Monthly Archives: January 2012

Apple overtakes HP as biggest PC-maker

(image) Apple beats out HP as the largest vendor of PCs in the world, thanks to its Q4 iPad sales.

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WebRTC Could Improve Empathy in Social Media

A look at how developments in WebRTC could improve empathy in social media, and specifically customer relations. I recently learned that Google is building WebRTC into Chrome, and trying to get Mozilla and Opera on-board too. WebRTC is a free, open project that enables web browsers with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple Javascript APIs. ...

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5 Reasons why an internet enabled London Underground would rock our world.

 “Every lamp post and every bus stop will one day very soon, and before the 2012 Olympics, be Wi-Fi enabled.” Boris Johnson, Mayor of London. With the advent of smartphones and the much touted omnipresent ‘cloud’, digital is making its way out of the home and into every minute of our everyday lives. It’s unstoppable ...

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Facebook IPO filing looming on the horizon

(image) The Wall Street Journal is reporting social networking giant Facebook is preparing to make an IPO filing as early as this week. facebook-

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Major tech companies join forces to stop phishing

Some of the world's biggest tech companies and financial institutions have announced a broad new alliance to combat email phishing.

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The re-structuring of the IAB & The ePrivacy Directive

Restructuring the IAB Affiliate Marketing Council to a more diverse steering committee It was announced at yesterday’s IAB Affiliate Marketing Council (AMC) meeting that the council will now be re-structured to be run by a steering committee. More people will be able to help manage the projects at hand and will include a diverse set ...

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Twitter hushing tweets country-by-country

(image) Twitter announces ability to censor certain tweets depending on rules of specific countries.

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The growing Android challenge to iPad supremacy

(image) The iPad continues to dominate the tablet computer market, but Android is rapidly increasing its market share.

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Nokia profits take a big hit

(image) Nokia posts heavy fourth quarter losses, despite the Windows smartphones hitting the market in Europe and Asia.

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Google launches Public Alerts

(image) Google has launched its new Public Alerts feature for Maps, alerting users to potential disaster warnings in their area and around the world.

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