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As any parent will attest, it's usually your kids that make you feel old, as all their little (and big) milestones are constant reminders of how quickly time truly does fly. In this business of covering all things technology, where things move at a feverish pace, iconic websites that stand the test of time have the same effect. So it goes with Slashdot, a site that's been serving up popular "News for Nerds" and "Stuff that matters" for the past 15 years. Where has the time gone? Featuring user-submitted news in blog format, Slashdot is one of our favorite websites, and one of the most popular around... Read more...
FEMA is gearing up for Zombie Awareness Month (October, of course) as part of its clever – and very successful – emergency preparedness public education campaign. And it’s using webinars and blogs to get the word out. We bet you had no idea that the Federal Emergency Management Agency could be so hip. As it turns out, the whole thing started in early 2011 with the CDC asking people what they were prepared for via Twitter. When “zombies” started popping up among real emergencies, the agency fleshed out a marketing plan that was easy on the budget and, it turned... Read more...
Google's taken the next step in linking together all its services to make it an absolutely unstoppable force online as opposed to the virtually unstoppable force it currently is.Google owns Blogger (in case you didn't realize this), and always had a follow feature where you could, from your Blogger page, follow all the blogs you wanted to on the system. The new service allows you to follow via Friend Connect, which makes it a lot more social. You'll be able to quickly see who among your friends already follows the blog and you'll be able to use your Google, Yahoo, AIM or OpenID account to follow.Bloggers... Read more...
Just in case you have missed some of the recent additions to HotHardware.com, we wanted to draw your attention to a couple of new sections on the site that are sure to be of interest to many of you. You'll notice on the home page, a couple of tabs have been added to main content area labeled Recent Blogs and Recent Videos. There are also couple of new buttons in the main navigation bar under the logo at the top of every page of the site. As their names imply, those tabs and buttons with take you to recent blog posts from the HotHardware staff or the latest video spotlights that will accompany our... Read more...