As large corporations and government create invisible hands of digital tracking, to whatever end, shouldn't we all start paying attention, asking questions and wondering that age old question: if the product is free, then aren't you the product?
Google, PayPal and Equifax are the first three official, federally credentialed, Identity Providers of the NSTICs Identity Ecosystem. What does that mean and why should I care? This article looks at how it is being used, and why it matters to you.
The Vegas technology economy has the talent, community, infrastructure, and money, and has been bubbling up for a while. But the beacons are out there now, showing that there is something much larger at play. Here’s why Vegas is so exciting.
Why is Google motivated to take such a hard line on identifying people by their real name on Google+? The simple answer, perhaps, is that Google and the government both want to make the Internet more about accountability, rather than anonymity.
As SEOs, we’re often asked to use services that are inherently unsafe and easily compromised. Get educated on five of the latest attacks so you can properly advise and protect your clients from lost rankings, data compromises, or privacy violations.
While there are reasons to sometimes blow away a website, there are many more reasons to not fire up a flamethrower during a major blog change, no matter how tempting. Here’s a smarter way to get a fresh start and maintain value from your old site.
With Ev Williams and Biz Stone solidly out of the day-to-day picture and Twitter’s positions of the last year, it seems the end of Twitter as we know it has just been accelerated. Where is Twitter headed and are they flying in the wrong direction?
Google's newly rebranded ChromeOS, which we learned at Google I/O is now called ChromeBooks, may not be a good thing for consumers. If you buy what Google's selling, you stand to lose power, privacy, control, and freedom. Granted, right now...
Examining three common attacks that can hurt your visitors and rankings, and tips on how to prevent your site from being hacked.
Don't wait until you wake up one day and find that a slanderous site is suddenly ranking for searches on your company or personal name. Here's how to begin protecting yourself.
When you click your likes, post to pages, play your games and send your check-ins, apparently you gave brands a "word of mouth" recommendation. Introducing Facebook's newest way to make money off you.
Don't you miss the good old days when huge companies like Google and Facebook didn't force worse user experiences on us? A severe lack of competition is allowing these companies to undermine the Web's fundamental principles.
It's nice to see Yahoo come up with something new and innovative. Yahoo, welcome back to the game!
This year, you must understand how every aspect of your website affects the other parts, as well as your SEO and organic/local results. All of it is now a big heaping pile of intertwined supports that rely on each other to determine your ROI.
Google's core product (search) has become steadily inferior while distracting people with "cool" technologies. Here's my wish list of things Google should change in 2011 (but probably won't).
A cyberwar has been launched, and we're watching history unfold in real time.
Reconsider the cloud operating systems before you find yourself without any choices and your computer a slave to the powerful companies that now run the technological world we live in.
Hey, Facebook, stop being careless, stop being sloppy, and stop giving out all our data. Get a security team, and audit your apps and your app companies. If Apple can do it, so can you.
When you allow access to log-in to some website or application, you're also agreeing to let the developer who created this log-in access all your direct messages, and opening yourself to potential abuse.