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E-reader race has two horses. One horse is faster.

Dec 1, 2010
According to a new survey of 2800 holiday shoppers, the e-reader race comes down to iPad and Kindle. Nobody else matters. Nook doesn't matter. Kobo...
Posted In: Amazon, apple, barnes & noble, business, gadgets, iPad, Kindle, kobo, Nook, Web Culture

OMG! You've fallen for a Facebook hoax!

Nov 29, 2010
The security firm Sophos has issued a warning to Facebook users that another scam is on the loose. If you see a link that says "OMG OMG OMG... I...
Posted In: Facebook, OMG, privacy, scams, social media, sophos, Web Culture

Robot sports reporter

Nov 29, 2010
But how does he get grotesquely overweight and suck up to spoiled athletes if he's a robot? I'm sure they're working on that....
Posted In: business, robots, sorrow, Sports, Web Culture

Google brain drain?

Nov 29, 2010
The New York Times has a feature on the potential brain drain at Google as some top employees head over to Facebook, frustrated with the greater...
Posted In: business, Facebook, Google, search, social media, Web Culture

Google may have bought Groupon for $2.5 billion

Nov 29, 2010
So far this story seems to trace back to a site called Vatornews.com and an interpretation of tweets on the part of TechCrunch. So it's nothing yo...
Posted In: business, Google, groupon, search, social media, Web Culture

Most Americans check work email over the holidays

Nov 24, 2010
A new survey by Harris Interactive is getting a lot of attention because it appears to point out just how electronically tethered we are....
Posted In: email, gadgets, social media, Thanksgiving, Web Culture

Houses blurred by Google Street View in Germany get egged

Nov 23, 2010
Our pal and frequent guest on the show Danny Sullivan brought this story to our attention today. In Germany, you can choose to opt out of Google...
Posted In: eggs, Germany, Google, search, street view, Web Culture, world

Viacom is the latest to smack down Google TV

Nov 22, 2010
This is turning into a fiasco. Viacom has blocked shows from MTV, Nickelodeon, and Comedy Central from Google TV devices. No Jersey Shore, no Jon...
Posted In: Entertainment, espn, gadgets, google tv, mtv, nickelodeon, search, social media, viacom, Web Culture

Onlive cloud gaming

Nov 19, 2010
Not a typo there. Onlive, not Online. Onlive is a cloud based videogame system that has been testing and raising money for a while but made a big...
Posted In: cloud, Entertainment, games, Web Culture

Myspace becomes mashup/extension of Facebook

Nov 19, 2010
The big announcement yesterday had to do with being able to log on to Myspace through Facebook Connect and port all their "like"d pages over. So if...
Posted In: Facebook, MySpace, social media, Web Culture

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