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Google Search App for iOS Gets Update Google Search App for iOS Gets Update

Google today introduced some new changes to its search app for iOS, including some speed adjustments and a new look and feel for search results. The app itself was launched back in March, aimed at presenting a faster search experience …

Netflix Top Internet Traffic Source in North America Netflix Top Internet Traffic Source in North America
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Netflix is King of the Internets. At least, if you go by peak period traffic. A new report by Sandvine Intelligent Broadband Networks says that real-time entertainment has overtaken web browsing as the source of the majority of internet traffic …

Do Bing’s New Facebook Features Make it a Better Search Engine Than Google? Do Bing’s New Facebook Features Make it a Better Search Engine Than Google?
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Bing has been steadily increasing its integration with Facebook, and while that’s likely far from over, they’ve launched some significant new features. We’ve written plenty about social search in the past, and from the comments we’ve received, it’s clear that …

YouTube, Google and Danger Mouse And Web GL YouTube, Google and Danger Mouse And Web GL

Is Google, YouTube and mega-producer Danger Mouse giving the world a glimpse of the evolution of music and music promotion? Or are they simply using the esoteric Danger Mouse to show off the power of Web GL and HTML5? Or …

AP Stylebook Adds More Tech Terms AP Stylebook Adds More Tech Terms
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The 2011 print edition of the AP Stylebook is available today, and while the focus is on a brand new “Food Guidelines” section, the “journalist’s bible” has updated their social media guidelines section as well to include some new tech …

Technorati Changes Its Direction with New CEO & CTO Technorati Changes Its Direction with New CEO & CTO

Technorati has undergone many changes over the past few years. The company began as a blog search engine but has transitioned into a social media ad network. While the blog search engine is still part of the company, the ad network side plays a much larger role.

PlayStation Network “Customer Appreciation Program” Detailed PlayStation Network “Customer Appreciation Program” Detailed
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We’ve known that some sort of apology schwag pack has been in the pipeline since the early days of the PlayStation Network outage. As the downtime stretched to nearly one month, many were wondering how Sony was going to make …

“You’re Under Arrest for Felony Streaming” “You’re Under Arrest for Felony Streaming”
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An upcoming scene from AnyPrison, USA in about six months from now: “Hey, fresh fish, what are you in for?” “Streaming Game of Thrones on Justin.tv. You?” “Robbing the elderly, but for some reason, my sentence is shorter than yours…” …

Winklevoss Twins to File with Supreme Court Winklevoss Twins to File with Supreme Court
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It looks like Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss plan to take their case to the highest power in the land. In a press release, the Winklevii announced that they plan to file a Petition for Certiorari with the United States Supreme …

Endeavour Shuttle Launch Pic Brings Twitter Fame to One Woman Endeavour Shuttle Launch Pic Brings Twitter Fame to One Woman
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The argument for what constitutes a journalist is becoming more heated as technology and social media are turning everyone into an amateur news-maker. We recently heard the amazing story of the Pakistani man who live tweeted the Osama bin Laden …

Cali Swag District’s M-Bone Killed: Did a Twitter War Prompt it? Cali Swag District’s M-Bone Killed: Did a Twitter War Prompt it?
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TMZ Live has been talking about the shooting of Cali Swag District Rapper Montae Talbert, better known as M-Bone for the last few hours. Although it is ultimately unclear whether M-bone was targeted or simply the victim of a random …

Microsoft Makes 2 New Rich Media Ad Partnerships Microsoft Makes 2 New Rich Media Ad Partnerships

Microsoft announced new partnerships today with EyeWonder and Phluant to expand its mobile rich media advertising solutions in the U.S. “These partnerships complement its already rich media offering, and will enable more interactive and innovative ad experiences across Microsoft’s premium …

Google’s Matt Cutts Encourages Users To Check Out Blekko and DuckDuckGo Google’s Matt Cutts Encourages Users To Check Out Blekko and DuckDuckGo
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Google’s Matt Cutts used a new webmaster video to share his thoughts about alternative search engines Blekko and DuckDuckGo. Long story short, he thinks you should check them out, and see what you like and don’t like about them. The …

A Girl Named “Like” A Girl Named “Like”
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It was only a matter of time I guess. AFP is reporting out of Jerusalem that an Israeli couple has named their third child “Like,” in honor of the Facebook trademark. The couple, Lior and Vardit Adler, were simply befuddled …

NASA Endeavour Shuttle Launch To Be Followed By YouTube / Google Moderator Interview with Crew NASA Endeavour Shuttle Launch To Be Followed By YouTube / Google Moderator Interview with Crew
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The space shuttle Endeavour launched today, beginning a 16-day mission that will see it heading to the International Space Station. In attendance was U.S. Reprsentative Gabrielle Giffords, whose husband Mark Kelly is commanding the mission. For the event, Google partnered …

Bing Teams Up With Facebook for Personalized Results Bing Teams Up With Facebook for Personalized Results
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Today, Microsoft’s search engine has announced that its “decision engine” will now be influenced by what they are calling the “friend effect,” basically what is popular with one’s Facebook friends. If you log into Facebook through Bing, you will now …

LinkedIn IPO Expected Thursday LinkedIn IPO Expected Thursday
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It looks like professional social network LinkedIn will open in public markets this Thursday. Rumors of an IPO have been floating around since the beginning of the year. LinkedIn will mark the first major U.S. social network to go public, …

Google News Changes Launched, Blog Filtering Enabled Google News Changes Launched, Blog Filtering Enabled
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Google launched some new features for Google News today. The most obvious change is that on the front page, after the top section, you will no longer immediately see story clusters, but rather a single article from a single source, …

Yet Another Installment of “When Social Media Goes Wrong” Yet Another Installment of “When Social Media Goes Wrong”
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Apparently, the lesson about posting stupid stuff on the Internet and how it can come back to bite you is one we are going to have to revisit again and again, especially now that social media is the norm. Whether …

AOL Industry – AOL Goes Niche and B2B, Starting with Energy, Government, Defense AOL Industry – AOL Goes Niche and B2B, Starting with Energy, Government, Defense

AOL has announced the launch of AOL Industry, a new trade media unit, which will see the growing media juggernaut tackling specific industry niches. This will begin with sites in the Energy, Government, and Defense sectors, but there’s no telling …

While Sony Struggles, Xbox Helps You Try on Clothes While Sony Struggles, Xbox Helps You Try on Clothes
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The recent legacy of the Sony Playstation and its related troubles have been well documented — and discussed — here. The once-open system has now sunken into a quagmire of a failed network and heavy-handed legal tactics, all in an …

Demand Media: Mobile an Essential Part of Our Business Going Forward Demand Media: Mobile an Essential Part of Our Business Going Forward

Demand Media announced today that it has hired Michael Kirby to lead the company’s mobile strategy, which CEO Richard Rosenblatt says is “essential” to its business going froward. Kirby’s official title is SVP & GM, Mobile. It’s a newly created …

How Burson Marsteller Can Emerge From Its Facebook PR Fiasco How Burson Marsteller Can Emerge From Its Facebook PR Fiasco

The “dirty tricks” kerfuffle surrounding Facebook and Burson Marsteller that erupted a few days ago surely couldn’t get worse for the beleaguered PR firm – but it did. Burson was caught out in a covert anti-Google smear campaign on behalf …

Lady Gaga Hits 10 Million Twitter Followers Lady Gaga Hits 10 Million Twitter Followers
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Lady Gaga has just set a new record. In the annals of history, she will be remembered as the first person to acquire 10,000,000 followers on Twitter. And more importantly, she beat Justin Bieber. Ashton Kutcher was the first to …