From the monthly archives: March 2010

Google Translate for Animals.

Introducing Translate for Animals (beta): Bridging the gap between animals and humans

Making the world’s information universally accessible is a key goal for Google. Language is one of our biggest challenges so we have targeted our efforts on removing language barriers […]

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It’s about time…

In a speech before an Federal Trade Commission roundtable yesterday, outgoing FTC Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour called on Web services services like Yahoo!, Facebook and Hotmail to start using HTTPS/SSL encryption.

Google has recently shown leadership in this space, by enabling HTTPS for Gmail, as well as making it the default […]

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While this statement blows my mind (and the numbers don’t even include Hong Kong):

Staggering as it may to conceptualize, there will be more mobile Internet users in China in 2010 than the entire population of the US.

This may be true, but looking deeper into the situation will review that:

– These mobile […]

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Just thought it would be insightful to see what tech startup lawyer, Ryan Roberts, would do if he were to launch a startup.

Here’s what I’d do in the beginning:

Incorporation

(1) Entity Choice: Corporation or Corporation
(2) State of Incorporation: Delaware
(3) Authorized Shares in Charter: […]

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In advising clients trying to drive more traffic to their niche sites, I’ve stumbled onto a trend. The relentless drive to gain visits, clicks, and eyeballs are making us dumber–online publishers and marketers have been creating a culture of shallowness through link-baiting and the hyping of sensationalist celebrity fluff.

This gives […]

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