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Android Smartphones & iPhone Gain Market Share, Everyone Else Loses Android Smartphones & iPhone Gain Market Share, Everyone Else Loses
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Android’s market share grew 2.5% in the fourth quarter of 2011 to 47.3% of the smartphone market, according to data just released by comScore. In September Google’s operating system had 44.8% of the smartphone market. Smartphone users make up 40% …

Facebook Hoax: Scaring Women About Rapists Facebook Hoax: Scaring Women About Rapists

Some Facebook hoaxes are spun up by people trying to get money, web traffic, etc. from users. Those we understand. They fall more under the heading of “scams”. But, there are some that purport to be kind-hearted warnings or warm-hearted …

Local Paid Inclusion And What Bruce Clay Said About It Ahead Of The New Year Local Paid Inclusion And What Bruce Clay Said About It Ahead Of The New Year
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This week, Bruce Clay, a respected search engine marketing agency (whose founder WebProNews has interviewed many times) launched something called Local Paid Inclusion. The official description said: Local Paid Inclusion is a Google, Yahoo and Bing contracted service and is …

Why The Winklevoss Twins Are Excited For Facebook’s IPO Why The Winklevoss Twins Are Excited For Facebook’s IPO
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In rich people probably getting richer news, Wednesday’s big Facebook IPO filing is really good news for two similar-looking chaps. The WInklevoss Twins stand to gain quite a bit of cash from Facebook going public, as Facebook has filed to …

Video Game Tax For Oklahoma?
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Oklahoma State Representative William Fourkiller is concerned because he sees a lot of fat violent children. According to Fourkiller, video games rated teen, mature or adult only by the Entertainment Software Rating Board are making children violent. Also of serious …

Fake Facebook Stock Sold By Oshkosh Woman, Amidst IPO Filing

An Oshkosh Wisconsin woman is in some scalding hot water recently for taking advantage of Facebook’s recent public stock offering. Marianne Oleson has been charged with 33 felony charges in the Winnebago County Court. The prosecutors say the woman claimed …

Google Earth Updates Cause ‘Atlantis’ To Disappear Google Earth Updates Cause ‘Atlantis’ To Disappear

Remember when those gnarly scientists used Google Earth to locate the underwater city of Atlantis off the coast of Greece? Although Google decided to pop everybody’s excitement balloon and tell us that those freaky images rendered by Google Earth weren’t …

[Exclusive] Julia Nunes Interview: She Had Fun On Conan & Loves The Drums [Exclusive] Julia Nunes Interview: She Had Fun On Conan & Loves The Drums

About a week ago, I wrote an article about Julia Nunes, who was able to snag a spot on Conan. This lead to me researching her YouTube page, and seeing that it had received over 50 million page views and …

Peek Ending US T-Mobile Service For Twitter & Email Handsets Peek Ending US T-Mobile Service For Twitter & Email Handsets

Did you ever use a Peek, the dedicated email and Twitter machines that launched two years ago? Are you still using one? You may want to sit down for this news then. Engadget is reporting that users of the handsets …

MapQuest Live Cameras MapQuest Live Cameras

MapQuest had added live traffic cameras to their already rich collection of travel information. So far there are 11,000 cameras operating in over 100 areas in the United States and Canada. Many of the cameras are being updated every few …

Watch Downton Abbey, Other PBS Programming On Hulu Watch Downton Abbey, Other PBS Programming On Hulu
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Hulu has just announced a slew of PBS programming that will now be available on Hulu Plus. The first round of new content includes 200+ episodes, and Hulu says that there is much more on the way. This week, we …

Super Bowl XLVI As Told By Lucas Oil Stadium Super Bowl XLVI As Told By Lucas Oil Stadium

So you say you’re going to Indy for the Super Bowl? As you already know, Indianapolis is the capitol of Indiana and the big game is proudly being held at Indy’s Lucas Oil Stadium. Lucas Oil opened August 16, 2008 …

HTC Phones Suffer From Bug That Allows Wi-Fi SSID & Password Theft HTC Phones Suffer From Bug That Allows Wi-Fi SSID & Password Theft

What is up with smartphones and their knack for having so many vulnerabilities just waiting to be exploited? HTC is the latest smartphone maker to acknowledge a vulnerability in their software that allows a user’s Wi-Fi password and SSID to …

Clay Matthews, Suave Team Up For Hair Like Clay Twitter Sweepstakes Clay Matthews, Suave Team Up For Hair Like Clay Twitter Sweepstakes

Clay Matthews is a Green Bay Packers linebacker and a self described “average American with extraordinary hair.” And now he wants to see if you too, can have Hair Like Clay. Matthews has teamed up with Suave for Men hair …

Tax Season 2012: W2 Day on Twitter Tax Season 2012: W2 Day on Twitter

Companies were required to mail out W2s to employees by Jan 31. So, most people are getting their W2s in the mail today. Like clockwork every year, you can tell when W2s hit. Look for tax prep software ads to …

Joe Lansdale On The E-Book Revolution And The Future Of Books [Exclusive Q&A] Joe Lansdale On The E-Book Revolution And The Future Of Books [Exclusive Q&A]
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Last week, we reported that author (and “Champion Mojo Storyteller”) Joe Lansdale was considering e-book as the exclusive format for his next “Hap and Leonard” book. He indicated as much in a Facebook update, but in a later update he …

Tax Season 2012: Avoid Online Scams Tax Season 2012: Avoid Online Scams

For years, online scammers have been taking advantage of people at tax time. Many people look for ways to get their tax refund back as quickly as possible. Legitimate tax return prep offices and other businesses offers “refund anticipation loans”, …

Patriots Win The Mobile Super Bowl Patriots Win The Mobile Super Bowl

Although the big game on Sunday between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants has yet to be decided, we can say, with certainty, that the Patriots have won the Mobile Super Bowl. The Interactive Advertising Bureau gives …

[EXCLUSIVE] Keyboard Pants So You Can Dance (And Still Type, Browse, etc.) [EXCLUSIVE] Keyboard Pants So You Can Dance (And Still Type, Browse, etc.)
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You have an embarrassing problem. A bad habit, if you will. It has to do with what you’re doing at your computer. I know about your problem. Lots of people know about your problem because, like me, they’ve all seen …

Dallas Mavericks’ Rick Carlisle Ejected From Game For Kicking Ball Dallas Mavericks’ Rick Carlisle Ejected From Game For Kicking Ball
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Kick a ball in the NFL, score a field goal. Kick a ball in the NBA, get ejected; this isn’t the NFL, Rick. In case you missed it or just didn’t hear anything about it, Mavericks’ coach Rick Carlisle got …

Tucows Launches Wireless Carrier Ting Tucows Launches Wireless Carrier Ting

Tucows, a company that specializes in providing a variety of web services to businesses, has launched their own wireless carrier. Built on Sprint’s wireless network, Ting promises to be a more thoughtful wireless carrier. Unlike other carriers out there, Ting …

H&R Block Coupon Code Gives 20% Off Software Download H&R Block Coupon Code Gives 20% Off Software Download

CouponBuzz.com announced a new 20% off H&R Block Coupon code for H&R Block At Home downloadable tax preparation software. The coupon code is featured on their recently launched webpage dedicated to H&R Block coupons and coupon codes. H&R Block At …

DARPA Developing Virtual Reality Contact Lenses DARPA Developing Virtual Reality Contact Lenses

The DOD is working on some cool new technology to help with soldiers performing ISR or Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance. These activities require special equipment that can come as a bit of a hassle at times. DARPA or the Defense …

‘Bering Sea Gold’ Star Enjoys Some Beverages ‘Bering Sea Gold’ Star Enjoys Some Beverages

Nothing like enjoying some cold drinks after a long day of searchin’ for treasure. The stars of Discovery Network’s hit reality television show, Bering Sea Gold could really work up some pretty big thirst: “Every summer, as the glacial ice …