AOL Instant Messenger To Shut Down After 20 Years

In other news, this week we learned that AIM still exists.

Carly Fiorina To Enter Race For President On May 4th

Former Hewlett Packard CEO, and failed Senate candidate, Carly Fiorina will be running for President for some reason.

Rand Paul’s Biology ‘Degree’

The Kentucky Senator and medical doctor claims an undergraduate degree he doesn’t have.

Why Owning Beats Renting, Digital Music Edition

One of the perils of the Internet age is that companies constantly go belly up, leaving their customers in a lurch

Is Siri Today’s Clippy?

TechCrunch’s Alexia Tsotsis declares “Siri Is The New Clippy.”

Netflix Gets Out of DVD Business, Spins of Qwikster

In a truly bizarre move, Netflix is spinning off the DVD-by-mail business that built them into an international brand and going stream-only. Those wishing to keep getting movies will have to sign on to something called Qwikster.

Facebook Comments and the Authenticity of Multiple Identities

The lines between our public and professional identities and our private and social ones continue to blur.

AOL Buys HuffPo for $315 Million

AOL has bought the Huffington Post. But, really, it’s the other way around: HuffPo has taken over AOL.

Google’s Self-Driving Car

Once the province of science fiction, a car that can drive itself is now a reality, thanks to Google and DARPA. The implications are mind boggling.

Koran Burning And Media Navel Gazing

The media is now starting to look at it’s own role in the whole Koran burning story, but the truth is that there really wasn’t any way they could’ve ignored the story.

Web Is Dead – Long Live the Internet?

Wired proclaims, “The Web Is Dead. Long Live the Internet.” It’s great linkbait but completely wrongheaded.

Facebook Most Popular, Most Annoying Site

While people keep flocking to Facebook in droves, the site has the lowest satisfaction rating of any e-business site.

‘Google Me’ New Facebook Competitor

Google is getting serious about launching a Facebook competitor. Is it too late?

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