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ComScore Releases Latest Smartphone User Trends ComScore Releases Latest Smartphone User Trends
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Some very interesting data coming out of ComScore today compliments of their MobiLens service. The numbers come from a survey of over 30,000 US mobile phone users in the three months leading up to February 2012. They provide a comparison …

Texas Tornadoes: Towns Incur Massive Damage, Thousands Without Power

A huge storm system ripped through Texas on Tuesday afternoon, spawning tornadoes which did massive damage to Dallas and Fort Worth. The area has been declared by the National Weather Service as under a “tornado emergency” as buildings were decimated …

New Google Algorithm Changes Continue To Focus On Freshness New Google Algorithm Changes Continue To Focus On Freshness
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Google has been all about some freshness lately. In November, the company launched its freshness update, which it said built upon the momentum of Caffeine, in getting fresher results in Google. It seems as though Google is trying to make …

Galaxy Nexus Tablet Image Leaked? Galaxy Nexus Tablet Image Leaked?
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An image has been making its way around the internet this afternoon that may or may not depict the (possibly) forthcoming Galaxy Nexus tablet from Google. The image shows what appears to be a roughly 7-inch tablet from several angles. …

Massive Battlefield 3 Patch Is Now Live On The Xbox 360
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The hugely massive patch for Battlefield 3 is now live! The huge patch features over 227 fixes including several things that weren’t previously advertised like the ability to quit between matches! You can see the huge amount of details here! …

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 …