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Google Buys Fridge, More Circle Capabilities Coming? Google Buys Fridge, More Circle Capabilities Coming?

Fridge is a company that, until today, developed technology that made creating a group and sharing within it much, much easier. Now, they belong, or, are joining the Google team. Undoubtedly, the purchase was made with Google+ in mind, and …

Twilight at Comic Con Has Fans Camping Out All Week Twilight at Comic Con Has Fans Camping Out All Week

Comic Con just kicked off in the Gas Light District of San Diego, as people have been camped out waiting to get into see the Twilight Panel. WebProNews happened to be in the neighborhood and thought we’d snap a few …

SEO Developments You Need to Know About SEO Developments You Need to Know About
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Much of the Google talk lately has been centered around Google+, the company’s new social network, and with good reason. It may have a significant impact on how Internet users use other established social sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and …

Are We in a Tech Bubble? Are We in a Tech Bubble?
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The tech space has seen a lot of activity lately. With numerous IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and venture capital investments on the rise, a lot of people are speculating about a tech bubble. It does make sense to a degree given Groupon and LinkedIn’s recent successful IPOs.

Billionaire Makes His Mark on Google Maps Billionaire Makes His Mark on Google Maps
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Pranking Google Maps is nothing knew, however, this may be the first time a “prank” was motivated solely by vanity. What we have is a Sheikh from the Abu Dhabi area who is apparently really fond of the fact that …

Most Viewed YouTube Videos Of All Time Most Viewed YouTube Videos Of All Time
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It’s been a little over a year since we last looked at the “Top 10 Most Viewed YouTube Videos of All Time” so we thought it would be interesting to see what that list looked like in mid-2011. When we …

A New, Fun Way to Use StumbleUpon A New, Fun Way to Use StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon is testing a new feature called the “Explore Box”. “For any interest, type a word into the Explore Box, and we’ll pull out great stumbles for you that match that interest,” the company explained in an email. It could …

Video of The Last Atlantis Landing Video of The Last Atlantis Landing
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STS-135, otherwise known as the Atlantis Shuttle, made its final landing early Thursday morning around 6:00am. It was a successful mission that ended on a sad note, because it signified the end of the space shuttle era, one that lasted …

Google+ Makes Picasa Web Albums Cool Again Google+ Makes Picasa Web Albums Cool Again
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If Google+ accomplishes nothing else for Google (though it looks like it may accomplish quite a bit), it seems to be getting people using Picasa Web Albums more, and that is a direct competitor of Facebook’s Photos. The whole Google+ …

Google+ the 638th Most Visited Site in the US Google+ the 638th Most Visited Site in the US

A week ago, Google CEO Larry Page announced that Google+ had surpassed 10 million users. A couple days ago, Paul Allen, founder of Ancestry.com estimated the number to be nearly 18 million (he had guessed 10 million prior to Page’s …

eBay Earnings Released eBay Earnings Released
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eBay reported its second quarter earnings today. Results include a revenue increase of 25% from the same period last year, reaching $2.8 billion. Net income for the quarter was $283.4 million (GAAP). Non-GAAP net income was $630.9 million. “Second quarter …

The New Spider-Man Trailer Has Twitter Atwitter The New Spider-Man Trailer Has Twitter Atwitter

There’s a new Spider-Man movie coming out next summer, and in a move that’s seemingly to stem the hype the upcoming Batman movie is getting, Sony and Columbia Pictures have released their trailer to the Internet. It’s not a bad …

Netflix Now Available for More Android Devices Netflix Now Available for More Android Devices

Finally, some good news from Netflix. I’ve been using Netflix for years, and some it’s pained me to have to report on various stories about the company recently: an ill-received redesign, a price hike, and an outage. Now, my phone …

Google Labs is Closing Down Google Labs is Closing Down
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Google Labs is closing down. Google announced as much on its official blog today. I’m not sure what this really means other than new Google experiments will come out without the Google Labs label, and likely just with a beta …

Where Google Makes Its Money Where Google Makes Its Money
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WordStream has put together a rather interesting infographic showing where Google makes its money. “We did some research on what are the most expensive keyword categories in the world to figure out where (specifically) Google makes their billions in ad …

More Google+ Humor: I’m on G+ More Google+ Humor: I’m on G+
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Rebecca Black, for all of her ills, seems to have started a “let’s a make a horrible song for fun” phase. I’m not sure what else explains the “I’m on G+ (gee plus)” video that’s making the rounds on, you …

Apple Launches Mac Mini Update, Thunderbolt Display Apple Launches Mac Mini Update, Thunderbolt Display

Apple announced an update to the Mac mini, which includes next-generation Intel Core processors, new graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology, and Mac OS X Lion. Apple says it has twice the processor and graphics performance of the previous version. The …

College Basketball Coach Bans Entire Team from Twitter College Basketball Coach Bans Entire Team from Twitter

It’s honestly surprising this isn’t a more common action, especially when you consider the amount of trouble Twitter’s led to for a number of prominent athletes. What we have is a head coach of some note trying to nip that …

Harry Potter Goes Google Harry Potter Goes Google

Google announced today that it it is teaming up with Pottermore, JK Rowling’s new site, which will open up this fall to provide eBook services. The two are partnering to integrate Pottermore with various Google products and APIs. The Harry …

Twitter is Thinking About Commerce Twitter is Thinking About Commerce
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It appears that Twitter has some new money-making ideas in mind for the future. This is hardly surprising, given that its monetization strategies have been heavily questioned for years now. The company has been much more advertising focused in recent …

The Google Directory is No More The Google Directory is No More
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While I’m not sure of the viability of directory submissions as a way of search engine marketing, or optimization for that matter, when Google disbands its products, it’s news. Thanks to a heads up by Brent Csutoras, we now know …

How Many Users Does Google+ Have? About 18 Million By Latest Estimate How Many Users Does Google+ Have? About 18 Million By Latest Estimate
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Last week, Paul Allen (founder of Ancestry.com) put together some estimates claiming that Google+ was getting ready to pass 10 million users, and on pace to soon hit 20 million. Shortly thereafter, Google CEO Larry Page announced officially that the …

Google Doodle Has Us Counting Peas, Honors Gregor Mendel Google Doodle Has Us Counting Peas, Honors Gregor Mendel
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The latest Google Doodle goes with its inspiration like peas in a pod. Bad jokes aside, the most recent Google alteration focuses on Gregor Mendel, the “father of modern genetics,” hence the use of peas to spell out the ubiquitous …

Google Letting Users Know Their Computers are Infected Google Letting Users Know Their Computers are Infected

Google announced today that some users will see a message at the top of their search results telling them that their computer is infected, after the company discovered some unusual search activity. “As we work to protect our users and …