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HACKED: Lynda.com Has Been Hacked

Lynda.com sent out this statement today but has been very quiet on trying to keep it hidden and out of the news. We recently became aware that an unauthorized third

Products

UPDATE: Hinge Admits Defeat and is now free again (For Most People)

See our UPDATE below. After a disastrous launch of their beta app, and then trying to charge money for it, CEO, Justin McLeod has been sending out emails almost every other

Tech & Startups

There it is – ClassPass is OVER!

They just announced today that they are eliminating their unlimited class option, one more nail in that coffin. Sadly this startup couldn’t ever figure out a proper business plan. Earlier

Products

Uh Oh, Hinge is wondering why users don’t want to pay

We wrote about Hinge launching their new dating app, a couple weeks back, and currently  they are rocking a low 2.5 star review on iTunes. Most of the reviews are

Business

Radpad WARNING – Check Returned due to insufficient funds

Now take this with a grain of salt, however if you’re a user of Radpad you might want to read this.  Radpad which bills it as a simple way to accept and

Products

DrugStore.com & Beauty.com are Shutting Down September 30th.

Is this the first of the many ‘unicorns’ to fall over? On September 30, 2016, Beauty.com will shut down. All sales are final beginning on September 1. No returns will

Website Reviews

Warning Virus: Is Everalbum spamming ALL your contacts?

We woke up to this text message the other day alerting us that our friend “Ashley” (last name removed for privacy reasons) had shared some photos with us.  Only problem

Products

“Swiped” – Is Snapchat stealing filters from makeup artists?

Similar? How about this one? Take a quick read at the article over at The Ringer, Is Snapchat stealing filters from makeup artists?, Since discovering the Snapchat filter that resembled her

Business

STARTUP FAIL: SHAKEN HAS SHUT DOWN

In a published blog post on their website, the Shaken Team writes: Last week we shipped the final Shaken box: this is the end of our startup. That’s the hardest

Tech & Startups

Beware of Uscreen Reviews, They offer $$$ for Reviews.

An interesting email has been appearing in our inbox over and over again, and that’s by PJ Taei trying to pay us to write a review for his company, http://www.uscreen.tv/ We weren’t

Business

TechCrunch Validates Our Existence by hiring a Tech Advertiser as a Writer

Our blog was founded after we started noticing that TechCrunch articles stopped being about writing about the tech industry and more about advertising for the tech industry. Well they just

Tech & Startups

Warning: AdoreMe’s $10,000 Public Relations Advertisement/Commercial

Have you ever heard of Adore Me recently? They are an online lingerie retailer that had a pretty big article pop up last week. What is AdoreMe? It’s a subscription lingerie company!

Products

Is The Verge’s Apple TV Review Fake?

Their reviewer isn’t actually sitting in front of a TV, but a TV added in post production.  His entire review seems to be based off of press releases, and what

Website Reviews

BLACKLISTED: Bye, Inc Magazine, Shady Stories

Did you know that you can be just any old smuck and reach out to all magazines to try and get free press by pitching stories? This is when I