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Secretary Of Energy Uses Facebook To Review Avengers

Steven Chu is the Secretary of Energy for the United States, he is also a Nobel Prize winner for Physics. Now he can add movie reviewer to his resume. Today he went on Facebook to talk about the movie that …

GM’s Pulling of Ads from Facebook Wasn’t Personal After All GM’s Pulling of Ads from Facebook Wasn’t Personal After All
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Told ya! Following a Reuters report earlier today that revealed Facebook had actually encouraged General Motors to utilize the website’s free pages, thus lessening the import of GM’s announcement from earlier this week about no longer paying for Facebook ads. …

Facebook Dominating Android Says NPD Report Facebook Dominating Android Says NPD Report

Google, or at least Matt Cutts, may be congratulating Facebook on going public, but they are still rivals. They both want to connect the world in ways that allows them to service customers and sell ads. Google may think it …

Facebook IPO Finally Here, Is Facebook’s Version of AdSense On The Way? Facebook IPO Finally Here, Is Facebook’s Version of AdSense On The Way?
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Two years ago, we asked if Google’s AdSense could be in trouble because of Facebook. The premise of this article was essentially: What if Facebook launches its own AdSense-like ad network? Why wouldn’t it? It makes too much sense. Today, …

37 Years Of SNL In One Infographic, We Miss You Phil Hartman!

37 seasons of Saturday Night Live; it’s hard to imagine a show could stay successful for so long, while never fundamentally changing its structure. Sure, they’ve thrown a few loops here and there, but SNL has always been just about …

Will Smith Slaps A Reporter At MIB 3 Premiere
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While photographers, reporters, and various members of the paparazzi are always in the news for overstepping their bounds with celebrities, one Ukrainian reporter was on the receiving end of his own personal foul today when Will Smith smacked him in …

Randi Zuckerberg Present at NASDAQ Randi Zuckerberg Present at NASDAQ

Randi Zuckerberg, elder sister of Facebook CEO Mark, left the social media giant last year, to start her own company called RtoZMedia. This didn’t stop her for being present for the ringing of the NASDAQ opening bell this morning in …

Track Mark Zuckerberg’s IPO Reward in Real-Time Track Mark Zuckerberg’s IPO Reward in Real-Time

Considering how Friday’s world is revolving around Facebook’s IPO, is there anything more fitting than watching Mark Zuckerberg’s incredible worth fluctuate as Facebook’s stock prices raise and occasionally lower? Thanks to an embeddable widget from the Wall Street Journal, you …

Buying Facebook Stock: Shares Jump to $42, Twitter Weighs In Buying Facebook Stock: Shares Jump to $42, Twitter Weighs In
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Buying Facebook stock? Apparently you’re not the only one. Everywhere you turned today, people were either praising, cursing, or analyzing the Facebook IPO. The fantastic stable of writers at WebProNews have been covering the story non-stop today, as have many …

Want Dinner With The Woz From Apple? Want Dinner With The Woz From Apple?

It is not that that often that you get the opportunity to have dinner with a famous person, celebrity, or well-known tech geek. Now, with thanks to Crucial.com, you may have the chance to have a nice dinner with tech …

Bono: The World’s Richest Rock Star With Facebook IPO?

Bono could become the world’s richest rock musician once opening day of the Facebook IPO is closed. According to MTV News, the tech savvy rocker owns 2.3% of Facebook through his investment group, Elevation Partners. Bono bought the shares back …

Facebook Power Users Will Own the Future Facebook Power Users Will Own the Future
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Back in February, Pew Research published a study that there are some Facebook juggernauts out there doling out “likes,” comments, messages, pokes, and tagging people at a rate that outpaces the average Facebooker. These particularly vigorous Facebook users, otherwise known …

Phillip Phillips Puts American Idol Before Kidney Surgery
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“American Idol” semi-finalist Phillip Phillips isn’t as concerned about his kidney issues as his doctor, who told the 21-year old last week that he must undergo surgery as soon as possible. Phillips says it can wait until the finale of …

Google Touts Its Diversity Credentials Google Touts Its Diversity Credentials

Google tries its best to not be evil, to exist as a gentle giant in a land of cutthroat corporations. Sometimes it fails, but never for lack of trying. The company claims, for example, that it has gone to great …

Can Negative Parameters Tell You If You Were Hit By Google’s Penguin Update? Can Negative Parameters Tell You If You Were Hit By Google’s Penguin Update?
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Barry Scwhartz posted this week about a Google query hack, which may or may not enable you to confirm that your site was hit by Google’s Penguin update. Schwartz credits WebmasterWorld member Martin Ice Web with the find. The user …

Apple Stops Censoring “Jailbreak” From iTunes And The App Store Apple Stops Censoring “Jailbreak” From iTunes And The App Store

Yesterday we brought you news that Apple had suddenly begun censoring the word “jailbreak” in its various stores. Visitors to the App Store or the iTunes Store who searched for “jailbreak” saw it replaced with “j*******k.” That, as you may …

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Set To Launch Dragon Into Space SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Set To Launch Dragon Into Space

After a successful test firing of the Falcon 9 boosters, and what seems like 300 delays, the crew at SpaceX are finally set to launch their rocket into space. The Falcon 9 will attempt to deliver its payload, the Dragon …

Why Facebook Didn’t Perform As Expected Why Facebook Didn’t Perform As Expected
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Despite having the largest retail demand of any IPO in history, this morning’s much anticipated Facebook IPO debuted with less than stellar performance. While some experts expected stock prices to shoot over $70 per share, it only enjoyed a short …

FBI Is Hoping To Wiretap Internet Services – Should It Be Allowed? FBI Is Hoping To Wiretap Internet Services – Should It Be Allowed?
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As technologies have advanced, they have dramatically changed the way that we live and interact. We, as consumers, have become accustomed to the convenience, capabilities, and even the entertainment that they provide. But, should these same advantages be applied to …

Venus To Travel Across The Sun In June

A phenomenon known as Venus’ transit will occur this June, one in a series of awesome space-events we’ll get to watch this year. We’ve already been treated to a meteor shower, a giant, gorgeous “super moon”, and this weekend the …

VKontakte Loses Appeal Over Allegations Of Copyright Infringement VKontakte Loses Appeal Over Allegations Of Copyright Infringement

Are you aware of VKontakte? It’s essentially the Facebook of Russia that was founded by Pavel Durov. You may remember Durov as the guy who gave Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales $1 million on stage in January during the DLD conference. …

Facebook IPO Makes Zuckerberg 29th Richest Person Facebook IPO Makes Zuckerberg 29th Richest Person

Today, social networking giant Facebook made it’s initial public offering (IPO) valued at $16 billion. In doing so, Mark Zuckerberg became the 29th richest person in the entire world and the 16th richest American according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index …

Instagram Worth $1.2 Billion After Facebook IPO Instagram Worth $1.2 Billion After Facebook IPO

It’s common industry knowledge that Facebook recently acquired photo sharing platfrom Instagram for a quick billion, and it’s common general knowledge that Facebook today filed its IPO. Now it’s been reported that said IPO has added about $243 million in …

Matt Cutts Has Some Financial Advice for Facebook (Updated) Matt Cutts Has Some Financial Advice for Facebook (Updated)

While there’s no doubt Johnny Kemp’s “Just Got Paid” is blasting through the speakers of just about every Facebook employee on the planet–especially Eduardo Saverin (are co-founders who make an absolute ton of cash from the Facebook IPO considered employees?)–some …