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Technology Innovations That Are Influencing Career Opportunities

From smartphones and tablets to our trusted laptops and PCs, new technologies are constantly interacting with us, making the significant part of our private lives and our jobs impossible without. Implementing latest technology and recognizing which new trends in the tech world are on the rise, can make or break whole industries these days and unfold a whole plethora of possibilities for new entrepreneurs and individuals alike. Let us dig through some of the topics we are going to hear about even more in the world of business. Cloud computing and Cloud service Unavoidable to that extend, that we can argue whether or not to call cloud-based technologies a new thing in the first place, cloud computing has a first place on our list. Cloud services are here to stay and we will hear a lot about them in the following years. First experienced through public clouds, such as the one of the Google or Apple, cloud industry is now growing 22% per year and cloud technology is embraced in the form of more private clouds and hybrid clouds by large variety of companies to cut costs in human resourcing and make whole business faster. If tech people need to keep...
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Intel Looks to Reinvigorate Marketing Team with Addition of Staples Exec

Intel announced Monday that it was bringing Steven Fund, a senior executive at Staples, on board as the corporation's newest head of global marketing. Mr. Fund will take over as chief marketing officer, replacing former Intel CMO Deborah Conrad, in a bid by the company to reinvigorate its marketing efforts and bring sorely lacking consumer interest back to the technology firm. Mr. Fund brings with him years of marketing experience, not only for the aforementioned Staples but also as a recognized branding professional under both Procter & Gamble and the Pepsi-Cola Corporation.The Company Clearly Needs All the Help It Can GetIt's no secret that 2014 hasn't brought success or consumer confidence for Intel. In January, the company announced plans to slash 5% of its work force, a personnel reduction of over 100,000 people. The downsizing was announced after the company's first earnings report of the year led to a forecast of no growth for Intel through 2014.The Biggest Problem? MobileWhere Intel got into trouble was by virtually ignoring the explosion of popularity of mobile technology, while companies like Google and Apple were making a point to develop their phones and tablets. In the end, this led the company into an ostensibly...
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The Explosion of the Mobile Internet

At the end of 2010, something happened which no one could have predicted. Shipments of Smartphones and tablet PCs outstripped shipments of PCs. The way people are using the Internet is changing, and it has become far more portable in recent years. There’s no question that the growth of social networking has contributed to the way computers are used, and the mobile internet has shown itself to be particularly well-suited to applications like Facebook and Twitter. The implications for advertisers and online merchants are staggering. More and more applications are built to complement mobile use of the Internet. Facebook’s location functionality and four square’s integration with Twitter are tailor-made for users who are taking their Internet with them. In a market like Japan, mobile users account for 85% of page views of a popular social networking site, in contrast to just 14% 4 years ago. Another interesting development is that 60% of the time now spent on Smartphones is on activities other than traditional phone activities like phone calls or texting. Smartphone users overwhelmingly use them for Web apps, games, directions, social networking and all kinds of other utilities. It’s estimated that global mobile traffic will grow 26 times over the...
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