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FarmVille is Getting Its Own TV Show
Feb 10, 2013 - in News
Go Daddy Sees Record Sales Day After Weird Super Bowl Ad
Feb 7, 2013 - in News
Sex sells, I guess.
There's a $850 Quintillion Death Star Kickstarter Campaign
Feb 7, 2013 - in News
The rejected petition to the U.S. government has now moved to the Death Star.
Kim Dotcom Teaches How to Stop Piracy in 5 Steps
Jan 11, 2013 - in News
Kim Dotcom may be one of the last people on this planet who would be - at least at this moment - entrusted with the task of stopping copyright infringements and digital piracy.
Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, CTO Richard Tom Depart Company
Jan 7, 2013 - in News
Jason Kilar, one of the most visible luminaries in the streaming media industry, announced that he will be leaving Hulu during the first quarter of this year.
Facebook New Year's App Exposes Users Private Messages
Jan 3, 2013 - in News
Lycos to Return to Search Engine Business
Dec 30, 2012 - in News
Lycos once was one of the world's pre-Google big search engines next to Yahoo, Excite, HotBot and Altavista.
Wikipedia Raises $25 Million During Fundraising Campaign
Dec 29, 2012 - in News
Wikimedia announces end of ninth annual fundraiser.
Cards Against Humanity Donates $70,000 to Wikipedia
Dec 18, 2012 - in News
That should please Mr. Wales.
Copyright Alert System Pushed Back (Again) to Early 2013
Nov 30, 2012 - in News
The "Six Strikes" plan has been delayed again, and will now begin in early 2013.
Gangnam Style Beats Bieber as Most Watched YouTube Video
Nov 28, 2012 - in News
Oppa Gangnam Style!
Facebook Paid $715 Million for Instagram
Oct 25, 2012 - in News
A little less than the rumored billion.
U.N. Wants Increased Internet Surveillance
Oct 24, 2012 - in News
The U.N. suggests services such as Skype keep records of its "chat room postings."
The Pirate Bay Sails Into The Cloud
Oct 18, 2012 - in News
The popular torrent site is now floating in the cloud, raid-free.
Microsoft Launching Its Own News Operation on MSN
Oct 2, 2012 - in News
With Microsoft now fully withdrawn from the MSNBC project, it plans to launch its own news service on MSN.
Google Maps Gets Beautiful Underwater 'Street' View
Sep 26, 2012 - in News
Google goes under the sea.
Dotcom: Code for New Megaupload is 90% Complete
Sep 24, 2012 - in News
MegaUpload is on its way back.
Kickstarter: We Are Not a Store!
Sep 22, 2012 - in News
Kickstarter is cracking down on projects, banning renderings, simulations and more.
Google Play, Others Getting 600 Fox Movies, TV Shows
Sep 19, 2012 - in News
Google Play is one of many services being injected with movies and TV shows by Twentieth Century Fox.
The Oatmeal Raises Over $850,000 for Tesla Museum
Aug 22, 2012 - in News
Popular web comic lends helping hand to non-prift lobbying for Nikola Tesla Science Center.
eBay: No More Selling Potions, Curses, or Magic Spells
Aug 21, 2012 - in News
Items were causing too much hassle between buyers and sellers in the marketplace.
Tumblr May Finally Be Cleaning Out NSFW Adult Material
Aug 20, 2012 - in News
Two publishers have reported that Tumblr closed their adult blogs for bogus reasons.
Khan Academy Launches New Computer Science Lessons
Aug 16, 2012 - in News
Khan is catering to complete beginners with the new CS course.
Google to Acquire Travel Guide Brand Frommers
Aug 14, 2012 - in News
Google buys Frommers to keep Zagat company.
Newly Appointed Yahoo! CEO Confirms She's Pregnant
Jul 17, 2012 - in News
It's kind of an important year for Marissa Mayer.
MSNBC Renamed NBCNews Following NBC/Microsoft Split
Jul 16, 2012 - in News
Two old friends say goodbye.
Social News Site Digg Sells to Betaworks for Undisclosed Sum
Jul 13, 2012 - in News
New owner plans to launch a cloud-based version of Digg in the near future.
Kim Dotcom Offers To Go US in Exchange for Money
Jul 11, 2012 - in News
If there is anything Kim Dotcom aka Kimble aka Kim Schmitz can do better than flaunt his wealth and expensive lifestyle, it is rubbing government authorities the wrong way.
Kickstarter Announces Plans to Launch in the UK This Fall
Jul 10, 2012 - in News
Kickstarter is finally moving beyond the USA.
Yahoo and Facebook Set Aside Patent Dispute
Jul 9, 2012 - in News
Yahoo and Facebook have settled a dispute that could have ended up in a nasty patent battle.