Tips to Determine Fake Reviews

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Tips to Determine Fake Reviews

NBC Southern California recently did an expose of companies that write fake reviews. The station video has the expose, but in the accompanying article are four great tips to help determine if the reviews you are reading are fake. In …

The Connected Home of the Future

It’s always interesting to see what the future might hold. For the annual South by Southwest Conference, Google converted a nearby home with 12 rooms into a showplace for Google Assistant so that conference goers could see what the Connected …

Media Seeks Facebook Collective Bargain

This short article in PC Magazine touches on so many issues associated with Facebook’s stranglehold on advertising and how it is affecting news media. Facebook’s efforts to address fake news have greatly diminished the news media’s and local newspapers’ digital …

Removing URLs from Google

This is something Google doesn’t particularly want to do. If you’re in the United States, it’s even harder to remove URLs from Google than in Europe. That’s because in May 2014, The European Court of Justice created a ruling known …

Why Diversity Programs Often Fail

Google spent $265 million to implement a diversity program that many agree was unsuccessful. Throwing money at the problem isn’t the answer according to Chief Executive magazine. Where success is often achieved, the process is led by the chief executive. …

Top 10 Google Searches for 2017

Looking back over 2017, Reuters put together a list of the top ten Google searches for 2017. In many ways, it is a look back at the top news stories and tragedies of the year. However, there are some oddities. …

3 Years into Predictions for Next 25 Years

Ray Kurzweil, who has 20 honorary doctorates, is director of engineering for Google and has an amazing success rate of accurately predicting technological change, made a host of predictions in January 2015 that would occur over the next 25 years. …

Top Google Search Result for 2017

A year of great change, one might expect the top Google search for 2017 to have something to do with that change. However, that would be an improper assumption. According to this ABC News story and Google, the top 2017 …

In 4 Hours AI Masters Chess

There is a great deal of media coverage about AI (Artificial Intelligence) taking over human jobs and possibly the world. It is a field of computation that has grown dramatically in the last couple of decades. In 1997, IBM’s Deep …

Differences Between Bing and Google SEO

Search Engine Journal explains five key differences in how Search Engine Optimization (SEO) works for Google and Bing. Most businesses might be focused on Google search rankings; however, more than a third of all searches are done using Bing. Both …