The FBI plans more social media surveillance

The FBI wants to gather more information from social media. Today, it issued a call for contracts for a new social media monitoring tool. According to a request-for-proposals (RFP), it's looking for an "early alerting tool" that would help it monitor...

The Personal Web is the Next Big Thing


The modern world can be a dehumanizing place.  Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced by big box retailers, brand logos and barcodes.  We’re more often“...

LinkedIn’s Volunteer Stampede: 600,000 People On A Mission


Is LinkedIn tip-toeing into the world of volunteer service — or could it touch off  a bigger stampede than people realize? After chatting this week with Meg Garlinghouse, head of the LinkedIn for...
    






Bringing Unstructured Data Into D&B Products


Business data stalwart Dun & Bradstreet has been delivering business intelligence to corporations for well over 100 years but until now that information was made up from highly structured data...
    






Ad Tech Shop Turn Raises $80M Late-Stage Round In March Toward Eventual IPO


With millions flowing into ad tech, Turn Inc. has been a bit of an anomaly, not raising money for over three years and working to get cash-flow positive. But the company announced on Monday it has...