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Before there was Google+ there was Google Buzz, the company's big effort to stake a claim in the social networking space. That, of course, didn't exactly work out for the search giant, and it even managed to spark some lawsuits and attract the eye of the FTC. Now Google has finally swept it under...

October 14th 2011 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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Online marketing and analytics firm Webtrends kept a close eye on the Apple event and announcements yesterday. Not surprisingly, the iPhone 4S was a huge buzz generator for the day, with almost half (585,306 out of 1,223,060) of the total online mentions made about Apple. Excitement or curios...

October 5th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Well, it looks like the spectre of Buzz will be looming large over Google for some time to come -- the company has just reached an agreement with the FTC that will see it receive independent privacy audits every two years for the next twenty years following a ruling that found Google violated its...

March 30th 2011 at 4:27pm 0 Comments
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As Apple's March 2 iPad announcement draws near, the interwebs are alive with rumors. In no particular order, here's the buzz that we're seeing flick across our in-boxes today. Will Apple produce a White iPad? That's what the 9 to 5 Mac blog thinks might happen, based on iPad parts they "acq...

March 1st 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Remember back when Google's Buzz social networking app shared user's private information without their consent? Heck, do you remember Buzz at all? Suffice it to say that some unhappy folks sued, and it looks like they're about to accept a hefty settlement in place of their day in court. Though no m...

September 4th 2010 at 4:44pm 0 Comments
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The ESRB has a listing for a potential new Buzz! game for the PS3, dubbed Buzz! Quiz Player. We can't seem to find any mention of it anywhere, so it would seem this is a new game. And, according to our research, this would be the 1,472nd Buzz! game to be released across PlayStation consoles -- trus...

August 13th 2010 at 6:00am 0 Comments