Monthly Archives: March 2012

Crowd-Mapping Sexual Violence in Syria in Real Time

Crowd-Mapping Sexual Violence in Syria in Real Time

What would it mean to document instances of sexual violence in real time, as these assaults are unfolding? And what would it mean to do this for an area of the world that is curre ...

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Top 10 Social Media-Savvy Universities [STUDY]

Top 10 Social Media-Savvy Universities [STUDY]

Harvard University is at the head of the class when it comes to using social media to connect with students, potential applicants and the community, beating out University of Penn ...

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Anonymous Probably Won’t Shut Down the Internet This Weekend

Anonymous Probably Won’t Shut Down the Internet This Weekend

Twitter handles associated with Anonymous are suggesting that “Operation Blackout,” a rumored attempt to shut down the Internet scheduled for March 31, was never an officially san ...

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Keep Track of Your Volunteer Work With This New App

Keep Track of Your Volunteer Work With This New App

The World at Work is powered by GE. This new series highlights the people, projects and startups that are driving innovation and making the world a better place. Name: Reward Volu ...

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Apple Employees Like Tim Cook a Little Better than Steve Jobs

Apple Employees Like Tim Cook a Little Better than Steve Jobs

The late Steve Jobs may be as venerated within the company he founded as he is outside it. But that doesn’t mean his successor is suffering by comparison. In fact, according to an ...

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Google Maps Now Includes Real-Time Traffic Data

Google Maps Now Includes Real-Time Traffic Data

Now if you’re trying to figure out how to get to your job interview or dinner with friends you can also account for what route might be the fastest. Google Maps has added the abil ...

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Mashable Photo Challenge Results: What’s In Your Laptop Bag?

Mashable Photo Challenge Results: What’s In Your Laptop Bag?

Mashable’s first weekly photo challenge is complete, and the photos are in. We asked you to show us What’s in Your Laptop Bag? Photos were taken with a range of different devices ...

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Amazon CEO Bezos to Rescue Apollo 11 Rocket Engines From the Briny Deep

Amazon CEO Bezos to Rescue Apollo 11 Rocket Engines From the Briny Deep

Minutes after the historic Apollo 11 mission launched in July 1969, its five F-1 engines were discharged and dropped safely into the Atlantic Ocean. For more than 40 years, no one ...

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Creepy iPhone Case Forces You to Interact with Siri

Creepy iPhone Case Forces You to Interact with Siri

Your iPhone 4S has a beautiful touchscreen retina display. But who cares about that when Siri can do everything for you by voice command? This reverse iPhone case covers the smart ...

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Protesters: Village Voice, Stop Child Sex Ads on ‘Backpage’

Protesters: Village Voice, Stop Child Sex Ads on ‘Backpage’

Outside the Village Voice‘s New York headquarters Thursday, hundreds of protesters demanded the online publication end its adult section called Backpage.com. The protesters delive ...

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‘Wonders of the Universe’ Lets You Explore Space On Your iPad

‘Wonders of the Universe’ Lets You Explore Space On Your iPad

HarperCollins released a new iPad app Thursday that will set you off on a 3D exploration through space using high-resolution visuals specifically optimized for the new iPad’s Reti ...

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Meme Madness Is Down to the Final Four

Meme Madness Is Down to the Final Four

If you’ve lost interest in March Madness — or you’re just ignoring your bracket due to numerous upsets — you can throw caution to the wind and place bets on Internet memes instead ...

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Online Tools Reveals How Politicians Will Affect Your Wallet

Online Tools Reveals How Politicians Will Affect Your Wallet

Five different candidates for president means five very different economic plans. But whose would really benefit you? You can find out with Politify, a new online tool that encour ...

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South Pole Explorer Flips Over Secret Stash of Frozen Treats [VIDEO]

South Pole Explorer Flips Over Secret Stash of Frozen Treats [VIDEO]

If you thought Katniss Everdeen was hardcore, meet explorer Aleksander Gamme, who spent 100 days crossing the South Pole by himself. By day 86, however, it seems like the guy is o ...

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Keyword Expansion Resources & Strategies For Retailers

Keyword Expansion Resources & Strategies For Retailers

Many retailers already own the data they need to profitably expand their paid search campaigns: it exists within their site search logs, website analytics, inventory feeds and in ...

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Report: Google Makes $10 Per Android User Per Year

Report: Google Makes $10 Per Android User Per Year

An analysis performed by UK publication The Guardian on court documents filed in the patent litigation between Google and Oracle suggests that Google has made less on Android hand ...

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SEO Featured In National Car Rental Commercial

SEO Featured In National Car Rental Commercial

National Car Rental has been running a TV campaign named “Go Like A Pro” where they feature certain professionals in different industries that use their car rental service as part ...

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Traffic Estimates Return To Google Maps

Traffic Estimates Return To Google Maps

About a year ago, Google dropped traffic estimates from Google Maps driving directions and now they are back in the form of “current traffic conditions.” To see the traffic condit ...

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SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 29, 2012

SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 29, 2012

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Traffic Estimates Return To Google MapsAbo ...

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Ryan Seacrest Sketches Lady Gaga in ‘Draw Something’ [PIC]

Ryan Seacrest Sketches Lady Gaga in ‘Draw Something’ [PIC]

Radio and TV host Ryan Seacrest is a man of many talents. Now he apparently can add Draw Something illustrator to his impressive résumé after drawing Lady Gaga using the popular m ...

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