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‘Cloud’ Data Center Closes Because Federal Agencies Prefer Earth

Microsoft: Gone Google and Now You Regret it? We Have Alternatives

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When Google announced that it was going to integrate Google+ with its search results, its biggest competitor in the search market, Microsoft's Bing, remained quiet while social networks like Twitter raised the hue and cry. Now, however, it looks like Microsoft is about to pounce on this chance to raise...
Microsoft: Gone Google and Now You Regret it? We Have Alternatives

Apple to hire 500 employees at European HQ in Cork, Ireland

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Apple has made plans to hire additional employees at their European headquarters official as Reuters reports the current workforce of 2,800 will expand by up to 500 over the next 18 months at the Cork, Ireland building. According to a report from local RTE News Ireland, revenues in the markets...
Apple to hire 500 employees at European HQ in Cork, Ireland

Netflix on the Wii: The First Reviews Are In

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Netflix started to send out a first shipment of Wii disks last week, making it possible to access its watch Instantly online video on demand offering on the gaming console. A few Netflix customers have already shared their first impressions, and the verdicts are mixed. There are complaints about the...
Netflix on the Wii: The First Reviews Are In

OCCAM'S RAZOR IN THE STOCK MARKET: The Most Likely Explanation Of Yahoo CEO's Fake Degree Was The Right One...

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When Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson was revealed to have a Computer Science degree on his bio that he hadn't actually earned, many people quickly assumed he was a liar. And when Thompson's PR minions at Yahoo ludicrously tried to dismiss the fake degree as an "inadvertent error" and then a...
OCCAM'S RAZOR IN THE STOCK MARKET: The Most Likely Explanation Of Yahoo CEO's Fake Degree Was The Right One...

eBay forums attract 32m visits per month

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eBay says that it attracts 32m unique visits a month to its discussion boards, with 6m posts and 4.5m users a year. Speaking at Hotwire’s digital trends briefing this morning, eBay UK's head of corporate communications Clare Moore-Bridger said that they were an "excellent source of information on what’s important...
eBay forums attract 32m visits per month

Framework: Harness The Rings of Infuence

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Recently, I spoke to a crowded room of senior marketers at a CPG retailer, one of the executives asked “What’s an indicator a company is advanced in the social space?”.  I gave three answers, and one of them was “Developing a thriving advocacy program to fight your battles”.  The executives,...
Framework: Harness The Rings of Infuence

Wall Street Journal Plans To Launch a Social Network

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News Corporation, the parent company of the Wall Street Journal, is poised to launch a new social network. Described in The Times of London as a "platform for 'like-minded people' to meet online and share ideas," the network that will launch in a few months is not exactly the next LinkedIn. "It really is...
Wall Street Journal Plans To Launch a Social Network
Verizon launches LTE in 29 additional markets, inches closer to 500 overall markets

AP Twitter Hacked, Claims Barack Obama Injured In White House Explosions

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In an alarming false tweet Tuesday, the Associated Press claimed that President Barack Obama had been injured in explosions at the White House:  Within minutes, AP Corporate Communications reported that the tweet was false. That is a bogus @ap tweet. -- AP CorpComm (@AP_CorpComm) April 23, 2013 The AP later...
AP Twitter Hacked, Claims Barack Obama Injured In White House Explosions

Boingo gravitates toward "free" Wi-Fi with Cloud Nine purchase

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Consumers are increasingly expecting free Wi-Fi in public spaces, so one of the world’s biggest hotspot providers is adjusting its business model accordingly. Boingo has acquired Cloud Nine Media, which manages sponsorship deals for Wi-Fi access in more than 6000 airports, hotels bars and restaurants in the U.S. and Canada....
Boingo gravitates toward "free" Wi-Fi with Cloud Nine purchase
LinkedIn rolls out Follow Company button for all sites

OnLive closing? Company says "of course not"

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OnLive’s Director of Corporate Communications Brian Jaquet has shot down rumors that game streaming service is closing its doors after several media outlets reported the story earlier today. A report from The Verge citing video game developer Brian Fargo and emails from former OnLive staff members claimed the game streaming service would...
OnLive closing? Company says "of course not"

Facebook Disclosures Finances Of Political Committee

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For the first time, Facebook filed financial reports with the Federal Election Commission today for its political action committee, known as fbPAC. While a PAC enables a corporation to contribute to federal campaigns, what’s notable about the fbPAC filing is the amount of collecting versus contributing the report reveals. In...
Facebook Disclosures Finances Of Political Committee
AMD launches series of chips that get it into low-power laptops and tablets

Hackers compromise Adobe server, use it to digitally sign malicious files

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Adobe plans to revoke a code-signing certificate after hackers compromised one of the company's internal servers and used it to digitally sign two malicious utilities. "We received the malicious utilities in the late evening of Sept. 12 from a single, isolated (unnamed) source," Wiebke Lips, senior manager of corporate...
Hackers compromise Adobe server, use it to digitally sign malicious files

Microsoft tries to sex-up Azure by likening CSS to LSD, XML to ecstasy (video)

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It’s a hard life, being Microsoft. For more than 30 years, you produce the operating system that retains a virtual monopoly in the desktop space. You’re one of the most valuable companies in the world, and the largest and most profitable software company in the world. You’ve even broken the...
Microsoft tries to sex-up Azure by likening CSS to LSD, XML to ecstasy (video)

Why Venture Capital No Longer Defines Innovation

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Today's venture capital deal flow to innovative new companies looks a lot like a fat man trying to squeeze into a slim Italian suit. It just doesn't fit. The new shape of innvovation is a lot more inclusive of new approaches and sources of startup funding. In 2000, venture capitalists...
Why Venture Capital No Longer Defines Innovation
Microsoft says truth about Office on iPad will be clear 'in the coming weeks'

Boost your journalism career with the 2013 Google Journalism Fellowship

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If you’re a student journalist looking to harness the power of technology to tell stories in new and dynamic ways, then the first ever Google Journalism Fellowship could help make the summer of 2013 one to remember. We recognize the value that quality journalism plays in a functioning society and...
Boost your journalism career with the 2013 Google Journalism Fellowship

Facebook Just Lost A Key PR Exec To Pinterest (FB)

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Annie Ta, a corporate communications exec at Facebook who's known to many in the media world, is jumping ship for Pinterest. The move is interesting because she brings a truckload of knowledge about the inner workings and communications issues of Facebook to an upstart network that recently has stolen much...
Facebook Just Lost A Key PR Exec To Pinterest (FB)

Tools boast easy cracking of Microsoft crypto for businesses

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ChapCrack and CloudCracker reveal sensitive corporate communications -- including passwords -- protected by the popular PPTP encryption protocol, which is based on an algorithm from Microsoft, a researcher says at Defcon. [Read more]...
Tools boast easy cracking of Microsoft crypto for businesses

Facebook Open Graph Leader Leaves: Director Of Product Managment Carl Sjogreen Plots Next Adventure

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Facebook’s acq-hiring like crazy and retaining lots of top talent, but today marks another post-IPO departure as Director of Product Management Carl Sjogreen told friends that he’s heading out to take some family time and “plot my next adventure”. However, he tells me there’s “no concrete ideas yet”. Sjogreen’s exit...
Facebook Open Graph Leader Leaves: Director Of Product Managment Carl Sjogreen Plots Next Adventure

Microsoft applauds Facebook's people-centric Home, but 'humbly suggests' you get the real deal

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Facebook’s unveiling of Home yesterday appears to have ruffled a few feathers over at Windows Phone HQ. Frank Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications at Microsoft, has criticized Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s new feature for its underlying similarities with the Windows Phone mobile operating system. In a blog post...
Microsoft applauds Facebook's people-centric Home, but 'humbly suggests' you get the real deal

Comcast video on-demand comes to Boston area TiVo Premieres Monday

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Now that Comcast has started delivering its video on-demand to TiVo Premieres, the company has now revealed the second area where access will be turned on is Boston, starting Monday. The news was announced in a tweet from Head of Corporate Communications Steve Wymer, and as Gizmo Lovers notes,...
Comcast video on-demand comes to Boston area TiVo Premieres Monday

Windows 8 isn't New Coke, says top Microsoft exec; it's Diet Coke

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Frank X. Shaw, Microsoft's head of corporate communications, defended his company's Windows information disclosure strategy, denying that Microsoft has adopted Apple's "cone of silence" approach to imparting news....
Windows 8 isn't New Coke, says top Microsoft exec; it's Diet Coke

Facebook's DC public policy manager Andrew Noyes joins Uber to navigate it through policy challenges

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Facebook’s Public Policy Communication Manager Andrew Noyes is leaving to pursue a role with private car service Uber. After four years, he says that he’ll begin work next month managing communications for the startup and readily admits that it’s one that’s plagued by “complex policy challenges not only in the US,...
Facebook's DC public policy manager Andrew Noyes joins Uber to navigate it through policy challenges

FAA to revisit the use of certain personal electronics on flights

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Laura J. Brown, deputy assistant administrator for public affairs for the Federal Aviation Administration, told the New York Times the agency will take a “fresh look” at electronics use on planes. Bits Blog writer Nick Bilton called the F.A.A. last week ready to pester them about travelers' inability to...
FAA to revisit the use of certain personal electronics on flights
Trouble at OnLive: reports of bankruptcy, mass layoffs swirl
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