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posted in July 2008
The site will add a showroom, from Driftlab that explains inventions, including those in the PSAs, and offers interactive games and an inventor's tool kit.
The "crowd-sourced" list contains the most popular voices on the Web through sites like Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, and others.
Like Scrabulous, the new game Wordscraper allows players to choose seven tiles at a time to create words on a board that offers double word and triple letter points.
A U.S. District Court Judge ruled the firm had to stop using its FaceTime instant messaging after failing to make a final payment to the contractor that provided it.
The latest Consumer Behavior Report suggests prices at the pump are now a factor in how far shoppers will go to get that great deal.
Lightly populated areas are more prone to fostering online relationships because of travel constraints, a report from Gaebler Ventures suggests.
The software's makers decided to remove the popular game after Hasbro sued them for intellectual property infringement.
A New York City police officer is on desk duty after an anonymous YouTube user posted video showing the officer knocking a bicyclist to the ground in Times Square.
Chinese consulting firm BDA also says that China has the world's largest number of mobile phone users, with about 560 million subscribers.
Sunday Night Football Extra will begin with NFL Kickoff 2008 on Sept. 4 at 7 p.m., when the Washington Redskins play the New York Giants.
Comcast maintains that its network management practices do not violate government guidelines.
The social network site will introduce its Sofia's Diary audience to Paramount Pictures' teen comedy movie, Angus, Thongs, and Perfect Snogging.
Hasbro's lawsuit calls the online word game Scrabulous a "clear and blatant" infringement of Scrabble's intellectual property.
Researchers believe stressed magnetic field lines suddenly snap to a new shape, like a rubber band that's been stretched too far, during a process called magnetic reconnection.
Jeremiah Mondello was found guilty of stealing bank account information and creating more than 40 fake eBay and PayPal identities to sell illegal copies of software.
However, video-sharing sites like YouTube should carefully consider ad-subsidized service models since its audience has grown accustomed to free streams, analysts point out.
Bebo lost ground, while Facebook, MyYearbook, and Tagged increased market share, according to a Hitwise survey.
The law requires the prominent display of ratings on the box and improved technology that allows parents to block certain games.
Subscribers' personal information will be used to provide access to third-party sites, so members don't have to create several user names, passwords, and profiles.
A U.S. Court of Appeals upheld the ban on the Child Online Protection Act, saying it's too vague, overly broad, and unnecessary.
The number of medium-sized companies expecting bigger budgets increased 10 percentage points from April to 64%, according to CDW.
The German site claims Facebook has sued because it can't make headway in the German market.
The social networking site said it launched the redesign to clean up users' profile pages and improve organization.
Song playback is available immediately through Rhapsody and will soon be available on Facebook.
The Deloitte survey found that businesses use online communities to generate ideas, discover products, and discuss brands, but many fail to draw a critical mass.
Scientists will use the information to determine where to look for signs of life on the Red Planet.
The social networking site will pick winners who will get cash and prizes, media attention, and a trip to the 2008 Tokyo Game Show.
The company told shareholders that Icahn and Microsoft want to serve their own "narrow special interests, clearly not your interests."
The average selling price for auctioned goods fell 6% in the second quarter, and that news sent shares down by 6.6% in after-hours trading Wednesday.
More than 42 million members of Generation Y could vote in the upcoming presidential election and the best way to reach them is online. That's according to MeriTalk, a site devoted to technology and public policy.
Researchers say companies must shift strategies to remain relevant as worldwide adoption of mobile Internet devices escalates.
The company launched a national promotion in New York City, where it aired the All-Star Game live and demonstrated the HD LCD TV at DHL's FanFest.
MairDumont, Europe's largest travel guide publisher, has put information on more than 200,000 destinations and points of interest online for free.
In his ruling, the judge said trademark owners -- rather than e-commerce sites -- are responsible for protecting their own brands from counterfeiters.
Lighthouse International says its program is the first to allow people with moderate to severe vision problems to view Web pages as the site creators intended.
The company has added 22 new content partners to offer more original Web content and Internet TV.
IPhone 3G customers in New York City came from as far as Russia and endured long lines and delays caused by activation glitches to get their new phones.
Leave it to members of Congress to turn posting online videos into a partisan issue. Several members of the House of Representatives are engaged in a written and verbal slugfest over how they and their colleagues should be able to post video on outside Web sites.
YouTube and People.com are offering contestants the chance to be a red carpet reporter as part of their effort to launch a new video channel.
An entertainment and technology lawyer says the actors' contract disputes over new media reflect a "civil war" between tech and entertainment interests in California.
A Senate committee wants to know if current practices jeopardize Internet users' privacy, and if older communications and privacy laws make some behavioral advertising practices illegal.
"Malware," "dwarf planet," "fanboy," and "webinar" are also words and phrases now judged mainstream because of their prolonged and widespread use in a variety of publications.
Prosecutors could provide leniency in sentencing Wednesday in exchange for Reiser's last-minute cooperation.
The free software advocate questions the effectiveness of the Microsoft giant's philanthropy, defends free software, and fights the use of the word "piracy" in a British publication.
Earlier this week, I mentioned how the technology used to gauge interest in and market peanut butter and Gatorade found that Americans in both political parties agree on a few matters heavier than snack choices.
The owner of YouTube has to turn over user login IDs, records showing when users watched videos, their IP addresses, and numbers that identify the videos.
A recent Pew Internet report finds just 25% of American households with annual incomes of $20,000 or less had broadband connections in their homes.
TrafficLand will use up to 190 traffic cameras to show drivers the status of major highways.
The IT services company will provide support for all information management and communications services related to launch operations at the Kennedy Space Center.
The famed astronaut says that if the next president does not make space exploration a priority, the United States will lag behind other countries in the space race for the next century.
The Screen Actors Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers are fighting over new media residuals and other contract terms.
Subscribers who are willing to give up phone support can keep the lower rate, but they must notify the company to opt out of a $2 monthly increase.