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September, 2011

  • 4 September

    Google Reworks Internal and External Site Links

    Most of you by now probably utilize Google Webmaster Tools, and if not you really should be. For those who do use Webmaster Tools, chances are you have noticed that Webmaster Tools will only recognize internal links to your site if they exactly match your setup domain. For example http://www.rapidpurple.com links will not be displayed as internal links if I ...

August, 2011

  • 17 August

    Introducing HTML11

    That’s right ladies and gentleman – if you thought HTML5 was the latest and greatest – Say hello to the <taste> tag, the <religion>, <touch>, <xray> and a whole set of new tags being introduced with HTML11. The mission of the HTML11 is to fulfill the promise of XML for applying HTML11 to a wide variety of platforms with proper attention paid ...

  • 17 August

    Internet Explorer 9 Becomes The Most Secure Browser

    To be honest I had to read the report twice before I could believe it. Internet Explorer has always had it’s share of security flaws (amongst many others) – and this is what made room for Firefox, Opera and Chrome to step in and give browser security the attention that IE wasn’t. The recent study done by NSS Labs, which ran ...

  • 9 August

    Beta620 Launched by NYTimes

    This past weekend the New York Times has launched Beta620, a public beta site for all of the NYTimes experimental projects. The purpose of these is to provide ample community testing and feedback to new features and functions which may later be implemented into the main NYT website. The beta site seems to be a replacement for Insights Lab, the company’s invite-only community, which ...

  • 4 August

    Randi Zuckerberg Leaves Facebook, Starts RtoZ Media

    Facebook Director of Marketing Randi Zuckerberg, the sister of founder Mark Zuckerberg, has decided to leave Facebook to start her own company, R to Z Media. RtoZ Media, will focus on helping companies become more social. “My goal is to launch my own innovative programming and work with media companies to develop their programming in new, and more social ways” Zuckerberg said ...

July, 2011

  • 29 July

    The Internet in 1995

    Remember 1995? The times of Netscape, blinking text, websites designed in tables, watching videos in 160 x 120 in Realplayer? It’s quiet interesting to see how far we’ve come. Jail sentences for porn site owners? Not these days. Take a look at the below video done by MTV back in 1995 discussing the internet.

  • 29 July

    Happy System Admin Day!

    Today marks the 12th Annual System Administrator Appreciation Day. On this special international day, give your System Administrator something that shows that you truly appreciate their hard work and dedication. Thank them for all the times they have fixed your computers, helped you when you forgot your own passwords, or couldn’t open that file you just had emailed to you. Consider all ...

  • 26 July

    Blackberry for Business – Small Business Chat Video Recap

    Last night Blackberry for Business hosted their very first Twitter chat, #BBSMBchat. I had written about it last week – but I know that not everyone was able to join in on the discussion – some had prior arrangements and some simply do not use Twitter. For those of you that were not able to attend, as-well as those of you who ...

  • 25 July

    LinkedIn Job Application Plugin Goes Live!

    LinkedIn has launched a new plugin that allows companies to place an “Apply with LinkedIn” button on their job listings pages. thus allowing all those hunting for a job to apply for positions using their LinkedIn profiles as resumés. Any company can embed the plugin by adding an eight-line code snippet to its corporate website and more than a thousand ...

  • 22 July

    Dwolla Introduces Online Cash Payments

    It seems just a few days ago we blogged about how selling online is getting easier and easier, and now here comes Dwolla – a new comer to online payments who aims to offer yet another option to buying and selling online – allowing people to pay by cash straight from their bank accounts. Dwolla transactions fees are capped at 25 ...

  • 21 July

    Google Plus Business Profiles Are Coming Soon!

    Christian Oestlien posted an update on his Google+ account today regarding Google+ Business Profiles. Since the Google Business Profiles concept has leaked out to the masses there have been tens of thousands of requests to be one of the first beta testers of these business profiles. Due to this demand Google actually made the decision to simply accelerate the development ...

  • 21 July

    More Wood Behind Fewer Arrows

    Last week, Google CEO Larry Page used the phrase ”more wood behind fewer arrows” to describe an ongoing effort to make Google a sleeker, more focused company. Page went on to declare the products Google Health and Google PowerMeter were the first victims of that effort. Today, Google has announced that it’s also shuttering the doors to its idea factory, Google ...

  • 8 July

    Free Mortgage Calculators for Websites

    Every now and then a real estate business asks to have an on-site calculator developed for their website – usually because they saw it on another site and thought it to be a good idea. I can’t argue here – it lets you provide a resource center your clients can bookmark and come back to again and again during their ...

  • 6 July

    Some Fun With An Old Hard Drive

    We had some down-time today at the office and Knight from Techs Wreck was playing around with an old hard drive he had found. He tore it apart – set it up to power on using some bits and pieces from an old external drive and voila!

  • 6 July

    Google Multiple Sign-in Updated To Support 10 Accounts

    If you’re anything like me chances are you find yourself using more than one Google account. I have my own personal account, 2 different work accounts, as well as my Rapid Purple accounts hosted on Google Apps. All in all it comes up to around 6 different accounts – and checking things quickly used to be quiet the hassle when ...

  • 1 July

    Data, Data, Data

    The video the Google’s Data Liberation Front released on Youtube just a few days ago really does speak for itself – not to mention it’s rather entertaining.

June, 2011

  • 30 June

    Google+ Invites For Sale on Ebay

    As is usually the case with something that is “by invite only” – everyone want’s in. Making something “private” is one of the best marketing strategies out there. Curiosity plays a major role for the average web user – so it doesn’t come as a surprise that the demand for Google+ invites has led to various Ebay postings of people selling off ...

  • 30 June

    Happy Social Media Day!

    Social Media Day is a global celebration of the technological advancements that enable everyone to connect with real-time information, communicate from miles apart and have their voices be heard. Toronto, O.N.; Las Vegas, Nevada; Victoria and Vancouver, B.C.; San Carlos, California; the state of Arizona; San Jose, California; and its sister city Dublin, Ireland, have signed proclamations that declare June 30 Social Media Day.

  • 28 June


    That’s right – today is Caps Lock Day! Well today and October 22nd anyway – yep its so popular it needed a second day. Never heard of it it? Well Caps Lock day is a parodic holiday originally thought up by Derek Arnold back in 2000. It even has it’s own website – so you know it’s serious. Why? Well ...

May, 2011

  • 13 May

    Google Still Has Money

    A recent phishing email has been going around to Gmail users stating: “We are shutting down some accounts due to congestion in our database system and your account was chosen to be deleted …”.

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