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Looks Like the iAd Hasn’t Cracked Mobile Advertising Looks Like the iAd Hasn’t Cracked Mobile Advertising

Over a year after Apple announced the iAd advertising format that was supposed to revolutionize mobile advertising, we heard absolutely nothing about it at this week’s developer conference in San Francisco. Apple trotted out impressive stats about all kinds of …

RIM Acquires Mobile Gaming Company Scoreloop

RIM has acquired mobile gaming company Scoreloop for an undisclosed amount. RIM says on the BlackBerry Blog: Today we are pleased to announce that Scoreloop has joined Research In Motion (RIM). We’re excited that the Scoreloop team is joining the …

Tiger Woods Out Of U.S. Open, Announces Via Twitter Tiger Woods Out Of U.S. Open, Announces Via Twitter

It’s always a bad day for golf when Tiger Woods has to miss a big tournament, so I guess you can call this a pretty terrible one for fans. Today, Tiger Woods announced via Twitter that he will be unable …

NJ Supreme Court:  Journalists’ Shield Law Doesn’t Apply to Message Boards NJ Supreme Court: Journalists’ Shield Law Doesn’t Apply to Message Boards
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A very interesting ruling came out of the Supreme Court in New Jersey, seemingly drawing a line between “journalistic” channels and other information channels. Where that line is exactly, is not entirely clear. It’s even more interesting when you consider …

Katy Perry Releases New Video Teaser Via Facebook and Twitter Katy Perry Releases New Video Teaser Via Facebook and Twitter

Social media is becoming the best new way for musicians to connect with their fans, and Katy Perry seems to recognize this. Not only has she released a teaser trailer for her upcoming video “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)” via Twitter …

Donald Trump Rips Anthony Weiner on YouTube Donald Trump Rips Anthony Weiner on YouTube
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From his YouTube channel comes this brand new video where Apprentice star and recent politically charged talking head Donald Trump blasts Congressman Anthony Weiner for his just revealed indiscretions. Trump, who has been a fixture of the national political discourse …

Search Engine Patents and Panda Search Engine Patents and Panda

Bill Slawski is the president and founder of SEO by the Sea, and has been engaging in professional SEO and internet marketing consulting since 1996. With a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the University of Delaware, and a …

Wii U, Lego City Stories Announced at E3 Wii U, Lego City Stories Announced at E3
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The speculation surrounding Nintendo’s new console is over as the company unveiled the new device, entitled the Wii U, at their E3 keynote today. It turns out not to be the Wii 2, or “Project Cafe” or even simply “Nintendo” …

SEO Reports in Google Analytics SEO Reports in Google Analytics
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Google announced the launch of a limited pilot for SEO reports in Google Analytics, which are based on search queries data from Webmaster Tools. “Webmasters have long been asking for better integration between Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics,” Google …

Who You Are Becoming More Important in Google Who You Are Becoming More Important in Google
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Google announced today that it is now supporting authorship markup, which it will use in search results. The company says it is experimenting with using this data to help people find content from authors in search results, and will continue …

Chrome Browser Gets New Stable Release Chrome Browser Gets New Stable Release
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Google released a new stable release of its Chrome web browser today, which brings improvements in security, privacy, and graphics. With regards to security, Chrome’s Safe Browsing technology has received some enhancements. It now warns users before they download some …

Twitter’s Most Eloquent Twitter’s Most Eloquent

A headline caught my eye today. It was “Twitter Twits: Rio Ferdinand is dubbed the dunce of Premier League Tweeters.” I immediately thought that any study that ranks people based on how dumb they are on Twitter has got to …

Internet Archive Turns To Books Internet Archive Turns To Books
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Keeping track of the history of the Internet is a task that has fallen at the feet of Archive.org, and they do an fantastic job of preserving where the Internet has been and how many of the popular sites we …

Will Groupon Founders Have Another Hit with Pawngo? Will Groupon Founders Have Another Hit with Pawngo?

Lightbank and Internet Pawn have announced that they have partnered to launch a new site called Pawngo.com, aimed at “reinventing the pawn shop”. In case you’ve never heard of either of these companies, Lightbank is an investment firm run by …

CA Privacy Bill Defeated  – Big Win for Social Networks CA Privacy Bill Defeated – Big Win for Social Networks
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Although the Social Networking Privacy Act was a proposed state law in California, it received a lot of attention. The proposed bill would have impacted not only social networks like Facebook, but it would have also affected any Web company that connected people to the Internet, such as Google, eHarmony, and Match.com.

iMessage Brings Instant Messaging to the iPhone iMessage Brings Instant Messaging to the iPhone
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Did Apple single-handedly signal the end of BlackBerry and SMS (text messages) with the announcement of it’s iMessage platform? If all mobile device owners were iPad/iPhone owners, perhaps, but as it stands, there are still a lot of users who …

Anthony Weiner’s Porn Star Contact Asked To Lie Anthony Weiner’s Porn Star Contact Asked To Lie
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The Weinergate scandal continues to get more interesting day by day, as all sex scandals do. Piece by piece is unraveling, showing that the New York congressman maintained multiple sexual correspondences with young women across the country for a period …

Twitter and iPhone: A Match Made In Social Media Heaven Twitter and iPhone: A Match Made In Social Media Heaven
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As Chris discussed during his extensive coverage of Apple’s WWDC segment, one of the bigger announcements from their session had to do with the integration of Twitter with iOS 5, the newest version of the iPhone operating system. To some, …

Can Congressman Weiner Teach us About Social Media? Can Congressman Weiner Teach us About Social Media?

Many readers hail from outside the U.S., and you might be (blessedly) unaware of the controversy surrounding long-time Congressman Anthony Weiner, who has been caught sending lewd photos of himself on Twitter and other digital means to women who are …

Glenn Beck Launches GBTV, a Subscription Internet Network Glenn Beck Launches GBTV, a Subscription Internet Network
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The Glenn Beck Show is moving to the internet. Not just his primetime program, but his radio program and other original content will all be found on GBTV, officially announced today on his website. Glenn Beck had been a breakout …

Anthony Weiner Admits Posting Racy Pic on Twitter Anthony Weiner Admits Posting Racy Pic on Twitter
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It looks like Weinergate has had legs from the get-go, as Congressman Anthony Weiner admitted today that he did in fact send the now famous lewd photograph of his penis to a Seattle college student on May 27th. First reported …

114 Things You Should Know About Apple’s New Offerings 114 Things You Should Know About Apple’s New Offerings
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Apple finally kicked off its much-anticipated Worldwide Developers Conference, and introduced the equally anticipated Mac OS X Lion and iOS 5 operating systems, as well as the company’s cloud offering – iCloud. As you might imagine, there are a lot …

Is Verizon Customer Service The Worst Thing Ever? Is Verizon Customer Service The Worst Thing Ever?
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To get this out of the way, I am not a disgruntled Verizon customer. I’ve never been a Verizon customer. This is not a personal vendetta being aired because I had to spend 4 hours on the phone with Verizon …

Steve Jobs’ Health On Display At WWDC Steve Jobs’ Health On Display At WWDC
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When the news hit last week that Steve Jobs would be giving the keynote address at Apple’s 2011 Worldwide Developers Conference, it seemed as though it was good news regarding his health, which has been in the spotlight since he …