Jeff Bezos Just Set the Record for the Amount of Money a Person Has LOST in Two Days

Jeff Bezos is still the world’s richest person, but he’s a lot closer to No. 2 Bill Gates than just a few months ago. The Amazon.com Inc. founder lost $19.2 billion over the past two trading days — the most ever in that time, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index …

The dancing Boston Dynamics robot is even scarier when set to 'SexyBack'

If you thought it was scary enough when the Boston Dynamics robot dog SpotMini danced its robot ass off to “Uptown Funk,” you ain’t seen nothing yet. Turns out, SpotMini’s menacing moves are even more upsetting when set to the funky, eerie tune of Justin Timberlake’s 2006 hit “SexyBack.” SEE …

10 customer service rules every web professional should follow

As website professionals, we function mainly as a service-based business. And like any service based business, customer service is critical to our growth. It’s also critical to manage a client list that doesn’t drive you crazy. As some would say: happy client, happy web pro! Since we are our own …

CSS Debugging and Optimization: Browser-based Developer Tools

The following introduction to CSS code-quality tools is an extract from Tiffany’s upcoming book, CSS Master, 2nd Edition, which will be available shortly. On your road to becoming a CSS master, you’ll need to know how to troubleshoot and optimize your CSS. How do you diagnose and fix rendering problems? …

Beat Saber’s exclusive PSVR content will come to PC

Following backlash surrounding the reveal of exclusive content for the PSVR version of Beat Saber, developer Beat Games has reassured PC players they’re not being forgotten. In tweets yesterday the developer noted that it wanted PSVR players to have ‘something new’ to experience when the game launched on the platform on …

First buses, now Shenzhen has turned its taxis electric in green push

Roads in a Chinese city have gotten much quieter in recent years. Shenzhen, widely called the Silicon Valley of hardware, has been pouring resources to phase out rattling diesel vehicles chugging through the city of 12 million people. All public buses in the city went electric by the end of …

Walmart’s First Black Friday Deals Just Went Live. Here Are the Best Buys

Black Friday deals aren’t officially available to most shoppers for another two weeks, but you can already start scooping up early Black Friday deals at Walmart, which just launched a big sale with pretty impressive discounts. On Thursday, Walmart published its 2018 Black Friday ad, which is full of amazing …

How to use Instagram Stories to showcase your salon or spa services

Instagram Stories are taking over the social media world. In fact, according to Business Insider, Instagram Stories boasts over twice as many daily users as Snapchat, clocking in at 400 million. With this much daily usage, you can bet there is a place for you and your salon or spa …

5 elements of landscaping websites that drive traffic and make money

According to BrightLocal, 97 percent of consumers use the internet to find local services. With that kind of number, it’s pretty clear that all landscaping businesses should not only invest in a website but create a high-quality landscaping website that drives traffic and revenue. 5 landscaping website elements that drive traffic …

Marc Andreessen: audio will be “titanically important” and VR will be “1,000” times bigger than AR

In a new a16z podcast with the venture firm’s founders Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, there’s a lot to enjoy, from Andreessen’s TV show recommendations to Horowitz’s secret to excellent barbecue. (It’s pretty much just “time,” as you might imagine.) More useful for our founder readers may be Andreessen’s predictions …

The best UK deals for Tuesday: Nivea advent calendars, CIVO watches, LEGO sets, and more

When it comes to deals we don’t focus on what has been and gone. We learn from past deals but keep moving forward. In the words of Ariana Grande: “Thank you, next.” We’ve moved on from yesterday and we are stronger for it. It’s all about the now, and the …

What the heck is going on with measures of programming language popularity?

I looked at the TIOBE index today, as I do every so often, as most of the software pros I know do every so often. It purports to measure the popularity of the world’s programming languages, and its popularity-over-time chart tells a simple story: Java and C are, and have …

Struggling e-commerce firm LightInTheBox completes $85M deal for Singapore’s Ezbuy

Southeast Asia is a growing digital marketplace and increasingly a focus for startups across the world but there haven’t been many exits. So it’s notable, then, that struggling Chinese discount e-commerce service LightInTheBox has closed its acquisition of Singapore-based Ezbuy, which operates a cross-border selling service in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and …