Posts tagged “Internet”

Updated August 26, 2010

Premium Lock Cisco to acquire Massachusetts-based content management firm

Cisco Systems The deal boosts its ability to manage the increasing amount of Internet-based video, Cisco says.

August 26, 2010

Premium Lock Talk, don’t e-mail: Google adds phone call feature to Gmail service

Search engine giant targets Internet call competitors Skype, MagicTalk through its Google Voice offering.

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Updated August 25, 2010

Premium Lock Considering ‘cloud’ computing and virtualization? Be wary

Cloud computing isn't for everyone New report from IBM raises questions about security and wisdom of sharing hardware by users with different security requirements.

Updated August 25, 2010

Premium Lock Web app, other security threats skyrocket, IBM report says

More than half of the record level of vulnerabilities still lack a patch, IBM’s X-Force says. Covert threats in PDFs, JavaScript are increasing in complexity.

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August 25, 2010

Premium Lock It's official: Microsoft's Bing powers Yahoo! search

Bing Since regulators approved their alliance six months ago, Microsoft and Yahoo have been scrambling to get their systems to work cohesively in the U.S. so that they would be able to capitalize on the advertising blitz that heralds the holiday shopping season in November and December.

August 20, 2010

Premium Lock Tech earnings snapshot: What reports are saying about economy

High-tech sector A summary of recent earnings reports for selected technology companies and what they reveal about the state of spending and the overall economy from The AP.

August 20, 2010

Premium Lock Earnings snapshot: What reports say about advertising spending

e-commerce Highlights of recent quarterly earnings reports from selected Internet, media and advertising companies and what they say about the state of spending on advertising.

Updated August 19, 2010

Premium Lock MCNC lands $75.8M federal grant for broadband expansion

The funds will be used for more expansion of the statewide N.C. Research and Education Network. Golden LEAF had already pledged $24 million toward the project. MCNC already is working on the first stage of expansion.

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Updated August 19, 2010

Premium Lock Four N.C., several Georgia, one S.C. broadband projects land funding

Broadband  Charlotte, Winston-Salem, rural Piedmont and western N.C. initiatives to receive more than $48 million in support.

Updated August 15, 2010

Premium Lock IBM’s latest deal reflects web’s growing importance in sales cycle

Analysis: IBM’s $480 million acquisition of Unica reflects changes in making sales. Just as a seasoned account executive can pick on subtle clues regarding what a customer may need or want, Unica’s web marketing tools enables that same type of insight in a website driven model. Whereas sales have historically occurred either face to face or via the phone, research and even purchasing is increasingly taking place via a website.

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Tags: Internet, IBM
August 14, 2010

Premium Lock Free calls coming from company behind magicJack

The software will be available next week for Windows and Mac computers. Versions for the iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry and Android phones will follow in September or October.

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July 28, 2010

Premium Lock Web 3.0 = Virtual worlds: Tweeting news from ‘Immersive Internet’ event

Dr. Julian Lombardi’s Beth Lavin and Sabrina Wood deliver the headlines from Local Tech Wire’s “Immersive Internet” event featuring entrepreneur and virtual worlds pioneer Julian Lombardi of Duke University.

July 27, 2010

Premium Lock Foundations use social media to open up

Allison Fine Non-profits and technology: Author of “The Networked Nonprofit” explains how nonprofits can benefit from social media.

July 27, 2010

Premium Lock If you’re not a Luddite, don’t miss ‘The Immersive Internet’

Julian Lombardi Duke professor and entrepreneur Julian Lombardi headlines Local Tech Wire event about the next big thing – the 3-D Internet. If you think 3-D won’t affect your business, think again. It will.

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