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How Good Is Netflix’s Streaming Plan? NY Man Puts It to the Test

If you’re trying to get the most for your money, New York comedian and filmmaker Mark Malkoff has a solution. Although it could cost you your day job, you could rest assured that the $7.99 you pay each month for Netflix’s unlimited streaming is well worth it. Malkoff is known for taking on quite interesting projects such as his visiting …

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Gooey Search: We Can Make Google Search Better

Have you ever been in the position in which you needed to conduct a search but couldn’t find the words that were suitable to query? If so, software company Visual Purple hopes to help through an effort it calls Gooey Search. WebProNews writer Chris Crum first told you about the Gooey Search project a couple of weeks ago, but we recently spoke with Ed Heinbockel, the President and Founder Visual Purple, to find out more about the concept.

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Fundable: Helping Startups Become Reality with Crowdfunding

There’s a new startup on the scene that hopes to help other startups take off. The company is called Fundable, and although it looks similar to Kickstarter, it operates on very different approach that takes advantage of the JOBS Act. The bill, which was signed into law in April, has also been called the “Crowdfunding Bill” for its promise to …

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Is Mark Zuckerberg To Blame For Facebook’s IPO Fiasco?

Despite all the hype leading up to Facebook’s IPO, the circumstances abruptly changed after the company’s public debut. The stock was priced at $38 per share, which valued the company at $104 billion. At this rate, Facebook became the third largest public offering in the history of the United States, behind General Motors and Visa.

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Can Search Save Yahoo?

To say that Yahoo has had its share of problems in the past few years is an understatement. The most recent news of the now former CEO Scott Thompson and his resume scandal has only added to the disorder surrounding Yahoo. The once highly regarded Internet giant has experienced all types of turmoil including numerous management changes, extensive layoffs, and …

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Are Data Caps Bad, Or Are They Justifiable?

How do you feel about data caps? I think it’s safe to assume that most people aren’t in favor of them, which is why many public interest groups are speaking out against them. Several of these groups have reached out to lawmakers and the FCC asking that they investigate data caps.

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Is DuckDuckGo Gaining Ground on Google?

In recent years, the search industry has not changed a lot in terms of large players. Google has maintained the leader position with its ownership of nearly 70 percent of search market share. The #2 and #3 spots have changed slightly after the Microsoft-Yahoo Search Alliance in 2009. According to the most recent Experian-Hitwise statistics, Bing-powered search has risen to 30 percent.

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What the Next Wave of Online Video Holds

Do you remember when online video first began to take off? In its infancy, it was very simplistic and mostly consisted of marketing promotions. If you fast-forward to today, online video is a completely different story. Now, it is of very high value that is comparable to the quality of TV and movie content. While it’s exciting to see how …

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How Beauty Chain Sephora Is Taking Retail Digital

Cosmetics retailer Sephora is known for the very hands-on, but pressure-free experience it offers to consumers in its physical stores. The company, however, is also making a name for itself in the online world as it ramps up its digital efforts. Sephora recently rolled out a “digital makeover,” which included a new website, a deep integration with Pinterest, and an …

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FBI Is Hoping To Wiretap Internet Services – Should It Be Allowed?

As technologies have advanced, they have dramatically changed the way that we live and interact. We, as consumers, have become accustomed to the convenience, capabilities, and even the entertainment that they provide. But, should these same advantages be applied to other areas such as law enforcement? This topic has recently come up for debate after the FBI indicated that it …

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Brit: Meet the New Brand That Marries Tech & Domestic Living

If you enjoy being creative, are all about Pinterest, and have a techie streak in you, chances are, you’ll be interested in a new lifestyle brand founded by Brit Morin. The brand, simply called Brit, puts a new spin on domestic living. It is geared toward the younger, tech savvy generation and offers innovative ideas for categories such as food, …

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