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Pinterest Is Getting Huge Pinterest Is Getting Huge
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Experian Hitwise put out a report today looking at how popular online pinboard site Pinterest is getting. While this is only showing U.S. data, this graph pretty much says it all:

Google’s Matt Cutts Talks Duplicate Content And Different Languages Google’s Matt Cutts Talks Duplicate Content And Different Languages
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Google’s Matt Cutts has put out a video talking about duplicate content. He was responding to the following user-submitted question: Will multilingual translations of one [piece of] content across different websites attract [a] duplicate content penalty? “The simple answer is …

This Battlefield 3 Light Show Is Holiday Perfection This Battlefield 3 Light Show Is Holiday Perfection
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If you’re like me, it’s pretty hard to separate Christmas from video games. Many of my best holiday memories revolve around video games – like the time my parents tricked me into thinking they didn’t get me an N64, or …

Evernote Brings Skitch to iPad Evernote Brings Skitch to iPad

Late this summer Evernote, makers of the uber-popular note taking software of the same name, announced that they were buying Skitch, the company that made an (also eponymous) image annotation app for the Mac and Android phones. Today, Evernote announced …

Blackberry’s Newest Phone May Already Be a Bust Blackberry’s Newest Phone May Already Be a Bust

Blackberry has been on the ropes for some time. After almost single-handedly creating the smartphone industry (along with Palm) the company ruled the roost for several years, only to be upstaged dramatically by Apple’s iPhone, then by a spate of …

Christmas Sweaters, The Nativity Scene, and Snooki’s New Year’s Resolutions Christmas Sweaters, The Nativity Scene, and Snooki’s New Year’s Resolutions

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 …

Scribd Previews Your Internet After SOPA Scribd Previews Your Internet After SOPA
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You have presumably heard that SOPA has drawn the ire of everybody. Really, it’s everybody. Everybody. More everybody. And, finally, everybody. The latest company to join the anti-SOPA movement is Scribd, the web’s largest publishing and reading site that claims …

Merry Christmas from the Wide World of Sports Merry Christmas from the Wide World of Sports

No, I’m not talking about Christmas greetings from ABC’s now-defunct Wide World of Sports, but that would be pretty cool, as well. Unfortunately, there aren’t any fitting such a category on YouTube, although, there are quite a few WWoS intro …

Prometheus Trailer Releases, Looks Alien-ish Prometheus Trailer Releases, Looks Alien-ish
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Ok, so this isn’t the prequel to Alien, we know that. After watching the trailer, you can’t help but think of the classic series. Ridley Scott has a stellar cast attached to the project: Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Noomi Rapace, …

Google+ Hits 150 Million Active Users Google+ Hits 150 Million Active Users
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According to data collected by GlobalWebIndex, Google+ has skyrocketed in the past few months and can now boast over 150 million actives users. From GWI: When we looked into it further, we didn’t find anyone else who had any type …

Steve Jobs To Receive Made-Up Grammy Steve Jobs To Receive Made-Up Grammy

Record of the Year. Song of the Year. Best New Artist. Even Best Spoken Word or Comedy. These are Grammy categories worthy of recognition because, at least in some respect, they are involved in the recording process. We listen to …

Motorola Mobility Reportedly Acquires SetJam Motorola Mobility Reportedly Acquires SetJam

Google, as you may know, is in the process of trying to acquire Motorola Mobility. Motorola Mobility, however, is doing some acquiring of its own. So, as long as everything doesn’t fall apart like it did for AT&T and T-Mobile, …

Google Earth’s Giant Santa Sightings Google Earth’s Giant Santa Sightings
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Christmas time is here, happiness and cheer, especially for the Internet industry, a collective that embraces every popular holiday with open arms. With that in mind, going all out for the Christmas season seems only right. Take Google Maps, for …

YouTube Snow Effect Puts Your Videos In The Holiday Spirit YouTube Snow Effect Puts Your Videos In The Holiday Spirit
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Keeping in line with Google’s Let it snow feature where your results page fogs up when you search the phrase, YouTube now has a little snow button on some of its videos that allows you to populate them with accumulating …

Happy Holidays From The Android Team [VIDEO] Happy Holidays From The Android Team [VIDEO]

The Google Nexus YouTube account has posted a fun little video of the entire Android team wishing all of us Happy Holidays. In the video, you’ll see Santa, Google HQ, and plenty of Android devices. As you would expect, the …

Is Netflix Weathering The Storm? Is Netflix Weathering The Storm?
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Netflix did everything they could in 2011 to piss people off. First, they messed with the subscription structures in a way that separated streaming and DVD plans into two equally priced entities (DVD used to be a cheap add-on to …

FedEx Uses YouTube To Issue Delivery Driver Apology FedEx Uses YouTube To Issue Delivery Driver Apology
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By now, you’ve probably seen, or at least heard about the FedEx delivery driver who was caught on tape demonstrating some incredibly effective package delivery techniques. If not, familiarize yourself: Needless to say, Mister Throw Packages became a viral hit …

Jacob Goldman, Xerox Lab Founder, Is Dead Jacob Goldman, Xerox Lab Founder, Is Dead
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100% of you would probably not be reading this if it hadn’t been for Dr. Jacob E. Goldman. While he wasn’t inventor of Xerox copiers, Jacob Goldman, a physicist and visionary, made an even more important contribution to your life: …

Amazon Finally Allows Competing E-book Apps On Kindle Fire Amazon Finally Allows Competing E-book Apps On Kindle Fire
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Yesterday we reported that Amazon had updated its popular Kindle Fire tablet’s operating system to version 6.2.1. The update promised users considerable improvements in device performance and touchscreen responsiveness (things that appear to have also been improved in the previous …

Bane, The Dark Knight Rises Villian’s Voice Gets a Twitter Account Bane, The Dark Knight Rises Villian’s Voice Gets a Twitter Account
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Christopher Nolan’s Batman movie franchise has been a tentpole for Warner Brothers these past six years, and nothing looks to stop the third in the series, The Dark Knight Rises. However, one element of the Dark Knight Rises prologue sneak …

How to Effectively Live Stream Video How to Effectively Live Stream Video
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In the online video world, the hottest new trend is live streaming. It’s a fascinating concept, but one that not a lot of people and companies have mastered. Brian Gramo, the founder of theStream.tv, however, is one of the exceptions. He began streaming several years ago out of his bedroom back before Justin.tv, Stickam, and other streaming networks were around.

EXCLUSIVE: Craig Newmark Gives Update On #perfectgift Campaign EXCLUSIVE: Craig Newmark Gives Update On #perfectgift Campaign

Earlier this month, we did a story about a campaign launched by Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist, to raise money for the American Red Cross. To recap: for every post on Twitter and Facebook describing the perfect gift (using the …

How Can Google Help Your Website in 2012? How Can Google Help Your Website in 2012?
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Google uses Google+ probably more than anyone else out there (except for maybe Robert Scoble), and regardless of whether or not you have added it to your daily social networking routine, it continues to provide a great channel for getting …

Facebook’s Top Games of 2011

Facebook has just released their top 10 list for games, and it contains some surprises as well as some expected results. Most striking is the absence of social gaming powerhouse Zynga from the top two spots on the list. Zynga …