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Web Design Update for the week of 5/14

Web Design Update for the week of 5/14

Today, many companies and businesses successfully harness the new media for different campaigns. These include product branding, advertising, and generally tapping the vast online community. These companies know the importance of web design in achieving their distinct needs and goals. A business makes profit online when the site attracts potential clients on the strength of […]

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Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years

Why Google and Facebook Might Completely Disappear in the Next 5 Years

With the rate that the tech world is moving these days, some feel that giant tech companies Facebook and Google might be completely gone in 5 – 8 years. The author of this selection, Eric Jackson from Forbes.com, presents two schools of thought. The first is that senior teams and directors have an outsized influence […]

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No Privacy, please!

No Privacy, please!

We are in a world were our communication, information , search, entertainment, creation, and content are done with some form of digital device with access to the internet. This dynamic intricately tied to our personal and professional lives : privacy both online and offline is being transformed.  Some of this is within our control and […]

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Are social media and networking a waste of time?

Are social media and networking a waste of time?

Are social media and networking including twitter, blogs, google+ and linkedin among other venues and mediums a waste of time or only for those who have nothing else to do? As with most things, the answer is it probably depends. However IMHO the answer is NO, social media and networking when incorporated as a part […]

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Google+: A “social” assault on Facebook & Twitter

It’s no secret that Google wants to be social. It attempted at doing so numerous times already. First came orkut which failed to catch on here in the US, then came Google Buzz which didn’t seem to catch on anywhere. Then came the short-lived Google Wave, which was the biggest disaster of them all. But […]

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Social Network Checklist For Big Technology: branding vs lead generation redux

Define Your Lead Generation Domain The consumer hordes flocking to the social networks have created a meaningful subsidy to the advertising industry. Our poor print friends, and TV and radio friends, are suffering the last few years, but Internet 2.0 is living up to the hype by providing new global eyeballs with lots of crossover […]

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News Not To Snooze Over

Investors are finally tiring of Steve Ballmer and his failed leadership of Mr. Softy as Microsoft has been labeled. Google has kicked efforts to separate themselves from the former sole owner of the world’s desktops into another gear. As this Financial Times article alleges, Mac OS and Linux are now the only options given Google […]

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Data Center Energy Efficiency at Nordic Green II

I have participated in and run several sessions on the topic of data center energy efficiency here in the U.S. as well as in Japan. I will moderate yet another such panel at SRI at 10:45 a.m. on April 28, less than a week away. This one is a little bit different from the ones […]

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Attack on Google In January Supposedly Targeted Critical Password System

Passwords Not Taken, But Password System Source Code Said Stolen In today’s New York Times, there is a fascinating and disturbing story shedding more light on the hack attack on Google that occurred in January and led to its pullout from China. According to the story, hackers stole the source code to Gaia, which the […]

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Predict Google’s Future In China?

Earlier this year, we mentioned how shocked many people were when Secretary of State Clinton “demanded” that China do an about face and end censorship and leave Google to do whatever they wanted behind the secreted walls that have captivated the people of China since long before western civilization existed. Those were the first and […]

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