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Diane Greene Appointed To Google Board Of Directors Diane Greene Appointed To Google Board Of Directors

Google announced the appointment of Diane B. Greene to its Board Of Directors. She will also serve on the company’s Audit Committee. Greene has been on Intuit’s board since 2006, and serves on its Auit and Risk Committee and Nominating …

Google Employee Finds Microsoft Campus Fire Google Employee Finds Microsoft Campus Fire

After CES, Microsoft is on fire – literally. Amogh Asgekar, software engineer for Google, posted a video of a fire on Microsoft’s Mountain View campus. It’s hard to see exactly what’s happening with the “shakey cam” in full effect, but …

Preparing For Your Tebow Weekend With Sh*t Tebow Says Preparing For Your Tebow Weekend With Sh*t Tebow Says
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The Denver Broncos play the New England Patriots this Saturday night for the right to go the AFC Conference Finals, so you know what that means, right? Of course you do. It’s Tim Tebow time. As we already know, the …

Rupert Murdoch Tweets About MySpace: We Screwed Up In Every Way Possible Rupert Murdoch Tweets About MySpace: We Screwed Up In Every Way Possible
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Rupert Murdoch is fairly new to the Twitterverse, but his tweets have captured a lot of attention in that short time. He’s out at CES, and has been offering quick little bytes of commentary about it. Here are a few …

The Pirate Bay Stops Hosting Torrent Files The Pirate Bay Stops Hosting Torrent Files
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The Pirate Bay has announced that they will no longer offer torrent files for download on their site. Anti-piracy advocates should not get too excited, though: they are replacing the torrent files with Magnet links. This format is considerably more …

SOPA, Video Games And You SOPA, Video Games And You
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The Entertainment Software Association supports SOPA, but do the game developers and publishers they represent support it as well? It’s an interesting question that has raised a lot of eyebrows the past few weeks as more and more publishers and …

Google vs. Facebook: The “Search Plus Your World” Saga Continues Google vs. Facebook: The “Search Plus Your World” Saga Continues
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Wow. “Search Plus Your World” has really left a mark. Google’s new set of Google+ integrations and personalization features into search results has caused nothing but controversy since Google announced it earlier this week. There are two main reasons: competition …

Cadbury’s Google+ Page Used To Announce New Candy Bar Cadbury’s Google+ Page Used To Announce New Candy Bar

Over the past few months, it appears that Google’s got a sweet tooth. Or, if not, then Cadbury is sweet on Google. However you want to define their confectionary canoodling, one thing’s clear: Cadbury likes to make business announcements on …

More Sites Join Upcoming Anti-SOPA Blackout More Sites Join Upcoming Anti-SOPA Blackout
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We were recently informed about Reddit’s plan to black their incredibly popular site out on January 18th as a method of protesting the anti-piracy acts that are currently in a holding pattern in the US House of Representatives and the …

Apple Looking Into 3D Display Interface For iPhone Apple Looking Into 3D Display Interface For iPhone

The U.S. Patent Office has published a patent application by Apple for “[a] three-dimentional (“3D”) display environment for mobile device.” The user interface would rely on on-board sensors to determine the device’s orientation in space, and use that information to …

New iPhone Will Be Slimmer, Run On All Networks New iPhone Will Be Slimmer, Run On All Networks

According to Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty, Apple’s next iPhone will be slimmer than the iPhone 4S and would be capable of running on all 3G and LTE networks. In a note to clients, Huberty said that the forthcoming iPhone …

Lamar Smith Continues His Campaign Against Foreign Sites Lamar Smith Continues His Campaign Against Foreign Sites

Lamar Smith — master infringer that he is — is at a loss as to why companies like Facebook and Google aren’t completely onboard with the stop piracy acts, topics that have permeated throughout the Internet. In fact, the fact …

Hulu Is A Big Deal And They’re Getting Bigger Hulu Is A Big Deal And They’re Getting Bigger

Hulu had a big year in 2011 and they want everybody to know. Hulu posted the results of last year on their blog while offering some hints on what the future will hold for the online television streaming service. Hulu …

Facebook Claims 10% of World Facebook Claims 10% of World

Perhaps you’ve heard of Facebook… With an IPO rumored for 2012, Facebook is big news. The infographic below will flood you with angles on the potential effects of the IPO, but here are a few interesting tidbits to chew on: …

Microsoft Puts Web TV Plans On Hold Microsoft Puts Web TV Plans On Hold

You might have to wait a bit longer for that Microsoft Web TV program, but at least there’s still Netflix. Reuters is reporting that inside sources have told them that Microsoft has put their long talked about Web TV program …

CES 2012: Nintendo Shows Off Wii U Console CES 2012: Nintendo Shows Off Wii U Console

Nintendo is showing off their forthcoming Wii U console at CES today, according to various reports. It appears that not much has changed since the console was announced at the 2011 E3 conference, but the hands-on experience is generating a …

Adobe Reader Gets New Integration With EchoSign Adobe Reader Gets New Integration With EchoSign

Adobe announced some new integration of Adobe Reader and EchoSign, aimed at making it easier to sign PDF documents electronically. Adobe acquired EchoSign last summer. Jason Lemkin, VP of Web business services at Adobe and former CEO of EchoSign tells …

SOPA Author Lamar Smith: Copyright Violator? SOPA Author Lamar Smith: Copyright Violator?
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Our chief SOPA correspondent is out of the office today but this story from VICE magazine was really too good to leave uncovered here at WPN, so I’m tagging in to share the story. So if you’ve been following the …

Ben Stein Sues Kyocera Over Climate Change Discrimination Ben Stein Sues Kyocera Over Climate Change Discrimination

Ben Stein is suing Kyocera and their ad agency. He alleges that Kyocera had contracted him to do some commercials for them, then pulled out of the deal. According to Stein, the bad news came after reps for the agency …

Seth Rogen Peeing In Tom Cruise’s Driveway, Crow Roof Tubing, and Gravity Sucks Seth Rogen Peeing In Tom Cruise’s Driveway, Crow Roof Tubing, and Gravity Sucks

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Google Improves Offline Gmail For Chrome Google Improves Offline Gmail For Chrome

Google took to the Official Gmail Blog today to discuss some updates it has made to the Gmail offline Chrome app. First would be the addition of a settings page, which lets you choose if you want to sync 7, …

Mini Apple Stores Coming To Target Mini Apple Stores Coming To Target

Target has confirmed rumors that it was getting dedicated in-store Apple displays like those currently found in many Best Buy stores. Reuters is reporting that Target will begin a 25-store test program that brings larger displays of Apple products into …

Kathleen Edward (Little Girl Who Was Taunted On Facebook While Dying) Has Died Kathleen Edward (Little Girl Who Was Taunted On Facebook While Dying) Has Died
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A little girl named Kathleen Edward from MIchigan has passed away after losing a battle with Huntington’s Disease. This little girl made headlines in 2010, in one of the most sickening cyberbullying stories we’ve seen to date. This reportedly included …

Facebook Starts Music Sharing Service Facebook Starts Music Sharing Service
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Facebook is making everything a social experience and music is next on the list. Facebook today announced on their blog that they are adding music services on Facebook that will allow users to listen along with their friends to whatever …