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Exclusive: Ask Aims To Make Q&A More Social Exclusive: Ask Aims To Make Q&A More Social

Earlier this year Ask.com opened up its community portion of the site to its entire user base. This gave users the ability to ask questions and get answers from people. Since then, the company has been re-tooling its site looking …

What Do You Think of Gmail’s New Look? What Do You Think of Gmail’s New Look?
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It appears Gmail’s new look has been activated for all users. What do you think of Gmail’s new look? Let us know in the comments. Some new/updated features you’ll notice in Gmail are: New Conversation View The conversation view has …

Google Panda, Google+, and Other Search Events of 2011 Google Panda, Google+, and Other Search Events of 2011
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It’s hard to believe that 2011 is drawing to a close, but it is. That said, if you could sum up the search industry over the course of the year in one word, what would it be? According to search veteran Bruce Clay, that word is “turmoil.”

Lonely Planet’s iOS App Offering Free NYC Guide Through December 14th Lonely Planet’s iOS App Offering Free NYC Guide Through December 14th

If you are planning on visiting New York City this holiday season, or have any plans to visit New York City in the foreseeable future, you might want to jump on this deal and save yourself about $6 and probably …

EU Wants to Give Human Rights Groups Anti-Censorship Tools EU Wants to Give Human Rights Groups Anti-Censorship Tools

The European Commission announced today that it was launching the No Disconnect Strategy. The project aims to ensure the rights and freedoms of those who live in countries where the flow of information is stifled by protecting the use of …

Will Ferrell, Bill O’Reilly, and Pulp Fiction Will Ferrell, Bill O’Reilly, and Pulp Fiction

A viral video is one that becomes popular though the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Android Games Used As Trojan Horse For Malicious Apps Android Games Used As Trojan Horse For Malicious Apps

Malware disguised as popular game apps were discovered in the Android Market yesterday by Google’s security team. Despite being removed earlier today by Google, over 10,000 downloads of the malicious apps had already been performed by unwitting Android users. About …

Blogger Gets New Google+ Sharing Feature Blogger Gets New Google+ Sharing Feature

Google announced that if you have your Blogger blog linked to your Google+ profile, you can start sharing your posts more easily on Google+. When you go to post, you will be presented with a box that is prefilled with …

Online Publication Learns Lesson About Off-Handed Video Game Comments
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The recent Virginia Tech shooting, where a campus police officer was shot and killed after conducting a traffic stop, has once again turned the nation’s attention to Blacksburg, Virginia. The police officer, Deriek Crouse, was murdered by Ross Truett Ashley …

Google Earth On A 48 Screen Display Is Pretty Cool Google Earth On A 48 Screen Display Is Pretty Cool

This is what happens when you put Google Earth on a 48 screen display. In other words, awesome stuff, provided looking at life-sized representations of the cities and places you love does something for you. For me, just seeing it …

Google’s Matt Cutts Does Some Myth Busting Google’s Matt Cutts Does Some Myth Busting
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Matt Cutts, Google’s head of webspam, wrote a post on his personal blog telling people to beware of comments appearing on blogs and different sites around the web claiming to be from him when they’re really not. “A lot of …

Man Shot By Mother-In-Law, Records It All On His iPhone Man Shot By Mother-In-Law, Records It All On His iPhone
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It’s unfortunate for wonderful, loving, sane mothers-in-law that some off-balanced nutjobs have to go any perpetuate the whole “crazy mother-in-law” joke. Truly, a shame. What’s not a shame for 39-year-old Salvatore Miglino of Boca Raton is that his iPhone might …

Verizon May Buy Netflix Verizon May Buy Netflix
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Last week we brought you a story about reports that Verizon was planning their own video streaming service to compete with Netflix and Hulu. The rumors were enough to put a significant dent in Netflix’s stock price that day. The …

Is It Time To Occupy Amazon Yet? Is It Time To Occupy Amazon Yet?
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People are very, very unhappy with Amazon right now. First there was the conniving endorsement of that new online tax bill. Now Amazon has thrown the first spear in what looks to be a looming battle with brick and mortar …

Google Hides +1 Button In Search Results Google Hides +1 Button In Search Results
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Google used to show the +1 button on all of its search results at the same time, meaning you could look at a page, and see the button on each one. Now, you have to mouse over a result to …

Galaxy Nexus Release Date Delayed By Verizon Galaxy Nexus Release Date Delayed By Verizon
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What’s new, you might ask? As the official U.S. release date still hangs in confirmation limbo, Verizon sources have told CNET that the Galaxy Nexus has once again been delayed by Verizon. Earlier this week we heard rumors that the …

Monochrome Monday, Now With Dinosaurs Monochrome Monday, Now With Dinosaurs

One of the memes moving through Google+ today is #MonochromeMonday (curated by +Siddharth Pandit), from which I’ve collected today’s photos. Move your mouse cursor over each image to read the caption (if the photographer gave one). If you like what …

Google’s London Office Is Awfully Compelling Google’s London Office Is Awfully Compelling

Some are unsure if they are a waste of money or a great way to inspire employees. Whatever the case, you have to say this for Google’s newly-designed London office: It is features an incredibly compelling design that looks like …

Microsoft To Donate Hundreds of Xbox Kinect Bundles To Soldiers Microsoft To Donate Hundreds of Xbox Kinect Bundles To Soldiers

Microsoft is looking to give soldiers a little bit of a holiday morale boost by making a pretty big donation to dozens of USO centers around the world. They plan to deliver 380 Xbox Kinect gaming systems to bases around …

BBC iPlayer Comes to iPhone, But Not America BBC iPlayer Comes to iPhone, But Not America

The BBC has announced that their popular iPlayer app has come to the iPhone today. The free app allows access to live streaming of the BBC’s television and radio programming, as well as a significant archive of BBC’s older content, …

George Takei Sets Phaser To Peace Between “Star” Stars George Takei Sets Phaser To Peace Between “Star” Stars

Human rights activist and the once and future Mr. Sulu, George Takei, has entered the fray among his two sci-fi colleagues, William Shatner and Carrie Fisher, in hopes of quelling their YouTube dispute over which sci-fi franchise is better, Star …

Tim Tebow, Yelp, and The Virgin Mary Tim Tebow, Yelp, and The Virgin Mary

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 …

The Social Startup Bubble Is About To Burst, Says Forrester The Social Startup Bubble Is About To Burst, Says Forrester
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If you’re looking to be the next big thing in social media, too bad says one analyst. Forrester Research CEO George Colony, speaking at the LeWeb conference in Paris, identified social saturation as the main reason underlying his poor prognosis …

Biking, Sleep & App Heroes Biking, Sleep & App Heroes

Today’s infograhpic round-up looks at biking and health, sleep, and app characters vs. one another. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Biking and health: Created by: Healthcare Management Degree App hero vs. app hero: Sleep is awesome (via Ultralinx):