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Is Your Website Collecting Dust?

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Ref Original Article: Posted under All About Blogging on Feb 29 2016 by Robin Burton Reasons Why Fresh Content is Critical for Your Website and SEO 1. Increased engagement with customers. One of the most important reasons to update your website content is to create a constant stream of communication with your customers, which allows you to engage with them on an ongoing basis. A static website that has standard information that your customers have already seen won’t inspire them to engage with you or re-visit your website, but a regularly updated website that provides high-quality content will. 2. Better…

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CES Trendspotting – Inconspicuous Innovation

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Original Article BY SHELLY PALMER The pace of technological change is exponential and accelerating, and the results are hiding in plain sight. I call it “inconspicuous innovation” and it’s the top trend of 2016. Let’s have a look at some other macro trends that will be on display at CES. At first glance, CES® 2016 looks a lot like CES 2015. Approximately 3,600 exhibitors will announce approximately 20,000 new products. And while CES 2016 is set to be the largest, most diverse yet — there aren’t too many (if any) groundbreaking, game-changing or revolutionary (choose your hyperbole) new products. TVs…

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Google+ and YouTube are finally splitting up

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A Google Account will be all you need for Google’s popular services Original article The Verge By Chris Welch Google is officially divorcing Google+ profiles from its other, more popular services. Today the company published a blog post announcing that over the next few months, “a Google Account will be all you’ll need to share content, communicate with contacts, create a YouTube channel and more, all across Google.” The decision comes several months after Google stopped forcing new users to create accounts under its social network, which has failed to become the Facebook and Twitter competitor Mountain View once hoped…

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The 3-step plan to make your website harder to hack

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Original Article PC World By Robert Lemos Online attackers are increasingly targeting websites to make a statement, send spam or flood someone else’s network. Protecting your online brand requires vigilance. When a big website like Lenovo’s gets hacked, it’s news. But most such attacks take place under the radar, at smaller sites lacking the skills or time to protect themselves. Take the legions of WordPress-based sites, which got a rude awakening last year when many thousands of them were hacked. Don’t be one of those sites. Even if you don’t use WordPress, you can learn important lessons from what those…

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Google’s New Search Algorithm Stokes Fears Of ‘Mobilegeddon’

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Original NPR article By Sam Sanders Google has a lot of algorithms. And the company updates them on a regular basis. But one update that started rolling out Tuesday has tech writers across the Internet warning of a coming “Mobilegeddon.” The change is only taking place on Google searches made on smartphones. The results will favor websites deemed “mobile friendly,” giving them higher rankings than sites that are only optimized for desktops and laptops. Google spokeswoman Krisztina Radosavljevic-Szilagyi elaborated on the changes in a statement e-mailed to NPR. “As people increasingly search on their mobile devices,” she said, “we want…

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FCC’s net neutrality rules open door to new fee on Internet service

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By JIM PUZZANGHERA • Original LA Times Article Photos: (Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images)   Recently adopted net neutrality regulations soon could make your monthly Internet bill more complicated — and potentially more expensive. Every month, consumers pay a small fee on their phone bills for a federal program that uses the money — a total of $8.8 billion raised nationwide last year — to provide affordable access to telecommunications services in rural areas, underserved inner cities and schools. Now the fee could start appearing on broadband bills too, in a major expansion of the nearly two-decade-old Universal Service Fund program. It’s not clear yet, however,…

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Target agrees to pay $10 million to data breach victims

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 CBS News Original article MINNEAPOLIS — Target has agreed to pay $10 million under a proposed settlement in a class-action lawsuit stemming from a massive 2013 data breach, the company confirmed to CBS News. “We are pleased to see the process moving forward and look forward to its resolution,” Target spokesperson Molly Snyder told CBS News late Wednesday. The proposed settlement, which must be approved by a federal district court judge, creates a settlement account that could pay individual victims up to $10,000 in damages, according to court documents. Play VIDEO Target could be slashing jobs The data breach, one of the largest…

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A Safer Internet for Our Children? We Need Better Tools For Managing Their Digital Lives

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Over the years, I think we’ve tried just about everything to manage our kids’ access to the Internet. We’ve installed a half dozen Web monitoring programs on every computer in the house, changed the WiFi network passwords countless times, and spent hours on the phone with our wireless carrier getting them to throttle our kids’ data plans. Original Article Dan Tynan Tech Columnist It was a total frigging pain. And my wife and I are both geeks. Imagine what it has been like for non-tech savvy parents. While the tools have improved a lot since we first started – Norton Online…

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WebWizards® Launches Fun Ad Campaign Highlighting In-Person Internet Support At Neighborhood Stores

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WebWizards Network’s Internet Stores Provide Personalized Assistance With Social Media; Mobile Apps; Browser-Based Applications and Web Presence Services LOS ANGELES, CA – WebWizards® Network, Inc., a full-service Internet education and support company, today announced the launch of it’s new ad campaign promoting the company’s innovative, in-person Internet retail stores. The first 30 sec spot pokes fun at Internet call centers and suggests that in-person support and education is a much better way for Internet users to keep up with advancing Internet technology. The company’s flagship North Hollywood store is also in the process of launching it’s first series of neighborhood classes, teaching kids, teens and seniors…

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WebWizards® Launches In-Person App Assistance.

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WebWizards Network’s Certified Ground Support Pros Provide Personalized Assistance With Social Media; Mobile Apps; Browser-Based Applications and Web Presence Services LOS ANGELES, CA – WebWizards® Network, Inc., a full-service Internet education and support company, today announced the launch of the company’s innovative in-person Internet and mobile device support service. The company’s Ground Support service is borne out of the WebWizards philosophy that Internet users are better supported when they are shown how online applications work, face-to-face, be it Facebook, iTunes, Google Hangouts, Amazon, eBay or hundreds of others. The WebWizards service provides a network of young Internet professionals across the…

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