Monthly Archives: April 2011

Google Takes the Extra Step

Google recently announced its new feature, “News For You.” ┬áThe premise is to personalize what news the consumer would be most interested in based on their news-related searches. Truthfully, I already thought Google was doing this until I started reading … Continue reading

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Youtube To Live Stream Royal Wedding

The Royal Wedding is, in many people’s opinions, receiving an obscene amount of attention. CNN, FOX and numerous other networks will be airing the wedding live for viewers to watch. Youtube can now be added to the list. The website … Continue reading

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Twas the night before Foursquare Day . . .

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg declared yesterday, April 16, Foursquare Day. In case you don’t know what Foursquare is, users “check-in” via cell phone, telling the website their exact location. For example, if you go to Junior’s in Brooklyn, … Continue reading

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Google Killed the Newspaper Star

The consensus seems to be that newspapers are a dying form. Some argue that technology is the main culprit. Bob Woodward, the journalist famous for uncovering the Watergate scandal, has an even more specific murder suspect. Woodward blames Eric Schmidt, … Continue reading

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Couric and Lauer Together Again?

As most news watchers know by now, Katie Couric is planning to leave CBS Evening News in June when her contract expires. Now, rumors are circulating that she and her past co-anchor of the Today show, Matt Lauer, may be … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga Guest-Editing for Metro

Stephen Colbert has a segment on his show called “Tip of the Hat/Wag of the Finger.” I would like to extend this concept to my blog, just this once, although I’m not tipping my hat to anyone. I am however, … Continue reading

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Facebook Enters the World of Reality

The documentary “Catfish” follows a man as he meets a woman via Facebook. Of course, when he meets her in person, she turns out to be a fraud. She essentially lied about everything she told the protagonist. This situation is … Continue reading

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