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  • 5 megatrends for CIOs to watch

    David Gee grabs his crystal ball and predicts the five megatrends you'll need to be aware of between now and 2020.

    Written by David Gee27 Jan. 16 14:51
  • Facebook, Twitter represent bulk of blocked traffic on corporate networks

    CIOs and IT managers are in many ways fighting a losing battle when it comes to blocking employee access to social media services and other websites on corporate networks. Every day, employee make an average of 6.2 attempts to access blocked social networking sites, such as Facebook and Twitter, according to a new report from Allot Communications, an Israeli enterprise IP service provider. Whether those attempts are intentional or the result of links in messages, redirects from other sites or ads, IT is responsible for the integrity of its systems.

    Written by Matt Kapko06 June 15 00:38
  • Hadoop World: The executive dashboard is on the way out

    In their zeal to collect as much operational data as possible, organizations hoping to gain an advantage through the use of big data will also need to rethink how they process, analyze and present that material.

    Written by Joab Jackson17 Oct. 14 05:32
  • Social Sites Gaining Market Share Faster Than Search Engines

    Google remains the dominant source of Web-traffic referrals, with more than 25 percent of all website visits coming from the search engine, according to Adobe's third-quarter 2014 digital advertising report. The company's share of search spend dipped 1 percent year-over-year to 70 percent overall.

    Written by Matt Kapko16 Oct. 14 05:50
  • See yah, Facebook. Teens prefer Instagram

    Teenage users have been drifting away from Facebook for the last few years, but now it seems they're in a mad rush to get off the world's largest social network.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin10 Oct. 14 06:20
  • Google offers $100,000 Cloud credit for startups

    Looking for more success stories to add to its portfolio, Google has assembled a starter package to help startup businesses ramp up operations with free Google Cloud Platform services.

    Written by Joab Jackson13 Sept. 14 03:32
  • Pinterest ramps up location search

    Six months after adding its Place Pins feature, Pinterest is improving the search technology around the location pins.

    Written by Zach Miners14 June 14 05:10
  • 'Do not track'? Oh what the heck, go ahead

    Chalk up another victory for corporate surveillance: Five years after advocates came up with an easy way to let you browse the Web with just a little privacy, the Do Not Track system is in tatters and that pair of boots you looked at online last month is still stalking you from website to website.

    Written by Zach Miners22 May 14 10:41