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  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    AOL CEO Firing Employee During Conference Calls Raises Questions

    If you haven't heard the bizarre and awkwardly hilarious audio of AOL CEO Tim Armstrong firing creative director Abel Lentz on a conference call -- a call of over 100 people there to discuss Patch, an AOL rollout that Lentz was in charge of -- take a listen. Armstrong fired Lentz in rather abrupt f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    500px Mobile App Pulled from Apple Store Over Boobs, Victim of Apple's Bizarre Double Standard When It Comes to Nudie Pics

    The Apple App store has an incredibly byzantine set of rules that make it almost impossible for app developers to navigate. The problem is exacerbated by the fact that the approval process is often random and unevenly applied. Take for instance the case of 500px, a mobile photo-sharing app not that ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 10, 2013

    Rage Against the Machinima

    As YouTube becomes increasingly wealthy, its stars and the networks who contract with them battle for money and creative control.

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Best of Houston Just Got Better

    Best Of: there's an app for that.​You totally trust Houston Press to help you find the best margaritas in town, the best place to watch wildlife in this urban jungle of ours, and the best place to be glad you're alive, right? Now we can help you make the most of 31 other cities, thanks to a ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Got A Smartphone? Get Our Best Of App

    Best Of: there's an app for that.​You totally trust Houston Press to help you find the best margaritas in town, the best place to watch wildlife in this urban jungle of ours, and the best place to be glad you're alive, right? Now we can help you make the most of 31 other cities, thanks to a ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Commenters, We Have A New System For You

    We mean you, of course​It's been a lot of fun dealing with the Hair Balls' Captcha comment system, the one that makes you try to decipher random scribblings before allowing you to share your wisdom with the world. (Hey, it works in this video.) Those halcyon days are over. But days that are w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Goodbye To That Annoying Captcha Comment System

    ​Rocks Off knows how much you guys love the Captcha commenting system. Who doesn't enjoy struggling to read the nonsensical phrases, and sharing the odd combinations it generates to prove that you aren't an evil robot. We hate to break it to you, but the Captcha is going away. The Houston Pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    Commenters, We Have a New System For You

    We mean you, of course​It's been a lot of fun dealing with the Eating Our Words' Captcha comment system, the one that makes you try to decipher random scribblings before allowing you to share your wisdom with the world. (Hey, it works in this video.) Those halcyon days are over. But days that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Yelp Announces Changes ― Are They Enough to Satisfy Class-Action Plaintiffs?

    ​Are lawyers in the class-action suit against Yelp smelling victory? Yesterday, Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman announced the user review giant would drop the "Favorite Review" feature and let readers see the reviews that would otherwise have been filtered out by its automated review filter. "No ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2009

    When Black Friday Comes, I'll Stand Down By The Door: Tips On Surviving

    ​If the excessive Black Friday advertising has you overwhelmed, don't fret, we're here to help.  We've been scrutinizing the quadrillion press releases and ads that have been bombarding us in e-mails, on TV, in last Sunday's paper and in any other existing media form you can think of to come ... More >>

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