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David Letterman Gets Death Threat On Jihadist Internet Forum David Letterman Gets Death Threat On Jihadist Internet Forum
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Late Show host David Letterman has made jokes in the past that have put him in the figurative crosshairs (remember the Oprah thing or more recently, the Sarah Palin feud?) It appears as though he might have wound up in …

Google’s Motorola Mobility Acquisition Draws Suit From Share Holder Google’s Motorola Mobility Acquisition Draws Suit From Share Holder
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Earlier this week, Google announced its intent to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, which if approved, would be Google’s largest acquisition to date. Apparently, that price was not high enough for at least one Motorola Mobility shareholders, however. Bloomberg …

Are iPhone Users Elitist? Are iPhone Users Elitist?
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The iPhone vs. Android battle is an intense conflict between warring groups hell-bent on making it well know that the opposing groups sucks. It’s as American as North vs. South, East vs. West, Boxers Vs. Briefs or dare I even …

Facebook Updates Developer App for Easier Settings Management Facebook Updates Developer App for Easier Settings Management

Today Facebook announced an update to the Developer App, which it says will make it easier for developers to manage all of their basic app settings from one place. “The streamlined UI more clearly shows the different app integrations (Web, …

McDonald’s Starts Plant A Tree Movement, Reddit Decides To Help McDonald’s Starts Plant A Tree Movement, Reddit Decides To Help

The power of the Internet can be summed quite nicely with the concept of crowdsourcing. Using the Internet to organize like-minded individuals for a common cause–in this case, McDonald’s and their Plant a Tree movement–has caused many different events and …

eBay Acquires Magento (Officially) eBay Acquires Magento (Officially)
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eBay announced that it has officially completed its acquisition of Magento, which it announced in June. eBay has owned a minority stake in the company since 2010. Now, it owns the whole thing. Magento is an open source e-commerce platform. …

StumbleUpon: We Wanted To Go In This Direction All Along StumbleUpon: We Wanted To Go In This Direction All Along
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Today, StumbleUpon unveiled a new feature that they call the “Explore Box.” Still technically in beta testing, the new feature allows users to search for specific topics to stumble, for example, Lady Gaga, William Faulkner, or Tequila. Until now, StumbleUpon …

Google Search for iPhone Gets Update Google Search for iPhone Gets Update

Google announced today that the Google Search app for iPhone has been updated. The latest version is 0.9.0.7005. Additions include: New way to switch between Web, Images, Places and more Improved help screen Removed Calendar alerts Google Instant Pages Minor …

Ndamukong Suh Gets Fined By NFL, Fires Back on Twitter Ndamukong Suh Gets Fined By NFL, Fires Back on Twitter

Twitter is clearly the voicebox of a new generation, even more for professional athletes who have grievances to air. Take Ndamukong Suh for instance. The devastating defensive tackle who plays for the Detroit Lions and possesses an incredibly awesome name …

Google Talks About How Green It Is Google Talks About How Green It Is

Google posted to the official Google Blog today about many of its efforts in “greening” its office buildings. Anythony Ravitz, the Green Team Lead for Google’s Real Estate & Workplace services unit writes: Since I arrived at Google in 2006, …

Amazon Attracts 1 in 5 Internet Users Amazon Attracts 1 in 5 Internet Users

comScore released a report today on the top global retail and auction sites, finding that Amazon sites were visited by one in five global Internet users in June – more than any other in the category. Amazon sites received visits …

PlayStation 3 Drops Price, How Will Xbox Respond? PlayStation 3 Drops Price, How Will Xbox Respond?
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As Sony’s goodwill tour concerning its PlayStation 3 console continues, a significant price drop for the machine–especially the 320 gig model–has gone largely unnoticed, or at least, it’s been strangely ignored by the gamer crowd. Perhaps only responding to negative …

PETA Supporters Modify Dog Fighting App To Embarrass Its Users PETA Supporters Modify Dog Fighting App To Embarrass Its Users
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Animal rights activists are using a highly controversial Android app to get out their message. Apparently, opponents of the “Dog Wars” app have modified an older version of the app to include a specific trojan code. The malware, which Symantec …

Bing is the Future of Your Living Room (According to Microsoft) Bing is the Future of Your Living Room (According to Microsoft)
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In June, Microsoft announced it would be bringing Bing search to the Xbox this year, though the announcement was exactly for the full Bing search engine. Frank Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications at Microsoft talked a bit more …

Ceglia: Facebook Planted Photoshopped Contract Ceglia: Facebook Planted Photoshopped Contract
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Paul Ceglia is a guy that is claiming partial ownership of Facebook, and has been doing his damnedest to prove this in court. The battle has been going on for over a year. More background here. Last time we checked …

StumbleUpon Explore Box Makes Randomness More Specific StumbleUpon Explore Box Makes Randomness More Specific

The merits of StumbleUpon are numerous – it’s a wonderful time-occupier and a great place to explore the far corners of the internet. Most of its appeal stems from the fact that it is a “discovery engine,” something related to …

“Justin Bieber Way” Existed, Thanks to a Tween and a Facebook Contest “Justin Bieber Way” Existed, Thanks to a Tween and a Facebook Contest

Move over Rick Perry, there’s a new controversial leader in Texas and she’s a giant Justin Bieber fan. The small town of Forney, Texas recently held a Facebook contest to elect one child, aged 8 to 13, “Mayor for a …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Pre-Orders on Sept. 30, Releasing Oct. 7 iPhone 5 Rumor: Pre-Orders on Sept. 30, Releasing Oct. 7

Hold on, we’ve got another iPhone 5 rumor for you. Several sites have independently reported that Apple is planning an October 7th release for their latest mobile device, the iPhone 5. Unlike the iPad 2 launch, Apple is rumored to …

Apple Store Down for Updates Apple Store Down for Updates

The Apple store at store.apple.com is down for updates. At first, there was no message appearing, but now Apple is saying: “We’ll be back soon. We are busy updating the store for you and will be back shortly.” Searching Twitter …

Pierre de Fermat’s Last Theorem Celebrated With A Google Doodle Pierre de Fermat’s Last Theorem Celebrated With A Google Doodle
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Google’s gone geeky for today’s Doodle. If you look closely at the Google Doodle for today, you can see the faint outline of the company’s name, appearing as recently erased markings on a chalkboard. What takes center stage is the …

Google’s Motorola Acquisition Gets Taiwanese Animation Treatment Google’s Motorola Acquisition Gets Taiwanese Animation Treatment

When it was announced that Google purchased Motorola you knew it was only a matter of time before Taiwanese Next Media Animation got their hands on it. The creators of very odd, yet hilarious, reenactments of current news events depicting …

ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom to Step Down At End of Term ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom to Step Down At End of Term

Rod Beckstrom, President and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced that he will leave at the end of his term. “I am incredibly proud of ICANN’s achievements throughout my tenure,” said Beckstrom. “In two …

Facebook Publishes Social Design Guidelines Facebook Publishes Social Design Guidelines

Facebook has published guidelines on “three elements of social design,” which it says are: community, conversation and identity. Social Design itself, according to the company, is “a way of thinking about product design that puts social experiences at the core. …

Tulsa Tower Guy Fascinates Twitter and Facebook Tulsa Tower Guy Fascinates Twitter and Facebook
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Right now, as of 5 pm EST, William Sturdivant II is currently 300 feet in the air, clinging to a Clear Channel Radio tower. Police are still unclear as to the young man’s motivations, all they know is that he …