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Black Friday Shopping: iPad, Other Tablets Could Dominate Black Friday Shopping: iPad, Other Tablets Could Dominate
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The craziest shopping period of the year is rapidly approaching, as retail outlets are beginning to unveil some of their Black Friday deals. According to multiple reports, this year’s buying frenzy might be all about tablets. At least that’s where …

TechCrunch CEO Heather Harde Reportedly Leaving AOL TechCrunch CEO Heather Harde Reportedly Leaving AOL
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Who would have ever thought that AOL purchasing TechCrunch wouldn’t go down as a completely smooth journey off into the sunset? If you follow tech journalism news, you know that the journey has been anything but smooth, with the biggest …

Know Exactly Where That Big Ol’ Jet Airliner’s Headed, Thanks To Wolfram Alpha Know Exactly Where That Big Ol’ Jet Airliner’s Headed, Thanks To Wolfram Alpha
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Using data from the Federal Aviation Administration, knowledge engine Wolfram Alpha is making it easier to learn about all of those planes flying over your head at any given time. If you’ve ever seen a plane soaring through the sky …

Google Music for Google TV Google Music for Google TV
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Google Music launched to the public this week, as you probably know by now. The company has now launched the Google Music App for Google TV. “The app syncs with your Google Music account in the cloud, so there is …

Occupy Wall Street as Told By The Internet Occupy Wall Street as Told By The Internet

#OWS and #occupywallstreet have been some of the hottest leading trends on Twitter these past couple of months. As both support and resentment towards the movement builds, so does the presence and size of “Occupy Wall Street”. What’s been the …

Facebook Credits: New Payment Methods and Other Updates Facebook Credits: New Payment Methods and Other Updates

Facebook announced some updates to Facebook Credits. These include: new payments methods, a new policy, updated documentation and a breaking change for the Credits callback. First off, new payments methods that have been added include: ELV (Germany) MyCard Mobile (HongKong, …

Louis Daguerre, Daguerreotype Inventor, Honored With A Google Doodle Louis Daguerre, Daguerreotype Inventor, Honored With A Google Doodle
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Today, Google is celebrating one of the early pioneers of photography with a Doodle that resembles the daguerreotype. Today is the birthday of French artist and scientist Louis Daguerre, inventor of the daguerreotype process. He would be 224 years old. …

SOPA’s Internet Censorship Finds Bipartisan Opposition On Twitter SOPA’s Internet Censorship Finds Bipartisan Opposition On Twitter
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We’ve been following the massive internet backlash to the SOPA (PROTECT-IP/E-PARASITE) bill currently being debated in Congress, and it’s coming from all sides. Not only has the internet community rallied against the bill in the form of online petitions and …

This Water-Powered Jetpack Looks Like So Much Fun I’m About To Faint This Water-Powered Jetpack Looks Like So Much Fun I’m About To Faint
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Jetpacks. Need I say more? I want one. I want one. I want one. I want one. The only problem is that my “path to ownership” includes a couple of lottery wins or some sort of felony. This water-powered jetpack …

Facebook Photos Get Faster Facebook Photos Get Faster

Back in August, Facebook launched the ability to share larger photos, and that load times were twice as fast. Today, the company announced some further speed improvements. In a new update to that original announcement on the Official Facebook Blog, …

Skype Facebook Calling on Mac And Windows Skype Facebook Calling on Mac And Windows
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Skype announced today that it has launched Skype 5.4 Beta for Mac and Skype 5.7 Beta for Windows, which allow you to conduct Facebook-to-Facebook calls from within Skype. “This new development in the Skype-Facebook partnership is the latest example of …

Yelp IPO Filed For 2012 Yelp IPO Filed For 2012

Yelp has filed for its initial public offering. Reports have had it valued between $1.5 billion and $2 billion. The company outlines its growth strategy in the SEC filing: We intend to grow our platform and our business by focusing …

Wedge Salads, Adulthood, and Occupy Band Names Wedge Salads, Adulthood, and Occupy Band Names

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 …

Galaxy Nexus, Skype & Moustaches Galaxy Nexus, Skype & Moustaches
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Today’s video round-up shares a few looks at the Galaxy Nexus phone, as well as some Movember-related moustache videos. Plus Skype for Windows now has Facebook integration. View more daily video round-ups here. Galaxy Nexus: Calling All: Galaxy Nexus: Google …

Google Plots Your Recommendations On Maps For You Google Plots Your Recommendations On Maps For You
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Google is now putting business labels for places that users have rated using Google Places on maps. Users can see what they rated a place for future reference. Google will also display additional places it thinks you’ll like through personalized …

Amazon Phone On The Way, According To Report Amazon Phone On The Way, According To Report
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On the heels of the release of the new Kindle Fire, Amazon’s first attempt at a true tablet device, it looks like the company is already thinking about heading in the direction of smartphones. According to a note from Citigroup …

PayPal Send Money: A New Facebook App PayPal Send Money: A New Facebook App
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PayPal has a new Facebook app, which lets you send money to your friends with or without a greeting card. The app is simply called PayPal Send Money, and it’s in beta. The description on the app page says: Send …

SOPA Petition Gains Steam, Some Are Less Than Enthusiastic About Its Prospects SOPA Petition Gains Steam, Some Are Less Than Enthusiastic About Its Prospects
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We’ve recently told you about the backlash coming from all angles concerning the Stop Online Piracy Act (PROTECT-IP/E-PARASITE Act), a bill currently being debated in the halls of Congress that many feel would create the “Great Firewall of America.” The …

The Nerve of Google Music The Nerve of Google Music

How dare Google? How dare they launch a music service that isn’t the apparent iTunes killer people are clearly desperate for? How dare Google provide a free cloud music service that’s cross compatible with other devices outside of the Android …

Socl: Microsoft’s Answer to Google+? Socl: Microsoft’s Answer to Google+?
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Remember those reports about about a Microsoft domain at Socl.com carrying a landing page with the name Tulalip? It said, “With Tulalip you can find what you need and Share what you know.” It showed Facebook and Twitter sign in …

Google+ Has Its Third Best Week Ever, People Staying Longer Each Visit Google+ Has Its Third Best Week Ever, People Staying Longer Each Visit
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Experian Hitwise has some good news for Google+, as a new report says visits to the site are on an upswing. According to the data, Google+ received more than 6.8 million total U.S. visits (excluding mobile traffic) during the week …

SOPA Meets Massive Resistance SOPA Meets Massive Resistance
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The Stop Online Piracy Act, or any of its many variations, something WebProNews has discussed before, is finally meeting a great deal of resistance as various online movements, and the long-awaited push back from entities like Google, Facebook, and Mozilla …

Mortgage Scammers From Google Ads Get Shut Down Mortgage Scammers From Google Ads Get Shut Down
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The Office of the Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) has shut down 85 online mortgage modification scams, and says it is cooperating with an ongoing criminal investigation regarding Google suspending ad relationships with 500 advertisers. “The …

Does Anyone Support SOPA? Does Anyone Support SOPA?
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I mean, besides the AAs of the world (the RIAA, the MPAA)? Granted, the backlash took a little longer to get than some of us would have liked, but it’s here now, and even though the hearings for SOPA have …