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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 November 2010
Linux distributions beginning next year will include support for the low-power Fusion processor.
Like competitor RockMelt, Version 3.5 of the Mac and Windows app is based on Chromium 7.
The space agency earned a "genius" rating from L2 for effectively using Tweetup, Foursquare, Gowalla, Flickr, and its own website.
Venture capital for Twitter startups has dropped 50%, largely due to confusion about the microblogging service's purpose and functions, reports CBI Insights.
Social media focused app features easy video streaming, quick news feed access, and a simple way to "like" articles on any site.
Social media firm revamps business owner dashboard with location-based customer loyalty features.
Air travelers turning to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to try to change the Transportation Security Administration's new hand-search and enhanced body scanner policies.
Consumers will use mobile technology and communications tools to leverage their spending reach, finds retail survey.
Social media site is by far the most popular online destination, generating 25% of page views and 10% of Internet visits, finds Hitwise.
Dashboard lets users connect multiple social media sites from one URL.
Microblogging site rolling out features to simplify searching for relevant users to follow.
Military says careless use could disclose service members' position to enemy, compromising safety and operations.
Microblogging site expected to allow users to track the most successful tweets, the most influential followers, and which tweets caused people to unfollow them.
Location-based Android widget is now available; iPhone version is on the way.
Feature allows users to share links to several websites through a single, shortened URL.
Jolibook is operating system developer's entry into the crowded mobile hardware market.
Path, launched by former Facebook and Napster executives, allows users to share photos with up to 50 contacts.
With traffic rising 69% over eight months, the social media site sets goal of 48 hours of uploads per minute.
Sale of self-published book about pedophilia launched threats of boycott from blogosphere and social media sites.
Zoomerang and GrowBiz Media survey shows online marketing dollars focus on websites and email, with Faceboook, Twitter, and LinkedIn lagging behind, though growing.
Livestream enables fan pages on the leading social network to broadcast real-time video feeds.
Location based social media site confronts competition from Facebook, Google, and Apple with cleaner home page and friend-finding tools.
Social media site produced 23% of display ad impressions in the third quarter, more than doubling Yahoo's 11% share, found ComScore.
While many spoofs of Harvard's famous drop out involve privacy concerns, the latest revolves around a football rivalry.
The British monarch's page offers details on the royal family and its schedule, but doesn't allow people to "friend" or "poke" her.
Lotus Connections 3.0 adds analytics, mobile capabilities to the enterprise collaboration platform.
Updated mobile apps are faster, easier than prior releases, said microblogging site.
Stormy Peters will lead Mozilla's open web developer engagement program.
Alongside the open source operating system distro, the Fedora Project unveiled its updated website, built only with software in its repository.
SocialMiner lets businesses find and respond to comments and complaints in social networks and blogs within its Customer Collaboration suite.
Shakeup followed Oracle's decision to fire leaders of the Document Foundation, which is heading up the alternative open source productivity suite.
Partners with HootSuite to test ad messages in users' microblog feeds.
Open source development platform adds features to increase productivity and improve resource sharing across multiple groups.
A majority of consumers say they'll use social networks, websites, and smartphones to get advice, deals, and coupons before they buy.