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Facebook: Nobody’s Sick Of It Yet! Facebook: Nobody’s Sick Of It Yet!
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Here’s some less than surprising news: Facebook users show no signs of boredom or “fatigue” with the social networking site. I guess this is great news and very timely as they have just filed to go public. The Pew Research …

MegaUpload Founder Denied Bail Once Again MegaUpload Founder Denied Bail Once Again

The MegaSaga continues with MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom accusing police of assault and being denied bail… again. TorrentFreak reported on the hearing at the New Zealand High Court today where Dotcom continued the fight against extradition to the United States …

Windows Phone 8 Details Emerge Windows Phone 8 Details Emerge

The iPhone 5 may have to watch out if this Windows Phone 8 leak is to be believed. Pocket Now is claiming to have seen a video from Windows Phone manager Joe Belfiore that details the changes coming to Windows …

Donald Trump Endorses Romney, “You’re Hired!” – Twitter Reactions Donald Trump Endorses Romney, “You’re Hired!” – Twitter Reactions

In case you haven’t heard, one guy with really ridiculous hair just endorsed another guy with pretty fantastic hair for president. As is the American birthright, people posted their opinions on Twitter and these are some of the choicest ones …

Ubehebe Volcano Explosion In California Coming Soon Ubehebe Volcano Explosion In California Coming Soon
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Peri Sasnett of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University has lead a team of researchers to study Ubehebe. Ubehebe is a large volcanic crater in the north of Death Valley. Using technology taken from the dating …

Tax Season 2012: W2 Deadline Tax Season 2012: W2 Deadline
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If you did not get your W-2 in the mail today, don’t blow a fuse. According to IRS rules, employers have until Jan 31 to get your W-2s in the mail. Most should arrive today, but give it until tomorrow’s …

Facebook Premium And More Intrusive Ads May Be Coming Facebook Premium And More Intrusive Ads May Be Coming
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We all know how annoying it is to see our Facebook friends go nuts reposting that “OMG Facebook charging at the end of the month. Repost to keep ur account free!” No matter how many times Facebook denies it, there …

Robert Bork: The Reason For No Netflix App On Facebook Robert Bork: The Reason For No Netflix App On Facebook
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If Netflix was peanut butter and Facebook was jelly, you’d think indulging in the combination of the two would be a natural delight that nobody would prevent you from enjoying. There’s just one problem with this scenario: Facebook can’t be …

Google Mind The Gap Program Aims To Get More Women Into Computer Engineering Google Mind The Gap Program Aims To Get More Women Into Computer Engineering

Google ran a blog post today about how it encourages women to study engineering, highlighting its “Mind the Gap” program. The program aims to tackle the issue of the decline in females studying computer science globally. “Teenage years have been …

Budweiser Super Bowl Ad Gives Me The Warm & Fuzzies Budweiser Super Bowl Ad Gives Me The Warm & Fuzzies
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My god, there are a lot of quality Super Bowl advertisements that have been leaked before Sunday’s big game. You’ve got the Soup Nazi Acura ad, Audi’s perfectly soundtracked vampire-killing ad, Matthew Broderick reliving one of my favorite movies ever, …

“Operation Fake Sweep” Seizes More Than $4.8 million In Fake NFL Merchandise

As reported earlier by WebProNews, the Department of Justice seized several websites claiming to stream the Super Bowl live illegally. Now news has broken that “Operation Fake Sweep” has seized over 4.8 million dollars in fake merchandise along with the …

Google Bouncer Scanning Android Market For Malware Google Bouncer Scanning Android Market For Malware

Are you afraid of malicious software on the Android Market? Google has you covered. Today on the Google Mobile Blog, Hiroshi Lockheimer, Google’s VP of Engineering for Android, announced a new software system for Android phones called “Bouncer.” It provides …

Facebook Outage Reported By Various Twitter Users Facebook Outage Reported By Various Twitter Users

Having too many outages wasn’t listed in the risk factors of Facebook’s filing, so they’re probably not too concerned about it, but they do happen sometimes. In fact, some people have been tweeting about Facebook downtime today, less than 24 …

TSA Agent Steals Money From Passenger at JFK International Airport
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In the spirit of providing outstanding customer service and unparalleled security a Transportation Security Administration agent at John F. Kennedy International Airport stole $5,000 in cash from a Bangladeshi passenger’s jacket. Alexandra Schmid took the money as it went along …

Android Smartphones & iPhone Gain Market Share, Everyone Else Loses Android Smartphones & iPhone Gain Market Share, Everyone Else Loses
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Android’s market share grew 2.5% in the fourth quarter of 2011 to 47.3% of the smartphone market, according to data just released by comScore. In September Google’s operating system had 44.8% of the smartphone market. Smartphone users make up 40% …

Facebook Hoax: Scaring Women About Rapists Facebook Hoax: Scaring Women About Rapists

Some Facebook hoaxes are spun up by people trying to get money, web traffic, etc. from users. Those we understand. They fall more under the heading of “scams”. But, there are some that purport to be kind-hearted warnings or warm-hearted …

Local Paid Inclusion And What Bruce Clay Said About It Ahead Of The New Year Local Paid Inclusion And What Bruce Clay Said About It Ahead Of The New Year
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This week, Bruce Clay, a respected search engine marketing agency (whose founder WebProNews has interviewed many times) launched something called Local Paid Inclusion. The official description said: Local Paid Inclusion is a Google, Yahoo and Bing contracted service and is …

Why The Winklevoss Twins Are Excited For Facebook’s IPO Why The Winklevoss Twins Are Excited For Facebook’s IPO
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In rich people probably getting richer news, Wednesday’s big Facebook IPO filing is really good news for two similar-looking chaps. The WInklevoss Twins stand to gain quite a bit of cash from Facebook going public, as Facebook has filed to …

Video Game Tax For Oklahoma?
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Oklahoma State Representative William Fourkiller is concerned because he sees a lot of fat violent children. According to Fourkiller, video games rated teen, mature or adult only by the Entertainment Software Rating Board are making children violent. Also of serious …

Fake Facebook Stock Sold By Oshkosh Woman, Amidst IPO Filing

An Oshkosh Wisconsin woman is in some scalding hot water recently for taking advantage of Facebook’s recent public stock offering. Marianne Oleson has been charged with 33 felony charges in the Winnebago County Court. The prosecutors say the woman claimed …

Google Earth Updates Cause ‘Atlantis’ To Disappear Google Earth Updates Cause ‘Atlantis’ To Disappear

Remember when those gnarly scientists used Google Earth to locate the underwater city of Atlantis off the coast of Greece? Although Google decided to pop everybody’s excitement balloon and tell us that those freaky images rendered by Google Earth weren’t …

[Exclusive] Julia Nunes Interview: She Had Fun On Conan & Loves The Drums [Exclusive] Julia Nunes Interview: She Had Fun On Conan & Loves The Drums

About a week ago, I wrote an article about Julia Nunes, who was able to snag a spot on Conan. This lead to me researching her YouTube page, and seeing that it had received over 50 million page views and …

Peek Ending US T-Mobile Service For Twitter & Email Handsets Peek Ending US T-Mobile Service For Twitter & Email Handsets

Did you ever use a Peek, the dedicated email and Twitter machines that launched two years ago? Are you still using one? You may want to sit down for this news then. Engadget is reporting that users of the handsets …

MapQuest Live Cameras MapQuest Live Cameras

MapQuest had added live traffic cameras to their already rich collection of travel information. So far there are 11,000 cameras operating in over 100 areas in the United States and Canada. Many of the cameras are being updated every few …