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Gartner Says 80 Percent of Social Business Efforts Will Not Achieve Intended Benefits Through 2015

Press Release<p>STAMFORD, Conn., January 29, 2013 View All Press Releases<p>Gartner Says 80 Percent of Social Business Efforts Will Not Achieve Intended …

Social Business

Train Your Brain to Overcome Fear

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs have to take big risks in order to succeed, but even well-known leaders are often terrified to leap. In one famous example, fear of failure almost kept Kevin Rose from starting Digg, the enormously successful social news …

Self-improvement

Drone Beat: No more flying near stadiums, studying whale health and more

The U.S. government uses them to bomb alleged terrorists in far-away places. Tech companies like Amazon, Google and Facebook are all toying with the …

Airports are testing a scanner to let your water bottle through security

Throwing away a new bottle of water is a common sight at airport security, but a scanner that can tell the difference between a latte and a liquid …

How Advanced Socialbots Have Infiltrated Twitter - MIT Technology Review

If you have a Twitter account, the chances are that you have fewer than 50 followers and that you follow fewer than 50 people yourself. You probably …

Social Media

Nextbit Unveils A Dead-Simple Way To Sync, Store Data Across Multiple Mobile Apps, Devices

The last time I talked to Nextbit, they had raised $18 million from Accel Partners and Google Ventures and had put together a veteran team made out of early Android folk who helped build Google’s mobile OS into what it is today. But they refused to share anything about what they were working on.<p>Now …

Salesforce.com Will Soon Reveal Its Next $1 Billion Initiative: Healthcare

The Benioffs have been working with the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) on building this hospital since 2010.<p>It turns out that all that exposure to the way hospitals do business has given Benioff ideas.<p>His company is set to announce in November a new initiative to sell cloud …

University of California

The Race to 5G Is On

If we want our wireless future to be bold, we need to do more than rest on our 4G laurels.<p>If you are reading this in the U.S., there is a good chance you are looking at a smartphone or tablet. Moreover, if you are reading this on a smartphone or tablet, the odds are that you downloaded it over a …

Kevin Mitnick will sell you security exploits, if you have $100,000

Ever since he was released from prison, legendary hacker (and social engineering expert) Kevin Mitnick has spent much of his time helping companies protect against internet attacks. However, his security consulting work recently entered murky territory. He's now offering the Absolute Zero Day …

De Poort van Brabant

De Poort van Brabant, Breda, Netherlands. 57 likes. Dé Bedrijfspagina voor alle ondernemers in Brabant! Uw bedrijf beter vindbaar op het Social …

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Wij gebruiken cookies<p>maakt gebruik van cookies en vergelijkbare technieken van haar of derden om I) het gedrag van bezoekers vast te leggen en te …

Ex-Tesla and NASA Engineers Make a Light Bulb That's Smarter Than You

Sometime in early 2013, one of the delivery operations engineers at Tesla leaned back in his chair and took a look around the Silicon Valley office. “It was a sunny day, and I looked up and I thought, ‘Why are these lights on with full power, when full sunlight is coming through the window?’” says …

Home Automation

Comcast accuses Discovery of 'extortionate demands' in merger filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Media company Discovery Communications Inc demanded business concessions as a condition for not opposing Comcast Corp’s bid for Time Warner Cable Inc, Comcast told U.S. regulators in a filing on Tuesday.<p>A view of the headquarters of Comcast on JFK Boulevard in Philadelphia, …

Apple’s iOS 8.0.1 Update Says HealthKit Apps Can Now Come To The App Store

<b>Update:</b> Apple has pulled the iOS 8.0.1 update from availability, a fix is likely incoming. For now, it appears to only affect iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users. An Apple spokesperson provided us with the following statement:<p>“We have received reports of an issue with the iOS 8.0.1 update. We are …

Worse than Heartbleed? Today's Bash bug could be breaking security for years

Linux users got a nasty surprise today, as a security team at Red Hat uncovered a subtle but dangerous bug in the Bash shell, one of the most versatile and widely used utilities in Linux. It's being called the Bash bug, or Shellshock. When accessed properly, the bug allows for an attacker's code to …

Microsoft strengthens its Azure cloud lineup with faster storage

One of the leading public clouds around, Microsoft Azure, sees its competitors Google and Amazon adding fast solid-state drives (SSDs) to their servers for running applications. Today it followed suit.<p>The new D-Series of virtual machines — slices of physical servers — in Azure come with SSDs, …

8 Things You Should Never, Ever Include in a Pitch Deck

You have perfected your pitch and are feeling confident. But before you step into that big meeting, there are a few common stumbling blocks you should be aware of.<p>We asked eight YEC what you should never, ever include on those slides (no matter how tempting).

Share Your Home Wi-Fi Easily Using an NFC Tag or QR Code

Get your best buddies around for a movie marathon and before you can hit "play" they're all going to want access to your Wi-Fi. This <i>is</i> the age of the …

Apple isn't shutting down Beats Music, Apple says

Contrary to an article published earlier today by TechCrunch, Apple told VentureBeat it will <i>not</i> shut down streaming music service Beats Music.<p>Beats Music is the on-demand streaming service Apple acquired as part of its $3 billion purchase of Beats Audio back in May. Since the acquisition, fans have …

Facebook launches anti-cyberbullying initiative Down Under

Facebook is getting tough with cyberbullies, who have made many children’s lives a living hell.<p>The Menlo Park, California-based social media kingpin will begin embedding public safety messages into Australian users’ news feeds in an attempt to get a leg up on cyberbullies. Anti-bullying educational …

SCOTLAND INDEPENDENCE VOTE RIGGING EXPOSED ? Smoking Gun Evidence of Vote Being Rigged ?

Sony’s SmartBand Talk fitness tracker has a curved e-ink display and built-in mic for taking calls

Not convinced by the smartwatch hype? Fear not. Sony today unveiled the SmartBand Talk, a Bluetooth-enabled wearable that builds upon its ‘Core’ and SmartBand products.<p>The biggest change is a 1.4-inch, curved e-ink display. Sony’s original ‘Core’ and SmartBand SWR10 fitness tracker, unveiled in …

Goethe on the Psychology of Color and Emotion

Color is an essential part of how we experience the world, both biologically and culturally. One of the earliest formal explorations of color theory came from an unlikely source — the German poet, artist, and politician <b>Johann Wolfgang von Goethe</b> (August 28, 1749–March 22, 1832), who in 1810 …

#TBT: The Evolution of The Victoria's Secret Catalog

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, a flip through the pages of the Victoria's Secret catalog through the years.<p>Victoria's Secret was founded in 1977 by a guy named Roy Raymond who wanted a place where he could buy lingerie for his wife without feeling like a perv. A year later, Victoria's Secret …

5 Private Islands You Can Rent

Why settle for a private swath of sand when you can have an entire island to yourself?<p>Why settle for a private swath of sand when you can have an entire island to yourself? <i>Via TownandCountryMag.com</i><p>Photograph courtesy of Musha Cay & the Islands of Copperfield Bay

Real Estate

The internet of things requires connectivity first, but it needs people too

Often when discussing the internet of things, we tend to go on and on about collecting data and the potential efficiencies that come from …

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