Joe Stanganelli 5/2/2013 6 comments
It takes more than the right technology to get employees to work together, executives agreed at the recent Bio-IT World Conference.
Joe Stanganelli 4/23/2013 24 comments
Online, amateur sleuths harmed real innocents in a quest for the Boston bombers.
Joe Stanganelli 4/19/2013 75 comments
Yesterday the combination of police scanners and Twitter delivered more timely and accurate news than TV broadcasts about the manhunt after the Boston Marathon bombings.
Joe Stanganelli 4/11/2013 9 comments
Bio-IT World Conference panelists want strong big-data search tools, more collaborative workforce, and capabilities.
Joe Stanganelli 3/27/2013 28 comments
It's not just a tactical purchase or an "acqui-hire." It's strategic for Yahoo.
Joe Stanganelli 12/18/2012 33 comments
Ryan Lanza, innocent brother of Newtown killer Adam, faced a social media beating when the press wrongly accused him of murder.
Joe Stanganelli 12/11/2012 27 comments
Netflix CEO gets into hot water with SEC over his use of social media for news about the company's performance.
Joe Stanganelli 9/11/2012 47 comments
Crowdsourced social marketing campaigns can attract trolls, but if handled properly, this can actually boost results.
Joe Stanganelli 7/20/2012 38 comments
By reversing its position on collecting state sales tax and leveraging distribution centers within states, Amazon is turning lemons into lemonade.
Joe Stanganelli 5/8/2012 33 comments
A judge in Virginia has ruled that employees who "Liked" the political opponents of a sheriff on Facebook weren't using "speech" as it exists in the law.
Joe Stanganelli 4/25/2012 9 comments
At a conference this week, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has unveiled a cloud service featuring data management tools for genomic scientists who aren't programmers.
Joe Stanganelli 4/16/2012 28 comments
Facebook's purchase of Instagram may work out for the social network, after all.
Joe Stanganelli 4/4/2012 33 comments
Demanding that prospective employees share passwords to Facebook and other sites could expose a firm to more than ill will.
Joe Stanganelli 3/19/2012 42 comments
A recent trail proved that if you lose your smartphone, you likely won't get it back – nor the private information stored on it.
Joe Stanganelli 3/8/2012 28 comments
AT&T may face trouble following a minor award against the carrier in small claims court.
Joe Stanganelli 3/1/2012 38 comments
KLM's Meet and Seat, as well as a couple of other services, let travelers choose whom they sit beside, based on social media profiles.
Joe Stanganelli 2/28/2012 15 comments
A large segment of the Internet is upset and feeling underrepresented -- and is attempting to do something productive about it.
Joe Stanganelli 2/23/2012 25 comments
A popular Web form-building site was taken down by its host, GoDaddy, without any requirement by law enforcement officials.
Joe Stanganelli 2/21/2012 18 comments
Despite some claims, the shutdown of Megaupload indeed affected the piracy underworld, though what that means in the long run is debatable.
Joe Stanganelli 2/20/2012 12 comments
On Tuesday, February 21, Canadian law students will be competing in what purports to be the world's first Twitter-based moot court competition.
Joe Stanganelli 2/15/2012 40 comments
Law enforcement groups are finding the need for tougher social media policies in the wake of some high-profile snafus.
Joe Stanganelli 2/10/2012 73 comments
Not all inventors who patent processes can be labeled as "patent trolls."
Joe Stanganelli 2/7/2012 20 comments
Critics of Apple's use of China's Foxconn seem blind to certain facts about the situation.
Joe Stanganelli 2/2/2012 25 comments
A number of legitimate users who subscribed to Megaupload for cloud storage are finding themselves unable to retrieve lost data.
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.
Joe Stanganelli 12/15/2011 19 comments
A new smartphone app called Summly searches out the essential elements of Websites and delivers the information to your iPhone.
Joe Stanganelli 12/7/2011 12 comments
It's possible – simple, even – to hack into certain HP computers and steal information. HP is scrambling to answer furious questions.
Joe Stanganelli 11/29/2011 61 comments
When an 18-year-old high schooler's nasty tweet about a governor stirred his staff to respond aggressively, the governor wound up apologizing.
Joe Stanganelli 11/25/2011 64 comments
Suffolk University Law School's Michael Avery used 'Reply All' to react aggressively to an email soliciting charity donations. Stand back!
Joe Stanganelli 11/16/2011 25 comments
Concealed in cartoons and funny wordgames, messages against China's hardline government can go viral on the Web.
Joe Stanganelli 11/11/2011 36 comments
TwitchTV's success is fueled by the increasing popularity of spectator gaming.
Joe Stanganelli 11/7/2011 37 comments
A secret video by the daughter of a Texas judge who regularly beat her has exposed his hidden life and illuminated the need for social change.
Joe Stanganelli 10/31/2011 66 comments
If you're worried about your private information on Facebook, "Take This Lollipop" won't make you feel any better. Happy Halloween!
Joe Stanganelli 10/28/2011 22 comments
Klout, a social media influence measurement service, is taking a beating from users irate over changes to its scoring algorithm.
Joe Stanganelli 10/12/2011 27 comments
In the Internet age, there's no excuse for the appalling fabrication of news the UK's Daily Mail perpetrated last week.
Joe Stanganelli 10/10/2011 34 comments
Getting rid of Qwikster may not be sufficient to save Netflix's brand. Some are calling for the head of CEO Reed Hastings.
Joe Stanganelli 10/6/2011 31 comments
Twitter and Facebook, not the mainstream news sites, were the sources of reliable information about Steve Jobs's death.
Joe Stanganelli 9/23/2011 22 comments
An online effort to stem critical remarks has boomeranged badly on the White House, forcing a look at online free speech rights.
Joe Stanganelli 9/20/2011 15 comments
An online advertising stunt that involved sending increasingly disturbing emails over a five-day period has backfired for Toyota.
Joe Stanganelli 9/19/2011 47 comments
Netflix CEO's online apology this weekend comes with yet more change that could drive customers even further away.
Joe Stanganelli 9/16/2011 21 comments
The French government's bestowal of knighthood on a Twittering teacher from South Carolina raises questions.
Joe Stanganelli 9/12/2011 17 comments
Meetup's co-founder using the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks to blatantly pat his firm on the back just doesn't jive with this author.
Joe Stanganelli 9/6/2011 26 comments
A court rules against an Indiana public school that tried to punish two teenage girls for doing teenage girl things on the Internet.
Joe Stanganelli 8/31/2011 39 comments
Google's authenticity policies for its new social network are more about "theatre" than the real deal.
Joe Stanganelli 8/26/2011 37 comments
An "authentic" digital contract between Paul Ceglia and Mark Zuckerberg may, or may not, support Ceglia's claim to Facebook ownership.
Joe Stanganelli 8/25/2011 42 comments
A German official has ordered that all federal institutions within his state remove their Facebook pages and all Facebook plug-ins.
Joe Stanganelli 8/23/2011 7 comments
Recent motions in Facebook's legal wrangle with Paul Ceglia show the company's attorneys are posturing for the press.
Joe Stanganelli 8/15/2011 18 comments
Despite Facebook's claim to have "smoking gun" evidence in its dispute with Paul Ceglia, the reality may prove disappointing to some.
Joe Stanganelli 8/11/2011 20 comments
As it moves toward an IPO, Facebook is looking to get a troublesome lawsuit out of its hair. New twists provoke fresh interest.
Joe Stanganelli 8/3/2011 46 comments
Google needs to do more with Google+ than leverage group chat features, this author states.
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