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Playboy’s Nudity Allowed On YouTube [UPDATE] Playboy’s Nudity Allowed On YouTube [UPDATE]
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UPDATE: Well that was quick. Within 5-10 minutes of this article being posted, the videos in question have been taken down by YouTube: Here’s another (grainy) screencap from one of the videos, entitled “Slam Dunk.” Original Article: YouTube consistently takes …

News Corp. Will Know in 2 Weeks If It’s Going to Sell MySpace News Corp. Will Know in 2 Weeks If It’s Going to Sell MySpace
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At the All Things Digital D9 conference, Jonathan Miller, Head of News Corp.’s digital media group, reportedly said that “in two weeks, we’ll know something,” with regards to a MySpace sale. The News Corp. business group that MySpace is a …

The State of Twitter Photo Sharing The State of Twitter Photo Sharing
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The big news hit yesterday that Twitter will be rolling out its own native image service, powered by PhotoBucket. Users will be able to upload photos and attach them directly to tweets without using one of the many third-party applications …

Netflix Password Sharing A No-No in Tennessee Netflix Password Sharing A No-No in Tennessee

Recently, I let my mother “borrow” my Netflix login information so she could watch the new Sherlock Holmes series on Netflix Instant, a seemingly innocuous act. To me, it’s no different than renting the disc and inviting friends and family …

Microsoft Mango – Enough to Boost Windows Phone Efforts? Microsoft Mango – Enough to Boost Windows Phone Efforts?
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Microsoft knows that it is behind in the mobile sector but is not giving up. The company recently announced the latest version of its mobile operating system nicknamed “Mango.” Windows Phone 7.1 is said to include “hundreds of new features,” an aspect that has been widely pushed by Microsoft itself.

iPad 2 Worth a Kidney to Chinese Teen iPad 2 Worth a Kidney to Chinese Teen
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Don’t get me wrong, I love gadgets. Also, don’t misunderstand me – I would gladly part with a kidney in the right circumstance. Say my mother or someone else I loved needed one, I would give it up in a …

Windows 8: All About The Touch Windows 8: All About The Touch
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Yes, operating system completists, Microsoft is ramping up for the next generation of their operating system, lovingly known as Windows 8. After the success of Windows 7 — that is, it wasn’t Vista — it’s almost safe to say the …

PlayStation Store Back Online, Welcome Back Package Not Yet Live PlayStation Store Back Online, Welcome Back Package Not Yet Live
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It looks as though the PlayStation Network is finally up and running at full capacity today, as Sony has announced via the PlayStation blog that the PlayStation Store is now available. On Tuesday, Sony promised that the PSN would be …

Google Simplifies Site Search Ownership Transfers Google Simplifies Site Search Ownership Transfers

Google has made it easier for Google Site Search users to transfer ownership to different users, after numerous requests to do so. Software engineer Yong Zhu explains on the Google Custom Search blog: For instance, you may have created, developed …

Hidden App Helps Man Retrieve Stolen MacBook Hidden App Helps Man Retrieve Stolen MacBook
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The folks over at Hidden must be pretty excited right about now. The Watford, England based company has become the focal point of a story out of Oakland, California about a guy who successfully retrieved his stolen MacBook by using …

Dell Responds To Poor Customer Service Bomb Dell Responds To Poor Customer Service Bomb
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How can you not love the viral power of the Internet? Besides all the silly memes, troll faces, LOL Cats and weird videos, said power is also responsible for creating ripple effects throughout whatever industry is being targeted. Just ask …

Groupon CEO Thinks Clones Are Like Plagiarism, Makes Fun of Google Groupon CEO Thinks Clones Are Like Plagiarism, Makes Fun of Google
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Groupon CEO Andrew Mason spoke in an on-stage interview with Kara Swisher at the All Things Digital D9 conference, where he had some interesting thing to say about the booming daily deals industry. It’s no secret that Groupon-like services have …

Twitter’s Photo Feature and Third-Party Apps Twitter’s Photo Feature and Third-Party Apps

As you may know, Twitter announced a partnership with PhotoBucket and the ability for Twitter users to upload photos and attach them to tweets right from Twtiter.com. The functionality will also roll out to Twitter’s mobile apps. This leaves questions …

New York Jets Tackle Puts NFL Lockout Life on YouTube New York Jets Tackle Puts NFL Lockout Life on YouTube

Regardless of which side you’re supporting in this, the NFL Lockout age, there’s sure to be some curiosity over what both sides are doing now that there’s no NFL training camp, or, well, NFL anything until both sides agree. Apparently, …

Groupon and Expedia Join for Groupon Getaways Groupon and Expedia Join for Groupon Getaways

Daily deals site Groupon has just announced a partnership with online travel company Expedia to bring deals to travel. The service will be called “Groupon Getaways” and will start in the U.S. and Canada with plans to expand to other …

Dirk Nowitski: Unfortunate Twitter Trend Dirk Nowitski: Unfortunate Twitter Trend
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The NBA Finals started last night with Game One going to the Miami Heat, who seem to be playing the role of villain for the 2011 NBA Playoffs. The Heat’s opponents, the Dallas Mavericks, are led by perhaps one of …

Is Google’s +1 Button Killing Google Buzz Already? Is Google’s +1 Button Killing Google Buzz Already?
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Google Buzz has never lived up to Google’s hopes for the service. That seems pretty clear now. Much like the ill-fated Google Wave, it launched to much hype (not to mention privacy concerns), but for the most part fizzled out …

Is Twitter Becoming the Real Facebook Alternative? Is Twitter Becoming the Real Facebook Alternative?
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Let me preface this by saying that in the end, this is not just about Facebook and Twitter. Both companies provide services and features that overlap with plenty of other players out there – companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, …

Did Poor Customer Service Doom Dell? Did Poor Customer Service Doom Dell?
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The outsourcing of customer service is a topic of much consternation, silly sitcoms be damned. The horror stories of customer service call centers are to numerous to detail here, so much so in fact, it seems people have learned to …

Shaq Retires Via Twitter Shaq Retires Via Twitter
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The Shaq Attaq, Shaq Fu, Shaq Diesel, The Real Deal – Shaquille O’Neal has announced his retirement from basketball via Twitter. “We did it,” he says in a video linked from his Twitter account. “19 years, baby, I wanna thank …

Blogger’s Abortion Article Sparks Controversy
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An article published on Salon.com last Thursday has been making the rounds on Twitter and Facebook due to it’s highly polarizing nature. The article, entitled “Abortion Saved My Life,” has drawn the attention of people on each side of the …

Big Reddit Changes Coming? Big Reddit Changes Coming?
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As you may or may not know, I typically watch the domain name purchases of many of the web’s biggest brands online. And I do it on a regular basis. Some of these purchases are interesting to see, and some …

How Does Netflix Perform On Various ISPs? How Does Netflix Perform On Various ISPs?

For fans of Netflix Instant, are you happy with the service? Is the stream watchable or are you faced with a pixelated picture that doesn’t satisfy your desire to see “The Girl With/Who …” trilogy? Considering the bandwidth hog Netflix …

Twitter Unveils Photo Upload Feature, New Version of Search Twitter Unveils Photo Upload Feature, New Version of Search
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Twitter has now officially announced that it is releasing a feature to upload photos and attach them to tweets from Twitter.com. It has been rumored that Twitter would be launching such a service, and now the company has confirmed as …