There is no disputing the fact that competition has been dramatically debated in the tech industry in recent years. Google, Facebook, Apple, and many other companies that we would consider major players in the tech space have all been questioned, and many of them have even been investigated. But, are they really violating antitrust law, and is competition really that bad?
After David Sanger of the New York Times exposed the very revealing information regarding the Stuxnet computer worm and the U.S.’s alleged involvement in it, a lot of questions began to arise. There has been talk of cybersecurity laws, the threat of cyberwarfare, and many other issues regarding the Internet and the capabilities it has created.
Applebee’s has a new social media ad campaign that puts a unique twist on the social services that so many of us have become addicted to. “Life Is Better Shared” is the theme of the campaign, and the idea is to demonstrate that in-person, face-to-face interaction is more appealing than virtual communications.
The “Annoying Orange” Web show has taken YouTube by storm. The YouTube channel has well over 1 billion views and more than 2 million subscribers. Dane Boedigheimer, the creator of the phenomenon, recently spoke with WebProNews about the viral sensation and its television deal with the Cartoon Network.
In a day and age obsessed with social media and technology, it’s hard to picture life without them. But, is that good or bad? Or neither? According to Andrew Keen, author of new book Digital Vertigo: How Today’s Online Social Revolution Is Dividing, Diminishing, and Disorienting Us, the Internet, and particularly social media, is changing society in a way that worries him.
Rick Fox, who is known for his NBA, acting, and producing career, spoke to WebProNews about his passion for online media. According to him, “we are all received online.” Even when Hollywood turns people away, the Internet gives everyone the opportunity to pursue his or her passion.
Is it possible to have too much marketing? It’s a difficult question, especially since WebProNews extensively offers advice for getting the most out of marketing. However, Chris Pearson, the Creator of Thesis and Founder of DIYthemes, told us that the publishing industry was gravitating toward too many marketing messages.
Just before Christmas, the story of a 9-year-old autistic boy from Kentucky began to gain attention both on and offline. The interest was sparked when Christopher Baker’s mother, Sandra Baker, found her son immersed in a bag at school.
While Facebook’s IPO has raised a lot of excitement in the tech space, it has also raised some questions. WebProNews has already reported on the impact of the IPO on users and marketers, but what about from a business standpoint?
The issue of antitrust concerns is on the rise in the tech industry as Google, Apple, and others are being investigated by U.S. agencies. But, are the claims about these companies valid?
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, which is more commonly known as CISPA, is expected to receive a House vote this week. The Internet community, with the exception of tech giants such as Google and Facebook, has been raising concerns about the bill claiming that it is another SOPA.