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Is Google Making Daughters Cry? Is Google Making Daughters Cry?
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Age restrictions in relation to the Internet is an interesting beast in relation to enforcement. There is, of course, a great deal of adult-related content children need to be protected from, but is email one of them? How about blogging, …

Alec Baldwin Responds To Words With Friends/Twitter Controversy Alec Baldwin Responds To Words With Friends/Twitter Controversy
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“What harm would it do to let him keep playing his game, not any game mind you, but a word game for smart people.” Only a few days removed from Words With Friends-gate, Alec Baldwin has addressed the incident publicly …

Droid Xyboard Tablets Released By Verizon Droid Xyboard Tablets Released By Verizon

Verizon announced today that the Motorola Droid Xyboard tablets are available in stores today. The Droid Xyboard 10.1 will be available in three models: 16 GB for $529.99 and 32 GB for $629.99. The 64 GB model will be available …

On Twitter, The Most Influential Person Is… On Twitter, The Most Influential Person Is…

A new study from Hewlett-Packard Labs has analyzed trends and topics on Twitter in order to suss out how certain Tweeters influence the trending topics that fluctuate throughout any given day. Based on their data and findings, they’ve also been …

100 Million App Downloads And Counting For Mac App Store 100 Million App Downloads And Counting For Mac App Store

Apple’s Mac App Store has hit a significant and impressive milestone. The company announced today that the store has seen over 100 million app downloads – in less than one year. Of course, that sounds like a lot – and …

Apple’s New iPad: Supply Chain Ramping Up Production Apple’s New iPad: Supply Chain Ramping Up Production
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Last Thursday we brought you news that rumors of a release date for Apple’s next generation iPad had hit the web. In an email to clients, Citigroup analyst Richard Gardner said that he saw no obstacles to a February launch …

Amazon Kindle Fire Update Promised Amazon Kindle Fire Update Promised

Disappointed with Amazon’s Kindle Fire? You’re not alone. The complaints are rampant. Though at the price of $199, you might say there is a little breathing room for flaws, when you consider that the iPad 2 starts at $499 (though …

Robert Noyce Google Doodle Celebrates The Father Of The Microchip, Intel Robert Noyce Google Doodle Celebrates The Father Of The Microchip, Intel

Today, Google honors “The Mayor of Silicon Valley” with a Doodle that puts the Google logo right in the middle of a chip. That chip is there to celebrate Robert Noyce, the influential tech figure that is credited with the …

Facebook Cans App Profile Pages Facebook Cans App Profile Pages
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Facebook announced that it will be removing all app profile pages. Owners are being told to migrate likes and the vanity URL of the pages to existing pages with the same name in the Product/App category. You should see a …

Social Networks Playing Big Role in Holiday Shopping Social Networks Playing Big Role in Holiday Shopping

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and this year, trends show that consumers are heading to social networks to shop. For the past several years, we’ve seen a growing shift to online shopping, so it’s not really surprising that social networks would be the next stop for gift ideas.

SOPA Alternative “OPEN” Act Draft Released SOPA Alternative “OPEN” Act Draft Released
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A draft of a new alternative to SOPA and Protect IP (PIPA) has been released by Congressman Darrell Issa and Senator Ron Wyden. It’s called the Online Protection & ENforcement of Digital Trade Act or “OPEN”. Clever, huh? The draft …

Google Apps Retail, Alfred & Will Ferrell Google Apps Retail, Alfred & Will Ferrell

Today’s video round-up features some Old Milwaukee ads with Will Ferrell and a webinar about retail using Google Apps. What more do you want? View more video round-ups here. Alfred: The app that Groupon is rumored to be in talks …

The MegaUpload Song: A Strange Gathering Of Celebrity Filesharing Advocates The MegaUpload Song: A Strange Gathering Of Celebrity Filesharing Advocates
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The RIAA and MPAA, in their push to rid the internet of what they dub rampant piracy, have set internet storage locker sites like MegaUpload firmly in their crosshairs as well. While saying that a site like MegaUpload is illegal …

SOPA: Chinese Internet Users See a Familiar Face SOPA: Chinese Internet Users See a Familiar Face

Free speech advocacy group Global Voices Online has posted a set of very unique reactions to the controversial SOPA/PIPA legislation currently heading toward a vote in the US Congress. The reactions come from China, where bloggers and users of China’s …

Twitter, Organic Links & The Elderly Twitter, Organic Links & The Elderly

Today’s infographic round-up features an ode to the organic link from SEOBook, a look at whether or not you should be using Twitter, and how we care for our disabled and elderly. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Should you …

YouTube To Incorporate RightsFlow YouTube To Incorporate RightsFlow

If you’re looking for a way to legally distribute your music online via YouTube, your task may have just gotten a little easier today. In a blog post, YouTube announced that it has acquired the company RightsFlow, a New York-based …

The Jesus Toaster, Rick Perry’s Jacket, and Grenade Tree Ornaments The Jesus Toaster, Rick Perry’s Jacket, and Grenade Tree Ornaments

My colleague Drew Bowling is providing you some high quality, artistic photos which are beautiful and thought provoking. This is the flip side; these photos will likely provoke little thought and are more than likely guaranteed not to be beautiful. …

Wendy’s Snatches The Golden Tweet Award Wendy’s Snatches The Golden Tweet Award

Twitter’s annual Year In Review rolled out in stages this year, first giving us the year in Twitter stories and following that up with stats about the new additions to the Twitter community as well as top hashtags, topics, and …

Infrared, Some Shouts & Some Crazy Landscapes Infrared, Some Shouts & Some Crazy Landscapes
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It’s a weird looking world out there today. Some of these landscapes look more like Middle Earth than our Regular Earth. Move your mouse cursor over each image to read the caption (if the photographer gave one). If you like …

HP Makes webOS Open Source HP Makes webOS Open Source

This morning we brought you news that Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlitt-Packard, would be holding a meeting today at 10:30 AM Pacific time to determine the fate of the company’s webOS mobile operating system. The result of that meeting was …

Tom Cruise, Hanukkah, and War Whores Tom Cruise, Hanukkah, and War Whores

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 …

DoJ Pushes To Delay Or Dismiss AT&T, T-Mobile Trial DoJ Pushes To Delay Or Dismiss AT&T, T-Mobile Trial
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Let’s play a game: Pretend you’re AT&T. Your subscribers think you’re the pits and everybody’s making it next-to-impossible for you to acquire your competitor, T-Mobile. In short, it doesn’t seem like anybody really likes you these days. What can you …

Small Town Interracial Couples Ban Causes National Twitter Reaction Small Town Interracial Couples Ban Causes National Twitter Reaction

In the small coal-mining town of Pikeville, KY, Stella Harville (from Kentucky) and her boyfriend Ticha Chikuni (from Zimbabwe) peacefully worship together at Harville’s home church of Gulnare Free Will Baptist Church, where they fully participate and sing in church …

Two Hundred Tech Entrepreneurs Sign Letter In Opposition To SOPA Two Hundred Tech Entrepreneurs Sign Letter In Opposition To SOPA
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Engine Advocacy, a entrepreneurial coalition whose mission is to “create an environment where technological innovation and entrepreneurship thrive by educating, collaborating, and innovating startups in shaping policy,” has gathered together a list of important tech figures who all voice opposition …