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Google Launches Huge Street View Update, Here’s Some Of The Imagery Google Launches Huge Street View Update, Here’s Some Of The Imagery

Google announced that it is launching its biggest Street View update to date, with the addition of 250,000 miles of roads around the world. It’s also doubling its number of special collections. The update includes increased coverage in Macau, Singapore, …

Bruce Willis Makes A Big Donation In Idaho Bruce Willis Makes A Big Donation In Idaho
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Bruce Willis is proving that being a huge action star doesn’t mean you can’t do something nice once in a while; the “Looper” star has donated an entire ski resort to a non-profit organization in Idaho, much to their delight. …

Firefox 16 Pulled After Security Vulnerability Was Found Firefox 16 Pulled After Security Vulnerability Was Found
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Have you downloaded Firefox 16 yet? The newest version of the browser added quite a few pro-developer features including a really nice developer toolbar. It seems that a rather nasty vulnerability made its way into the update as well. According …

Facebook Displays Birthdays on Mobile News Feed to Promote Gifts Facebook Displays Birthdays on Mobile News Feed to Promote Gifts
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Last month, Facebook jumped into the ecommerce arean with the launch of “Gifts,” the company’s new gift exchange platform. You may remember a “Facebook Gifts” existing years ago, but that version only dealt with virtual goods. The new Facebook Gifts …

Sarah Brightman: Space Tourism Next On Her List Sarah Brightman: Space Tourism Next On Her List

Soprano singer Sarah Brightman is planning a trip to space on a Russian craft, and says the visit has been years in the making. While she’s been preparing for a visit to the International Space Station for months, she says …

Matt Cutts On Schema.org Markup As A Ranking Signal Matt Cutts On Schema.org Markup As A Ranking Signal
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In 2011, Google teamed up with Microsoft and Yahoo to launch schema.org, an initiative to support a common set of schemas for structured data markup. You might wonder whether or not implementing these schemas may influence your ranking in Google …

Alex Karras Dies at 77, NFL Defensive Tackle Alex Karras Dies at 77, NFL Defensive Tackle
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If you are a fan of classic 1960s and 1970s football, I am sure you are aware of who Alex Karras was. Alex Karras was a well-known NFL player for the Detroit Lions, who unfortunately passed away today (October 10th, …

Forrest Gump, Maybelline, and Bugs Bunny Forrest Gump, Maybelline, and Bugs Bunny

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Sam Rockwell And Christopher Walken As Honey Boo Boo And Her Mom (Respectively) Sam Rockwell And Christopher Walken As Honey Boo Boo And Her Mom (Respectively)

Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken and Colin Farrell, three of the stars of the new film Seven Psychopaths, sat down for Screen Junkies to run through some Honey Boo Boo lines. Rockwell takes on the Honey Boo Boo part, and Walken …

Apple Was Warned About Maps App Issues Apple Was Warned About Maps App Issues
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Soon after iPhone users got their hands on the iOS 6 update, it became clear that the new Apple Maps app sucks. Users quickly took to the internet to vent their frustrations and laugh at the incorrectly placed landmarks, distorted …

Analysts Predict PC Shipments To Fall For First Time Since 2001 Analysts Predict PC Shipments To Fall For First Time Since 2001
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How long ago did you buy a PC? Are you planning on picking one up anytime soon? If not, you’re probably joining the growing number of people who are moving to mobile devices instead of upgrading that old Windows XP …

Tim Tebow Isn’t Going Anywhere, Woody Johnson Says Tim Tebow Isn’t Going Anywhere, Woody Johnson Says
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Despite a rather lackluster performance by Tim Tebow so far this season, Jets owner Woody Johnson laid to rest rumors that Tebow will be traded, saying he’s not worried about the quarterback and that the team isn’t letting him go …

Twitter May Actually Spur People into Making Political Donations Twitter May Actually Spur People into Making Political Donations

We already know that this year, social media is a bigger part of the election than ever before. During the Republican National Convention, 4 million tweets were generated about the event. That number more than doubled the amount of tweets …

Facebook Hopes To Make Apps Better By Making Open Graph Stricter Facebook Hopes To Make Apps Better By Making Open Graph Stricter
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One of Facebook’s main strategies moving forward is to increase the number of apps with Facebook integration. This will increase the number of users visiting Facebook, and in turn increase their own advertising potential. That’s why Facebook has been pushing …

Google Launches Google Apps Reseller API Google Launches Google Apps Reseller API

Google has launched a new Reseller API for IT service providers and channel tools developers who want to scale their businesses. It enables these businesses to integrate and automate components of the Google APps reseller tools into their own customer …

Facebook Tests New, More Interesting Homepages for Logged Out Users Facebook Tests New, More Interesting Homepages for Logged Out Users
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Earlier this year, Facebook began showing users ads when they logout on desktop. The ads replaced the old “connect with Facebook” landing page that was unremarkable, to say the least. Now, it looks like Facebook is testing a new batch …

iPad Mini Not Particularly Desired, Shows Survey iPad Mini Not Particularly Desired, Shows Survey
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New survey data released from TechBargains shows that the iPad Mini might not be as big of a hit as some analysts have predicted. According to the survey, only 18% of survey respondents planned to purchase the iPad Mini, which …

Twitter Launches A Redesign For TweetDeck Twitter Launches A Redesign For TweetDeck
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Twitter announced the launch of a new redesign to popular Twitter client TweetDeck, which it bought last year. The update applies to the TweetDeck app across all supported platforms, which include: web, Chrome, Mac and Windows. The background is now …

A Visual Tour Of Facebook’s One Billion Users A Visual Tour Of Facebook’s One Billion Users

Mark Zuckerberg took over my Facebook feed last week to announce that the social network had reached one billion users. It was a long time coming, but one in seven people on this planet are now connected via a single …

Britney Spears Ad: Star Takes On Duel Roles Britney Spears Ad: Star Takes On Duel Roles
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Britney Spears may have a solid gig on “X Factor”, but that doesn’t mean she’s content to just have the one job. She’s still creating scents, and her latest, “Fantasy Twist”, has a glamorous new ad that just dropped and …

Etsy Makes It Easier To Find Stuff Etsy Makes It Easier To Find Stuff
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Etsy has launched a new browsing experience for it shoppers with the addition of new “browse pages”. Etsy’s Hebo explains in a company blog post: A few months ago, we released a new way to browse items for Weddings. It’s …

Hormone Therapy Reduces Heart Risks, Study Finds Hormone Therapy Reduces Heart Risks, Study Finds

A new study has found that women who take hormone replacement therapy for 10 years following menopause have “significantly” reduced risk of heart failure, heart attack, and dying. In addition, those same women are not at any increased risk of …

Online Advertisers Are Just Going To Ignore Microsoft’s ‘Do Not Track’ Signal Online Advertisers Are Just Going To Ignore Microsoft’s ‘Do Not Track’ Signal

Microsoft became one of the good guys earlier this year when they said that Internet Explorer 10 would have the “Do Not Track” option set to on by default. In a perfect world, it would tell online advertisers that a …

Kickstarter Finally Opens Up to UK-Based Projects Kickstarter Finally Opens Up to UK-Based Projects

Today, crowdfunding site Kickstarter announced that they will finally open up to folks in the UK. Although we knew that this was coming since July, today’s announcement provides details and a specific date for project-creators to shoot for. On October …