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Making a Place for Yourself in the Blogosphere, Part 2

Once all the technical steps have been accomplished and your blog is up and operating, it is time to start adding content on a regular basis and integrating it with social media. "If I had a budget for a blog, I would spend it all driving traffic to it," said Vlad Zachary, CEO of Career BlackBoard. ...

Making a Place for Yourself in the Blogosphere, Part 1

Starting your own blog does not have to be an arduous endeavor. "You just do it! There is way too much anxiety over blogging," said Lorrie Thomas, chief executive officer of Web Marketing Therapy. "Bloggers need blog technology and authenticity," she said. "It's not so much about the tools but how y...

Microsoft: Cybercriminals Find Easy Pickings in Older Software

Newer versions of Microsoft's operating systems and software products are better at fighting cybercrime than older versions, according to new research. Windows 7 and Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 had the lowest infection rates of any Microsoft OS, found the "Microsoft Security Intelligence Repor...

Tweet Your Way Into a Job

The constant drumbeat of bad economic news didn't stop Jennifer Cloud from pursuing a job in her chosen field of interactive marketing. Armed with a degree in communications and a desire to learn new technologies, she started using Twitter. "I was wondering if the resumes I was blindly submitting on...

Wait for Slate, Suggests HP Vid

HP is trying to steal some of the limelight from the iPad. Less than 48 hours after customers lined up to get their hands on Apple's newly released tablet computer, HP unveiled a highly produced video of its yet-to-be released Slate tablet. It shows the HP tablet device will be heavily focused on mu...

IBM Teams With FAA to Neutralize Cyberthreats

IBM is joining forces with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to protect the nation's civilian aviation system from the ever-growing threat of cyberattacks. They are working on building a prototype security system capable of protecting the vast amount of information flowing daily through the F...

Mobile App Devs and the Quest for Cash

Everyone seems to be getting into the mobile app game -- but is anyone actually making any money doing it? The consensus is yes -- but there is more than one way to make money. Alexander Bartfeld took a hard look at the market before launching his software development company six months ago. Everyon...

Massive Botnet Foiled but Thousands Roam Free

The three men accused of unleashing a vicious cyberassault that infected millions of computers worldwide may now be in jail, but the damage they left behind should serve as a warning for computer users to stay vigilant. The Mariposa botnet, a massive network of infected computers designed to steal a...

WinPhone7 Prototype Shoots for Business, Social Balance

Gadget enthusiasts got their first sneak peak of a branded smartphone with Microsoft's latest operating system installed on a prototype. Although mobile phones with the software giant's new operating system are not expected to hit the stores before the holiday season, Microsoft unveiled its first br...

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Wither PC Gaming?

Gamers are often devided into two categories: those who play on consoles and those who play on PCs. A console gamer will drop few hundred dollars for Sony's PS3, Microsoft's Xbox 360, or Nintendo's Wii, but a PC gamer who wants to purchase a desktop or laptop optimized for gaming could pay thousand...

PC Gamers: A Dying Breed?

Gamers are often devided into two categories: those who play on consoles and those who play on PCs. A console gamer will drop few hundred dollars for Sony's PS3, Microsoft's Xbox 360, or Nintendo's Wii, but a PC gamer who wants to purchase a desktop or laptop optimized for gaming could pay thousand...

The Antisocial Inclinations of Social Networks

Last year, the buzz surrounding social networking concerned "data portability" -- giving Facebook and MySpace users, for example, an easy way to connect to one another without the need to create new profiles. That once-deafening buzz has now fallen silent, and the social networks are back working to...

Bluetooth Wireless for the Holidays

Industry insiders think it's going to be a big holiday season for Bluetooth wireless technology -- which is showing up in a wide range of gadgets, from mobile phones to audio players to personal digital assistants to personal computer keyboards and even cars. Christophe Dissaux, executive vice presi...

Open Source Catching On in Travel Industry

A "perfect storm" of forces is converging that will lead open source to dominate the information technology systems of the travel industry by 2007, according to Marc Fleury, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of JBoss, headquartered in Atlanta. Fleury said that these forces include the in...

Novell, Wincor Nixdorf Battle Microsoft for POS Share

In the global war between Linux and Microsoft, Novell Inc. and Wincor Nixdorf are banding together to battle the software giant on the point-of-sale (POS) frontline. This new partnership allows Paderborn, Germany-based Wincor Nixdorf to embed the newly released Novell Linux Point of Service 9 into ...

Linux Making Inroads into Automotive Industry

Linux, the ubiquitous free operating system that by some estimates currently runs over half of all servers and is swiftly making inroads into operating systems from computers to mobile phones, is now targeting the automotive industry. As the cost of electronic components in automobiles continues to ...

Biotechnology Research New Arena for Open Source

The open-source movement has been expanding beyond the world of software development recently into the biotechnology research arena. U.S. BioDefense Inc, based in City of Industry, Calif., is trying to capitalize on this evolving trend by developing an open-source stem cell research platform. The sm...

Online Matchmaking Simplifies College Admissions Process

The Princeton Review is aiming to simplify the college admissions process with a free online tool designed to help students find the right college. Simultaneously, for a fee, colleges can search for students who match their needs and specialties. The New York-based publisher and provider of test pre...

Instant Messaging Creates Headaches for IT Professionals

Instant messaging is no longer just a quick and easy way to keep in touch with family and friends: It is quickly becoming a mainstay in the workplace, creating a new set of problems to worry about for information technology professionals. International Data Corporation estimated that the number of c...

Holiday Video Game Sales: The Sequel

With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, video game publishers are seeing brisk sales and offering only a few surprises. Since December accounts for a major percentage of the industry's annual revenues, most video game publishers are playing it safe by promoting sequels to already succes...

Will supply chain disruptions change when you do your holiday shopping this year?
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