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Google Apps Continue to Create Corporate “Kumbayas” Google Apps Continue to Create Corporate “Kumbayas”
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The Roche Group, one of the world’s leading research-focused healthcare groups has joined the Congregation of other corporations singing praises for Google Apps as the solution to their communication and collaboration problems. The problem for the Roche Group was how …

Public Utilities Get Smarter And Give-In To Customers Public Utilities Get Smarter And Give-In To Customers

A new report by Pike Research shows that customers have been increasing their demand for communication with public utility providers via social networking. It is estimated that about 57 million customers engaged their providers via social networking in 2011, and …

Nintendo 3DS Hits 5 Million Sales In Japan

The Nintendo 3DS got off to a rocky start when it launched early last year, but it has quickly picked up steam. That steam is most apparent in its home country of Japan as Nintendo announced today that the 3DS …

Apple Outgrows Its Peers [Infographic] Apple Outgrows Its Peers [Infographic]

A new infographic provided by Statista charts the growth of Apple in relation to other tech companies from the fourth quarter of 2011 versus the fourth quarter of 2010. A couple of interesting things to note from the data: Apple’s …

comScore January 2012 Online Video Rankings Yields No Surprises comScore January 2012 Online Video Rankings Yields No Surprises

The rankings for online video sites for January 2012 have been released by comScore and, what will come as a surprise to few (if any), Google remains the enormously well-fed king in the mead hall of online video traffic. Behind …

Web Browsing Via Windows Drops Web Browsing Via Windows Drops

Web browsing while using Windows OS is down by almost 7%, according to a report by ad network Chitika, regarding browsing trends, taken from August 2011 to February 2012. This number has been mainly affected by the increasing popularity of …

Facebook Losing Popularity in Australia Facebook Losing Popularity in Australia
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Australians are apparently tiring of Facebook, even though the page garners every 1 in 6 pageviews on the continent, according to Experian Hitwise Australia. While Facebook remains by far the most popular social networking site in the country, the time …

Sports and Social Media [Infographic] Sports and Social Media [Infographic]

A new infographic released by GR Marketing gives some eye-opening stats and facts about social media use among sports fans and watchers. Among the tidbits to note: 81% of people prefer the Internet for their sports news over radio and …

VLC Player Upgrades To The Twoflower Version VLC Player Upgrades To The Twoflower Version
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The video player of choice — well, at least it should be for any web savvy individual — VLC, is famous for its ability to overcome most file format hurdles during its playback process, has been updated to the 2.0 …

UK Court Rules The Pirate Bay Illegal

In what could be a major hit for The Pirate Bay, a UK high court has ruled the Web site violates copyright law on a major scale. The Guardian is reporting that Justice Arnold of the London High Court has …

FTC Responds To EPIC Google Privacy Suit
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Two weeks ago we brought you news that the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), a privacy watchdog, had filed suit against the Federal Trade Commission to compel the agency to block the planned rollout of Google’s new unified privacy policy, …

See Foxconn’s Apple Operations In China See Foxconn’s Apple Operations In China

We’ve been covering the unfolding saga of Apple and their supplier Foxconn and the supposed worker abuses at their plants in China. We have covered everything from worker suicides at the plants, to petitions from concerned citizens, to inside interviews …

Mardi Gras Tweets: Beads, Boobs, Beer and Babies Mardi Gras Tweets: Beads, Boobs, Beer and Babies

Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez! Tomorrow is the “Tuesday” in Fat Tuesday. King cakes are being baked, boxes of beads are being sold, bras are being left at home. As people get ready for the parades and wild abandon of …

John Glenn School Live-Tweets Friendship 7 Mission On 50th Anniversary John Glenn School Live-Tweets Friendship 7 Mission On 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago today, astronaut John Glenn made history by boarding a Mercury space capsule and becoming the first American to orbit the earth. The Friendship 7 made three orbits around the earth in a little less than five hours …

Senator John McCain Proposes Cybersecurity Bill

Cybersecurity is one of those funny things that is talked about, but nothing is really ever done about it. We can, and have implemented new safeguards on our infrastructure. It doesn’t change the fact that there isn’t a national standard …

Iran Blocks Email, Social Networking Sites Again Ahead Of Elections

Iran is once again cutting its citizens off from the internet in advance of the country’s parliamentary elections. According to reports circulating this morning, the country has blocked most secure socket layer – SSL – connections. That cuts off anything …

Mark Zuckerberg Has Linsanity, Too Mark Zuckerberg Has Linsanity, Too

As you can see, the world clearly belongs to Jeremy Lin and we’re all just living in it because he allows us to exist. The glow from Lin’s swagger is so bright, tech industry mavens are even drawn to it. …

Nielsen: Smartphones Are For The Young, Wealthy Nielsen: Smartphones Are For The Young, Wealthy

Smartphones are rapidly replacing feature phones in the pockets of Americans, and

Happy Presidents Day 2012! : Twitter Reactions Happy Presidents Day 2012! : Twitter Reactions
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Happy Presidents Day everyone! Today we honor all the men who have occupied the position of United States President. Originally, the holiday was enacted by congress to pay tribute to George Washington, the first president, and the first American citizen …

ESPN’s Overreaction Indicates A Linsanity Tipping Point ESPN’s Overreaction Indicates A Linsanity Tipping Point

Over at FreeDictionary.com, the word/term “chink” has a number of definitions, including the word’s racial epithetical implications. There’s also this specific example — 1. a small narrow opening, such as a fissure or crack, chink in one’s armour, a small …

Facebook Friend Request Gets Jail Time Facebook Friend Request Gets Jail Time
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Jacob Jock was called up for jury duty. Defendant comes in to courtroom. Jacob Jock likes how she looks. Jacob Jock sends defendant friend request on Facebook. Judge jails juror Jacob Jock. It’s easy to understand how ill-advised the whole …

Syrian Government Blocks Crisis Video Syrian Government Blocks Crisis Video

Friday morning, Syrian government blocked live streaming video broadcasted by Bambuser, a startup that has become popular in emerging markets due to it’s ability to be used on 320 different mobile devices, in areas with poor connections. During the Arab …

iPads Should Be Pulled From Shops, Lower Chinese Court Says iPads Should Be Pulled From Shops, Lower Chinese Court Says

Apple’s legal battle with Proview over the iPad patent got a little more troubling for the company today as a lower Chinese court ruled that stores in China should stop selling iPads. While this ruling may only affect the Guangdong …

Chrome Password Generator Aims To Protect Your Accounts Chrome Password Generator Aims To Protect Your Accounts
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Passwords on the Internet are a necessary evil. They can help protect your accounts, but are easily stolen by various means. People, including myself, are also not very creative so we end up using the same passwords for every site …