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BlackBerry Services Down For Some Users BlackBerry Services Down For Some Users
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BlackBerry users throughout Europe, the Middle East and parts of Africa have been experiencing problems with their service since early this morning. It looks like the problems that people are having involve accessing the web, BlackBerry messenger and roaming in …

Google to Offer Google+-Based Blog Comments System? Google to Offer Google+-Based Blog Comments System?
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In a semi-related conversation with Shoemoney’s Jeremy Schoemaker, he tells WebProNews that he just talked to a Google engineer, who “alluded to the fact that Google might be developing a system with Google+ to allow people to comment.” Given that …

Steve Jobs Movie In The Works? Steve Jobs Movie In The Works?
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When you look at the huge success of the last major motion picture that focused on a tech personalty (the Oscar-nominated The Social Network) and couple that with the massive popularity of Apple’s Steve Jobs and his recent death (I’m …

Demand Media Shifts from “Content Farm” Approach, Writers Lose Income Source Demand Media Shifts from “Content Farm” Approach, Writers Lose Income Source
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Demand Media, with its site eHow, has essentially been the poster child for the term “content farm” – something the company has done much to distance itself from. CEO Richard Rosenblatt has said flat out that he doesn’t consider what …

Bing Shows Off New Windows Phone Search Features Bing Shows Off New Windows Phone Search Features

Bing is talking about some new features it has for Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango). This includes voice search, Shazam-like music search, and Google Goggles-like “Bing Vision”. Voice search is pretty self-explanatory. Music search lets you find whatever song is playing …

Like My Status or I Will Punch You in the Face Like My Status or I Will Punch You in the Face
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Sometimes, liking a particular status on Facebook can get you into trouble. For instance, let’s say your friend posts that she is having the worst day of her life. It might seem as though “liking” that status is kind of …

Who Will Acquire Hulu? Google, DISH & Amazon Reportedly Frontrunners Who Will Acquire Hulu? Google, DISH & Amazon Reportedly Frontrunners

Google has been mentioned as a possible suitor for a Hulu acquisition for a while now. In light of recent developments, it would still make sense. For example, recent reports indicate that Google is spending about $100 million to develop …

iPhone 4S Sold Out, Shipping Delayed From All Carriers iPhone 4S Sold Out, Shipping Delayed From All Carriers
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On Friday, Apple’s “most amazing iPhone yet” went up for pre-sale on apple.com as well as all three carriers’ sites – AT&T, Verizon and Sprint. And what do you know, it sold like hotcakes. Are you surprised? Some wondered how …

Netflix Dumps Qwikster Idea, Keeps DVDs Netflix Dumps Qwikster Idea, Keeps DVDs
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You may recall a couple weeks ago when Netflix announced it would be separating its DVD-by-mail service into a separate entity called Qwikster. Yeah, that’s not happening anymore. A post on the Netflix blog written by CEO Reed Hastings says: …

Westboro Baptist Church Continues Their Assault on Steve Jobs Westboro Baptist Church Continues Their Assault on Steve Jobs
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If you aren’t familiar with Westboro Baptist Church, they are a fringe organization from Topeka, Kansas that travel around the country protesting high profile funerals of fallen American soldiers and celebrities. The membership is small – 71 members as reported …

What If Terms of Service Were More Interesting? What If Terms of Service Were More Interesting?
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How often do you actually read Terms of Service agreements? Now, be honest. ☺ I have to admit that I don’t usually read them, for the sake of time, but I do sometimes wonder about what I’m agreeing to. It is a legal document, after all, and it should be taken with some seriousness.

Al Davis Passes Away, Becomes Active Twitter Trend Al Davis Passes Away, Becomes Active Twitter Trend

The controversial owner of the Oakland Raiders, Al Davis, has passed away at the age of 82. For most sports fans, whether they are fans of the Raiders or not, have memories of the outspoken Davis, and while he’s become …

Milwaukee Brewers Win, Nyger Morgan F-Bombs for TBS Milwaukee Brewers Win, Nyger Morgan F-Bombs for TBS
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Whether or not you agree with the principals of professional sports — grown men being paid exorbitant amounts of money to play a game — you have to admit there’s something pure about the emotion winning teams display, especially when …

Google+ Update Should Cut Out Notification Spam Google+ Update Should Cut Out Notification Spam
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This couldn’t have come at a better time, as I’ve been getting spammed with Google+ notifications from people I haven’t added to any Cirlces (and I know I’m not alone). Google has made an update to Google+ that allows users …

The Steve Jobs Backlash Rears Its Head The Steve Jobs Backlash Rears Its Head
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Not everyone jumped on the “Godspeed, Steve Jobs” bandwagon when his death was announced. While the majority of the responses were of the “thank you” and “we’ll miss you” variety, not everyone broke out with a candlelight vigil to remember …

Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo? Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo?
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What if Microsoft bought Yahoo? According to a report from Reuters, Microsoft is eyeing a bid on the company which is currently down a CEO. Would such an acquisition be good for Microsoft? Good for Yahoo? Tell us what you …

Beavis & Butt-Head, Facebook Insights & The Milwaukee Wolverine Beavis & Butt-Head, Facebook Insights & The Milwaukee Wolverine

I think today’s video collection is a pretty entertaining mix. I’m running a little short on time this afternoon, so I’ll forgo the quick descriptions and let the videos explain themselves (along with their titles and page descriptions). View other …

Steve Jobs Funeral Set For Friday Steve Jobs Funeral Set For Friday

According to sources familiar with the matter, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ funeral will take place Friday, October 7th. The Wall Street Journal quotes the source, saying the funeral will be a small, private gathering. The source had nothing to say …

Photos, Facebook Graphrank & Social Media in the Workplace Photos, Facebook Graphrank & Social Media in the Workplace

We’ve got a few social media-related infographics to pass along today. That’s hardly a surprise, I’m sure, as i don’t know what has more infographics made about it than social media, but they’re still interesting. There’s a reason they’re made …

Columbus Day, A-Rod, and Reese’s Columbus Day, A-Rod, and Reese’s
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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 …

Nightmares Fear Factory Has The Best Flickr Photostream Ever Nightmares Fear Factory Has The Best Flickr Photostream Ever
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There’s no denying the awesomeness of Flickr in relation to the cornucopia of images Flickr visitors are privy to, images of all kinds of variety. In fact, considering the never-ending growth of its index — earlier this year, Flickr reported …

Email & Daily Deals: Segmentation, Deliverability & Timing Email & Daily Deals: Segmentation, Deliverability & Timing
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Email continues to thrive as a major marketing channel, and few current trends drive this point further home than that of daily deals. Email’s not the only channel where daily deals convert, but it’s the primary hub for conversions. We …

The Dalai Lama Joins Google+ The Dalai Lama Joins Google+

Since the early days of Google+ (a couple of months ago), Google has been trying to court big names into getting involved in the burgeoning social network. The logic is simple – big names on the service means more general …

Everything Is a Remix Exposes the Fallacy of Copyrights Gone Wild Everything Is a Remix Exposes the Fallacy of Copyrights Gone Wild
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Before we get too far, it should be noted that this author does not believe all entertainment should be available on a free for all basis. While that sounds good in theory, there’s nothing wrong with seeing an artist get …