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App Engine 1.7.0 Released at Google I/O App Engine 1.7.0 Released at Google I/O

Released today, App Engine 1.7.0 and with it they are offering both SNI and VIP based SSL, which means low cost and universal support. That’s right, developers can serve their applications via HTTPS on custom domains. Here’s the lowdown from …

Google Chromebooks Now Available At 100 Best Buy Stores Google Chromebooks Now Available At 100 Best Buy Stores
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Now, before someone snipes me with a “Chromebooks are already available at Best Buy’s online store,” the significance of this is Google’s portable computer will be available in Best Buy’s brick-and-mortar stores, meaning you can go in and get a …

Google Cures Cancer With 600,000 Processor Cores [Google I/O] Google Cures Cancer With 600,000 Processor Cores [Google I/O]

You may be familiar with Google’s App Engine, a service that allows developers to host their apps on the cloud and take advantage of Google’s processing power to service thousands of users. Well, App Engine just got bigger – way …

House Will Vote To Repeal Obamacare On July 11th House Will Vote To Repeal Obamacare On July 11th

The Majority Leader of the United States House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, has announced that shortly after the Republican led house comes back from its Independence day recess, there will be another vote on the repeal of Obamacare. This comes …

Madoff Brother Plea: Peter Will Do Ten Years For Bernie’s Ponzi Scheme Madoff Brother Plea: Peter Will Do Ten Years For Bernie’s Ponzi Scheme

The brother of the infamous Bernie Madoff is about to plead guilty and faces a 10 year prison term in New York for charges of fraud, the Associated Press is reporting. Prosecutors informed the judge Wednesday that he will plead …

Doris Singleton Dies: “I Love Lucy” Star Was 92 Doris Singleton Dies: “I Love Lucy” Star Was 92
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Doris Singleton, best known as Lucy and Ricky’s next door neighbor on the popular ’50s show “I Love Lucy”, has died. She was 92-years old. Singleton worked on a number of successful television programs, including “My Three Sons”, “The Munsters”, …

Google Drive For iOS and Chrome OS Announced Google Drive For iOS and Chrome OS Announced

Google’s keynote presentation for its second day of Google I/O has been focusing mostly on mobile. Google sees mobile connectivity as a “revolution” that will bring the unconnected parts of the of the world online. As part of its mobile …

Google Docs Gets Offline Editing Google Docs Gets Offline Editing
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At Google I/O, during day 2′s keynote, Google announced that Google documents (Google Drive), now support offline editing. The docs will sync across all devices. Clay Bavor, Director of Product Management for Google Apps demonstrated the feature on stage. He …

Gmail’s User Count Is Incredibly Large (Google I/O) Gmail’s User Count Is Incredibly Large (Google I/O)

So who has the largest amount of unique users regarding web email services? Is it Gmail, Hotmail, or Yahoo Mail? If you go by last year’s numbers, all three weigh in at about the 300-350 million mark regarding active users, …

More Businesses Are Now Going Google [Google I/O] More Businesses Are Now Going Google [Google I/O]

During Google’s I/O keynote today, the company announced that businesses and governments are now more than ever “Going Google.” By “Going Google,” the company means that these organizations and groups are utilizing Drive, Gmail and the Google Docs suite of …

Ann Curry Bids a Tearful Farewell to the Today Show Ann Curry Bids a Tearful Farewell to the Today Show
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Ann Curry said goodbye to her fans on the TODAY Show this morning, ending weeks of speculation that her job as co-host was on the proverbial chopping block. Fighting back tears, Curry said that she appreciated that people saw her …

Google I/O: Google Announces Chrome For iPhone, iPad Google I/O: Google Announces Chrome For iPhone, iPad

Google has just announced that they are bringing their Google Chrome browser to Apple’s iOS devices. The app will be available for iPhone and iPad, and is expected to hit the App Store later today. Chrome for iOS brings many …

Google Glasses: Twitter Reacts And Responds Google Glasses: Twitter Reacts And Responds

Google’s latest big endeavor, Project Glass, has been several years in the making and is still not even finished, but as its creators test out what it can do and broadcast it to the public, the web is buzzing with …

Supreme Court Upholds Right to Lie About Military Honors Supreme Court Upholds Right to Lie About Military Honors
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The Supreme Court of the United States actually ruled on another issue today that had nothing to do with Obamacare. The issue at hand was the Stolen Valor Act, which makes it unlawful for someone to falsely represent, verbally or …

This Is How Many People Use Chrome [Google I/O] This Is How Many People Use Chrome [Google I/O]
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Google I/O day 2 has kicked off, and Chrome is one of the big points of focus today. Google just announced that there are now 310 million active Chrome users, making Chrome the most popular browser in the world, globally. …

iPhone 5 Rumor: New iPhone Facing Battery Problems? iPhone 5 Rumor: New iPhone Facing Battery Problems?

Apple may be encountering supply issues with the battery for the new iPhone, according to recent reports. The new iPhone is expected to launch this fall with a larger display, metal rear panel, and several internal upgrades, including 4G LTE …

SCOTUS, Health Care, and R. Kelly SCOTUS, Health Care, and R. Kelly

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 …

Google Maps API Gets Transit, Symbols, Heatmap Layers; Now Locates Pot Farms Google Maps API Gets Transit, Symbols, Heatmap Layers; Now Locates Pot Farms

The buzz of all things Google continues at the Google I/O conference, meaning there are some announcements that may trigger the interest of Google Maps API users. Perhaps the most notable addition to the inventory of Google Maps API is …

Watch The Google I/O Day 2 Keynote Live Right Here (Really) Watch The Google I/O Day 2 Keynote Live Right Here (Really)

As previously reported, Google released a gadget that lets sites embed live video from Google I/O right on their sites. This is simply a page we embedded it on, so you can sit back and watch if you like. While …

Supreme Court Upholds Obama’s Affordable Care Act Supreme Court Upholds Obama’s Affordable Care Act

This morning the Supreme Court upheld a key component to Obama’s proposed health care law (the 2010 Affordable Care Act), stating that almost all Americans must maintain health coverage or face a penalty on their taxes. In a 5-4 decision, …

Barry Becher, Television Marketing Guru, Dead at 71 Barry Becher, Television Marketing Guru, Dead at 71
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Barry Becher is a name you may not immediately recognize, but there’s a very strong possibility you’re extremely familiar with his television commercials. Becher, along with partner Ed Valenti, are credited as creating modern-day infomercial marketing with their Ginsu knife …

The Republicans Want To Kill NASA, Says White House The Republicans Want To Kill NASA, Says White House
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You remember the White House’s “We the People” initiative, right? Back in September of 2011, they launched the site as an online forum for user-submitted petitions. In short, a petition will receive an official response from the White House if …

Sega Shuts Down its Australian, French, and German Offices Sega Shuts Down its Australian, French, and German Offices

Sega announced today that it would be shutting down its offices in Australia, France, Germany, Spain, and Benelux (made up of Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg). The company did not state the specific reason for the closings, but it has been …

Here Are The Cards Google Now Is Starting With Here Are The Cards Google Now Is Starting With

Google Now, Google’s new Android feature, now has a landing page with information about it. This includes the diagram above. The page begins with the promo video we looked at previously: “Google Now gets you just the right information at …