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Many CEOs forbid use of social media at work, but recent research shows that web surfing leads to increased productivity. This Keas infographic explores the benefits of social media in the workplace, showing that social connections make people happier and a brief recess involving Internet-browsing increases productivity.
In the course of announcing a facelift for Google+ on Wednesday, Google dropped a notable status update: The social network now has 170 million users. The company's post claims that "more than 170 million people have upgraded to Google+," a figure that almost doubles the figure that Google threw out for Google+ in January.
In the recent survey on social business that MIT Sloan Management Review conducted in collaboration with Deloitte, respondents were asked how important social business was to their business.
Nokia revealed on April 11 that it sold 2 million Windows Phone Lumia devices worldwide in the first quarter of 2012.
When Instagram launched its first app in October 2010, it did not strike most people as the kind of startup that would be acquired for $1 billion. "We were all like, 'what's the big deal?
Smart notebook Springpad is morphing into a smart Pinterest .
Kinect Star Wars finally arrived on shelves earlier this week, standing as a flagship for the new generation of Xbox 360’s motion controlled titles. MCV speaks to Microsoft’s Master Yoda of Kinect, Kudo Tsunoda, about why the game is a major boon for the device and how far the technology can go…
Google’s Project Glass video went viral last week .
Could Microsoft ever be cool again?
With the Kinect, Microsoft is providing today's hackers with a powerful off-the-shelf system for accessing motion controls and 3D imaging; letting people build things that would have been out of reach for anyone but experts and researchers just a few years ago. Unfortunately, as is often the case in the hobbyist world, the quantity and decentralized nature of online documentation can be daunting for first-timers, discouraging people that might otherwise be interested in joining the scene.
Last year Microsoft announced its Kinect Accelerator program , pledging to help ten startups bring their ideas for the motion-sensing video game controller to fruition. Well, after receiving more than 500 applications the company has made its decision, and ended up choosing 11 projects in all.
Maybe Microsoft Kinect could replace Microsoft PowerPoint someday?
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LG has announced it has started mass production of its electronic paper display (EPD) product, with a planned launch in Europe next month. LG's EPD is a 6-inch, 1024x768 e-ink plastic screen.