Google Manually Demoting Chrome in Its Own Rankings After Violating Its Own Rules

Google Manually Demoting Chrome in Its Own Rankings After Violating Its Own Rules

0 / January 5, 2012

After a detailed and embarrassing expose by Search Engine Land revealing that Google ostensibly violated its own practices regarding paid links and weak content, the search engine is flagellating itself to atone for the mistakes. In an emailed statement addressing […]

SOPA’s Web Killing Powers Explained By Lawyer

SOPA’s Web Killing Powers Explained By Lawyer

0 / January 5, 2012

The holidays put a bit of a damper on the web outrage surrounding the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, more commonly known as SOPA, and its ugly sister PIPA, short for the Protect Intellectual Property Act. The two bits of […]

Gawker Media Loses Kotaku Editor, Shuffles Staff

Gawker Media Loses Kotaku Editor, Shuffles Staff

0 / January 5, 2012

The new year brought in some changes at blogging empire Gawker Media, as one of the company’s most tenured editors left the site to join Vox Media, parent company of The Verge. Business Insider confirmed that Chris Grant, formerly of […]

Netflix Shares Soar After Company Announces 2 Billion Streaming Hours

Netflix Shares Soar After Company Announces 2 Billion Streaming Hours

2 / January 5, 2012

Netflix on Wednesday announced that the fourth quarter brought with it 2 billion streaming hours of TV shows and movies to 20 million streaming subscribers, enough to raise the company’s shares by 8.4%. Shares may have also rose after analyst […]

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) Upgrade Wreaks Havoc On User Privacy

AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) Upgrade Wreaks Havoc On User Privacy

0 / January 5, 2012

If your online privacy is of great concern to you it’s a good idea to avoid downloading the new preview version of AOL Instant Messenger. Privacy rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) discovered that AOL was storing more logs of communications […]

AOL Still Charging Unsuspecting Customers For Email

AOL Still Charging Unsuspecting Customers For Email

0 / January 5, 2012

In case you haven’t heard the good news email is now free, I know that might sound ridiculous to mention but as it turns out some AOL customers have been paying for their AOL.com email addresses for the last decade […]

Yahoo Has A New CEO, Hires Paypal President Scott Thompson

Yahoo Has A New CEO, Hires Paypal President Scott Thompson

0 / January 4, 2012

The long wait to fill the shoes of fired Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz is over and her successor is Paypal President Scott Thompson. Thompson will begin in his new role on Monday where he will enter the company during a […]

Walmart Acquires Mobile App Developer Small Society

Walmart Acquires Mobile App Developer Small Society

0 / January 4, 2012

Walmart on Wednesday revealed the acquisition of mobile app developer Small Society, the mobility company behind success apps for Amazon, STarbucks, Whole Foods and the Democratic National Committee among other offerings. Announced on the @WalMartLabs blog financial terms were not disclosed. Walmart […]

Kodak heading for a Chapter 11 filing

Kodak heading for a Chapter 11 filing

0 / January 4, 2012

While this move by the company hasn’t been all that unexpected the actual announcement has to be yet another wake up call that technology and the Internet is changing everything about our world, and a lot faster than some companies […]

Over 2 billion hours of video watch by Netflix subscribers

Over 2 billion hours of video watch by Netflix subscribers

0 / January 4, 2012

Netflix has been having a real hard time of late but as a customer of Netflix Canada I have to say that I have been very happy with my decision to become a subscriber and if the numbers are any […]

Cisco figures out that Umi Personal Telepresence is a bust and closes shop

Cisco figures out that Umi Personal Telepresence is a bust and closes shop

0 / January 4, 2012

Video chatting is being touted as the next big thing in the tech bubble and while there has been some long term players in the game, like Skype and even Microsoft Messenger, both start-ups and established companies think there is […]

Facebook 2012: Ron Paul Winning ‘Web Caucus’

Facebook 2012: Ron Paul Winning ‘Web Caucus’

0 / January 4, 2012

It’s probably not news if you’ve got a substantial number of Facebook friends who dig on Ron Paul, but the engagement surrounding the GOP c-c-c-combo breaker is insanely high compared to other people and things. Something about Ron Paul gets […]

Canadian Man Shows Passport on iPad, Gets Into the US

Canadian Man Shows Passport on iPad, Gets Into the US

0 / January 4, 2012

Flying cars, people! Okay, it’s not flying cars, but one of the greater looming catastrophes of modern life remains the threat of leaving your passport at home ahead of an international trip. (Or worse, in a hotel when trying to […]

Google and Apple Looking To License TV Content In Bids For UK Sporting Rights

Google and Apple Looking To License TV Content In Bids For UK Sporting Rights

0 / January 4, 2012

Apple is preparing to jump into the ring for TV rights bidding that could place some of next seasons Premier League UK football games directly on Apple TV set-top boxes. The Daily Mail is reporting that the company would like […]