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Kerry Trainor Leaving AOL Kerry Trainor Leaving AOL

Kerry Trainor is leaving AOL. It seems like a whole lot of the news related to AOL these days is about people leaving the company. We recently reported on some prominent departures from the company’s TechCrunch property (only the most …

New Universal Logo Premieres With ‘The Lorax’ This Weekend New Universal Logo Premieres With ‘The Lorax’ This Weekend

Any movie-goers planning to take in the premiere of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax this weekend will also get to see the big-screen debut of Universal Picture’s new logo. The redesign of the animated logo comes in honor of the film …

eBook Readers Staying Home, Forgoing Visits To The Local Bookstore eBook Readers Staying Home, Forgoing Visits To The Local Bookstore

On one hand, the rapidly growing adoption of eBooks is great. I mean, anyone who has ever played with a Kindle has to be impressed by the convenience of the whole system. In only a few seconds after I decide …

Despicable Me 2 Teaser And Poster Released Despicable Me 2 Teaser And Poster Released

Universal has released the teaser poster and trailer for Despicable Me 2. Neither of the two divulge any plot details, or even has footage of the film for that matter. This is to be expected, as the film doesn’t even …

YouTube: Rob Reiner Presents ’8,’ Play About Marriage Equality YouTube: Rob Reiner Presents ’8,’ Play About Marriage Equality
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Google has previously shown their support for marriage equality with their lovely Valentine’s Day Google doodle. YouTube will now be broadcasting a stage production on equal rights. Rob Reiner, famous actor and director, took to the YouTube blog today to …

Unreleased Set Photos of Heath Ledger as Joker in The Dark Knight Unreleased Set Photos of Heath Ledger as Joker in The Dark Knight

There’s an aura surrounding Heath Ledger’s performance in The Dark Knight; his turn as The Joker has already become legendary. You talk to not only comic book fans, but film aficionados, and all of them will tell you his performance …

The Avengers, Spider-Man, And More Marvel Graphic Novels Come To iTunes The Avengers, Spider-Man, And More Marvel Graphic Novels Come To iTunes

Listen up, comics fans – you can now get dozens of Marvel graphic novels on iTunes. Marvel has just announced 80 titles that are now available through the iBooks app or by simply heading to iTunes. Today, Marvel has entered …

SXSW Band Demographics SXSW Band Demographics
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According to research by Sonos, the 2012 South By Southwest showcase will attract 500 bands to Austin, TX – from all over the place. The charts below show the bands’ origins worldwide, as well as where outfits are coming from …

Online Petition Created To Help Save Terra Nova Online Petition Created To Help Save Terra Nova
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We all know how the power of the Internet population’s voice can change opinions on a topic. Take SOPA for example — a subject where so many people have been speaking up about their opinions pertaining to how it affects …

Michael Arrington: Arianna Huffington Is A Touchy Psychopath Michael Arrington: Arianna Huffington Is A Touchy Psychopath
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TechCrunch has been leaking writers for some time now, and yesterday the leak moved up the food chain as the site’s Editor in Chief Erick Schonfeld stepped down. He’s been replaced by Eric Eldon, who says that his plan is …

Davy Jones of The Monkees Dead at 66 Davy Jones of The Monkees Dead at 66
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And then there were three. Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith, Peter Tork, and Micky Dolenz – The Monkees were a made-for-television pop band that held a great fan base long after their TV show ended. Today, those fans received the sad …

Apple Rejects eBook Because It Links To Amazon Apple Rejects eBook Because It Links To Amazon
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Any good and successful company knows that it probably shouldn’t go out of its way to promote its competition. I mean, you don’t see Microsoft putting out ads that talk about how awesome Google Docs is. But in the realm …

DVR Usage Increasing Among Television Viewers DVR Usage Increasing Among Television Viewers
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As television and devices that take advantage of our screen time continue to evolve, so does our utter obsession with using TV grow. Nielsen posted on its blog a study the group recently conducted that looked at what Americans have …

A+E Networks And thePlatform Team Up For Mobile Video Content A+E Networks And thePlatform Team Up For Mobile Video Content

You might have never heard of thePlatform, but you’ve certainly heard of the A+E Networks family of channels including, of course, A&E but other channels like Lifetime and History. The two companies have teamed up to expand its programming to …

Pandora Cuts Back On Interruptions In Honor Of Leap Day Pandora Cuts Back On Interruptions In Honor Of Leap Day

In honor of Leap Day, Pandora has announced that listeners today will hear fewer interruptions in their music, thanks to a deal with Lexus. Pandora’s first limited interruption experience spans all Pandora platforms – web, iOS, and Android. Listeners on …

Netflix Transitioning To Television Netflix Transitioning To Television
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More than half of all Netflix viewing is now television. The company known best for featuring feature films is becoming an Internet streaming service for television shows. For over a year, Netflix has been bulking up on old TV shows …

MPAA Responds to “Bully” Petition MPAA Responds to “Bully” Petition
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A little while ago we brought you a story about a petition asking the MPAA to reconsider its R rating of the documentary Bully. The film, which explores the problem of bullying in American schools, narrowly missed receiving the PG-13 …

Online Petition Asks MPAA To Change “Bully” Rating Online Petition Asks MPAA To Change “Bully” Rating
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When the MPAA gave director Lee Hirsch’s documentary Bully an R rating, Harvey Weinstein was angry. Weinstein is co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, which is distributing the film. Bully is a documentary dealing with, as you might guess from the …

Stratfor Email Leaks Reveal U.S. Plans To Indict Wikileaks Founder Stratfor Email Leaks Reveal U.S. Plans To Indict Wikileaks Founder

As you are all aware of by now, Wikileaks made a huge stink over the weekend by releasing 5GB of internal emails from Stratfor, a global intelligence company. Some of those emails concern Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange. The Sydney Morning …

Social Seating Plans Now Available On An Airlines Social Seating Plans Now Available On An Airlines
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Forget First Class! Find out who’s sitting next you on your next flight. Remember the days when you sat at your airport gate wondering and worrying who might be sitting next to you? Those days are over now for travelers …

Dancing With The Stars Season 14 Cast Announced, Twitter Reacts Dancing With The Stars Season 14 Cast Announced, Twitter Reacts
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I cannot believe that we are now up to Season 14 of Dancing With the Stars, ABC’s most-watched reality show. I remember the first season of Dancing With the Stars in 2005, where the big talk of the show was …