Articles By Heather Havenstein

Social networking a CIO priority in 2008

IT managers and CIOs in large companies who have actively resisted embracing Web 2.0 technologies like wikis, RSS, blogs and social networks will likely begin adding them to their priority lists in 2008,

Published on: January 30th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Emerging workforce require different tools and IT policies

Chris Scalet realized that the next generation of workers will likely require drastically different IT tools and policies as he watched his 20-year-old daughter studying for college classes recently.Scalet, senior vice president and

Published on: December 18th, 2007 Heather Havenstein

Facebook raises new privacy concerns

Just days after Facebook unveiled plans for a new advertising network that relies on user-provided details about themselves for marketers to target their ads, some legal experts said the system may violate privacy

Published on: November 12th, 2007 Heather Havenstein

MySpace, Skype join forces

MySpace and Skype Wednesday announced plans to jointly bring free Internet voice communications to the social networking site.The pair rolled out MySpaceIM With Skype, a new product that integrates MySpace's instant messaging client

Published on: October 18th, 2007 Heather Havenstein

Online video shoots past shopping

Internet users spend almost half their time online reading and watching content, dwarfing the time spent searching for information, communicating with others and buying products, according to a four-year analysis of Internet activity

Published on: August 14th, 2007 Heather Havenstein

Microsoft on the heels of Google’s search share

Bolstered by a site that requires users to use its search engine for games, Microsoft’s Live search engine increased its query volume 67 percent from May to June, while as Yahoo’s query volume

Published on: July 11th, 2007 Heather Havenstein