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Will Vobi Make Enterprise Social a Reality?

One of the biggest disappointments in the world of tech predictions has to be the enterprise social space. For years, the common wisdom in the market was that this segment would be booming… Millennials were supposed to infiltrate the workforce...

Live-Streaming as Wearable Tech Killer App

When asked about the future of wearable tech and whether the market can truly evolve from under one billion dollars to fifty billion in a few years I point people to two trends which we can’t escape. Miniaturization is unstoppable...

Moped 2.0 Blends Social, Messaging and Cloud Storage

There are a plethora of apps to communicate but precious few bubble up to the top. Quite often a company comes up with an idea for a service which improves on another form of communications. Tweetdeck and Hootsuite come to...

Google Birthday Reminders: Is Google+ Pushing Too Hard?

This morning I was greeted with a reminder of the birthday of a Google Plus acquaintance on the home page of Google.com. For over a decade this home page of Google has been clean and white with the exception of...

Is The Media Tweeting Away its Profits?

I’d like to start by saying my heart goes out to the victims of the horrific Boston Marathon and their families. Having said that I read with interest that The New York Times, Boston Globe and Wall Street Journal took...

IPgallery Helps Carriers Become Social Hub and More

Communications service providers once the center of the customer's world have awoken to the new reality - social and apps are the new hub. In fact, Facebook, Twitter and a wave of other social networks have fully overtaken the telephone...

Tomorrow's Cloud, Optimized by Plantronics

Most people think of the cloud as being removed from the local environment because, after all, it requires the addition of a browser to access. But thanks to innovation from the people at Plantronics, the cloud can now reach through...

Facebook's Plummeting Share Price to Hurt Tech Market?

Recently, on a trip to Silicon Valley to meet with execs and newsmakers I got a good sense of what tech business leaders were thinking. As you could expect “cautiously optimistic” was the tone but I sensed more optimism this...

Finally: Reporting on What The Average Person Thinks about Social

Jamie Epstein has an awesome TMC video segment called the Social Scene which gets feedback from typical white collar workers regarding everything from Facebook ad targeting to password cracks at LinkedIn. What you’ll notice is the production is like any...

Pinterest Now Worth $1.5B

Now that was fast – Pinterest just raised $100M at a valuation of $1.5B in a round of funding led by Japanese e-commerce site Rakuten Inc. Pinterest's existing venture-capital investors such as Andreessen Horowitz, FirstMark Capital and Bessemer Venture Partners...

Alternion: Manage 220+ Social Connections From one Dashboard

Let’s face it – social networking is time consuming. I believe part of the reason for the meteoric rise in social networking these past few years has to do with a miserable job market coupled with the fact that...

The Worst News Day so far for Google and Apple

This has been a rough news day for Apple and Google – it started with information regarding a class-action lawsuit pertaining to handshake no-poaching agreements and from there we have news of just how onerous the iBooks 2 policies are...

11 Things Yahoo Must Do Now That Yang Has Stepped Down

As reported on TMCnet yesterday, Jerry Yang, co-founder of Yahoo has stepped down from the board to pursue other interests. We have a great deal to thank Yang for – as the first company to categorize the web and build...

Does PhoneDog Lawsuit Mean a New Twitter Revenue Opportunity?

Gadget review and news site PhoneDog is suing a former worker Noah Kravitz over a Twitter account even though when he left the company he changed his Twitter handle from one which implied company sponsorship (@PhoneDog_Noah) to one which didn’t...

Headed to Cloudforce New York. Can't Wait to Hear from Marc Benioff

Tomorrow I head to New York to the Salesforce.com Cloudforce conference where according to the company we will hear how companies such as Facebook, NBC Universal, Burberry and Disney are reinventing themselves as social enterprises with social, mobile and cloud....

Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Shows Great Potential

I finally got around to installing Microsoft's Social Connector and it was an interesting experience. The goal of the program is to let you see the social status of people you exchange email with. As you scroll through emails, you...

Should Facebook Shadow Profiles Scare us?

In Europe there is a controversy over the creation of shadow profiles of users who haven’t consented to using Facebook. Through a mix of information gathering via Facebook like buttons coupled with address book sharing and related means they are...

Can we Stop Twitter Fail Whale?

I must admit I rarely use the Twitter web interface - I am a fan of HootSuite and TweetDeck and use them both depending on various factors. So I don't see the fail whale that often. But today I decided...

Twitter Tightens SMS Ties with Photos

Twitter's 140 character limit was actually a limit of SMS messages applied to the world's most successful microblogging service but in the last few years, Twitter use has migrated to apps on smartphones and web browsers. Today the company sent...

Suzanne Bowen Moves to AstraQom

Suzanne Bowen is one of the best and brightest in social marketing in the tech and telecom space and she just got picked up by AstraQom a company in the hosted fax and PBX space. She will be the company's...

Latest Trends in Speech Technology, CRM, IVR, Collaboration and Cloud Computing

Speech analytics in greater demand At the recent SpeechTek 2011 conference in New York I gained some great insight into the state of speech technology. For example, Jeff Schlueter of Nexidia told me his company’s speech analytics solutions have been...

Metaswitch Thrutu iPhone App Lets Carriers Become Social Hubs

Earlier this year I came across Thrutu from Metaswitch newtorks - an application development platform allowing carriers to leverage rich social features and provide them as services to customers. In short, this is the exact sort of solution wireless phone...

Time for Carol Bartz to Leave Yahoo!?

When Yahoo! announced Carol Bartz as the new CEO I expressed my concern that she had zero media experience. I really thought in this ever-changing world of media and what has turned into a rapidly evolving world of social, Yahoo!...

Google+ Targets Facebook not Twitter

There have been numerous discussions lately regarding how Google+ could be a Twitter killer and while anything is possible, my research shows that Facebook is in the most trouble. Perhaps the most compelling argument for Google as a Twitter killer...

SEO Webinar: Last Minute Butterflies

No matter how many webinars and speaking engagements you do - there always seem to be the last minute butterflies which encourage you to nail your subject matter before presenting. I am going through the slides for my presentation on...
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