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Scotty McCreery Wins American Idol Says Drudge Scotty McCreery Wins American Idol Says Drudge
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Update: Scotty McCreery did win American Idol as leaked by the Drudge Report earlier today. Feel free to give us your thoughts in the comment section below the article. The final results show isn’t until tonight, but the news about …

New Samsung Galaxy Tab Is On The Way New Samsung Galaxy Tab Is On The Way

Samsung’s response to the iPad — the Galaxy Tab — is getting an update, one that Samsung hopes will better compete with Apple’s ubiquitous tablet. While the hardware improvements are pretty impressive, it’s the introduction of the Android 3.1 operating …

Green Lantern New Trailer Released, Twitter Doesn’t Play Nice Green Lantern New Trailer Released, Twitter Doesn’t Play Nice
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The interwebs have not taken too kindly to the Green Lantern since its trailer hit last year. Many fans don’t particularly like Ryan Reynolds’ costume or Ryan Reynolds’ presence in the film for that matter. Many feel as though, in …

Sedalia Tornado: Twitter, the Internet Responds Sedalia Tornado: Twitter, the Internet Responds

Perhaps if federal relief could react as quickly as the Twitter and the rest of the Internet… Well, one thing’s for sure, the aftermath of Katrina wouldn’t stand out like a sore thumb. Meanwhile, the Internet has jumped on the …

Texas Pulls “Groping Bill” After TSA Threatens Flight Shutdowns Texas Pulls “Groping Bill” After TSA Threatens Flight Shutdowns
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Score one for the federal government, I guess. The Texas Senate was forced to abandon their plans to pass a bill referred to as the “Groping Bill” after the Transportation Security Administration played the federal trump card. According to Forbes, …

Facebook, Spotify Partnership Rumored Facebook, Spotify Partnership Rumored
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According to a new report from Forbes, Facebook and Spotify are partnershing on a music service that is already in testing, and it could launch within 2 weeks. According to Facebook and Spotify, there’s nothing going on…officially. Clearly, we’ll have …

Google Maps Visualizes The Path of the Joplin Tornado Google Maps Visualizes The Path of the Joplin Tornado
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It’s been an incredibly destructive tornado season in 2011, if you can pardon the understatement. Even after over 300 people were killed by tornado strikes in Alabama, the strike in Joplin, Missouri further emphasized just how devastating these storms can …

Saudi Arabian Woman Arrested for Driving a Car [Video] Saudi Arabian Woman Arrested for Driving a Car [Video]
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A 32-year-old Saudi Woman has been arrested for the simple act of driving a car around the city of Khobar. According to the AP Manal al-Sherif, an IT expert for an oil company, was arrested for “violating public order.” Saudi …

MacDefender, MacProtector, MacSecurity: How to Remove This Malware from Your Mac MacDefender, MacProtector, MacSecurity: How to Remove This Malware from Your Mac

MacDefender, MacProtector ,and MacSecurity are the names for a fraudulent “anti-virus software” that is the subject of recent phishing campaigns targeting Mac users. It affects users of Mac OS X 10.4, Mac OS X 10.6, and Mac OS X 10.5. …

Does Twitter Need Email? Does Twitter Need Email?

This week, Twitter began rolling out new email notifications. While Twitter has had notifications for things like direct messages, new followers, and Twitter updates in the past, the company tweeted that it was adding notifications for when someone you follow …

Amazon Kindle 3G with “Special Offers” Arrives Amazon Kindle 3G with “Special Offers” Arrives

As the price battles heat up in the world of e-readers, Amazon has announced that it is offering its Kindle with 3G at a lower price – if you can tolerate the advertising. The new Kindle 3G with Special Offers …

Twitter Makes TweetDeck Acquisition Official Twitter Makes TweetDeck Acquisition Official

It’s been reported all month that Twitter was acquiring TweetDeck. This week, CNN reported that the papers had been signed, but there was stilll no official word from Twitter or TweetDeck. Until now. In a post on the Twitter Blog, …

Google Correlate Launched – Google Trends in Reverse Google Correlate Launched – Google Trends in Reverse
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Google just launched a new Google Labs product called Google Correlate, which looks at search trends, and attempts to apply them to real-world situations. The official description for Google Correlate is as follows: Google Correlate is an experimental new tool …

Top Reasons Fans Follow Brands on Facebook Top Reasons Fans Follow Brands on Facebook
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In the past, I’ve uncovered how marketers can develop an effective Facebook fan page strategy by meeting the needs of customers and creating an environment with a clear value proposition to fans.  To take this even further, I wanted to …

Pirates of the Caribbean Audiences Buck 3D Pirates of the Caribbean Audiences Buck 3D
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In a recent blog post, Roger Ebert asks if people “notice, really notice, what a movie looks like” in the theaters. A big screen film is supposed to be big, bright, and sharp. And although many people are still paying …

Report Looks at Just How Important Email is To Google, Microsoft and Yahoo Report Looks at Just How Important Email is To Google, Microsoft and Yahoo

Pingdom has put together an interesting report looking at just how important webmail is for the three companies that dominate it – Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo. Citing data from Alexa, the firm finds that Gmail makes up 23% of the …

YouTube Exceeds 2 Days of Video Uploaded Every Minute, 3 Billion Daily Views YouTube Exceeds 2 Days of Video Uploaded Every Minute, 3 Billion Daily Views

YouTube is celebrating its 6th birthday, and has announced that it has exceeded over 48 hours worth of video being uploaded every minute, which is a 100% increase year-over-year). Pretty amazing. “In just six years, YouTube has become a comprehensive …

Google Panda Update Gets Animated (And Kind of Weird) Google Panda Update Gets Animated (And Kind of Weird)
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I stumbled across the above video today, uploaded by a HubPages author. HubPages, as you may know, was one of the sites hit hard by Google’s Panda update, and its CEO Paul Edmondson has been rather vocal about the update …

More YouTube Ads Anyone? More YouTube Ads Anyone?

YouTube has launched a new advertising option for its partners, called First Watch. The option lets advertisers purchase pre-rolls on users’ first view of a YouTube video each day. A report from the New York Times says: If the sponsorship …

Matt Cutts Explains Porn Sites and PageRank Matt Cutts Explains Porn Sites and PageRank

A Google Webmaster video released today aims to answer the burning question surrounding porn sites’ lower PageRank. The question asked of Google’s Matt Cutts was as follows: What are the technical reasons porn sites have such low PageRank? None go …

Windows Phone Mango Brings New Search Elements to the Table Windows Phone Mango Brings New Search Elements to the Table
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Microsoft revealed the next version of its Windows Phone mobile operating system today. The release is going by the code name “Mango,” and it includes hundreds of new features, according to the company. “When we looked ahead to the next …

EzineArticles CEO: Panda the Greatest Wake-Up Call Ever to Happen to Us EzineArticles CEO: Panda the Greatest Wake-Up Call Ever to Happen to Us
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In a recent article, we looked at some efforts by EzineArticles to get its users improving the quality of links in articles, which could in turn help the site perform better in Google. This wasn’t the way the topic was …

Google, Sprint to Launch Mobile Payments Google, Sprint to Launch Mobile Payments

It looks like mobile payments are coming to Android phones quite soon, at least some Android phones. Bloomberg is reporting that three people familiar with the matter say that Google plans to unveil their mobile payment service this Thursday, May …

Harold Camping: Rapture Rescheduled for October 21, Twitter Laughs On Harold Camping: Rapture Rescheduled for October 21, Twitter Laughs On
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The “flabbergasted” biblical numerologist Harold Camping has emerged from seclusion and addressed the world about the still impending rapture. Until a broadcast on Family Radio late last night, Camping had only said a few words about the fact that the …