One of the largest computer companies is teaming up with one of the largest social networks.
IBM and Twitter announced Wednesday they’ll be joining together on a new initiative that will enable businesses to incorporate Twitter data in their decision-making […]
Anybody with experience in a modern classroom has probably observed the wrath of a teacher when confronted with mobile phone usage. The average student’s tendency to stare at their device and carry on text conversations during lectures has led to a […]
When the World Health Organization announced news of a rapidly evolving Ebola outbreak in Guinea, West Africa in March, an online tool run by experts in Boston had already flagged the disease nine days earlier. The openly available tool, dubbed HealthMap, […]
SEO writing is a specialized type of writing, where the author tries to develop content that will catch the eye of Google and result in a Web page being listed in Google’s search results.
Most writers who engage in this type of writing focus on […]
Over the years, Google has made reference to its stable of human raters used to determine the quality of sites, helping to improve the algorithms used for search. Those raters use the “Human Rater Handbook” to check for a wide variety of things […]
It was in the not too distant past that search engines began cracking down on back-hat SEO Techniques. Tactics such as keyword stuffing, serial websites, and link farms, just to name a few, were deemed verboten by every search engine on the planet. The […]
Social Media News
User growth and blockbuster profits were not enough to make Facebook’s investors happy Tuesday.
Despite posting $3.2 billion in revenue in its third quarter — a hefty 59 percent increase over the same period last year — and a 14 percent increase […]
Use of crowdfunding sites is an increasingly popular way to kickstart new businesses or take existing businesses to the next level. With a proliferation of crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, RocketHub and more, these sites have given a […]
Facebook wants to team up with publishers to get more quality content on the social network.
As part of the deal, publishers would post content directly to the Facebook’s mobile app and revenue made off the posts would be split with the publishers.
Business & Marketing News
As a new business owner, it can be tempting to want to save a few bucks by setting up your website using free or low-cost website template services.
While it’s true, you may be able to get up and running in a few minutes, there are some hidden costs […]
It appears AT&T needs a good lawyer.
And, perhaps, a dictionary.
The telecommunications company has found itself in hot water with the Federal Trade Commission which is accusing AT&T of “throttling” customers’ connections. Throttling […]
Every time you view a post on social media, you probably contemplate if you should click the Like button or ignore it and move on to the next. You may also have wondered what the fuss is all about. Is there really a benefit to liking a page or a post? […]
Google is taking on Apple’s HealthKit with the launch of its Fit app for Android.
Released Tuesday on the Google Play Store, the app supplies a central location where workout stats and can be stored and health goals monitored. Activity is recorded […]
Google is working on a magnetic nanoparticle pill that can detect cancer and other diseases.
The project — which is being conducted by the company’s research unit, Google X — is headed by Andrew Conrad, the head of the company’s life sciences […]
A team of security experts has foiled the activities of a sophisticated group of hackers linked to China that has counted government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, journalists, environmental groups and academic institutions as its victims.
Dubbed the […]