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CES: A Historical Timeline [Infographic] CES: A Historical Timeline [Infographic]

The Consumer Electronics Show is getting ready to start (January 10). Get ready for a whole lot of news about gadgets. Some will probably blow our minds (at least some of the concept presentations), and some will be lackluster. That’s …

Thinking Of Canceling Your Cable In 2012? You’re Not Alone Thinking Of Canceling Your Cable In 2012? You’re Not Alone
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Were you one of the cable subscribers that “cut the cord” last year? Despite the disturbing umbilical metaphor, it’s actually a growing trend in the United States as more people are canceling their subscription to cable because, as everybody knows, …

Poor Email Management Could Put Companies at Legal Risk, Report Says Poor Email Management Could Put Companies at Legal Risk, Report Says

A study from Oasys Software found that many businesses are lacking in their email management systems, which could potentially put them in legal trouble. Through a survey of its customers, Oasys found that 96 percent of employees believe their companies are already in legal hot water. What’s more is those surveyed consisted of lawyers, accountants, and many other professions that have very confidential information.

AfterShokz Headphones Rock Your Bones AfterShokz Headphones Rock Your Bones

I frequently talk about events or products that seem to herald this long-awaited concept appropriately called The Future. In The Future, exceptional yet everyday people may colonize space or we may all be trained to fortify our minds against the …

Google’s Latest Algorithm Changes (They Don’t Include Panda) Google’s Latest Algorithm Changes (They Don’t Include Panda)
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As you may know, Google has been putting out a monthly list of algorithm changes it has been making, as part of the company’s initiative to be “more transparent”. Google will never put out the entire secret sauce of its …

Facebook And Depression: A Closer Look [Infographic] Facebook And Depression: A Closer Look [Infographic]
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Facebook can tell us a lot about people thanks to status updates, comments, photos, videos, and everything else people share. It’s been used more than once to look at the genaral mood of society. Now, there’s an interesting look at …

Righthaven Domain Sold In Auction Righthaven Domain Sold In Auction

We recently reported that Righthaven.com was up for auction on Snapnames, and it has now sold. And not for much. It ended up going for $3,300. That’s unfortunate for Righthaven, seeing as how they’ve been ordered to pay about $60,000 …

Charles Addams And Addams Family Celebrated With Google Doodle Charles Addams And Addams Family Celebrated With Google Doodle
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There’s a new Google doodle up today, and you may recognize the characters in it as Gomez, Morticia, Cousin It, Lurch, Wednesday, Pugsley and Uncle Fester, collectively known as The Addams Family. It’s the hundred birthday of creator Charles Addams, …

NewsRight: Newspapers Band Together To Seek Money From Aggregators NewsRight: Newspapers Band Together To Seek Money From Aggregators
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29 news organizations have teamed up to change the face of online news – or at least to attempt to get paid more for their work. Basically, they’re hoping aggregators will put up the money for content if they make …

No More World Wide Web in Iran?

Iran may be in the process of switching off the Internet as we know it and switching over to an nationwide “intranet” that is controlled and approved by their cleric-run government. Farnaz Fassihi reported in the WallStreet Journal today that …

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon: The Saga on Twitter Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon: The Saga on Twitter
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Nick Cannon, husband of Mariah Carey and host of Fox’s America’s Got Talent has just released the latest tweet in the ongoing Mariah-Nick drama that began earlier this winter: @NickCannonNick CannonJust left the operating table and I was awake during …

Mac App Store Turns One Mac App Store Turns One

One year ago today, on January 6th, 2011, Apple release version an update to their then-current Snow Leopard Mac operating system. The update was in many ways unremarkable, except that users who upgraded got access to Apple’s newest marketplace: the …

SOPA Necessary To Protect Our Safety, According To RIAA VP SOPA Necessary To Protect Our Safety, According To RIAA VP
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As staunch supporters of the Stop Online Piracy Act, it comes as no surprise that the RIAA would scoff at the OPEN Act, a measure proposed by Congressman Darrell Issa and Senator Ron Wyden. It’s just the argument that is …

Mobile Video Not Doing So Hot Mobile Video Not Doing So Hot

Mobile video communication was once the hot ticket item among mobile providers, but now it’s just doing okay. ABI Research’s Mobile Services Research Center ran a study that showed mobile video services were used by a little less than 47 …

U.S. Gov’t Wants To Censor Twitter

EFF published an article earlier today detailing the U.S. government’s growing demand that Twitter shut down accounts that are affiliated with alleged terrorists. Citing several recent incidences in which government officials have pressured Twitter to censor tweets and accounts, EFF …

B&N CEO Walks Back Nook Sale Rumor… Sorta B&N CEO Walks Back Nook Sale Rumor… Sorta

As Chris Crum reported yesterday, the ‘verse was all a-twitter with the news that Barnes and Noble was throwing in the e-reader towel and selling off its Nook business while the selling was good. Today, B&N CEO William Lynch may …

Under Armor’s Unfortunate Cam Newton T-Shirt Under Armor’s Unfortunate Cam Newton T-Shirt

Internet memes, even the bad/mean/disgusting ones often die hard, if at all. As an example, just mention “2 Girls, 1 Cup” to anyone that’s been on the Internet longer than five years, and watch their face melt into a mix …

Around The World Time Lapse, Invisible Racist, and Baby Interrogation Around The World Time Lapse, Invisible Racist, and Baby Interrogation

A viral video is one that becomes popular though the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Social Networks Reach 1.2 Billion Users Worldwide Social Networks Reach 1.2 Billion Users Worldwide
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Interweb temperature-taker comScore have published a white paper that outlines ten points that businesses should be aware of when crafting their marketing and customer relations plans for the coming years. Unless your business is aimed exclusively toward an Amish community, …

Axl Rose, Santorum Headlines, and Wikipedia Axl Rose, Santorum Headlines, and Wikipedia

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 …

Twitter In Swedish Now A Reality Twitter In Swedish Now A Reality

Twitter announced today that it has launched in Swedish. The microblogging service or social network – whatever you want to call it – is now available in 21 languages. Twitter says over 400,000 volunteers have contributed to its translation center. …

PayPal Responds To Violin Incident PayPal Responds To Violin Incident
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On Wednesday we ran a story about PayPal’s latest PR problem. It seems a woman sold an antique violin worth $2500. When the buyer received it, however, there arose a dispute over the label (which is apparently not uncommon the …

Gamers Embark on Sonic the Hedghog Marathon For Charity
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For those of you who think playing video games is mindless fun and has the potential to offer tons of time-wasting opportunities, well, you’re right; but, there’s also a lot of good that can come from it, especially if it’s …

Ford Opening New Research Lab Ford Opening New Research Lab

Ford Motor Company is opening a research lab in Silicon Valley that will be about emerging technologies just as much as it is about cars. The company announced Friday morning that it will open its first dedicated research lab on …