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Lara Logan Talks About Assault for First Time on 60 Minutes Lara Logan Talks About Assault for First Time on 60 Minutes

South African born 60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan breaks her silence about the terrible sexual assault that she fell victim to in Egypt’s Tahrir Square following the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak. On Feb 15th, CBS released a statement saying …

AT&T Data Limits Go Into Effect Today AT&T Data Limits Go Into Effect Today

AT&T’s infamous data caps go into effect today. You know, the ones where if you’re a paying customer, and you use too much data on the Internet, you get charged extra? Yeah, those caps. Congratulations, paying customers. DSL customers will …

Osama Bin Laden’s Compound: Video and Pictures From Inside Osama Bin Laden’s Compound: Video and Pictures From Inside
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Visual details are emerging about the Northern Pakistani compound where Osama Bin Laden was killed. ABC News has just released exclusive video from the kill site. As you might expect, the video is graphic due to the amount of blood …

Apple iOS 4.3.3 To Fix Tracking “Bug” Apple iOS 4.3.3 To Fix Tracking “Bug”
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It looks like Apple users won’t have too wait very long to (possibly) resolve some of their privacy concerns. BGR says that its Apple sources have confirmed the release of iOS 4.3.3 within the next two weeks.  Version 4.3.3 will …

Osama bin Laden Searches Spike Nearly 100,000% Just on Yahoo Osama bin Laden Searches Spike Nearly 100,000% Just on Yahoo

It really is astounding to see the impact the killing of Osama bin Laden has had not only on the country and the world, but on the web. As previously noted, Osama-related searches have been dominating Google Trends – accounting …

BlackBerry 7, Playbook Facebook App, Voice Chat, New Bolds, Enterprise Improvements, and More From RIM BlackBerry 7, Playbook Facebook App, Voice Chat, New Bolds, Enterprise Improvements, and More From RIM
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Research in Motion (RIM) followed up last week’s announcement of the Tungle acquisition with a slew of announcements today. Let’s just take them one-by-one. 1. BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5 Availability for More Corporate Phone Systems RIM announced that BlackBerry …

Osama Bin Laden’s Death: The Internet Reacts Osama Bin Laden’s Death: The Internet Reacts

The internet was the star of last night and this morning’s breaking news of Osama Bin Laden’s death.  People flocked to Twitter and Facebook to find out the latest and to express their feelings about the incredible story.  CNN.com crashed …

Man Unknowingly Live-Tweets Raid on Osama bin Laden Man Unknowingly Live-Tweets Raid on Osama bin Laden
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Sohaib Athar, @ReallyVirtual on Twitter, is a 33 year old programmer from Lahore, Pakistan. But, when he began tweeting about some strange activities going on in Abbottabad… he had no idea that he was essentially “Live-Tweeting” the raid on Osama …

DISH Settles with TiVo, Forms Partnership to Promote Blockbuster Services DISH Settles with TiVo, Forms Partnership to Promote Blockbuster Services

DISH Network and parent company EchoStar have agreed to a half-billion dollar settlement with TiVo over litigation regarding DVR patents. A couple weeks ago, a federal appeals court decision ordering DISH and EchoStart to shut down DVRs due to their …

PlayStation Network Back This Week, Sony to Give Out Presents PlayStation Network Back This Week, Sony to Give Out Presents
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The PSN saga may be coming to an end, as Sony’s Senior Director of Corporate Communications Patrick Seybold made what is surely his most crowd-pleasing statement of the whole ordeal.  Seybold announced via PlayStation blog that the PSN and Qriocity …

Osama bin Laden Death Consumes Entire Google Trends Hot Searches List Osama bin Laden Death Consumes Entire Google Trends Hot Searches List

This is the first time I’ve ever seen this happen. Every key phrase on Google’s Hot Trends list is related to the same piece of news. Obviously – the death of Osama bin Laden. Each phrase is either about bin …

Does Internet Marketing Need a Business Case? Does Internet Marketing Need a Business Case?
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Depending on where you work, that might sound like a silly question. Everything needs a business case in some places. And I understand that. I used to work for IBM, which is one of those places in love with justifications …

Osama bin Laden Has Been Killed Osama bin Laden Has Been Killed
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Osama bin Laden, one of the most notorious terrorists of all time, has been killed. What did you think when you heard the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed? Let us know. Just a few short hours ago, …

Facebook Pages Being Taken Down, Policy Comes Into Question Facebook Pages Being Taken Down, Policy Comes Into Question
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Numerous reports have been coming out that Facebook is taking down Facebook pages that are accused of infringing upon copyrights. The keyword there is “accused”. Apparently, Facebook does little (or nothing) to verify the legitimacy of the claims before taking …

Should YouTube Have Banned This Animal Cruelty Investigation Video? [Updated] Should YouTube Have Banned This Animal Cruelty Investigation Video? [Updated]
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Update 3: A spokesperson for Mercy for Animals tells us, “Nathan [Runkle - Executive Director] says that it appears that YouTube is once again hosting the video, while it appears Vimeo has removed it. They will be communicating with Vimeo, …

Top 50 Branded Facebook Fan Pages, April 2011 Top 50 Branded Facebook Fan Pages, April 2011
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“Stability” was largely the word of the month for the very largest branded Facebook fan pages, at least compared to last month’s rankings. The only change in the Top 10 was Converse growing 11% to leapfrog Skittles, which grew at …

Internet Freedom Report: U.S. Number 2, Iran Worst Oppressor Internet Freedom Report: U.S. Number 2, Iran Worst Oppressor

According to a report released by Freedom House titled Freedom on the Net 2011, Iran is the worst country when it comes to online freedom.  The top three countries, in order, are Estonia, The United States and Germany. The study …

Google Panda Update Victim HubPages Posts Quality Standards in Recovery Effort Google Panda Update Victim HubPages Posts Quality Standards in Recovery Effort
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We’ve covered HubPages a number of times since Google’s Panda update originally launched, as they were one of the victims that lost significant search visibility as a result. Since the update, the site has been making various adjustments to its …

Stolen Camera? StolenCameraFinder Might Be of Help Stolen Camera? StolenCameraFinder Might Be of Help
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Did you finally decide which digital camera to buy, only to see it come up stolen? Are you afraid your hard-earned purchase is being used to populate another person’s Facebook page? If so, StolenCameraFinder.com could be of assistance. Living it …

Groupon Kills Ads on Donald Trump’s Apprentice Website Groupon Kills Ads on Donald Trump’s Apprentice Website
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Online daily deals site Groupon announced today via blog post that they will be taking steps to ensure that no ads for their service appear on the website for “The Apprentice.” Apparently the rumor got around that Groupon was a …

Angry Birds Going After China Angry Birds Going After China
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While reveling in their recent success — 140 million downloads, ya’ll — Rovio announced their next move for the Angry Birds franchise. The target? The far east; China, to be exact. The goal for the company behind Angry Birds isn’t …

Verizon Addresses Location Tracking, Announces New Warning Label Verizon Addresses Location Tracking, Announces New Warning Label
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In a letter dated April 19th, 2011 – one day before the Apple iPhone tracking hullabaloo all began – Verizon’s VP of government relations Peter Davidson wrote to congress concerning the topic of consumer privacy. The just released letter is …

20 Percent of Job Searchers Use Smartphones to Look for Jobs 20 Percent of Job Searchers Use Smartphones to Look for Jobs
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According to data released by the vertical search engine for jobs called LinkUp, 20 percent of job seekers use their smartphone to look for jobs. LinkUp reported that mobile traffic jumped to 20.8% of overall first quarter traffic, up from …

Apple iCloud – The Future of iOS and Mac OS? Apple iCloud – The Future of iOS and Mac OS?
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Apple had been rumored to have acquired the domain iCloud.com from Xcerion, which changed its own cloud service’s name to CloudMe. According to a report, this has been confirmed by unidentified people who are in a “position to know”. AppleInsider …