Taxi apps have been at the center of controversy lately, with authorities claiming they violate the law and pose security risks. Due to regulatory disputes, cab startup Uber was forced to end its service in New York City two weeks ago. Now, the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) is about to release new rules that would allow these startups to operate in the Big Apple. The authority will require them to work with the city’s own payment and trip-data system, according to the proposal. The companies will also have to obtain a one-year, renewable license from the TLC. What’s more, taxi apps will have to allow payments with credit cards or… Continue reading… More About: mobile apps, taxis, uber
Late yesterday afternoon, Apple announced a major overhaul of the upper level management structure in Cupertino. According to the Apple press release, Scott Forstall will be leaving Apple next year and will serve as a personal adviser to CEO, Tim Cook until his departure. Jony Ive will add oversight of Apple software development to his existing duties The post Shakeup at Apple: Scott Forstall Leaving, Jony Ive Taking Larger Role appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
With SES Chicago just around the corner, many of you, out-of-towners, may be wondering where the best food in Chicago can be found. Aside from being a fellow Internet marketer, I am also a food blogger from the rough and tough South side of Chicago, so I thought I would point out some great restaurants The post Where to Eat During SES Chicago 2012 appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Sandy is flooding New York’s streets, as the post-tropical cyclone bears down on the Big Apple. A deluge of rainfall is soaking NYC since the former hurricane arrived in town on Monday. From Queens to Manhattan, social media users across New York were sharing arresting images of the floods; check them out in the gallery above. More Coverage of Hurricane Sandy [nggallery id=8465] New York City Subway Stations Turn Into Eery, Empty Platforms 6 Fake Hurricane Sandy Photos You’re Sharing on Social Media Here’s Proof That Hurricane Sandy Is Nothing Like Irene Incredible Viral Soldier Pic Debunked by Military Boy Rides Air Mattress Through Flooded Virginia Streets How Will Hurricane Sandy Affect The Internet? [VIDEO] 5 Emergency Apps to Download Before Hurricane Sandy Hits [VIDEO] How to Use Facebook and Twitter Without the Internet Thumbnail image courtesy of Twitter, TrackingSandy More About: Hurricane Sandy, flooding, new york
Foursquare is a Web and mobile application that allows users to check-in or post their locations, connect with their friends, and become virtual mayors of a certain venue. Basically, it’s a social network that allows you to inform your friends and family where you are. Created in 2009, Foursquare has now 20 million registered users The post Foursquare: Who’s the Mayor of This Pizzeria? appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
In the aftermath of Google’s Disavow Links Tool announcement, SEOs and webmasters across the industry are screaming one question, loud and clear: How do I know which links to disavow? What follows is a step-by-step, tactical walkthrough of exactly how to perform a link profile audit, and how to figure out which links should be removed The post How to Know Which Links to Disavow in Google appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
It’s back to basics for this week’s kids apps. We’ve got some great suggestions for apps for young readers. There are animals to play with and puzzles to be solved. One app helps budding fashion designers by incorporating household patterns into the gameplay. SEE ALSO: 8 Educational iPad Apps for Grade School Users The folks at Children’s Technology Review have shared five of the top apps from its comprehensive monthly database of kid-tested reviews. The site covers everything from math and counting to reading and phonics. Check back next week for more Top Kids Apps from Children’s Technology Review. What are your favorite kids apps of the week? Let us know in the c… Continue reading… More About: Top Kids Apps, contributors, features, kids apps, trending
1. Dog Loves a Bath We’re not entirely sure if this is a dog or a polar bear.Click here to view this gallery. While most cats scram, and most dogs hide, a small minority of pets actually seems to enjoy bathtime. Here are 10 such peculiar creatures. More About: Entertainment, Video, Watercooler, YouTube, animals, features, humor
Back in August of this year, Real officially launched their RealPlayer app for Android . As part of the development process for the video application, research revealed some interesting information on how people are currently using their cell phones and mobile devices. Not only are people watching more television shows and news on their mobile The post Mobile Has Changed Us: The Couch Potato is Extinct appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Death is the next great adventure. This is true for the fans of The Walking Dead, the zombie apocalypse turned ridiculous soap opera. We are fans of the show, yet we cannot help but make fun of it for its absurd-yet-compelling plot and dysfunctional cast of characters. Since the third season of the show started two episodes The post Friday Humor: The Walking Dead Makes Zombies Awesome Again appeared first on Search Engine Journal.