Archive: February, 2012

Six Signs the Tech Industry is Embracing HTML5 for App Development

Six Signs the Tech Industry is Embracing HTML5 for App Development

Growing pains aside, the trend toward HTML5 for app development is unmistakable.

Google+ is little used, lags behind other social networks

Google+ is little used, lags behind other social networks

Google+ is signing up tens of millions of users, but they aren’t spending much time there, according to research firm ComScore. Users on personal computers averaged about three minutes a month on Google+ between September and January, compared with six to seven hours on Facebook, which is on the verge of what could be the biggest ever initial public offering from an Internet company.

Microsoft upgrades ASP.Net MVC to enable faster-loading Web apps

Microsoft upgrades ASP.Net MVC to enable faster-loading Web apps

Mobile Web functionality will also be featured in the beta release of Model-View-Controller platform version 4

Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest – How Much Time Do We Spend On Social Media Sites? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest – How Much Time Do We Spend On Social Media Sites? [INFOGRAPHIC]

While it’s certainly true that social media can be addictive, not all social networking sites are as ‘sticky’ as each other.

Study: Enterprise Social Networks Failing to Meet Expectations

Study: Enterprise Social Networks Failing to Meet Expectations

Enterprise social networking (ESN) software can improve communication and collaboration among employees, but most companies aren’t implementing and using these products properly, leading to unmet goals, according to a new study.

Social networks’ real-identity rule may become norm

Social networks’ real-identity rule may become norm

Mandatory registration on social networking sites with real identities, including details such as names, could become reality in future. It will not be due to government enforcement, which observers say is not feasible, but because social networks themselves see authentic user identity as a compelling proposition to woo advertisers.

Infographic: Social media privacy

Infographic: Social media privacy

This infographic illustrates the general feelings that users have about their online privacy expectations in regards to participating in social media.

Every 60 seconds in social media (infographic)

Every 60 seconds in social media (infographic)

A single minute may be barely enough time to construct a rational thought, but it’s time enough for social media denizens to inundate the web with their status updates, tweets, checkins, and photos.

TV gets social, thanks to Web

TV gets social, thanks to Web

In the Internet era, viewers chat with fellow fans as they watch – giving the old medium new life

‘Generation C’ likes social networking, tech gadgets

People between 18 and 34 are big social, tablet and smartphone users

OpenERP is Going Social With the Launch of Its New Version 6.1

OpenERP is Going Social With the Launch of Its New Version 6.1

OpenERP, the open source enterprise management software suite, has announced the release of its new version 6.1, a significant software upgrade meant to help businesses increase their productivity and implement a fully integrated software management in a few clicks.

‘Angry Birds’ Steps onto the Social Networking Scene

‘Angry Birds’ Steps onto the Social Networking Scene

The social networking world is embracing the emergence of the most popular application of 2011: “Angry Birds.”