Topic: Web

Carbonite Eliminates 200GB Throttling Cap In Response to Our Article
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Carbonite Eliminates 200GB Throttling Cap In Response to Our Article

You may remember an article I wrote back in August titled Two Years Later: My Initial Carbonite Backup Isn’t Completed where I discussed how online backup service Carbonite throttled your upload speed once you … [Read more...]

Mega Brings Site Out of Beta, Promises New iOS App and Encrypted Communications Service
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Mega Brings Site Out of Beta, Promises New iOS App and Encrypted Communications Service

For Kim Dotcom, MegaUpload was just the beginning. After MegaUpload, one of the world’s most popular file sharing services, got shut down by the American government a couple of years ago, Dotcom shortly struck back … [Read more...]

Jinni Search Engine Helps Discover Your Next Favorite TV Show or Movie
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Jinni Search Engine Helps Discover Your Next Favorite TV Show or Movie

In the age of digital content distribution, you can customize and craft your entertainment experiences any which way you prefer. Streaming services like Netflix and Hulu will recommend what you should watch next, and … [Read more...]

iGoogle is Dead: Here Are Three Great Alternatives
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iGoogle is Dead: Here Are Three Great Alternatives

About a year and half ago Google announced that it would be shutting down iGoogle as part of its spring cleaning program.  Well that day is here.  As of today, iGoogle has been officially shutdown and now redirects to … [Read more...]

Redesigned Treehouse Hopes to Create a New Army of Coders
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Redesigned Treehouse Hopes to Create a New Army of Coders

Back in February, I looked at Codecademy as a way to learn programming. Codecademy does a nice job organizing its various lessons and projects into tracks, and at the time, I was impressed with the whole setup. After a … [Read more...]

Amazon’s Kindle MatchBook Arrives, Offers Discounted E-Books for Buyers of Physical Books
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Amazon’s Kindle MatchBook Arrives, Offers Discounted E-Books for Buyers of Physical Books

Remember Amazon's Kindle MatchBook service that was announced but not launched back in September? It looks like it's finally ready. Amazon has updated the front page of its website to announce that Kindle MatchBook is … [Read more...]

Flipboard Working on Improved Curation Tools and Web Version; Bringing Print Ads Into the Digital Age
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Flipboard Working on Improved Curation Tools and Web Version; Bringing Print Ads Into the Digital Age

I recently sat down with Eugene Wei, Head of Product at Flipboard, to see what the company has been up to the past few months.  In late April we heard that Flipboard had 56 million users and 1 million user created … [Read more...]

You’ve Got Money: Square Cash Lets Anyone Send Money via Email
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You’ve Got Money: Square Cash Lets Anyone Send Money via Email

Square today is officially launching Square Cash, a product that allows anyone to send money to a contact via email. Square initially soft-launched the product to a limited number of users as we reported earlier this … [Read more...]

Is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Slipping When It Comes to Attention to Detail?
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Is Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Slipping When It Comes to Attention to Detail?

Marissa Mayer, now CEO of Yahoo [former Google exec], has developed a reputation over the years of her career as someone who pays extremely close attention to detail and data.  Just how extreme is extreme?  During her … [Read more...]

Vooza Wants to Steal Your Data and Entertain You At the Same Time
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Vooza Wants to Steal Your Data and Entertain You At the Same Time

If you have never heard of Vooza it's entirely possible you may think that it is a mobile web app that steals data from cellphones and sells it to Eastern European spammers -- but it isn't.  In fact, it's not even an … [Read more...]