If Twitter is broken, it shouldn’t be that hard to fix. Most of Twitter’s ailments are self-inflicted, and curable by a dose of focus. It must define and serve its audience properly, invest in data licensing, and forget about distracting product development.
The amount of the investment is not yet known, nor are the specific details of the accompanying collaboration, but Evrythng’s “Facebook for things” approach could gel with Samsung’s open-platform aspirations.
Aveksa’s identity tracking smarts and workflow will turn the keys of ID management over to line-of-business owners, instead of IT, says RSA’s Nirav Mehta.
Formed after the Oracle bought Sun, ForgeRock has emerged as a contender in the access and identity management space, and it seeks more consumer-facing deployments.
A growing problem as the web becomes more central to how we share and work is that an average person doesn’t know how abstract laws can affect their lives and the media doesn’t expose how well (or poorly) politicians understand technology. These questions are a start.
Amazon Web Services announced a trio of features designed to lure in enterprise users, including dedicated 1- or 10-Gigabit links to its cloud data centers. AWS is doing everything it can to make its services as flexible, reliable and secure as possible for enterprise users.
A month after its debut as a public company, LinkedIn isn’t resting on its laurels, and Wall Street is reacting positively. Several new initiatives unveiled this month suggest the professional social network might have the steam to compete with the Googles and Facebooks of the world.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg this week called the newly introduced Groups feature a “fundamental building block of the social web.” If adopted widely by users, Groups could have a significant impact on communications and identity management — both inside and outside of the social network.