LinkedIn wants to take the awkwardness out of striking up a conversation with a potential employer or business contact.
The professional social network has launched personalized conversation starters in LinkedIn Messaging, a new tool that offers up inspiration… Read More
The European Union has given the green light to Microsoft’s acquisition of professional social networking site LinkedIn.
The Redmond firm has also received clearance from the United States, Canada, Brazil and South Africa, handing the software… Read More
AT&T is partnering with Intel and Ericsson to test what the telecommunications company is calling “the first U.S. 5G business customer trial.”
The trail will make use of millimeter wave (mmWave) technology to power a 5G network experience… Read More
When Netflix rolled out to more than 130 countries at the beginning of this year, many people in those countries were overjoyed. Then, two months later, many of them were not.
Netflix isn’t the same in every country. Each has its own catalog of… Read More
Google today announced its plans to power all of its data centers and offices with renewable energy in 2017.
Google senior vice-president of technical infrastructure Urs Hölzle said the tech giant will purchase enough renewable wind and solar energy… Read More
The U.S.’s highest court today ruled in favor of Samsung in its long running patent infringement case with U.S. iPhone-maker Apple.
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The Supreme Court threw out the $399-million penalty an appeals court had handed the South Korean… Read More
First things first: do you know what SEO is? It’s easy to pronounce the acronym and affirm we know what we are talking about, but many website owners tend to forget what it entails.
SEO is a tool that makes Google like you. In all seriousness, SEO stands… Read More
Google launched mobile-first indexing on Nov. 4, linking the mobile factor to the game of indexing for better results and ranking in its search results.
For years, we have been searching on Google using our desktop platforms, and Google has never failed… Read More
If you are interested in getting into Google’s good graces, you probably live-and-breathe links all day long. You may spend most of your day trying to get your links placed in various websites, just so that you can get the opportunity to make sure… Read More
Social Media News
When Facebook was launched in February 2004, it went on to become the juggernaut of social media. Before Facebook became a force to be reckoned with, the social media platform that was the ‘in-thing’ was MySpace. If you wanted to be cool, you… Read More
Pinterest is handing brands a new way to introduce themselves to potential fans and followers.
Dubbed Showcase, the new tool enables brands to “shape the story” of their business. Your showcase can be found where the stack of your most… Read More
Twitter is gaining a social app start-up and a new vice-president of product all in one go.
The microblogging firm announced its acquisition of Yes on Thursday as well as the instalment of its CEO and founder Keith Coleman in the long vacant position… Read More
Business & Marketing News
Have you been craving viral headlines?
No matter how superb they look in a doc, are yours just not getting the attention you think they deserve?
I’m here to help you out. Today, you’ll learn how to create viral-worthy headlines that grab readers’… Read More
In recent research into the eCommerce checkout processes, Baymard Institute found that 68.8 percent of buyers abandon their cart before making a payment. That’s a staggering number. After taking the time to find products and add them to their cart,… Read More
As we approach 2017, it’s interesting to think about where we’re headed in the coming year when it comes to marketing our business.
All business owners want to stay on top of their game by being prepared for what’s ahead but in today’s… Read More
eCommerce king Amazon today debuted Amazon Go, a new store that abolishes the traditional checkout.
“Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no checkout required,” reads the Amazon FAQ page. “We created the world’s most advanced shopping… Read More
The European Commission has put U.S. tech companies Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and Google-owned YouTube on notice: Clean up the hate speech on your platforms or face some stringent new laws.
The European Union agency’s warning comes some seven… Read More
Microsoft’s annual 12 Days of Deals kicks off today with slashed prices in its online and retail stores.
The premise of the sale is that Microsoft offers up a different deal on each of the 12 days. Today, for instance, the deal is up to $1,000… Read More
Google can now tell you how busy a store is before you enter, but not everyone is shopping in malls this time of the year. In fact, online sales are projected to surge by almost 20 percent in the next month, so what about those pesky customer service… Read More
Last weeks’ revelation from Three Mobile of the compromise of data on six million of its customers via the inappropriate use of an employee login provides the starkest evidence yet of the threat facing companies from within.
Despite the threat of being… Read More
NEW YORK – According to 451 Research’s Voice of the Enterprise: Hosting and Cloud Managed Services study, enterprises currently spend 28 percent of their total enterprise IT budgets on hosting and cloud services. Next year, that number is expected… Read More