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The Netflix Exodus Begins As New Prices Take Hold The Netflix Exodus Begins As New Prices Take Hold
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The tumultuous 2011 for Netflix appears to be taking its toll as subscribers move away from the movie rental business because of dissatisfaction concerning price and subscription changes, alterations that, when announced, rocked the Internet to its core. While Netflix …

Is Windows 8 Turning Your Desktop into a Mobile Device? Is Windows 8 Turning Your Desktop into a Mobile Device?
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Microsoft is on top of the world right now–well, at the top of the tech section of Google News, anyway–after it unveiled its Metro user interface design. While reaction has been generally positive, there’s another side of the coin that …

Could Lying on Facebook, Checking Out NSFW Stuff Land You in Jail? Could Lying on Facebook, Checking Out NSFW Stuff Land You in Jail?
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The internet community was rocked this week as one of the most important, coveted items in my lifetime finally hit the web. I’m talking, of course, about the Scarlett Johansson nudie pics. How many people, do you think, while dutifully …

Reno Air Disaster Trends Socially Reno Air Disaster Trends Socially
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The catastrophic plane crash at the Reno, Nevada air races was captured in vivid detail on various video/news outlets, and now, it’s trending on the Internet as people gather around their computers/mobile devices sharing news, pictures, and video of the …

Star Wars, John Cusack, and Lite-Brites Star Wars, John Cusack, and Lite-Brites
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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 …

Demand Media Talks Pluck 5 Discovery, Exchange & Management Engines Demand Media Talks Pluck 5 Discovery, Exchange & Management Engines

This week, Demand Media announced Pluck 5, the latest version of its social platform, which is used by some pretty big brands, such as AARP, Kraft, NFL, NPR, Target, USA Today and Whole Foods. In addition to launching some new …

Expensive Hotels Suck at Providing Free Internet Expensive Hotels Suck at Providing Free Internet
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If you’re one of the millions of people who have to travel in order to conduct your career, you already know about the weird mix of expensive hotel chains that charge for right to access the Internet via their connection. …

Star Wars Blu Ray Release Tapped For Cancer Awareness Campaign Star Wars Blu Ray Release Tapped For Cancer Awareness Campaign

Today is the official release day of the much-anticipated Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray. While this is already big news for fans of the films, you might have noticed that it’s been receiving a little more attention lately …

iPad With iOS 5 vs. Windows 8 Slate, Weird Al, Jobs, Cool Apps, & The Media iPad With iOS 5 vs. Windows 8 Slate, Weird Al, Jobs, Cool Apps, & The Media

Another day, another set of videos. Maybe you’ve seen some of them, maybe you haven’t. There’s a little something for everyone – at least everyone with any interest in technology, marketing, the media, or Weird Al. I’m willing to bet …

An “All Simpsons” Television Station? An “All Simpsons” Television Station?

Would you welcome an “all The Simpsons, all the time” channel into your life? Whatever your reaction, it may be time to make room for such a venture, provided the guys at Fox can demonstrate how much extra revenue such …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date Delayed, Launching With Cheap iPhone 4? iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date Delayed, Launching With Cheap iPhone 4?

Just how many iPhones are going to launch this fall? Back in May, we heard reports of the iPhone 5 launching with two distinct models – a standard version and a “pro” type version. The standard version was said to …

Shaker Takes The Bar Scene To Facebook Shaker Takes The Bar Scene To Facebook
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Do you like the idea of going to a bar, but hate actually going to a bar? A new Facebook app called Shaker might be the thing for you. Shaker, a startup out of Israel is grabbing a lot of …

In Mexico, Tweeting About Drug Cartels Can Be Fatal In Mexico, Tweeting About Drug Cartels Can Be Fatal
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Twitter, for all its various criticisms, has been proven to be an effective message carrier, especially for citizens looking for social change. The events in areas like Egypt, Syria, Libya, as well as the explosive use during the Japanese earthquakes …

Google Antitrust Hearing Witness List Google Antitrust Hearing Witness List
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We got an email today from the FairSearch Coalition with a witness list for Google’s upcoming hearing with the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, competition policy and consumer rights. The hearing takes place on Wednesday, September 21 …

Emmys 2011: Can Online Buzz Predict The Winners? Emmys 2011: Can Online Buzz Predict The Winners?
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The 63rd Annual Primetime Emmys are Sunday, and there is already a ton of chatter across social media channels about the nominated shows and actors. In fact, there has been quite a lot of chatter since the nominations were announced …

iPhone 5 Rumors: A Comprehensive Infographic iPhone 5 Rumors: A Comprehensive Infographic

It seems like the iPhone 5 rumors started as soon as the iPhone 4 launched last year – and it actuality, they did. Just a month after the iPhone 4 dropped, people were talking about how Apple was already hard …

Google Said to Be Working on Flipboard Competitor Propeller Google Said to Be Working on Flipboard Competitor Propeller

Google is reportedly working on a Flipboard competitor. Robert Scoble, the guy that knows just about everybody in the tech industry, posted the following on his Google+ account: I heard from someone working with Google that Google is working on …

AT&T, T-Mobile Deal Is Necessary for U.S. Economy & Obama’s Broadband Plan, Says Former Congressman AT&T, T-Mobile Deal Is Necessary for U.S. Economy & Obama’s Broadband Plan, Says Former Congressman
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As the hearing date for the AT&T/T-Mobile merger draws closer, it seems the controversies surrounding it are only getting more complex. From the initial announcement back in March, consumer groups have spoken out against the deal. But the opposition has gotten much more intense recently with both the U.S. Department of Justice and Sprint filing lawsuits to block AT&T’s $39 billion planned takeover of T-Mobile.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Honored With Google Doodle Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Honored With Google Doodle
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You have to hand it to Google. They get pretty creative with their Google Doodles. Sometimes, the real creativity is in the actual doodle itself. Lately they’ve been putting out some pretty cool ones with animations and different interactive elements. …

Yahoo Redesigns Search Results Pages Yahoo Redesigns Search Results Pages
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Yahoo announced a new redesign to its search results pages, which are available on web search, image search, Yahoo News, Yahoo Blogs, Yahoo Finance and Yahoo Sports. “We have been working to unify the search experiences across web, multimedia, and …

More Google News More Google News

Earlier, we looked at a bunch of Google news that webmasters should be aware of, but in typical fashion, Google just keeps pumping the announcements out. For one, Google has launched a new feature in the AdSense interface, which lets …

The Muppets Trailer Channels The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Trailer The Muppets Trailer Channels The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Trailer

If you’ve been to a movie in the theaters recently, then you’ve probably seen the new trailer for the upcoming American version of the Swedish crime thriller The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. It’s been the talk of the internet, …

Pat Robertson, The Sixth Sense, and Love Handles Pat Robertson, The Sixth Sense, and Love Handles

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 …

AmazonLocal Deals Hit Kindle Devices AmazonLocal Deals Hit Kindle Devices

Amazon announced today that AmazonLocal deals are coming to Kindle and Kindle 3G with Special Offers. These offers will appear on the Kindles’ screensavers while the user isn’t reading. The feature is launching in New York City for now, with …