In the same way that YouTube liberated online video for the masses, democratizing content distribution and making citizen reporters of all of us, we see a similar trajectory with Hangouts for live video conversation and coverage of events.
Sadly, even children as young as kindergarten are targeted by identity thieves now.
Worried about kids and social networks? While services like Facebook, Google+, Twitter and Pinterest are among the most public of online spaces, it may help to recall that a little education can go a long way towards teaching children how to behave on them.
The smartphone has become the center of our digital universe. It's how we engage with family and friends, the way we buy products and the way we stay informed, generating billions of transactions a day, millions of times a second. What has not been as apparent, however, is just how valuable all that data can be to help small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) grow their businesses and attract new customers.
Apple might be building a smartwatch that would display your iPhone notifications on your wrist. Google is definitely building a set of smartglasses t...
When a person hits this stage in life he or she questions just about every aspect of their life. Did they make the right job choice, are they being a good parent and what is their next step? Dell is in the same position.
In the 21st century a personal digital library is available to all of us who own a smartphone, computer, and an Internet connection.What happens when Facebook, iCloud, Instagram, Flickr, Google Plus, LinkedIn, and Pinterest go away? Corporations are not people but they do have lifespans.
One way to judge the relative social significance of new technology is to determine how frequently it is referenced in litigation. A LexisNexis search on February 6, 2013, of terms appearing in the database for "All States Highest Courts" for all available dates yielded these results.
With political leaders talking about general tax reform in D.C., it's also time to have a serious evaluation of how online content providers can help pay for the next generation of high-speed Internet and finally close the digital divide.
Having been in the country for only a year, and the only one in the family who could speak English, my 16-year-old self was very lost. I felt lonely and hopeless; I didn't know where life would take me next.
The latest generation of smart phones are all like Toy Story sequels: Same cast of great characters with minor upgrades to the 3D models and textures. It's time for a some real innovation, a "big bang" and not this incremental tweaking of last year's winning formula. It's time for someone to take some risk.
As a meme, "Anne Hathaway, annoying" seems to be in no danger of unseating the top Hathaway related search generated by Google's "live search" function. This is, of course, "Anne Hathaway" and the ever popular "wardrobe malfunction."
While IBM has grown a hugely successful consulting practice around social business, one has to question how social the company actually is. Is the internal culture of IBM truly open? Does it embrace the same tenants of social business it preaches to its clients?
North Korea, largely by its own choosing, has been isolated from the rest of the world when it comes to technology and communication. More engagement and inclusiveness through civil society, in non-security matters, should be afforded an opportunity.
It's still early days for FBX, but transparency is not the mere fact of telling an advertiser what you are charging them in an online report before you send them an invoice or charge their credit card. That's the naïve, ad network version.
A single email may be subject to different legal standards depending on whether it is in transit, in storage, how long it is in storage, or whether it has been opened.