Happy Friday! Here are our Top 10 finds for this past week. I hope everyone is staying safe and not going crazy at home.
This batch is a good one.
- NASA CIO Agencywide Memo: Alert: Cyber Threats Significantly Increasing During Coronavirus Pandemic (SpaceRef)
Sad but true. Bad actors are going to capitalize on the pandemic to take advantage of people. Beware.
- Foursquare merges with Factual (TechCrunch)
It will be interesting to see how Foursquare innovates.
- HubSpot unveils new content management system aimed at marketers (TechCrunch)
Hubspot building out a CMS outside of its marketing suite is intriguing, but will it survive? WordPress, and yes I’m bias, already powers 35% + of the websites online.
- WhatsApp finally cracks down on message forwarding to stop misinformation (TechRadar)
This is a step in the right direction for the messaging app with more than a billion users.
- GoDaddy Acquires Domain Registry of .US, .Biz, .In and .Co (Search Engine Journal)
Anyone who knows me knows I’m not a big fan of GoDaddy. So this does have me worried, even with their assurances that they will be a fair and just owner.
- A Technical SEO Checklist for the Non-Technical Marketer (Search Engine Journal)
This is an older article, but has tons of great information. During these strange times, I think it’s a good piece to read.
- Why the coronavirus lockdown is making the internet stronger than ever (MIT Technology Review)
This is heartening how the internet is bringing us closer together in a way that we wouldn’t be able to 10 years ago.
- The changes covid-19 is forcing on to business (Economist)
A lengthy piece but well worth the read.
- How To Support Loved Ones Facing Mental Illness (WPandUP)
Great article explaining Mental Illness and how to support loved ones right now facing this onslaught. It’s a tough time and we have to be there for each other.
- Webcams have become impossible to find, and prices are skyrocketing (The Verge)
With more people using online conferencing tools like Zoom. I’m not surprised there has been a run on webcams. Heck you can’t even get a laptop.