Archive for July, 2008

Judge Denies Max Hardcore a new trial

Monday, July 28th, 2008

In a ruling today the judge in the Max Hardcore obscenity trail denied allowing him a new trial. Max’s defense team had argued that he deserved a retrial on many different grounds including the fact that one of the jurors who was reportedly leaning in favor of Max got fired from her job then suddenly changed her vote.  The judge denied the request for a retrial. This is no big new when you consider that this is the same judge that oversaw the debacle that was the first trial and it is just the first in what I am sure will be a long list of appeals and moves.

You can read the full article here.

Fed Takes Over Processing Banks

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Yesterday the FDIC took over 28 different banks in Nevada who were in financial troubles. They have transferred all of the accounts to Mutual of Omaha bank out of Nebraska and it is said the transfer was smooth and no money was lost. This is of interest to us because some of these banks provided credit card processing for adult processors like Net Billing. So far the word is everything is business as normal, but I’ll keep you posted.

Here is the article

Some cool photo retouching tutorials

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Here are some cool Photoshop photo retouching tutorials. Some of them are pretty damn cool and teach you everything from interesting effects to simple clean up and retouching of pictures.

Check them out here.

A short sweet beginers guide to seo

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

Just saw this the other day and wanted to share it with you. It is a short article that Matt Cutts posted about some basic search engine optimization techniques. Even if you are not building your sites with SEO in mind this article contains some very fast and easy to use ideas that can help you get some free search engine traffic.

Here is the article.

Kick Ass WordPress Update Plugin

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

I recently found myself needing to update the wordpress software on about 10 blogs I run. After doing the first I thought that there had to be a better way to do this. I found this plugin that does it all for you. Basically you install the plugin and set the permissions on a folder, give it your ftp info and it does everything for you. It is a fast and easy. The best part of it is that when newer versions of wordpress come out you can now upgrade to it with one click of the mouse.

Check it out, if you run a few blogs this thing could save you some serious time.