Author: WTN News

As social networking websites become more and more popular in the business world as tools for publicity and outreach, the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh has found a need for a new major that revolves around training on the use of sites such as Twitter and Facebook....

For decades, the adoption and use of the latest technologies was limited to a subculture: Whether called “tech enthusiasts” or “gadget geeks,” the implication was that most of the world got along fine with older, established products and services, while a smaller group pursued the...

EBay announced a deal Tuesday to sell its Skype online calling service to a group of private investors, led by the Silicon Valley private equity firm Silver Lake Partners. The buyers will pay eBay $1.9 billion in cash, which includes a loan from eBay of $125...

Last week the New York Times reported that the FDA put a clinical hold on Geron's pioneering human embryonic stem cell (ESC) trial—before the first patient could be enrolled. In what was to be the world's first clinical test of ESCs, Geron planned to differentiate...

IBM has filed a patent for a system that would allow couch potatoes to access social media sites like Facebook and Twitter without having to leave the comfort of their easy chairs. The patent, filed earlier this year but unearthed only last week by bloggers, describes...

Are online user reviews better when they are written in the heat of the moment or after the writer has returned to the home computer and had some time to cool off? That is the question facing review sites like Yelp and Citysearch when they...

Question: How effective is social networking for B2B (industrial) marketing?
Answer: Social media can be a powerful tool for B2B marketers and business owners. It can be used effectively to monitor prospects, drive referrals; create new business opportunities; and attract the right talent and more…...

A couple of friends and I recently met for beers at Slattery's and I paid the bill with a USAirways MasterCard from Barclays Bank. So imagine my surprise a couple days later when I got an email message from USAirways bearing the subject line, "How...

Citrix and Xen.org are planning to roll out a strategy for a open-source cloud computing platform based on the Xen virtualization hypervisor. The announcement will come on the first day of VMware’s VMworld show. The Xen Cloud Platform will compete directly with VMware’s vCloud offering,...