Access to fast, reliable Internet empowers people to learn for themselves. It gives them the means to solve their own problems. It eliminates one of the obstacles that stands in the way of the oppressed knowing how others have freed themselves in the […]
These multimodal interfaces are changing how humans and machines work together and offering unforeseen possibilities for wearable technology, voice-activated or gesture-based computing and emotions analytics. Parallel advancements in robotics, genetics, […]
A technology initially believed too unstable to be used for wireless information will be examined by the Federal Communications Commission as, potentially, the next wave in wireless.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler
The commission announced late last week it […]
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
Many business owners are under the impression there isn’t a lot of demand for a translated version of their website because most of the content on the Web is in English. They assume that translating their corporate or eCommerce website into foreign […]
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” […]
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 […]
Google’s main mission has always been a clear one: Give searchers what they’re looking for. That’s a simple goal with a very complicated road map. Until recently, the main form these results have always taken is a list of relevant sites. […]
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 […]