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Cyber Monday, Eli Whitney, and Tabasco Cyber Monday, Eli Whitney, and Tabasco
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Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Google, Internet Censorship & Pee Games

Today’s video round-up includes Google’s own look at the evolution of search (as well as where search is headed), some pee-controlled games in London, and Internet censorship in Turkey (among other things). View more daily video round-ups here. Google’s evolution …

Twitter Acquires WhisperSystems Twitter Acquires WhisperSystems

Whisper Systems, a company that provides mobile security products for Android, has been acquired by Twitter. The company’s products, which aim to enterprise-ify phones and tablets, include WhisperCore, WhisperMonitor, Flashback, RedPhone and TextSecure. WhisperCore integrates with Android to provide disk …

Thanksgiving Day Retail Traffic, Sales Increases Thanksgiving Day Retail Traffic, Sales Increases
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Shoppers appeared to get a head-start on the Black Friday shopping scramble by resorting to online retail on Thanksgiving Day to commence the holiday shopping season. Among the top 500 retail websites, Experian Hitwise reports that visits increased 9% this …

Cyber Monday Sales Set to Break Records Cyber Monday Sales Set to Break Records
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In the years since its inception, Cyber Monday has grown to rival Black Friday as one of the biggest shopping days of the year, with some speculating that, at least in terms of year-to-year growth, it may even surpass its …

Cyber Monday, Apple Style: Free Shipping On Everything Cyber Monday, Apple Style: Free Shipping On Everything

Apple is not offering any special deals today, on Cyber Monday – even though it’s one of the biggest shopping days of the year and definitely the biggest online shopping day of the year. Some estimates have suggested that Americans …

Google Talks About Its Evolution and Future Google Talks About Its Evolution and Future
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Google is no stranger to putting out videos about search. They put out webmaster help videos all the time, but earlier this year, we got a rare look into the inside of how Google shapes its algorithms. There wasn’t a …

Facebook Ad Targeting In Jeopardy in Europe Facebook Ad Targeting In Jeopardy in Europe
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It would appear that Facebook users may be getting more control over their privacy and how their personal information is used. Reports have indicated that the company is close to settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, which would keep Facebook …

Best Black Friday Chaos Videos 2011, There Will Be Towels and Blood Best Black Friday Chaos Videos 2011, There Will Be Towels and Blood
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To successfully attend a Black Friday sales sweepstake, a person must develop a certain set of skills. First is learning how to box out and use elbows to keep away all the competition going after that Twilight blu-ray on sale …

Amazon, Apple Had A Great Black Friday Amazon, Apple Had A Great Black Friday

By all early reports, this year’s Black Friday was a huge day for the retail community. And it was an enormous day for online sales. comScore’s report said that Black Friday online sales totaled a whopping $816 million – a …

Top Searches of 2011 (According to Bing) Top Searches of 2011 (According to Bing)
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Bing has revealed its top searched terms for 2011, and believe it or not, Justin Bieber takes top prize. Then, in the number two position, it’s Kim Kardashian of course. You know, the stuff people need information about. Bing is …

Syracuse Fires Bernie Fine, Jim Boeheim and SU Chancellor Issue Statements Syracuse Fires Bernie Fine, Jim Boeheim and SU Chancellor Issue Statements
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Syracuse associate head basketball coach, Bernie Fine, has been “terminated, effective immediately” according to a statement by the vice president for public affairs at Syracuse University, Kevin Quinn. @SyracuseUSyracuse UniversityBernie Fine’s employment with Syracuse University has been terminated, effective immediately …

Black Friday Online Sales Jumped 26 Percent Black Friday Online Sales Jumped 26 Percent
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Black Friday online sales jumped over 26 percent this year, according to a report from comScore. Led by Amazon.com, online sales reached $816 million, making it the biggest spending day online so far in 2011. Just to put it in …

Stigmata, Jerry Maguire, and Wiener Pics Stigmata, Jerry Maguire, and Wiener Pics

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the weekend …

President Barack Obama Is Now On Google+ President Barack Obama Is Now On Google+
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It’s still unclear if Google+ can ever catch up to Facebook, but they did just gain a very prominent user, the President of the United States, Barack Obama. The President joined Google+ on Wednesday, and quickly gained a “verified account” …

New iPod Touch Commercial, Just In Time For The Holidays New iPod Touch Commercial, Just In Time For The Holidays
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Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Apple has released a new television commercial for thier iPod Touch. The new commercial shows teenagers communicating with friends, playing games, and just having fun. It’s pretty fitting when you consider its …

iPhone 5 Rumor: New iOS Device Could Have A 4-inch Display iPhone 5 Rumor: New iOS Device Could Have A 4-inch Display
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A Japanese Mac blog, Macotakara, is claiming that Sony Mobile Display Corporation and Hitachi Displays have begun shipping new 4-inch displays for a new iOS device. The blog doesn’t elaborate which device the new dispalys will be used for, but …

Cyber Monday: Is Your Business Ready For The Rush? Cyber Monday: Is Your Business Ready For The Rush?
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Cyber Monday is quickly approaching, and that means businesses offering deals online are gearing up for massive amounts of traffic, and hopefully massive amounts of money. Are you running Cyber Monday deals this year? Let us know in the comments. …

Google+ Gets Its Own Television Commercial Google+ Gets Its Own Television Commercial
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On Thanksgiving Day, during the Lions vs. Packers game, Google aired a commercial for their Google+ social network. The title of the commercial was “Google+: Sharing but like real life”. The advertisement plays up that it’s different from Facebook, allowing …

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime Now Available for Pre-Order Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime Now Available for Pre-Order
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You can now pre-order the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime. If you’re unfamiliar with the device, it’s the first quad-core Anroid tablet. It has a 8.3mm-thick body, a 1280×800 display, a Nvidia Tegra 3 processor, up to 12 hours of …

Tentative Deal Saves NBA Season, Twitter Reacts Tentative Deal Saves NBA Season, Twitter Reacts

On the 148th day of the NBA lockout, a tentative deal has been reached. The 2011 – 2012 NBA season is scheduled to tip-off on Christmas Day, and will feature a 66-game schedule. The league’s commissioner, David Stern, said: “We’ve …

Police Tracking Your Every Move With License Plate Readers Police Tracking Your Every Move With License Plate Readers
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Privacy. It’s on everyone’s minds these days. A couple of months ago it was Apple and Google that were drawing the ire of consumers with the storing of location data. And of course, Facebook is always mentioned when people discuss …

Black Friday, Cyber Monday & Moustaches Black Friday, Cyber Monday & Moustaches
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Today’s infographic is all about shopping and moustaches. That includes Black Friday Cybermonday and Movember. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Black Friday and Cyber Monday hacks and scams: by NowSourcing Shopping cart abandonment: Moustaches: Sortable The Hairy Truth About …

Black Friday Video Round-Up Black Friday Video Round-Up

As yesterday’s round-up was Thanksgiving-themed, naturally, today’s is Black Friday themed. Enjoy. View more daily video round-ups here. Kohl’s does “Friday”: Here’s the original: Lil Kim – Black Friday: BuzzFeed recently posted a nice round-up of Black Friday stampedes, which …