Category: Industry News

Retro technology: the last audio cassette factory

“I think you can characterize our operating model as stubbornness and stupidity,” The National Audio Company opened in 1969 and hasn’t stopped production since.

RIP AIM: AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down after 20 years

AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down after 20 years

RIP AIM: Shutting down after 20 years. AIM the pioneering chat app that taught us to text is pulling the plug. On December 15th, 2017 AOL Instant Messenger will shut down…

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5 Reasons to Fire Your Client

I like money. Clients give me money (when everything goes right). Ergo, therefore, and hopefully: clients = money, more clients = more money…

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Windows turns 30: a visual history

Microsoft launched its first version of Windows on November 20th, 1985, to succeed MS-DOS. It was a huge milestone that paved the way for the modern versions of Windows we use today.

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Hillvetica, the Hillary Clinton-inspired font

Hillvetica maintains the bold, patriotic red-and-blue color scheme; the arrows are meant to remind you that Hillary is going places.

Infographic: Evolution of Slogans

Let’s take a look at advertising slogans through history, along with how they’ve changed – or haven’t.

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A million lines of code

Is a million lines of code a lot? How many lines are there in Windows? Facebook? iPhone apps?

“Tibetan Monks” Breakdance For Beastie Boys’ MCA (Adam Yauch)

In what may seem as a more unconventional nod by some, four Buddhist monks took to Union Square, the site of the first MCA Day, to put on a tribute to the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch by breakdancing to some of their biggest hits.

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When is the Right Time for a Website Redesign?

A Question Worth Asking… Professional services firms with high growth are twice as likely to have redesigned their sites in the last twelve months than their counterparts who experienced average growth.

Non-Profits Investing in Social Media [Infographic]

So how much do non-profits invest in social media, and is it growing? Vertical Response surveyed more than 100 of our non-profit customers to find out. Turns out that much of what they’re doing is pretty consistent with the small