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Amazon Local Expanded Into More Markets Amazon Local Expanded Into More Markets

Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Local in in new markets, including New York City today. NYC is obviously a major market for the online retail giant’s daily deals offering. The service originally launched in Boise in early June. Two …

Skype App Directory Launched Skype App Directory Launched
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Skype has launched a new application directory for apps built on the Skype API. There are apps for business, call recording, desktop and whiteboard sharing, faxing, integrations with popular software and mobile video communications. There are currently five apps in …

Google Provides Inside Look Into Algorithm Tweaking Process Google Provides Inside Look Into Algorithm Tweaking Process
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Google tweaks its search algorithms over 500 times a year. You may have already known that, but Google is sharing a new video today designed to give people a “deeper look” into how Google makes “improvements” to its algorithms. I …

Facebook f8 Developer Conference Announced for 2011 Facebook f8 Developer Conference Announced for 2011

It’s so late in the year, we almost forgot that Facebook hadn’t held its annual F8 developer conference yet. Today, the company announced that it will take place on September 22. Facebook says the event will be spent exploring topics …

Steve Jobs Resignation Will Feature In Upcoming Biography Steve Jobs Resignation Will Feature In Upcoming Biography
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Steve Jobs’ sudden resignation as CEO of Apple last night has left the tech community wondering about the future of the company as well as the health of Jobs himself. Last night, in a statement, Jobs said that the day …

Google Maps Gets Voice Search from Chrome Google Maps Gets Voice Search from Chrome

Back in June, Google brought voice search to the desktop via an update for Chrome, enabling users to click the microphone icon on the search box and speak their search, rather than type it. Today, Google announced that this functionality …

From Paper To iPads: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Switch Playbook Format From Paper To iPads: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Switch Playbook Format

If opposing coaches want to learn the playbook of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers before they play them, they don’t need to look for a big binder with various plays written down. Look for the nearest iPad and steal it, instead. …

Tim Cook to Apple Team: Apple is Not Going to Change Tim Cook to Apple Team: Apple is Not Going to Change

Tim Cook, as you probably know, is the new CEO of Apple now that Steve Jobs has resigned from the position. As concerns loom about Apple’s long-term future without Steve Jobs running the show, most seem to agree that Cook …

Emma Stone Has Jim Carrey’s Eternal Love Emma Stone Has Jim Carrey’s Eternal Love
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Although her new film isn’t getting love from everyone, actress Emma Stone apparently has one devoted admirer: Jim Carrey. In a video posted to the Canadian actor’s website, jimcarreytrulife.com (currently down, presumably from traffic), he shamelessly proclaims his love for …

Is Facebook About to Take a Piece of the Photo-Filtering Pie? Is Facebook About to Take a Piece of the Photo-Filtering Pie?

Amateur mobile-photographers with a penchant for spicing up their images might have another option in the coming months. According to the New York Times, Facebook is planning on jumping into the photo-filtering game. The Times quotes two anonymous Facebook engineers …

Google +1 Button Now Good for Rankings and Driving Traffic Google +1 Button Now Good for Rankings and Driving Traffic
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Google has announced changes to the +1 button that could mean huge things for sites and businesses in terms of driving traffic. Google has turned the +1 button into what it should have been when Google+ was launched: a means …

Rob “CmdrTaco” Malda Has Resigned from Slashdot Rob “CmdrTaco” Malda Has Resigned from Slashdot
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Founder and editor-in-chief Rob Malda, better known as CmdrTaco, has resigned from Slashdot. “After 14 years and over 15,000 stories posted, it’s finally time for me to say Good-Bye to Slashdot. I created this place with my best friends in …

Steve Jobs: A Video Retrospective Steve Jobs: A Video Retrospective

The surprising–but yet not entirely unexpected, considering the health issues he’s been facing–retirement of Steve Jobs has rocked the tech industry. To say he’s the topic of conversation since the announcement would be like saying water is wet. Clearly, both …

Steve Wozniak Talks Steve Jobs and Apple Steve Wozniak Talks Steve Jobs and Apple

As Google Trends indicate, many Internet users seem to be wondering what Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has to say about Steve Jobs’ resignation as CEO of the company. The Woz hasn’t talked about it on Twitter or his site. His …

AAPL: Apple Stock Declines Following Steve Jobs’ Resignation AAPL: Apple Stock Declines Following Steve Jobs’ Resignation
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As expected, Apple shares dropped following the news of CEO Steve Jobs’ resignation. In pre-market trading, shares declined by as much as 4%. At the time of this writing, they’re down -2.54% or -9.55 at 376.18. While Apple is expected …

Meet The New CEO Of Apple, Tim Cook Meet The New CEO Of Apple, Tim Cook

On the heels of Steve Jobs’ resignation, Apple has named Tim Cook its new CEO. This isn’t a surprise by any means, as Cook has been acting CEO since Jobs took his leave of absence back in January of this …

Steve Jobs Resigns As CEO Of Apple Steve Jobs Resigns As CEO Of Apple
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Co-founder and two-time CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs, has resigned from Apple. “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first …

Google Launches Panoramio Groups Google Launches Panoramio Groups

Google has launched a new feature for Panoramio called Panoramio Groups, which lets you create or join a community based on your interests. “This new feature lets you create a sub-community within Panoramio around a topic you’re passionate about, so …

Google Adds Multi-Channel Funnels to Google Analytics Google Adds Multi-Channel Funnels to Google Analytics
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Google announced a new set of five reports in Google Analytics today called Multi-Channel Funnels. In Analytics, conversions and ecommerce transactions are credited to the last campaign, search, or ad that referred the visitor when he or she converted,” Google …

Twitter, Facebook And RIM Stand Against Social Media Bans in England Twitter, Facebook And RIM Stand Against Social Media Bans in England
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Shortly after the London/British riots began to subside, British Prime Minister David Cameron discussed banning the technologies that drive social networking platforms like Twitter and Facebook, as well as Blackberry’s instant messaging program. Now, the request did not include a …

Google: Not Having Robots.txt is “A Little Bit Risky” Google: Not Having Robots.txt is “A Little Bit Risky”

Robots.txt as you may know, lets Googlebot know whether you want it to crawl your site or not. Google’s Matt Cutts spoke about a few options for these files in the latest Webmaster Help video, in response to a user-submitted …

Facebook Replaces Forums with Stack Overflow Facebook Replaces Forums with Stack Overflow

Facebook announced a partnership with Stack Overflow to support Facebook Plaftorm Developers through facebook.stackoverflow.com. “The site will replace the Facebook forums as a place for developers to connect and share their expertise related to Platform,” a Facebook spokesperson tells WebProNews. …

Facebook Pageviews: That’s A Lot of Faces Facebook Pageviews: That’s A Lot of Faces
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Here’s a quick explanation concerning the concept of just how big one trillion is, here’s a quote from children’s author, David Schwartz. “A billion seconds is 32 years. And a trillion seconds is 32,000 years.” Now, while I’m not sure …

Google Forfeits $500 Million Over Drug Ads Google Forfeits $500 Million Over Drug Ads
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The United States Department of Justice announced today that Google has agreed to forfeit $500 million for allowing Canadian pharmacies to place ads through Adwords, targeting consumers in the U.S. resulting in “unlawful importation of controlled and non-controlled prescription drugs …