Topic: Business

Does Facebook’s “Promote Your Page” Rely on Fake Likes and Click-Farms?
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Does Facebook’s “Promote Your Page” Rely on Fake Likes and Click-Farms?

A video posted on the YouTube account of science channel Veritasium has been picking up steam in the last few hours, as it seems to provide evidence that Facebook’s page promotion services are fraudulent, generating … [Read more...]

Sony Credit Rating Takes a Hit, Deemed ‘Junk’ by Moody’s
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Sony Credit Rating Takes a Hit, Deemed ‘Junk’ by Moody’s

Sony is off to a fast and impressive start in the next-generation game console wars, but the company also creates a wide range of products that go far beyond gaming. Unfortunately, Sony isn't seeing the same kind of … [Read more...]

Staples Launches a Technology Trade-in Program, Offers Store Credit for Gadgets
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Staples Launches a Technology Trade-in Program, Offers Store Credit for Gadgets

Staples joined several other retailers by today announcing a technology trade-in program, which will allow customers to bring in gadgets like smartphones and tablets and exchange them for eCash cards. These eCash cards … [Read more...]

‘Pebble Steel’ Smartwatch to Sport Gorilla Glass, Available for Pre-Order
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‘Pebble Steel’ Smartwatch to Sport Gorilla Glass, Available for Pre-Order

The Pebble smartwatch is getting a tougher finish.  A new version of the Pebble smartwatch, called the Pebble Steel, is debuting at CES 2014 and will have the same functionality as its plastic predecessor but sport a … [Read more...]

Facebook’s New Algorithm Driving Small Businesses Away
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Facebook’s New Algorithm Driving Small Businesses Away

Earlier this month, our site’s founder Jeff Weisbein wrote a post explaining his dissatisfaction with the way that Facebook’s new algorithm has affected BestTechie’s presence on the social networking platform. As … [Read more...]

Layoffs Hit Rdio: Will the Music Stop?
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Layoffs Hit Rdio: Will the Music Stop?

There are no shortage of music streaming sites and services—there are so many that it’s difficult to choose which one is best for you. While competition is undoubtedly good for consumers, it’s not always so great … [Read more...]

The Evolution of Rap Genius: From Forum Post to $15 Million Investment
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The Evolution of Rap Genius: From Forum Post to $15 Million Investment

Ever wonder how some businesses get started and subsequently evolve after their inception?  I happened to stumble across a forum post from a user named "Actual God" where he outlined a new business he started, a lyrics … [Read more...]

Big Data Analytics Startup Retention Science Raises $750K to Hire More Data Scientists
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Big Data Analytics Startup Retention Science Raises $750K to Hire More Data Scientists

Did you know that 24 percent of emails are opened within the first hour of delivery?  Knowing that type of information can be the difference between retaining and losing customers and is one of the main reasons that … [Read more...]

Xerox Scanner Number Replacement Bug Found
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Xerox Scanner Number Replacement Bug Found

A potentially disastrous flaw in a number of Xerox scanners and photocopiers has been discovered by a German blogger named David Kriesel. Kriesel, who writes in English and German, has discovered that the Xerox … [Read more...]

Hublished Wants to Connect Businesses Through Content
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Hublished Wants to Connect Businesses Through Content

It feels like there are a hundred ways to get information on the Internet—but chances are, there are even more. Between Twitter, Facebook, corporate websites, email blasts, and press releases, there’s no shortage of … [Read more...]