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iPad 3, iPhone 5 Rumored To Feature Powerful Graphics iPad 3, iPhone 5 Rumored To Feature Powerful Graphics
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When the iPhone 5 and iPad 3 finally are revealed, they could be much more powerful than before. Imagination Technologies announced at CES that they have developed the first IP cores in their PowerVR Series6 GPU core line: the PowerVR …

ICANN Starts Accepting Applications For gTLDs ICANN Starts Accepting Applications For gTLDs
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ICANN began accepting applications for the new generic top-level domains (gtLDs) today. Applicants are directed to use the TLD Application System (TAS) to submit their application. With the TAS, applicants will have to answer 50 questions, as detailed in the …

Facebook Comments Box Plugin Goes Mobile Facebook Comments Box Plugin Goes Mobile
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Facebook has launched a mobile version of its comments box social plugin, which websites and blogs can use to let people comment using their Facebook profiles. One of the cool things about the comments box plugin itself is that it …

BBVA Gives Google Biggest Google Apps Contract To Date BBVA Gives Google Biggest Google Apps Contract To Date
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Google and Spanish financial services company Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) announced today that BBVA is now using Google Apps, in what is reportedly Google’s biggest enterprise contract to date (at least based on number of users), though the terms …

Yahoo, Cox Digital Solutions Partner To Create Political Advertising Goliath
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In order to make sure that Americans don’t miss a single political ad this year, Cox Digital Solutions announced today that they are partnering with Yahoo in order to provide exclusive political and advocacy advertising across Yahoo properties. With 2012 …

Google Search For Android Gets Updated Google Search For Android Gets Updated

Google just announced a new version of Google Search for Android 2.2 and higher. Google touts it as faster and easier to use. Go figure. Specifically, Google lists the following as the differences: Faster, smoother performance, with an updated and …

E-reading Company Kobo Sold To Rakuten For $315 Million E-reading Company Kobo Sold To Rakuten For $315 Million

Kobo, makers of e-readers and e-reading apps, announced today that their sale to Rakuten has closed. Rakuten, based in Japan, is a major global marketplace, selling a wide variety of products around the world. The sale was first announced in …

Twitter: Google Should Be Ranking Us Better For @username Twitter: Google Should Be Ranking Us Better For @username
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Twitter made it clear that it was not thrilled with Google’s new “Search Plus Your World” set of personalization features very shortly after it was announced. Twitter General Counsel Alex Macgillivray tweeted: @amacAlex MacgillivrayBad day for the Internet. http://t.co/Az4rdNVQ Having …

CES 2012: A Cellphone Powered By A Single AA Battery CES 2012: A Cellphone Powered By A Single AA Battery

Phones today use rechargeable batteries, but SpareOne is bringing back the good ol’ AA. At CES, XPAL Power revealed the SpareOne cell phone that can run for up to 15 years on standby mode. It does through XPAL Power’s patented …

David Cross on ‘Chip-Wrecked’, Official No Pants Subway Video, and GOALOLOLOLOLOL David Cross on ‘Chip-Wrecked’, Official No Pants Subway Video, and GOALOLOLOLOLOL

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

CES 2012: Atlona LinkCast Delivers HD Video To Your TV Wirelessly CES 2012: Atlona LinkCast Delivers HD Video To Your TV Wirelessly

Atlona, a company that specializes in digital connectivity technology, announced their new LinkCast system today at CES. The system, which has won an Innovations Design and Engineering Award, transmits HD video signal wirelessly and seamlessly from a variety of devices …

Google Search Plus Your World May Draw FTC Complaint Google Search Plus Your World May Draw FTC Complaint
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EPIC, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, is reportedly considering filing a complaint with the United States Federal Trade Commission over Google’s new “Search Plus Your World” features. In an interview with the LA Times, EPIC’s executive director Marc Rotenberg said …

CES 2012: eBay, PayPal Investing Heavily In Mobile Transactions CES 2012: eBay, PayPal Investing Heavily In Mobile Transactions

The mobile payment industry is booming and the eBay company is at the center of it. eBay was involved in two industry panels during CES that discussed the future of digital and mobile payment industries. The company was able to …

Apple Holding Education Event In New York City Apple Holding Education Event In New York City

Early last week rumors began flying that Apple would be holding some sort of media event in January. While early reports hinted at a focus on iBooks, information that came to light later in the day suggested that the focus …

[Exclusive] Skype Isn’t Throttling International Call Volume After All [Exclusive] Skype Isn’t Throttling International Call Volume After All

Okay, so let me address that headline: Yesterday I wrote a piece about how Skype was basically penning the obits for phone companies that provide long distance calls to customers. Admittedly, I had a few too many Diet Cokes at …

OnLive Streams Windows 7 To iPads OnLive Streams Windows 7 To iPads
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The unholy union of Windows and Mac shall be consummated with the appearance of Windows 7 on an iPad. Onlive, the company that made cloud computing cool with their game streaming service, are bringing virtual desktop streaming to the iPad. …

New Report Shows Top Holiday Gadget Complaints New Report Shows Top Holiday Gadget Complaints

FixYa, a website specializing in troubleshooting Q&A for electronic devices, has released a report showing the top problems people had with their gadgets over the 2011 holiday season. The data from the FixMas Holiday Report was gathered by examining the …

Google Announces DartBox 2D

Google announced the release of DartBox 2D, a Dart port for Box2D, the 2D physics engine for games. Dart, for the uninitiated, is a web programming language Google developed, and revealed last year at the GOTO conference. “At Google we’ve …

CES 2012: OnLive Coming To Google TVs

OnLive, the company that allows the streaming of full PC titles through a broadband connection, have announced their support for Google TVs. The company announced today during CES that their support for Google TV targets future and current televisions with …

GetGlue Hits 2 Million Users, Raises $12 Million [Exclusive Interview] GetGlue Hits 2 Million Users, Raises $12 Million [Exclusive Interview]

GetGlue announced that it has closed a $12 million round of financing, led by Rho Ventures. Other investors include: TimeWarner Investments, RRE Ventures, and Union Square Ventures. WebProNews interviewed CEO Alex Iskold about the funding and the growth of GetGlue …

Online Petition For Bringing Breast Feeding Segments Back To Sesame Street Online Petition For Bringing Breast Feeding Segments Back To Sesame Street
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It’s hard to believe Sesame Street has been on the air since 1969. Needless to say, our society has grown and evolved since the show originally released. Now, Cookie Monster is whacking out on vegetables (which this author still cringes …

eBay Targeted By Class Action Suit Over Automatic Bidding
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eBay is the target of a new class action lawsuit over its automatic bidding (also referred to as “proxy bidding”) feature. The suit, led by a seller from Phoenix, alleges breach of contract on eBay’s part, as well as violations …

Microsoft’s Bing Now #2 Most-Used Search Engine Microsoft’s Bing Now #2 Most-Used Search Engine
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According to an early report from Search Engine Land via comScore, the latest data about search engine shares are coming out and, ‘lo and behold, there’s a new number two in town as Microsoft’s Bing was used more than Yahoo …

CES 2012: iPhone Finally Coming to T-Mobile? CES 2012: iPhone Finally Coming to T-Mobile?
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With the launch of the iPhone on Sprint last year, every major carrier in the country offered Apple’s flagship device. Except one. T-Mobile has been left to twist in the wind for years now. Though rumors of a T-Mobile iPhone …