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I must confess I am very new to Ulitzer as an online channel of social communication media. But I am delighted about its raison d'être. However, I cannot but ask these questions: Is Ulitzer the beginning of a new trend or the ultimate death of journalism? Or is it the glorification of e-journalism? The realization of new journalism practice in the age of Web services and Internet Technology? These series of questions are being answered everyday as the new social media moguls and barons and baronesses of the Internet Media launched another online media channel, one after another. We must give kudos to the visionaries among us who realize the powerful role of Internet technology and quickly seized on its powerful promise by giving voice to every kind of idea and thought under the sun. And what has technology not redefined yet? Think about it, from e-retailing to e-democr... (more)

4 Ways Women Hold Themselves Back

People like to blame childbearing and childrearing for the fact that there aren’t more women in executive-level positions. However, while the Mommy track does have something to do with women falling... Follow The Fast Track on Twitter: http://twitter.com/intuitquickbase & Google+ at https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106377964303068533661/+quickbase ... (more)

In 2014 Big Data Investments Will Account for Nearly $30 Billion - Eventually Accounting for $76 Billion by 2020 End

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Bazaarvoice Concludes Sold-Out Social Commerce Summit 2009

Bazaarvoice, the market and technology leader in hosted social commerce applications that drive sales, today announced the successful conclusion of the second annual Bazaarvoice Social Commerce Summit U.S. at the AT&T Conference Center at The University of Texas, Austin. The sold-out event brought together more than 300 executives and managers from top retail, manufacturing, travel, and financial services companies to learn how to build and measure the impact of the customer voice in their business. Summit attendees rated the Social Commerce Summit as one of the best events of the year – “an amusement park of ideas” – as they learned from the people who are delivering social commerce success every day for brands like Dell, L.L.Bean, Oriental Trading Company, PETCO, and many others. The stream of Twitter notes with details from the Summit is available here. “I’m pro... (more)

WatchMouse Launches API-status.com

WatchMouse, a global industry leader in self-service website and application performance monitoring, announced the launch today of API-status.com, a new dedicated website for monitoring and measuring the real time availability and performance of the public APIs of 26 heavily trafficked, popular “cloud computing” mega web services including: Google Search, Google Maps, Bing, Facebook, Twitter, SalesForce, YouTube, Amazon, eBay, PayPal, Wikipedia and others. API-status.com does a call and check for a valid result on each of the APIs, and if the result is wrong or is received after four seconds, it is noted as an error and unavailable. The percentage of availability or uptime is based on the number of errors reported; details on API-status.com include a seven-day history along with a 24-hour glance and performance indication by country. “Nearly all websites nowadays ... (more)

DigitalTown Names Donald M. Fisher to Its Board

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- (Marketwire) -- 01/20/10 -- The board of directors of DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCBB: DGTW) today named Donald M. Fisher to its Board of Directors. Don is the Director of Strategic Services, Media + Marketing, The Active Network. With 20 plus locations worldwide The Active Network is based in San Diego, CA. Don is a seasoned marketing and sales executive with substantial experience in business to business and business to consumer marketing. He has lead two separate firms to the ranks of the Philly 100 Fastest Growing Companies. In recent years his work has focused on the web and new media including substantial work in the areas of syndication, aggregation, search engine marketing and community building. He currently leads a team responsible for web properties generating in excess of 200 million page views per year and nearly 1 million unique visitors. ... (more)

iVdopia Launches Video Ads on Android

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- iVdopia (www.ivdopia.com), the advanced mobile advertising platform and network, today announced the release of its Android SDK, which enables developers using Google's Android platform to include the most innovative and comprehensive video advertising formats within their applications. Following its successful iPhone campaigns for the likes of Coke Zero, Warner Brothers and Miller Lite, iVdopia is now introducing social features, sponsorship and "instant-play" video to Android mobile ads. iVdopia is also inviting the open-Android community to propose and suggest their own creative video ad formats, for incorporation into the next release of the iVdopia platform. "iVdopia is the first company to bring Pre-App video advertising to Android applications, which gives advertisers a great way to connect with the growing Andr... (more)

ParkSleepFly.com Announces Mobile Edition

SUFFIELD, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 03/17/10 -- ParkSleepFly.com, Inc. has just extended its airport park-sleep-fly business to the mobile sector. The Connecticut-based company recently launched ParkSleepFly Mobile, a new version of its popular website targeting mobile users. Specifically designed for devices such as Internet-enabled cell phones, BlackBerrys, and PDAs, the Mobile edition allows quick and easy access to all ParkSleepFly.com data while on the go. Customers can use all the features of the website on their hand-helds to reserve hotel room, parking, and airport shuttle packages for business or leisure trips. www.ParkSleepFly.com offers pre-flight hotel rooms and airport parking at special discounted rates. A package includes a night's airport hotel stay, free shuttle service to and from the terminal, and 7 to 14 days or more of free parking. No set-up is ne... (more)

MMR Information Systems, Inc. Reaches Agreement With Lymphoma Research Foundation Regarding Study Data and Patient Samples

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/14/10 -- MMR Information Systems (OTCBB: MMRF) ("MMR") disclosed today that it has reached agreement with the Lymphoma Research Foundation ("LRF"), under which the two organizations will work in good faith regarding the use of pre-merger Favrille intellectual property for cancer research. The Company acquired this intellectual property and related technology through its reverse merger with Favrille, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, in January 2009. MMR has recently discovered the existence of intellectual property in the form of approximately 150 patient samples collected during the Company's Favrille pre-merger vaccine trials. Through May of 2008, pre-merger Favrille had spent more than $140 million on the creation and development of intellectual property, which includes clinical trials data, patient samples, patents and oth... (more)

TheDirectory.com Completes Platform Integration and Sets Investor Conference Call

TAMPA, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/12 -- TheDirectory.com, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SEEK) today announced that it has completed its platform integration of functionality allowing it to manage over 100,000 client websites and Local Business Listings from a single location. The Company also announced that it will hold an investor conference call this Wednesday after the market close. Conference Call information: Date and Time: February 1st @ 4:30 PM EST Call In Number: (712)432-0900 Participant Code: 925644 Playback Number: (712) 432-0990 TheDirectory.com founder and Chief Executive Officer Scott Gallagher commented on the news, "We're extremely excited to be launching the full version 2.0 of www.TheDirectory.com this week. The new integrated platform allows small businesses around the world to manage their entire online presence from one location, www.TheDirectory.com. While o... (more)

4 Active Stocks on Traders Radar Screens for 02/03/12: GFMD, ZOLT, GILD, BAC

MISSION VIEJO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/03/12 -- OTCNewsMedia.com "stocks to watch" for today: Godfather Media, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GFMD), Zoltek Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZOLT), Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD), and Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC). After the markets closed for trading yesterday, Godfather Media, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GFMD) is pleased to announce the appointment of William M. Joyce to the Company's Yuma Scorpion franchise as President. Mr. Joyce will be the President of the Yuma Scorpions Baseball Franchise and brings with him over 30 years of experience in owning and operating businesses as well as being a professional baseball scout. William Joyce is the President and CEO of Golden II Enterprises, Inc., a consulting firm in Temecula, California. The company provides consulting services to the private electronic security industry and minor league ... (more)

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