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Facebook Developer Shares Story Following App Ban Facebook Developer Shares Story Following App Ban
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Facebook has made an adjustment to its ban bot, which bans applications it deems too spammy. A lot of apps have been shut down in the process, including some legitimate ones. Naturally, developers are upset. For more background read this. …

Supreme Court Video Game Decision Gets Animated

Okay, let’s just say that Next Media Animation is a treasure of the interwebs. The Taiwanese animation company’s timely video enactments of America’s top news have become staples of YouTube. The breadth of what they choose to cover is impressive. …

Google+ Project: What People are Saying Google+ Project: What People are Saying
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When Google does anything social, there is often a mix of knee-jerk reaction about how revolutionary it is, and how Google can’t do social right. It comes as no surprise that there is good mix with the launch of Google+ …

Glenn Beck and Family Attacked in New York’s Bryant Park
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On his broadcast on GBTV this morning, a somber Glenn Beck tells the story of how his family was heckled in New York’s Bryant Park yesterday evening. They had gone to the park to watch the Alfred Hitchcock film The …

Report: MySpace About to Be Sold Report: MySpace About to Be Sold
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Google launched a new social network today with the Google+ Project, all but overshadowing news that the former king of the social network hill is about to be sold off to, as one report puts it, a “buyer you never …

Q2 Report: Online Advertising Strong Across All Channels Q2 Report: Online Advertising Strong Across All Channels

Online advertising spend showed a strong second quarter across all channels despite continuing uncertainties from the economy and higher gas prices, according to a new report from IgnitionOne. The report is based on a survey of digital media that showed …

George Hotz, Facebook’s New Hacker George Hotz, Facebook’s New Hacker

George Hotz, famed iPhone hacker and target of Sony’s lawsuit machine, has apparently gotten a new job working for Facebook. The news first started as rumor reported on by TechUnwrapped but eventually was confirmed by Facebook to multiple sources. Facebook …

Microsoft Office 365 Hits Prime Time Microsoft Office 365 Hits Prime Time
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Microsoft has officially launched Office 365 globally. You know, the cloud service that’s supposed to kill Google Apps. We’ll see about that. Interestingly, this comes the same day that Google launched its social network that is supposed to kill Facebook. …

Google+ Project: Google’s Social Network Google+ Project: Google’s Social Network
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Google has unveiled its long-awaited social network, after months and months of rumors and speculation. It’s already being greeted with a great deal of skepticism. It’s called the Google+ Project. Google says that online sharing is broken, and it aims …

Brown Coffee Company’s Social Media Failure Brown Coffee Company’s Social Media Failure
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It’s understandable that something like gay marriage is a volatile subject with a lot of varying opinions attached to it. Of course, we all know the stand on opinions, as well. Another thing we should know, or at least have …

Convert SWF Files to HTML5 with Swiffy Convert SWF Files to HTML5 with Swiffy
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Google just launched a new Google Labs project called “Swiffy“. It converts Flash SWF files to HTML5. It lets you reuse Flash content on devices without a Flash player (ie: iPhones and iPads). You may recall a similar tool from …

LivingSocial Reacts to Recent Studies about Daily Deals LivingSocial Reacts to Recent Studies about Daily Deals
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A couple of recent studies brought out some interesting, but contradictory data pertaining to daily deals’ providers. The first study from Rice University found that the business model behind daily deals’ sites was unsustainable and predicted “tough times ahead for daily deal sites.”

Tau Day Sweeps The Internet, Gets Its Own Soundtrack Tau Day Sweeps The Internet, Gets Its Own Soundtrack
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It all started when Dr. Michael Hartl suggested that the cake pi is a lie last year. Hartl put “The Tau Manifesto” online last year, just in time for Tau Day, which is June 28th. Or 6 – 28. More …

Ask Taps YouTube API For Enhanced Video Results Ask Taps YouTube API For Enhanced Video Results

Online video continues to blow up, and a lot of startups are capitalizing on it. Ask says that as a Q&A site, it sees a larger percentage of “how to” questions around art, science, cooking and exercise that are “begging …

Google Android Growing by Daily Leaps and Bounds Google Android Growing by Daily Leaps and Bounds
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After yesterday’s report, which more or less confirmed Apple’s dominance in mobile device industry, in terms of device usage, anyway, if the current Android trend continues on its upward climb, next year’s comScore report is going to look a little …

90′s Nickelodeon Returning, Kenan Does a Promo 90′s Nickelodeon Returning, Kenan Does a Promo
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Okay, I totally missed this. I’m not sure what planet I was living on when Nickelodeon made the best announcement they’ve made in years back in March. Nickelodeon plans to begin re-airing some of its classics from the 90′s starting …

CAPS LOCK DAY TRENDS ON TWITTER, BUT NOT IN CAPS CAPS LOCK DAY TRENDS ON TWITTER, BUT NOT IN CAPS

IT’S INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY, WHICH, THE VERY IDEA OF, LENDS ITSELF TO AN EFFECTIVE TWITTER TREND. UNFORTUNATELY, THERE’S SOMETHING MISSING IN REGARDS TO THE HASHTAG BEING USED TO PROMOTE THE EVENT, WHICH IS ONE OF THE HOLIEST OF DAYS …

Google’s Own PageRank Drops Google’s Own PageRank Drops
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Yesterday, it was reported that Google had updated PageRank. People took to the forums to share their new PageRank numbers – many of which had increased. It appears, however, that Google’s own PageRank has gone down from a 10 to …

Google Launches a Different Kind of Search Experience Google Launches a Different Kind of Search Experience
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Google has launched a site called wdyl.com. That stands for “What do you love?”. That is the all the site says with a search box and a heart button until you enter your query. Once you enter it, you get …

E-Reader Ownership Surges, Tablets Not So Much E-Reader Ownership Surges, Tablets Not So Much

Americans are embracing the pageless book. At least that’s the impression taken from a Pew Internet study of United States adults. Pew looked at over 2,200 Americans aged 18 and over and found that e-reader use is on a sharp …

Google PageRank Gets an Update, +1 Button Goes Worldwide Google PageRank Gets an Update, +1 Button Goes Worldwide
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If you’re still obsessing with Google PageRank score, as seen in the Google Toolbar, then you may be interested to know that it’s been updated. If not, you’re not alone. Disregard. Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable is pointing to …

Charlie Harper, Charlie Sheen’s Two and a Half Men Character, To Be Killed Charlie Harper, Charlie Sheen’s Two and a Half Men Character, To Be Killed
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The new season of Two and a Half Men is set to premiere in September, and we know that Charlie Sheen won’t be a part of it. His battles with writer/producer Chuck Lorre have been quite public. He was fired …

Weeds Season 7 Premieres Tonight, Gets Farmville-Like Facebook Game Weeds Season 7 Premieres Tonight, Gets Farmville-Like Facebook Game

Tonight debuts the first episode in the 7th season of the popular Showtime series Weeds. What have the Botwins been up to since we last left them? Apparently quite a bit, but were going to have to slowly fill in …

Rod Blagojevich Guilty, Twitter Reacts Rod Blagojevich Guilty, Twitter Reacts
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It looks like a jury was able to agree, this time, on whether or not Rod Blagojevich attempted to sell Barack Obama’s vacated Illinois Senate seat. The verdict, just rolling in, is guilty. This is the second crack that prosecutors …