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Rap Genius Gets Back In Google’s Good Graces?

Is Rap Genius back in Google’s good graces? As we have reported earlier, Rap Genius was involved in a very shady link building program. It dubbed this program as “affiliate” program, however, upon inspection by anyone with more than two brain cells, this link building scheme hardly qualifies as a classic affiliate program. The scheme […]

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CES Goes All In On Wearable Wireless

The problem with CES (Consumer Electronic Show) is that everybody hates boring stuff. That is CES’ greatest promise and also a greater problem. Let’s face it, TVs are boring whether they are 3D or not unless we are talking about the Apple TV or the Google TV, people wouldn’t really wanna hear about the greatest […]

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Understanding The Appeal of SnapChat

A lot of people are trying to figure out what exactly is the big deal about SnapChat. SnapChat, unless you’ve been hiding under a rock or smoking a rock, is one of the hottest mobile apps in the market right now. According to the company, this app handles 400 million pieces of shared content every […]

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Can Apple break out of the luxury product ghetto?

Just how much hard-earned recession-era money would people part with just so they can proudly open (preferably in a starbucks or some other popular public place) a gadget with a lid that has the silhouette of a popular fruit item? This is the question many tech industry observers are asking as quarterly sales figures continue […]

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Unraveling the Android end game

At first glance, Google shareholders and Android fans have a lot to celebrate. After all, this mobile OS seems to have hit the ball clear right out of the park. In fact, the Apple iPhone is clearly in the rear view mirror of Android and fast fading into the background. More and more people, specially […]

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Is Google Screwing itself with Google Glass?

The problem with being a technology innovator is that it is too easy to get blinded by all the upsides that the very real downsides have a way of slapping you upside the head and you end up inhaling the smoke of the competitors that left you behind. If you need any proof, just look […]

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Is viral marketing a myth?

You know someone is blowing smoke up your backside if they rattle off cliches. Really. If you are in talks regarding funding a business plan and you hear the word ‘synergy,’ you would be more than justified in throwing up a little in your mouth and listening intently with one eye firmly on the nearest […]

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Google Play Music now available on iPhones

The wildly popular music download and listening app, Google Play Music now has an iOS version. While it is not available on the iPad, iPhone users can now find out for themselves why Google Play Music is such a hit on Google Android. Now, they can upload up to 20,000 of their favorite songs and […]

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