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Facebook Plans to Sell 15-Second Ads to News Feed

July 31, 2013 0 Comments

Facebook, the widest social networking site in the world right now, is planning to expand its scope by planning to sell its 15-second, TV-style commercials or advertisements directly to News Feeds. On Tuesday, it was reported that the said 15-second ads will appear in the users’ news feeds and this will cost as much as $2.5million. Having 1.15 billion members, Facebook plans to begin offering a 15-second video spots to advertisers later this...

Investors Flee with Zynga’s Real-money Gaming

July 30, 2013 0 Comments

On Friday morning, the shares of Zynga Inc fell as much as 18.6 percent and this alarmed the entire company. This fall of shares happened after the maker of “Farmville” said that it plans to abandon real-money gaming in the United States, prompting an estimate of three brokerages to cut their price targets on the stock. According to Ben Schachter, John Merrick and Tom White, the Macquarie (USA) Equities Research analysts, they said that...

Social Media and Email Leading to Leads Then Sales

July 28, 2013 0 Comments

The internet really changed the marketing arena with a huge blast. A lot of businesses right now are engagement to online marketing. This is where search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo! come to picture and SEO was born. However, the battle for online supremacy became difficult due to the frequent algorithm changes of these search engines. That's when the social media have taken its step to engage to marketing. Email have been a tool too...

Samsung Beats Apple in China

July 26, 2013 0 Comments

Issues between Samsung and Apple seem to be escalating until now and even insights about how Samsung is beating Apple in China keeps coming out. For a while, Tim Cook, Apple’s Chief Executive, believes that China is a huge opportunity for his path-breaking company over the arc of time, however, it looks like time seems to be on the side of rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has already penetrated not just China, but even the whole world. Just...

Kobe Byrant and Lakers to Face Howard and Rockets on Nov. 7

July 25, 2013 0 Comments

After Dwight Howard decided to transfer into another team and leave Los Angeles Lakers behind, he has definitely made it clear that he is one of the biggest enemies and rivals of the famous Kobe Bryant now. He chose to be on the Rockets and leave his former teammates behind. While Kobe Bryant is currently rehabilitating his torn Achilles Tendon and gradually waiting for his fast recovery, he is already looking forward for a match up game with...

Ryan Braun of Milwaukee Brewers Suspended for Drug Violations

July 23, 2013 0 Comments

Athletes are often involved in drug addiction cases and they just can’t get enough of it. Most of them are actually boxers and basketball players, but hearing a case filed against a baseball player, this is somewhat unusual. The Milwaukee Brewers star Ryan Braun was probably the first star to fall in baseball’s latest drug investigation and mind you, this is one of those biggest cases there is. Braun, the 2011 Nation League MVP, was...

Yahoo Buying 40Million Shares Back from Third Point

July 22, 2013 0 Comments

On Monday, Yahoo Inc. was proud to announce that the company will be buying back its 40 million shares owned by activist hedge fund Third Point LLC for $29.11 per share. That was the closing price they have agreed last Friday. Also, it was last Friday when three Yahoo directors nominated by Third Point have resigned because of the event. Headed by Daniel Loeb, Third Point has settled a bitter proxy battle with Yahoo last year, just months after...

Google Maps Revised for Summer Travels and Traffic Alerts

July 18, 2013 0 Comments

Google maps are very useful especially when you are not familiar with a certain place and you wanted to know where to go next. Maps are often used in determining locations, and it is made quite easier when it was placed online and it was made researchable. It allows you to cyber-travel on other places and allows you to make a list of the places you can go and visit with. Summertime is about to come and I bet you are not the only one who us...

Tiger Woods Looking Fine Despite of Ailing Elbow

July 17, 2013 0 Comments

We all know that the main reason why most athletes usually fail to perform at their best is because of their health and because of physical injuries most often. Tiger Woods’ fans were worried that he couldn’t perform well during the British Open because of his ailing elbow. However, Woods assured his fans that his ailing left elbow is “good to go” for the British Open and he even insisted last Tuesday that there is no loss of confidence...

Andrew Bynum Agrees to 2-year Deal with Cavs

July 11, 2013 0 Comments

Just last week, we have followed the issue of free-agent center Andrew Bynum being pursued by the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 2-year contract and be part of the team during the NBA Playoffs. Now, seems like Bynum already had his decision when he agreed to a 2-year deal with Cavs for NBA’s next season. The free agent center has agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Cavs despite the fact that he has never played even one second with...