Posts posted in December 2011
Editor's Blog 12/30/2011 20 comments
We've downloaded a tea leaf mobile app and are ready to tell you what's going to happen in 2012.
Joe Stanganelli 12/30/2011 37 comments
Some theaters reserve seating for patrons who use cellphones to send updates on a live performance, much to the annoyance of other attendees.
Todd Watson 12/29/2011 2 comments
2011 was marked by change around the globe.
Todd Watson 12/29/2011 Post a comment
IBM Connect is happening in Orlando, Fla., on January 16 and 17.
IT Clan Editor's Blog 12/29/2011 23 comments
Human intuition still has a place in business and IT, but its role is becoming subordinate to that of analytics.
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 12/29/2011 7 comments
Reiter ends the year 2011 with raspberries to Verizon for an objectionable online fee and yet another LTE outage.
Analytics Clan Editor's Blog 12/29/2011 6 comments
US enterprises should envy IBM's ambitious partnerships with schools overseas.
Jerry Bishop 12/29/2011 22 comments
The latest National Defense Authorization Act outlines a performance plan for the DoD CIO that could advance cloud computing.
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 12/28/2011 Post a comment
AT&T has made good on its promise to buy a 700MHz spectrum from MediaFLO, Qualcomm's now-dead mobile television business.
Executive Clan Editor's Blog 12/28/2011 34 comments
The holidays have demonstrated the growing importance of the Web to e-commerce.
Todd Watson 12/28/2011 3 comments
An end-of-year TurboTech.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 12/28/2011 14 comments
Anonymous launched a Christmas Day "Robin Hood" exploit. Or did it?
Ron Miller 12/28/2011 120 comments
Whatever Google’s reasons for creating Android and open-sourcing it, the vendor maintains its Web and mobile presence in a big way.
Todd Watson 12/27/2011 20 comments
Localytics saw a huge increase in both Apple iOS and Android devices over the December 23-26 weekend.
Todd Watson 12/27/2011 2 comments
Online shopping jumped 16.4 percent on Christmas Day, compared to last year, according to IBM Benchmark data.
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 12/27/2011 Post a comment
The Japanese telecommunications giant NTT DoCoMo Inc. has established a subsidiary to develop LTE chips.
Todd Watson 12/27/2011 Post a comment
Hong Kong-based Quality HealthCare Medical Services (QMHS) has partnered with IBM to build a virtualized infrastructure for its practice.
Todd Watson 12/27/2011 4 comments
Turbo takes a look at "Technology Gifts For The Geek Who Already Has (Almost) Everything."
Dr. Rasha Abdulla 12/27/2011 15 comments
Egyptian blogger and activist Alaa Abdel Fattah has finally been released pending investigation from the Cairo Criminal Court.
Editor's Blog 12/27/2011 36 comments
The top 11 statements from 2011 which soon became not necessarily operative.
Editor's Blog 12/26/2011 14 comments
Congratulations to all of the brilliant graduates!
Cloud Clan Editor's Blog 12/26/2011 11 comments
The City of Los Angeles has called Google to task for failing to meet stringent data security requirements in a cloud contract.
Scott Koegler 12/26/2011 15 comments
SMTP providers are experiencing high demand, but they must avoid allowing spam generators to use their services without restriction.
Editor's Blog 12/23/2011 38 comments
It's better to lose a Friend than to lose a life.
Deborah Nason 12/23/2011 31 comments
Instead of being a bomb, Zynga's recent IPO may simply be a better fit for today's economically challenged times.
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 12/22/2011 2 comments
For years, Intel has been hoping for a mobile breakthrough. Its new Medfield chips may not qualify as earth-shattering, but they will help.
Robert McGarvey 12/22/2011 23 comments
A controversial ruling calls into question the role of Twitter in our lives.
IT Clan Editor's Blog 12/22/2011 15 comments
Oracle's disappointing earnings report this week holds news about the IT market in general. And it may not be news you expect.
Editor's Blog 12/22/2011 11 comments
Yahoo now looks to an asset swap with Alibaba to produce a cash injection.
Don Reisinger 12/22/2011 20 comments
Employers and high-profile employees are finding themselves in a tug-of-war over Twitter accounts at resignation time.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 12/21/2011 17 comments
Whether China is responsible or not, the just revealed sustained attack on the US Chamber of Commerce should make everyone fear the worst.
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 12/21/2011 2 comments
For the third time this year, Verizon's 4G LTE system crashed this morning.
Jeff Kaplan 12/21/2011 6 comments
Human capital management is following CRM as the next enterprise app suite to become SaaS-based.
Executive Clan Editor's Blog 12/21/2011 19 comments
Instead of muzzling employees on social networks to avoid snafus, smart businesses are encouraging more positive participation.
Editor's Blog 12/21/2011 11 comments
We can't sing, but we do anyway. Here's our 2011 Web-themed holiday carol. Enjoy! Or... try to, somehow!
Michelle Manafy 12/21/2011 10 comments
Ads that automatically replace social network ads with those of a third-party's add-on app aren't impressing Google or Facebook.
Analytics Clan Editor's Blog 12/20/2011 3 comments
Traditional market research methodologies are really small-scale analytics in disguise.
Editor's Blog 12/20/2011 14 comments
Some funeral homes are now installing Webcams in order to livestream services online. We may be taking this "grieving out loud" thing too far.
Alan Reiter 12/20/2011 23 comments
The termination of AT&T's proposed merger with T-Mobile leaves the US wireless industry with questions and challenges.
John Scott Lewinski 12/20/2011 10 comments
Ford is enthusiastically embracing online technology to promote new media brand awareness. And the numbers indicate it’s working.
Cloud Clan Editor's Blog 12/19/2011 8 comments
Microsoft exemplifies the problems facing traditional IT software vendors who are now offering cloud services.
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 12/19/2011 11 comments
For an upcoming week, Skype will offer free WiFi at more than 50 airports in the US.
Midmarket Clan Editor's Blog 12/19/2011 6 comments
Business Process Management and Automation are more basic concepts than Business Analytics but have their own importance.
Todd Watson 12/19/2011 2 comments
The latest “IBM 5 in 5,” a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live, and interact during the next five years, has arrived just in time for the holidays.
Editor's Blog 12/19/2011 18 comments
A $300 million investment in Twitter from a Saudi prince raises speculation.
Bill St. Arnaud 12/19/2011 21 comments
Countries that collaborate and work on the future of the Internet will reap the rewards of a stronger economy and greater job growth.
Robert McGarvey 12/19/2011 13 comments
A threeway collision of Twitter bots, Vladimir Putin, and the US elections may determine how leaders get chosen in the future.
Dr. Rasha Abdulla 12/16/2011 29 comments
A two-year sentence imposed by a military tribunal on an Egyptian blogger has raised concerns among international human rights groups.
Editor's Blog 12/16/2011 26 comments
Offering $110,000 in college scholarships for the best tweets? My, my, how we've lowered the bar.
Todd Watson 12/16/2011 5 comments
It's the time of year for Google's Zeitgeist, a look at the most popular and fastest-rising search terms in the world during 2011.
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