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Gmail’s Big Redesign About to Launch? Gmail’s Big Redesign About to Launch?
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Back in June, Google announced a big Gmail redesign. While Google has not officially announced its launch yet, the following video appears to have just leaked from the company, and is trending on Google+. In the video, Google’s Jason Cornwell, …

Free Justin Bieber: Could Covering A Song On YouTube Land You In The Slammer? Free Justin Bieber: Could Covering A Song On YouTube Land You In The Slammer?
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A new campaign is using Justin Bieber to raise awareness about a current Senate bill that could have devastating effects on the YouTube community. As of right now, there is a bill in the United States Senate that would penalize …

Google+ VP Calls Recent Diss From Fellow Googler, “Disheartening” Google+ VP Calls Recent Diss From Fellow Googler, “Disheartening”
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You may recall recently when a Google employee wrote a lengthy Google+ post about where he feels Google is screwing up (and to be fair, also where it is doing well). A good portion of this, and the part that …

Meineke Gets Effective Twitter Marketing Meineke Gets Effective Twitter Marketing
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Currently, there’s a silly trend populating Twitter feeds everywhere, one that uses the #ItsOkayToCheatif hashtag. The tweets responding to the trend are primarily from bored kids who are trying to sound deep and compelling, or maybe even humorous. Ultimately, it’s …

Google+ Will Support Pseudonyms In the Future Google+ Will Support Pseudonyms In the Future
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In a surprising turn of events, it appears that Google will start letting users of Google+ have profiles for pseudonyms. Google has taken a very strict stance on this until now. Vic Gundotra revealed at the Web 2.0 Summit that …

Gaddafi Capture Video Released by Al Jazeera Gaddafi Capture Video Released by Al Jazeera
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As the world reacts to the now-confirmed death of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Al Jazeera has released video of the fallen “leader’s” capture, and judging by the images contained within the video, it appears as if the fallen tyrant was …

Should Google Be Worried about Google+? Should Google Be Worried about Google+?
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What’s up with Google+? One day, reports say how much the service has grown, and the very next day, they say just the opposite. The unfavorable reports have even gone to the extreme to call it dead.

Google Taps Your Site Content To Generate Ads Google Taps Your Site Content To Generate Ads
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Google announced the launch of Dynamic Search Ads, which let advertisers target relevant searches with dynamic ads generated directly from their site. It’s in limited beta for now. “For many online businesses, each day you might have hundreds of new …

The CDC Revisits the Zombie Trend The CDC Revisits the Zombie Trend

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, aka, the CDC, has already made its preference for the trend of a potential zombie apocalypse known earlier this summer when it released a survival guide, one that subsequently crashed the CDC’s blog. …

Gaddafi Shows Why Google is Failing Its Mission in Search Gaddafi Shows Why Google is Failing Its Mission in Search
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As you may recall, Google used to have a realtime search feature. When some topic was hot at any given time, and you did just a plain Google search on that topic, Google would show realtime results mixed right in …

Siri Bypasses Your iPhone Passcode, By Default Siri Bypasses Your iPhone Passcode, By Default
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People enable passcode locks on their mobile devices for a wide variety of reasons. Maybe they want to keep a snooping boyfriend out of their recent calls list, or maybe they fear what might happen if they lost their phone …

Celebrations Begin As News Of Gaddafi’s Fate Spreads Celebrations Begin As News Of Gaddafi’s Fate Spreads

While confirmation of the death of Muammar Gaddafi is still pending, there’s no denying he was at least captured and perhaps mortally wounded in the process. The reports of his capture have been confirmed across numerous news outlets, however, his …

Muammar Gaddafi Killed, Unconfirmed Photo Makes Rounds Muammar Gaddafi Killed, Unconfirmed Photo Makes Rounds
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Multiple reports indicate that Muammar Gaddafi is dead. Reuters is reporting that Gaddafi died from wounds suffered on Thursday as rebels overran his hometown Sirte. The report cites interim rulers as the source. The report says the killing happened swiftly …

Muammar Gaddafi Dead According To Reports: Twitter Reacts Muammar Gaddafi Dead According To Reports: Twitter Reacts
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According to the National Transitional Council in Libya, the current de-facto rulers of Libya, former leader Muammar Gaddafi has succumbed to multiple wounds and died. Apparently, Gaddafi was captured and shot in both legs near dawn on Thursday. He was …

iPhone 5 Rumor: More Speculation It May Be the Final Steve Jobs Release iPhone 5 Rumor: More Speculation It May Be the Final Steve Jobs Release
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We’ll continue to take these stories for what they are: rumors. But they are interesting for a couple of reasons. Despite the recent release of the iPhone 4S and its incredibly good sales, a lot of people were still disappointed …

A Handy Smartphone Comparison Chart A Handy Smartphone Comparison Chart
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Curious about which smartphone to buy? Can’t decide between the iPhone 4S or the Galaxy Nexus(sorry, Blackberry, I’m still a fan, but unfortunately, your phone isn’t “trendy”)? Or do you have your mind set on one, but perhaps some new …

eBay Q3 Earnings Released eBay Q3 Earnings Released

eBay released its Q3 earnings report, which includes $3 billion in revenue for the quarter, up 32% year-over-year. “Our company reported another strong quarter, with eBay, PayPal and GSI each performing well,” said President and CEO John Donahoe. “Mobile commerce continues …

Newt Gingrich, The World Series, and Forever 21 Newt Gingrich, The World Series, and Forever 21

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 …

Netflix Launches Android App for Honeycomb Tablets Netflix Launches Android App for Honeycomb Tablets
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It’s been something of a bumpy road for Netflix on Android. They’ve faced challenges in making the Android app compatible with all Android devices. They talked a bit about this in a blog post last fall, when Netflix’s Greg Peters …

Bryant Gumbel Burns Down David Stern, Twitter Bryant Gumbel Burns Down David Stern, Twitter

While the NBA Lockout isn’t necessarily web-related news, the content it produces certainly is. Normally, Twitter has been the primary outlet for all things concerning the lockout, and with good reason. Eliminating the need to go through a local reporter …

Harold Camping Rapture Prediction: October 21 is the Day, Folks Harold Camping Rapture Prediction: October 21 is the Day, Folks
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I regret to inform you all that life as we know it will cease to exist this Friday, October 21st. That’s when the part time biblical numerologist and full time resident of batshitville Harold Camping has predicted as the end …

Tablet Problems, Analytics & The Kardashian Wedding Tablet Problems, Analytics & The Kardashian Wedding

I have to say, it’s been a bit of a slow day for infograhpics, but we were able to dig up a few interesting ones, including one from the FCC, one about analytics (a hot topic given recent Google announcements) …

The Web Prepares For the World Series The Web Prepares For the World Series

Tonight, the Fall Classic resumes as the Texas Rangers and the St Louis Cardinals battle for Major League Baseball supremacy. Naturally, fans of both teams are gearing up for the World Series, and considering the proliferation of sports fans on …

Flow Visualization Comes to Google Analytics Flow Visualization Comes to Google Analytics
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Google announced the launch of Flow Visualization in Google Analytics. This is described as a tool that lets you analyze site insights graphically, and instantly understand how visitors flow across pages on your site. There are actually two flow visualizations …