Tech Out Your Pet Photo Contest
Got a pet? Got a gadget? Take a photo of your pet with the gadget and enter it in the Honeywell Tech Out Your Pet Photo Contest. Tweet or Instagram it to @HoneywellPlugIn using the hashtag #TechOutYourPet. The deadline is September 7th.
20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2012
Are you playing it too safe, IT leaders? Take these InformationWeek 500 projects along to rev up your next brainstorming session.
Google+ Grows Up For Business
Google+ has new features that will allow employees to collaborate more, while making IT folks comfortable with privacy restrictions and control mechanisms.
Top 5 Password Managers
2012 is the year of the password breach. Did you know there are tools to manage multiple, strong passwords so you don't have to? Here are BYTE's Top 5 P@$$w0rd Managers.
Inside IBM's $1.3 Billion Kenexa Buy
IBM social business group's move mirrors acquisitions by SAP, Oracle, and Salesforce.com to add online recruiting and talent management to product suites.
How Smart Businesses Reorganize For Social
Companies are stuck at departmental levels when it comes to taking full advantage of social media. Here's how to implement a company-wide social business initiative that delivers strategic results.
LinkedIn Profile Changes: What You Should Know
LinkedIn is rolling out an updated version of its profile pages, including larger photos and heavier emphasis on the Summary section. Here's how to stay current on the professional social network.
Splunk Makes 'Real' Performance Fashionable Again
The startup that helps companies manage their data is holding its own in the stock market. Is this a sign that more startups should consider starting real businesses, instead of trying to strike it rich in social media?
Client-Side Hacks: Fake Sites Keep Companies Vulnerable
BYTE talked to security expert Raphael Mudge about how hackers "social engineer" their way into companies. Using a fake LinkedIn site, he showed us how all it takes is one computer to compromise the security of an entire organization.
HootSuite, Get Satisfaction Tighten Integration
Upgraded app for the HootSuite dashboard can be used to turn social posts into topics for the Get Satisfaction customer communities, or answer questions from social media contacts with content from Get Satisfaction.
NewsGator's New CEO Plots Social Software Growth
'I wouldn't join a company in crisis,' says new president and CEO Daniel Kraft, whose courtship was in the works even before Microsoft bought Yammer, according to J.B. Holston, now chairman. Yet the shakeup is recognition of a changing market.
Yammer Updates, Partners With HootSuite
Though now part of Microsoft, Yammer is determined to maintain its pace of innovation. Meanwhile, HootSuite users now can interact with Yammer as a panel on the HootSuite social media management dashboard.
How Consumerization is Lowering Security Standards
Security and convenience are a direct tradeoff. The market need to make products convenient makes them insecure. Just ask Wired journalist Mat Honan, whose identity was stolen through his Amazon and Apple accounts.