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Photographs of what could be Apple’s next iPhone surfaced Sunday, giving impatient iPhone fans an idea of what Apple could be unveiling sometime during the next few months. Maybe. Possibly. It all depends on whether the parts are actually from Apple. Chinese-language repair site iLab.c...
Facebook spent a record amount on lobbying expenses — dropping close to $1 million — during the second quarter of 2012 in yet another sign of the social network’s growing focus on Beltway politics. Meanwhile, Google maintained its lobbying march in Washington, having spent $9 million i...
Cybercrime has taken a dangerous turn heralding the emergence of a new generation of attacks focused on corporate and government espionage. These attacks are targeted and persistent leading to leakage of vital state secrets and critical corporate data. These threats have been labeled a...
Facebook is launching a new type of mobile advertising that targets consumers based on the apps they use, pushing the limits of how companies track what people do on their phones. The social network is tracking the apps that people use through its popular Facebook Connect feature, whic...
Most professional marketers know that it is rarely a good idea to use yourself as a focus group of one. While it is possible that your personal tastes and passions may be a perfect match for some segment of your target audience, it is very unlikely that it is a perfect match for your e...
Keylogging has taking center stage, and it now deserves our proper attention. After all, keyloggers have been identified as the #1 Global Threat to consumers, corporations and government agencies in the recent 2012 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report. Symantec Corporation coined ...
I remember the hype going into the Facebook IPO and how people were literally drooling over what was to be the seminal event to reinvigorate our financial markets, create wealth for thousands and cement Facebook as the success story of this generation. Well two out of three ain’t...
“In the past year, one in seven large organizations detected hackers within their systems.” This is the highest level recorded, said the recently released PwC 2012 Information Security Breaches Survey.  It was completed in conjunction with Infosecurity Europe and supported ...
You could think of Google Drive as Google’s answer to Dropbox or Microsoft’s SkyDrive or any one of a dozen cloud storage systems, but it’s not.  Google Drive is so integrated with Google Apps for Business, Google Docs and Google that it is destined to become the semi...
Google CEO Larry Page and the company’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt have joined forces with Avatar director James Cameron for a space venture that will possibly involve mining asteroids.  Read the full story at Mashable
Like Apple, new product releases from Nike generate a lot of hype among fans. As a consequence, Nike has developed a new RSVP system that promises to both generate buzz — of the Twitter variety — and instill order.  Read the full story at Mashable
There’s been a lot of noise lately about a company called Klout, which recently rounded up another $30 million in venture capital funding from several big firms. Klout, for those who don’t know it, attempts to put a single numerical value on your online influence across social-media si...
On April 8 Nokia will bring its Windows Phone Lumia 900 to AT&T for only $99.99. It integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Exchange, and the Windows Phone 7 interface is an effortless one. The user experience of this Windows phone is decidedly different from Android and iOS, and if y...
You’ll soon be able to rent nearly 500 Paramount Pictures films via YouTube and Google Play, thanks to a newly signed licensing agreement between the two companies. Many of those films, including The Godfather trilogy, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Hugo, are now available to Internet us...
Smartphones are trending up, they now account for almost 50 percent of mobile phones in the United States.  And, not surprisingly, feature phones are trending down – four out of five new mobile phone purchases are for smartphones.  The clear winner is Google, about 48 percent of smartp...
  Facebook is reminding all Page administrators of Friday’s Timeline update. Late last month, Facebook announced Timeline for Pages and started rolling out the update. While Timeline is mandatory, Page administrators have had about a month to curate their Page before the new...
Watching Apple stock soar and seeing iPads flying off the shelves, you might forget that the next great product from Apple is supposed to be iTV.  No one knows what it will look like, or how it will work, but that hasn’t stopped Microsoft from getting a jump on the competition. U...
Facebook officially announced the launch of a standalone Messenger client, so you can chat with your friends without logging into the site. Unfortunately, there’s currently no support for group or video chat. Facebook Messenger is being rolled out for Windows users, with a Mac version ...
You know those annoying promoted tweets that show up at the top of your Twitter feed? These advertisements will begin showing up in your timeline on Twitter’s mobile website and app. Twitter has to find ways to make money and this is probably just the beginning of it. Read the fu...
HTC is streamlining its mobile business and announced that it would launch future devices under the brand HTC One. The company is also answering Apple’s iCloud by striking a deal with Dropbox to bring 25GB of cloud storage to anyone who buys one of its devices. Read the full article at...
A study found that since 2005, nearly half a million U.S. jobs were created just for the development of mobile applications. Between Apple, Google and Facebook, app development has become one of the fastest growing industries. California holds 25% of all app-related jobs in the United ...
Deleting a photo on Facebook doesn’t mean that it goes away. A flaw in how the site stores photos leaves them available to anyone with a direct link to the file. Facebook is working on a new system that will permanently delete the photos after a month and a half. Read the full article ...
Facebook is expected to file for its initial public offering as early as Wednesday. The social network could be valued as high as $100 billion, putting it among the likes of McDonald’s and Citigroup. No tech company’s IPO has been valued so high since Google’s in 2004. Read the full ar...
Once you give a website your information, it’s sometimes difficult to know where it lives online. New privacy laws proposed by the European Commission look to change that. If the rules are approved, users can request that online services like Facebook and Google delete their informatio...
Google and Wikipedia’s protesting of anti-piracy legislation resulted in a huge response from users online. Google collected over 7 million signatures for its petition against the Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act, while Wikipedia forwarded over 8 million people to their state’...
Google and Wikipedia’s protesting of anti-piracy legislation resulted in a huge response from users online. Google collected over 7 million signatures for its petition against SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act and PiPa, the Protect IP Act, while Wikipedia sent over 8 million people to t...
The events in Egypt over the past few days made me think about an article I was compelled to write back in late June 2006. It pondered the question, “Can any traditionally organized government withstand the ideological forces of a technologically empowered proletariat?” Call them blogm...