Tim Tebow Tweets Jets Love, Promises

Tim Tebow hasn’t had much time to devote to Twitter lately; between a scandalous trade to the New York Jets after the Broncos essentially dumped him for Peyton Manning and a recent lawsuit between Nike and Reebok over jerseys bearing…

RIM Insists They Are Not Abandoning Consumer Market

RIM has issued a statement insisting it is not exiting the consumer smartphone market, despite reports from numerous media outlets. When RIM’s earnings report for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011 was published yesterday, it painted a bleak picture…

Master Copy of Prince of Persia Discovered

Creator Jordan Mechner has found the long lost original Apple II master copy of his classic Prince of Persia. It had been lost for ten years. The 3.5″ disks of the original game were discovered by Mechner’s father (composer for…

Minecraft Prerelease 1.2.5 Now Available

We reported at the beginning of the month that Mojang hired on former Bukkit members to help steer the future of Minecraft. They must have been put right to work when they arrived at Mojang because we’re already on the…

inXile Entertainment Gets Help For Wasteland 2

Good news and bad news time. The good news is that inXile Entertainment, the party responsible for the sequel to Wasteland 2, has got Obsidian Entertainment on board for the game. The bad news? There is a catch. The project…

New Microbe Converts Carbon Dioxide into Fuel

A study published today in the journal Science details how researchers at UCLA have succeeded in converting carbon dioxide into liquid fuel. Things gets a bit technical from here, so I’ll give the summary upfront: A team at the Henry…

National Cleavage Day, The Lottery, and April Fool’s

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…

Hasidic Students Use Facebook, Get Slapped With $100 Fine

Facebook can certainly become a breeding ground for impropriety quicker than you can even spell “impropri–” but those lowbrow kicks usually don’t cost you anything. If you happen to attend an all-girl Hasidic school in a particular Brooklyn neighborhood, though,…

Google Authenticator Gets An Upgrade

Google announced today that it has made improvements to the Google Authenticator app, which utilizes Google’s 2-step verification feature for smartphones. 2-step verification was launched for Google Apps in 2010, then to all Google users in February 2011. “We want…

Lexmark and Agricultural Department Strike a Deal

Lexmark International is a Lexington, Kentucky-based company who serves clients all over the globe. Servicing over 170 countries, they generated over $4 billion in revenue last year. Today they announce they have landed a deal worth over $50 million with…