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Game of Thrones Season Premiere Breaks Series Ratings Record
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The second season of HBO’s Game of Thrones has unquestionably been one of the most highly-anticipated television events of the year. Millions of people have waited eagerly for the show to return. On Sunday night, they got their wish. The …

StumpleUpon Hires First VP of Sales StumpleUpon Hires First VP of Sales
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StumbleUpon is stepping up their advertising game and they have just named their first ever vice president of sales. Teal Newland, former vice president and group director of Digitas, will fill the shoes. Working with co-founder and CEO Garrett Camp, …

Google Contacts Info Now Synced Into Google+ Google Contacts Info Now Synced Into Google+

Sean Purcell, a product manager at Google, announced through a post on Google+ that contact information users have for their contacts in Google Contacts will now be displayed on the contacts’ About page on Google+. The info, as you can …

Yahoo/Bing’s Q1 2012 Financial Reports Yahoo/Bing’s Q1 2012 Financial Reports

It’s been three years since Bing started powering all searches through Yahoo! and the fruits of that partnership are beginning to ripen with success. While the two have yet to really rake away much of Google’s claim of the search …

Optimizing A Site For Mobile: Google Provides 70 Minutes Worth Of Tips Optimizing A Site For Mobile: Google Provides 70 Minutes Worth Of Tips
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Google has posted a pair of webinars from its “GoMo” campaign, which is an initiative to get people to create mobile-friendly sites. One of the webinars is for advertisers and one is for publishers. They both include tips and case …

Flying Car Completes Test Flights Flying Car Completes Test Flights

Last week we showed you how Google created a self-driving car to drive a blind man to Taco Bell, presumably to get a Doritos Taco. This futuristic stunt caught a lot of media attention, but is soon to be overshadowed …

Infographic Looks At Direct And Indirect Costs Of Testing Your Site Infographic Looks At Direct And Indirect Costs Of Testing Your Site
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Monetate has put out an interesting infographic looking at the total cost of website testing. The top challenges, according to Monetate are: deciding what to test, prioritizing testing initiatives, conducting the actual tests, obtaining enough traffic for statistical significance and …

Weird Al Yankovic Sues Sony for $5 Million Weird Al Yankovic Sues Sony for $5 Million
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Parody singer “Weird Al” Yankovic has sued Sony Music Group, and seeks $5 million in damages in what he alleges to be unfair business dealings, according to CP. The suit was filed by Yankovic’s Ear Booker Enterprises, and alleges that …

Zillow and Yahoo! Form Advertising Partnership Zillow and Yahoo! Form Advertising Partnership

Looking for the largest real estate network on the web? Yahoo and Zillow have just announced an advertising partnership that makes them larger than their top two competitors combined. Their services brings together real estate agents and prospective home buyers …

Amazon Instant Video App Comes To PS3 Amazon Instant Video App Comes To PS3
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After we spotted the app in the wild earlier, The PlayStation 3 has just officially become the first and only gaming console to sport the Amazon Instant Video app, as Amazon and Sony “today announced the launch of the Amazon …

Google has Searched the Globe to Bring Masterpieces to the Public
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Google has expanded their Art Project by partnering with 151 museums in 40 countries. Now anyone with the internet can view some of the finest masterpieces across the globe in high resolution. You can even zoom in super close to …

Google Analytics Email, PDF Exporting Features Announced Google Analytics Email, PDF Exporting Features Announced
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Google announced that Analytics reports in Google Analytics can be sent to users via email from within Google Analytics itself. They can be scheduled to be sent daily, weekly, monthly or quarterly. Reports can also now be exported to PDF …

Google’s New Blogger Interface to Become Permanent Google’s New Blogger Interface to Become Permanent
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When Google launched a redesign of its popular blogging platform late last year, it was completely optional for users. That choice is now quickly coming to an end. Over at the Blogger Buzz blog, Google announced today that the default …

PlayStation 3 gets Amazon Instant Video

Out of nowhere this morning I turned on my Playstation 3 and there was a new Amazon Instant Video app on my cross media bar in the video section. There was no system update, but like most of the native …

The Guild – I’m The One That’s Cool, Other Geek & Sundry Shows Premiere

As an avid ‘The Guild’ fan, it’s been interesting to witness the evolution of the show throughout the years. From watching the first season, when the show was relatively unknown and looked like it was on a shoestring budget to …

Kentucky Beats Kansas: On The Court And On Twitter Kentucky Beats Kansas: On The Court And On Twitter

On Monday night, the University of Kentucky Wildcats defeated the Kansas Jayhawks to clinch their 8th NCAA Tournament title. Kansas put together a nice little run at the end of the game to make it closer, but Kentucky simply dominated …

Ryan Leaf: Former Chargers QB Arrested For Burglary
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For the second time in just one week, Ryan Leaf has been arrested for burglary involving prescription pain killers. At one time a young QB with a bright future (he was selected just after Peyton Manning in the 1998 draft), …

Dell Acquires Clarify Solutions and Grows Capability Dell Acquires Clarify Solutions and Grows Capability

Dell is acquiring yet another technology solutions provider in an effort to better support their enterprise customers in streamlining information and transitioning to modern cloud-based management systems. This time they are taking on Clarify Solutions, a leader in data management. …

Google Chrome Web Store Gets Trending View, App Badges Google Chrome Web Store Gets Trending View, App Badges

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Facebook Open Sources Ringmark To Make Mobile Browsers Better Facebook Open Sources Ringmark To Make Mobile Browsers Better
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When Facebook first filed for its IPO, it was clear, reading through the company’s risk factors that the company has a lot of vulnerability in the mobile department, though it has certainly been working hard to change that. In late …

Twitter Loves Stupid ‘Kentucky Vacated Title’ Jokes Twitter Loves Stupid ‘Kentucky Vacated Title’ Jokes

Some people never get tired of telling the same joke over and over again. When you have a lot of people talking at the same time, about the same topic, like you get on Twitter, you get a lot of …

Instagram Finally Comes To Android Instagram Finally Comes To Android
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Last month at SXSW 2012 Kevin Systrom, co-founder and CEO of Instagram announced that, after a seemingly interminable wait, Android users would finally be getting their hands on Instagram. To the frustration of Android users, however, Systrom was a little …

Facebook Accused Of Ignoring Irish DPC’s Privacy Change Deadline Facebook Accused Of Ignoring Irish DPC’s Privacy Change Deadline

Remember last December when Facebook agreed to change some of its data retention policies based on an audit by Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner? In internet years, which are kind of like dog years, those three months feel more like three …

How Google’s Drug Money Has Been Divided Up How Google’s Drug Money Has Been Divided Up

Yesterday, we reported that the $500 million Google forfeited last year as the result of a settlement with the Justice Department in relation to ads for Canadian pharmacies, would be divided up among the law enforcement agencies involved in the …