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Google+ Now Notifies You When Someone You Invited Signs Up Google+ Now Notifies You When Someone You Invited Signs Up
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Google’s Zach Yeskel announced in a Google+ update that Google+ users who invite others to the service will get notifications when that person joins. That means you’ll no longer have to send out invites only to blindly wonder if they …

Google Doodle Celebrates Jorge Luis Borges Google Doodle Celebrates Jorge Luis Borges

Today is the 112th birthday of Jorge Luis Borges, Argentinian writer, essayist, poet and translator. Borges is often celebrated for his contributions to science fiction and being one of the pioneers of the magic realism genre. The Google doodle today …

Obvious (Twitter Co-founders) Announce Lift Obvious (Twitter Co-founders) Announce Lift
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Obvious, the company that Evan Williams and Biz Stone left Twitter to work on has announced its first official partnership called Lift. Earlier this month, Stone posted an update on what the company is doing at the company, which originally …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date in October – For Sprint iPhone 5 Rumor: Release Date in October – For Sprint

Well, two big iPhone 5 rumors in one day. What’s the special occasion? The Wall Street Journal is reporting, citing “people familiar with the matter,” that Sprint Nextel will start selling the iPhone 5 in mid-October. The release date rumors …

Demand Media Goes Spanish Demand Media Goes Spanish

SocialTech.com is reporting that Dmeand Media has issued $707,254 in stock as part of the acquisition of an unnamed company that specializes in the creation of Spanish and Portuguese language media content. This was revealed in a regulatory filing, according …

Google Gives an Update on How it Thinks About DMOZ Google Gives an Update on How it Thinks About DMOZ
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Google posted a new Webmaster Help video featuring Matt Cutts. This time around, he discusses the Open Directory Project, otherwise known as DMOZ. The video is Matt’s response to a user-submitted question, which said: “What role does being in DMOZ …

Google +1 Button Comes to Android Market Google +1 Button Comes to Android Market
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Update: Now, Google has announced new sharing options for the +1 button, which allow users to post content back to their circles. This could make the visibility factor for apps go up even more. Google released an update for the …

Hurricane Irene: She Makes Great Internet Content Hurricane Irene: She Makes Great Internet Content

Hurricane Irene is not only growing in size as a storm–potential Category 4 by the time it hits the United States, something that’s sure to make the countries that have already dealt with Irene feel better–she’s also a big hit …

Ask Android App Launches Ask Android App Launches

Ask has launched a new Android app offering a mobile Q&A service to users. The launch follows that of its iPhone app, which recently surpassed a million downloads. “We have placed a big bet on mobile as part of our …

Facebook Does Circles-Like Sharing Facebook Does Circles-Like Sharing
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Facebook has taken another page out of Google’s book, as it has announced new sharing features to make it easier to share things with the people you want to share them with. I say “another page,” because they’re also upping …

Earthquake Hits East Coast Earthquake Hits East Coast

Earthquakes have been hitting various places across the United States today. A quake of a reported 5.8 magnitude hit the east coast. According to The Weather Channel, the quake’s epicenter was in Virginia and reports claim that it was felt …

Jimmy Kimmel’s Uncle Frank Dies, Twitter Reacts Jimmy Kimmel’s Uncle Frank Dies, Twitter Reacts
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It’s a sad day for fans of the popular late night talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! as “Uncle Frank” Potenza has passed away. Frank Potenza was a former New York City police officer, where he spent 20 years on the …

Facebook Lets Advertisers Do Topic Targeting Facebook Lets Advertisers Do Topic Targeting
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Facebook has a pretty good reputation for targeted advertising. People share so much information on Facebook that the world’s largest social network has a tremendous amount of data that is invaluable to advertisers. Now, they’re giving advertisers yet another way …

Google Calls on Webmasters to Help it Improve Search Google Calls on Webmasters to Help it Improve Search

Google hires employees all the time, but interestingly the company has basically put out a help wanted ad on its Webmaster Central blog, looking for academics to help it improve search quality and fight spam. “Yes, we’re looking for help …

Toyota Debuts New 2012 Camry Online Toyota Debuts New 2012 Camry Online

Toyota’s family sedan, the Camry, is consistently one of the best-selling cars in the United States. That’s why, when Toyota decides to debut their new model online with a heavy social media push, it’s newsworthy. To introduce the newest model …

Google Maps Acknowledges Libyan Rebels Google Maps Acknowledges Libyan Rebels

It’s likely most average Joes view the concept of maps, especially online services like Google Maps, MapQuest, etc, as benign objects designed to get people from one place to another, or, perhaps, give users a better idea of their surroundings. …

iPhone 5 Rumor: Dual Mode Device, Release Date Still Debated iPhone 5 Rumor: Dual Mode Device, Release Date Still Debated

Another day, another iPhone 5 rumor. I wish this thing would just come out already. Today’s nugget suggests that the device will support multiple networks: CDMA (Code division multiple access) and GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications). In other words, …

Facebook Takes the Google Route. Will it Work? Facebook Takes the Google Route. Will it Work?
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Facebook is the king of the hill when it comes to social networks, but it faces growing competition from a couple of old foes. Google is rampantly trying to play catch up in the social networking space, while Twitter seems …

A Google+ Cooking Show? A Google+ Cooking Show?

Yes, as a matter of fact, there is such a thing. Thanks to the efforts of Lee Allison, members of Google+ now have a cooking show they can follow without leaving the comfort of a Google+ hangout session. Who needs …

iPhone 5 Survey – 35% of Consumers to Buy upon Release iPhone 5 Survey – 35% of Consumers to Buy upon Release
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The anticipation surrounding the latest version of the iPhone is at an all-time high. Rumors about the iPhone 5 are emerging almost daily and are ranging from the projected release date to what features it may contain. While a lot of the news is still speculation, at this point, one thing that is clear is that consumers can’t wait to get their hands on the new smartphone.

Google+ Posts Coming To Gmail Google+ Posts Coming To Gmail
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While some are immediately contemplating the privacy issues involved–a thorn Google will never be able to remove, it seems–the Google+ integration with other Google products so many are calling are starting to sprout. Now, thanks to a Google+ post by …

Inexpensive 8GB iPhone 4 Launching Alongside iPhone 5? Inexpensive 8GB iPhone 4 Launching Alongside iPhone 5?

The word rumor has almost became synonymous with the Apple iPhone. Several times a day a new rumor begins to spread and sends all the curious fanboys over the edge. Today’s rumor du jour comes by the way of Reuters. …

Google TV  About To Get More Appealing to Consumers? Google TV About To Get More Appealing to Consumers?

Google announced the launch of a preview of a Google TV add-on for the Android SDK, which means that Google TV devices will be Android compatible, with an upcoming update to Android Honeycomb. That also means that developers can create …

$1,500 Bounty For Android On HP TouchPad Tablet $1,500 Bounty For Android On HP TouchPad Tablet
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Over the weekend HP announced that they would discontinue production of the TouchPad tablet. Shortly after this was announced the remaining unsold devices were sold via a firesale of epic proportions. The 16GB version was going for $99 and the …