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Google Indoor Maps: 6 Uses, Good To Ugly
News  |  11/30/2011
Google Maps Floor Plans of malls, airports, and the like are mostly about increasing ad revenue. Consider the use cases, from good to perhaps ugly.
Help Wanted 2.0: SMB Recruiting Goes Mobile
News  |  11/30/2011
Does your recruiting strategy extend to tablets and smartphones? Learn how and why Photobucket reaches out to mobile-savvy candidates
Latest Tablet Fans: U.S. Census Bureau
News  |  11/30/2011
Next census not until 2020, but bureau already working on field data collection via tablet apps.
Appirio Social Enterprise Toolkit Links To Chatter
News  |  11/30/2011
Cloud consulting company Appirio is bundling a greatest hits collection of Salesforce.com Chatter tools for integration and compliance.
Salesforce.com Steps Past CRM, Into Social Marketing
News  |  11/30/2011
Radian6-powered services help companies capture, decipher, and respond to customer interactions across Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks.
Google's Daring Dozen: 12 Big Bets In 2011
News  |  11/29/2011
Google has played a smart game in 2011, especially with Android, but it hasn't been perfect. We evaluate its main moves in the past year.
Office 365 Gets 30 New Features
News  |  11/29/2011
Microsoft takes aim at Google Apps with Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) and Mac support, as well as easier-to-manage security tools.
5 Resolutions For Better BI in 2012
Commentary  |  11/29/2011
Make business intelligence easy to use, deploy, afford, administer and embed.
iOS 5.1 Beta Points To New iPhone, iPad
News  |  11/29/2011
Beta release of iOS 5.1 includes reference codes to unannounced versions of the iPhone and iPad, though new features appear to be scarce.
Windows 8 Tablets: Too Little, Too Late?
News  |  11/29/2011
Touch-friendly devices running Microsoft's next OS may be more than a year away, leaving some analysts to conclude that Redmond has already lost the tablet market.
RIM Adds iOS, Android To BlackBerry Management Service
News  |  11/29/2011
Faced with a terminal case of uncoolness of its BlackBerry phones, the company looks to strengthen the appeal of its respected back-end platform.
RIM Set To Manage Android And iOS Devices
News  |  11/29/2011
For mostly-BlackBerry organizations, RIM's new product offers broad support with a familiar administrative look and feel.
Google+ Hangouts Ready For Business?
News  |  11/29/2011
Google's powerful, free videochat service may be a business meeting alternative to GoToMeeting or Skype--under very controlled circumstances.
Twitter Buys Mobile Security Startup Whisper
News  |  11/29/2011
Two-person development shop created software for secure text and voice communications on Android smartphones.
Windows Phone 7 Usage Shows Small Uptick
Commentary  |  11/28/2011
More Facebook users are making use of the integration feature in Windows Phone 7, suggesting a small spike in new users for Microsoft's mobile platform.
NSFW - Siri Fails At Couples Therapy
News  |  11/28/2011
The iPhone 4S's new voice command interface may seem magical, but she can't perform miracles. Don't force her into the middle of your personal problems.
Microsoft Said To Eye Yahoo Deal, Again
News  |  11/28/2011
Software maker may be set to revive campaign to acquire all or parts of the online portal, which it tried to buy three years ago.
How Defense IT Will Cope With Billions In Cuts
Commentary  |  11/28/2011
The Pentagon is betting that spending on technology can save money and help it meet huge cuts in the defense budget that have been ordered and additional cuts that may be on the way.
9 Mobile Health Apps Worth A Closer Look
Slideshows  |  11/28/2011
There's no doubt: Clinicians love their mobile devices. Among many new health apps, here are 9 that healthcare professionals and their patients should investigate.
Feds Turn To Video Games To Solve Problems
News  |  11/28/2011
From NASA to National Park Service, agencies research how they can work together to create games to meet social, health, economic, and other challenges.
VMware's Cloud Foundry Ranked Top Developer Platform
Commentary  |  11/23/2011
New VMware kid on the PaaS block takes "best overall" honors, while Google App Engine is best public and IBM SmartCloud best private cloud platform in Evans Data survey.
Google's Graveyard: Dead Products Of 2011
News  |  11/23/2011
As CEO Larry Page puts more wood behind fewer arrows, products continue to disappear.
When One Collaboration Tool Can't Do It All
News  |  11/23/2011
American Water's single-pane-of-glass strategy brings multiple collaboration systems together on the desktop, avoids $3 million systems migration expense.
Microsoft Buys Video Search Engine For $100 Million
News  |  11/23/2011
VideoSurf gives Redmond technology that helps users sift through movies, TV shows, and other online content.
9 Factors For A Successful Government IT Rollout
News  |  11/23/2011
GAO outlines strategies that produce cost-effective and well-implemented federal IT investments.
Google Donates Chromebooks To Wounded Warriors
News  |  11/23/2011
Tech giant gives notebook computers to military hospitals to help vets connect with families and loved ones while healing.
DOD Looks To Make A Game Of Software Testing
News  |  11/22/2011
DARPA will use crowdsourcing to help verify that weapons software will work as intended.
Anonymous Leaks Law Enforcement Forensic Secrets
News  |  11/22/2011
Hacktivist group claims release of 38,000 emails related to the Feds' cybercrime investigations, in retaliation for stiff sentences for Anonymous members.
Klout-Like Tool Lets Employees Rate Each Other
News  |  11/22/2011
SilkRoad Point social software seeks to recognize employees who have expertise and influence within the enterprise.
Software Makers Shun SOPA Bill
News  |  11/22/2011
In a reversal, Business Software Alliance now says the proposed anti-piracy law overreaches.
Android Buyer Beware: 12 Least Secure Phones
News  |  11/22/2011
More than half of most popular Android smartphones run outdated--and insecure--versions of the OS. And update policies vary.
Consumer Interest In Health Information Wanes
News  |  11/22/2011
Increased broadband access hasn't translated into many more people seeking medical information online.
Social Standards: Web 2.0 Vs. Enterprise 2.0
Commentary  |  11/22/2011
The OpenSocial approach to defining social software standards has the backing of Jive, IBM, and others--and the scorn of upstarts like Yammer.
WhisperCore Mitigates Risks Of Android In Businesses
News  |  11/21/2011
TechWebTV catches up with Whisper Systems' CTO and co-founder Moxie Marllinspike to discuss and demo WhisperCore -- a mobile security solution that brings BlackBerry-like centralized enterprise-grade security to Android devices.
UC Berkeley Robotics Proffessor announces new "idea" platform
News  |  11/21/2011
Ken Goldberg, Robotics Proffessor from UC Berkeley, announces Hybrid Wisdom Labs. This is to work as an "idea" platform to gauge and produce new thoughts.
High Order Bit: Gil Elbaz with Factual from Web 2.0 Summit 2011
News  |  11/21/2011
At Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Gil Elbaz from Factual hosts 'High Order Bit.'
Mobile Printing Tool Misses Point And Price
News  |  11/21/2011
EFI’s PrintMe Mobile does what it says it does, but that's not enough. Pricing and management are all wrong.
“Big Data, Big Decisions, Big Impact" - Michael Dell speaks with IWTV at Web 2.0 Summit
News  |  11/21/2011
Michael Dell, founder and CEO of Dell Inc., speaks with IWTV about how to distill Big Data into something meaningful and translate it into customers. David Berlind interviews Dell while at Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, 2011.
Web 2.0 Summit: Self Expression through Social Media- Chris Poole
News  |  11/21/2011
Chris Poole, founder of about.me and Canvas, describes the expression of the self through social networking. The ideal of individuality is fading with the globalization of social expression.
Web 2.0 Summit: Mary Meeker goes over global internet trends
News  |  11/21/2011
While at Web 2.0 Summit Mary Meeker discusses trends in the internet, globally. Ranging from data transfers, hours online by country, and the explosion of social networking throughout the globe.
Sony Announces PSVita at Web 2.0 Summit!
News  |  11/21/2011
Jack Tretton, CEO of Sony America, announces the brand new PSVita at Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. A brand new gaming platform from Sony available 2/22/2012
CA's 3Tera AppLogic Graphically Deploys Stacks To Data Centers
News  |  11/21/2011
At Cloud Connect 2011 in Silicon Valley, TechWeb's David Berlind gets a demonstration of CA's recently acquired 3Tera AppLogic graphical private cloud deployment tool.
HP Chairman Ray Lane On Vision
News  |  11/21/2011
HP's Chairman, Ray Lane, sat down for an exclusive fireside chat and discussed the company's strategy, product direction and some of the missteps in communicating all of that to its customers.
CEO of salesforce.com speaks to the impact of Social Media on enterprise decision-making
News  |  11/21/2011
Marc Benioff, CEO of salesforce.com, uses social media as a way to gauge the reaction of consumers to the enterprise decisions surrounding their lives. What will the future of enterprise-consumer relationships look like?
Should Postal Service Offer Email, Online Storage?
News  |  11/21/2011
USPS Inspector General urges development of digital services so postal service can take advantage of Internet economy and ease some of its financial woes.
Novell Puts Bill Gates On Witness Stand
News  |  11/21/2011
Microsoft chairman expected to undergo cross-examination on charges that he conspired to kill WordPerfect and Quattro Pro, in case dating back to 2004.
5 E-Commerce Trends For SMBs In 2012
News  |  11/21/2011
Finalizing your website strategy for next year and beyond? Consider this expert advice first.
More BI Packages Add Collaboration: Who Needs It?
Commentary  |  11/21/2011
Business intelligence vendors keep adding social features--but how many interfaces does it take to get everybody on the same page?
Amazon Kindle Phone: Android Me-Too Could Flop
Commentary  |  11/18/2011
Amazon's cooking up a phone for 2012, analysts say. But will it be more than just a customer loyalty tool?
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