Create an office social network with Ning

Upgrading from the break-room bulletin board and one-way customer e-mail lists model to achieve a Facebook-like social network for your business?You might try Facebook itself, of course, but the clash of business and

Published on: October 9th, 2009 Zack Stern

Four fantastic ways to build Web cred on $100 a month

Word of mouth makes the best salesperson, according to all the sales manuals. Are you ready to take advantage of electronic word of mouth? That's what I believe social media has become, at

Published on: October 7th, 2008 James E. Gaskin

Four reasons why some news organizations can’t make money online

It has been well documented that online media is eating away at print and broadcast media revenue. This decline in print and broadcast media has been going on for years, and newspapers, magazines

Published on: October 6th, 2008 Melissa Chang

MySpace takes on iTunes – launches free “on-demand” music streaming site

Social network MySpace lobbed a shot across the bow of Apple iTunes last night with the launch of MySpace Music, a new site that offers free on-demand music streaming along with MP3 downloads

Published on: September 29th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Test your tech news IQ

Everyone has their limits, as this week's quiz amply demonstrates. The past week saw Comcast place caps on how much bandwidth its subscribers could use. Microsoft tried to halt the slide in Xbox

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Dan Tynan

Mobile social networking poised to rake in billions

Within two years, I believe mobile social networking will become the most valuable business application since e-mail.Instant messaging started out as a social life booster for teens, but evolved into a vital form

Published on: September 8th, 2008 Mike Elgan

Social net junkies…be wary of what you post online

If you thought posting the clip of you and your pals doing a Girl's Gone Wild impression on YouTube was a cool idea – think again.One of the viewers could turn out to

Published on: September 8th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Four new Web 2.0 offerings for those new to the wiki game

As Wikipedia grew in popularity, becoming the eighth most visited site on the Web, many companies decided to purchase and build wikis internally to help enable better communication, knowledge sharing, collaboration and project

Published on: August 28th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Yahoo Buzz burrows into Digg’s turf

Buzz, the social news site that Yahoo launched in beta form in February, may pose a serious threat to social news pioneer Digg.com, according to some industry observers and even Digg users. Yahoo

Published on: August 21st, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Black Hat – Web 2.0, DNS flaws exposed

The size and scope of security problems is growing to be so large that security experts are having more difficulty than ever protecting end users from emerging threats. That was evident in the

Published on: August 8th, 2008 Andrew Brandt

Visa launches SMB network on Facebook

Visa Inc. recently unveiled the Visa Business Network, an application built on Facebook to help small business operators network and drive new business -- while generating $2 million in advertising revenue for Facebook

Published on: July 29th, 2008 Heather Havenstein

How to win business and influence customers…with Twitter

Twitter, a social networking site that allows people to track each other by writing and exchanging short text messages, has spurred business technology leaders to investigate how they might utilize such a service

Published on: July 4th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

Trolls trash MySpace group profiles, wreak havoc

One of the first social networking upstarts, MySpace, is facing continuing security problems that threaten to spoil many of the innovative features that make the site useful.Hackers, spammers and Internet malcontents have turned

Published on: July 3rd, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

Yahoo reorganizes to snap out of financial funk

Under fire from angry shareholders and rocked by a stream of high-profile executive departures, embattled Yahoo on Thursday announced another reorganization, its latest attempt to snap out of its years-long technology and financial

Published on: June 30th, 2008 Juan Carlos Perez