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Foursquare Gets Business Hours, Becomes An Alternative to Google Foursquare Gets Business Hours, Becomes An Alternative to Google

Foursquare announced today that it has added business hours to its apps for merchants who provide them. This includes specific times like happy hour, kitchen hours and free admission hours, if applicable. Businesses who wish to add their hours, have …

New Orleans And Google Partner For Entrepreneurship New Orleans And Google Partner For Entrepreneurship

Next week starts the fourth annual New Orleans Entrepreneurship Week (NOEW), which provides grants to educational entrepreneurs and hosts workshops for various self-starters. The group is led by Google New Orleans Outreach, which made huge strides in New Orleans in …

Kony: Ugandan Says He’s Already Dead
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The “Stop Kony” movement on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube has gotten a lot of traction lately. The Ugandan guerrilla leader, Joseph Kony, has become a household word since a viral video was released telling of his abuses and viciousness. John …

Coors Light Iced T: Tap The Teabags?
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I’m really not sure what to say about this, but here it is. The company responsible for Coors and Coors Light is attempting to branch out into the summer alcoholic beverage industry with an iced tea/beer mashup that sounds, well, …

Rentini Concerned Over New Hawaiian Bill Rentini Concerned Over New Hawaiian Bill
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A lot of us are familiar with vacation rental and timeshare websites- owners post their properties online, users take a look, and rent what they pick out. This is all about to change in Hawaii, where vacation rentals are big …

American Airlines Attendant Has Premonition
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An American Airlines flight attendant had to be subdued and removed from a plane at Dallas Fort/worth airport as the flight attempted to depart for Chicago earlier today. Reports are not exactly clear about what happened, but it appears she …

Nokia Lumia 900 Launch Delayed By Over A Month [RUMOR] Nokia Lumia 900 Launch Delayed By Over A Month [RUMOR]
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AT&T may have delayed the launch of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 900 by over a month, according to a recent report. Rumors had put the launch at March 18th, but it seems that AT&T will now be shooting for a …

All New iPad Pre-Orders Now Sold Out All New iPad Pre-Orders Now Sold Out
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If you wanted to get your brand new new iPad (that’s never going to get less awkward) by launch date on March 16th, it appears that you’re out of luck. All models of the new tablet now show a delayed …

More Proof That Good Ideas Transcend Time And Media More Proof That Good Ideas Transcend Time And Media

I can’t get over this wonderful project Google is doing called, Project Re: Brief. In it, the folks at Google take great advertising from the past and have the original creatives re-look at the big idea and how they might …

Rush Limbaugh Website Deletes Fluke Remarks
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Politico reported today that something is amiss at Rush Limbaugh’s website. The Limbaugh site has an archive. That archive has a search function. So, in theory, one should be able to go to Limbaugh’s site, search the archive for “sllut”, …

Oklahoma Man Arrested For Sexually Violating A Pig
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I know that it’s hard to contain yourself around a prized show pig, but there are lines you just don’t cross. A man in Murray County, Oklahoma crossed that line. KFOR in Oklahoma City is reporting that 77-year-old Jimmy “Hawkeye” …

Bing Gains US Market Share, But So Does Google Bing Gains US Market Share, But So Does Google
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It’s always been an uphill battle for Bing, trying to gain search market share, but it doesn’t help when search giant Google’s market share grows too. And for as much fuss that has been made in the media about Google’s …

Google Launches Program For Women Entrepreneurs Google Launches Program For Women Entrepreneurs
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Google can now add a launching pad for female entrepreneurs to their long list of accomplishments. As reported today on their blog, they recently began a program called Women Entrepreneurs On The Web, or WEOW. The program was created specifically …

Jeremy Lin Gets a Strain of Weed Named After Him

My favorite rapper, Rick Ross, instagrammed a photo of new “Linsanity OG” weed that he found while shopping a pot stops in L.A. today. The new and ample strain of weed is rumoured to be named after Jeremy Shu-How Lin. …

U.S. Army Warns Soldiers About Geotagging U.S. Army Warns Soldiers About Geotagging
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Location tagging poses plenty of problems for civilians. Let’s say you told your boss that you were sick, but instead had plans to catch a Yankees game. In that case, you probably don’t want your next post popping up on …

Apple Antitrust Suit May Predict Coming Market Decline [Study] Apple Antitrust Suit May Predict Coming Market Decline [Study]
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The antitrust suit that the Justice Department threatened Apple with on March 7 may bear a wider significance for overall market trends. According to one recent study, U.S. government attacks on highly successful corporations historically correlate to stock market peaks. …

More Relevant Review Service Launches At SXSW More Relevant Review Service Launches At SXSW
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Are you sick of recommendations from people who don’t know you and don’t seem to suggest anything that suits you? So is LOCALFAVE. Today, they announced their official launch at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. The utility …

Facebook Gets $8 Billion Line of Credit Facebook Gets $8 Billion Line of Credit
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As part of some strategic moves Facebook is making ahead of their IPO, the company has received financing to the tune of $8 billion. The loans include a $5 billion revolving line of credit and a $3 billion 364-day bridge …

Korean Subcontractors Arrested for Selling Data Korean Subcontractors Arrested for Selling Data
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Five men working as subcontractors for South Korea’s two largest mobile providers have been arrested for illegally acquiring and selling personal information and location data from likely hundreds of thousands mobile users. The men, who were doing online field tracking …

Glomper Adds You To The SXSW Party Glomper Adds You To The SXSW Party
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Today marks the launch of a new free mobile app by Glomper Events created just for people who want all their social activities in one place. The app, which was unveiled at SXSW, allows users to create as well as …

VEVO Makes Music Videos More Social VEVO Makes Music Videos More Social
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Do you like watching music videos? I sure do, but I’ve always felt something was missing. VEVO tells me that Facebook integration is the missing component in my music video obsessed life. Writing on the VEVO blog, Jim Macnie says …

Al-Jazeera, Social Media, & The Next Generation Of News Al-Jazeera, Social Media, & The Next Generation Of News

Al-Jazeera’s seen how social media is changing the way the wind blows, so the news organization shifted its sails accordingly and now finds itself on the front lines of the next generation of news reporting. Twitter, Facebook, Skype, YouTube, Google+, …

Google On How It Censors Content (Ahead Of World Day Against Cyber-Censorship) Google On How It Censors Content (Ahead Of World Day Against Cyber-Censorship)
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World Day Against Cyber-Censorship is this coming Monday – March 12. Here’s the official description for that: World Day Against Cyber-Censorship (on 12 March 2011) is intended to rally everyone in support of a single Internet without restrictions and accessible …

Toilet Texting and You [Infographic]

How many of you take your smartphone with you when you go to the bathroom? How many of you text while relieving yourself? Don’t lie, because if the upcoming infographic is true, a lot more of you do than don’t. …