The Associated Press Twitter profile was hacked yesterday and a fake tweet about a bombing at the White House was published. The result was dramatic, the US stock market plummeted and only recovered about 10 minutes later when AP tweeted that it had been hacked and since locked its Twitter profile down.
We attended the Deloitte Tech Trends 2013 event at the Wanderers Club yesterday. It is an annual event and we had an opportunity to hear from several Deloitte executives, including Mark White, Deloitte’s Global CTO. Although the discussion focused on technology trends and how businesses are (and can) incorporate them into business processes (the emphasis... Continue Reading →
https://twitter.com/DavidGrahamSA/status/297336333809090560 The question of who owns your social media account and can legitimately claim your connections with your communities has popped up again in the last few days. David Graham from Deloitte posed the question on Twitter and David wrote an article for Memeburn titled “Who owns your social media account and community when you... Continue Reading →
TechDirt has published its second "The Sky is Rising" report revealing some pretty good industry growth metrics despite the doom and gloom mantras chanted by industry representatives: For years now, the legacy entertainment industry has been predicting its own demise, claiming that the rise of technology, by enabling easy duplication and sharing -- and thus... Continue Reading →
This guest post was written by Nastassja de la Guerre, a candidate attorney at Jacobson Attorneys. You can follow Nastassja on Twitter at @ndelaguerre. The spread and ever increasingly availability of the Internet and digital and media technologies are the biggest evolution in human history since the industrial revolution. These developments have sent Generation Y... Continue Reading →