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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Contests’

Borderlands 2 Contest Destroys Handsome Jack’s Face

Gearbox must have hired the most eclectic and creative marketing team in video game company history, then dumped pallets of money into their office and said, “go!” That’s how it feels anyway, with Borderlands 2 having some of the best trailers of the year, an unbelievably cool limited edition of the game, and a playable 16-bit version called The Border …

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Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte Challenge Starts Today on Facebook

Every year, people count down the days until Starbucks unveils one of their most-popular offerings, the Pumpkin Spice Latte. The espresso-based concoction of pumpkin flavorings, spices, and sweet cream signals the coming of fall, and to some, there is a McRib-like fascination that only comes with products that aren’t available year-round. And you can help make sure that the Pumpkin …

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DeAngelo Williams Wants His Facebook Fans To Create His Next Touchdown Celebration

You can feel the excitement in the air as the NFL preseason gets underway. The NFL preseason serves two purposes for fans; First, it quenches the football drought that they’ve been experiencing all summer. And is also signals that we’re only a month away from the actual NFL season. This Saturday, the Carolina Panthers tackle the Houston Texans, and Panthers …

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YouTube Reveals Your Film Festival Finalists

The results are in for the YouTube-sponsored Your Film Festival. Two American and two Australian filmmakers, along with others from six other countries have won a trip to the Venice Film Festival for a chance to win $500,000 and the priceless tutelage of some Hollywood elite. March 31st was the deadline for submissions to the contest. When YouTube announced Your …

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Dept. of Treasury Mobile App Contest Taps Facebook, Google Employees To Judge

The U.S. Department of Treasury is sponsoring a mobile app contest, all in the hopes that some citizen ideas will “allow consumers to search for and access financial products on demand, manage their finances, and set and stick to financial goals.” It’s called the MyMoneyAppUp Challenge, and it’s actually comprised of two separate but parallel contests that both ask for …

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Facebook, AMEX Partner To Give Small Businesses A “Big Break”

For the second straight year, American Express and Facebook are teaming up for the “Big Break for Small Business” contest, which is “designed to transform the way small businesses connect and engage with customers online” – namely their social media presence. And this year, five lucky businesses will win $25,000 in cash. Not only that, but they will get to …

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Google Science Fair Finalists Announced – Prepare to Feel Humbled

The pool of entrants to Google’s 2012 Science Fair has been winnowed down to 90 insanely brilliant finalists from different regions around the world. Winners from each of the three age divisions will compete for the Grand Prize of a $50,000 scholarship, a personal LEGO mosaic, a trip to the Galapagos to visit Darwin’s Living Laboratory, and most likely enough …

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Want Dinner With The Woz From Apple?

It is not that that often that you get the opportunity to have dinner with a famous person, celebrity, or well-known tech geek. Now, with thanks to Crucial.com, you may have the chance to have a nice dinner with tech company Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (more well known as “The Woz”). Although, not just anyone can dine with The Woz. …

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Doodle 4 Google Awards Pirate-Themed Doodle

Today, Google has announced the winner of their annual Doodle 4 Google contest, which sees kids aged K-12 give their best artistic spins on the famous Google logo. This year’s contest saw 114,000 submissions, which were narrowed down to 50 state winners earlier this month. Now, after an online voting period, the winner emerges in the form of a second …

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America’s Got Talent YouTube Auditions Open Today

Can you sing, dance, breathe fire, swallow swords, walk a tightrope, burp musicals, or any other interesting and impressive feat? For the third year in a row, you have the chance to get discovered and appear on America’s Got Talent, just by uploading a video to YouTube. YouTube has just announced the beginning of the submission stage for America’s Got …

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Google Code Jam Offering Developers Chance At Google I/O Tickets

Google kicked off their annual Code Jam last week that sees programmers from all over the world competing to solve various algorithms. Our own Micael Marr participated in the qualification round and even live blogged his attempts to answer the questions. It seems that Google is upping the stakes for the Code Jam by offering Google I/O tickets to developers …

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Avengers Contests Give Facebook Fans Advance Screenings

Some lucky moviegoers will have the chance to see The Avengers a little bit early, as Marvel is running a couple of contests via Facebook. The first contest comes to you from Marvel and Harley-Davidson, who are giving away two tickets to the official world premiere event in Hollywood. The prize doesn’t included accommodations or travel, but will receive “goodwill” …

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