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Google Analytics Helps You Filter Spider and Bot Traffic

Ever wonder how much of your traffic was actual human visitors and how much of your traffic was really scrapers, bots and other web spiders? Google Analytics will now help you discern just that with a new filter to help identify "real" traffic.

Moogsoft raises $11.3 million for continuous availability through DevOps

For some time now, the DevOps discussion has been dominated by the paradigm of continuous delivery—develop, test, deploy in an uninterrupted cycle—but Moogsoft Inc. believes that the next stage of DevOps is pushing into continuous availability. The position that DevOps … Continue reading ?

Let this sweet pit bull and her human friends brighten your morning

Allow your pit bull stereotypes fall to pieces, along with your heart, because this cuteness is heartbreaking.

Why social media wants to manipulate you into getting lucky

“If you use the Internet, you’re the subject of hundreds of experiments at any given time, on every site... That’s how websites work.”

Zillow-Trulia merger will create boundless new Big Data opportunities

The two titans of online real estate plan to join forces, meaning that overnight they’ll literally own the world of real estate data. Zillow, Inc.’s planned acquisition of Trulia, Inc., which was announced earlier this week as a $3.5 billion … Continue reading ?

Battle rappers turn a wedding toast into a full-on roast

What starts off as a slow burn quickly goes into full-on pulling-skeletons-out-of-the-closet mode.

The Evolution of Touchscreen Technology

In the tech space, time moves quickly; a little more than seven years ago, smartphones as we know them did not exist — now, they’re the most profitable tech industry on Earth (and so prevalent that it’s actually a problem). A consequence...Show More Summary

On backdrop of net neutrality debate, Netflix taps AT&T for faster streaming

Netflix Inc. had entered a peering agreement in AT&T Corp. in May under which video will be streamed directly to the latter’s network instead of going through a backbone provider, according to a new report that has been confirmed by … Continue reading ?

Microsoft Gets GitHub to Remove “Infringing” Xbox Music App

Following a complaint from Microsoft, GitHub has removed the code repository of an app that provides access to unprotected Xbox Music tracks. The developer of the software is surprised by Microsoft's move, stating that the company itself is offering access to DRM-free music through its API. Show More Summary

Why no one is saying 'rape' in the Yahoo harassment case

The vast majority of Internet comments on the scandal appear to be from men who find the abuse claims "hot."

Chillin' out with the chillest man on Twitter, @chillsitch

Here is where Twitter is getting all its chill vibes from lately.

How Are Search Marketers Using Twitter in 2014? by @jaysondemers

For anyone looking to understand or reach professional search engine marketers (SEMs) online, Leadtail’s latest report, Social Media Insights: How Search Marketers Engage on Twitter provides a wealth of valuable information. Based on...Show More Summary

How To Customize Your Windows Sound Effects

Sound has been an important part of computing for the last two decades, but the actual details of changing and customizing sound in Windows has remained both static and a little bit obscure. Most users know that you can change sounds, yet that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Show More Summary

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