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Today's phrase to freak you out: history sniffing

Dec 6, 2010
Lawsuits are being brought as dozens of websites are found to have been engaged in the practice of "history sniffing". This is when you visit a...
Posted In: business, fear, history sniffing, privacy, Web Culture

Commercials soon to get quieter

Dec 3, 2010
The Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act, or the CALM Act has been passed through Congress and now is just waiting for a signature from...
Posted In: business, Entertainment, Health, Law, tv

Google Cloud Picker

Dec 3, 2010
Weird name. May not stick. This is Google's impending cloud-based storage system, the name and some screen shots being pushed online accidentally....
Posted In: business, cloud, dropbox, gadgets, Google, search

Apple's point-of-sale system is at Old Navy

Dec 2, 2010
If you've ever bought something at an Apple retail store, you may have seen the little credit card swipers that employees carry around. You don't...
Posted In: apple, business, Entertainment, gadgets, navy, wasn't marlene dietrich awesome

Google Editions

Dec 1, 2010
Google's long awaited e-book store is getting set to finally launch before the end of the year, according to the Wall Street Journal, quoting Scott...
Posted In: business, cool it now, gadgets, Google, search, Web Culture, you're gonna lose control

New Verizon network going live on 12/5

Dec 1, 2010
Verizon will flip the switch on their new LTE network, which they're calling "4G", on December 5th. It's important to note: IT'S NOT 4G. At least...
Posted In: business, lte, Verizon

E-reader race has two horses. One horse is faster.

Dec 1, 2010
According to a new survey of 2800 holiday shoppers, the e-reader race comes down to iPad and Kindle. Nobody else matters. Nook doesn't matter. Kobo...
Posted In: Amazon, apple, barnes & noble, business, gadgets, iPad, Kindle, kobo, Nook, Web Culture

Must be a lot of coffee brewing at Groupon this week

Dec 1, 2010
The Groupon board of directors is scheduled to have a conference call today to discuss and possibly decide upon Google's takeover offer, according...
Posted In: business, Google, groupon, search, social media

Use your Amex card, get a make believe cow

Nov 30, 2010
Is this even a technology story? I don't know. Whenever Zynga and Farmville and make believe cows get involved, I get all dizzy and disoriented. So...
Posted In: business, cows, farmville, games, sorrow, zynga

EU investigating Google for anti-trust

Nov 30, 2010
Google just can't seem to please Europe. If it's not Street View, it's anti-competitive practices. The European Union announced that it's...
Posted In: business, european union. eu, Google, Law, world

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