Web programming - between option and necessity
In today’s world, when people find it hard not to post updates about their latest activities every other day and think it is almost unimaginable to live without a social network profile, it seems rather odd to meet people who doubt the necessity of having a website. And yet these people are more numerous than you might initially think.
Let’s take the example of a medium sized company who already has a considerable customer base,...
January 20, 2013
Study: IE Users Have Lower IQ Than Users of Other Web Browsers
A recent study links intelligence test results with browser usage - and the results don't look very good for the users of Microsoft's Internet Explorer, especially the older versions. The study, titled "Inteligent Quotient (IQ) and Browser Usage" by canadian company AptiQuant compaired the test scores of a 101.326 individuals older than the age of 16 based on the browser they are using.
The results are fascinating. Use...
August 01, 2011
Bill Gates to reinvent the Toilet
The man who revolutionized the Personal Computer Industry is putting his efforts - and foundation - to revolutionizing toilets. Microsoft founder Bill Gates said he will dedicate 42$ million towards the reinvention of the toilet.
Water hygiene and safe waste disposal are two of the biggest causes for infant mortalities in the developing countries. Gates and his foundation hope to create inexpensive toilets to grately improv...
July 22, 2011
Google Will Retire Brands Blogger and Picasa in Google + Push
You can say goodbye to the Picasa and Blogger names: Mashable claims that Google intends to retire several non-Google name brands and rename them as Google products.
This move is part of the larger effort of the search giant to unify it's brand for the public launch of Google+, Google's social initiative.
Both services won't disappear, because they are two of Google's most popular products. Instead, according to two s...
July 08, 2011
The SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) is a US bill introduced to stop Online Piracy.The bill is meant to allow the US Government to close websites that host content that is copyrighted.
We here at Pixelfind are totally against the bill, because it is meant to threaten speech and innovation, and allow the US Government to close websites that have content generated by users – this means that website as big as Facebook or YouTube could go ou...
November 22, 2011
RIM cuts 2,000 jobs
Research in Motion, the producer of the BlackBerry smartphone series, said it will cut approximately 11% of the company's workforce (around 2,000 jobs) and reorganize upper management.
Don Morisson, the company's COO will retire and Thorsten Heins will take the expanded role of COO, product and sales. This move comes after weak financial results in Q1 and an even worse outlook for the future.
As a result for the bleak Q1 repo...
July 27, 2011
The 20 Most Expensive Keyword Categories In Google AdWords
Google AdWords is an auction-based marketplace where advertisers bid on keywords to compete for top ad placement. The top ten keyword categories that demanded the highest costs per click are:
1. Insurance (example keyword: "auto insurance price quotes")
2. Loans (example keyword: "consolidate graduate student loans")
3. Mortgage (example keyword: "refinanced second mortgages")
4. Attorney (examp...
July 20, 2011
Nokia will exit Japan cellphone market by August
Nokia Corporation will exit the Japanese cellphone market at the end of August, reports Nikkei. According to the same report, the Finnish handset manufacturer had stopped supplying cellphones to Japanese carriers from 2008.
Nokia will close the high-end Vertu handset stores in Tokio's Shibuya and Ginza districts by the end of July. The Vertu business has been struggling to keep up with the rising in popularity of smartphones, the busine...
July 04, 2011