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Google Image Search Changes Have Not Been Kind To Webmasters Google Image Search Changes Have Not Been Kind To Webmasters
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Earlier this year, Google launched a new design for its image search, and ever since, there has been a substantial amount of backlash from webmasters claiming that the changes have decreased the amount of traffic they get to their sites. …

Google Now Hits iPhone And iPad With Fewer Features Google Now Hits iPhone And iPad With Fewer Features
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Google has made Google Now available on iOS in a new update to the Search app for iPhones and iPads. Here’s the description for what’s new in version 3.0.0: Get just the right information at just the right time with …

CISPA Add-On Banning Employers from Seeking Facebook Passwords Killed CISPA Add-On Banning Employers from Seeking Facebook Passwords Killed
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As you probably know, on Thursday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as CISPA. The bill, which aims to help the government react to cybersecurity threats by making it easier to …

Do Google’s Search Proposals Go Far Enough? Do Google’s Search Proposals Go Far Enough?
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The EU has finally come out with a public document discussing Google’s proposal to end a lengthy antitrust investigation, and addressing the previously reported “market test,” which will give competitors and all those concerned a chance to offer feedback. Should …

Facebook Friends Are Worth $174.17 To Brands [Report] Facebook Friends Are Worth $174.17 To Brands [Report]
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A study from Syncapse is generating some attention in the marketing world. Surveying over 2,000 Facebook users, it has determined that a Facebook Page like is worth $174.17. Feel free to keep a grain of salt handy, but the abstract …

Someone Is Going to Pay Millions to Get Coffee with Tim Cook Someone Is Going to Pay Millions to Get Coffee with Tim Cook
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Unless the bidding cools down fast, someone is going to pay millions of dollars for a half-an-hour coffee date with Apple CEO Tim Cook. We first told you about the charity auction earlier this week. Tim Cook is auctioning off …

Online Sales Tax Bill Will Go Up For A Final Vote On May 6 Online Sales Tax Bill Will Go Up For A Final Vote On May 6
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The Senate really wants the public to know that it’s completely behind the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would require online businesses to collect sales tax from every state regardless of its location. After two previous votes that saw …

Google Penalizes Mozilla For Web Spam [Updated] Google Penalizes Mozilla For Web Spam [Updated]
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Update: It turns out that Google only penalized a single page from Mozilla. Matt Cutts weighed in on the “penalty” in that same forum thread (hat tip: Search Engine Land). Google has penalized Mozilla.org, the nonprofit site of the organization …

Vermont ISP Offers Gigabit Internet For $35 A Month Vermont ISP Offers Gigabit Internet For $35 A Month
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National telecoms like AT&T have said they are going to compete with Google Fiber, but there’s not been much proof of that so far. Instead, startups and small phone companies are leading the charge in bringing fiber Internet to more …

Baby Sold On Facebook For Grandfather’s Drug Money Baby Sold On Facebook For Grandfather’s Drug Money
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A newborn baby in India was rescued at the last minute from being sold by his own grandfather in order to fund his drug problem. 47- year old Feroz Khan has been arrested for allegedly conspiring with two hospital employees …

Twitter May Help You Surface Tweets in Your Vicinity [REPORT] Twitter May Help You Surface Tweets in Your Vicinity [REPORT]
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Twitter is reportedly testing a new feature that would make it infinitely more useful for people who use the service to find out about things going on around them. I mean right around them. Like, you know, near them. Geographically. …

Facebook Talks Android Testing At Google Conference Facebook Talks Android Testing At Google Conference
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Google recently held its Test Automation Conference (GTAC), and Facebook was among the attending companies discussing developer strategies. Facebook’s Simon Stewart gave a 45-minute presentation on how Facebook tests Facebook for Android. He discussed how Facebook manages its code, its …

“Ponytail Stunt Death”: Man Dies On Zip Line

The “Ponytail Stunt Death”, as it’s being called, occurred over the weekend when a Guinness record holder attempted a dangerous stunt over the River Teesta in West Bengal, India. 48-year old Sailendra Nath Roy was performing his infamous stunt, which …

Netflix Shares Behind-The-Scenes Looks At Hemlock Grove

Netflix uploaded a trio of behind-the-scenes videos for its new show Hemlock Grove to YouTube. If you’re a fan of the show, check them out: Netflix said last week that Hemlock Grove attracted more debut weekend subscribers than even the …

Someone Stole a Credit Card and Used it to Bid on a Date with Tim Cook Someone Stole a Credit Card and Used it to Bid on a Date with Tim Cook
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Apparently, the idea of sitting down and grabbing a cup of coffee is so damn exciting that someone decided to use a stolen credit card to try and make it happen. I’m sure you’ve been following the escalation of a …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Ships With Over 7GB of Software Pre-Installed Samsung Galaxy S4 Ships With Over 7GB of Software Pre-Installed
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The U.S. launch of the Samsung Galaxy S4 is imminent and Android fans are clamoring to get their hands on the Korean manufacturer’s latest flagship Android device. Anyone hoping to use the phone to store pictures, audio, and video, however, …

Just So You Know, The Galaxy S4 Can’t Survive Being Shot Just So You Know, The Galaxy S4 Can’t Survive Being Shot
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Samsung’s latest flagship device – the Galaxy S4 – must have went through the same rigorous testing process that Samsung’s other devices go through. That being said, I’m pretty sure Samsung never tested to see if its lastest device was …

Google Talk Deals With Building The Virtual Brain Google Talk Deals With Building The Virtual Brain

Google Tech Talks always cover come interesting topics. This time, it’s the Virtual Brain – a project that involves the construction of a simulation of the human brain.

Diablo III For PS3 Goes Up For Preorder Today

At Sony’s PS4 event in February, Blizzard Entertainment announced that it was returning to console development after a long hiatus. It announced a Diablo III port for the PS3 and PS4 as its first project. Blizzard Entertainment announced today the …

Samsung Won’t Let Gangnam Style Rest in Peace
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Gangnam Style, as impressive as it was (in terms of sheer global reach), it pretty much over as a thing, a fad, and craze – whatever. As a culture, we’ve run it into the ground. Plus, Psy already has another …

If You’re Dumping A Ton Of Pages On The Web, Do It Gradually, Says Matt Cutts If You’re Dumping A Ton Of Pages On The Web, Do It Gradually, Says Matt Cutts
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Google posted a new Webmaster Help video today. This time, Matt Cutts addresses a question posed by fellow Googler John Mueller, who asks: A newspaper company wants to add an archive with 200,000 pages. Should they add it all at …

“Jersey Shore” Actor Hospitalized For Kidney Issues
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“Jersey Shore” star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has been admitted to an Orlando hospital with a painful kidney stone, his rep says. Ronnie was in Florida to promote his new alcoholic beverage line, Smush Cocktails, and started feeling pain during a convention. …

Matt Cutts On The SEO Mistakes You’re Making Matt Cutts On The SEO Mistakes You’re Making
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In the latest Webmaster Help video from Google, Matt Cutts discusses the biggest mistakes that a lot of webmasters are making when it comes to SEO. The top mistake, he says, is not making your site crawlable, which includes not …

How Page Load Speed Impacts SEO And User Experience How Page Load Speed Impacts SEO And User Experience
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Since Spring 2010 Google has used page load times as a factor in its search ranking algorithms. Google’s position is that faster-loading pages should be ranked higher because they provide a better experience for users. In Google’s own words, “Faster …