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The Tim Tebow Twitter Feud The Tim Tebow Twitter Feud
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Tim Tebow. The name alone conjures up all kinds of reactions, especially to sports fans. His success on the college football field, coupled with the interest in seeming succeed and/or fail on the professional level is just one of the …

Sex, Showers, Chocolate, or Smartphones? Sex, Showers, Chocolate, or Smartphones?

Smartphones have made the transition from luxury to necessity. Think about what we rely on our smart devices for – phones calls, text messages, calendar, social media, games, web browsing, the weather, camera, maps…the list is endless. What would the …

Will Google+ Catch Facebook? Developers Say Yes Will Google+ Catch Facebook? Developers Say Yes
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Despite my documented skepticism, it is impossible to deny that Google+ is gripping the world of social media. Still in a testing phase, the new social network has already attracted 25 million users – users that are very excited about …

Zuckerberg Leaves Facebook Zuckerberg Leaves Facebook

If a report from All Things D is true, and it looks like it probably is, considering that the letter of resignation is embedded in the piece, Randi Zuckerberg, Facebook’s director of marketing, who also happens to be the sister …

HBO Go Coming To, Um, Television? HBO Go Coming To, Um, Television?
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HBO’s online on demand service, HBO Go, is already available on computers and mobile devices, but soon, you’ll be able to watch HBO on your televi… (trails off). But wait, can’t you already do that? Isn’t HBO On Demand already …

Test Site Search and Navigation Pages to Optimize Conversions Test Site Search and Navigation Pages to Optimize Conversions
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If you’ve invested time and energy in effective, relevant, results-oriented site search and navigation, you’ve likely seen an impact on your web site – higher conversions, larger orders, more page views, less complaints and even lower abandonment rates for people …

iPad Magazine: AOL Launches Editions iPad Magazine: AOL Launches Editions

AOL officially launched its iPad-exclusive magazine today. It’s called Editions. They’re not exactly following the trail blazed by News Corp.’s The Daily. Editions is free, and it’s content is personalize for each user. AOL bills the daily publication as “The …

Instagram Milestone: 150 Million Photos Instagram Milestone: 150 Million Photos

I’ll preface this post by saying that I am a total Instagram fanboy. No shame. What I first downloaded on a whim has earned a place on my mobile device home screen. It’s an app that I find myself checking …

Flowchart: The Cycle of an Internet Argument Flowchart: The Cycle of an Internet Argument
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Arguing and the Internet go together like cheese and crackers. Whether it’s a back-and-forth over favorite movies, songs, drummers, teams, players, women, men, politics–you name it–it’s a phenomenon like none other when you combine passionate subjects and Internet anonymity. In …

EFF Moves For Dismissal of Key Righthaven Case EFF Moves For Dismissal of Key Righthaven Case

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), which has been aiding various defendants in copyright lawsuits brought by Righthaven (commonly referred to as a “copyright troll”), and has filed an amicus brief in support of a defendant moving to dismiss the RIghthaven …

Ashton Kutcher’s Two and a Half Men Role: Internet Mogul Ashton Kutcher’s Two and a Half Men Role: Internet Mogul
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Ever since Charlie Sheen was dumped from his hit CBS show Two and a Half Men for certain…indiscretions, and Ashton Kutcher was unveiled as his replacement, people have been wondering how the transition would work. How would Sheen’s character get …

Making The Googlebot Fetch With URL Submission Making The Googlebot Fetch With URL Submission
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Is there some new content and/or a new site you want Google to notice sooner rather than later? Well, there’s an official Google utility for that. With the Fetch as Googlebot URL submission tool, site owners can now directly request …

Operation Shady RAT – McAfee Says Over 70 Organizations Breached By Remote Access Tool Operation Shady RAT – McAfee Says Over 70 Organizations Breached By Remote Access Tool

McAfee has put out a report called “Revealed: Operation Shady RAT,” which details an investigation of what is being called the “biggest-ever series of cyber attacks”. The report, authored by McAfee VP Threat Research, Dmitri Alperovitch, discusses the investigation of …

Yahoo Mail Down (For Some) – Users Considering Gmail Yahoo Mail Down (For Some) – Users Considering Gmail
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Some users of Yahoo services, and Yahoo Mail in particular are currently experiencing outages. Many have taken to Twitter to voice their complaints. An apparently official statement from Yahoo on the matter is making the rounds on Twitter as well. …

Apple Rumor: Streaming Movie Rentals Apple Rumor: Streaming Movie Rentals
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Tired of hearing rumors about Apple products? I didn’t think so. The iPhone 5 isn’t the only Apple product (or potential product, I should say) getting some attention from the press. There is speculation going around that Apple may be …

Facebook Troublemakers Beware: Hacking Someone’s Account Is Identity Theft Facebook Troublemakers Beware: Hacking Someone’s Account Is Identity Theft
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The decision against a California juvenile charged with identity theft has been affirmed by an appellate court. The identity that he was convicted of stealing just happened to be her Facebook identity. Rolando S. used the female victim’s email password …

iPhone 5 Rumors – Release Date Back to September? iPhone 5 Rumors – Release Date Back to September?
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The truth is, this is getting ridiculous. Frankly, it’s getting exhausting to keep up. The iPhone 5 rumors have been flying around for months, which is fine, but the release date stuff is just getting out of hand during this …

Nexus S Free at Best Buy for Today Only Nexus S Free at Best Buy for Today Only

Forget all that iPhone 5 talk that has been dominating the mobile device news for the last couple of days – today is an Android day. That’s because Google and Best Buy have announced a special promotion for the Nexus …

Foursquare Business Pages Now Available to All Foursquare Business Pages Now Available to All

Foursquare has made brand pages “self-serve”. This means brands can create their own pages, acquire followers, share updates, check-in at places, etc. You know, like a social network. Foursquare says the announcement is “to the great relief” of its BizDev …

Twitter Redesign Forced Upon Everyone Twitter Redesign Forced Upon Everyone
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It’s been almost a year (11 months anyway) since Twitter announced its redesign, which has come to be known as “New Twitter”. New Twitter is not so new anymore, so it makes tons of sense that Twitter is finally doing …

Newt Gingrich’s Twitter Followers: Over 1 Million Fake Says Analysis Newt Gingrich’s Twitter Followers: Over 1 Million Fake Says Analysis
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Looking back, it does seem a bit odd that Newt Gingrich has more followers on Twitter than Sarah Palin, Mitt Romney, Michele Bachmann, Tim Pawlenty, Ron Paul and Speaker John Boehner combined. On Monday, Gawker reported that a former Gingrich …

Google+ Android App Gets Update, Site Attracts 25 Million Users Google+ Android App Gets Update, Site Attracts 25 Million Users
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According to comScore research, as reported by Reuters, Google+ has attracted 25 million users, making it the fastest site to achieve such a number. The firm says Google+ had 25 million uniques as of July 24, growing at about a …

Amazon Local Heads to Groupon’s Home Turf Amazon Local Heads to Groupon’s Home Turf

Two months ago, Amazon launched its Daily Deals offering Amazon Local in Boise, Idaho. Since then, it has expanded to include a handful of regions in California, Florida and Washington. The offering is attracting some attention in the press now …

iPhone 5: Apple’s Weapon Against Android? iPhone 5: Apple’s Weapon Against Android?
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It looks like we have reached the “rumor-a-day” phase of the iPhone 5 mania. With the latest rumors hinting at either a September or early October release date, we might be only a month or two away from Apple’s next-gen …