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May. 6, 2014

Why your business thrives at the point where social and SEO meet
Memeburn
Over the last couple of years, the discussion regarding social media, SEO, and user-generated content has exploded. How people are using the internet is changing every day, and these changes can provide substantive business benefits for companies wanting to make their presence known online. A significant portion of online spending for companies is geared towards a more social media approach. This is in the form of ORM (Online Reputation Management), social media and various user-generated content strategies.More

5 measures to safeguard consumers' telecom and Internet privacy
Toronto Star
The revelations of massive telecom and Internet provider disclosures of subscriber information generated a political firestorm with pointed questions to Prime Minister Stephen Harper in the House of Commons about how the government and law enforcement agencies could file more than a million requests for Canadian subscriber information in a single year.More

How changes in the world's web traffic affect your business
Tech Radar
On a daily basis businesses across the world consider how they are connecting with their increasingly hyper-connected customers. They rely on the Internet to deliver fantastic experiences and facilitate instant communication wherever and whenever their customers want. And increasingly businesses are looking for insight that will help them to further improve that connection.More

BlackBerry may launch Skype-like VoIP service
Emirates 24/7
BlackBerry says it is not averse to starting Skype-like VoIP service but is evaluating other options as well. In a recent media briefing David Proulx, BlackBerry's Senior Director of BBM Business Development, said BBM voice will continue to remain free although the company did not rule out the possibility of introducing Skype-like features.More

Comparing Google Site-links with Google analytics data
Clickz
Google Sitelinks are somewhat of a mystery. Google does not publish the algorithm (or give good hints) for how it generates Sitelinks. However, as we all look at the Sitelinks for our sites, we immediately realize that Google has cleverly found some of the most popular pages on a site and surfaced them to the search results. More

Why your business thrives at the point where social and SEO meet
Memeburn
Over the last couple of years, the discussion regarding social media, SEO, and user-generated content has exploded. How people are using the internet is changing every day, and these changes can provide substantive business benefits for companies wanting to make their presence known online. A significant portion of online spending for companies is geared towards a more social media approach.More

Microsoft ends official support for Windows XP
CBC News
Windows XP users will no longer get security patches and other technical support from Microsoft, unless they're part of an exclusive group of governments and businesses — including Canada's federal government — paying for custom support. Microsoft has released its final official security patch for the 12-year-old operating system and is officially ending support for XP. More

How to combine your SEO and content marketing for explosive results
Search Engine Journal
Over the past year, headlines have been flying around telling the story of "content marketing is replacing SEO" or "SEO is dead, content marketing has taken over." In many situations, the two are made out to be total rivals — who will win: content marketing or SEO?More

IBM to provide cloud services to e-education content firm
Money Control
Tech giant IBM will provide cloud services to online education services company 'Extramarks' in India. City-based Extramarks provides smart classroom and e-tutorials services to schools and educational institutions. "Extramarks has selected IBM SoftLayer cloud to expand and grow its educational content business. Using IBM SoftLayer cloud, Extramarks aims to significantly improve the delivery of media rich, critical educational content to thousands of K-12 students across 250 locations in India," IBM said in a statement. More

Crowdsourcing the retina's motion detection mechanism
The Guardian
A large group of gamers, working with computational neuroscientists, has produced a wiring diagram of the nerve cell connections at the back of the eye, which may have solved the long-standing question of how cells in the retina detect motion. Fifty years ago, researchers discovered that retinal ganglion cells, which transmit information from eye to brain via the optic nerve, are sensitive to the direction and speed of moving images, and have been trying explain how ever since.More