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Chinese Theme Park Creates A Real-Life Angry Birds Game Chinese Theme Park Creates A Real-Life Angry Birds Game

As Charles Caleb Colton once said, “Imitation is the sincerest of flattery”. With that in mind Rovio should be thrilled, as a Chinese theme park has created a real-life, Angry Birds game. Sure, this isn’t the first of it’s kind, …

Can the Post Office Survive the Digital Age? Can the Post Office Survive the Digital Age?
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In an article earlier this year, we asked, “Is email killing the post office?” Well, the post office is not dead yet, but it’s not helping from the looks of it. The U.S. Postal Service doesn’t have the money it …

Nokia Wants You To Freshen Up Their Classic Ringtone Nokia Wants You To Freshen Up Their Classic Ringtone

It might be one of the most recognizable melodies of our modern age: the default Nokia ringtone. The tune, which has stayed nearly the same for the last 15 years or so, has left its stamp on our culture. And …

Yahoo-Gannett Partnership: New Opportunities for Local Advertisers Yahoo-Gannett Partnership: New Opportunities for Local Advertisers
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Local advertising is about to change in several markets as a result of the extended partnership between Yahoo and Gannett. The companies have been partners for a little over a year but recently decided to extend their partnership to include all 81 Gannett print publications in the U.S. except USA Today and all 19 of the company’s broadcast stations.

Google Addresses Google Maps “Closed” Spam Google Addresses Google Maps “Closed” Spam
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While the concept of local search is still growing, and its potential has yet to be fully realized, the smartphone industry has allowed local, map-based search queries to be much more robust. A good example of the potential of local …

Google’s Marissa Mayer Threatened With Bizarre, Lewd Tweets Google’s Marissa Mayer Threatened With Bizarre, Lewd Tweets
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A man has been arrested and indicted on felony charges for using Twitter to harass and ultimately threaten top Google exec Marissa Mayer. Mayer, VP of Maps and Location Services at Google, has become one of the most public faces …

Netflix Goes to Latin America Netflix Goes to Latin America

It’s been known for sometime that Netflix was planning a Latin America launch, but that has now come to fruition. It has already launched in Brazil, and will be launching throughout Latin America and the Caribean over the next week. …

TechCrunch Says TechCrunch “As We Know It” May Be Over TechCrunch Says TechCrunch “As We Know It” May Be Over
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Popular tech blog TechCrunch, which was acquired by AOL about a year ago appears to be in major turmoil, following news late last week that founder Michael Arrington is likely out of the company after launching CrunchFund, venture capital fund. …

iPhone 5 Rumor: More Release Date Evidence iPhone 5 Rumor: More Release Date Evidence
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Over the weekend, a few reports popped up that all seem to suggest one thing: The iPhone 5 launch is around the corner. Of course, as it’s customary to remind everyone, rumors are rumors, which is why they’re called rumors. …

Freddie Mercury Doodle Now Available On U.S. Version of Google Freddie Mercury Doodle Now Available On U.S. Version of Google
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And on the 6th of September, 2011, Queen conquered America. At least in regards to Google Doodles. As we reported yesterday, Google celebrated the posthumous birthday of Freddie Mercury, the world famous lead singer of Queen. For holiday reasons, the …

Google’s Awesome Freddie Mercury Doodle Google’s Awesome Freddie Mercury Doodle
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The style and fun Google approaches their logo doodles nowadays makes for an entertaining visit to Google’s search page. Whether it’s Pac-Man, Les Paul or Alexander Calder’s nifty mobile–all courtesy of robust HTML5-style web design–the Google Doodles rarely disappoint. Actually, …

The Growing Influence of Social Media on Healthcare The Growing Influence of Social Media on Healthcare
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Social media has helped to fill a void across various industries. It has brought a human element to many companies and provided opportunities that probably would not have happened through conventional channels.

10 Interestingly Wacky Things Google Does or Has Done 10 Interestingly Wacky Things Google Does or Has Done
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Google is mostly known for search, advertising, email, and various other every day web use-related products. Everybody knows that Google has all kinds of products and projects, but we’ve put together a list of some of the more out of …

What Does Google+ Mean For Small Businesses? What Does Google+ Mean For Small Businesses?
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With the recent launch of Google+, there has been considerable focus paid to debating the merits of Google+ vs. Facebook. However, beyond direct comparison of apples and oranges, there’s a bigger story at play here for Google+. Since its start …

Social Media is Growing Rapidly Social Media is Growing Rapidly
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It doesn’t look like the social media craze is peaking. As of right now, 65% of all adults internet users are members of a social networking site. According to recent Pew research, a whopping 89% of women between the ages …

Labor Day Facts: The Infographic Labor Day Facts: The Infographic
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Tomorrow, we celebrate the American work force. Though times are tough and unemployment continues to play a part in our economic situation, there are plenty of Americans who work hard every day and contribute to the national interest. CreditDonkey has …

Google’s Advice for Online Retailers Google’s Advice for Online Retailers
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In a recent post to its Google Retail Advertising Blog, Google provided a handful of tips of retailers, based on five notions that are driving today’s state of retail, the way the company sees it. Google offers three tips: 1. …

Labor Day Food & Drink, Twitter Style Labor Day Food & Drink, Twitter Style

Labor Day is Monday, and on that day many will be getting together to enjoy food, drink and the waning days of summer. A celebration of the America worker, Labor Day was first celebrated in 1882 in New York City. …

Oregon Dentist and Chiropractic Boards Ban Groupon Oregon Dentist and Chiropractic Boards Ban Groupon
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If you’re living in Oregon and are looking for discounted crowns or a backiotomy, Groupon isn’t your place. Both the Oregon Board of Dentistry and the Board of Chiropractic Examiners have banned the use of Groupons. The reason for the …

Google Analyzes Movie Searches Google Analyzes Movie Searches
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Google has analyzed movie searches for three years and shared some data about their findings. These findings are available in a whitepaper here. “The study shows that consumers are searching for movies and considering what they want to watch much …

Lionsgate Using Twitter To Push Labor Day Weekend Preview of Warrior Lionsgate Using Twitter To Push Labor Day Weekend Preview of Warrior

Lionsgate is testing Twitter. The movie studio wants to see if a 140 characters or less can help sell movie tickets for their fight film Warrior. The film, which is set to open nationwide on September 9th, will have a …

Tubmlr and Reddit See Explosive Growth Tubmlr and Reddit See Explosive Growth

There are nearly 28 million blogs on Tubmblr, and that’s up from just 7 million a year ago, according to Pingdom. The firm is sharing some new stats about the popular blogging/social media service. Tumblr is also approaching 10 billion …

Infographic: Our Future, According to Movies Infographic: Our Future, According to Movies

We’re big fans of infographics at WebProNews, even when they deviate for the tech industry. Take this latest one, for instance. Using the popularity of movies to power it, the infographic gives us an idea of what the future holds …

Google+ Gets New Suggested User Lists Google+ Gets New Suggested User Lists
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Google+ VP of Product Bradley Horowitz has been tweeting about a new Suggested Users feature on Google+. It appears that some users are already seeing the feature. Heavy Google+ user Robert Scoble writes, “Google+ has ALREADY TURNED ON THE SUGGESTED …