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Google Contributor: Pay To Block Ads
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Google launched a new service that blocks ads on some websites in exchange for a nominal monthly subscription.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/21/2014
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Grumpy IT Guy Tries Out Gonzo Tech Journalism
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
I want to quit IT, swig booze, do drugs while speeding across America to Las Vegas, and ruminate about the failure of '60s counterculture.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 11/21/2014
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Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/21/2014
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Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Charles Galda, CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services
Commentary
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
By Charles Galda CIO, GE Capital's Technology Centers & Services, 11/21/2014
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Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
Jeff Bertolucci,
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A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 11/20/2014
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Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/20/2014
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Facebook Groups App Bolsters Microsharing
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/19/2014
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Salesforce.com Tweaks Social Studio
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce blends social listening, analysis with content publishing and customer engagement, plus touts Wave Analytics Cloud momentum at the Salesforce1 World Tour event.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/19/2014
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Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
Eric Zeman,
News
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
By Eric Zeman , 11/19/2014
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The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
In a renewed debate about the health of the web and the dominance of native apps, let's not gloss over the issue of user control.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/19/2014
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Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/2014
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Facebook's Enterprise Ambition: 3 Big Hurdles
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook's rumored move into enterprise software faces steep obstacles. Can Facebook transform its reputation from data hog to data guardian?
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/18/2014
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10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/17/2014
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Privacy: Zuck Is Not The Devil
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
Facebook's new privacy rules? No reason to get grumpy. US Department of Justice's new "overly friendly skies"? Worthy of outrage.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 11/14/2014
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Facebook Privacy Policy Updates: 4 Facts
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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As Facebook tweaks policies yet again, here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/14/2014
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Heating Your House With Cloud Computing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Is it time to get serious about recycling the radiant heat from servers into heating for other buildings large and small?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/13/2014
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Windows 10 Update: 6 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/2014
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4 Twitter Changes, Explained
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Twitter responds to criticism about stagnant innovation by announcing a handful of new features coming to video, messaging, and users' timelines.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/2014
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