Archive for May, 2012
In what may be the ultimate example of Search Engine Optimization by a politician, U.S. House of Representatives candidate Eddie Gonzalez legally changed his name to “VoteForEddie.com.” Why make the switch? Florida law requires that a candidate’s legal name be printed on election ballots. By making the switch, voters picking Gonzalez will now select “VoteForEddie.com” [...]
Love portable keyboards? You’re going to want to see Logitech’s latest offering. The Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K760 for Mac, iPad and iPhone lets you pair up to three of those devices at a time. That means no more disconnecting and re-entering a code each time you want to switch between devices, from your Mac [...]
In an era where partisan bickering in Washington has created dysfunctional and ineffective gridlock, the Federal Trade Commission may be an island of bi-partisan accomplishment. At least, that’s how FTC Chair Jon Leibowitz sees it. In a wide-ranging discussion with All Thing D’s Walt Mossberg at the 10th annual D tech and business conference, Leibowitz [...]
Google has applied to control a slew of domain names that are not only related to its core business but have “interesting and creative potential.” The company announced on its blog on Thursday that it has submitted applications to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the following domains: .google, .youtube, .doc [...]
Mashable’s mRank is presented by the Samsung Galaxy Note, a smarter phone for a smarter world. Check it out here, follow @SamsungMobileUS or join the conversation via #benoteworthy on Twitter. With the summer movie season now upon us, it’s time to take a look at the summer films getting the most social buzz online. We’ve [...]
For more than a year, Mashable has brought our readers the Global Innovation Series to highlight the latest innovations in urban mobility. Presented by BMW i, who provide mobility services for the urban environment, this series covers a range of topics from new forms of transportation to reimagining architecture, as well as technology innovations that [...]
I’m sure Facebook added it so that more people will buy Promoted Posts, but it is very helpful for page owners in a lot of ways. And what’s great is the Post Analytics display is close to real time, so you immediately have a sense of how many people are seeing your message.
Instead of an iMac, you might have a MacMan — if it wasn’t for Kevin Segall. In an excerpt from his upcoming book published by Fast Company, Segall, the man behind Apple’s ‘Think Different’ campaign tells the story of the first time he saw the iMac. In true Apple form, Jobs made everyone invited to [...]
The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items.Thursday’s selection includes advice for entrepreneurs on handling the demands of their start-up and actual families and an entry on Twitter posts deleted by politicians.
A TV show that won’t air on any TV network? Quite a few people were hesitant when producer J.D. Walsh told them about his political comedy series project Battleground going to Hulu last year. Fox had fronted the money for a pilot episode, but then declined to pick up the show. “They were very polite [...]