Jim Sham

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How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

AT&T Considers Selling Your Browsing History, Location, And More To Advertisers. Here’s How To Opt Out

Good news, everyone! Wait, no. Not that one. The other one.<p>Bad news, everyone!<p>AT&T is considering selling your usage data (location, web browsing history, etc.) to advertisers, having seemingly decided that it’s been too long since everyone was mad at them.<p>They noted the plan in a preview of an …

Why banks are studying your spending

Banks hold huge amounts of information about our spending habits – and some want to make money by selling it.<p>Your bank knows a great deal about you and your spending habits – and is increasingly likely to use that information for its own benefit.<p>Last month Barclays sparked outrage when it said it …

Jonah Berger Knows How to Make This Video Go Viral

When Jonah Berger was in college his grandmother suggested he read Malcolm Gladwell’s <i>The Tipping Point</i>, which explored how small things can make large impacts. While the book helped inspire Berger’s career, he says Gladwell got it wrong and didn’t back up his ideas with science.<p>He likes making bold …

Google looks to lure local reviewers away from Yelp with City Experts program

On Friday, Google quietly announced City Experts, a new program that offers perks to those who frequently review local restaurants, bars, and businesses in Google Maps. To be a City Expert, you of course have to be a Google+ user, have to have written at least 50 "high quality" reviews, and then …

10 Surprising New Twitter Stats To Help You Reach More Followers

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Since social media is changing so often, it can be hard to keep up with stats and trends that affect how you use it. I quite often forget the facts that I’ve read, or I use Twitter based on stats that are outdated now.<p>In fact, when I recently …