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Branded Apps Lead to More Site Visits [Research Findings] Branded Apps Lead to More Site Visits [Research Findings]

If you’re in the marketing business the findings of this next research study are going to make a lot of sense to you. ABI Research, a company focused on technology in marketing,performed a study in December of last year of …

Cee Lo Green’s Cat Does Meow Mix Remix For Del Monte

Gaining some notoriety for holding his white persian cat a la a Bond villain on The Voice, Cee Lo Green and his cat were offered to do a remix of Del Monte’s annoying “Meow Mix” commercial. The track features his …

Pandora Nets 150 Million Registered Users Pandora Nets 150 Million Registered Users

Thanks in large part to mobile apps on both smartphones and tablets, Pandora announced today that it has passed a huge milestone as the site now claims 150 million registered users. That’s a lot of parties, wedding receptions, study sessions, …

Google Summer Of Code Gets Over 1,000 Student Participants Google Summer Of Code Gets Over 1,000 Student Participants

Now that summer has begun for all those kids still in college, it’s high time to find a summer job. If you’re a programmer or developer in college, chances are you already have that summer job. Google Summer of Code …

Black Ops 2 Crushes Amazon Pre-Order Sales
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 has broken the Amazon single day pre-order sales record, The Inquirer says. In fact, they demolished it, tripling sales of the previous record holder. Activision revealed the game last Tuesday with a trailer aired …

Samsung Announces Smart App Challenge 2012 Samsung Announces Smart App Challenge 2012

Samsung has announced its Smart App Challenge of 2012, a contest with prizes totalling $4.8 million, in an effort to facilitate the development of new Android applications. This contest also offers broad marketing support for promotion of the best 80 …

How You Can Survive A Robopocalypse [Video]
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(image) Zombies? Fake. Vampires? Not real either. There is one science fiction scenario that could take place one day: killer robots like Cylons or Skynet. Humans for years have been tinkering with the idea of true artificial intelligence, but if …

Not on LinkedIn? Here’s How to Start. [Infographic] Not on LinkedIn? Here’s How to Start. [Infographic]

It may sound trite, but if you want to be hired in 2012, you are going to need a LinkedIn profile. The website tops all other social networks when it comes to finding jobs, and adoption of the site is …

How Technology has Changed the College Experience [Infographic] How Technology has Changed the College Experience [Infographic]

I remember speaking with some employers about how they perceived a degree from an online institution versus one from a conventional college. Most of them agreed they valued the conventional degree more because it involves hands-on, face-to-face relationships with their …

Dannielynn Birkhead Dresses Up for the Kentucky Derby
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Dannielynn Birkhead, the five-year daughter of Anna Nicole Smith and Larry Birkhead, made a rare appearance at this year’s Kentucky Derby in Louisville. Wearing a flowery hat and a floral dress, the little girl seemed to enjoy her time at …

Google Makes Some Local Search Adjustments Google Makes Some Local Search Adjustments

On Friday, Google put out is monthly list of algorithm changes, for the month of April. We’ve taken a closer look at various entries on that list – there were over 50. Here’s our coverage so far: Google Algorithm Changes …

Infographic Asks Which Came First: The iPhone Or The Android Infographic Asks Which Came First: The iPhone Or The Android

Some debates just never seem to have a clear winner: Mac vs. PC, Star Wars vs. Star Trek, Ford vs. Chevy, Tastes Great vs. Less Filling, iPhone vs. Android. Debates have ranged among various fans and factions on these sorts …

Amazon Preps High Fashion Enterprise to Get Inside Your Closet Amazon Preps High Fashion Enterprise to Get Inside Your Closet

It appears that no industry is safe from the probable insurgency of Amazon. First it conquered the publishing industry, then it staked a sizable claim in the music and video industry. Following the triumph of becoming a top retailer in …

Firefox Memory Leaks Somewhat Fixed With Patch Firefox Memory Leaks Somewhat Fixed With Patch
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If you’re like me, you use a lot of add-ons with your Firefox build. They help make the Web a better, brighter place. Unfortunately, these add-ons occasionally cause memory leaks which can bog down Firefox and generally make the browser …

Dell Introduces Intel Xeon Processors into PowerEdge Servers Dell Introduces Intel Xeon Processors into PowerEdge Servers

Dell announced today they are beginning to integrate the latest Intel Xeon processor E3-1200 v2 product family into their enterprise PowerEdge microserver. The processors feature up to 1.95x more performance than previous versions. Forrest Norrod, vice president and general manager …

iOS 5.1.1 Jailbroken, But Don’t Update Just Yet iOS 5.1.1 Jailbroken, But Don’t Update Just Yet

Yesterday we brought you news that Apple had released iOS 5.1.1, a minor update that focused mainly on squashing a few bugs that had been discovered since the release of iOS 5.1 back in March. As usual, those whose iOS …

Jeremy Lin Probably Won’t Be Back for Game 5: Twitter Reacts
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Jeremy Lin, the Knicks point guard who quickly skyrocketed to fame this season, probably won’t return to the court for Game 5 against the Heat. According to The Associated Press, Lin hasn’t fully recovered from knee surgery, a procedure which …

NASA To Feed Jet Engine Crayons… For Science NASA To Feed Jet Engine Crayons… For Science

Recently NASA engineers at the Dryden Flight Research Center, feed crayons and cereal to a jet engine. No, the engine tests aren’t to see how well the Pratt & Whitney F117 turbofan engines hold up against a toddler. The tests …

Storms Move Boulders Weighing 78 Tons

As LiveScience is reporting, boulders on Ireland’s coast have been confounding scientists for years. You see, these boulders, some weighting in excess of 78 tons, have a tendency to get up and walk around. The rocks on the coastline of …

MasterCard Announces PayPass Wallet Services MasterCard Announces PayPass Wallet Services
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A recent survey conducted by MasterCard has shown that consumers demand more efficient and secure checkouts when making purchases. Now MasterCard’s payment platform will better integrate transactions spanning online, mobile and in-store shopping, with the introduction of PayPass Wallet Services. …

New Zealand ISP Offers Workaround For Geo-Blocked Content New Zealand ISP Offers Workaround For Geo-Blocked Content

Living in a country that is not the U.S., Canada or the UK can be a pain sometimes, especially when it comes to accessing online content. Many online services like Netflix geo-lock their Web site to only certain countries. People …

Human Flesh Capsules Seized in South Korea
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Human flesh capsules crafted from dead babies sounds like the premise for a particularly grisly horror-themed motion picture. Unfortunately, this unusual story has its roots in real life, which, I’ve found, is always a touch stranger than anything you’re likely …

Google, AT&T Spar Over Android Updates Google, AT&T Spar Over Android Updates

Last week AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson made an appearance at the Milken Institutes 2012 Global Conference in Los Angeles. During his talk he made several remarks about that have gotten quite a bit of attention in recent days. He spoke …

Obama’s ‘Life Of Julia’ Keeps Democrats At Social Media Forefront Obama’s ‘Life Of Julia’ Keeps Democrats At Social Media Forefront
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Last week the Republican party launched a Social Victory app to try to get a foothold onto what has been a one sided battle: The fight for social media dominance. This fight was utterly dominated by Barack Obama in the …