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Zillow Introduces BlackBerry App
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Real estate website Zillow said today it has launched a free app for Reasearch in Motion’s BlackBerry smartphones. Zillow said the addition of the BlackBerry app, along with its existing apps for Android, iPhone, and iPad, means more than 90 …

Google Panda Update Hit E-Commerce Sites Too Google Panda Update Hit E-Commerce Sites Too
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Remember how eHow launched its big redesign after the Panda update hit? They put a great deal more focus on feedback and social media. eHow told us Google’s changes didn’t influence the redesign, which has been in the works since …

Google Face Recognition App in Development [UPDATE]
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UPDATE: WebProNews has spoken to a Google spokesperson about any upcoming plans for the use of facial recognition technology.  Here is their official statement: “As we’ve said for more than a year, we will not add facial recognition to Goggles …

Google Linked To (Alleged) Tax Violations In China

It’s a good bet that Googlers who believed the corporation should leave China are now saying “I told you so” to those who argued it should stay.  Today, there’s word of yet another problem in the country, as three local …

Greenpeace Asks Facebook To Unfriend Coal
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Greenpeace is putting more pressure on Facebook to persuade the company to stop using coal to power its data centers. Greenpeace is calling on Facebook to “unfriend” coal by Earth Day on April 22. The Greenpeace Unfriend Coal Facebook page …

Viral Content 101
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At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Huffington Post and Buzzfeed co-founder Jonah Peretti detailed his philosophy on viral content.  After years of testing how and why things to go viral, Peretti decided that the key is “thinking of …

How To Convert a Facebook Profile Into a Business Page How To Convert a Facebook Profile Into a Business Page
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Facebook is letting (encouraging even) people to convert their personal profiles into Pages. It’s not that they want you to treat you personal profile like a page. They want you to convert it if you’re already treating it that way, …

Google Adds New Templates To Blogger

Google said today it is previewing five new templates in Blogger and they will soon be available in a wider launch. Google said its new template views use the latest web technology, including AJAX, HTML5, and CSS3. The new template …

Web TV Vs. Traditional Television
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With YouTube as the second largest search engine on the Web, it’s apparent that Web TV is growing in value and usage. Although trends also show that the quality of the content has moved beyond the infamous silly cat videos, the quality of Web TV still has room for improvement. But, what should it look like?

Google Doodle Celebrates Robert Bunsen with Animation Google Doodle Celebrates Robert Bunsen with Animation
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We don’t cover every doodle that Google does. There are so many of them that it seems almost pointless, but sometimes certain ones that stand out to us we deem worthy of more attention. The PAC-MAN Doodle for example, was …

Acer CEO Lanci Resigns
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Gianfranco Lanci, President and CEO of Acer has stepped down immediately according to a statement released today.  The Taiwan-based multinational PC maker announced that Chairman J.T. Wang has immediately taken over the role for the interim. Lanci, a former employee …

Expedia Launches Facebook Travel Sweepstakes

Online travel site Expedia said today it is launching a Facebook promotion that will offer more than $1 million worth of travel to friends on the social network. The promotion is called the “Expedia FriendTrips” and people can participate in …

Google +1 Is Just The Beginning
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Unless you were not reading any technology news, you heard that Google finally announced Google +1. Google’s social networking and social features have been rumored for what seems like forever. Now we finally get to see some pieces of their …

Microsoft Confronts Google With Antitrust Complaint
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The phrase “wouldn’t wish it on your worst enemy” apparently doesn’t apply to Microsoft’s antitrust-related examinations at the hands of the European Commission.  Late yesterday, Microsoft announced that it’s filing a complaint about Google with the organization. Microsoft’s own experiences …

eBay’s iPad 2 Data Revealed

Although we don’t have the official numbers from Apple, it looks as though sales of the iPad 2 have been good.  Maybe even great.  After its opening weekend, some analysts projected that the new device had sold hundreds of thousands …

Photoshop for iPad Demoed By Adobe Photoshop for iPad Demoed By Adobe

Adobe already has Photoshop Express available for iPad and iPhone (previously photoshop.com mobile). This is, however, only a light-weight version of the software greatly lacking in features comapared to the full Photoshop experience. That’s all going to change soon. Adobe …

Is Twitter for Everybody?
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This is the question that eventually gets asked by every person and every company trying Twitter for the first time.  In the height of your initial frustrations, you may be wondering … is Twitter really for me? Most social media …

Windows Phone 7 Rumored with NFC?
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One of the hottest technologies around is NFC.  Near Field Communication allows devices to communicate to other devices using short waves.  The reason this technology has caught fire has been its use in mobile credit card payments.  Another upcoming phone …

Google Buzz Settlement Triggers New Push For Privacy Legislation

Irony alert: privacy advocates may have the gigantic misstep known as Google Buzz to thank if and when a “Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights” comes into existence. Senator John Kerry stated today that the new agreement between Google and the …

Microsoft’s Mich Mathews Stepping Down

Irony anyone?  This week, Microsoft is hosting “Imagine 2011,” a marketing leadership summit at its Redmond, Washington headquarters.  Late last night, Microsoft’s global marketing head announced she will be leaving the company. Mich Mathews, a former General Motors employee, has …

AT&T T-Mobile Deal: iPhone Service Improved?
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AT&T looks to be on the defensive. Criticisms of AT&T’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile have been getting stronger, as is evident by Sprint’s public protest released this week. Many are worried about that the deal could lead to a wireless …

DirecTV Petite Lap Giraffe Story Controversy
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If you ever need proof that truth is stranger than fiction, simply give this story a read. It tells of how a newspaper site ripped off a blog over a story concerning the legitimacy of DirecTV’s viral campaign regarding fictional …

Google +1: The Social Layer Arrives
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The long-rumored “Google +1″ is no longer rumored. It’s fact, and it’s been formally announced by Google. To but it bluntly, it’s Google’s version of the Facebook Like button. You’ll find it on search results, ads, and eventually on sites …

Bronx Zoo’s Cobra Becomes Twitter Star
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Five days ago, employees of the Bronx Zoo in New York discovered that a venomous Egyptian cobra was missing from its habitat.  The incident has caused more laughter than panic, though, thanks to a comical Twitter account that’s getting all …