The Drill Down 315: The Fall of the Mountain King (preview)

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This week, is this the end of Bitcoin? a massive security flaw for Apple, Comcast strongarms Netflix, Google maps everything with a cellphone, Facebook’s WhatsApp gets VOIP, and the internet is fucked (but is there anything we can do about it?)

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Geeks Of Doom’s The Drill Down is a roundtable-style audio podcast where we discuss the most important issues of the week, in tech and on the web and how they affect us all.

Hosts are Geeks of Doom contributor Andrew Sorcini (Mr. BabyMan), marketing research analyst Dwayne De Freitas, and Box tech consultant Tosin Onafowokan. Occasionally joining them is Startup Digest CTO Christopher Burnor.

Full Speed Ahead: Top 5 Tips to Tackle Latency Once and For All

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The following is a guest post.

Latency – it’s the thorn in the side of webmasters, often driving away precious visitors and sometimes harming a website’s rankings within search engines. In today’s online environment, it’s hard to get people to your website. The last thing you want to do is watch them leave because it takes three seconds or longer to load your page. Three seconds is an eternity to people searching the Internet. Here’s how to tackle latency for good. Continue reading