Tag Archives: Bad

Really trouble website claims Pixel 4 “might be” modular since …

It’s early, but my least favorite news story of 2019 so far is this awful garbage from T3, a tech news site from the UK, about the Pixel 4 potentially being “modular.” I won’t link to it (nice try, T3!), but I will give you the title and a synopsis. Essentially, the author argues that a patent (which is public record, by the way – hardly an exclusive) for some modular phone technology filed by Google indicates the (deep, sarcastic breath) ~*~POSSIBILITY~*~ that Google’s next smartphone could use this […]

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Research projections just how negative Roaring Fork Valley’s budget friendly ho …

The Roaring Fork Valley region is expected to have a deficit of about 5,700 units of affordable housing for households earning less than the median income by 2027, according to a final draft of a housing needs assessment. But the region’s blue-collar workers are far from the only ones facing problems finding affordable housing, the study said. There is a “missing middle” in the affordable-housing market that looms as a major problem for the Roaring Fork Valley and Interstate 70 corridor between Eagle and Parachute, the study […]

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A meaningful 2018, both negative and also great, in technology

2018 was a momentous year for tech, but not always in a good way. One of the biggest stories of the year was Facebook’s fall from grace. The company is still strong, but its reputation has been tarnished. It started in 2017 after revelations that Facebook was duped into inadvertently helping Russia influence the 2016 election. In March, word got out that Cambridge Analytica, a now-defunct British political consulting firm, harvested data from 87 million Facebook users to benefit the Trump presidential campaign. In April, Facebook CEO […]

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Why is Google so negative at advancement? 44 dead items and also co.

The Google Cemetery website lists 44 dead Google products — the latest being Google+, which was discontinued in October 2018. It’s somewhat shocking to see large Google products or services suddenly abandoned despite years of work — seven years for Google+. There’s many more services that Google closed after investing a lot of engineering work such as: Google Wave, Google Gears, Google Talk, Picasa, iGoogle, Google Reader, and Code Search, etc. However, some of the services have been combined and integrated with other products and aren’t completely […]

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Negative crawlers are swiping information as well as destroying the consumer experie …

Every online customer touchpoint — including websites, mobile apps, and APIs — is being attacked by bots. What are these bad bots doing? Interrupting good customer traffic, committing fraud, and stealing information. Ad fraud alone is set to exceed $3.3 billion in 2018. Also: AI in the workplace: Everything you need to know If all that wasn’t bad enough, bots are also trying to skew the data your company uses to make decisions. Your marketing and customer experience colleagues track user behavior to improve customer journeys or […]

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Exactly how Google could be negative for your monetary wellness

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the day Google was incorporated as a private company and it’s now one of the planet’s best known brands. More than 80 per cent of internet searches in the UK use Google, according to Jumpshot, and a recent Mozilla report into the health of the internet estimated that 90 per cent of the global market share for search relies on Google. There’s plenty of debate over how much influence on politics and public opinion this gives the search giant, as well as […]

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Are you shedding organisation due to a negative web site?

How much time do you think you spend each day driving people to your website? Contemplate all the planning, writing, editing and posting you do for your email marketing, social media posts, search engine optimization/marketing, content marketing, and…you get the point. But for the average business, nearly 70 percent of shoppers leave the website because of a basic problem with your website’s design or functionality, found a new study from Corra. Yikes. In order for your marketing efforts to pay off, you need to make sure your […]

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