Veterans Day Honored With New “Google For Veterans” Site

In honor of Veterans Day, Google created a touching Google Doodle to be displayed on their home page. That’s not the only way that they are honoring our military vets, however. Today, they announced a new site called Google for…

Rick Fox on the Powerful Influence of the Web on Entertainment

It’s always exciting when high-profile personalities acknowledge the Internet space and the opportunities that exist on it. When this happens, it only helps to further validate what we, those of us involved in the Internet/tech space, live and breathe every day.

11/11/11 Takes Over The Internet

As you’ve probably been told by countless Facebook friends and people you follow on Twitter, today is a once-in-a-century kind of day. And I know what your thinking – it’s the release date for Skyrim. No, no young gamers. I’m…

iPhone Battery Life Still A Problem After iOS 5.0.1 Update

Yesterday, Apple released the first update to iOS 5 to users, with the promise that it would solve those nagging issues regarding quick battery drain in the iPhone 4S. The update, iOS 5.0.1, was released to developers a little while…

Facebook FTC Settlement Should Keep Private Info From Being Made Public

Reports indicate that Facebook is close to a settlement with the United States Federal Trade Commission over privacy issues. The Wall Street Journal is reporting, citing “people familiar with the talks,” that the settlement “would require Facebook to obtain users’…

Galaxy Nexus Release Date: November 21st, Online Only?

Today, one much-anticipated Android phone is hitting the shelves – the Droid RAZR. But some people are still holding out for the Ice Cream Sandwich-loaded brand new offering from Samsung, the Galaxy Nexus. The release date has been officially announced…

Google Raters Guide: Ratings Don’t Directly Affect Rankings

Earlier this year, following the initial roll-out of the Panda update, Google’s Matt Cutts and Amit Singhal did an interview with Wired, in which they talked about people they had rating search result quality. Last month, the raters handbook was…

Veterans Day Honored With A Google Doodle

Today, as you probably already know, is Veterans Day in the United States. Formerly known as Armistice Day (and still known as that in other countries), Veterans day is a federal holiday that is celebrated every year on November 11th…

Sexting Linked To Depression, Suicide

Research that has just been released by the Education Development Center in Massachusetts is linking sexting to some pretty serious psychological problems. The study, which sampled 23,000 students in the Boston area, found that “sexting can include overtones of bullying…

Rick Perry, Bob Seger, and Quitting Drinking

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…