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Is Google Guilty of Intentionally Marketing Canadian Prescription Drug Ads to Americans? Is Google Guilty of Intentionally Marketing Canadian Prescription Drug Ads to Americans?

Google Inc. has until the 9th of April to give the Dekalb County Pension Fund investors company documents involving what authorities said was the illegal online marketing of prescription drugs to U.S. consumers by Canadian pharmacies. A Deleware judge entered …

Skyrim In Real Life is Accurately Geeky

There’s a certain amount of melancholy when watching these kinds of fan films; the ones where they take the game in question and “convert” it to a real-life setting. Granted, with Skyrim, it’s hard to reproduce dragons, orcs, and the …

GDC 2012: Gears of War Creator Was Inspired By Zelda

Every game creator is inspired by the games of their youth, which in turn leads them to make the next set of games that inspires the next generation of developers. Gamasutra is reporting that a panel today at GDC had …

Mass Effect 3 Ships 3.5 Million In First Few Days
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Have you picked up your copy of Mass Effect 3 yet? If so, have you left your recliner yet? Still wringing every little drop I can out of GDC GOTY Skyrim, I’ve not had the chance to progress any further …

Pulse News Launches Local Feature Pulse News Launches Local Feature
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News application Pulse announced today that it’s launching Local, a new category that allows users to easily discover what’s going on around them, including news, sports, food and deals. Pulse local “will always keep you in the know.” Pulse Local …

Foursquare and AmEx Offer SXSW 2012 Deals Foursquare and AmEx Offer SXSW 2012 Deals

Foursquare, the location-based social networking app that debuted at SXSW is heading back to SXSW 2012. And, they want to give you some money. If you have a Foursquare account and an American Express card (U.S. only), you can sync …

Google Maps SXSW, Erects Google Village Tomorrow Google Maps SXSW, Erects Google Village Tomorrow

South by Southwest 2012 kicks off today and, as planned, Google will be effectively taking over the residential avenue of Rainey Street in Austin, Texas, to erect their Google Village that will be opening up tomorrow. With these sorts of …

Angry Birds Space Coming Soon From Rovio
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As the countdown to the new, out-of-this world Angry Birds Space game ticks down to the full launch on iOS, Android, PC, and Mac on March 22nd, the dazzling new gameplay, new characters, new levels, and Samsung-exclusive content were seen …

Tweet A Beer: Send Your Buddies A Brew Via Twitter Tweet A Beer: Send Your Buddies A Brew Via Twitter
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I’m not in the business of buying my friends beer. First off, I have a limited amount of funds and a personal need for beer. A lot of people like to pay people back by buying them a beer. No …

LinkedIn to Host DevelopHer, a Hackday Competition for Females in Engineering Fields LinkedIn to Host DevelopHer, a Hackday Competition for Females in Engineering Fields

LinkedIn announced their first Women’s Hackday– DevelopHer, and it will be hosted from June 30 – July 1, 2012. DevelopHer is a public competition for female engineers to unite by hacking all night, eating food and doing yoga, meeting judges, …

New iPads Have Already Started Shipping New iPads Have Already Started Shipping
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The dust has barely settled from Apple’s announcement of the new iPad on Wednesday, and already those who pre-ordered the new tablet are receiving notifications – and even UPS tracking numbers – indicating that their iPad has left Apple’s warehouses …

Cleaning the SXSW Stuff Out of Your Twitter Stream Cleaning the SXSW Stuff Out of Your Twitter Stream

Are you tired of reading about people enjoying themselves at the 2012 SXSW convention while you slave away in cubicle hell? Is your Twitter stream filled with tweets from your friends who could afford the trip the Austin, Texas and …

Western Digital Acquires Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Western Digital Acquires Hitachi Global Storage Technologies

Most consumers probably don’t care where their hard drives come from, but the news today is sure to make some people happy or mad. Western Digital announced yesterday that it has acquired Hitachi Global Storage Technologies to the tune of …

Instagram Events Planned for SXSW 2012 Instagram Events Planned for SXSW 2012

Instagram is a popular photo sharing app that lets users take a photo, apply filters, and share it on social sites. The Instagram team will be at SXSW 2012 in Austin and will be speaking at an assortment of panels …

New Reddit CEO Yishan Wong Takes The Reins New Reddit CEO Yishan Wong Takes The Reins

News came out back in September that reddit was being spun off from Condé Nast (to be owned by Advanced Publications, which also owns Condé Nast) , and that it had started a search for a new CEO. That search …

Kickstarter Comes Through Again For Tecmo MMO

Are gamers becoming a bunch of caring individuals? Or is the desire to relive their childhood a driving force behind this project? The Tecmo MMO needed $7,500 to meet it’s goal on funding source Kickstarter. It was 2 days away …

Facebook Still Used As Hunting Ground For Predators Facebook Still Used As Hunting Ground For Predators

Communication has never been easier and more available to everyone. Social media is becoming a part of most of our daily lives. The more we use platforms like Twitter and Facebook, the more familiar and friendly it becomes for us …

Super Morrissey Bros. Mash-Up Gets The Super Mushroom

The cultural star of the Mario Bros. is ascending again lately, it would seem. First we saw the fan-made video of the angry, Mario-hating sun and then came a mash-up of the Brothers Mario with Portal. The latest offering comes …

$100,000 Later, Still No Reliable Transportation $100,000 Later, Still No Reliable Transportation

A fun story for those of us who think are cars suck because we’re poor and we can’t afford anything better. Consumer Reports purchased the new Fisker Karma, electric hybrid plug-in to test and evaluate for their readers. It cost …

Facebook Mobile Climbs to 432 Million Users Facebook Mobile Climbs to 432 Million Users

In an updated filing of their $5 billion IPO, Facebook has stated that they had 432 million people use their service through their mobile app. The original estimates were 425 million when the company filed the original documents at the …

New Pirate Bay Investigation Leaked: TPB Expects Coming Raid New Pirate Bay Investigation Leaked: TPB Expects Coming Raid
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Online magnet link host The Pirate Bay announced today their awareness of a new investigation by Swedish authorities into the site’s file-sharing activities. TorrentFreak reports that the Pirate Bay team expects both their servers and the new thepiratebay.se domain name …

Samsung Announces Then Denies Galaxy S II Update Samsung Announces Then Denies Galaxy S II Update

Samsung announced yesterday on their website that their Galaxy S II smartphone would be finally be getting an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on March 10th. Understandably, Galaxy S II users were excited to see the latest version …

Zynga Platform Gets Three Big Allies

We reported last week on Zynga launching a new social gaming platform appropriately titled the Zynga Platform. At the time, they only had a few small partners who would be bringing their games to the newly christened social games portal. …

Aaron Bond Booted From School for Hacking Aaron Bond Booted From School for Hacking

Aaron Bond, last year heralded as Europe’s youngest smartphone app developer, has been expelled from school for hacking into its computer system. Bond, who was among hand-picked delegates at the Apple conference last year, has been permanently expelled from King …