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Google Maps’ New App To Improve “You Are Here” Blue Dot To Indoor Maps Google Maps’ New App To Improve “You Are Here” Blue Dot To Indoor Maps

When Google Maps for Android started providing indoor maps for facilities like malls and airports, it came equipped with the helpful “You Are Here” blue dot that indicated to, yes, indeed, you are in fact here. Google Maps has since …

The Masters, Beyonce, and The Civil War
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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 …

Pinterest Adds Pinboard Covers; No Private Boards Pinterest Adds Pinboard Covers; No Private Boards

Pinterest announced today that it is now implementing a common request from its many pinners, or users of its site. On the popular social media site’s blog they touted the ability for user to now create “covers” for their pinboards. …

Journalism & Technology Scholarships for Six Lucky Winners of Google and AP Contest

Last summer Google announced a joint scholarship program for aspiring journalists with the Associated Press, administered by the Online News Association. Now six winners will receive a $20,000 scholarship to help them make their dreams come true. The winners were …

Google+ Has Over 120 Integrations Throughout Google Products Google+ Has Over 120 Integrations Throughout Google Products

Google CEO Larry Page put out a lengthy letter to investors today. In talking about Google+, he mentioned that there are over 120 Google+ integrations (I assume this means internally with other Google products). Unfortunately, he doesn’t list them all. …

Kanye Declares Love For Kim Kardashian In “Theraflu”, Bashes Humphries

Since allegations of infidelity by rapper Kanye West’s ex, Amber Rose, rumors and speculation have been flying in recent months about a possible secret romance between West and socialite and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian, and it appears West is giving clues …

Amazon Introduces the Spanish Version of E-Books Amazon Introduces the Spanish Version of E-Books

Amazon.com announced a new spanish version of Kindle e-books today, obviously being called, “eBooks Kindle en Español”. In addition to offering of the most popular spanish selling title the service also offers special features designed just for spanish speaking US …

eBay, USPS Innovate Shipping for Retailers eBay, USPS Innovate Shipping for Retailers

eBay was recognized by the U.S. Postal Service for technology and financial innovation on Monday, after systematically developing a setup on its platform that allows sellers to bill and ship faster. Users of eBay, the world’s largest online marketplace, are …

Amazon Discounts Hundreds Of PC Game Downloads

When you think of digital game downloads and sales, what’s the first thing that pops to your mind? Steam, right? Valve’s digital content delivery service has proven again and again that if you put something on sale, people will buy …

Larry Page Talks A Lot More About Search Than Social In New Letter Larry Page Talks A Lot More About Search Than Social In New Letter
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In case you were thinking Google is more concerned with social than it is with search these days, perhaps Larry Page’s 2012 Update from the CEO will change your mind. You can find the word “social” used once. You can …

What The Hell’s Going On Over At AOL Huffington Post Media Group? What The Hell’s Going On Over At AOL Huffington Post Media Group?

After some restructuring over at the AOL Huffington Post Media Group, there are conflicting reports as to what actually happened to Arianna Huffington. The New York Times ran a piece yesterday with the headline “Huffington Gains More Control in AOL …

Steve Jobs Biographer: Jobs’s Android Rage Was Real Steve Jobs Biographer: Jobs’s Android Rage Was Real
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Yesterday we brought you news of interesting claims by Google CEO Larry Page about Steve Jobs’s feelings about Android. When asked about his relationship with Jobs in light of Jobs’s frustrations over Android, Page said that he felt “the Android …

Wikipedia Latest To Give Google Maps The Slip Wikipedia Latest To Give Google Maps The Slip
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With how so many high profile partners have been dumping Google Maps lately, you’d think Google was patient zero for some communicative bubonic cootie-cancer that everybody was fleeing from. First foursquare bailed and then Apple’s been to distancing itself from …

Star Trek’s “Q” is the Voice of ‘Quantum Conundrum’

Square Enix announced this week that actor John de Lancie will be providing voice talent for their upcoming game, Quantum Conundrum. de Lancie is best known for his role as “Q” in Star Trek: The Next Generation and recently leant …

Nintendo Introduces New Digital Content

This week Nintendo highlights its new downloadable content for the Wii and 3DS: Colors! 3D – a new painting application for the Nintendo 3DS that allows you to paint and view layers in 3D and share with friends. Comes with …

“Lola Versus” Trailer and Poster Now Online

The trailer and poster for Greta Gerwig latest vehicle, “Lola Versus”, have hit the Internet. Based on the trailer, the film overall seems pretty generic. The story centers around a young woman who gets dumped just before her wedding and …

President Signs JOBS Act for Small Biz Investing President Signs JOBS Act for Small Biz Investing

President Obama on signing the JOBS Act: “For start-ups and small businesses, this bill is a potential game-changer.” — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 5, 2012 With that tweet, the White House announced today the signing of the JOBS (Jumpsart Our …

Use Wolfram’s Mathematica To Analyze Your Email Use Wolfram’s Mathematica To Analyze Your Email

Mathematica from Wolfram is a pretty remarkable piece of software. Designed to be a multi-purpose computational tool, it allows users to develop and analyze an almost limitless variety of workflows. It also allows users to plot and analyze all kinds …

Larry Page Posts Huge Letter About Google’s Direction Larry Page Posts Huge Letter About Google’s Direction
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Google CEO Larry Page has posted a new update on the company’s focus in a nice, lengthy letter on the Google Investor Relations page. On Google+,Page writes: [I]t’s been just over a year since I became CEO again. Instead of …

Suspected LulzSec Hacker Enters Guilty Plea Suspected LulzSec Hacker Enters Guilty Plea

It was reported earlier last month that multiple members of LulzSec had been arrested after one if its key members, Sabu, turned them over to the authorities. One of the hackers involved with LulzSec, Cody Kretsinger, has just entered a …

Hasbro Brings Cartoons to Netflix Hasbro Brings Cartoons to Netflix

Hasbro Studios has just partnered with Netflix for a multi-year deal, bringing ten cartoon franchises to the content streaming platform’s Just For Kids section. Below is a clip of Hasbro’s “Transformers Prime,” now on Netflix: As of now, Netflix offers …

Lindsay Lohan: Disturbing Video Shows Her Many Faces

Once a bright, witty, precocious redhead with a big career ahead of her, Lindsey Lohan charmed audiences of all ages at the tender age of 11 with the Disney remake of “The Parent Trap“. She had energy, she had talent, …

Galileo iPhone Holder Turns Your Phone Into a Motion-Controlled Webcam Galileo iPhone Holder Turns Your Phone Into a Motion-Controlled Webcam
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The designers at Joby have invented a holder for iPods and iPhones that allows users to control the pan and tilt of the device. What this does is turn the phone into a remote webcam or camera that can be …

Smartphones & Tablets Go Hand & Hand With TV Smartphones & Tablets Go Hand & Hand With TV

Nielsen just released the results of their study on smartphones and tablets and how often we use them in conjunction with television watching. They looked at users behavior in the US, UK, Germany, and Italy. I think what they found, …