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Twitter Unveils Photo Upload Feature, New Version of Search Twitter Unveils Photo Upload Feature, New Version of Search
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Twitter has now officially announced that it is releasing a feature to upload photos and attach them to tweets from Twitter.com. It has been rumored that Twitter would be launching such a service, and now the company has confirmed as …

Bing Giving Away $100 Bucks to 5 Twitter Followers Bing Giving Away $100 Bucks to 5 Twitter Followers
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Five people who follow Bing on Twitter have the chance to win a hundred bucks a piece, courtesy of a sweepstakes the search engine is running today only. It’s called the “Friends Don’t Let Friends Decide Alone” Sweepstakes, and appears …

Adding the Google +1 Button to Your Site Adding the Google +1 Button to Your Site
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This week, it was leaked that the Google +1 Button for websites would be made available today. While Google still seems to be sitting on the official announcement for the moment, we did run across a post about it on …

Sony Hack The Next Goal of PBS Hackers LulzSec Sony Hack The Next Goal of PBS Hackers LulzSec
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LulzSec says that it is “the beginning of the end” for Sony. The hacker group has officially made Sony their number one priority after their successful and highly publicized attack of PBS earlier this week. In response to the PBS …

Who is Using Twitter? Who is Using Twitter?
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Pew Internet has released some new research on the use of Twitter, based on “just-collected’ survey data. The research finds that 13% of adult Internet users have used Twitter (up from 8% in November 2010). The report digs into who …

Museum of Me Puts Your Facebook Life on Display Museum of Me Puts Your Facebook Life on Display
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I’m not sure how I feel about Intel’s new visualization “The Museum of Me.” On one hand, it’s pretty awesome as it puts much of your Facebook Life on display. On the other hand, it’s oddly disturbing as it puts …

PriceGrabber Gets Into Local Deals PriceGrabber Gets Into Local Deals

Yet another player has entered into the daily deals space. This time it’s PriceGrabber, which has just announced the launch of a new local deals category. PriceGrabber’s angle is actually to let consumers search through thousands of daily deals from …

Facebook for BlackBerry Gets New Features Facebook for BlackBerry Gets New Features
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RIM announced today that Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones has some new features. These come in the third beta release. New features include Wi-Fi support, the ability to delete comments and posts, and a new prompt that appears before you delete …

Google Offers: First Deal Launches in Portland Google Offers: First Deal Launches in Portland
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Google officially launched Google Offers, the company’s new Groupon competitor, in Portland Oregon today. Google Offers was announced in February, and the beta first went live in April. Today, consumers in Portland can get a deal, or…an offer. The first …

In Social Media, Your Return Represents Your Investment In Social Media, Your Return Represents Your Investment
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Sometimes the path of least resistance unwinds into a far more complicated and arduous journey than we anticipated. In times of change, taking the path less traveled is easier and far more rewarding. Such is true for social media. I …

Phil Ivey Sues Full Tilt Poker, Sitting Out WSOP Phil Ivey Sues Full Tilt Poker, Sitting Out WSOP
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In a move that is bound to loft him even higher in the eyes of his many fans, poker pro Phil Ivey has announced that he is not playing in the World Series of Poker until Full Tilt Poker resolves …

Google and Apple Renew Search Deal Google and Apple Renew Search Deal

Former Google CEO and current Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt spoke at the All Things Digital D9 conference, and revealed that Google has renewed its search deal with Apple. Google will remain the default search engine on iPhones and iPads. …

Google 2015: What Will it Look Like? Google 2015: What Will it Look Like?
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I worked at post-DOJ-spanked Microsoft. I saw firsthand how wimpy Bill Gates got (I had a lunch with him and Mike Arrington where we talked about whether Microsoft would let us acquire interesting new companies. “No way” was the basic …

Call of Duty Elite: Social Gaming Comes To…Gaming Call of Duty Elite: Social Gaming Comes To…Gaming

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 doesn’t come out until November 8th, but the buzz surrounding the new shooter from Activision has already begun. The reveal trailer was just released last week to controversy surrounding some Brits’ fears that the …

Google +1 Button for Websites Coming June 1 Google +1 Button for Websites Coming June 1
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Just as Twitter has launched its “follow” button, another social button is on the way tomorrow. That would be the Google +1 button, which was announced two months ago, and could have a significant impact on search rankings for websites. …

Bing Maps Streetside View Comes with Some New Views Bing Maps Streetside View Comes with Some New Views
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Bing has launched some changes to its Bing Maps street imagery with Streetside View. “With these updates you can quickly and seamlessly pan the neighborhood, check out a business down the block, or make a ‘u-turn’ to cross the street, …

Twitter Launches “Follow” Button Twitter Launches “Follow” Button
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Twitter has just launched a “follow” button for websites, which allow Twitter users to follow accounts right from the sites themselves. “For publishers and brands, adding the Follow Button to your website and using Twitter to stay connected with your …

Xbox 360 All About The Streaming Xbox 360 All About The Streaming
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Microsoft has a pretty interesting post on their official blog today about the Xbox 360. It’s been pretty clear in the past few years that the console is an extremely important part of the company as a whole, but until …

Apple iWork Apps Come to iPhone, iPod Touch Apple iWork Apps Come to iPhone, iPod Touch
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Apple has announced the availability of its iWork productivity apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. These apps include Keynote, Pages, and Numbers. The apps have been redesigned for the touch interface of iOS (which will be getting an …

Twitter Acquires AdGrok Team (Mostly), AdGrok to Shut Down Twitter Acquires AdGrok Team (Mostly), AdGrok to Shut Down

Reports surfaced earlier that Twitter may be acquiring AdGrok, makers of an AdWords keyword tool, but AdGrok has now come out and made it official. Starting today, the team (2/3 of it anyway) will be working full-time on Twitter’s revenue …

Cost Effectiveness of Amazon RDS Pay-Per-Usage Software Pricing Cost Effectiveness of Amazon RDS Pay-Per-Usage Software Pricing

Established software vendors face a difficult balancing act between meeting customer demands for pay-per-usage cloud pricing models while guarding against revenue erosion on traditionally priced offerings. If Amazon’s price for Oracle Database on RDS becomes the norm for price discrimination …

Sean Kingston Stable, Dead on Twitter Sean Kingston Stable, Dead on Twitter
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Sunday evening, hip-hop artist Sean Kingston was injured in a jet-ski crash in Miami Beach. The 21-year old Jamaican singer of “Beautiful Girls” was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Kingston was riding with a female friend when he …

Lockheed Martin Hacked, Pentagon to Consider Cyber Attacks Acts of War Lockheed Martin Hacked, Pentagon to Consider Cyber Attacks Acts of War
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Defense contractor Lockheed Martin was recently hit with a cyber attack, but is downplaying the notion of any major threat, as is the U.S. Department of Defense. While little has been revealed in the way of details surrounding the attack, …

Cell Phones May Cause Cancer, Says WHO Cell Phones May Cause Cancer, Says WHO
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It looks like our iPhones may be killing us after all, and I don’t just mean our social lives because of Angry Birds addiction. The World Health Organization has just announced that radiation from cellphones can possibly cause cancer. The …