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Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, AOL, Hulu & Digitas Partner On “Digital Content NewsFronts” Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, AOL, Hulu & Digitas Partner On “Digital Content NewsFronts”

Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, AOL, Hulu and Digitas are partnering on “Digital Content NewFronts“. During a two-week period from April 19th to May 2nd, each partner will host an independent event in NYC to connect brands with content. The events are …

Chinese Officials Raid “Apple China” Warehouse, Seize iPhone Gas Stove Chinese Officials Raid “Apple China” Warehouse, Seize iPhone Gas Stove
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Most everybody knows that when you go to China, you have to be careful of the products you buy. While many of the products you can buy in China are, of course, genuine, there are also a lot of knock-offs. …

Critically Important Patent May Affect Rights And Revenue For Electronic Advertising Critically Important Patent May Affect Rights And Revenue For Electronic Advertising

ICAP Patent Brokerage, the world’s largest intellectual property brokerage and patent auction firm, is offering for sale a patented method for targeting advertisements in electronic communications. The patent portfolio announced covers a broad range of communication activities including ad placement, …

UK’s Mail Online Near 100 Million Users UK’s Mail Online Near 100 Million Users

Associated Newspapers’ Mail Online was close to having 100 million readers in January, and growth doesn’t appear to be showing signs of slowing down. The Associated Newspapers network of websites drew 99,218,476 monthly browsers, a 17.88% increase compared with last …

YouTube Is Now In Four More Indian Languages YouTube Is Now In Four More Indian Languages

YouTube is one step closer to becoming a global video content delivery site by adding four new languages to the site – all of them being regional languages in India. Aditi Rajwanshi, YouTube India partner manager, announced today in a …

Narrative Science, The Robotic Content Farm, Is Looking At More Languages Narrative Science, The Robotic Content Farm, Is Looking At More Languages
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Have you read about Narrative Science? This is a company that is creating web articles using computers. We’ve referenced them on more than one occasion as a “robotic content farm”. It makes you wonder where we’re headed in terms of …

JK Rowling, Gas Prices, and The Male Dictionary JK Rowling, Gas Prices, and The Male Dictionary

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 Is Onboard For More Internet Simplicity Google Is Onboard For More Internet Simplicity

The white House has introduced a new online privacy protection bill. The bill aims to give consumers a broader understanding of how their privacy can be protected and also give them the tools to do it. While some believe the …

Digital Advertising Alliance Supports Privacy Bill Of Rights

The CEO’s of the member organizations of the Digital Advertising Alliance have issued a statement in support of the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights announced by the White House this morning. The DAA expressed appreciation at the administration’s acknowledgement of …

Google Adding Improvement To Related Image Searches Google Adding Improvement To Related Image Searches
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Google is bringing an improvement to their image search function. Spoiler: It’s a really good improvement. Peter Linsley, product manager for Google, detailed today on the official

Conan O’Brien Takes Two Screens To a New Level Conan O’Brien Takes Two Screens To a New Level

The Team Coco Tablet App steps into the entertainment fray, bringing the “two screens” phenomenon to late night. Armed with the knowledge that many TV viewers have their smartphone or tablet handy when watching shows, the Team Coco visionaries aim …

Google Set To Leapfrog Facebook In Advertising Revenue Next Year Google Set To Leapfrog Facebook In Advertising Revenue Next Year
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Maybe Microsoft’s claim that Google is the “world’s largest advertising company” may not have been so far off the mark if current predictions come true. Last year, Facebook leaped past Yahoo! to become the top seller of online ads. This …

Google Voice Gets Circles a la Plus Google Voice Gets Circles a la Plus

For those who use Google Voice, the telephony product from Google Labs, the announcement today that Voice is getting Circles must have been welcome news. I’ve had a Google Voice number for years. I’m sure there is a good way …

YouTube Publishes New Creator Playbook YouTube Publishes New Creator Playbook

YouTube makes a Creator Playbook that seeks to help YouTube producers and directors make the best videos possible. YouTube has changed though and the site has updated its Creator Playbook to reflect that. The new Creator Playbook features all the …

The White House Fights To Protect Consumers The White House Fights To Protect Consumers

The White House has been working diligently to draft a new privacy protection bill to safeguard user’s information and preserve the internet as a facilitator of innovation and economic growth. This comes at a time when Google has drawn a …

NBA Slam Dunk Contest Will Be Decided By Twitter Votes NBA Slam Dunk Contest Will Be Decided By Twitter Votes
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This year’s Slam Dunk contest is going to be different from contests of the past. First off, all four participants are first-timers – Chase Budinger, Paul George, Jeremy Evans, and Derrick Williams. The format is also new, and it’s highlighted …

SafeGov Wonders How Secure Google’s Cloud Is SafeGov Wonders How Secure Google’s Cloud Is

SafeGov.org security experts have been questioning whether or not Google has a sufficient level of security surrounding their cloud services, for the protection of government information that it hosts. According to PRN, recent incidents have prompted SafeGov to speculate that …

Aion Going Free-To-Play This Month

Aion is joining the ranks of every MMO that isn’t World of Warcraft or Star Wars: The Old Republic by going free-to-play this month. The change from subscription to free-to-play is hardly ever a smooth transition, but Aion seems to …

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Daytona 500 Viral Ad Shows The Driver Really Loves Diet Mountain Dew Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Daytona 500 Viral Ad Shows The Driver Really Loves Diet Mountain Dew
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NASCAR is gearing up for the biggest race of the year, which also happens to be the first race of the year. The legendary Daytona 500 has been thrilling fans since 1959, and one the race’s most prominent participants loves …

Dennis Woodside Said To Be New Motorola Mobility CEO Dennis Woodside Said To Be New Motorola Mobility CEO

If a tweet from Bloomberg is accurate, Google has found a new CEO for its Motorola Mobility unit. Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility received regulatory approval ten days ago. The man would be Dennis Woodside, who currently heads Google’s Americas …

Friending Your Kids On Facebook Not Good Enough According To Recent Study Friending Your Kids On Facebook Not Good Enough According To Recent Study

The leading online monitoring service for kids’ social networking activities, SocialShield, released some concerning findings today from a consumer study. The study surveyed more than 4,000 parents and reveals that less than 8% are aware of cyberbullying incidents involving their …

Mobile Devices Generated Nearly 10% Of All Internet Traffic In 2011 Mobile Devices Generated Nearly 10% Of All Internet Traffic In 2011
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comScore released their annual report that assess the ever-changing landscape of mobile technology. The report, “2012 Mobile Future in Focus,” examines what’s changed in the past year as well as how those changes will shape the upcoming year in the …

Microsoft Takes Aim At Google With “Smoked By Windows Phone” Campaign Microsoft Takes Aim At Google With “Smoked By Windows Phone” Campaign

At the Consumer Electronics Show in January Microsoft launched their “Smoked by Windows Phone” challenge. Microsoft challenged conference-goers to pit their phones against phones running the Windows Phone operating system. Those whose phones won received $100, while those whose phones …

Journalist Marie Colvin Murdered in Syria

As we all know, the current bloodshed in Syria continues to grow. With this outrage, Syrian forces recently announced that they would kill any journalists that set foot on Syrian soil. This premise killed the dedicated, talented, and unique reporter …