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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 …

Warner Brothers Still Struggles With That Whole Ownership Concept
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Warner Brothers archaic, “we don’t like the idea of distributing our content in a non-physical format” has been well documented at WebProNews and beyond. Basically, Warner Brothers does not want your renting their home video content, they’d prefer you buy …

Israeli President Shimon Peres: Be My Facebook Friend For Peace Israeli President Shimon Peres: Be My Facebook Friend For Peace
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“Be my friend for peace, I want to hear your voice. Speak up, and change the world.” That’s the message of former Prime Minister and current President of Israel Shimon Peres, who has just launched a Facebook page to promote …

Proof That Google Maps Plans To Add Rotating Views? Proof That Google Maps Plans To Add Rotating Views?
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Google has gifted more cities with the 45° imagery in Google Maps, this time updating the imagery for 56 locations: 23 cities in the United States and 33 throughout the rest of the world. Notable in this release, Google says, …

SXSW 2012 Musicians Get Exposure at Houlihan’s

For promising musicians looking for their big-break, being “H-Listed” could be the ticket. Houlihan’s Restaurants, known for infusing their music strategy into the dining experience by featuring indie bands and lesser known tracks, launched the multi-faceted campaign today to provide …

UK Hacker Arrested, Accused of Trying to Retrieve Info of Women Who Received Abortions
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Today the Scotland Yard arrested a 27-year-old who claims to have links to the hacktivist group, Anonymous, on suspicion of offences under the Computer Misuse Act. The Metropolitan police’s central e-crime unit was granted a search warrant for the suspect’s …

NASA Reassures Us The World Is Not Ending

Francis Reddy of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center would like to remind us that the world will not come to an end in 2012 as the Mayan calendar suggests. There will be several cosmic phenomenon taking place throughout 2012, but …

New iPad Now On Sale At Radio Shack New iPad Now On Sale At Radio Shack

Radio Shack, or as they want you to call them, The Shack, is now selling the New iPad! They are one of the handful of retailers outside of Apple’s website that are selling the new hot gadget. There seems to …

Guy Spies On Wife’s Sex Life With Under-The-Bed Transmitter Guy Spies On Wife’s Sex Life With Under-The-Bed Transmitter

Sometimes, a man can only take so much. And after walking in time after time on your wife and her boyfriend having sex, you have to take some steps to protect yourself. Wait, what? As odd as that sounds, that’s …

Rumor: Xbox 720 Will Not Have A Disc Drive
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As E3 draws closer and a potential reveal for the next Xbox seeming more real every day, the rumor mill is starting to kick up big time. Let’s recap – the next Xbox is rumored to have a better Kinect …

Google Patches Chrome Flaw In 24 Hours Google Patches Chrome Flaw In 24 Hours
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Yesterday we brought you news that Google had paid out $60,000 to Russian university student Sergey Glazunov for finding a security flaw in their Chrome browser. Glazunov, a participant in Google’s Pwnium contest, used a sandbox bypass to hack the …

Volvo Introduces New Airbag Volvo Introduces New Airbag
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Swedish automaker Volvo has introduced the world’s first external airbag for pedestrians. Volvo, long known for it’s excellent safety standards for drivers, has been developing ways to ensure the safety of those outside of a vehicle as well. The company …

Online Video Captures Assad Man Defecting

Abdo Husameddine, Syria’s Deputy Oil Minister, announced his defection in an online video. Husameddine is the highest ranking official to leave President Bashar Assad’s regime since the country’s uprising last year. The Deputy Oil Minister explained he was defecting due …

Pakistan Seeks Internet Censor: Places Paper, Online Ads

You probably won’t find this in a craigslist job posting, but if you’re an IT professional who specializes in suppressing free speech, Pakistan just might have a job for you. The Central Asian nation has come under sharp criticism from …

Microsoft Donates “Mayhem” To Outercurve Foundation Microsoft Donates “Mayhem” To Outercurve Foundation

The Outercurve Foundation has announced that Microsoft Research has donated an open-source scripting system called Mayhem to the foundation. Mayhem is to serve as the centerpiece of Outercurve’s newly-formed Innovators Gallery. Mayhem is scripting software designed to enable non-programers to …

Women Rule The Blogosphere As Both Bloggers & Visitors Women Rule The Blogosphere As Both Bloggers & Visitors

Of all days, today being International Women’s Day, a timely study was released today by NM Incite, a Nielsen/McKinsey company, revealing that women make up the majority of bloggers. NM Incite tracked over millions blogs from around the world to …

FIFA 12 Sim Crowns LA Galaxy Regular Season Champs

Major League Soccer’s First Kick isn’t until Saturday night, but it’s already been determined that the LA Galaxy will win the Supporters’ Shield at the end of the year. Well, according to the FIFA 12 video game, at least. EA …