Posts posted in July 2011
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 7/29/2011 Post a comment
A new FourSquare deal with Groupon offers advantages for everyone involved.
Editor's Blog 7/29/2011 17 comments
Google+ opened a can of worms with heavy-handed enforcement of a real name policy for subscribers. Executives were quick to walk it back.
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 7/29/2011 Post a comment
Sprint Nextel has forged a complex agreement with LightSquared that faces some hurdles.
Alan Reiter 7/29/2011 60 comments
The Internet has again played a major role in crisis, helping to expose information about the perpetrator of the Oslo attacks.
Editor's Blog 7/29/2011 15 comments
Google is looking to figure out how best to serve businesses before letting them maintain a presence on the site, but it runs the risk of alienating them first.
Editor's Blog 7/28/2011 4 comments
Netflix's insistence on shifting its customer base from analog to digital, despite the pain, shows the way ahead for other content providers.
IT Clan Editor's Blog 7/28/2011 3 comments
IT vendor strategies can wind up confusing even the most discerning professionals. An analyst offers some observations to help.
Anders Drachen 7/28/2011 38 comments
A recent study sheds light on game piracy, which involves the illegal copying and distribution of digital games.
Taimoor Zubair 7/28/2011 55 comments
Bill Gates has praised and funded this online library of over 2,400 videos related to math, science, and some humanities.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 7/27/2011 20 comments
The story behind the FBI's Anonymous arrests makes fascinating reading as hacking group switches legal protest strategies.
Todd Watson 7/27/2011 Post a comment
Here is the full transcript of an interview on social intelligence with the Association for Computing Machinery.
Executive Clan Editor's Blog 7/27/2011 6 comments
The possibility looms that the US will default on its debt. Here's what C-suite-ers are thinking and doing about that.
Todd Watson 7/27/2011 5 comments
The IBM Selectric Typewriter, introduced in 1961, was an instant hit and sold more than 13 million units before it was retired in 1986.
John Myers 7/27/2011 80 comments
Credit card companies, insurance companies, and banks have all the facts on you. Believe it.
Alfred Wong 7/27/2011 18 comments
Search engine optimization appears to be as much black art as helpful strategy, and awareness of the fine points is important for enterprises.
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 7/26/2011 4 comments
Those who bought Motorola's Xoom tablet for LTE may feel betrayed by a Verizon Samsung tablet release this week.
Editor's Blog 7/26/2011 30 comments
Our new Big Report, The Web's War on Privacy, should convince users that it's time to clean up their online acts.
Editor's Blog 7/26/2011 19 comments
Spotify, the music streaming service which just launched in the US, is providing unrivalled quantities of free content. But it's still not all free, all the time -- and it could be.
Todd Watson 7/26/2011 Post a comment
Some thoughts on the tragic events in Norway and for the Winehouse family this past weekend.
Steven C. Bennett 7/26/2011 46 comments
Online lie detectors could have profound benefits and risks for US citizens.
Susan Fourtané 7/26/2011 29 comments
Fearful of getting sued by Lodsys, some developers have withdrawn their mobile apps from the market. There must be a better way.
Midmarket Clan Editor's Blog 7/25/2011 9 comments
Wellness programs are becoming a feasible option for small- to mid-size enterprises, especially as online well-being solutions emerge.
Jeff Kaplan 7/25/2011 11 comments
One of the most traditional agencies in the US government is embracing cloud computing in defiance of popular myth.
Joe Stanganelli 7/25/2011 47 comments
An experimental project produced a full-blown novel in one day, via 23 hardworking authors collaborating on the Web.
Editor's Blog 7/22/2011 4 comments
Are you an IT professional working on an important cloud project? If so, we want to make you a video star.
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 7/22/2011 13 comments
NIST's certification of the RIM PlayBook for security purposes doesn't mean an exclusive coup for RIM.
Editor's Blog 7/22/2011 11 comments
Audacious Chinese entrepreneurs go beyond counterfeiting iPhones and accessories and open fully-fledged fake Apple Stores.
Chris S. Vargas 7/22/2011 41 comments
Near Field Communication can be applied in different ways, heralding interesting apps in the mobile and marketing arenas.
Editor's Blog 7/21/2011 18 comments
'Reality talent' makes its debut on the Web. Joy.
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 7/21/2011 Post a comment
Sprint Nextel plans to allow pooling of minutes and month-to-month airtime changes.
IT Clan Editor's Blog 7/21/2011 18 comments
The outgoing federal CIO has some choice words for his soon-to-be-former employer that apply to other enterprises as well.
Jart Armin 7/21/2011 42 comments
The next conflagration touched off by the News International firestorm could involve email hacking – and engulf the US-based News Corp.
Robert McGarvey 7/21/2011 23 comments
The owner of Philadelphia's newspapers is holding out Android bait to draw fresh readers to its print editions.
Todd Watson 7/21/2011 Post a comment
IBM shared some good news earlier today, awarding nearly $1 million in Smarter Planet grants to 11 organizations around the world.
Hospice Houngbo 7/21/2011 21 comments
Any arguments for net neutrality must weigh the concerns of ISPs as well as those of content providers and end users.
Security Clan Editor's Blog 7/20/2011 26 comments
Has law enforcement finally made a serious strike at the heart of Anonymous, or are they still fighting shadows?
Executive Clan Editor's Blog 7/20/2011 10 comments
To answer to the CEO and the board, CIOs, CTOs, CFOs, and others have to navigate the shoals of confrontation.
William Foster 7/20/2011 25 comments
Google's acrimonious relationship with China is playing out in the PRC's 'blocking' of the search giant's new beta site.
Editor's Blog 7/19/2011 15 comments
BT's MyDonate guide to using social media for fund-raising is thin on content, juvenile in tone and – however well-meaning – a waste of paper.
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 7/19/2011 2 comments
Sprint Nextel is the first cellular operator to try out AmEx's new Serve platform for mobile payments.
Editor's Blog 7/19/2011 12 comments
Hacktivist group Anonymous wants to offer you a more secure and customizable alternative to your present social networking site of choice.
Todd Watson 7/19/2011 Post a comment
IBM's earnings report shows strong growth across the board.
Michelle Greenlee 7/19/2011 55 comments
As more TV shows and music make it onto cheaper, easier-to-use Websites, the days of expensive cable subscriptions are numbered.
Scott Koegler 7/19/2011 21 comments
Samsung isn't unique in its approach to competing against Apple. But its CEO's honest admission about the process is different.
Todd Watson 7/18/2011 7 comments
IBM is announcing software that helps marketers understand online behavior and refine their marketing activities accordingly.
Midmarket Clan Editor's Blog 7/18/2011 21 comments
Tablets have obstacles to overcome before replacing PCs in the enterprise, but it's time to consider the implications of this coming shift.
George Taylor 7/18/2011 31 comments
As Rupert Murdoch's empire is rocked, but we can be thankful that recent events have diverted his intentions regarding Internet content.
John Myers 7/18/2011 39 comments
Does Microsoft's purchase of Skype threaten the privacy and validity of VoIP calls? You decide.
Alan Reiter's Wireless Web World 7/15/2011 6 comments
PayPal has unveiled an app that transfers funds by touching two cellphones.
Editor's Blog 7/15/2011 53 comments
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