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Spartan: Microsoft’s Default Windows 10 Web Browser?

Spartan: Microsoft’s Default Windows 10 Web Browser?

As Microsoft continues to work and rework Windows 10, currently in Technical Preview and gearing up for a mid-to-late 2015 release, the company is also hard at work on a brand new web browser that will reportedly replace … [Read more...]

Mozilla Taps Yahoo to Replace Google for Firefox Search

Mozilla Taps Yahoo to Replace Google for Firefox Search

Google has been synonymous with “search” for many years now, but before Larry and Sergei came on the scene, Yahoo was the hippest search tool on the web. It seems that in an effort to combat a common foe, today … [Read more...]

There’s A New Button in Town and It Wants to Help Publishers and Readers

There’s A New Button in Town and It Wants to Help Publishers and Readers

Disclosure: KYA is my company. I started KYA after being frustrated with existing analytics products for publishers. KYA just soft launched and is offering publishers a chance to get early access to the product (free of … [Read more...]

Move Over Search and Display Ads, Taboola Shows Discovery is Here to Stay

Move Over Search and Display Ads, Taboola Shows Discovery is Here to Stay

When it comes to online advertising, targeting the U.S. audience is a favorite amongst advertisers.  Typically though, advertisers have been focused on two major channels: search and display, but that may soon change. … [Read more...]

Cratejoy Launches Public Beta, Wants to Revolutionize Subscription Commerce

Cratejoy Launches Public Beta, Wants to Revolutionize Subscription Commerce

If you haven't noticed, subscription commerce has exploded in the past year or so.  There are so many subscription boxes out there, it's crazy -- Birchbox, Dollar Shave Club, BarkBox, etc.  But it's not just … [Read more...]

End of an Era: Yahoo Directory to Shut Down Dec. 31

End of an Era: Yahoo Directory to Shut Down Dec. 31

It feels like a lifetime ago, but there was a time when I used the Internet without Google.Yahoo was the website to use back then when you wanted to find other sites. And the way you did that was by looking through … [Read more...]

[UPDATE] If You Thought Facebook Going Down Was Bad, A Bunch of People Lost Their Tinder Matches

[UPDATE] If You Thought Facebook Going Down Was Bad, A Bunch of People Lost Their Tinder Matches

Facebook went down. And then it came back up. It happens to almost every website.For some, that wasn't the worst thing to happen on the Internet today.A bit after Facebook came back up, I noticed some people … [Read more...]

AdDetector Will Tell You When You’re Reading Sponsored Content

AdDetector Will Tell You When You’re Reading Sponsored Content

Native ads––a form of advertising that disguises products as genuine news––are slowly becoming a reality of the web. But, and this is by design, they’re sometimes very hard to distinguish from real content. A … [Read more...]

Twitter Will Now Show You Tweets From Things You Didn’t Follow

Twitter Will Now Show You Tweets From Things You Didn’t Follow

In light of a recent update, it seems like everyone’s Twitter feed is going to get packed with unsolicited tweets.Twitter is going to start showing you content from accounts you didn’t specifically follow, which … [Read more...]

How the Xbox One Can Lower Your Cable Costs (if You’re a FiOS Customer)

How the Xbox One Can Lower Your Cable Costs (if You’re a FiOS Customer)

As you may know, I’ve been on the hunt for a way to get the most television at the lowest possible price. Out of disgust with the size of my bill, I cut cable out of my Verizon FiOS plan entirely, and have looked to … [Read more...]