Tag Archives: Network

The Best Ways to Use Social Media to Expand Your Network

I’m a big believer in the power of social media to diversify and evolve one’s network, build on the strength of weak ties, and nurture relationships over time. I’ve seen the business value of social media firsthand as the founder and CEO of three technology startups, and as a product executive at LinkedIn. My experience is backed up by research: 75% ... Read More »

Ello, Ello – Two Days In, the Hottest New Social Network is Pretty Dull

Ever since the rise and rise of Facebook, we’ve seen one company after another come up to try and become the next world conquering social network. Ello is the latest in a long line of platforms that have been described as the next big thing but judging by our first brush with the network, Zuckerberg and company have nothing to worry about ... Read More »

Lego Life Is a Social Network for Children to Create, Share, and Discover Lego Builds

Lego Life Is a Social Network for Children to Create, Share, and Discover Lego Builds HIGHLIGHTS Lego Life is available on Android and iOS The app is meant for children aged 13 or below It hasn’t yet released in India Lego, the toy company known for making plastic bricks for children to connect, assemble, and construct all sorts of things, ... Read More »

Amateur jailhouse broadcast goes viral on Russian social media network

Misha’s Periscope account garnered more than 250,000 likes in just a few days. Source: Dmitry Serebryakov/TASS Prison-style backgammon, win a dating contest with a convict, and other forms of strange prison entertainment are now available to users of Periscope, a video broadcasting social media network. Misha is a 21-year old a convict from the city of Veliky Novgorod, and now ... Read More »

Navigating the Storm: 100 Days to Cloud with Microsoft Partner Network

There was heavy snowfall in and around Seattle for the first time in years, but the weather-watch didn’t stop 50-plus attendees and 10-plus speakers from engaging in Microsoft Partner Network’s 100 Days to Cloud workshop. The future of technology as a whole, and IT is in the cloud and the workshop was geared to help individuals and companies align themselves ... Read More »

Telegram Gets Ability to Retract Messages Within 48 Hours, Network Usage Section, and More

HIGHLIGHTS The update is available on App Store as well as Google Play Network usage section allows users to keep track of data consumption App now remembers scroll position on Android Popular messaging app Telegram has announced its version v.3.16 update, which adds the ability to retract messages sent from the app within 48 hours of being sent. The update ... Read More »

It’s Come to This? Pro-Trump Entrepreneur Blocked from Incubator’s Social Network

Andrew Torba, founder of Gab.ai, a social network preferred by conservatives, has been blocked from Y Combinator’s (YC) private social network, Bookface. Officials at Y Combinator, a funding source for early startups, says  it was due to a Facebook post that, allegedly, violated the investment firm’s harassment policy. What was the Real Reason Andrew Torba Got Booted from Y Combinator? ... Read More »

It’s Come to This? Pro-Trump Entrepreneur Blocked from Incubator’s Social Network

Andrew Torba, founder of Gab.ai, a social network preferred by conservatives, has been blocked from Y Combinator’s (YC) private social network, Bookface. Officials at Y Combinator, a funding source for early startups, says  it was due to a Facebook post that, allegedly, violated the investment firm’s harassment policy. What was the Real Reason Andrew Torba Got Booted from Y Combinator? ... Read More »

Should You Subscribe to the WWE Network?

Should You Subscribe to the WWE Network? For a technology site, we spend a lot of time thinking about wrestling. Perhaps that’s because the nature of wrestling makes it appealing to geeks in the exact same way that spec battles between phones are. Some of you probably grew up with WWE – or WWF as it was called back then ... Read More »

MirrorLink Car Smartphone Network Has Vulnerabilities, Claim Researchers

MirrorLink Car Smartphone Network Has Vulnerabilities, Claim Researchers A system of rules that allow vehicles to communicate with smartphones may be vulnerable to hacking, a new study suggests. Many of today’s automobiles leave the factory with secret passengers: prototype software features that are disabled but that can be unlocked by clever drivers, researchers said. In what is believed to be ... Read More »