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Slashdot gets all businesslike with new site launch

What's in Your Bag? David Rusenko, Weebly CEO

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PCWorld Business Center's "In Your Bag" series takes an intimate look at the essential tech gear that small-business leaders carry with them....
What's in Your Bag? David Rusenko, Weebly CEO

Google Is Making Me Stupid

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by Chris Bodenner The Pew Research Center recently released an opinion survey of nearly 900 "prominent scientists, business leaders, consultants, writers and technology developers" regarding the impact of the Internet on intelligence and learning. The lead question was the Nick Carr-inspired, "Will Google make us stupid?", based on his...
Google Is Making Me Stupid

Now You Can Follow Influential People On LinkedIn Without Them Following You Back (LNKD)

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LinkedIn launched a new section of its LinkedIn Today news aggregator service that offers original content from influential business leaders and thinkers in their respective fields. For the first time, LinkedIn will let you follow influencers without having to be accepted as a direct connection. It's very similar to the...
Now You Can Follow Influential People On LinkedIn Without Them Following You Back (LNKD)

A Glimpse Into Slashdot’s Future

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The geek community site Slashdot has just launched a new vertical called SlashCloud. This is the site’s second topic-centered page; a couple of weeks ago, it launched  a business intelligence channel called SlashBI. As for SlashCloud, GeekNet’s senior editor Nick Kolakowski explains that it is dedicated to “offering the latest information about the field of cloud...
A Glimpse Into Slashdot’s Future

President Obama calls Apple CEO Tim Cook to discuss 'fiscal cliff'

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U.S. President Barack Obama reached out to a number of business leaders last week about the so-called "fiscal cliff," and Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook was among those on the president's short list....
President Obama calls Apple CEO Tim Cook to discuss 'fiscal cliff'
Achieving success through 'accidental entrepreneurship'

What we have in store for you at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013

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The eighth edition of The Next Web Conference will take place from the 24th to the 26th of April 2013 and here at The Next Web we’re all really excited about it. We’ve watched the conference grow from a small but cozy one-day event to one of the industry’s leading...
What we have in store for you at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013
Are 12-year-olds too young to start a business? Not according to Kidworth

Google and the City of Austin are hosting a shindig. Could Austin be getting a gigabit network?

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Will Austin be the next city to get a gigabit network? The City of Austin and Google are hosting an event next Tuesday on April 9, and sources in the city suspect it is related to a broadband announcement. As a resident whether or not we are getting Google Fiber...
Google and the City of Austin are hosting a shindig. Could Austin be getting a gigabit network?

We don't need more data scientists -- just make big data easier to use

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Virtually any article today about big data inevitably turns to the notion that the country is suffering from a crucial shortage of data scientists. A much-talked-about 2011 McKinsey & Co. survey pointed out that many organizations lack both the skilled personnel needed to mine big data for insights and the structures...
We don't need more data scientists -- just make big data easier to use

CIOs' Cloud Strategy Must Include Public Cloud

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For all the apprehension they may bring, public clouds demand a position in the enterprise IT strategy. CIO.com columnist Bernard Golden explains how CIOs and business leaders can make their peace with the public cloud, and how it's not incompatible with the much-revered private cloud....
CIOs' Cloud Strategy Must Include Public Cloud

Daily Wrap: Facebook Profile Suggests Future Job Performance and more

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A new study finds it's possible to judge your potential job performance using your Facebook profile. This and more in today's Daily Wrap. Sometimes it's difficult to catch everything that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give you...
Daily Wrap: Facebook Profile Suggests Future Job Performance and more

Readers, What's Your #FavoriteApp?

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Bloomberg What's your favorite app? Tell us on Twitter at #favoriteapp. Take a look at your smartphone. Are there any apps you can't do without? Is one a guilty pleasure? As part of a new series called The Business of Apps, the Journal asked celebrities -- from business leaders, fashion...
Readers, What's Your #FavoriteApp?

Drunk on Cloud Kool-Aid? Time to Sober Up

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Editor’s note: Justin Moore is CEO of Axcient, a cloud solution for data, application, and system uptime. You can follow him on Twitter at @justinrmoore. Many great technology breakthroughs are subject to analyst predictions about how quickly that technology will take over the world. In 2007, Gartner famously forecasted that...
Drunk on Cloud Kool-Aid? Time to Sober Up

Kevin Rose Interviews Elon Musk

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Digg founder and Google Ventures partner Kevin Rose recently sat down with Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk for the twentieth episode of Foundation, a video series on Revision3 in which he interviews influential business leaders in the tech community. Their wide-ranging talk touched on Musk’s affinity for comic books, his...
Kevin Rose Interviews Elon Musk

IBM Wants Your CEO To Embrace The Future -- And It Will Do All The Hard Work

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Executives with a capital "C" in their title generally don't have a clue on how to adjust to the social, mobile, and cloud-based business world. Now IBM wants to help these Luddite execs adapt -- by plunking them down into a new lab where it will show them what the...
IBM Wants Your CEO To Embrace The Future -- And It Will Do All The Hard Work

ROI: How to Measure Return on Investment in Social Media

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What follows is the entire version of my recent post on Mashable, “The Maturation of Social Media ROI“ Over the years, Social Media experts attempted to redefine ROI for a new era of influence. While some introduced alternative philosophies for measuring the nuances tied to social media, others wondered...
ROI: How to Measure Return on Investment in Social Media

Microsoft SharePoint faces a challenging future: Forrester

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SharePoint has been around longer than most competing collaboration tools. Despite strong support from IT pros, SharePoint faces increased skepticism from business leaders and it's unclear whether the collaboration product will deliver cloud, social and mobile advancements needed for future growth. Those are some of the findings from a...
Microsoft SharePoint faces a challenging future: Forrester

When Autonomous Flying Robots Fail

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A presentation of progressively fantastical feats performed by a cadre of flying robots — jumping through hoops, collaborating with each other and playing the James Bond theme — was a huge hit at the TED conference this week. Now, see what it looked like when the “quadrotors” crashed. Yup, it’s...
When Autonomous Flying Robots Fail
Five tech commencement speeches from the last five years

DNAinfo.com: a local story with big implications | Martin Dunn

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It may be news to the doomsayers, but this proves you can build a sound digital media business on rigorous beat reportingCan quality local journalism be saved? Is there is a business model that allows reporters to create original content from neighborhoods and still make money?The questions torture traditional media...
DNAinfo.com: a local story with big implications | Martin Dunn

Business Leaders Want Government Help With Cyber Security (Sort Of)

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The trade group Business Roundtable asked for legislation that increases sharing of information about threats Business leaders went to Washington on Wednesday to ask for help on increasing cyber security against hackers--something the Wall Street Journal points out could help avoid lawmakers' push to regulate private companies' cyber security....
Business Leaders Want Government Help With Cyber Security (Sort Of)

The US Needs To Focus Its Educational Efforts On Talented Americans

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Editor’s note: Jonathan Wai is a researcher and writer at the Duke University Talent Identification Program and author of Finding the Next Einstein: Why smart is relative for Psychology Today. Follow him on Twitter. Vivek Wadhwa argues in his recent book — The Immigrant Exodus — that “the future of America...
The US Needs To Focus Its Educational Efforts On Talented Americans

Hacking attempts will pass one billion in Q4 2012, claims information assurance firm

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Hacking attempts across the globe are likely to top one billion in the final quarter of 2012, according to estimations by the NCC Group. The information assurance firm, which works with more than 90 percent of the FTSE 100, identified 981 million hacking attempts worldwide during the third quarter of...
Hacking attempts will pass one billion in Q4 2012, claims information assurance firm

Google Top Charts show world's searches for whiskey, more

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Google Trends has just launched new monthly search charts by category for everything from booze to business leaders. [Read more]...
Google Top Charts show world's searches for whiskey, more

Endeavor will get $2 million from the Knight Foundation to open its first US affiliate in Miami

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Endeavor will receive $2 million in support from the Knight Foundation through 2017 to open Endeavor Miami, its first US affiliate, the New York-based entrepreneurship organization announced today. As you may remember, the city has recently hosted Endeavor’s Global Selection Panel. This private event was dedicated to shortlisting the 40...
Endeavor will get $2 million from the Knight Foundation to open its first US affiliate in Miami

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 disruption...
TechCrunch Disrupt, May 24-26 in New York

How The Mobile Enterprise Puts Business Leaders On The Hot Seat

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Guest author Robert LeBlanc is Senior Vice President of IBM Software Group. The era of the mobile enterprise has officially arrived. Half of American workers are now using smart devices for work as well as personal usage. The use of those devices is now at a critical mass and it's...
How The Mobile Enterprise Puts Business Leaders On The Hot Seat

New Cyberwar Rules Of Engagement: Will The U.S. Draft Companies To Fight?

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Last week's call from U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta for an expanded offensive role in cyberwar activities may have the ring of Hollywood drama, but the real-world implications for U.S. companies could be just as dramatic. Some observers speculate that American enterprises could be conscripted in order to...
New Cyberwar Rules Of Engagement: Will The U.S. Draft Companies To Fight?
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