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Redbox Hits 2 Billion Rentals With “Drive” Redbox Hits 2 Billion Rentals With “Drive”

Movie-renting kiosk company Redbox has just announced a major milestone. When you combine all their rentals, both movies and games, Redbox has dished out over 2 billion discs. “We’ve always known how much America loves easy, affordable entertainment, and today …

Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Teaser Trailer Debuts with The Hunger Games on March 23rd Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Teaser Trailer Debuts with The Hunger Games on March 23rd

The Breaking Dawn – Part 2 teaser trailer will debut exclusively in theaters with The Hunger Games on March 23rd. The final chapter in the Twilight Saga will be released in theaters on November, 16, 2012. I have never read …

What Is Bing Doing At SXSW? What Is Bing Doing At SXSW?

As previously reported, Bing’s Duane Forrester is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion at SXSW this weekend, called Dear Google & Bing: Help Me Rank Better! Also scheduled for that session are Matt Cutts and Danny Sullivan, but Matt …

AdWords Terms and Conditions Get Clarification AdWords Terms and Conditions Get Clarification
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AdWords API has received an update under it’s terms and conditions section. This is okay though, as Google reminds us, they reserve the right to change the terms at any time. They also stress the fact that by continuing to …

Content Experience In Cars Could Drive Apple Content Experience In Cars Could Drive Apple
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No, Apple isn’t getting into the car business. Yet. But it is believed that the Cupertino-based company may be working on the development of an in-dash system for the automotive industry. A Chinese headhunting firm was recently hired by Apple …

Pinterest Comments Keep Lawsuits at Bay Pinterest Comments Keep Lawsuits at Bay
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Whenever a Pinterest user pins something to the site, they are prompted to “describe your pin.” This small detail that prompts a caption to be added to all photos might be what keeps Pinterest from getting hit with mass copyright …

BioShock Infinite Introduces Robotic George Washington BioShock Infinite Introduces Robotic George Washington

There’s not been a lot of information on BioShock Infinite for a while now, but Irrational Games is hoping to change that starting today. Today on the Irrational Games blog, the team posted the first update in a series on …

Mobile Hotspot For iPad Coming To Verizon, Not AT&T Mobile Hotspot For iPad Coming To Verizon, Not AT&T
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One of the biggest features of the new iPad unveiled yesterday by Apple is its inclusion of 4G LTE technology. Along with 4G capability, Apple announced that the new iPad would be getting the same mobile hotspot technology that was …

Asteroid DA14 Misses Earth In Animated, Data-Backed Video Asteroid DA14 Misses Earth In Animated, Data-Backed Video
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For those of you still fretting that Earth will get smacked with a 40 meter-wide asteroid next year even though reliable experts have said that these fears are overstated, here’s a computer-animated rendering of how exactly Earth won’t be in …

Matt Cutts Won’t Be At SXSW Matt Cutts Won’t Be At SXSW

For the search crowd, the SXSW session to take place on Saturday called “Dear Google & Bing: Help Me Rank Better!” is no doubt on the list of those to attend. It was supposed to have Google’s head of web …

Facebook Launches Interest Lists, Hopes To Be Your “Personalized Newspaper” Facebook Launches Interest Lists, Hopes To Be Your “Personalized Newspaper”
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Today, Facebook unveiled a new feature to run alongside Subscriptions and Lists. Interest Lists, according to Facebook, are a “whole new way to keep up with stuff you care about and tidy up your experience.” Interest Lists work like giant …

Kid Icarus: Uprising Preorder Nets You The Original Kid Icarus: Uprising Preorder Nets You The Original

Nintendo is bringing back their classic franchise, Kid Icarus, for the first time in over 20 years with Kid Icarus: Uprising on the 3DS. Their making the deal a little sweeter if you preorder. Nintendo announced today that gamers who …

Ten Arrested On Child Porn Charges Ten Arrested On Child Porn Charges

An Italian-led, year-long international investigation has led to the arrest of ten people suspected of involvement in an online child pornography network. Arrests were made Thursday in Italy, France, Portugal and the United states. “The prosecutor’s office in Florence headed …

Ask PollRoll App Aims To Help Users Navigate Through SXSW Ask PollRoll App Aims To Help Users Navigate Through SXSW

Ask has debuted a new mobile app at SXSW, which a company spokesperson tells WebProNews “combines the instant gratification of a poll with the answer depth and social context of a Q&A service.” “The app will help users in Austin …

Research Shows America Hates Gov’t Regulation Research Shows America Hates Gov’t Regulation
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In case you weren’t sure, a new poll of Americans asserts the notion that we don’t need or want to have our search engines or internet searches regulated by the United States Government. The same poll also revealed that we …

Google Video Service One Step Closer To Happening In Kansas City Google Video Service One Step Closer To Happening In Kansas City

Google’s one step closer to bringing whatever secret television service they’ve been working on to fruition, according to the Kansas City Business Journal. The Missouri Public Service Commission granted permission to Google Fiber Missiouri, LCC, to build a video service …

New Chrome Extension Helps the Blind Participate in Google+ Chat Hangouts New Chrome Extension Helps the Blind Participate in Google+ Chat Hangouts

Software Engineer, Mohamed Mansour, developed a new Chrome extension called Accessible Hangouts for Google+ that makes chatting in hangouts more feasible for the blind. In the following video Mansour demonstrates his technology by holdong a chat in hangout with Ken …

Dollar Shave Club Is The New Old Spice Dollar Shave Club Is The New Old Spice
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Old Spice made a huge splash, and I would argue is still making a splash, in online advertising with their amazing Old Spice Guy ads. A new company is here with an even more ridiculous premise and an even more …

Lenovo Recalls Desktops Lenovo Recalls Desktops

Lenovo, cooperating with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, announced today a voluntary recall of ThinkCentre M70z and M90z desktop computers, due to a potential fire hazard. The CPSC has advised consumers to discontinue use of the recalled products as …

eBay, StubHub Acquire Peekspy, Fanvenues eBay, StubHub Acquire Peekspy, Fanvenues
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eBay’s StubHub has acquired Peekspy, makers of the Fanvenues 3D mapping service. On its site, FanVenues calls itself “The Google of seat views for sports and concert fans.” OK. I guess that means the place where people go to search …

American Idol Season 11 Album On Sale Tonight American Idol Season 11 Album On Sale Tonight

To help celebrate American Idol‘s 400th episode tonight on FOX, an album will be released comprised of various hits by the well-known reality show’s top 13 artists from its 11th season; however, the album will not be available in stores, …

Power Of Light Transfers One Trillion Bits/Second Power Of Light Transfers One Trillion Bits/Second

Researchers at IBM have been busy perfecting a new technique which allows an optical chip to transfer one terabit (one trillion bits) of information per second. The technology will be useful in powering new supercomputers and helping data centers manage …

SiriusXM Offers Every Game Of The 2012 NCAA Tourney SiriusXM Offers Every Game Of The 2012 NCAA Tourney

Sirius XM Radio will broadcast every game of the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, offering subscribers nationwide uninterrupted access to play-by-play of every match-up through the Final Four and National Championship game in New Orleans on March 31 and April …

Justice Department Warns Apple And Publishers Justice Department Warns Apple And Publishers

Warnings have been given to Apple and five of the biggest United States publishers by the Justice Department. Lawsuits are pending for the alleged collusion of the companies named to raise the price of electronic books. The five publishers facing …