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How Googlebot Crawls Javascript

Posted by on 10:43 am in Blog, Search Engine Optimization | 0 comments

Last year Google posted on their Webmaster Central Blog that they would begin executing and crawling Javascript on websites to better understand dynamic web content. Merkle | RKG ran a series of tests to determine just how well the Googlebot was able to crawl and index Javascript, and Search Engine Land recently posted the results.

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spaceprobe.es – Data From Space!!

Posted by on 2:01 pm in Blog, That's Interesting | 0 comments

spaceprobe.es – Data From Space!!

Check out this neat project website by Ariel Waldman and Lisa Ballard to catalog active man-made space probes – http://spaceprob.es Includes info on Voyager 1 and 2, some of my personal favorites:    

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Up to 4 Months of Credit Card Data Stolen in Potential Home Depot Security Breach

Posted by on 10:26 pm in Blog, That's Interesting | 0 comments

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a large number of stolen credit card numbers are showing up for sale, similar to the Target Hack earlier this year. The source of these stolen credit cards appears to be a security breach involving nearly all 2,000+ Home Depot Stores that went undiscovered since last April, according to security expert Brian Krebs.

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Rosetta space probe rendezvous with comet in space

Posted by on 7:39 am in Blog, That's Interesting | 0 comments

Rosetta space probe rendezvous with comet in space

After ten years in space, three gravity-assist maneuvers around earth, one gravity-assist maneuver around mars, five loops around the sun, and ten rendezvous maneuvers, the Rosetta space probe is closing in on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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Google now boosting websites using HTTPS for SEO

Posted by on 3:40 am in Blog, Search Engine Optimization | 0 comments

According to a new post over on the Webmaster Central blog, Google is rolling out a change to their search alogrithym that will give a boost to sites running under HTTPS secure connections

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First there was the double rainbow and now double tropical cyclones!

Posted by on 3:27 pm in Blog, That's Interesting | 0 comments

First there was the double rainbow and now double tropical cyclones!

First there was the famed Double Rainbow, and now a set of double tropical cyclones are in line to hit the Hawaiian islands this week!! According to an article from The Weather Channel a pair of tropical cyclones like this is rare, but not unheard of. A similar event happened back in 1982 with tropical depression Daniel and tropical storm Gilma.

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10 Shocking Stats About Display Ads

Posted by on 8:04 pm in That's Interesting | 0 comments

10 Shocking Stats About Display Ads

http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/horrifying-display-advertising-stats About 50% of clicks on mobile ads are accidental. Hubspot recently collected a bunch of stats about display ads from different sources and found some pretty shocking results. You are more likely to get into MIT than click a banner...

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<3 Grilling Season  

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Snapchat hack exposes names and phone numbers of over 4 million users

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Snapchat hack exposes names and phone numbers of over 4 million users

On Tuesday anonymous hackers used a known security flaw in the Snapchat photo messaging app to access data on 4.6 million users, including names and phone numbers. The hackers then posted a copy of the data on a site called SnapchatDB.info

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Target data breach could put millions of customer credit cards at risk

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Target data breach could put millions of customer credit cards at risk

The Minneapolis Star Tribune posted an article today that Target Corp. has suffered a security breach that could put millions of customer credit cards at risk. A spokeswoman from American Express has confirmed the breach, and it appears that security expert Brian Krebs first reported the issue on December 13th.

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