If you’re like most Smartphone owners, you’ve probably grown to depend on your phone’s GPS to get you where you need to go, find you restaurants and movies in your area, even tell you when your loved ones are nearby. But how much of that information […]
By Terry Parris Jr., ProPublica
Would you pay $1,439.28 for an early model iPad? Some who can’t afford it do. In some ways, the predatory lending to the poor that threw America into a tailspin in 2006 has moved on to smaller items like iPads and […]
FBI director James B. Comey is calling on Congress to pass a law that would force technology companies to provide law enforcement a way to access to encrypted communications.
Comey, in a speech at the Brookings Institution, said a “regulatory or legislative […]
Backlinks. Inbound links. Whatever you call them, we all know they’re a critical component of search engine optimization. Many SEO experts agree that link analysis is the foundation of a link-building campaign. Once you have a plan and equip yourself […]
The last two updates from Google — Penguin and Pigeon — have been for the birds when it comes to SEO. While birds of a feather, there are big differences when it comes to the intent of the two most recent algorithm tweaks.
Penguin Puts a Chill on […]
When Google introduced the Penguin algorithm update in the Fall of 2012, one of its goals was to eliminate the search engine manipulation that had been going on with backlinks.
The company set out to eliminate any benefits stemming from unnatural links, […]
Social Media News
Twitter is now enabling its users to play podcasts, music and other types of audio content right from their timelines.
By using the social media site’s new Twitter Audio Card, users can discover and listen to audio directly from their timeline on both […]
When a hurricane, tornado or other major storm hits, you can now stay connected with those nearest and dearest to your heart courtesy of Facebook.
The social network has created a new tool, dubbed Safety Check, that enables its members to notify family […]
Facebook’s age limit for users, apparently, doesn’t just exclude the young.
While the social media network requires users to be at least 13 years old before setting up a profile, it also has a limit for how old they can be.
Well, technically, […]
Business & Marketing News
There I was – stuck, staring at my computer screen and gritting my teeth. “All these calculators are virtually the same. All calculators add, subtract, divide and multiply.” I huffed, “How am I supposed to write different copy for 25 calculators […]
You’ve undoubtedly heard that you should be investing significant time in social media. That you need to have a Twitter account to be a digitally viable business. That you may as well shut down your company if you don’t have 15,000 “likes” […]
More and more, the world is becoming mobile. My colleagues and I have all recently discussed the increased prevalence of doing business on our smartphones or tablets. With every month that passes, more of us are turning to smaller screens to get the work […]
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is still apologizing for his statement last week that women should not ask for pay raises.
Nadella has taken a lot of heat since his unfortunate comments at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Phoenix last […]
There’s a few new products available for Mac lovers after Apple announced two new items Thursday.
Not only has Apple brought forward these new products but it’s also made them more available to the public via lower prices. An updated Mac mini, […]
Mozilla is hoping people are ready to hang-up on Skype and find a new place to Hangout and leave Google behind.
The browser, Thursday, launched a new video chat service with the simple name of Hello.
The feature is built into Firefox’s beta version […]