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LeBron James & Kevin Durant Live Flag Football Classic LeBron James & Kevin Durant Live Flag Football Classic

Tonight, live on Ustream, you can watch LeBron James vs. Kevin Durant in the “LeBron’s Flag Football Classic“. Kickoff is set for 8 PM EST tonight (November 30, 2011). It will be preceded by a charity event for LeBron’s Wheels …

Internet Sales Tax Returns to Congress; eBay Makes Their Case Internet Sales Tax Returns to Congress; eBay Makes Their Case
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eBay’s Todd Cohen made a spirited plea to the House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary earlier today against the proposed remote sales tax. Were the proposal to pass, Cohen fears that small businesses will suffer the most and, given …

Spotify Getting Third Party Apps Spotify Getting Third Party Apps

Spotify, the popular music streaming service, announced today that it would be opening up its API’s to third party developers. The service, which is based in Sweden, has grown significantly in popularity since coming to the United States this summer. …

HP To Decide Fate of WebOS HP To Decide Fate of WebOS
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The fate of WebOS will be announced by Hewlitt-Packard sometime in the next two week, says company head Meg Whitman in an interview with French news site Le Figaro (Google Translation). In a discussion about the future of HP as …

Should You Be Employing a “Free Trial” Button On Your Site? Should You Be Employing a “Free Trial” Button On Your Site?
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If you offer a web service for which you charge, will it harm sales to prominently promote a “free trial” option for possible users? According to a case study of email marketing platform GetResponse, the answer is no. Before the …

Samsung Galaxy 10.1 To Be Available In Australia For Christmas Samsung Galaxy 10.1 To Be Available In Australia For Christmas

Christmas may have come a little early for Samsung this year thanks to today’s ruling that will allow their Galaxy Tab 10.1 to be sold in Australia. In a blow to Apple’s campaign against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, a …

Top Searches & Questions of 2011 (According to ASK & AOL) Top Searches & Questions of 2011 (According to ASK & AOL)

Earlier this week, we looked at Bing’s year-end round-up (be it a little early) of the top searches of 2011. And the lists continue as today both AOL and Ask released their versions. Ask’s fittingly come in the form of …

Path 2 Launches to High Praise, Complaints About Bugs on Android Path 2 Launches to High Praise, Complaints About Bugs on Android
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Mobile sharing app Path has launched a new version, which it has dubbed the “smart journal”. It has a bunch of new features designed to make sharing )of thoughts, music, people you’re with, photos and videos) easier. Here’s the promo …

Who Killed This Cowboy Cheerleader’s Twitter Account? Who Killed This Cowboy Cheerleader’s Twitter Account?

It has become all too commonplace for professional athletes to find themselves knee-deep in a social media mess (looking at you Rashard Mendenhall, Kenny Britt, and Santonio Holmes, to name a few). But a professional cheerleader Twitter scandal doesn’t come …

Amazon Updates Kindle Fire, Breaks Rooting Amazon Updates Kindle Fire, Breaks Rooting
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Late last night Amazon released version 6.2 of the Android-based operating system for their new and popular Kindle Fire tablet. Surprisingly, they neglected to include a change log identifying new features of the software. Reports indicate that the update provides …

iOS5 Tip: How To Take Photos With Your iPhone Using Earbuds iOS5 Tip: How To Take Photos With Your iPhone Using Earbuds

Any photographer will tell you that a cable release is a great tool to have. It allows you to take a photo without laying a finger on your camera. Now, anyone with an iPhone, sporting iOS 5, has that same …

AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Faces FCC Obstacle AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Faces FCC Obstacle

As if AT&T didn’t have enough trouble performing their sleight of hand for the Department of Justice, their attempt to acquire T-Mobile just got more difficult, this time in the form of the FCC. In a weighty statement issued yesterday, …

Xbox 360 Posts Record Black Friday Sales Xbox 360 Posts Record Black Friday Sales
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This year’s Black Friday pleasantly surprised retailers when sales grew far more than expected. The biggest areas of growth were electronics and video games. One of the biggest winners this year appears to have been Microsoft. No doubt propelled by …

Mumbai Flash Mob Video Goes Viral Mumbai Flash Mob Video Goes Viral
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One of the most common and well-received types of flash mobs is the dancing variety. These spontaneous assemblies have a knack for hitting the interwebs and taking off quickly – a trend that is proven by this Indian celebration that …

Adobe to Acquire Efficient Frontier Adobe to Acquire Efficient Frontier

Adobe announced its intent to acquire Efficient Frontier to bolster its digital marketing strategy. The company seems to have been more focused on this side of its business with recent acquisitions and partnerships (such as its partnership with OptiMine Software …

Groupon Ready To Start Talking Again Groupon Ready To Start Talking Again

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason posted a statement to the company blog today talking about the company’s quiet period being over, and sharing a few holiday Groupon stats, including 650,000 “Grouponicus” deals between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which he says …

Mark Twain Google Doodle Celebrates Tom Sawyer’s Fence Mark Twain Google Doodle Celebrates Tom Sawyer’s Fence

Today Google is honoring the great American humorist, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, with a panoramic Google Doodle that references one of the early scenes from one of his classic stories. Better known as Mark Twain, the legendary writer is celebrated in …

YouTube Analytics Replaces YouTube Insight YouTube Analytics Replaces YouTube Insight

YouTube announced the launch of YouTube Analytics, which replaces YouTube Insight. The company says it aims to make it easier for users to learn about their audiences. Features include: A Quick Overview: A new overview provides all of the information …

Introducing the New Google Bar Introducing the New Google Bar
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Back in June Google began rolling out a new look and feel for Gmail, Search, News, Maps, Reader, and quite a few of their other products. Their goal was to create a unified look. Well today they’ve introduced the next …

Teen’s Political Tweet Sparks Free Speech Discussion
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A Kansas teen who was asked to apologize for a politically charged tweet has made a stand of sorts, and hopes her tweet will do something even larger for free speech in social media. Last week, 18-year-old Emma Sullivan was …

Google’s “Not Provided” Referrals Growing In Percentage? Google’s “Not Provided” Referrals Growing In Percentage?
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Last month, Google announced that it would begin encrypting search queries with SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) as the default experience at Google.com for users who are logged in to their Google accounts. As a result, there is a lot data …

Facebook’s 40 Most Shared Articles for 2011 Facebook’s 40 Most Shared Articles for 2011
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It’s nearing the end of 2011 and so it’s time for every American media outlet to once again contribute to their annual national birthright: compiling lists! One of the better compilations to be released today is Facebook’s Most Shared Articles …

Office for iPad in 2012? Office for iPad in 2012?

The rumor mill has been thrown into high gear today on reports from The Daily that Microsoft is at long last preparing a version of its flagship Office software for Apple’s iPad. The Daily, citing internal sources, reports that Microsoft …

Urban Meyer, Potatoes Au Gratin, and Lice Urban Meyer, Potatoes Au Gratin, and Lice

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 …