Windows Phone 7 To Verizon?
Published photos show an HTC device running Microsoft's new mobile operating system and bearing the U.S. carrier's logo.
Marketing 101: Don't Forget To Follow Up!
Nowadays, marketing your business is a different ball game than it was even six months or a year ago. Radio and print media are being eclipsed by social networking and e-mail messaging. But one thing hasn't changed, and it probably never will: how you follow up with prospective and existing customers.
Sun's Scott McNealy Recalls Triumphs, Near Misses
The former Sun Microsystems CEO recollects brilliant innovations, hiring Bill Joy, and almost acquiring Apple, but talks little about missteps in a conversation with former Sun president Ed Zander at Silicon Valley's Churchill Club.
Google Demotes Crummy Content
About 12% of Web sites have become significantly less visible in Google search results sought by U.S. users due to their low-quality content.
China Blocks LinkedIn
The business social media site is the latest to be barred by the government, although partial access seems to have been restored.
Firm Gets 'ProActive' About Social Media Marketing
A Wall Street veteran, Jeff Ramson saw first-hand how difficult it can be for a small, fledgling company to get noticed. It occurred to him that he could merge his traditional investment expertise with social media to help these emerging operations gain some visibility and, ultimately, traction in the marketplace. That's why he started ProActive Capital Resources Group.
Intel's Thunderbolt Speeds Connections
Debuting in Apple's MacBook Pros, the high-speed PC connection technology, previously codenamed Light Peak, provides data transfer speeds much faster than USB 3.0 and FireWire.
OKI Switches To Green Printer Parts
By "green" they mean bioplastics, resulting in lower CO2 emissions. Also, things made from them are not immortal, and that's good for the environment.
Great Lost Software: 16 Gone But Not Forgotten
Software comes and software goes. Most that fall into the latter category deserve their fate, because either they weren't very good or they were superseded by a better option. Though such also-rans are soon forgotten, some defunct software still holds our affections, whether because nothing as good has come along or because it was our "first love" in a category. Software may seem a funny thing to be sentimental about, but when you use a tool every day, you can grow quite fond of it. We ransacked
Openbravo Launches Open Source ERP For SMBs
The Spanish company is entering the U.S. market with Web-based software to help smaller companies make use of an enterprise resource planning system that reduces implementation time and provides long-term flexibility.
SlideShare Unveils Online Meeting App
Are you a small-business owner or independent contractor on the lookout for an easy-to-use webconferencing tool? Well, your search may be over, now that a San Francisco-based company called SlideShare has unveiled Zipcast.
Foursquare To Host First Hackathon
The location service expects the 150 registered developers to build a variety of maps, mashups, and other tools using the company's new APIv2 during the day-long event.