December 15, 2017

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 […]

Twitter 5 Years After

Can you imaging Twitter is 5 years old already? That seems like a lifetime in Internet years. Credited as the originator of the MicroBlogging concept, that has captured the imagination of the world, Twitter celebrates 5 years online, described in a recent post from their Blog entitled One Hundred Million Voices. A lot has happened […]

AOL Yahoo Merger Deja Vu

Well the biggest news last week was all about AOL and Yahoo. First, AOL has stressed relations with the newly acquired TechCrunch over dumping founder and former editor-in-chief Michael Arrington. Then the Yahoo debacle  over firing CEO Carol Bartz over the phone. Now, Bloomberg is reporting that AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is talking with advisers […]

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 […]

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 […]

LinkedIn Today Launches

Ever wonder what your connections on LinkedIn are reading about. Well LinkedIn Today lets you discover what the world’s professionals are reading and sharing. Designed as a standalone website, where you can browse through some of the top articles that LinkedIn thinks you’ll find interesting. The service works by aggregating news from industries, connections and […]

Sina Weibo Micro-Blogging Chinese Style

BEIJING – China’s biggest Internet portal, Sina Corp, expects to monetize its most popular micro-blogging service, Sina Weibo, in the first half of next year, said a top official on Thursday. The move reflects the enormous popularity of micro-blogging in China, and a number of service providers are trying to gain an upper hand in […]