The Future of Eyewear is Shining Bright

In 2021, the eyewear market is a $115 billion industry.  This industry includes prescription eyeglasses, sunglasses, and contact lenses, but also specialized eyewear for sports, workplace safety, and gaming.  Roughly 126 million Americans wear eyeglasses, and they pay an average of $576 a year for the privilege.

5 Reasons Why Data-Driven Decisions Are Critical To Meet Your Goals

In order to achieve business goals, it’s essential to make the right decisions. While some decisions based on personal experience and feelings are fine, there are times they don’t drive results. Therefore, new ways of decision-making have become popular as…

The Internet Is Broke: Almost Every Major Site Experiencing Outages

The majority of high-profile sites are experiencing outages Tuesday afternoon, with no indication what the cause is.

Canada May Finally Ban Huawei

Canada may finally ban Huawei from its 5G networks, the last of the Five Eyes countries to do so.

Hitwise: Social Networks Neck And Neck With Search Engines

As a group, search engines appear to be in the process of losing bragging rights in Australia.  Social networking sites and forums (also taken as a group) topped search engines in terms of market share over Christmas and are poised to assume the lead on a permanent basis.

Twitter’s Suggested Users Now More Personalized

We knew it was coming. It was only a matter of when. Back in November, Twitter co-founder Biz Stone told a crowd at a conference in Malaysia that the current suggested users list would be going away, and that it would be replaced by something "more programmatically chosen, something that actually delivers more relevant suggestions." Twitter has now announced the reality of that new kind of suggested users list.

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.

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