FTC warns ‘romance scams’ are on the rise – and they cost v…

Looking for love online? You may want to use some extra caution.  A new notice released Tuesday by the Federal Trade Commission highlights a surge in ‘romance scams,’ or scenarios where scammers trick love-lusting internet users into sending them money, only to later disappear.  The scams cost victims an astonishing $143 million in 2018, up […]

Why Google’s Blockchain Tools will be the Rise of Ethereum …

Google is expanding really quickly and now it has included the blockchain search in its list. The search giant will launch an entire suite of tools for open source developers and they are already live. Allen Day is the advocate of Google Cloud developer. He will launch several tools for the blockchain along with his […]

Report shows US digital advertising spend continues to rise…

Marin Software has released research findings from its global Q4 2018 Digital Advertising Benchmark Report. The research confirms that search spend grew 10% globally year-over-year. Digital advertisers also spent larger portions of their budgets on Instagram stories. In addition, advertisers continued to invest in lower-funnel product-focused ads to take advantage of the holiday shopping season and continued rise of eCommerce. […]

The Rise and Demise of RSS

About a decade ago, the average internet user might well have heard of RSS. Really Simple Syndication, or Rich Site Summary—what the acronym stands for depends on who you ask—is a standard that websites and podcasts can use to offer a feed of content to their users, one easily understood by lots of different computer […]

The Rise (and Legality) of Search Engine Advertising — The …

Kamm’s Instagram post suggests that Madewell made use of Google’s AdWords service, one in which brands and retailers seeking to attract consumers searching for “quilted bags,” “running sneakers,” or “red lipstick,” for instance, will purchase these words so they their handbag, sneaker, and lipstick products are favored in the search results. Smart marketers have since […]

As 2018 Closes, Go and Swift Continue Their Rise

If you had any doubt about which languages will power the next generation of apps, November’s update to the TIOBE Index should provide some strong clues: Swift and Go made aggressive year-over-year gains in the rankings, with both climbing several spots. Swift is Apple’s next-generation language for iOS and macOS apps; Go was developed by […]