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Lovestagram Lets Instagram Make Valentine Cards Lovestagram Lets Instagram Make Valentine Cards
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Do you have a special somebody in your life? Do you want to make their Valentine’s Day special? Use Lovestagram, a new service created by Kaitlyn Trigger, girlfriend of Mike Krieger, co-founder of Instagram. Lovestagram is being billed as Trigger’s …

Nielsen Report: American Viewing Behavior Nielsen Report: American Viewing Behavior

The latest Nielsen cross-platform report shows that Americans are watching more than 33 hours of video per week. Over 90% of viewers are subscribing to pay services for their television content but even more interesting is that over 75% are …

World’s Oldest Living Organism Discovered Just In Time For Us To Kill It World’s Oldest Living Organism Discovered Just In Time For Us To Kill It

What’s green, about 5 feet tall, and wet all over? If you guessed an overgrown leprechaun after losing a water balloon fight, then go to the back of the class. The answer is actually the oldest living organism on Earth, …

Chrome Beta Gets Graphic Enhancements Chrome Beta Gets Graphic Enhancements
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This week, Google launched a new stable release for Chrome, which pre-renders pages before you’re even finished typing them. Today, Google launched a new beta version, with some graphical enhancements, which we can expect in a future stable release – …

Reddit Grew Leaps And Bounds Last Year Reddit Grew Leaps And Bounds Last Year
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Reddit is huge – that fact can not be understated. The site has turned into one of the largest hubs of information on the Web where people keep each other informed or share stories of life’s triumphs and trials. Just …

Hipsters In the Future: [Viral Video] Hipsters In the Future: [Viral Video]

This video is climbing the charts fast at Youtube. It was put together to promote Social Media Week. We always think of the Internet, social media, and memes as the domain of the young. But, everybody gets old. What kind …

PaperKarma Stops Junk Mail In Its Tracks PaperKarma Stops Junk Mail In Its Tracks

E-mail spam has always been a problem, and there are multiple ways to combat the annoying stuff. What about traditional physical junk mail though? There’s a really cool app for that. Say hello to PaperKarma, a new app for iPhone, …

Google Responds To EPIC Lawsuit
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Earlier this afternoon we brought you news that the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) had filed suit against the FTC to block the rollout of Google’s new privacy policy. EPIC claims that the new policy violates a consent order entered …

Taleo Acquired By Oracle For $1.9 Billion Taleo Acquired By Oracle For $1.9 Billion

Oracle and cloud-based talent management company Taleo announced today that Oracle is buying Taleo for about $1.9 billion. Oracle says that with Taelo, it intends to create a comprehensive cloud offering for organizations to manage their HR operations and employee …

American Indians File Lawsuit Against Big Brewers

Five of Americas biggest brewers are the subject of a $500 million federal lawsuit filed by Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. The tribe is claiming that the brewers intentionally added to the problems of an already vulnerable population. The …

Pinterest API Release Promises To Be Big Business Pinterest API Release Promises To Be Big Business
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Pinterest is on of the most popular, fastest-growing sites on the Internet today. Thousands of people every week are flocking to the site. But, there is not real “killer app” attached to Pinterest yet to really monetize it or take …

2013 Honda Fit EV Joins Google’s GFleet 2013 Honda Fit EV Joins Google’s GFleet
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Last June, Google announced that it begun including next-gen plug-in vehicles in its car-sharing program for Googlers, which it calls “GFleet”. Today, Honda announced that its 2013 Fit EV has been delivered via a demo program to Google, (as well …

Canadian Supreme Court Rules ISPs Not Broadcasters

Is an ISP a broadcaster? The Canadian Supreme Court doesn’t seem to think so. Canada’s Supreme Court, in a ruling this morning, says that ISPs are not subject to the same rules that broadcasters are. Cultural groups argued that since …

Sharing Google Earth Imagery To Google+ Circles Sharing Google Earth Imagery To Google+ Circles
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Google has been pretty clear from the get go that its plan for Google+ was to integrate it into the company’s various products, adding a “social layer” to them. This was made clearer than ever with the introduction of “Search …

Smartphones Used To Help Memory Impaired Patients Smartphones Used To Help Memory Impaired Patients
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The treatment for moderate-to-severe memory impairment could one day include a prescription for a smartphone. The Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care in Ontario, Canada has published the strongest evidence yet that a smartphone training program specifically designed for individuals with …

FBI Enlists Makeup Vendors, Tattoo Shops For Help In War On Terrorism
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released a collection of 25 fliers to assorted businesses in order to help promote their “Communities Against Terrorism” campaign. The fliers are designed to help employees easily identify “suspicious persons” who might be hiding …

Privacy Watchdog EPIC Sues To Block Google’s New Privacy Policy
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The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has filed suit to block Google’s new unified privacy policy. They claim that the new policy violates a consent order issued in October of 2011 concerning Google’s short-lived Google Buzz social network. The order …

Americans Tired Of Filling Out Unemployment Apps Americans Tired Of Filling Out Unemployment Apps

The United State Governments Labor Department continues to bombard us with propaganda about how our economy is getting better. Their latest report specifies that unemployment aid applications have dropped by 15,000 this week. This means only 358,000 application were filed, …

Facebook’s Breast Phobia Is Absolutely Ridiculous Facebook’s Breast Phobia Is Absolutely Ridiculous
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Full disclosure: I’m much, much more socially liberal than the average bear. I won’t get into specifics about certain policy positions – but let’s just say that I fail to see how a little lightening up could do anything but …

Senate Introduces Global Cybercrime Enforcement Bill
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The U.S. is trying to dabble in policing the Internet again, but in a vastly different way. Meet S.1469 or the International Cybercrime Reporting and Cooperation Act. The bill was introduced recently into the Senate by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of …

Ace Metrix CEO Reveals Super Bowl Ad Winners and Losers Ace Metrix CEO Reveals Super Bowl Ad Winners and Losers

The Super Bowl has come and gone, and while the final play is still getting talked about, the ads are too. Last week, WebProNews spoke with Peter Daboll, the CEO of ad effectiveness firm Ace Metrix, who told us that there is a difference between an ad being likable and effective.

Bradley Manning To Be Arraigned On February 23

After being held without trial for over a year and a half, the Army private accused of conspiring with Wikileaks to leak classified material finally has a court date. Pfc. Bradley Manning will be arraigned on February 23rd on all …

Now You Can Carry The Pirate Bay In Your Pocket Now You Can Carry The Pirate Bay In Your Pocket
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Last month we brought you news that controversial torrent hosting site The Pirate Bay was beginning a transition away from .torrent files in order to host Magnet links, which are both harder to block and require less bandwidth and server …

Madonna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Glued People To The Screen Madonna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Glued People To The Screen
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Mobile apps analytics and advertising company Flurry tracked mobile app usage across various stages of the Super Bowl. What they found was that there was one particular segment that had people glued to their televisions. Flurry began the study with …