• Amazon taking on Netflix

    Amazon is taking on the giant Netflix by offering a stand alone streaming service. Amazon will offer the streaming service for $8.99 a month.  This all comes on the heels of Netflix announcing it would begin charging $9.99 in May. 

  • Netflix increases to $10

    Netflix will increase the monthly charge to $10 next month.  Netflix customers and Netflix customers that were grandfathered in paying $7.99 will be paying $10 a month starting in May 2016.  Netflix says the customers affected by the changes will be notified by email. 

  • Facebook revenue growth due to ads

    Facebook’s strong mobile advertising business helped the social network report positive results for the fourth quarter of 2014. Revenue was up 49% to $3.85 billion, as the company’s profit grew by 34% to $701 million. Facebook started selling mobile ads in 2012. In each of the past seven quarters, mobile ads accounted for more then… Continue Reading

  • Carl’s Jr. “Au Naturel” pushes boundaries

    Carl’s Jr. “Au Naturel” Super bowl commercial pushes boundaries. Keep Calm and #Beast Mode Shirt Charlotte McKinney is featured in the “Au Naturel” commercial about a natural burger. McKinney walks through a food market in an “Austin Powers”style hiding her body parts with fruits and vegetables. “Introducing fast-food’s first All-Natural Burger with grass-fed, free-range beef… Continue Reading

  • Facebook Is Down For Many

    Originally posted on TechCrunch:
    Facebook’s website is down for many. The voluminous reports on Twitter, and corroborating evidence, are pretty plain: For many, Facebook is not working at the moment. Young services are infamous for having extensive outages. Twitter, for one, when small, was down chronically.  Facebook going down, given how mature it is as a platform…