ITworld Business en Is there any digital marketing value in new breed of social apps? The road to revenue for ephemeral and anonymous apps like Snapchat, Secret and Whisper is uncharted. How these social apps will ever achieve a level of revenue that would justify their sky-high valuations is foggy at best.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications Feature Marketing Social Networking Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:36:20 +0000 IDGNS staff 416028 at How the collaborative economy will change the way you do business The Internet puts the goods, services and expertise you need at your fingertips. Some call it a &#039;collaborative economy&#039; focused less on transactions and more on trades. Others see a throwback to the early days of economic exchange. Either way, it&#039;s quickly changing the way we do business.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Software Unified Communications News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:17:12 +0000 IDGNS staff 416008 at Survey respondents shun much-hyped mobile shopping technologies Most unaware of, uninterested in, or hostile to mobile tracking, paying.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Mobile & Wireless Networking Security News ecommerce mobile payments Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:24:46 +0000 IDGNS staff 415923 at HBO wises up; brings its content to Amazon Prime Instant Video I&#039;ve long called for HBO to make its content available to stream for people with no cable subscription. Finally we&#039;re making some progress!<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Offbeat Personal Tech News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:11:00 +0000 pasmith 415846 at 4 ways to use square in your small business (or your global business) Small businesses increasingly turn to Square to process payments without the hassle (and expense) of custom card-reading hardware. There are other benefits to the service, including analytics and online sales modules, as well as opportunities for larger enterprises to better serve customers.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Small Business Software News ecommerce mobile payments Square Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:39:09 +0000 IDGNS staff 415611 at In programming, a little guidance goes a long way When I started out programming, everything was unknown to me. Getting the computer to do anything was exciting. My breadth of knowledge was narrow and the depth was shallow. This meant that each new problem, no matter how trivial, was a monumental undertaking to solve. Building on that issue was the fact that I’d succumbed to a common pitfall of rookie developers, I built everything from scratch using only what I knew. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Business Intelligence Career Development IT Management Opinion programming Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 mombrea 415558 at Netflix is about to raise prices by as much as 25% Net income is up, yet the company says it needs to raise subscription fees. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Offbeat Personal Tech News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:05:00 +0000 pasmith 415538 at A closer look at AMD earnings Console sales are bringing in the bucks. How else is the rest of the business? <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business managementleadership Opinion AMD earnings gpu Playstation Xbox Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:42:52 +0000 Andy Patrizio 415489 at A close look at Intel earnings The company did well, but there were a few devilish details. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business managementleadership Opinion Arm Atom earnings Intel tablet Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:41:28 +0000 Andy Patrizio 415486 at Has cyber insurance become a necessary expense for businesses? <p>I got a flyer from my company’s insurance broker advertising "cyber insurance" today. I didn’t realize this was a product that existed.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business cyber insurance insurance Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:17:35 +0000 PaxProSe 415250 at Google’s smart contact lenses could aid the visually impaired In today&#039;s accessible technology roundup: Google wants to embed cameras in contact lenses, Apple gets a patent for a new GUI for touch devices to improve accessibility and a hacker develops a virtual cane for the blind<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Career Cloud Computing Development Government Hardware Internet IT Management Legal Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Personal Tech Science Software News 3D 3D printing a11y accessibility accessible disabled alt tags Android Apple Arduino blind bluetooth cane career color computers contact lenses Cult of Mac cyberculture deaf EASI engineering Galaxy Core Advance Google Google Glass GUI Hack A Day hiring HTML images Internet jobs navigation NFC patent phone Samsung screen reader smartphone software software development technology touch screen ultrasound United States visually impaired WCAG WCAG 2.0 web accessibility webinar website accessibility Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 415239 at Twitch not content being the idiot box of gaming, expands to sales and funding Streaming your games for others to watch on Twitch is a big fad these days, but it looks like the company is taking the first tentative steps towards branching into other areas. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Offbeat Personal Tech News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:03:00 +0000 pasmith 415007 at Exposing the source: 13 pieces of classic software whose code is now accessible <!--paging_filter--><p>The source code behind proprietary software doesn’t always remain hidden forever. Here are a baker’s dozen examples where the code behind well-known applications has come to light</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Cloud Computing Development Government Internet IT Management Legal Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Software Windows 86-DOS A Programming Language Adobe AGC APL APL\360 apollo apollo 11 Apollo Guidance Computer Apple Apple DOS Apple II assembly Bravo California Charles Simonyi code coding Computer History Museum computers Cupertino cybercuture display DOS Duke Nukem first person shooter FPS gaming Harvard history IBM IBM System 360 id Software Image Pro Internet IOS J John Carmack John Knoll Ken Iverson MacPai Mathematica Matlab memory Microsoft Microsoft Windows MIT MIT Instrumentation Lab moon MS-DOS museum NASA open source Pascal Paul Laughton PC-DOS Photoshop programming proprietary punch cards Quake rope memory Seattle Computer Products shareware Shepardson Microsystems software software development software programming space Spear of Destiny Steam Steve Wozniak technology Thomas Knoll University of Michigan Visual Light and Magic Windows Wolfenstein Wolfenstein 3D word Word for Windows WordPerfect WYSIWYG x86 Xerox Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 kgerich 414956 at MIT Media Lab project plots history's most popular personalities According to a new dataset, the big names in technology lag well behind actors, politicians and athletes in terms of global cultural significance<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Big Data Business Cloud Computing Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Software Windows News Yahoo actors Alan Turing Alexander the Great Amazon aristotle Arnold Schwarzenegger athletes Bill Gates Business Che Guevara computer science computers Conan the Barbarian cyberculture data Elvis Presley entertainment Eric Schmidt Facebook Grace Hopper Guido van Rossum Historical Popularity Index HPI Internet Jeff Bezos Jerry Yang Jesus John Carmack Kindergarten Cop Larry Ellison Larry Page Larry Wall linus torvalds Macro Collections Marissa Mayer Mark Zuckerberg Martin Luther King Jr. Media Lab Michael Dell MIT mit media lab movies Pantheon Paul Allen Plato politicians research Salvador Dali Sergey Brin Socrates Steve Ballmer Steve Jobs study technology Tim Berners-Lee Timothy Cook Twins Walt Disney Wikipedia writers Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:15:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 414782 at Edison Group - Economic Advantages of SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems <!--paging_filter--><p> This white paper provides an assessment of the business value of implementing IBM SmartCloud Entry for Power Systems versus comparable private cloud solutions from VMware on Intel.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Cloud Computing Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:30:38 +0000 414623 at