SUNDOG: MARKETING + TECHNOLOGY Closer Look at Salesforce’s Acquisition of ExactTarget
Last week, Salesforce.com announced that they would be acquiring ExactTarget for approximately $2.5 billion. This purchase of ExactTarget rounds out Salesforces marketing toolset, which also i... Posted on 6/11/13 at 9:08 AM
EH? PLUS You created a robot
Lake Superior College says its Robotics Summer Camp develops critical thinking skills, creates problem-solving scenarios and teaches the importance of teamwork.
Plus its four full days your teen can ... Posted on 6/11/13 at 12:00 AM
THE PERIPHERY The Internet and the U.S. Government
With every new technology comes the potential for either good or evil. How will the U.S. government's use of digital technology to spy be judged?
Dynamite can clear the way for a new road through a m... Posted on 6/10/13 at 8:54 AM
In 1786, the cloth workers of Leeds, a wool-industry center in northern England, issued a protest against the growing use of “scribbling” machines, which were taking over a task formerly performed by skilled labor.
Wrinkled and skinny at first, the translucent, jellyfish-shaped balloons that Google released this week from a frozen field in the heart of New Zealand's South Island hardened into shiny pumpkins as they rose into the blue winter skies above Lake Tekapo, passing the first big test of a lofty goal to get the entire planet online.
Facebook and Microsoft Corp. representatives said that after negotiations with national security officials their companies have been given permission to make new but still very limited revelations about government orders to turn over user data.
Even as a pared-down version of Microsoft's Office software package arrived on the iPhone, the company is holding out on extending that to the iPad and Android devices as it tries to boost sales of tablet computers running its own Windows system.
A ruling by the Supreme Court that human genes can't be patented is expected to increase access and drop the cost for tests for gene mutations that greatly raise the risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer.
The director of the National Security Agency said Wednesday that once-secret surveillance programs disrupted dozens of terrorist attacks, explicitly describing for Congress how the programs worked in collecting Americans' phone records and tapping into their Internet activity.
Connie Cass and Kimberly Dozier
, June 12, 2013
Apple is throwing out most of the real-world graphical cues from its iPhone and iPad software, like the casino-green "felt" of its Game Center app, in what it calls the biggest update since the iPhone's launch in 2007.
Michael Liedtke and Peter Svensson
, June 10, 2013
The American intelligence contractor who disclosed U.S. government surveillance programs fled to Hong Kong because he believed he wouldn't get a fair trial in his home country, the journalist who broke the story said Monday.
The BiOM Ankle System is the result of the federal government’s investment of tens of millions of dollars in research beginning in 2003 when the U.S. became embroiled in combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to iWalk, the Bedford, Massachusetts-based company that produces it.
Google CEO Larry Page and Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg are denying reports that depict two of the Internet's most influential companies as willing participants in a secret government program that gives the National Security Agency unfettered access to email and other personal information transmitted on various online services.
A decade ago, the mere idea of cloud computing was a difficult concept to explain, let alone sell. Today, the technology is spurring a high-stakes scramble to buy some of the early leaders in the cloud-computing movement.
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