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Man Plays Diablo III For 3 Days Straight, Dies
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Blizzard certainly knows how to keep people in their seats and playing games. There have been stories in the past of gamers playing the company’s hit MMO, World of Warcraft, for so long that they have died. Now, a report …

LinkedIn Teaches Non-Profits How To Use LinkedIn LinkedIn Teaches Non-Profits How To Use LinkedIn
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Every month, LinkedIn has employees take one Friday off to volunteer their skills for charity, help their local community, or focus on improving themselves. In the past, LinkedIn employees have held a Hackday for veterans, put on a multicultural “Top …

Google’s Amit Singhal: Penguin A Success Google’s Amit Singhal: Penguin A Success
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Early this morning, Google Fellow Amit Singhal was interviewed by Danny Sullivan at Chris Sherman on stage at SMX London, the sister conference of Search Engine Land. Singhal discussed a variety of Google search-related topics. We were hoping to get …

IBM Bans Siri Over Security Concerns IBM Bans Siri Over Security Concerns
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It seems we hear (or read) every day about a new security concern regarding a mobile device, its apps, or a new feature of either one. It’s the price we pay for being jacked in to technology 24 hours a …

Sheryl Sandberg (Humorously) Implores Grads to Click on Facebook Ads Sheryl Sandberg (Humorously) Implores Grads to Click on Facebook Ads
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Clad in Facebook’s team colors, the company’s Chief Officer of Operations Sheryl Sandberg addressed the graduates at Harvard Business School’s Class Day, an event the school holds prior to commencement. Facebook hasn’t been having its best days lately – not …

Facebook Pages Not Letting Businesses Post Links Facebook Pages Not Letting Businesses Post Links
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It seems to be a rough day in the social media world. A lot of Twitter users have been experiencing problems on and off, and some businesses with Facebook pages have been unable to post links throughout the day. We …

Facebook Promoted Posts Feature Starting to Show Up for Some Pages Facebook Promoted Posts Feature Starting to Show Up for Some Pages
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According to a couple of sources out there in the internet, Facebook has started to roll out the Promoted Post feature for Page administrators. Whenever the feature arrives for you and yours, you’ll notice a new “Promote” option next to …

Facebook IPO: Congress Joins the Investigation Facebook IPO: Congress Joins the Investigation
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The snowball continues to roll into a full-out avalanche of bad for Facebook as Congress has decided to join the circle of skeptics and investigators to look into company’s now-famously mishandled initial public offering. According to Reuters, the House of …

Can You Build A Business Without Google Traffic? Can You Build A Business Without Google Traffic?
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ClickZ ran one of those good wake-up call type articles about search marketing. It comes with a Penguin headline, but it’s really about much more than Penguin. It’s about how you shouldn’t run your business relying too heavily on how …

What If The Google Penguin Update Inadvertently Killed The Web As We Know It? What If The Google Penguin Update Inadvertently Killed The Web As We Know It?
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Note: Perhaps the headline of this article is a little sensational, but don’t overlook the “what if” part. I’m not suggesting Google has some plot to kill the web. However, many businesses rely on Google and people are freaking out …

Steven Tyler Unimpressed with Mick Jagger’s SNL Impersonation
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Steven Tyler is probably used to people making fun of him at this point in his life. Lots of folks have impersonated the Aerosmith singer over the years, so I’m sure he’s developed a thick skin when dealing with those …

Kansas TV Stabbing: Veteran Gets Aggressive
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Employees at a Topeka, Kansas television station were surprised by an attacker with a knife yesterday but managed to overtake him before he seriously hurt anyone. The man, a vet by the name of Ray Miles, contacted the station earlier …

Are Data Caps Bad, Or Are They Justifiable? Are Data Caps Bad, Or Are They Justifiable?
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How do you feel about data caps? I think it’s safe to assume that most people aren’t in favor of them, which is why many public interest groups are speaking out against them. Several of these groups have reached out to lawmakers and the FCC asking that they investigate data caps.

Should The Google Penguin Update Hit Sites Like WPMU.org? Should The Google Penguin Update Hit Sites Like WPMU.org?
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We recently told you about WPMU.org apparently getting hit by Google’s Penguin update. The site went from 8,580 visits (pretty standard for the site, having looked through the Analytics myself) to 1,527 a week later. It’s been hovering around similar …

Keira Knightly Congratulated by Twitter

Fan reaction to news of actress Keira Knightley’s recent engagement has been mixed, to say the least. We’ve already shown how male fans of Hollywood’s hottest ultra-thin, non-breast-enhanced actress have reacted – they were devastated. However, the internet isn’t all …

Calcium Supplements Could Pose Heart Risks

It’s easy to get enough calcium these days. Dairy products are often fortified with the stuff. The elderly, especially post-menopausal women are often advised to take calcium supplements to increase bone health. However, a European study published this week in …

Student Loans With Fixed Rates Could Help Lenders Student Loans With Fixed Rates Could Help Lenders

The Fitch Group announced this week that it believes fixed-rate private student loans just might be the answer to kick-starting the loan industry. The company, though, does temper this advice with the warning that competition from variable-rate private loans and …

Warren Buffett Declares Free News Unsustainable Warren Buffett Declares Free News Unsustainable

When Warren Buffett speaks, Wall Street listens. The 81-year-old Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway has used his keen business sense to become one of the richest men in the world. So, when Warren Buffett says that free news is …

The Importance of Effective Images The Importance of Effective Images
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They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Never is this more true than in the world of ‘internets’. Everything from social media to blogging to e-commerce benefits from an effective photo campaign. MDG has shared with us this …

Ghost Recon Future Solider As An Intern

The return to the world of Tom Clancy-based video games has been greeted with a generally positive reception (Destructoid loved it), and it’s hard not think things like the following parody won’t hurt, either. When people care enough to make …

iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak: Absinthe 2.0 Gets An Update With Bug Fixes iOS 5.1.1 Jailbreak: Absinthe 2.0 Gets An Update With Bug Fixes
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This morning we brought you news that the long-awaited jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 was ready for download. The public jailbreak tool, Absinthe 2.0, was released to the public this morning. Now, though, just a few hours later, Absinthe has gotten …

Samsung Smart TV Causes Sexy Confusion [Commercial]

When Samsung debuted their Smart TVs, the intuitive gesture controls made sci-fi fans think of Minority Report. The only problem is, most people don’t look as cool as Tom Cruise and Colin Farrell do while flailing their arms around. Look …

Man Ties Up Girl To Play Video Games
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The world is either getting more and more perverted and bizarre, or the internet and the 24 hour news cycle are bringing things to my attention that have been going on for years. This time the news comes out of …

Yelp Adds New Updates Feature to Android App Yelp Adds New Updates Feature to Android App

Local research and reviews platfrom Yelp has just released a new notification bar for Android 3.1, according to its company blog. The new update follows Yelp’s recent addition of private user check-in comments. Here’s a screenshot of the new addition: …