Is Proprietary Or Open Source Better For Business?

Small Business Mavericks

Many people continue to use his computer systems in an open source world despite their distinct proprietary nature. Some people would rather use the Barnes & Noble Nook over Amazon Kindle simply because the former uses the ePub format for its books, which is open source. Just like Apple’s Mac and iPhone. Google’s open source Google Connect can be found on many websites, but it is far from being anywhere near as popular as Facebook.

Apple vs Microsoft: Tablet Market Clash between iPad and Windows 8


Besides Google Android, the tablet king Apple iPad is about to get a taut rival in Windows 8. Maybe, Google’s Android might not have overcome Apple iPad in number of products sold. But the open source firmware enjoys a clear edge over iPad in escalating popularity.

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Catching up on essential tech reading: Hackers and The Art of Intrusion

The Way of the Web

The second features the Homebrew computing club, which spawned Apple and many other companies, followed by the final section which focuses on the exploits of early videogame company Sierra Online. Mitnick apparently judged the voracity of the exploits and is pretty open about how trustworthy he considers each tale. Books Digital Culture open source Recommended Books essntial reading hackers kevin mitnick steven levy technology the art of intrusion

Best Free Alternatives to Microsoft Office Word


Standardization is tricky, so make sure that the platform you’ll use can also be opened in Microsoft Word. Additionally, sometimes it’s extremely difficult to open older files because the formatting standards changed through the time. It’s hard to open older files. Open 365.

How to create mobile-friendly content with Google’s AMP

AMP is a Google-backed open-source project that launched last February as an open standard to make it easier for any publisher to have pages load quickly on mobile devices. Apple’s Apple News was released a month later.

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Linux PC’s now offered by IBM

Taylor Marek

I am liking where the technology is heading, more open-source. I seem to like the “anybody can improve” line of open-source. Whereas Microsoft and Apple have to worry about someone hacking into their “top secret” information and messing up the OS, Linux seems to not worry about it. General News Technology Apple IBM Linux Microsoft PC UbuntuHey all, Thought this might be up your alley if you are a computer geek like I am.

From Atoms To Bits To Atoms

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Anderson's latest book, Makers - The New Industrial Revolution ( Crown Business , October 2012) tells the amazing story of how 3-D printing coupled with open source design and the entrepreneurial spirit is beginning to take hold. Yes, the very same place that helped inspire Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak to create Apple. apple. open source design. Something amazing happened this past Sunday.

Wanna Present Like Steve Jobs?

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Jump to Comments Enjoy this fantastic BNET video as Communications coach Carmine Gallo talks about the various techniques that Apple CEO Steve Jobs uses to captivate and inspire his audience. Home About In the Media Zemanta: A blessing in disguise for bloggers? Social Media Scores over Mass Media Again May 12, 2008.3:28 28 am Wanna Present Like Steve Jobs?

Best Video Editing Software for YouTube


Another thing that makes up for the free product is that there are software tools that offer open-sourced code. A lot of filters, intuitive interface, open-source, cross-platform. 7 – Apple Final Cut Pro X.

8 Critical SEO and Digital Marketing Opportunities

Adam Sherk

As a user I like the new hosted and mobile-specific article formats, be that Facebook Instant Articles , Apple News Format or Google’s AMP project. The open source nature of AMP is a plus but I’m not a fan of having to create separate URLs.

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The Internet Could Be Closed For Business

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It wasn't too long ago that many media pundits felt that the Internet would tip the scales from the mass media-controlled world to an open, freer, world where any one individual could wield their own publishing power. The thought went that we would have a much more open media - one where individuals exercised their democratic right to not only share what they were thinking, but to become a media entity unto themselves ( The Huffington Post was a beacon in this argument). apple.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing


Buzztouch : An open source app storage cloud that works with iPhone, iPad and Android. Apple Pay : A brand new payment app for iPhone and iPad users. The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”.

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Top Tools for Mobile Marketing


Buzztouch : An open source app storage cloud that works with iPhone, iPad and Android. Apple Pay : A brand new payment app for iPhone and iPad users. The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”.

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12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. The English is broken but the list of free template sources, like Wp Mojo , eBlog Templates and ThemeLab is excellent.

How to Cut Costs with Your Own Support Community

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The social web has opened the communication floodgates. Everyone from Apple to Starbucks leverages online communities to impact their businesses. To wipe startup costs, check out a free open source solution like phpBB. This is a guest post by Michael Silverman.

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Building the Bambu Mobile App in React Native

Sprout Social

On top of all this, React Native is open source, allowing for it to grow and maintain a strong community of developers. The open source community supporting React Native is also strong. Unlike iOS and Android, where Apple and Google drive the direction of the community, in JavaScript, the community drives the direction. This not only allows us to reduce maintenance going forward, it also opens up the number of engineers that can support and improve the app.

Applying the Johari Window to as/w Product

The Marketing Blog

Kinshuk is an individual, a fresh MBA working for as a community manager for an open-source consulting company. Home About In the Media Marketing, Social Media & Branding Blogs in India My Dear Consultant – Think About It ! July 29, 2008.10:48 48 am Applying the Johari Window to a s/w Product Jump to Comments Reading a wonderful piece on Johari Window at psychcentral made me think about its application to a s/w product.

21 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2014

Writtent Blog

While it’s certainly questionable just how efficient it would be to create content on a mobile device, you definitely need the WordPress App if you’re using this CMS and own an Apple device. A free, open source tool for capturing and recording audio files?

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The Power of Product Packaging

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Is Apple also emphasizing on the packaging quality during the product life-cycle? Perhaps, because of this packaging you aren’t allowed to open it and try some music on the iPod. Reply Apple » The Power of Product Packaging January 28, 2008 at 12:24 pm [.] Technorati Tags: apple,ipod,product,product packaging,package,packaging,iPod,iPod shuffle. [.] Home About In the Media Keep Reading Cab Drivers as Word-of-Mouth Marketers? January 28, 2008.11:02

AMA Handbook of Public Relations Published

Bill Hartzer

He is a Fellow to the International Association of Business Communicators, and in recognition of his contribution in promoting New York City, he received the city’s Big Apple award. Surpasses 15 Million Downloads Open Source Matters, Inc.

Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Is Open Source the new black? And you can either fight as mixed teams, or even have Apple owners taking on Android fans.

A Promise to the Nation

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The bell rang and they opened the door with excitement in their eyes. Still got something for u on that Tata note.Posted right after Delhi Auto-Expo i.e. the “Similarity between Tata Nano & Apple iPhone&#.Guess Home About In the Media Booming Customized Gifting Portals Keep Reading January 15, 2008.6:11 11 am A Promise to the Nation Jump to Comments ‘Where are the booking forms available?’

Asperger's and IT: Dark secret or open secret?

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Open Source. 40 years of the most authoritative source of news and information for IT leaders. Aspergers and IT: Dark secret or open secret? • Apple brick is a manufacturing process. • ); ); } else { document.write(); }. ); } else { document.write(); }. More Resources. Blogs Webcasts Quickstudies Security Managers Journal This Week in Print. Zones White Papers Editorial Calendar. Events. Research E-mail Newsletters.

Six degrees of separation in instant messaging | Emerging Technology Trends |

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Busy man… Sources: Katharine Sanderson, Nature, March 13, 2008; and various websites. Suns Open Work Program Cuts CO2 Emissions, Reduces Real Estate Costs, Improves Job Satisfaction; Additional Focus on Energy Efficient Products, Greener Datacenters Delivers Value for Sun and Customers. The Cisco Mobility Resource Center is your source for FREE mobility solutions. The Apple Core. Linux and Open Source. The Apple Core.

Digital Natives in Our Midst | Advice and Opinion

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Open Source. Its about how open their minds are to listening to everyones ideas. Its open sourcing of brainpower. Apple iPhone 3G This, RIM BlackBerry Bold That: How Important is 3G REALLY? Apple. Open Source. Apple iPhone 3G This, RIM BlackBerry Bold That: How Important is 3G REALLY? Putting Open source to the test.

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

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The official definition of crowdsourcing from Jeff Howe, is "the act of a company or institution taking a function once performed by employees and outsourcing it to an undefined (and generally large) network of people in the form of an open call." The software development community -- especially the open source community -- has long used "bounties" to help lure developers to certain tasks. search engine is also taking advantage of crowd-sourcing, but in-reverse. apple.

276: How to Start a Successful Podcast


Put your podcast on Android and Apple platforms, including Apple Podcast (formerly iTunes), Google Podcast, Stitcher, Spotify, and YouTube. Apple Podcast. It’s really high-quality and being open source, it’s free.

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I may badly paraphrase and source the quote. He was also a complete sociopath, so you must consider the source. On the other hand, in Internet Marketing, you sure can, so I wonder if it’s an apples-to-oranges comparison.

Top 10 Ways to Use -

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Every Sunday night I open everything in tabs in a new window, and make sure I’m not missing anything. to keep track of all of my sources. license:open-source. ABOUT. HOWTO. FORUMS. ADVERTISE. ARCHIVES. PODCAST. WRITERS. CONTRIBUTE. TEMPLATES. CONTACT. SEARCH.

Gov 2.0 – We Need to Get Past the Honeymoon Stage of Our Relationship

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Oh wait – we will… Identify the skeptics and open up a dialogue with them – let’s stop talking about how great we all are amongst ourselves. You’re also right on about open source software – it’s not always the answer.

First Steps Toward Becoming a 21st Century Educator | always learning

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For those who prefer listening to reading, Apple’s iTunes Store provides perhaps the easiest way to download and listen to the huge selection of educational podcasts available online â?? is as simple as having an open mind and a sense of adventure. Open Source Classroom. The Open Classroom. always learning. teaching technology abroad. Résumé Projects. Philosophy. About Me. First Steps Toward Becoming a 21st Century Educator.

The FASTForward Blog " Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? : Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

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This seems to me to be an openness to the possibilities of change here. More openness to change here. New Open FAST-SharePoint Search Bits Post @ MSFT Codeplex. Apple. open source. Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? by Bill Ives. May 2, 2007 at 2:45 pm. · · Filed under Enterprise 2.0. I have read about the debate between Tom Davenport and Andrew McAfee with interest but resisted getting involved until now.

Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 Tools to Make Reading & Research More Effective

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Open Source eLearning. For example, I would expect to find very different resources under the tags apple(as in the electronics manufacturer) and apples(as in the fruits). I still skim the magazines, but I find myself consciously spending more time with alternative sources.

7 Steps to Creating Million-Dollar Web Apps (And a Big Announcement)

Viper Chill

On the launch page I call it the premium WordPress plugin for bloggers who get it because once you understand the concept and how many doors this software is going to open, you’re going to see it’s an essential tool to have in your arsenal.

Going From to Free to Fee, Consciously: Yes We Can?

Bare Feet Studios

The deployment of open source as the preferred platform for the internet has actually bred a mindset amongst site owners who want to profit from their sites, but want to get their services for free.

Micro Persuasion: Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Note that the Google Toolbar automatically inserts the source URL. I usually keep Gmail open in a tab in my browser. So, as long as you have Gmail open, Twitter will IM you the latest news when it hits. We are now developing an open source "business application platform" (think I just use copy and paste, and Google email editor does an excellent job to maintain source format. Will We See an Apple TV SDK at WWDC? Micro Persuasion.

Plug 2 Surf Whiz : Tata Indicom's Internet Card

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even we open any web sites u will be charged to us for every pages. Reply Mohnish July 2, 2008 at 11:39 am I’m waiting for the Apple IPhone to get released Reply Manoj Tiwari June 30, 2008 at 4:25 pm Please sendails me the details of Plug 2 Surf along with the charges. Home About In the Media Inspirational Words of Wisdom Cool Presentations on Marketing September 27, 2007.4:33