18 November 2014

Facebook Launching Work-Based Social Network (video)

Facebook at Work: Zuckerberg Making a Play for Businesses: Video - Bloomberg:
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Yammer Founder David Sacks and Bloomberg Contributing Editor David Kirkpatrick discuss Facebook launching a work-based social network. They speak on "Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg  Nov17)


HP plugs the Vertica analytics engine into Hadoop
Bringing some enterprise rigor to the wild world of big data, Hewlett-Packard has issued a package that will allow organizations to harness HP's Vertica analytical database engine to investigate reams of unstructured data residing in Hadoop systems.

San Jose Mercury News

Facebook work collaboration tool makes sense, but could be another distraction ...
Facebook is working on a collaboration tool for businesses called “Facebook at Work” in a bid to compete with similar tools from Google, LinkedIn and Microsoft. The tool, which is in early-stage testing, is similar to the social network, a person familiar with it ...


Toyota to launch fuel cell car next month
Washington Post
TOKYO — There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles. The world's largest automaker announced Tuesday that it will begin ...


Twitter cofounder Biz Stone launches Super, an app that's 'just fun'

Tom's Guide

Intel Unveils $500 MICA Smart Bracelet (Hands-on)
Tom's Guide
With new wearable devices getting launched every day, it's hard for something new to stand out. Intel seems to be going for the gold, however, teaming up with fashion house Opening Ceremony for its $495 My Intelligent Communication Accessory (MICA).


Tony Hawk rides hoverboard, stays airborne
“Forget everything you know” says Tony Hawk. The skateboarding legend is talking about the Hendo, a hoverboard that actually does what it says it will (and what we want it to). Taking to a copper-lined mini half-pipe, Hawk at least shows what's possible with ...

The Mac Observer

No User Complaints on iOS 8.1.1 and OS X 10.10.1 Updates So Far
The Mac Observer
Apple released two updates on Monday, one for iOS 8 (to 8.1.1) and the first for Yosemite (10.10.1). So far there hasn't been anything to report on either front. Not a suboptimal release like iOS had earlier this year, and as of now, no reports of tragic Mac ...

New York Times

Amazon Moves to Extend Cloud-Computing Dominance
New York Times
Less understood outside the technology industry is just how aggressively the ... its aspirations just as big as those of Microsoft, IBM and Google.


Facebook service aimed at professionals to launch in a few months: source
The professional version of Facebook, which could compete with services such as LinkedIn Corp, as well as Salesforce.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, ...
Facebook Developing 'Facebook at Work' Service, Says Report - Wired
Report: Facebook planning office version to rival LinkedIn, Google - Washington Post
Facebook building 'workplace network' - BBC News

Bidness ETC

Why Yahoo Can Reach $80 Per Share In The Next Year
On July 23, I wrote an article in Forbes about how Yahoo was trading at such a low valuation (then $32/share) that it was an extremely attractive target ...

Yahoo Tech

Facebook Messenger: 4 Things Not to Worry About
Yahoo Tech
A few months back, Facebook made its members switch to Facebook ... worldwide to other Viber users; Google Hangouts (free, Android, Apple) lets ...

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