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Chris Crum has been a part of the WebProNews team and the iEntry Network of B2B Publications since 2003. Follow Chris on Twitter, on StumbleUpon, on Pinterest and/or on Google: +Chris Crum.
Netflix’s ‘All Hail King Julien’ Gets Release Date Netflix’s ‘All Hail King Julien’ Gets Release Date

Earlier this year, Netflix announced three new original series from DreamWorks animation. These would be based on King Julien from the Madagascar films, Puss in Boots, and Veggie Tales. The company announced today that it has given All Hail King …

Google Penguin Update Still Lurking, Keep An Eye Out Google Penguin Update Still Lurking, Keep An Eye Out

It’s been a while since Google launched the most recent version of its famous (or infamous, depending on how you want to look at it) Penguin update. If you haven’t seen any changes in your rankings, don’t assume you’re in …

Google Calendar Gets A Big Refresh On Mobile Google Calendar Gets A Big Refresh On Mobile

Google introduced a new version of the Google Calendar mobile app. It’s available for Android now, and will hit iOS soon. Have a look. “It’s designed to be a helpful assistant, so you can spend less time managing your day, …

IAB Opens Pubic Comment On OpenDirect Spec IAB Opens Pubic Comment On OpenDirect Spec

AOL, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Yieldex have worked together on the new OpenDirect technical specification for programmatic ad sales, and have provided an early version to the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), who has opened up public comment on it. Comments will …

Mozilla Teases Browser For Developers [#Fx10] Mozilla Teases Browser For Developers [#Fx10]

Mozilla has a new browser specifically dedicated to developers coming out soon. It will be unveiled on November 10th. Mozilla teased it with a brief video on Monday: “When building for the Web, developers tend to use a myriad of …

Matt Cutts Won’t Be Back At Google Any Time Soon Matt Cutts Won’t Be Back At Google Any Time Soon

Back in July, Google’s head of webspam Matt Cutts announced that he was taking an extended leave from work to enjoy his personal life. On Friday, he revealed in a tweet (via Search Engine Roundtable) that he won’t be back …

Google Announces Treemaps In Google Analytics For AdWords Insights Google Announces Treemaps In Google Analytics For AdWords Insights

Google is launching Treemaps in Google Analytics for AdWords Insights, the company recently announced in a Google+ post. The feature will be released over the course of the next several weeks. Google says Treemaps will provide deeper insights into the …

Pinterest Gives Profiles An Update Pinterest Gives Profiles An Update

Pinterest launched a new profile look for all users around the world. “The design, which was started by one of our engineering interns over the summer, draws on international feedback and gives a cleaner look that’s consistent across platforms,” a …

Here’s What’s New On Netflix (Including It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia: Season 9) Here’s What’s New On Netflix (Including It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia: Season 9)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. We’re getting …

Groupon Earnings Released, Revenue Up 27% Groupon Earnings Released, Revenue Up 27%

Groupon just released its earnings for the third quarter with revenue up 27% year-over-year at $757.1 million, GAAP loss per share of $0.03, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.03. The company beat Wall Street expectations. “We had another record …

LinkedIn Earnings Released, Revenue Up 45% LinkedIn Earnings Released, Revenue Up 45%

LinkedIn just released its earnings report for the third quarter, posting revenue of $568 million, up 45% year-over-year. Revenue from the U.S. totaled $343 million, and represented 60% of total revenue Net loss was $4.3 million, compared to $3.4 million …

‘Arrested Development’ To Get Another Season…4 [Netflix Originals] ‘Arrested Development’ To Get Another Season…4 [Netflix Originals]

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything new about Arrested Development, which as of Season 4, is considered a Netflix Original. Last we heard, a Season 5 was “definitely” in the cards. Will Arnett, who plays GOB on the …

Amazon Is Starting Black Friday Deals On November 1 Amazon Is Starting Black Friday Deals On November 1

Amazon announced that it’s officially starting its holiday shopping madness on November 1, with its countdown to Black Friday Deals Week, which will involve over 15,000 “Lightning Deals” and early access to them for Prime members. Amazon will offer deals …

Halloween Gets Multiple Doodles From Google Halloween Gets Multiple Doodles From Google

While we’ve still got a while to go here in the U.S., it’s already Halloween some parts of the world, and Google is showing a variety of doodles as opposed to one static image as usual. If you navigate over …

Lenovo Completes Motorola Mobility Acquisition From Google Lenovo Completes Motorola Mobility Acquisition From Google

All the way back in January, Google announced that it was selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for $2.91 billion. On Thursday, the acquisition was completed. This includes the Motorola brand and portfolio of smartphones, such as Moto X, Moto G, …

Hulu Announces Original Series From Jason Reitman Hulu Announces Original Series From Jason Reitman

Hulu announced that it’s adding a new original series to its slate. It’s called Casual, and comes from Oscar-nominated director Jason Reitman (Juno, Up in the Air). The show is described as a ten-episode, single-camera, half-hour comedy, which follows a …

Google Wallet Adds Recurring Bank Transfers, Low Balance Alerts Google Wallet Adds Recurring Bank Transfers, Low Balance Alerts

Google announced that Google Wallet users can now add money to their balance using recurring bank transfers. The company insists that this is secure. Also new to Wallet are low balance alerts that let you know when you’re getting close …

Bad News For Those Looking For More Twitter Traffic Bad News For Those Looking For More Twitter Traffic

Twitter seems to have a real user growth problem, and it’s scaring away investors. Meanwhile, it’s making changes that a lot of its loyal users don’t really like, and it’s sending less traffic to websites. Simply put, there’s not a …

Google Drive For Android Gets Better Search, Sharing & PDF Viewer Google Drive For Android Gets Better Search, Sharing & PDF Viewer

Google Drive for Android is getting a big update with a a better search tool, better sharing functionality, and a new PDF viewer. The search tool now updates results as you type in the search box. It’s actually surprising that …

Apple Expands iAd Into 70 New Countries Apple Expands iAd Into 70 New Countries

Apple announced that it has launched its advertising product iAd into as many as 70 new countries after only offering it in 25 before. In fact, before this month iAd was only available in 16 countries. On October 3, the …

Google Analytics Gets An iPad App Google Analytics Gets An iPad App

It’s hard to believe that this is only just now happening, but Google finally announced an iPad app for Google Analytics. The announcement comes from Nikhil Roy in a Google+ post: As an analytics user, having data at your fingertips …

Kickstarter Adds Shipping Options Kickstarter Adds Shipping Options

Kickstarter announced the addition of a new feature that includes more built-in options for managing shipping of rewards for contributors. As the company acknowledges, this has been kind of a pain in the past. “There are times when sorting out …

Google My Business, AdWords Express Apps Get Updates Google My Business, AdWords Express Apps Get Updates

Google announced some updates to the Google My Business and AdWords Express apps aimed at making it easier for businesses to find the right customers. With Google My Business for Android, business owners can see reviews from across the web. …

IBM And Twitter Announce Big Enterprise Data Partnership IBM And Twitter Announce Big Enterprise Data Partnership

Twitter and IBM announced a new partnership to give enterprises Twitter data through IBM tools and services. Essentially, it’s a combination of Twitter’s “public pulse” of real-time data and IBM’s cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms, and consulting services. IBM will …