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College Campuses Get The Google Street View Treatment College Campuses Get The Google Street View Treatment
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Google’s been stirring the Maps pot with two busy hands lately. First they gave us indoor maps of airports and malls, then they mapped the CES convention center, and then they mapped out the labyrinthine hotels of Las Vegas for …

CES 2012: Shadow Ebike Plays Nice With Your Phone CES 2012: Shadow Ebike Plays Nice With Your Phone

Everything has to be smart these days. The smart bike just happens to be next on the list. Daymak Inc. announced at CES the Shadow Ebike. Yes, it’s a bicycle that interacts with an Android phone to control the bike’s …

Amazon Set To Republish Old, Out Of Print Books Amazon Set To Republish Old, Out Of Print Books

Digital formats have given books a new home and Amazon is using it to give old books a new lease on life. Amazon today announced Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries series. The program will take a line of Pearl’s favorite …

CES 2012: Polaroid Builds Android-Powered Smart Camera CES 2012: Polaroid Builds Android-Powered Smart Camera
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Polaroid has announced a new take on the digital camera at this year’s CES. The new SC1630 Smart Camera is a digital camera built on Google’s Android operating system. The 16 megapixel camera comes with 3X optical zoom, a 3.2-inch …

Ads Come To The Facebook News Feed Ads Come To The Facebook News Feed
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Last month, reports came out that Facebook would be launching sponsored stories in the news feed this month. Now, it appears that has happened. According to Inside Facebook, a spokesperson for the company said the feature is now live, though …

CES 2012: Dell Entering Tablet Business Later This Year CES 2012: Dell Entering Tablet Business Later This Year
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It’s surprising that Dell has not entered into the tablet business, but that will change this year. Reuters spoke to Dell’s CCO, Steve Felice, at CES about the company’s entry into the tablet business. He spoke on Dell’s attitude towards …

CES 2012: CEA President Shapiro Blasts SOPA In Keynote CES 2012: CEA President Shapiro Blasts SOPA In Keynote
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Speaking yesterday morning at the Qualcomm CES keynote, Gary Shapiro blasted SOPA and its backers and supporters for their efforts to stifle both free speech and innovation. Shapiro is president of the Consumer Electronics Association, the organization responsible for CES. …

Troll Violently Threatens FoxSports.com, Now On The Lam From LAPD Troll Violently Threatens FoxSports.com, Now On The Lam From LAPD

We here at WebProNews don’t thank you readers and commenters enough for expressing your opinions in non-threatening and (mostly) civil manners. To my knowledge, none of you have shared your desire to rearrange parts of our faces or longed to …

Nicolas Steno Celebrated With Google Doodle Nicolas Steno Celebrated With Google Doodle
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Google has a doodle up today, celebrating the 374th birthday of geologist Nicolas Steno. Though he is known as one of the founders of both modern stratigraphy and modern geology, his scientific contributions have also lent themselves to paleontology, crystallography …

CES 2012: The iNuke Boom iPhone Dock & Speaker Is Only $30,000 CES 2012: The iNuke Boom iPhone Dock & Speaker Is Only $30,000

About a month ago, WebProNews reported on an iPod dock/speaker announcement which was getting a good amount of buzz on the internet. Due to the ridiculous size and price of the product. The iNuke has been revealed at CES 2012, …

CES 2012: Sony Can Not Stop Making New TVs CES 2012: Sony Can Not Stop Making New TVs

In the beginning was the LCD display, then technology brought forth the LED display. Sony is now introducing the Crystal LED display. Sony, never one to leave well enough alone, announced at CES the next-generation of televisions with the crystal …

Google’s Matt Cutts: “Search, Plus Your World” Returns More Than Just Google Content Google’s Matt Cutts: “Search, Plus Your World” Returns More Than Just Google Content
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On Tuesday, Google announced the launch of “Search, Plus Your World,” which is a set of new personalized search features. For a longer explanation, you can read here, but basically, it involves Google suggesting Google+ content and profiles based on …

iPad 3 To Ship In March (Rumor) iPad 3 To Ship In March (Rumor)
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Japanese Mac Blog MacOkatara has reported that Chinese manufacturers Foxconn and Pegatron are beginning production of the iPad 3. According to MacOkatara’s sources, Foxconn will take 85% of the iPad 3 production, and Pegatron will take the remaining 15%. These …

Microsoft, Apple Are Most Visited Computer/Electronic Sites Microsoft, Apple Are Most Visited Computer/Electronic Sites
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Just as how you go to the grocery store when you want to find food, a new Nielsen report shows that when the people want to find some information about electronics and computers, it comes as no surprise that they …

CES 2012: Pandora Owns The Digital Airwaves CES 2012: Pandora Owns The Digital Airwaves
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Everybody loves Pandora Radio and 125 million users can’t be wrong. Pandora used CES as an excuse to boast their ridiculous number of registered users and new partnerships that further cement them as a major player in the Internet radio …

Reddit Black Out On 01/18 To Protest PIPA / SOPA Reddit Black Out On 01/18 To Protest PIPA / SOPA
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Reddit announced that it will be blacking out its site for 12 hours on 01-18 from 8AM – 8PM EST. The Reddit Team says in a blog post: Instead of the normal glorious, user-curated chaos of reddit, we will be …

The Next Web Is Most Engaged News Group on Google+ The Next Web Is Most Engaged News Group on Google+
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According to a new study from Adam Sherk, after examining the frequency of posts with comments, +1s and shares, found that The Next Web has the highest level of engagement on Google+ among other news organizations. TNW eked out above …

Twitter Account Verification To Spread Through Ecosystem Twitter Account Verification To Spread Through Ecosystem
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Twitter announced the launch of a new pilot program to distribute verified account handles and public profile metadata to developers, media and content services, and consumer device manufacturers. The initial partners for the program include: The Echo Nest, Gracenote and …

BOND 50: Fifty Years Of James Bond In One Gold Box; CES 2012 BOND 50: Fifty Years Of James Bond In One Gold Box; CES 2012
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Speaking at a Directors’ Panel discussion at Panasonic’s CES booth today, the directors of ten James Bond films gathered to announce BOND 50, a massive boxed set containing all 22 movies on Blu-ray. While many of the bond movies have …

Is Wikipedia Leaving GoDaddy Or Not? Is Wikipedia Leaving GoDaddy Or Not?
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Did GoDaddy’s denouncement of SOPA/PIPA change the online encyclopedia’s point of view on the domain registrar or are the folks who run Wikipedia being selective about the next place they register their domain? As of now, thanks to the ByeDaddy …

Google “Search, Plus Your World”: Twitter Not Happy [Updated] Google “Search, Plus Your World”: Twitter Not Happy [Updated]
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Update: Google has responded to Twitter’s comments via Google+: “We are a bit surprised by Twitter’s comments about Search plus Your World, because they chose not to renew their agreement with us last summer (http://goo.gl/chKwi), and since then we have …

CES 2012: Razer Has Won The Tablet War
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Tablets can play games, sure, but this tablet can really play games. Razer announced during CES Project Fiona, a gaming tablet that is more akin to a gaming PC. The device itself looks really weird at first. It’s a tablet …

Google Flu Trends Helps Hospitals Accurately Predict Influenza Cases Google Flu Trends Helps Hospitals Accurately Predict Influenza Cases

A new study from John Hopkins University shows that Google’s influenza oracle, Flu Trends, turns out to be a reliable way for hospitals to anticipate outbreaks or “seasons” of patients sick with the flu, possibly more reliable than using “outdated” …

CES 2012: THX Media Director Makes Watching Movies Easier CES 2012: THX Media Director Makes Watching Movies Easier

THX is showing off a new technology at CES today. THX Media Director is a feature that is already integrated into a variety of home entertainment devices – TVs, Blu-ray players, and more. The purpose of THX Media Director is …