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  • Google+ Posts Now Indexed on Google Search Results

    When Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) launched its Google+ social network June 28, the search engine promised it would ensure the social network would integrate with the company's other Web services. Early Google+ users called strongly for integration of + with Gmail, the popular Webmail application, and the company promised it is working on this. However, other Google+ integrations have beaten the Gmail wedding to the punch. Users signed into their Google accounts will see Google+ posts shared publicly they're connected to on ...

    Posted at August 15, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • IBM Drops Lotus Brand, Takes Notes and Domino Forward

    IBM has dropped the Lotus brand from its collaboration software products as it prepares to release a new version of Notes and Domino. In a move that has been a long time in the making, IBM ...

    Posted at November 18, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Google Could Generate $10.5B in Profit by Aping Apple

    Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) could build as much as $10 billion in operating profit by closing its Android operating system for use by Motorola Mobility (NYSE:MMI), following in Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) footsteps. That's the back-of-the-envelope math from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who calculated the success Google could have if it acquires Motorola and transitions Android from an open-source model to a proprietary position for its phone maker. Google Aug. 15 agreed to purchase Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, a deal that many industry watchers agreed ...

    Posted at August 20, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Big Data Project Planning and Deployment: 10 Suggested Best Practices

    Big data, the collection and analysis of various types of data in large volumes to create business insights and advantage, is a fast-growing IT trend that is on the lips of many corporate executives and IT managers these days. It is certainly true that excellent tools are available to build these projects now. These tools include big data-ready storage, intelligent networking, increased processing power and high-end analytics. Some of these tools are even available as ...

    Posted at November 23, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Hurricane Irene Scams, Phishing Attacks on the Way, DHS Warns

    Cyber-criminals may take advantage of the public's desire for information about Hurricane Irene to push out malicious emails and other cyber-scams, the Department of Homeland Security warned. Government agencies and private companies should be on the lookout for phishing attacks masquerading as news regarding the storm and other malicious activity, DHS said in an alert issued Aug. 25. Cyber-criminals often use highly publicized events to snare users into falling for their scams, the agency said. The emails may appear to originate from a reputable ...

    Posted at August 27, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment