Nov 30, 2011 (08:11 AM EST)
10 Silliest Tech Firm Names Of 2011 | Facebook FTC Deal
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MUST READ Facebook's FTC Deal: 8 Things To ExpectBy Mathew J. SchwartzFederal Trade Commission settlement allows Facebook to maintain some privacy policies, but also mandates key changes. Here's what users should know.RELATED• Facebook Settles FTC Charges, Admits Mistakes• Facebook Privacy: 6 Key Moments10 Silliest Tech Company Names Of 2011 Tech companies have created some of the strangest and funniest company and product names in business. Here's the most recent evidence that this trend is only accelerating. Android 4.0 Upgrade: Coming Soon To Your Phone?Don't buy a new Android smartphone unless you know for sure that it will be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Here's the list.RIM BlackBerry Fusion: A Swing And A Miss? RIM's new MDM platform will handle BlackBerry, Android, and Apple iOS devices--but it's arriving too late for some IT shops. Salesforce.com Steps Past CRM, Into Social Marketing Radian6-powered services help companies capture, decipher, and respond to customer interactions across Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks. Office 365 Gets 30 New Features Microsoft takes aim at Google Apps with Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) and Mac support, as well as easier-to-manage security tools. Google's Daring Dozen: 12 Big Bets In 2011 Google has played a smart game in 2011, especially with Android, but it hasn't been perfect. We evaluate its main moves in the past year. AT&T-T-Mobile Wrangling: What A Waste Imagine if all the time and money spent on the wheeling and dealing around this merger were channeled into actually creating something of value.
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