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iOS Beats BlackBerry Among IT Professionals iOS Beats BlackBerry Among IT Professionals

A recent survey of IT professionals shows that Apple’s iOS mobile operating system is more popular in the workplace than BlackBerry or Android. The survey polled 768 IT professionals in five countries – the US, the UK, Canada, Germany, and …

Rand Paul Held By TSA For Refusing Pat-Down
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U.S. Senator Rand Paul is currently being held by the TSA in Nashville, Tennessee, after he reportedly refused a full-body patdown after setting off the scanners. Moira Bagley, the junior Kentucky Senator’s Communications Director, just tweeted this: (image)@moirabagleyMoira BagleyJust got …

Guild Wars 2 Beta Details Revealed – More Events Coming Soon

For those, like me, who have been actively anticipating the release of Guild Wars 2 and have been hanging onto every detail Arenanet has released, this is the ultimate tease. We now have beta details. “Welcome to the Year of …

Stuckup Stickers iPhone App Allows Users To Tag, Share Info On Sticker Art Stuckup Stickers iPhone App Allows Users To Tag, Share Info On Sticker Art

Whether you’re just a curious admirer of the street stickers you’ve seen stuck to signs or telephone poles in your city or if you are an artist who wants to keep up with your wares, having an iPhone could now …

MegaUpload Take Down Affecting Other File Lockers MegaUpload Take Down Affecting Other File Lockers
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The MegaUpload take down and resulting all out Internet war with Anonymous has other file lockers running scared. TorrentFreak is reporting that many popular file hosting services are drastically limiting the services they offer or are just shutting down. Filesonic, …

SoundCloud Hits 10 Million Users SoundCloud Hits 10 Million Users

SoundCloud announced that it has hit the 10 million user milestone. That’s registered users, by the way. You don’t have to be registered to listen to sounds. Over 7 million of those users have come over the past year. It …

RIM Names Thorsten Heins New President And CEO RIM Names Thorsten Heins New President And CEO

Research In Motion, makers of BlackBerry, have announced that Thorsten Heins has been appointed the company’s new President and CEO. Heins replaces Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, who have served as co-chairs and co-CEOs for several years now. According to …

Sina Weibo Destroys Twitter’s Record Sina Weibo Destroys Twitter’s Record

Weibo is a big deal in China. It’s even bigger than Twitter. Sina Weibo broke records with the ringing in of the Chinese New Year this weekend which saw more than 32,312 messages sent per second according to The Next …

Patriots/Giants Super Bowl Matchup Blows Up Twitter Patriots/Giants Super Bowl Matchup Blows Up Twitter

It’s official, everyone – Super Bowl 2012 will be a rematch of 2007′s Super Bowl XLII. And as you all probably remember, that was a pretty interesting game. A little bit has changed since 2007: Eli Manning won’t be throwing …

Facebook Prison Escape! Facebook Prison Escape!

This is 19 year-old Kyle Leslie Lynch, of Hobart, Tasmania. That photo is his Facebook profile picture. On January 5, Kyle Lynch’s relationship status changed from “single” to “in a relationship”. He added dozens of friends. And, finally, his Facebook …

Facebook, Teachers & Students: What Not To Do Facebook, Teachers & Students: What Not To Do
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If you’re a teacher and you have a Facebook account, which is probably most teachers, you are likely to receive friend requests from your students. Students don’t know anything, which is why they need teachers to educate them, and so …

Consumer Watchdog Calls On European Commission To Block Google Motorola Deal Consumer Watchdog Calls On European Commission To Block Google Motorola Deal
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Consumer Watchdog is pushing to get the European Commission to block Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility and to issue a formal complaint against Google’s business practices. The group’s Privacy Project Director John M. Simpson wrote a letter to Competition Commissioner …

Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom Doesn’t Make Bail

Seven of Megaupload’s employees and the company itself are accused of providing copyrighted material online without paying royalties. The company’s staff and Founder Kim Dotcom has been arrested and incarcerated. Dotcom himself made over $41 million just last year. Claiming …

Gary Glitter Is Not On Twitter Gary Glitter Is Not On Twitter
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Gary Glitter is not back and probably won’t be any time soon. Last week, eyebrows were raised at the return of infamous glam rocker Gary Glitter. He used the twitter handle #OfficialGlitter to announce a comeback tour and autobiography. It …

Obama To Host Post-State of the Union Google+ Hangout Obama To Host Post-State of the Union Google+ Hangout

Just a few days after joining Google+, President Obama isn’t wasting any time before interacting with the new social base. Monday morning, The White House announced that the President will be holding a special post-State of the Union Hangout, where …

Westboro Baptist Church Conveys Plans To Picket Joe Paterno’s Funeral on Twitter Westboro Baptist Church Conveys Plans To Picket Joe Paterno’s Funeral on Twitter
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Westboro Baptist Church is at it again. You may recall when they said they would picket Steve Jobs’ funeral. Now it’s former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno’s. Paterno, of course, died this morning of lung cancer. Westboro Baptist Church …

Steven Tyler National Anthem Draws Blasting From Twitterverse Steven Tyler National Anthem Draws Blasting From Twitterverse

Aerosmith frontman and American Idol judge Steven Tyler sang the national anthem ahead of the AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens today. Twitter has been pouring jokes and criticism about it. Enjoy. @FauxJohnMaddenFaux John …

Watch AFC / NFC Championship Games With Detroit Lion Chris Harris on Google+ Watch AFC / NFC Championship Games With Detroit Lion Chris Harris on Google+

Detroit Lions safety Chris Harris is utilizing the Google+ On Air Hangout feature to host a game-viewing party with fans. Harris wrote on Google+ yesterday: The NFL Championship games are tomorrow, baybeeeee, and I’d like all of us to get …

E-Trade Baby Ready For Some Football, Leading Into New Super Bowl Ad E-Trade Baby Ready For Some Football, Leading Into New Super Bowl Ad

E-Trade announced it will feature a new Super Bowl commercial this year, marking the fifth anniversary of its well-known E-Trade Baby campaign. CMO Nick Utton says, “The Baby has become an iconic brand ambassador that has enabled us to capture …

Redbox Gives Discounts For Answering Trivia Questions Redbox Gives Discounts For Answering Trivia Questions

Redbox, one of the top players in movie rental these days, is not shy about giving customers discounts. Its DVDs are already pretty low-priced (despite a minor price increase last year), but they’re always giving away free rentals for various …

Gabby Giffords Steps Down From Congress, Announces in YouTube Video
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Gabby Giffords is trending on Twitter. That’s because she just announced that she is stepping down from her position in Congress, as she focuses on getting better. She announced it on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. (image)@GabbyGiffordsGabrielle GiffordsI have more work …

Google’s Social Q&A Search: Ask Google+ Friends From Google Results Google’s Social Q&A Search: Ask Google+ Friends From Google Results
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Update: A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews: “Our goal for search is to help you find the best answers to your questions, and sometimes the best answers come from your friends. To help you find those answers, we’re experimenting with a …

Twitter: Social Isn’t What Twitter Is Really About Twitter: Social Isn’t What Twitter Is Really About
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Twitter has historically tried to distance itself from the “social network” label. It hasn’t worked. People still think of Twitter as a social network. That’s not all that Twitter is considered, but if Twitter is not a social network, what …

NAO: Robots Are Getting Better At Everything NAO: Robots Are Getting Better At Everything
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We continue to see incredible advancements in robots. Thanks to the Internet, these are on display for the world to see in ways not possible in the past. Aldebaran Robotics has a new video out for its NAO robot showing …