Facebook, Twitter Becoming Job Search Tools

Newspaper classifieds? Passé. Monster.com? Yes, it too could be considered passé. Craigslist? Possibly … what? More and more job seekers are now turning to Facebook, Twitter and other social networking Web sites to find jobs. And for some, landing employment is happening much more quickly than in more traditional methods. Take, for example, the Cleveland […]

fring Mashes Up Users Social Circles

fring has announced the launch of a new version of its social community and communication service that combines each contact’s separate online social communities into one profile on the users’ mobile phone. fring enables users to talk and chat with their Internet instant-message buddies on Skype, GTalk, etc., and experience their favorite online communities like […]

Social Network Slips Should Scare IT, HR Execs

The rapid growth and adoption of consumer social networks, and their misuse within the enterprise, should frighten IT departments and corporate executives, according to SelectMinds, a provider of private corporate social networks for companies such as organizations J.P. Morgan, Dow Chemical, Lockheed Martin, Latham & Watkins, Schlumberger and Deloitte. The company has identified some of […]

CTIA: Microsoft Details iPhone-Smacking Apps Market

We’ve known since Mobile World Congress that Microsoft Corp. is planning to launch a mobile widget market, with the goal of creating an Apple App Store-like strategy for Windows Mobile 6.5 devices. But details have been precious few until now: At CTIA this week, the software giant fleshed out the concept by announcing its initial […]

Nokia Opens the Door to Internet Services

No. 1 handset manufacturer Nokia has revealed more of its plans for moving into Microsoft territory with Ovi, a Web portal that will act as a personal dashboard for PC and mobile phone-based Web content. Ovi, which means door in Finnish, was announced in August. It will let PC and handset users access an online […]

CTIA: Facebook Gets Blackberried

Facebook Inc. is beefing up its role for business users. Dustin Moskovitz announced during his keynote at CTIA today that a mobile version of the popular social networking platform will natively be available on BlackBerry smartphone devices. T-Mobile USA Inc. will be the first carrier to bundle the Facebook Mobile app for its subscribers, but […]

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