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QR Code Adoption Grows, Particularly Among Those 35-44 QR Code Adoption Grows, Particularly Among Those 35-44
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The rise of smartphones has given way to the rise of plenty of interesting marketing strategies – QR codes among them. Simply put, they’re a way to bring people in the physical world (as opposed to people sitting in front …

Osama bin Laden Death Photos Not Being Released Osama bin Laden Death Photos Not Being Released
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CBS News is reporting that President Obama told Steve Kroft, in an interview for the upcoming episode of 60 minutes, that he will not release death photos of Osama bin Laden. According to the report, we won’t have to wait …

Pandora Comedy Stations Launched Pandora Comedy Stations Launched
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Pandora Internet Radio has, at some point, helped most curious music lovers discover something completely new. For me, years ago, my Blitzen Trapper channel led me to Agalloch. I guess it’s the Portland thing. Those of you familiar with the …

Radiohead to Perform King of Limbs on TV Radiohead to Perform King of Limbs on TV

Well, kind of, anyway. Radiohead, the band that is single-handedly trying to change the way business is conducted in the music industry, will be performing their new album, King of Limbs on Nigel Godrich’s In The Basement. Because In The …

Is Google a Search Company? Is Google a Search Company?
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Is Google a search company? Before you answer, take a moment to remember that they have self-driving cars and giant robot spiders (ok, I think they were just renting those). Obviously search is still integral to Google’s existence, and a …

Facebook Sued by Minor Over “Social Ads” Facebook Sued by Minor Over “Social Ads”
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A young boy in Brooklyn is suing social media giant Facebook for using him to endorse a product against his will, according to Bloomberg. The suit, filed on Justin Nastro’s behalf by his father Frank, complains that Facebook fails to …

Star Wars Day on Twitter, It Is Star Wars Day on Twitter, It Is

Actually, Star Wars Day extends well beyond Twitter, but considering the “micro-blogging” site is the utility of choice when it comes to online communication, and the trending topics are a great barometer for what’s popular in the world at this …

Should Vimeo Reinstate This Animal Cruelty Investigation Video? Should Vimeo Reinstate This Animal Cruelty Investigation Video?
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Mercy for Animals has written a letter to Vimeo trying to get an investigative video exposing animal cruelty at the E6 Cattle Co. reinstated on the site after it was pulled as a violation of Vimeo’s terms of service. If …

Wii Price Falls to $150 Wii Price Falls to $150
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The Nintendo Wii will officially be 25% cheaper, come May 15th. It has been rumored for about a month that this price cut was coming, and today Nintendo has confirmed it.  The current Wii bundle available in stores costs $199.99 …

New Google Chrome Ads Eschew Comedy for Dramatic Moments New Google Chrome Ads Eschew Comedy for Dramatic Moments

Let it never be said that Google doesn’t promote their products. Granted, they aren’t big adopters of television advertising — save for their famous Super Bowl commercial — but that doesn’t mean they won’t use other mediums to entice would-be …

Situation Room Bin Laden Raid Photo Will Be Most Viewed Image on Flickr Situation Room Bin Laden Raid Photo Will Be Most Viewed Image on Flickr
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Of the iconic photos that have emerged (few) and will emerge (many) surrounding the death of Osama Bin Laden, one is the clear leader. The “situation room” photo has become the one image that we all associate with that day. …

Blekko Already Powers Search on Topix After Just Six Months of Existence Blekko Already Powers Search on Topix After Just Six Months of Existence
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Blekko announced that it will begin powering the search functionality on local news aggregation site Topix, calling it “an unprecedented partnership for a search engine not yet six months old.” That Topix is turning to such a young search engine …

News FAIL: Obama Mixed Up With Osama News FAIL: Obama Mixed Up With Osama
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Late night reporting has to be exhausting, and with all the scrambling around to come up with the breaking Bin Laden news on Sunday, people were bound to make mistakes. Whether malicious or innocent, people unfortunately mixed up Obama and …

My Morning Jacket Circuital Release Date Comes With Live YouTube Performance My Morning Jacket Circuital Release Date Comes With Live YouTube Performance

Vevo, along with partners YouTube and American Express, have announced a live concert experience around an upcoming performance from the band My Morning Jacket, to be directed by Todd Haynes. The show takes place on May 31 in our (and …

Google Voice Comes to Sprint Today Google Voice Comes to Sprint Today
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Last month, Google announced that Sprint was integrating Google Voice, allowing using customers to use their existing Sprint mobile numbers as their Google Voice numbers, and having it ring multiple other phones at the same time. Today, Google announced that …

Osama Bin Laden’s Compound Yields “Motherlode” of Computer Data Osama Bin Laden’s Compound Yields “Motherlode” of Computer Data
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What in the world could be on Osama Bin Laden’s hard drive? We might find out in the coming weeks. The Navy SEALs who carried out the mission that resulted in the death of Bin Laden left the Pakistani compound …

Google’s South Korean Offices Searched for “Illegally Collected Location Data” Google’s South Korean Offices Searched for “Illegally Collected Location Data”

Google was probably not jealous that Apple has been getting more of the attention regarding location tracking these days. But today, Google is receiving some international press. Reuters reports that Google’s offices in Seoul, South Korea were raided and searched …

Apple Refreshes iMac Desktops With Quad-Core Processors & Thunderbolt Apple Refreshes iMac Desktops With Quad-Core Processors & Thunderbolt

Earlier today the Apple Store was down for a bit. Upon its return some new iMacs had surfaced, which confirmed the rumors that a iMac refresh may be in the works. The new iMacs boast quad-core processors, up to 3x …

Will Bing Catch Google? Will Bing Catch Google?
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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced today that Bing will be the default search on all BlackBerry devices – not only for the web, but at the OS level. Can Bing catch Google in search market share? Tell us what you …

Mothers Day Gift?  Target Offers $150 Off on iPhone 4 Mothers Day Gift? Target Offers $150 Off on iPhone 4
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Target is sending out emails today encouraging customers to buy an iPhone 4 for their mothers for Mothers Day (this Sunday, in case you didn’t know). They’re calling it the gift “she’ll use every day.” If you’re on the frugal …

Google Panda Update – Webmasters Still Trying to Crack the Code Google Panda Update – Webmasters Still Trying to Crack the Code
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WebMasterWorld Founder Brett Tabke recently started an interesting thread in the forum looking at different user behavior elements, and a combination of factors that make up what he calls the “Panda Metric.” “In this socialized world, it just makes sense …

3 Good Reasons to Sharpen Your B2B Marketing Accountability Now 3 Good Reasons to Sharpen Your B2B Marketing Accountability Now
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It is fairly safe to say that most –if not all- B2B Marketers agree that it is important to measure and communicate the value marketing brings to their organizations. However from speaking with fellow B2B Marketers, many are looking to …

Rashard Mendenhall Tweets About Osama Bin Laden Death, Stirs Controversy Rashard Mendenhall Tweets About Osama Bin Laden Death, Stirs Controversy
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Steelers Running Back Rashard Mendenhall is causing quite a stink over remarks he made on Twitter about the death of Osama Bin Laden.  In the comments, he questions the events of 9/11 and suggests that people’s hatred of Bin Laden …

YouTube On Video Ban: Sometimes We Make the Wrong Call, Vimeo: It Violates Our Terms YouTube On Video Ban: Sometimes We Make the Wrong Call, Vimeo: It Violates Our Terms
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Last friday, we reported that YouTube had banned a video from the group Mercy for Animals, which featured hidden camera footage of workers for the E6 Cattle company, mistreating calves. The video was indeed quite brutal and disturbing. Mercy for …