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Mark Zuckerberg Opts for $1 Salary Mark Zuckerberg Opts for $1 Salary
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Facebook CEO and newlywed Mark Zuckerberg will take a $1 salary in 2013, and likewise forgo cash and stock bonuses, as well the use of Facebook services, including aircraft and financial and estate planning for his personal use – all …

Do You Trust Your SEO Service Not To Do Paid Links? Do You Trust Your SEO Service Not To Do Paid Links?
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Josh Davis at LLsocial.com put together a pretty in depth report on what appeared to be a Fortune 1000 company purchasing links, violating Google’s Webaster Guidelines. It turned out, as he shared in an update, that the company purchasing the …

Startup Act 2.0 Legislation Will Help Create Jobs Startup Act 2.0 Legislation Will Help Create Jobs
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The government is at least trying to do something about the abysmal job situation in the United States. In December US Senator Mark R. Warner introduced the Startups Act to help facilitate job creation and it received backing from many …

Larry Page Takes a Facebook Search Engine Seriously Larry Page Takes a Facebook Search Engine Seriously
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Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page appeared on Charlie Rose’s talk show Monday night to to talk about goings-on in the internet lands. Inevitably, Rose asked Page about the delicate co-existence that Google maintains with Facebook. Google and Facebook have …

Eugene Polley, Inventor of the Wireless Remote Control, Dead at 96 Eugene Polley, Inventor of the Wireless Remote Control, Dead at 96

The name Eugene Polley might not be one that you’re overly familiar with, but I’m almost positive that you’ve used his invention several times over the course of your life. Polley, a Zenith employee for nearly 47 years, is credited …

ICANN Finally Accepting gTLDs Applications Again ICANN Finally Accepting gTLDs Applications Again

It’s been a long and arduous road for ICANN since last month when their application system for new generic top-level domains went down due to a software glitch. The glitch allowed applicants to see each other’s usernames and file names. …

Matthew Stafford: Lions QB Gives Generous Gift

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford is receiving quite a bit of praise this week over a surprise gift he gave to a little boy over the weekend. Stafford attended a Mott Children’s Hospital fundraiser this weekend with his girlfriend Kelly, …

A Look Inside Facebook Headquarters A Look Inside Facebook Headquarters
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Kenshoo’s Geoffrey Shenk, who previously worked at Google, visited Facebook offices and took a bunch of pictures. They are now posted on Google +. We have taken the cream of the crop and posted them here for you to enjoy. …

Are Google Chrome’s Stats Inflated? Are Google Chrome’s Stats Inflated?
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Earlier this week, it was announced that Google Chrome had overtaken Internet Explorer as the number one browser in use, and the world rejoiced. However, thanks to the grey area surrounding prerendered web pages, these results may be somewhat dubious. …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Developer Announces Layoffs

Layoffs, redundancies, or restructuring. Call it what you will, the studio responsible for Electronic Arts’ (EA) flagship MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic, has announced it has fired some of its staff. The announcement came on the official forums for …

SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket…..Finally SpaceX Launches Falcon 9 Rocket…..Finally

Today at 3:44AM SapceX finally launched their highly touted oft delayed Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Center. The Launch, which was originally slated for yesterday, was aborted due to a failed valve on engine #5 caused an unsafe …

Google: There Was No Penguin Update Google: There Was No Penguin Update
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You know that Penguin update we’ve been talking about for the past month (and to some extent even longer)? Well, that doesn’t exist. That is, according to one Googler. Danny Sullivan at Search Engine Land shares an amusing story about …

Pawn Stars, Glenn Danzig, and Falafel

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 …

Guinness Creates Submarine Bar For Anniversary

When most beer enthusiasts think of Guinness, they think of a room-temperature dark stout, or perhaps the almost coffee-like aftertaste the ale leaves on the palate. One does not automatically think of an underwater craft. Yet Guinness is celebrating their …

Google Apps Script Gets Libraries And Versions Google Apps Script Gets Libraries And Versions

Google Apps Script is a powerful tool for automation. It has a few downsides like not being able to save certain queries that you might call for multiple scripts It also doesn’t make it easy to take changes to XML …

Yahoo and Ford Motors Present Plugged In TV Series

As you already know, Yahoo has been scrambling to create new original series for its video destination. Last month we brought you information on a new reality television show that Yahoo teamed up with Ford Motor Company to bring to …

Bill Murray Takes Viewers On a Rum-Filled Tour Of Moonrise Kingdom

It’s a basic law of pop culture that Bill Murray can get away with just about anything this day and age. He’s an icon who’s own personality is just as big, if not more so than the filmography he’s accrued …

US Airways Flight Diverted Due to Suspicious Passenger

US Airways flight diverted its course earlier today after the crew was told by a woman that she had an explosive device surgically implanted somewhere inside her body. According to CNN, a French woman aboard the flight handed a note …

Google’s Marissa Mayer Portrayed As Walmart Employee In Lego Art Google’s Marissa Mayer Portrayed As Walmart Employee In Lego Art

SEOBook has put out a whole bunch of Google, SEO and Marketing-related lego-style art, it commissioned. We already looked at Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt as the evil ice cream man and the artist’s renditions of Matt Cutts, Amit Singhal …

Diabetes: American Teens Currently at High Risk
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Diabetes in American teenagers is at all time high, according to recent studies by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 1999, nearly 9% of kids either had diabetes or pre-diabetes, though that number has jumped to an astronomical …

Radiohead In 8-Bit Sound Quality

Remember the dulcet sounds of video game soundtracks in 8-bit format? Music from titles like Double Dragon and the first Mario Brothers? Of course you do. If not, take a moment to remind yourself. Now that that’s taken care of, …

Samsung Galaxy S III Available For Preorder On Amazon Samsung Galaxy S III Available For Preorder On Amazon

If you’ve been chomping at the bit for the latest Samsung smartphone, the Galaxy S III, then today is your lucky day. Amazon has posted the Galaxy S III for preorder today. You can get either the white or pebble …

Google Small Business Introduces Webmaster Academy Google Small Business Introduces Webmaster Academy

Google just announced on its Small Business Blog a new platform to help small business owners build their Google sites, called Webmaster Academy. In a 19-step process, users can: – Learn how Google works – Make sure Google knows about …

Indaba Music Launches a “Social Contest Suite” Indaba Music Launches a “Social Contest Suite”

Indaba Music bills itself as a leading community for independent musicians to show off their talents. The site, through its Opportunity Marketplace, hosts contests that involve composing or remixing music tracks. Indaba’s contest campaigns are designed to promote music brands …