World News

Chrome usage steps up beating Safari

Chrome finally makes it for the first time as it beats Apple’s Safari in terms of browser usage making it the world’s third most popular web browser. It surpassed Safari in terms of its usage around the globe keeping in mind that Chrome had just completed 15th months from the time it was released. According […]

Facebook tops visits this Christmas

Its first time ever that Facebook has ever made it to the top first position for most visited website in USA this Christmas season. No wonders this holiday season, social media websites were the best source for most of the people to exchange wishes and it became an integral part of many people to stay […]

Twitter cleaning out spammers .

Twitter recently announced its intentions to clean out spammers. For some time, the follower and following counts we display have been incorrect for some folks. We’re soon to push a change that will address this issue. This means that the count you see in your sidebar should match what you see on your follower and […]

New Tool Aiming To Fight Click Fraud

Click Forensics has introduced a new tool to help marketers combat click fraud. The new tool is called “Block List” Standard click fraud detection mechanisms employ various anomaly detection rules. 1,000 clicks from the same visitor in the span of a minute, or an hour, or week, is a traffic anomaly that’s easy to find. […]

Flippa-The new Sitepoint Marketplace

Ok so Flippa is a few weeks old now and is the new Sitepoint Marketplace and I for one dont like it. Since the change it seems that the quality of sites for sale has dropped dramatically, but could this be the trend as DP seem to be suffering the same fate? Sitepoints Marketplace however […]

A Nobel Peace Prize for Twitter?

I had to laugh when I read about this! Yes you read the headline correctly…A Nobel Peace Prize for Twitter? This is from the Christian Science Monitor website. A quote from which is… Without Twitter, the world might have known little more than a losing candidate accusing the powers that be of alleged fraud. Without […]

Serious payday for FaceBook Employees?

I just read about the Russian Investment firm Digital Sky Technologies who are wanting to buy $100 million of common stock from employees. I guess a spending spree or two may occur. The $14.77 a share that they are offering would value the company at $6.5 billion and would give Digital Sky Technologies a 3.5 […]

Google training available online

I am interested to see what the latest Google online training Webinars have to offer and I would recommend that any one who uses adwords makes a note of the dates and does the same. Google Webinars The Google AdWords team run regular webinars on a variety of topics which you can attend for free. […]

eBay Starting to Slide?

I see alot of recent reports lately about eBay loosing huge amounts of traffic and very quickly too! I have to say that from my own experiences and those of others that I have heard about, this comes as no big surprise to me. Indeed my first dealings with them started very well, I was […]

What I like in WordPress 2.8

WordPress 2.8 is out and every WordPress blogger and his dog are talking about it. But, in reality, what difference does it make to any WordPress blog owner?  What’s new in WP that will make blogging easier? Why should they upgrade? Aside from upgrading for security purposes (fixing and patching old bugs and vulnerabilities), here […]

New owner – new information

Hello everyone! George here, the new owner of JWRMedia.com This is my first post since I’ve taken over this blog from John and my promise is to provide fresh and useful content to my readers on a regular basis. If you want to learn more about me, head over to this page. My goal is […]

IBM Cutting 5,000 U.S. Jobs

If you have not already heard, IBM is slated to cut approximately 5,000 jobs from United States workers, which is equal to about 4 percent of their entire workforce. This news comes just after we learned the IBM was in talks to possibly buyout Sun Microsystems. IBM, which started out as one of the major […]