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Chris Crum has been a part of the WebProNews team and the iEntry Network of B2B Publications since 2003. Follow Chris on Twitter, on StumbleUpon, on Pinterest and/or on Google: +Chris Crum.
LinkedIn Talk Looks At How To Target The Best Candidates Before Your Competition Does LinkedIn Talk Looks At How To Target The Best Candidates Before Your Competition Does

LinkedIn shared a series of videos businesses may find useful on its Talent Solutions YouTube channel. One looks at how to target the best candidates for your business before your competition does. Obviously it’s about LinkedIn Recruiter, and that’s not …

Amazon Won’t Charge Prime Members For Ultra HD Amazon Won’t Charge Prime Members For Ultra HD

Amazon confirmed this week that it will not charge Prime members for Ultra HD content. Earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show, Amazon announced it would make Ultra HD content available this year. The company sent us this statement …

Google News Gives Publishers New Way To Submit Editors’ Picks Google News Gives Publishers New Way To Submit Editors’ Picks

Google is giving publishers who appear in Google News a new way to submit Editors’ Picks, which can appear on the Google News homepage or select section pages. The Editors’ Picks feature has been around for quite some time, and …

Yelp Reviews Say More Than You Realized Yelp Reviews Say More Than You Realized

Yelp reviews can have a tremendous impact – for better or for worse – on a business. They can dictate whether or not a customer decides to visit. This is one of the reasons the site/app is so controversial with …

Skype for Web Lets You Skype From Your Browser Skype for Web Lets You Skype From Your Browser

Microsoft announced the beta launch of Skype for Web, which lets you use the product from a web browser. You can use it from skype.com. Just sign in, and you’ll see all your contacts and latest conversation history. This will …

Facebook Has A New Directory For Local Places Facebook Has A New Directory For Local Places

Facebook has an interesting new local search and discovery tool available at Facebook.com/places. It gives users a look at places with Facebook pages, including those your friends have been to (with their comments) and others who have left reviews. The …

Mozilla’s New Browser Ads Make Their Debut Mozilla’s New Browser Ads Make Their Debut

Mozilla announced in February that it would sell ad space in its popular Firefox browser through “Directory Tiles,” which would replace the nine blank tiles on the tab page with “pre-packaged content” for first time users. “Directory Tiles will instead …

Reddit CEO Yishan Wong Steps Down Reddit CEO Yishan Wong Steps Down

Yishan Wong took the CEO reins at reddit months after the “Front Page of the Internet” was spun off from Condé Nast. Wong became CEO in March, 2012. He has now handed in his resignation. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian broke …

Twitter Regretting Not Getting That Google Deal Done? Twitter Regretting Not Getting That Google Deal Done?

Remember the days when you could search for something that was in the news on Google and get a set of realtime search results comprised mainly (but not solely) of updates from Twitter? It was a helpful feature that let …

Amazon And Hachette Reach Agreement Amazon And Hachette Reach Agreement

Amazon and Hachette agreed to settle their highly-publicized dispute over book pricing. The whole thing began earlier this year when Amazon dropped pre-orders for Hachette books and delayed delivery on some of them. The online retail giant wanted Hachette to …

Obama’s Net Neutrality Plan Criticized, Is Reportedly Being Considered By FCC Obama’s Net Neutrality Plan Criticized, Is Reportedly Being Considered By FCC

Earlier this week, President Obama urged the FCC to reclassify Internet service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. He said that ultimately, it’s their decision as they’re an independent agency, but added that four million people publicly commented, asking …

Netflix Announces ‘Justin Time’ Spin-Off Netflix Announces ‘Justin Time’ Spin-Off

This week, Netflix and Guru Studio announced a new, original spin-off of Justin Time called Justin Time: The New Adventures. A thirteen-episode season will debut on Netflix in early 2016. Justin Time is an animated series aimed at three to …

‘The Fall’ Season 2 Gets Netflix Release Date ‘The Fall’ Season 2 Gets Netflix Release Date

Last year, Netflix acquired U.S. streaming rights to BBC crime drama The Fall, which stars Gillian Anderson of The X Files fame. Now, the second season has a Netflix release date. According to Variety, the streaming heavyweight has picked the …

Facebook Boasts About Messenger Growth After Irritating Users Facebook Boasts About Messenger Growth After Irritating Users

Facebook announced that it now has over 500 million people using Facebook Messenger each month. This, of course, comes after the company started requiring people using the Facebook mobile app to use the Messenger app for instant messages. A lot …

Google Launches Flexible Bid Strategy Report Updates Google Launches Flexible Bid Strategy Report Updates

Google announced a couple of reporting enhancements for AdWords flexible bid strategies, including strategy-level insights and statuses. The strategy-level report shows how bid strategies are performing, and lets advertisers compare metrics such as conversions, cost, and CPA. Changes can be …

Facebook Is Updating Its Terms And Privacy Policies Again Facebook Is Updating Its Terms And Privacy Policies Again

Facebook announced that it’s updating its terms of service, data policy, and cookies policy to reflect new features, as it also tries to improve its advertising experience. There aren’t any changes to settings, but the way Facebook explains things is …

Cisco Earnings Released, CFO Out Cisco Earnings Released, CFO Out

Cisco just reported its Q1 earnings for the quarter ended October 25. In a return to growth, the company reported its strongest Q1 revenue ever at $12.2 billion, which is up 1% year-over-year. Earnings per share were $0.35 GAAP and …

Google Search App Gets Update On Lollipop Google Search App Gets Update On Lollipop

Google announced that it’s beginning to roll out Material Design to its search app on Android Lollipop. This means results have “bold colors, fluid animations and simplified layouts”. Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Samsung Galaxy Note4 users can now set …

Amazon Reportedly Ramping Up Its Drone Efforts Amazon Reportedly Ramping Up Its Drone Efforts

It was just under a year ago that Amazon revealed Amazon Prime Air, its ambitious project that would see the online retail giant delivering packages to customers by drones. The announcement was met with a great deal of skepticism (for …

Philae Gets A Google Doodle (Already) Philae Gets A Google Doodle (Already)

Philae, European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) Rosetta mission probe, has soft-landed on a comet. This is the first time in history this has been done. It didn’t take Google long to whip up a Doodle to celebrate this amazing feat. “Our …

Twitter Talks About New Features It’s Working On Twitter Talks About New Features It’s Working On

Twitter held its Analyst Day conference on Wednesday, where it discussed some new features it’s working on, and will launch in the coming months. For example, starting sometime in the first half of next year, you’ll be able to recored, …

Facebook Launches Personalized ‘Say Thanks’ Video Cards Facebook Launches Personalized ‘Say Thanks’ Video Cards

Facebook announced the launch of a new video card feature called “Say Thanks,” which lets you do exactly that. It’s a way of creating personalized video cards for your friends. You can do this by going to facebook.com/thanks, and choosing …

Microsoft Open Sources, Expands .NET To Linux, Mac Microsoft Open Sources, Expands .NET To Linux, Mac

Microsoft announced that it is open sourcing the full server-side .NET stack, and expanding .NET to run on Linux and Mac OS. The company also released Visual Studio Community 2013, which is a free edition of Visual Studio that provides …

Google DoubleClick Outage May Have Cost Publishers Big Time Google DoubleClick Outage May Have Cost Publishers Big Time

Google’s DoubleClick ad network suffered a major outage today. It reportedly began at around 9:40 AM Eastern, and lasted a little less than an hour. Everything should be back to normal now. Google just tweeted this: Our team has worked …