I've often been asked to explain the "enterprise angle" behind net neutrality, and it's this: Whatever regulatory framework we decide to apply to conducting business on the Internet will decide what kind of economy will dominate the world through the remainder of this century.
The commentary service could have simply said, please, please embed us in your apps, and here's an SDK, but don't violate our rules. Instead, Twitter went and did somethin' more clever-like.
The CRM, PaaS and mobile app spaces are becoming dominated by companies that can do all three at once. In the interest of survival, maybe, Progress Software will put all three together.
Close to one-fifth of the world's VoIP software for PCs and unified communications platforms is built on an open source platform that, on Friday, plans to alleviate at least one cause of headaches.
The constant drain on the remaining supply of IPv4 addresses may finally be relenting, although in certain geographic regions, they're still being sucked out as with a straw.
A security conference is generally where you'd expect the keynote speaker to present something called a "solution." At this one, one of the most recognized names in the field was left wanting one.
The Commission's chief lawyer and interpreter of the terminology behind regulations admits there may be benefits in re-interpreting the agents of the Internet the way Aereo would prefer.
"Workflow" sounds better than "itinerary," and that poetic lilt is important when trying to get your workforce on board with a tactical improvement program.
It was a small security conference, but I'll take it. It gives me time to listen to people in their everyday work whose business is suffering from a lack of healthy communication.
The tech press often waxes poetic about the latest clever, automated, exploit "bot." But a veteran security engineer uses the oldest tricks in the book to prove you don't need bots to take down a network.
Already, people are happy to give away elements of their personal data to private industries for marketing purposes. Why does the U.S. Government bother with eavesdropping for the same data?
A man carrying a double-edged lightning bolt (insert appropriate ironic symbology here) attempted to upstage Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff with a 25-year-old idea. And he might have succeeded.
This week's Dreamforce 2014 kicked off with a Microsoft announcement. That fact alone reveals how dominant Salesforce has become in recent months.
It was the announcement that absolutely everyone knew ahead of time, but some of the real advancements in Salesforce's new Wave platform still remained surprises.
Why exactly are we blaming employees for doing what they need to do to get work done?
The depersonalized nature of electronic connections has created a situation where people with the capability to lead are reluctant to try, said the former Secretary of State and former presidential candidate.
Bloggers acting on public information do have a tendency to get the facts wrong. But Dropbox's effort to correct them, spearheaded by someone other than its PR team, pointed to some uglier facts.
It remains the video systems squabble that could impact the structure of the whole Internet, even when it seemed the former personal antenna service provider had already lost.
My friend and former colleague Wolfgang Gruener has gone on to become a professional content strategist, which is like a technologist who produces material that people read as opposed to material people use. Here's what he has to say.
The idea that any one search engine should be charged with the task of facilitating individuals' rights of censorship, sounds absurd enough. But Tim Berners-Lee's alternative doesn't sound much better.