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Google Following Your Offline Credit Card Spending To Tell Advertisers If Their Ads Work

Google Following Your Offline Credit Card Spending To Tell Advertisers If Their Ads Work

TwinStar Media May 23, 2017 0

Google’s holding its annual conference for marketers today in San Francisco, and to kick it off they’re announcing some new tools advertisers can use. One of them promises to tie your offline credit card

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US Court Rules That ‘Google’ Is Not A Generic Term, Upholds Trademark

US Court Rules That ‘Google’ Is Not A Generic Term, Upholds Trademark

TwinStar Media May 20, 2017 0

For some companies like aspirin, escalator, and thermos, their brands were so successful courts ruled the name had become a generic term, meaning trademarks were no longer valid. But as generic as “Google” is,

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Wikipedia Founder Takes On Fake News with Crowdfunded Wikitribune Site

Wikipedia Founder Takes On Fake News with Crowdfunded Wikitribune Site

TwinStar Media April 25, 2017 0

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales is launching an online news service that will aim to counter fake news, using a mixture of professional reporters and volunteer contributors. Wales’ new site, Wikitribune, will be both ad-free

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Google Reportedly Planning To Build Ad-Blocker Into Chrome

Google Reportedly Planning To Build Ad-Blocker Into Chrome

TwinStar Media April 20, 2017 0

Unless you work in the advertising industry, chances are you hate online ads that slow down, interrupt, or just plain ruin your browsing experience. That’s why the use of ad-blocking technology has soared in

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Amazon Will Dominate 50% of All United States eCommerce by 2021

Amazon Will Dominate 50% of All United States eCommerce by 2021

TwinStar Media April 12, 2017 0

As Fortune reports, Amazon is currently on its way to becoming the source of 50% of all United States eCommerce sales. The online retail giant is expected to hit the 50% mark by 2021,

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YouTube Now Provides Live TV

YouTube Now Provides Live TV

TwinStar Media April 6, 2017 0

Cable cutters just got another option for ditching their old service providers in the form of YouTube TV. It’s a service from the video sharing site that allows you to watch live programming on

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The Yahoo, AOL Brands Will Soon Die, To Be Replaced By ‘Oath’

The Yahoo, AOL Brands Will Soon Die, To Be Replaced By ‘Oath’

TwinStar Media April 4, 2017 0

Two of the last vestiges of the original internet boom will soon be lost to history. Verizon will soon shove Yahoo and AOL under one, new — and entirely forgettable — brand name: Oath.

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Facebook Spending Millions To Make You Trust News Again

Facebook Spending Millions To Make You Trust News Again

TwinStar Media April 3, 2017 0

Facebook and other companies are partnering up to help fund a 14-million-dollar initiative to help restore trust in the media — at a time when it really needs it. The News Integrity Initiative will be

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Facebook Has Introduced a Mysterious Rocket Icon: Here’s What It Does

Facebook Has Introduced a Mysterious Rocket Icon: Here’s What It Does

TwinStar Media April 3, 2017 0

Over the past week, some Facebook users have flagged up a mysterious rocket-shaped icon inside the social network’s mobile app. After some digging, it appears Facebook is testing new ways to deliver the homepage news

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Twitter Removes @username Replies From the 140-Character Limit

Twitter Removes @username Replies From the 140-Character Limit

TwinStar Media March 31, 2017 0

Last year, Twitter promised to roll out some updates that would allow users to express more than 140 characters. In the months since, it’s done exactly that, but now it’s taking things a step

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