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Apple: Siri Abortion Answers “Not Intentional Omissions” Apple: Siri Abortion Answers “Not Intentional Omissions”
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Earlier this week, we told you about the growing number of people who were discovering that Apple’s iPhone 4S voice assistant Siri might not be the best place to turn if you’re looking for help with pregnancy issues. Specifically, Siri …

Email Shows Your Hierarchy of Friends Email Shows Your Hierarchy of Friends

Following the recent news that Facebook reveals about four degrees of separation among networks of friends, new research has come out demonstrating a similar phenomenon at work within a person’s email. Northwestern University researchers Stefan Wuchty and Brian Uzzi have …

Carrier IQ Collects Data on Millions of Phones Carrier IQ Collects Data on Millions of Phones

Android app developer Trevor Eckhart posted a video to his YouTube account on Monday in which he claims to have discovered a hidden app in the handsets of several carriers. Eckhart claims that the app, Carrier IQ, collects a wide …

Spanish Kindle Store Launches with 22,000+ Titles Spanish Kindle Store Launches with 22,000+ Titles
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Amazon has just launched their Spanish language Kindle Store today, and it’s starting with over 22,000 titles. Over 1,000 of these titles are free e-books, as they are part of the public domain. The Spanish Kindle Store contains most of …

iPhone Tops Yahoo’s 2011 Most Searched List iPhone Tops Yahoo’s 2011 Most Searched List

First we looked at Bing’s 2011 round-up of top searches. Then it was Ask and AOL. Now it’s Yahoo’s turn. It was the iPhone that apparently captured the hearts of most Yahoo searchers. Even more so than Kim Kardashian. “For …

Olive: First Feature Film Shot With A Cellphone Olive: First Feature Film Shot With A Cellphone

It’s crazy how far cellphone camera technology has advanced. Just a few years ago they were more of a novelty feature; fast forward a bit, and you can record full HD video. With that in mind, a film crew has …

Dalai Lama, Toyota’s New Ride, & Mrs. Darth Vader Dalai Lama, Toyota’s New Ride, & Mrs. Darth Vader

Welcome to the maiden voyage of a new daily cruise hosted by WebProNews: Top Photos from Google+. We’ll be posting some of the more intriguing, weirdest, captivating, or stirring photos we can find to share with you each day. Check …

Duolingo Wants To Translate The Internet By Helping You Learn Another Language Duolingo Wants To Translate The Internet By Helping You Learn Another Language
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Duolingo’s premise is quite simple. How do you get people to translate the web for free? Their answer is to turn it into an experience that is part game, part language instruction, and all ambitious crowdsourcing. Duolingo is the brainchild …

Yahoo Sale: What They’re Saying Yahoo Sale: What They’re Saying

Some interesting reports have been coming out about the potential sale of Yahoo. Bloomberg BusinessWeek is reporting that A group of investors led by private- equity firm Silver Lake offered to buy a minority stake in Yahoo! Inc. for about …

Ad Revenues up 22% Over Last Year Ad Revenues up 22% Over Last Year

The Interactive Advertising Bureau is reporting that third quarter revenues from internet advertising are up 22% this year over the third quarter of last year. Revenues have climbed to $7.9 billion in the eighth consecutive quarter of year-to-year growth. President …

Facebook Privacy: Is The FTC Going Too Far or Not Far Enough? Facebook Privacy: Is The FTC Going Too Far or Not Far Enough?
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As you may know, Facebook settled privacy charges with the FTC this week. Under the agreement, Facebook is barred from making misrepresentations about the privacy or security of consumers’ personal data, required to obtain user consent before making privacy changes, …

Social MCs Show Off With Google Hangouts Social MCs Show Off With Google Hangouts

If you watch any amount of TV, especially the bigger-audience events like the Super Bowl, you have probably noticed an increase of commercials, courtesy of Google. There’s the “Dear Sophie” offering that works as hard as it can in an …

Matt Cutts, Bendable Robots & A Land-Walking Octopus Matt Cutts, Bendable Robots & A Land-Walking Octopus

Today’s video round-up comes with some advice from Google, some interesting animals, and of course a robot. View more daily video round-ups here. Google’s Matt Cutts takes on the topic: “Will my site’s ranking be hurt if I use HTTPS …

Kourtney Kardashian, Social Media Gurus, and Racist Pianos Kourtney Kardashian, Social Media Gurus, and Racist Pianos

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 …

New iPhone 5 Vibrate Feature Mentioned During Glee New iPhone 5 Vibrate Feature Mentioned During Glee
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The FOX TV show of Glee is a very popular production amongst the current teenage generation, mainly because of the themes that are involved/portrayed, and the various covers of Top-40 music hits that the characters perform throughout the show as …

Wayne Gretzky’s Daughter No Longer Uses Twitter Wayne Gretzky’s Daughter No Longer Uses Twitter
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First, we have a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader getting kicked off of Twitter for unknown reasons, and now, the daughter of the best hockey player to ever lace up skates has abandoned Twitter as well. What’s going on? Are attractive females …

New Foursquare Buttons Launched for Publishers, Developer Site Redesigned New Foursquare Buttons Launched for Publishers, Developer Site Redesigned

Foursquare has introduced new buttons for publishers sites, which allow users to save pages to their Foursquare to-do lists. When the user clicks on “Save to Foursquare,” a window pops up for confirmation, and then it’s on the user’s phone. …

Facebook, Google, and Is Email Dead? Facebook, Google, and Is Email Dead?
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Today’s infographic round-up looks to see if email is dead, peeks at some Google numbers, and sees if Facebook can get you a job. Enjoy. View more daily infographic round-ups here. From: BusinessMBA.org by NowSourcing via Created by: MBA Online

Exploding iPhones: Now A Multi-Continent Problem Exploding iPhones: Now A Multi-Continent Problem

Earlier this week on a flight from Lismore to Sydney, Australia, an iPhone pretty much blew up, or spontaneously combusted – whatever you want to call it, the phone began emitting dense smoke an began glowing red. Luckily, the plane …

William Shatner & Carrie Fisher: The YouTube Showdown William Shatner & Carrie Fisher: The YouTube Showdown
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The Internet: a perfect model of the purest strain of democracy. Everybody has a voice and can contribute to the discourse of intellectual debates. That is, until you actually read the comments and debates of people arguing on the internet …

Soft Robot Creepily Crawls, Fits Into Tiny Spaces Soft Robot Creepily Crawls, Fits Into Tiny Spaces

Kill it. Kill it with murder. I’m not one to pour derision on any sort of scientific or technological advancement. In fact, one of the best parts of my day is when I come across something that makes me say …

NBC Wants Partners To Support SOPA Or Else NBC Wants Partners To Support SOPA Or Else
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Apparently, if you want your content to appear on NBC’s family of networks, you had better be resolute in your support of the PROTECT-IP/SOPA bills that are currently polluting the both branches of the U.S. government. According to an email …

LeBron James & Kevin Durant Live Flag Football Classic LeBron James & Kevin Durant Live Flag Football Classic

Tonight, live on Ustream, you can watch LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant in the “LeBron’s Flag Football Classic“. Kickoff is set for 8 PM EST tonight (November 30, 2011). It will be preceded by a charity event for LeBron’s Wheels …

Internet Sales Tax Returns to Congress; eBay Makes Their Case Internet Sales Tax Returns to Congress; eBay Makes Their Case
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eBay’s Todd Cohen made a spirited plea to the House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary earlier today against the proposed remote sales tax. Were the proposal to pass, Cohen fears that small businesses will suffer the most and, given …