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Big Data Analytics: Descriptive Vs. Predictive Vs. Prescriptive
News  |  12/31/2013
What distinguishes these three key types of analytics? A data scientist explains the differences.
Veterans Affairs Website Offers Open Data
News  |  12/30/2013
Public now has access to APIs, tools, and resources to build apps that benefit veterans.
7 Facebook Wishes For 2014
Slideshows  |  12/30/2013
Facebook botched some changes in 2013, but what will next year bring? Here's our wish list.
10 Biggest Tech Disappointments Of 2013
Slideshows  |  12/27/2013
From HealthCare.gov to the Galaxy Gear smartwatch, here are some of the year's biggest letdowns.
5 IT Hiring Trends In 2014
News  |  12/26/2013
Which IT skills are in demand and which roles are changing? Take a look ahead.
Microsoft In 2013: 7 Lessons Learned
Slideshows  |  12/26/2013
If a key to success is learning from your mistakes, Microsoft should be well positioned for 2014.
Why Native Apps No Longer Add Up
Commentary  |  12/23/2013
The economics no longer work in the mobile game market. But alternatives are emerging for game discovery and monetization.
HealthCare.gov Shows 4 Ways Software Delivery Must Change
Commentary  |  12/18/2013
Troubled project should encourage you to discard traditional manufacturing processes with their reliance on control, and prioritize information and flexibility.
Facebook Launches Donation Button
News  |  12/18/2013
Facebook partners with 19 nonprofits to test a simple way to donate. Here's what you need to know before you use the feature.
Facebook Launches Video Ads: 4 Facts
News  |  12/17/2013
Video ads will soon hit your Facebook newsfeed. Here's a look at what this means to you.
Twitter Tests 'Nearby' Tweets
News  |  12/16/2013
New Twitter mobile app capability displays tweets from people based on their tagged location, users report.
Meet NOAA's Unique 3D Weather Tool
Slideshows  |  12/16/2013
Science on a Sphere, a carbon-fiber globe created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, displays weather conditions and environmental data in a compelling way.
Twitter Retracts Changes To Blocking Policy
News  |  12/13/2013
Twitter quickly reverts to old policy -- which completely blocks others -- after user outcry. Twitter says tweak was intended to protect users from angry ex-followers.
Microsoft Woos Gmail Users
News  |  12/13/2013
Outlook.com introduces a Gmail migration tool to attract unhappy Google email users.
Gmail Shows Images By Default
News  |  12/12/2013
Google now serves images through a proxy server to improve both security and the user experience. Marketers might not like the change, though.
4 Ways Gamification Can Help Your Business
Commentary  |  12/12/2013
Badges and other game features keep your customers happy and your employees engaged.
Beware LinkedIn Invitations, Mail Delivery Messages
News  |  12/12/2013
Phishers favor emails that appear to be from LinkedIn friends or email systems, study says.
Instagram Private Messaging Debuts
News  |  12/12/2013
Instagram Direct tool challenges Twitter and Snapchat, lets Instagram users message each other with photos and videos.
Google+ Sign-In Grows Up
News  |  12/12/2013
Google updates authentication system to make it more appealing to developers and users.
The Truth About Why Stores Track You
Commentary  |  12/12/2013
Apple's iBeacon and other "contextual awareness" technologies might soon pop up on your smartphone as shopping advice. That's not as frightening as it sounds.
Obama's Open Data Plan: Much Work Ahead
News  |  12/11/2013
Open government advocates found plenty to praise in Obama administration's latest National Action Plan (NAP). But agencies must now make good on those plans.
Twitter Enhances Private Messaging For iOS, Android
News  |  12/11/2013
Twitter's latest mobile app redesign adds support for photos in direct messages.
Social Business Rules Workplaces – For Now
Commentary  |  12/11/2013
Social tools and strategy is generating plenty of hype in the workplace. But we've seen this story before.
5 Facebook iPhone App Headaches, Solved
News  |  12/10/2013
With Facebook's mobile app, locating certain settings can feel like a scavenger hunt. We track down answers to common gripes.
Obama Administration's Open Government Projects, Round 2
News  |  12/9/2013
Programs aim to use technology to better inform and engage citizens in a wide range of topics, from scientific research to budgeting.
8 More Facebook Buttons We Want
Commentary  |  12/9/2013
A Facebook engineer developed a Sympathize button for the times when Like just doesn't work. But why stop there? The TMI button seems long overdue.
Microsoft Sells Dell's Venue 8 Pro Tablet For $99
News  |  12/7/2013
You're unlikely to find a better Windows 8 tablet deal. How does Dell's tablet stack up to the iPad?
Facebook Feed Changes: 4 Ways To Declutter
News  |  12/7/2013
Facebook's newest algorithm changes may leave you with a stream full of annoying posts. Regain control over your News Feed using these tips.
Attention Apple Shoppers: iBeacon Is Watching
News  |  12/6/2013
Bluetooth transmitters will monitor shoppers' in-store movement and make recommendations based on location.
Creating The 'Solution Economy': Government's Role
Commentary  |  12/6/2013
Government alone can't solve society's big challenges. But technology that enables the public can foster an environment of innovation and problem-solving.
Google, Facebook Apps Win Smartphone Loyalty
News  |  12/6/2013
Who's winning over the most smartphone users? New research by Mobile Metrix and ComScore shows it's a tough road for smaller apps developers.
10 Worst Social Media Meltdowns Of 2013
Slideshows  |  12/6/2013
Social media can be a marketer's best friend or worst enemy. Consider the year's social media-fueled nightmares.
Microsoft Is Not Killing Windows RT
Commentary  |  12/4/2013
Despite rumors to the contrary, Microsoft will unify its operating systems, not eliminate product lines.
PC Slump: No Recovery in Sight
News  |  12/3/2013
Windows 8.1 and OS X Mavericks are compelling upgrades, but they aren't driving sales of new devices.
Facebook Feed Tweak, Explained
News  |  12/3/2013
Facebook's latest change means you can expect to see more shared articles and news, but fewer memes.


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