My past life was in PR. In my world, the conventional wisdom was always that all bad news should be released at 4pm on a Friday afternoon. You do this to ensure it appears in the Saturday news when no … Continue reading
Now there is an app that tells you where the nearest parking garage is, its hours of operation, where its entrances are and how much it costs to park there. Parking in Motion operates on user-generated parking info, much along … Continue reading
CNET has a great piece that runs through the latest Internet browser stats and points out that Firefox 4 is beating Internet Explorer 9 despite IE9′s one week head start. Of course, to put this all in context, both of … Continue reading
AdWeek reported today that Major League Baseball will be offering their At Bat 11 mobile app to iPad/iPod/iPhone owners for free during the month of April.
At Bat 11, which offers live, streaming, out-of-market games on mobile devices is being offered courtesy of Volvo. Apparently, it the deal is not available for Android or Blackberry owners. Continue reading
As part of their new social search effort, Google debuted +1 today.
+1 is, well, a like button. In fact, it appears to be exactly the same as a Facebook like button.
Here is how it appears to work. You search for something on Google. If you really like one of the websites in your results, you click on the +1 icon. Doing this ‘recommends’ the site to your Gmail contacts and also appears to tally the +1s for each site. Continue reading
The foursquare Day blog today unveiled this year’s foursquare Day badge on their blog. The badge will obviously be earned for check-ins on April 16th. It was that simple last year. It is unclear right now if there will be … Continue reading
USA Today reports some very interesting facts about Twitter usage. According to Yahoo Research, only 20,000 of the 190 million Twitter users in the world (.05 percent) create close to half of the tweets. In the report, these Twitter ‘elites’ … Continue reading
Color, a new social network, recently launched with a small amount of buzz around it. The hook to Color is that is boldly tells users not to expect any privacy. Color is a mobile app that uses your physical location … Continue reading
Mashable is reporting that Warner Bros has added five titles to its Facebook movie rental offerings.
Inception, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Yogi Bear and Life as We Know It are the latest movies that can be rented via the Warner Bros page for $3 each. Continue reading
Microsoft has added Twitter search results to the news search page on its search engine, Bing. Twitter results now show up in a far right-hand column on the page just below the “most recent” section. The tweets scroll in real-time … Continue reading