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Social Media on Ulitzer Bernie Borges' new book: Marketing 2.0: Bridging the Gap between Seller and Buyers through Social Media Marketing. Bernie's book aims to give a macro view of social media marketing with a focus on "what it is" and "how" small and medium size businesses (SMB) can develop a strategy, implement it and measure results. Marketing 2.0: Bridging the Gap between Seller and Buyers through Social Media Marketing covers these topics: Marketing 2.0 What is Web 2.0 and Social Media? Think Like a Publisher: Content Marketing The Lifecycle of Interaction in Social Media Marketing Measuring Results in Social Media Marketing Risks in Social Media Marketing Benefits of Social Media Marketing Case Studies - SMBs Succeding with Social Media We have invited Bernie Borges, the author of Marketing 2.0: Bridging the Gap between Seller and Buyers through Social Media Marketi... (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)

Web Application Lifecycle Maintenance

Like an automobile, a web application needs occasional maintenance and management over its life cycle. Although it doesn't need oil changes, it will probably need version upgrades. There may not be manufacturer recalls, but sometimes servers fail or hang. An application doesn't need to be washed and detailed, but it does need to be backed up. And both cars and applications need occasional performance tuning. This article provides a complete list of the system management functions that need to be performed on a standard architecture web application, with a particular emphasis on doing so in an Infrastructure-as-a-Service environment. 1. Evaluation Anyone who has implemented an application without sufficient evaluation, only to realize too late that it does not solve the business problem, will understand why evaluation is part of the application lifecycle. Evaluatio... (more)

Where Are RIA Technologies Headed in 2008?

I am always being told off by i-technologists for quoting Picasso as having said that computers are useless. But I still love his reasoning? "Because they can only give you answers." Picasso, like AJAXWorld Magazine, liked questions. So we thought we would share with you what some of the world's leading rich Internet application pioneers are thinking may be the next questions that we need to see answered. From that readers can themselves infer where AJAX is headed. What are the top questions to ask next about AJAX? Eric Miraglia of Yahoo! 1.  (From March'08) How do I calculate the ROI of building my RIA on the iPhone SDK vs using AJAX? 2.  How do I assess the performance of my app and decide what to do next to make it faster?  3.  When it comes to accessibility, how do I know what's required of me for my rich web apps?  Beyond what's required, what makes good business se... (more)

Western Troy Stakes Claims on Rare Earths Prospect in Strange Lake Area of Quebec, Grants Options

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/30/09 -- Western Troy Capital Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: WRY) is pleased to announce that it has made application for 44 claims in the Strange Lake area. Earlier this year, Western Troy staked 11 claims on high zirconium values in stream sediment samples taken by the Quebec Government (Quebec Online Database - see press release http://westerntroy.com/nov20-2009.pdf). Further research by Western Troy revealed that the area was on the margin of a circular magnetic structure similar to the area of Quest Uranium's Strange lake deposit. The new claims are located about 90 km southeast of the Strange Lake deposit. Figure 1: Magnetic map showing circular magnetic structures and known rare earth mineralization in the Strange Lake Area is available at the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/wry1230a.jpg. Figure 2: Geolog... (more)

Study: States Should Grow Their Own High-Tech Jobs, Shun the Tax-Break 'War Among States'

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania and six other states vying with one another to grow their high-tech economies will best succeed by focusing on their existing employers and shunning the "economic war among the states" involving costly tax-break competitions. That's the finding of a major study released today by Good Jobs First. Ohio, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, North Carolina and West Virginia are the states compared. As states experience their most severe revenue crisis in post-war history, the study charts a positive alternative strategy for the most effective job-creation investments. The study draws its conclusion from two unique analyses of Pennsylvania. One details where the state's high-tech jobs have come from since 1990; the other reveals the effective tax rate for high-tech companies in all seven states. It finds only ... (more)

Cleversafe to Discuss the Benefits of Cloud Storage and Best Practices for Federal Government of Mexico

CHICAGO, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleversafe Inc., the leading provider of Dispersed Storage(TM) technology, announced that CEO Chris Gladwin will deliver a keynote presentation at an educational cloud seminar for the Mexican federal government on January 21, 2010. Senior federal IT directors and telecommunications officers will gather at the National Museum of Art in Mexico City to learn about the differences between public and private computing, the importance of information security, and the nuances of cloud computing storage for geographically dispersed environments. The presentation, entitled "Cloud Calculation and Storage: Technology and its Applicability in the Federal Government" also will include IBM, Hewlett Packard, Cisco Systems, Hitachi Data Systems, Google and Sun Microsystems. "As data continues to exponentially grow, governments and countries requi... (more)

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: IBM, AT&T, Apple, Google and Microsoft

CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM), AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most recent insight from Zacks Equity Research with the free Profit from the Pros newsletter: http://at.zacks.com/?id=5513 Here are highlights from Wednesday's Analyst Blog: IBM Set to Acquire Worklight IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) recently announced that it is set to acquire mobile application and infrastructure software developer Worklight. The financial terms of the deal remained undisclosed but it is expected that ... (more)

Monster Powering the Job Board at CeBIT, World’s Largest International Digital Trade Show

Monster® (NYSE: MWW), the worldwide leader in connecting people to job opportunities and the flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc., is powering the technology behind the jobs board at CeBIT, the world's largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions. CeBIT began on March 6th in Hanover, Germany, and the “CeBIT Job Centre powered by Monster” has nearly 11,000 open IT jobs posted. During CeBIT, Monster will take a leading role in three forums on Saturday, March 10th, guiding CeBIT attendees in both English and German through the latest trends in the job market. Topics will include “Social Recruiting: How to build a professional network,” “Employer Branding: How can I tell an employer is right for me?” and “CeBIT in Motion,” where Monster will share tips for mapping a successful career. In addition, Monster will offer a B2B recruitment co... (more)

Terra Nova Minerals Inc. gibt Vorschläge für neue Führungsspitze bekannt

CALGARY, Alberta, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- /Nicht zur Weitergabe an Pressedienste in den USA oder zur Verbreitung in den USA bestimmt/ Ergänzend zur Pressemitteilung vom 26. März 2012 über die angekündigte Übernahme (die "Übernahme") und Finanzierung (die "Finanzierung") freut sich Norman J. Mackenzie, Direktor und Vorstandsvorsitzender von Terra Nova Minerals Inc. (das "Unternehmen"), bekannt geben zu dürfen, dass vorbehaltlich der Zustimmung durch die TSX Venture Exchange (die "Exchange") folgende neue Vorstandsmitglieder in den Vorstand des Unternehmens berufen werden sollen: Mark Stevenson - Stevenson war seit 1998 Präsident und Vorstandvorsitzender der Holloman Corporation aus Houston, Texas und seit 2007 dort Aufsichtsratsmitglied. Die Holloman Corporation ist eines der größten im Belegschaftsbesitz befindlichen Maschinenbau- und Bauunternehmen in den U... (more)

comScore Releases March 2012 U.S. Search Engine Rankings

RESTON, Va., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released its monthly comScore qSearch analysis of the U.S. search marketplace. Google Sites led the explicit core search market in March with 66.4 percent of search queries conducted. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080115/COMSCORELOGO) U.S. Explicit Core Search Google Sites led the U.S. explicit core search market in March with 66.4 percent market share, followed by Microsoft Sites with 15.3 percent and Yahoo! Sites with 13.7 percent. Ask Network accounted for 3.0 percent of explicit core searches, followed by AOL, Inc. with 1.6 percent. comScore Explicit Core Search Share Report* March 2012 vs. February 2012 Total U.S. – Home & Work Locations Source: comScore qSearch Core Search Entity Explicit Core Search Share (%) Feb-12 Mar-12... (more)

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There are many examples of disruption in consumer space – Uber disrupting the cab industry, Airbnb disrupting the hospitality industry and so on; but have you wondered who is disrupting support and operations? AISERA helps make businesses and customers successful by offering consumer-like user experience for support and operations. We have built the world’s first AI-driven IT / HR / Cloud / Customer Support and Operations solution.
LogRocket helps product teams develop better experiences for users by recording videos of user sessions with logs and network data. It identifies UX problems and reveals the root cause of every bug. LogRocket presents impactful errors on a website, and how to reproduce it. With LogRocket, users can replay problems.
Rafay enables developers to automate the distribution, operations, cross-region scaling and lifecycle management of containerized microservices across public and private clouds, and service provider networks. Rafay's platform is built around foundational elements that together deliver an optimal abstraction layer across disparate infrastructure, making it easy for developers to scale and operate applications across any number of locations or regions. Consumed as a service, Rafay's platform eliminates the need to build an in-house platform or developing any specialized compute distribution capabilities. The platform significantly simplifies the deployment of containerized apps anywhere. Organizations can now achieve their desired levels of reliability, availability and performance with any combination of public cloud environments through a developer-friendly SaaS offering. From deploying ...
Data Theorem is a leading provider of modern application security. Its core mission is to analyze and secure any modern application anytime, anywhere. The Data Theorem Analyzer Engine continuously scans APIs and mobile applications in search of security flaws and data privacy gaps. Data Theorem products help organizations build safer applications that maximize data security and brand protection. The company has detected more than 300 million application eavesdropping incidents and currently secures more than 4,000 modern applications for its Enterprise customers around the world.