Profile of Alison DianaSenior Editor
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Alison Diana has written about technology and business for more than 20 years. She was editor, contributors, at Internet Evolution; editor-in-chief of 21st Century IT; and managing editor, sections, at CRN. She has also written for eWeek, Baseline Magazine, Redmond Channel Partner, ZDE's custom group, and CIO Insight, as well as many of the industry's leading vendors and channel organizations. Alison, who lives in Central Florida, is an avid Yankees fan. She enjoys rooting on her daughter's travel softball team and reading mysteries. She can be reached on Twitter at @alisoncdiana; on LinkedIn at AlisonDiana, or Google+.
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posted in October 2010
Official calls U.K. information commission investigation into violations "lily-livered," demands deeper protection of individual privacy.
Mail Beta brings Facebook, Twitter, instant messaging, and texting into Yahoo inboxes on PCs, iPads, iPhones, and Android phones.
Microblogging site is expected to anchor C7's just-opened Salt Lake City facility.
Two top execs resign in the social media company's latest restructuring, organized by new CEO Matt Williams to shore up the bottom line.
Judge rules in favor of N.Y. woman seeking the identity of a person who posted videos of her on YouTube.
Popular Facebook game comes to Apple's tablet with app modified to leverage the hardware's interface and larger screen.
Tech vendors aren't rushing to replace old-school public relations strategies with blogs, tweets, and Facebook posts, found Tool Guy PR study.
The provocative URL was put up for sale after owner Escom filed for bankruptcy in July.
Software vendors encouraged to start certifying products for the operating system, expected to debut later this year.
High-wealth Americans are using Facebook and similar sites in higher percentages than the general population, reports SEI study.
TaintDroid found that half of tested apps shared sensitive user data with advertisers.
With adoption of Apple's music social network faltering, CEO Steve Jobs is hoping a deal with Facebook will turn up the volume.
Network creators and third-party developers can craft custom apps, enabling Ning Networks to be digital hubs, integrating with Facebook, Twitter and Seesmic as well as cloud networks.
UBM's new 'marketing as a service' organization is offering its Community in a Box platform as a way for businesses to harness social engagement.
While many of Facebook's 500 million users waste part of their days growing virtual crops or committing imaginary crimes, there are many Facebook applications designed to actually improve business productivity. There are more than 550,000 active applications on the Facebook platform, according to the social network, with many designed specifically to improve business practices or better-integrate Facebook into a company's operations. Many business apps are free. Often, fee-based apps offer a bas
The X50c, showcased at VMworld Europe, features PC-over-IP display protocol and automatically updates and configures itself based on network settings.
Shoppers say they'll give companies a chance to correct negative experiences, underscoring the importance of monitoring complaints on social networks.
The open source Gluster Storage Platform 3.1 enables improved elastic volume management and automation, according to the developer.
Cybercriminals lured by abundance of personal information shared on Facebook, Twitter, and college campuses.
In China, Egypt, Malaysia, and other rapid-growth markets, mobile devices and digital communications are transforming how people interact and learn, finds TNS study.
Netbook and Desktop versions of the open source operating system target consumers, while the Server edition is focused on enterprise cloud computing.
Career Explorer, available at 60 U.S. universities in beta, allows student to find relevant job opportunities, top companies and estimated salary ranges.
As a candidate, Barack Obama benefited greatly from the power of the Internet, tapping Web tools to reach, motivate, and collect funds from millions of people across the country. As president, Obama has cemented his role as the nation's most connected president to-date, incorporating technology as a cornerstone of key initiatives from healthcare reform to education. Taking a page from corporate America, Obama hired a chief technology officer to oversee the nation's IT direction. And, though he h
Browser-based, open source software offered as a free Google application and integrated with Facebook.
Wow will join the growing list of daily deal, comparison shopping, and coupon sites trying to grab a piece of the discount e-commerce pie.
Microblogging site overhauled to fend off competition from WordPress and TypePad.
Free Android app allows users to share voice messages with their social network friends.
iLIVEx app lets users run a remote desktop on their Apple tablet via a hosted Linux server.