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Milwaukee Brewers Win, Nyger Morgan F-Bombs for TBS Milwaukee Brewers Win, Nyger Morgan F-Bombs for TBS
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Whether or not you agree with the principals of professional sports — grown men being paid exorbitant amounts of money to play a game — you have to admit there’s something pure about the emotion winning teams display, especially when …

Google+ Update Should Cut Out Notification Spam Google+ Update Should Cut Out Notification Spam
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This couldn’t have come at a better time, as I’ve been getting spammed with Google+ notifications from people I haven’t added to any Cirlces (and I know I’m not alone). Google has made an update to Google+ that allows users …

The Steve Jobs Backlash Rears Its Head The Steve Jobs Backlash Rears Its Head
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Not everyone jumped on the “Godspeed, Steve Jobs” bandwagon when his death was announced. While the majority of the responses were of the “thank you” and “we’ll miss you” variety, not everyone broke out with a candlelight vigil to remember …

Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo? Should Microsoft Buy Yahoo?
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What if Microsoft bought Yahoo? According to a report from Reuters, Microsoft is eyeing a bid on the company which is currently down a CEO. Would such an acquisition be good for Microsoft? Good for Yahoo? Tell us what you …

Beavis & Butt-Head, Facebook Insights & The Milwaukee Wolverine Beavis & Butt-Head, Facebook Insights & The Milwaukee Wolverine

I think today’s video collection is a pretty entertaining mix. I’m running a little short on time this afternoon, so I’ll forgo the quick descriptions and let the videos explain themselves (along with their titles and page descriptions). View other …

Steve Jobs Funeral Set For Friday Steve Jobs Funeral Set For Friday

According to sources familiar with the matter, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ funeral will take place Friday, October 7th. The Wall Street Journal quotes the source, saying the funeral will be a small, private gathering. The source had nothing to say …

Photos, Facebook Graphrank & Social Media in the Workplace Photos, Facebook Graphrank & Social Media in the Workplace

We’ve got a few social media-related infographics to pass along today. That’s hardly a surprise, I’m sure, as i don’t know what has more infographics made about it than social media, but they’re still interesting. There’s a reason they’re made …

Columbus Day, A-Rod, and Reese’s Columbus Day, A-Rod, and Reese’s
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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 …

Nightmares Fear Factory Has The Best Flickr Photostream Ever Nightmares Fear Factory Has The Best Flickr Photostream Ever
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There’s no denying the awesomeness of Flickr in relation to the cornucopia of images Flickr visitors are privy to, images of all kinds of variety. In fact, considering the never-ending growth of its index — earlier this year, Flickr reported …

Email & Daily Deals: Segmentation, Deliverability & Timing Email & Daily Deals: Segmentation, Deliverability & Timing
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Email continues to thrive as a major marketing channel, and few current trends drive this point further home than that of daily deals. Email’s not the only channel where daily deals convert, but it’s the primary hub for conversions. We …

The Dalai Lama Joins Google+ The Dalai Lama Joins Google+

Since the early days of Google+ (a couple of months ago), Google has been trying to court big names into getting involved in the burgeoning social network. The logic is simple – big names on the service means more general …

Everything Is a Remix Exposes the Fallacy of Copyrights Gone Wild Everything Is a Remix Exposes the Fallacy of Copyrights Gone Wild
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Before we get too far, it should be noted that this author does not believe all entertainment should be available on a free for all basis. While that sounds good in theory, there’s nothing wrong with seeing an artist get …

New Facebook Tools & What They Mean for Brands New Facebook Tools & What They Mean for Brands
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Facebook’s new Page Insights have a lot of brands excited, and for a good reason. The upgraded tool not only shows impressions and “Like” data, but it also goes beyond these metrics in order for brands to grasp the full reach of their marketing efforts on Facebook.

Nexus Prime Video, Pictures Surface Nexus Prime Video, Pictures Surface
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Has the Nexus Prime (aka Galaxy Nexus) been spotted in the wild? According to mobilissimo.ro, someone has gotten their hands on the upcoming device – and it’s running Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0). Here’s a video demo of the phone, …

The Walking Dead Comes to Netflix The Walking Dead Comes to Netflix
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Netflix and AMC already had a partnership in place, but reports indicate that the two have expanded upon it to give Netflix members access to the hit zombie TV show The Walking Dead. Season 2 starts on Sunday October 16, …

New York Times Crossword Puzzle Pays Tribute to Steve Jobs New York Times Crossword Puzzle Pays Tribute to Steve Jobs

Today’s New York Times crossword puzzle is a special one. Sure, it was created by the man who holds the record for fewest black squares in a NYT puzzle, Quora engineer Kevin Der. With that in mind, that’s not what …

NewBay, a Cloud Software Provider, Reportedly Acquired by RIM NewBay, a Cloud Software Provider, Reportedly Acquired by RIM

According to reports, Research in Motion, which makes BlackBerry smartphones and tablets, has acquired Irish software firm NewBay for $100 million. The Irish Times reports that NewBay staff were informed about the deal yesterday, and that “It is understood that …

Steve Jobs Remembered By Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart Steve Jobs Remembered By Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart
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Adding to the giant list of tech industry people, celebrities, politicians, athletes and everyday Apple users who have publicly expressed their condolences and memories of the late Steve Jobs – the Comedy Central nightly news block has now weighed in. …

YouTube Expands Movie Offerings to UK YouTube Expands Movie Offerings to UK

YouTube has had movies available for a long time, but for quite a while, it was mostly just old stuff that wasn’t too much in demand, but then in May, they announced that they were doubling their movie offerings, and …

iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Officially Up and Running iPhone 4S Pre-Orders Officially Up and Running

Today is October 7th, which means that the deluge has begun – folks can now officially pre-order their brand new iPhone 4S for October 14th. The three carriers who will offer the new phone, AT&T, Verizon and Sprint have all …

Steve Jobs Testing Photo Booth Filters in 2005 Steve Jobs Testing Photo Booth Filters in 2005
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When you picture Steve Jobs, your mind probably conjures up the iconic image of Steve Jobs: black turtleneck, blue jeans, and gray New Balance sneakers discussing the latest “must have” device while on stage. Now, could you picture him making …

New AdWords Conversion Metric for Phone Calls New AdWords Conversion Metric for Phone Calls
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Google has announced a new conversion tracking metric for AdWords: reporting for calls placed from mobile pages. As mobile usage skyrockets, and smartphone use in particular, this should be an increasingly important metric to track for many businesses. “Mobile advertising …

Nexus Prime, Ice Cream Sandwich Event Postponed Nexus Prime, Ice Cream Sandwich Event Postponed

At the end of last month, Samsung sent out invitations for a big mobile event called Unpacked 2011, subtitled “The Google Episode.” The invitation asked for invitees to join them to “get a look at what’s new from Android.” The …

Steve Jobs Gets a MacBook Pro Portrait Steve Jobs Gets a MacBook Pro Portrait
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Art is everywhere and the raw materials necessary to create art can sometimes be found in unexpected places – say the inside of a laptop? The folks over at Foundry, a research team at Mint Digital, decided to take one …