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New Google Near Match Types For AdWords To Be Available In May New Google Near Match Types For AdWords To Be Available In May

Last week, following a report from GroupM Search CEO Chris Copeland, published by AdAge, we talked about some improvements in match types coming to Google: “near exact” and “near phrase”. The basic gist is that these new types will allow …

New Snow White And The Huntsman Photos and Poster

(image) Ready to have your mind blown with all of this Snow White and the Huntsman awesomeness? Next to The Avengers and Batman:”Dark Knight Rises” this has to be the most anticipated movie this summer. Not only does it feature …

Splash.FM Thrives On In-Group Influence Splash.FM Thrives On In-Group Influence
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Yesterday at 12pm EDT, just three months after its Private Beta launch, Splash.FM—a social music discovery platform that measures your musical influence—officially launched in Public Beta, making the once exclusive platform available to the masses. Splash.FM is a site that …

New Fragrance Makes You Smell Like a New Macbook Pro

There are certain things that smell unique, and can only be described by the product they represent: The new car smell, the smell of a new book or a new video game. These things smell great because of the happy …

“Jersey Shore” House Target For Vandals
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Whether you love them or hate them, the cast of MTV’s “Jersey Shore” has become a part of our pop culture, and along with Snooki, Sitch, Deena, Sammi, Ronnie, Vinny, Jenni, and Pauly comes a now-infamous shore house. The popularity …

Maria Sharapova Trolls Facebook Fans With Short Hair Pic
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Maria Sharapova is first and foremost a world-famous tennis player. But as we’ve seen in the past (looking at you, Anna), if female tennis players happen to be strikingly beautiful, that fact tends to overshadow their athletic talents. That’s not …

Google Protothon Shows Off The Future Of WebRTC Google Protothon Shows Off The Future Of WebRTC

It’s official: WebRTC is the next big thing as far as HTML5 applications are concerned. All three major players – Google, Mozilla and Microsoft – are now working on their own WebRTC applications for video chat over browsers. Mozilla hosted …

Facebook Beats Out Google in Brazil Facebook Beats Out Google in Brazil

The Brazilian version of Experian Hitwise has reported that Facebook has passed Google Brazil as the most visited site in that country, five times since April 1st. While it isn’t clear if April Fool’s Day is celebrated in Brazil, the …

Facebook Friend Requests: to Accept or Not to Accept? Facebook Friend Requests: to Accept or Not to Accept?

Facebook is approaching that point of critical mass when it will soon completely converge onto our so-called real lives and everyone we know in First Life will also be people we are linked to on Facebook Life. As we lurch …

Google Brand Measurement Tools Debut at Ad Age Digital Conference Google Brand Measurement Tools Debut at Ad Age Digital Conference

Google is expected to announce a host of new brand measurement tools today at the Ad Age Digital Conference in New York City. Dubbed Brand Activate Initiative, the suite will assist brand marketers with tracking what sort of impact their …

Most TV Watchers Don’t Want Apps Or 3D, Study Finds Most TV Watchers Don’t Want Apps Or 3D, Study Finds
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The bulk of TV viewers, it seems, are not interested in having their TVs mimic the functionality of their smartphones and tablets. That, at least, is the conclusion of a recent survey of 2,000 viewers in the UK, who ranked …

Tom Petty Tweets About Stolen Guitars; Thief Caught

When Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers discovered last week that five of their guitars–including Petty’s 1967 blonde maple Rickenbacker–were missing right before the beginning of their tour, they were upset, and with good reason; the instruments were valued at around …

Facebook & TV Tie for Most Popular Place to Get News Facebook & TV Tie for Most Popular Place to Get News

The following infographic from Schools.com details how social media is replacing traditional journalism as a news source. These days half of the public gets its breaking news from social media rather than official news sources. Slightly less than half (46%) …

Intel Q1, 2012 Earnings Welcome Another Growth Year Intel Q1, 2012 Earnings Welcome Another Growth Year

Yesterday Intel published their 2012 Q1 earnings and revenue report, and things are looking pretty good for the technology giant going into Q2. Revenue came in at just under $13 billion, with an operating income of $3.8 billion, and a …

Trials Evolution Now Available on Xbox Live Arcade

The sequel to the popular and critically acclaimed Trials HD is now available for download on the Xbox Live Arcade. Trials Evolution features outdoor environments, local and online multiplayer, and track-sharing. The original Trials HD was released in 2009 and …

007 Legends Melds Six Classic James Bond Movies Into One Game

James Bond is turning 50 this year – well, at least the film franchise. Dr. No hit theaters in 1962, and the world was introduced to the screen version of the legendary hero (as well as Ursula Andress in a …

Pebble: iPhone Compatible Watch Shatters Kickstarter Records Pebble: iPhone Compatible Watch Shatters Kickstarter Records

The Pebble Smartwatch has become something of a tech gadget phenomenon. In just a few days, the idea has raised over $4.3 million in sales, and it isn’t even on store shelves yet. The company used Kickstarter, the popular entrepreneurial …

ICANN System for New gTLDs Still Offline ICANN System for New gTLDs Still Offline
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The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ system for submitting applications for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) has been down for almost a week, and ICANN is not yet sure when it will be back online. The application platform, …

Neon Dresses, Bathing Suits, & Bags For Any Budget

Ah, the ’80s. Such a fun time for clothing and accessories. We had Hypercolor (although those shirts got embarrassing for people who tend to sweat a lot…Hypercolor pit-stains aren’t so cute), we had slap-bracelets, we had big hair and bicycle …

Star Wars: The Good, The Bad, And The Wookie

I love Star Wars, you love Star Wars, and if you meet someone who doesn’t like Star Wars, then there is a good chance they are either a vampire or they just haven’t seen the films. Now we have a …

Yahoo 2012 First Quarter Revenue & Earnings Yahoo 2012 First Quarter Revenue & Earnings

Those expecting to see a dramatic change in anything at Yahoo yet are simply asking too much. We just learned of the layoffs in recent months and nothing confirmed until the beginning of April. Now that we’ve made it through …

EFF Reaffirms Why CISPA Is So Bad EFF Reaffirms Why CISPA Is So Bad

I think we can all agree that CISPA is pretty rotten. It’s just another attempt at ramming Internet regulation ala SOPA through the gates to give a limited few an advantage while the online civil liberties of everybody else suffers. …

Miley Cyrus Cuts Finger While Cooking, Blames Blender On Twitter

The world can now sleep soundly. After being rushed to the hospital on Tuesday with an injury to her hand, the actress and singer has let us know that she’s OK via Twitter. According to US Weekly, Cyrus went to …

Infographic Indicates Workers Waste Time Because They Think Their Jobs Suck Infographic Indicates Workers Waste Time Because They Think Their Jobs Suck

The following infographic was created to celebrate the launch of Tempo 7 and details how time is wasted in the workplace and who the guilty culprits are. Many employees claim that they are efficient employees that keep their nose to …