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$1,500 Bounty For Android On HP TouchPad Tablet $1,500 Bounty For Android On HP TouchPad Tablet
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Over the weekend HP announced that they would discontinue production of the TouchPad tablet. Shortly after this was announced the remaining unsold devices were sold via a firesale of epic proportions. The 16GB version was going for $99 and the …

Hulu Dominates Video Ads, Google Said to Be a Suitor Hulu Dominates Video Ads, Google Said to Be a Suitor

86% of the U.S. Internet audience viewed online video in July, according to new findings from comScore, who also reports that the duration of the average online video was 5.3 minutes. The average online video ad was half a minute. …

Twitter Photo Galleries Launched Twitter Photo Galleries Launched
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Twitter has released photo galleries for individual users, in a subtle move that could have huge implications for the social network’s competition with rivals Facebook and Google+. In Twitter’s help center, it says, “User galleries on Twitter aggregate the images …

Ripoff Report Strikes Back: Removes Code on Site Left by Hacker Ripoff Report Strikes Back: Removes Code on Site Left by Hacker
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The Ripoff Report has struck back against the so-called reputation management companies that claim to be able to remove posts about companies on the RipoffReport.com website. In a recent press release, Ripoff Report claims that they have removed code on …

New Google+ Features:  Picture Taking and More New Google+ Features: Picture Taking and More
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Google+ will now let users take their profile photos with their web cams and send their circles personal messages when they change their profile photos. Google+ Photos Product Manager Denise Ho posted about these new features in a Google+ update, …

iPhone 5 Rumors: Alleged Parts Leak Ahead of Alleged October Release Date iPhone 5 Rumors: Alleged Parts Leak Ahead of Alleged October Release Date

The latest on the iPhone 5 rumor front is a handful of leaked photos of parts that allegedly belong to the upcoming iPhone 5 (the alleged name of Apple’s next phone). MacRumors is pointing to the website of TVC Mall, …

StumbleUpon and Digital PR StumbleUpon and Digital PR
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The latest stats from StatCounter show that StumbleUpon’s recent jump to the top spot for referring social media traffic in the US was not a blip. In July when they passed Facebook they hit 43% with Facebook coming in at …

Facebook Movie Rental Advances with New Miramax App Facebook Movie Rental Advances with New Miramax App

Warner Bros. tested the movie rental waters on Facebook, then Paramount joined the party late last month offering the Jackass films. Now, Miramax has launched a new Facebook app called Miramax eXperience, which takes things a step or two further. …

Mohammed Gaddafi Captured While Speaking With Live TV Mohammed Gaddafi Captured While Speaking With Live TV
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The incredible video that’s coming up in this article comes courtesy of The Telegraph, and while it’s only in the audio format, it’s very clear what’s going on. Simply put, it’s the live feed of Libyan rebels capturing Mohammed Gaddafi, …

Tracking Hurricane Irene On Twitter Tracking Hurricane Irene On Twitter
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That Atlantic ocean side of the United States is in the middle of its hurricane season–June 1st through November 30th–and there’s a storm of interest heading towards the Floridan coast called Hurricane Irene. While she hasn’t hit landfall in the …

HP TouchPad Tablet: From Promising Future to $99 Firesale HP TouchPad Tablet: From Promising Future to $99 Firesale

HP introduced the TouchPad with much fanfare back in February and began selling the tablets in June. It’s crown jewel was the webOS system, which they obtained after acquiring Palm for $1.2 billion. It was rumored that HP had big …

Twitter Referrals Easier to Track in Analytics Now Twitter Referrals Easier to Track in Analytics Now
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A little over a month ago, we talked about how many websites might be getting a lot more traffic from Twitter than they realize. This is largely due to the way analytics programs handle links from the many available sources …

Mobile Patent Lawsuits: An Easier Way To Visualize The Quagmire Mobile Patent Lawsuits: An Easier Way To Visualize The Quagmire
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If you’re a mobile phone maker, hardware or software, at some point and time, you’ve probably been apart of the ongoing series of lawsuits that dominate the industry. While, when looking at an infographic provided by Thomson Reuters, it seems …

Notifications on Google Plus are Broken Notifications on Google Plus are Broken
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In the last few weeks, I’ve grown to really enjoy working with Google Plus, the search engine giant’s second attempt (third attempt?) at a social network to rival Facebook. Clean, elegant, responsive and fast for people to engage, I’m liking …

Google Panda Update – Winners and Losers in Europe Google Panda Update – Winners and Losers in Europe
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Over the past week or so, Searchmetrics has been sharing info on the winners and losers of Google’s Panda update in Europe. Today, they shared their data for Switzerland, Italy and Spain. Searchmetrics has also shared data on Austria, France …

Will iPads Lead to Better Customer Service? Will iPads Lead to Better Customer Service?

British Airways “revolutionises customer service using iPads,” says a BA press release on August 17 about a service trial that got quite a bit of attention this week. The airline says it’s trialling  iPads with 100 cabin crew to enable …

Apple’s Most Thoughtful iOS Feature Ever? Apple’s Most Thoughtful iOS Feature Ever?

When the iOS 5 update hits iPhones in Japan, it will include perhaps one of the more thoughtful and useful notification systems Apple’s ever included with their technology. Perhaps I’m just letting my surprise motivate the hyperbole, but the feature …

GroupMe To Be Acquired By Skype (Microsoft) GroupMe To Be Acquired By Skype (Microsoft)

GroupMe announced today that it has agreed to be acquired by Skype. GroupMe is a popular group messaging service. On its company blog, GroupMe writes: Over the last few months, we had been in talks with Skype that started with …

Google+ Users Self-Employed, Students, Still A Bunch Of Dudes Google+ Users Self-Employed, Students, Still A Bunch Of Dudes
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Earlier this month, we showed you a data visualization from the folks over at Bime concerning the demographics of Google+ early adopters. That analysis was based on a little over 4.4 million Google+ users, a little under a fifth of …

What Would You Invest in if You Were Google? What Would You Invest in if You Were Google?
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Earlier this month, it was revealed that Google Ventures is investing in coupon startup Whaleshark Media. Then reports came out about Google Ventures investing in Rocket Lawyer. Google has so many of its own projects going on at any given …

Google Starts Verifying Google+ Accounts Google Starts Verifying Google+ Accounts
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Google is rolling out verification badges to Google+ users who qualify as celebrities, public figures, or those who have simply been added to a lot of circles (though they do not specify how many circles this requires). But fret not. …

Snooze For Charity With This New iPhone App Snooze For Charity With This New iPhone App
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Call this the digital swear jar. The people over at the LetGive organization want to use technology to help people dontate to charity. One of their stated goals is to “empower users of mobile applications to do good simply by …

iPad Fantasy Football Courtesy of Yahoo iPad Fantasy Football Courtesy of Yahoo
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Yahoo announced this week that its Fantasy Football offerings will be available across four screens, including the tablet (iPad). The others would be: PC, TV and smartphone. Yahoo’s fantasy football platform attracted 5 million players in 2010, when mobile Fantasy …

Andy Levy Apologizes For Chris Brown “Punching” Tweet Andy Levy Apologizes For Chris Brown “Punching” Tweet
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TV’s Andy Levy is a commentator and comedian know for his appearances on Fox News’ Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld show. He’s also a pretty popular Twitter presence with over 48,000 followers and 16,000 tweets. And for the past couple …