Quantcast
Google Panda Update: More Recovery Stories Google Panda Update: More Recovery Stories
· 11

Google’s Panda update has been shaking up the web for better or worse all year, and for the longest time, there wasn’t a whole lot in the way of recovery stories. Eventually, we started to hear about some – perhaps …

Droid RAZR Release Date Early November, World’s Thinnest LTE Smartphone Droid RAZR Release Date Early November, World’s Thinnest LTE Smartphone
· 17

It’s a good time for people needing a new smartphone, as a couple of high-profile devices are dropping around the same timeframe. Last week, the new iPhone 4S went on sale and current projections show that it has done pretty …

Apple FY 11 Q4 Earnings Set to Be Released Apple FY 11 Q4 Earnings Set to Be Released

Later today, Apple will report its earnings for its fiscal year 2011, fourth quarter. It’s hard to imagine that it won’t have been an impressive quarter. In its FY 11 Q3 report in July, Apple posted revenue of $28.57 billion …

Demand Media Giving Top Writers Assignment Priority Demand Media Giving Top Writers Assignment Priority
· 26

Demand Media is no stranger to controversy, and while the company has clearly taken a much firmer stance on content quality this year, it’s leaving some writers lacking a significant source of income. Editor’s note: This article has been updated …

Samsung Rips iPhone Screenshot For Galaxy Player Promo Samsung Rips iPhone Screenshot For Galaxy Player Promo
· 1

Did Samsung just use a 3-year-old screenshot from Google maps on iOS on a promotional page for its new Galaxy Player Android-powered media device? Daring Fireball got a tip from a reader last night that the official page for the …

Look Out Politicians – Animated Videos Just Got Easier To Make

The political season is in full swing in the U.S. and, as expected, the cartoons, sketches, and late night jokes, are all in full swing as well. Although some of these humorous pieces are meant to be critical, the majority of them help to lighten the somber mood of politics, which is exactly what GoAnimate intended to do when it announced its new features.

Netflix Eyeing New Episodes of Reno 911! Netflix Eyeing New Episodes of Reno 911!

And by “eyeing,” I mean Netflix actually wants to further its commitment to the content production side of the entertainment business, something they’ve already established with the House of Cards endeavor. While original programming is one thing, can Netflix help …

Google Offers Expands Into New Markets Google Offers Expands Into New Markets

Google announced the further expansion of Google Offers today. The company says it has launched the product in 13 U.S. cities since the initial launch in Portland, Oregon, and has 25 more markets on the way. Today, Google Offers comes …

Siri, and the Wide World of Accents Siri, and the Wide World of Accents

One of the biggest draws of the brand new iPhone 4S, besides the faster speeds and better camera, is the voice assistant program Siri (and more generally the speech recognition software). The device comes ready to work with 5 different …

Google Refreshes Google Docs Presentations, Adds 50 New Features Google Refreshes Google Docs Presentations, Adds 50 New Features

Google announced a major refresh of Presentations in Google Docs, adding 50 new features, including transitions, animations, new themes, drawings, and rich tables. “A year and a half ago, we released completely new document, spreadsheet and drawing editors. Google Docs …

Can Twitter Beat Facebook and Google+? Can Twitter Beat Facebook and Google+?
· 32

As you might imagine, there’s been a lot of talk about social networks at the Web 2.0 Summit, and particularly the escalating three-way battle among Facebook, Google and Twitter. While Google and Facebook have had their fair share of announcements …

YouTube And Viacom: Viacom Refuses to Accept the Loss YouTube And Viacom: Viacom Refuses to Accept the Loss
· 4

Apparently, one of the main rules of corporate level lawsuits is if you at first don’t get your way, try, try again until you find a judge that agrees with your constant complaining. Just ask Viacom and YouTube, or, well, …

Nexus Prime Release Date Hinted, Launch Confirmed By Japanese Carrier Nexus Prime Release Date Hinted, Launch Confirmed By Japanese Carrier

With the Google/Samsung Hong Kong event just a few hours away, one major Japanese wireless carrier has let the news regarding the upcoming Nexus Prime (Galaxy Nexus) slip a little early. According to a tweet from the carrier, the Nexus …

Watch A Creepy Dude Facebook Stalk You With “Take This Lollipop” Watch A Creepy Dude Facebook Stalk You With “Take This Lollipop”
· 8

Whenever you see that now-famous Facebook allow box, the one that allows applications access to all your awesome personal data in order to work properly, do you still feel a tinge of trepidation? Do you imagine the worst – that …

Google Wallet Adds Featured Offers, More Partners Live Google Wallet Adds Featured Offers, More Partners Live
· 1

Google Wallet officially launched about a month ago on the Sprint Nexus S 4G. Today, Google announced that more Google Wallet Merchants are now live. American Eagle Outfitters, The Container Store, Foot Locker, Guess, Jamba Juice, Macy’s, OfficeMax and Toys …

iPhone 4S Must Be Reserved for Apple Retail Store Purchase iPhone 4S Must Be Reserved for Apple Retail Store Purchase

Apple announced today that iPhone 4S sales topped 4 million in the device’s first 3 days of availability. “iPhone 4S is off to a great start with more than four million sold in its first weekend—the most ever for a …

Steve Jobs Song Created With Only Apple Sounds, Plus More iPhone 4S Siri Fun Steve Jobs Song Created With Only Apple Sounds, Plus More iPhone 4S Siri Fun

Today’s video round-up is mostly Steve Jobs and Siri-related, but there are also a couple Google-related videos worth watching, and well as one from Sophos on identity theft. View more daily video round-ups here. A song created as a tribute …

Facebook Failures, Twitter Manners & Content for SEO Facebook Failures, Twitter Manners & Content for SEO
· 4

In today’s infographic round-up, we get a look at Facebook’s “Wall of Shame,” manners on Twitter, how content pertains to SEO. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Wordstream looks at Facebook’s “Wall of Shame”: Marketing Optimist and One Lily look …

The Walking Dead, Whole Grains, and Herman Cain Pizza Jams The Walking Dead, Whole Grains, and Herman Cain Pizza Jams

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 …

Sesame Street YouTube Channel Hacked, Showed Porn For 20 Minutes Sesame Street YouTube Channel Hacked, Showed Porn For 20 Minutes
· 3

It was a big deal when Sesame Street came to YouTube (it came to Hulu and iTunes at the same time). These online channels provide worldwide access for children everywhere to enjoy Sesame Street content that many of us grown-ups …

Nexus Prime Release Date As Early As November 10th? Nexus Prime Release Date As Early As November 10th?
· 12

UPDATE: Launch confirmed for Oct 19th Samsung/Google event by Japanese carrier, release date said to be sometime in November. We know that the big Google / Samsung mobile event is going down on October 19th, and we know that one …

Google Panda Update: Cutts Confirms Another Tweak Google Panda Update: Cutts Confirms Another Tweak
· 11

As previously reported, Google’s Matt Cutts tweeted out on October 5 to “expect some Panda-related flux in the next few weeks, but will have less impact than previous updates (~2%).” SearchMetrics has since shared numbers for sites it found to …

Walking Dead, Bing Offer Walk-On Zombie Role Walking Dead, Bing Offer Walk-On Zombie Role
· 2

Sunday night was the big premiere of season 2 of AMC’s hit zombie survival show The Walking Dead, based on the brilliant graphic series created by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore. Although season 2 is already a wrap, it looks …

Google Says “Anti-Google” Patent Analyst Gets Microsoft Funding for Patent Study Google Says “Anti-Google” Patent Analyst Gets Microsoft Funding for Patent Study
· 2

It’s no secret that Google and Microsoft don’t like one another. Now, Google is pointing out that a patent analyst, which Google’s Matt Cutts says “often takes anti-Google stances,” is conducting a study on FRAND-committed patents, which is being commissioned …