The Comic Sans Project Promises To Defend Everyone’s Favorite Font

One time, during a fairly boring lecture in one of my unremarkable college courses, something amazing happened. My professor put up the title page from a student’s essay and began mercilessly berating said student for one simply failure. They used…

Megaupload Sues Universal Over Takedown of Viral Video

Popular file hosting site Megaupload has filed suit against Universal Music Group today over claims that UMG abused YouTube’s automated copyright infringement reporting system to take down a video posted and owned by Megaupload On Friday we ran a story…

The Last of Us, Diablo III & More VGA Game Reveal Trailers

The VGA’s are seen as a pariah among many in the gaming community, rightfully so in many circumstances. There’s a lot of forced humor, and celebrity appearances from people who seem to really know nothing about the games they’re talking…

Apple Pulls Fake ID-making App From Store

For a while there, becoming someone else was extraordinarily easier thanks to a new app available for iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches. Unfortunately, that window of opportunity to experience the illicit joys of fraud and underage alcohol-buying is now gone…

The Most Popular Android Apps: Facebook Dominates Across Ages

Nielsen has released the results of a survey looking at the most popular apps on Android. The survey is broken up into three age segments: 18-24, 25-34 and 35-44. It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that Facebook dominates.…

Skype Co-Founder Wants Free Broadband For All Americans

Operating under the mission statement of “the Internet is a right, not a privilege,” Niklas Zennstrom, one of the co-founders of Skype, has introduced an idea of bringing free broadband services to the United States, one that would be powered…

Steve Jobs Bio Is Amazon’s Overall Best-Seller of 2011

Amazon has just released their list of the top 10 best-selling books of 2011, and it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that Walter Isaacson’s “Steve Jobs” is number one. It had previously been announced that the Steve…

Urbanspoon Update Includes New “Dineline” Feature

Urbanspoon, the popular mobile app for restaurant discovery is getting a new “personal dining timeline” feature called Dineline. “As you know, Urbanspoon has always been a great way for you to find your next favorite restaurant,” a spokesperson for Ubranspoon…

India Denies Pre-screening Censorship Allegations

Last week we brought you news that by Indian minister of telecommunications Kapil Sibal had been meeting with executives from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Yahoo and asking them to pre-screen and remove content that his office regarded as offensive or…

Google Motorola Deal Review Suspended By European Commission

The European Commission has suspended the provisional deadline for its review of Google’s proposed acquisition of Motorola Mobility. Bloomberg obtained comment from both the Commission and from Google. A spokesperson for the Commission said the review will continue after it’s…