The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Confidence in the underlying strength of the tech sector as a whole appears to be solid despite some dispiriting news on the hardware front.
By Marc Ferranti | 07 March, 2014 14:46
If you didn't like Facebook's News Feed redesign last year, you're in luck: The social network is trying to change what you don't like with another redesign.
By Sharon Gaudin | 07 March, 2014 01:00
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should investigate Facebook's proposed US$19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging app WhatsApp -- and possibly block it -- because of the potential impact on users' privacy, two privacy groups said in a complaint filed Thursday.
By Grant Gross | 06 March, 2014 20:09
When I signed up for a Twitter account in the summer of 2009 I spent some time thinking about whether or not I should protect my tweets. As a novice Twitter user, I had to decide whether the benefits of protecting my tweets outweighed the drawbacks. Looking back, I do not regret my decision to protect my tweets, and I'll tell you why.
By Phil Shapiro | 23 February, 2011 09:14
Back in November 2010, Facebook announced plans for a "social inbox" -- a space that would serve as a hub for all communications that people use online or via mobile phones, ranging from text messages and chat messages to e-mail messages, too.
By Kristin Burnham | 12 January, 2011 10:25
Many people log on to Facebook primarily for fun, but businesses are increasingly turning to the social networking site as an advertising gold mine. By placing ads on Facebook, you can zero in on a select portion of some half a billion users according to their interests and demographics.
By Elsa Wenzel | 16 September, 2010 15:05
As tech companies increasingly rely on analyzing and selling user data to boost revenue, trust is emerging as one of the defining issues of the year for the IT sector.
By Marc Ferranti | 06 March, 2014 22:06
Facebook may be shelling out $19 billion in cash and stock for the messaging company WhatsApp to stanch the departure of younger users from the social network.
By Sharon Gaudin | 20 February, 2014 19:54
Personal coach Kelly Walsh says some initiatives with the 'work/life balance' label are actually counterproductive.
By Jamie Eckle | 02 December, 2013 11:33
If there's no catastrophic system failure or major software deployment to work on, CEOs might wonder what IT does all day. Here's how to make sure your contributions aren't undervalued when things go smoothly.
By Minda Zetlin | 18 November, 2013 11:34
In the expansion of social media in the corporate world, many brands focus on acquiring facebook fans and not on engaging with them to deliver their ROI and monetization in the long term. In this whitepaper, we look at steps companies can take to delivering real value to your followers by delivering a local focus.