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PGP CEO Dunkelberger on Research, Learning and Carlos Castaneda

Heading the company with perhaps the most recognized acronym in the information security field and following in the footsteps of lightning-rod figure Phil Zimmerman must have both its charms and its challenges. PGP CEO Phil Dunkelberger, however, ranges far and wide in his reflections on how data --...

Squeezing the Internet for Political Cash, Part 2: The March to November

Much has been made of Barack Obama's public comments on whether or not he would choose to accept public financing for his general election campaign and Republican presidential nominee John McCain's reactions to those comments. However, the legal and political issues are far more complex than the gen...

Squeezing the Internet for Political Cash, Part 1: Follow the Leader

As the heated Democratic primary race came to a conclusion last month, much discussion centered on presumptive nominee Barack Obama's superior fundraising. Hillary Clinton started the race with an edge among deep-pocket donors, but Obama roared to the nomination finish line with a substantial fundra...

Serious Fun and Games for Customer Service Training

You're the manager of a Hilton Garden Inn, and it's the height of family vacation season. The lobby is abuzz with kids toting skateboards and moms pushing strollers; your front desk agents are overloaded with check-ins. In the middle of all this, a harried business traveler calls to the front desk f...

Study Debunks IM Workplace Disruption Myth

Employers long have viewed instant messaging with a wary eye. Because it started as a tool primarily for personal use, the technology was slow to make its way into the workplace. Much like mobile phone text-messaging of today, IM had many detractors, who insisted that the tool created just another w...

Microsoft Hones Windows Embedded OS, Adds Silverlight

In its latest salvo in the battle for platform dominance on specialized devices, Microsoft has released its newest Windows Embedded operating system to developers. Microsoft announced the availability of Windows Embedded Standard in preview or beta form on Wednesday, and said it will be rolled out t...

Hollywood’s Technological Gridlock

As the television-watching world continues to suffer through re-runs and a new crop of hastily concocted reality shows, Hollywood screenwriters and producers continue their standoff. The writers say they deserve additional payments for their work. The producers say they can't afford to make those pa...

Virtual World Workforce Part 2: Real-Life Pitfalls

Virtual worlds such as Second Life are making an impact on how companies conduct employee recruiting and workforce management activities. According to an ever-growing group of experts and companies in the employment business, that impact has the potential to be profound and far-reaching. Not everyon...

Virtual World Workforce, Part 1: Promising the World

It's a dream scenario: A candidate aspiring to a pivotal job in the culinary arts field enters the virtual world Second Life, having never been an online gamer before. He attends an online job fair held by recruiting company TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, and is interviewed by major...

Competing for Affection: Brands Tap Into Social Networking

I own an iPod. Do you? If so, do we have anything in common? Apple is hoping that we do, and it's providing plenty of room for us to find out at the iTunes Store. There, music lovers can write and read reviews of artists' recent, and not-so-recent, releases. Perhaps more commercially important, they...

Luring Savvy E-Shoppers With Slick Return Policies

When the last of the ribbons float to the ground and the mountain of wrapping paper is folded up for recycling, chances are that most households will have at least a couple of gift items that don't quite fit the bill. Many gift recipients will be among the mob that hits the malls in the days after C...

Smartphone Addiction in the Workplace

We all know the pun on the BlackBerry name, likening the smartphone to a very addictive and destructive drug. Bad taste and moral issues aside, though, recent research shows that today's workers are indeed extremely attached to their mobile devices, especially the ones that let users access e-mail a...

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LeadPoint CMO Michael Rosenberg on Finding the Middle Ground

One of the most complex areas of online advertising -- what happens when a prospective customer clicks on an ad -- ironically happens almost entirely outside of the customer's awareness. The ubiquitous dancing Santa, robot or alien that we see on so many mortgage refinancing ads actually is only the...

Jango Pumps Up the Social Radio Volume

The world of commercial radio is getting ever more homogenized, as media giants are running thousands of stations in hundreds of markets with remarkably similar formats and playlists. On the other hand, specialized radio services have begun offering increasingly particular formats and programming op...

Russian Court Deals Harsh Blow to Global Music Industry

A Russian court acquitted Denis Kvasov, chief of now-closed online music site AllofMP3.com, of copyright violations in a case widely seen as a test of Russia's commitment to protecting intellectual property under global agreements. The site sold individual music tracks at below market value without ...

Hotmail Revs E-Mail Space Race

In the race for message storage space among Web-based e-mail providers, Microsoft's Hotmail has just leapfrogged Google's Gmail. Customers with a free Hotmail account now will have 5 GB of storage; those with a paid account will have 10 GB, according to a posting on the Microsoft Live Hotmail commun...

Study: Web Users Reading More Than E-Mailing

Internet users spend nearly half of their time online viewing content, according to a study by the Online Publishers Association. That's up from just over a third of online time spent with content in 2003, according to the group's Internet Activity Index. Overall, Internet users are spending more ti...

Jesuits Push Everlasting Life on Second Life

What should the virtual world do when a neighborhood becomes a den of iniquity? The only appropriate response is to dive in and clean it up, according to Jesuit scholar Antonio Spadaro. In an article in a Catholic journal, Spadaro writes that Second Life and sites like it should be considered locati...

Digg Digs Microsoft More Than Google

Web content aggregator Digg and Microsoft announced a deal in which Microsoft will be the exclusive provider of display and contextual advertising on the Digg site. The three-year agreement will allow Digg to focus less on advertising infrastructure and more on innovating the field, said Digg CEO Ja...

Cisco Rolls Out Two-Year Plan for Data Center Virtualization

Networking hardware and software maker Cisco announced an array of data center products gathered under the umbrella moniker Data Center 3.0. The vision for Data Center 3.0 entails the real-time, dynamic orchestration of infrastructure services from shared pools of virtualized server, storage and net...

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