What’s up with LinkedIn? Suddenly it’s everywhere. Last week, as I finished up teaching a dozen masters students in publishing, I told them to keep in touch. Nobody called. No one emailed. Seven of them requested to connect with me on LinkedIn. What’s more, lately my inbox has been teeming with social notifications beyond the […]
I arrived at South by Southwest this morning and effectively plunged into the height of Austin’s technology scene. As thousands of people swarmed around me, I wondered, “Could an event like this ever happen in Houston? And how is Houston’s tech scene different from Austin’s tech scene?” I asked this question to Dustin Wells, CEO […]
Dell shares surged following a report that the personal computer maker is in talks with private-equity firms over a potential buyout. The stock jumped sharply before tripping a single-stock circuit breaker, causing its shares to be halted on the NASDAQ stock exchange. Dell’s stock has now resume trading and was last 14 percent higher. Dell […]
Countdown to the Ubuntu smartphone and tablet? Canonical, Ubuntu Linux’s parent company, is hinting in big, bright letters that’s its about to release a fully touch-enabled version of Ubuntu Unity. The site’s banner headline now reads “So close, you can almost touch it.” with a clock counting down to 1 PM Eastern time, January 2nd. If […]
This week Hewlett-Packard offered a few good reasons to consider a Windows 8 laptop over a MacBook. Those arguments are embodied in an upcoming 3-pound HP EliteBook Revolve business ultrabook “convertible” that was announced this week. The MacBook Air is a fine design (I use one every day) and the new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro […]
Microsoft’s newest operating system has a whole new interface and loads of new features. Of course, learning a whole new operating system always takes a little time. Here are our tips for getting up to speed quickly and getting the most out of Windows 8. Preparing for Windows 8 Check compatibility Is the software and […]
LinkedIn’s 175 million professionals worldwide are considered a goldmine for marketers: According to the social network, its audience is one of the most educated, affluent and influentialon the Web. But taking advantage of that audience can be challenging—and overwhelming—if you’re new to LinkedIn Marketing and its portfolio of features. LinkedIn’s newly red […]
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