ITworld Internet http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/41/all en Vic Gundotra, who led the creation of Google+, leaves Google http://www.itworld.com/it-management/416061/vic-gundotra-who-led-creation-google-leaves-google Vic Gundotra, a key executive at Google who helped to create Google+, is leaving the company, he announced on Thursday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/416061/vic-gundotra-who-led-creation-google-leaves-google" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/416061/vic-gundotra-who-led-creation-google-leaves-google#comments Internet IT Management Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:08:21 +0000 IDGNS staff 416061 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook enters fitness tracking with acquisition of 'Moves' app maker http://www.itworld.com/416050/facebook-enters-fitness-tracking-acquisition-moves-app-maker Facebook is moving into the hot space of fitness tracking by acquiring a Finland-based mobile app maker.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/416050/facebook-enters-fitness-tracking-acquisition-moves-app-maker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/416050/facebook-enters-fitness-tracking-acquisition-moves-app-maker#comments Internet Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:14:47 +0000 IDGNS staff 416050 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook tries to break the news with FB Newswire http://www.itworld.com/internet/416041/facebook-tries-break-news-fb-newswire Facebook, looking to provide more valuable news information, is providing a new tool to that will post real-time content related to the day&#039;s news.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/416041/facebook-tries-break-news-fb-newswire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/416041/facebook-tries-break-news-fb-newswire#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:16:26 +0000 IDGNS staff 416041 at http://www.itworld.com FCC defends new net neutrality proposal http://www.itworld.com/internet/416032/fcc-defends-new-net-neutrality-proposal A new net neutrality proposal from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission meets the goals of past efforts and does not destroy open Internet principles, as critics have feared, FCC officials said Thursday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/416032/fcc-defends-new-net-neutrality-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/416032/fcc-defends-new-net-neutrality-proposal#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking Unified Communications News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:07:52 +0000 IDGNS staff 416032 at http://www.itworld.com Is there any digital marketing value in new breed of social apps? http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/416028/there-any-digital-marketing-value-new-breed-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="http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/416028/there-any-digital-marketing-value-new-breed-social-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/unified-communications/416028/there-any-digital-marketing-value-new-breed-social-apps#comments 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 http://www.itworld.com HP unveils its flash-driven XP7 storage http://www.itworld.com/storage/415981/hp-unveils-its-flash-driven-xp7-storage Hewlett Packard has unveiled enterprise-class flash-driven storage that is cheaper than traditional storage workloads.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/storage/415981/hp-unveils-its-flash-driven-xp7-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/storage/415981/hp-unveils-its-flash-driven-xp7-storage#comments Cloud Computing Hardware Internet Networking Security Software Storage Virtualization News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:50:26 +0000 IDGNS staff 415981 at http://www.itworld.com Salesforce.com takes a cue from Amazon's Mayday with 'SOS' for service http://www.itworld.com/software/415973/salesforcecom-takes-cue-amazons-mayday-sos-service Salesforce.com was so impressed by the Mayday customer support feature that Amazon.com rolled out for its Kindle Fire HDX tablets that it&#039;s now working to create its own version.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415973/salesforcecom-takes-cue-amazons-mayday-sos-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415973/salesforcecom-takes-cue-amazons-mayday-sos-service#comments Cloud Computing Consumerization of IT Enterprise Software Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Software News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:04:26 +0000 IDGNS staff 415973 at http://www.itworld.com FCC will seek input on latest net neutrality proposal http://www.itworld.com/internet/415921/fcc-will-seek-input-latest-net-neutrality-proposal The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will take public comments before moving forward with a new set of net neutrality rules that sparked controversy when they were leaked in a news report earlier Wednesday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415921/fcc-will-seek-input-latest-net-neutrality-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415921/fcc-will-seek-input-latest-net-neutrality-proposal#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking Unified Communications News FCC net neutrality Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:22 +0000 IDGNS staff 415921 at http://www.itworld.com Zynga founder Mark Pincus gives up day-to-day duties http://www.itworld.com/software/415920/zynga-founder-mark-pincus-gives-day-day-duties Mark Pincus, who founded Zynga in 2007 and gave up his CEO title less than a year ago, is now giving up all his operational duties at the company.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415920/zynga-founder-mark-pincus-gives-day-day-duties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415920/zynga-founder-mark-pincus-gives-day-day-duties#comments Internet Networking On-demand Software Personal Tech Software Unified Communications News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:08:29 +0000 IDGNS staff 415920 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook sales leap, amid a growing mobile ad business http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415914/facebook-sales-leap-amid-growing-mobile-ad-business Facebook reported a nice 72 percent boost in sales for the first quarter, as the company continues to make strides expanding its advertising business on mobile devices.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415914/facebook-sales-leap-amid-growing-mobile-ad-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415914/facebook-sales-leap-amid-growing-mobile-ad-business#comments Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:56:20 +0000 IDGNS staff 415914 at http://www.itworld.com Report: US FCC to allow payments for speedier traffic http://www.itworld.com/internet/415906/report-us-fcc-allow-payments-speedier-traffic The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will propose new net neutrality rules Thursday that will allow broadband providers to charge companies like Netflix for preferential traffic management, according to a news report.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415906/report-us-fcc-allow-payments-speedier-traffic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415906/report-us-fcc-allow-payments-speedier-traffic#comments Government Internet IT Management Networking Unified Communications News FCC net neutrality Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:30:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 415906 at http://www.itworld.com Cloud attacks are following enterprise workloads http://www.itworld.com/security/415898/cloud-attacks-are-following-enterprise-workloads Enterprise workloads are shifting to cloud and hosting environments in ever greater numbers and attacks that have historically targeted on-premises environments are following them, according to a new report.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415898/cloud-attacks-are-following-enterprise-workloads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415898/cloud-attacks-are-following-enterprise-workloads#comments Cloud Computing Internet Networking Security News cloud security Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:27:06 +0000 IDGNS staff 415898 at http://www.itworld.com Brazil's global Internet conference includes call to end spying http://www.itworld.com/internet/415889/brazils-global-internet-conference-includes-call-end-spying Participants in a Brazil-hosted conference on Internet governance laid out an aggressive agenda, with some calling for a policy statement that would condemn Internet surveillance, support net neutrality regulations and create programs to close the digital divide.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415889/brazils-global-internet-conference-includes-call-end-spying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415889/brazils-global-internet-conference-includes-call-end-spying#comments Government Internet IT Management News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:51:47 +0000 IDGNS staff 415889 at http://www.itworld.com It's the little things that matter in Amazon Redshift upgrade http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415793/its-little-things-matter-amazon-redshift-upgrade Amazon Web Services has increased the number of simultaneous queries its hosted data warehouse Redshift can handle, improving performance in cases where many small queries are now forced to wait.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415793/its-little-things-matter-amazon-redshift-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/415793/its-little-things-matter-amazon-redshift-upgrade#comments Cloud Computing Internet Networking On-demand Software Software Storage News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:31:38 +0000 IDGNS staff 415793 at http://www.itworld.com Bing for schools out of pilot stage, promises ad-free search http://www.itworld.com/networking/415754/bing-schools-out-pilot-stage-promises-ad-free-search Microsoft is throwing open an advertisement-free version of its Bing search engine to all eligible kindergarten to 12th grade schools in the U.S., after completing the pilot stage of this program that was first run in five large public school districts.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/415754/bing-schools-out-pilot-stage-promises-ad-free-search" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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