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Michael Jordan’s Bobcats A Laughingstock

The Charlotte Bobcats, who are owned by basketball great Michael Jordan, have become something of a joke in the NBA. The team is at a depressing 7-58 for the season and, if they lose tonight’s game against the Knicks, will …

Socialcam Grabs 4 Million New Users Socialcam Grabs 4 Million New Users

Socialcam, a social video app for iPhone and Android that has been spreading like wildfire, has added a new feature, in attempts to keep hold of it’s 4 million new users garnered over the past weekend. Justin Kan, the co-founder …

Google+ Hangouts API Detailed During Meta-Hangout Google+ Hangouts API Detailed During Meta-Hangout

It feels good to have a Google+ office hours Hangout actually come out on time. Today’s hangout comes from just yesterday where the Google+ team and the Hangouts API lead Richard Dunn took the time out of their day to …

Google & DudaMobile: Powerful Mobile Ads Google & DudaMobile: Powerful Mobile Ads

Google is investing heavily based on the fact that half of all Americans are now using smartphones. They claim that if you’re not advertising on a mobile platform, than you are losing up to 40% of your business to competitors …

MIT Researchers Create Glare-Free Glass

MIT researchers have created a type of glass that is nearly invisible. MIT News reports that the glass and the process of creating it were described in a paper published by the journal ACS Nano. The paper is titled (get …

Google Offers AdMob Optimization Tips Google Offers AdMob Optimization Tips

Google recently released version 6.0 of its AdMob SDK last week. Some of the new features may have thrown you for a loop or you’re just new to AdMob. To that end, Google has published some tips to get the …

Rupert Murdoch Predicts the Demise of Print Media Rupert Murdoch Predicts the Demise of Print Media

Rupert Murdoc has predicted that there will be no newspapers in ten years time, saying internet competition and government overregulation will lead to its demise, The Gaurdian is reporting. Murdoch, News Corps chairman and chief executive begged Lord Justice Leveson …

Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga Have Cameos in Men in Black III: Twitter Reacts
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It’s been almost ten years since the “Men in Black” franchise has seen in the inside of a movie theater, so it’s not surprising that the studio behind the third installment is looking for a little help from certain celebrities …

Kindle Fire Surges To Take Half The U.S. Android Tablet Market Kindle Fire Surges To Take Half The U.S. Android Tablet Market

Amazon’s Kindle Fire has become a major player in the Android tablet market in a very short time. Released in November of last year, the latest addition to Amazon’s Kindle line quickly became one of Amazon’s top-selling products for the …

Google Penguin Update: The New Name For The WebSpam Update Google Penguin Update: The New Name For The WebSpam Update
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Here we go. Get ready for a barrage of Penguin articles to complement the Panda articles, just as the Penguin update complements the Panda update in bringing quality to Google’s search results (or at least trying to). Yes, the Webspam …

Google Translate’s 6th Birthday: 200 Million Users Google Translate’s 6th Birthday: 200 Million Users
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Today Google announced the 6th anniversary of their Translate website, and also an interesting fact about how many people take advantage of its services. Each month the site receives over 200 million visitors. That’s astounding. Driving all that traffic is …

Adobe EchoSign Updates Salesforce Integration Adobe EchoSign Updates Salesforce Integration
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Adobe’s electronic signature and enterprise content management system EchoSign has today released an update to its integration with global enterprise software platform Salesforce, entitled Adobe EchoSign for Salesforce version 12. Adobe acquired EchoSign last July, in a bid to add …

Bing Maps Moves To WPF Control Integration Bing Maps Moves To WPF Control Integration

Bing maps used to be integrated with AJAX and Silverlight. Those are in all the past now though since Bing Maps now has native WPF control. Some of you may be thinking that AJAX and Silverlight were just fine. Well, …

Teenager Named Britain’s Most Beautiful Woman
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(image) Meet Florance Colgate, an 18 year old from Deal, Kent in England, who has been named the most beautiful woman in Britain following a contest by ITV’s Lorraine program. The contest wanted to find the most beautiful face without …

18 New Facebook Timeline Apps Launched at The Next Web Conference 18 New Facebook Timeline Apps Launched at The Next Web Conference

Christian Hernandez, Facebook’s director of platform partnerships for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, today highlighted some of the startups that have just launched apps for Facebook Timeline. The start-ups launched their products today at The Next Web conference currently …

Yandex First Quarter 2012 Financial Results Yandex First Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Yandex, Russia’s largest search engine, released their first quarter financial results for 2012 today, and so far, things are looking really good. Revenue is up over 50% from last year in the same quarter to $200.3 million. Income from operation …

Godzillus Fossil: What in the World is This Thing?

Godzillus fossil: It sounds pretty darn cool, kind of like something you might find in an old 50′s/60′s science fiction movie. However, if this were the case, I suppose it would have magically returned to life, devoured most of the …

Associated Press: You Can Link, But It’s Not Encouraged [Updated] Associated Press: You Can Link, But It’s Not Encouraged [Updated]

The Associated Press and the Internet at large have had something or a rocky relationship through the years. The organization has not taken kindly to the direction web news has gone in…essentially since the rise of blogs. In 2009, AP …

Julianne Hough Crushing On American Idol Contestant
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Ryan Seacrest may have some competition for the affections of his girlfriend, dancer and choreographer Julianne Hough; it seems she has a crush on “Idol” contestant Phillip Phillips. Seacrest called her out on it in front of the audience last …

First BlackBerry 10 Phone Coming In October? First BlackBerry 10 Phone Coming In October?
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The first of Research In Motion’s long-awaited BlackBerry 10 smartphones may be coming in October, according to a recent report. The latest update to the BlackBerry platform was originally slated to launch late last year, but has seen repeated delays. …

Jon Stewart Weighs in on Planetary Resources

Last week we told you about how James Cameron and some Google founders were going to announce an new space exploration project called “Planetary Resources“. At the time no one knew exactly what the new company would be doing but …

SketchUp Leaving Google For Trimble SketchUp Leaving Google For Trimble
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You may or may not know about Google’s SketchUp program, but it’s the company’s 3D modeling program that’s used by a lot of people. It could be because it has a free version that’s relatively powerful and easy to learn. …

Ke$ha Pees On The Sidewalk, Tweets Pic
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Yesterday in an apparent grab for attention, “Tik Tok” singer Ke$ha squatted on a public sidewalk to pee with her camera at the ready. The 25-year old singer tweeted that because of traffic (or traffik, in Ke$ha-speak), she was forced …

New Portal 2 Content Coming May 8th

Valve, creators of games such as Half Life and Portal, have announced that new downloadable content (DLC) for the award-winning Portal 2 will be released on May 8th. The DLC is titled the “Perpetual Testing Initiative” and will be available …