Using time and location data culled from social media posts or other sources, researchers say they can identify your purchases from amongst anonymized transaction data.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/31/20154 comments | Read | Post a Comment
When Facebook went down this week, thousands of websites linked to the social media site also slowed down, according to Dynatrace. By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/28/20156 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Google Glass Explorer Program is shutting down for now, but this isn't the end of the company's plans for Glass or wearable computing.
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Cookie files placed on the phones of Verizon Wireless customers by the ad company Turn return to life even after they've been deleted.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/15/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft's new boards feature makes it easier for MS Office users to find and share work-related information.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 1/7/20154 comments | Read | Post a Comment
How do you look to recruiters and hiring managers based on social activity? This service aims to make you more aware of your Facebook and Twitter activity.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 1/5/20159 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Want to test drive the Windows 10 Technical Preview without screwing up your computer? Windows 8.1's built-in virtualization technology makes it easy. By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/31/201411 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Killer robots and malicious computers may keep technical geniuses up at night, but we need more artificial intelligence to keep natural stupidity in check.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/30/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media sites really stepped in it this year. Check out these 10 boneheaded moves that infuriated users.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/26/201415 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A journalist who writes about software writes his own and finds out coding is not easy. In fact, easy is particularly hard.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/23/201413 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Businesses learn lessons the hard way when their social media posts go wrong. Have a look at the businesses that made this year's naughty list.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/22/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Social is a Business ImperativeThe use of social media for a host of business purposes is rising. Indeed, social is quickly moving from cutting edge to business basic. Organizations that have so far ignored social - either because they thought it was a passing fad or just didnít have the resources to properly evaluate potential use cases and products - must start giving it serious consideration.
Social is a Business ImperativeSocial media is critical in the age of digital business. How can IT help? First, work with the marketing team to set up social networking programs on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, at minimum. Then work to put social media sentiment analytics in place to measure success.