Myspace to lay off 150 people

Jun 28, 2011
If that was Microsoft or Google, you wouldn't think twice about it. But Myspace only has about 400 employees as of today and by end of day tomorrow...

You can talk to a live parrot on the internet if you really want to

May 6, 2011
Because maybe you do. Hey, who am I to judge? Weirdo. A German phone maker has a promotion going on Facebook where you can chat with a live parrot....

Kiss over the Internet

May 4, 2011
It all starts with a device that features a rod. You and your partner each have one. You move the rod with your tongue, and through the magic of...

Things that don't matter department: White iPhone is thicker

Apr 29, 2011
.2mm thicker, in fact. This kind of screws up the entire case industry. Cases are big business, especially for the companies that manage to get...

Kids don't realize ads are ads

Apr 22, 2011
The Journal of Advertising has published a study about how kids perceive online advertising. Short answer: they don't. Kids were found not to make...

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Dish plans to keep some Blockbusters open

Apr 19, 2011
Dish Network, which acquired the smoldering remains of Blockbuster Video earlier this month, said that it plans to keep the leases of about 500...

Billboard of tomorrow will recognize you, target you

Apr 18, 2011
A New York company is raising money with the intent of building smart billboards. The company, Immersive, is working on a system where a camera...

El Cinco coming in September, White Whale this month

Apr 14, 2011
Latest Apple gadget roundup for people who obsess over such things. The white iPhone, originally hunted by an obsessed Captain Ahab on the high...