The Schmooze Strikes Back: Our Firewall Might be Up, but the Front Door is Unlocked

Kyt Dotson | October 31st

It’s the oldest trick in the book in the security industry: talking your way through corporate security measures. Popular media like movies and television shows portray hacking as a celebrated enterprise of geeks behind glowing computer screens who...»

800 MoMo Employees’ Heads Will Roll

Mellisa Tolentino | October 31st

I don’t know if it’s just a coincidence but isn’t it freakishly weird that as most parts of the world are celebrating Halloween, jobs are getting sacked?  It’s like Motorola Mobility timed their announcement of...»

Real-Time, Big Data Spins Industries across Ads, Visualization and Beyond

Maria Pila | October 31st

One of the most popular ways for publishers to monetize their content — aside from basic banner and AdSense ads — is through affiliate programs.  These are often transparent to users: you’ll click a link...»

Geeks On An Airship – Don’t Call It A Blimp!

Tom Foremski | October 31st

Thursday I spent a very pleasurable day with a great group of people, many of whom I've known for years, such as: Jeremiah Owyang, Kristie Wells, Shel Holtz, Ross Mayfield, Ben Metcalfe, and Chris Saad. We were

More Programs for Internet TV as Cable Goes the Way of the Dinosaurs

Mellisa Tolentino | October 31st

Talk about cord-cutting.  Last week it was reported that cable TV subscribers are on the decline as more consumers are opting to pay for internet TV that comes with their internet connection.  And several companies are...»

Q&A: JavaScript Creator Brendan Eich on Standards, the Influence of Lisp and More

Klint Finley | October 31st

Brendan Eich is the co-founder of the Mozilla Foundation and the creator of JavaScript. I recently sat down with him at SPLASH 2011 to talk about the future of JavaScript, the importance of standards and the...»

The Best of Personal Finance: What to Look For in Mobile Apps

Kristina Farrah | October 31st

Financial management is like puberty-- it exempts no one. Even the richest man in the world can trip into the deepest bowels of poverty should he neglect his finances.  But even not-so-rich people


Microsoft Moans over Android Technology as Globalization Takes Center Stage

Mellisa Tolentino | October 31st

Microsoft has been pretty busy signing up patent deals with OEMs running on the Android platform.  And you’d think that this would make Microsoft content enough, as these OEMs also pay royalties to Microsoft...»

Apple 3D Maps vs. Google Inside Street Views

Mellisa Tolentino | October 31st

The two tech giants are at it again, and this time it’s all about maps.  Google has been the top provider of maps used in most GPS devices or apps, while Apple has been busy...»

New Tools in Big Data Drive Adoption, Innovation

Maria Deutscher | October 31st

Big data is one of those trendy terms that garners attention for a few reasons.  But here to drill down on what it means for the industry is Wikibon, recently releasing a noteworthy Big Data...»