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New iPhone, new iPhone!!!

Jul 28, 2011
The Apple fanboy press is whipping itself into an ecstatic frenzy this morning. The reason? Photos of a new case for the iPhone 5 (aka El Cinco)...
Posted In: apple, business, iphone 5, Web Culture

Game On!

Jul 26, 2011
Google searches about NFL teams and tickets spiked today after the league's owners and players came to an agreement to end the lockout. ...
Posted In: Congress, Entertainment, Google, NFL, Web Culture

No anonymity on social networks! Why the hell not?!

Jul 26, 2011
Over the weekend Google+ let loose a tempest in its shiny new teapot when the company expelled folks using fake names on the social network. By all...
Posted In: advertising, Facebook, google +, search, social media, Web Culture, world

Watch Youtube on a horse! Really.

Jul 26, 2011
From the department of "Hey, actually that is kind of surprising."...
Posted In: Web Culture, YouTube

Could Google shoot down lead to a Universal Public Library?

Apr 4, 2011
Miguel Helft in the New York Times has an interesting article today about the possible ramifications of a recent decision against Google. A federal...
Posted In: Books, copyright, Google, Law, library, Web Culture

The Tablet TV Wars are upon us

Apr 4, 2011
You will be able to tell your grandchildren you were there when the battles commenced. Last week we told you how Time Warner caved to pressure from...
Posted In: business, cable, Cablevision, Comcast, Entertainment, gadgets, iPad, iPad 2, Time Warner, Web Culture

Obama launches re-election campaign with big Facebook push

Apr 4, 2011
I guess this is news although I think it's no surprise that a) Obama is running again and b) social media is right up front in his efforts. When...
Posted In: 2012 election, Facebook, Obama, social media, Web Culture

Zite receives a strongly worded letter from publishers

Apr 1, 2011
I always love the "strongly worded letter". It's so genteel. "Oh heavens, Percy! It's a strongly worded letter! Alert the upstairs maid!"...
Posted In: Entertainment, iPad, magazines, news, newspapers, Web Culture, zite

Time Warner caves

Apr 1, 2011
In a victory for broadcast companies and a loss for people who enjoy television, Time Warner is caving in to pressure and removing several live TV...
Posted In: cable, Entertainment, gadgets, iPad, Time Warner, viacom, Web Culture

Captchas help preserve old texts

Mar 29, 2011
When you go online and have to determine a captcha word, it's likely that word is from an old text that's been digitized. When old texts are digit...
Posted In: captchas, crowdsourcing, Web Culture

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