15Jul

Twitter erupts after Zimmerman verdict

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> <img src="http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/dam/assets/130715062442-01-zimmerman-0715-horizontal-gallery.jpg" alt="A man argues with a police officer as supporters of Trayvon Martin march while blocking traffic in Union Square in New York on Sunday, July 14. A jury acquitted George Zimmerman […]

12Jul

Spotify's 10 most misquoted songs

Excuse him while he does what? Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze” is among Spotify’s songs most often misquoted. Spotify polled listeners for the songs whose lyrics they most often hear incorrectly “Blinded By the Light” topped list with its mistaken line, “wrapped up like a douche” Jimi Hendrix, the Clash and […]

12Jul

The sportswriter who made Twitter cry

This pic of brothers Greg Day, from left, Anthony Day and Steven Bennett inspired Richard Deitsch to ask Twitter users for their best photo moments. Sportswriter asks for photos that capture life’s best moments Hundreds of images have been shared so far Births, proposals, reunions among the moments shared (CNN) […]

12Jul

Teen jailed for Facebook 'joke' is released

Texas teen facing a terrorism charge over an alleged threat on Facebook is free on bail Justin Carter, 19, spent five months in prison for what he says was a sarcastic comment He was freed after an anonymous donor posted a $500,000 bond “I just think it got taken out […]

11Jul

How to make killer Vine and Instagram videos

Some see social videos on Instagram and Vine as a new form of communication To create quality videos, start by keeping the camera steady and picking an engaging subject Stop-motion videos and how-tos are examples of interesting short content This week Instagram added the ability to embed photos and videos […]

10Jul

Five apps that drove App Store's success

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> When Apple opened its online App Store five years ago, the iPhone got a lot more useful, mobile apps suddenly went mainstream and “there’s an app for that” became a cliché. Here are […]

10Jul

2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors

Posted by Matt Peters Yesterday at MozCon, I presented the results from Moz’s Ranking Factors 2013 study. In this post I will highlight the key takeaways, and we will follow it up with a full report and data set sometime later this summer. Overview Every two years, Moz runs a […]

10Jul

#MozCon Speaker Interview: Carrie Gouldin

Posted by Lindsay As Web Community Manager @ThinkGeek, Carrie Gouldin built the companyâ??s social media presence from the ground up and now engages hundreds of thousands of followers through multiple social platforms. Weâ??re excited that she is bringing her valuable insights about social media to MozCon! In her talk, â??Using […]

10Jul

SEO Ranking Factor #1 is Satisfaction

Posted by Cyrus Shepard You know the numbers â?? Google uses over 200 ranking signals, updates its algorithm over 500 times a year, and employs thousands of engineers. We often get so caught up in the minutiae of the algorithm that we forget all this effort serves a single purpose: […]

10Jul

How Failure Can Make You a Better SEO

Posted by HappyBrooke This post was originally in YouMoz, and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author’s views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of Moz, Inc. Itâ??s been three months since the […]

09Jul

New Facebook search now available

Facebook’s “Graph Search” feature rolls out to all English versions of Facebook.com in the U.S. starting July 8, 2013. Facebook’s “Graph Search” feature is now available in English in the U.S. The advanced search feature makes it easy to dig through the social network for people, places and photos Users […]

08Jul

Top iPhone, iPad apps now free

“Infinity Blade II,” the popular fantasy roleplaying game exclusive to Apple devices, was among apps offered for free on Monday. Top iPhone, iPad apps being offered for free Change comes as Apple App Store’s five-year anniversary approaches Games like “Infinity Blade II,” tools like “Map My Ride” on list Priciest […]

08Jul

Are social discovery apps too creepy?

More than half of adults in the United States have a smartphone. But many consider a wave of “social discovery” apps too invasive. Many worry new apps define privacy too loosely Studies show people are sharing more on social media Social app creators say people are always wary of new […]

05Jul

Could this table save lives?

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> How can this table save lives? Designed by young Israeli Arthur Brutter and his former lecturer Ido Bruno, it can resist even the most severe of earthquakes and could offer reliable shelter to […]

05Jul

Raspberry Pi robot makes you coffee

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Rapiro can perform a number of household tasks, including making coffee and managing calendars. The diminutive automaton can be easily controlled by an app or computer. The robot is fitted with 12 servo […]

04Jul

Protests against the NSA spring up across U.S.

“Restore the Fourth” protesters in San Francisco on Thursday call for an end to government surveillance programs. Protesters in cities across the United States called for an end to NSA surveillance programs They are calling their movement “Restore the Fourth” They say Internet and phone monitoring violates the Fourth Amendment […]

03Jul

10 African startups to know

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> <img src="http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/dam/assets/130625164002-brainshare-best-african-startup-horizontal-gallery.jpg" alt="Michelle Atagana has selected 10 exciting African tech startups: “BrainShare is a social-education app that aims to connect people across Uganda, and the world, through education. “It is an online classroom […]

03Jul

Jailed FB teen getting day in court

NEW: Jailed teen to get hearing that could reduce his bond NEW: Attorney says Justin Carter, 19, has “suffered abuse” in jail Carter was arrested after arguing on Facebook over a video game The terroristic threat charge is a felony that brings up to eight years in prison (CNN) — […]

03Jul

'Star Trek' fans denied: Moon not named 'Vulcan'

Pluto’s two newly discovered, and smallest, moons will be named Styx and Kerberos, despite “Vulcan” winning in an online poll. The SETI institute named two moons orbiting Pluto ‘Kerberos’ and ‘Styx’ Despite winning online poll, the name ‘Vulcan’ was not chosen ‘Star Trek’s’ William Shatner professed outrage at the decision […]

02Jul

Teen jailed for months over Facebook 'joke'

Teen held since February on charges related to Facebook comment Justin Carter, 19, was arguing over an online video game Father says a sarcastic joke was misinterpreted Online petition to free Carter has nearly 35,000 signatures (CNN) — It was a sarcastic Facebook comment during an argument about a video […]

01Jul

An online summer camp for do-it-yourself kids

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> The second Maker Camp, a virtual summer camp for young do-it-yourselfers, starts July 8. The camp is conducted online over Google+ Hangouts, although some libraries are hosting in-person versions. Here, lab supervisor Sam […]

01Jul

In new games, gore gives way to emotion

“The Last of Us” follows the journey of two survivors, Joel and Ellie, fighting for life in a post-apocalyptic world. In new top video games, designers are working hard to move players emotionally “The Last of Us” follows a duo who bond for survival in a post-apocalyptic world “Bioshock: Infinite” […]

01Jul

Apple files for 'iWatch' trademark

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Any Apple watch would face competition, but most current smartwatches rely on smartphone pairing over Bluetooth to get data and notifications. Apple could take the same approach as these devices or put more […]

01Jul

Meet an iPad-controlled $15 million yacht

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> It might look like a a mixture between a spaceship and a concord, but this futuristic vessel is in fact the award winning superyacht Adastra. The luxury boat — valued at $15 million […]