4 Steps To Avoid Social Media Landmines
Many business owners are embracing social media for marketing and customer retention, but don't guard against legal exposure and threats to business reputation. Get started with these four steps.
Google Execs Convicted In Italy
The ruling in a YouTube privacy case, if not overturned on appeal, could put an end to online user-generated content in parts of the world.
Piper Jaffray Sees Gold Rush In Cloud Software
Investment advisor Piper Jaffray interviewed 100 CIOs and IT managers, then wrote up its conclusions in a 320-page report, neatly summarized by its title: "The Future Is In the Cloud." Spending on software as a service and cloud computing will grow from 5.7% today to 13.5% of all software spending in five years, it predicts.
In-Home Telemedicine Study Launched
Mayo, GE, and Intel will explore how videoconferencing and electronic health monitoring can help sick, elderly patients remain in their homes and avoid costly hospitalizations.
Feds Tackling Health IT Privacy, Security Issues
While the federal government is enticing healthcare providers with billions of dollars in stimulus funding to digitize patient health data, the feds also appear serious about the data privacy and security concerns these efforts raise.
NGA Awards $1 Billion In IT Contracts
Accenture, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, and Raytheon are among the firms selected to provide engineering services to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
Google Buys reMail
Yet another company started by a former Google employee has been acquired by Google.
Hospital Gives Kids Bedside Web Access
Touchscreen bedside units replace traditional hospital TVs and give pediatric patients Internet access, and a new way to communicate with hospital staff.
Virtualization Security: Focus On The Fundamentals
Virtualization security remains a major concern for many companies. While new tools play an important part in solving this problem, so does a straightforward, back-to-basics approach to server security.