Google Starts Twittering News Headlines
As the Internet becomes a more capable platform for real-time information delivery, Google is looking to make more of its services as speedy as its search engine.
Facebook Opens Stream To Devs
Web and mobile developers can create applications and Web sites that let Facebook users access their news streams without visiting Facebook.com.
The changes increase user control while improving account deletion and limiting sublicenses and reducing data exchanges between application developers.
Yahoo Cutting 5% Of Jobs
Company execs blamed quarterly declines on currency fluctuations, the sale of Kelkoo, and lower fees from broadband partnerships, VoIP, and music subscriptions.
Hunt For Craigslist Killer Continues
Police across the United States have investigated and cracked down on countless crimes that resulted from in-person meetings among those who begin communicating through the site.
Spam Is Killing The Planet
McAfee says that the energy required to send, route, and filter spam e-mail each year could power 2.4 million homes and release as much greenhouse gas as 3.1 million cars.
Twitter Growth Surges 131% In March
The site's attractiveness to avid news consumers is driving its growth in conjunction with the news media's use of and focus on Twitter, analysts suggest.
Google Scales Back YouTube Korea
The country's "real-name" law requires the Web site to confirm the identity of people through personal information, such as their real names and resident registration numbers.
bMighty News Flash: Monday April 6, 2009
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: Sun doomed without IBM? YouTube losing big, Federal Stimulus for IT, online ad rates decline, AdWords trademark ruling, Ubuntu for Amazon cloud, Mac clones, XP incentive for Win7, Android tablet, Panasonic reorg, Microsemi PoE, Netgear ReadyNAS, Koobface fighters, fraud v. personal safety, Facebook's Haystack, Chrome EULA kerfuffle, RatePoint SMB reviews. . .
bMighty News Flash: Friday April 3, 2009
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: Karen Gordon Mills confirmed to for SBA, Google buying Twitter? No-contract 3G modem, rural 4G broadband, Office for iPhone, WiMax as Betamax, free WiMax in Silicon Valley, Verizon app store, Conficker Symantec scam, PowerPoint security hole, Amazon Elastic Map Reduce. . .
Twitter Testing Search
Features being planned include the ability to save a search keyword or phrase and have it as a link on the home page sidebar.
Web 2.0: The Power Of Less
Tim O'Reilly advises companies to slow down to tease out the greatest business opportunities in the postcrisis economy.
bMighty News Flash: Thursday April 2, 2009
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: SBA appointee talks SMB credit, small business tax burden, Dell Vostro update, $50 netbooks, Netsuite connects to Salesforce.com, SMS spam, Palm Pre, Conficker, Twitter search, e-signatures, cloud services, Salesforce.com adds Twitter. . .
CTIA: Nokia Diving Into Mobile Content
The mobile phone maker is teaming with the creator of NBC's Heroes to launch a multiplatform, interactive project involving geotagging, social networking, and user-generated content.
Yahoo Rolls Out Mobile Apps
It's unclear how big a role the mobile division will play under CEO Carol Bartz as it has been difficult to monetize so far.
bMighty News Flash: Wednesday April 1, 2009
Today's top tech news for small and midsize businesses: April Fools' day pranks, SBA confirmation hearings, small business employment, broadband usage metering, Facebook CFO bails, IT spending predictions, SGI bought for cheap, Twitter book, Microsoft SMB server, Android netbooks, BlackBerry app store, WiMax Wi-Fi access points, Yahoo mobile, Conficker, Zoho chat, DynaSis SaaS, WebVisibile ad services, Wikia search dies, Twitter auto follow no more, LotusLive Engage. . .