Yahoo to Allow Proxy Access for Board Nominations

Yahoo Inc will allow investors who have held stake of at least 3 percent in the struggling Internet company for a minimum of three years to nominate directors to its board. The company amended its bylaws to allow these investors to nominate up to 20 percent of its board, according to a regulatory filing on […]

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Google Launches VR View Tool For Easy VR Content Embedding

Google on Wednesday introduced VR View, a tool to let developers easily embed 360-degree virtual reality photos and videos on Android, iOS, and the Web. The content can be viewed using the Google Cardboard or a single lens “Magic Window” viewer. The Mountain View-based tech giant also expanded its accessibility by adding iOS support to […]

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Microsoft Unveils Skype Bots Powered by Cortana

During the Microsoft Build 2016 developer conference in San Francisco, the company besides introducing a bunch of new features for the Windows 10 platform, also announced Skype Bots. The feature as per the firm is a “new way to bring expertise, products, services and entertainment into your daily messaging on Skype.” Skype Bots in simple […]

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Microsoft Aims at Computing Platforms of the Future

Microsoft made a pitch Wednesday to developers to stay with the US tech giant, saying it remains a force in future technologies such as artificial intelligence and augmented reality. Chief executive Satya Nadella highlighted Microsoft’s advances with its HoloLens augmented realitygoggles, its Cortana virtual assistant and its progress in cloud computing. This means Microsoft is […]

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How to Dominate Local Search with Multiple Locations

Need a cup of coffee but don’t know where to find the nearest Starbucks? Search for “Starbucks near me” and Google will return search results for the Starbucks that’s closest to your current geographic location – even if there’s another one just a mile away. The same goes for other major chains ranging from Home […]

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Google Plus Local Pages Get Redesign

One of the first points of contact for customers and businesses in today’s digital world is the search engine. And when someone looks at a particular company, the reviews it has received from customers greatly impacts whether they take a look at it, or move on to another business. Google plays an important role in […]

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5miles May Challenge Craigslist as the New Online Classified

5miles, the Dallas and Beijing-based challenger to Wallapop and Craiglist has secured $30 million in new investment as it celebrates its first year in business this month. The 1-year-old 5miles mobile marketplace app has managed to attract more than 5 million users (averaging 30,000 downloads a day) and is continuously working towards becoming a major player […]

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Big List of How to Pay it Forward in Business

When you’ve found some amount of success in business, you might feel compelled to pay it forward. There are plenty of different ways you can pay it forward to your employees, clients, partners, colleagues or members of your community. Here’s a big list of ideas for how to pay it forward in business. How to Pay […]

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Savvy Local SEO Tips for Google My Business

Local search drives more clicks and calls than any other marketing channel, making it the most effective marketing technique for small business. Not convinced? Just ask the BrightLocal team, which found that local search delivers a greater ROI than other digital marketing channels, according to its September 2015 survey. Further underscoring this finding: 34 percent of small […]

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