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Google: Hits Are How Idiots Track Success Google: Hits Are How Idiots Track Success

Google posted an hour long video of a Google+ hangout about Google Analytics and how to get more out of it as one of a series fo “Help Desk Hangouts”. Here’s the official description for the video: You’re looking to …

WoW Producer Admits Star Wars Has Hurt Subscriptions

It is rare for a dominant game developer to acknowledge the competition. It is even rarer when that developer is Blizzard, who has controlled the MMORPG market since its debut seven years ago. At World of Warcraft’s peak, it boasted …

Google’s Algorithm Changes: History of Search Google’s Algorithm Changes: History of Search
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No doubt Google has been one of the most influential characters on the internet and the search giant has changed the way we view the world and interact with it. When Google was first introduced in 1998 things looked a …

Guild Wars 2 Changing Up The Microtransaction Model

Guild Wars was always way ahead of its time by being one of the first MMOs to go free-to-play right out of the gate. The much anticipated sequel is continuing that fine tradition of free-to-play, but it’s also hoping to …

When Does Google Wave Shut Down? When Does Google Wave Shut Down?

Remember Google Wave? It’s been nearly two years since Google announced that it was shutting it down, but it’s still been around in some capacity. The technology is still live, on a read-only basis, at wave.google.com. I can still go …

Citizen Cosponsor Facebook App Brings Congress To Your Newsfeed Citizen Cosponsor Facebook App Brings Congress To Your Newsfeed
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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced a new initiative today that looks to improve the communication and understanding between Facebook’s legion of users and the legislative branch of the United States government. The new Facebook app, Citizen Cosponsor, allows Facebook …

Casper Smart: Is he Too Young for Jennifer Lopez?
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Jennifer Lopez decided to take her new man, 24-year-old back-up dancing Caspar Smart, with her to the set of American idol while a session was being taped. At the age of 43, Lopez is old enough to be Smart’s mother. …

Mass Effect 3 Ending Complaints Reach the FTC
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Bioware has taken a beating over the ending to its Mass Effect trilogy. Now, Gamepur.com is reporting a least one fan is taking the complaints up the chain of command. User El_Spiko on the Bioware forums said: “After reading through …

Bristol Palin Wants To Hear From Obama
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Rush Limbaugh made reprehensible remarks about a young lady and nearly every liberal of note has jumped up and demanded that every single conservative denounce him, and that he should be fired. Well, now Bristol Palin is asking President Obama …

Student Arrested For Filming Buildings In London
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You have to watch this video of a young Italian student who is harassed and subsequently arrested by London police that were claiming she was committing activity suspicious of being terrorist and riding a bicycle on the wrong side of …

Earthquake Hits Mexico City, No Reports Of Serious Damage
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A strong earthquake hit Mexico City today with a magnitude of 7.4, but no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries have come in. The quake is reported to have originated around the state of Guerrero and sent tremors to …

Pakistan Scraps Firewall Pakistan Scraps Firewall

Pakistan, a country which recently placed print ads to recruit non free-speech minded internet professionals for the “development, deployment and operation of a national level URL Filtering and Blocking System,” now says that it has scrapped its idea for the …

“Dark Shadows” Character Posters Revealed

Last week the official poster and trailer was revealed for Tim Burton’s upcoming gothic comedy “Dark Shadows”. The new character posters feature Eva Green as Angelique Bouchard, Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins, Gully McGrath as David Collins, Helena Bonham Carter …

Kirk Cameron Speaks Out Against Gay Marriage
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Cameron ticked off quite a few people when he said that he did not support gay marriage and that homosexuality was ”destructive to so many of the foundations of civilization.” The star of “Growing Pains” is now defending the controversial …

Hewlett-Packard Preparing Major Reorganization, Will Combine PC, Printer Groups Hewlett-Packard Preparing Major Reorganization, Will Combine PC, Printer Groups

Hewlett-Packard may be preparing a massive reorganization that would see its PC and printer businesses merged. The restructuring would primarily serve to cut spending and streamline HP’s business. Citing “sources familiar with the matter,” AllThingsD is reporting that the current …

A Kickstarter Project To Buy Kickstarter

By now we all know how kickstarter works. You submit an idea or invention and you post how much money it would cost to make. Anyone can then pledge to donate money, if the target is reached, then the money …

Amelia Earhart: Titanic Discoverer On Board For New Search
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After she disappeared without a trace with her navigator, Fred Noonan on July 2, 1937, Amelia Earhart has captured the fascination of millions as the mystery of what happened to her–and her plane–remain shrouded in shadows. Several extensive searches on …

Google Maps API Gets Some New Digs To Show Off The Wares Google Maps API Gets Some New Digs To Show Off The Wares
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Since 2005, Google Maps API has resided within the general developers corner of Google at code.google.com. Today, via the Lat Long Blog, Google Maps announced that they’ve created a new home for Google Maps API creations that will better showcase …

Twitter Promoted Tweets Get More Features Twitter Promoted Tweets Get More Features

Twitter began testing Promoted Tweets on mobile devices about three weeks ago. The test began with promoted tweets showing up on searches and newsfeeds in mobile apps, but only showed up with brand the user is already following. Promoted accounts …

Nvidia GeForce GTX 680 Review Leaked
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Nvidia has been really tight lipped on its next generation of PC video cards. The same video cards that are meant to combat AMD’s head start with the HD7970. If an early leaked review from Tom’s Hardware is any indication, …

Obama Chastises Iran Over Internet Policies Obama Chastises Iran Over Internet Policies

The first day of spring is also the first day on the Iranian calendar, and on that day Iran celebrates the holiday of Nowruz. With families in Iran coming together today, the White House has released a video aimed at …

The Real Mitt Romney: Rapping Romney Channels Eminem

Ok, let’s file this in the “this is really really good” department. And let’s not let politics get in the way of something so well done. I mean, seriously: how long do you think this took the guy who created …

90% of Tablet Use In Wi-Fi: No Need For Data Plans 90% of Tablet Use In Wi-Fi: No Need For Data Plans

If you are putting off buying a tablet because you can’t afford to buy the necessary data plan required to surf the net, you don’t need to. It appears most users are merely using wi-fi to do a majority of …

Mexico City Earthquake Causes Citizens to Run into the Streets and Tweet

A mega long 7.9 earthquake with an epicenter in Guerrero state shook central southern Mexico on Tuesday, swaying buildings in Mexico City and sending frightened workers and residents into the streets. The U.S. Geological Survey set the intensity at 7.9 …