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Marcophiles: Computer Wizard shines light on the iCloud –

We were talking with Kim Komando on her radio program the other day after trying for several weeks to grasp the concept of the latest sea change in how humans use their computers. We went to the right person. Ms. … Continue reading

Twitter Reacts to Kim Jong-il’s Death

North Korean leader Kim Jong-il died Saturday while on a train trip, and his youngest son Kim Jong-un has been named the new leader of the country, Reuters reports. Kim Jong-il was known by the West as a dictator who … Continue reading

Study: Employees Fall for Email, Social Media Phishing Attacks at Work [VIDEO]

A recent study surveyed multiple companies and found that 43% of their employees clicked on simulated bad links that led to phishing attacks and malware. “Many [small businesses] don’t realize just how susceptible their employees are to phishing attacks, or … Continue reading

Apple Approves First Bluetooth 4.0 Heart Rate Monitor App – Softpedia

Apple has approved the first heart rate monitor app that leverages Bluetooth 4.0 (also known as Bluetooth Smart) and the SmartHRM WiFi standard – CardioMapper. Developer body-PRO says that “contrary to popular belief you burn more calories running than …

Announcing the 2011 Mashable Awards Winners

  The votes are in and the results have been tabulated: After two months of nominations and voting by our community, Mashable is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2011 Mashable Awards! The fifth annual Mashable Awards honors the … Continue reading

Mailbag: Tips for buying tablet – Denver Post

For example, Google’s Picasa program works easily with Android devices, and Apple’s iPad (through the iTunes program) can quickly synchronize photo collections stored in iPhoto or Aperture for the Mac, or Adobe Photoshop Elements for Windows.

Quora Adds ‘Boards’ and Becomes a Little More Like Pinterest

Q&A site Quora launched a new feature on Monday that has nothing to do with Q’s or A’s. “Boards” function like Pinterest’s “pinboards,” allowing users to collect and organize web content under topics they create. “As Quora has grown, we’ve … Continue reading

Inside The Atlantic: How One Magazine Got Profitable by Going ‘Digital First’

The Atlantic’s James Bennet, Scott Havens, Bob Cohn and Justin Smith. Photo courtesy of Richard A. Bloom. With consecutive quarterly growth in both print and digital advertising sales, The Atlantic has emerged as a vanguard in an industry harassed by … Continue reading

In Online Advertising, 2011 Was the Year of Mobile [INFOGRAPHIC]

As the year draws to a close, Google is taking a look back: first at how the world searched in 2011, and now at how consumers and businesses engaged with online advertising. Given the size of its business — Google … Continue reading

NYC Startup Scene Celebrated in 2012 Calendar [PHOTOS]

Only In The Alley Calendar 12 New York City-based startups are featured in the “Only in the Alley” 2012 calendar, with each company sharing their story of the unique attributes of the city that help make their businesses tick. Representatives … Continue reading