Dell is now accepting bitcoin payments from consumers and small business shoppers across the U.S. for all items available on Dell.com, including the Alienware line of products. To date, Dell is the largest ecommerce company to officially accept bitcoin, with nearly $60 billion in annual…
How to Prevent Summertime Scams | LinkedIn
Summertime is here…and that means sunshine and vacations. Most people love summertime, including scammers! Hackers can use this time to take advantage while we are planning vacations or on vacation or just enjoying fun in the sun. Here are some key scams to watch out for this summer:
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Do Your Own 5-Minute SEO Audit
A great checklist for website owners to understand SEO: To begin your audit, you’ll need three pieces of information:
- Brand Name
- Location (if local search is important)
Sympathy for the Comcast Rep from Hell
Recorded here is eight solid minutes of empathic pain. It is a recording of a calm, polite caller, Ryan Block, attempting to cancel his Comcast service.
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Colbert Has Some Thoughts On The World’s Dumbest Kickstarter - Digg
Just when you thought the potato salad kickstarter was as bad as it could get, someone goes and invents a “digital cup.” There is no hope for the future.
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Google Announces the End of Author Photos in Search: What You Should Know - Moz
Many of us have been constantly advising webmasters to connect their content writers with Google authorship, and it came as a shock when John Mueller announced Google will soon drop authorship photos from regular search results.
As of today, the MozCast feature graph shows an immediate 10% decline in traditional authorship snippets, almost overnight. We expect to see this roll out further over the next several days.
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Screen Shot Of Google’s New Rejection Notices For Reconsideration Requests
At SMX Advanced last week, Google’s head of search quality, Matt Cutts, announced that they will be revising their reconsideration requests rejection noticed with more detailed responses in some cases.
Here is a picture of the reconsideration requests rejection notice, with the new note from the Google reviewer:
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We’re excited to announce that DISH will accept bitcoin and has chosen Coinbase as their bitcoin payment processor.
DISH today announced they are the largest company and first subscription model pay-TV provider to accept bitcoin, marking a large step forward in the growing momentum of customers…
UPDATE: We have updated the section of this post regarding users who have Twitter or Facebook profiles connected to their Bitly accounts.
We have reason to believe that Bitly account credentials have been compromised. We have no indication at this time that any accounts have been accessed…
It’s Surprisingly Easy to Print Fake Money on an Inkjet Printer
If you’re running an international counterfeiting ring, then yes, you’re gonna need some expensive equipment. But for the small-time counterfeiter about town, it’s all too easy. Just grab your everyday inkjet printer.
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The Largest Vocabulary in Hip hop
Matt Daniels compares Shakespeare’s verse against the most famous artists in hip hop:
"I decided to compare this data point against the most famous artists in hip hop. I used each artist’s first 35,000 lyrics. That way, prolific artists, such as Jay-Z, could be compared to newer artists, such as Drake."
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DOJ Says eBay Must End ‘no Poaching’ Pacts With Other Companies
Both the U.S. Department of Justice and the California Attorney General’s Office on Thursday reached settlements with eBay, telling the company it cannot make — or maintain — agreements with other companies not to raid each other’s talent.
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