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Whitney Houston: Recent Auction Indicates the Star Might be More Collectible than Predicted
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Whitney Houston’s items were sold off as part of the Hollywood Legends auction held in Beverly Hills by Julien’s Auctions. The entire collection pulled in more than $82,000. The following dress is one that Houston wore at Clive Davis’s pre-Grammy …

Twitter Hands Out Big Ass Trophy to Employee Twitter Hands Out Big Ass Trophy to Employee

Charles Magnuson, Support Triage Captain, at Twitter was given the companies prestigious employee of the month trophy today. The trophy appears to be the hindquarters of a donkey, or an ass’ a**, if you will. The nameplate comes with an …

eBay to Inform Sellers of Protection from Buyers eBay to Inform Sellers of Protection from Buyers

eBay Inc. will commence informing sellers of proactive protection from buyers, beginning April 3rd, and every month thereafter, according to an official message from the eBay announcement board. eBay proactively protects sellers from unfair or undeserved feedback, as well as …

White House Still Opposes SOPA, PIPA White House Still Opposes SOPA, PIPA
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The White House appears to mean what it said in March when it told supporters that it’s not ignoring the We the People petitions. As if to affirm that pledge, the Obama Administration restated in the 2011 Annual Report on …

Google Panda Update: Google Mentions Dependence On Offline Processing Google Panda Update: Google Mentions Dependence On Offline Processing

Last month, Google launched a refresh of the Panda update. The company tweeted on March 23: @googleA GooglerPanda refresh rolling out now. Only ~1.6% of queries noticeably affected. Background on Panda: http://t.co/Z7dDS6qc 10 days ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto Today, …

Facebook Launches New Social Energy App Facebook Launches New Social Energy App

A new app from the National Resources Defense Council, OPOWER, and Facebook wants to make saving energy a social experience – a perhaps even a little bit of a competition. The app, OPOWER analyzes your energy use based on your …

Barista: Remains Of Kidnapped Girl Found In Lake Barista: Remains Of Kidnapped Girl Found In Lake

A body recovered from a lake in Anchorage, Alaska yesterday was confirmed to be that of 18-year old coffee shop barista Samantha Koenig, who was kidnapped at gunpoint on February 1st as she was leaving work. The kidnapping was caught …

Game of Thrones Season Premiere Breaks Series Ratings Record
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The second season of HBO’s Game of Thrones has unquestionably been one of the most highly-anticipated television events of the year. Millions of people have waited eagerly for the show to return. On Sunday night, they got their wish. The …

StumpleUpon Hires First VP of Sales StumpleUpon Hires First VP of Sales
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StumbleUpon is stepping up their advertising game and they have just named their first ever vice president of sales. Teal Newland, former vice president and group director of Digitas, will fill the shoes. Working with co-founder and CEO Garrett Camp, …

Google Contacts Info Now Synced Into Google+ Google Contacts Info Now Synced Into Google+

Sean Purcell, a product manager at Google, announced through a post on Google+ that contact information users have for their contacts in Google Contacts will now be displayed on the contacts’ About page on Google+. The info, as you can …

Yahoo/Bing’s Q1 2012 Financial Reports Yahoo/Bing’s Q1 2012 Financial Reports

It’s been three years since Bing started powering all searches through Yahoo! and the fruits of that partnership are beginning to ripen with success. While the two have yet to really rake away much of Google’s claim of the search …

Optimizing A Site For Mobile: Google Provides 70 Minutes Worth Of Tips Optimizing A Site For Mobile: Google Provides 70 Minutes Worth Of Tips
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Google has posted a pair of webinars from its “GoMo” campaign, which is an initiative to get people to create mobile-friendly sites. One of the webinars is for advertisers and one is for publishers. They both include tips and case …

Flying Car Completes Test Flights Flying Car Completes Test Flights

Last week we showed you how Google created a self-driving car to drive a blind man to Taco Bell, presumably to get a Doritos Taco. This futuristic stunt caught a lot of media attention, but is soon to be overshadowed …

Infographic Looks At Direct And Indirect Costs Of Testing Your Site Infographic Looks At Direct And Indirect Costs Of Testing Your Site
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Monetate has put out an interesting infographic looking at the total cost of website testing. The top challenges, according to Monetate are: deciding what to test, prioritizing testing initiatives, conducting the actual tests, obtaining enough traffic for statistical significance and …

Weird Al Yankovic Sues Sony for $5 Million Weird Al Yankovic Sues Sony for $5 Million
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Parody singer “Weird Al” Yankovic has sued Sony Music Group, and seeks $5 million in damages in what he alleges to be unfair business dealings, according to CP. The suit was filed by Yankovic’s Ear Booker Enterprises, and alleges that …

Zillow and Yahoo! Form Advertising Partnership Zillow and Yahoo! Form Advertising Partnership

Looking for the largest real estate network on the web? Yahoo and Zillow have just announced an advertising partnership that makes them larger than their top two competitors combined. Their services brings together real estate agents and prospective home buyers …

Amazon Instant Video App Comes To PS3 Amazon Instant Video App Comes To PS3
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After we spotted the app in the wild earlier, The PlayStation 3 has just officially become the first and only gaming console to sport the Amazon Instant Video app, as Amazon and Sony “today announced the launch of the Amazon …

Google has Searched the Globe to Bring Masterpieces to the Public
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Google has expanded their Art Project by partnering with 151 museums in 40 countries. Now anyone with the internet can view some of the finest masterpieces across the globe in high resolution. You can even zoom in super close to …

Google Analytics Email, PDF Exporting Features Announced Google Analytics Email, PDF Exporting Features Announced
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Google announced that Analytics reports in Google Analytics can be sent to users via email from within Google Analytics itself. They can be scheduled to be sent daily, weekly, monthly or quarterly. Reports can also now be exported to PDF …

Google’s New Blogger Interface to Become Permanent Google’s New Blogger Interface to Become Permanent
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When Google launched a redesign of its popular blogging platform late last year, it was completely optional for users. That choice is now quickly coming to an end. Over at the Blogger Buzz blog, Google announced today that the default …

PlayStation 3 gets Amazon Instant Video

Out of nowhere this morning I turned on my Playstation 3 and there was a new Amazon Instant Video app on my cross media bar in the video section. There was no system update, but like most of the native …

The Guild – I’m The One That’s Cool, Other Geek & Sundry Shows Premiere

As an avid ‘The Guild’ fan, it’s been interesting to witness the evolution of the show throughout the years. From watching the first season, when the show was relatively unknown and looked like it was on a shoestring budget to …

Kentucky Beats Kansas: On The Court And On Twitter Kentucky Beats Kansas: On The Court And On Twitter

On Monday night, the University of Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Kansas Jayhawks to clinch their 8th NCAA Tournament title. Kansas put together a nice little run at the end of the game to make it closer, but Kentucky simply dominated …

Ryan Leaf: Former Chargers QB Arrested For Burglary
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For the second time in just one week, Ryan Leaf has been arrested for burglary involving prescription pain killers. At one time a young QB with a bright future (he was selected just after Peyton Manning in the 1998 draft), …