Foursquare works in conjunction with social networking services and allows users to "check in" at restaurants, stores, landmarks, movie theaters, etc, from their mobile phone. It taps into the phone's built-in location data and then broadcasts that information for the world to see.
Microsoft has infuriated Australians after hiring a bunch of half-naked women to pep up a developers' conference - which had a key session devoted to 'Women in IT'.
Japan's Sumo Association has decided that the iPad is the perfect device for its fat-fingered wrestlers, and is dishing them out to all its training establishments.
It's nice to know what the top bods at Apple get up to in their spare time. Charity work, cultural events, time with their families... and fart apps.
The site also trademarks the term "Booty Call." We're not making this stuff up. People on the Internets are not like you and me.
An Australian environmental group is calling for hundreds of thousands of camels, pigs and waterbuffalo to be slaughtered - because of their farts.
The Surena 2 walks, bows, and stands on one leg. Sarah Palin says, "You know who else can stand on one leg? Obama, that's who!"
Fed up with the world's unaccountable failure to embrace Ayn Rand's ultra-right-wing philosophy, a man has used the entire United States as a canvas to spell out his message.
Applying for college provides a roller coaster of emotions in an of itself, but when a university has to send you a retraction to an acceptance letter it sent because of a computer glitch, that boils things over even more.
TG Daily editor whines about working conditions and is told to stick it where the sun don't shine.
The Nesbot, a robot that serves its human masters rich rivers of fine coffee and does not whine about wanting Friday afternoons off, should be protected from Al Qaeda.
If you've got multiple Gmail accounts, like Clark Kent probably would if he were around today, you can now have them open at the same time instead of going through the redundant cycle of logging out and logging back in.
Still using Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo Mail? You Commie pinko, you. But now, true American patriots have an alternative - Reagan Mail.
Paul Ceglia - the man suing Facebook because he reckons he owns most of it - clearly has a memory like a sieve.
Indonesian journalists got a bit of a shock yesterday, when they were treated to an X-rated video courtesy of the government.
Location based services are going to be hotter than a junebug dancing on a fat man's grill. Flirtatious dating site hottie is hitting the "droid."
People are spending less time checking their e-mail, reading news and going to traditional online portals, but are spending a heck of a lot more time on Facebook and Twitter.
A Japanese man posted an innocuous tweet over the weekend, which translators have had difficulty understanding, but regardless what the message actually said there is no question as to its significance - it is the 20 billionth posting in the short history of Twitter.
You might think that a Caspar the Ghost lookalike would make a pretty poor substitute for a beloved grandchild or trusted doctor, but Japanese robotics researchers are betting otherwise.
Fulfilling the most requested change to Google's video sharing site, Youtube has finally increased the length of videos that users can upload to a more accommodating 15 minutes.