US House Invites Tech Experts to Speak to Congress About SOPA Risks

US House Invites Tech Experts to Speak to Congress About SOPA Risks

1 / January 9, 2012

One of the overwhelmingly terrifying things about the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act legislation, better known as SOPA, is that the people who seem to be backing it on a legislative level don’t really seem to understand a lot about […]

BuzzFeed Grabs $15M in Aggressive Round of Funding

BuzzFeed Grabs $15M in Aggressive Round of Funding

1 / January 9, 2012

BuzzFeed- a viral news and content site that aggregates an impressive amount of mixed content from around the web- has raised $15 million in a round of Series C funding, poising the site for a wider reach and an even […]

Yahoo Bringing ExclusiveTom Hanks Sci-Fi Series To Tablets, Internet Connected TVs

Yahoo Bringing ExclusiveTom Hanks Sci-Fi Series To Tablets, Internet Connected TVs

1 / January 9, 2012

Yahoo is preparing to bring their first original scripted piece of programming to web and online devices and that programming will be none other than the Tom Hanks produced animates sci-fi series Electric City. Feature 90-minutes of animated fiction the […]

Facebook Could Shill Insurance, Trend Predicting Company Forecasts

Facebook Could Shill Insurance, Trend Predicting Company Forecasts

1 / January 7, 2012

  Well, this just sounds like a privacy nightmare waiting to happen. Could you imagine your health insurance premiums fluctuating based on how often you change your relationship status? Or perhaps your renter’s insurance or homeowner’s insurance going up after […]

Is Pinterest Signaling a Curation Trend in Social Media?

Is Pinterest Signaling a Curation Trend in Social Media?

1 / January 7, 2012

Are you using Pinterest yet? It’s only the best thing in the history of internet everything. That could be a bit of hyperbole, but as an early user of the less-hyped and pretty much now dead Wists, and later adopter […]

Gawker’s Seth Abramovitch Fired After Kanye N-Word Post

Gawker’s Seth Abramovitch Fired After Kanye N-Word Post

1 / January 7, 2012

After a stunningly offensive post- even for Gawker- writer Seth Abramovitch is no longer working for the blog. Earlier this week, Abramovitch was chronicling a series of late-night tweets by Kanye West, regarding the rapper’s new project, called DONDA. If you are […]

UK and Ireland PS3 Users Wake Up To Netflix App Installation, No Service

UK and Ireland PS3 Users Wake Up To Netflix App Installation, No Service

0 / January 6, 2012

It was a good day to be a Playstation 3 user in the UK and Ireland, that’s because users of that particular gaming system woke up this morning to find the Netflix App among the consoles many TV and video […]

Yahoo Looks To Potential Netflix Acquisition, But Is It The Right Move

Yahoo Looks To Potential Netflix Acquisition, But Is It The Right Move

0 / January 6, 2012

Rumors began circulating on Thursday that Yahoo! Inc., could make a grab for movie and TV streaming service Netflix, a buyout that would concede a good chunk of the online video and TV streaming space to the company. The rumor […]

Funny Or Die Teams Up With Yahoo News To Develop Satirical GOP Debate

Funny Or Die Teams Up With Yahoo News To Develop Satirical GOP Debate

0 / January 6, 2012

With the 2012 election cycle currently witnessing the battle of the GOP all-stars (if you want to call them that), the team at Funny Or Die has decided to bring their brand of satirical humor to the masses with the […]

Yahoo Looks To Acquire Weather Channel, WebMD

Yahoo Looks To Acquire Weather Channel, WebMD

0 / January 6, 2012

While the board of directors at Yahoo may be considering an outright sale of the company that hasn’t stopped acquisition rumors from surfacing in which the company could spend billions of dollars to acquire the Weather Channel and WebMD Health […]

AOL Teams With Bonnier Parenting Group, Hopes To Reach ‘Moms’ Demographic

AOL Teams With Bonnier Parenting Group, Hopes To Reach ‘Moms’ Demographic

0 / January 6, 2012

AOL Inc. announced on Thursday that it had formed a partnership with publisher Bonnier Parenting Group. Under the agreement AOL will receive content from Parenting.com, a move meant to lure in online advertisers for the lucrative “moms” demographic. Under the […]

Parents Naming Daughters After Arianna Huffington

Parents Naming Daughters After Arianna Huffington

0 / January 6, 2012

Parents like to choose their children’s name based off whatever the news deems popular at any given time, in 2011 for example William, Kate and Pippa were all big choices and it turns out that one of the biggest names […]

The inevitable happens: digital music sales surpass physical sales

The inevitable happens: digital music sales surpass physical sales

0 / January 5, 2012

As much as the music industry hoped this day would never come and after them doing whatever they could to delay it that day has arrived where digital sales of music has surpassed the sale of physical media releases of […]

Barnes & Noble to investigate splitting off its NOOK business

Barnes & Noble to investigate splitting off its NOOK business

0 / January 5, 2012

While many people think of the iPad or the Kindle when you talk about tablets and eReaders there is another player in the market that is doing really well – Barnes & Noble with their NOOK tablet/eReader. In fact they […]