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Twitter Warms Up Before SOTU Twitter Warms Up Before SOTU

President Obama’s annual State of the Union address will be tonight at 9:00 PM. You can watch enhanced broadcasts of it online at  http://www.whitehouse.gov/state-of-the-union-2012 Before the first word is uttered, people are taking to the Twitters in anticipation. BREAKING: Obama …

Liquid Air Could Be The Fuel of The Future Liquid Air Could Be The Fuel of The Future
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With the price of gasoline on the rise and almost every nations economy in recession, it is a race to find a more affordable means of transportation and something that won’t produce the harmful greenhouse gasses associated with gasoline engines. …

Mitt Romney Is President Of The United States Of Facebook Mitt Romney Is President Of The United States Of Facebook
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While Ron Paul is winning the Republican constituency of the Twitternation, Mitt Romney has established himself as the candidate of Facebook, even ahead of President Obama. Experian Hitwise Director of Research Heather Doughtery wrote about the Facebook traffic for the …

Yahoo Q4 Earnings Released Yahoo Q4 Earnings Released

Yahoo released their 4th quarter earnings today, and for the most part met expectations. They reported earnings of $0.24 per share, which amounts to no change from Q4 of 2010. Yahoo’s fourth quarter revenue declined 3% – $1.17 billion in …

Apple’s Record Quarter: Record iPhone, iPad & Mac Sales, And Other Key Stats Apple’s Record Quarter: Record iPhone, iPad & Mac Sales, And Other Key Stats

Apple released its Q1 earnings report today. It was the company’s biggest quarter ever, with record sales for iPhones, iPads and Macs. You can read all of the financials here. Following the release the company held its conference call discussing …

Joe Paterno Memorial Tickets Pulled From eBay Joe Paterno Memorial Tickets Pulled From eBay
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Some people looking to cash in on the death of Joe Paterno are out of luck, as eBay has pulled multiple listings offering tickets to the Penn State coach’s public memorial service. On Thursday, Penn State plans to hold a …

WikiLeaks Founder Getting Into Television WikiLeaks Founder Getting Into Television

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange might be coming to a TV near you. The WikiLeaks blog announced Monday that Assange will be hosting a “series of in-depth conversations with key political players, thinkers and revolutionaries from the around the world.” The …

Apple Q1 Earnings Released, Biggest Quarter Ever Apple Q1 Earnings Released, Biggest Quarter Ever
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Apple just posted its earnings for its fiscal year 2012 first quarter. Last quarter, Apple didn’t live up to analysts’ expectations, but the company still had a record September quarter. This quarter, they had the holidays, and this quarter, they …

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 …