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Google Loved By Both Men And Women, According To Desired Brands Survey Google Loved By Both Men And Women, According To Desired Brands Survey
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If you’re ever having a fight with your significant other, know that you can find common ground over your shared love of Google, Dove, and Southwest Airlines. Brand insight firm Buyology has just released the results of their 2012 Most …

Jeremy Lin Is HUGE On Twitter Jeremy Lin Is HUGE On Twitter
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The New York Knicks white-hot trending topic point guard, aside from being the talk of the sports world — move over, you Super Bowl-winning Giants, it’s Lin Time — he’s also one of the most popular topics on Twitter, especially …

Groupon VIP: Would You Pay $30 A Year For A Better Groupon Experience? Groupon VIP: Would You Pay $30 A Year For A Better Groupon Experience?

Groupon is launching a new premium service for its “best customers” called Groupon VIP. Basically it just gives users access to deals early and later after they’ve expired for everyone else. It costs $30 a year . BusinessInsider has a …

Modern Warfare 3 Free To Play This Weekend, On Sale
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Steam will occasionally offer up free weekends on PC games to allow interested gamers a chance to try out the game before buying it. This weekend’s game is a big one. Steam announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 …

‘Iron Sky’ Pits President Sarah Palin Against Nazi Invaders From Space [Updated] ‘Iron Sky’ Pits President Sarah Palin Against Nazi Invaders From Space [Updated]
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UPDATE: Per a comment from one of the co-producers with “Iron Sky,” it looks like American movie-goers will get to enjoy this flick after all. As Mark Overett stated in his comment, “Iron Sky is definitely coming to the USA! …

Social Network Use in the U.S. [Infographic] Social Network Use in the U.S. [Infographic]

The Statista infographic below rounds up some big pieces of info on social network use in the U.S. The most obvious thing to take away from the data right off the bat is that Facebook dwarfs everyone else. Surprise. A …

Second Life Creator Acquires LittleTextPeople
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Linden Lab, makers of Second Life, has been kind of quiet for a while. They broke that silence today with an acquisition and announcement of new products. Linden Lab announced their acquisition of LittleTextPeople, a game development studio that specializes …

Messages Only For OS X Mountain Lion After Beta Messages Only For OS X Mountain Lion After Beta

When Apple unexpectedly announced OS X Mountain Lion yesterday, they offered Mac users a taste of things to come in the form of a beta version of the new Messages app. The app works just like Messages for iOS, in …

Nevada Developing Driverless Car Regulations Nevada Developing Driverless Car Regulations

Nevada has resumed putting laws into place that will allow companies to begin testing self-driving vehicles. Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles Director Bruce Breslow says the DMV is now developing new licensing procedures, and the state’s legislative commission approved moving …

Google+ Brand Pages Grow 1400% Since December Google+ Brand Pages Grow 1400% Since December
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One way to judge the popularity of Google+ is with total user growth, and some estimates put the network at over 100 million users. Those projections indicate that Google+ could have 400+ million by the end of 2012. Another metric …

Facebook Content Standards: Arty Nudity Okay; ‘Moose Knuckles’ Not So Much Facebook Content Standards: Arty Nudity Okay; ‘Moose Knuckles’ Not So Much
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The next time you feel like photoshopping a blown-apart head of one of your enemies and then uploading it to Facebook, the site moderators are perfectly fine with that – just make sure that the picture doesn’t actually depict any …

Facebook Open Graph Apps: A Bunch Of New Ones Facebook Open Graph Apps: A Bunch Of New Ones

Facebook announced a new round of Open Graph apps that will help users populate their timelines by sharing the content they’re consuming. The new round includes apps from Buzzfeed, CBS Local (LA and NY), CMT, The Daily Show, GetGlue, Huffington …

Proview Seeks $2 Billion From Apple In U.S. Courts

The legal drama between Apple and Proview just got more interesting. As we previously reported, Proview, a small Chinese company that makes monitors, claims to own the iPad trademark in China. Apple claims to have bought the trademark a few …

Anonymous Continues Anti-ACTA Attack On U.S. Government Anonymous Continues Anti-ACTA Attack On U.S. Government
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At some point, there’s going to be a massive, mainstream media-friendly bust where a bunch of 20-somethings are led away for the world to see, with FBI officials holding press conferences claiming the scourge of the Anonymous hacker group has …

Google Goggles Gets Currency Recognition Google Goggles Gets Currency Recognition

When Google launched Google Goggles in 2009 the service was cool, but still pretty limited. While there were lots of things you could search for just by taking a picture, there were lots more that the Google Goggles wouldn’t recognize. …

Pinterest Finally Speaks – The Latest Pinterest Finally Speaks – The Latest
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Pinterest has been maddeningly silent about some of the press items floated the past few weeks. The did speak up and calm the tempest in a teapot about how “sneaky” (or not) the monetizing of links on Pinterest had been. …

Rift Sets World Record For Most In-Game Marriages

Ever since the Guinness World Records committee began keeping track of video game records, there has been some really odd attempts at breaking records that nobody even thought about before. This is one of those records. Trion Worlds, publisher and …

Want To Cancel Your Cable In Favor Of The Web? How Cable Companies Aim To Stop You Want To Cancel Your Cable In Favor Of The Web? How Cable Companies Aim To Stop You
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The FCC has a fight on its hands between cable companies and Internet streaming set-top box companies such as Boxee. The cable companies are pushing the FCC to make a change to current regulation in order to allow them to encrypt basic cable programming.

Google Patents New Lockscreen Method Google Patents New Lockscreen Method

Google has just patented their new lockscreen method for Android, as an answer to Apple’s “slide to unlock” functionality. Google’s new unlock feature is unique in that the user can execute a separate command while simultaneously unlocking the phone. Basically, …

Twitter Self Serve Ads Available To 10,000 Businesses [Updated] Twitter Self Serve Ads Available To 10,000 Businesses [Updated]
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Update: Twitter just posted an official announcement about this, with a link to a sign-up form. The company says: Soon, small businesses based in the United States will have the chance to take their Twitter marketing efforts to a new …

Facebook “Suggested Guests” Feature Comes To Events Facebook “Suggested Guests” Feature Comes To Events
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Facebook is currently testing a new feature housed within the event pages. It’s called “Suggested Guests” and it does just that – provides a series of suggested guests that you can then invite in one click. The Suggested Guests box …

Mass Effect 3 Launching Into Space
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Mass Effect 3 is already shaping up to be one of the biggest releases this year. Electronic Arts, in what is perhaps one of the best marketing stunts ever, is taking Mass Effect into its natural element – outer space. …

Internet Gains 8 Users Per Second [Infographic] Internet Gains 8 Users Per Second [Infographic]

The nifty Pingdom infographic below will tell you that 7.9 people per second become new Internet users. That’s 2.3 Billion people, or 32.7% of the world’s population. So, what do we do on there? Let’s put that in perspective with …

Demand Media: eHow Hasn’t Been Affected By Panda Since July Demand Media: eHow Hasn’t Been Affected By Panda Since July
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I think it’s safe to say that Demand Media has survived the Panda update. The company put out its Q4/full-year 2011 earnings report today, including a 5% quarterly increase in revenue for its content/media business and a 15% year-over-year increase. …