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MLK, Jon Huntsman, and Horcruxes MLK, Jon Huntsman, and Horcruxes

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 …

Cyber-Attacks Mirror Middle East Conflict Cyber-Attacks Mirror Middle East Conflict

The virtual pissing contest between Arabs and Israelis raged on today. A hacker network called “group-xp” claimed responsibility for DDoS attacks on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and on El Al Israel Airlines. But, let’s be clear. They did not …

Meet The Global Online Freedom Act Of 2011
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Alongside SOPA, PIPA and OPEN, H.R. 3605 has joined the party. H.R. 3605, otherwise known as the Global Online Freedom Act of 2011 was drafted and introduced to the House on December 8 by Representative Christopher Smith from New Jersey. …

New Apple Store In The South Of France Will Be Almost All Glass New Apple Store In The South Of France Will Be Almost All Glass

Apple is getting ready to expand its retail presence in France, according to a new report. Aix-en-Provence will become home to France’s second Apple Store sometime late this year, reports Aix en Dialogue, the official magazine of the city. The …

Twitter Hacker Targets Kutcher Twitter Hacker Targets Kutcher

Over the past weekend Two and a Half Men star Ashton Kutcher had his Twitter account taken over by a hacker who had ill intentions. Apparently the perpitrator tweeted on the subject of Lorene Scafaria, rumored to be dating Kutcher. …

IBM Announces Social Analytics Services IBM Announces Social Analytics Services
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IBM unveiled today a new set of software and services for social analytics in the enterprise. The main software product is IBM Connections for analytics, real-time data monitoring, and collaborative networks through IBM’s SmartCloud services. Included in the new offerings, …

Want The Fastest Internet? You Better Go With Cable Want The Fastest Internet? You Better Go With Cable

Tired of having those lags in loading a streaming video that interrupt your all-important viewing enjoyment? Want to be able to download gobs of torrents in the blink of an eye? Feel like your Internet connection moves slower than a …

Facebook Status Reveals Why Cruise Captain Came Near Shore Facebook Status Reveals Why Cruise Captain Came Near Shore
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The captain of the Costa Concordia, Francesco Schettino, has been placed under arrest and may be facing manslaughter charges stemming from the six deaths authorities now say he caused. Italy’s Corriere della Sera newspaper reports that the captain executed a …

Facebook Finding New Ways To Increase Ad Sales Facebook Finding New Ways To Increase Ad Sales
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It looks like Facebook is really trying to ramp up revenue ahead of its IPO (which is now expected in May). Apparently the company is cold calling, or cold emailing rather, businesses trying to get them to sign on for …

Steve Jobs Doll Is No Longer Being Sold Steve Jobs Doll Is No Longer Being Sold

Remember that creepy Steve Jobs figurine that In Icons, the Hong Kong company, was making. They’re stopping production of it. PC World is reporting that In Icon has stopped production of the controversial Steve Jobs figurine and won’t be selling …

Wozniak Says Android Beats iPhone In Some Ways Wozniak Says Android Beats iPhone In Some Ways
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has a history of irritating Apple’s faithful fans for statements implying that Android might actually be a decent operating system. It seems The Woz might be in trouble again this week after suggesting in a recent …

Professional Production Moves Away From Apple Professional Production Moves Away From Apple
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For years Apple has been the standard in professional video editing. Many of the practices and procedures developed in the industry were molded around the features engineered into Apple’s software. Six months after Apple’s newest editing software, Final Curt Pro …

DigitalPal Is Newest Social Networking Site DigitalPal Is Newest Social Networking Site

A new social media network wants to get rid of all status updates and relationship drama to give users a chance to talk about their favorite movies, music, books and games. Digital Pal, launching in beta today, allows users to …

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Honored With Google Doodle Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Honored With Google Doodle
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As you may know, today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and Google is celebrating with a doodle. The doodle was created by artist Faith Ringgold. Here’s the bio she uses on her site: Faith Ringgold, began her artistic career …

Are ISPs “Broadcasters”? Canada Will Find Out.
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In Canada, the regulatory agency charged with overseeing broadcast distributors, Internet service providers,and telephone services is the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission – the CRTC. You might think of them as the Canuck FCC. The CRTC has been seeking to …

Reddit Cofounder: Let’s Write Sympathy Cards To PIPA Supporters Mourning The Internet’s Death Reddit Cofounder: Let’s Write Sympathy Cards To PIPA Supporters Mourning The Internet’s Death

Although SOPA has been pushed to the backburner for the time being, it’s not dead and we should remain vigilant in our opposition. Not only that, but SOPA is not the only legislation on the table that threatens the internet …

Symantec Acquires LiveOffice Symantec Acquires LiveOffice

Symantec announced that it has acquired cloud-based archiving service LiveOffice for $115 million to extend a new ” intelligent information governance solution” to the cloud. The solution, Symantec says, will enable organizations to “bridge the gap between business, legal and …

Wikipedia Will Go Dark Wednesday To Protest SOPA, Censorship
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Jimmy Wales founded Wikipedia. You have used it before because it’s a helpful tool to learn and if you’ve learned anything in the past several years your quest for knowledge likely led you through Wikipedia at some point. Jimmy Wales …

iPhone 4S Jailbreak Almost Ready For Prime Time iPhone 4S Jailbreak Almost Ready For Prime Time
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We have previously reported that a jailbreak solution for Apple’s iPhone 4S and iPad 2 was on its way soon. Noted jailbreak developer pod2g posted last week that an untethered jailbreak of iOS devices running on Apple’s A5 processor (the …

Who’s Buying and How? Who’s Buying and How?

Researchers have always explained women’s love of shopping as the hunter versus gatherer instinct. Men would bring home the kill and women would forage for grains and berries. Since these primitive times the world has changed and technology has been …

iPad Popular Among IT And Business Professionals iPad Popular Among IT And Business Professionals
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The iPad is loved by consumers, but it’s loved even more by business professionals. IDG Connect recently conducted a survey that said that 91% of business professionals use an iPad more for business communication than personal communication. IDG says that …

Google, World Bank To Improve Disaster Preparedness In Developing Countries Google, World Bank To Improve Disaster Preparedness In Developing Countries

Within a generation, we will no longer leave the house. We won’t need to. Mobility will become obsolete. Similar to our regard to the appendix and nipples on males, feet will become lumpy appendages whose purpose we no longer remember. …

Doritos Rejects The Best Ad Of Super Bowl XLVI Doritos Rejects The Best Ad Of Super Bowl XLVI

In 2007 Doritos decided to start crowd-sourcing their Super Bowl ads. Their Crash the Super Bowl contest allowed fans to make and submit their own Doritos commercials, with the winner airing during the Big Game. The result has been some …

Private Company Amassing Database of License Plate Data Private Company Amassing Database of License Plate Data

Back in November, Josh Wolford opened quite a discussion about the rising prevalence of license plate readers in law enforcement. These scanning devices read license plates quickly and compile data to help track movements, reveal stolen vehicles, etc. Some have …