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DMARC: Major Web Players Join Forces On Antiphishing Standards DMARC: Major Web Players Join Forces On Antiphishing Standards
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Fifteen major companies have joined forces on a “technical working group” called DMARC to develop new standards to help reduce the threat of spam and phishing emails. DMARC stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance. The companies involved include: …

Just Say “NO to ACTA”

By now, especially in light of the SOPA/PIPA fallout, you’ve probably heard about the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, which is also lovingly known as ACTA. The international treaty, once ratified, is currently making its rounds through various European governments, even as …

Wisconsin School Buys iPads With Microsoft’s Money Wisconsin School Buys iPads With Microsoft’s Money

Two weeks ago Apple announced its new textbook initiative. Thanks to an update to the iBooks software for iPad, and agreements with the three largest textbook publishers, the company would start bringing interactive electronic textbooks to students everywhere. Schools in …

SAG Awards: Twitter Reacts SAG Awards: Twitter Reacts

The Screen Actors Guild awards were the trending topic this weekend with hits such as Boardwalk Empire taking home TV’s best drama, Jessica Lange taking home best actress in a TV drama for her role in American Horror Story and …

Two Dutch ISPs Refuse To Block Web Sites Two Dutch ISPs Refuse To Block Web Sites

Dutch ISPs are fighting the good fight for net freedom by keeping access to Web sites like the The Pirate Bay open. Torrent Freak is reporting that two large ISPs in the Netherlands, T-Mobile and KPN, are refusing to block …

Twitter Documentary “Twittamentary” Set To Begin Open Screening [Exclusive] Twitter Documentary “Twittamentary” Set To Begin Open Screening [Exclusive]
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The making of a Twitter documentary was announced over two years ago. It’s called Twittamentary (fittingly), and now it’s set to begin screening in communities around the world. The film’s director Siok Siok Tan tells WebProNews, “We have lots of …

Anti-Google Graffiti In NYC Isn’t Your Normal Google Doodle Anti-Google Graffiti In NYC Isn’t Your Normal Google Doodle
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Google gets quite a bit of notoriety for their Google Doodles, but this is one particular Doodle that they will likely not be so proud of. According to Jeff Roberts of paidContent, graffiti of Google’s logo has been showing up …

Lance Armstrong Invests In Mobli Lance Armstrong Invests In Mobli
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Mobli, a social networking startup focusing on sharing photo and video, just got some star power in the form of a new investor. Lance Armstrong, professional cyclist and seven time winner of the Tour de France, has invested an undisclosed …

Is OPEN Better than SOPA?
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During the initial SOPA hearings, the mockery that they were, Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon, one of the loudest opponents to the Stop Online Piracy Act, suggested an alternative method of regulating the Internet, one both Google and Facebook endorse. …

Photos Reveal Hypocritical Cop

Arizona police sergeant Pat Shearer is drawing some attention due to his suspicious and outwardly stupid Facebook posts. This “officer of the law” apparently thinks it is okay to post photos depicting young men with automatic weapons holding an Obama …

Ferris Bueller Honda Ad Is Matthew Broderick’s Day Off Ferris Bueller Honda Ad Is Matthew Broderick’s Day Off
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Last week, a ten second clip of Matthew Broderick recreating a scene from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off led to speculations that there could be a sequel in the works – a revelation that thrilled some fans of the old film …

Super Bowl Ads: Fun Facts Super Bowl Ads: Fun Facts

Super Bowl ads are the focal point of the day besides the big game of course. Super Bowl Sunday is a long awaited day for many football fans, whether you’re looking forward to the mountains of meats, cheeses and other …

The Muppets Respond to Fox News Attack, Miss Piggy’s Upset The Muppets Respond to Fox News Attack, Miss Piggy’s Upset

The Muppets, whimsical puppets who try to make both adults and kids laugh – or – a brainwashing piece of media that’s looking to turn your kids into liberal, tree-hugging, pinko commies? Fox News asked this question a couple of …

New App Can Tell If You’re Drunk New App Can Tell If You’re Drunk
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While most of us can tell if we’re too drunk to drive, a new app is making that easier. Say hello to the cleverly titled BreathalEyes, a new app for the iPhone that scans a person’s eyes to see if …

Most People Can’t Shop Without Their Mobile Phones Most People Can’t Shop Without Their Mobile Phones

With every new study conducted on how people have integrated mobile devices into their everyday life, imagining a life without smartphones increasingly sounds like a return to a hunter-gatherer society. Solidifying that presumption are some conclusions from a new study …

Valentine’s Day At Apple Brings Free Engraving, Shipping Valentine’s Day At Apple Brings Free Engraving, Shipping

With Valentine’s Day just two weeks away, Apple hopes that a couple of small offers will tempt you into buying your sweetheart an iPad 2. “The iPad 2 is attractive, smart, and fun to be around – Just like your …

Twitter Shows Pinterest Some Love Twitter Shows Pinterest Some Love
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As more and more people pile on to Pinterest, more and more tweets are popping up about Pinterest. We’re not even talking about the re-pins that get tweeted. We’re talking about the elucidations of infatuation, inspiration (and sometimes, frustration) that …

QuasiDisk, Another Tethering App Sneaks Into The App Store QuasiDisk, Another Tethering App Sneaks Into The App Store
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It looks like another developer has managed to sneak a tethering app into the App Store. QuasiDisk is billed as a file management app, designed to allow users to quickly and easily transfer files to and from their iOS devices. …

Garrett McNamara: I Have Underwater Superpowers Garrett McNamara: I Have Underwater Superpowers

Garrett McNamara is a world record holder for surfing the biggest wave in the world. The wave, which stood a gigantic 90 feet, is a monster in itself, but Garrett feels he can break his old record. http://youtu.be/nd2jtwviyC8 Garrett has …

Twitter: British Tourists Arrested After Making Twitter Jokes Twitter: British Tourists Arrested After Making Twitter Jokes

It’s time for another entry in “Be careful what you say on social media.” This week’s entry comes from the U.K. where two British tourists were arrested for jokingly tweeting that they were going to “destroy America” and “dig up …

Is Celebrity Tweeting The Biggest Grift Ever? Is Celebrity Tweeting The Biggest Grift Ever?

This next piece should make those of you struggling to populate your Twitter account with followers feel over the moon; or, perhaps sad enough to end it all. What we have is an estimation of how much certain celebrities make …

Jail Birds Pass Time With Facebook Jail Birds Pass Time With Facebook
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Facebook is quickly becoming one of the best ways to pass time during incarceration. In the past two years alone, over 350 people have been caught using Facebook from their cells. Depending on what county and state you are in, …

Cameron Winklevoss: I’m Changing My Name To Cam Dotcom Cameron Winklevoss: I’m Changing My Name To Cam Dotcom
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Facebook is said to be readying its IPO filing for this week – possibly as early as Wednesday. The NYSE and NASDAQ are even fighting over the listing, according to reports. When the IPO launches, it’s going to be a …

Officer’s Facebook Photo Shows Obama Shirt With Bullet Holes

It has been reported recently that the Presidential secret service is investigating an Arizona police sergeant who recently posted a rather disturbing photo to his facebook page. The photo depicts a number of young boys standing in a row, a …