzano railed Trailblazers owner Paul Allen for not spending enough money on his team and generally being a bad owner. He called on Allen to make a move on whether to sell the …

Google+ Never Needed Instagram Google+ Never Needed Instagram
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While it’s common knowledge that Facebook recently purchased Instagram for $1 billion quite quickly, it has now been revealed that Google was never interested in the photo sharing platform in the first place, according to Google’s VP of Corporate Development …

Anonymous Launches AnonPaste, A PasteBin Alternative Anonymous Launches AnonPaste, A PasteBin Alternative

For as long as I can remember, Anonymous has always used PasteBin for their leaks and press releases. It was a place where anybody could paste text and remain completely anonymous. It was all fine and dandy until the collective …

Samsung Galaxy III Possibly Leaked [Video] Samsung Galaxy III Possibly Leaked [Video]
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A video and pictures have surfaced of what is claimed to be Samsung’s highly-anticipated Galaxy S III smartphone. Vietnamese technology news website Tinhte.vn leaked the information early this morning, but has since removed all evidence of the announcement. It’s a …

Game of Thrones Gets a Playmobil Remake

We often see version of films, TV shows, and other motion picture art remade with Legos, but it’s been awhile since I’ve seen a proper Playmobil version of something. In fact, until I did some digging, I couldn’t remember ever …

Anonymous Plans “24 Hour Tweet Bomb” To Fight CISPA Anonymous Plans “24 Hour Tweet Bomb” To Fight CISPA
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While it’s not the hot-button issue SOPA and PIPA became, there is something of an outcry concerning CISPA, and with the Congress preparing to vote on the bill next week (Monday, 4/23), there’s been a push from those opposing the …

Apple Announces Details For Second Quarter Earnings Report Apple Announces Details For Second Quarter Earnings Report

Apple has issued a press release with the details for the company’s earnings report for the second quarter of fiscal year 2012 (which ended at the end of March). The report will be delivered on Tuesday, April 24th at 2 …