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Google Privacy Changes: Google Apps Admins, Users Get Notified Google Privacy Changes: Google Apps Admins, Users Get Notified

Google Apps users and admins have now been getting emails about Google’s highly publicized new privacy policy changes. Users are getting the same email that other Gmail users have been receiving throughout the past week. Admins are getting a different …

Exclusive: Google Page Layout Update: The Top Losers Exclusive: Google Page Layout Update: The Top Losers
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Update: With the Searchmetrics list, we encouraged you to take it with a grain of salt, but Matt Cutts said the following about it in a Tweet, implying that it’s fairly flawed: @mattcuttsMatt Cutts@CCrum237 thanks, I appreciate it. P.S. Liked …

Politics and the Internet: The Relationship Is Growing
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In 2008, politics changed in a big way. This change was driven by the impact that the Internet and social media had on the Presidential election. Since that time, this same influence has been evidenced all across the world such as with the protests in the Middle East.

DuckDuckGo Challenges Google With DontTrack.us DuckDuckGo Challenges Google With DontTrack.us
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Privacy in relation to Google is a big ticket item right now, as consolidation practices and other matters concerning personal identity and online advertising practices have become popular topics. It adds to the noticeable undercurrent of fear that, fueled largely …

Portal 2 Mashes Into The Nightmare Before Christmas

And the results are spectacular. Provided you can shake your gaze from the awesome Portal 2 socks leading this article, the upcoming video will be a great addition to your weekend. It also serves as another reason to be against …

Twitter Recruiting Video Is Cheesy, Awesome Twitter Recruiting Video Is Cheesy, Awesome
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Twitter’s new recruiting video is suffering from something of a split personality. It is both purposely cheesy, but it still shines through as being awesome; or, even better, horribly awesome. Furthermore, the social media platform is indeed hiring and this …

World Record For Largest Observed Snowflake Celebrated With Google Doodle World Record For Largest Observed Snowflake Celebrated With Google Doodle
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Update: More on that flake.. If you go to Google.com today, you will notice a new Google doodle celebrating the 125th anniversary of the world’s largest snowflake. Then, you might ask yourself, ‘Where does Google come up with this stuff?” …

Yes, Virginia, Google’s New Privacy Policy Lets You Opt Out Of Sharing Your Data Yes, Virginia, Google’s New Privacy Policy Lets You Opt Out Of Sharing Your Data
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We asked, now we answer: Google’s new Privacy Policy will not force you into accepting any vampiric habits of Google to vulture information from you for the purpose of advertisements. If you don’t want them to. Since Google announced the …

Think Positive, Choose Better! Think Positive, Choose Better!
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A study from the Journal Archives of Internal Medicine suggests that thinking positive actually helps us make better decisions. In the study 55% of coronary heart patients who practiced positive thoughts actually persisted to adhere to their exercise regiments to …

Is Google Getting Worse At Delivering Relevant Results? Is Google Getting Worse At Delivering Relevant Results?
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It was around this time last year when Google’s search results really started attracting a whole lot of criticism (more than usual). The content farm discussion was going full-throttle, and finally in February, Google launched the Panda update, its attempt …

A Handy Infographic About the Entertainment Industry Fearing Technology A Handy Infographic About the Entertainment Industry Fearing Technology
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How many times has the entertainment industry trembled at the onset of new technology? Well, if you’re talking about the the film industry in particular, and you answered “every time,” then you are pretty damn accurate. While some of us …

Red Hot Chili Peppers Dance, President Obama’s Ship, & Auroras Red Hot Chili Peppers Dance, President Obama’s Ship, & Auroras

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 …

MacWorld iWorld: Best Of Show Winners Announced MacWorld iWorld: Best Of Show Winners Announced

The editors of Macworld have released their list of winners of Best Of Show at this year’s Macworld | iWorld conference. The list is a diverse collection of apps and accessories, ranging in price from free all the way up …

Aneesh Chopra, First U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Is Stepping Down
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In 2009, President Obama tapped Virginia’s Secretary of Technology to fill a brand new job – the nation’s first Chief Technology Officer. Aneesh Chopra’s goal was to help bring the Federal government out of the 20th century and into a …

Pinterest: Great Business Tool for Photographers Pinterest: Great Business Tool for Photographers
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One of the best “business” uses for Pinterest takes full advantage of the visual basis of the site. Photographers have been using Pinterest as an “inspiration board” to share with clients. For example, in the past, if a photographer was …

Nintendo Announces New Online Service

Hear ye, hear ye, gentle Nintendo gamers, your days of suffering under the abysmal Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection will soon be at an end. Nintendo during their quarterly report yesterday announced their intention to create the Nintendo Network. IGN reported that …

Battle For Facebook Listing: NASDAQ or NYSE ? Battle For Facebook Listing: NASDAQ or NYSE ?

No doubt the Initial Public Offering of Facebook stock is the most anticipated since Google went public. With equity-trading volume’s down for both platforms, the NASDAQ and the NYSE are in a battle to win the listing. Securing Facebook could …

Foursquare Adds “Nearby Maps” To Business Pages Foursquare Adds “Nearby Maps” To Business Pages

Foursquare wants to be your go-to place for all things location, and that includes exploring a new city. Now, when you visit a business’ Foursquare page, you will see all of the locations that are nearby your own location. For …

Google Acquired 79 Companies In Fiscal Year 2011 Google Acquired 79 Companies In Fiscal Year 2011

If you’re having trouble sleeping this weekend, I suggest pouring over the entire 99-page report of Google’s 10-K for the 2011 fiscal year. It. Is. Dry. However, the crew over at 9to5Google are more dedicated Google readers than I am …

Is Twitter Censorship Being Pushed By A Saudi Prince? Is Twitter Censorship Being Pushed By A Saudi Prince?

Did a Saudi Prince’s investment in Twitter have anything to do with the recent Twitter censorship announcement? Most of Twitter’s users seems to think so. As we reported back in December, Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal purchased a stake in …

Ferris Bueller, Liam Neeson, and Wingdings Ferris Bueller, Liam Neeson, and Wingdings

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Apple’s Quarterly Earnings In Perspective Apple’s Quarterly Earnings In Perspective

Earlier this week Apple released their earnings report for the first quarter of FY2012. As we reported then, the company had its best quarter ever, bringing in $46.33 billion dollars in revenue, beating estimates by more than $8 billion. That’s …

Fake YouTube Video Leads to Multi-Million Dollar Soccer Transfer Fake YouTube Video Leads to Multi-Million Dollar Soccer Transfer
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What can a fake YouTube video do for you? Well, if you’re name is Stewart Downing, a moderately-talented soccer player for Liverpool, it can turn a decent paycheck into an absolute gold mine. The story, which was seen over at …

Pinterest On TV Pinterest On TV

WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee covered Pinterest very well in this TV news report. They interviewed a local photographer who uses Pinterest as an inspiration board, as well as Gavin Baker, Director of digital media at Moxley Carmichael, a media and …