Apple Changing the Way It Ranks Apps Is a Bloomin' Good Idea

How do you define quality? Is it the number of people who've downloaded a fart app, or the number of positive reviews it's had? Apple's said to be changing the way it organizes its app rankings, with a greater emphasis on people who are actually using and loving the app. It makes sense; I'm only surprised it's taken… » 4/18/11 12:08pm 4/18/11 12:08pm

J.D. Power Gives Top Marks to Verizon for Nationwide Call Quality

Kudos to Verizon for snagging the coveted J.D. Power award for best call quality. The award confirms what many former AT&T customers have probably known for some time now. J.D. Power's testing was done between July and December and found Verizon to have the best/tied for the best scores in categories like customer… » 3/06/11 5:00pm 3/06/11 5:00pm

Here Are the 1000 Most Popular Websites In the World

Google just released a list of the top 1000 websites in the world, something they're uniquely suited to rank, since most traffic funnels through them first. Google left themselves off (they'd be #1), so Facebook and Yahoo are close together at 1 and 2. To save you time, we're at 540, edging out Pandora, Intel, that… » 5/27/10 6:25pm 5/27/10 6:25pm