Topic: Web

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...]

Learnist, Pinterest for Education, Makes Learning Fun and Engaging

Learnist, Pinterest for Education, Makes Learning Fun and Engaging

Learnist is an organized collection of crowd-sourced knowledge boards that are dedicated to making learning a “fun and engaging social activity.” Learnist is like Pinterest in a sense that the users act as content … [Read more...]

Taboola-X Marks the Spot With Programmatic Ad Units On Your Site

Taboola-X Marks the Spot With Programmatic Ad Units On Your Site

When I sat down with Taboola CEO, Adam Singolda, last Friday in the trendy New York City Jane Hotel for breakfast I wasn't sure exactly what to expect, but I knew it had to be big news.  At a table in the corner of the … [Read more...]

A Simple Journey Begins

A Simple Journey Begins

I’m making a pretty big change to the way I handle my finances, and I’m not going to lie -- I’m a bit uneasy. After using two checking accounts -- one for bills and one for spending money -- and an assortment of … [Read more...]

Netflix Tests its Own ‘Incognito Mode’ for Untracked Movie Viewing

Netflix Tests its Own ‘Incognito Mode’ for Untracked Movie Viewing

Sure, you're a real tough guy out in public, but that reputation would go to hell quickly if anyone found out about your love for My Little Pony. The way Netflix is set up now, launching the app in the presence of … [Read more...]