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  • Some sharks have become social media stars

    When news of a shark attack on professional surfer Mick Fanning reached Costa Rica and 9-year-old Ella Strickland Sunday, she grabbed her mother's smartphone to see if the great white was one of the sharks she knows.

    Written by Lucas Mearian21 July 15 20:51
  • What's behind Microsoft's not-so-crazy startup spending spree

    Microsoft so far this year has been the most acquisitive company in enterprise IT, snapping up at least four firms on top of four others that it bought in the last two months of 2014. And while the buyouts might at first glance appear scattershot we're talking text analysis, calendaring and digital pen startups among others -- there does seem to be a grand plan here.

    Written by Bob Brown10 April 15 04:46
  • 9 Ways to Keep Employees Motivated and Productive During the Holidays

    Keeping morale and productivity high during the holiday season (between Thanksgiving and just after New Year's) can be tough. The pull (and stress) of family and holiday shopping can cause workers to be distracted, or lose interest. As can going to work while their coworkers take vacation days.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff03 Dec. 14 02:44
  • Wearable Health Tech in Early Days, But Long-Term Benefits Emerging

    A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers study concludes that, for the bulk of users, wearable health devices are a novelty that wears off. Only 21 percent of 1,000 consumers surveyed own a wearable, and fewer than half of device owners wear them daily.

    Written by Brian Eastwood07 Nov. 14 02:22
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  • Health apps ready to collect your vital signs

    Samsung, WebMD, Apple and Google are all getting into the health application game. The aim is to help consumers see all their health and wellness data in one place – but will all that information be too much of a good thing?

    Written by J. D. Sartain16 July 14 09:40
  • The Internet of Things at home: Why we should pay attention

    The Internet of Things is producing a lot of interesting consumer products that have the potential to lead to important enterprise tools. Here is a basic overview of the concept, together with examples of available products and what they offer.

    Written by Robert L. Mitchell30 June 14 20:37
  • Why the mob rules

    Many of today's hottest products do something similar -- they get their value from the collective actions of users. Mike Elgan explains why crowdsourcing and all that user data is so successful and valuable.

    Written by Mike Elgan20 July 13 11:08
  • Top 10 Cloud tools

    Cloud vendors are delivering boatloads of new tools to help enterprise IT build, buy, manage, monitor, tweak and track Cloud services. These tools are designed to help IT execs free up their budgets and their staff so both can be used towards more strategic, line of business projects.

    Written by Christine Burns08 April 13 11:00