Google Penguin Now Part of Core Search Algorithm

September 24th, 2016

Google just announced that its Penguin algorithm is now a part of its core algorithm, updated in real time. Google last updated Penguin a few years ago. Updating Penguin continuously will likely …

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Music Industry Rebounds on Streaming Subscription Surge

September 23rd, 2016


The music industry is showing its best surge in revenue in nearly two decades, led by a major shift toward streaming subscription services by Apple, Spotify and others firms, according to a new mid-year report the RIAA released this week. The report shows an 8.1 percent gain in retail revenue to $3.4 billion during the first half of 2016, the strongest growth since the late 1990s, according to report author Joshua Friedlander, SVP of strategic data analysis at RIAA. Huge gains in streaming revenue and market share fueled the increase.

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Hack of Half a Billion Records Takes Shine Off Yahoo’s Data Trove

September 23rd, 2016


Yahoo on Thursday disclosed that a data breach in late 2014 resulted in the theft of information from at least 500 million customer accounts. Based on a recent investigation, it appears that state-sponsored hackers carried out the attack, the company said. Account information compromised includes names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords, and encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. Payment card and bank account information was not compromised, according to Yahoo.

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SEO: Google’s Algorithm Hasn’t Changed, or Has It?

September 23rd, 2016

September has been a big month for unofficial Google algorithm changes. Business owners are seeing significant movement in both Google’s core search results and “local …

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Glossary of Web Development Roles

September 22nd, 2016

Web development teams are typically complex and filled with a variety of people. It is often difficult for outsiders to understand who does what.
Many roles …

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