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More fuel for Wall Street’s latest Tech Rally

Apple and Facebook are the last of the top five U.S. tech companies by market value to release their quarterly results which should happen later this week.  They are to follow reports already released from the other tech giants Alphabet, Microsoft and Amazon.com which came out last week. Those reports impressed analysts so much that it […]

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Facebook Goes Head to Head With GoFundMe and Other Crowdfunding Sites

Facebook recently announced their newest addition to their already massive array of services already offered via their social media platform.  Anyone ages 18 or up will soon be able to create a “personal fundraiser” to help with significant life events, such as medical bills, tuition, weddings, etc. The feature will roll out over the next […]

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Twitter Suspended Over A Half Million Accounts

According to Reuters, Twitter Inc has suspended more than 636,000 accounts since 2015 in an effort to tackle “violent extremism” on it’s social media platform. In the company’s latest report, it shows that a total of 376,890 accounts have been shut down just inside of the last six months of 2016. Twitter has also stated […]

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Soon to be illegal to punish customers who criticize businesses online

Congress has just passed a law further protecting the right of the US consumer, essentially saying it is A-OK to post negative reviews or slander online in regards to a particular business without fear of that business seeking some sort of retaliation. The bipartisan Consumer Review Fairness Act was passed by a unanimous consent in […]

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4 Internet Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2017

Deepening on where you are sitting, 2016 was either a fantastic year or one that you would rather forget.  Whichever side of the coin that you fall on, we could agree that we witnessed some pretty big changes in our industry. Marketing is a field that is dominated by those with the foresight to plan […]

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Target launches new website targeted to tech start-ups

Target is on the hunt for startups to help improve their customer experience. To make it easier for everyone to get their foot in the door, the retailer has just launched a new website specifically geared towards it’s quest. The Startups-Target website is where start-ups that are interested in running their pilot programs through Target […]

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Bitcoin is Again Real Money – According to US Judge

According to a federal judge, Bitcoin is money.  The court decision came in this past Monday in a decision linked to a criminal case over hacking attacks against JP Morgan Chase & Co.  This contradicts the previous ruling by a Miami judge who stated the virtual currency could not be classified as money. The judge […]

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