Have you ever noticed how Etsy feels like a combination of Pinterest and eBay? There are a lot of similarities between websites today; for example, if you added Twitter and YouTube, you would come up with a service very similar to Vine. Even Tinder, one of the hottest online dating services, is basically like a… Continue reading 11 Internet Math Equations That Help Make Sense of the Web
Taking on Evernote in the fierce battle to become the ultimate universal note-taking and organization app, Microsoft is bringing free versions of its OneNote app to Mac and Windows. Microsoft has also opened up its cloud API so third-party developers can build OneNote integration into their apps and services. OneNote for Mac Users who requested… Continue reading Microsoft’s OneNote Comes to Mac, Releases Cloud API for Third-Party Developers
After Microsoft acquired Nokia a few months ago, tech enthusiasts have been expecting Nokia to release a new wave of smartphones. What no one expected, though, is that Nokia’s new line of phones wouldn’t be built on Windows Mobile, but on Google’s Android instead. At the Mobile World Congress, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop unveiled three… Continue reading Nokia Unveils Low-Cost Android Phones for Emerging Markets
When it comes to branding, what people are saying online about a business or product means everything. While some brands like BMW often enjoy being associated with “the best,” others are considered to be “dying” like Microsoft, or even worse, some, like Google, are known as “evil” or potentially the dawn of the real-life Matrix… Continue reading What Does Google Autocomplete Say About Your Favorite Brand?
Apple device sales have finally surpassed Windows PC sales. But the competition for dominance is not over thanks to Android.
Yesterday was going to be the Day We Fight Back against the online data governments are collecting on us. Modeled after the successful Stop Online Privacy Act protests a few years back, the campaign urged us to call or email our representatives in Congress. The Day We Fight Back also encouraged webmasters to add action… Continue reading The Day the Internet Supposedly Fought Back
Satya Nadella was only second choice to fill the role of Microsoft CEO, according to recent developments. Believe it or not, comedian Conan O’Brien was actually first in line to replace Steve Ballmer as Microsoft CEO – but he politely turned down the “offer.” In a tongue-in-cheek piece published on LinkedIn Today, O’Brien recalls sending… Continue reading Conan O’Brien Rejected the Microsoft CEO Title before Nadella Took On the Job
As Microsoft looks to usher in a new era of innovation, former CEO Steve Ballmer hands off the keys to the vehicle to insider Satya Nadella. While Nadella is said to be a great driver of technolgy, you have to wonder what kind of mechanical repair skills he has too? Comic by The Joy of… Continue reading Passing of the Torch at Microsoft