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Video games are revolutionizing computation chemistry

Nov 9, 2010
A new report finds that the high powered graphics processing units GPUs now in video games - the hardware that gives gamers 3-D images and other...
Posted In: games, geek chow, Science

Is Kik too perfect to live?

Nov 9, 2010
The messenger app Kik has only been public for 18 days but it's become insanely popular, already well above 1.5 million users. It's free, fast as...
Posted In: apple, before this did you really know what live was?, Blackberry, iPhone, kik, social media

You can't defeat Firesheep! says guy who invented Firesheep

Nov 9, 2010
On today's program, we reported on a new plug-in called Blacksheep that's designed to thwart anyone using the Firesheep spy plug-in....
Posted In: firesheep, privacy, security, social media, Web Culture

Mind Blowing Monday: Digital sweatshops are hiring

Nov 9, 2010
As the economy struggles to rebound and unemployment continues to hover above 9 percent, it may be heartening to hear that there are plenty of jobs available online that you can do from home. But it may not be that simple.

Need another distraction? Social networking in your browser

Nov 8, 2010
Email, Twitter, Facebook, cell phones -- there's no shortage of ways to connect electronically to others. Today comes a new Internet browser aimed at making it all easier. Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Steve Henn about RockMelt.
Posted In: Internet

Speaking of losing faith in humanity

Nov 8, 2010
Apparently, Call of Duty: Black Ops is TOTES AWESOME YOU GUYZ! How do I know this? Because I infer all my video game reviews from ARMED ROBBERS IN...
Posted In: call of duty, Entertainment, games, whee!

Google gives free Wi-Fi on some flights

Nov 8, 2010
If you're flying on Air Tran, Delta, or Virgin America this holiday season, we have some good news and some bad news. Good news: free Wi-Fi,...
Posted In: business, Google, search, Transportation, wifi

30 months in jail for DDoS attacks on conservative websites

Nov 8, 2010
Mitchell L. Frost of Bellevue, Ohio is a 23-year-old former student at the University of Akron and he's going to jail for two and a half years in...
Posted In: DDoS, Law

Rockmelt browser launches in limited beta

Nov 8, 2010
If you've been feeling like Chrome or IE or Firefox just weren't social enough, there's a product for you. Weirdo. ...
Posted In: Chrome, Facebook, firefox, gadgets, internet explorer, rockmelt, search, social media, Twitter, Web Culture

The Queen is on Facebook

Nov 8, 2010
Whether you see this as a welcome adjustment to modern times on the part of an archaic figurehead or another case of social media ruining other...
Posted In: Facebook, social media, Web Culture, with a laser beam

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