The New York Times today has a very interesting article on how technology innovation is being used to help the poor. This time, its social networking. Here is an excerpt: Mr. Krishna found that many poor Indians in dead-end jobs remain in poverty not because there are no better jobs, but because they lack the […]
Archives for October 2007
The topic of Facebook vs. LinkedIn is like humidity in Miami – always present. And perhaps as hot too. Zoli brings up the topic again with his post titled Facebook Just Ain’t For Business, Get Over It (Business Needs Social Networking in Context) and points to this article in New York Times. Scoble has a […]
Oracle today announced that Oracle’s Siebel CRM On Demand will be offered through WebEx Connect Mashup Platform. The press release points out the key capabilities of the solution: WebEx CRM On Demand by Oracle delivered by WebEx offers a comprehensive set of CRM capabilities including: Sales management tools that allow users to engage prospects at […]
Several attempts at micropayment systems with cute names like bitPass have come and passed without gaining traction. The problem is Ads – I can pay a site less than a few cents by simply visiting their page – in other words, my attention is now converted into dollars (paid for by the advertiser). In this […]
No, we are not talking about human relationships – or at least the researchers at IIT Kanpur have not figured that out yet. The CNet News reports: Inspired by the toe pads of tree frogs and crickets, researchers in India have created a form of sticky coating that is both strong and reusable. When conventional […]
Small messages from Jaiku.Google acquires.Somewhere, Steve weeps. Suggested Research: ZDNet Blog: Google takes out Jaiku Innovation Creators explains with a cartoon Secondary Disclaimer: Any references to names of persons (including CEO’s) is purely coincidental.