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Mark Zuckerberg delivered what may be one of the understatements of the year Wednesday. In a press release, the Facebook founder and chief executive officer seemed nonchalant in his summary of the financial results for the year’s second quarter. “We had a good second quarter,” said Zuckerberg. “Our community has continued to grow, and we […]

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Tablet sales took a hit in the year’s first quarter with a sales growth of only 21 percent. A report released by Canalys showed sales of tablets may have been down but the PC market grew by five percent with 123.7 million units shipped in the year’s first three months. Regardless, tablet sales were still […]

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Data breaches dipped in 2012 compared to the previous year, but that may mean hackers are being more selective, a new report has found. Symantec’s August 2012 Intelligence Report reveals an average of 14 data breaches per month so far in 2012, down from 16.5 per month from January to August of 2011. The average […]

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We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that can change the way we live and work. Big tech giants and small companies that resist progress and the latest technology trends will be left behind. Businesses feel they need to start spending on innovation and adopting global technology trends to keep up with constantly […]

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Microsoft is courting Foursquare Labs in the hopes of winning a stake in the social media company, sources have told Bloomberg. While the software giant and Foursquare have been in talks for some time and a deal seems likely, it still has not been reached, the sources said. That could be because Foursquare has also […]

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Facebook’s second-quarter profit report surpassed Wall Street expectations and sent the social network’s stock soaring more than 19 percent in after hours trading Wednesday. The company’s revenue rose to $1.81 billion — skyrocketing past analysts’ predictions of $1.62 billion. The 53 percent rise in revenue from the previous quarter is due, in large part, to […]

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As a former teacher, I firmly believe we should always be learning. Every night at dinner we talk about what we learned that day. Learning something new can be intimidating and a huge time commitment, but it doesn’t have to be. Running small experiments is an effective way to learn and try out new ideas. […]

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Social media has created a new syndrome: FOMO (fear of missing out). A national survey on social media behavior by MyLife, a Web presence management firm, has found that as the number of social networks continue to grow, people are not only becoming overwhelmed but fearful of missing something “important” should they decide to take […]

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Sixty-three percent of all tablet owners watch TV while using their devices — substantially more than any other activity done concomitantly with tablet usage, a new study has found. In fact, 41 percent of tablet owners’ total TV viewing is done while multi-tasking, the study from GfK MRI stated. Use of social media is the […]

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Facebook continues to hold tight as one of the most popular social media platforms. With nearly 2.45 billion monthly active users, it still remains one of the most used social media platforms. As marketers, we are always hearing about the importance of social media channels. This drives us to make well-informed decisions in ways to […]

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As the popularity of dating apps grows, so too does the rate of such apps being targeted by hackers, IBM warns in a newly released report. IBM’s analysis revealed that nearly 60 percent of the most popular dating apps for Android are vulnerable to attacks that could put personal user information and organizational data at […]

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Powerhouse professional network LinkedIn continues to surprise Wall Street, posting a 44 percent leap in quarterly revenue for its final quarter of 2014. The company’s shares jumped eight percent in after hours trading Thursday, after the company reported revenue for the fourth quarter came in at $643 million compared to the $447 million it posted […]

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You will need two things to snag a ride aboard Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin spacecraft: a fat wallet and a strong bladder. Bezos, while speaking at the 33rd annual Space Symposium, revealed that the three Ps — peeing, pooping and puking — are all off limits for tourists hitching a ride on his spacecraft. Blue […]

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Facebook is the social network of choice for millennials who wish to learn more about local small businesses, a new study by G/O Digital has revealed. Of those surveyed for the study, 62 percent said Facebook was the best social site for researching local businesses before visiting in person. Pinterest and Twitter trailed for behind […]

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AT&T Hacker Jailed for 41 Months A federal judge threw the book at Andrew Auernheimer, known as the AT&T hacker, March 18, sentencing him to 41 months in prison. Auernheimer illegally accessed e-mail addresses and other data belonging to more than 120,000 iPad subscribers from AT&T’s networks. The security researcher’s lawyers’ plea for leniency — […]

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