Google Beats Facebook, Acquires Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

Facebook was reportedly set to acquire drone maker Titan Aerospace last month in a deal worth $60 million, but it appears Google had other plans. Titan creates solar-powered drones that are capable of flying up to 65,000 feet for five years, all while transmitting Internet speeds up to 1 Gbps. Its fleet seemed prime for Facebook CEO […]

Mark This Date: April 15 Is The Only Day You Can Buy Google Glass

Google has decided to open up the ability to buy Google Glass…but it’s April 15th only. The often parodied but somewhat interesting offering from the search giant allows you to wander around and speak to your glasses, complete with the ability to see things projected to one eye…while looking…we’ll just leave it as interesting. There […]

Game of Thrones Dominates Social Charts With Season 4 Debut

Game of Thrones has dominated social media today with the long awaited debut of season 4. The George RR Martin penned series has been a huge hit for HBO over its initial three series, with the show often topping the BitTorrent charts, let alone cable ratings. Game of Thrones was the top  search term on […]

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Surges At The Box Office As Social Media Buzzes

Captain America: The Winter Soldier has surged at the box office since its Thursday release, off the back of strong social media buzz. The movie, the sequel to 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger, earned $10.2 million on advanced Thursday night screenings, and is predicted to deliver between $107-$125 million at the box office this […]

Google+ Matches Adult Twitter Users In The US, Study Finds

Google+ is still referred to as a “ghost town” by publications that should know better, and according to a new study, it’s just as popular as Twitter in the United States. Published by Forrester, the research company recently surveyed over 60,000 U.S. adults to ask which social media sites they used. 22 percent said they […]

Google+ Rolls Out David Hasselhoff Photobomb Feature

Google+ came in second place in a new study on most engaged social media referrals, and now users can spice up their photos with David Hasselhoff. Part of its Auto Awesome feature, which has seen the likes of animated snow in the past, The Hoff is the first celebrity to take photobombing to a whole […]

YouTube Pitches Advertisers With Reserved Space For Advanced Buys

Google’s has bumped up its efforts to attract additional advertising dollars to YouTube with a new offering that promises reserved space for advanced advertising buys. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, YouTube will guarantee to air ads across its channels until such time the ad reaches the stated audience the advertiser is trying […]