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Android Users Really Like Facebook Mobile Ads Android Users Really Like Facebook Mobile Ads

It seems that Facebook mobile ads are working. That may have been a bit of an understatement as our original report found that the CTR for mobile ads (sponsored stories) was four times higher than all ad placements. That’s not …

Elvis Hair Sold at Recent Memorabilia Auction
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Elvis’ hair was sold along with other rock and sports star memorabilia at the Music Icons and Sports Legends auction by Julien’s Auctions. In addition to a few locks from Presley’s famous head, cash-saturated buyers could also pick up a …

7 Ghetto Prom Photos That Rule The Internet
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When you’re in high school, prom is one of the biggest events you’ll attend. It requires weeks (sometimes even months) of preparation, quite a bit of cash, and some coordination so you don’t end up wearing the same thing your …

Everything Google Thinks Small Businesses Should Know About SEO In Under 10 Minutes Everything Google Thinks Small Businesses Should Know About SEO In Under 10 Minutes
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Google has put out a new video called “SEO for startups in under 10 minutes”. Google says the video would be good to watch if you work on a company site with under 50(ish) pages, hope to rank well for …

Google Tablet Details Leaked: Nexus 7 Google Tablet Details Leaked: Nexus 7

Gizmodo Australia has uncovered a training document that details the exact specifications of the new Google Nexus 7 tablet, and how much it is going to cost. The news comes ahead of the I/O developers conference which starts tomorrow. Gizmodo …

Raelians Fly Swastika Over South New Jersey Beach
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Some people baffle me sometimes even though they have the best of intentions. This past weekend that exact thing took place off the coast of southern New Jersey. A group known as the International Raelian Movement flew a plane towing …

Kickstarter Panhandlers Are “Not As Bad As Child Molesters, But Close” Kickstarter Panhandlers Are “Not As Bad As Child Molesters, But Close”

Crowdsourced funding site Kickstarter says that it is a way to “fund & follow creativity,” but the folks at The Onion have a different opinion of the site. To them, it’s all an internet scam that features beggars peddling a …

Wreck-It Ralph Video Game Headed to Nintendo Systems

Generally, tie-in video games based on movies are never very good, and usually feature slapped-together gameplay created on a budget to capitalize on the movie’s brand. However, when the video game is based on a movie that is based on …

Yammer Crashes Following Microsoft Purchase [UPDATE] Yammer Crashes Following Microsoft Purchase [UPDATE]
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UPDATE: Shelley Risk, Yammer’s Director of Communications, has sent WebProNews the following statement: Yammer experienced an outage today at approx. 6:24 a.m. PST for 20 minutes, followed by a period of slowness and was back to normal by 8:34 a.m. …

Google’s Build Site is Made of 8 Trillion Legos Google’s Build Site is Made of 8 Trillion Legos
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We all love Legos and Google knows it. Google has been working with Lego Australia on a new platform called Build. Essentially, Build is the largest Lego set the World has ever seen (it has 8 trillion bricks). Google says …

Corpse on Flight: Swedish Woman Forced to Fly with Dead Guy
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Corpse on flight: How would you feel if you were forced to sit next to a dead body for nearly ten hours? Apparently Swedish resident Lena Pettersson was none too pleased with having to endure such an experience during her …

You’re Going To Want To Try Out The New Firefox For Android You’re Going To Want To Try Out The New Firefox For Android
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As much as I love Mozilla and Firefox, I will make no excuses for the abysmal Android browser. I’ve been messing around with the beta Firefox Android browser for a while now since it provided some relief from the clunky …

Bath Salt Zombies: Man Rages On K-2, Eats Dog
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Out of all the weird, disturbing, disgusting, frightening stories to come out of this bath-salt craze, none have really rivaled the first story–that of Rudy Eugene eating 75 percent of a homeless man’s face over Memorial Day weekend–until now. 22-year …

Help the Higgs Boson Elude Pesky Scientists in This Fantastic iPhone Game
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If you’ve been following news from the world of physics lately, it’s likely you’re familiar with the search for the Higgs boson, or, as the press more dramatically calls it, the God particle. The Higgs (which nobody involved in the …

Jessica Biel Shows Off Jessica Biel’s Ridiculous Body
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Jessica Biel took a dip in the ocean while on vacation in Puerto Rico and the world took notice. With these pictures, the 2005 Esquire’s “Sexiest Woman Alive” is making a bid for the 2012 title. She let Elle in …

Paris Hilton DJ: Audience Boos, Twitter Reacts
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Paris Hilton, DJ extraordinaire, finally debuted her skills at a recent gig at the Pop Music Festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Although Hilton was seeming overwhelmed by the crowd’s positive response to her appearance — she tweeted about how the …

Twitter Encouraging Girls To Learn To Code Twitter Encouraging Girls To Learn To Code

While debates about issues related to women in the workforce rage, one thing is certain: women continue to be woefully underrepresented in certain fields. Specifically, only a fraction of graduates in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, medicine) fields are women. …

YouTube Gives Us Pitch Advice for Entrepreneurs and Startups YouTube Gives Us Pitch Advice for Entrepreneurs and Startups

YouTube and Don Dodge, a developer and startup advocate at Google, bring us this next video which features some great advice and strategies for getting funding and support for new projects and startups. Critical aspects he covers include developing an …

16,000 Computers Find a Cat On the Internet

[UPDATE] Google has chimed in on the results of the experiment and why it thinks machine learning is important for its future. [ORIGINAL] Google X is the secretive inner-lab where Google engineers try to make their wildest science fiction dreams …

Pinterest Users Influence Social Media Shopping Pinterest Users Influence Social Media Shopping

Pinterest is one of the fastest-growing sites of its kind, seeing a huge leap in numbers in the past year as referrals from Facebook jumped past 60%; the number of users grew by about 4,000%. For a young startup, that’s …

Oreo’s Gay Pride Facebook Post Creates A Firestorm (Shocking!) Oreo’s Gay Pride Facebook Post Creates A Firestorm (Shocking!)
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June is officially LGBT Pride month, as President Obama continued the tradition with an address last week at the White House. “And as long as I have the privilege of being your President, I promise you, you won’t just have …

Salesforce.com Acquires Thinkfuse SaaS Provider Salesforce.com Acquires Thinkfuse SaaS Provider
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Thinkfuse announced today that they are being acquired by Salesforce.com. Thinkfuse is a software-as-a-service provider that allows organizations to turn business communications into useful planning and scheduling tools. While very few details of the acquisition have been disclosed, Thinkfuse will …

iOS 6: What’s New In The New Beta iOS 6: What’s New In The New Beta

Yesterday we told you that Apple had released the second beta version of iOS 6 to developers. At the time little was known about the update, since Apple didn’t include a changelog with the new release. In the 20 hours …

Adobe’s Cloud Gets A Little Lightroom Adobe’s Cloud Gets A Little Lightroom

You may recall a while back when Adobe made a big fuss over the launch of Creative Suite 6. It was worth making a fuss about as well since it featured numerous upgrades from previous software versions to make a …