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Geek Reading October 31, 2014

I have talked about human filters and my plan for digital curation. These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my daily reading. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques. You will note that some of the formatting has changed, and that is […]

Apple software gets worse

I've been having trouble with wifi on my iPad ever since I did the 8.0 upgrade, then the 8.0.1 upgrade. Before that, it worked fine, except I couldn't log on to my Facebook account through the Facebook app, I had to go in through the web. Show More Summary

A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Robust Content for the Holiday Season

19 minutes agoInternet / SEO : Search Engine Watch

While search marketers make it a point to continuously monitor the performance of their keywords and modify their PPC marketing bids, the process of modifying content marketing to suit seasonal changes is only just catching on.

Why does Hawkeye have a farm in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'?

This may be the only bright spot in an otherwise bleak movie.

How to Master The Art of Social SEO by @JCorriganSEO

The idea that social media influences organic search success is still very much up in the air considering the debate between correlation and causation. While some camps stand firmly behind Google’s head of Web Spam Matt Cutts’s strong...Show More Summary

TV's not dead yet

The Internet isn't killing television; it's making it better.

A chat with the dark genius behind @TheRealPSL

Your favorite seasonal Starbucks beverage is killing it on Twitter.

Pure Storage joins forces with OpenStack

52 minutes agoTechnology / Internet : SiliconANGLE

OpenStack might still have plenty of detractors who say it’s an over-hyped and immature technology, but the number of backers continues to grow. Yesterday, Flash storage vendor Pure Storage Inc., became the latest company to pledge support for the OpenStack … Continue reading ?

The Life Of An Author According To Reddit

55 minutes agoTechnology / Internet : Make Use Of

For creative and non-creatives alike, there’s a lot to learn from authors. Contrary to the stereotype, the life of an author is more than just laptops and lattes. There are stories of rags-to-riches as well as riches-to-rags. Some find success, others crash and burn, but there’s always wisdom and advice to be gleaned. Show More Summary

Google Wallet now lets you add recurring bank transfers to top up your Wallet Balance

It’s been a tough week for mobile wallets with major retailers disabling NFC in payment devices in an effort to block systems that rely on it, such as Google Wallet and Apple Pay. Be that as it may, if you … Continue reading ?

New #MarketingNerds Podcast: Ranking Metrics With Searchmetrics’ CTO & Founder Marcus Tober by @wonderwall7

In this podcast recorded at Pubcon Las Vegas 2014, I had the chance to discuss Searchmetrics’ ranking factor study with its founder, Marcus Tober. In this episode of Marketing Nerds, we cover: How metrics like new back links, site structure,...Show More Summary

Interview: What is PR and How To Do It Correctly

Below you'll find an interview about PR I did with Murray Newlands, who is one of the most influential marketers and PR strategists online. Wanna learn how to make more money with your website? Check the Online Profits training prog...

Writing Your Way to the Top of Search and Social Results

We’ve entered the era of intelligent content that is laced with smart optimization and is penned by qualified writers who have a name, rank, and serial number of credentials and influence.

Nintendo Gets Healthy, CurrentC Gets Hacked, & More… [Tech News Digest]

Also, Google reinvents Chrome’s bookmarks manager, France has drone trouble, Deadline predicts your death, and the perfect poster for Apple fanboys. Nintendo Enters Health Market Nintendo is entering the health market, with CEO Satoru Iwata teasing a new device in development at the Japanese company’s newly created healthcare division. Show More Summary

Cops can use your fingerprint to unlock your phone, court rules

Apple claims it's putting user security first. Under this ruling, it might not be able to.

Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A3 announced, Samsung’s “slimmest smartphone to date”

In light of Samsung’s poor Q3 2014 earnings, released yesterday, the company promised to overhaul its smartphones.  It seems to be doing just that with the launch of the Galaxy A5 and the Galaxy A3. Both are all metal devices … Continue reading ?

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