Posts From Walter Marrero

Walter Marrero 228 posts

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Business

Equifax’s website is DOWN!

As if things can’t get any worst for Equifax. We’re going to guess the rest of their company isn’t using the latest versions of their software either.  

Real Life

And down Gmail Goes, It’s not just you, it’s everyone!

Are you also getting this error with the entire internet?    

Tech & Startups

FlyTrex wants you to get really close to those blades

FlyTrex recently released this new promo video about their upcoming urban delivery drone system. However, look how close you have to get to those blades! What’s the security measure put

Blacklisted Websites

Spam Email: Apollo Interactive

Aren’t spam emails the best? Lets break down how Apollo Interactive sends them. Lets check out this one sent by a company trying to get you to sign up for

Business

Who is Your AirBNB Host?

There’s currently an AD floating around that was put out by an Anti-AirBNB Hotel group that’s trying to make the point that you never know who’s in your building when

Tech & Startups

Coinbase Backtracks on Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCC)

Prior to the fork of Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCC) on Aug 1, Coinbase was strongly against adjusting their backend for the fork, and rejecting BCC.  But apparently somethings

Marketing

Filippo Loreti: How Elon Musk Inspired Brothers Mislead Customers

I think I speak for everyone else when I say clickbait articles are the worst.  And especially articles that are completely written for the sole purpose of marketing for a

Tech & Startups

It Begins… Yelp announces the END to Free Delivery for Eat24

This was spotted in their newest advertisement for their food delivery service Eat24. It’s beyond suspicious that they have an * and are only promising free delivery till 9/4.  Either

Products

Combatant Gentlemen: Zero Customer Service & 200+ days for Delivery

We cane across this on reddit, looks like Combatant Gentlemen might be a startup that’s shut down. It has been 229 days since my wife ordered me a bag on Combatant

Products

Simple is changing banks and now has to close some customer accounts

Remember when Simple launched in 2011 and wanted to reinvent banking? They were originally BankSimple, and when they announced that they were becoming simple they posted this blog article,  setting

Business

David Wood of Empower Network threatens families if they don’t stop all of the charge backs.

Normally we don’t like to legitimize MLM companies, as they should be avoided, but this past weekend David Wood, of Empower Network, setup a Facebook Live stream where he basically gave

Marketing

Is this the worst food event ever? LIC Flea Beer & Taco Get Down

The title says it all, you’re paying $41.00 for a 2 hoursl to “Sip unlimited craft beer tastings while you purchase tacos from Queens’ best taquerias.”. But if you want to

Marketing

Serena Williams joins board of Silicon Valley firm SurveyMonkey

Do companies just ever learn? Alicia Keys joins BlackBerry, U2’s Bono and The Edge joining the board of guitar maker Fender, Adding celebrities to boards is always is a desperate move by

Tech & Startups

Upwork realizes their mistake, now lets you focus your search

As someone who has hired people off of upwork before I’m more than thrilled about this.  Upwork finally realizes that their freelancer database might be filled with a lot of,