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Search Plus Your World: Page Reportedly Tells Googlers To Work Elsewhere If They Don’t Like It Search Plus Your World: Page Reportedly Tells Googlers To Work Elsewhere If They Don’t Like It
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If you work at Google, and you have a problem with Google’s “Search Plus Your World” features, you can find another place to work. Perhaps Facebook. That seems to be popular destination for former Googlers. Google CEO Larry Page, according …

Bill Maher Loves SOPA, Amazing 8 Year Old Guitarist, and Laser Cannons Bill Maher Loves SOPA, Amazing 8 Year Old Guitarist, and Laser Cannons

A viral video is one that becomes popular through 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 …

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson To Address Advertiser Questions Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson To Address Advertiser Questions
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If you advertise with Yahoo, and you have some questions for Scott Thompson, the company’s new CEO, you can post them on Yahoo’s Advertising Facebook page, and there’s a chance he will answer them. According to the company, Thompson will …

The Oscars, National Peanut Butter Day, and Mitt Romney’s Tax Rate The Oscars, National Peanut Butter Day, and Mitt Romney’s Tax Rate

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 …

Google Gathers With European Commission Officials To Talk Business Google Gathers With European Commission Officials To Talk Business

Google hosted an event today in Brussels for small businesses, European Commission officials, European parliamentarians and business associations. The focus was on discussing how the Internet can drive growth and jobs, according to the company. I wonder if there was …

Steve Jobs Had Grand Plans For iPhone Camera Steve Jobs Had Grand Plans For iPhone Camera

Steve Jobs believed that people should “Think different.” His vision for Apple has changed the way the world works. But, Jobs had plans just prior to his death to make a leap forward in one particular area. Jobs didn’t just …

The OPEN Act Becomes Truly Open The OPEN Act Becomes Truly Open
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The OPEN Act, the less insane version of SOPA and PIPA, is up for public scrutiny and changes. Representative Darrell Issa has created Keep the Web Open to allow citizens the opportunity of making revisions and suggestions to the bill …

Steve Jobs’s Widow To Join Michelle Obama At State Of The Union Steve Jobs’s Widow To Join Michelle Obama At State Of The Union
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Did you see this tweet from First Lady Michelle Obama this afternoon: @MichelleObamaMichelle ObamaI hope everyone’s made plans to watch tonight’s State of the Union—where will you be watching? -mo 9 minutes ago via web · powered by @socialditto If you’re Laurene …

Stanford Professor Quits Job To Start Free Online University Stanford Professor Quits Job To Start Free Online University

Sebastian Thrun had a nice gig. As Research Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University and a Google Fellow, Thrun led the development of the Google self-driving car. But, Thrum just stepped down from Stanford to go start his own …

Samsung Wins Decision Against Apple In On-Going Patent Wars Samsung Wins Decision Against Apple In On-Going Patent Wars

Samsung and their Galaxy Tab have been given the green light to be sold in the Netherlands and distributed throughout the European Union. That’s the word from Florian Mueller over at FOSS Patents earlier today, who reported that Apple failed …

Obama’s State of the Union Strategy: Social, Enhanced Broadcasts, and Watch Parties Obama’s State of the Union Strategy: Social, Enhanced Broadcasts, and Watch Parties
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Tonight, President Obama will give the annual State of the Union address, and the White House wants this year’s SOTU to stand out in one specific way: increased interaction. As we approach the 2012 Election, Obama’s team has made a …

DLD: iPad Popularity Leads To E-Textbooks DLD: iPad Popularity Leads To E-Textbooks

From the Digital Life Design conference, a welcome announcement was made for students. Textbook publishers saw it coming: an e-textbook revolution is imminent and it will change learning forever, said Osman Rashid, co-founder and CEO of Kno. The software company …

Chinese Military Takes Hot Potato Way Too Seriously Chinese Military Takes Hot Potato Way Too Seriously

Remind me never to join the People’s Liberation Army of China. Footage revealed last weekend on YouTube shows a training exercise from the PLA where soldiers pass around a live grenade to have it thrown into a hole. The soldiers …

Pinterest Traffic Spikes Pinterest Traffic Spikes

Yesterday, Hitwise tweeted that Pinterest‘s total visits have grown from 10 million to 17 million in just this month. @Hitwise_USExperian HitwisePinterest ranked as #60 most visited site in the US last week – total visits went from 10M to 17M …

Verizon’s Push Pays Off Big Time! Verizon’s Push Pays Off Big Time!

Today Verizon Wireless announced that they have added 1.5 million new customers over the last quarter and that smartphones are on the rise big time! Last quart only 39% of users were on smartphones, now over 44% of their total …

Google Custom Search Makes It Easier To Get New Content Indexed Google Custom Search Makes It Easier To Get New Content Indexed

Google has a new way for sites that use Google Custom Search to add pages to the custom search engine’s index. “Our users have been telling us that while they love the concept of on-demand indexing, manually entering URLs or …

Mark Zuckerberg Paints On Facebook Wall Mark Zuckerberg Paints On Facebook Wall
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg contributed a bit of artwork to one of the walls at the company’s new headquarters. Video of that is making the rounds. I guess anything involving Zuckerberg and a “wall’ is supposed to be funny. But …

Minecraft LEGO Set Will Be Officially Released, Thanks to Petition

Minecraft and Lego’s, they’re like evolutionary cousins. Without Lego’s, there’s a good chance Minecraft would never have come to be. Therefore, it seems all but an inevitability that the two brands would come together to form an alliance, stretching our …

Indianapolis Gets Better AT&T Services Ahead Of Super Bowl Sunday Indianapolis Gets Better AT&T Services Ahead Of Super Bowl Sunday
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Perhaps my AT&T service experience is different from yours and for your sake I hope it is, but whenever I am near an area with a high density of people, my AT&T service completely bottoms out. Texts don’t go through, …

Hackers Take Control of U.S. Railway

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has just released reports on a cyber attack which occurred on December 1st of this past year. Northwest Rail Company’s computers were compromised and subsequent train schedules were delayed. Apparently no lives were put in …

ANA on ICANN’s Expansion of Top-Level Domains: “Reckless and Premature” ANA on ICANN’s Expansion of Top-Level Domains: “Reckless and Premature”
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On January 12, ICANN began carrying out its controversial new plan. As WebProNews previously reported, the organization made the historical decision last year to expand the number of generic top-level domain (gTLD) names to an unlimited number. What this means is that the 22 domain name endings, including .com, .org, and others that currently exist could turn into .brand going forward.

Modern Warfare 3 DLC Hits For Call Of Duty Elite Premium Subscribers

Modern Warfare 3′s “content season” is now officially upon us, as the first DLC is now available. The only catch is that it is only available to Call of Duty Elite PREMIUM members. Call of Duty Elite, of course, is …

Wikimedia & Orange To Provide Free Wikipedia Access In Africa, Middle East Wikimedia & Orange To Provide Free Wikipedia Access In Africa, Middle East

Jimmy Wales isn’t messing around when it comes to stressing the point that, yes, everybody should have free and available access to information. In a press release this afternoon, the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organization that operates Wikipedia, announced that …

Microsoft Points May Be No More
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Do you hate Microsoft Points? … That’s what I thought. It’s a good thing then that they may soon be out. Inside Mobile Apps is reporting that a source close to Microsoft told them that the company may soon be …