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Tim Tebow Lights Up Twitter With Fourth Quarter Heroics Tim Tebow Lights Up Twitter With Fourth Quarter Heroics
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If you follow the NFL, you know that Sunday marked the true start of the Tim Tebow era in Denver, as he made his first 2011 start at Quarterback after replacing the struggling Kyle Orton. And in that game, against …

Google Research Scientist Chisels Facebook’s Tombstone Google Research Scientist Chisels Facebook’s Tombstone

Google Research Scientist Kevin McCurley was “just having fun!” as he explained, but he posted a picture of a grave with the word “Facebook” on it, and the years: 2004-2011. I don’t think this equates to Google saying that Facebook …

Walter Isaacson on Steve Jobs:  He’s Not Warm and Fuzzy Walter Isaacson on Steve Jobs: He’s Not Warm and Fuzzy

The much-anticipated biography of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs hits the shelves today, and 60 Minutes sat down with the author of the book for an exclusive interview, airing on Sunday evening. Walter Isaacson, a former TIME magazine editor, sat …

Steve Jobs Biography Released Steve Jobs Biography Released
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The book, simply titled Steve Jobs, written by Walter Isaacson has been much anticipated for quite some time, and after news came out about the death of Steve Jobs, the release was pushed up. Today is the day. It’s now …

Netflix Announces UK Streaming Service Netflix Announces UK Streaming Service

Netflix, despite some recent stumbles, is still the world’s top internet film subscription service. And they have just announced a move that will significantly expand their global reach. Today, the company said that they are bringing streaming services to the …

Google Reportedly Gets Involved in Yahoo Sale Talks Google Reportedly Gets Involved in Yahoo Sale Talks

It appears that Google is interested in putting some money down for a Yahoo purchase. Of course it is highly unlikely that regulators would allow a straight up Yahoo acquisition by Google, but could Google throw some money into the …

What is the Right Solution for Internet Tax? What is the Right Solution for Internet Tax?
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The Internet sales tax issue has been debated for a number of years, but the issue grew to a new level of intensity after the state of California signed into law a bill that required all online retailing sites to pay taxes on their affiliate advertising. This, of course, sparked a big dispute since many online retailers such as Amazon cut off their affiliate programs in the state.

Changing the “Used Car Salesman” Perception of Selling Changing the “Used Car Salesman” Perception of Selling
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When you think of selling, what do you think of? If you’re like me, you totally think of the sleazy used car salesman like in the image below. It’s not, of course, that all salesmen are like this, and even all used car salesmen for that matter, but that type of stigma is just naturally associated.

Should Linking Equal Publishing When It Comes To Defamatory Content? Should Linking Equal Publishing When It Comes To Defamatory Content?
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Let’s imagine this situation: A website, let’s call it TheScoop.org, publishes an article that, among other things, says that a high profile businessman named John Robertson is involved in an illegal drug ring. The article contains little to no actual …

Sesame Street, Education & The Internet Sesame Street, Education & The Internet
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There’s a lot of education going on in today’s video round-up. But of course, there’s a bit of humor, so if learning’s not your thing, but silly Hitler videos are, we’ve got you covered. View more daily video round-ups here. …

HoloDesk Lets You Play With Virtual Balls HoloDesk Lets You Play With Virtual Balls
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Microsoft has released a video of an experimental project called the HoloDesk. The HoloDesk uses an optical see-through display and a Kinect camera to “create the illusion that users are directly interacting with 3D graphics.” So if I understand this …

The Avengers Was Shot, In Part, With An iPhone The Avengers Was Shot, In Part, With An iPhone
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Who’s excited for The Avengers? The hype has kind of flown under my radar, but I must say, that’s a lot of superheroes. And when you think about it, all of these superhero films that have come out recently – …

Facebook’s Open Graph and Online Video Facebook’s Open Graph and Online Video
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Believe Entertainment Group is an online video content producer probably best known for the Lebron James cartoon The Lebrons. Its co-founders have worked on Seth MacFarlane’s “Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy” and MeinSpace.com, an online effort to support Sacha Baron Cohen’s …

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Slam Each Other in Upcoming Jobs Bio Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Slam Each Other in Upcoming Jobs Bio
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The Steve Jobs biography hits the shelves on Monday, but some have managed to get their hands on the book early, and various tidbits from it are permeating news. Among the more juicy nuggets are some words from both Jobs …

Facebook Is Not Making You A Crappy Student Facebook Is Not Making You A Crappy Student
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How many of you would agree with this statement: “The more time you spend on Facebook, the less time you’re going to spend studying.” I’m sure that a large majority of people would think that’s true – it’s rather intuitive. …

Hulu Plus On Its Way To Wii And Nintendo 3DS Hulu Plus On Its Way To Wii And Nintendo 3DS

Hulu announced that Hulu Plus will soon be coming to the Nintendo Wii and 3DS systems. In a blog post, Hulu writes: We are working hard to make sure you can get Hulu Plus on every internet-connected video screen in …

Apple’s First iPhone 4S Ad Is All About Siri Apple’s First iPhone 4S Ad Is All About Siri

From the moment that Apple announced that the iPhone 4S would include the voice assistant program Siri, it has been one of the most talked-about features of the new phone. It’s certainly one of the biggest draws for those who …

eHow Suffers Temporary Traffic Glitch eHow Suffers Temporary Traffic Glitch
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Demand Media announced that eHow’s traffic experienced a decline, but that the company believes this “is temporary and was the result of an internal technical issue.” “The technical issue has recently been remediated,” the company said, indicating this was not …

Cellphones Aren’t Giving You Brain Tumors Cellphones Aren’t Giving You Brain Tumors
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The possibility that cellphones cause brain cancer is one of those things that feels like it’s been hanging over our heads, as a society, for many years. If you ask a random person if they believe that their cellphone is …

Google’s Internal Google+ Critic Calls Post “Great-Granddaddy of all Reply-All Screwups in Tech History” Google’s Internal Google+ Critic Calls Post “Great-Granddaddy of all Reply-All Screwups in Tech History”
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Earlier this month, Google software engineer Steve Yegge wrote a long post on Google+, which he meant to share internally, with Google employees, but accidentally shared it publicly before deleting it. A few people saw the post and were able …

Mary Blair Honored With Google Doodle Mary Blair Honored With Google Doodle

Today’s Google Doodle honors the work of Mary Blair (born Mary Robinson), an American artist who is predominantly known for her work with Disney. She is responsible for the concept art behind some of the early Disney classics like Peter …

Microsoft Posts Record Q1 Revenue Microsoft Posts Record Q1 Revenue

Microsoft released its earnings report for its first quarter, and posted record first-quarter revenue of $17.37 billion. That’s up 7% year-over-year. This also beat analysts’ expectations. While XBox continues to be a big piece of the pie, Microsoft’s business division …

e-Readers, Business Structure & Ghost Proofing e-Readers, Business Structure & Ghost Proofing

When infographics are about ghost proofing, they’re the infographics I like best. Save for maybe ones about Metallica. Even still, e-Reader popularity and business structure are pretty interesting too. View more daily video infographic round-ups here. Ghost proofing: by Credit …

Metallica, Social Commerce & Socializing Your Brand Metallica, Social Commerce & Socializing Your Brand

Is any infographic collection really complete without Metallica? The answer is yes. That doesn’t mean that Metallica can’t complete an infographic collection. View more daily infographic round-ups here. No life ’til leather. Gonna kick some infographics tonight: by Column Five …