New Online Shopping Record Set In U.S.

Blame the apps, blame the mobs, blame the fact that by now people are sick of hearing the same twelve holiday tunes in every retailer in the world: online shopping is all the rage. Never has this been more apparent…

The Things Google Did in 2010 (The Fourth Quarter)

We’re looking at the things Google has done over the course of the year. For the first quarter, read this article.

The Things Google Did in 2010 (The Second Quarter)

We’re looking at the things Google has done over the course of the year. For the first quarter, read this article. Now we’ll pick up in the second quarter. 

The Things Google Did in 2010 (The First Quarter)

I started off aiming to write an article about all of the things Google has done over the course of the year, and quickly realized that this would be one massive article, even if I only briefly mentioned everything. So I have decided to split the article up into quarters, so you don’t have to take everything in all at once. Check back for each subsequent article. 

The Things Google Did in 2010 (The Third Quarter)

We’re looking at the things Google has done over the course of the year. For the first quarter, read this article. Then find the second quarter here. Now we’re on to the third quarter. 

Watch: New Year’s Celebration from Times Square Online

If you want to watch tonight’s New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square live online, you’re in luck, because The Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment have partnered with Livestream to stream the event. 

Amazon Shows What People Bought (and Wanted) Most in 2010

Amazon released its "Best of 2010" lists today, which list the bestselling, most-wished-for, and most popular gift products of the year. 

Kindle Dominates Electronics

Steve Jobs Named Financial Times Person of the Year

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg got a lot of press for being Time’s Person of the Year, but the Financial Times has someone else in mind. And no, it’s not Juilan Assange. 

Zuckerberg is the Person of the Year 2010 According to Time Magazine

Update: Zuckerberg posted the following status update on Facebook:

Being named as TIME Person of the Year is a real honor and recognition of how our little team is building something that hundreds of millions of people want to use to make the world more open and connected. I’m happy to be a part of that.

Twitter Shows Its Real Power With Latest Top Ten of 2010 List

Yesterday, Twitter released a number of top ten lists for trends in 2010. They showed off the top trends of the year in general, as well as the top in tech, news, movies, people, TV, and hashtags. Today, the company has released a list of what it has deemed as the top ten most powerful tweets of the year