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“Zou Bisou Bisou” A Hit With Mad Men Fans

For those of us who don’t speak French, the song featured in last night’s premiere of “Mad Men” may have imparted a slight feeling of confusion…but I think we all got the message, anyway. The song, which translates loosely to …

‘Mistborn’ To Be Turned Into A Video Game

Today, developer Little Orbit announced that they will be bringing the famous fantasy novels Mistborn to a gaming console or PC near you late next year. The game is being developed for the PS3, Xbox 360, PC, and MAC. Mistborn …

Twitter Launches Advertising Platform For Small Business Twitter Launches Advertising Platform For Small Business

As you might remember, Twitter partnered with American Express last month to offer advertising space to select merchants. Now the partnership has released a promotional video on how to advertise on their platform and the ways it is going to …

Fandango Grabs 22% of Hunger Games Ticket Sales Fandango Grabs 22% of Hunger Games Ticket Sales

Fandango, the online ticket selling service, accounted for 22% of the $155 million opening weekend gross of The Hunger Games. Out of all the tickets the company sold over the weekend, 90% were for the post-apocalyptic action movie. Fandango, who …

Google+ Notifications In Gmail Now Let You Add To Circles Google+ Notifications In Gmail Now Let You Add To Circles

Email notifications walk a fine line between useful and annoying. I find that I like receiving them for some services (Twitter, especially when I get a new follower or get retweeted or mentioned) and I absolutely hate receiving them for …

Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul Celebrated her 70th Birthday with the Stars
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Aretha Franklin celebrated her 70th birthday on the 25th with friends Diane Sawyer, Willie Wilkerson, and Clive Davis among others. Wilkerson and Franklin were engaged for a brief period of time earlier this year but when she was aked if …

Dotcom Speaks Out Against Megaupload Indictment Dotcom Speaks Out Against Megaupload Indictment

Kim Dotcom is finally speaking out. In an interview with TorrentFreak, Dotcom outlines his eagerness to fight claims from the government that Megaupload was nothing more than a site designed to make others copyrighted material available to the masses. Dotcom …

James Cameron’s Mariana Trench Tweet: Dispatches From The Bottom Of The Ocean
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James Cameron, the Academy Award winning director of films like Titanic, Avatar, and The Abyss, doesn’t keep his drive for thrills and exploration contained to his filmmaking. And on Sunday, Cameron reached the deepest point in the ocean, The Challenger …

Ice Cream Sandwich For Galaxy S II Skyrocket Leaked Ice Cream Sandwich For Galaxy S II Skyrocket Leaked
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Two weeks ago Samsung began rolling out upgrades for the popular Galaxy S II smartphone. The updates brought Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the most recent version of Google’s smartphone/tablet operating system, to Samsung’s flagship phone. There was just one …

New iPad Gets About As Hot As Android Tablets New iPad Gets About As Hot As Android Tablets
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Last week we brought you news of a budding controversy over the new iPad’s tendency to generate more heat than its predecessor, the iPad 2. While initial reports showed the new iPad running about ten degrees hotter (around 92º F), …

Microsoft Releases Video of Scranton Botnet Raid [Video] Microsoft Releases Video of Scranton Botnet Raid [Video]
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WebProNews’s Drew Bowling reported earlier about a raid conducted by Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) on a botnet operation in Scranton, PA. Microsoft’s DCU, with a court order and aid from U.S. Marshals, raided command and control centers and seized …

YouTube Replaces Winter With The Ski Channel YouTube Replaces Winter With The Ski Channel
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I think we can all agree by this point that Winter 2012 forgot that it had some place to be this year in the western hemisphere, so let us welcome the timely arrival of Spring 2012. In case you’re still …

FCC Asked to Investigate Data Caps. FCC Asked to Investigate Data Caps.

Public Knowledge, a Washington D.C.-based non-profit promoting openness on the web, recently demanded that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) begin an investigation into how wireless companies have been capping data usage on wireless devices. Specifically, the group said wireless devices …

Tim Tebow Press Conference: Jets, Broncos, Manning, and of course God

Tim Tebow, the newest New York Jet, gave a press conference today about being traded by the Denver Broncos and what the immediate future holds for him. When asked about his feelings regarding the trade being a “publicity stunt”, Tebow …

5 Tips For Using Social Media In Your Business 5 Tips For Using Social Media In Your Business

A secret to success in today’s communications arena is not just the actual production of content, but incorporating the voices of our social audiences into the content mix by building social collaboration into the strategy. In other words, it’s an …

Microsoft Addresses Windows Phone Contest Controversy, Relents Microsoft Addresses Windows Phone Contest Controversy, Relents

We recently discussed the story of Sasha Katta and his Windows Phone challenge, where Katta was denied his prize after beating the “Smoked By Windows Phone” challenge. The story hit the wires this weekend, and now, it’s taken off at …

Mascots: Best Brand Accesories on Social Media Mascots: Best Brand Accesories on Social Media
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Apparently, brand mascots are back in a big way. With the ever increasing popularity of social media, characters who promote a branded lifestyle and assign a particular face to a product, are once again in demand. Carol Phillips, president of …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Visits China Apple CEO Tim Cook Visits China

Apple’s Tim Cook was reportedly spotted in an Apple Store in Beijing’s Xidan province, making him the first Apple CEO to visit that country. This isn’t the first time Cook visited the world’s most populous country – Steve Jobs once …

Instragram Continues Its Drawn Out Android Tease Instragram Continues Its Drawn Out Android Tease

Instagram continues its long, buttery foreplay with Android users who have been patiently waiting for the app. A couple of weeks ago, Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom announced at SXSW that Android would be arriving for the Android platform “very soon” …

Mozilla: “The Web Is The Platform” Mozilla: “The Web Is The Platform”

Christian Heilmann, a self professed developer evangelist working for Mozilla, recently gave a talk at New Work City for MDN Hack Day. The 25-minute talk touches upon what the Web is and what Mozilla is doing to keep the Web …

Facebook Not Suing Over Employee Password Scandal Facebook Not Suing Over Employee Password Scandal

When Facebook came out on the side of employees and job seekers who did not want to reveal their passwords to prying employers, people cheered. The company that is increasingly seen as in control of far more personal info than …

Sony Preparing New VAIO Laptop With Chrome OS Sony Preparing New VAIO Laptop With Chrome OS
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Documents recently released by the FCC show that Sony is preparing to release a new addition to their VAIO line of notebook computers. The documents consist mostly of reports detailing the new computer’s compliance with various FCC regulations, but also …

Battlestar Galactica: Blood And Chrome Is Dead
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Do you remember last week when we were all pumped because a trailer for the Battlestar Galactica prequel had finally been released? Well almost as soon as this news was released, word came out that after lengthy deliberations, Syfy has …

Cadbury Creme Eggs Blow Up, Catch Fire, and Shatter
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The chemists over at The Periodic Table of Videos have prepared for Easter by doing a few experiments on a holiday staple: the Cabury Creme Egg. In the video, the chemists explode Cadbury Creme Eggs in a vacuum, set a …