Google +1 Adds Social Element To Search
Facebook is the target as the company builds a social network around search results that lets people share recommendations for websites and online advertisers.
IBM Connects With Social Software
Jeff Schick, IBM's vice president of social software, gives a tour of the company's various social media applications and how he uses activity streams and communities throughout the day.
NASA Servers At High Risk Of Cyber Attack
Auditors were able to pull encryption keys, passwords, and user account information over the Internet from systems that help control spacecraft and process critical data.
Broadvision's Clearvale Express Offers Free Social Media Capabilities
Broadvision has introduced Clearvale Express, a SaaS-based social networking/enterprise 2.0 application that makes it possible for a company to provide workers with a Twitter-like activity stream that lets you know what your colleagues are working on, collaborate on files and tasks, and build collaborative communities. Workers can follow other users and view a simple Facebook-like profile wall on each user of the company network within Clearvale Express. The application is a stripped down versio
Collecting The SSD Garbage
Solid state storage (SSS) is the performance alternative to mechanical hard disk drives (HDD). Flash memory, thanks to its reduced cost compared to DRAM, has become the primary way the (SSS) is delivered. Suppliers of flash systems, especially in the enterprise, have to overcome two flash deficiencies that, as we discussed in our last entry, will cause unpredictable performance and reduce reliability.
Social Media Is Changing CRM
Facebook, Twitter, and other social channels are changing the way companies interact with customers, says Alex Dayon, executive VP of customer relationship management at Salesforce.com.
Tsunami, Earthquake Data Added To Data.gov
The federal Web site has added 112 new data sets in the last week, including some on the disaster in Japan, significant earthquakes in the United States, and airborne radiation levels.
Social Media Mentions Can Boost Stock Prices
Facebook fans, Twitter followers, and YouTube company page views can indicate that a stock price may rise, according to a preliminary study that looked at Starbucks, Coke, and Nike.
IBM Intros Social Media Analytics
The cloud-based Coremetrics Social and Unica email optimization suite help businesses assess the impact of social marketing initiatives.
Understanding SSD Vendor Talk
If you are either evaluating or getting ready to evaluate investing in solid state storage for your data center you are going to be faced with learning a new language, confronted with a new set of specs and a new set of debate around what features are most important. This will be the first entry in a series that will give you the decoder ring to understanding what Solid State Disk (SSD) vendors are talking about and what statistics are most important.
Oracle Reports 37% Revenue Growth
Software revenue increased 19% from a year ago, reaching $6 billion, and gross margins for the hardware business Oracle acquired when it bought Sun Microsystems reached 55% in the most recent quarter.
14 Leading Social CRM Applications
Social CRM is a double-edged sword. It gives businesses a tremendous opportunity to easily communicate with consumers, rapidly answering questions and responding to concerns. But it also gives companies more chances to slip-up or to be perceived as being unresponsive or uncaring. That is why a growing number of organizations are stepping beyond the confines of traditional customer relationship management and incorporating social media into the next wave of CRM implementation.
Oregon Launches Open Data Web Site
The data.Oregon.gov site contains financial information about state expenditures, salaries, new businesses, and people in Oregon prisons.
Box Brings Content Management To The Cloud
ECM Cloud Connect can move information between more than 40 on-site enterprise content management systems like Microsoft SharePoint and EMC Documentum and Box's cloud platform.
Nimble CEO Outlines Vision For Social CRM
Jon Ferrara, the co-founder of Goldmine, describes how Nimble Contacts unifies communications streams such as email, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google Calendar in a Web-based dashboard for sales and customer service people.
DHS Introduces E-Verify Self Check
People can now check their own employment eligibility status with the Dept. of Homeland Security database online and correct any inaccuracies.
MongoDB 1.8 Adds Journaling
The NoSQL database system for handling big data as documents adds several features beyond the much-requested "write-ahead" journaling, including covered and sparse indexes.
GAO Says IRS Data Security Problems Persist
The General Accountability Office reported that the Internal Revenue Service is still exposing taxpayer and financial information to insider-threat risks, despite making some access-control improvements.