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LeBron James’ Bad Night Inspires Twitter Backlash LeBron James’ Bad Night Inspires Twitter Backlash
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Game Four of the NBA Finals wound up being a no good, very bad evening for the once and future King of the NBA, LeBron James. After scoring a career-playoff low eight points in the Miami Heat’s loss to the …

The Backdoor To iOS 5? The Backdoor To iOS 5?

That was quick. While most of the Internet luxuriates in Apple’s revealing segment at the WWDC, at least one enterprising Apple user decided he didn’t want to wait for all the fun iOS 5 offers iP__ users. And so, he …

Steve Jobs Presents Apple’s New HQ to Cupertino City Council Steve Jobs Presents Apple’s New HQ to Cupertino City Council

Apple wants to centralize its campus and focus more on landscaping. That’s the message that came out of Steve Jobs’ presentation to the Cupertino City Council Tuesday evening. They propose to do this by building a massive office building that …

Musings On The Cloud, Platforms And Developers Musings On The Cloud, Platforms And Developers

The other day Apple made a bunch of announcements and the technology blogs were in a frenzy. There were some interesting bits of information, though much of the announcements talked about things to be released in the fall. I wanted …

Google Sacrifices Search Quality to Preserve Open Web Google Sacrifices Search Quality to Preserve Open Web
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Google has pulled its search engine at google.kz out of Kazakhstan, where the country’s government is requiring all .kz domain names to be operated from servers located in the country. Now when you go to google.kz, you’re redirected to google.com/webhp?hl=kk. …

Woman Gets Facebook Friend “Social Tattoo” Woman Gets Facebook Friend “Social Tattoo”
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How much do you love your friends? How much do you love Facebook? How much do you love your friends on Facebook? Enough to permanently memorialize them on your body? Well, I don’t really like my friends that much, but …

Bing for Xbox is Smart Move, But Microsoft Should Go Further Bing for Xbox is Smart Move, But Microsoft Should Go Further
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This week, Microsoft announced it would be bringing Bing search to the Xbox later this year- kind of. I say kind of, because it’s not the full Bing search engine. There are already a lot of wheels in motion, which …

rel=”author” is Same-Site Only rel=”author” is Same-Site Only

I managed to ping Google’s @mattcutts after the announcement of rel=”author” support from Google on Twitter and he clarified the use case a little. As Twitter’s search is still so terrible at finding things I am adding the conversation here. …

“Gay Girl In Damascus” Story Questioned By Skeptics “Gay Girl In Damascus” Story Questioned By Skeptics

As the story of a young Syrian-American blogger being kidnapped makes its way across the internet, many are beginning to question the validity of the story – even the validity of the blogger in general. Amina Abdallah runs the popular …

Google Adds Live Transit Updates to Maps Google Adds Live Transit Updates to Maps

Google announced today that Google Maps for both mobile and the desktop is getting live transit updates, so you can find out “when your ride is actually going to arrive.” The company has partnered with transit agencies to integrate the …

Twitter Shortens Your Links For You Twitter Shortens Your Links For You
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Twitter is rolling out automatic link shortening on Twitter.com. Users can now simply paste a link of any length into the Tweet box on Twitter.com, and once you hit tweet, it will shorten the link so it only takes up …

Looks Like the iAd Hasn’t Cracked Mobile Advertising Looks Like the iAd Hasn’t Cracked Mobile Advertising

Over a year after Apple announced the iAd advertising format that was supposed to revolutionize mobile advertising, we heard absolutely nothing about it at this week’s developer conference in San Francisco. Apple trotted out impressive stats about all kinds of …

RIM Acquires Mobile Gaming Company Scoreloop

RIM has acquired mobile gaming company Scoreloop for an undisclosed amount. RIM says on the BlackBerry Blog: Today we are pleased to announce that Scoreloop has joined Research In Motion (RIM). We’re excited that the Scoreloop team is joining the …

Tiger Woods Out Of U.S. Open, Announces Via Twitter Tiger Woods Out Of U.S. Open, Announces Via Twitter

It’s always a bad day for golf when Tiger Woods has to miss a big tournament, so I guess you can call this a pretty terrible one for fans. Today, Tiger Woods announced via Twitter that he will be unable …

NJ Supreme Court:  Journalists’ Shield Law Doesn’t Apply to Message Boards NJ Supreme Court: Journalists’ Shield Law Doesn’t Apply to Message Boards
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A very interesting ruling came out of the Supreme Court in New Jersey, seemingly drawing a line between “journalistic” channels and other information channels. Where that line is exactly, is not entirely clear. It’s even more interesting when you consider …

Katy Perry Releases New Video Teaser Via Facebook and Twitter Katy Perry Releases New Video Teaser Via Facebook and Twitter

Social media is becoming the best new way for musicians to connect with their fans, and Katy Perry seems to recognize this. Not only has she released a teaser trailer for her upcoming video “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” via Twitter …

Donald Trump Rips Anthony Weiner on YouTube Donald Trump Rips Anthony Weiner on YouTube
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From his YouTube channel comes this brand new video where Apprentice star and recent politically charged talking head Donald Trump blasts Congressman Anthony Weiner for his just revealed indiscretions. Trump, who has been a fixture of the national political discourse …

Search Engine Patents and Panda Search Engine Patents and Panda

Bill Slawski is the president and founder of SEO by the Sea, and has been engaging in professional SEO and internet marketing consulting since 1996. With a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the University of Delaware, and a …

Wii U, Lego City Stories Announced at E3 Wii U, Lego City Stories Announced at E3
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The speculation surrounding Nintendo’s new console is over as the company unveiled the new device, entitled the Wii U, at their E3 keynote today. It turns out not to be the Wii 2, or “Project Cafe” or even simply “Nintendo” …

SEO Reports in Google Analytics SEO Reports in Google Analytics
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Google announced the launch of a limited pilot for SEO reports in Google Analytics, which are based on search queries data from Webmaster Tools. “Webmasters have long been asking for better integration between Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics,” Google …

Who You Are Becoming More Important in Google Who You Are Becoming More Important in Google
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Google announced today that it is now supporting authorship markup, which it will use in search results. The company says it is experimenting with using this data to help people find content from authors in search results, and will continue …

Chrome Browser Gets New Stable Release Chrome Browser Gets New Stable Release
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Google released a new stable release of its Chrome web browser today, which brings improvements in security, privacy, and graphics. With regards to security, Chrome’s Safe Browsing technology has received some enhancements. It now warns users before they download some …

Twitter’s Most Eloquent Twitter’s Most Eloquent

A headline caught my eye today. It was “Twitter Twits: Rio Ferdinand is dubbed the dunce of Premier League Tweeters.” I immediately thought that any study that ranks people based on how dumb they are on Twitter has got to …

Internet Archive Turns To Books Internet Archive Turns To Books
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Keeping track of the history of the Internet is a task that has fallen at the feet of Archive.org, and they do an fantastic job of preserving where the Internet has been and how many of the popular sites we …