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"We Are Supposed To Be Truth Tellers"

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A couple of weeks ago CNET was put into an absurd situation – they could not favorably cover a technology product because the company behind that product was in litigation with CNET’s parent company, CBS. I wasn’t all that interested in the story at the time. Reporters and bloggers are...
"We Are Supposed To Be Truth Tellers"

Innovation happening outside of the Valley

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This sponsored post is produced by Techweek. Want to meet the next generation of innovators? Then don’t miss Techweek, the largest tech-fest in the Midwest, taking place in Chicago’s historic Merchandise Mart from June 27-29. Expect to hear candid insights from some of the most interesting minds in tech, including...
Innovation happening outside of the Valley

Sponsor post: Register now for JavaOne, the developer event of 2012

gigaom.com
As much a caffeine-fueled all-nighter as it is a traditional conference, JavaOne continues to be a community experience. Practical tips and coding techniques are readily shared, as are strategies for where Java technology is headed in the future. Act now to reserve your spot at the year’s most important Java...
Sponsor post: Register now for JavaOne, the developer event of 2012

Build your own Q&A site with Qhub

venturebeat.com
Qhub, a British startup launched on Wednesday by the founders of the popular question-and-answer site Blurtit.com, is a site for building other Q&A sites. Community Q&A sites, where people answer one another’s questions, are one of the more utilitarian results of the user-generated content trend among startups. Instead of snarky...
Build your own Q&A site with Qhub

New Startup Gives CIOs Some Cloud Control

readwrite.com
It's hard to believe, but just 10 years ago open source was considered "communist," an anti-American cancer and the terror of corporate legal departments everywhere. Now, as a recent Harvard Business Review article reports, it's business as usual. Mundane, even. Developers are to blame. Getting projects done proved far easier...
New Startup Gives CIOs Some Cloud Control

Why incentives and rebates work better than 'government-backed green'

venturebeat.com
Remember Solyndra? The thin-film solar cell company, founded in 2005, won $535 million from the government under the Department of Energy’s  loan guarantee scheme in 2009 for being an innovative new solar tech company that could create jobs and help make America’s future green. Two years later, when its technology...
Why incentives and rebates work better than 'government-backed green'
Why the next Mark Zuckerberg may come from Brazil

Moving to cloud computing is harder than envisioned: report

www.networkworld.com
A substantial number of businesses say cloud computing security challenges are daunting and the costs higher than they originally thought they would be, according to the Cloud Survey report published today by consultancy KPMG International. The study indicates that one-half of the 650 respondents said their organizations already make use...
Moving to cloud computing is harder than envisioned: report

Moms to the rescue! BackOps raises $1 million from Mark Pincus and others

pandodaily.com
It’s hard to believe PandoDaily is a mere eight months old. It’s growing fast, but I am reminded we’re still a start-up as I watch Sarah and our General Manager Oni Rovatti trying to not only create a great product on a daily basis, but also handle all the accounting,...
Moms to the rescue! BackOps raises $1 million from Mark Pincus and others

4 Ways To 'Win Friends And Influence People' In The Digital Age

www.businessinsider.com
The digital age has made it easier to connect with a mass audience, but it's also more of a challenge to truly persuade people to believe in your mission. For example, how do you influence your employees and promote enthusiasm throughout the company when you don't have as much direct...
4 Ways To 'Win Friends And Influence People' In The Digital Age

HealthBeat: A summit to discuss disruptive technologies in healthcare (May 20-21)

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We’re delighted to announce HealthBeat, a new conference that showcases how technology is transforming healthcare. HealthBeat takes place on May 20 – 21, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt in downtown San Francisco. This is the first event to have a singular focus on how information technology (IT) is driving out inefficiencies in healthcare....
HealthBeat: A summit to discuss disruptive technologies in healthcare (May 20-21)

Eric Schmidt of Google to Meet with British Prime Minister

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The search company's executive chairman is part of a group of business executives advising Prime Minister David Cameron on economic issues....
Eric Schmidt of Google to Meet with British Prime Minister
How Microsoft could completely change the BYOD game

Near Our National Parks, to Build or Not to Build?

www.theatlanticcities.com
The border of a national park is just like any other jurisdictional boundary: what happens on the other side of that line can be worlds different than the natural beauty within the park. This typically isn’t a huge problem, as most developers would much rather avoid the sort of...
Near Our National Parks, to Build or Not to Build?

Many U.S. Businesses in China Cite Data Theft

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More than a quarter of U.S. businesses in China said in a new survey that proprietary data was stolen from their China operations, highlighting a growing trade irritant between Washington and Beijing. The survey of U.S. business executives released Friday by the American Chamber of Commerce in China showed that...
Many U.S. Businesses in China Cite Data Theft

Big Data And The Landfills Of The Digital Enterprise

readwrite.com
You do realize that you work for the only company on the planet that isn't leveraging Big Data? That everyone else is gaining competitive advantage by aggregating cash register receipts, the weather in Miami, your sister's Facebook posts and the average shelf-life of Lindt chocolate? That you, in fact, are...
Big Data And The Landfills Of The Digital Enterprise
What your business needs to know about Facebook's EdgeRank
What companies must do to survive the decade

Weekend Reading: 17 Rules by David Russo

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For entrepreneurs trying to form a startup, one of the first challenges they face that persists throughout the businesses life is how to find and keep talented partners and employees. From finding that first co-founder to finding the prolific programmers to fill your ranks later down the line, talent acquisition...
Weekend Reading: 17 Rules by David Russo
Mobile: Why Everyone (Not Just Geeks) Should Care About Big Data

DataRPM scores $250K, introduces Google-like big data searching

gigaom.com
More companies are realizing that analyzing their big data can lead to insights that increase revenue and produce other business breakthroughs. But getting good answers isn’t always easy, often requiring IT administrators to take charge and leaving all but a handful of business executives equipped to use software. One startup...
DataRPM scores $250K, introduces Google-like big data searching

Malware and Spam Volume Down, Complexity on the Rise: Symantec

www.pcworld.com
The level of technical innovation and social engineering, as well as the targeting of business executives, are some of the new security trends that Symantec is warning people to be vigilant against....
Malware and Spam Volume Down, Complexity on the Rise: Symantec

Announcing: TechCrunch Disrupt, May 24-26 in New York

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New York, the city that never sleeps, may finally meet its match. TechCrunch is coming, and we’re bringing three days of non-stop conference and startup-competition energy, May 24-26. We call it TechCrunch Disrupt because we want to debate what’s really changing in media and technology right now, what’s causing...
Announcing: TechCrunch Disrupt, May 24-26 in New York

Here's How Reddit Survived And Thrived

www.businessinsider.com
For years, Reddit, the social-news site, languished as an obscure subsidiary of Advance Publications, the owner of magazine publisher Condé Nast. Now it's hot, hosting a live Q&A with the most powerful man in the world, David Carr notes in the New York Times. But President Barack Obama is just the...
Here's How Reddit Survived And Thrived

SIRI CREATOR: It'd Be Perfect For TV (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
The biggest takeaway of the 2012 Worldwide Developers Conference is that Siri is the new voice of Apple. In the coming months, Siri will make her way to iPads as well as tag-team with existing apps like OpenTable and Rotten Tomatoes to do everything from procure dinner reservations to purchase tickets for a hot new...
SIRI CREATOR: It'd Be Perfect For TV (AAPL)

Ericsson T28z review

www.engadget.com
When Ericsson launched the T28 in 1999, it was the lightest and slimmest phone on the market. It was also the first handset ever to use a lithium polymer battery. The T28 was a premium device -- Ericsson described it as "designer technology", and it was successful with business...
Ericsson T28z review

Sponsor post: Register now for JavaOne, the developer event of 2012

gigaom.com
As much a caffeine-fueled all-nighter as it is a traditional conference, JavaOne continues to be a community experience. Practical tips and coding techniques are readily shared, as are strategies for where Java technology is headed in the future. Act now to reserve your spot at the year’s most important Java...
Sponsor post: Register now for JavaOne, the developer event of 2012
Bender: Hipmunk Can Help With (Or Hurt) Your Boss' Travel Plans

5 Compelling Reasons To Launch B2B Mobile Landing Pages Now

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For everyone from business executives to teens, mobile devices facilitate a significant portion of communications and media consumption today. Yet, even as mobile devices become increasingly saturated into our everyday lives, mobile still remains a challenge for many B2B Web designers and online... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
5 Compelling Reasons To Launch B2B Mobile Landing Pages Now

5 serious business alternatives to Dropbox

www.pcworld.com
The word "breach" can send shivers down your spine. When it comes to data storage in the cloud, it's even more worrisome. Several weeks ago, Dropbox announced that the passwords for thousands of users had been stolen, leading some business executives to mandate that employees stop using the service....
5 serious business alternatives to Dropbox
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