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iPhone 4S Siri Demo, Wolfram, Schmidt & A Scary Phone Ad iPhone 4S Siri Demo, Wolfram, Schmidt & A Scary Phone Ad

People are still waiting to get their hands on the new iPhone, but you can still see some hands-on demos. Also, check out the ad that’s apparently scaring children in the UK, and may get banned for violating ad standards. …

Self-Publishing Vs. Traditional Publishing Self-Publishing Vs. Traditional Publishing
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The publishing industry has witnessed significant changes over the past few years thanks mostly to the Internet. Consumer behavior has drastically shifted from offline consumption of news and information to online consumption. As a result, traditional publishers such as newspapers have been labeled “dead” and more and more bookstores are closing their doors.

In California, Police Can Still Search Your iPhone Without a Warrant In California, Police Can Still Search Your iPhone Without a Warrant

California Senate Bill 914, introduced by state Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco), would make it illegal for the police to search a person’s mobile device during an arrest without a warrant. It received nearly unanimous support in passing the state …

Topsy Does More with Google+ Search Than Google Topsy Does More with Google+ Search Than Google
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You’d think nobody would be more on top of Google+ search than Google, given that Google is mostly known as being the search giant of the web, but Google only just launched a proper search feature for Google+ a couple …

Win With Data: A Guide to Improve your Bottom Line Win With Data: A Guide to Improve your Bottom Line
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Data and “analytics” are everywhere but you (the marketer or the business owner) are still struggling to derive useful marketing insights and make data actionable to boost sales. Don’t despair! Whether you run an ecommerce business, a lead generation site …

FairSearch Releases 44-Page Paper About Google’s “Anticompetitive Conduct” FairSearch Releases 44-Page Paper About Google’s “Anticompetitive Conduct”
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The FairSearch Coalition has sent a 44-pager paper, entitled, “Google’s Transformation From Gateway To Gatekeeper: How Google’s Exclusionary And Anticompetitive Conduct Restricts Innovation And Deceives Consumers,” to all 50 U.S. Attorneys General. “The paper offers in the greatest detail yet the …

iPhone 4S Released To Lucky German, Offers First Look At Total Package iPhone 4S Released To Lucky German, Offers First Look At Total Package

We are only days away from the big release of the iPhone 4S, but one lucky German has received theirs a tad early. According to German site Macerkopf.de, the iPhone 4S in question was delivered by German Telekom. That company …

Zynga Announces Project Z and A Bunch of Games Zynga Announces Project Z and A Bunch of Games

Zynga has been huge for keeping plenty of Facebook users engaged with games on Facebook, but the company seems to be making efforts to show that it is not dependent on Facebook. About two months ago, Google launched games on …

iTunes 10.5 Arrives Before iOS 5 iTunes 10.5 Arrives Before iOS 5

Apple’s latest version of iTunes is now available to download for both Mac and Windows. 10.5 is notable in that it allows users to utilize the upcoming iCloud and iOS 5 features, both of which are dropping on Wednesday, October …

Google Panda Update, Angry Birds, & How People Share Google Panda Update, Angry Birds, & How People Share
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In today’s infographic, we look at some offerings rom Custard Media, Aytm, and Clearspring on the effects of the Google Panda update on SEO, addiction to Angry Birds and how people share content on social media, respectively. View other daily …

Reddit Shuts Down Controversial /r/jailbait Subreddit Reddit Shuts Down Controversial /r/jailbait Subreddit
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If you aren’t familiar with Reddit, let me attempt to explain it to you in the simplest of terms: Reddit is an online community built around the aggregation of all things internet. This includes news, photos, user-generated content and more, …

The Avengers Trailer Hits the Internet The Avengers Trailer Hits the Internet

There are a lot of big name movies coming out next summer. The Dark Knight Rises and the Spider-Man reboot are just two of the bigger ones, although, I’m not sure there’s a movie with as much anticipation as The …

Is Facebook Becoming Less Viral? Is Facebook Becoming Less Viral?
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Facebook is constantly making changes. Users know this, and are often irritated. Do you think Facebook changes have made it less valuable as a channel for getting apps, content, and messages to go viral? Let us know in the comments. …

NBA Cancels Regular Season Games, NBA Players React on Twitter NBA Cancels Regular Season Games, NBA Players React on Twitter
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While there’s still hope that some of the upcoming NBA season can be salvaged, that prospect is looking less and less likely, especially after the recent announcement from NBA Commissioner David Stern concerning the cancellation of the first two weeks …

Twitter Will Finally Own The Word “Tweet” Twitter Will Finally Own The Word “Tweet”
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Did you know that as of right now, Twitter doesn’t have the trademark for the word “tweet?” That’s all about to change, however, as the social media service is about to secure the trademark from its current owner – Twittad. …

The Mythbusters on Steve Jobs: “iGenius” Documentary to Air October 16th The Mythbusters on Steve Jobs: “iGenius” Documentary to Air October 16th
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The men with some of the best jobs in the world, the Mythbusters guys, will host an hour-long documentary on the life of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Discovery Channel has announced that Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will helm …

Steve Jobs Death Certificate Reportedly Names Specific Cause Steve Jobs Death Certificate Reportedly Names Specific Cause

Steve Jobs’ cancer has been widely known to have been the cause of his death, but now details have come out about the specific cause. Bloomberg, which has apparently seen the death certificate, is reporting that “respiratory arrest” was listed …

Facebook Provides a Look at Facebook Bootcamp Facebook Provides a Look at Facebook Bootcamp
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Facebook has released an interesting video about Facebook Bootcamp. This is what all Facebook engineers go through when they start at the company. It lasts for six weeks. “At Facebook, engineers don’t waste time before getting their hands dirty. Every …

Netflix Drops Qwikster: Here’s The Internet Reaction Netflix Drops Qwikster: Here’s The Internet Reaction
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Netflix might be waking up to the reality that no matter what they do nowadays, it’s going to piss off a large percentage of their customers. Remember that whole Qwikster idea? The DVD-only company that was announced last month as …

Facebook for iPad Launches Facebook for iPad Launches

Facebook has finally launched its much-anticipated iPad app. “Facebook for iPad not only includes popular features from the site like photos and games, but also optimizes them for the unique capabilities of the iPad,” a Facebook representative tells WebProNews. With …

Hank Williams Jr. Releases New Song Via Free Download Hank Williams Jr. Releases New Song Via Free Download
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Hank Williams Jr. has just released a new song called “Keep The Change,” that was written in response to his recent problems stemming from comments he made on Fox & Friends. Williams was yanked by ESPN’s Monday Night Football broadcast …

SocialGrapple Acquired by Google SocialGrapple Acquired by Google

Google has acquired the team behind SocialGrapple, a social analytics service. A message at SocialGrapple.com says: I am excited to announce that the SocialGrapple team is joining Google. SocialGrapple started a year ago, and launched only a couple of months …

The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu Hold Google+ Hangout The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu Hold Google+ Hangout

Last Friday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama joined Google+, and it didn’t take him much time to start interacting with one of the new social site’s flagship features. On the same day he joined the network, The Dalai Lama announced …

Friend.ly Acquired by Facebook Friend.ly Acquired by Facebook
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Facebook has acquired friend.ly. Terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed. So, what is friend.ly? Aside from having a .ly domain that actually makes sense when you say it out loud, it’s basically a social Q&A service. The official …