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DoJ Pushes To Delay Or Dismiss AT&T, T-Mobile Trial DoJ Pushes To Delay Or Dismiss AT&T, T-Mobile Trial
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Let’s play a game: Pretend you’re AT&T. Your subscribers think you’re the pits and everybody’s making it next-to-impossible for you to acquire your competitor, T-Mobile. In short, it doesn’t seem like anybody really likes you these days. What can you …

Small Town Interracial Couples Ban Causes National Twitter Reaction Small Town Interracial Couples Ban Causes National Twitter Reaction

In the small coal-mining town of Pikeville, KY, Stella Harville (from Kentucky) and her boyfriend Ticha Chikuni (from Zimbabwe) peacefully worship together at Harville’s home church of Gulnare Free Will Baptist Church, where they fully participate and sing in church …

Two Hundred Tech Entrepreneurs Sign Letter In Opposition To SOPA Two Hundred Tech Entrepreneurs Sign Letter In Opposition To SOPA
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Engine Advocacy, a entrepreneurial coalition whose mission is to “create an environment where technological innovation and entrepreneurship thrive by educating, collaborating, and innovating startups in shaping policy,” has gathered together a list of important tech figures who all voice opposition …

Zite Makes the Jump to iPhone Zite Makes the Jump to iPhone

In a week that has seen news of Flipboard and Google Currents both coming to the iPhone, popular news personalization app Zite (iTunes link) completes the trifecta today by releasing its own iPhone version. Zite debuted in March with an …

Get Your Favorite Kanye West Tweets Hand-Stitched And Framed Get Your Favorite Kanye West Tweets Hand-Stitched And Framed
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For everyone out there looking to get me something truly special this holiday season, may I suggest the work of Amy Sheridan of Santa Maria, California? Right now, on etsy, Supervelma is offering up the gift that keeps on giving. …

Google’s Eric Schmidt Calls Carrier IQ a Key-logger Google’s Eric Schmidt Calls Carrier IQ a Key-logger
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Google CEO Eric Schmidt distanced his company from the scandal surrounding the Carrier IQ software in remarks at an internet freedom conference in The Hague yesterday. During his talk he called Carrier IQ a key-logger. “[I]t actually does keep your …

Tweeting Juror Is One Man’s Ticket Off Death Row Tweeting Juror Is One Man’s Ticket Off Death Row

An Arkansas man’s death row conviction has been overturned essentially because one juror couldn’t keep away from Twitter. The Arkansas state Supreme Court has reversed a lower court’s decision that the juror’s tweets in question do not constitute grounds for …

Groupon To Enter Yelp Territory? Groupon To Enter Yelp Territory?
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It appears that Groupon may be looking to get more into Yelp’s territory if unconfirmed rumors turn out to be true. TechCrunch’s Jason Kincaid says he has heard from unnamed sources that the company is in talks to acquire Clever …

Samsung Galaxy Tab Injunction Overturned in Australia Samsung Galaxy Tab Injunction Overturned in Australia

The Australian High Court has ruled that Samsung can finally sell its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets in that country. The tablet has been banned since a temporary injunction was instituted in July. Last Wednesday an appeals court overturned the injunction, …

Skyrim: Most Played Video Game In 2011 By Individual Gamers
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Many are heralding 2011 as one of the greatest years in video games history, though the ornery old-school gamer in me believes 1996 still holds that title. However, it’s hard to argue against the likes of: Battlefield 3, Elder Scrolls …

Twitter or Facebook: Which Will Yield More Success to Business Pages? Twitter or Facebook: Which Will Yield More Success to Business Pages?
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As social media has become increasingly interwoven into the way people communicate and seek out information, you’ve probably noticed commercials that display the URL to the company’s page on a social media site as opposed to their business’ webpage. You …

Twitter Still Clinging To This “Simplicity” Thing When It Comes to Competition Twitter Still Clinging To This “Simplicity” Thing When It Comes to Competition

Remember earlier this year when Twitter CEO Dick Costolo talked about how Twitter is all about simplicity, and that’s what the company sees as its advantage in competing with Facebook and Google+. As you may know, Twitter has put out …

iTunes Rewind 2011: Apple Gives Us Their Best Music, Movies, and Apps of the Year iTunes Rewind 2011: Apple Gives Us Their Best Music, Movies, and Apps of the Year

Apple has dropped their submission into the crowded realm of year-end, best-of lists – and it’s called the App Store Rewind 2011. The App Store Rewind breaks down the year’s top performers into categories which include Music, Movies, TV, Apps, …

Fate of webOS To Be Decided Today Fate of webOS To Be Decided Today
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Last week we brought you news that Hewlitt-Packard’s new CEO Meg Whitman had said in an interview that her company would be deciding the fate of its WebOS mobile operating system soon. It looks like “soon” has become “today,” as …

Spotify Radio Ups The Ante With Unlimited Skips Spotify Radio Ups The Ante With Unlimited Skips

Spotify announced the launch of the new Spotify Radio, which lets users create unlimited stations with unlimited skips. Some are already billing it as a Pandora killer. If you ask me, Pandora already had some pretty stiff competition. The unlimited …

Google Invites Social Networks To Push Activity Streams to Google Analytics Google Invites Social Networks To Push Activity Streams to Google Analytics
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Google is inviting social networks and platforms to integrate their activity streams with Google Analytics. “These activity streams will be surfaced in a set of social reports that our team is building to help marketers better measure engagement and impact …

Craigslist Founder Starts Donation Campaign Using Twitter Craigslist Founder Starts Donation Campaign Using Twitter

If you’ve ever sold or purchased goods, searched for a job, looked for an apartment, cruised for a hook-up, or generally used the Internet for anything, you’ve likely at least heard of craigslist.org if not used it yourself. Despite being …

Apple vs. Samsung: Dueling Tablet Rumors Hit the Web Apple vs. Samsung: Dueling Tablet Rumors Hit the Web
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A pair of rumors has hit the internet regarding the next generation of tablets. In one report, BGR cites a “trusted source” at Samsung saying that the company will be unveiling a new 11.6-inch tablet at the Mobile World Congress …

Hulu Lets You ID Obscure Actors With Face Match Hulu Lets You ID Obscure Actors With Face Match

You know that annoying moment when you’re watching a TV show and an actor comes across the screen that you just can’t place? You know his name, it’s on the tip of your tongue – and you know that was …

Drunken Congressional Staffers Use Twitter To Detail Office Party, Bash Boss
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Although it’s no David Vitter visiting a prostitute or Anthony Weiner exposing himself to everyone on the internet, it’s still a political scandal worthy or your time. Taxpayers, take a direct look into some of the uselessness of your Congress, …

SOPA, Android & Drunk Office Parties SOPA, Android & Drunk Office Parties
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Today’s infographic round-up looks behind SOPA, takes a look at the latest Android numbers, and shows how much you should drink at your holiday office party if you’re at a cool company and if you’re at an uncool company. View …

Twitter, Mobile Ads & Reaching Google Analytics Goals Twitter, Mobile Ads & Reaching Google Analytics Goals

Today’s video round-up features a webinar about reaching your goals in Google Analytics, the top Internet memes, and a conversation between Eric Schmidt and Loic Le Meur (among other things). Enjoy. Here’s today’s viral videos. View more daily video round-ups …

Google Schemer Wants to Help You Find Stuff to Do Google Schemer Wants to Help You Find Stuff to Do
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Google is branching out in a unique direction today with the launch today of Schemer. Schemer is a service developed by a self-described “scrappy group of Google engineers who wanted to help people do fun stuff in the real world.” …

Leaves, Waves, & A Cheetah Above The Red Light District Leaves, Waves, & A Cheetah Above The Red Light District

It was a lot harder than usual to narrow down the best photos from Google+ today, but these were the ones eventually deemed worth sharing in Top Photos from Google+. Move your mouse cursor over each image to read the …