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Firefox 11 Gets SPDY Firefox 11 Gets SPDY

It was just last week that Google was talking about SPDY gaining adoption. Google announced SPDY in 2009 as a protocol for transporting content over the web. SPDY, Google explained, was designed for minimizing latency through features like multiplexed streams, …

Facebook Sponsored Stories: Unavoidable For Brands? Facebook Sponsored Stories: Unavoidable For Brands?
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Facebook is going public soon. You already knew that I’m sure. You probably also know that Facebook makes most of its money from ads. Not all of it, but a very significant portion. If the company’s relationship with Zynga ever …

Exclusive: Does Facebook’s IPO Make Good Business Sense? Exclusive: Does Facebook’s IPO Make Good Business Sense?
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Companies file for IPOs all the time, but the recent filing by social networking giant Facebook has seemed to connect with nearly everyone, and in a big way. On Wednesday, Facebook filed for its IPO in hopes to raise $5 billion or more, which would make it the largest initial public offering from an Internet or technology company.

EXCLUSIVE: Salesforce Talks Desk.com, Its New Customer Service Platform EXCLUSIVE: Salesforce Talks Desk.com, Its New Customer Service Platform
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Earlier this week, Salesforce announced the launch of a new customer service platform called Desk.com. The service is cloud-based and integrates social media as well as traditional channels including email and phone.

Google Panda Update Addressed In New Google Announcement Google Panda Update Addressed In New Google Announcement
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Google today listed changes it made to its algorithm in January. As previously discussed, the biggest takeaway from that (at least in my opinion) was an increased focus on freshness through not only updates to the “Freshness Update,” but also …

Bing Hints At Better Utilization of Facebook, Twitter In Near Future Bing Hints At Better Utilization of Facebook, Twitter In Near Future

It’s well known within the Internet industry that Bing has special access to Facebook and Twitter that Google doesn’t. They pay for such access. Google thinks it can do better by putting Google+ content all over its results with Search …

Android, iOS App Celebrates 75 Years Of Dr. Seuss Android, iOS App Celebrates 75 Years Of Dr. Seuss
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Seventy-five years ago a cartoonist and poet by the name of Theodore Seuss Geisel decided to try his hand at writing children’s literature. The first result was a wonderful little book about a boy letting his imagination wander as he …

$500 Million Spanish Treasure Recovered
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The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, Georgia denied another motion from the Odyssey Marine Exploration Company to keep over $500 million in recovered treasure. The treasure was recovered by Odyssey in 2007 from a sunken ship off …

Snake, Classic Phone Game, Turns 15

Do you remember Snake, the oddly addicting cellphone game introduced on Nokia phones? The game turned 15-years-old today. Nokia Connects has a list of 10 Snake facts to celebrate the event. Snake first appeared on a Nokia device in 1997 …

Where Is The Universe? Where Is The Universe?

Have you ever asked yourself “Where am I?” “What am I?” “Who am I?”; Have you ever just stopped to ask “where is the universe?” As Robert Lanza, M.D. of Wake Forest has a very interesting article, where he explains …

Super Bowl Pizza Deals Come To Foursquare With Super Swarm Sunday Super Bowl Pizza Deals Come To Foursquare With Super Swarm Sunday
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If you’re an American Express user and a pizza lover, Foursquare has a deal for you. It’s safe to assume that plenty of people will order pizza during the Super Bowl. It’s also pretty safe to assume that a high …

Study: Amazon Gains Momentum, Kindle Fire Less Satisfying Than iPad Study: Amazon Gains Momentum, Kindle Fire Less Satisfying Than iPad

A new study has been published that shows Amazon as king of the hill among online retailers. The study, conducted by ChangeWave Research, looked at the planned online shopping activities of over 2,600 North American shoppers. According to the survey …

Game Day With Google Gets You Ready For the Super Bowl Game Day With Google Gets You Ready For the Super Bowl

It’s Super Bowl Sunday, you’ve got a big party brewing, but you’re unsure of how to prepare. If this describes your last second scrambling, all in an effort to throw a passable Super Bowl party, Google has you covered. Game …

Save Community PSA Video, Donald Glover Needs Your Help Save Community PSA Video, Donald Glover Needs Your Help

Firefly, Arrested Development, Veronica Mars, Freaks & Geeks — R.I.P. So many taken before they came into true fruition; it’s always a shame to see a TV show ended before true completion. Sometimes there are valid reasons for this – …

Social Media At College: The Good & The Bad Social Media At College: The Good & The Bad
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I was in college the first time I heard about Facebook: class hadn’t started yet but I was already sitting in my desk, doodling or whatever I did to pass the time. Across from me, a couple of girls were …

Viral Video: SWOG! Viral Video: SWOG!

Ryan Higa has several videos on YouTube that have gone viral. Some have millions of views each. Higa has over 5 million subscribers to his YouTube channel. It is the second most-subscribed YouTube channel of all time. Snappy editing and …

Madonna’s Super Bowl Show Under Threat Of Lawsuit From Girls Gone Wild’s Joe Francis Madonna’s Super Bowl Show Under Threat Of Lawsuit From Girls Gone Wild’s Joe Francis
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Here’s a little Super Bowl, aging pop star, naked girl on camera drama for your Friday afternoon. Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis is threatening the Queen of Pop with a lawsuit if she goes through with her Super Bowl …

Xbox Co-Creator Turns To iPhone For New Gaming Experiences
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Seamus Blackley, the co-creator of the Xbox, is launching a new start up called Innovative Leisure. The company is a collaboration of classic Atari designers from ages past making new games for the iPhone and iPad. Blackley, with his partner …

iCloud Recovers iPad For Sales Manager

Hennie Stander, a sales manager was pleasantly surprised by the swift reaction of police officers after he lost his iPad at the airport. He boarded a plane headed for a business meeting carrying his iPad and a briefcase and forgot …

Super Bowl Stuff: Indy For Eli Goes Viral Super Bowl Stuff: Indy For Eli Goes Viral

Well, the concept went viral on a local level, anyway. What we have here is a city, Indianapolis, rooting for the brother of their team’s franchise quarterback, Peyton Manning. Peyton’s brother, Eli, is the starting quarterback for the New York …

Yahoo Right Media Exchange To Show AOL Inventory Yahoo Right Media Exchange To Show AOL Inventory

Yahoo and AOL announced a partnership where AOL will use Yahoo’s Right Media Exchange to provide access to AOL inventory as part of the display ad agreements announced last year. “The inventory AOL makes available under the display advertising agreement …

Zuckerberg’s One-Dollar Salary: Why Do CEOs Do That? Zuckerberg’s One-Dollar Salary: Why Do CEOs Do That?

With Facebook’s IPO filing this week, lots of little tidbits of information about the company came to light. Josh Wolford has reported on the fact that, as of 2013, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s salary will be set at $1 per …

Apple Updates Controversial iBooks Author License Agreement Apple Updates Controversial iBooks Author License Agreement

When Apple released their new e-book creation tool, iBooks Author, last month there was an initial rush of enthusiasm. After all, quality e-book creation tools are rare, especially at the price Apple charged – free. Almost immediately, though, there was …

StumbleUpon Explains The New iFrame, Removal Of Direct Links StumbleUpon Explains The New iFrame, Removal Of Direct Links
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Concerning an article I wrote yesterday about StumbleUpon pushing their iFrame as well as eliminating any direct links that go back to the original content sources, StumbleUpon’s Direct of Communications, Mike Mayzel, got in touch with me to clarify the …