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The Consumer Message Board: Embrace the Beast

The familiar adage that the consumer is always right has taken on a new meaning in the Internet age. Rather than talk with a store manager, consumers are now making their feelings about different products known on message boards and blogs. "Many companies tried to ignore the online forums, but most ...

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10 Great SEO Tips, Part 2

Search engines have taken on the role of parents doling out rewards as well as punishment to companies building Web sites. The punishment comes from two sources. The search engines are flawed, often unable to work with various types of information. "At one time, search engines could not make sense o...

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10 Great SEO Tips, Part 1

As evidenced by the phenomenal success of Google, search has evolved from an interesting sideline into a primary function for many, if not most, Internet users. Consequently, more and more companies are putting content up on their Web sites to attract the attention of search engines. "You can have r...

Election 2008: The Role of Radio

Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2008, may seem far away to many, but to presidential candidates the countdown to that historic date has already begun. With so much at stake, politicians rely on multiple media outlets to get their messages out. Radio has played an important role in past elections and appears poised...

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Web Services Security: Beauty and the Beast

Lately, corporate interest in Web services has been rising -- and justifiably so. The advent of this new way of building applications promises to almost magically allow organizations to exchange information within their own systems with partners and customers. While the potential benefits are notewo...

Beware of Online Shysters

The Internet has emerged as a great place to shop for someone looking for a good deal. Price comparison sites ensure that consumers pay as little as possible, so they often end up with tremendous bargains. However, the adage "If a deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is" applies to some of t...

Vying for Slices of the E-Payment Pie

Google shook up the e-payment market last summer with a ballyhooed entry into this space with its Google Checkout service. While many positioned the move as a salvo against eBay and its PayPal subsidiary, traditional banks may have more to lose if Google is successful as the Internet increasingly re...

The Lead Horse in Telework Adoption

Uncle Sam is often portrayed as a technological laggard, representing a market segment bringing up the rear as new innovations take hold. Well, surprise, surprise -- the government is ahead of the private sector by a better than a three-to-one margin in one emerging area: telework. "To be successful...

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Taking the Sting Out of the TV Ad Exodus

Television once represented the Holy Grail for advertisers. As millions of consumers tuned in to watch their favorite dramas and sitcoms, it presented advertisers with unprecedented opportunities to reach millions of target customers quickly and easily. As technology has advanced, television's grip ...

Is In-Game Advertising About to Take Off?

Advertisers face multiple new challenges today. Consumers' viewing and purchasing habits are changing dramatically, the number of ways to reach potential customers is increasing and new techniques to measure advertising effectiveness are emerging. The confluence of these changes is leading advertise...

Educational Video Games: Coming to a Classroom Near You?

Popular video games, such as Electronic Arts' "Madden NFL," have been viewed traditionally as an enemy rather than an ally in the educational process. After all, many educators have questioned: What good can possibly come from students sitting and banging away at gaming consoles for hours in an ofte...

Mobile’s Long Leap to Instant Messaging

Cell phones are increasingly becoming miniature PCs. In keeping with that trend, major mobile carriers throughout the world have been enhancing their services to support IM functions, further blurring distinctions between the two devices. While the change should enable users to exchange information ...

Staying Safe in a WiMax World

Because WiMax promises to deliver 70 million bits per second of bandwidth at prices lower than current 1M bps connections, the new wireless network option is gaining interest among telecommunications providers. As this occurs, questions are arising about its security functions. "Security is typicall...

Mobile Gambling: Will the US Join a Growing Market?

Handheld computers have simplified many activities. Individuals can surf the Web, text message their friends, buy a new pair of pants and, increasingly, try to hit the jackpot in the lottery. Juniper Research expects the worldwide mobile gambling market to grow from $1.35 billion in 2006 to $16.6 bi...

Online Classes: Opening a Door to Primary Education

The idea of students entering a virtual classroom and holding electronic rather than face-to-face meetings has become quite accepted at the collegiate level. The model is now making its way into the K-12 market, mainly as a supplemental educational option. "The initial resistance to online education...

Seat of Power: Gaming Chairs Enhance Play

It's easy to see how some gamers end up spending so much money on accessories when you add up all the special controllers, high-powered headsets, memory upgrades and multiplayer network subscriptions that players use to enhance the experience. "Through the years, gamers have demonstrated a willingne...

Biggest Tech Surprises of 2006, Part 2: Processing Power

Although 2006 was filled with surprises in the telecom space, as described in Part 1 of this two-part series, there were equally dramatic changes in terms of the pure processing ability of computers and how that power translated to consumers in the form of lower-cost, higher-end products. "Good news...

Biggest Tech Surprises of 2006, Part 1: Telecom

After several disappointing years, the telecom market experienced renewed growth in 2006, and a number of surprising developments occurred. The highlights include the integration of cellular and WiFi features, a rush to deliver mobile music services, movement toward bundled services, a focus on high...

RIM’s Latest Pearl of Wisdom?

After dominating the business handheld e-mail market, Research In Motion unveiled its follow-up act: high-end consumer smartphones. In September, the company announced the BlackBerry Pearl, its first device equipped with a digital camera and an MP3 player. The shift appears to be a natural progressi...

The Hot Spot Security Fable

Hot spots, which provide travelers and nomads with a quick and easy way to access the Internet, have grown in popularity -- there are now more than 100,000 scattered across the globe. Consumers and businesspeople can walk into coffee shops, fast food restaurants, hotels, office buildings and even mu...

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