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5 Simple Steps to Reducing Bounce Rate

5 Simple Steps to Reducing Bounce Rate

Monday, January 4, 2016
By Paul Parcellin, Copywriter
Some see the average bounce rate on most websites as somewhere between 26% and 70%, with the average falling around 49%. Anything below a 40% bounce rate is considered excellent. A higher than... Read more
T3leads Joins Holiday Drive in Support of Mary’s Kitchen

T3leads Joins Holiday Drive in Support of Mary’s Kitchen

Thursday, October 29, 2015
By Paul Parcellin, Copywriter
T3leads supports the effort to help keep Mary’s Kitchen performing the vital service that it offers. Read more
Branding 101: The Importance of a Strong Logo

Branding 101: The Importance of a Strong Logo

Thursday, February 20, 2014
By Chaz Wilke, Content Writer
Every brand deserves a powerful logo. Every company needs a logo that is not only clear and on message, but also tells a story and evokes an emotional response. And being an affiliate marketer... Read more
Ban on most robocalls and text messaging began October 16, 2013

Ban on most robocalls and text messaging began October 16, 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013
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New rules from the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) impacting text messaging and robocalls went into effect Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Read more
Make the world do what you want

Make the world do what you want

Friday, October 18, 2013
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So you want to persuade people that your way of thinking is the right way. How do you do that? Well you prove it. It's a process that requires the building of trust and a series of instances... Read more
Microsoft buys Nokia Devices and Services Division

Microsoft buys Nokia Devices and Services Division

Friday, September 13, 2013
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In a deal that places Microsoft squarely in the smart phone making business, they have purchased the products and services division of Nokia for $7.2 billion in cash. Prior to the deal, Microsoft... Read more
Happy Labor Day U.S.!  How is labor doing by the way?

Happy Labor Day U.S.! How is labor doing by the way?

Friday, September 13, 2013
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In recognition of the Labor Day holiday, Sarah Kliff of The Washington Post compiled some enlightening charts to illustrate how labor is faring these days. Read more
Traffic Fatalities Rose in 2012

Traffic Fatalities Rose in 2012

Friday, August 23, 2013
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For the first time since 2005, traffic fatalities rose in 2012 (compared to 2011.) According to preliminary data from the states, published on InsuranceHeadlines.com, approximately 36,200 people... Read more
US government to study the human brain

US government to study the human brain

Friday, August 23, 2013
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It’s huge, it’s unprecedented and it’s likely to yield results that we were previously unknown to us. Yes, we’re describing a human brain, but we’re also describing the study that has... Read more
Android has 80% of the global smartphone market

Android has 80% of the global smartphone market

Friday, August 23, 2013
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Well 79.3% actually. But that headline really smacks you upside the head doesn’t it? Apple has always been the platinum standard with the platinum pricing. And in most cases that’s... Read more
Yahoo sites get more visits than Google’s

Yahoo sites get more visits than Google’s

Friday, August 23, 2013
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For the first time in two years, Yahoo's sites gained slightly more traffic than Google's in July 2013. This marks the first time this has happened since Marissa Mayer took over as CEO of Yahoo. Read more
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announces retirement

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announces retirement

Friday, August 23, 2013
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In a surprise announcement, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced that he is retiring in 2014. Read more
ICANN can…add website suffixes

ICANN can…add website suffixes

Friday, August 16, 2013
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ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, has announced a plan to create a series new website suffixes (like .com, .net, .gov, etc.), and releasing twenty each week, raising... Read more
Pending Home Sales Rise Higher than Expected

Pending Home Sales Rise Higher than Expected

Monday, August 12, 2013
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Pending home sales in May rose 6.7%, which was much higher than the anticipated 1%. Read more
5 websites get over 20% of all searches

5 websites get over 20% of all searches

Monday, August 12, 2013
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SAY WHAT? That was my reaction too. There’s more, but let me set this up first. I came across an article on inc.com from Erik Sherman where he shared the cold hard facts about search. His... Read more
Millennials use non-traditional banking services

Millennials use non-traditional banking services

Monday, August 12, 2013
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The growth of alternative banking services has exploded in the last decade. When the history of non-traditional banking in the early 21st century is written, expect its increased use to be tied... Read more
Is David Ogilvy still Relevant?

Is David Ogilvy still Relevant?

Monday, August 12, 2013
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David Ogilvy, for those of you unfamiliar with him, is considered the "father of modern advertising." He was the founder of one of the most successful advertising agencies of all time, Ogilvy &... Read more
Pearls of Wisdom from LinkedIn Influencers

Pearls of Wisdom from LinkedIn Influencers

Friday, May 31, 2013
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Recently LinkedIn published quotes from more than 70 hugely successful professionals across the business spectrum. They were asked for the most influential advice they received. Here are some of... Read more
States fight Dodd-Frank and the CFPB

States fight Dodd-Frank and the CFPB

Friday, May 31, 2013
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Eight states have joined the fight against the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which included the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The law was... Read more
 Taxes and your credit…and credit rating

Taxes and your credit…and credit rating

Friday, May 31, 2013
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Taxes and your credit are intertwined. That may be news to some, but it’s true. From BusinessInsider.com, here are a few ways that taxes, your credit and your credit score go hand in hand.Read more
 Unemployment falls to lowest rate since December 2008

Unemployment falls to lowest rate since December 2008

Friday, May 31, 2013
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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.7% in February 2013, the lowest rate since December 2008. The economy added 236,000 jobs which were up from the 119,000 jobs that were added in January. Read more
What’s happening to the American middle class?

What’s happening to the American middle class?

Friday, May 31, 2013
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Yes, they’re getting hammered. But how? Rising prices for things you use every day and stagnant or reduced wages, that’s how. And don’t forget, take home pay was reduced by 2% when... Read more
Poverty Growth in America?  Check the suburbs

Poverty Growth in America? Check the suburbs

Friday, May 31, 2013
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Over the last decade something interesting has happened to the poverty distribution in America. It's spreading into the suburbs at a faster rate than its growth in cities. This information from... Read more
A Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for Student Loans?

A Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for Student Loans?

Friday, May 31, 2013
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Would a federal agency similar to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that would guarantee student loans be a good idea? The head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Richard Corday, thinks... Read more
The May 2013 economic picture

The May 2013 economic picture

Monday, May 20, 2013
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After a robust gain of $18 billion in total consumer credit in February, the level increased just $8 billion in March. The troubling part of the March picture for retailers is that credit card... Read more
Criminal charges against debt Settlement Company mark first with help of CFPB

Criminal charges against debt Settlement Company mark first with help of CFPB

Monday, May 20, 2013
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U.S. prosecutors brought charges against Mission Settlement Agency and four individuals with connections to the business based upon work done by the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.)... Read more
Google Now is NOW on iOS

Google Now is NOW on iOS

Monday, May 13, 2013
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Google Now is an enhanced search tool, but much more than that. It is trying (you be the judge as to whether or not it works) to be the bridge between search and an all-encompassing mobile... Read more
Search traffic to BuzzFeed Publishers down 20%

Search traffic to BuzzFeed Publishers down 20%

Monday, May 13, 2013
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Buzz Feed reported that traffic from Google to their publisher feeds dropped by 30% between August 2012 and March 2013. Buzz Feed publishers include the Huffington Post, Newsweek Daily Beast,... Read more
Homes Offices and Taxes

Homes Offices and Taxes

Monday, April 29, 2013
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If you have taken advantage of deducting your home office expenses from your taxes, or are thinking about it, this article is for you. Read more
CFPB wants control over student loan lenders

CFPB wants control over student loan lenders

Monday, April 29, 2013
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking authority to control the seven largest non-bank, student loan lenders. These lenders are contracted by banks and the government to... Read more
How Google makes money from mobile

How Google makes money from mobile

Monday, April 29, 2013
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If it’s one thing Google knows how to do, it’s make money. So it’s always educational when I see an article about how they do it. I found this article by Larry Kim on the Wordstream blog... Read more
Yahoo shutting down several apps to focus on a few

Yahoo shutting down several apps to focus on a few

Monday, April 29, 2013
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In a fit of housecleaning, Yahoo announced in April 2013 that they were eliminating some apps to concentrate on developing fewer, better core products. Read more
Petition started to have Verizon end contracts goes online

Petition started to have Verizon end contracts goes online

Monday, April 29, 2013
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A Verizon customer and blogger from Kansas began an online petition on change.org to persuade Verizon to do away with cell phone contracts. He has so far gathered 60,000 signatures (in the first... Read more
Website designs that are easy on the eyes

Website designs that are easy on the eyes

Monday, April 29, 2013
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Sometimes we get so concerned about search engines we end up designing sites for them, rather than the people who might actually buy from us. I understand, I mean, we are affiliate marketers... Read more
The Affordable Care Act three years later

The Affordable Care Act three years later

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
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It’s been three years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as “Obamacare.” So what are the public’s perceptions of it now? The Kaiser Family Foundation who... Read more
Call it.  Social gaming is Dead.

Call it. Social gaming is Dead.

Monday, April 22, 2013
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First, Zynga closed some offices and laid off hundreds and now EA is shutting down what were three of its most popular games. SimCity Social, The Sims Social, and Pet Society. Read more
Google Glass: Predictions

Google Glass: Predictions

Monday, April 22, 2013
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Have you been asking yourself what Google Glass is and what it might do? I admit to being one of those people. Despite how annoying Sergey Brin is and looks wearing those things (the glasses) I... Read more
FTC 2012 highlights

FTC 2012 highlights

Monday, April 22, 2013
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Funny how one person’s highlight may be another’s person’s lowlight. When you talk “highlights” of the FTC, the Federal Trade Commission, you know that for some non-governmental... Read more
CISPA is sent to the House of Representatives

CISPA is sent to the House of Representatives

Monday, April 22, 2013
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If you don’t like the idea of your personal information being shared with all kinds of folks including the government, than you’re going to hate CISPA (cyber intelligence sharing and... Read more
Apple and Yahoo expanding relationship?

Apple and Yahoo expanding relationship?

Monday, April 15, 2013
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Currently Yahoo Finance and weather information are a part of apple iOS. Bloomberg and WebProNews report that talks are under way between Marissa Mayer, Yahoo CEO and Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior... Read more
Most new jobs are low pay

Most new jobs are low pay

Monday, April 15, 2013
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As the debate over an increase in minimum wage continues, it’s important to look at the facts and see what the low end jobs are, where the new jobs are coming from and what they’re paying. Read more
BE CAREFUL! Instagram can sell your pictures  - NOT FOR NOW

BE CAREFUL! Instagram can sell your pictures - NOT FOR NOW

Friday, December 21, 2012
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In a remarkable change to Instagram’s terms of use, they have announced that beginning January 16, 2013 they can sell your pictures. Read more
Apple’s Tim Cook is a Time Magazine Person of the Year Runner-Up

Apple’s Tim Cook is a Time Magazine Person of the Year Runner-Up

Friday, December 21, 2012
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I have not yet read Time’s article discussing the reason for Cook’s appearance on this list, but I can’t help but think that there are some important negative reasons he’s listed here, as... Read more
CFPB seeks consumer input on credit cards post 2009 CARD Act

CFPB seeks consumer input on credit cards post 2009 CARD Act

Friday, December 21, 2012
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The Consumer Protection Bureau (CFPB) is seeking consumer input in seven areas regarding credit card company practices since the enactment of the 2009 CARD act. The act was designed to curtail... Read more
Google Apps no longer free

Google Apps no longer free

Friday, December 14, 2012
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If you were a business with ten or fewer employees, you were able to sign up for a free version of Google Apps, which included web-based tools, spreadsheet, word processor, e-mail and presentation... Read more
The top online searches of 2012

The top online searches of 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012
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Google released its list of the top searches of 2012, and with absolutely no “ado” whatsoever, here’s the list from ten to one. Read more
Some big changes coming to Facebook privacy policy and settings

Some big changes coming to Facebook privacy policy and settings

Friday, December 14, 2012
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here are the highlights of the privacy revisions coming to your Facebook page.Read more
Time Magazine offers the best inventions of 2012

Time Magazine offers the best inventions of 2012

Thursday, November 29, 2012
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It’s the end of the year and that means that Time Magazine will present its lists of well, everything. Having said that, I think the invention list is very interesting, and thought you might... Read more
Tax breaks that may stay & those that may go

Tax breaks that may stay & those that may go

Thursday, November 29, 2012
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It seems that Congress, the President and the American people are going to get serious about deficit reduction. Well, that may be taking it too far, but it seems certain that some actions are... Read more
“Do Not Track” in Peril

“Do Not Track” in Peril

Thursday, November 29, 2012
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As sure as it seemed earlier in 2012 that a conspicuous way for consumers to indicate a preference to NOT be tracked while on the internet was imminent, that is how uncertain it now is in late 2012.Read more
Bing launching Google attack ads for the holidays

Bing launching Google attack ads for the holidays

Thursday, November 29, 2012
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Microsoft has decided to give the gift of attack to Google for the holidays. So why would they do this? We’re talking about bing!!! Read more

"Settle or be sued." FTC to Google

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
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According to sources close to the story, the Chairman of the Federal Trade commission (FTC) is pressuring Google to settle with them in order to avoid a full scale lawsuit. Read more
Home Depot says housing market is on the mend

Home Depot says housing market is on the mend

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
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No less a concerned party than Home Depot says that the housing market is recovering. Read more
Car sharing services back in NYC?

Car sharing services back in NYC?

Friday, November 9, 2012
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We reported just a couple of weeks ago that the car sharing service, Uber, had closed up shop in New York City as a result of city regulations and their likely enforcement.Read more
More action on the automated car front

More action on the automated car front

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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The automated car story is a fascinating one. According to InsuranceGuidelines.com the Obama Administration is ready to study the potentialities of automated cars. Safety issues, reliability,... Read more
Why banning payday lending is…in a word stupid

Why banning payday lending is…in a word stupid

Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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For those in the payday loan business we already know the positives of the industry. We understand that the massive growth of payday loans worldwide has happened because our process is better,... Read more
Google Develops new show for Developers

Google Develops new show for Developers

Friday, October 19, 2012
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The show is called The Breakpoint and can be found on the Google Developers YouTube channel. According to WebProNews, Google describes the channel as being “dedicated to developer tools and... Read more
Non-licensed Taxis – Good or bad idea?

Non-licensed Taxis – Good or bad idea?

Friday, October 19, 2012
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Reuters reported on a “car-sharing” practice that is “maybe, almost certainly” illegal. Two companies in San Francisco have started car-sharing applications which offer consumers rides by... Read more
Great Steve Jobs’ Quotes

Great Steve Jobs’ Quotes

Friday, October 12, 2012
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At the one year anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death, Brandon Griggs of CNN gathered some of Jobs’ greatest quotes. Read more
Credit Scores don’t add up

Credit Scores don’t add up

Friday, September 28, 2012
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The Dodd-Frank bill specifically obligated the CFPB to study the three major credit bureaus to see if the credit scores they sell to consumers matched the scores that they provide lenders. After... Read more
Brain Food

Brain Food

Friday, September 21, 2012
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Different foods help our bodies with different functions. For example, cranberries are good for your kidneys and foods with fiber are good for the digestive tract. But did you know that some... Read more
Now this is Interesting!

Now this is Interesting!

Monday, September 17, 2012
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Thank you BusinessInsider.com for this amazing collection of technology and ideas that are on the verge of changing how we live. Read more
White House may act on Cybersecurity independently

White House may act on Cybersecurity independently

Friday, September 7, 2012
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As Congress debates and debates; continuing not to act on the issue of cyber security, the White House may not wait along with them. According to an article by Jennifer Martinez which appeared in... Read more
Who’s surviving Paycheck to Paycheck?

Who’s surviving Paycheck to Paycheck?

Friday, August 24, 2012
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The people who are most likely to live paycheck to paycheck may surprise you. It is not young adults but adult-adults. A recent survey of 3,800 persons conducted by Career Builder, found that... Read more
Google Search Shortcuts

Google Search Shortcuts

Friday, August 24, 2012
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Many of you already know some of the key shortcuts that you can use to help you really find what you are looking for in a Google search. Read more
Facebook Begins Search Ads

Facebook Begins Search Ads

Friday, August 24, 2012
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It’s all over the internet today…Facebook will launch ads by search. For now, it will not be a Google style search, but it will be a search of the Facebook data bank. Further, it will not be... Read more
Why are Google and Apple Succeeding, but Facebook and Groupon sputtering?

Why are Google and Apple Succeeding, but Facebook and Groupon sputtering?

Friday, August 24, 2012
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Yes, Apple and Google have learned how to monetize their companies while the other two are still trying to figure it out. This is true, but what specifically is holding the other two back? Read more
Hey…it’s not all bad news

Hey…it’s not all bad news

Friday, August 17, 2012
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Alex Kowalski for Bloomberg.com reports that retail sales increased more than expected in July 2012 according a report released by the Commerce Department. The .8 increase follows a .7 decrease... Read more
It’s August 16, 2012; what’s going on with the Economy?

It’s August 16, 2012; what’s going on with the Economy?

Friday, August 17, 2012
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The reality is the economy has been hurting (for vastly different reasons) since that infamous day in September in 2001. It did recover for a brief time around 2005-2006, but certainly since... Read more
Can you help yourself to become more charismatic?

Can you help yourself to become more charismatic?

Friday, August 17, 2012
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But even if you don’t have the charisma of say, Brad Pitt or Sofia Vergara, there are some things you can do to raise your charisma level. It’s a good thing I read Inc. Magazine online or we... Read more
$22.5 million dollar fine for Google

$22.5 million dollar fine for Google

Friday, August 10, 2012
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Google tracked Apple Safari users and the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) was not happy about it. As a result of the investigation into the matter they have levied a fine of $22.5 million against... Read more
Data Breaches that could land you in jail

Data Breaches that could land you in jail

Friday, August 3, 2012
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Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt) wants to make concealing an online security breach a crime. Leahy is asking for an amendment to a cybersecurity bill that would result in jail time for persons who... Read more
Bye, bye Hotmail.com…hello Outlook.com

Bye, bye Hotmail.com…hello Outlook.com

Friday, August 3, 2012
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Microsoft has announced that there will be no more @hotmail.com email addresses issued. From now on the emails will end in @outlook.com or @love.com. Read more
Facebook News goes from Bad to Worse

Facebook News goes from Bad to Worse

Friday, August 3, 2012
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To recap, the stock price is now under $20. The estimated loss of value is $50 billion. Yes, with a “B.” Facebook admitted that 83 million accounts (over 8% of their total) are fake. This... Read more
Google vs. Europe

Google vs. Europe

Friday, July 27, 2012
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As reported previously here, regulators in Europe have been studying Google’s practices and are not happy. Google officials are negotiating to avoid paying a pending $4 billion fine in the... Read more
And the Crystal Ball says…Consumers are ready to spend

And the Crystal Ball says…Consumers are ready to spend

Friday, July 27, 2012
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According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), that’s exactly what’s about to happen. The NRF makes a strong argument that an upsurge in retail spending is on the way. They predict that... Read more
More Google Tech

More Google Tech

Friday, July 27, 2012
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Google introduced “Handwrite” on their blog on July 26, 2012. Handwrite is a program that allows users with touch screen mobile devices to write with their finger on the screen to conduct... Read more
Google Earth now available for iOS

Google Earth now available for iOS

Friday, July 27, 2012
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Google has released its state of the art 3D maps program for iOS. It released its version for Android in June. The iOS maps are available for all 14 regions that are currently available for... Read more
Consumers Act to Protect Privacy

Consumers Act to Protect Privacy

Friday, July 20, 2012
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According to a report from Truste, the privacy management firm, and reported by Ki Mae Heussner for Gigaom.com, consumers are acting to protect their privacy. Read more
California Drivers will be Allowed to text…mostly

California Drivers will be Allowed to text…mostly

Friday, July 20, 2012
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Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that will allow drivers to text while driving, as long as the device is voice-activated. The bill will go into effect January 1, 2013. Read more
What do Americans Spend their Money on?

What do Americans Spend their Money on?

Friday, June 29, 2012
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If you guessed housing is the number one expense (33.7% if income), you’d be right. But that’s an easy one. What’re the second and third highest expense category? Number 2 is... Read more
Internet Privacy:  Forced or self-regulation?

Internet Privacy: Forced or self-regulation?

Monday, June 25, 2012
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The talk is heating up with both businesses and government representatives. Will online privacy be left to self-regulation or will congress or a cabinet agency step in with rules of its own? Read more
Wealth Gap Widens by Race

Wealth Gap Widens by Race

Monday, June 25, 2012
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This most recent recession has hurt blacks and Hispanics more than whites. According to recently released figures from the census bureau, the median household net worth in 2010 for whites was... Read more
The U.S. sending grants to CA and DE to battle cell phone use while driving

The U.S. sending grants to CA and DE to battle cell phone use while driving

Friday, June 15, 2012
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Following a program that dramatically reduced cell phone use in Hartford, Connecticut and Syracuse, N.Y., the Dept. of Transportation is sending $2.4 million to CA and DE to help achieve the same... Read more
How Should You Rank Your Competition?

How Should You Rank Your Competition?

Friday, June 15, 2012
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Thanks to Carrie Hill and SEMClubhouse for this insightful article regarding what metrics of your competition you should check out. She recommends checking out the competition once or twice a... Read more
Between 2007 and 2010, the Median Net Worth of American Families Fell 40%

Between 2007 and 2010, the Median Net Worth of American Families Fell 40%

Friday, June 15, 2012
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The Fed released figures June 11, 2012 that showed that between 2007 and 2010, the median net worth of American families fell by 40%. Read more
Dept. of Justice to Examine Broadband Industry

Dept. of Justice to Examine Broadband Industry

Friday, June 15, 2012
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As reported by the Wall Street Journal and Time.com, the Department of Justice has opened a “wide-ranging” investigation into the changing broadband industry. Specifically are the cable,... Read more
Duke University to Charge Smokers more for Health Insurance

Duke University to Charge Smokers more for Health Insurance

Friday, June 15, 2012
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Duke University plans to charge smokers $10 more per month for their health insurance. They admit to doing in order to help with rising healthcare costs and hopefully to improve the health of... Read more
Microsoft Makes “Do Not Track” Default Setting

Microsoft Makes “Do Not Track” Default Setting

Friday, June 8, 2012
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The default setting for Internet Explorer will be “Do Not Track,” Microsoft announced Thursday, May 29, 2012. All the web browsers offer the feature, but IE will be the first to use it as the... Read more
Health Insurance News

Health Insurance News

Friday, June 8, 2012
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The current economic downturn has consumers and businesses alike trying to cut costs. One of the ways businesses are cutting expenses is employee healthcare. They are looking for cheaper group... Read more
What would a Cashless America look like?

What would a Cashless America look like?

Friday, June 8, 2012
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American consumers may not be ready to do away with cash but there are a couple of institutions, namely the federal government and banks that wouldn’t mind seeing cash go away. So what would... Read more
Facebook and the Post-IPO

Facebook and the Post-IPO

Friday, May 25, 2012
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We know this is the only story anyone has been covering, so we were gonna pass on it, but we can resist no longer. Yes, the price has decreased, but some people are saying it “tanked” and... Read more
Facebook Stats Ahead of the IPO

Facebook Stats Ahead of the IPO

Friday, May 18, 2012
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Experian Hitwise released some statistics about Facebook (fb) which go a long way to explaining why the Facebook IPO is the only thing people are talking about in this third week of May. Take a... Read more
What Happens When Auto Accidents Disappear?

What Happens When Auto Accidents Disappear?

Friday, May 18, 2012
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A recent “abstract analysis” by Celent asked the following: “Could the broad adoption of available technologies result in a radical reduction in the auto insurance business? Think about... Read more
FTC Hires Outside Attorney to Aid in Google Case

FTC Hires Outside Attorney to Aid in Google Case

Friday, May 11, 2012
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The Federal Trade commission has hired an outside attorney to help in its investigation of Google. This is just the third time in the last ten years that they have done so. Read more
Facebook buys Instagram

Facebook buys Instagram

Monday, April 16, 2012
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Just weeks away from what is expected to be the biggest Internet IPO in history, Facebook announced plans to buy the very popular photo sharing program Instagram for $1 billion. Instagram is... Read more
The 12 Greatest Entrepreneurs:  What can we Learn?

The 12 Greatest Entrepreneurs: What can we Learn?

Friday, April 6, 2012
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In the follow up to last weeks’ article we share with you the qualities and beliefs that made the 12 so successful. Qualities that we may be able to adapt to our own situations.Read more
The 12 Greatest Entrepreneurs of Our Time

The 12 Greatest Entrepreneurs of Our Time

Friday, March 30, 2012
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So who have been the movers and shakers that have changed our lives in modern times? Steve Jobs and Bill Gates are two automatics to the list, but who else? This week we’re going to examine... Read more
U.S. and European Regulators Investigating Google

U.S. and European Regulators Investigating Google

Friday, March 23, 2012
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The Wall Street Journal reported on March 16, 2012 that U.S. and U.K. regulators are investigating Google for bypassing the privacy settings of millions of users of Apple’s Safari browser. They... Read more
Google Pays Apple how much to be the Default Browser on Safari?

Google Pays Apple how much to be the Default Browser on Safari?

Monday, March 12, 2012
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According to Macquarie analyst Ben Schachter, Google pays Apple $1 BILLION to be the default search engine in Safari. Read more
Overall Searches Drop; Google Included

Overall Searches Drop; Google Included

Monday, March 12, 2012
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Overall search engine use dropped 7% in February 2012 vs. February 2011. Google use (Google and AOL) dropped to 66.8% of total searches from 70.8% in that same time period. Bing powered searches... Read more
Google and Privacy

Google and Privacy

Monday, February 27, 2012
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Google has another privacy-related lawsuit on its hands. This one is from the Center for Digital Democracy (CDD) and it claims that Google’s plan to consolidate its privacy policies violate an... Read more
Privacy isn’t Only Google’s Problem

Privacy isn’t Only Google’s Problem

Friday, February 17, 2012
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Apple announced that iOS applications that collect user contact information are in violation of their privacy guidelines. They further announced that a future software fix will target the... Read more
Google Privacy Policies Have a Court Date

Google Privacy Policies Have a Court Date

Monday, February 13, 2012
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The U.S. District Court of Washington D.C. moved forward a lawsuit against Google’s announced privacy policy revisions. Read more
Google Privacy Policies Have a Court Date

Google Privacy Policies Have a Court Date

Monday, February 13, 2012
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The U.S. District Court of Washington D.C. moved forward a lawsuit against Google’s announced privacy policy revisions. Read more
Tax Time Programs Help You Go Paperless

Tax Time Programs Help You Go Paperless

Monday, February 13, 2012
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Tax Programs that help affiliate marketers to go paperless.Read more
Google Meets With Congress

Google Meets With Congress

Monday, February 6, 2012
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Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) wasn’t satisfied with Google’s answers after several hours of questioning regarding their new privacy policy. Read more
More Cats Covered Than Kids

More Cats Covered Than Kids

Monday, February 6, 2012
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In a study conducted by England-based insurer Ageas Ltd., in the U.K. more pets are covered than children when it comes to health coverage for serious injuries. The study showed that 9% of... Read more
FTC to Investigate Google

FTC to Investigate Google

Friday, January 20, 2012
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The FTC announced that it’s expanding its antitrust investigation of Google, Inc., the world’s most popular search engine, to include scrutiny of including Google+ in the search metrics. Read more
SOPA (Stop Online Privacy Act) Dead…for Now

SOPA (Stop Online Privacy Act) Dead…for Now

Friday, January 20, 2012
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It has been announced by House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor R-(VA) that SOPA, H.R. 3261, has been tabled for now.Read more
The Story Everyone is Talking About

The Story Everyone is Talking About

Friday, January 20, 2012
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Google has made mistakes in the past. Every business has.Read more
 Google Merges Search and Google+ Into Social Media Meteor

Google Merges Search and Google+ Into Social Media Meteor

Friday, January 13, 2012
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Danny Sullivan of Search Engine Land calls it their “most radical transformation” ever. Combine Google+ with Google Search and see the search results filtered to fit your profile. Or as they... Read more
Get Paid for Your Old Tech Gadgets

Get Paid for Your Old Tech Gadgets

Friday, January 6, 2012
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There are companies that will pay you to take old tech such as computers, blu-ray movies, mobile phones and other such items. Read more
Mobile on the Move

Mobile on the Move

Friday, January 6, 2012
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Mobile browsing set a record in December 2011 – 7.7% of total browser usage originated from a mobile device. That number may inch down a little bit in January and February, but overall expect... Read more
242 Million Apps Downloaded on Christmas Day

242 Million Apps Downloaded on Christmas Day

Friday, December 30, 2011
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242 Million Apps Downloaded on Christmas DayRead more
If You Can See It, You Can Make It Happen

If You Can See It, You Can Make It Happen

Friday, December 23, 2011
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As we approach the end of 2011 affiliate marketers the world over are looking for ways to improve in 2012. We publish practical guides on a regular basis, but how often do we offer ideas from the... Read more
FTC Urged to Investigate Google

FTC Urged to Investigate Google

Friday, December 23, 2011
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U.S. Senators urge investigation into Google practicesRead more
The Crystal Ball Says… _______________ is in Store in 2012

The Crystal Ball Says… _______________ is in Store in 2012

Friday, December 23, 2011
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It’s that time of year. It’s the “end of year, list-making season.” The best of movies, TV shows, facebook postings, YouTube videos, etc. There are also lists of predictions for the... Read more
States Can Control Key Elements of Healthcare Reform

States Can Control Key Elements of Healthcare Reform

Friday, December 23, 2011
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The Obama administration unveiled the basics of healthcare coverage that private insurers should meet, but are giving the states the power to decide the specifics. Read more
1.2 Billion Watched 201.4 Billion

1.2 Billion Watched 201.4 Billion

Friday, December 16, 2011
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Mobile video usageRead more
 The Latest on SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act)

The Latest on SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act)

Friday, December 16, 2011
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The latest news on the "Stop Online Piracy Act"Read more
Where People Gather Local Business Information

Where People Gather Local Business Information

Friday, December 16, 2011
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consumers still use traditional media to research local businessesRead more
US Traffic Deaths Lowest in 62 Years

US Traffic Deaths Lowest in 62 Years

Friday, December 16, 2011
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100 Million Downloads for Apple’s Mac App Store

100 Million Downloads for Apple’s Mac App Store

Friday, December 16, 2011
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The Apple App Store has reached over 100 million downloadsRead more
Top 10 US Websites 2001 – 2011

Top 10 US Websites 2001 – 2011

Friday, December 9, 2011
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Top 10 American websites 2001-2011Read more
US Holiday Shoppers Spend $52 Billion

US Holiday Shoppers Spend $52 Billion

Friday, December 2, 2011
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Americans spend $52 BIllion Thanksgiving WeekendRead more
Google Maps Now Showing Interiors

Google Maps Now Showing Interiors

Friday, December 2, 2011
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Google Maps begins to show interiorsRead more
Google drops 7 services

Google drops 7 services

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
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Mexican Payday Company Coming to US?

Mexican Payday Company Coming to US?

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
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Mexican payday company wants to enter US marketRead more
Some Good News in Housing

Some Good News in Housing

Friday, November 18, 2011
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Housing permits upRead more
Hybrid Cars are Safer too

Hybrid Cars are Safer too

Friday, November 18, 2011
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Hybrid cars saferRead more
Tax Help in 2011

Tax Help in 2011

Friday, November 18, 2011
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Year end tax deductionsRead more
FTC and Facebook Near Agreement

FTC and Facebook Near Agreement

Friday, November 18, 2011
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FTC and facebook near agreement on customer privacyRead more
Foreclosure Rate Increases in October

Foreclosure Rate Increases in October

Friday, November 11, 2011
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Foreclosure rate increases in OctRead more
 Delinquency Rates Rise for First Time in Two Years

Delinquency Rates Rise for First Time in Two Years

Friday, November 11, 2011
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Zynga Brass Want Employee Stock Shares Back

Zynga Brass Want Employee Stock Shares Back

Friday, November 11, 2011
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Zynga board wants stock options backRead more
Appeals Court Upholds Constitutionality of Health Care Law

Appeals Court Upholds Constitutionality of Health Care Law

Friday, November 11, 2011
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Court Upholds ObamaCareRead more
TV on YouTube

TV on YouTube

Friday, November 4, 2011
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YouTube TelevisionRead more
Surprise, Surprise.  Men Shop More Socially Than Women

Surprise, Surprise. Men Shop More Socially Than Women

Friday, November 4, 2011
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The sexes and mobile advertisingRead more
Average American to Spend $704.18 on Holiday Gifts

Average American to Spend $704.18 on Holiday Gifts

Friday, November 4, 2011
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2011 Holiday ShoppingRead more
Hewlett-Packard Flip-Flops; Decides to keep PC Division

Hewlett-Packard Flip-Flops; Decides to keep PC Division

Friday, October 28, 2011
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HP to stay in PC businessRead more
MC Hammer to Launch a New Search Engine

MC Hammer to Launch a New Search Engine

Friday, October 28, 2011
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MC Hammer testing new search engineRead more
YouTube to Produce Original Programming

YouTube to Produce Original Programming

Friday, October 28, 2011
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YouTube to produce original programmingRead more
Top 10 Real Estate and Software Sites

Top 10 Real Estate and Software Sites

Friday, October 28, 2011
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Wireless Users to be Warned

Wireless Users to be Warned

Friday, October 28, 2011
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Wireless users to be warned of approaching limitsRead more
Settlement between California and Amazon

Settlement between California and Amazon

Friday, October 28, 2011
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State of California and Amazon settle disputeRead more
“Too Big to Fail” critic to be nominated to Vice Chairman of the FDIC

“Too Big to Fail” critic to be nominated to Vice Chairman of the FDIC

Friday, October 28, 2011
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New Vice Chair nominated to FDICRead more
Home Sales Fall in September

Home Sales Fall in September

Friday, October 21, 2011
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THE CENSUS BUREAU TO CONDUCT ANNUAL BUSINESS SURVEY

THE CENSUS BUREAU TO CONDUCT ANNUAL BUSINESS SURVEY

Friday, October 21, 2011
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Groupon’s Lustre not as Shiny

Groupon’s Lustre not as Shiny

Friday, October 21, 2011
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Apple to Use Samsung for iPhone5 Despite Legal Issues

Apple to Use Samsung for iPhone5 Despite Legal Issues

Friday, October 21, 2011
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Cars That Read Your Text Messages for You?  You Betcha

Cars That Read Your Text Messages for You? You Betcha

Friday, October 21, 2011
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The Most Stolen Car in Florida?

The Most Stolen Car in Florida?

Friday, October 21, 2011
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Amazon.com Ballot Initiative May be Forthcoming

Amazon.com Ballot Initiative May be Forthcoming

Monday, August 29, 2011
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Amazon Tax Not Going Over Very Well in CA

Amazon Tax Not Going Over Very Well in CA

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
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Privacy Protection Act of 2011 Would Impact Cellular Carriers

Privacy Protection Act of 2011 Would Impact Cellular Carriers

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
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Cyber-security Laws May be on the Horizon

Cyber-security Laws May be on the Horizon

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
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Missouri Religious Leader Pushing for Payday Restrictions

Missouri Religious Leader Pushing for Payday Restrictions

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
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Important Points to Cover Before Buying a Home

Important Points to Cover Before Buying a Home

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
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Playing the Personal Information Game

Playing the Personal Information Game

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
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Sleep Apnea Could Cause Dementia

Sleep Apnea Could Cause Dementia

Monday, August 15, 2011
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Zynga Addiction Growing

Zynga Addiction Growing

Monday, August 8, 2011
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Housing Prices Inch Up

Housing Prices Inch Up

Monday, August 1, 2011
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Half-Way Through 2011, Already the Most Costly Year for Natural Disasters

Half-Way Through 2011, Already the Most Costly Year for Natural Disasters

Monday, July 18, 2011
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Game-Changer: eBay Purchases Zong

Game-Changer: eBay Purchases Zong

Monday, July 18, 2011
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Foreclosure Filings at 3-Year Low

Foreclosure Filings at 3-Year Low

Monday, July 18, 2011
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Obama Admin Offering More Assistance For Unemployed Homeowners

Obama Admin Offering More Assistance For Unemployed Homeowners

Monday, July 11, 2011
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Used Cars to Avoid

Used Cars to Avoid

Monday, June 27, 2011
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Tornado Strikes Famed Churchill Downs

Tornado Strikes Famed Churchill Downs

Monday, June 27, 2011
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New Credit Union Rules Proposed

New Credit Union Rules Proposed

Monday, June 27, 2011
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Payday Shooter Sentenced

Payday Shooter Sentenced

Monday, June 27, 2011
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Good News for Homeowners

Good News for Homeowners

Monday, June 20, 2011
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Hewlett-Packard Developing Up Wireless Payment Device

Hewlett-Packard Developing Up Wireless Payment Device

Monday, June 20, 2011
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Sobering Survey About the Consumer Confidence in the Economy

Sobering Survey About the Consumer Confidence in the Economy

Monday, June 13, 2011
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Labor Board Continues Its Defense of Facebook-Related Terminations

Labor Board Continues Its Defense of Facebook-Related Terminations

Monday, June 13, 2011
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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is stepping up its efforts to protect employees terminated due to issues related to postings on their Facebook page.Read more
PA Woman Pleads Guilty to Mass PayPal Thefts

PA Woman Pleads Guilty to Mass PayPal Thefts

Monday, June 13, 2011
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Groupon Founders Launch Online Pawn Shop

Groupon Founders Launch Online Pawn Shop

Monday, June 13, 2011
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The Groupon Whiz-Kid

The Groupon Whiz-Kid

Monday, June 6, 2011
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Yodle Acquires ProfitFuel

Yodle Acquires ProfitFuel

Monday, June 6, 2011
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Do-Not-Track Bill Introduced

Do-Not-Track Bill Introduced

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
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FTC Goes After Huge Internet Marketer

FTC Goes After Huge Internet Marketer

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
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U.S. Judge Rejects Google Books Settlement

U.S. Judge Rejects Google Books Settlement

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
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Lawsuit Against Huffington Post Moves Forward

Lawsuit Against Huffington Post Moves Forward

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
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LinkedIn IPO Could Rake in the Dough

LinkedIn IPO Could Rake in the Dough

Monday, May 16, 2011
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Will a Bankruptcy Ruin Your Chance for an Auto Loan?

Will a Bankruptcy Ruin Your Chance for an Auto Loan?

Monday, May 16, 2011
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Get Out of Debt

Get Out of Debt

Monday, May 9, 2011
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Be Smart, Be Prompt

Be Smart, Be Prompt

Monday, May 9, 2011
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U.S. Consumers Still Wary of Economy

U.S. Consumers Still Wary of Economy

Monday, May 9, 2011
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ValueClick Buys Greystripe For $70 million

ValueClick Buys Greystripe For $70 million

Monday, May 2, 2011
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The online marketing company ValueClick Inc. has announced it has purchased San Francisco-based Greystripe Inc. for about $70 million. Greystripe operates a mobile advertising network.Read more
Big Ruling in Cybersquatting Case

Big Ruling in Cybersquatting Case

Monday, May 2, 2011
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Weight Loss Affiliate Marketing Companies in Trouble With FTC

Weight Loss Affiliate Marketing Companies in Trouble With FTC

Monday, April 25, 2011
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NAIC Tells Congress CFPB Needs More Insurance Representation

NAIC Tells Congress CFPB Needs More Insurance Representation

Monday, April 18, 2011
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Home-Based Business Scams

Home-Based Business Scams

Monday, April 11, 2011
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Classmates.com Class Action Settlement Denied

Classmates.com Class Action Settlement Denied

Monday, April 11, 2011
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2010 Insured Cat Losses Top $40 Billion Mark

2010 Insured Cat Losses Top $40 Billion Mark

Monday, April 4, 2011
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Big Court Ruling on NFL and Workers' Comp Benefits

Big Court Ruling on NFL and Workers' Comp Benefits

Monday, April 4, 2011
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The Electronic Wallet

The Electronic Wallet

Monday, April 4, 2011
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Payday Lender Organization Blasts Dishonest Debt Collectors

Payday Lender Organization Blasts Dishonest Debt Collectors

Monday, March 28, 2011
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Really Stupid Fraud Violators

Really Stupid Fraud Violators

Monday, March 28, 2011
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Small Businesses Still Behind the Ecommerce Curve

Small Businesses Still Behind the Ecommerce Curve

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
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Republicans Submit Dodd-Frank Legislative Amendments

Republicans Submit Dodd-Frank Legislative Amendments

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
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FCC Chair Could be Tapped as Next Commerce Secretary

FCC Chair Could be Tapped as Next Commerce Secretary

Monday, March 14, 2011
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Florida Woman Caught Stealing from Payday Store

Florida Woman Caught Stealing from Payday Store

Monday, March 7, 2011
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Auto Loan Biz Looking Up

Auto Loan Biz Looking Up

Monday, March 7, 2011
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SEO Specialist Salaries are Skyrocketing

SEO Specialist Salaries are Skyrocketing

Monday, March 7, 2011
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FTC Takes Aim at Spammer

FTC Takes Aim at Spammer

Monday, February 28, 2011
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Overstock Over-eager with SEO Program

Overstock Over-eager with SEO Program

Monday, February 28, 2011
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Fired-Over-Facebook Case is Settled

Fired-Over-Facebook Case is Settled

Monday, February 21, 2011
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Consumers Split Over Online Auto Insurance Shopping

Consumers Split Over Online Auto Insurance Shopping

Friday, February 11, 2011
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Online Fraud Criminals Getting More Clever

Online Fraud Criminals Getting More Clever

Friday, February 11, 2011
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Internet Protocol Addresses Are Running Out

Internet Protocol Addresses Are Running Out

Monday, February 7, 2011
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Website Health Check

Website Health Check

Monday, February 7, 2011
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Washington Puts Checkmate Gift Card Program in Checkmate

Washington Puts Checkmate Gift Card Program in Checkmate

Monday, January 31, 2011
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The Washington Post Enters The World of Facebook

The Washington Post Enters The World of Facebook

Monday, January 24, 2011
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Facebook Pioneer Cuts Check for Qwiki

Facebook Pioneer Cuts Check for Qwiki

Monday, January 24, 2011
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Where is Affiliate Marketing Headed?

Where is Affiliate Marketing Headed?

Monday, January 24, 2011
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Apple’s Ridiculous Profits

Apple’s Ridiculous Profits

Monday, January 24, 2011
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President Signs Online Shopping Bill

President Signs Online Shopping Bill

Monday, January 17, 2011
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NLRB Says Social Media Comments May be Protected

NLRB Says Social Media Comments May be Protected

Monday, December 27, 2010
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Exploding the Myths About Payday Loans

Exploding the Myths About Payday Loans

Tuesday, November 30, 2010
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Law Scholar Believes Payday Loan Industry Should be Protected

Law Scholar Believes Payday Loan Industry Should be Protected

Monday, November 29, 2010
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Todd Zywicki, a professor of law at George Mason University's School of Law and a senior scholar at the GMU Mercatus Center, has written an extensive paper on the reasons why the payday loan... Read more
World Wide Web Founder Slams Facebook and Other Popular Web Services

World Wide Web Founder Slams Facebook and Other Popular Web Services

Monday, November 29, 2010
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Bing vs. Google

Bing vs. Google

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
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Payday Loans Fill Important Money Gap During the Recession

Payday Loans Fill Important Money Gap During the Recession

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
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Social Networking Creates Red Flags for Employers

Social Networking Creates Red Flags for Employers

Friday, November 19, 2010
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Could GOP Hold a Grudge Against Google?

Could GOP Hold a Grudge Against Google?

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
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Getting Leads with Forums

Getting Leads with Forums

Sunday, December 6, 2009
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Fraudulent affiliate applications?

Fraudulent affiliate applications?

Sunday, December 6, 2009
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