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Monday, April 02, 2012 19:04 PM

Swinging the Social Media Wrecking Ball

By Samuel Greengard If the Internet has proved one thing about human nature, it's that it's possible to hold a megaphone up to stupidity. Peruse discussion boards and reader comments at news sites, and yo....

Monday, March 26, 2012 16:03 PM

A Blatant Violation of Privacy

By Samuel Greengard It's disturbing--and creepy--to learn that a growing number of employers are asking job applicants for their personal passwords to social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn. The....

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 17:03 PM

Business Gets Social

By Eileen Feretic It's no surprise to me--and it's probably not a surprise to you either--that the cloud has enveloped another business function: Collaboration is the latest technology to be rolled into t....

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 15:03 PM

We're All Overworked

By Samuel Greengard Take a poll of your 10 closest friends and I'm willing to wager that, if they're working, they will complain about working way too much. Twenty years ago, we were reading about how tec....

Friday, March 16, 2012 22:03 PM

Unmanned Ocean Vehicles Making Waves

By Tim Moran November 17, 2011: A quartet of unmanned ocean vehicles, called Wave Gliders, were launched from San Francisco's St. Francis Yacht Club by Liquid Robotics, an ocean-data services provider and....

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 17:03 PM

Where Are All the Jobs?

By Eileen Feretic Why aren't Fortune 500 businesses hiring more staff when many of them are hoarding vast quantities of cash? That was a key issue raised at a recent Harvey Nash Leadership Lecture Series.....

Monday, March 12, 2012 19:03 PM

Is Privacy Even Possible Anymore?

By Samuel Greengard It's difficult to get through a day without encountering an article, news story or discussion about electronic privacy. Google reports that nearly 4.2 billion references to the subjec....

Friday, March 09, 2012 17:03 PM

Look to the Skies: TED Talk Showcases "Aerial Robots"

By Tim Moran Look out, because autonomous agile aerial robots are taking to the sky! At least, they did at a recent TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conference, where Vijay Kumar, deputy dean for Ed....

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 18:03 PM

Upward Mobility

By Tim Moran Is there still any doubt that it's a mobile world? Yes? Well, consider: • Global mobile data traffic grew 2.3-fold in 2011, more than doubling for the fourth year in a row. • Mobi....

Tuesday, March 06, 2012 18:03 PM

Seven Deadly Web Sins

By Samuel Greengard It's nothing short of remarkable that almost 18 years after the Web went public so many major companies continue to churn out web sites that are impossible to use or simply don't work.....

Monday, March 05, 2012 16:03 PM

Partly Sunny Views on Cloud Security

By Eileen Feretic Ask a panel of experts how secure the cloud is, and you'll get opinions that range from partly sunny to decidedly overcast. The experts at "CIOs and the Cloud Dilemma," a March 1 roundt....

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 19:02 PM

Classic Thinking

By Samuel Greengard I'm sitting in front of my computer watching my high-school-age son do homework on his computer. Through the miracles of today's technology, I can peer over his shoulder--actually throu....

Friday, February 24, 2012 19:02 PM

Single-Atom Computer Gives Moore's Law the Cold Shoulder

By Tim Moran Transistors and integrated circuits, while not thought of daily in the enterprise, nevertheless have a profound and direct effect on what can be accomplished with computing technology. One ....

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 19:02 PM

Social Distortion

By Samuel Greengard The power of social media is indisputable. It has changed the way people act--and interact. It has empowered consumers and created new challenges and opportunities for businesses. On ....

Monday, February 13, 2012 20:02 PM

Love, Telecommuting Style

By Tim Moran Love is in the air for Valentine's Day, but being able to work at home might trump flowers and candy. According to the results of one recent survey, if your significant other is really hell-b....