Posted: December 8th, 2013 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Technoid Computer News | Tags: Adsense, ADULT ONLY CONTENT, Facebook, Facebook Ads, Facebook R Rated Ads, Google Plus, Goolge, Inappropriate Advertising, Social Network Site | Comments Off
Facebook has become a social media behemoth with an insane reach, more than a billion users around the planet, the majority logging into the site several times daily, it’s hard to see how advertisers can go wrong.
When it comes to advertising on the world’s biggest social media network it isn’t simply the mass of users that Facebook push, the huge amount of data the company keeps on each user is it’s major draw, advertisers are coaxed with the opportunity to target exactly the audience they want.
Among mainstream advertisers theres still apprehension, a bunch of discussion on whether Facebook advertising is affective, deeper; does Facebook advertising simply generate leads, or does it drive direct sales?
Clearly the argument isn’t simple, Facebook offers advertisers several layers, from sponsored posts, full pages and mobile feeds to tradition button ads. And with multiple formats within its 10 categories, the offer is extensive.
With such a long reach, a massive combination of placement options, sidled up to metrics that are more measurable than almost any other platform, why wouldn’t you advertise on Facebook? :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 5th, 2013 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Technoid Computer News | Tags: Amazon, Drone Delivery System, FedEx, Jeff Bezos, News From the web, Prime Air, Standout | Tags: Amazon, Technoid Technology News, UPS | Comments Off
The online behemoth that is Amazon plans to deploy a swarm of autonomous drones to deliver product within half an hour of ordering. The ambitious project – Prime Air – still needs safety testing and US federal approval, however, Amazon’s visionary leader Jeff Bezo’s reckons he’ll have Prime Air lifting off within 5 years :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 2nd, 2013 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: ART | Tags: Gallery View, Installation Art, Joshua tree National Park, Lucid Stead, Phillip K Smith III, Royal Projects | Comments Off
Every now and then stuff comes along where words simply don’t apply, a thousand words moment.
…I have no words for this :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: November 26th, 2013 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Technoid Computer News | Tags: Apple Inc, Apple iPad 3D, Apple iPhone 3D, Apple SmartTV, Business News, Mobile Comuting, PrimeSense, Technoid Computer News | Comments Off
Consumer tech-behemoth Apple Inc, has acquired 3D developer PrimeSense, it hasn’t however disclosed how it intends to use the new acquisition. PrimeSense is a developer who’s technologie allow devices to respond to their environment in three dimensions.
Apple purchased the Israel based company yesterday, tech-analysts believe the move indicates a shift toward more sophisticated gesture-control in Apples mobile devices, iPhone and iPad.
An Apple spokesman confirmed the purchase, however declined to say how much it spent or what the technology will be used for.
Israeli media said Apple paid about $350 million for PrimeSense, whose technology powers the gesture control in Microsoft Corp’s Xbox Kinect gaming system :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: November 25th, 2013 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: The Organic Gourmet | Tags: Anti-vaccine Group, Australian Vaccination Network, AVN, Fake Cancer Treatments, TGA, The Organic Gourmet, The Therapeutic Goods Administration, Vaccinate Your Children | Comments Off
Our least favourite getup group, the Australian Vaccination Network has again been ordered to change its name, after losing an appeal against a ruling that its current name is misleading.
The New South Wales Administrative Decisions Tribunal has upheld a ruling by the state’s Fair Trading department that the anti-vaccination group’s current name could mislead the public.
The AVN can elect to make a further appeal against the ruling, but Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts has warned the organisation risks a hefty legal bill because the department will seek legal costs. ”The AVN must change its name now,” Mr Roberts said.
The Australian Vaccination Network, which is clearly an anti-vaccine soapbox, claims to be a lobby and support group that promotes health choices. However, the New South Wales Fair Trading Department maintains that the groups name is intentionally misleading, saying the group “is in fact, an anti-vaccination group.”
The Australian Medical Association was among those that complained to Fair Trading about the AVN’s name :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: November 24th, 2013 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Grilled | Tags: china, Chinese Army, PRA, Sharp Sword, Stealth Strike Drone, Stealth UAV, Test Flight | Comments Off
China’s first stealth combat drone has reportedly made a successful maiden flight, with state media hailing the move as evidence Beijing is closing the gap with major Western powers, the drone is the nations third unmanned weapon.
The test flight of the “Sharp Sword” unmanned aircraft is another step in China’s years-long military build-up, with its defence spending now the second highest in the world and growing by double-digit percentages each year.
This latest weapon from the worlds most populated nation is thought to be based on a Skunk Works – Lockheed Martin – Concept, the UCLASS – Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike – drone :: Read the full article »»»»