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Google Trying ‘Trusted Stores’ Badge on Search Ads Google Trying ‘Trusted Stores’ Badge on Search Ads
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Google has been conducting a trial run to gauge the results of tying its ‘Trusted Stores’ badge to the search ads of certain merchants and qualified advertisers. Google launched Trusted Stores last year, as a way for assist customers in …

Madonna Photo Auction Expected to Generate Serious Cash
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The upcoming Madonna photo auction is sure to turn some heads. When it first landed in bookstores across the nation back in the 90′s, the “Like a Virgin” singer’s explicit coffee table book “Sex” was insanely controversial. Some stores refused …

Linkedin Introduces Talent Pipeline for Recruiting Linkedin Introduces Talent Pipeline for Recruiting

Time to get all your leads in one place, regardless of the source. Linkedin has just released their much anticipated Talent Pipeline service for recruiting. They are making it easier to get organized, stay connected and keep everybody you work …

TED-Ed Gets Its Own Site With Fun New Educator Tools TED-Ed Gets Its Own Site With Fun New Educator Tools

TED, the organization dedicated to making the world smarter in all the coolest ways, announced today the launch of a new website fitted for its education services, TED-Ed. The new site consists of select content that represents the best collaborations …

Marvel Super Hero Squad Online MMO Gets Avengers Makeover

In order to capitalize on the upcoming Avengers movie by Marvel Entertainment, the free MMO, Marvel Super Hero Squad Online is incorporating the original Avengers team, essentially recreating their first mission together. Aside from the new character availability, the update …

Smartphones Overtake Feature Phones in Japan Smartphones Overtake Feature Phones in Japan
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With budget smartphones flooding the cell phone market worldwide, it is getting harder and harder for manufacturers of feature phones to keep up. Though feature phones are still successful in new markets for cell phone service around the world, smartphones …

Windows Phone Marketplace Losing Zune Software Support Windows Phone Marketplace Losing Zune Software Support
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All the major smartphone operators – Apple, Google and Microsoft – allow users to download apps from the Web or the smartphone itself. Microsoft strangely enough had a third option that allowed users to download Windows Phone 7 apps from …

Google Launches New Google+ Share Button Google Launches New Google+ Share Button

Google has just unveiled an all new Google+ share button that will hopefully help visitors to your site go beyond a simple “+1″ of your content. Via the Google+ Developers blog: When your visitors come across something interesting on your …

Apple Announces Worldwide Developer Conference 2012: June 11-15 Apple Announces Worldwide Developer Conference 2012: June 11-15
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Apple has announced the date’s for this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference. The five-day conference will kick of on Monday, June 11 at Moscone West in San Francisco. Apple’s announcement is, of course, quiet about what (if anything) Apple plans to …

AOL Sets Up Shop at First Digital Content NewsFronts AOL Sets Up Shop at First Digital Content NewsFronts

Back in February, AOL partnered with Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft, Hulu and Digitas to form “Digital Content NewsFronts,” a forum which allows members to gauge and present advance content offerings to potential investors. The DCNFs kicked off on April 19th, with …

Britney Spears’ Home Sells for a Cool $4.2 Million
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Britney Spears’ home has sold to the highest bidder, according to TMZ. When most people put their beloved house up for sale, they only hope to get what they’re asking for it. If they’re lucky, of course. Given the current …

Mia Love: Republican Party Nominee For Congress

Haven’t heard of Mia Love? You will. Love–a converted Mormon–is the mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah and is the Republican Party nominee for the state’s 4th congressional district. If she wins, she will be the first black female Republican ever …

Rendering Issues: Journey of the Email [Infographic] Rendering Issues: Journey of the Email [Infographic]

If you’ve ever wondered about what causes email to break, this next infographic from Litmus.Com is for you. Most oof us just attribute it to shoddy HTML and CSS support, but there could be many other factors at work. Litmus …

Adam Sandler Hits 30 Million Facebook Fans, Streams Live Chat With Andy Samberg Adam Sandler Hits 30 Million Facebook Fans, Streams Live Chat With Andy Samberg
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Despite what you might think about Adam Sandler’s recent direction in filmmaking, you can’t deny that he remains a popular pop culture figure. You don’t need to look any further than his Facebook page to see that. Sandler has just …

CISPA Might Not Be So Bad After All CISPA Might Not Be So Bad After All

What I’m about to say may shock you. So if you’re a sensitive user of the Internet, you may want to go back to Reddit and look at funny pictures to soothe your soul. Here it goes: I don’t think …

Highlights From Apple’s Second Quarter Earnings Call Highlights From Apple’s Second Quarter Earnings Call

Just a little while ago, though, Apple released their earnings report for the second quarter of the 2012 fiscal year, and the news was quite good. Apple generated $39.2 billion in revenue for the quarter and sold 35.1 million iPhones, …

Alleged Copyright Infringers Could Be Outted By ISPs, EU Court Rules Alleged Copyright Infringers Could Be Outted By ISPs, EU Court Rules

Earlier this month, a District Court in California ruled against a copyright holder who had wished to obtain the identity of a number of BitTorrent users by subpoenaing the ISP identified with the piracy. The copyright holder, Hard Drive Productions, …

Facebook Studio Launches the Facebook Demo Tool Facebook Studio Launches the Facebook Demo Tool

Facebook Studio, a Facebook website where brands and marketing agencies can hone their marketing on Facebook, this week released a new tool to help marketers visualize their campaigns on Facebook. The Facebook demo tool will allow marketers to preview how …

True Blood Season 5 Trailers Arrive Online
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I’m only about halfway through the first season of HBO’s sleazy smash “True Blood”, so I’m not going to bother watching the trailers you see embedded below. However, just because I’m a little slow on the uptake doesn’t mean that …

Facebook’s 30 Percent Revenue Share May Soon Not Apply To All Apps Facebook’s 30 Percent Revenue Share May Soon Not Apply To All Apps

It’s pretty much common knowledge now that Facebook gets a 30 percent cut whenever somebody buys Facebook credits to spend on in-game purchases. It’s the leading reason behind Facebook’s continued dependence on Zynga and other game developers who make up …

Beijing Regards ProView as Owner of iPad Name Beijing Regards ProView as Owner of iPad Name

Proview, the Shenzhen, China-based manufacturer of computer monitors and other devices, has long asserted that it owns the ‘iPad’ name in that country, and has sued Apple Inc. for roughly $2 billion in copyright infringement damages. Here is Proview’s basic …

Judge: Your Tweets Aren’t Yours, And Even Your Deleted Tweets Can Be Obtained Without A Warrant Judge: Your Tweets Aren’t Yours, And Even Your Deleted Tweets Can Be Obtained Without A Warrant

“While the Fourth Amendment provides protection for our physical homes, we do not have a physical “home” on the Internet.” That’s the crux of a decision from New York Criminal Court judge Matthew Sciarrino Jr. Not only that, but when …

Newsy Comes To Roku Today, Another Set-Top Box Later This Month Newsy Comes To Roku Today, Another Set-Top Box Later This Month

Newsy announced that it is making its way into living rooms via the Roku player today. It’s part of Roku’s news and weather category. “Connected TV is an important part of Newsy’s strategy – we will be announcing our app …

iOS Trounces Android In Web Traffic iOS Trounces Android In Web Traffic

Recent data suggests that Androids lead in smartphone market share may not be all it’s cracked up to be. According to analytics data published by Chitika Insights, Android’s share of actual mobile web traffic is far less than that of …