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A Kickstarter Project To Buy Kickstarter

By now we all know how kickstarter works. You submit an idea or invention and you post how much money it would cost to make. Anyone can then pledge to donate money, if the target is reached, then the money …

Amelia Earhart: Titanic Discoverer On Board For New Search
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After she disappeared without a trace with her navigator, Fred Noonan on July 2, 1937, Amelia Earhart has captured the fascination of millions as the mystery of what happened to her–and her plane–remain shrouded in shadows. Several extensive searches on …

Google Maps API Gets Some New Digs To Show Off The Wares Google Maps API Gets Some New Digs To Show Off The Wares
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Since 2005, Google Maps API has resided within the general developers corner of Google at code.google.com. Today, via the Lat Long Blog, Google Maps announced that they’ve created a new home for Google Maps API creations that will better showcase …

Twitter Promoted Tweets Get More Features Twitter Promoted Tweets Get More Features

Twitter began testing Promoted Tweets on mobile devices about three weeks ago. The test began with promoted tweets showing up on searches and newsfeeds in mobile apps, but only showed up with brand the user is already following. Promoted accounts …

Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 Review Leaked
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Nvidia has been really tight lipped on its next generation of PC video cards. The same video cards that are meant to combat AMD’s head start with the HD7970. If an early leaked review from Tom’s Hardware is any indication, …

Obama Chastises Iran Over Internet Policies Obama Chastises Iran Over Internet Policies

The first day of spring is also the first day on the Iranian calendar, and on that day Iran celebrates the holiday of Nowruz. With families in Iran coming together today, the White House has released a video aimed at …

The Real Mitt Romney: Rapping Romney Channels Eminem

Ok, let’s file this in the “this is really really good” department. And let’s not let politics get in the way of something so well done. I mean, seriously: how long do you think this took the guy who created …

90% of Tablet Use In Wi-Fi: No Need For Data Plans 90% of Tablet Use In Wi-Fi: No Need For Data Plans

If you are putting off buying a tablet because you can’t afford to buy the necessary data plan required to surf the net, you don’t need to. It appears most users are merely using wi-fi to do a majority of …

Mexico City Earthquake Causes Citizens to Run into the Streets and Tweet

A mega long 7.9 earthquake with an epicenter in Guerrero state shook central southern Mexico on Tuesday, swaying buildings in Mexico City and sending frightened workers and residents into the streets. The U.S. Geological Survey set the intensity at 7.9 …

IBM Introduces New Predictive Analytics Services and Software IBM Introduces New Predictive Analytics Services and Software

IBM today announced new consulting services and software that take the power of predictive analytics to new levels of impact for the highest-priority issues of C-suite decision makers. The new analytic offerings address the emerging opportunities of big data to …

ChromeDriver Tests Web Apps On Chrome ChromeDriver Tests Web Apps On Chrome

Google introduced the world to WebDriver back in 2009. It was a framework that provided automated testing of apps. While there was already an established webapp testing framework on the market in Selenium, the two technologies merged to create a …

Facebook Accused Of Breaking Antitrust, Anti-hacking Law Facebook Accused Of Breaking Antitrust, Anti-hacking Law

Facebook’s initial public offering is approaching so as the company stands to increase exponentially in wealth, one recalls a familiar maxim concerning the trials of tribulations of wealth: mo’ money, mo’ problems. Facebook must really be feeling the sting of …

Avinash Kaushik Keynote At SES NY Pushes Marketing Focus Avinash Kaushik Keynote At SES NY Pushes Marketing Focus

Google Digital Marketing Evangelist Avinash Kaushik opened Search Engine Strategies New York this morning with a keynote, which was largely advising digital marketers to get better and more focused in their marketing strategies. It just so happens that Google announced …

Ronald Reagan was a Terrible Artist
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Whether you agree with the man’s economic policies or not, there is one thing we can all agree on. Ronald Reagan was a bad drawer. Margaret Thatcher’s personal papers have been released via the Cambridge University Archive are available for …

“Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” Full Trailer Now Online
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A new trailer for Dreamworks “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” is now online. The trailer features the quartet of friends attempting to make their way back home to New York City, but of course crazed shenanigans get the better of …

Skyrim 1.5 Update Officially Arrives for PC
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Last week, Bethesda released the Skyrim 1.5 update in beta. The update fixes various bugs throughout the adventure – like weapon specifics, character glitches, and minor problems with certain quests. But probably the most important and exciting thing to arrive …

Wifi Roaming Initiative in the Works Wifi Roaming Initiative in the Works

A new initiative between the GSMA and the Wireless Broadband Alliance could allow billions of mobile device users the ability to switch between mobile and Wifi networks on the fly, without having to locate hotspots or enter passwords. Today’s announcement …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Fan Outrage Causes Michael Bay To Respond

Remember yesterday when Michael Bay tried, once again, to ruin our childhoods by announcing that his Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were going to be aliens? Well that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle fan outrage caused Michael Bay to respond. In case …

Google Analytics Social Reports Coming Soon Google Analytics Social Reports Coming Soon
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Today, Google announced the release of some new social reports in Google Analytics, aimed at “bridging the gap between social media and the business metrics you care about”. Well put, because measuring social media has been one of the biggest …

What Does the Average Joe do on Facebook? What Does the Average Joe do on Facebook?

Facebook is pretty popular, right? With a $100 billion company valuation, somebody must be using it, right? It’s safe to say, with 850 million active users, Facebook is on top the social media game. But what is everyone doing on …

Trayvon Martin Case Goes To Grand Jury
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The Associated Press is reporting that a central Florida prosecutor has announced a grand jury will convene to look at the evidence surrounding the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. This comes a day after the U.S. Justice department also announced …

New York Times Paywall Gets A Little Higher New York Times Paywall Gets A Little Higher

The New York Times has announced that, in honor of the first anniversary of the launch of their digital subscriptions service, they are increasing the restrictions on free access to their content. Under the initial system, non-subscribers got access to …

Bobby Knight Refuses to Say ‘Kentucky’
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Bobby Knight refused to call the Kentucky Wildcats by their name on ESPN segments over the weekend. The former Indiana coach, instead, said “that team from the SEC,” when asked who was most likely to be upset this weekend. The …

Britney Spears Visits Dancing with the Stars to Support Roshon Fagan and Chelsie Hightower

Dancing with the Stars blasted off Season 14 on Monday night with oodles of star power. Aside from the celebrities on the dance floor, Britney Spears was in the audience to root for “Camp Rock” star Roshon Fagan and partner …