Blocking Ads is Bad For the Internet

I hate to paraphrase the music industry’s old ad campaign, but you wouldn’t leave any store without paying for merchandise, would you? So, by that same token, why would you block ads? After all, those ads create the revenue that keeps the content you read, for the most part, free of charge.

Android Devices Threatened by Oracle Java APIs?

Oracle is suing Google over the alleged theft of their intellectual property. Google is accused of stealing several thousand lines of Java code. What is this case about and what is the potential impact to Google if they lose?

Google versus the Spanish Data Protection Agency

Google lets you search for links to third party information. Some of that information may contain personal data. If you see incorrect information linked to you, do you have the right to have Google remove it? Read on regarding the case of the “right to be forgotten.”

Microsoft Paid How Much for LinkedIn?

Microsoft typically has a few acquisitions each year, but a $26 billion dollar acquisition? That’s something to talk about. What drove Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn and will it end up like Microsoft’s other high profile acquisitions? Read on to find out.

7 Business Communication Mistakes to Stop Making

Your office job involves a lot of writing, whether you are responsible for marketing efforts, or simply corresponding with peers and potential clients and customers. Avoid these seven deadly sins in the world of business communication to improve your success.