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PlayStation Network Hacked Again, 93,000 Affected PlayStation Network Hacked Again, 93,000 Affected
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I’m sure you are saying, “Oh God, not again…” Sony has announced on the PlayStation Blog that thousands of user IDs and passwords have been compromised, about two-thirds of which are from the Sony Entertainment Network and PlayStation Network and …

Gumby Google Doodle Celebrates Art Clokey Gumby Google Doodle Celebrates Art Clokey
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“If you have a heart, then Gumby’s a pal for you.” Today’s Google Doodle is an animated delight, and it lives up to the high mark set by past animated Google Doodles that have graced our homepages in the last …

iOS 5 Releases Today, iCloud Already Live iOS 5 Releases Today, iCloud Already Live

Apple has made iCloud live at iCloud.com. It obviously requires an Apple ID to access, but you also must have the iOS 5 update as well. That has not been rolled out to all just yet, but it comes today. …

Columbus Day, Christopher Columbus Feel The Twitter Backlash Columbus Day, Christopher Columbus Feel The Twitter Backlash
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Today is the second Monday in October, which means that it is Columbus Day in the United States. The day became a federal holiday in 1937 and to many it honors explorer Christopher Columbus’ voyage to the Americas in 1492. …

Tim Tebow, National Coming Out Day, and Chris Gaines Tim Tebow, National Coming Out Day, and Chris Gaines

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 …

Google Panda Update: More Recovery Than Usual Following Recent Tweaks? Google Panda Update: More Recovery Than Usual Following Recent Tweaks?
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Last week, SearchMetrics posted lists of what it found to be the top winners and losers from Google’s recent Panda update iteration (commonly referred to as Panda 2.5). Now, the firm has released new SEO Visibility data indicating that large …

Steve Jobs Quotes Book Being Rushed To Publication Steve Jobs Quotes Book Being Rushed To Publication
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If you spent any time on Twitter or Facebook shortly after the death of Apple’s Steve Jobs, you probably saw that he was quite the quotable fellow. I know that my feeds were inundated with Jobs quotes for the better …

iPhone 4S Siri Demo, Wolfram, Schmidt & A Scary Phone Ad iPhone 4S Siri Demo, Wolfram, Schmidt & A Scary Phone Ad

People are still waiting to get their hands on the new iPhone, but you can still see some hands-on demos. Also, check out the ad that’s apparently scaring children in the UK, and may get banned for violating ad standards. …

Self-Publishing Vs. Traditional Publishing Self-Publishing Vs. Traditional Publishing
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The publishing industry has witnessed significant changes over the past few years thanks mostly to the Internet. Consumer behavior has drastically shifted from offline consumption of news and information to online consumption. As a result, traditional publishers such as newspapers have been labeled “dead” and more and more bookstores are closing their doors.

In California, Police Can Still Search Your iPhone Without a Warrant In California, Police Can Still Search Your iPhone Without a Warrant

California Senate Bill 914, introduced by state Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco), would make it illegal for the police to search a person’s mobile device during an arrest without a warrant. It received nearly unanimous support in passing the state …

Topsy Does More with Google+ Search Than Google Topsy Does More with Google+ Search Than Google
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You’d think nobody would be more on top of Google+ search than Google, given that Google is mostly known as being the search giant of the web, but Google only just launched a proper search feature for Google+ a couple …

Win With Data: A Guide to Improve your Bottom Line Win With Data: A Guide to Improve your Bottom Line
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Data and “analytics” are everywhere but you (the marketer or the business owner) are still struggling to derive useful marketing insights and make data actionable to boost sales. Don’t despair! Whether you run an ecommerce business, a lead generation site …

FairSearch Releases 44-Page Paper About Google’s “Anticompetitive Conduct” FairSearch Releases 44-Page Paper About Google’s “Anticompetitive Conduct”
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The FairSearch Coalition has sent a 44-pager paper, entitled, “Google’s Transformation From Gateway To Gatekeeper: How Google’s Exclusionary And Anticompetitive Conduct Restricts Innovation And Deceives Consumers,” to all 50 U.S. Attorneys General. “The paper offers in the greatest detail yet the …

iPhone 4S Released To Lucky German, Offers First Look At Total Package iPhone 4S Released To Lucky German, Offers First Look At Total Package

We are only days away from the big release of the iPhone 4S, but one lucky German has received theirs a tad early. According to German site Macerkopf.de, the iPhone 4S in question was delivered by German Telekom. That company …

Zynga Announces Project Z and A Bunch of Games Zynga Announces Project Z and A Bunch of Games

Zynga has been huge for keeping plenty of Facebook users engaged with games on Facebook, but the company seems to be making efforts to show that it is not dependent on Facebook. About two months ago, Google launched games on …

iTunes 10.5 Arrives Before iOS 5 iTunes 10.5 Arrives Before iOS 5

Apple’s latest version of iTunes is now available to download for both Mac and Windows. 10.5 is notable in that it allows users to utilize the upcoming iCloud and iOS 5 features, both of which are dropping on Wednesday, October …

Google Panda Update, Angry Birds, & How People Share Google Panda Update, Angry Birds, & How People Share
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In today’s infographic, we look at some offerings rom Custard Media, Aytm, and Clearspring on the effects of the Google Panda update on SEO, addiction to Angry Birds and how people share content on social media, respectively. View other daily …

Reddit Shuts Down Controversial /r/jailbait Subreddit Reddit Shuts Down Controversial /r/jailbait Subreddit
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If you aren’t familiar with Reddit, let me attempt to explain it to you in the simplest of terms: Reddit is an online community built around the aggregation of all things internet. This includes news, photos, user-generated content and more, …

The Avengers Trailer Hits the Internet The Avengers Trailer Hits the Internet

There are a lot of big name movies coming out next summer. The Dark Knight Rises and the Spider-Man reboot are just two of the bigger ones, although, I’m not sure there’s a movie with as much anticipation as The …

Is Facebook Becoming Less Viral? Is Facebook Becoming Less Viral?
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Facebook is constantly making changes. Users know this, and are often irritated. Do you think Facebook changes have made it less valuable as a channel for getting apps, content, and messages to go viral? Let us know in the comments. …

NBA Cancels Regular Season Games, NBA Players React on Twitter NBA Cancels Regular Season Games, NBA Players React on Twitter
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While there’s still hope that some of the upcoming NBA season can be salvaged, that prospect is looking less and less likely, especially after the recent announcement from NBA Commissioner David Stern concerning the cancellation of the first two weeks …

Twitter Will Finally Own The Word “Tweet” Twitter Will Finally Own The Word “Tweet”
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Did you know that as of right now, Twitter doesn’t have the trademark for the word “tweet?” That’s all about to change, however, as the social media service is about to secure the trademark from its current owner – Twittad. …

The Mythbusters on Steve Jobs: “iGenius” Documentary to Air October 16th The Mythbusters on Steve Jobs: “iGenius” Documentary to Air October 16th
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The men with some of the best jobs in the world, the Mythbusters guys, will host an hour-long documentary on the life of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Discovery Channel has announced that Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will helm …

Steve Jobs Death Certificate Reportedly Names Specific Cause Steve Jobs Death Certificate Reportedly Names Specific Cause

Steve Jobs’ cancer has been widely known to have been the cause of his death, but now details have come out about the specific cause. Bloomberg, which has apparently seen the death certificate, is reporting that “respiratory arrest” was listed …