Apple iPad Wi-Fi+3G Makes its Debut Today

If you’ve been waiting for it, you probably already had your calendar marked, but today the iPad with Wi-Fi +3G is here. In case anyone forgot, Apple sent emails out today reminding everybody.

Facebook Becoming Too Big For Anyone To Question

I’ve seen a lot of angst over the past week about Facebook’s moves to open up your data to other applications.

To really understand how huge these changes are I had to get away from Silicon Valley and come and hang out with the geeks in Kinneret, Israel where famous VC Yossi Vardi is throwing an exclusive camp for geeks and successful business innovators.

Facebook Enters Stickers-For-Businesses Game

The storefront windows of tech-savvy businesses may be getting rather crowded before long.  Perhaps following the example set by "People love us on Yelp" stickers and "We’re a favorite place on Google" decals, Facebook’s begun to send out promotional stickers of its own.

Study Finds Twitter Matches Facebook In Awareness

Twitter isn’t some strange new thing anymore, according to a fresh report.  In fact, if you reference "Twitter" in front of someone, the odds of you getting a strange look may only be a tiny bit larger than if you say "Facebook."  Unfortunately for Twitter, the odds of someone having a Twitter account versus a Facebook account remain not at all the same.

Watchdog Group Calls For Stronger Online Child Privacy Law

The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing today about issues surrounding the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and if it should be updated to address online data collection practices, social networks, and the mobile web.

Google Improves Picasa Sharing Options

Google’s photo-sharing site got a fair degree more social this afternoon.  Now, users should find the process of sharing their pictures to be simpler, although Google’s choice of products to feature is perhaps a little on the odd side.

Hulu Users Watched 1 Billion Videos In March

More than 180 million U.S. Internet users watched online video in March, according to the latest research from comScore.

YouTube delivered video to more than 135 million viewers during the month, reaching 3out of every 4 online video viewers at an average of 96 videos per viewer.

Internet users watched a total of 31.2 billion videos in March, with Google sites ranking as the top video property with 13.1 billion videos, representing 41.8 percent of all videos viewed online.

Conduit: Google’s Labpixies Acquisition Validates App Marketing Opportunities

Apps are big business. From big brands to small ones, businesses are finding creative and interesting ways to harness apps to get customers engaged, to market their products, to drive traffic, and to drive sales.

Half Of People On Social Networks Use Their Real Name

Just over half (51%) of the people on social networks use their real name, according to a new survey by Opinion Research and sponsored by Chubb Insurance.

The survey found eighteen percent always use a nickname, while 31 percent said they sometimes use their real name and sometimes use a nickname to identify themselves on social networking sites.

LinkedIn Gets Major Upgrade in Usefulness

LinkedIn has introduced a new "Follow Company" feature as a way to (you guessed it) follow companies on LinkedIn. Now LinkedIn users can simply follow organizations to see their latest happenings, and this has a tremendous amount of potential for networking and job opportunities of interest.