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Watchmen Prequel Comics Announced Watchmen Prequel Comics Announced
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Alan Moore is angry. Why is Alan Moore angry? DC announced new Watchmen comics today. DC Comics announced this morning that they are bringing 7 multi-issue series based on the back stories of the seminal Watchmen characters titled “Before Watchmen.” …

New Microsoft Ad Campaign: Google Doesn’t Put People First New Microsoft Ad Campaign: Google Doesn’t Put People First
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Microsoft is looking to capitalize on some anti-Google sentiment currently floating around out there with an ad campaign that suggests that they put people first, and Google doesn’t. Of course, Microsoft is doing this now in response to concerns raised …

Spark Capital Makes a Substantial Investment in Foursquare, Purchases $50 Million in Stock Spark Capital Makes a Substantial Investment in Foursquare, Purchases $50 Million in Stock

Spark Capital is providing its employees with more liquid assets by purchasing fifty million dollars worth of Foursquare’s company stock. Foursquare has 15 million registered users who have collectively checked in 1.5 billion times and has generated information about some …

Facebook IPO: Report Has It At $5 Billion With Room For Growth Facebook IPO: Report Has It At $5 Billion With Room For Growth
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Numerous reports have indicated that Facebook would file its IPO papers on Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal broke the news last week. Today, Reuters is reporting that Facebook will indeed file on Wednesday, and that Facebook is expected to raise …

Suicides at the LA Times Suicides at the LA Times
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An operations plant worker and a company truck driver committed suicide just recently after being laid off from the LA Times staff. The big layoff happened just before the Christmas holiday. Recently fired blogging pressman Ed Padgett had some interest …

BlackBerry RunTime Brings Android Apps To PlayBook OS 2.0 BlackBerry RunTime Brings Android Apps To PlayBook OS 2.0
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Research In Motion, the embattled makers of BlackBerry, made news at CES earlier this month when the announced new operating systems for their BlackBerry phones and PlayBook tablet. One new feature that hasn’t gotten much attention is RunTime. RunTime allows …

Pinterest Referrals Beat YouTube, Google+, & Reddit Combined Pinterest Referrals Beat YouTube, Google+, & Reddit Combined
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As we reported here before, referral traffic from Pinterest is rising fast. Today, Shareaholic released January 2012 referral traffic numbers that pin that number where it belongs. It turns out, in the month of January, Pinterest referral traffic was greater …

Kinect Star Wars: May The Force Be With Chris Pratt
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If you were a child of the 1980s, you had the pleasure of enjoying the Star Wars movies before they became polluted with George Lucas’ regressive revisions of special effects, the unnecessary addition of Greedo shooting first, those Happy Meal-promoting …

The Florida Primary, Vanilla Ice, and Autocorrect The Florida Primary, Vanilla Ice, and Autocorrect
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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 …

Shipwreck Hunters Find Mystery In The Baltic Sea: Twitter Buzz Shipwreck Hunters Find Mystery In The Baltic Sea: Twitter Buzz
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The truth is out there, but it might be at the bottom of the ocean. Recently a group of shipwreck explorers were diving for just that reason, but they stumbled upon something perplexing. Some speculation say it could possibly be …

Andy Richter in Skryim, Kristen Bell’s Sloth Breakdown, & Bacon Baby Andy Richter in Skryim, Kristen Bell’s Sloth Breakdown, & Bacon Baby

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

NASA Discovers Alien Interstellar Material NASA Discovers Alien Interstellar Material

Star Trek fans will be excited to know that a spacecraft 200,000 miles above the Earth has discovered some material outside of our solar system. NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) observed what scientists are calling interstellar material. What was actually …

Neil Young Equates Piracy To Radio Neil Young Equates Piracy To Radio
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Rovio boss Mikael Hed said that piracy equals exposure. Music legend Neil Young couldn’t agree more. At the Dive Into Media conference today, Neil Young spoke on music piracy and music quality. He detailed his solution to audio quality and …

Amazon Q4 Earnings Report Released, Net Income Plummets, Kindle Unit Sales Up 177% Amazon Q4 Earnings Report Released, Net Income Plummets, Kindle Unit Sales Up 177%

Amazon just released its earnings report for the fourth quarter. This includes an increase in net sales of 35% to $17.43 billion. Still, net income decreased 58% to $177 million for the quarter. Kindle unit sales (including Kindles and Kindle …

Viral Video: Mitt Romney Sings! Viral Video: Mitt Romney Sings!

On the campaign trail in Florida leading up to today’s primary, Mitt Romney let loose with some… actually pretty good singing. He led the crowd in a verse of “America, the Beautiful” at a campaign stop in The Villages, FL. …

Is 3D Gaming Already Dead In America?
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I remember when the Nintendo 3DS was about to arrive around this time last year and several of my gamer friends were talking about its arrival like it was going to be an all-you-can-eat buffet of awesome, all day and …

Foxconn Building 5 Brazilian Factories For Apple Products Foxconn Building 5 Brazilian Factories For Apple Products
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At the end of last week we brought you news that the government of Brazil had approved tax incentives that would encourage Foxconn’s production of iPads in that country. Now it seems that the company is planning to build 5 …

1.25 Billion Super Bowl Wings Expected To Be Consumed During The Game 1.25 Billion Super Bowl Wings Expected To Be Consumed During The Game

The Super Bowl is expeditiously approaching and with the date comes, of course, great football, but also great food. The foods of the big game have long been a staple of the day and this year is absolutely no different. …

Unruly Media (Of Google Paid Link Fiasco Fame) Aims To Avoid Similar Fiascos Unruly Media (Of Google Paid Link Fiasco Fame) Aims To Avoid Similar Fiascos
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Early this month, Google was caught up in some controversy related to paid linking. It’s funny how the Internet works. That seems like such a long time ago, and so many Google controversies ago. Since then, Google has sparked heated …

Facebook And Twitter Could Be Good For Your Brain Facebook And Twitter Could Be Good For Your Brain

Recent research by social psychologists suggests that a large and complex virtual social network (such as can exist on Facebook), combined with real face to face social interaction, creates and maintains a healthier brain. Bickart et al. have discovered that …

The Avengers Super Bowl Teaser Is One Intense 10 Seconds [VIDEO] The Avengers Super Bowl Teaser Is One Intense 10 Seconds [VIDEO]

The Marvel Youtube channel has just posted a teaser clip from the Super Bowl spot for The Avengers, the Joss Whedon-helmed super superhero movie that’s sure to be one of the biggest hits of the summer. It’s only a 10-second …

FCC Providing Broadband To Poor Families Through Lifeline FCC Providing Broadband To Poor Families Through Lifeline
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The FCC is reforming and modernizing their Lifeline program that provides telephone service to poor families across the nation. On their Web site today, the FCC detailed the planned changes to the Lifeline program. For those unaware, the Lifeline program …

Facebook Timeline Photos Get Funny Facebook Timeline Photos Get Funny
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Facebook users are getting used to the new Timeline rollout. Some are even taking advantage of the Cover and Profile picture layout positions for fun effect. The Cover photo is the wide, banner-style photo at the top. The Profile picture …

Google Reigns As Search Ad Spending Increases Google Reigns As Search Ad Spending Increases

With elections in the United States and the Summer Olympic Games across the Atlantic pond in London this year, U.S. ad spending is expected to continue a strong growth throughout 2012, according to eMarketer. The digital marketing analysis firm estimates …