Nielsen: Banner Ads 1.5X More Effective Than Text Messages

Nielsen has released findings from its Global Survey of New Product Purchase Sentiment. To come up with the data, they surveyed 29,000 people with Internet access from 58 countries. The findings indicate that a mix of media and word of…

Google Glass Project Explored In New Mini-Documentary

Google Glass took everyone by surprise when it was revealed at last year’s Google I/O, and quickly became one of the most anticipated pieces of hardware in development. Since then, the company has been working on the hardware and software,…

Meet Florida Man, World’s Worst Superhero and Best New Parody Twitter Account

Today’s winner for parody Twitter account you need to be following comes to you from Everywhere, Florida. It’s Florida Man, which features “real-life headlines about the world’s worst superhero.” The account tweets out any and all headlines that involve a…

“The Walking Dead”: Infographic Gives Fans Inside Look At Show

With the return of “The Walking Dead” this past Sunday came a record-breaking viewership for the show, pulling in 12.3 million zombie-hungry watchers as the story picked up from a mid-season hiatus. While many fans came to the show fresh…

Bungie to Reveal Destiny on February 17

Ever since Halo Reach was released in 2010, fans of developer Bungie have been waiting patiently for the next major release from the company. Today, Bungie has finally begun to talk about its new project, Destiny. From the announcement at…

Yahoo Acquires Alike, Team To Join Yahoo Mobile Group

Yahoo has acquired Alike, makers of an iPhone app, which helps users find nearby places of interest, for an undisclosed price. The Alike team will will join Yahoo’s mobile group. A Yahoo spokesperson gave us the following statement: “Yahoo! has…

John Kerr Dies: “Tea And Sympathy” Actor Was 81

John Kerr, the stage and film actor whose credits included “Tea And Sympathy” and “South Pacific”, has died of heart failure. He was 81 years old. Kerr was well-known for his role as Tom Robinson Lee, a student suspected of…

Autonomy’s Former Execs “Welcome” FRC Investigation

Back in November 2012, HP announced its dismal quarterly results and blamed around $5 billion of its $8.8 billion impairment charge on “serious accounting improprieties, misrepresentations, and disclosure failures” at Autonomy prior to its purchase by HP in 2011. Autonomy…

Amazon Beats Apple in Corporate Reputation Poll

Today, Amazon beats Apple in a way that doesn’t specifically pertain to tablets, ebooks, digital music, streaming content, or any other area in which the two routinely do battle. Today’s victory is all about the consumers and their views on…

“Storage Wars” Star Dies Of Apparent Suicide

“Storage Wars” star Mark Balelo was found dead in his home on Monday morning of an apparent suicide, and some think he was depressed over a recent arrest. Balelo was picked up for a drug-related offense on Saturday and expressed…