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Twitter Offers Turn Credit Cards Into Coupons
News  |  11/26/2014
Twitter targets advertisers with its latest commerce program, which lets users store discounts on their credit cards.
Americans Flunk Internet History
News  |  11/26/2014
Pew Research finds gaps in what people understand about the technology they use daily.
10 Windows Tablets, Laptops Under $200: Holiday Steals
Slideshows  |  11/26/2014
Gadget shoppers can choose from an array of sub-$200 Windows 8.1 tablets and laptops -- offering more power than you'd guess.
Google Apps Gets New Enterprise Security Features
News  |  11/25/2014
Google for Work users can access a Devices and Activity dashboard to spot suspicious logins and a new security wizard to help navigate security settings.
LinkedIn Tips: 5 New Things To Know
News  |  11/24/2014
LinkedIn's latest updates include blogging and mobile app redesigns, adding certifications to your profile, a custom infographic tool, and WeChat integration.
Web Search, Transformed: Looking Out For You
Commentary  |  11/24/2014
Microsoft Bing director and author Stefan Weitz discusses how sensors, wearables, and big data are changing search.
Ghostery Makes Privacy Marketable
News  |  11/24/2014
Service that blocks Web tracking code turns out to be good for business, too.
Google Contributor: Pay To Block Ads
News  |  11/21/2014
Google launched a new service that blocks ads on some websites in exchange for a nominal monthly subscription.
Grumpy IT Guy Tries Out Gonzo Tech Journalism
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
I want to quit IT, swig booze, do drugs while speeding across America to Las Vegas, and ruminate about the failure of '60s counterculture.
Marketers Should Look Beyond Facebook, Twitter
News  |  11/21/2014
Build social engagement around your own website, Forrester recommends.
Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
Tweets Tell Whether You Have A Job
News  |  11/20/2014
Twitter data mining could provide governments with an alternative means of measuring unemployment, researchers say.
Does Big Data Need A 'LinkedIn For Analytics'?
News  |  11/20/2014
A social media approach to analytics could help enterprises get more value from their big data systems, says Teradata exec.
Firefox Drops Google For Yahoo Search
News  |  11/20/2014
Mozilla takes up with new Firefox search partners that it believes are better aligned with its values of choice and independence.
Facebook Groups App Bolsters Microsharing
News  |  11/19/2014
Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.
Salesforce.com Tweaks Social Studio
News  |  11/19/2014
Salesforce blends social listening, analysis with content publishing and customer engagement, plus touts Wave Analytics Cloud momentum at the Salesforce1 World Tour event.
Jolla Looks To Crowdsource Tablet
News  |  11/19/2014
Former Nokia employees turn to the Web for help funding their dream tablet.
The Web Isn't Dying, But Control Is
Commentary  |  11/19/2014
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.
Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
News  |  11/18/2014
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.
10 Techies We'd Invite To Thanksgiving
News  |  11/18/2014
Guess who's coming to dinner. Do robots need their own place settings?
Facebook's Enterprise Ambition: 3 Big Hurdles
Commentary  |  11/18/2014
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?
TRUSTe Not So Trustworthy
News  |  11/17/2014
Privacy certification company has agreed to pay $200,000 to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers.
Privacy: Zuck Is Not The Devil
Commentary  |  11/14/2014
Facebook's new privacy rules? No reason to get grumpy. US Department of Justice's new "overly friendly skies"? Worthy of outrage.
Facebook Privacy Policy Updates: 4 Facts
News  |  11/14/2014
As Facebook tweaks policies yet again, here's what you need to know.
Heating Your House With Cloud Computing
News  |  11/13/2014
Is it time to get serious about recycling the radiant heat from servers into heating for other buildings large and small?
Windows 10 Update: 6 Facts
News  |  11/13/2014
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?
4 Twitter Changes, Explained
News  |  11/13/2014
Twitter responds to criticism about stagnant innovation by announcing a handful of new features coming to video, messaging, and users' timelines.
Americans Doubt They Can Protect Their Privacy
News  |  11/13/2014
A Pew Research Center study finds broad concern about government and corporate data gathering, along with a desire for more government regulation of data gathering.
Microsoft .NET Takes On Java
News  |  11/13/2014
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?
Google's DoubleClick Suffers Outage
News  |  11/12/2014
For a brief time, ads and revenue stopped flowing.
House Lawmaker Investigates 'Truthy' Twitter Monitoring
News  |  11/12/2014
Rep. Lamar Smith wants National Science Foundation to explain why it funded the project and whether it targeted conservative speech.
Facebook Messenger Nets 500 Million Users
News  |  11/11/2014
Facebook's rocky rollout of its Messenger app has paid off, with its user base more than doubling since making it mandatory for users who want to chat.
SAP Helps Marketers Use Facebook Customer Data
News  |  11/11/2014
SAP analytic application lets marketers cross customer data with Facebook social data to improve digital campaign results.
Facebook News Feed: 4 Ways To Cut Clutter
News  |  11/10/2014
Facebook now gives you more -- but not absolute -- control over the content in your news feed. Use our tips to ditch the noise.
Apple Resolves iMessage Glitch
News  |  11/10/2014
Former iPhone users can deactivate their numbers to fix a bug that sent some texts via iMessage rather than SMS.
Big Data Survey: Trouble Brewing For IT
News  |  11/10/2014
Just 30% of respondents say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
Facebook: 5 Things You Didnít Know
News  |  11/8/2014
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed why the social network made Messenger mandatory, his personal style, and more in a Q&A session with users. Here's a look at the highlights.
Amazon Echo Awaits Your Command
News  |  11/6/2014
Echo microphone and speaker system lets you talk to Amazon's cloud and get answers, news, and music.
Truthy Project Not Orwellian, IT Groups Tell Congress
News  |  11/6/2014
Indiana University research on Internet memes is not a threat to free speech, computing researchers tell lawmakers threatening to defund the project.
8 Classic Video Games Begging For Tablet Versions
Slideshows  |  11/6/2014
Serious gamers have been left out of the casual-game tablet app market. These well-loved games deserve a reboot for the tablet.
4 Ways to Avoid Malicious Links on Social Media
Commentary  |  11/6/2014
Social media remain fertile ground for hackers to expand their attacks through malware and trendjacking.
Amazon Prime Gains Unlimited Photo Storage, With Caveats
News  |  11/5/2014
Prime subscribers can now store an unlimited number of small photos in Amazon Cloud Drive.
Jawbone's 2 New Fitness Trackers
News  |  11/5/2014
Jawbone takes on Nike and Fitbit with entry-level Up Move and sensor-laden Up3 fitness trackers.
IT Hiring Process: 8 Survival Tips
News  |  11/5/2014
Navigate past early cuts in the IT hiring process and make it to the "serious candidate" stage, using this advice from recruiters.
Nixie Nabs Intel Wearable Prize
News  |  11/4/2014
Intel contest judges are won over by a wearable, flying drone, award it $500,000.
Google Calendar Redesign: 3 New Features
News  |  11/4/2014
Google's updated Calendar app automatically adds appointment and event details from your email to your schedule and updates them in real time.
You're Sending Too Much Email
Commentary  |  11/4/2014
Myriad communications tools are available, but most of us keep falling back on email. Here's why that's a mistake.
HomeAway Sues San Francisco Over Home Sharing Law
News  |  11/3/2014
Vacation rental service claims new home-sharing law is discriminatory and unconstitutional because it bans second-home owners from short-term property rentals.
Windows 8.1: On The Rise?
News  |  11/3/2014
Windows 8.1 achieves big market-share gains in October, just as Windows XP starts to plummet. But is Win 8.1's momentum sustainable?
Obama 2012 CTO: From Campaign To Enterprise
Commentary  |  11/3/2014
Harper Reed talks about the pressure-cooker challenge of building an email-powered, microtargeted online fundraising machine in a hurry. See the video interview from Interop.
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