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Kindle Library Book Lending Coming Soon from Amazon Kindle Library Book Lending Coming Soon from Amazon

Amazon announced today that it will be launching a Kindle initiative later this year that will let users borrow Kindle books from libraries – 11,000 of them in the U.S. The project will even let users check out Kindle books, …

Poker Domains to be Restored for Money Returns Poker Domains to be Restored for Money Returns
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Well, this is good news. The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has just released a statement detailing agreements reached between the U.S. government and embattled online poker sites PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker. The poker sites …

Philadelphia Phillies Sign Robot Pitcher? Philadelphia Phillies Sign Robot Pitcher?
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Apparently, having the best pitching rotation in Major League Baseball isn’t enough. In order to address that desire for more, the Philadelphia Phillies have signed a new member to their pitching staff, one that could change the balance of power …

Google Toolbar 7 Gives Internet Explorer Google Instant Google Toolbar 7 Gives Internet Explorer Google Instant
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Google launched a new version of the Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer. Google Toolbar 7 brings Google Instant and some new personalization features to the table. “If you’ve used Instant on google.com or in Chrome, you’ll be right at home …

A Multi-Vendor Approach to Handling Today’s Content Management Requirements A Multi-Vendor Approach to Handling Today’s Content Management Requirements
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Here is an interesting report I received from Forrester, Plan your ECM Strategy For Business, Persuasive, Transactional, And Foundational Needs by Stephen Powers and Alan Weintraub with Matthew Brown and Anjali Yakkundi. They note that enterprises are now struggling under …

uTorrent 3.0 Beta Now Available uTorrent 3.0 Beta Now Available

I <3 uTorrent.  I can say that with confidence now that “<3″ is officially in the OED.  Rejoice,  fellow uTorrent lovers, as they have just released version 3.0 beta, and it has a bunch of promising new features. Over on …

eBay Buys WHERE to Expand in Local and Mobile eBay Buys WHERE to Expand in Local and Mobile

eBay announced today that it has agreed to acquire location media company WHERE in an effort to better position eBay in the local and mobile commerce spaces. “Local commerce companies like WHERE are blurring the lines between in-store and online …

TMobile Brings VoIP To Facebook TMobile Brings VoIP To Facebook
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While the future of TMobile may still be undecided, at least in relation to the AT&T merger, that hasn’t prevented the company from moving forward on various projects. The latest involves bringing free Voice over IP services to Facebook, which …

&#8220;Poker Players Are Victims&#8221; Says Raymer “Poker Players Are Victims” Says Raymer
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The relationship between online poker players and bricks and mortar poker players is often times a complicated one.  While some professional players have embraced the online game in both advertising and by playing on the sites themselves, some have yet …

iPhone 5 Release Date Now Rumored to Be in September iPhone 5 Release Date Now Rumored to Be in September
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It had been rumored that the next version of Apple’s iPhone would begin production in September, making the release likely for late in the year or early next year. This was based on rumors from the supply chain. Now, Reuters …

Yahoo Earnings Report Released Yahoo Earnings Report Released
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Yahoo just posted its first-quarter results. Revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs was down 6% from the year-ago period at $1,064 million. This is primarily due to the revenue share related to Yahoo-Microsoft deal, the company says. Year-over-year revenue was otherwise …

BlackBerry PlayBook Bridge App Unavailable For AT&#038;T Customers BlackBerry PlayBook Bridge App Unavailable For AT&T Customers
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As we reported earlier, the BlackBerry PlayBook officially went on the market today.  One of the most talked about issues with the tablet was its lack of native email and calendar clients. It seems pretty clear that the PlayBook tablet …

30% of All YouTube Videos Make Up 99% of Views 30% of All YouTube Videos Make Up 99% of Views
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YouTube announced today that it is transcoding all new videos into the WebM format, as well as other supported formats, which include MPEG4, 3GPP, MOV, AVI, MPEGPS, WMV, and FLV. In the announcement, they say they are working to transcode …

Apple and Samsung Legal Battle Heats Up Apple and Samsung Legal Battle Heats Up
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Apple and Samsung have an interesting relationship, which has gone from component supplier/supplyee to legal enemies. Samsung manufacturers various parts for Apple products inlcluding the famous A4 and A5 processors. According to Engadget, Apple actually spent as much as $5.7 …

Netflix Looks Toward Multiple Video Streaming Options Netflix Looks Toward Multiple Video Streaming Options
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A household Netflix account comes with its share of difficulties.  Basic streaming plans only allow for one video to be streaming at a time, per account.  That means that Daddy may be watching Californication on his laptop but little Susie …

GoDaddy Follows Up Elephant-Killing Ordeal with Donations to Haiti Charity GoDaddy Follows Up Elephant-Killing Ordeal with Donations to Haiti Charity
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As the GoDaddy elephant killing controversy receives less attention, CEO Bob Parsons has returned to tweeting. We reported yesterday that he had broken his Twitter silence, albeit without further reference to the ordeal. He has now followed up his returning …

Winklevii Refuse To Let Facebook Suit Die Winklevii Refuse To Let Facebook Suit Die
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Call it the little lawsuit that could. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are making a career out of prolonging litigation, as they come out of a recent appeals court ruling unhappy, and with more requests. As most of you I’m sure …

Fleet Foxes Front Man Robin Pecknold Encourages File Sharing Fleet Foxes Front Man Robin Pecknold Encourages File Sharing
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Fleet Foxes front man Robin Pecknold is cool with file sharing, and free music downloading. The band has an album coming out on May 3rd, but and it would seem he’s more interested in people hearing it than paying for …

ESPN Drops Poker Programming ESPN Drops Poker Programming
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It looks as though the strike against online poker is now beginning to affect professional televised poker as well. According to Bloomberg, the unchallenged American sports authority ESPN is going to remove poker content from its networks. The network, based …

Royal Wedding to Be Broadcast Live on YouTube Royal Wedding to Be Broadcast Live on YouTube
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The royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will be streamed live on YouTube. Of course. Obviously Google is excited about it. The comapny is in the midst of turning YouTube into not only the biggest web video destination, …

BlackBerry PlayBook In Stores Today BlackBerry PlayBook In Stores Today
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Research in Motion is now officially in the tablet business, as its Playbook hits stores today in the U.S. and Canada. The new 7-inch tablet will look to compete in a world dominated by the iPad, whose launch weekend saw …

Office 365 From Microsoft Heads to Public Beta Office 365 From Microsoft Heads to Public Beta
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Last year, Microsoft introduced Office 365 in limited beta. Now the company has announced the public beta, expanding it into nearly twice as many countries and languages (38 markets and 17 lanugages). Office 365 brings together Microsoft Office, SharePoint Online, …

ShareAndTell to Become New Sharing Button? ShareAndTell to Become New Sharing Button?
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With nearly every web page incorporating multiple social sharing capabilities, it is safe to say that peer-to-peer sharing has become extremely valuable. We also know that consumers, typically, prefer recommendations from peers as opposed to brands.

Angry Birds Magic Gets NFC Angry Birds Magic Gets NFC

I don’t know about you guys, but I feel like I’ve been neglecting Angry Birds.  I mean, our romance was so hot and heavy at first.  But after a while I had seen all that it could offer me and …