The Internet Has Killed April Fools’

It’s hard to tell if the Wikipedia article on April Fools’ Day is itself an April Fools’ prank. Tidbits of the ubiquitous holiday’s history seem like jokes in and of themselves;
""In France and Italy, children and adults traditionally tack paper fish on each other’s back as a trick and shout "april fish!"

Conan O’Brien ‘Resigns’ as Mashable CEO

Conan O’Brien has learned that, due to an unfortunate misunderstanding, he did not buy Mashable and oust CEO Pete Cashmore. Instead, he purchas…

Netflix CEO says he wants to watch HBO Go

In what seems like an unusual turn of events at first glance, the head of Netflix is taking to social media to talk about wanting to access HBO Go, not as a competing company executive but as a normal guy who just likes good entertainment. It’s a very weird thing to see Hastings post on Read The

10 Most-Shared Apple Ads on YouTube

Apple — a small company based in Cupertino, CA that makes technological devices — is often featured on YouTube, a website that features ma…

Inhabitat’s Week in Green: gigantic LED cube, synthetic bones and a playground from recycled wind turbines

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week’s most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us — it’s the Week in Green. Happy April 1st! In honor of the day, we’ve rounded up some of Inhabitat’s best April Fools stories for your reading pleasure. Our collective jaws dropped this

Refresh Roundup: week of March 26th, 2012

Your smartphone and / or tablet is just begging for an update. From time to time, these mobile devices are blessed with maintenance refreshes, bug fixes, custom ROMs and anything in between, and so many of them are floating around that it’s easy for a sizable chunk to get lost in the mix. To make sure

Dirty Pillows: The Unsolved Problems Of Sharing Services

When my wife and I travel, we rarely stay in hotels. We usually either stay in hostels or apartments. The apartments are usually found and booked on Airbnb. We’re big fans of the service, and think it’s one of the best ways to experience a foreign city. However, some recent events have made me think

Paramount’s Titanic 3D film altered due to wrong star alignment

The re-release of James Cameron’s 1997 theatrical masterpiece Titanic is supposed to be one of the best 2D-to-3D conversions that any filmmaker has ever attempted. Of course, aside from the updated visual presentation, nothing in the acual movie itself will change. It will be the same experience

Check Out the Companies That Make ReadWriteWeb Possible

Our readers know ReadWriteWeb as the blog that’s ahead of the technology curve. Our sponsors know us as that, too, which is why we occasionally like to introduce our sponsors to our readers and let them know a little more about who they are and what they do. You can say thanks to the companies that make

Tribune stations nationwide including WGN America go dark on DirecTV

In the latest round of disputes between pay-TV providers and networks over the millions of dollars we, the customers, are paying for service, Tribune Broadcasting Company (owner of several different broadcast networks nationwide including WGN America — list follows after the break) and DirecTV are going