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Ace Metrix CEO Reveals Super Bowl Ad Winners and Losers Ace Metrix CEO Reveals Super Bowl Ad Winners and Losers

The Super Bowl has come and gone, and while the final play is still getting talked about, the ads are too. Last week, WebProNews spoke with Peter Daboll, the CEO of ad effectiveness firm Ace Metrix, who told us that there is a difference between an ad being likable and effective.

Bradley Manning To Be Arraigned On February 23

After being held without trial for over a year and a half, the Army private accused of conspiring with Wikileaks to leak classified material finally has a court date. Pfc. Bradley Manning will be arraigned on February 23rd on all …

Now You Can Carry The Pirate Bay In Your Pocket Now You Can Carry The Pirate Bay In Your Pocket
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Last month we brought you news that controversial torrent hosting site The Pirate Bay was beginning a transition away from .torrent files in order to host Magnet links, which are both harder to block and require less bandwidth and server …

Madonna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Glued People To The Screen Madonna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Glued People To The Screen
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Mobile apps analytics and advertising company Flurry tracked mobile app usage across various stages of the Super Bowl. What they found was that there was one particular segment that had people glued to their televisions. Flurry began the study with …

Google AdSense In Your City Goes International Google AdSense In Your City Goes International
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Back in mid-2010, Google announced the AdSense in Your City program. This is a series of events, which brings Google to various cities to work closely with publishers on best practices, give tips, and whatnot. The initiative began in Mountain …

Is Harry Reid Slipping SOPA Into A New Cyber-Security Bill?
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While details about a proposed cyber-security bill remain elusive, one frightful speculation seems to be making the rounds lately: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has not abandoned his effort to shackle the Internet. After Internet commoners and companies alike pushed …

House Passes STOCK Act By Huge Margin

In his State of the Union address last month President Obama told the nation that if Congress sent him a bill to ban insider trading by members of Congress he would sign it without hesitation. Well, last week the Senate …

What’s The Climate Like For Social Network Users? What’s The Climate Like For Social Network Users?

Pew Internet Research has released the results of study which reveals the attitudes and inclinations of social networkers and how they feel about the environment on sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin. The authors of the study use the term …

Wolfram Alpha Pro: The New Paid Version Wolfram Alpha Pro: The New Paid Version
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Stephen Wolfram, the scientist behind Wolfram Alpha, announced that the launch of Wolfram Alpha Pro, which he calls “the biggest single step in the development of Wolfram Alpha since its original introduction.” I’d wager that there have been bigger steps …

Steve Jobs’ FBI File Is Released For The World To See

The FBI has released Steve Jobs’ file from when he was being considered for a presidential appointment in 1991 under George Bush Sr. The file contains a lot of stuff that we already knew, such as Jobs experimenting with drugs …

Obama’s 2012 Campaign Playlist Available On Spotify

President Obama is going to spend a good part of 2012 on the campaign trail, and every speech he makes at every rally he stages needs music. Campaign music is always meticulously selected for both awesomeness and message and whether …

VOIP Company Now Lets You Port Landline Number VOIP Company Now Lets You Port Landline Number

netTALK.COM, Inc. announced today that it now supports local number portability (LNP), enabling customers in the U.S. to keep their existing landline phone number. Anastasios ‘Takis’ Kyriakides, President and CEO of netTALK, says: “Keeping your own number is a pivotal …

Microsoft, Apple Call For Clearer Patent Rules

Microsoft has issued a statement expressing their support for international industry standards regarding the licensing of essential industry patents. Calling such standards “vitally important” to the further growth of the internet and of the mobile computing industry, Microsoft pledged to …

Facebook And Bango Partner On Mobile Payments Facebook And Bango Partner On Mobile Payments

Facebook has partnered with Bango, a provider of billing and analytics for app stores, mobile apps and sites. Bango will provide payment services to Facebook. Growing mobile use, and the lack of monetization of mobile users were highlighted in the …

Robot Mule May Soon Carry Soldiers’ Equipment Robot Mule May Soon Carry Soldiers’ Equipment

Our soldiers could soon get a helping hand in carrying gear thanks to a robotic mule. DARPA is testing a robotic mule that that will be able to carry 400 pounds of gear on a rough 20 mile trip without …

Entrepreneurs Are Taking Advantage Of Social Media Entrepreneurs Are Taking Advantage Of Social Media
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According to research by specialist business insurer Hiscox, entrepreneurs that have incorporated social media into their business models claim they use it to not only to increase brand awareness (27%) and boost sales (15%) but to also improve their customer …

Your Helpful Guide To Social Media Jobs Your Helpful Guide To Social Media Jobs

Ever thought about trying to get your foot in the door with one of the many social media companies? Nobody could blame you. It’s become a wealthy and ever-expanding industry and there are no signs of the momentum slowing anytime …

Hackers Ramp-Up Production At Foxconn Hackers Ramp-Up Production At Foxconn

Hackers calling themselves Swagg Security have infiltrated Foxconn’s computer systems and created havoc with production schedules and quotas. Taking advantage of an internet vulnerability, the group was able to gain access to usernames and passwords for many people within the …

All 4G Smartphones Free At T-Mobile For One-Day Valentine’s Sale All 4G Smartphones Free At T-Mobile For One-Day Valentine’s Sale
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Looking for a gift for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Are they on a diet or allergic to roses? T-Mobile thinks that nothing says I love you like a new phone. This Saturday, February 11th, for one day only, T-Mobile …

Rep. John Fleming’s Abortionplex Nightmare Exists
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Earlier this week, as a result of his frustration toward Susan G. Komen For the Cure’s decision to not defund Planned Parenthood, Louisiana Congressman John Fleming took to his Facebook account to denounce the subsequent creation of Planned Parenthood’s Abortionplex, …

Kodak To Stop Selling Cameras To Cut Costs Kodak To Stop Selling Cameras To Cut Costs

Kodak, who recently filed for bankruptcy, has announced they will stop making digital cameras to cut costs. Reuters is reporting that Kodak is also halting production of pocket video cameras and digital picture frames in the first half of 2012. …

Apple iTV Rumored To Be Much Like iPad Apple iTV Rumored To Be Much Like iPad

iPods, iPhones, iMacs, iPads, iTV? It certainly seems so according to recent news. As technology grows, the possibilities for advancement in personal conveniences for everyday life grows. The conveniences that Apple Inc. has given us certainly surpass any past technologies …

iPad 3 Launch Event: Early March, Says Source iPad 3 Launch Event: Early March, Says Source
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Although previous reports indicated that we would see Apple announce the iPad 3 later this month, new sources say that it won’t be happening in February. Before you get too bummed out, I should probably tell you that they say …

Google To Open Retail Store In Dublin Google To Open Retail Store In Dublin
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If Apple and Amazon can do it, so can Google. The search giant is opening a retail store at its Dublin headquarters after a trial run in London. The Google store would sell, you guessed it, Google merchandise. What kind …