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Google+ Pages Quickly Adopted By 61% of Top 100 Brands Google+ Pages Quickly Adopted By 61% of Top 100 Brands
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61% of the world’s top 100 brands created pages within a week of Google’s recent Google+ Pages announcement, according to research from BrightEdge. That’s good news for Google. Clearly the brand interest is there, and coupled with interest from celebrities, …

Gmail iOS App Gives It Another Go Gmail iOS App Gives It Another Go

At the very beginning on this month, Google released a long-awaited Gmail app to the Apple App Store. Many had been wishing for a native Gmail client for their iPhones, due to to the fact that so many Gmail features …

SES Chicago 2011: Social Media Rapping and Takeaways SES Chicago 2011: Social Media Rapping and Takeaways
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Search Engine Strategies Chicago is currently underway, and attendees are tweeting their takeaways from the sessions. This year there was rapping: Here’s the keynote from Mikel Chertudi: Here are some of the interesting points made that people found worth sharing: …

SOPA, Google X & New Rebecca Black SOPA, Google X & New Rebecca Black

Today’s video round-up features the Vice President discussing SOPA, and Next Media Animation discussing Google X (Google’s top secret robot lab). And I know you’ve just been dying to see more Rebecca Black videos. View more daily video round-ups here. …

Kindle Fire / iPad 2 Side-By-Side Comparison Kindle Fire / iPad 2 Side-By-Side Comparison
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“Great video, but Kindle Fire was not built to compete with the lord tablet,” writes one YouTube commenter. The folks at iDownloadBlog know this, but have still given us a fun little side-by-side comparison of Apple’s behemoth of a tablet …

Old School Search Engines: Where Are They Now? Old School Search Engines: Where Are They Now?
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We thought it would be fun to take a walk down search engine memory lane and look at what some of the search engines from the times before Google’s domination are up to these days. Remember the days when the …

Frequent Gaming Linked To Bigger Brains Frequent Gaming Linked To Bigger Brains
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If you play a lot of video games, you might be affecting your brain structure in the process. Or, it could be that you play a lot of video games because you have an abnormal brain structure. Either way, researchers …

Porn Company Vivid Threatens Legal Action Over HTC’s New Smartphone Porn Company Vivid Threatens Legal Action Over HTC’s New Smartphone
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The brand new HTC Vivid smartphone boasts a dual-core processor, a 4.5 inch super LCD display and 4G LTE. And according to a high-profile porn producer, it’s a trademark violation. Vivid Entertainment Group, the U.S. porn studio that brought you …

Super Batteries Use Silicon, Tiny Holes To Improve Life, Recharge Time Super Batteries Use Silicon, Tiny Holes To Improve Life, Recharge Time
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Batteries are on everybody’s mind these days. As smart devices evolve to perform more complex actions, the batteries that power those devices must hold up their end of the deal and provide sufficient charge time. Battery issues have plagued the …

Digg Traffic Not As Bad As You May Have Thought Digg Traffic Not As Bad As You May Have Thought

Digg used to be one of the most talked about sites on the web, at least in tech, web news, and social media circles. Over the last couple of years, however, Digg appears to have lost some of its luster. …

UPDATE: Facebook’s Porn Spam Due To “Attack That Exploited A Browser Vulnerability” UPDATE: Facebook’s Porn Spam Due To “Attack That Exploited A Browser Vulnerability”
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Our global nightmare might not be totally over, but at least it’s in the process of coming to an end. The flood of penises, dead babies, bloodied corpses and photoshopped Justin Bieber pics is being turned off by the folks …

Google+ Page Management Via HootSuite, Buddy Media And Others Google+ Page Management Via HootSuite, Buddy Media And Others
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Google announced that it giving six companies the ability to implement Google+ Page management into their tools, so businesses have an easier time integrating Google+ into their social media management mix. These include: Buddy Media, Context Optional, Hearsay Social, HootSuite, …

Yahoo Recipe, Shopping & Entertainment Vertical Features Introduced Yahoo Recipe, Shopping & Entertainment Vertical Features Introduced
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Yahoo has introduced some new vertical search reatures for recipes, shopping and entertainment searches. If you search for a food item + recipes, a window will appear on top of the search results page with popular choices from “leading food …

Drunk Guy Calls 911 To Report Broken iPhone Drunk Guy Calls 911 To Report Broken iPhone
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People call 911 for a lot of stupid reasons, and god bless our emergency operators for having to deal with some of the stuff they deal with. This example of 911 abuse might be the most idiotic one I’ve seen …

Can’t Get That Song Out of Your Head?  Here’s Why Can’t Get That Song Out of Your Head? Here’s Why
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Let me tell you a little story about how I got my least favorite Led Zeppelin song stuck in my head for a little over three days. When I was in middle school, I bought a cheap electric guitar. Not …

Google Antitrust Complaint Filed With FTC Google Antitrust Complaint Filed With FTC
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ShopCity.com, a network of local shopping sites, has filed an antitrust complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against Google. The company shared a copy of the complaint with us. It says: For most of its existence, ShopCity’s growth has been …

Holograms, Seminole Wind, and Forever Alone Holograms, Seminole Wind, and Forever Alone

Today we have quite the odd mixture of videos for you… ranging from waterproofing anything to John Anderson. Enjoy. View more daily video round-ups here. Daily Double at its finest Waterproof… anything. I never want to hear “rhythmic slapping” ever …

Jerry Sandusky, The Konami Code, and Flossing Jerry Sandusky, The Konami Code, and Flossing

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 Verbatim Search Launched Google Verbatim Search Launched
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Google announced that it is rolling out “Verbatim Search” today. This is a new search tool designed to make up for the absence of the “+” search operator that existed until recently. Last month it became known that the “+” …

Netflix for Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet Netflix for Kindle Fire and Nook Tablet
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Netflix announced today that it is now available for all Android tablets. This is something of an accomplishment, considering that fragmentation has historically been an issue with Netflix’s efforts to deliver its service across Android devices. This seems to have …

Bob Costas Interviews Jerry Sandusky: Twitter Expresses Shock, Praise Bob Costas Interviews Jerry Sandusky: Twitter Expresses Shock, Praise
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On last night’s installment of the new NBC Monday night show “Rock Center with Brian Williams,” legendary sportscaster Bob Costas held a phone interview with former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for …

Gadgets, Relationships & Fruit Drinks Gadgets, Relationships & Fruit Drinks
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Today’s infographic round-up looks at the gadgets people love, relationship status updates and soda’s evil twin. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Gadgets: Source:LiveScience The relationship status update: Soda’s Evil Twin: Created by: Health Science

The Journey of John Henson’s Game-Worn Jersey The Journey of John Henson’s Game-Worn Jersey
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Last Friday, North Carolina and Michigan State played in the Carrier Classic, which took place on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson. Besides acting as the official start to the college basketball season, the game also acted a …

Google Music Store To Snag Universal Tracks Google Music Store To Snag Universal Tracks

With the launch of the new Google Music Store fast approaching, it looks like Google is close to inking another record label deal to populate the new service. According to a Bloomberg report, Google is very close to an agreement …