Is Google+ “The Walking Dead?”

I read an article on Techcrunch about Google’s Vic Gundotra leaving the company. There are questions about what will happen with Google+ as it was “Gundotra’s baby and primary project for the past several of those years.” They state that “Google+ will no longer be considered a product, but a platform — essentially ending its competition […]

The First E-Commerce Transaction Was a Drug Deal

Wait… what? Yes, you heard me. The first E-commerce transaction ever recorded in history was used for a cannabis transaction between students at Stanford University’s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and students at MIT between 1971 and 1972 according to John Markoff in his book, What the Dormouse Said: How the Sixties Counterculture Shaped the Personal Computer Industry. […]

Live @ SMX West: Making Sense Of The Local Landscape

By Chris Sherman If the changes going on in local search are giving you a headache, you’re not alone. Google Places is still transitioning to Google+ Local, and there are several types of local listings being created in the process. Google Maps and Apple Maps are both vying for consumer attention on mobile devices…. Please […]