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Google Celebrates National Teachers’ Day Google Celebrates National Teachers’ Day

Cristin Frodella, a group marketing manager for Google Education, revealed today how Google Education is celebrating National Teachers’ Day. Over at the Google Official Blog, Frodella shared two YouTube videos that demonstrate the difference good teachers (in combination with Google …

MCA’s Opening Lines From Every Beastie Boys Song

Adam “MCA” Yauch was taken from us entirely too early after losing his battle with cancer. In the aftermath of the Yauch’s death, there have been a ton of heartfelt tributes and memorials for the fallen MC. Rightfully so. One …

The Underbelly of Facebook: Sex, Schools, & Sandusky The Underbelly of Facebook: Sex, Schools, & Sandusky

So often do we here at WebProNews see unsightly or unconventional Facebook-related news float our way. With nearly a billion people on the site, the incidence of Facebook users doing something either Weird, Uncomfortable, Dumb, or outright Perverse becomes all …

Google I/O Extended And Live Details Emerge Google I/O Extended And Live Details Emerge

Remember when Google I/O tickets sold out in a mere 20 minutes with developers claiming that the whole thing was rigged? If you were one of those developers, Google at the time told you all to calm down and join …

The Rising Popularity of E-Books [Infographic] The Rising Popularity of E-Books [Infographic]

I am sure you already know that e-books and e-book readers are becoming more popular everyday. Whenever somebody mentions e-books it is almost completely natural to go into the debate over which one is better. Some folks are die-hard physical …

AT&T To Offer Family Data Plan Soon AT&T To Offer Family Data Plan Soon
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Ralph de la Vega, CEO of AT&T mobility, has revealed that his company will soon be offering shared family data plans. These plans will allow users to pay for a single data plan that covers multiple devices – smartphones and …

John Travolta Gets Slapped with Yet Another Lawsuit
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John Travolta isn’t having a very good week. Hot on the heels of reports that the “Saturday Night Fever” star had been charged with assault and sexual battery after allegedly stripping naked and doing all sorts of naughty things with …

Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD Gets June Release Date

@tonyhawkTony Hawkone more: HUGE thanks to @robojoshy for the donation & for keeping the THPS dream alive with @TonyHawksPSHD (out in June… yeah I said it). 4 days ago via web ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto Thats the reveal for all of you …

Myspace Settles with FTC Over User Privacy Myspace Settles with FTC Over User Privacy
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Myspace, the dominant social network before Facebook took over, has just settled with the Federal Trade Commission over user privacy issues, much like Facebook had in November. The FTC contended that Myspace was too vague in its explanation of user …

Demand Media Earnings: $86.2 Million In Revenue Demand Media Earnings: $86.2 Million In Revenue

Demand Media just released its first quarter 2012 results, posting record first quarter revenue and raising 2012 guidance. For the quarter, ended March 31, total revenue was up 8% year-over-year, to $86.2 million CEO Richard Rosenblatt said, ‚ÄúDriven by continued …

Stewart Downing Misses Penalty, Gets Drilled on Twitter Stewart Downing Misses Penalty, Gets Drilled on Twitter

The last time I wrote about Stewart Downing, I was the one who got taken to task by the readers, but then again, Downing hadn’t yet missed a penalty against Chelsea. Now that he has–check out the lead video–the Twitterverse …

Adobe Shows Off New Photoshop CS6 Features Adobe Shows Off New Photoshop CS6 Features

So, it’s official: Adobe CS6 is out there and in the hands of all you creative types. One of the most popular programs is no doubt going to be Photoshop, but the regulars probably already know all about the new …

Yahoo Goes All Out With 2012 Olympic Coverage

Yahoo has been gaining a reputation for exceptional Olympic coverage, and this year won’t be any exception once the events are underway. Their goal is to bring their over 700 million users closer to the events via creations like their …

Google’s Matt Cutts Talks Search Result Popularity Vs. Accuracy Google’s Matt Cutts Talks Search Result Popularity Vs. Accuracy
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Google’s head of webspam, Matt Cutts, posted a new Webmaster Help video today, discussing accuracy vs. popularity in search results. This video was his response to a user-submitted question: Does Google feel a responsibility to the public to return results …

Payments Startup Gumroad Raises $7 Million Payments Startup Gumroad Raises $7 Million

Nineteen-year-old Sahil Lavingia’s online payments company Gumroad has raised $7 million in its first round of funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, according to the young entrepreneur’s blog. Young people are making bank in Silicon Valley, and interestingly, …

EA F2P Games Released For Ubuntu Software Center

Linux has the tendency to get no love from the major video game publishers. Well today we get news that the Free to Play games Lord of Ultima and Command and Conquer Tiberium Alliances are coming to the Ubuntu Software …

New iPad Launching In 30 Countries On May 11-12 New iPad Launching In 30 Countries On May 11-12

Apple’s “resolutionary” new iPad is preparing to make its way into an additional 30 countries at the end of this week, according to a recent report. The new markets should round out the iPad’s availability in Latin America and Asia, …

Pinterest Beats Facebook in Social Commerce Pinterest Beats Facebook in Social Commerce
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Pinterest is beating Facebook in the way of e-commerce, according to this nifty infographic. But it is important to recognize the source when analysing this data. Pinterest users spend more and visit more according to Boticca.com, who recently released a …

Carmageddon Studio Kickstarts a Sequel
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Do you miss driving your car up onto the sidewalk and mowing down pedestrians? If you answered yes, you will be excited to learn the the original game studio that designed the cult classic Carmageddon will be creating another sequel …

Metaio Brings Augmented Reality Development To The Average User Metaio Brings Augmented Reality Development To The Average User

A big theme in the development scene these days is how we can make creation via code easier and more fluid for the average user. Not everybody has the time, patience or education to learn a programming language, let alone …

Yahoo Director Resigns After Discovery of False Credentials Yahoo Director Resigns After Discovery of False Credentials
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The latest development in the Yahoo scandal over false credential is here and this time one of the parties involved has resigned their position. Patti Hart, who was listed in a letter to the board from activist investor Dan Loeb, …

Bing’s Putting the Human Touch Back in Technology Bing’s Putting the Human Touch Back in Technology

Here’s a problem that’s totally born of our modern age: at work I use Macs and at home I use a Windows-powered laptop. Every single day when I go home, I have to re-adjust my motions on the scroll pad …

Kevin Pereira Is Leaving Attack of the Show, G4
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Pretty soon, G4 is going to be nothing but reruns. The channel that’s gone through more changes than Lady Gaga’s wardrobe is about to lose another familiar face, one of their only remaining. That’s right, Attack of the Show is …

Viddy Growing by 1 Million Users a Day Viddy Growing by 1 Million Users a Day

Last week we reported that Viddy is currently undergoing a round of fundraising that puts valuation of $370 million on the company. A report today from the Wall Street Journal via Mashable puts a value of the company a $200 …