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Reading Rainbow Gets A Reboot Reading Rainbow Gets A Reboot
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LeVar Burton seems to be on a life-long mission to put books in the hands of kids, and thank god for that. As the star of the widely popular show and indelible part of my youth Reading Rainbow, he told …

Blekko Launches “Web Grepper” Analytics Tool Blekko Launches “Web Grepper” Analytics Tool
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Blekko announced the launch of a new search analytics tool Web Grepper. “The Web Grepper searches for unique data information and trends that are embedded in code and cannot be found on any other search engine,” a spokesperson for the …

Diablo 3 Taps PayPal for Virtual Goods Payments
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PayPal and Blizzard have teamed up around Blizard’s new Diablo 3 and the Battle.net platform. “With the launch of Diablo 3’s public beta, gamers around the world will jump into Blizzard’s dungeon crawling masterpiece that, with its auction house system, promises …

Scarlett Johansson, Sarah Palin, and MapQuest Scarlett Johansson, Sarah Palin, and MapQuest

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 …

Windows 8 Blue Screen of Death Has A Sad Windows 8 Blue Screen of Death Has A Sad
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While everyone is pouring over the

Edit YouTube Videos Without Re-Uploading Them Edit YouTube Videos Without Re-Uploading Them
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YouTube announced the launch of a new edit button, which lets you improve video quality and add effects. Users can now edit videos without having to re-upload them. Now, you can edit uploaded videos from YouTube itself, and maintain the …

Bing Adaptive Search Rolls Out Bing Adaptive Search Rolls Out
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Bing is rolling out what it calls “Adaptive Search.” The company says it “helps decipher the intent and context of each search you conduct based on your search history.” “The concept of personalized search is not a new idea, but …

Even the Zombie Apocalypse Can’t Escape the Power of Social Media Even the Zombie Apocalypse Can’t Escape the Power of Social Media
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How often do you think about the zombie apocalypse? If your answer is less than twice a day, then you’re doing it wrong. Sure, filling your head with thoughts of Scarlett Johansson and your fantasy football team is more pleasant …

Steve Nash, The Winklevoss Twins & Matt Cutts Steve Nash, The Winklevoss Twins & Matt Cutts

I’m going to test a video roundup-style article looking at some of the more interesting videos we come across in tech, marketing and business on any given day. If the response is good, we’ll continue to do this. There is …

An iPhone Case That Looks Like an Ear? An iPhone Case That Looks Like an Ear?

Yes, as a matter fact, there are iPhone cases that look like ears, thanks to the creative developments CollabCubed and their EARonic iPhone cases. While these may not enhance the overall user experience of iPhone use, those who choose to …

Google Adds +Snippets to Google Maps Google Adds +Snippets to Google Maps
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Last month, Google made the +1 button more like the Facebook “like” button for Google+ in the sense that when you click the button, you can now share content to your Google+ Circles. When you share content from the button, …

World Trade Center Listed as Destination in Google Flight Search World Trade Center Listed as Destination in Google Flight Search
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Google’s Flight Search feature is barely a day old, so it’s only fair to forgive it for minor hiccups and glitches. And although it’s obvious that this gaffe was completely unintentional, it’s somewhat fitting that a service that had such …

eBay Craigslist Dispute Turns Into Criminal DoJ Investigation eBay Craigslist Dispute Turns Into Criminal DoJ Investigation

Prosecutors with the U.S. Justice Department are reportedly investigating claims that eBay employees took confidential info from Craigslist to use in a service that would compete with it. Reuters reports that it has obviated a copy of a grand jury …

Firefox For Android Tablets Rears its Head Firefox For Android Tablets Rears its Head

While it’s certainly not ready for prime time, the developers at Mozilla have offered something of a beta test/sneak peak at their upcoming Firefox build for various tablets. Found in the Firefox Nightly build testing section of Mozilla, the program …

Citizen Kane Now Available on YouTube Citizen Kane Now Available on YouTube

Just in time for its 70th anniversary, one of the best films of all time is now available for you to stream on YouTube. Orson Welles’ seminal classic Citizen Kane has joined the growing catalog of films available in YouTube’s …

Facebook Launches Subscribe Button, Gets A Little More Like Twitter and Google+ Facebook Launches Subscribe Button, Gets A Little More Like Twitter and Google+
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Facebook is rapidly releasing new features. There is a new recommendations feature for Pages that include locations, new email summaries, and new friends list options. Now, Facebook has made another announcement – the subscribe button. “Until now, it hasn’t been …

Yahoo MLB Full Count Shows Live Video For Key Plays in Every MLB Game Yahoo MLB Full Count Shows Live Video For Key Plays in Every MLB Game
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Yahoo and MLB.com have launched “MLB.com Full Count,” a new online video offering produced and powered by MLB.com in partnership with Yahoo Sports. “MLB.com Full Count lets fans follow live Major League Baseball action throughout the remainder of the regular …

Why Zagat Might Be a Smarter Purchase for Google Than Yelp Why Zagat Might Be a Smarter Purchase for Google Than Yelp
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By now you’ve heard the news that Google has purchased Zagat Reviews. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Zagat, it has a worldwide set of reviews that travelers have relied on for decades to choose the right restaurant. …

Likeapage: A Fun Way To Figure Out Your Favorite Things (And Share Them) Likeapage: A Fun Way To Figure Out Your Favorite Things (And Share Them)
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There’s a Facebook page for just about everything. There’s a new site called Likeapage, which taps into that to let you rate just about everything that has a Facebook page in a fun way: matchups. >>Visit Like a Page. It’s …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date October 15th Says Telecom CEO iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date October 15th Says Telecom CEO

That October release date speculation for the iPhone 5 has just received a bit more corroboration, and this new rumor even gives us a specific date. According to France Telecom CEO Stephane Richard, the iPhone 5 will launch on October …

Google Chrome And The Johnny Cash Project Google Chrome And The Johnny Cash Project
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If you were paying attention to the commercials during this past weekend’s football fun, you may have noticed a new commercial for Google Chrome, one that shows massive amounts of support for The Johnny Cash Project. Like most Google commercials, …

Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL Partner On Ads Microsoft, Yahoo, AOL Partner On Ads

Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL are teaming up to compete with Google in advertising, according to a report that the three Internet giants hosted a dinner last night to discuss their plans. Update: A Yahoo spokesperson tells WebProNews, “Choice in the …

Missoni For Target Crashes Website, Enrages Budget Fashionistas Missoni For Target Crashes Website, Enrages Budget Fashionistas

People everywhere are calling it “Target Tuesday” – the internet equivalent to the post-Thanksgiving madhouse of a shopping day known as Black Friday. Yesterday, Italian designer Missoni launched a 400-piece collection at Target. And yesterday, Target felt the full force …

Reasons Why Google Toolbar PageRank Would Drop, According to Google Reasons Why Google Toolbar PageRank Would Drop, According to Google
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Google’s Matt Cutts posted one of his webmaster help videos discussing Google Toolbar PageRank, why it’s only updated a few times a year, and why webmasters might see their PageRank drop. He also talks about how to get back in …