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Entries by Britney Fitzgerald from 08/2012

Arielle Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO's Sister, Now Works For Google...Awkward!

Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology

Talk about sibling rivalry. Google recently acquired Wildfire Interactive Inc., an advertising startup that specializes in working with social netw...

Ask NSA Director Keith Alexander: Does Cybercrime Really Cost $1 Trillion?

Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology

Click here for original article. Gen. Keith Alexander is the director of the National Security Agency and oversees U.S. Cyber Command, which means ...

At Sign: 11 Things Foreign Languages Call The '@'

Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology

What do sleeping cats, dog heads, and strudels all have in common? To speakers of different languages around the world, these objects all resemble ...

Bullying On Twitter: Researchers Find 15,000 Bully-Related Tweets Sent Daily (STUDY)

Posted 08.02.2012 | Technology

The Internet can be a hostile place, and Twitter is no exception. According to a new study, about 15,000 bullying-related tweets are posted every day,...

Chance Bothe Texts 'I Need To Quit Texting' Before Near-Deadly Truck Crash

Posted 08.02.2012 | AOL
Read More: Video, AOL News

"I need to quit texting, because I could die in a car accident." That was one of the final texts written by 21-year-old Chance Bothe before his tru...

Chance Bothe Texts 'I Need To Quit Texting' Before Near-Deadly Truck Crash

Posted 08.02.2012 | Technology

"I need to quit texting, because I could die in a car accident." That was one of the final texts written by 21-year-old Chance Bothe before his tru...

Pinterest Etiquette: 9 Things Pinners Should Never Do

Posted 08.03.2012 | Technology

Pinterest has had an incredible year. In February, it was found to have attracted 10 million unique viewers faster than any other standalone site in h...

Pinterest Etiquette: 9 Things Pinners Should Never Do

Posted 08.03.2012 | HuffPost Home

Pinterest has had an incredible year. In February, it was found to have attracted 10 million unique viewers faster than any other standalone site in h...

'This Is Now' Site Streams Instagram Photos In Real-Time From Big Cities Around The World

Posted 08.03.2012 | Technology

Cities now have a chance to smile for the camera, even if their residents don't really want to. New website This is Now streams Instagram pictures...

Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson To Star As Google Interns In 'The Internship'

Posted 08.03.2012 | Technology

Being an intern has never been so glamorous! Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, who (in)famously paired up for the 2005 blockbuster "Wedding Crashers," ...

Bobak Ferdowsi's Mohawk Blows Up Twitter As NASA's Curiosity Rover Lands On Mars

Posted 08.06.2012 | Technology

"Curiosity" got the best of the internet last night. On August 6, around 1:30am, the NASA rover Curiosity successfully landed on Mars after a peri...

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Thinks Cloud Computing Will Be 'Horrendous'

Posted 08.06.2012 | Technology

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak prefers to feel like he "owns" his digital data and feels uncomfortable uploading it to or downloading it from another ...

How Obama Tweets: A Behind-The-Scenes Look (VIDEO)

Posted 08.07.2012 | Technology

"I'm the master Tweeter!" President Obama can be heard uttering this phrase (in the video above) as he tweets to voters during a Twitter Q&A sessio...

Olympics Basketball Google Logo Lets You Shoot For The Gold

Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology

Google shoots… and scores! If you haven't already seen the Google homepage, a new olympic-themed doodle is available today. Like yesterday's hurd...

Apple Store Kidnapping Thwarted: Brittany Carter Rescued By Fast-Thinking 'Genius' Employee

Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology

Turns out the Apple Store Genius Bar is staffed by more than just tech-savvy hipsters. At least one of these "geniuses" deserves to be called "hero," ...

Olympics Slalom Canoe Google Logo Game Lets You Paddle Down A Raging River

Posted 08.09.2012 | Technology

Google's at it again with a new Olympics-themed doodles game. Today's installment of the logo-turned mini-game features a canoe racing down a river...

Google Street View: See The World With The Click Of A Button

Posted 08.09.2012 | Technology

Don't have the time (or money) to see the castles of Japan or the valleys of Norway? Not to worry -- you're not alone in being glued to your office ch...

Most Popular Sites 2012: Alexa Ranks The 500 Most-Visited Websites

Posted 08.09.2012 | Technology

Is there a website that you can't go a day without checking? Chances are, a few million other people have the same favorite, if web data company Alexa...

Olympics Soccer Google Logo Game Puts Players In Goalie Position

Posted 08.10.2012 | Technology

Soccer fans, rejoice! It's your turn to be featured on Google's homepage. The latest Google doodle requires players to hop into the game as goalie...

Sarah Leary, Nextdoor Social Network Co-Founder, Talks Bill Gates, Startup Advice

Posted 08.10.2012 | Technology

When was the last time you borrowed a cup of sugar from the neighbors? Better yet, do you even know the neighbors' names? According to Sarah Leary...

Alexa Dell's Twitter Account Shut Down: PC Magnate Puts Stop To Daughter's Oversharing

Posted 08.13.2012 | Technology

Talk about oversharing. CEO Michael Dell of computer company Dell Inc. spends nearly $2.7 million a year on security for his family, according to ...

Obama's Fake Twitter Followers: StatusPeople Faker Score Finds Romney Has Fewer Phony Tweeps

Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology

Turns out we might not be as popular as we thought. Social media management company StatusPeople has created a new tool that shows how many of our...

Facebook Banned: 9 Ways To Get Kicked Off The Social Network

Posted 08.14.2012 | Technology

Want to be a productive individual again? Need to get kicked off Facebook? Then here's exactly what to post. From nudity to name changes, the gian...

Kim Kardashian Possibly 'Jinxed' Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt's Mansion [CORRECTION]

Posted 08.15.2012 | Technology

CORRECTION: Radar Online now reports the house that Kardashian got married in belongs to Frank Caulfield, who also owns an estate in Montecito, CA. We...

Jeeyeun Wang, Samsung Designer, Worked 22-Hour Days While Working On Galaxy S Smartphone

Posted 08.15.2012 | Technology

Though Apple claims that Samsung copied gadget design elements from the iPhone and iPad, Samsung employees are actually working themselves to the bone...