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Google Improves Mobile Search Results For Stocks

We seem to have by and large gotten past the period in which investors lived in constant fear of crashes; people no longer use terms like “double dip” and “depression” on an everyday basis.  There will never come a time …

UberSocial Direct Messages Publicly Visible
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Twitter has announced that Direct Messages of 140 characters and longer sent via UberSocial and Twidroyd are currently visible to the public. @safetySafetyDMs longer than 140 chars sent via “d username” on UberSocial for Blackberry/iPhone & Twidroyd are currently visible …

+1 Button From Google The Next Ranking Signal
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Google has unveiled Google +1, at least a significant part of the “social layer” the company has referenced repeatedly over the last several months. We’ve speculated on such a layer numerous times, and now we have something major to go …

Google’s Page Speed Online Launched

Over at the Google Webmaster Central blog, they’ve announced “Page Speed Online,” which allows users to check out the performance of any page on the internet, at any time.  Users will receive a page performance score calculated out of 100 …

How Source Code Applies Tech, Gaming, & Social to Film

Anytime technological elements are integrated into conventional culture, it’s exciting for those of us in the tech industry. It’s even more thrilling when technology is applied to the entertainment industry, such as the case of the new film Source Code that opens in theaters today.

Google Cloud Print Printers Available From HP Google Cloud Print Printers Available From HP

About a year ago, Google introduced preliminary designs for Google Cloud Print. Today, Google and HP announced that all HP ePrint-enabled printers are now Cloud Print-friendly. Google Cloud Print can actually be used with any printer, but the new printers …

Google Launches Iraqi, Tunisian Domains
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Citizens of Iraq and Tunisia who are lucky enough to have Internet connections may now find it easier to conduct Web searches.  Today, Google announced the launch of the local search domains google.iq and google.tn for the two countries. This …

Windows Phone 7 App Development Numbers

At the MIX10 conference, Microsoft released its platform and free tools to app developers and told them to get started.  A year later, Windows Phone 7 Director Brandon Watson seems quite excited about some statistics detailed at the Windows Developer …

GoDaddy CEO Defends Elephant Killing GoDaddy CEO Defends Elephant Killing
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Previously, we reported on the backlash GoDaddy has been facing, following the posting of a video by CEO Bob Parsons of Parsons killing an elephant. PETA has been very vocal about it, naturally, but so have many others who aren’t …

mSpot Prepared to Battle with Amazon, Google, and Apple in Streaming Music

Amazon made huge waves when it unveiled its new Cloud Drive and Cloud Player offerings, which give users 5GB of free storage for their music. One of the companies immediately impacted by this, would be mSpot, which offers a very …

Ranking The April Fools Pranks On The Internet Ranking The April Fools Pranks On The Internet

April 1st, a day that some cherish and enjoy, while others scoff at all the false information being released on the internet. You then have the people in the comment sections which are proud for discovering which news is fake, …

U.S. Representative Tries To Pull Video From YouTube
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The political debate in Wisconsin continues to heat up, and we’re provided with another story which looks to stoke the flame. Wisconsin Rep. Sean Duffy (R), a newly appointed U.S Representative from Wisconsin’s 7th district has caught the attention of …

Zillow Introduces BlackBerry App
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Real estate website Zillow said today it has launched a free app for Reasearch in Motion’s BlackBerry smartphones. Zillow said the addition of the BlackBerry app, along with its existing apps for Android, iPhone, and iPad, means more than 90 …

Google Panda Update Hit E-Commerce Sites Too Google Panda Update Hit E-Commerce Sites Too
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Remember how eHow launched its big redesign after the Panda update hit? They put a great deal more focus on feedback and social media. eHow told us Google’s changes didn’t influence the redesign, which has been in the works since …

Google Face Recognition App in Development [UPDATE]
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UPDATE: WebProNews has spoken to a Google spokesperson about any upcoming plans for the use of facial recognition technology.  Here is their official statement: “As we’ve said for more than a year, we will not add facial recognition to Goggles …

Google Linked To (Alleged) Tax Violations In China

It’s a good bet that Googlers who believed the corporation should leave China are now saying “I told you so” to those who argued it should stay.  Today, there’s word of yet another problem in the country, as three local …

Greenpeace Asks Facebook To Unfriend Coal
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Greenpeace is putting more pressure on Facebook to persuade the company to stop using coal to power its data centers. Greenpeace is calling on Facebook to “unfriend” coal by Earth Day on April 22. The Greenpeace Unfriend Coal Facebook page …

Viral Content 101
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At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Huffington Post and Buzzfeed co-founder Jonah Peretti detailed his philosophy on viral content.  After years of testing how and why things to go viral, Peretti decided that the key is “thinking of …

How To Convert a Facebook Profile Into a Business Page How To Convert a Facebook Profile Into a Business Page
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Facebook is letting (encouraging even) people to convert their personal profiles into Pages. It’s not that they want you to treat you personal profile like a page. They want you to convert it if you’re already treating it that way, …

Google Adds New Templates To Blogger

Google said today it is previewing five new templates in Blogger and they will soon be available in a wider launch. Google said its new template views use the latest web technology, including AJAX, HTML5, and CSS3. The new template …

Web TV Vs. Traditional Television
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With YouTube as the second largest search engine on the Web, it’s apparent that Web TV is growing in value and usage. Although trends also show that the quality of the content has moved beyond the infamous silly cat videos, the quality of Web TV still has room for improvement. But, what should it look like?

Google Doodle Celebrates Robert Bunsen with Animation Google Doodle Celebrates Robert Bunsen with Animation
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We don’t cover every doodle that Google does. There are so many of them that it seems almost pointless, but sometimes certain ones that stand out to us we deem worthy of more attention. The PAC-MAN Doodle for example, was …

Acer CEO Lanci Resigns
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Gianfranco Lanci, President and CEO of Acer has stepped down immediately according to a statement released today.  The Taiwan-based multinational PC maker announced that Chairman J.T. Wang has immediately taken over the role for the interim. Lanci, a former employee …

Expedia Launches Facebook Travel Sweepstakes

Online travel site Expedia said today it is launching a Facebook promotion that will offer more than $1 million worth of travel to friends on the social network. The promotion is called the “Expedia FriendTrips” and people can participate in …