Wal-Mart and Facebook are unlikely bedfellows, but here they are cozying up together in a partnership that'll create custom Facebook pages for the retailer's 3,500 stores. This is the first time a retailer has used Facebook in this way.
Here's a pro tip for mobile developers: before you submit your application to an app store, check to see what auto correct does to your application's name. Just ask Dallas company Locai, this simple check could make or break your app.
Here's a cute story about bounty hunters and school dances. When New Zealand actor Temuera Morrison (Jango Fett, Abin Sur in Green Lantern) was asked by his niece to attend a Star Wars-themed school ball in the city of Rotorua, he made a guest appearance. In other news, a school held a Star Wars prom!
Click to view A lost remote control is an annoyance. A house fire is a tragedy. A 19-year-old near Cleveland turned the former into the latter when he used a lighter to search under his bed for a missing remote.
Hoping to assist you on your next quest for immediate pizza consumption, voice search company Vlingo has debuted its SuperDialer business directory app for Android. SuperDialer will take your spoken queries and spit back local results.
Columbia, Tennessee (a.k.a. "The Mule Capital of the World") has a new defender: The Viper, a 20-year-old masked man who patrols the town square carrying batons and ninja stars. Police aren't impressed, but hey, someone has to defend those mules.
SF Mayor Gavin "Handsome" Newsom just announced via Techcrunch that the city will start placing crime, health and other city data online for people to use. What's it for? Think iPhone apps that show restaurants' health code ratings, for one.
Someone, right now, is walking the streets of Highland Home, Alabama with a stolen Jaws of Life. Police there are basically waiting to see what happens next. What would you do with 'em?
God bless local news. Annie Schubert was expecting a "bread and butter" Dell running Windows for school. But when she fired up her accidental Ubuntu machine, confusion was only the beginning of her problems.
Dash Navigation, makers of internet-connected GPS devices, are teaming up with Yahoo to add search results to their directions. Dash, if you weren't aware, provides multiple routes to your destination weighted on historical road traffic data and info from other two-way connected Dash devices in order to get you where…