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Announcing our new Q&A series

As we continuously strive to be a time-saving, information technology resource to the readers of FierceCIO:TechWatch, we have launched an interview series. In March, we began regular Q&As with

Twitter activity surges to 155 million tweets each day

Twitter usage continues to explode, with the total number of daily tweets increasing to 155 million in the first quarter of 2011, up from 55 million a year ago. Twitter reports that monthly account

Twitter ejects controversial QuickBar feature from iPhone app

Twitter updated its official iPhone application to remove the QuickBar, a controversial and much-derided feature displaying trending topics within the Twitter ecosystem as well as advertisements.

Crowd sourcing to become more relevant in enterprise mobility

Guest post by Kevin Benedict The term "crowd sourcing" has been coming up more and more lately. Crowd sourcing according to Wikipedia, "leverages the mass collaboration enabled by Web 2.0

Twitter co-founder Dorsey returns to spearhead product development

Five years after Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey began programming the microblogging platform and roughly three years after Chairman Evan Williams pushed him out of the company, Dorsey is returning to

Twitter's Stone, Clearwire's Stanton talk transformative power of tech

ORLANDO, Fla.--Social media and mobile technologies are reshaping how citizens in oppressed nations are disseminating and sharing information, effectively revolutionizing the act of revolution, said

Locking down external social media could be counter-productive

Speaking at the AIIM/info360 Conference in Washington, D.C., this week, John Mancini, the president of AIIM talked about the changing face of business. Mancini indicated that AIIM surveys found 45

Are rivals poaching your talent?

Tough times for IT in recent years have generated a lot of disgruntled workers who have been secretly looking for new jobs for the past 12 months, experts caution. As employment opportunities start

The perils of Twitter

Social networking sites have proven to be powerful corporate marketing and public relations tools, but two recent high-profile incidents on Twitter reveal the unique dangers they harbor. Chrysler and

Why Jefferson County, Colo. uses Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn

The risks of employee use of social media came into sharp relief this month when individuals working for Chrysler and for Aflac posted evidently unacceptable comments on Twitter and summarily found