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Google Eliminates the Click from the Instant Preview Process Google Eliminates the Click from the Instant Preview Process
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Google announced that it has made it “easier” to choose the result you want. It’s not as major as it sounds. Essentially, they just made an adjustment to how Instant Previews work. Here’s the full announcement: In addition to some …

iPads to Rule the Holiday Season for Apple? iPads to Rule the Holiday Season for Apple?

It’s almost October folks, and you know what that means: It’s time to get ready for the holiday season, especially if you’re a company looking to rake the money in during the “everybody buy” portion of the calendar. In regards …

Watch f8 Right Here Watch f8 Right Here
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f8 is streaming live, and Facebook has been kind enough to offer an embed, so if you’re already here at WebProNews, why not stick around and see what the company has to say. Speaking will be CEO Mark Zuckerberg, CTO …

Netflix Grabs Discovery Channel Content For Streaming Netflix Grabs Discovery Channel Content For Streaming
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Finally, there’s some (decently) good news for Netflix. They have announced that an agreement has been reached with Discovery Communications to “renew and expand” their streaming content contract. This means that Netflix streaming customers will have access to past seasons …

News Comes to Life through Next Media Animations News Comes to Life through Next Media Animations
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Most people are visual consumers, meaning that anytime a picture, graphic, or video is included into a text document, they are more likely to be engaged. For instance, whenever we hear about a car bomb going off, chances are, it will have a bigger impact on us once we see an image or video of it.

WordPress Launches “Follow” Button to Help Drive Traffic to Your Blog WordPress Launches “Follow” Button to Help Drive Traffic to Your Blog
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WordPress has launched “follow” buttons for WordPress.com blogs, which it says will drive more traffic to your blog. Scott Berkun of WordPress says the button will “dramatically help pageviews and retention.” Anyone that is not logged into WordPress.com can visit …

Free Smartphones, Butterfingers With Nokia Gift Machine Free Smartphones, Butterfingers With Nokia Gift Machine

What if your Foursquare check-ins and Twitter shares gave you more than a sense of accomplishment – what if they could get you free stuff? That’s the concept behind the “Nokia Gift Machine,” a special vending machine that was created …

Bing Adds Conduit Apps to Search Results Bing Adds Conduit Apps to Search Results

Conduit, if you don’t know, is the largest global network of browser and mobile app publishers (accounting for 260,000 members and their 250 million users), and now all of the apps in its network are discoverable in Bing. “The move …

Bill Gates Is Still Incredibly Rich Bill Gates Is Still Incredibly Rich
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Bow down to the richest person in America. Again. That’s right, folks. Bill Gates is back on top of the newest Fortune 400 list for richest people in the United States. The Microsoft founder has long flirted with the top …

New Facebook Tools to Help Your Page Grow New Facebook Tools to Help Your Page Grow
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If you haven’t noticed, Facebook has been making a whole lot of changes lately. Many of them – and certainly the most talked about ones – have been based on the main news feed experience. However, there have been some …

Fox News / Google Debate Live Tonight, Still Asking For Your Participation Fox News / Google Debate Live Tonight, Still Asking For Your Participation
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UPDATE: Remember, just in case there’s any confusion, you should direct any questions to the Fox News YouTube channel. At the beginning of the month, partners YouTube and Fox News announced the interactive Fox News / Google debate that would …

Google Makes Mobile Site Optimization an Ad Quality Factor Google Makes Mobile Site Optimization an Ad Quality Factor
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Google announced that it is making mobile site optimization a new factor of ad quality for AdWords campaigns that are driving mobile search traffic. Google began limiting ad serving on high-end mobile devices when landing pages contained Flash-heavy content last …

YouTube Rolls Out 3D Conversion, Long Form Videos YouTube Rolls Out 3D Conversion, Long Form Videos

Whether you’ll use it or not is another matter, apparently, but that hasn’t stopped YouTube from introducing the ability to convert videos into the 3D format. While the feature is in the beta stage, it’s still an option available to …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Al Gore Discusses Upcoming Release iPhone 5 Rumor: Al Gore Discusses Upcoming Release
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Speaking at the Discovery Invest Leadership Summit in South Africa, former Vice President Al Gore let a little but of information slip regarding the upcoming release of the new iPhone 5. While speaking at the conference, Gore had this to …

Gmail for Mobile Gets New Features Gmail for Mobile Gets New Features

Google has launched a few new features for Gmail for mobile. These include: multiple sign-in support, mobile-specific signature and vacation auto-responder. Google has offered multiple sign-in for for the desktop for a while, but mobile users have had to get …

Giant iPad/iPhone Touch Display, Flash Player 11 & Android-Controlled Cars Giant iPad/iPhone Touch Display, Flash Player 11 & Android-Controlled Cars

There are some pretty interesting clips in today’s round-up. I think the face-swapping program takes the cake though. Imagine how good this technology could be in another year. Get ready for impostors to infiltrate your video chats and “hangouts”. View …

Ron Artest, Stephen King, and New Facebook Ron Artest, Stephen King, and New Facebook

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 …

Facebook Changes Fires Twitter Up Facebook Changes Fires Twitter Up
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And not in a good way, either. No, it’s safe to say the reaction to Facebook’s latest round of updates has been largely unpleasant. In fact, it’s been a pretty strong Twitter trend for the better part of the day, …

Twitter Launches Promoted Political Ads Twitter Launches Promoted Political Ads
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Prepare yourself for an onslaught, as political ads have just made their debut on Twitter. As the Republican presidential primary battle heats up, candidates and interest groups will now be able to make sure that their message is seen by …

iPad Video Habits, App Store Wars & Casual Gaming iPad Video Habits, App Store Wars & Casual Gaming

Today, we’re sharing some infographics from a number of different sources. If you’re interested in technology, mobile apps, video consumption, gaming, daily deals or WATER, do a little scrolling and see some nice illustrations. View other daily infographic compilations here. …

The Top 50 Web Properties List Isn’t Too Surprising The Top 50 Web Properties List Isn’t Too Surprising
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The top 50 web properties list for August probably looks a lot like the top 50 web properties list from July, and June, and May, and, well, you get the picture. Simply put, it’s an Internet world that belongs to …

Bing Launches Action Buttons in Search Results Bing Launches Action Buttons in Search Results

Bing announced the release of “Action Buttons” in search results today. These are buttons on certain types of search results (including travel-related) that allow you to engage in specific actions related to that result. Think about things like checking into …

Julpan from “Orion” Creator Acquired by Twitter Julpan from “Orion” Creator Acquired by Twitter

Twitter has acquired Julpan, a social search company founded by Ori Allon, who is credited with the creation of the Orion Search Engine, and an algorithm Google bought the rights to for use in search refinements. He left Google last …

Starbucks Barista Song Goes Viral, Gets Barista Fired Starbucks Barista Song Goes Viral, Gets Barista Fired

Apparently, the lessons about creating viral content about your employer and the subsequent damage the mocking kind of content can do needs to be taught over and over, unless, of course, getting fired was the intention of the one who …