Social Media

And now you’re wondering, “what does this traditional publishing deal have to do with the hugeness of the cloud?” Consider the erosion of print journalism in the past 10-15 years.  This deal would make the third recent change of hands for The San Diego Union Tribune and the second for the Los Angeles Times.  And …

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The symbiotic relationships  between the Social Media giants continue to ebb and flow.  The great question that remains is where will it end-up:  Merger – Divorce – Collaboration. The Trending on Google Plus moniker has yet to evolve.  Find it on Twitter is nearly impossible, hashtags notwithstanding. YouTube is immediate, but not lexical like Twitter. …

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Lest you thought bricks and mortar stores and malls were going away, think again.  The best retailers are ramping up their technology infrastructure to leverage social media and the devices you carry in pocket and purse.  And the US is learning many of these strategies from other countries, especially the EU and Asia where such …

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Google’s Schmidt: Teens’ mistakes will never go away | Technically Incorrect – CNET News It has been obvious to this blogger for some time now that the increasingly rampant social media transparencyof many young people will eventually catch up to them.  Google’s chief, Eric Schmidt, echos this sentiment in a recent speech in England. To …

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