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Bing Algorithm May Have Cost Businesses and Students Bing Algorithm May Have Cost Businesses and Students
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If you were running promotions for Black Friday or Cyber Monday, you’d probably want to be found in search engines as people scrambled for holiday deals. You might even be offended if you weren’t ranking reasonably well when not only …

Wikipedia Considering Blackout to Oppose SOPA Wikipedia Considering Blackout to Oppose SOPA
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While some members of the entertainment industry believe that without the help of SOPA, the future of content distribution is in doubt, other members of the tech industry have a different perspective. In fact, a number of tech giants are …

TwitVid Redesign Makes It More Of A YouTube Alternative TwitVid Redesign Makes It More Of A YouTube Alternative

A new version of Twitvid has been unveiled, and it has a familiar vibe about it. It’s got some similarities to the recently redesigned YouTube. One of the main differences between what TwitVid is doing and what YouTube is doing …

This Camera Tracks Photons At A Trillion Frames Per Second This Camera Tracks Photons At A Trillion Frames Per Second
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Researchers at the MIT Media Lab have developed an “imaging solution” that let’s you “visualize propagation of light at an effective rate of one trillion frames per second.” In other words, MIT researchers have developed a camera that captures at …

Syrian Blogger Charged With 3 Insanely Vague Crimes
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For all of the news that the rest of the world gets about Syria, one couldn’t be blamed for believing that the country has all of the activity of an abandoned amusement park; it’s a near-blackout. But then news like …

Is Marketing Ruining Social Media? Is Marketing Ruining Social Media?
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Is marketing ruining social media? I’m interested to see the responses we get on this one, considering that many of you are marketers to one extent or another. There’s no questions that social media presents a plethora of marketing opportunities, …

Are Bloggers Journalists? Are Bloggers Journalists?
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Oh, how many times will this whole blogger vs. journalist debate come up? Will there ever be consensus? Does the title even matter? Are bloggers journalists? Tell us what you think. Earlier this week, we looked at a U.S. court …

Exclusive: Ask Aims To Make Q&A More Social Exclusive: Ask Aims To Make Q&A More Social

Earlier this year Ask.com opened up its community portion of the site to its entire user base. This gave users the ability to ask questions and get answers from people. Since then, the company has been re-tooling its site looking …

What Do You Think of Gmail’s New Look? What Do You Think of Gmail’s New Look?
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It appears Gmail’s new look has been activated for all users. What do you think of Gmail’s new look? Let us know in the comments. Some new/updated features you’ll notice in Gmail are: New Conversation View The conversation view has …

Google Panda, Google+, and Other Search Events of 2011 Google Panda, Google+, and Other Search Events of 2011
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It’s hard to believe that 2011 is drawing to a close, but it is. That said, if you could sum up the search industry over the course of the year in one word, what would it be? According to search veteran Bruce Clay, that word is “turmoil.”

Lonely Planet’s iOS App Offering Free NYC Guide Through December 14th Lonely Planet’s iOS App Offering Free NYC Guide Through December 14th

If you are planning on visiting New York City this holiday season, or have any plans to visit New York City in the foreseeable future, you might want to jump on this deal and save yourself about $6 and probably …

EU Wants to Give Human Rights Groups Anti-Censorship Tools EU Wants to Give Human Rights Groups Anti-Censorship Tools

The European Commission announced today that it was launching the No Disconnect Strategy. The project aims to ensure the rights and freedoms of those who live in countries where the flow of information is stifled by protecting the use of …

Will Ferrell, Bill O’Reilly, and Pulp Fiction Will Ferrell, Bill O’Reilly, and Pulp Fiction

A viral video is one that becomes popular though the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that …

Android Games Used As Trojan Horse For Malicious Apps Android Games Used As Trojan Horse For Malicious Apps

Malware disguised as popular game apps were discovered in the Android Market yesterday by Google’s security team. Despite being removed earlier today by Google, over 10,000 downloads of the malicious apps had already been performed by unwitting Android users. About …

Blogger Gets New Google+ Sharing Feature Blogger Gets New Google+ Sharing Feature

Google announced that if you have your Blogger blog linked to your Google+ profile, you can start sharing your posts more easily on Google+. When you go to post, you will be presented with a box that is prefilled with …

Online Publication Learns Lesson About Off-Handed Video Game Comments
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The recent Virginia Tech shooting, where a campus police officer was shot and killed after conducting a traffic stop, has once again turned the nation’s attention to Blacksburg, Virginia. The police officer, Deriek Crouse, was murdered by Ross Truett Ashley …

Google Earth On A 48 Screen Display Is Pretty Cool Google Earth On A 48 Screen Display Is Pretty Cool

This is what happens when you put Google Earth on a 48 screen display. In other words, awesome stuff, provided looking at life-sized representations of the cities and places you love does something for you. For me, just seeing it …

Google’s Matt Cutts Does Some Myth Busting Google’s Matt Cutts Does Some Myth Busting
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Matt Cutts, Google’s head of webspam, wrote a post on his personal blog telling people to beware of comments appearing on blogs and different sites around the web claiming to be from him when they’re really not. “A lot of …

Man Shot By Mother-In-Law, Records It All On His iPhone Man Shot By Mother-In-Law, Records It All On His iPhone
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It’s unfortunate for wonderful, loving, sane mothers-in-law that some off-balanced nutjobs have to go any perpetuate the whole “crazy mother-in-law” joke. Truly, a shame. What’s not a shame for 39-year-old Salvatore Miglino of Boca Raton is that his iPhone might …

Verizon May Buy Netflix Verizon May Buy Netflix
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Last week we brought you a story about reports that Verizon was planning their own video streaming service to compete with Netflix and Hulu. The rumors were enough to put a significant dent in Netflix’s stock price that day. The …

Is It Time To Occupy Amazon Yet? Is It Time To Occupy Amazon Yet?
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People are very, very unhappy with Amazon right now. First there was the conniving endorsement of that new online tax bill. Now Amazon has thrown the first spear in what looks to be a looming battle with brick and mortar …

Google Hides +1 Button In Search Results Google Hides +1 Button In Search Results
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Google used to show the +1 button on all of its search results at the same time, meaning you could look at a page, and see the button on each one. Now, you have to mouse over a result to …

Galaxy Nexus Release Date Delayed By Verizon Galaxy Nexus Release Date Delayed By Verizon
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What’s new, you might ask? As the official U.S. release date still hangs in confirmation limbo, Verizon sources have told CNET that the Galaxy Nexus has once again been delayed by Verizon. Earlier this week we heard rumors that the …

Monochrome Monday, Now With Dinosaurs Monochrome Monday, Now With Dinosaurs

One of the memes moving through Google+ today is #MonochromeMonday (curated by +Siddharth Pandit), from which I’ve collected today’s photos. Move your mouse cursor over each image to read the caption (if the photographer gave one). If you like what …