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HP Decides Keeping PC Business More Cost Effective Than Dropping It HP Decides Keeping PC Business More Cost Effective Than Dropping It
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A couple months ago, HP announced it was exploring options for spinning off its PC business, but has now announced that it will keep it instead. In a statement, the company said it has completed its evaluation of strategic alternatives …

YouTube Is About To Jump Into The Original Content Game YouTube Is About To Jump Into The Original Content Game
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The behemoth that is YouTube is about to grow even larger in its reach, as it looks like the Google property is getting into the business of original programming. The Wall Street Journal quotes sources familiar with the situation that …

Tebowing: Like Planking But Much Funnier Tebowing: Like Planking But Much Funnier
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If you follow sports at all, and visit ESPN.com on a regular basis, you’ve more than likely run across a Tim Tebow article. Quite possibly one of the most polarizing sports figures in recent years, the love/hate he draws is …

Mahalo Goes into App Business After Being Victimized By Panda Mahalo Goes into App Business After Being Victimized By Panda
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You may recall earlier this year, in the early days of the Google Panda Update, that it was costing some people their jobs. In fact, we’ve seen scattered reports on this note throughout the year. One of the more publicized …

Adolf Hitler, Siri, and Less Exciting Band Names Adolf Hitler, Siri, and Less Exciting Band Names
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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 …

Google Offers Quiz, New Categories to Boost Deal Relevancy Google Offers Quiz, New Categories to Boost Deal Relevancy

Google announced the launch of a personalization quiz that it is using to help Google Offers users get more relevant deals from local merchants. They’ve also added more categories to also help in this department. New categories include: outdoor adventure …

Google Authorship By Email Google Authorship By Email

Google announced that you can now set up authorship for search results by verifying your email address with your Google profile. This is an extension of the authorship markup launched earlier this year. What this does is tell Google that …

This Creepy Pumpkin Smashing Video Is Perfect For Halloween This Creepy Pumpkin Smashing Video Is Perfect For Halloween

If you’ve ever dropped a pumpkin from a significant height and watched it explode into chunky, orange bits of pulpy goodness, you know that there’s something inherently fascinating about it. Really, it’s fun to smash any kind of squash or …

Link Building, Facebook & Prison Link Building, Facebook & Prison

Today’s infographic round-up looks at the classic web strategy of link building, as well as Major League Baseball and Twitter, the costs of Princeton vs. Prison, and Facebook security. View more daily infographic round-ups here. 10 Commandments of Link Building: …

Droid RAZR, Google+ & The Awesome Future Droid RAZR, Google+ & The Awesome Future

Today’s video round-up kicks off with a pretty awesome look at how things could be. There’s also a set of videos about some new Google+ features that help Google’s social network stand out from the pack a little more, and …

Add Some Halloween Flair To Your Google+ Photos Add Some Halloween Flair To Your Google+ Photos

Today, Google announced a set of new features for Google+, including apps integration, a “What’s Hot” trend finder, and Ripples, a way to visualize how your posts flow through the Google+ graph. They also launched the Creative Kit, a simple …

Facebook Adds “Subscribe” for Users in Comments Plugins Facebook Adds “Subscribe” for Users in Comments Plugins

Facebook has launched a “subscribe” link in its Comments Box plugin. Facebook’s Malorie Lucich tells WebProNews they did this “to give people the ability to subscribe to commenters in one click, and give commenters another way to grow their Subscriptions …

Google+ Gets What’s Hot, Ripples, Photo Editing, Apps Integration Google+ Gets What’s Hot, Ripples, Photo Editing, Apps Integration

Google continues to run the “feature race” in the social network battle with the announcement of four new Google+ features: What’s Hot, Ripples, Creative Kit, and Google Apps integration. What’s Hot is pretty self-explanatory. It’s a place where you can …

Zombie Mashup Makes A Great Web Video Zombie Mashup Makes A Great Web Video
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That little slice of zombie heaven was produced by a group called the Eclectic Method, and considering the time of year, it’s absolutely fitting. The video takes scenes from some famous zombie movies and mashes them into a great video …

Is There Too Much Marketing in Social Media? Is There Too Much Marketing in Social Media?
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Although social media is supposed to be about real social interactions, it seems that they are getting harder and harder to come by. This trend is so ironic given the basis for what social networking even is.

Microsoft’s Vision for Future Computer Use Microsoft’s Vision for Future Computer Use
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As Microsoft prepares for the upcoming Windows 8 launch, they are also provided us a glimpse of what the future of computer use — this includes software and hardware — with a nifty video that not only gives us a …

Google Music Store Spotted In The Wild? Google Music Store Spotted In The Wild?

Here’s more proof of the imminent launch of the Google Music Store, which is Google’s rumored jump into the digital music selling business. Apparently, Android users that went to music.google.com from their mobile browsers were greeted with a landing page …

Facebook Adds “Trusted Friends” and App Passwords Facebook Adds “Trusted Friends” and App Passwords

Facebook just announced some new safety and security features: Trusted Friends and App Passwords. The former will let users select three to five trusted friends who can help you if you ever have issues accessing your account. The latter will …

Righthaven Ordered to Pay Huge Fine Righthaven Ordered to Pay Huge Fine
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The woes continue for Righthaven, the company designed to sue bloggers and others on the web for allegedly infringing upon the copyrights of its clients/partners. You can see our past coverage of the Righthaven saga here. The last time we …

Siri, Your Next Bartender Siri, Your Next Bartender

Here’s what Apple says you can do with their new Siri voice assistant program; you can ask for directions, schedule an appointment, make dinner reservations, find the nearest locksmith, play your favorites tunes, set an alarm, and other practical tasks. …

Google Analytics Gets Non-Interaction Event Tracking Google Analytics Gets Non-Interaction Event Tracking
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Google announced the addition of non-interaction events to its set of event tracking metrics. “”But wait!’ you ask, ‘How can an event-which measures user interaction-be non-interactive? And why would I want that anyway?,” says Patricia Boswell of the Google Analytics …

SoundCloud Gets iPad App SoundCloud Gets iPad App

SoundCloud launched an iPad app today, not doubt making a lot of iPad users very happy. With the app, users can create, record and promote their music and sounds on the fly. “While maximizing native iPad capabilities like multi-touch and …

iPad 3 Rumor: Retina Display Proving A Challenge For Manufacturers iPad 3 Rumor: Retina Display Proving A Challenge For Manufacturers
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We’ve been hearing rumors for months that the next generation of the iPad is going to sport a super-high resolution, amazingly dense Retina Display, similar to what graces the iPhone 4S. And the fact that this will exist on a …

Sony, Ericsson Split May Mean Good Things for PlayStation Fans Sony, Ericsson Split May Mean Good Things for PlayStation Fans

Sony announced its intent to acquire Ericsson’s share of Sony Ericsson, to make Sony Ericsson a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony. Sony then wants to integrate that into its own platform of network-connected consumer electronic products. PlayStation Network anyone? “This acquisition …