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Robert Noyce Google Doodle Celebrates The Father Of The Microchip, Intel Robert Noyce Google Doodle Celebrates The Father Of The Microchip, Intel

Today, Google honors “The Mayor of Silicon Valley” with a Doodle that puts the Google logo right in the middle of a chip. That chip is there to celebrate Robert Noyce, the influential tech figure that is credited with the …

Facebook Cans App Profile Pages Facebook Cans App Profile Pages
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Facebook announced that it will be removing all app profile pages. Owners are being told to migrate likes and the vanity URL of the pages to existing pages with the same name in the Product/App category. You should see a …

Social Networks Playing Big Role in Holiday Shopping Social Networks Playing Big Role in Holiday Shopping

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and this year, trends show that consumers are heading to social networks to shop. For the past several years, we’ve seen a growing shift to online shopping, so it’s not really surprising that social networks would be the next stop for gift ideas.

SOPA Alternative “OPEN” Act Draft Released SOPA Alternative “OPEN” Act Draft Released
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A draft of a new alternative to SOPA and Protect IP (PIPA) has been released by Congressman Darrell Issa and Senator Ron Wyden. It’s called the Online Protection & ENforcement of Digital Trade Act or “OPEN”. Clever, huh? The draft …

Google Apps Retail, Alfred & Will Ferrell Google Apps Retail, Alfred & Will Ferrell

Today’s video round-up features some Old Milwaukee ads with Will Ferrell and a webinar about retail using Google Apps. What more do you want? View more video round-ups here. Alfred: The app that Groupon is rumored to be in talks …

The MegaUpload Song: A Strange Gathering Of Celebrity Filesharing Advocates The MegaUpload Song: A Strange Gathering Of Celebrity Filesharing Advocates
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The RIAA and MPAA, in their push to rid the internet of what they dub rampant piracy, have set internet storage locker sites like MegaUpload firmly in their crosshairs as well. While saying that a site like MegaUpload is illegal …

SOPA: Chinese Internet Users See a Familiar Face SOPA: Chinese Internet Users See a Familiar Face

Free speech advocacy group Global Voices Online has posted a set of very unique reactions to the controversial SOPA/PIPA legislation currently heading toward a vote in the US Congress. The reactions come from China, where bloggers and users of China’s …

Twitter, Organic Links & The Elderly Twitter, Organic Links & The Elderly

Today’s infographic round-up features an ode to the organic link from SEOBook, a look at whether or not you should be using Twitter, and how we care for our disabled and elderly. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Should you …

YouTube To Incorporate RightsFlow YouTube To Incorporate RightsFlow

If you’re looking for a way to legally distribute your music online via YouTube, your task may have just gotten a little easier today. In a blog post, YouTube announced that it has acquired the company RightsFlow, a New York-based …

The Jesus Toaster, Rick Perry’s Jacket, and Grenade Tree Ornaments The Jesus Toaster, Rick Perry’s Jacket, and Grenade Tree Ornaments

My colleague Drew Bowling is providing you some high quality, artistic photos which are beautiful and thought provoking. This is the flip side; these photos will likely provoke little thought and are more than likely guaranteed not to be beautiful. …

Wendy’s Snatches The Golden Tweet Award Wendy’s Snatches The Golden Tweet Award

Twitter’s annual Year In Review rolled out in stages this year, first giving us the year in Twitter stories and following that up with stats about the new additions to the Twitter community as well as top hashtags, topics, and …

Infrared, Some Shouts & Some Crazy Landscapes Infrared, Some Shouts & Some Crazy Landscapes
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It’s a weird looking world out there today. Some of these landscapes look more like Middle Earth than our Regular Earth. Move your mouse cursor over each image to read the caption (if the photographer gave one). If you like …

HP Makes webOS Open Source HP Makes webOS Open Source

This morning we brought you news that Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlitt-Packard, would be holding a meeting today at 10:30 AM Pacific time to determine the fate of the company’s webOS mobile operating system. The result of that meeting was …

Tom Cruise, Hanukkah, and War Whores Tom Cruise, Hanukkah, and War Whores

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

DoJ Pushes To Delay Or Dismiss AT&T, T-Mobile Trial DoJ Pushes To Delay Or Dismiss AT&T, T-Mobile Trial
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Let’s play a game: Pretend you’re AT&T. Your subscribers think you’re the pits and everybody’s making it next-to-impossible for you to acquire your competitor, T-Mobile. In short, it doesn’t seem like anybody really likes you these days. What can you …

Small Town Interracial Couples Ban Causes National Twitter Reaction Small Town Interracial Couples Ban Causes National Twitter Reaction

In the small coal-mining town of Pikeville, KY, Stella Harville (from Kentucky) and her boyfriend Ticha Chikuni (from Zimbabwe) peacefully worship together at Harville’s home church of Gulnare Free Will Baptist Church, where they fully participate and sing in church …

Two Hundred Tech Entrepreneurs Sign Letter In Opposition To SOPA Two Hundred Tech Entrepreneurs Sign Letter In Opposition To SOPA
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Engine Advocacy, a entrepreneurial coalition whose mission is to “create an environment where technological innovation and entrepreneurship thrive by educating, collaborating, and innovating startups in shaping policy,” has gathered together a list of important tech figures who all voice opposition …

Zite Makes the Jump to iPhone Zite Makes the Jump to iPhone

In a week that has seen news of Flipboard and Google Currents both coming to the iPhone, popular news personalization app Zite (iTunes link) completes the trifecta today by releasing its own iPhone version. Zite debuted in March with an …

Get Your Favorite Kanye West Tweets Hand-Stitched And Framed Get Your Favorite Kanye West Tweets Hand-Stitched And Framed
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For everyone out there looking to get me something truly special this holiday season, may I suggest the work of Amy Sheridan of Santa Maria, California? Right now, on etsy, Supervelma is offering up the gift that keeps on giving. …

Google’s Eric Schmidt Calls Carrier IQ a Key-logger Google’s Eric Schmidt Calls Carrier IQ a Key-logger
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Google CEO Eric Schmidt distanced his company from the scandal surrounding the Carrier IQ software in remarks at an internet freedom conference in The Hague yesterday. During his talk he called Carrier IQ a key-logger. “[I]t actually does keep your …

Tweeting Juror Is One Man’s Ticket Off Death Row Tweeting Juror Is One Man’s Ticket Off Death Row

An Arkansas man’s death row conviction has been overturned essentially because one juror couldn’t keep away from Twitter. The Arkansas state Supreme Court has reversed a lower court’s decision that the juror’s tweets in question do not constitute grounds for …

Groupon To Enter Yelp Territory? Groupon To Enter Yelp Territory?
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It appears that Groupon may be looking to get more into Yelp’s territory if unconfirmed rumors turn out to be true. TechCrunch’s Jason Kincaid says he has heard from unnamed sources that the company is in talks to acquire Clever …

Samsung Galaxy Tab Injunction Overturned in Australia Samsung Galaxy Tab Injunction Overturned in Australia

The Australian High Court has ruled that Samsung can finally sell its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets in that country. The tablet has been banned since a temporary injunction was instituted in July. Last Wednesday an appeals court overturned the injunction, …

Skyrim: Most Played Video Game In 2011 By Individual Gamers
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Many are heralding 2011 as one of the greatest years in video games history, though the ornery old-school gamer in me believes 1996 still holds that title. However, it’s hard to argue against the likes of: Battlefield 3, Elder Scrolls …