The Pirate Bay has taken some hard hits in the past few months. Though the file-sharing site announced in February that it would delate torrents and move entirely to magnet links, law enforcement has continued to mobilize against the operation. In March, for instance, a leaked doc suggested Swed ... More >>
The latest course of news, as often as not, involves a path from Twitter to the mainstream media, and then, a day or so later, the appearance of a palatable cartoon version, all the better with which to digest your Internet. Sohaib Athar, or @ReallyVirtual, is the IT consultant who unknowingly live- ... More >>
Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced the winners of the second-annual NYC BigApps 2.0 Competition on Thursday night. This cool city-run competition gives out cash prizes to software developers who use city data sets to build apps that make it easier for people to navigate the city. Unfortunately, ... More >>
Mayor Michael Bloomberg may have just hired a "hot" Chief Digital Officer -- Rachel Sterne, New York City's first -- but who better to explain social media to him than Mr. One Billion Dollars himself? Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (no relation) sat down with the mayor while he was in town to a ... More >>
Six billion dollars isn't cool. You know what's cool? Groupon, the Chicago-based mega-start-up of online group coupons (get it?), turning down a six billion dollar offer from SkyNet Google. The tech giant has more money than God and often uses it to snap up smaller companies. But often, they ... More >>
Did you miss it? We're on our second glass of champagne and waiting for signs of the apocalypse. So far nothing, though we hear a guy in Camden died after falling into a vat of hot chocolate. We're not Bible scholars but that must mean something. Let's check Drudge: DOMINATE: GOOG PLOTS DEATH BLOW T ... More >>
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