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CES 2012: Samsung’s OLED TV Rakes In Awards CES 2012: Samsung’s OLED TV Rakes In Awards
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There has been no shortage of amazing things on display at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. The unofficial themes of the show this year have been TVs and thinner gadgets. Some of the biggest buzz, though, has come from Samsung’s …

CES 2012: Education, Innovation Key To Growth CES 2012: Education, Innovation Key To Growth
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In the midst of the technology gauntlet that is CES, some people still took time out to talk about education and innovation as it relates to the tech industry. A panel of CEOs from Xerox, Ford and Verizon spoke on …

Is SOPA’s Bipartisan Support Due To Legislators’ Ignorance?

SOPA (the Stop Online Piracy Act, H.R. 3261) is perhaps the biggest news on the Internet lately. It is certainly the biggest news about the internet. People have been neatly divided into two camps on the matter: For and Against. …

ePrognosis.org Can Predict Your Life Expectancy ePrognosis.org Can Predict Your Life Expectancy
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If you’re one of the many that has Googled information on disease and/or symptoms in search of explanation for what may be ailing you, you probably found out that you are dying of every horrific illness ever. Probably tomorrow. Necrotizing …

iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak Imminent iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak Imminent
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The jailbreak community has been waiting a long time for developers to crack iOS 5 on the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. While an untethered jailbreak has been avialable for awhile now on older devices, the iPhone 4S and iPad …

CollegeHumor To Release Theatrical Film ‘Coffee Town’ CollegeHumor To Release Theatrical Film ‘Coffee Town’
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For those whose high school and college online time was spent on CollegeHumor, it might be hard to wrap your head around the idea of the site releasing a theatrical motion picture. However, that’s exactly what is happening, announced by …

Microsoft And LG Sign Patent Licensing Agreement Microsoft And LG Sign Patent Licensing Agreement

Microsoft and LG have announced today that they have entered into a patent license agreement covering LG’s Android and Chrome OS devices. This agreement expands upon a previous agreement between the two companies, and is one of ten similar deals …

[Exclusive] Google: Our position on China remains unchanged [Exclusive] Google: Our position on China remains unchanged
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A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews, “Our position on China remains unchanged.” That’s just in case there was any confusion from the Wall Street Journal report “Google Softens Tone on China”. It’s hard to believe it’s been two years since Google …

EA’s Freemium Business Hits 25 Million Players

EA wants you to know that their Play4Free, or Freemium, titles are all the rage these days. EA took time out of its busy schedule today to announce that the community of players enjoying their free-to-play browser-based games has reached …

iPad 3 Displays To Be Supplied By Samsung And LG iPad 3 Displays To Be Supplied By Samsung And LG

Among the many swirling iPad 3 rumors, one thing has remained fairly constant: the (retina) displays for the new tablet will be manufactured by Sharp. Now, however, it looks as though that isn’t going to be the case after all. …

Google Science Fair Showcases The Future Einsteins & Curies Google Science Fair Showcases The Future Einsteins & Curies

Science fairs have come a long way from the days of those white cardboard tri-fold displays you had to decorate with construction paper letters and very messy Elmer’s glue. In my youth, we were tasked with menial experiments like investigating …

CES 2012: Issa, Wyden Blasting SOPA, Promoting OPEN

Two congressmen are at CES proclaiming the good news of OPEN and the evils of SOPA. PCMag is reporting that Rep. Darrell Issa and Sen. Ron Wyden, co-sponsors of the OPEN Act, are at CES talking about SOPA and how …

CES 2012: E Ink Shows Off New Color Display CES 2012: E Ink Shows Off New Color Display

Ever since Amazon brought E Ink displays to the world’s attention with the first Kindle reader, e-reader users have been clamoring for color displays on their devices. Now it seems that they might soon get their wish. E Ink has …

Google+ Drops Incoming Feature Google+ Drops Incoming Feature
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Google is getting rid of the “incoming” feature of Google+, which provides a stream of updates from people who have added you to their Circles, which you haven’t added back. Some have questioned the existence of the feature from the …

New App Lets Spotify Act Like Pandora New App Lets Spotify Act Like Pandora

As a Spotify Premium user, I feel like it’s Christmas! When Spotify first rolled out, I was excited. I got an invite, downloaded it, and went full-bore with a Premium subscription so I could go mobile. I use Spotify all …

League Of Legends Rally Against SOPA
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One thing that can be said about the SOPA/PIPA bills is that it’s been effective at galvanizing factions of protesters of all types to come together against the them. Now it appears that the gamer legion is stepping into the …

Google Talks About Why It Changes Your TItles In Search Results Google Talks About Why It Changes Your TItles In Search Results
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Google changes the titles of search results sometimes. This is nothing new, but the company is shedding a bit of light on the process, saying their alternative titles usually improve clickthrough rate. Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Pierre Far writes on …

iPad 3, iPhone 5 Rumored To Feature Powerful Graphics iPad 3, iPhone 5 Rumored To Feature Powerful Graphics
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When the iPhone 5 and iPad 3 finally are revealed, they could be much more powerful than before. Imagination Technologies announced at CES that they have developed the first IP cores in their PowerVR Series6 GPU core line: the PowerVR …

ICANN Starts Accepting Applications For gTLDs ICANN Starts Accepting Applications For gTLDs
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ICANN began accepting applications for the new generic top-level domains (gtLDs) today. Applicants are directed to use the TLD Application System (TAS) to submit their application. With the TAS, applicants will have to answer 50 questions, as detailed in the …

Facebook Comments Box Plugin Goes Mobile Facebook Comments Box Plugin Goes Mobile
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Facebook has launched a mobile version of its comments box social plugin, which websites and blogs can use to let people comment using their Facebook profiles. One of the cool things about the comments box plugin itself is that it …

BBVA Gives Google Biggest Google Apps Contract To Date BBVA Gives Google Biggest Google Apps Contract To Date
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Google and Spanish financial services company Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) announced today that BBVA is now using Google Apps, in what is reportedly Google’s biggest enterprise contract to date (at least based on number of users), though the terms …

Yahoo, Cox Digital Solutions Partner To Create Political Advertising Goliath
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In order to make sure that Americans don’t miss a single political ad this year, Cox Digital Solutions announced today that they are partnering with Yahoo in order to provide exclusive political and advocacy advertising across Yahoo properties. With 2012 …

Google Search For Android Gets Updated Google Search For Android Gets Updated

Google just announced a new version of Google Search for Android 2.2 and higher. Google touts it as faster and easier to use. Go figure. Specifically, Google lists the following as the differences: Faster, smoother performance, with an updated and …

E-reading Company Kobo Sold To Rakuten For $315 Million E-reading Company Kobo Sold To Rakuten For $315 Million

Kobo, makers of e-readers and e-reading apps, announced today that their sale to Rakuten has closed. Rakuten, based in Japan, is a major global marketplace, selling a wide variety of products around the world. The sale was first announced in …