One year ago today US lawmaker uses neat flip phone trick to avoid talking to "pesky reporters": Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) "is well known for pulling a flip phone out of his pocket and pretending to hold a conversation." Five years...Show More Summary
Twitch today announced the Twitch Mobile Software Development Kit (SDK), which will eventually let mobile device gamers capture, archive, and live-broadcast their games to Twitch, a social network for gamers that already has a large presence on consoles and PCs. Show More Summary
Grupo Financiero Banorte (Banorte) will use CRedit360’s sustainability software in order to track and analyze its social, environmental and economic performance. Banorte said the system will enable it to collect data seamlessly across all of the subsidiaries of the group and use the information to drive sustainability within its business. As the third largest financial […]
Facebook is on a mission to prove that social media-empowered education can help some of the poorest nations on Earth. It recently announced a big industry and Ivy League alliance to bring experimental educational software to Rwanda, providing Internet access and world-class instructional resources to their country's eager students. Read More
I love it when a software startup ventures into connected hardware, even if that hardware is a tad pricey and might not even see the light of day. Enter Hamburg-based Flying.com, maker of Flying, an iOS app for frequent flyers that competes with Munich-based Mileways. Read More
Companies are planning to increase social media spending significantly in the coming years, and more social media teams are being brought in house. With this increase in investment, companies need to decide carefully which social media...Show More Summary
The findings of a new survey of marketing executives conducted by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) show that the use of social media in corporate marketing remains extraordinarily high. Not to be outdone, mobile marketing is gaining significant ground, too. SIIA, a trade association for the software and digital content industries, says that […]
The right apps, extensions, and software, however, have helped my social marketing efforts. Here are six tools to improve your efficiency. Continue reading ?
Google has begun pushing its “Auto Backup” photo archival software to Mac and Windows users via the company’s social networking platform, Google+. The promotion is new, we’ve confirmed, though the software itself was first launched back in December. At that time, Google began offering the desktop utility as a part of its older Picasa photo-sharing platform, which… Read More
The five-foot-tall bot can be paired with a software suite that helps officials crunch data from social media, crime reports and the robot.
SEO software company gShift has announced a new way for its subscribers to mine valuable data from the conversations a brand’s audience is having on Twitter. Its social keyword research module may expand to other social mediums in the future, too.
Facebook will pay top dollar to survive this fickle world of social media software, and will pay even more to throttle the competition. After two years of speculating who would buy the instant-messenger service WhatsApp, it was Facebook that made … Continue reading ?
My Face Privacy, made by the Israeli software developer CallingID, gives users a way to keep on top of the privacy settings of services like Facebook and LinkedIn, and now Google+ too. There really shouldn't be a market for this, but there is.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kev Imandoust guards his U.S. Social Security number with 25-character passwords and email encryption software. But in 2012, the San Diego accountant became one of more than a million Americans whose identities were stolen to use...
Three of Microsoft’s acquisitions are taking shape in the tech giant’s upcoming Dynamics CRM release. Microsoft today unveiled several new additions to its Dynamics CRM (customer relationship management) software, all of which will arrive alongside the next core Dynamics CRM …
By Sramana Mitra: According to an IDC report on the enterprise social software segment published last year, the industry is projected to grow 22% annually over the period 2012 to 2017 to $2.7 billion. The market was pegged to be worth $1 billion in 2012. Show More Summary
Lithium Technologies, a company that provides social customer experience management software for the enterprise, is said to have struck a deal to acquire Klout, a service that lets people know how popular they are based on their interactions with various … Continue reading ?
Lithium Technologies, a social customer experience management software company, is reportedly buying Klout for at least 100 million and heading for an IPO. Unnamed sources told Re/code that a deal has been signed but is not yet closed. Klout scores social-media users according to their digital influence on a scale of 100. Show More Summary
Enterprise social networking and collaboration software vendor Jive Software (JIVE) this afternoon reported Q4 revenue and net-loss-per-share in line with analysts’ expectations, but forecast this quarter’s revenue, and the full year’s revenue, below consensus. Show More Summary
Social networker and enterprise software vendor LinkedIn (LNKD) this afternoon reported Q4 revenue and earnings per share that topped consensus expectations, but missed with its Q1 and year forecast. Revenue in the three months ended in December rose 47%, year over year, to $447.2 million, yielding EPS of 39 cents. Analysts had, on average, been modeling [...]