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6 Steps in Enterprise 2.0 Governance Projects

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I believe that governance is at the heart of effective Enterprise 2.0 implementation. While many shy away at the term, mainly because governance is usually focused on risk and limitations, I see it differently. True governance is just as much about ensuring that opportunities are taken as it is as...
6 Steps in Enterprise 2.0 Governance Projects

With New Platform Updates, Facebook Continues Its Mobile Developer Lovefest

allthingsd.com
Facebook kicked off the first of three developer events on Thursday, continuing its push to court mobile coders to build applications atop the Facebook platform. Aside from continuing to boast high stats on download rates for apps built atop the platform, the company launched a series of new features and...
With New Platform Updates, Facebook Continues Its Mobile Developer Lovefest

HTC One imaging in depth: Ultrapixel camera and Zoe Share

www.engadget.com
Saying that the HTC One has piqued our interest is an understatement. The handset, which was announced today in London and New York, combines ultra-refined design with a uniquely tweaked Android experience, something we've covered in our hardware and software posts. Still, it's the Ultrapixel camera that's raising the...
HTC One imaging in depth: Ultrapixel camera and Zoe Share

We are the stories we tell ourselves

www.presentationzen.com
I wanted to point you to this short TED talk below for two reasons: (1) It's a pretty good example of delivery while displaying visuals on a monitor, and more importantly, (2) the content will be inspiring to many of you, and especially to those who may be stuck...
We are the stories we tell ourselves
Life after Kickstarter: Daily Grommet supports projects after honeymoon ends

Samsung Galaxy S III gets benchmarked, shows plenty of promise

www.engadget.com
We're here on the floor at the Samsung Galaxy S III launch and we've just managed to get some alone time with the unit to get some benchmarks. Now, let's stress that the handset is a pre-production model, so we can't take these as gospel truth, but it's a...
Samsung Galaxy S III gets benchmarked, shows plenty of promise
Facebook kicks off iOS relationship with SDK 3.0 beta

With Yahoo lawsuit looming and IPO coming soon, Facebook buys $550M in patents from Microsoft (AOL)

venturebeat.com
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Facebook is paying Microsoft $550 million for access to 650 patents, All Things Digital’s Ina Fried reports. Facebook is facing a patent lawsuit from Yahoo and is expected to IPO in May 17th. It appears that a number of these patents come from the $1 billion...
With Yahoo lawsuit looming and IPO coming soon, Facebook buys $550M in patents from Microsoft (AOL)

Steve Jobs Told Me Why He Loved Being A CEO (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
Very few people actually had the opportunity to work with Steve Jobs. And those who did hardly talk about it.  "It's kind of an unwritten rule, partly because he was obsessive about his privacy," former Apple employee Glenn Reid writes on his blog. "I think that has all changed now,...
Steve Jobs Told Me Why He Loved Being A CEO (AAPL)

Photography In Public Is Not A Crime

www.techdirt.com
Sadly, we talk way too often about police arresting people for doing nothing other than taking a picture or filming them. The police officers being filmed and photographed make these arrests using various excuses, but frequently the charges get dropped for lack of merit. The reason charges rarely stick when...
Photography In Public Is Not A Crime

MIT researchers concoct smallest indium gallium arsenide transistor ever made

www.engadget.com
Researchers at MIT's Microsystems Technology Laboratories may be giving Moore's Law a new lease on life with the development of the smallest indium gallium arsenide transistor ever made, measuring up at 22-nanometers. Such transistors could produce more current when shrunken down than those based on silicon, which means chips...
MIT researchers concoct smallest indium gallium arsenide transistor ever made

CloudFlare signs a deal with GlobalSign to (quietly) hasten secure Web pages

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To further its plan of making the Web ever faster, CloudFlare has signed a deal with GlobalSign to shave a couple hundred milliseconds off the loading time of every page that pings the company to authenticate its SSL certificate. In plain English: a chunk of the Web just got a...
CloudFlare signs a deal with GlobalSign to (quietly) hasten secure Web pages
ITU 'patent roundtable' to discuss lawsuits and FRAND in October

Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet Marketing Snake Oil)

www.techipedia.com
I met her during my freshman year of college, though she was two years my senior. We’d exchange greetings when we passed in the dormitory hallways. Nine years later, we met again when we were assigned to the same tables at a local luncheon. She told me she worked in...
Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet Marketing Snake Oil)
Where Magazines Fear to Tread: Beautylish Expands from MakeUp Tutorials into Ecommerce

AMD announces $4k FirePro W9000 GPU, entry-level FirePro A300 APU for CAD and graphics pros

www.engadget.com
After a brief tease earlier this summer, AMD just announced pricing and availability for its new market-leading FirePro W9000 graphics processing unit -- the $3,999 GPU is available now through AMD resellers, and is compatible with Supermicro SuperWorkstations. Joining that "world's most powerful" rig are the W8000, W7000 and...
AMD announces $4k FirePro W9000 GPU, entry-level FirePro A300 APU for CAD and graphics pros

What Google Will Do in China (SXSW Presentation)

www.readwriteweb.com
Kaiser Kuo presented today at SXSW about Google in China. He spoke about how the Google situation will impact Chinese Internet users, other companies and the Chinese government. In the presentation, Kuo (who also spoke to ReadWriteWeb a week ago) clarified how censorship in China works. Contrary to popular belief,...
What Google Will Do in China (SXSW Presentation)

Danny Sullivan gets into the nitty gritty on web metrics: http://goo.gl/Njxn You shouldn't repeat stats w/o reading this.

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Danny Sullivan gets into the nitty gritty on web metrics: http://goo.gl/Njxn You shouldn't repeat stats w/o reading this.

CEO Supper Club: With mobile commerce, milliseconds matter and Android is a ghost town

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This embed is invalid Mobile commerce is one of the most powerful drivers of ecommerce 2.0, but only when it’s done right. But how do you do it right? Our CEOs from Warby Parker, Birchbox, Jack Threads, and One Kings Lane started out the conversation by debating whether everyone really...
CEO Supper Club: With mobile commerce, milliseconds matter and Android is a ghost town
Q&A: Double Down CEO Greg Enell on growth, games, money and Facebook

MIT prof and student discover algorithm for predicting trending Twitter topics

www.engadget.com
Predicting the future of Twitter's trending topics is, as of right now, an impossibility. But two folks at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology may have cracked the code with an algorithm they're saying predicts -- with 95 percent accuracy -- the topics that will trend in the next hour...
MIT prof and student discover algorithm for predicting trending Twitter topics
Google's chief Java architect: it's 'likely' I copied Sun code found in Android

Social Media Is Making Today’s Girls Actually Say What They Mean

techcrunch.com
The stereotype is that women generally enjoy talking and communicating more than men. But they haven’t always been known to be the most straightforward with the nitty-gritty of what they really think and feel — females are sometimes wired to be a people-pleasing bunch. But according to a recent article...
Social Media Is Making Today’s Girls Actually Say What They Mean

Xbox 720: five key points about Microsoft's new generation

www.guardian.co.uk
Microsoft is unveiling its new console in Seattle on Tuesday. So what can we expect from the long-awaited Xbox 360 successor?Sony's cards are on the table, now it's Microsoft's turn to show its hand. After the controversial introduction of the PlayStation 4 in February, Tuesday will see the unveiling of...
Xbox 720: five key points about Microsoft's new generation

New crime-prediction research highlights the promise of big data

gigaom.com
I’m taking a break from writing about the nitty gritty of Hadoop to highlight yet another promising use case for big data — fighting crime. A new study by University of Michigan researchers details a method for using — according to a university press release — “high-powered computers and loads...
New crime-prediction research highlights the promise of big data

AnandTech takes a long hard look at the MacBook Pro Retina Display

www.engadget.com
Not quite fully sated with the latest Apple updates from this year's WWDC? Without doubt, one of the most anticipated goodies to come from the keynote yesterday was the introduction of the MacBook Pro into the Retina Display-fold. We'll, of course, be giving all the new hardware our own...
AnandTech takes a long hard look at the MacBook Pro Retina Display
Behind the scenes of Facebook's engineering team

Microsoft: there's a limit to Tango's love (for 256MB devices, anyway)

www.engadget.com
Microsoft's going after the low-end market with devices like the Lumia 610 and its brethren. The handset's biggest limitation is that it only packs 256MB RAM and Redmond spent last week imploring developers to slim down their apps or face ghettoization. Now the company's revealing what else will be...
Microsoft: there's a limit to Tango's love (for 256MB devices, anyway)

Acer W700 hands-on: Our first serious quality time with a Windows 8 tablet

www.pcworld.com
Bad news for cynical tech bloggers, grenade-lobbing Internet trolls, and everyone else who's been attacking Windows 8 for the sheer thrill of sport: I've been using a Windows 8 tablet for over a week now, and the experience has been a revelation. Indeed, if you've been judging Windows 8...
Acer W700 hands-on: Our first serious quality time with a Windows 8 tablet
OmniPlan for iPad packs a professional punch at $50, despite limited sharing and syncing features
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