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Windows Phone Mango Goes to Manufacturers Windows Phone Mango Goes to Manufacturers
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The next version of the Windows Phone operating system – Mango – has been released to the first manufacturers who will produce devices built around it. “This marks the point in the development process where we hand code to our …

OK Go, Google Team Up For New HTML5-Powered Music Video OK Go, Google Team Up For New HTML5-Powered Music Video

OK Go, the band responsible for some of the most viral music videos in recent memory, has teamed up with Google and a dance troupe called Pilobolus for an HTML5 Chrome experiment called All Is Not Lost. From the Google

DaniWeb Claims 110% Recovery from Google Panda Update DaniWeb Claims 110% Recovery from Google Panda Update
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This week, it was confirmed that Google had made a minor adjustment to its Panda algorithm update, which has drastically altered the search engine’s results several times since its first iteration in February. Have you seen any rankings changes with …

Jerry Meals’ Braves/Pirates Call Controversy Spawns Amazing Twitter Trend Jerry Meals’ Braves/Pirates Call Controversy Spawns Amazing Twitter Trend
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We all know that officiating error is a part of most popular sports. Whether it is a poor strike three call on the outside corner, a referee missing an obvious traveling violation or a back judge calling a ridiculous offsides, …

Facebook for Business Launched Facebook for Business Launched
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“The world has gone social. Be part of the conversation,” says Facebook as it pitches its new Facebook for Business site. The mantra’s about as fresh as the new features on the site. Yes, that’s right. There are no new …

Google Made a Minor Tweak to the Panda Update Google Made a Minor Tweak to the Panda Update
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Google makes hundreds of changes to its algorithm every year. Some days it makes more than one (obviously). One day last week, the search engine reportedly made a small tweak to the Panda part. Barry Schwartz posted the following statement …

New Dark Knight Rises Trailer Promises S&M, Batman Working At Walmart New Dark Knight Rises Trailer Promises S&M, Batman Working At Walmart

Who is excited for next summer’s most anticipated film? I know, I’m super stoked about Men In Black III as well. Another film I’m also pretty anxious for is the finale of Christopher Nolan’s Batman revamp, The Dark Knight Rises. …

Amazon Earnings Released Amazon Earnings Released
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Amazon announced its second quarter earnings today, and that includes an increase in sales of 51% (YoY) to $9.91 billion. Not bad. Better than what Wall Street had expected, in fact. The company vaguely suggests that the Kindle has played …

Add Your Google+ Circles to Results in Google Search, Bing, IMDB, Wikipedia, eBay and More Add Your Google+ Circles to Results in Google Search, Bing, IMDB, Wikipedia, eBay and More
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We’ve written about Wajam a few times. It’s a social search tool that you can add as a browser extension, which displays results from your social networks at the top of Google or Bing search results. For example, I can …

David Wu Resigns, Tiger Suit Haunts Him On Twitter David Wu Resigns, Tiger Suit Haunts Him On Twitter

Although Anthony Weiner provided more comic fodder than anyone could have ever hoped for (the name, my god, is was just too perfect), the latest congressman to resign under shameful circumstances is giving him a run for his money. Unlike …

+1 Button on AdWords: Paying for What You Could Get for Free? +1 Button on AdWords: Paying for What You Could Get for Free?
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Before Google unleashed its new social network Google+, it launched the +1 button, which appears on content sites across the web, in Google search results, and on Google’s AdWords ads. Now that the button appears in the Google+ stream as …

Netflix: We Thought You Would Be More Upset About The Price Hike Netflix: We Thought You Would Be More Upset About The Price Hike
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The public reaction to the recent Netflix price change has calmed a bit, and although the interwebs are far from tranquil, we aren’t seeing the level of pure blinding rage directed at the company now that the announcement has had …

“Apply with LinkedIn” Might Be Pretty Huge “Apply with LinkedIn” Might Be Pretty Huge
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This week, LinkedIn revealed a new tool called “Apply with LinkedIn”. It’s basically a button companies can put on their websites to enable one-click job applications by potential candidates. “We’ve put an incredible amount of effort to rethink the job …

NFL Social Media Push Continues With Thank Yous NFL Social Media Push Continues With Thank Yous

The NFL players are thankful to the fans for standing by them, and to show their gratitude, members of the soon-to-be recertified NFL Players Association have once again engaged in social media. This time, with YouTube. Yes, social media extends …

Google Adds Direct Answers for Special Occasions to Search Results Pages Google Adds Direct Answers for Special Occasions to Search Results Pages

Google has started including dates for particular holidays and celebrations right on the search results page for certain queries. That includes some more obscure occasions, such as National Popcorn Day. “This currently works for certain future and past national and …

Zynga Has a New Competitor: 6waves Lolapps

Zynga brought an entirely new approach to the gaming industry by offering gaming outlets on social networks such as Facebook. The widespread growth and success of games such as Farmville and Mafia Wars show that its approach works. It has actually caused many people to view gaming in an entirely different light.

“Nightmare” No-Technology Scenario Leaves People Upset, Disconnected “Nightmare” No-Technology Scenario Leaves People Upset, Disconnected
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Dependance on technology in the industrialized parts of the world is at an all time high. This should be no shock to anyone, as the nature of technological development is to become more and more pervasive. If the machines are …

Is Mozilla Building A Web OS? Is Mozilla Building A Web OS?
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While the downfall of the desktop operating system has been foretold since the before the days of Gmail’s launch, the industry hangs on. Sure, mobile device operating systems and netbooks have increased in uptake, but home computing is still dominated …

Google Talks Upcoming Improvements to Name Handling for Google+ Profiles Google Talks Upcoming Improvements to Name Handling for Google+ Profiles
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Google’s Bradley Horowitz wrote a post on Google+ about how the company is handling its process for informing users when they are violating its policy on user names. Google is working on changes to the process, though they may not …

Obama, John Boehner Speeches Crash Congressional Websites Obama, John Boehner Speeches Crash Congressional Websites
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Last night, President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner both delivered speeches outlining the state of negotiations surrounding the debt ceiling and the budget. And it appears that those speeches provoked people to flock to the websites …

Old Spice Guy and Fabio Gear Up for “Mano a Mano in El Bano” Old Spice Guy and Fabio Gear Up for “Mano a Mano in El Bano”
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I’m sure that you are all familiar with the “Smell Like a Man” advertising campaign for Old Spice featuring Isaiah Mustafa, aka The Old Spice Guy. For some time now, he has been the face of the company. Along with …

Netflix Earnings Released Netflix Earnings Released

Netflix released its earnings report for the second quarter today, as well as a 75% year-over-year increase in subscribers, having added 1.8 million in the quarter. The company has 25.56 million subscribers globally. As far as the financials, the company …

Google’s Street View Cars Said to Have Collected Phone, PC Locations Google’s Street View Cars Said to Have Collected Phone, PC Locations

I’m sure you recall when Google came clean about collecting Wi-Fi network data with its Street View cars back in May of 2010. “It’s now clear that we have been mistakenly collecting samples of payload data from open (i.e. non-password-protected) …

Airbnb Looks To Expand With $112 Million In New Funding Airbnb Looks To Expand With $112 Million In New Funding
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“Community marketplace for unique spaces” Airbnb announced today that it has received $112 million in Series b financing from Andreessen Horowitz, DST Global, and General Catalyst. When you add that to their previous funding, Airbnb now boasts total funding of …