IBM Acquiring myInvenio to Provide AI-Powered Automation

IBM’s spree of purchases continues, with a deal to acquire myInvenio to help provide AI-powered automation.

Instagram Testing the Ability to Hide Likes

Instagram is testing a feature that will allow users to hide Likes, both in other users’ posts and in their own.

Coinbase Has Good Opening Day, Closes 31% Above Reference

On its opening day, Coinbase soared above its initial reference price of $250 a share, hitting as high as $429.54 before settling down.

FCC Releases Its Own Internet Speed Test App

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released its own internet speed test app in an effort improve its data on the state of US broadband.

Wall Street Turns Nose Up At Google Earnings Report

Google’s latest earnings report is out, and the search giant did well during the fourth quarter of 2009, beating analysts’ expectations.  The unfortunate thing (at least for shareholders) is that a lot of people must have wanted it to do better still, because the stock has taken a bit of a plunge in after-hours trading.

Shipping Sites See Surge In Traffic In December

Retail sites, shipping sites, and greeting cards sites all saw surges in traffic in December due to the holiday season, according to a new report from comScore.

"December proved to be a strong month for the retail category with Tuesday, Dec. 15 ranking as the heaviest online spending day of the year – and of all time – at $913 million," said Jack Flanagan, executive vice president of comScore Media Metrix.

Get Your Breadcrumbs in Google for More Links in Results

Last summer it was discovered that Google was testing breadcrumbs in search results (breadcrumbs being the hierarchical display commonly used in site navigation. For example: Home Page>Product Page>Product A Page). Then in mid-November, Google announced that it was rolling out the use of breadcrumbs in search results on a global basis. What this means for webmasters is that if you can get your breadcrumbs into Google’s results, you essentially have more links on the results page. You have a separate link for each page in the breadcrumb trail.

Watch This: Flexible Notebooks, TVs, and Smartphones

One of the coolest things the WebProNews crew saw at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas was the proof of concept display set up by tech company ASUS. On display was what is being referred to as Waveface technology.

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