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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Gets a Pretty Google Earth Tour Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Gets a Pretty Google Earth Tour

For those of you that aren’t going to be able to join the millions of people planning to convene upon London this June to participate in the Central Weekend of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Google Earth has a fun new …

Facebook Post Sends 400 Gatecrashers to Birthday Party Facebook Post Sends 400 Gatecrashers to Birthday Party

Thinking about posting all of the details regarding your upcoming birthday party to various social media outlets? Unless you’re prepared for a huge turnout and a fair amount of property damage, you may want to rethink this decision. Bradley McAnulty …

Dragon’s Dogma Demo Hitting PSN And Xbox Live Next Week

While the videos for Dragon’s Dogma have made me more excited for the game than I should be, a playable demo has not yet been delivered to my console. Capcom is changing that next week to give players a look …

4sqDay (Foursquare Day) 2012: Two Billion Check-ins Since The Holiday Began 4sqDay (Foursquare Day) 2012: Two Billion Check-ins Since The Holiday Began
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Today is a Monday, a day after before tax day, and by all accounts nobody’s favorite day of the year. But it’s also a holiday to many social media users: 4sqDay. Or Foursquare Day, if you want to spell it …

Norway Shooter Tried To Surrender Multiple Times Before Police Showed
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The man who took 77 lives last summer in Norway saw his trial go underway today as chilling recordings of the event were played to the courtroom. 33-year old Anders Behring Breivik has admitted that he was behind the shootings …

Samsung Sends Out Galaxy S III Event Invitations Samsung Sends Out Galaxy S III Event Invitations
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Samsung has issued invitations to a media event where it will unveil the much-anticipated Galaxy S III smartphone. Though rumors about the release date for the follow up to the popular Galaxy S II have been all over the board …

Wal-Mart Nominates Google VP Marissa Mayer to Board Wal-Mart Nominates Google VP Marissa Mayer to Board

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has just announced that it will nominate Google vice president Marissa Mayer for election to it’s board, at its Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on June 1st. Mayer had this to say on the nomination – “I am very …

Notch vs. Pirate Quake 3 Match Delayed

Last week I brought you the fascinating story of how the creator of Minecraft, Markus “Notch” Persson, was challenged to a bout of Quake 3 Arena by a person giving away free copies of Minecraft. The match seemed to be …

MGM: 600 Titles Will be Available for Rent on Google Play and YouTube MGM: 600 Titles Will be Available for Rent on Google Play and YouTube
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YouTube announced on Sunday that it is partnering with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and will add more than 600 titles for rent to YouTube and Google Play users in the U.S. and Canada. Paramount also joined a week ago and will be …

Holographic Tupac Performs at Coachella

Tupac has been dead for 15 years, or has he? Yes. Yes he has. But his hologram lives on. At Coachella on Sunday, the infamous rapper took the stage with Snoop Dogg (non-holographic Snoop Dogg) to perform “Hail Mary” and …

Instagram Reaches 40 Million Users and Growing Instagram Reaches 40 Million Users and Growing

There is no doubt the Instagram acquisition by Facebook has made a valuable commodity even more attractive. Just as the announcement came that Facebook indeed intended to make the deal a reality, the photo sharing platform announced the 30 million …

Microsoft Working On HTML5 Version Of Skype For Browsers Microsoft Working On HTML5 Version Of Skype For Browsers
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In previous discussions on WebRTC, I mentioned that the technology is a threat to Skype. For those that are unfamiliar, WebRTC is essentially an browser-powered video chat client. It uses HTML5 and other open Web standards to bring video chat …

European Parliament Rapporteur Recommends Rejecting ACTA European Parliament Rapporteur Recommends Rejecting ACTA

After replacing the disillusioned Kader Arif who resigned his rapporteur position due to his disagreement with ACTA, David Martin MEP is picking up where Arif left off, rejecting the principles on which ACTA was constructed, while suggesting the European Union …

Google Geo Teachers Institute Announced for Dublin, London Google Geo Teachers Institute Announced for Dublin, London
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Google announced today that it will be hosting two Google Geo Teachers Institutes in Europe this summer: one in Dublin, Ireland, and another in London, England. The pair of two-day events will be taking place in June and will be …

Google Finally Registers Gmail Name in Germany Google Finally Registers Gmail Name in Germany

Up until very recently, Google has been unable to register its ‘@gmail’ extension in Germany, and users were forced to type @googlemail.com when sending a message, all because the ‘G-mail’ name had been copyrighted in that country, long before Google …

King.com Puts Zynga Games On Notice

European video game start-up King.com has passed Electronic Arts (EA) for overall daily users on Facebook for the first time. The nine-year old company has experienced an explosion in popularity since launching on Facebook a little over a year ago …

Woody Allen Shooting Next Film In San Francisco

At the age of 76, Woody Allen is still going strong – he’s a prolific filmaker that has given us a new movie every year since the dawn of the new millennium. In fact, you would have to go all …

The Most Important Rule In Press for Your Business The Most Important Rule In Press for Your Business

One of the most mishandled, misunderstood and mis-constructed tools in the hands of businesses today is the press release. Business owners have a dizzying variety of opinions about how a release should be written, what the release should do and …

Pippa Middleton Facing Arrest Over Gun Incident

Having ties to the royal family can often lead to disastrous media attention, and not even “Her Royal Hotness” can escape it. Pippa Middleton–who was the object of millions of ogles after sporting a derriere-flattering gown to the royal wedding …

Google, Facebook , and Twitter If They Were Invented in the 80’s

Squirrel Monkey loves to remind us of how old we are. Last week we brought you Angry Birds if released in 1982, now see what some well known websites might look like to people in the Eighties. This is what …

Tumblr For Business: Why You Should Use It Now, And Probably More So In The Future Tumblr For Business: Why You Should Use It Now, And Probably More So In The Future

It may not be up there with WordPress yet, as far as user adoption, but Tumblr is growing like a weed, and it has more of a social network feel than WordPress. Your business doesn’t have to be on every …

Android Apps Found Stealing Personal Information Android Apps Found Stealing Personal Information

Symantec has identified a series of apps in the Google Play app store that could be stealing Japanese Android users’ personal information, including their contacts’ information. The apps come with a “the Movie” tacked onto the end of their names, …

Apple, Australian Consumer Agency Mediation Breaks Down Apple, Australian Consumer Agency Mediation Breaks Down

Shortly after the launch of the new iPad last month we brought you news that Apple had drawn the ire of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for its marketing of the tablet’s 4G capabilities in Australia. While the new …

Path Planning To Announce Funding Round Path Planning To Announce Funding Round

Path is getting ready to announce the results of another multi-million dollar round of funding. At the beginning of 2011, Path announced an $8.6 million round that included contributions from Digital Garage Japan, Kleiner-Perkins-Caufield & Byers, and Index Ventures. Redpoint …