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Paypal Puts Publishers’ Panties In A Wad
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So what’s got e-book publisher for independent authors Smashwords and others who are concerned about censorship all worked up? Apparently, PayPal issued Smashwords an ultimatum regarding certain categories of erotica published through the site. Mark Coker, Smashwords founder reported the …

Daytona 500: Fire Breaks Out, Twitter Has A Blast Daytona 500: Fire Breaks Out, Twitter Has A Blast

It’s been one wacky event after another for this Daytona 500. It was initially supposed to begin at 1:00 on Sunday. The rain delayed it for hours, before it was finally cancelled for the day, to be postponed until Monday …

Daytona 500: 2nd Lap Wreck Takes Out GoDaddy Girl Danica Patrick

The Daytona 500 finally got underway this evening, after a rain delay yesterday, followed by a cancellation for the day. Originally, it was rescheduled for Noon today, but after numerous complaints, it was rescheduled again for 7:00PM. No more than …

The End of the Facebook Gaming Boom? The End of the Facebook Gaming Boom?

According to a report from IHS Screen Digest Media Research, Facebook gaming is on the decline. Social gaming giant Zynga disputes this claim, but the research firm has put together a compelling argument none-the-less. According to them, the total number …

New ‘South Park’ Episodes Arriving March 14th; Twitter Jumps For Joy New ‘South Park’ Episodes Arriving March 14th; Twitter Jumps For Joy
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Since November 16th, all has been quite on the South Park front as fans (and critics, probably – you know they can’t get enough of that show) have waited for news on the next season. With one afternoon tweet, Comedy …

Kate Upton Films New Steamy Carl’s JR Commercial/Twitter Blows Up Kate Upton Films New Steamy Carl’s JR Commercial/Twitter Blows Up
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There have been several beautiful women doing steamy commercials for Carl’s JR. From Paris Hilton’s carwash video, to Audrina Patridge in a bikini, to Kim Kardashian taking a bath. Now Kate Upton has made one of the hottest commercials I’ve …

Fallen Iraq War Vet’s Photo Used Unwittingly On Dating Sites Fallen Iraq War Vet’s Photo Used Unwittingly On Dating Sites
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When a photo is put on the internet, we all know how easy it is for that photo to be taken and used in a variety of ways – many ways that aren’t compatible with the original intent of the …

Women Spearhead Facebook Defriending Women Spearhead Facebook Defriending

Facebook users appear to be beginning to realize that their Facebook friends will never be their actual, in-real-life friends – and women especially have began to trim down their digital buddy lists. According to a Pew study, more users are …

Google Changes How It Evaluates Links Google Changes How It Evaluates Links
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Google announced a bunch of changes it made to its algorithm over the course of February, and some of those changes are more interesting than others. So far, we’ve taken a closer look at the increased sensitivity of the Panda …

Priceline Releases Fourth Quarter, Annual Earnings Report Priceline Releases Fourth Quarter, Annual Earnings Report

The Priceline Group has released its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2011, as well as for the whole year. In addition to Priceline.com, the Priceline Group consists of Booking.com, Agoda.com, and RentalCars.com. The Priceline Group as a whole …

Vote For Your PSN Gamers Choice Award In A Special Way

The awards season is here, and no one is spared! This year the Playstation Blog is having people vote for their Gamers Choice Award in a fairly unique way. By downloading the theme for the game you are voting on. …

Dell Helps Enterprise Customers Get Results Fast Dell Helps Enterprise Customers Get Results Fast

Today, Dell has announced a new end-to-end IT platform, which is supposed to feature the fastest, most simplified, and most powerful tools for innovation yet. Is that true? Who knows, but they talk a good game for enterprise customers. Brad …

WoW Helps Senior Citizens With Their Cognitive Reasoning

Video Games have a long history of helping people with their medical problems. I remember a very early edition of Nintendo Power about a kid who almost lost his sight. While in the hospital, he had a NES with Super …

Sound Issues Make 2012 Oscars Uncomfortable Sound Issues Make 2012 Oscars Uncomfortable
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While watching last night’s 2012 Academy Awards (The Oscars), where Billy Crystal’s hosting brought flavor back to the Oscars, and various recent movies like The Artist, The Descendants, and Hugo were capturing awards left and right, there seemed to be …

Google Image Search Optimization Now More Important To SEO Google Image Search Optimization Now More Important To SEO
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Google announced forty changes it has made to its algorithm/search quality efforts over the past month. One of them was the increased sensitivity of Panda. Another was “more locally relevant predictions in YouTube“. I’m not going to run down every …

The Artist, Danica Patrick, and Miracle Whip

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Google+ Helps Small Business Share Recipes With The World Google+ Helps Small Business Share Recipes With The World

Google+ for businesses isn’t just for the H&Ms and Samsungs of the world. It also helps small businesses connect with their fans in meaningful ways. The Google Small Business Blog, as part of an on-going series of posts, features a …

WSJ Pulls Free Google-Searched Content WSJ Pulls Free Google-Searched Content
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Certain content exclusively accessible via Google’s “First Click Free” program on the the Wall Street Journal’s website is being pulled behind the paywall, a practice that some suspect other newspapers might emulate. And the WSJ has been blocking certain stories …

Mu TestCloud Brings Cloud-Based Store For Testing Apps & Networks Security Mu TestCloud Brings Cloud-Based Store For Testing Apps & Networks Security

Mu Dynamics, maker of tests for app performance and network security, announced today that they’re launching a cloud-based content store that will offer customers access to their wide inventory of tools. The store, Mu TestCloud, hosts more than 3,000 ready-to-run …

Exclusive Interview: Self-Published Author Kerry Wilkinson Outsold Patterson, Stieg Larsson Exclusive Interview: Self-Published Author Kerry Wilkinson Outsold Patterson, Stieg Larsson
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Kerry Wilkinson was the best-selling ebook author on Amazon for the last quarter of 2011. And, Kerry Wilkinson does not have a publisher. Let’s take a moment to let that process. Kerry Wilkinson is a self-published author. And, in the …

YouTube Gets More Local With New Google Update YouTube Gets More Local With New Google Update
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As previously reported, Google announced its list of February algorithm/search quality changes. The list had forty changes. One of them was “more locally relevant predictions in YouTube’. The related part of the list says: More locally relevant predictions in YouTube. …

Mad Men Season 5 Poster: Don Draper And A Naked Mannequin Mad Men Season 5 Poster: Don Draper And A Naked Mannequin

Don Draper is back. Well, almost… as Mad Men returns with a two-hour premiere on March 25th. To make sure that you’ve got plenty to obsess and ponder over until then, AMC released the official season 5 poster today. The …

Freedom From FBI Tracking Devices Is Here
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If you’ve been persecuted or harassed by the FBI in the past, you have good reason to celebrate. The FBI can no longer utilize GPS tracking technology to monitor movement without a warrant to do so. The Supreme Court has …

Facebook Saves Digg Via Open Graph Facebook Saves Digg Via Open Graph

Facebook’s Timeline, Ticker, and Open Graph, a web that shows people and everything they care about (i.e. movies, pets, friends), have played a huge role in increasing Digg’s traffic by 35%. Digg page views in January were the highest that …