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Bing Shopping Gets Redesign Bing Shopping Gets Redesign
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Bing has redesigned Bing Shopping, putting articles and categories next to top searches, popular products, and brands. The idea is that people will be able to research products more easily before purchasing. There are shopping articles that provide information about …

Microsoft Reports Strong Q3 Results, Thanks Xbox Microsoft Reports Strong Q3 Results, Thanks Xbox

Microsoft has released its report on third-quarter earnings today, and they show record results. Q3 revenue is reported at $16.43 for the quarter which ended on March 31st.  This is a 13% increase year-over-year.  More results: Operating income, net income, …

Techmeme Adds a Jobs Box Techmeme Adds a Jobs Box

Tech news aggregation site Techmeme has added a section that promotes jobs within the tech industry. On the right hand side, you will notice a new box titled “Who’s Hiring In Tech?” Below, many big name companies have already signed …

Pepsi Goes Social Pepsi Goes Social
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PepsiCo is introducing a prototype for a fully interactive new vending machine at the National Automatic Merchandising Association’s One Show in Chicago this week.  It is called the “Social Vending System” and I gotta say, it looks pretty awesome. The …

How Often Should You Update Evergreen Content? How Often Should You Update Evergreen Content?

The idea of evergreen content is that it is essentially unchanging, intended to last “a long time,”and have little or no maintenance. So isn’t updating evergreen content a bit of an oxymoron? In some cases yes, in some cases no. …

Facebook’s Security Tools – Are They Enough? Facebook’s Security Tools – Are They Enough?
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Facebook has received numerous complaints over privacy, especially in the past year. Both consumers and privacy organizations have expressed their frustration with the social giant, and in one instance last year, even filed a complaint with the FTC.

Royal Wedding Brings Out the Cyber Criminals Royal Wedding Brings Out the Cyber Criminals
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Cyber criminals are exploiting the world’s fascination with the British Royal Wedding, which is taking place on Friday. They’re using the attention the event is getting to bolster spam campaigns and push rogue antivirus software through black hat search tactics, …

Kickstarter Celebrates Birthday, Releases Stats Kickstarter Celebrates Birthday, Releases Stats

Kickstarter defines themselves as “the largest funding platform for creative projects in the world.”  Today, the site turns two and is releasing some stats on their success. The rules for Kickstarter are simple.  Projects are be submitted through the service …

White iPhone 4 Available … “Finally”… Amazing! White iPhone 4 Available … “Finally”… Amazing!

Today, Apple has made the White iPhone 4 available. Apple fans the world over rejoice. I do mean world too, as it is available in Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, …

Amazon Outage Casts Shadow Over Cloud Perception Amazon Outage Casts Shadow Over Cloud Perception
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Amazon recently suffered some problems with some of its servers, which left some sites with large hiccups in their services. Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service had some issues, primarily in Virginia. Among the sites affected were Foursquare, Quora, Reddit, …

PlayStation Network Back Online Within a Week (Maybe) PlayStation Network Back Online Within a Week (Maybe)
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When it’s all said and done, it looks like the PSN may be down for over 2 weeks. The latest official update posted to the PlayStation blog takes the form of a Q&A, much of it mirroring questions outlined yesterday …

Apple iCloud on the Way? Apple iCloud on the Way?

A new report from GigaOm, cites a “tipster” as saying that Apple has purchased the domain iCloud.com from Xcerion, which just changed the name of its own iCloud service to CloudMe at CloudMe.com. According to the tipster, Apple bought the …

5 Reasons Why Effective Marketing Makes Your Business More Valuable 5 Reasons Why Effective Marketing Makes Your Business More Valuable
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Most of us suckers, I mean business owners, dream of one day handing the keys of the business over to another dreamer that decides that buying our business is the best investment they can make. Or perhaps your version of …

Royal Wedding Mania Hits Twitter Royal Wedding Mania Hits Twitter

It’s almost here, people.  The moment we’ve all been waiting for – the NFL draft is tonight! The Royal Wedding is tomorrow!  Of course, the world of social media is projected to explode on the day of the nuptials, and …

Is Search Advertising the Worst Form of Advertising? Is Search Advertising the Worst Form of Advertising?
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What is the best form of advertising? Not search, according to a report published this week. In fact, Josh Shatkin-Margolis of AdAge goes so far as to call search the “worst form of advertising”. Do you agree? Tell us what …

Social Media Involvement Greater in China than U.S. Social Media Involvement Greater in China than U.S.
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Due to the large population discrepancy, it probably won’t surprise anyone that China has more broadband users that the United States.  What might surprise you is just how much more active the Chinese are online, especially when it comes to …

eBay Posts Strong First Quarter Earnings eBay Posts Strong First Quarter Earnings
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Good news for e-commerce giant eBay, as today they report solid first quarter results. For the first quarter ending March 31st, eBay reports $2.5 billion in net revenue, which is a 16% increase from the same period last year. The …

Blame It on the Youth Blame It on the Youth

If you want to know where the future is headed, sometimes telling clues reside in how the youth of the world interact and share with one another. With the rise of the Golden Triangle of technology, mobile, social, and real-time, …

Steve Jobs on iPhone Location Data Issue Steve Jobs on iPhone Location Data Issue
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Apple CEO Steve Jobs told the Wall Street Journal that Apple has “never transmitted” the precise location of iPhones back to the company. According to the publication, he said that the company gathers info from the phone about nearby cellphone …

Square Gets Visa Backing Square Gets Visa Backing
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Square has received a new investment from Visa, which is the largest credit card company in the world. While the exact amount of the investment is unknown, it’s rumored to be in the millions. Square COO Keith Rabbois told the …

Obama’s Birth Certificate Release: Twitter Responds Obama’s Birth Certificate Release: Twitter Responds
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Today, President Obama released his official Long Form Birth Certificate on WhiteHouse.gov.  Whether this move will have any impact on the Birther movement is yet to be determined. Since the internet has been the main platform for keeping this thing …

Playstation Network Outage Gets Funny or Die Treatment Playstation Network Outage Gets Funny or Die Treatment

In a video, brought to you by the National Nerd Relief Fund, or NIRF, the folks over at Funny or Die warn us about the scourge of vampiric man-children that are taking to the streets, forced out of their basements …

Google Docs for Android Finally Available Google Docs for Android Finally Available
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Android has been lacking an official Google Docs app until now. It always seemed strange, and the web version on mobile isn’t the most user-friendly experience. Now, Android users don’t have to use the web version on their phones anymore, …

White iPhone 4 Officially Announced for…Tomorrow! White iPhone 4 Officially Announced for…Tomorrow!
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The White iPhone 4 is coming tomorrow. After months of gadget geeks speculating and showing a great deal of enthusiasm for a new color of iPhone, Apple has officially announced its arrival. The white device will be available on Apple’s …