Digital Marketing » Features »

  • Ad blockers: A solution or a problem?

    Ad blockers can make websites cleaner and faster for users, but they can also take a nasty bite out of advertising revenue. How popular are they, and what can site publishers do about them?

    15 Jan. 14 11:34 Written by Robert L. Mitchell
  • Why Oracle bought Eloqua, and what it means for the market

    Oracle surprised many tech industry observers by announcing Thursday it would pay US$871 million for marketing automation software vendor Eloqua. The move seemed a bit unlikely given the amount of sales and marketing software Oracle already had.

    20 Dec. 12 20:59 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Zuckerberg dazzles Wall Street with Q3 mobile progress

    Facebook, which had been in the doghouse with Wall Street since it went public, wowed investors with its third-quarter report on Tuesday, in particular with its improvements and early results in the crucial mobile market.

    24 Oct. 12 04:33 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Mayer could pull off 'epic turnaround' at Yahoo

    On Marissa Mayer's first day as CEO at Yahoo, she has to figure out which problem to tackle first to right a company that has been buffeted by scandal, financial trouble and, possibly worst of all, growing market invisibility.

    17 July 12 21:09 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Showdown: Google's Nexus 7 and $US199 tablet alternatives

    Google last week announced its Nexus 7 tablet for US$199, but that isn't the only tablet available at that price. Amazon, Lenovo, Research In Motion and Barnes & Noble also offer $US199 tablets.

    03 July 12 18:31 Written by Agam Shah
  • Cloud-based Office tools: Right for you?

    When you're adopting cloud software, you need to think about features and functions, of course, as well as the costs involved. But process changes and user training can be even bigger factors. Insider (registration required)

    26 June 12 13:46 Written by Mary K. Pratt
  • Microsoft, Google, IBM and heat up PaaS

    What do you get when you get four of the biggest Cloud vendors in a room to talk about one of the hottest emerging trends in the industry? Not a whole lot of agreement for one thing.

    20 June 12 16:30 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Opera is Facebook's best browser play

    Facebook may acquire Norwegian browser maker Opera Software, developer of the Opera and Opera Mini browsers for desktops and mobile phones, according to a report.

    27 May 12 19:48 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Chinese developers take a bite of the Apple

    If you've ever gone to Apple's mobile app store and purchased games like High Noon, Gamebox1 or Doodletruck, then you've downloaded an app from the burgeoning Chinese software development community.

    22 Aug. 11 20:39 Written by Maria Korolov and Wang Fangqing
  • Harness disruption or become obsolete: Forrester

    Five years ago, Nokia dominated the smartphone market. How quickly things change. But before you sit back and think, ‘that won’t happen to me’, take a look at the competitive environment in which your company operates. Daunting, isn’t it?

    05 April 11 18:03 Written by Georgina Swan
  • Customers can gain from being a vendor reference

    No IT vendor's news announcement is truly complete without a couple of glowing quotes from customers; nor is any vendor conference really a success unless the company has lined up a few satisfied CIOs to talk up their strategy and products.

    10 Nov. 09 08:20 Written by Chris Kanaracus