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Apple Begins Fight Over iPad Name In Shanghai Court Apple Begins Fight Over iPad Name In Shanghai Court

The legal drama between Apple and Proview hit new heights today as arguments from both sides were heard in a Shanghai court. As you’re all probably familiar with by now, Proview claims to own the iPad trademark in China. A …

Google Video Indexing Videos Google Video Indexing Videos
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Google Webmaster Central has released a few Youtube clips describing the best methods for indexing video content, to supplement their Webmaster Tools dialogue. Google states that when video content is marked up in the body of the page, search engines …

Twitter Fails At Satire, Bans Nicolas Sarkozy Parody Account Twitter Fails At Satire, Bans Nicolas Sarkozy Parody Account

Twitter’s giving itself all kinds of new powers in 2012. Aside from revising their privacy policy wherein they enabled themselves to censor tweets on a country-by-country basis, they’ve now assumed the power to arbitrate the definition of satire. First up: …

Video Markup Hits Schema.org (Google, Bing, Yahoo) Video Markup Hits Schema.org (Google, Bing, Yahoo)
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Last year, Google, Bing and Yahoo teamed up to announced schema.org, an initiative to supporta a common set of schemas for structured data markup on web pages. Schema.org got some rich snippet markup for music a couple months later, which …

Websites Let You Cash In Your iPad 2 Towards An iPad 3 Websites Let You Cash In Your iPad 2 Towards An iPad 3
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With the launch of the iPad 3 imminent, those who are planning to upgrade, are no doubt wondering how best to pay for latest iteration of Apple’s magical device. While there’s been little information on the iPad 3’s pricing, it …

You May Suffer From Nomophobia You May Suffer From Nomophobia
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Nomophobia or “no mobile phone phobia” is the fear of losing or being separated from your beloved electronic appendage and for 66% of people surveyed a common ailment and serious issue. According to a study conducted by SecureEnvoy, a security-authentication …

As Smartphone Owner Growth Grows, So Mobile App Markets Must Grow As Smartphone Owner Growth Grows, So Mobile App Markets Must Grow
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In the next three years, the number of smartphone shipments worldwide is expected to more than double. That might be easy to believe if, for instance, we were talking about five shipments doubling to ten. Big deal. In actuality, though, …

Persona 4 Arena Announced For Summer Release

Good news for Persona and fighting game fans everywhere – Atlus has announced Persona 4 Arena for release in the U.S. For those who have just joined the party, Persona 4 Arena takes the established characters from the much loved …

Google Flight Search Comes To Mobile Google Flight Search Comes To Mobile

Today, Google wants to make it easier to find flights on your mobile device, as they have announced that their Flight Search feature has come to Android and iOS devices. Now, when you search “flights from X to X” on …

Facebook Helps South Dakota Mayor Win Race Facebook Helps South Dakota Mayor Win Race

Last June, relatively unknown politician Sam Kooiker decided to run for Mayor of Rapid City, SD. The two-term incumbent mayor of the town of 70,000 was already a household name, and had quite a bit more campaign funds than Kooiker …

ICANN CEO Should Be Chosen By April ICANN CEO Should Be Chosen By April

Back in August, ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom announced that he would be stepping down at the end of his term. He said he’d stay until July. We haven’t heard much about the CEO search in the time since the announcement, …

Watery Super-Earth Found With Hubble Telescope Watery Super-Earth Found With Hubble Telescope
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NASA has supplied these images of what they are calling GJ 1214b. Others have adopted the name “water world” to describe the watery planet. Discovered in 2009, it was one of the first planets identified that actually has an atmosphere. …

Legal Claims Can Be Served On Facebook & Twitter, Say UK Judges Legal Claims Can Be Served On Facebook & Twitter, Say UK Judges
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For those of you on the lam, it might be time to batten up the hatches on your social network availability because the long-arm of the law stretches a little further today due to a ruling in the United Kingdom …

Mass Effect 3 Extended Trailer Released
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We reported last week on EA releasing a teaser for a Mass Effect 3 trailer that would air during The Walking Dead. Well, that trailer did air, but EA did us one better. They released an extended version of that …

Nanorobots Destroy Cancer Cells Nanorobots Destroy Cancer Cells
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Today researchers at the Wyss Institute at Harvard Medical School unveiled a DNA nanorobot that can seek out and destroy leukemia cells, by administering a therapeutic payload that causes malignancies to self-destruct, all while leaving healthy cells untouched. A technique …

SES London: Google Talks Bounce Rate, Social Signals You Should Be Measuring SES London: Google Talks Bounce Rate, Social Signals You Should Be Measuring

Search Engine Strategies London is going on right now, and Googler Avinash Kaushik gave a keynote address that appears to have left attendees inspired. State of Search’s Louis Venter has an extensive account of Kaushik’s speech. One interesting part is …

iPad 3 Landing In Germany In March. Or Maybe April. iPad 3 Landing In Germany In March. Or Maybe April.
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While the date for the U.S. unveiling of the iPad 3 is widely agreed to be March 7, there is still some speculation about when Apple’s next tablet will be making its way to foreign shores. New products usually make …

Facebook Improves iOS App Distribution Facebook Improves iOS App Distribution

Do you have an iPhone app that gets traffic from Facebook for iOS? Maybe you want to start directing people from Faebook for iOS to your app? Either way, Facebook released some new tools for developers today that should make …

Flickr Gets A New Look On February 28th Flickr Gets A New Look On February 28th
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Markus Spiering, head of product management at Flickr is excited to announce a new look for the photo viewer interface that will be available february 28th. Enthusiasts who enter the download page will witness a page that appears more like …

Mardi Gras, Brady Quinn, and Doritos Tacos Mardi Gras, Brady Quinn, and Doritos Tacos

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 …

Copyright Laws Could Break The Internet As We Know It Copyright Laws Could Break The Internet As We Know It

If you’re going to try to sue a website because of the site’s members’ activity, you might want to reconsider given a new report about the success rate of such legal pursuits. Internet lawyer Catherine Gellis, author of “2011 State …

Mardi Gras Contributes To Economic Prosperity Mardi Gras Contributes To Economic Prosperity

Mint Life brings us this lovely infographic showing us just how profitable Mardi Gras is for New Orleans. I won’t go into any great detail as the infographic is made to speak for itself, but come on? Any party that …

Syndicate Video Game Jacks Into Retail Today, Gains Positive Reviews

War never changes, unless its being fueled by corporations that want to rule the financial world. If you’re thinking of Perfect Dark, you have to go further back to 1993. We’re talking about Syndicate. EA announced the launch of Syndicate …

Developing For Chrome For Android: Google Engineers Speak Developing For Chrome For Android: Google Engineers Speak

Google launched Chrome for Android earlier this month. It’s in beta, and is only available for select countries and languages for devices running Ice Cream Sandwich, but an Android version of the browser has been long awaited. It’s bound to …