April 26, 2017

Zuckerberg On Google Plus

Is this for real, Mark Zuckerberg on Google+  I suppose it pays to keep tabs on the competition. I wonder if Larry and Sergey are on Facebook? It’s been reported that then new  social network has grown30 percent between September 20 and 22. Since Google has invited everyone to join. With a big blue arrow […]

Google Plus Goes Public

In a press release today Google announces the opening of their Google+ social network to the general public. Launched on June 28th, 2011, and formally available by invitation only, Google + has made a decent showing in it’s recent entry to the Social Media space. NEW YORK — Google Inc. has opened up its Google […]

Google Matt Cutts On Linking

The Google Webmaster‘s Master, Matt Cutts gives his take on Linking. While it is an essential component to Google’s web site ranking algorithm, most people overlook the importance of incoming links. As always a great resource for anything to do with Google Search, in this video Matt offers several great Link Building tips for anyone […]

Best Buy Teams Up With Zynga

Recently Best Buy announced a new partnership that integrates the first ever retail branded store into online gaming company Zynga’s CityVille, the largest game on Facebook according to AppData. Gamers get to place a digital version of a Best Buy store in their own city and collect (virtual) tech products like Smartphones and TVs, then […]

AOL Microsoft Yahoo 3 Admigos

Major Internet Advertising players, AOL – Microsoft – Yahoo are teaming up to compete against Google and Facebook in the Display Advertising market.  The market which has long been dominated by Yahoo has seen the balance of power shift over to Google. The Display Ad market has massive growth potential. Zenith Optimedia projects that display […]

Facebook to Face The Music

Facebook is planning on changing the design of it’s social networking website to add an online Music and Videos feature. This will be integrated into user profile pages, and used in much the same way people already use the social network to share personal media like photos and videos. At first blush this sounds pretty […]

NetFlix Users Now Must Chose Plan

Looks like the “Good Old Days” are coming to an end for Netflix users who now must chose a plan, as the company’s deadline for changing its rates hits on Sept. 1. Back in July a user backlash erupted when the company announced that it would separate DVD and Streaming plans, and start charging $7.99 […]

Tumblr Stumbles Upon A Winning Formula

“Build It And They Will Come” Who says you can’t build a better mousetrap? Blogging platform with the funny name, Tumblr has attracted millions of users, and convinced investors it’s worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Wall St Journal reports today that: “The New York-based company is poised to raise $75 million to $100 million […]

Mark Andreessen Speaks Out

Here is an interesting article from Mark Andreessen, that really sums up the state of the Internet and related industries, that I want to “Share” with you. Via LinkedIn Today: This week, Hewlett-Packard (where I am on the board) announced that it is exploring jettisoning its PC business in favor of investing more heavily in […]

Google Plus Social Play

Google takes on social networking giant Facebook with its newly launched Google+. Google + is the search giant’s latest attempt to break into the social networking realm, which is currently dominated by Facebook whose users spend 700 billion minutes per month on the site. While this project is not yet complete and accessible by invitation […]