Posts Tagged ‘news’

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News about social networks

In news,social networks,technology on October 17, 2010 by e1saman Tagged: , , , , , ,

Biology meets Economics and IT Social Networks;

Software Identifies Social Cliques You Didn’t Even Know You Had

In a world where the boundaries of cliques can be so fuzzy that even the individuals within them might not recognize they belong to a group, this work could some day help us to make explicit the social landscapes in which we are participating

 

Are you fed up with RSS feeds? May be IBM will have the replacement soon;

Supplying Less, Revealing More

Feed readers were supposed to save people from losing track of all the information published on the Internet and company networks, but they led to people drowning under thousands of unread posts. Twitter was supposed to solve that problem by allowing people to rely on others to tell them which posts to pay attention to, but must-read recommendations from hundreds of people overwhelmed users again. Computer scientists at IBM Research are attempting to truly solve the information-overload problem with Social Lens

Virtual Goods Marketing; a good source of revenue for Facebook;

Marketing Virtual Goods: Q&A with Zynga’s Mark Pincus

How the creator of FarmVille and Mafia Wars structures social games to generate revenue from millions of players.


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Hormones responsible for “technophobia”

In psycology on October 14, 2010 by e1saman Tagged: ,

Many people get nervous with just the idea that they need to operate their new mobile phone. Perhaps they are not responsible for their “technophobia” according to a new British scientific research which supports that this fear may have its origins in the DNA.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/8062716/Technophobia-determined-before-birth.html

“Anxiety sensitive people, who may have technophobia, often think of themselves as failures or that they are stupid, but everyone has different strengths and weaknesses. What this shows is that these people are not failures. The relationship between prenatal testosterone exposure and sensitivity to anxiety could then be useful in tailoring information differently to help anxiety concerning new technologies.”

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tech News

In mobile market,news,technology on October 7, 2010 by e1saman Tagged: , , , ,

Mobile

Verizon to roll out 4G internet in 38 cities

Facebook

Facebook preempts Google Me feature?
Facebook to let users create personal groups

Google TV

Remains of the Day: Logitech Google TV $299
Google TV mimics Android’s closed openness
Google TV and Revue: say goodbye to your passive TV experience

For the geeks

https://developer.mozilla.org/en/JavaScript/Guide

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SMS e-commerce

In mobile market,technology on October 6, 2010 by e1saman Tagged: , , , , , , , ,

E-commerce in developing economies;

Shopping via Text Message

The startup is working with partners including Microsoft and T-Mobile. Since July, the firm has been powering e-ticket sales for the Nigerian airline Aero, which wants to reduce the cash payments that currently make up the majority of ticket sales. This month, the company that runs ferries connecting Kampala in Uganda to Mwanza in Tanzania via Lake Victoria will also start using the system, allowing users to query the timetable and book tickets via SMS.

What about Vodafone? What is the project that they run in Africa?