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Nike Elephant Shoe is the Company’s Largest Ever

It’s a given that the seven-foot-tall stars in the NBA have Nike shoes that are huge. None of them, however, compare to the largest shoe that Nike ever made. Early this month, Nike PR Director Heidi Burgett tweeted out a …

Miley Cyrus: Cover Shoot Is “Edgy”
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Miley Cyrus recently had a big cover shoot for Elle UK, and she says the look they gave her is full of punk-rock edge and shows off a different side of her personality. Apparently leather bustiers, denim short-shorts, and shaved …

Monster Saturn Hurricane Imaged by Cassini

NASA has revealed new pictures and of a massive hurricane on Saturn taken by the Cassini spacecraft. The images depict a hurricane in Saturn’s north pole region. The eye of the storm is around 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles) in diameter. …

Google Adds Google+ App Activity To Search Google Adds Google+ App Activity To Search
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Google announced today that it is adding app activities from Google+ Sign-in to web search results. “When users search for your app, they often want to go deeper and see what in-app content fellow users find interesting,” writes Google+ Director …

Get To Know The Protagonists Of Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V is unique in that it stars three protagonists – Michael, Franklin and Trevor. Rockstar has kept mostly mum on these new protagonists for a while now, but the developer is opening up a bit today with …

Check Out The New Pay-As-You-Go Fulfillment Service From Sears Check Out The New Pay-As-You-Go Fulfillment Service From Sears

Disclosure: Sears Holdings is an advertiser on WebProNews and participated in interviews for this article as part of their sponsorship. Sears Holdings recently launched Fulfilled By Sears, a turnkey fulfillment service for third party merchants, that include products and services …

Google Now Makes Anonymous Negative Reviews More Visible Google Now Makes Anonymous Negative Reviews More Visible
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Google made local business pages (and the reviews contained within) a lot more visible this week, with the launch of Google Now for the iPhone and iPad. That includes negative reviews from anonymous, non-accountable “Google Users,” just so you know. …

Twitter Opens Up Self-Service Ads to All U.S. Users Twitter Opens Up Self-Service Ads to All U.S. Users

For the past couple of years, Twitter has been slowly adding business partners to its self-service af platform, which allows users to easily build marketing campaigns on the site via promoted tweet and account targeting. And today, Twitter is finally …

BlackBerry Thinks Tablets Are A Dead End Business Model BlackBerry Thinks Tablets Are A Dead End Business Model

BlackBerry is still in the throes of reinventing itself, but it seems to have found some mild success with its new BlackBerry phones. The same couldn’t be said of its PlayBook tablets, but BlackBerry probably won’t try to take that …

Mother Shot While Holding Baby, Dies On Scene
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The mother of a two-week old baby was shot and killed with the baby in her arms, Alabama police say. 24-year old Sherri Williams was standing in the doorway of her apartment on Monday afternoon when a stray bullet–likely fired …

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Teaser Trailer Released, Villain Teased

With the wild success of the LEGO Batman and LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes video games, it was only a matter of time before Marvel weighed in with its own LEGO video game. Back in January Marvel announced its …

Hulu Touts 4 Million Hulu Plus Subscribers, Revenue and Streaming Records in Q1 Hulu Touts 4 Million Hulu Plus Subscribers, Revenue and Streaming Records in Q1

According to acting CEO Andy Forssell, Hulu is had a hell of a start to 2013. In a blog post, Forssell says that Hulu set a new record for revenue in Q1, and that for the first time ever, Hulu …

Jack Shea Dies: Television Director Was 84
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Jack Shea, who built a career directing successful sitcoms after a fluke job opportunity, has died of complications from Alzheimer’s Disease. He was 84 years old. Shea was just 27 when he was pushed into the director’s chair after the …

Ray J: Kim Kardashian Look-Alike Stars In “I Hit It First” Video
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Ray J apparently doesn’t want us to forget that he was the one who started the Kim K train a’rollin’, because not only did he write a song called “I Hit It First”–which is obviously about Kim–but he made sure …

Nielsen Is Now Measuring Online TV Viewers Nielsen Is Now Measuring Online TV Viewers

Nielsen, the long-time leader in TV audience measurements, is taking their methodology online. Today, the company announced a pilot program for the Nielsen Digital Program Ratings which will track TV content viewed online. The pilot starts with a handful of …

The Open Web Was Born 20 Years Ago Today The Open Web Was Born 20 Years Ago Today
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In 1989, CERN and Tim Berners-Lee changed the world forever with the creation of the modern Internet. They changed the world again four years later when the net was freed from being owned by any one person or organization. CERN …

New Killer is Dead Trailer Highlights ‘Mondo Girls’

Suda51 is well-known by gamers for creating games featuring tons of gore and not-so-subtle sexual innuendo. Games such as Shadows of the Damned and Lollipop Chainsaw revel in this type of grindhouse-style excess. Suda’s newest game, Killer is Dead, is …

Original iPhone to Be Declared Officially Obsolete Original iPhone to Be Declared Officially Obsolete
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The iPhone, yes the original one, is about to be considered obsolete. I know, it already is from a practical standpoint – but Apple is about to make it official. Internal documentation reveals that the iPhone will be classified as …

Mars Rover Opportunity Found in Standby Mode After Solar Conjunction

The rovers on Mars this month were under a command moratorium as Mars passed behind the sun, an event known as solar conjunction. Now that the solar conjunction has ended, researchers have found something amiss with Mars rover Opportunity. Mission …

George Jung (Of ‘Blow’ Fame) Is Writing John McAfee’s Biography George Jung (Of ‘Blow’ Fame) Is Writing John McAfee’s Biography

George Jung, the famed drug smugger, whose life story took the big screen form of Blow (starring Johnny Depp as Jung) has been tapped to write the biography of McAfee antivirus founder John McAfee. Impact Future Media, which secured TV …

Newborn Left On Beach Rescued By Passerby
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A newborn baby girl was found naked and crying in the sand on a beach in Honolulu on Sunday, having just been born possibly moments earlier. The baby was discovered by a woman who had just arrived at the beach …

LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Members in Singapore LinkedIn Hits 1 Million Members in Singapore
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While Facebook has recently been losing members in the U.S. and U.K., it has seen growth in developing countries such as India. While its worldwide membership growth is currently offsetting its membership losses, the loss of 6 million U.S. members …

Outlook.com Users Can Now Make Skype Calls Directly From Their Inbox Outlook.com Users Can Now Make Skype Calls Directly From Their Inbox

Last year, Microsoft introduced an entirely new Outlook.com in an attempt to revitalize its email client. Early results (from Microsoft) say its working, and now it’s adding even more functionality to tempt more people over to its side. Microsoft announced …

Twitter Suggests News Orgs Designate Twitter-Only Devices to Protect Themselves in Light of Recent Hacks Twitter Suggests News Orgs Designate Twitter-Only Devices to Protect Themselves in Light of Recent Hacks
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In light of the recent hacking attacks that have hit news organizations around the world, Twitter has warned news outlets that they expect the attacks to continue. “There have been several recent incidents of high-profile news and media Twitter handles …