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Living Social Offers 5 Big Macs & Fries For $13, Twitter Doesn’t Approve Living Social Offers 5 Big Macs & Fries For $13, Twitter Doesn’t Approve
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Most of you are probably familiar with Living Social, they offer a new deal each day to their members. Well today they’ve put out the largest national fast food daily deal – ever. The deal is a $13 voucher booklet, …

Google Chrome Overtakes Firefox Google Chrome Overtakes Firefox
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Something occurred to me when reading about this subject: what does the winner of the browser wars get? Dominance over the Internet with king-of-the-hill bragging rights? Money? Women? Power? Well, actually, that third one is pretty accurate because there is …

Shopycat: Walmart’s Facebook App Helps You Find Better Christmas Gifts Shopycat: Walmart’s Facebook App Helps You Find Better Christmas Gifts
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Searching for just the right gift for each person on your Christmas shopping list can feel like a swift kick to the jingle bells if you’re buying for someone that would be commonly described as “hard to shop for.” Second …

NORAD’s Santa Tracker Site Goes Live NORAD’s Santa Tracker Site Goes Live

Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And he’s about to be under high-tech surveillance. It’s only a few weeks until Santa Claus comes to town, and for years the North American Aerospace Defense Command has been helping anxious kids …

Twitter Beats Facebook Among Webmasters Twitter Beats Facebook Among Webmasters

A study conducted by a new social outreach company called Outreachr has found that nearly a third of webmasters include links to their company’s Twitter page than to their Facebook profile. Outreachr, which launches this week, is aimed at webmasters …

Google+ Pages to Get Multi-Admin Functionality This Month Google+ Pages to Get Multi-Admin Functionality This Month

Google held a live Q&A about Google+ for businesses. The biggest thing to come of this, that most businesses are probably interested in, is the coming functionality for multiple page admins. It should be here in December, and then you …

Method Man and Sour Patch Kids Form a World Gone Sour Method Man and Sour Patch Kids Form a World Gone Sour

If you’ve been wondering what Method Man has been up to recently, all you need to do is watch the video below. Apparently, he’s been creating a music video for Capcom’s upcoming game World Gone Sour. Capcom isn’t developing the …

Facebook Status Update Character Limit Now Much Higher Facebook Status Update Character Limit Now Much Higher
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Facebook announced that it is increasing the character limit on status updates. In a status update on the Facebook + Journalists page, the company wrote: “In September, we increased the character limit on status updates to 5,000 characters. Today, we’re …

ABC To Advertise In NYC Taxies ABC To Advertise In NYC Taxies

Starting on January 1, 2012 a new agreement will take effect, which will allow ABC to begin selling ads and providing clips of entertainment to Creative Mobile Technologies (CMT) infused New York City cabs. At the moment, that’s about 6,600 …

Apple: Siri Abortion Answers “Not Intentional Omissions” Apple: Siri Abortion Answers “Not Intentional Omissions”
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Earlier this week, we told you about the growing number of people who were discovering that Apple’s iPhone 4S voice assistant Siri might not be the best place to turn if you’re looking for help with pregnancy issues. Specifically, Siri …

Email Shows Your Hierarchy of Friends Email Shows Your Hierarchy of Friends

Following the recent news that Facebook reveals about four degrees of separation among networks of friends, new research has come out demonstrating a similar phenomenon at work within a person’s email. Northwestern University researchers Stefan Wuchty and Brian Uzzi have …

Carrier IQ Collects Data on Millions of Phones Carrier IQ Collects Data on Millions of Phones

Android app developer Trevor Eckhart posted a video to his YouTube account on Monday in which he claims to have discovered a hidden app in the handsets of several carriers. Eckhart claims that the app, Carrier IQ, collects a wide …

Spanish Kindle Store Launches with 22,000+ Titles Spanish Kindle Store Launches with 22,000+ Titles
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Amazon has just launched their Spanish language Kindle Store today, and it’s starting with over 22,000 titles. Over 1,000 of these titles are free e-books, as they are part of the public domain. The Spanish Kindle Store contains most of …

iPhone Tops Yahoo’s 2011 Most Searched List iPhone Tops Yahoo’s 2011 Most Searched List

First we looked at Bing’s 2011 round-up of top searches. Then it was Ask and AOL. Now it’s Yahoo’s turn. It was the iPhone that apparently captured the hearts of most Yahoo searchers. Even more so than Kim Kardashian. “For …

Olive: First Feature Film Shot With A Cellphone Olive: First Feature Film Shot With A Cellphone

It’s crazy how far cellphone camera technology has advanced. Just a few years ago they were more of a novelty feature; fast forward a bit, and you can record full HD video. With that in mind, a film crew has …

Dalai Lama, Toyota’s New Ride, & Mrs. Darth Vader Dalai Lama, Toyota’s New Ride, & Mrs. Darth Vader

Welcome to the maiden voyage of a new daily cruise hosted by WebProNews: Top Photos from Google+. We’ll be posting some of the more intriguing, weirdest, captivating, or stirring photos we can find to share with you each day. Check …

Duolingo Wants To Translate The Internet By Helping You Learn Another Language Duolingo Wants To Translate The Internet By Helping You Learn Another Language
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Duolingo’s premise is quite simple. How do you get people to translate the web for free? Their answer is to turn it into an experience that is part game, part language instruction, and all ambitious crowdsourcing. Duolingo is the brainchild …

Yahoo Sale: What They’re Saying Yahoo Sale: What They’re Saying

Some interesting reports have been coming out about the potential sale of Yahoo. Bloomberg BusinessWeek is reporting that A group of investors led by private- equity firm Silver Lake offered to buy a minority stake in Yahoo! Inc. for about …

Ad Revenues up 22% Over Last Year Ad Revenues up 22% Over Last Year

The Interactive Advertising Bureau is reporting that third quarter revenues from internet advertising are up 22% this year over the third quarter of last year. Revenues have climbed to $7.9 billion in the eighth consecutive quarter of year-to-year growth. President …

Facebook Privacy: Is The FTC Going Too Far or Not Far Enough? Facebook Privacy: Is The FTC Going Too Far or Not Far Enough?
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As you may know, Facebook settled privacy charges with the FTC this week. Under the agreement, Facebook is barred from making misrepresentations about the privacy or security of consumers’ personal data, required to obtain user consent before making privacy changes, …

Social MCs Show Off With Google Hangouts Social MCs Show Off With Google Hangouts

If you watch any amount of TV, especially the bigger-audience events like the Super Bowl, you have probably noticed an increase of commercials, courtesy of Google. There’s the “Dear Sophie” offering that works as hard as it can in an …

Matt Cutts, Bendable Robots & A Land-Walking Octopus Matt Cutts, Bendable Robots & A Land-Walking Octopus

Today’s video round-up comes with some advice from Google, some interesting animals, and of course a robot. View more daily video round-ups here. Google’s Matt Cutts takes on the topic: “Will my site’s ranking be hurt if I use HTTPS …

Kourtney Kardashian, Social Media Gurus, and Racist Pianos Kourtney Kardashian, Social Media Gurus, and Racist Pianos

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 …

New iPhone 5 Vibrate Feature Mentioned During Glee New iPhone 5 Vibrate Feature Mentioned During Glee
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The FOX TV show of Glee is a very popular production amongst the current teenage generation, mainly because of the themes that are involved/portrayed, and the various covers of Top-40 music hits that the characters perform throughout the show as …