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AT&T: FCC Report “Lacks All Credibility” AT&T: FCC Report “Lacks All Credibility”
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Although the AT&T / T-Mobile merger seems to be on life support, you’ve got to admire AT&T for their latest statement, one which proves that if they go down, they want to go down swinging. AT&T has hit back at …

Netflix, Hulu Users: Usage-Based Internet Is On The Way… Or Not? Netflix, Hulu Users: Usage-Based Internet Is On The Way… Or Not?
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The Internet sky is falling, says the Internet. But that isn’t exactly true. Not yet, at least. An analyst with Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. in New York, Craig Moffett, was quoted in Bloomberg yesterday for predicting that at least …

Twitter Self-Serve Ads Now in Testing Twitter Self-Serve Ads Now in Testing

Do you remember back in January when news came out that Twitter users would be able to create two types of self-serve ads (promoted tweets and promoted accounts)? Twitter is now testing self-service ads with some of its existing advertisers. …

Google Prime? Google Jabs Amazon With Upcoming Quick Delivery Service Google Prime? Google Jabs Amazon With Upcoming Quick Delivery Service
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With the success of Amazon Prime, it was only a matter of time before Google got into the fast-shipping business. According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is on the way to start a service that matches online shopping with …

NickRoll’D: Latest Meme Leads Victims To Nickelback YouTube Video NickRoll’D: Latest Meme Leads Victims To Nickelback YouTube Video
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If you’ve spent any amount of time on the Internet, then you’ve probably been RickRoll’D. For the off chance that a few of you aren’t familiar Rickrolling, it’s an Internet meme form of bait and switch. Someone will send you …

Siri and iPhone Humor, and How Twitter is Making Money Siri and iPhone Humor, and How Twitter is Making Money

Today’s video round-up features a couple pieces of iPhone-related humor, Method Man rapping about Sour Patch Kids, and an intervie with Twitter Chief Revenue Officer Adam Bain. View more video round-ups here. Siri and I – Forever alone: How Twitter …

The Grammys, NASCAR, and Sprite The Grammys, NASCAR, and Sprite

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 …

Galaxy Nexus Rumor: Landing At Best Buy December 11th Galaxy Nexus Rumor: Landing At Best Buy December 11th

Unfortunately for everyone eager to get their hands on the Ice Cream Sandwich-powered Samsung Galaxy Nexus, we’ve heard of no official release date. And until we do, rumors will have to suffice. According to a Best Buy source quoted by …

AdWords, Social Media in China & The World’s Population AdWords, Social Media in China & The World’s Population
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Today’s infographic round-up looks at which industries are using Google AdWords the most, the social media situation in China and the world’s population put into perspective. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Which Industries use AdWords: via Social media in …

Galaxy S II’s Facebook App: Samsung’s Latest Jab At Apple Galaxy S II’s Facebook App: Samsung’s Latest Jab At Apple

Hey, remember these commercials? You probably do because it was pretty effective in establishing the “cool” cult of personality that most people identify with Mac while simultaneously categorizing PCs as a square, inadequate, and just not very hip to be …

Internet Explorer 9 Is the Most Popular Browser for Windows 7 Internet Explorer 9 Is the Most Popular Browser for Windows 7
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Earlier today, we wrote an article about Google Chrome overtaking Firefox on a worldwide basis in terms of use. During the article, StatCounter’s graph showed a steady decline of Internet Explorer users, and while that may be the case, the …

Apple, Google, Facebook Partner With EU To Make Internet Safer for Kids Apple, Google, Facebook Partner With EU To Make Internet Safer for Kids

The European Commission issued a press release today announcing that 28 tech companies had partnered with them in an effort to make the internet a safer place for Europe’s children. The Coalition of tech companies will focus on a set …

Amazon’s Santa App Launched for Kindle Fire, iPad (and maybe Android) Amazon’s Santa App Launched for Kindle Fire, iPad (and maybe Android)
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When I was a kid, before I went to bed on Christmas Eve I would leave my wishlist of presents near the fireplace along with the awesome bribe of milk and cookies so that, hopefully, Santa Claus would leave me …

“Can You Crack It” Recruits British Spies With Codebreaking Game “Can You Crack It” Recruits British Spies With Codebreaking Game
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Want to work for one of the arms of the UK’s intelligence services? Are you adept at cracking codes? Well, free up a chunk of your day – there’s a puzzle that requires your expertise. GCHQ, the intelligence agency that …

LeBron’s Plaxico Imitation Gets ESPN Riled Up; Twitter Responds to ESPN LeBron’s Plaxico Imitation Gets ESPN Riled Up; Twitter Responds to ESPN

Some background: Plaxico Burress, for those who don’t know, is a wide receiver for the New York Jets. It’s Burress’ first year with the Jets following a stint in prison, which he received for shooting himself in the leg at …

Facebook Privacy Questioned By European Commission – Facebook Reacts Facebook Privacy Questioned By European Commission – Facebook Reacts
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It appears that the European Commission is preparing to crack down on Facebook. According to a report from the Telegraph earlier this week, the EC is planning to introduce a new directive that would actually ban targeted advertising on the site.

Helium Account Balances Appear Negative for Writers Helium Account Balances Appear Negative for Writers
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Writing community Helium is apparently having some issues in the writers’ payments department. If you’re not familiar with Helium otherwise, WebProNews readers may remember the site being discussed in the wake of Google’s Panda update. It’s a user generated content …

Living Social Offers 5 Big Macs & Fries For $13, Twitter Doesn’t Approve Living Social Offers 5 Big Macs & Fries For $13, Twitter Doesn’t Approve
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Most of you are probably familiar with Living Social, they offer a new deal each day to their members. Well today they’ve put out the largest national fast food daily deal – ever. The deal is a $13 voucher booklet, …

Google Chrome Overtakes Firefox Google Chrome Overtakes Firefox
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Something occurred to me when reading about this subject: what does the winner of the browser wars get? Dominance over the Internet with king-of-the-hill bragging rights? Money? Women? Power? Well, actually, that third one is pretty accurate because there is …

Shopycat: Walmart’s Facebook App Helps You Find Better Christmas Gifts Shopycat: Walmart’s Facebook App Helps You Find Better Christmas Gifts
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Searching for just the right gift for each person on your Christmas shopping list can feel like a swift kick to the jingle bells if you’re buying for someone that would be commonly described as “hard to shop for.” Second …

NORAD’s Santa Tracker Site Goes Live NORAD’s Santa Tracker Site Goes Live

Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And he’s about to be under high-tech surveillance. It’s only a few weeks until Santa Claus comes to town, and for years the North American Aerospace Defense Command has been helping anxious kids …

Twitter Beats Facebook Among Webmasters Twitter Beats Facebook Among Webmasters

A study conducted by a new social outreach company called Outreachr has found that nearly a third of webmasters include links to their company’s Twitter page than to their Facebook profile. Outreachr, which launches this week, is aimed at webmasters …

Google+ Pages to Get Multi-Admin Functionality This Month Google+ Pages to Get Multi-Admin Functionality This Month

Google held a live Q&A about Google+ for businesses. The biggest thing to come of this, that most businesses are probably interested in, is the coming functionality for multiple page admins. It should be here in December, and then you …

Method Man and Sour Patch Kids Form a World Gone Sour Method Man and Sour Patch Kids Form a World Gone Sour

If you’ve been wondering what Method Man has been up to recently, all you need to do is watch the video below. Apparently, he’s been creating a music video for Capcom’s upcoming game World Gone Sour. Capcom isn’t developing the …