Category Archives: Technology in the News

Craigslist is not free anymore – you have to pay to post gigs and resumes too

Update June 2018: Craigslist doubles its fees, increasing the $5 fee to post in the USA to $10 in popular cities like New York and San Francisco. Did you post your Craigslist gig or resume before their March 15 updates?  If … Continue reading

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A techie world: 4-year-old trains puppy by showing him YouTube videos he finds

His parents told him it was his responsibility to train his new puppy, and suggested looking up YouTube tutorials.  So Lincoln Ball did just that, lined up the YouTube videos on the iPad, and then showed his dog the videos. … Continue reading

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Facebook App for ‘Be Like Bill’ Meme Could Pose Security Risk To Your Computer

The “Be Like Bill” meme has been going viral through Facebook recently.  They are pretty funny but by adding this Bobla Facebook app to create your own story/share it on Facebook, you could be unexpectedly also be exposing yourself to … Continue reading

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Sanmay Ved owns Google.com domain for 1 minute

Anyone here watch the tv show “How I Met Your Mother”? “Nothing Good Happens After 2 A.M.” is the 18th episode in the first season of the television series. In this case, it was around 1:20 AM Eastern Time, on … Continue reading

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Google Uses HTTPS (SSL) as a Website Ranking Signal

Last year in August, Google announced that it would use “HTTPS” as a ranking signal.  HTTPS denotes that a website’s server has SSL installed, a security technology to encrypt the transfer of data, between the web server and user internet browser … Continue reading

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Google buys domain name Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com

Google has officially become a subsidiary of Alphabet, its new holding company.  After U.S. markets closed last Friday, Alphabet replaced Google as the publicly traded company, consisting of Google search, Adsense, Google Maps, YouTube, and other new ventures such as driverless cars. … Continue reading

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Google’s new Parent Company, Alphabet, opts for new tld: abc.xyz

This week Google announced that it will now be operating under a newly created parent company, named Alphabet.  Alphabet will be run by Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin – Page as CEO and Brin as president.  And Google’s … Continue reading

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Easy way to get more views on your Facebook video

One easy difference in how you post videos on Facebook makes such a big difference in the number of views you get how fast.  It’s so easy.  Just upload your video directly to Facebook vs uploading it just to YouTube … Continue reading

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Taylor Swift, Microsoft buy .porn and .adult domain names to protect brand

You probably know about .com, .org, and .net domain names.  But did you know that there are now over 547 new gTLDs, or generic top-level domains, on the Web, with new suffixes released every month?  And starting from June 1, new … Continue reading

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