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State Dept. Fails to See the Problem with John Kerry Signing His Tweets “JK” State Dept. Fails to See the Problem with John Kerry Signing His Tweets “JK”

You know how the official Twitter accounts of top government officials and the First Family make a point to let us know when it’s really them sending out the tweet, instead of their staff? For instance, a tweet sent from …

Twitter’s Top Super Bowl Moments Had Nothing to Do with Football (Hint: Beyonce Killed It) Twitter’s Top Super Bowl Moments Had Nothing to Do with Football (Hint: Beyonce Killed It)

Sure, anything that happens in the context of the Super Bowl has football to thank for its existence. The halftime show wouldn’t exist without a football game that required an intermission. All of those funny ads wouldn’t exist if there …

These Phony Twitter Accounts Can’t Verify You (Hint: They’re Not Even Verified Themselves) These Phony Twitter Accounts Can’t Verify You (Hint: They’re Not Even Verified Themselves)
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I know that it would be really cool to be verified on Twitter. It would mean that you were important – important enough to need a verified account because of all the jokers out there that want to create fake …

Kim Dotcom Offers Cash Reward To Anyone Who Breaks Mega’s Security Kim Dotcom Offers Cash Reward To Anyone Who Breaks Mega’s Security

Mega has been under a lot of scrutiny since it launched over a week ago, and not just from the copyright lobby. The Internet security community has been claiming that Mega isn’t as secure as Kim Dotcom claims. Now Dotcom …

Sony To Reveal The PlayStation 4 On February 20

Well, this was unexpected. After numerous leaks and a suggestion that the reveal would happen in May, Sony is now teasing that the official unveiling of the next PlayStation will happen sooner than anybody thought. In a blog post simply …

Jason London Arrested, Poops In Cop Car
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Jason London, the actor most people may know as Randall “Pink” Floyd from “Dazed and Confused”, got himself into some trouble recently after he allegedly sneezed on a bouncer at a club, refused to apologize, punched said bouncer in the …

Alec Baldwin Rumors: Is A Baby On The Way?

Alec Baldwin is fighting off rumors that his wife Hilaria is pregnant and insists that when it happens, they’ll tell the world when they’re ready. In Touch first reported the news, saying that because the couple is so private, they …

Google Voices Support For ‘High-Skilled Immigration Reform’ Google Voices Support For ‘High-Skilled Immigration Reform’
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Google took to its public policy blog today to make sure everyone (including governments) know where it stands when it comes to immigration in the United States. The company has discussed this topic in the past on its official blog, …

500px Now Back in the App Store After Apple Yanked It for Porn 500px Now Back in the App Store After Apple Yanked It for Porn
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After a week in App Store limbo, photography app 500px has made its return. As you may remember, Apple booted the app from its App Store for violation of Apple’s rules on pornography. Apple said that the app was removed …

Jamie-Lynn Sigler Engaged To Baseball Player
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Jamie-Lynn Sigler, who most of us will always remember fondly as Meadow Soprano, is engaged to ballplayer Cutter Dykstra. The couple–who have been together about a year–announced the happy news on Twitter, along with a photo of the new rock …

Hefner’s Secretary Dies: Mary O’Connor Worked at the Playboy Mansion For Over 40 Years
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Mary O’Connor, the longtime secretary of Hugh Hefner, has died. Hefner is the publisher of the popular men’s magazine Playboy. O’Connor worked at the Playboy mansion for over 40 years. The specific cause of O’Connor’s death has not been released, …

Shaun White Wins X Games Gold Again

Though Shaun White has garnered a reputation as heavy partier when he’s not on the slopes, he’s still most famous for dominating the snowboarding competition at the X Games. White achieved a perfect score in his final snowboard superpipe run …

Dallas Police Succeed in Clearing the Streets of Rogue Fruit Dallas Police Succeed in Clearing the Streets of Rogue Fruit

It’s good advice for anyone to check their sharing settings on any app before they use it – unless people want every high score, game achievement, or check-in to appear on their connected Twitter and Facebook feeds. This advice is …

Powerball Jackpot Up To $130 Million
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The Powerball Jackpot is now up to $130 Million, with the next drawing scheduled for Saturday night. As you may know, Powerball drawings are held each Wednesday and Saturday. Wednesday’s winning numbers were 11,12,24,43,45 Powerball: 9. There were no jackpot …

Welfare Lottery Ban: Proposal Not Going Over Well
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Some North Carolina residents are upset over a new measure to ban welfare recipients from buying Lottery tickets. The legislation is currently being drafted and would see all lottery ticket merchants refusing to sell to individuals who receive government assistance …

Vine Disables Twitter Sharing Just Hours After Launch Vine Disables Twitter Sharing Just Hours After Launch

Earlier this afternoon, Twitter unveiled Vine, a standalone iOS app for the creation and sharing of short (six-second) video clips. A video sharing experience was rumored to be in the Twitter pipeline, and it looks like this is it. Vine …

Grab Some Popcorn And Watch The Hour Long Mega Launch Party Grab Some Popcorn And Watch The Hour Long Mega Launch Party

As you all know by now, Kim Dotcom’s Mega launched over the weekend to much fanfare. The new file-sharing site is already in the top 150 most visited sites on the Internet, and it shows no signs of slowing down. …

Obama Is Not Being Asked to Resign Over Beyonce’s Lip-Sync, Put Away Your Twitchy Tweeting Thumbs You Gullible Lot
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Come on, guys. Think about something before you go all stage five freakout on Twitter. I know that’s too much to ask, but I’m still going to ask it. Despite what you may have read, a “rising chorus” of Republicans …

EFF Joins r/Gaymers’ Fight Against Trademark Holder
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One reddit community, with the help of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is taking on a trademark holder who they say was wrongfully granted a trademark registration for a term that belongs in the public domain. Gaymer is a broad term …

Jenelle Evans: Divorce, Possible Miscarriage

Jenelle Evans, one of the stars of “Teen Mom 2″, just recently announced she’s pregnant again, much to the ire of Twitterland. The young mom has made headlines with what some deem “bad decisions”, and has one child who has …

jOBS Release Date Announced as April 19th jOBS Release Date Announced as April 19th

UPDATE: The very first clip has also been released. Check it out here. The highly-anticipated Steve Jobs biopic jOBS just got an official release date: April 19th. The last we heard on this, we simply received a generic “April” release …

Beyonce Lip Sync: Twitter, As Expected, Sounds Off
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Now that it’s been confirmed that Beyonce lip-synched her flawless performance of the national anthem at yesterday’s presidential inauguration, we can all just crawl up into a hole and cry ourselves to a sweaty, nightmare-laden sleep. Ok, it’s probably not …

Mozilla Is Working On Firefox For Ouya Mozilla Is Working On Firefox For Ouya

The little Android-powered game console that could – Ouya – is already in developers’ hands. For now, these folks will begin working on games and applications for when Ouya ships to consumers later this year. One of those developers is …

Google: Panda Update Data Refresh Rolling Out Now Google: Panda Update Data Refresh Rolling Out Now
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Google tweeted today that a new data refresh for the Panda update is currently rolling out in English, and that it affects 1.2% of queries. Follow @google A Googler @google New Panda data refresh rolling out today: 1.2% of English …