Does Twitter Match The Mission?
A CIO with the U.S. Air Force argues that government-technology decision makers must apply cost-benefit analysis in determining whether Web 2.0 tools make sense for their agencies.
VIDEO: Social Networking For SMBs, Friend Or Foe?
A video presentation of the pros and cons of various Web 2.0, technologies, with hints on how small and midsize companies can take advantage of them without wasting precious time and money. Plus: Download the PowerPoint presentation, too!
Melody: Movable Type, Reloaded
It's always compelling news when an open source project of some renown is forked. It's twice as compelling when it's a fork of a project you use and rely on personally. I speak of Melody, a spinoff of the open-source branch of the blogging and publishing system Movable Type.
Enterprise 2.0: Wiki While You Work
The corporation is where Web 2.0 tools hold the most promise to transform social organization, but it's also where there has been the most resistance to change. Although Web 2.0 tools can have a tremendous upside for businesses, the reality is that, inside many companies, reactions to online social networking have been fixated on the downside.
Is YouTube Close To Profitability?
Google's ownership of dark fiber, cost-efficient data centers, and use of peering agreements may be cutting the video site's losses close to zero, a new report finds.
MySpace Cuts 30% Of Workforce
The social networking site's parent company, News Corp., saw a 47% dip in its operating income in the third quarter of its current fiscal year.
Army Unblocks Some Social Media Sites
U.S. troops within the contiguous United States can now access Facebook, Delicious, Flickr, Twitter, Vimeo, and Web-based e-mail. YouTube and some other sites are still blocked.
EA's Sims 3 Defies Recession
More than 1.4 million units of Sims 3 have been sold since Electronic Arts released the latest version of the video game June 2.
Tough Times Call For (Smart) Technology Investments
In this economy, many companies are reluctant to spend on technology. But technology alone won't save your business; making smart, strategic tech investments can help your business survive and even thrive.
Google Widens Its Gaze In Street View
Google's continuous corridor of 3-D space with building facades and roadway geometry is generated virtually using laser landscape measurements and picture difference comparisons.
Opera 10 Browser Released To Beta
While speed is highlighted, other features included in Opera 10 are a BitTorrent application, inline spell checker, and updated version of Opera Mail.
Twitter Business Still Up For Grabs
At TwitterCon, most panelists admitted they were trying to find ways to increase brand equity despite not being able to fully rely on Twitter's servers.