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We've known for sometime that Twitter is looking to make a move in the news game, but what that would look like was still unclear. Today, the blue bird's intentions are starting to look a bit more concrete, with the announcement of Dataminr for News, a tool that pinpoints and alerts journalists of...

January 29th 2014 at 2:19pm 0 Comments
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Tweetwall is a company that provides Twitter displays for events, allowing companies to show guests the live Twitter chatter about their events. Their clients have included CNN, Yahoo, Intel, PayPal, Microsoft, eBay, the Obama campaign and the Webby Awards. Now Tweetwall has launched a rebuilt ver...

May 10th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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In 2008, Jason Koger had both of his hands amputated after accidentally coming into contact with a downed power line on his grandfather's farm. Since the accident, Koger has been using a variety of prosthetic arms to cope with everyday life. However, the prosthetics Koger has been using have bee...

April 15th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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While some of us try to avoid mainstream media and the accompanying Things You Should Be Afraid Of Today reporting, sometimes we need a place to go for 24/7 coverage of a disabled cruise ship, and CNN is always there. Now it's there on Android too, after launching live streaming of both CNN and HL...

February 20th 2013 at 12:14am 0 Comments
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After Apple's earnings call yesterday the company's stock took a sizable hit. This, of course, was due in large part to the company underperforming analysts' revenue expectations. But rather than rail on Apple, Fortune argues that Wall Street's Apple analysts performed worse than the company itsel...

January 24th 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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I've always found Zite to be the smart news aggregator I turn to first in the day. Because it learns from my choices, it gets better and better at creating a personal news magazine that has the topics I really love. Today Zite has pushed out a thoroughly revised update with a lot of new feature...

December 4th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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This theory is speculative, but let's give CNN's Don Sears some consideration anyway. He suggests that Apple's suspected iPad mini event has been moved from the rumored October 10 to 17 date range to the current expectation of the October 23. Why, he asks? Because the Microsoft Surface is due t...

October 15th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Call it a hunch, but we suspect that at least a few of you picked up an iPhone 5 today, or at least made the leap to iOS 6. If you're in either position, you may be wondering just what apps to feed Apple's flagship (or that fresh new firmware) once it's ready to go. We've got a quick-hit list of t...

September 21st 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Does Apple have an obligation to help solve America's financial woes? That's a question addressed by Clyde Prestowitz in a special edition article on CNN. Prestowitz, founder and president of Economic Strategy Institute, argues that Apple should use its position to drive manufacturing back to t...

April 4th 2012 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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We all know that one guy who flits between MMOs with the same attention span as an ADD goldfish on cocaine. Heck, we've probably been there ourselves a few times. Well, CNN's Geek Out blog has decided to take a look at the migratory patterns of the MMO gamer in his natural habitat, and the timi...

January 31st 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments