On Monday, Twitter announced on its blog that Twitter Trending Topics will now be expanded to include more cities and countries regardless of the languages spoken.
Twitter Trending Topics, located at the right hand side of a Twitter page shows the words and phrases that have been tweeted the.... More »
Ask.com is finally giving up on the search market and has decided to go back to what it was originally know for: it's Q&A. After several years of trying to beat Google in the search industry, Ask.com only had 3.7 percent of the search market (to Google has 66.1 percent).
These dismal figu.... More »
Google seems to be making a real effort to increase its level of transparency for webmasters and SEOs. Good thing, too – the natives have been getting mighty restless over the last few years. Since Google’s upping its transparency factor, by extension, Matt Cutts is, too. In fact, in a series of.... More »
Amazon.com had indicated they will be offering a free usage tier for its Amazon Web Services. With this announcement, Amazon takes a giant step from establishing themselves as a retailer-only, to a retailer also doing business as a technology company.
Effective November 1, all new AWS users wil.... More »
The internet has become the primary source of information for more young people than TV. Pew Research released a report earlier today stating this fact. According to the report, more young people cite the internet than TV.
The survey was carried out over a period of 5 days in December of 2010 and t.... More »
eBay released its third quarter financial numbers and thanks to the strong growth of its PayPal division, both its revenue and net income increased.
In the third-quarter of 2010, eBay made $2.238 billion in revenue, which was actually up 1% from the same quarter in 2009.
While eBay’s marketplace business generated $1.41 billion in revenue, PayPal’s revenue topped $838 million, a rise of 22%. From these numbers, analysts predict PayPal will be the company’s top revenue driver in just a few years. And with PayPal’s recent release of their photo-based check-depositing app for the iPhone, PayPal continues to innovate new ways to move towards success.
Do you think eBay would be able to financially exist without PayPal?