Facebook to develop app for television set-top boxes, including Apple TV: Report

Facebook Inc is creating an app for television set-top boxes, including Apple Inc’s Apple TV, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The world’s biggest online social network is also in discussions with media companies to license long-form, TV-quality programming, the Journal reported on Tuesday.  Facebook declined to comment. An app […]

Lego is starting a “safe” social network for children

BRICKING NEWS Lego is starting a “safe” social network for children Parents hoping for something safer than Instagram, take solace: Lego has introduced a social network for under 13s which does not allow kids to upload human photos or write snarky and/or inappropriate comments. LegoLife, as the network is called, has some Instagram-like features, including […]

Never include these résumé-killers on any job application

On average, hiring managers get 75 résumés per position they post, according to a study from CareerBuilder.com — so they don’t have the time or resources to look at each one closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial “fit/no fit” decision, according to career networking site TheLadders. If you want to […]

Chip bag can sense if you’ve been drinking and order an Uber

Shelly Palmer talks about Tostitos alcohol-sensing bag and its embedded near-field communications (NFC) chip that you can tap with your phone to call and Uber (if you’re too drunk to drive) on Fox 5 with Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. Original Airdate: January 31, 2017

Amazon will add 2,700 jobs at new $1.5B Kentucky hub

Online retail giant Amazon has kicked off plans for a worldwide cargo hub at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, the largest investment ever there. Seattle-based Amazon has committed to invest $1.49 billion and bring 2,700 new jobs. The deal would top Delta Air Lines’ 1993 million hub expansion at the airport if Amazon follows through on […]

Vespa’s creators just unveiled a personal cargo robot

The Vespa brand’s owner, the Piaggio Group, doesn’t have a reputation for cutting edge tech (it only just started making an electric scooter). However, it’s making up for that in style. It’s establishing a robot-focused company, Piaggio Fast Forward, and has unveiled that company’s first product: meet Gita, a personal cargo robot.  The machine can […]

6 Digital Marketing Tricks to Get People to Read Your Blog

Do you want more people to read your blog, but are unsure how to go about doing it? Being a great writer is half the battle. But if you want your blog to be successful, you should know some basic digital marketing tricks to help promote it. So what are you waiting for? Consider using […]