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Sarah Bird Is Now Officially The CEO Of Moz Sarah Bird Is Now Officially The CEO Of Moz
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A little over a month ago, Rand Fishkin announced that he would step down as CEO of Moz (formerly SEOmoz). He would remain with the company, and focus on product and marketing, while handing over the reins to President and …

Just How Bad Is Yelp’s Fake Review Problem? Just How Bad Is Yelp’s Fake Review Problem?
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You’re probably aware of multiple controversial issues surrounding Yelp reviews. There are several to choose from. You have some businesses accusing the company of holding positive reviews hostage (with advertising being the ransom). You have a court ordering Yelp to …

Penney Store Closings And Job Cuts To Save Company $65 Million Penney Store Closings And Job Cuts To Save Company $65 Million
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This past Wednesday, J.C. Penney announced it would be closing down 33 stores throughout the nation and cutting 2,000 jobs. The changes are part of an effort to save nearly $65 million each year. J.C. Penney Ceo, Myron Ullman III, …

AOL Gets Rid Of Patch, But Keeps Minority Stake AOL Gets Rid Of Patch, But Keeps Minority Stake

AOL will continue to have a relationship with its hyperlocal news service Patch, but is relinquishing operation and majority control, as it has announced a new joint venture with Hale Global. AOL says it will contribute Patch to a new …

Google Launches WordPress Plugin For AdSense, Webmaster Tools Management Google Launches WordPress Plugin For AdSense, Webmaster Tools Management

Google announced the launch of its new Google Publisher Plugin for WordPress (in beta). This lets people place AdSense ads on their sites, and verify their sites in Webmaster Tools right from WordPress. The plugin links your site to your …

Tesla Stock Rockets Despite Hazardous Adapter Recall Tesla Stock Rockets Despite Hazardous Adapter Recall
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The fourth quarter was a definite success for Tesla Motors Inc. The electric car maker indicated yesterday that its Model S sedan deliveries surpassed original predictions by 20 percent. As Tesla delivered about 6,900 sedans during the quarter, shares shot …

AT&T to Provide Networking Solutions For Winter Olympics AT&T to Provide Networking Solutions For Winter Olympics

AT&T today announced that it has signed a deal with NBCUniversal to provide network solutions for broadcasts of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. AT&T’s network will be utilized to stream coverage of the Olympics to the U.S. throughout …

Arne Josefsberg Joins GoDaddy As Its CIO Arne Josefsberg Joins GoDaddy As Its CIO
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In September, GoDaddy rebranded itself as a company dedicated to small businesses with a series of ads starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Now the company is hiring a new executive as it continues to make headway into the small enterprise sector. …

Netflix Germany And France Expansions Looking More Likely Netflix Germany And France Expansions Looking More Likely

As reported last month, it’s looking like Netflix may launch in France in Germany next. Reuters said at the time that the company had been talking to officials in both countries, seeking information on laws that could affect its operations. …

Augmented Reality Tech Could Have Business Implications, Says Analyst Augmented Reality Tech Could Have Business Implications, Says Analyst

As the wearable computing industry begins to ramp up this year, Google and other companies already have their sights set on connected eyewear. Devices such as Google Glass are expected to make up a large part of the consumer device …

GameStop Reports $3.15 Billion In Sales Over The Holidays GameStop Reports $3.15 Billion In Sales Over The Holidays
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In November, Sony and Microsoft launched their next generation games consoles – the PS4 and Xbox One. Both consoles have now gone on to sell more than 7 million units combined and that’s definitely helping the bottom line of those …

Messaging Revenue Down as Messaging Apps Take Off Messaging Revenue Down as Messaging Apps Take Off

As popular social networking sites such as Facebook become populated with, well, everyone, teens are now escaping to the relative privacy that messaging apps provide. WhatsApp and SnapChat are now two of the most popular mobile apps, and it seems …

Jim Beam Acquired By Suntory Holdings Ltd. Jim Beam Acquired By Suntory Holdings Ltd.

The Japanese beverage company, Suntory Holdings Ltd., has recently acquired the world-famous Kentucky Jim Beam company that manufactures Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark alcohol. The purchase came with a hefty $13.62 billion price tag and comes at a time when …

Anthony Bourdain to Open NYC Food Market Anthony Bourdain to Open NYC Food Market

Last week the New York Post’s Page Six broke the exclusive news that chef, author, television personality and overall food connoisseur Anthony Bourdain plans to open a large-scale food market in New York City. Known for his vast knowledge of …

Microsoft Envisions The Future Of Retail, Thinks Everybody Will Have Windows Devices Microsoft Envisions The Future Of Retail, Thinks Everybody Will Have Windows Devices
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What’s been the most innovative technology in retail over the past few years? If you immediately thought of Square, you win. The POS hardware/software combo has made it easier than ever for small businesses to accept and process credit card …

Google Is Buying Nest For $3.2 Billion Google Is Buying Nest For $3.2 Billion

Google announced on Monday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Nest Labs. You know, the company behind the Nest Thermostat: And Nest Protect: Google is paying $3.2 billion in cash for the company whose mission is “to …

Microsoft, GoDaddy Team Up To Offer Office 365 To Small Businesses Microsoft, GoDaddy Team Up To Offer Office 365 To Small Businesses

If you own a small business, you’re going to need some productivity software for your employees. If you use GoDaddy as your Web host, you won’t have to look far. Microsoft and GoDaddy announced today that the two are teaming …

Demand Media Further Prepares For Rightside Domain Spin-Off Demand Media Further Prepares For Rightside Domain Spin-Off

Demand Media announced that it has filed a Form 10 registration statement with the SEC in preparation for the spin-off of its domain services business, which it recently announced would be called Rightside. “The Form 10 filing marks another key …

Mullenweg Takes Over Automattic CEO Role Mullenweg Takes Over Automattic CEO Role

Automattic, the company behind WordPress, is getting a new CEO. Kind of. Founder Matt Mullenweg is stepping into the CEO role held by Toni Schneider for the past eight years, while Schneider is taking over for Mullenweg. From the sound …

Mobile Data Revenue Hit New Highs in 2013 Mobile Data Revenue Hit New Highs in 2013

Smartphone manufacturers may be seeing their sales growth slow in established western markets, but the companies providing mobile data access on the those devices are still seeing their revenues soar. Market research firm ABI Research today released a report estimating …

U.S. PC Market May Have “Bottomed Out,” Says Analyst U.S. PC Market May Have “Bottomed Out,” Says Analyst

For around two years now, the PC market has been in decline. Quarter after quarter PC manufacturers have, as a whole, reported lower shipments and decreasing sales. During the final holiday quarter of 2013 PC shipments once again declined as …