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Google No Longer Waiting For You To Update Your Business Listing Google No Longer Waiting For You To Update Your Business Listing
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Google announced that it is now updating business listings on Google Places for businesses, rather than waiting for businesses to do it. That’s not to say that you can’t update it yourself, but Google basically says it will do so …

Nexus Prime, Ice Cream Sandwich Launch Rescheduled Nexus Prime, Ice Cream Sandwich Launch Rescheduled
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It looks like we have another official date set for the big Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS release. Invitations have been seen out for the rescheduled Google / Samsung event, now taking place in Hong Kong on October 19th. …

Hulu No Longer for Sale Hulu No Longer for Sale

There has been a lot of talk about who will be buying Hulu, and Google has been repeatedly named as a possibility for the one who would get it. It would, after all, fall in line with Google’s strategy of …

Microsoft Skype Acquisition Now Official Microsoft Skype Acquisition Now Official
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Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype has now closed. The company paid $8.5 billion. Microsoft says the two companies will remain focused on connecting people across all devices, and accelerating both companies’ efforts to transform real-time communications for consumers and enterprise customers. …

Google Translate for Android Now Does Conversation Mode in 14 Languages Google Translate for Android Now Does Conversation Mode in 14 Languages
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Google announced the launch of Conversation Mode for Google Translate for Android in 12 new languages. Previously, it was only available for English and Spanish, but now it’s expanded to Brazilian Portuguese, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin …

iPhone Update, Joel Osteen, and the French Revolution iPhone Update, Joel Osteen, and the French Revolution
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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 Q3 Earnings Call: Page Talks Up Google+ Google Q3 Earnings Call: Page Talks Up Google+
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Google released its Q3 earnings report today. The company reported $9.72 billion for the quarter, a 33% year-over-year increase. More on the financials here CEO Larry Page said in the report, “Google+ is now open to everyone and we just …

Netflix, CW Partner To Stream Gossip Girl, Supernatural Netflix, CW Partner To Stream Gossip Girl, Supernatural

Let the Netflix bashing subside for a moment – it looks like they will be adding a bunch of popular streaming content to their catalog. They have announced a long-term deal with CBS and Warner Bros. to stream CW scripted …

Google Q3 Earnings Released, $9.72 Billion in Revenue Google Q3 Earnings Released, $9.72 Billion in Revenue
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Google has released its earnings report for the third quarter, beating expectations. This includes $9.72 billion for the quarter, a 33% year-over-year increase. Larry Page also included a Google+ stat update. “We had a great quarter,” said Larry Page, CEO …

iOS 5 Update Boosts Performance Of Your Apple Devices iOS 5 Update Boosts Performance Of Your Apple Devices

If you had an experience anything like mine, the iOS 5 update was a complete pain in the ass. Not only did the process take hours but it failed halfway to completion and had to be restarted. All in all, …

Sex Toy, Steve Jobs, and a Halloween House Sex Toy, Steve Jobs, and a Halloween House
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Steve Jobs is known for his great keynote speeches, but did you know that he pretty much pranked called Starbucks during one of them? For more daily video round-ups, go here. How bad would he have felt if they actually …

Who You Know, Nonprofit Social Media & the Connected Life Who You Know, Nonprofit Social Media & the Connected Life
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In today’s infographic round-up, we’re looking at one from Xonbi about the value of your contacts, one from Craig Newmark about how nonprofits use social media, and one GigaOm shared looking at data from SMA about the “connected life”. For …

Google Q3 Earnings Set to Be Released Google Q3 Earnings Set to Be Released
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Today, Google will reveal its Q3 earnings report, followed by a call at 4:30 EST to discuss it. Update: Find the earnings report here. Google reported a 32% increase (year-over-year) in revenue in its Q2 report in July at a …

Toss This Camera For Awesome Panoramic Photos Toss This Camera For Awesome Panoramic Photos
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Enjoy taking photos? Enjoy taking panoramic photos? Enjoy throwing your camera into the air, high above your head? This is probably the product for you. The patent-pending Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera allows you to obtain full spherical panoramas with a …

Could Shopping Be the Next Big Phenomenon on Facebook? Could Shopping Be the Next Big Phenomenon on Facebook?

With Facebook’s latest changes, a lot of developers are rushing to get a piece of the company’s new focus on applications. Sneakpeeq is one app that is partnering with Facebook as part of this new initiative and is excited about the opportunities with the Open Graph.

A Google Sex Toy? A Google Sex Toy?
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Well, kind of anyway. Introducing the Googlher, perhaps the first sexual-related personal “device” that uses Google search to help the user, um, enjoy themselves — to put it in safe-for-work terms. While the Googlher sex toy is not a purchasable …

Raj Rajaratnam Sentenced To 11 Years In Historic Insider Trading Case Raj Rajaratnam Sentenced To 11 Years In Historic Insider Trading Case

The longest prison sentence ever dished out for the crime of insider trading has just been given this morning. Hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam was sentenced to 11 years in prison for insider trading practices that resulted in over $50 …

Google Gets Audited by the IRS Google Gets Audited by the IRS
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Government scrutiny is starting to go along with Google like grape jelly goes along with peanut butter. This time it’s not the DoJ or the FTC or the Senate, but the IRS – the United States Internal Revenue Service. A …

Report: AOL Continues to Push for Yahoo Deal Report: AOL Continues to Push for Yahoo Deal

Last month, we looked at some chatter that was going around that AOL wants to merge with Yahoo, but that Yahoo was not too interested. A Bloomberg piece, citing “people familiar with the matter,” indicated that AOL CEO Tim Armstrong …

Tweeting From Your Refrigerator? There’s an App For That. Tweeting From Your Refrigerator? There’s an App For That.
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How does a WiFi connected home appliance sound? One that would, theoretically, allow you tweet updates of your frequent trips to the fridge through the use of a computer touchscreen? Is so, Samsung has just application-powered refrigerator with your name …

iPhone 4S’ Siri: Now With More Easter Eggs iPhone 4S’ Siri: Now With More Easter Eggs
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From what we know about Siri, Apple’s new voice assistant program for the iPhone 4S, is that it looks like a rather interesting addition to iOS. We know that it will give users the ability to transcribe text messages, schedule …

DuckDuckGo Ready to Go to the Next Level, Gets New Funding DuckDuckGo Ready to Go to the Next Level, Gets New Funding

DuckDuckGo just announced that Union Square Ventues is leading the company’s first round of funding. Other investors include:  Scott Banister, Jim Young, Jeff Miller, Joshua Schachter, Kal Vapuri, Joshua Stylman and Peter Hershberg. In a Union Square Ventures blog post, …

Winklevoss Twins Continue Losing Streak Winklevoss Twins Continue Losing Streak
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In people crying warm, salty tears into piles of money news, it looks like Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are going to have to hand over $13 million in legal fees to the law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan (QEUS). …

Mafia Wars Virus Infected Air Force Drones Mafia Wars Virus Infected Air Force Drones
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Recently, there were reports of a virus infecting the drone aircraft used by the United States Air Force, much like the one that leads this article. While the impact of the infection appears to be minimum, provided you take the …