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Cute YouTube video of primate turns into bad news for the endangered species

Mar 30, 2011
There's this really cute video on YouTube of a slow loris getting tickled. So cute. It just raises its arms up in the air and enjoys a little...
Posted In: Google, government, Health, world, YouTube

Google getting edged out of China

Mar 30, 2011
Google search was yanked out of China a year ago. Recently, Chinese users have been seeing slowed Gmail service (which Google claims is the result...
Posted In: China, Gmail, Google, google maps, government, maps, privacy, search, world

Amazon takes music to the cloud

Mar 29, 2011
While we've been waiting for months for Apple, Google, or Microsoft to launch a cloud based music service, Amazon seems to have snuck in and...
Posted In: Amazon, android, apple, cloud, Entertainment, Google, ios, Microsoft, Music, social media

Getting around NY Times paywall is even easier than you thought

Mar 29, 2011
Now that the paywall is officially up and running, Danny Sullivan from Search Engine Land put it through its paces to see what kind of reading...
Posted In: bing, blekko, Google, google buzz, New York Times, paywalls, search, social media, Yahoo

Google pushes hard on NFC

Mar 28, 2011
The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is in heavy negotiations with MasterCard and Citigroup to bring near field communications (NFC)...
Posted In: advertising, android, business, Google, nfc

EU may limit what keywords advertisers can buy

Mar 25, 2011
A top adviser to an EU court is recommending that advertisers be prevented from buying ad keywords of their competitors' names on Google and other...
Posted In: advertising, EU, European Union, Google, government, Law, search

Senators not happy about apps that help drunk drivers

Mar 24, 2011
Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Harry Reid (D-NV), Charles Schumer (D-NY), and Tom Udall (D-NM) have sent a letter to Apple, Google and RIM saying apps...
Posted In: android, apple, apps, Blackberry, Google, government, ios, iPad, iPhone, Law, Research in Motion

YouTube collecting evacuee videos

Mar 24, 2011
There's an effort underway in Japan to record and post short identifying messages from earthquake evacuees on YouTube. There are about 150 messages...
Posted In: earthquake, Google, Japan, search, tsunami, Web Culture, YouTube

"Not so fast, AT&T" - big tech companies

Mar 24, 2011
We've reported on how Verizon doesn't really plan to oppose the big mega merger because they figure, hey, it's gonna go through no matter what. But...
Posted In: AT&T, business, ebay, Facebook, Google, government, Law, Microsoft, T-Mobile

Blocking Gmail? We didn't do it, says China

Mar 22, 2011
Yesterday, we talked about Google's Gmail service going down in China. Google reported it at the same time as they pointed out that everything...
Posted In: China, Gmail, Google, privacy, security, world

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