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Top Online Scams of 2010 | You NEED to Read This Now!

The Better Business Bureau published an incredible info-graphic illustrating the top scams of 2010. I've had my banking info/debit card/credit card stolen several times in my life and I'm only 25! Want to know where my info's been stolen most often? ONLINE! Check out this info-graphic and share this post with EVERYBODY you know. The life you help save could ...

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Go Daddy Sells For $2.25 Billion! But Will it Stay in Business or Tank?

The parent company of GoDaddy.com, a top registrar of Internet domain names, has been sold to a group of private investment firms for $2.25 billion, a person familiar with the transaction told The Associated Press. Go Daddy Group Inc.'s sale to KKR, Silver Lake and Technology Crossover Ventures comes as the company expects to top $1.1 billion in revenue this ...

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Social Media Beats Porn as the Most Frequented Internet Activity [VIDEO]

Erik Qualman from Socialnomics recently published a new video that shows the power of social networks today. The most stunning fact, to us, is that social media has surpassed porn as the top activity on the web. The video, which lists a number of compelling facts, also said that — in the United States — Facebook gets more weekly web traffic than Google. Similar...

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SEC Keeping an Eye on Tech Companies Practicing “Bubble Era Tactics”

LinkedIn's shares on May 19 more than doubled in price on their first day of trade on the New York Stock Exchange, evoking memories of the frenzied dot-com bubble years. The advent of online brokerage accounts and a nation of day traders helped then start-ups like theglobe.com, VA Linux and MarketWatch.com rise by six- and seven-fold. Many of these bubble ...

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U.N. Report Declares Internet Access a Human Right

A United Nations report said Friday that disconnecting people from the internet is a human rights violation and against international law. The report railed against France and the United Kingdom, which have passed laws to remove accused copyright scofflaws from the internet. It also protested blocking internet access to quell political unrest (.pdf). While ...

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Is LinkedIn Really Worth $9 Billion? Here’s Comes Another Tech Bubble [INFO-GRAPHIC]

LinkedIn just went public last week. The IPO was valued at $45/share and by the end of the trading day the value doubled giving LinkedIn a value of $9 Billion. But is LinkedIn really worth $9 Billion? If you are placing the valuation on LinkedIn based on its member base of 50 million people, then Facebook who has 13 times that amount would be worth $117 Billion. ...

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French President Proposes Global Government Control of The Internet

France wants better regulation of the Internet. Google's executive chairman says policymakers should tread lightly and avoid "stupid" rules. Bridging such differences about how the Internet could or should be more regulated took center stage Tuesday at an "e-G8" meeting aimed to parlay the digital world's growing economic clout into a cohesive message ...

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LinkedIn’s Road to IPO [INFO-GRAPHIC]

Today, LinkedIn debuted on The New York Stock Exchange trading at 520 times its 2010 net income, giving the company an $8 billion dollar valuation. In what is the biggest U.S. Internet IPO since Google, LinkedIn is the first social networking site to go public. So, how did the 100 million member social network get to Wall Street? - Source: Thenextweb.com This ...

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3 Reasons Why Cell Phone and ISP’s MUST Allow Unlimited Data

Have you been paying attention to the scams cell phone and ISP's (Internet Service Provider's) have been launching recently? Cell phone companies and Internet Service Provider's have been on an aggressive push to end unlimited data plans, in exchange for metered plans. The metered plans would require you to pay for every single kb, mb, and gb of data you use. ...

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Internet Freedom Chart | Iran Ranks Last… Shocker… NOT!

America sure is wonderful! It's easy to complain about things here until you realize how bad other countries have it. America is a modern day utopia when compared to many other countries and this graphic proves it. Research advocacy group Freedom House, published a graphic displaying Internet penetration and freedom. According to this graphic, the country with the ...

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