Social Media Meets Shangri-La: Tibet Tops One Million Internet Users

Online on top of the world! Nearly half of Tibet's population has come to embrace the Internet as an ideal way to find information, exchange ideas, play games and “yak” with far-away friends.

Truth Stranger Than Fiction: Facebook Calls Google's 'Social Circle' Kettle Black

Facebook, whose user privacy infractions have been widely criticized by the press, the blogosphere and the government is turning the tables on one its primary Internet rivals. Apparently what's good for the golden goose is not good for Google - as Facebook is involved in an alleged smear campaign to expose the search giant's attempts at infringing on netizens' privacy rights.

Polaroid iPhone Dock Concept Instantly Prints Photos

The Polaroid iPhone Dock Concept from Japanese designer Mac Funamizu combines the Apple iPhone's built-in camera with the instant print function that made Polaroid cameras famous.

Nuts For Google - Google Adds Business Photos To Street View

Google wants to come to your business, take some photos, and post them on Google Maps.

Too Many Pandas & Not Enough ZooKeepers

While "Panda" is only a code name for Google's recent algorithmic re-engineering of search results, one has to wonder if too many Pandas are spoiling the soup? I'm sure software engineer Navneet Panda never imagined that his name would become associated with striking fear in the hearts and minds of publishing sites - when he first began the process of targeting so-called "content farms."

Barack Obama Lookalike Campaigns for a Better Tasting KFC Sandwich

'Mmm, change is good!,' exclaims a Barack Obama lookalike and soundalike on a recent KFC commercial aired in Hong Kong. If campaigning for voters' stomachs instead of their minds is a new trend, then I for one wholeheartedly agree! Forges Past Firewall To Access China's Ad Dollars & World Domination?

A lot has been written about Facebook's potential expansion on the international digital horizon. To date, being blocked in China by the Great Firewall is not where Mr. Zuckerberg would like to remain. There's over 1.3 billion citizens that reside in this authoritarian state where over a third are active netizens. As these numbers correlate to potential new ad revenue dollars, could scale exponentially with the right deal. World domination - on the other hand -might be the ultimate goal.

It Took Almost A Decade For Social Media To Catch Osama Bin Laden

While three presidents vowed to hunt him down and take his life, it's been almost a full decade since the horrific deaths incurred on American soil at the World Trade Center. At the time, social media and Web 2.0 was only in its infant stages, where over the course of last ten years - blogs, tweets and Facebook status updates have been few and far between regarding the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden.

Putting Yuppies To Use - Volunteerism For Urban Professionals

Catchafire connects skilled professionals with nonprofits and social enterprises for unique volunteering opportunities.

Hiroshima's Atomic Bomb Dome Makes Google Street View

Nothing interesting on your street? Google begs to differ... if you live on a certain street in Hiroshima, that is. The Japanese city's iconic 'Atomic Dome' is the latest well-known address to make the leap to Google Street View.

Stars Shine Bright at the First Beijing International Film Festival

Lights, cameras, action! The stars are shining in China as the first Beijing International Film Festival gets rolling. The star-studded six-day event features over 100 Chinese and international film luminaries including actor Jackie Chan and director John Woo.

Mow Your Lawn With Husqvarna's iPhone App (And Mower)

One of the chores that I detest the most is having to mow my lawn, especially during those hot summer days. So when I heard about Husqvarna's new iPhone app that allows you to mow your lawn from virtually anywhere, well, let me just say it piqued my curiosity.

Samsung's RF4289 Refrigerator Is Smarter Than Your Average Fridge

The refrigerator of the future has seemingly arrived today, carrying with it a lofty price tag of $3,499. The Samsung RF 4289 has the functionalities and features of any refrigerator in the market today, but it can do a whole lot more than just keep your groceries and leftovers chilled.

Obama Booked Face Time With Facebook

In a first-time-ever town hall meeting at Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and his team were given the honor of a visit by the leader of the free world. Yes, the number one social network in the land met with America's top dog, allowing Zuckerberg's staff the opportunity to field questions and solicit answers in a forum setting.

Got Some Killer Ideas? Jot Them All Down On The iPad Dry Erase Board

I haven't been struck with the perfect epiphany yet although one great tool to have around when it does will probably be UI Stencil's iPad Dry Eraser Board.