The Truth about QR Codes

You’ve probably noticed already some small, square codes popping up in places like print ads, magazines, billboards and trade-show booths. These useful, efficient little marvels are QR codes, also known as Quick Response codes. Although virtually ubiquitous in Europe and Japan, they’re just starting to gain popularity in the States. QR codes are readable by […]

Fresh Out of Web Addresses

Just as there is a limit on the number of telephone numbers, there is also a finite number of Internet (IP) addresses. Every device, such as mobile phones and laptops, and every Web site gets its own unique number. What happens when the current IP addresses run out? That’s where the new Internet addressing system, […]

26X Jump in Mobile Web Use Coming

Cisco Systems Inc. on Tuesday predicted that smartphones and tablet computers will bring a 26-fold increase in traffic over the mobile web by 2015. Mobile traffic originating from tablet devices alone will grow 205-fold from 2010 to 2015, the highest growth rate of any device category tracked, the company projects. More Information For more information […]

The Internet Has Challenges: Five of Them

The top five challenges for the Internet on its 20th anniversary should come as no great surprise to anyone who follows the industry, or rather, industries. But now they’re at least semi-official – The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the organization behind the prestigious Webby Awards, has come out with its top five […]

Use With Caution: Defamation in 140 Characters or Less

Twitter has the capacity for providing an easy outlet for individuals to vent about their daily travails and perceived insults. However, users should exercise caution. Indeed, they need to be cognizant that despite the ease with which the need for their emotional catharsis can be satiated, there is an audience, and there is an ever-looming […]