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Information Technology Spending to Hit $3.6 Trillion in 2012, Report Says

45% of American adults are smartphone owners as of September 2012, an increase of 10 percentage points over the 35% of Americans who owned a smartphone in May 2011.

How Do We Measure The Value Being Created? Even with all the advancements in general purpose technology and the value created in social development and standards of living little has been done to improve the way we measure the intangible value created by technological advances. The standard methods for measuring economic output of change are accounting methods for capital and increase in per capita income and corporate profit.  Our financial system, and the related thinking behind economic…

Lack of IT Policies and Procedures, or Not Following Them According to a Ponemon Institute study in 2012, “Negligent insiders are the top cause of data breaches.” Internal negligence accounts for 39% of data breaches. Probably most of those people involved in breaches were horrified at what happened, but human error was still at the heart of it. There are many ways human error can happen:  Not controlling system administrator access when roles change or people leave; employees losing…

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Group Boards on Pinterest: How, What, Where

Are you using group boards to maximize your exposure and get traffic from Pinterest? This is a social media strategy you can't miss out on as a blogger or business owner! Read these blogging tips asap!

Significant Challenges Impeding Higher Education Technology Adoption A number of challenges are acknowledged for presenting barriers to the ...

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Internet Explorer 10 almost doubles its users thanks to Windows 7 release

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Twitter Founders Look to Reboot Digital Publishing

"Medium" from Twitter aims to elevate Web content with more collaborative publishing a la Pinterest

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How to be a Social Media Boss - Getting Social with Alexandra from Heart, Love, Always

Want to learn how to rock your social media like a BOSS? Check out this interview on How to be a Social Media Boss - Getting Social with Heart, Love, Always

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Facebook accused of deceiving developers over security

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