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Euro 2012 Stadiums: a Street View Preview Euro 2012 Stadiums: a Street View Preview

The European Championships, which start next week, are being co-hosted this year by Poland and Ukraine. Ukraine will host the final in the Olympic National Sports Complex in Kiev, and Poland will host the opening match in its brand-new National …

How To Influence Your Site’s Listing In Search, According To Google’s Webmaster Academy How To Influence Your Site’s Listing In Search, According To Google’s Webmaster Academy

Last week, Google introduced Webmaster Academy, billed as a tool to “help you create great sites that perform well in Google search results.” Google’s Matt Cutts tweeted about it again today: Follow @mattcutts Matt Cutts @mattcutts Webmaster Academy is a …

Miami Cannibal Attack: Face-Eater Identified
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The man who attacked a homeless individual in Miami on Sunday and cannibalized his face has now been identified as 31-year old Rudy Eugene. Eugene was found nude and attacking another man on a causeway; a bystander flagged down police, …

Is Google Admitting That Negative SEO Is Possible? Is Google Admitting That Negative SEO Is Possible?
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Google has a page in its Webmaster Tools help center addressing the question: Can competitors harm ranking? This has been a topic getting a lot of discussion since the Penguin update. It was getting a pretty good amount before then …

Cynthia Nixon Marries Christine Marinoni: Twitter Reacts

Cynthia Nixon marries fiancee Christine Marinoni: It’s been three years since the couple got engaged, so it’s about time they finally tied the matrimonial knot. According to People, the pair officially entered the wonderful world of wedded bliss on May …

“Mermaids: The Body Found”: Real, Or Movie Marketing Strategy?
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The ocean harbors many mysterious creatures within its depths, some of which us humans have a hard time imagining. Fish born blind because of the utter darkness they live in, oddly-shaped gelatinous beings with poisonous tentacles, and prey with camouflage …

iPhone Downloads Fall 5% As Competition Increases iPhone Downloads Fall 5% As Competition Increases

According to the Fiksu App Store Competitive Index, app downloads from America’s top 200 free iPhone app providers, have declined almost 5% from March through April. They also report that the average cost for securing a loyal customer is on …

Most Internet Users Search Web in Multiple Languages Most Internet Users Search Web in Multiple Languages

The latest factoid to be pulled out of Greenlight’s “Search & Social Survey (2011-2012),” a global survey of 500 people that sought out information about user experiences and behaviors, reveals that many people around the world conduct online searches in …

iPhone 5 Rumor: More Images Surface iPhone 5 Rumor: More Images Surface
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Just a little while ago we brought you news of what appears to be the first images of external components for the new iPhone. The images came from a Chinese parts supplier and purport to show the new iPhone’s rear …

Google Chrome Cracked By Six Bug Combo Google Chrome Cracked By Six Bug Combo

By all accounts, Chrome is a pretty secure browser. If you want to crack it, you’re going to have to put in some serious time and effort. Good thing Chrome is more often cracked by those who wish to increase …

Gmail Went Down For 400,000 Members, Restored by Google Gmail Went Down For 400,000 Members, Restored by Google
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Gmail is one of those “you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone” services; an almost invisible technology, if you will. That is, however, until it goes down. When that happens, the ubiquitous service is hard to ignore as …

Angry Birds Credit Cards Coming Soon…..To Russia

What is left for Rovio to do after having their Angry Birds games downloaded over 1 billion times? Get into a partnership with a Russian bank to have an Angry Birds credit card of course. According to the Moscow News, …

IBM Completes Acquisition of Vivisimo IBM Completes Acquisition of Vivisimo

In late April, we reported on the intention of IBM to acquire Vivisimo, a software designer focused on data analytics and data management software. Although the financial terms still have not been revealed, IBM announced earlier this morning, the acquisition …

Instagram Traffic Up 78% in April Instagram Traffic Up 78% in April

Instagram, which became slang for $1 billion in Silicon Valley as of late, saw a 78% increase in unique viewers in April, according to comScore, making it the fastest growing internet property in that time frame. MLB and Directv sites …

Microsoft Still Trying To Find A Place For Skype Microsoft Still Trying To Find A Place For Skype

When Microsoft shelled out $8.5 billion for Skype last year, they promised that the video calling service would be integrated into a variety of Microsoft’s products. Seven and a half months later, however, that hasn’t happened. While there are, of …

Radioactive Tuna from Japan Make Their Way to California
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Radioactive tuna, which are thought to have been contaminated by the severely damaged Fukushima power plant, have started quickly working their way to the California coast. Levels of radioactive cesium have been much higher in specimens than recent years, leading …

Google Maps’ 45° Imagery Update Pleases Historians, Monkees Fans Alike Google Maps’ 45° Imagery Update Pleases Historians, Monkees Fans Alike

Google Maps has waved its Wand o’ 45° Imagery again, this time bestowing another 26 cities with fully rotatable views. As I’ve said before in these update pieces, the 45° angles give users a superior vantage of a building’s architecture, …

Samsung Galaxy S III Officially Released Samsung Galaxy S III Officially Released

Today marks the official release date of Samsung’s new flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III. In some countries, at least. The phone is now available in 28 countries around the world, but mostly just in Western Europe. Because the …

Bethenny Frankel: Season Finale Of Show Doesn’t Quell Rumors
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New York socialite and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel, who appeared on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives Of New York” before moving on to her own spinoff shows “Bethenny Getting Married” and “Bethenny Ever After”, has been shooting down rumors for weeks now …

Patent Analyst: This May Be Google’s Panda Patent Patent Analyst: This May Be Google’s Panda Patent

Google was granted a patent today for something called “Feature selection for large scale models”. It sounds pretty vague. The patent’s abstract says: Disclosed are a method and system for receiving a plurality of potential features to be added to …

Facebook Stock Dips Below $30 Today Facebook Stock Dips Below $30 Today
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I’m sure the experts are happy to see Facebook shares dip to the $30 range today. In fact, shares hit an all time low of $29.57 earlier this afternoon, signifying that demand isn’t anywhere near what Facebook and its underwriters …

PSN Launches Ultimate Editions Today

The future of video games is going to be full same day release downloadable versions of every game. So for a while now, Playstation has been increasing their full game library. It is almost a year or more after these …

European Union Caught With Its Hand In The Cookie Jar European Union Caught With Its Hand In The Cookie Jar
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Don’t you just hate cookies? Not the delicious sweets, but the kind that follow you around on the Web tracking your behavior. It seems that the European Union hates them too hence why the “Cookie Law” went into effect this …

Django Unchained: New Stills From Film Emerge Online

Quentin Tarantino is moving right along with his new film “Django Unchained“, which is done in the spirit of old-school spaghetti westerns and chronicles the journey of a freed slave who becomes a deadly bounty hunter, despite several setbacks and …