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Larry David Joins Twitter At The Behest Of Charity Bribers Larry David Joins Twitter At The Behest Of Charity Bribers

Former Seinfeld and current Curb Your Enthusiasm funnyman Larry David has cautiously waded into the brackish waters of social networking. Late Monday, the writer, actor, and producer sent out his first dispatch to the Twitterverse. And it’s a demand. “I …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Apple’s iPhone 4S Orders Begin To Taper Off Ahead Of Launch iPhone 5 Rumor: Apple’s iPhone 4S Orders Begin To Taper Off Ahead Of Launch
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With the launch of the iPhone 5 (or iPhone 6, or, most likely, “new iPhone”) getting ever closer, Apple appears to be reducing its orders of the current generation iPhone 4S. The reduction is not large yet, as the launch …

Google Wins 750 Domains in Cybersquatting Case Google Wins 750 Domains in Cybersquatting Case
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The National Arbitration Forum (NAF) has awarded Google the rights to over 750 domain names that a cybersquatter had purchased and tied to other known brands and celebrity names. Between February 29 and March 10 of this year, defendant Chris …

Google Touts Its Green Tech in “Story of Send” Google Touts Its Green Tech in “Story of Send”

If you’ve ever wondered how your email gets from your computer to another inbox, you’re in luck. Google has created a simplistic video showing the basics of how email sent from Gmail travels to its destination. The video is more …

CBS Picks Up Sitcom Based On Groupon

Social media has been trying to put it’s foot in the television door. It started with a William Shatner sitcom titled “$#*! My Dad Says,” but it got cancelled after 18 episodes. Then it was thought that a TV show …

Groupon Finally Earns a Profit, Stock Shoots Up 18% Groupon Finally Earns a Profit, Stock Shoots Up 18%

Groupon has shocked Wall Street with their first ever profitable quarter. Their first quarter 2012 financial report is in and things are looking really good. Revenue has increased almost 90% and they brought in $559.3 million as compared to only …

Google Implementing Places API Search Refinements Google Implementing Places API Search Refinements
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One of the more interesting things Google has been involved with recently is its Places API. When it brought search along for the ride, it made the Places API even more valuable. There were still areas in which search could …

If You’re Going to Rob an Internet Cafe, You Should Probably Log Out of Facebook If You’re Going to Rob an Internet Cafe, You Should Probably Log Out of Facebook
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Few things have come along in the last century that have given the population the opportunity to display such a high level of idiocy quite like Facebook. Of course, people all around the world have been doing stupid things for …

Britney and Demi Join Forces for The X Factor

Britney and Demi are officially confirmed as judges for the upcoming season of media mogul Simon Cowell’s talent competition “The X Factor USA”. Britney Spears recently signed a $15 million deal with the network for one season, while Demi Lovato …

Social Network User Activity Stats Social Network User Activity Stats
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Web design firm GO-gulf.com has compiled an infographic entitled “User Activity Comparison Of Popular Social Networking Sites,” which compares usage of the five most popular social networking sites – Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Linkedin, and Pinterest. Facebook, which is getting ready …

Katherine Jenkins Injured On DWTS
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It seems like every week, I’m writing about a new injury on “Dancing With The Stars”. I thought for a while that maybe this season just had a Gypsy curse put on it or something, but now I’m leaning more …

Facebook or Google: Who Wins at Advertising? Facebook or Google: Who Wins at Advertising?

With the tech world still atwitter ahead of Facebook’s IPO this Friday, it’s expected to be one of the grandest IPOs in history. Investors are apparently so eager about the social network going public that all of the IPO shares …

Tablets Are Huge For Web Traffic Tablets Are Huge For Web Traffic
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Adobe just released a pretty interesting study, finding that the share of website visits from tablets grew about 10 times faster than the rate of smartphones within two years of market introduction, and by over 300% in the last year. …

ACLU Comes Out Against CSA: The Senate’s CISPA ACLU Comes Out Against CSA: The Senate’s CISPA

As everybody knows now, CISPA passed the House. The ACLU likes to think the 248 to 168 vote was close enough to declare that CISPA might not make it through the Senate. They feel that the Senate’s own cybersecurity act, …

Matt Cutts Is Bummed Out by Iran’s Censorship Matt Cutts Is Bummed Out by Iran’s Censorship

The saga of Iran’s affront on an open internet acquired another chapter today as the government’s telecommunications ministry has prohibited telephone operators, insurance firms, and local banks from using foreign-hosted email services to communicate with clients. In effect, this bans …

Google Report Dismisses Competitors’ Complaints of Search Bias Google Report Dismisses Competitors’ Complaints of Search Bias
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Google continues its offensive against the antitrust investigation by the Federal Trade Commission with another internally-commissioned report released today. The report, which follows a different one from last week that argued Google’s right to free speech, pokes holes through all …

Best Of The Web: The End Goal Of A Submission Is Not A Link Best Of The Web: The End Goal Of A Submission Is Not A Link
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We recently ran an article called “The Blurry Lines Of Google’s Paid Links Policy“. Much of the article talked about web directory The Best Of The Web, which has a submission process, requiring submitters to pay a fee to have …

SEOmoz Takes On Webspam With Ambitious Project, Talks Penguin Update SEOmoz Takes On Webspam With Ambitious Project, Talks Penguin Update
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SEOmoz is working on a new spam research project aimed at classifying, identifying and removing (or at least limiting) the link juice that spam pages and sites can pass – a pretty ambitious goal, to say the least. Can SEOmoz …

Wozniak Would Like to See an Apple Without the Walled Garden Wozniak Would Like to See an Apple Without the Walled Garden
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Given that Apple currently has more money than a country club of gods right now, it’s hard to argue with the company’s formula for success. Still, Apple’s “walled garden” is a continuous point of criticism and now one of the …

Anonymous Claims To Have Access To U.S.-Owned Classified Databases Anonymous Claims To Have Access To U.S.-Owned Classified Databases

Anonymous has changed a lot in the past few years from ragtag group of hackers to a massive force to be reckoned with. One of its more prolific members, Christopher Doyon, is now on the run from U.S. law enforcement …

“Rush Babes”: Limbaugh’s Facebook Page Garnering Support “Rush Babes”: Limbaugh’s Facebook Page Garnering Support
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Rush Limbaugh has been in the news a lot recently (but then, when isn’t he?) regarding his views on women’s rights, especially after an incident with Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke in which he called her a “slut” after she …

Google Algorithm Changes For April: Big List Released Google Algorithm Changes For April: Big List Released
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As expected, Google has finally released its big list of algorithm changes for the month of April. It’s been an interesting month, to say the least, with not only the Penguin update, but a couple of Panda updates sprinkled in. …

Google Demands $4 Billion A year From Microsoft Google Demands $4 Billion A year From Microsoft
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Microsoft’s years of bullying smaller companies into patent submission is about to come back and bite them in the butt. Today in court Google demanded $4 billion a year in patent fees for the Xbox 360 or stop selling it …

Google Penguin Update: Seriously, Avoid Doorway Pages Google Penguin Update: Seriously, Avoid Doorway Pages
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If you want to avoid Google’s Penguin update (or recover from it), you’re going to have to make sure your site falls in line with Google’s quality guidelines. We’ve been posting various articles on these guidelines, such as: Google Penguin …