The Heartbleed security flaw that compromised swaths of the Internet has created surprisingly little resonance with U.S. adults, less than half of whom took action after learning of the bug, according to a new study.
Digi-Capital, an investment bank for mobile apps and games, said in its first quarter mobile apps study that non-game apps could double their percentage share of total app revenue from 26 percent to 51 percent by 2017, ...
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Microsoft issued a security advisory on Saturday warning users of a vulnerability in its Internet Explorer web browser that could allow malicious "remote code execution." The vulnerability affects all versions of the browser and, as of this...
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The microblogging giant has come a long way since co-founder Jack Dorsey's first tweet. Here are some Twitter facts and figures worth checking out.
Twitter went public in November 2013. The much ballyhooed IPO was a big hit as TWTR opened at $26.00 and closed at $44.90 in its first day of trading. Today Twitter trades at $44.60 despite a net loss of $34 million in its most recent quarterly report.
While Twitter has become an incredible brand, it must find a way to show profitability in the future. We don’t want the little blue bird to fly away....
Did you know that there are 3 million business pages on LinkedIn, or that 200 group conversations take place every minute? This graphic serves as a reminder of just how powerful LinkedIn can be.
We've talked about the LinkedIn habits that irritate your connections, the features you must have on your LinkedIn profile, and even how to use LinkedIn to land PR coverage, but have you stopped lately to really think about the business power of LinkedIn?
It's an enormous network of potential connections, customers or employees-not to mention your own digital Rolodex....
Latin America's forecasts may be too rosy Stabroek News What's most interesting about the World Bank and International Monetary Fund economic projections released last week was not that they forecast a slower-than-expected growth in Latin America...
Mobile games can be much more than just flinging avians or killing zombies. Rather than take the route of mindless entertainment, some mobile games can actually get your brain working hard. Enter trivia.
I wasn't actually surprised to learn that public officials in Toronto had agreed to install "smart toilets" in the city's convention center so they could analyze public, um, data. As a privacy researcher, the idea fascinated me.
The long agony of populism in Argentina and Latin America VOXXI Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez smiles during the swearing-in ceremony for new ministers at the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Nov.
Between the confluence of the Web and e-commerce and the rise in hours at work for U.S. workers, brick-and-mortar visits are becoming worryingly infrequent. Online shopping is rapidly overtaking high-street sales with the U.S. Department of Commerce spotting a 3.4% quarterly pickup in e-commerce sales compared to 0.6% for brick-and-mortar retailers during the fourth quarter of 2013.
However, thanks to modern technology, traditional retailers now have a chance to fight back. Strategy consulting firm Control Group put together a thorough report examining several emerging trends in retail technology. Especially, state-of-the-art technologies that make dynamic pricing for brick-and-mortar retailers could indeed enable them to turn the tide in the battle of clicks versus bricks....
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is just the latest in a string of high-profile leaders making the perp walk. What went wrong, and how can we learn from it? Professor Bill George discusses how powerful people lose their moral bearings. To stay grounded executives must prepare themselves to confront enormous complexities and pressures
Andres Oppenheimer: Latin America's other big Internet problem MiamiHerald.com But, just as important, emerging countries — especially in Latin America — should be spending more of their energies into updating their Internet technologies, because...
As speakers and presenters in the business world, we use words every day to close deals, gain funding, earn trust, win approval, and further our cause,” says Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc. and author of “Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results.
“As a successful speaker, there are certain words and phrases you can always count on to help you connect well with your audience,” she says. For instance, saying “thank you” shows appreciation for your audience’s time and attention. Starting with, “The purpose of this presentation is to…” declares the goal of your talk. And using phrases like “imagine if…” helps your audience visualise your message or solution. “These words and phrases can capture an audience’s attention and hold it,” she says.
Every so often when I’m tweeting or emailing, I’ll think: Should I really be writing so much?
I tend to get carried away. And for the times that I do, it sure would be nice to know if all this extra typing is hurting or helping my cause. I want to stand out on social media, but I want to do it in the right way.
Curious, I dug around and found some answers for the ideal lengths of tweets and titles and everything in between. Many of these could have been answered with “it depends,” but where’s the fun in that?
Solid research exists to show the value of writing, tweeting, and posting at certain lengths. We can learn a lot from scientific social media guidelines like these. Here’s the best of what I found.
Latin America's growth prospects fizzle on local concerns Reuters Prospects for economic growth in 2014 and 2015 were down across the board from a similar Reuters poll in January for all seven major Latin American countries except Colombia,...
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