Napster Taps Former Roblox VP and Music Chief as CEO

Napster has tapped former Roblox music chief for its new CEO as the company looks to reinvent itself and its brand.

Apple’s Remaining 2022 Launches Will Likely Be via Press Release

Don’t expect any more major Apple events for the rest of the year, with a new report saying Apple will turn to press releases.

TikTok Bans Political Fundraising

TikTok has announced its intention to ban political fundraising on its social media platform.

Kia May Manufacture EVs in the US Thanks to Tax Credit

Kia may be planning to manufacture electric vehicles (EVs) in the US as early as 2024, thanks to US tax credits.

Majority Of Children Familiar With Video Game Ratings

The majority (82%) of parents and children (75%) who play video games are familiar with the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) ratings system, according to a new survey by The Harrison Group conducted on behalf of Activision.

Additionally, 63% of parents with children who play games consider themselves gamers with the number increasing to 83% for parents ages 35 and younger, and 70% of parents pay close attention to the ratings when purchasing a game for themselves or their families.

Google Ditches Local Listings for SEOs and Designers

As 2009 came to a close, Google managed to get SEOs riled up for one last controversial topic. For some time, SEOs and web designers have been noticing that Google has not been showing local listings in search results for queries related to their businesses – even location-specific ones.

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Succeeding In SEO Requires Change

As you know full well, the search industry is constantly changing, and that means SEOs and businesses must adapt. This is always made abundantly clear at the change of each year as the previous year is reflected upon, and predictions about trends in the upcoming year are discussed. SEOs know that adaptation and ongoing education are crucial. The problem is that businesses don’t always understand just how much the search landscape actually does change. This can present a whole different set of challenges for both the small business and the professional SEO.

Google PPC Click Fraud Getting Harder to Detect

Perpetrators of click fraud are getting sneakier and sneakier. Harvard Business School professor Ben Edelman has uncovered one of the more diabolical click fraud schemes known to be hatched. As he summarizes it: