The color that's officially regarded as the most boring in homes across
America is apparently making a comeback. Google Glass in "off-white" (better
known as egg shell among professionals in the interior design industry) sold
out in just a few hours after being released on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
It was just a one-day sale, when the highly anticipated product was going for
$1,500, but even Google didn't expect such a response. According to a Google
statement released to the Mercury News, the offer might be extended, but
after the company witnessed what a hit it was, the sale officially ended.
Unfortunately for those who are number hungry, Google says it will never tell
how many Glasses were sold.
"Wow, what a morning!" noted the official Google+ account. "We're happy to
see so many new faces (and frames) in the Explorer community. Just a quick
update that, ack, we j... (more)
If you're running a small business, it can sometimes seem that creating a
website and handling online marketing consume an awful lot of your time.
You may also be getting bombarded with emails warning that your SEO is
inadequate, your security isn't up to scratch, or you'd be doing much better
business on the Internet if you used the help of someone from the other side
of the globe.
When you're dealing with pressure from customers on the one hand, and
suppliers and bankers on the other, it can seem like the best course is to
get your website finished and forget about it -- thankf... (more)
A distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack on a Bitcoin wallet and
transaction facilitator netted hackers with 1,265 Bitcoins worth $1 million.
The hack attack started on November 15th, and it followed several other
nefarious online maneuvers over a period of 48 hours. The victim is a
Denmark-based tech company that as of early December was still trying to
figure out how the heist unfolded on their servers.
The Danish company explained that the DDOS attack was formidable and
succeeded in penetrating various layers of protection. According to blog
posts and press reports, Bitc... (more)
Over the course of the past decade, there's been a lot of hype pertaining to
the_ Internet of Things (IoT)_ and how China leads the U.S. in this
technology -- yet many who are active on the Internet are still unaware of
In its simplest form, IoT is an evolving wireless network of objects and
devices that will eventually all be connected with each other. Using RFID,
Bluetooth, GPS and other emerging semantic technology, and working in tandem
with cloud computing, Web portals and back-end systems, in essence our
"things" will be be able to "talk" with each other.
If you're a real estate investor, you know how important it is to have the
latest figures and data at your fingertips. You probably have favorite
websites and newsfeeds to keep up as much as possible, but what you really
need is real data in real time. Enter S'moretgage, which was debuted at the
TechCrunch Disrupt NY in early May 2014. It's all about getting data to real
estate investors immediately, and reveres knowledge as the key player in
making sound investment choices.
However, it's not just about having quick access to this kind of information.
It's actually pretty challe... (more)