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Get Paid To Watch TV Get Paid To Watch TV

A new app for iPhone offers to pay you for watching TV. I’ll wait til you stop hyperventilating. Available now at the App Store, Viggle is a free app. Once you install the app, you tap the screen and the …

Google: 90 Million Google+ Users, 11 BILLION Android Market Downloads Google: 90 Million Google+ Users, 11 BILLION Android Market Downloads
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It’s 2012 and at this point I’m certain we can retire the debate over whether social media is a good way for businesses to engage users on these sites. It just is and that’s that. In the midst of Google’s …

PayPal Android App Gets Check Photo Snapping Feature PayPal Android App Gets Check Photo Snapping Feature
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PayPal updated its Android app this morning to version 2.8. The new version has some new features including the ability to add money from checks by snapping a photo of the check (U.S. only) and storing of the app on …

Richest Man in the World: Carlos Slim, According to Forbes List
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Forbes has released its annual Billionaires list. Carlos Slim HelĂș (and family) made the top of the list. Forbes reports: Atop the heap is Mexico’s Carlos Slim Helu, who added $20.5 billion to his fortune, more than any other billionaire. …

YouTube To Provide Upcoming Video Producers With $5 Million

  Think you’ve got a video idea cooler than OK Go, but don’t have the cash to produce it?  If you’ve already had some success on the online channel, help may be on the way.

Users Who Spend More Time On Facebook, Spend More Money Online

According to the latest report by eMarketer, on Facebook, the visitors who spend the most time on the site also spend the most dollars on online shopping, with an average of $67 in spending for the top 20% of visitors. Users who don’t use Facebook at all spent an average of only $27 during this time. Twitter users were a litte bit different in that the higher spend came from medium activity users.

The True “Value” Of Facebook Fans

According to a recent study released by Vitrue last week, Facebook Fans are valued at $3.60 each in earned media for brands.

Intel Pays AMD $1.25 Billion, Following That $1.5 Billion Fine
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Update: Intel has now updated its Fourth-quarter financial expectations:

eBay Finds Buyer For Skype

The New York Times is reporting that eBay has a deal to sell Skype thus ending a rather tragic acquisition saga that began in 2005 when eBay ‘won’ in their fight with Google and Yahoo to buy the Internet phone service.

Ning Doing Well On The Social Networking Sidelines

With all of the talk regarding social media it seems that the inordinate amount of the attention goes to the big 2; Facebook and Twitter. While they do tend to generate significant drama and even some real news there is more to the social media space. In fact, there are those who see the social media universe fragmenting into very specific verticals so those of like mind can gather online without having to see that your friend just had a great breath of air.

Third-Party Twitter Business Platform Raises $1.1 Million
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CoTweet is a Twitter app, which is described as a real-time business collaboration platform for Twitter. It has also just raised $1.1 million in venture funding.

The funding comes from Baseline Ventures, Founders Fund, First Round Capital, SV Angel, Maples Investments and Freestyle Capital. CoTweet is used by brands like Whole Foods, Starbucks, Microsoft, JetBlue, Ford, Pepsi, Sprint, and Coca-Cola.

Winners Of Competition Receive Big Help From Facebook

You have to give Facebook credit. They get in the news more a lot. Maybe it’s investment. Maybe it’s a look at their numbers. Maybe it’s someone on the executive team has a hang nail. You name it they are there.

It Would Take ‘Boatloads’ Of Cash For Microsoft To Buy Yahoo

How would you define "boatloads?"

One dictionary suggests "an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude."

Well, thanks to Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, we now have another definition of "boatloads"–its the precise amount of money it would take for her to sell Yahoo to Microsoft. Not a penny more, not a penny less!

Financial Forecasts For Mobile Music
Despite the global recession, revenues from streamed mobile music services and full-track downloads are expected to exhibit strong growth over the next 5 years, according to a new report froCell - Marleym Juniper Research.

Trademark Owners Up In Arms With Google’s New Policy

 The online world is noisy enough as it is. Everyone is trying to get everyone’s attention to sell whatever it is they have.

Facebook Asks For Money But Says They Don’t Need It

 Does anyone else see the similarity between Facebook’s attempts to raise additional funds and last week’s episode of 

Give Facebook Real Money So You Can Give Friends Fake Money

Facebook is really stretching the boundaries of a lot of things lately. The newest ‘deal’ they are offering their users is, how do I sayfacebook2 this, pretty stupid.

AP Wants More Money From Those Using Their Resources

The Associated Press is angry at bloggers and the rest of the Internet for that ap-logomatter. It appears as if the AP is so enamored with their ability to come up with completely original material 24/7 that keeps the Internet news machine going that they think we should all pay for the privilege to read it and spread the word.

YouTube Has More Expenses Than Revenue

First, the good news. YouTube is the most popular video site on the Internet. They’ill make $240 million in revenue. They just signed a deal with Disney to help bring in that money.

ExecTweets Provides Revenue To Twitter

Well, Twitter is making more noise by getting Microsoft to spend money with them for a sponsored page called ExecTweets exectweetaccording to Peter Kafka at All Things Digital.

Making Millions with LinkedIn
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LinkedIn has posted a "success story" about a guy that has used the social network to help him make millions of dollars. It’s probably safe to say that LinkedIn isn’t solely responsible for this man’s success, but he had no problem providing a testimonial about how it played a part.

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