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July 10, 2014

Google Decides To Shut Down Orkut After 10 Years!

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Farewell Orkut
Google was the first one to introduce the idea of social networking as we know it today with Orkut. Launched 10 years ago, mere months before Facebook, Orkut fast became popular before giving in to Facebook. With the competition getting so hot from other social networks, and Google Plus also competing in the fray, Google has now decided to bid the old network farewell. 

June 26, 2014

Get Your Android App Indexed By Google!

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Ever felt the need to open up an app associated with a website and look for something in that app while browsing on your smartphone? You might, for instance, need a list of places on a map application, or perhaps look up a recipe. Switching context from webpages over to applications can be annoying, and might not always give you what you wanted. Luckily, Google is here to help - it has finally released the much anticipated app-indexing feature for everyone!

June 1, 2014

What Is This "Right To Be Forgotten" Thing All About?

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Right to be forgotten
What is this new "Right to be forgotten" that everyone seems to be talking about all of a sudden? Well, earlier this month, Europe's top court ruled that people can ask Internet search engines to remove links to content that is inadequate, irrelevant or could be deemed to infringe on their right to privacy. In response to this ruling that sent shock waves through the internet industry, Google has created a portal where it is handling all such requests from residents in Europe.

April 25, 2014

Pinterest Announces Guided Search For Easier Content Discovery

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Pinterest Guided Search
Search engines are great for answering specific questions. For example, a tutorial for building Android apps, weather conditions in a city, and so on. But don't you sometimes feel at a loss to pinpoint what you're looking for, and randomly sift through the internet for a chance encounter? Perhaps you need some creative ideas for your upcoming vocations. But there never existed a search engine that could help you with such stuff.

Until now.

April 23, 2014

Difference Between 3G and 4G Mobile Technology?

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3G vs 4G
Wireless telecommunications has made huge leaps and bounds in technology over the years. The world now relies on mobile telecommunications, without which the entire social infrastructure can collapse. Gone are the days of old cellular GSM - the world has moved on to next-gen wireless networking. We often hear the terms 3G and 4G with respect to mobile telecom. What exactly are they? And how exactly do they differ from each other?

April 15, 2014

How To Protect Against The Heartbleed Bug?

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How To Protect Against The Heartbleed Bug?
The Heartbleed Bug is a major security threat that has effected millions of websites around the world. It has the potential to expose users' private information, including passwords, financial details and instant messages, among other thing. While many big websites have applied patches to fix it, a deeper look into the security loophole has revealed that your privacy might be compromised at this very moment, and hackers could have access to your personal information through your home routers!

April 14, 2014

What Is The Heartbleed Bug? Everything You Need To Know

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Heartbleed Bug
What is this 'Heartbleed' everyone is suddenly talking about? I won't blame you if you're as clueless as I was when I first heard about it. The term suddenly exploded as if out of nowhere, and had me thinking; meh, it's probably another messaging app that someone has discovered a bug with. But no. Heartbleed is a major security bug that was discovered Codenomicon, a software security firm, and a member of Google's security team. It is a serious security threat that has the potential to expose users' private information, including passwords, financial details and instant messages, among other things. So if security is one of your concerns, you need to read this!

April 11, 2014

Facebook Announces Major Overhaul To News Feed - Bad News For Pages

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Facebook News Feed Overhaul
So I guess Facebook has, unwittingly, become our theme of the week month, though not without reason. Facebook marketing strategies are becoming a hot topic, as more and more businesses are wondering why their Facebook Pages are losing reach, while Facebook seems to be going stronger than ever with its advertisements. In a fresh wave of enhancements to the social network, Facebook has just announced a major overhaul to its news feed which aims to "reduce stories that people frequently tell us are spammy and that they don't want to see." Page admins, prepare to bear the brunt!

March 16, 2014

Google to Feature Music Artists' Event Schedule From Their Website!

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Google To Feature Data From Music Artists' Websites
You might have noticed that when you search for your favorite band on Google, you don't just get search results, but a knowledge graph with information about that band, upcoming event schedule, discography, and so on. While useful, this information isn't very accurate, because the data is pulled from various different sources. Google has just announced that it will now get this data directly from the Artists' official website, which means that if you're a music artist or a band, then you should read through the rest of this post!

March 14, 2014

Facebook Will Buy Internet At $54 Trillion! Really?

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Facebook Will Buy Internet At $54 TrillionThe name Facebook is not new to anyone, it is today’s most famous online social networking website or service that came from a idiom for the encyclopedia which was handed over to some of the students of some American university. The founder of Facebook is Mark Zuckerberg in collaboration with the colleagues named Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. It is due to its immense success that now it is considered as worlds 5th most successful startup company of all times in terms of its market capitalization, in terms of its revenue generation and the speed of its growth. After a chain of great successes, Facebook is now again ready to surprise its users by making its largest requisition.

March 13, 2014

We are Coming to Pakistan Festival 2014!

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Mohammad with Pakistan-Festival-Team

karachiites surprise! Pakistan Helpline in association with Talib e Ilm Society, Anima and students across Karachi has organized a mega event on 23rd March 2014 at EXPO center, to share the spirit of being a devoted and loyal Pakistani. 23 March holds great respect in attaining a separate state for Muslims. It was that famous resolution at Lahore that led to the creation of this great new country for Muslims.

It was a pleasure meeting President of TALIB E ILM Society (Syed Ali Raza) and Ayesha Gull (President Anima "Towards Light" ) at my house.  After a detailed talk we have confirmed our participation in the event at the annual Pakistan Festival at city's biggest EXPO Center. I was extremely delighted to meet Ayesha and Syed Raza Ali, people with extreme potential and energy. It is amongst the biggest events that will bring a crowd of over 3000 people from across the country on a single platform. I have a lot to share with you all, that most of you missed at Unexplored Success Treasures. Its time to meet Karachi with a lot of fun and excitement!

February 22, 2014

How WhatsApp Came To Be Worth $19 Billion?

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How WhatsApp Came To Be Worth $19 Billion?
WhatsApp, the super-popular messaging app, has once again come under the spotlight, and became a sensation all over again as Facebook moves to bid $19 Billion for its acquisition. The deal is all but done, making it Facebook's biggest ever purchase, and the second-biggest tech-acquisition of all time. So what is it that makes WhatsApp so special? Let's take a look at the story behind WhatsApp, which is one of the most incredible and motivational success stories of this age.

December 13, 2013

4 Years Bachelor's Journey Finally ends!

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Convocation DayBrothers and sisters at the end of every semester, you often found me screaming "Exams over!" but this time I would say "It's all over! no more exams ever in my life!" :-) I am just done with the longest academic journey of my life and that was surely the most hardest yet a memorable one. I have completed my bachelor's study in "Computer & Information System Engineering" and once granted a degree in February 2014, it would add an extension to my current signature i.e. Engr. I am extremely gladful to greet you all again with a new zeal and energy. I had almost stopped blogging this year due to hectic study schedules and the final year project which is no less than a nightmare for every engineer as you would discover with the surprise post tomorrow.

Let me share some beautiful memories of university life with all of you for I consider you guys no less than a family and later I will let you know about MBT's new year gift that will surely be the biggest ever from us.

December 10, 2013

How To Monitor The Latest Google Search Algorithm Changes?

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How To Monitor The Latest Google Search Algorithm Changes?
So as most of you might know, Google made yet another update to its PageRank algorithm recently, and we saw improvements on our sister blogs. SmartEarningMethods now has PR 3, whereas our new blog RichIncomeWays has jumped from Nil to 2 PR! The PR for MBT remains 5. This update comes much later than expected, which left us wondering when the next algorithmic change will come again. Keeping up with these changes is a big part of being a blogger and a webmaster, so today, we'll talk about resources that'll help you keep track of Google Search Algorithm changes.

November 5, 2013

Google Introduces App Indexing Feature To Search Results

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App Indexing
While browsing the web on your smartphone, have you ever felt the need to open up an app associated with the website you're on, and look for something in that app? For example, if I am on an eBook reading website, I might need to add a book ID given on the website in the reader app, or I might need to see a list of places on a map-reading app. Switching context from webpages over to applications can be annoying, and might not always give you what you wanted. To help address this issue, Google has announced a big addition to Google Search - App Indexing, which will help searchers look for information within mobile apps just like they would on websites!

November 2, 2013

How To Create A Custom GooglePlus Username?

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Customize Google Plus Profile URL
Aah! At last! Just when we thought we would be stuck with the ridiculously long (and insane!) Google Plus profile URLs forever, Google finally announces a much anticipated feature on its social network; customizable profile URLs. Yes, that's right! It's time to join the Google Plus username bandwagon, because you can now get rid of those rusty old and chunky profile URLs, and get a nice Google Plus username and URL for your profile! Let's take a look at how you can create a personalized URL for your Google Plus profile!

October 30, 2013

How To Become a Certified Google AdSense Partner?

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AdSense Certified Partner Program!
How many of you use Google AdSense as one of the, if not the only, monetization solutions for your site? I think I'm getting an overwhelming nod of affirmation. The fact is, Google AdSense has been the choice of almost every blogger and website owner at least once during the course of their online venture. And countless consultants and service providers have sprung up who have built their businesses with AdSense, and now help publishers succeed with AdSense. To help such successful service providers and publishers and to recognize their AdSense expertise, Google has launched the Google AdSense Certified Partner Program!

October 27, 2013

Stay Updated With News Using Google Media Tools

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Use Google Media Tools to Stay Updated
Journalists, news agencies, and other media people have been using the internet and tools from Google for a long time to assist them go about their duties. For example, weather channels occasionally make use of Google Maps and Google Earth to demonstrate the effects of certain changing weather patterns. The New York Times recently used Google+ Hangouts to conduct an interview with US Secretary of State, John Kerry, about Syria's chemical weapons. And it doesn't end there. To assist journalists and media organizations further, Google has launched Google Media Tools, a centralized hub aimed at empowering journalists of all skill levels with more ways to connect with their audiences and communities.

October 25, 2013

How To Easily Upgrade To Universal Analytics?

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Universal Analytics

Google Analytics is a widely used analytics program used to monitor user interactions and behaviours. The Google Analytics team is always trying to bring out the latest and improved features, which is what makes it the best Analytics program for webmasters. In fact, a lot of new changes were introduced in this year's Google Analytics Summit, and they include the all new integration with Universal Analytics. Universal Analytics was launched last year, and is a technology that allows you to measure customer interactions across platforms and devices. It is the new operating standard for Google Analytics. And Google has just announced the Universal Analytics Upgrade Center, an easy, two-step process to upgrade your existing properties from classic Google Analytics to Universal Analytics.

October 24, 2013

Now You Can Easily Import and Share Analytics Insights With a Click!

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Import and Share Analytics Insights With a Click!
Google Analytics can be hard to follow, especially for beginners. They simply feel lost in a plethora of so many options and features, and are drowned out by so much information. And it isn't a challenge just for newbies either. Even experienced webmasters can have difficulty navigating through Google Analytics and finding the feature they're looking for. To help users with this problem, the Google Analytics team introduced the Analytics Solution Gallery back in February this year which was a portal of sorts where the Analytics team would upload basic collections of dashboards, reports and segments for users to import and use. Now though, Google Analytics has just made this Gallery public, allowing anyone to contribute their solutions, free for everyone to download them!

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