ITworld On-demand Software http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/31/all en Amazon says $9.99 e-books will boost revenue, including for Hachette http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429215/amazon-says-999-e-books-will-boost-revenue-including-hachette Amazon.com believes that pricing e-books at US$9.99 will boost sales by over 74 percent as the books are highly price-elastic.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429215/amazon-says-999-e-books-will-boost-revenue-including-hachette" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429215/amazon-says-999-e-books-will-boost-revenue-including-hachette#comments Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 05:49:42 +0000 IDGNS staff 429215 at http://www.itworld.com Twitter more than doubles its sales, stock soars http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429188/twitter-more-doubles-its-sales-stock-soars Twitter more than doubled its sales in the second quarter, the company reported Tuesday, showing a strong advertising business.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429188/twitter-more-doubles-its-sales-stock-soars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429188/twitter-more-doubles-its-sales-stock-soars#comments Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:00:36 +0000 IDGNS staff 429188 at http://www.itworld.com Uber, Airbnb go after businesses http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429171/uber-airbnb-go-after-businesses Uber and Airbnb, which have already proved popular with travelers and urbanites with smartphones, have unveiled new features and links to other services designed to attract more business users.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429171/uber-airbnb-go-after-businesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429171/uber-airbnb-go-after-businesses#comments Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:55:19 +0000 IDGNS staff 429171 at http://www.itworld.com Why many programmers don’t bother joining the ACM http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/429166/why-many-programmers-don-t-bother-joining-acm In response to a query from Vint Cerf, professional developers explain why they don’t feel a membership in the Association for Computing Machinery is worth the cost<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/429166/why-many-programmers-don-t-bother-joining-acm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/429166/why-many-programmers-don-t-bother-joining-acm#comments Business Career Cloud Computing Development Enterprise Software Internet On-demand Software Open Source Software News ACM ACM Queue Association for computing machinery career code coder coding Communications of the ACM computers copyright cyberculture GitHub gmail Google Scholar GPL Internet licensing MIT open source paywall programmer programming Reddit research software software developer software development Stack Exchange technology Vint Cerf Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 429166 at http://www.itworld.com Rhapsody reaches 2M subscribers, bets on new unRadio service http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/429050/rhapsody-reaches-2m-subscribers-bets-new-unradio-service Rhapsody International, which operates the Rhapsody and Napster music services, said Tuesday it plans to expand in France and Latin America as a result of deals with mobile operators SRF and Telefonica.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/429050/rhapsody-reaches-2m-subscribers-bets-new-unradio-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/429050/rhapsody-reaches-2m-subscribers-bets-new-unradio-service#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software Personal Tech News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:49:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 429050 at http://www.itworld.com Using Instagram on public Wi-Fi poses risk of an account hijack, researcher says http://www.itworld.com/security/429048/using-instagram-public-wi-fi-poses-risk-account-hijack-researcher-says A configuration problem in Facebook&#039;s popular Instagram application for Apple devices could allow a hacker to hijack a person&#039;s account if they&#039;re both on the same public Wi-Fi network.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/429048/using-instagram-public-wi-fi-poses-risk-account-hijack-researcher-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/429048/using-instagram-public-wi-fi-poses-risk-account-hijack-researcher-says#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software Security News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:47:40 +0000 IDGNS staff 429048 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook to require Messenger app for mobile chat http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/429039/facebook-require-messenger-app-mobile-chat If you like to send messages via Facebook when you&#039;re on the move, get ready to download a new app.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/429039/facebook-require-messenger-app-mobile-chat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/429039/facebook-require-messenger-app-mobile-chat#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:29:32 +0000 IDGNS staff 429039 at http://www.itworld.com Defending Facebook, OkCupid says it also runs user-behavior tests http://www.itworld.com/internet/429000/defending-facebook-okcupid-says-it-also-runs-user-behavior-tests Facebook earlier this summer sparked criticism over a study in which it manipulated the feeds of some of its users, but the dating site OkCupid says what Facebook did is normal, and that in fact it has run its own user-behavior tests.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/429000/defending-facebook-okcupid-says-it-also-runs-user-behavior-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/429000/defending-facebook-okcupid-says-it-also-runs-user-behavior-tests#comments Internet On-demand Software Unified Communications News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:41:02 +0000 IDGNS staff 429000 at http://www.itworld.com Chinese users tire of older social networking sites http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/428916/chinese-users-tire-older-social-networking-sites Social networking sites in China that are modeled on Facebook are having a hard time holding on to users, with customers like Beijing resident Shi Yunfeng, drifting away to newer services.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/428916/chinese-users-tire-older-social-networking-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/428916/chinese-users-tire-older-social-networking-sites#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:57:36 +0000 IDGNS staff 428916 at http://www.itworld.com SEC drops probe into Facebook's pre-IPO sales disclosures http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428742/sec-drops-probe-facebooks-pre-ipo-sales-disclosures The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has dropped its investigation into disclosures about Facebook advertising sales before the company went public in 2012.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428742/sec-drops-probe-facebooks-pre-ipo-sales-disclosures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428742/sec-drops-probe-facebooks-pre-ipo-sales-disclosures#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:18:03 +0000 IDGNS staff 428742 at http://www.itworld.com Doing an Office 365 migration the right way http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/428642/doing-office-365-migration-right-way Migrating from Exchange (on-premise) to Office 365 can be smooth and successful, or full of surprises and challenges.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/428642/doing-office-365-migration-right-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/enterprise-software/428642/doing-office-365-migration-right-way#comments Cloud Computing Enterprise Software Internet Networking On-demand Software Software Opinion Office 365 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:37:11 +0000 IDGNS staff 428642 at http://www.itworld.com Sale of Mt. Gox-related Bitcoins.com halted after court order http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/428457/sale-mt-gox-related-bitcoinscom-halted-after-court-order The sale of the domain Bitcoins.com, affiliated with Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles, has been halted after a U.S. court order, according to the auction house.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/428457/sale-mt-gox-related-bitcoinscom-halted-after-court-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/428457/sale-mt-gox-related-bitcoinscom-halted-after-court-order#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:05:11 +0000 IDGNS staff 428457 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook isn't giving up on search http://www.itworld.com/networking/428445/facebook-isnt-giving-search Facebook reported Wednesday that it now handles an average of more than 1 billion searches a day, but it still has work to do to provide a comprehensive search tool.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/428445/facebook-isnt-giving-search" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/428445/facebook-isnt-giving-search#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:48:18 +0000 IDGNS staff 428445 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook reports a big sales jump, helped by mobile ads http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428439/facebook-reports-big-sales-jump-helped-mobile-ads Facebook&#039;s quarterly sales rose 61 percent on the strength of mobile advertising, the company said Wednesday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428439/facebook-reports-big-sales-jump-helped-mobile-ads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428439/facebook-reports-big-sales-jump-helped-mobile-ads#comments Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:49:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 428439 at http://www.itworld.com Sprint to resell Google Apps for Business cloud service http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/428408/sprint-resell-google-apps-business-cloud-service Businesses don&#039;t have to use Sprint&#039;s network or even Android devices. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/428408/sprint-resell-google-apps-business-cloud-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/428408/sprint-resell-google-apps-business-cloud-service#comments Cloud Computing Internet Networking On-demand Software News Google Apps Sprint Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:56:24 +0000 IDGNS staff 428408 at http://www.itworld.com