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Anonymous: Anonyupload May Be A Scam Anonymous: Anonyupload May Be A Scam
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You may remember we reported yesterday the launch of Anonyupload, the Anonymous alternative to MegaUpload. The site appears to be a scam. In a post today on their twitter, Anonymous has said that Anonyupload has no affiliation with the site …

DLD Conference: Duran Duran Launches Online Project DLD Conference: Duran Duran Launches Online Project
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The Digital Life Design conference has been rolling along in Munich for the past three days (Jan 22-24). Dozens of events, speakers and symposiums came together to offer a peek into the state of technology and the arc it will …

Jimmy Wales Says Chris Dodd Should Be Fired, Dodd Softens On SOPA Protesters Jimmy Wales Says Chris Dodd Should Be Fired, Dodd Softens On SOPA Protesters

Speaking at the DLD conference in Munich this morning, Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales didn’t mince words on the subject of former Senator and current MPAA chairman Chris Dodd. He said that Dodd should be fired. Wales and Dodd have been arguing …

Oscar Nominees Announced For 84th Academy Awards Show Oscar Nominees Announced For 84th Academy Awards Show
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On February 26th, the 84th annual Academy Award show will commence and 2011′s best movies and performances will be highlighted. Which will instinctively lead to many people calling out various snubs, and undeserving winners. Here’s a list of the major …

Steven Spielberg Is Pretty Amazing Steven Spielberg Is Pretty Amazing

Steven Spielberg. The name will inevitably bring to mind many movies the man has been involved with over his long career. Recently, Spielberg received the 2012 David O. Selznick Achievement Award from the Producers Guild of America. To commemorate the …

Colorado Judge Denies Fifth Amendment Applies to Encryption Passphrases

“I find and conclude that the Fifth Amendment is not implicated by requiring production of the unencrypted contents of the Toshiba Satellite M305 laptop computer,” Judge Robert Blackburn of Colorado made this statement regarding Ramona Fricosu, who is accused of …

Audiobooks.com Launches Unlimited Cloud-Based Service Audiobooks.com Launches Unlimited Cloud-Based Service

Good news for the technology-savvy bibliophiles out there: Audiobooks.com has launched the first unlimited cloud-based audio book service, now available for all Android and iOS mobile devices. The service will cost $24.94 per month, but you can read, no need …

Google Offers Launches In Charlotte, Kansas City, Milwaukee, San Antonio & Tampa Google Offers Launches In Charlotte, Kansas City, Milwaukee, San Antonio & Tampa

On the Google Commerce blog, Google announced today the launch of Google Offers in 5 new markets: Charlotte, Kansas City, Milwaukee, San Antonio and Tampa. Additionally, on Twitter, they announced launch in Columbus. @googleoffersGoogle Offers#GoogleOffers is now live in #Columbus. …

DLD 2012: Atari Founder Details New Education Initiative
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Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese’s, has a new pet project that aims straight for the classroom. At the Digital Life Design conference yesterday, Bushnell outlined his plans for Speed to Learn according to the DLD tumblr. …

Relive Super Bowl Commercial History With Hulu’s AdZone Relive Super Bowl Commercial History With Hulu’s AdZone

Hulu hopes to make some people’s favorite part of the Super Bowl, the ads, more accesible. Today, they announced the launch of AdZone, where they’ve collected many of the best and most iconic ads of all time for your viewing …

Twitter Adds Dasient To Their Security Arsenal Twitter Adds Dasient To Their Security Arsenal

Twitter has beefed up their malware defenses by acquiring online security firm Dasient, a post from Dasient’s official blog announced yesterday. Effective immediately, Dasient said they will be taking their talents to the Twitterscape’s revenue engineering team. From the post: …

MSN iPad App Launched MSN iPad App Launched
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Microsoft has launched a new MSN app for the iPad. The company says it features the same content as found on its redesigned MSN UK site (unveiled in November). It’s split up into six main channels: News, Sports, Entertainment, Lifestyle, …

Watch Super Bowl Ads With YouTube’s Ad Blitz Watch Super Bowl Ads With YouTube’s Ad Blitz

Sometimes, if you’re uninterested in the teams playing or simply uninterested in football entirely, the Super Bowl commercials are the best part of the whole production. Companies spend big bucks for prime-time ad real estate, knowing that their ads are …

Wikipedia Founder Talks SOPA, Receives Funding Wikipedia Founder Talks SOPA, Receives Funding

Wikipedia made bank this morning when the foundation received $1 million on stage during the Digital Life Design conference. This morning on the DLD stage, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales began a talk with VKontakte, the Russian Facebook, founder Pavel Durov. …

Google Office Hours Webmaster Hangout On Wednesday Google Office Hours Webmaster Hangout On Wednesday

Google’s John Mueller (of Google Switzerland) announced in a Google+ post that Google will be hosting an “Office Hours’ hangout on Google+ for webmasters on Wednesday. They do this 1-3 times a week, but there’s a lot of learning opportunity. …

YouTube Nonprofit Program Gets Some Updates YouTube Nonprofit Program Gets Some Updates

YouTube announced some updates to its nonprofit program. One is “The Playbook Guide: YouTube for Good”. This is described as “a how-to resource specifically targeted at nonprofit organizations, with sections on how to create content, raise funds, connect with other …

Over A Third Of iPhone Buyers Switched From Android, BlackBerry Over A Third Of iPhone Buyers Switched From Android, BlackBerry

The iPhone 4S launch in October was met with high level of demand that has become customary for the launch of new Apple products. Of course, not all of those people lining up for new iPhones are current iPhone users, …

“Polish Underground” Takes Down Government Websites

In Warsaw, a group call the “Polish Underground” targeted the Polish Government’s website. This comes following the weekends attack on websites belonging to Poland’s president, prime minister and parliament. The attacks are thought to be a protest to upcoming anti-piracy …

Google Street View Adventure Google Street View Adventure

Last week, my wife went bargain shopping at a local “Peddler’s Mall”-type resale spot. In one of the booths she spotted a really nice leather bag. She had been on my case to stop carrying what she called my “man …

National Pie Day, Steven Tyler, and Stuffed Animals National Pie Day, Steven Tyler, and Stuffed Animals
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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 …

Google+ Now Accepting Pseudonyms, Nicknames Google+ Now Accepting Pseudonyms, Nicknames

Three months after making a promise to their users, Google has remained true to their word: Google+ will now allow psuedonyms. Earlier today, Bradley Horowitz, Google+ Vice President of Product Management, posted the announcement to his account, which said they’re …

Minecraft Made It Hip To Pay For Indie Games

Game piracy is still a big deal and maybe even more for indie titles, but Notch of Minecraft fame doesn’t seem to think so. Speaking to PC Gamer, Notch spoke on whether or not they are still indie developers with …

Violist Handles Cell Phone Interruption In The Best Way Possible Violist Handles Cell Phone Interruption In The Best Way Possible
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Modern mobile phones do a lot to make our lives easier, but sometimes they can be a bother, too. Most teachers, preachers, public speakers, and performers are familiar with the annoyance of having a phone ring when it shouldn’t. Even …

Tumblr Hits 15 Billion Pageviews Per Month Tumblr Hits 15 Billion Pageviews Per Month

It’s hardly news that Tumblr is growing like a weed, but Founder and CEO David Karp reportedly announced at the DLD conference today that the service is now seeing over 100 million uniques a month and over 15 billion pageviews …