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Solve For X Event Tied To Google X, Google’s “Secret Robot Lab” Solve For X Event Tied To Google X, Google’s “Secret Robot Lab”
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Google’s Richard DeVaul, who goes by the title, “Rapid Evaluator (mad scientist)” posted on Google+: The “solve for x” conference continues to be really interesting. Today we have had talks on transforming education, 5x improvements in agriculture through better decision …

SMX Israel: What You Missed SMX Israel: What You Missed

SMX Israel took place in Jerusalem on Sunday as a one-day event full of keynotes and sessions, led by Barry Schwartz from Search Engine Land/Search Engine Roundtable. That’s a long trip for those of us in the states (or for …

The End Of The World Is Now Scheduled On Facebook The End Of The World Is Now Scheduled On Facebook
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We’re really going to have to hear about this whole Mayan calendar apocalypse all year, aren’t we? Sigh. Well, whether you’re of the can’t-beat’em-so-join’em group or if you actually expect/hope the world to end this year, some prophetic Facebook users …

CES: A Historical Timeline [Infographic] CES: A Historical Timeline [Infographic]

The Consumer Electronics Show is getting ready to start (January 10). Get ready for a whole lot of news about gadgets. Some will probably blow our minds (at least some of the concept presentations), and some will be lackluster. That’s …

Apple’s January Event To Deal With Textbooks, Self-Publishing Apple’s January Event To Deal With Textbooks, Self-Publishing

We’re getting more information about Apple’s rumored media event, set to take place later this month. Various sources are saying that the company’s January event will focus on publishing, like previously speculated. But what exactly in the world of publishing? …

eBay and StubHub Acquire Zvents eBay and StubHub Acquire Zvents
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eBay acquired StubHub back in early 2007. Now StubHub has acquired Zvents. So, essentially, eBay has acquired Zvents. Zvents has over 3 million events, generated from 140,000 local marketers in its catalog. It gets 14 million monthly unique visitors. eBay’s …

Nexus Prime, Ice Cream Sandwich Launch Rescheduled Nexus Prime, Ice Cream Sandwich Launch Rescheduled
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It looks like we have another official date set for the big Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS release. Invitations have been seen out for the rescheduled Google / Samsung event, now taking place in Hong Kong on October 19th. …

Colorado State Party, Fueled By Facebook, Attracts Thousands Colorado State Party, Fueled By Facebook, Attracts Thousands
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The public nature (and lack of privacy considerations) of Facebook is sometimes problematic when it comes to parties. The good thing about Facebook is that it’s a wonderfully easy way to advertise and spread the word about your events. The …

Facebook f8 Developer Conference Announced for 2011 Facebook f8 Developer Conference Announced for 2011

It’s so late in the year, we almost forgot that Facebook hadn’t held its annual F8 developer conference yet. Today, the company announced that it will take place on September 22. Facebook says the event will be spent exploring topics …

Twilight at Comic Con Has Fans Camping Out All Week Twilight at Comic Con Has Fans Camping Out All Week

Comic Con just kicked off in the Gas Light District of San Diego, as people have been camped out waiting to get into see the Twilight Panel. WebProNews happened to be in the neighborhood and thought we’d snap a few …

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Red Carpet Live on YouTube Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Red Carpet Live on YouTube

I know, I know. This is the 4th of July, a celebration of our declaration of independence from the tyranny of Britain. And Harry Potter is decidedly quite British. But it’s been centuries – we can talk about this today, …

Record Store Day Releases Hit eBay Early Record Store Day Releases Hit eBay Early
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Record Store Day is on Saturday, April 16. This is a day when record stores and music artists come together to celebrate music and the continued existence of albums that you can hold in your hand, in the digital age. …

Google I/O Content Will Stream Live On Web Google I/O Content Will Stream Live On Web

Google announced it will be providing a great deal of Google I/O content live, streaming on the web this year. They will provide keynotes, sessions, and Developer Sandbox content. You can find this stuff at Google I/O Live. Here’s exactly …

SXSW Interactive About to Start in Austin SXSW Interactive About to Start in Austin

SXSW Interactive starts tomorrow. WebProNews reporters Abby Johnson and Chris Crum, along with videographer Cara Worick will be in Austin providing coverage from the event. Stay tuned for that in the coming days. Look for a mixture of exclusive videos …

Demand Media Acquires CoveritLive, A Real-Time Event Coverage Platform

Demand Media has acquired real-time event coverage provider CoverItLive, which is used by brands like Yahoo,  ESPN, Ford, Time, News Corp, EA, FOX News, and BBC. Demand Media is positioning the acquisition as a way for the company to expand its social reach. 

Apple Event Invitations Sent, iPad 2 Basically Confirmed

Apple event invitations have been sent out for March 2nd. News of the event leaked out yesterday, but now it’s official, as reporters have started receiving their invitations.

It will take place at 10am Pacific on March 2nd in San Francisco at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

"Come see what 2011 will be the year of," the invitation teases, with a big picture of an iPad hiding behind a calendar page displaying a big number 2.

Super Bowl Advertising On the Web
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As the Super Bowl approaches, so do the time-honored ads that will accompany it. Advertisers aren’t just turning to the game itself to capitalize, however. Many are turning to the web to get some mileage out of the event. The History Channel, for example, has turned to Yahoo, and will be running ads for a new Larry the Cable Guy show on Yahoo Sports to capitalize on the inevitable Super Bowl fan traffic. 

Super Bowl Pre-Game Will Reportedly Feature Groupon Ads
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If Groupon’s not already a household name, it may be soon. According to AdAge, the company is getting ready for some big time TV advertising, starting with spots during the Super Bowl pre-game show (the Super Bowl itself was already sold out). 

Keep it Here for Live Coverage of PubCon This Week

More WebProNews Videos PubCon Las Vegas gets started tomorrow (at least content-wise), and promises to deliver  tons of great information about social media marketing, search engine marketing, etc. WebProNews will be covering the event with many exclusive interviews with speakers …

What’s Going on in Search and eBusiness
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At SMX East in New York, Bing announced new Webmaster Tools features including a link report. Google also added percent change data to its own Webmaster Tools query reports. More on these here.

Watch: Google-Sponsored Internet at Liberty 2010 Event

Google, along with Central European University, is sponsoring a conference in Budapest called Internet at Liberty 2010. The conference, Google says, "brings together grassroots global activists alongside representatives of NGOs, academic centers, governments and corporations in order to explore the many issues at hand."