Tag Archives: New

Top Stories: New Microsoft Tech, The Grid Changes Design

Technology has provided so many different tools for small businesses. And companies are constantly coming out with new solutions and offerings. This week, we looked at tech solutions from providers big and small. Take another look at the tech stories this week and the rest of our news coverage. Read on for this week’s Small Business Trends news and information roundup. ... Read More »

New Promo Feature from Slidely Aims to Make Every Marketer Into a Video Creator: But Does it Succeed?

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Promo by Slidely brings video content to any business, small, medium or large, to help them participate in the video age. With Promo it is now possible to effortlessly create instant, affordable promotional videos with access to premium footage from Getty Images – the same premium footage used by the biggest name brands. The current surge ... Read More »

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India

WhatsApp Used to Send a Record 14 Billion Messages on New Year’s Eve in India HIGHLIGHTS 3.1 billion images, 700 million GIFs, and 610 million videos were sent WhatsApp recently rolled out the ability to share GIF images WhatsApp has more than 160 million monthly active users in India On New Year’s Eve, 14 billion messages were exchanged through WhatsApp ... Read More »

Verizon and Vice Media Inc. Announce a New Content Partnership

A recently announced partnership between a telecom giant and an independent mobile video content creator is drawing attention. It points to the opportunities available to even startups in the growing mobile video market. Verizon, headquartered in New York City, New York, is joining forces with Vice Media, Inc. The Brooklyn company will provide a large catalog of digital content including ... Read More »

AdSense Unveils a New Look for Mobile Text Ads

Google has given AdSense mobile text ads a sleek new look. In a recent article on the official Inside AdSense blog , the search engine giant has unveiled the new format that “allows for higher performance with a more beautiful and user-friendly appearance.” The redesigned version has been rolled out on mobile devices, so you should be able to take a look at ... Read More »

I’m quitting social media this New Year – here’s why

I’m quitting social media. The HORROR. Whoa, whoa there: I’m not about setting unrealistic goals so I’m still allowing myself the occasional browse (capped at 10 minutes) but strictly no posting. Now, I’m not the *biggest* ‘poster’ ever anyway, maybe once or twice a week on Instagram and Facebook, but I’ve started using Instagram Stories daily and my browsing is ... Read More »

Mariah New Year’s meltdown tops social media

Mariah Carey‘s New Year’s Eve snafu had people talking on social media last week. ABC’s “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” generated 3.80 million social interactions across Facebook and Twitter, according to Nielsen, easily No. 1 among entertainment series and specials for the week ended Jan. 1. That was roughly 3.5 million interactions more than USA’s “WWE ... Read More »

Linksys Offers New Wireless Networking Without Costly Hardware

Wireless network services have now become a must for almost all businesses. Whether it is a coffee shop, a book store or large corporation, having wireless access gives employees and customers access to the Internet or company networks right away. Depending on the kind of setup you choose to deploy, it can be expensive and for small businesses, a cost ... Read More »

Move Over Keurig, Spinn Has A New Coffee Solution for The Office

A perfect cup of coffee can lift moods, improve concentration at work and evoke interesting conversations. But coffee doesn’t always taste perfect, especially when it’s out of a vending machine at work. A company is now attempting to change that. The Spinn coffee machines are revolutionizing the way a cup of coffee is made. Designed as self-contained machines, these coffee ... Read More »

What Microsoft’s New Chatbot, Zo, Means for Your Business

There’s a new chatbot in town. Zo is the latest in Microsoft’s efforts to evolve AI. The company wants to create conversational AI that not only takes the informational side into account, but also the emotional side. In other words, it wants to create an experience that mimics that of talking to an actual person. Introducing the Latest Microsoft Chatbot, ... Read More »