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Facebook Gaining Traction in Japan Facebook Gaining Traction in Japan
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Since Facebook debuted in Japan in 2008, the social networking giant faced a few cultural obstacles in its bid for popularity, in a country where people are historically reluctant to share any sort of personal information on the internet. Still, …

“Sex And The City” Prequel: Violet Beauregarde Is The New Carrie Bradshaw

The wildly successful HBO series “Sex And The City”–which ended in 2004 and spawned two subsequent films–is now expecting a reboot on The CW that will feature Carrie Bradshaw as a teenager in the ’80s: “The Carrie Diaries”. Sarah Jessica …

Electronic Frontier Foundation Action Alert Warns Against Videogame Labeling

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) this week issued an “action alert” opposing a proposed bill making its way through congress that would slap warnings on videogame packaging. The warning would be similar to those on cigarette packages, reading: “WARNING: Exposure …

Cate Blanchett Shows her True Face

Cate Blanchett who is 42 years old appeared on the cover of Intelligent Life magazine’s March/April edition. The star went without any make-up and showcased her natural beauty. According to On the Red Carpet, Life’s publication editor says that Cate …

Should Apple Buy Twitter? Should Apple Buy Twitter?

When it was announced last year that Apple was sitting on nearly $100 billion in cash, the speculation started flying as to what they would do with that money. Everything from buying Nintendo or Sony to try to get into …

Cheating in the Digital Age [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 60% of women have committed adultery? Or that 75% of men have had an extra-marital relationship? What if I told you Facebook is mentioned in 1 out of 5 divorce petitions? Or 61 percent of those …

Google+ Hangouts Move Underwater Google+ Hangouts Move Underwater

The Catlin Seaview Survey, with the help of award-winning cinematographer and shark researcher Richard Fitzpatrick, are taking Google+ Hangouts under the sea. The Catlin Seaview Survey is a research project whose mission is the “carry out the first comprehensive study …

Sony Music Unlimited iOS App Coming Soon Sony Music Unlimited iOS App Coming Soon

Sony has revealed that their Sony Music Unlimited service is coming to Apple’s iOS devices very soon. According to Sony Entertainment Network COO Shawn Layden, the app is currently in development and would be hitting the iOS app store “in …

Google Webmaster Hangouts: 2 You Can Join In The Near Future Google Webmaster Hangouts: 2 You Can Join In The Near Future

Google often does Webmaster Central Hangouts on Google+. This gives webmasters an opportunity to connect with Googlers and learn valuable tips about how they can get more out of their sites, and out of Google. Google’s Pierre Far announced a …

YouTube Talks Search Index For Metadata YouTube Talks Search Index For Metadata

Searching for a specific video on YouTube can sometimes be a hassle, especially if it’s newly released. It could take a while for the site to update search results with that new video. There’s a way around that for developers. …

Geraldo Rivera Places Blame Of Trayvon Martin Death On Hoody
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Here’s a quick breakdown of Geraldo Rivera’s Trayvon Martin segment on the show Fox & Friends: 0:01 – 0:18 – Talking about how George Zimmerman, the person responsible for gunning down Trayvon Martin should be investigated to the full extent …

Obama: “If I Had A Son, He’d Look Like Trayvon.”

President Obama spoke out during a press conference yesterday about the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Martin, saying that the incident evokes thoughts of his own children, just like it does for many Americans. “If I had a son, …

Boxfish Brings A Television Search Engine Online Boxfish Brings A Television Search Engine Online

No, Boxfish’s in-the-beta-stage search engine does not scour the net, looking for online versions of television shows you’re waiting to see. That would be illegal or something. Instead, what it does is show users how many times their search query …

Apps May Overtake The Web In Internet Traffic Apps May Overtake The Web In Internet Traffic

When Apple introduced the iPhone in 2007, they began a major shift in the mobile phone market that former competitors like BlackBerry are still struggling to deal with. When they introduced the App Store in 2008, they began a trend …

NCAA Tournament’s 1st Round Sent 20% Of Web Traffic To Mobile Devices NCAA Tournament’s 1st Round Sent 20% Of Web Traffic To Mobile Devices
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The math of the NCAA Tournament isn’t really on the side of the basketball fans, especially in the first round of the tournament: 32 games, several of which are played simultaneously, for 1 pair of frenzied, starving eyes. Unless you …

2012 SXSW Social Media Buzz: Get The Lowdown [Infographic] 2012 SXSW Social Media Buzz: Get The Lowdown [Infographic]

In this ultimate South by Southwest (SXSW) infographic discover the who’s who of this years festival and find out who the real stars of the show were. If you’re not familiar with the festival this is a great opportunity to …

More Pink Slips Handed Out At AOL More Pink Slips Handed Out At AOL

Looks like even more people got fired at AOL yesterday. Business Insider reports that a number of employees in the New York office marketing department were called in to meet with managers about their positions. The meetings didn’t go well. …

Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two Debut Trailer

The first trailer for Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two has been released today. The game features some new aspects, along with some recurring points that made the original so good. It will be available for PS3 and XBox …

Katy Perry Morphs Into A Marine For New Video

Pop-star Katy Perry is well known for her cutesy outfits, candy-colored hair, and general adorableness. She spins lyrics with questionable subject matter into pop gold by lacing it with her sugary style, and her videos are attracting as much attention …

Pinterest Picks Up Facebook’s Monetization Man Pinterest Picks Up Facebook’s Monetization Man

Forbes Magazine revealed yesterday that the man who was once head of monetization efforts for Facebook is now doing the same thing for Pinterest. Tim Kendall was with Facebook from 2006-2010 as director of monetization. Facebook’s David Fischer, VP of …

Apple Patents Seamless Glass Enclosures Apple Patents Seamless Glass Enclosures
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Apple really does not want you to open up your iPhone. A patent application revealed yesterday that Apple is seeking to patent a radio-transparent glass enclosure for portable media devices. The news means that future iPods and iPhones could come …

Best Buy Selling Almost As Many iPhones as Apple Best Buy Selling Almost As Many iPhones as Apple

In a new report from data collected by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP), electronics retailer Best Buy has been selling almost as many iPhones as Apple itself. Best Buy became an outlet for the iPhone back in 2008, and the …

Small Business Driving Growth With Online Platforms Small Business Driving Growth With Online Platforms
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A new Citibank survey has verified that online and social media platforms are becoming a key driver to marketing success. Over 70% of small businesses report using online campaigns through their company website to grow their customer-base. Around 60% have …

Mysterious Earthquakes Rock Wisconsin Town
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Scientists are looking into a series of low-magnitude earthquakes that have hit a small Wisconsin town recently. The mysterious part is, geologists say that quakes of such low magnitude aren’t generally felt by anyone and are only recorded on seismographs; …