Online Life

The iPhone at 10: five ways smartphones have changed money forever

This month marks 10 years since arguably the biggest product launch this century: Apple’s iPhone. The event created huge excitement and Apple’s smartphone has gone from strength to strength, notching up seven incarnations in a decade.<p>Of course the iPhone was not actually the first smartphone, but …

Online Banking

8 mistakes you might be making while dating online

Dating is hard, but online dating can be even harder. It can be really fun if you have a good attitude about it, but a lot of people unwittingly are …

Online Dating

31 Simple Marketing Cheat Sheets For Business Owners That Don't Understand Marketing

Marketing your business can be tough, and it helps to have excellent resources to keep you up-to-date and effective.<p>This list covers 31 of my favorite guides, checklists and cheat sheets that cover the basics of marketing: everything from SEO, to email marketing, to social media, to blogging. Add …

Digital Marketing

The 7 rules of Tindering while traveling

When I logged into Tinder during a two-week vacation in Boston in 2014, I wasn’t looking for love. My hope was to meet up with a woman for a drink or …

Tinder

America Has Too Many Malls, Not Enough E-Commerce Warehouses

There are many to blame for the demise of malls, but there’s one important factor that’s easy to fforget: There are just too dang many of them. The …

Consumer Protection

Police search for Tinder fraudster targeting Montreal women

Suspect tells women he is a newly arrived student and that he has no bank account, say police<p>Montreal police are asking for the public's help finding …

Tinder

ADRs End Higher; Steelmakers, Online Retailers Trade Actively

International stocks trading in New York closed mostly higher on Friday.<p>The BNY Mellon index of American depositary receipts rose 0.2%, to 140.41. The European index increased 0.3%, to 133.50; the Asian index improved 0.3%, to 160.20; the Latin American index was little changed, at 212.62; and the …

Markets

The Best Etsy Shops to Find Unique Fashion Pieces

You know Etsy can be counted on for unique jewelry, homemade soaps, handcrafted cards, and bespoke stationary, but have you ever considered the …

Jewelry

Millions in minutes: The 'wild west' world of initial coin offerings

by Nathaniel Popper<p>A new crop of technology entrepreneurs is forgoing the usual routes to raising money. The entrepreneurs are not pitching venture …

Bitcoin

Shopping on-demand saves you money – here’s how

You’ll never forget the early days of the internet: The bad graphics, the slow speeds, and that trademark dial-up sound.<p>If you had a fast enough modem to get online within an hour of logging on, you knew the peak of online shopping was paying too much money for used books or losing a bidding war on …

Shopping

It’s Time To Break Up Amazon

With its mega-acquisition of Whole Foods, the retail behemoth moves to suck the value out of yet another market, writes Douglas Rushkoff.<p><i>This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company.</i><p>“Amazon just bought Whole Foods,” my friend texted me …

Trends

Single? This is why you should give online dating a try this summer

Quick quiz. Do you remember Will Smith’s classic tune ‘Summertime’?<p>That was released 15 years ago, would you believe.<p>Don’t suppose you recall the …

Online Dating

Online Reputation Management For Real Estate Agent

The online reputation management for real estate agent arranges for specific strategies and methods that automatically improve the status that in turn lend it a competitive edge ensuring long-term success.

Reputation Management

How To Increase Website RankinG

<b>Would you like to learn how to increase website ranking?</b> I am talking not only when it comes to new posts /pages, but how to boost your old material …

SEO

Rockstar's cool with mods, just don't mess with their online services

The developers behind <i>Grand Theft Auto</i> want the world to know that they're perfectly fine with modders messing around with their games, they just want them to stick to single player while they're doing it.<p><i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> publisher Take-Two Interactive sent a cease and desist letter to the creator …

Gaming

Tinder’s scientific flaw: You can’t tell if someone’s hot from photos

Study confirms what smart people knew already.<p>Tinder, Facebook and Instagram are full of hotties.<p>But those looking for love could well be doing …

Tinder

A workmate has come up on Tinder! Is it polite to swipe yes?

The ubiquity of dating apps has resulted in a whole new set of social anxieties. But what’s the etiquette when someone you know pops up?<p><b>My colleague just popped up on Tinder</b><b>! Should I swipe yes just to be polite?</b><p>Four years ago, over dinner, my friend showed me a new app on her phone. It served up …

Relationships

5 Robots That Screwed Up Big-Time

Technology doesn’t always function as designed. Computers freeze, autocorrect sends inappropriate responses, and robots accidentally ruin everything. …

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Review: In ‘bwoy,’ Online Dating Gone Wrong. Very Wrong.

Toying with issues of sexuality, trauma and race, John G. Young’s romantic drama “bwoy” is another cautionary tale about meeting strangers online. Stuck in a bleak New York winter after the death of his son, a grieving man, Brad (Anthony Rapp), seeks solace by cruising a gay dating site. He falls …

Online Dating

5 Best Online Businesses to Start in 2017 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Internet is making it easier for people who didn’t think it was possible to open their own business with the distinct possibility of doing so. In …

Small Business

How Amazon’s Purchase of Whole Foods Highlights the Hybrid, ‘Omnichannel’ Future of Higher Ed

Last week, tech titan Amazon purchased grocer Whole Foods in a strategic move that captured the attention of the business community and general …

Education

Governing Quality Of Online Content Through Threshold Standards: Facilitating A Consistent Learning Experience

A presentation outlining different approaches to ensuring quality of technology enhanced learning and teaching in higher education. Please cite: Sankey. M. (2017). Governing Quality Of Online Content Through Threshold Standards: Facilitating A Consistent Learning Experience. Online e-Learning …

Learning

9 online shopping hacks that actually save you so much money

Online shopping is the way of the world. We’re almost embarrassed by how much time AND money we’ve been spending while scrolling through the endless …

eCommerce

eBay will now price match a number of online retailers

Part of the joy of shopping online is being able to easily compare prices at a number of retailers so you get the best price. If you prefer to get …

Shopping

7 Growth Hacks You Need to Implement If You Want to Succeed Online

With the advent of the internet, the world has become a global village where business people are leveraging the potential of expanding into untapped …

eCommerce

Nationwide online media gather in Changchun

Journalists from nationwide online media in China recently gathered in Changchun, capital of Jilin province, to attend the China Changchun Summer …

Online Media

How Theresa May's Fight Against Extremism Is Screwing with Online Privacy

<i>Image courtesy of Foreign and Commonwealth Office via Flickr.</i><p>The year is… Next year. Theresa May is still in power. In fact, she's even more powerful than ever. She managed to consolidate her power into a kind of evil Tory dictatorship, and everyone just sort of lets it happen. She got Corbyn …

Theresa May

Weibo: killing the video star

Social media group needs to find other ways to boost growth and margins

Weibo

Introducing Square Checkout

An out-of-the-box, hosted checkout payment solution for Square developers who are looking for a one-stop integration.<p>Over a year ago we introduced …

eCommerce

Is it safer to use an app or a browser for banking?

Irene wants to know why she should use a banking app instead of logging into her bank accounts with the Edge browser in Windows 10<p>Why should I use a banking app instead of logging into my bank accounts with the relevant passwords via Windows 10 and Edge? Which one would be more secure? <b>Irene</b><p>Over the …

Online Banking