Germany wants Google to be more transparent about the workings of its secret algorithm that creates its search engine rankings.
The idea comes from German justice minister Heiko Maas, who says the technology titan has “extraordinary” power in Europe […]
Smart home technology offers ways to make your home more state-of-the-art than the Jetsons’ abode. They can offer better energy efficiency, innovative security systems and a myriad of added conveniences to your living space. The multitude of choices […]
Apple has set a new record. The Cupertino company received more than four million pre-orders for its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in just 24 hours.
The high demand means the orders placed so far have surpassed Apple’s pre-order supply. As a result some […]
Keywords continue to evolve as search engines become more precise in their mission to hand users the most relevant and highest quality results to their search queries. In recent months, we’ve heard a great deal about long-tail keywords. They’re practically […]
Do you remember the first time you ever earned money from a job? Perhaps you worked at a fast food restaurant, or maybe you mowed a neighbor’s lawn. Getting that first paycheck was a thing of beauty. When you bought your first ice cream cone or […]
Many businesses work hard to cultivate strong, positive SEO rankings but, when competitors engage in attempts to thwart them, the results can be significant. Negative SEO occurs when a company or individual builds large numbers of “spammy” links to […]
Social Media News
Finding the time and resources to keep Twitter updated can often be a challenge for the average business owner. So I’m always on the look out for tools that can help with the process and take away a lot of the grunt work.
One way to do this is through […]
Facebook’s real name rule is dragging some of its members down.
It is that policy — which forces performers such as drag queens to use their legal names rather than the names they are known by on stage — that has become the subject of an online […]
No social network invokes the fear, confusion, and outrage that arises when someone mentions Google+. It’s the most controversial platform out there these days, in part because so many business owners can’t seem to quantify if it’s worth […]
Business & Marketing News
In this fast-paced era of increasing globalization and international business, the concept of going virtual for your business operations is not unheard of. Along with your in-house employees, you may have several team members working in different parts […]
I truly believe in the power of ROI tools to enhance a sales team’s ability to close more deals. (If I didn’t, I wouldn’t be in the business of selling them.) However, not everyone agrees with me. In fact, inside LinkedIn group discussions, I’ve […]
Webinars and virtual events have become mammoth money makers on the web. Frost & Sullivan, in fact, have predicted that web event revenues will skyrocket to $628.4 million dollars by 2016. This reflects a five-year compound annual growth rate of over […]
The rumors were true: Microsoft is indeed buying Swedish company Mojang, the maker of popular video game Minecraft, for a cool $2.5 billion.
The acquisition, which is expected to close late this year, is a major coup for Microsoft and a boost for its […]
Google today launched its Android One initiative in India.
The goal? To provide Smartphones that cost less than $100 to high-demand emerging markets.
“There are three big reasons why it’s hard for people in countries such as India, Indonesia or the […]
By Paul Kiel, ProPublica, and Chris Arnold, NPR
This story was co-published with NPR.
Back in 2009, Kevin Evans was one of millions of Americans blindsided by the recession. His 25-year career selling office furniture collapsed. He shed the nice home […]