China Blocks LinkedIn
The business social media site is the latest to be barred by the government, although partial access seems to have been restored.
Foursquare To Host First Hackathon
The location service expects the 150 registered developers to build a variety of maps, mashups, and other tools using the company's new APIv2 during the day-long event.
Facebook Refines Search Tools
The social networking site makes a move after competitors like Google and Greplin take steps to improve their own search capabilities.
Twitter Trends Driven By Mainstream Media
Traditional news outlets are more influential than bloggers and individual tweeters, says an HP Labs analysis of 16.32 million tweets on 3,361 topics sent over 40 days.
Clicking Through Drupal 7's Features
When looking for examples of enterprise applications where open source products have competed effectively against expensive and complex commercial products, a good place to start is content management. Open source content management systems (CMS) have become extremely popular choices for running very large, complex, and busy Web sites. Open source CMS Drupal has made its name on that basis, by managing some very popular Web sites, including many news sites and WhiteHouse.gov. However, in areas s
Businesses Take Action With Twitter
In only a couple of years, Twitter's gone from what seemed like a mere gimmick to one of the fastest ways to spread the word about something. That makes it seem like an ideal medium for a business to raise notice about its products and services, and in fact that's what a great many companies do. The problem is that the very audience you'll be seeking to engage with Twitter is also the same audience that has a built-in skepticism about social media. Twitter users by and large are entirely too con
Twitter: The Business Case For And Against
The microblogging platform's meteoric rise makes many enterprises think they need to jump on board. However, it's not for every company; here's how to know if a Twitter presence is right for you.