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Google Launches A Bunch Of Mobile Ad Improvements Google Launches A Bunch Of Mobile Ad Improvements

Google announced some new mobile search ad improvements today. These include: app promotion with a new Mobile App extension, richer info about mobile apps in ad units, the ability to track Android app downloads through AdWords and the addition of …

Ireland Uses Facebook App to Ensure Voter Registration Ireland Uses Facebook App to Ensure Voter Registration

Officials in Ireland are being creative when it comes to getting the word out about an upcoming referendum in Ireland. Silicon Republic is reporting that the Irish Referendum Commission will launch a Facebook app that will encourage and educate Facebook …

Recovering From Google’s Penguin Update Recovering From Google’s Penguin Update
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First, before you start your campaign for Penguin recovery, you should probably determine whether you were actually hit by the Penguin update, or by the Panda update (or even some other Google algorithm change). Shortly after the Penguin update rolled …

Google Changes Ad Rotation In AdWords Google Changes Ad Rotation In AdWords

If you are a user of Google’s AdWords service, then you are probably familiar with the Ad Rotation feature. The Ad Rotation feature currently offers three settings – “optimize for clicks,” “optimize for conversion,” and “rotate evenly.” Google figures that …

Mark Zuckerberg on Good Morning America Tomorrow Mark Zuckerberg on Good Morning America Tomorrow
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Good Morning America announced today that Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, will sit down with host Robin Robins to discuss ideas at the networking site that could help save lives. What exactly he’s going on the show to discuss is …

Webspam And Panda Updates: Does SEO Still Matter? Webspam And Panda Updates: Does SEO Still Matter?
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It’s been a crazy week in search. While not entirely unexpected, Google launched its new Webspam update (which should still be in the process of rolling out, as Google said it would take a few days). This update, according to …

R2-D2 Collection Rolls Away With My Heart
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So, today a picture surfaced of a young woman who made a pair of R2-D2 shorts. She hand painted them and they look awesome. It got me thinking, what other cool stuff is out there that is inspired by our …

Pennsylvania Student Urinates On School Computers
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An 11 year-old boy caused quite a stir recently when he allegedly urinated all over a cart full of computers at a Pennsylvania elementary school. The grand total for his bladder-driven episode: $36,000. According to faculty, the MacBooks in question …

This iPhone 5 Will Self-Destruct In 3…2…1 This iPhone 5 Will Self-Destruct In 3…2…1
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Speculation surrounding the upcoming iPhone (iPhone 5…6? New new iPhone?) is unsurprisingly furious. Rumors have been flying around about a liquidmetal body, a thinner touchscreen, and larger display, and even a redesigned home button. The newest feature that might grace …

Reconsideration Request Tips From Google [Updated] Reconsideration Request Tips From Google [Updated]
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If you think you’ve been wrongfully hit by Google’s Penguin update, Google has provided a form that you can fill out, in hopes that Google will see the light and get your site back into the mix. The update is …

Social Media Decides the NBA Playoffs Social Media Decides the NBA Playoffs
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No need to watch the rest of the NBA playoffs – Facebook, Twitter and Google + have already predicted the outcome. visual.ly user kennynorton posted this nifty infographic that utilizes the highly “scientific” method of using social media status to …

Patrick Dempsey Rescue: Actor Helps Car Crash Victim

Fans of Patrick Dempsey have yet another reason to drool fanatically all over the “Grey’s Anatomy” star: Not only is he dashing and talented, he also selflessly rescues those unfortunate individuals who crash their automobiles on his property. I suppose …

Apple, Samsung Meet May 21-22 To Discuss Settlement Apple, Samsung Meet May 21-22 To Discuss Settlement

Earlier this month we brought you news that Apple and Samsung had been instructed to meet to discuss a settlement for their ongoing patent lawsuit, which will soon be heading to trial in California. The meeting, ordered by U.S. District …

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Announced, Coming Late 2012

I absolutely love the kart racer genre. Ever since Super Mario Kart spearheaded the genre years ago, I have been in love with the zany track design and arcade racer feel ever since. Now many people still love Mario Kart, …

Apple Sets Up Shop in Tax Havens Worldwide Apple Sets Up Shop in Tax Havens Worldwide

Apple Inc. is reportedly circumventing huge tax bills by setting up offices in tax havens all around the world, to help avoid California’s present corporate tax rate of 8.84%, amongst others. In Reno, Nevada, the corporate tax rate is 0%, …

Amazing World Trade Center Photos
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Construction at One World Trade Center today, will officially make it New York Cites tallest skyscraper. Workers are set to erect skeletal beams that will make it over 1,250 feet tall, just surpassing the Empire State Building. You can also …

Google Rewards Innovation in Journalism Google Rewards Innovation in Journalism

Google has decided they want to encourage and reward innovation in the field of journalism and, as they should, they want those efforts to come from technology and sharing. They recently partnered with Danish publication, Dagbladet and Southern Denmark’s Center …

This Bra Has a Hidden Pocket For Your Phone This Bra Has a Hidden Pocket For Your Phone
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Have you ever had trouble wondering what to do with your phone, lipstick, or bank card when wearing a dress with no pockets? This Kickstarter project has got you covered. A duo from Seattle has invented a bra with a …

Quasar Jailbreak Tweak Brings Window-based Multitasking To iPad Quasar Jailbreak Tweak Brings Window-based Multitasking To iPad
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One of the most anticipated features of 2010′s iOS 4 (which launched alongside the iPhone 4) was multitasking. The feature was one of the few real advantages held over iOS by platforms like Palm’s webOS. As it turned out, though, …

Jimmy Kimmel’s Correspondents’ Dinner Speech Is Absolute Gold

On Saturday, distinguished members of the media, politicians, celebrities, and the first family gathered for one of the more interesting nights on the political calendar each year. The White House Correspondent’s Dinner has (traditionally) been held on the last Saturday …

New Prometheus Trailer Offers New Footage
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As you’re probably aware of by now, the summer movie lineup for 2012 looks incredibly strong with such offerings like The Avengers, The Dark Knight Rises, and the new Spider-Man movie. Among this group of highly-anticipated summer movies is Ridley …

National Honesty Day: The Truth, and Nothing But National Honesty Day: The Truth, and Nothing But

National Honesty Day is today (April 30th), which means that, in theory, you should be able to ask any question you want and get a straightforward answer that’s relatively free of fibs, lies, and falsehoods. Assuming, of course, that others …

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Joins Viddy Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Joins Viddy

It was recently reported that video sharing platform Viddy has revealed it’s going for $30 million in venture capitol during its series B funding, while developers are scrambling to optimize a sort of video version of the Instagram cash cow …

Halo 4 Getting Live Action Web Series

Do you remember those awesome live action trailers Microsoft created for the Halo ad campaign a few years ago? It turns out their making more of those for the impending fall release of Halo 4, but the videos are being …