Cisco Sued, Accused of Helping Design China’s Great Firewall

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Following a lawsuit filed against Baidu by eight Chinese New York residents last week, there’s news this morning from The Wall Street Journal that Chinese Falun Gong practitioners have sued Cisco in US […] Related posts: Baidu Sued By Eight New York Residents Over Censorship Bloomberg is reporting this morning that Chinese search giant Baidu… Facebook Introduces New Profile Design …

Great Ideas Emerge in Startup Weekend Tokyo

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Startup Weekend is being held in Tokyo, Japan right now, and we’re delighted to attend and report what we see. On the first day, entrepreneurs were given a chance to pitch their ideas. […] Related posts: Building A Bullet Proof Startup Thinking of creating your very own high-tech startup? This comprehensive… Global Mobile Internet Conference Offers Hungry Startup Tickets The …

LinkedIn's New Advertising Platform

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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that LinkedIn is preparing a major update to its advertising offerings, LinkedIn DirectAds. The new system will let advertisers target thier ads to users based on company size, industry, gender, job titles, seniority, age and location – significantly more granular than before. The question for Web… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit …

Apple has Plans for Holographic Display

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Holographic displays are only seen in movies like Star Wars and Iron Man. The technology isn’t a reality yet. But Apple seems to be taking the lead to make holographic display a dream come true. Telegraph reported that a recent granted patent reveals Apple’s interest in this field. In fact, Apple’s interest was first sighted back […] Related posts: AOL …

Should Google Be Able To Prioritize Its Own Content In Search Results?

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Does Google have the right to place its own content over others’ content in its search results? If the company deems it better for the user that way, Google certainly thinks so.  Do you agree with Google? Let us know. There has been a great deal of discussion around this in the media recently, and a great deal of complaining …

Apple Didn’t Kill Flash, HTML5 Did

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The battle over Flash and its role (or lack thereof) on the iPhone really came to a head today when Apple CEO Steve Jobs published an open letter expressing why his company won’t support Flash on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen spoke with the Wall Street Journal to deliver his response. Unsurprisingly, the arguments from …

Apple’s iAds Could Cost Advertisers $10 Million at Launch [REPORT]

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs has made it clear that he thinks today’s mobile ads aren’t up to par. However, his company’s solution to it –- iAds –- will come with a hefty price tag; up to $10 million for advertisers that want to be on board for the product’s launch in June. According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple is …

See What Your Facebook Friends “Like” On Any Site

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A new website called Likebutton.me uses Facebook’s just-launched Social Plugins features to show you a list of all the items your Facebook friends “Liked” across several websites like YouTube, Pandora, Hulu, Flickr, The Wall Street Journal, IMDB and numerous others. It basically just splashes the Activity Feed Social Plugins for each website all up onto one page. You can view …

How Companies Should Approach the New Twitter Advertising Model

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Dallas Lawrence is Chair of the Social and Digital Media Practice at Levick Strategic Communications. Connect with him on Twitter @dallaslawrence. By now, everyone has heard about Twitter’s move into the paid advertising world. This week’s announcement that companies will be allowed to pay to have their posts lead search results on the popular social media platform launched hundreds of …

Verizon iPhone: What We Know So Far

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Yesterday the web was ablaze with new rumors that Apple is developing two iPhones, one of which would be for the Verizon network. Deep-seeded unhappiness with AT&T’s network only helped fuel the rumors across the web. The reality though is that little is known about the supposed “Verizon iPhone.” Nobody knows if it even exists, and anyone who claims otherwise …